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Police: Distracted driver in Mechanicville hits utility pole

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Saratoga among horse tracks to phase out anti-bleeding medication Lasix

Saratoga County economy buoyed by U.S. Navy

Buckets, helicopters at Round Lake help troops train for forest fires

Stillwater residents say state is responsible for flooding their property

A Stillwater family says the state's failure to repair a wall of the Champlain Canal is causing monthly flooding of their farm land.

Queensbury woman accused of assaulting police officer

A Queensbury woman was arrested early Sunday morning after being accused of DWI and assaulting a police officer. 

Opening statements begin in Saratoga Springs murder trial

A Saratoga County jury heard opening statements Friday in the Albert Mercer murder trial.

Common Roots Brewery secures temporary space

The new brewery and taproom is expected to open later this month.

EPA won't compel GE to restart Hudson River dredging

The Environmental Protection Agency has declined to compel General Electric to restart dredging in the Hudson River, despite calls from New York officials and environmentalists.

Victim of hit and run allegedly involving school superintendent speaks out

NewsChannel 13 first reported the accident that allegedly involves the former Superintendent of Ichabod Crane Central School District on Monday. Steven Wescott recognized Michael Vanyo from our newscast, as the same person who fled the accident over the weekend. 

Saratoga Springs moves forward with once controversial bike and walking trail

Saratroga Springs will begin removing trees later this month in preparation for Geyser Road Trail.

State comes to Saratoga Springs to roll out ads urging drivers to pay attention at wheel

New York says 108 fatal car crashes were caused by distracted driving statewide in 2018.

Man sentenced for criminally negligent homicide in Saratoga County death

Daniel Salas-Miranda will spend 10 years in state prison for criminally negligent homicide. Then two years in federal prison for criminal possession of a weapon. Then he will be deported to Mexico.

Rescuers believe vehicle into Mohawk River was intentional

The Saratoga County undersheriff now says they believe a man intentionally drove his pickup truck into the Mohawk around 11:30 a.m.

Sheriffs: We will continue to release arrest photos

Area sheriffs say they'll continue to release photos of those who are arrested.

Saratoga Springs High School community wears flannel to honor memory of beloved teacher

Students and staff at Saratoga Springs High School wore flannel on Monday to honor a teacher.

Animals help Saratoga Springs kindergartners learn about STEAM

How young is too young to start thinking about a career in science technology, engineering, art or math? How about kindergarten?

Burglaries, larcenies have police urging Clifton Park residents to lock doors

State police in Clifton Park are asking residents to be on the lookout for criminal activity -- specifically in the area of Crescent Road, near Exit 8 of the Northway.

Grieving Wilton mom offers warning about heroin

A Wilton mother who lost her daughter to a heroin overdose fears we're becoming complacent about the deadly nature of the drug.

Schuylerville woman sentenced for robbery after serving time for infant son's death

Alicia Lewie of Schuylerville is headed back to state prison.

Exhaust pipe heat blamed in brewing company fire

Investigators now know what caused the fire at Common Roots Brewing Company in South Glens Falls on March 25.

Former Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake student sentenced for threats to school

The former student who made threats to Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School will spend one to three years behind bars.

Clifton Park elementary school students take virtual field trip to dairy farm

Elementary school students in Clifton Park took a trip to a local dairy farm on Friday, without leaving their classroom.

State military museum unveils new Cold War exhibit

The New York State Military Museum has unveiled its newest exhibit. It's called "Hot Spots in the Cold War" and commemorates the Korean and Vietnam wars through the eyes of veterans from New York.

New exhibit chronicles New Yorkers in Korean, Vietnam wars

The New York State Military Museum is set to formally open a new exhibit on the Korean and Vietnam wars.

DEC urges homeowners in and near Saratoga County to bring in birdfeeders to keep bears away

Area NYS DEC officers responded to nearly 500 calls about nuisance bears in 2018.

Ballston Spa woman charged with rape

A 32-year-old woman from Ballston Spa is charged with rape.

Breweries, community members come together to help Common Roots Brewery

Breweries and community members throughout the Capital Region came together Tuesday night to figure out how to help Common Roots Brewery after a fire there. 

Common Roots already talking rebuild after fire

Less than 24 hours after a fire at a South Glens Falls micro-brew, plans are underway to rebuild.

O'Rourke named new NYRA president, CEO

NYRA has a new president and CEO after Chris Kay resigned amid a scandal.

Saratoga County student-athletes dedicated to raising awareness of relationship violence

Shenendehowa's boys track team will be honored for its work to discourage relationship violence.

Wilton man accused of spying on hotel guests in Saratoga Springs

A Wilton man is under arrest, accused of using an endoscope to look under hotel room doors in Saratoga Springs.

