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Wilton man accused of setting his home on fire

Wilton man accused of setting his home on fire


Dave Matthews performs during the Farm Aid 2013 concert at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.

Saratoga County tourism impact near $1B annually


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Saratoga Springs man sentenced for child pornography

Code Blue in place as temperatures drop

Saratoga County crash victim identified

Lawmakers, sheriff, victims call for hold on bail reform

CLIFTON PARK -- Michael Stewart doesn't get it. "We are going to allow this person to go home. That's absurd," Stewart said Tuesday morning about new bail laws that will allow defendants to go free without posting bail in most cases.


Capital Region commuters cope with slippery roads

Capital Region roads are slick after being hit with snow, ice, and freezing temperatures.


Halfmoon-Waterford fire chief resigns

The Fire Chief of the Halfmoon- Waterford department unexpectedly announced his resignation at a meeting tonight. There was a petition signed by members of the department for his resignation but exact details as to why, could not be provided. 


One person dead after car crashes into home in Porter Corners

A helicopter was sent to the scene but had to be diverted due to weather.


99-year-old Saratoga County veteran shares stories of war and life

Lincoln Dietz of Charlton is a veteran of D-Day at Normandy.


90-year-old veteran gives keynote at Saratoga National Cemetery

In the Capital Region, it was a solemn day at Saratoga National Cemetery.


Shots fired outside Saratoga Springs nightclub

Police are investigating after a shot was fired inside of a nightclub in Saratoga Springs on early Sunday morning.    


Ballston man killed after Amtrak train hits his car

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly accident involving a train in the town of Ballston.    


Saratoga County man accused of sexting minor

State police have arrested a Saratoga County man they say was sexting a minor.


Clifton Park man charged after domestic incident

A Clifton Park man is facing multiple charges after a domestic incident.


Girl, 9, overcomes brain tumor to earn Tae Kwon Do black belt

A young girl and her parents are preparing to celebrate a major accomplishment in their lives. It's an achievement that might not have happened had it not been for their persistence.


Shenendehowa students honor family members who are veterans with special assembly

Skano Elementary School held its 6th annual Veterans Day assembly Friday.


Skidmore College students build, tear down Berlin Wall replica

Skidmore College students built a 28-foot replica of the Berlin Wall on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the barrier being torn down.


New Mechanicville transportation policy affects some students

A new transportation policy in the Mechanicville City School District will affect 26 kids who attend private or parochial schools outside the districts boundaries. They will have to find some other way to get to school.


Saratoga County group helping homeless expands to Fulton, Montgomery counties

There's a new tool in the fight against homelessness in the Capital Region.


Madigan wins contentious race for Saratoga Springs finance commissioner

The race for Saratoga Springs finance commissioner was a heated one.


Saratoga County grand jury indicts pair in Fulton County murder

The two men accused of murdering a Fulton County woman have been indicted by a Saratoga County grand jury. 


Washington County hemp farmer is high on local cannabis market

There are 400 licensed hemp growers in New York.


National Grid working to restore power to thousands of customers

National Grid officials say 300,000 customers were without power this weekend after a massive storm caused damage across Upstate New York.


Man struck by vehicle in Mechanicville has died

A person is severely hurt after being hit by a car in Mechanicville. It happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday on South Central Avenue outside Fortune's Plaza.


Trailer home catches fire in Saratoga County

A fire in Saratoga County is under investigation.


Many still without power on Sunday

Just under 7,000 Capital Region customers remain without power on Sunday. They're hoping to have service restored by the and of the day.


Deadly crash between car, tractor under investigation in Saratoga County

A man is dead in Edinburg after sheriff's deputies say a woman crashed her car into his tractor.


Trio of trees crashes into Saratoga County trailer home

In West Milton, Oakey and Tina Teeter were inside when the first of three pine trees split their trailer home in two.


Blunt force trauma cause of Gloversville woman's death

An autopsy now shows a 22-year-old Gloversville woman found dead in Malta died of blunt force trauma to the head. Police are calling it a homicide.


Hotel operators upgrade historic Saratoga Springs baths and spa

Delaware North spent an undisclosed amount of money renovating The Roosevelt Baths in the Saratoga Spa State Park.


Deep cleaning underway at Mechanicville Elementary School

Deep cleaning is underway at the Mechanicville Elementary School after more than 100 kids missed school on Wednesday.    


Saratoga Springs woman channels passion for environment into earth-friendly business

A Saratoga County-based business aims to improve the environment one straw at a time.


Saratoga Springs man admits to criminal weapons possession blocks from school

The Saratoga Springs man who pointed a gun a few blocks away from Geyser Road Elementary School will soon be headed to state prison.


