Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

Legal sports betting ready for NY state debut

Legal sports betting ready for NY state debut

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Pioneer for St. Clare’s Hospital pensioner committee passes away

Schenectady man sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl

Unique cosplays seen at the Electric City Comic Con

Schenectady to demo 11 more blighted properties

Jeanetta Carter has lived on Jefferson Street in Schenectady for the last six months. She says the abandoned house across the street from her building is a hub for illegal activity. She was thrilled to find out the house will be torn in the city's latest efforts to revitalize neighborhoods and boost economical growth.

Funeral arrangements set for former Schenectady mayor

SCHENECTADY- Karen Johnson is the only woman to serve as mayor of Schenectady. She died last month at the age of 77. Her family will host a celebration of her life on Thursday, September 5th at Proctor's Theater in Schenectady.      

Schenectady County man sentenced for trying to murder ex-girlfriend, kids

A Schenectady County man will spend 75 years to life in prison.

Double shooting under investigation in Schenectady

Schenectady police are investigating a double shooting.

Health, safety key as temps soared Friday

People around the Capital Region were looking for ways to stay cool on Friday.

City Mission of Schenectady holds a free picnic for the community

As people around the Capital Region prepare for barbecues and a day in the sun to celebrate Independence Day, others celebrated it early.

Stewart's Shops gives retiring manager $32,000 for community work

When a district manager at Stewart's Shops retired recently after 32 years, he got a big surprise.  The company gave him $32,000 to continue doing good things in the community.  

Schenectady will provide free meals for Independence Day celebration

SCHENECTADY- More than 500 free meals will be served on Wednesday as part of the Independence Day celebration at the Schenectady City Mission.    

Free summer meal sites: find one close to you

Officials with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region say 230,000 free meals will be served across five counties as part of the summer meal program this year.

Missing Schenectady teen located

SCHENECTADY- Schenectady Police have confirmed that a missing teen has been located.

6-year-old boy hit by car in Schenectady

A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Schenectady.

Top of the Class: Anna Blanchfield

Anna Blanchfield has a passion for figuring out how things work. She excels in the maths and sciences, and the passion for learning has brought her all the way to the top of her class. This week, she will graduate as valedictorian for Schenectady High School Class of 2019.

Police: Schenectady pair stole thousands in unemployment benefits

A Schenectady man and woman allegedly took thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits that they were not entitled to.

Big crowd lines up for 'Hamilton' tickets at Proctors

It’s a hot ticket. The touring musical "Hamilton" will be here in less than two months and this morning, tickets went on sale.

Harley collides with car in Pattersonville

The annual Harley Rendezvous is taking place this weekend at Indian Lookout Country Club in Pattersonville.

Schenectady, Great Barrington residents warned about car thefts

Police in two separate areas are warning their residents - lock your car doors.

11 years later: Schenectady woman's disappearance remains a mystery

Schenectady police are once again requesting information in a cold case that's over a decade old.

High-performing schools in New York state

The State Education Department released a list of high-performing schools in New York state and several local districts are on it.  

Schenectady mom gets 15 years for killing infant son

Heaven Pulseki was sentenced in Schenectady County Court on Tuesday to 15 years in state prison for manslaughter in the death of her infant son.

Citizen Action to rally outside of Schenectady County Jail on Juneteenth Day

SCHENECTADY- Wednesday is Juneteenth. It is the oldest known holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

St. Clare's pensioners push for law preventing corp. dissolution

Former employees of St. Clare's Hospital were at the Capitol on Monday to support a bill that would help them find out what happened to their pension funds.

Judge orders euthanasia for Schenectady dogs who mauled child

A judge in Schenectady has ordered euthanasia for dogs who mauled a child earlier this month.

Bear spotted and caught by Rotterdam Police

Rotterdam Police caught a nearly 2 hundred pound bear that was spotted walking through Fern Avenue and Tulip Street Saturday. 

Missing woman with Alzheimer's disease found safe

Eileen Hutchinson has been found and is in good health.

State police seek help finding Duanesburg cemetery vandals

State police are asking for the public's help after they say a graveyard in Duanesburg was vandalized with spray paint this week.

Police investigate vandalism at Duanesburg cemetery

DUANESBURG-  A historical society in Schenectady County says State Police are investigating vandalism at a cemetery in Duanesburg.

Settlement reached in connection with deadly 2015 Schenectady fire

A settlement has been reached between the victims, surviving family of the deadly Jay Street fire and the property owner, TGI.

Schenectady fire deemed not suspicious

The American Red Cross is helping one person after a fire early Wednesday morning in Schenectady.

Ohio boy brings mission to get K9s ballistic vests to Glenville

It's not just police who need a lot of equipment to protect themselves on the job. The same goes for their K9 counterparts. The problem is that K9 ballistic vests are pretty pricey, so they are often passed over as a cost saving measure. However, a 9-year-old boy from Ohio is working to change that - and he brought his mission to the Capital Region.

