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Man pleads not guilty to killing boy in Troy

House fire under investigation in Schenectady

House fire under investigation in Schenectady


Series of water main breaks keeps repair crews busy

Schenectady man arrested in connection with string of suspicious fires

Schenectady police have made an arrest in connection with a series of suspicious fires last month.

Boil water order lifted in Rotterdam

Water main break closes Rotterdam's 5 Corners intersection

There is a water main break at the 5 Corners intersection in Rotterdam.

Jackson Avenue in Schenectady: a snowy nightmare

Long after the final snow flake fell, residents of Jackson Avenue in Schenectady were still waiting for a snow plow to clear their neighborhood.

Some Schenectady residents say city's too slow to plow snow

Some Schenectady residents say it took much longer than it should have to get plows out in their neighborhood.

Fleetfinder helps Schenectady residents track real-time plowing

A State of Emergency was also declared in Schenectady County but thanks to technology from one company, residents in the Electric City can monitor when the last time their street was plowed right from their phone.

Schenectady residents waiting for snow plows

People living in parts of Schenectady say snow removal has been a mess. In fact, some folks say it has taken them all day to get their cars dug out and ready to roll.

Big rigs overwhelm Rotterdam truck stop

The well-known Pilot truck stop in Rotterdam is even more popular because of the storm.

State of emergency declared in several counties

A state of emergency Monday has been declared in several Capital Region counties after a storm dropped more than one foot of snow on the area, with more on the way.

Schenectady police recruits serve meals and build community relationships

Part of a police officer's mission is to promote public safety and crime prevention by working in partnership with the community. In an effort to get to know the people they serve, some Schenectady police office recruits suited up, in the kitchen to dish out some good food with a side of compassion.

Schenectady fires under investigation

Investigators in Schenectady are looking into a string of fires that happened in the Upper Union Street neighborhood on Tuesday. It's believed they were set intentionally.

MiSci exhibit explores STEM of heating and cooling food

A new exhibit at MiSci explores what changes when we add heat to food and how we've done it over time.

Schalmont girl earns silver medal in World Tap Dance Championships

Olivia Roglieri in bringing home a silver medal in the World Tap Dance Championships - happening this week in Germany.

Duanesburg salon gives woman with cancer surprise makeover

The doors of Henrietta "Hank" Dunn's beauty salon, Turnpike Tresses in Duanesburg, are closed because she's waiting for an amazing woman to show up -- not just her but her entire team. They anticipate her arrival any minute now.

Small businesses gearing up for their Saturday spotlight

Small Business Saturday is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The day falls between Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Bipartisan bill looks for balance on justice reform

Justice reforms are taking effect next year in New York State.

Schalmont girl competing with best tap dancers in the world

In eight months, all eyes will be on Tokyo for the start of the 2020 Olympic Games. However, next week, we'll be watching Germany where a young lady from the Capital Region will be going for the gold in a different kind of Olympics.

Gobble! Gobble! Turkey Giveaway!

Local business owner to give out free turkeys.

Pair arrested in connection with Scotia gas station robbery

Scotia police arrest two men in connection with an armed robbery two weeks ago.

'Puppy Yoga' in Schenectady raises money to help orphaned puppies

It was all about exercising mind, body, and puppies in Schenectady on Saturday.

Train collides with tractor-trailer in Schenectady County

Roads are open again after a cargo train collided with a truck in the Delanson area on Sunday night. 

STEM brings magic of 'Frozen' to life at Proctors

The magic of theater is enhanced through STEM - and it's on full display at Proctors in Schenectady, where the national tour of "Frozen" officially launched Friday.

Investigators identify person killed in deadly chase

The person killed in a deadly chase and crash on Thursday night in Schenectady has been identified. Investigators say he’s 30-year-old Zaquan Rucker of Second Avenue in Albany.

Police chase ends in deadly crash in Schenectady

A police chase in Schenectady turned deadly on Thursday night.

Schenectady's holiday parade to feature major 'sugar rush'

There are some sweet plans for this year's parade in Schenectady.

Schenectady schools sound alarm over suspicious van reports

The Schenectady City School District has a warning for kids and parents. They say there have been reports of a van with a man and woman inside stopping kids near the Martin Luther King and Pleasant Valley schools and asking them about a puppy.

Schenectady County Legislature shows continued support for St. Clare's retirees

Almost a year to the day, the Schenectady County Legislature unanimously supports St. Clare's retirees, once again.

Soldier dad surprises daughters at Union hockey game

Emotions ran high at the Union College home hockey game with Veterans Day almost here. A military dad surprised his little girls on the ice. This father came home earlier than expected from his deployment to Afghanistan.

Glenville animal shelter gets influx of 40 pets

Forty new pets are at the Animal Protective Foundation of Glenville looking for a home.