Department shutdown at Waterford plant affects 95 workers

Ninety-five people are being laid off in Waterford.


Bus serving people with disabilities in Saratoga County rolls into ditch

Six clients of a local organization that helps the disabled spent nearly an hour stuck on a bus that nearly rolled onto its side in a ditch.


Police investigating break-ins at local storage unit

Saratoga County Sheriff's Investigators are looking for people who spent hours breaking into dozens of storage units.    


NYRA to keep Saratoga racing schedule five days a week in 2020

The New York Racing Association has released its guidelines for the summer of 2020.


Franchise Board supports new fire station in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs has taken another step toward building a much-needed third fire and EMS station.


Investigators: Burglars who hit Halfmoon storage facility took their time

Saratoga County Sheriff's investigators say burglars took more than three hours to break into dozens of storage units in Halfmoon.


Police searching for women accused of stealing wallets in Saratoga County

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is looking for three women accused of stealing people's wallets. 


Parkland victim's dad talks school safety in Saratoga Springs

The topic of school safety took center stage in Saratoga Springs Monday night. The father of one of the Parkland, Florida school shooting victims spoke to a crowd.


Gaming Commission proposes changes to bans on horse joint injections

There are new developments on a NewsChannel 13 investigation we first brought you Oct. 10 about the death of race horses.


Asbestos found at Saratoga Code Blue shelter site

Work on a new Code Blue shelter in Saratoga is on hold temporarily. That's because asbestos has been found at the site.


Two men charged with vandalism at Shenendehowa school

Two men are under arrest after deputies say they were doing donuts on a field at an elementary school in Clifton Park.   


Sources: Saratoga Springs working with NYRA on land for new firehouse

Saratoga Springs hopes to build a third fire station on land owned by NYRA.


Work underway to open shelter keeping female veterans, kids together

According to the Defense Department, women now make up 20 percent of the Air Force, 19 percent of the Navy, 15 percent in the Army and nearly nine percent in the Marine Corps.


Saratoga County youth sports coach arraigned on child sex abuse charges

A Saratoga County youth sports coach was being arraigned Thursday afternoon.


Man accused of stealing wheels, tires from Halfmoon auto dealership

A man is accused of stealing wheels and tires from a Halfmoon auto dealership.


Saratoga County nursing home plans multi-million dollar upgrade

A Saratoga County nursing home has big plans to make its facility more inviting for residents.


Police to increase presence at Waterford-Halfmoon High School after reports of threat

Another school district in the Capital Region is dealing with the report of a threat.    


FIRST ON 13: Saratoga County youth sports coach facing federal sex abuse charges

A Saratoga County youth sports coach is now facing federal charges of sexually abusing young boys.


Boy, 13, accused of making threat in Schuylerville

A 13-year-old boy is under arrest, accused of making a threat against the Schuylerville Central School District.


Saratoga Springs restaurant expands operations to produce more of popular staple

Saratoga Springs restaurant Esperanto is expanding operations to produce larger quantities of their bestselling item, the Oboy.


Police in Queensbury, South Glens Falls, investigate thefts from cars

Police are investigating a wave of thefts from cars parked at parks in Queensbury and South Glens Falls.


Saratoga Springs community learns about the dangers of vaping among youth

Concerns over vaping continues to grow across the country as the number of illnesses and deaths related to it continue to climb. Tuesday night the Saratoga Springs School District partnered with Saratoga Hospital and other community partners to educate parents, teachers and community members about the dangers of vaping.


Capital Region high school football coach faces DWI charges

A Capital Region high school football coach is facing DWI charges.     


Pioneer Bank suing MyPayrollHR CEO

The CEO of MyPayrollHR is now being sued by Pioneer Bank. Pioneer says Michael Mann owes them at least $35 million.


Gansevoort man admits to child pornography charges

A Gansevoort man has admitted to possessing and distributing child pornography.


Shen lets prospective drivers try out school buses

Schools across the country are facing bus driver shortages. That's why the Shenendehowa School District is inviting perspective drivers to try their hand behind the wheel.


Last phase of construction underway at Clifton Park roundabout

The final phase of the Clifton Park roundabout at intersection of Route 146, 146A, and Vischer Ferry Road should be finished this weekend.


Celebrity chef Rachael Ray returns home to Capital Region

A celebrity chef and area native was in Saratoga Springs on Thursday.


Arrest made in string of Clifton Park burglaries

A Clifton Park man is charged in a string of burglaries since October 4 that's left the town on edge.


Skidmore grad returns to urge background checks for buying ammo

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter in the Parkland, FL school shooting, wants background checks before buying ammunition.


Police donate cellphones to victims of domestic violence

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Stillwater Police Department is donating cellphones for victims, so they have a way to call for help if needed.    


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