Dedicated Saratoga National honor guard brings respect to deceased veterans, needs new bus

Saratoga National Cemetery is one of just a few national cemeteries with a full-time volunteer honor guard.

Schenectady man found guilty of beating neighbor's cat to death

A Schenectady man is found guilty of beating a neighbor's cat to death.

Scotia-Glenville 8th graders honored for helping to save two lives

Three 8th graders from Scotia-Glenville School are being called heroes.

Former Schenectady Mayor Karen Johnson dies

Former Schenectady Mayor Karen Johnson has died.

Rivers Casino prepares for new sports book

Sports betting is scheduled for a vote today by the NYS Gaming Commission at four upstate casinos.

Niskayuna family dealing with second major water main break

The town of Niskayuna is stepping in to help a family after two water main breaks in less than a week.

Final preps underway for Pride events in Capital Region

Pride Festivals being held in Washington Park this weekend.

Jury to weigh attempted murder charge in Saratoga Springs knife attack

Attorneys made their closing arguments Thursday in the attempted murder trial of Cendno Rahaman.

Capital Region sees increasing student interest in trade jobs

Let's face it: college is costly, and there's no guarantee you'll get a job or earn enough to pay back your student loans.

Water main break forces young Niskayuna family from home

Repair crews have fixed a broken water main in Niskayuna. Mohawk Road between County Clare Lane and Rosendale Road was still shut down as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, because crews had to re-pave the street now that repairs are finished.

Missing Schenectady teen found in Albany

Schenectady police said Wednesday that a missing teen was found in Albany.

Mosquito-borne illnesses on the rise in New York

It's time to stock up on bug spray and start emptying out any standing water around your home.

Fire chief: Rotterdam Junction fire appears to be accidental

A fire on Main Street in Rotterdam Junction on Monday appears to have started accidentally, says the fire chief. However, state and county fire investigators are still looking into the cause.

Tonko calls for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Rep. Paul Tonko has come out in favor starting the impeachment process against President Trump. He's the first member of Congress from the Capital Region to do so.

Fire crews battle flames in Rotterdam Junction

The American Red Cross is aiding six people who are left without a home after a fire ripped through their apartment building on Main Street in Rotterdam Junction Monday afternoon. 

3-year-old girl in Schenectady hospitalized after pit bull attack

NewsChannel 13 is getting the first glimpse of 3-year-old Charley Pierce, after police say she was attacked by her uncle's two pit bulls on Clayton Road in Schenectady Friday.

Girl hospitalized after bitten by dogs

A child is hospitalized at Albany Medical Center after police say she was bitten by dogs. 

Still no arrests in Niskayuna homicide

A homicide in Niskayuna last weekend remains under investigation.

Schenectady man sentenced for role in Glenville gun shop burglary

A Schenectady man is sentenced for his role in a gun store robbery back in 2017.

Saratoga Casino gambling $8 million on improvements in face of competition

Saratoga Casino has seen a loss in revenue since Rivers Casino opened two years ago.

Niskayuna homicide remains under investigation

NewsChannel 13 is staying on top of the investigation into a homicide in Niskayuna.

More delays in dissolving St. Clare's Corporation

Retirees from St. Clare's Hospital are still waiting to find out if the group responsible for handling their pensions will be allowed to dissolve.

Niskayuna shooting victim remembered as star athlete

Ayanna Hunter, 21, is being remembered as a star basketball player at Albany High School.  She was found shot to death in a parking lot of an apartment complex in Niskayuna Monday night. 

Niskayuna shooting victim identified

Police have released the name of the victim shot in Niskayuna on Monday evening. She is 21-year-old Ayanna Hunter.

Talks continue over dissolution of St. Clare's Corp

St Clare's retirees will have to wait a little longer to find out if the St. Clare's Corporation will be allowed to dissolve.

Schenectady veteran gets long-overdue recognition for his service

Sullivan Alois is a former principal at Schenectady High School, but that's some of the lives he touched. Alois, 78, received the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts in combat in the Dominican Republic and Vietnam as a member of U.S. Army Special Forces.

Soldier's money returns home 75 years after his death

Private John “Jack” Hemstreet grew up in Scotia but was killed in action while serving in World War II. Hemstreet survived D-Day but died in Germany four months later.

Woman shot and killed at Niskayuna apartment complex

Niskayuna Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was shot and killed on Memorial Day at the Hillcrest Village Apartments.

Schenectady veteran turns lawn into memorial

A Vietnam veteran in Schenectady has transformed his lawn into a memorial for fallen heroes. 

Five suspects charged in Schenectady credit union robbery

One day after a robbery at the Sunmark Federal Credit Union in Schenectady, police have five suspects in custody.

Woman hit and killed by van at Scotia parade

An investigation is underway in Scotia, after a 69-year-old woman was hit and killed by a van Wednesday night.