Scotia police search for armed robbery suspect

Scotia police need your help finding an armed robbery suspect.

300 fourth-graders learn science from General Electric

General Electric celebrated its 30th annual "Science Day" on Friday.

Funeral being held for priest swept away in Halloween storm

Funeral services were taking place on Wednesday for the Rev. Thomas Connery from Glenville.

Man accused of starting chase ending in Schenectady crash

An Albany man is arrested after a police chase that ended with a car crash in Schenectady.

Stolen car crashes on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady

One person was taken into custody after a sports car took down a light pole on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady on Tuesday morning.

Cuomo awards $10M economic development grant to Schenectady

The city of Schenectady is the winner of a $10 million economic development grant.

E-mail scam poses as Schenectady priest

A Schenectady priest is spreading the word for people not to believe an e-mail scam involving someone posing as a priest asking for money.

Memorial Mass held for former Glenville priest

The Rev. Thomas Connery was tragically swept away in flood waters on Thursday. Memorial services were held at Immaculate Conception in Glenville throughout the weekend.

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.

Schenectady police officer shoots at stolen car

SCHENECTADY - An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Schenectady.

82-year-old Catholic priest from Glenville killed in storm

An 82-year-old Catholic priest died in flood waters in central New York after a night of torrential rain and wind gusts of up to 70 mph.

State Street fire under investigation in Schenectady

Fire investigators will be sifting through debris from a large fire in Schenectady.   

Albany and Schenectady promote safe Halloween

Albany and Schenectady have plans to keep kids safe on Halloween.    

Dog survives being hit by a car and stuck in bumper

A little dog has a big tale to tell.  She was hit by a car in Albany, and got stuck in the car's bumper.  She was driven many miles for about an hour.. and survived.

Driver dies after crash in Niskayuna

The driver of one of the vehicles involved in a crash Monday in Niskayuna has died. Khuram Hussain, 40, of Latham was taken to Ellis Hospital after the collision on Rosendale Road. Police say he later died from his injuries.

Local ambulance to be donated to Haiti

An old ambulance will head from Schenectady to the port of New Jersey on Tuesday, and then onto a ship to Haiti.


Crash in Niskayuna closes part of Rosendale Road

A two-car collision shut down part of Rosendale Road on Monday afternoon in Niskayuna, causing an impact on dismissal from nearby schools.

National Guard makes its annual summer run

Operation Deep Freeze took off Monday en route to support the National Science Foundation in Antarctica.

Truck bursts into flames in Glenville

It was a slower than usual morning commute Monday morning near Freeman's Bridge. A truck burst into flames just before 7 a.m. off Freeman's Bridge Road on Tryon Avenue.

Schenectady neighborhood cracking down on littering

A Schenectady neighborhood wants to improve quality of life by cracking down on littering.

Man sought in connection with Schenectady fire investigation

The Schenectady Arson Task Force is investigating a fire on Eagle Street last Friday.

People in Schenectady march to end domestic violence

People in Schenectady came out Thursday night to raise awareness and demand an end to domestic violence.

Military heroes return home after five months overseas

It was a happy homecoming on Wednesday at Albany International Airport.

Schenectady Cares Program helps 13 people

After starting in July, the Schenectady Cares Program has helped 13 people who are struggling with addiction.

New security monitoring devices being installed in vacant Capital Region buildings

In several cities across the Capital Region, there are a number of vacant "red-X" buildings.

Investigators say man had thousands of untaxed cigars

State investigators in Schenectady confiscated 7,400 untaxed cigars and made an arrest. 

'Coffee With a Cop' connects Schenectady police with community

Cops in Schenectady held another "Coffee with a Cop" event on Friday.

Scotia's new police chief already very familiar with community

Dan Harrigan was sworn in as the village of Scotia's tenth police chief Wednesday night.

Cats comfy cozy in all-new Glenville shelter space

Adopting a pet is a fun and exciting experience, but historically, animal shelters haven't always been the most fun and exciting places. In many cases, they were downright depressing. Times change and now, places like the Animal Protective Foundation in Glenville continue to make shelters a happier, healthier place for those adopting - and being adopted.

Investigators still looking for leads in 2016 Schenectady arson

Investigators in Schenectady are trying to solve a three-year-old arson case.

Schenectady company expands to India to attract programmers

Transfinder, a company based in Schenectady, announced a second international expansion to help them get the specialized workforce they need to meet demand.   

Slidin' Dirty closes Schenectady location

A Schenectady slider staple has abruptly closed its doors.

Schenectady man accused of trying to meet 12-year-old girl for sex

A 29-year-old Schenectady man is under arrest, accused of trying to meet a 12-year-old girl for sex.