Seven sheep die in Delanson barn fire

Seven sheep die in Delanson barn fire

Former student returns to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons with inspiring message

Former student returns to Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons with inspiring message


Counselors on hand at Schalmont after high school student's death

Local man receives $62k for Schenectady park cleanup

Six years after being awarded grant, REMS to get money for new ambulance

MiSci exhibit is out of this world

Have you ever wanted to explore outer space? The Museum of Innovation and Science is bringing that idea - on a much smaller scale - to children across the Capital Region.

Scotia man sentenced to prison for Moreau burglaries

A Scotia man is heading to prison for breaking into homes last year.

State officials approve grant to help Rotterdam Emergency Medical Services

Rotterdam residents will be pleased to hear state officials have approved a $125,000 grant for Rotterdam Emergency Medical Services.

National roller-skating champ trains new generation in Rotterdam

When Dorian Perren was growing up, you could say the most exciting thing was not when she learned to walk, but to roll.

Fire damages multi-family home in Schenectady

Firefighters were called to a fire at a multi-family home in Schenectady early Thursday morning.

Niskayuna dog conquers Westminster

Lili Ann, an 8 1/2 year old Australian Shepherd from Niskayuna, has won the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Masters Agility competition at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Scotia residents give feedback on proposed municipal projects

Residents in the Village of Scotia shared comments and concerns about plans for a new fire house and renovations to village hall and the police department on Tuesday night.

Police: Schenectady man in country illegally broke into Ballston home

A Schenectady man police say was in the country illegally is accused of a burglary in the town of Ballston.

Packed fire station concerns officials in Scotia

SCOTIA - Residents are invited to a meeting Tuesday night at 7 p.m., above the Scotia Fire Department at 148 Mohawk Avenue, to learn more about the plans to bring a new fire station and upgrades to Village Hall and the police department.

Scotia residents meet to discuss plans for new firehouse

Residents in the village of Scotia were hearing about plans for a new firehouse on Tuesday.

Schenectady Assistant Fire Chief Donald Mareno explains recruitment details

Do you have what it takes to be a Schenectady Firefighter? 

Schenectady looks to recruit new firefighters

"Someone a lot wiser than me said if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. I never worked a day in my life," said Don Mareno, Assistant Chief of the Schenectady Fire Department.

Schenectady police search for man missing since September

Schenectady police need your help to find a missing man.

Schenectady man pleads guilty to child pornography related charges

A man from Schenectady pled guilty this week to possessing child pornography and promoting a sexual performance by a child.

Glenville suspect's release worries police chief

Glenville's police chief is sounding the alarm about the consequences of bail reform. He says a suspect who refused to identify himself and resisted arrest got to walk out the door.

Dealer, player accused of stealing $20,000 from Rivers Casino

A Baccarat dealer and a player at Rivers Casino are facing charges, accused of working together to steal $20,000 from the casino.

Woman accused in Rotterdam robbery may be released

The woman accused of shoving an 84-year-old woman and stealing her purse outside a Rotterdam grocery store, may be released on Tuesday.

Niskayuna unanimously approves Jewish Holocaust Memorial site plan

The Niskayuna Planning Board and Zoning Commission voted to unanimously approve the site plan for the Capital District Jewish Holocaust Memorial. 

Walkout ceremony held for outgoing Schenectady Police assistant chief

The Schenectady Police Department said goodbye to its assistant chief on Friday.

Saratoga Springs pajama party to help kids battling cancer

Ballsfest was started by a testicular cancer survivor who was eager to help kids.

Another Niskayuna school closes due to illness

Another school in the Capital Region is closing due to illness. Glencliff Elementary, in the Niskayuna Central School District, is closed on Tuesday.    

Police: Both drivers drunk in two-car Rotterdam crash

Police say both drivers were drunk in a two-car Rotterdam crash.

Rotterdam Police arrest suspects in attack on elderly woman

Rotterdam police have arrested two people in connection with an attack on an elderly woman outside of a Price Chopper on Monday.

Two people shot at Schenectady nightclub

Schenectady police continue to investigate a shooting at the Vibez nightclub this weekend. It happened early Sunday morning around 3:30 a.m.

Tonko wants to ensure a complete count of Capital Region kids during census

A local congressman is making a big push to ensure a complete count of Capital Region kids in the 2020 census.      

Schenectady police investigate possible attempted abduction

Schenectady police are investigating a possible attempted abduction, after a mother and father reported their daughter was offered a ride by a stranger Wednesday, while waiting at her bus stop.

Birchwood Elementary School reopens

An elementary school in the Niskayuna School District will be open on Monday.    