Men admit to running drug ring in Saratoga County

Two men have pleaded guilty to running a drug ring in Saratoga County.

Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

How comfortable would you be swimming in the Mohawk River? A comprehensive analysis of river contaminates might help you decide if you're ready to jump in the water.

Saratoga Springs ready to move forward with long-planned City Center parking garage

Discussion of building a parking garage at the Saratoga Springs City Center have been going on since the 1980s.

Saratoga County inmates to receive takeout after kitchen fire

Inmates at the Saratoga County Jail will be getting takeout for the next couple of weeks. A fire Monday night in the kitchen at the jail is forcing the county to bring in meals for 200 inmates.

Missing snowmobiler found dead in Saratoga County

State police have found the body of a missing snowmobiler in Saratoga County.

Season ticket plans on sale for 2019 Saratoga meet

Saratoga is already thinking summer.

Adopted woman seeks access to birth records for her and thousands of New Yorkers

People who were born in New York and were later adopted, are not allowed access to their birth records.

Couple accused of stealing from Wilton Best Buy

A couple is under arrest after police say they stole from a Wilton Best Buy.

Saratoga County Jail fire under investigation

A fire at the Saratoga County Jail is under investigation.

Multiple brawls lead to charges for Saratoga County man

A Saratoga County man is facing charges after multiple brawls.

Interfaith conversation comes in wake of shootings

Working together toward a shared future was the topic of an inaugural interfaith forum at HVCC.

Saratoga LepraCON brings friends, fun and beer

Ah yes, it's that time of year  when it's appropriate to dress as a leprechaun and venture the streets for fun! 

BOCES students in Saratoga Springs get big opportunity with tiny house

Twenty-three students are building a fully functional 'tiny house' at the BOCES center in Saratoga Springs.

Boil water advisory in effect for part of Saratoga Springs

A boil water advisory remained in effect for part of Saratoga Springs on Thursday.

Saratoga County man accused of threatening EMS crew

A Saratoga County man is accused of threatening an EMS crew.

Several departments fight Saratoga County house fire

Multiple fire crews responded to a house fire on Walsh Road in Corinth. No injuries were reported. 

Milton man accused of threatening town highway employee

A Milton man is under arrest, accused of threatening a town highway employee with a gun Tuesday morning at the Stewart's shop on Geyser Road.

Fire damages Saratoga County auto body shop

Multiple fire crews responded to a fire at Neet's Auto Body in Clifton Park late Sunday night. 

Former sergeant from Clifton Park sentenced on child pornography charges

A former sergeant with the Saratoga County sheriff's office is headed to federal prison.

Lake George-area not among those with serious, fatal snowmobile crashes this year

There have been 18 snowmobile-related fatalities in New York this season.

Lawmakers calls for parole reform, change to victim impact statements

A local lawmaker has introduced a new bill to video tape victim impact statements at parole hearings and increase potential time between hearings from 24 to 60 months. The bill was created after an experience one local family had after losing their son to a drunken and drugged driver on the Northway in 2012.  

Saratoga County man found guilty of attempted murder for shooting girlfriend

A Saratoga County jury found Stephen Lerario guilty of attempted murder for shooting his girlfriend.

Photographer offers veterans a free service

A retired Air Force law enforcement officer is still serving his country, but with a lens and some digital cards.

Baseball-great Joe Torre to speak at Skidmore College's commencement

Baseball-great Joe Torre will speak at Skidmore College's commencement on May 18.

Saratoga County jury deliberating fate of man charged in girlfriend's murder

A Saratoga County jury is deliberating seven counts in the trial of Stephen Lerario. He's accused of trying to kill his girlfriend last year and maintains his innocence.

Schuylerville man admits to drug dealing

A Schuylerville man police describe as a major drug dealer is behind bars after admitting he was selling cocaine, prescription drugs and steroids in Saratoga and Washington counties.

Praise, not haze, for rookie from NBA veteran

Shenendehowa product Kevin Huerter and NBA great Dwyane Wade swap jerseys after game; Wade heaps praise on rookie from Clifton Park.

Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Ballston

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a car-pedestrian crash in the town of Ballston.

Saratoga County adds more drug experts in advance of expected pot legalization

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office now has three full-time drug recognition experts.

Community members raise awareness for heart health

Community members raise awareness for heart health at the annual Capital Region Heart Ball held at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs on Saturday night. The Albany County District Attorney David Soares shared a story close to his heart after he had quintuple bypass surgery in 2016.

Abnormal heart rhythm blamed in death of Saratoga Springs man who worked at Google

A medical examiner has released how a Saratoga Springs man died at Google headquarters in New York City, last year.