Pop-up camper sought after Schoharie, Schenectady county burglary arrest

A Schoharie County man is facing stolen property charges.

Staff Sergeant from Stillwater dies in Antarctica

A member of the 109th Airlift Wing in Scotia has died in Antarctica.

Schenectady man facing more charges in alleged police station escape

A Schenectady man is now facing more charges, accused of running from police while awaiting arraignment.

Flu hitting kids hard this season

For 8-year-old Kyla Corrigan and her little sister, Kelly, it's been a tough couple of weeks. Both girls battled the flu - with Kyla getting the worst of it

Police: Glenville man was more than 3x too drunk to drive

A Glenville man is accused of driving with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit when he crashed in Warren County.

Schenectady man extradited from California on child pornography charges

A 44-year-old man from Schenectady is now back in the Electric City after being extradited from California on child pornography charges.

Sensible Solar Summit to be held in Duanesburg

Duanesburg residents will be discussing solar energy on Wednesday night.

Crash closes portion of Burdeck Street in Rotterdam

A portion of Burdeck Street in Rotterdam is closed after an early morning crash on Monday.

Schenectady celebration held to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Schenectady County Human Rights Commission held a celebration Sunday to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Concerns growing with Rotterdam EMS currently down two ambulances

Rotterdam EMS was established in 1936. Today, the ambulance operator is down two ambulances, out of its fleet of five ambulances and one fly car. However, first responders working at the non-profit agency are still answering the community's calls for help.

Former Schenectady basketball star brings message of 'LOVE' to school

A former Schenectady basketball star is bringing a message of love to an area school.

Stockade Inn closed following fire

The Stockade Inn in Schenectady won't be open on Friday after fire damaged part of the historic inn.    

Arrest made in Schenectady Christmas homicide

A man is now charged with murder, in connection with a Christmas day death in Schenectady.

Schenectady police investigate reports of unknown person approaching kids

Schenectady police are reminding kids to be extra careful. They say three separate reports came in Thursday of an unknown person approaching students in the Central Park area.

Middle and high schoolers gather in Schenectady for lesson on STEM role models

Students from local middle schools and high schools gathered at SUNY Schenectady on Friday. They were urged to imagine different career opportunities and new role models.

Interfaith vigil against hate held in Schenectady

It was a moving and emotional night as community members came together to stand up to hate at Congregation Gates Of Heaven in Schenectady. Organizers say, the evening was about creating a call to action for the capital region.

Schenectady police: Officer-involved shooting was justified

A Schenectady police sergeant has been cleared of wrongdoing in a shooting incident from last November when he fired a single shot into a moving car that narrowly missed hitting him.

Frustration after leaky roof causes track meet cancellations at Union College

Ongoing issues at Union College have caused several track meets to be canceled.

Touring production aims to bridge divide through music

Benita Zahn spoke with one of the musicians behind "The Band's Visit" - which tells the story of love, acceptance, and purpose through music.

Troy couple's stolen minivan found in Schenectady

The Troy couple whose van was reported stolen on Tuesday got some good news Thursday. Their van found in Schenectady and the Mechanicville family that offered them a van previously still wants them to have it.

Fire at Schenectady steel facility investigated as possible arson

A fire at a Schenectady steel facility is under investigation.

Delanson house fire under investigation

Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a massive fire at a home in Delanson.

Suspicious death in Schenectady ruled homicide

A suspicious death in Schenectady on Christmas is now being investigated as a homicide.

Schenectady police investigate suspicious death

Schenectady police say they are investigating a suspicious death in the area of 760 State Street.

Teen charged after wild police chase

A 17-year-old is waking up in jail after leading state police on a chase through Schenectady.

Ellis to close surgery center at McClellan St. location

Ellis Medicine plans to close the surgery center at the McClellan Street Health Center.

Schenectady Festival of Trees wraps up

Another year has wrapped up for the Schenectady Festival of Trees.    

Police find teen accused of slashing decorations

Rotterdam police say they've found the teenager who was slashing lawn inflatables.

Schenectady man with nine burglary convictions sentenced as persistent felon

Timothy Cipriani from Schenectady has been convicted nine times for burglary.

Capital Region gets piece of $750 million economic development award

Governor Cuomo awarded more than $760 million this week to economic development councils across the state.

Schenectady County lawmakers expected to vote on pay raise

Schenectady County lawmakers are expected to vote on a 35-percent raise for themselves and other elected officials on Thursday.    

Toys for Tots donations happening in Schenectady

Schenectady firefighters are collecting toys for children in need on Thursday.       

New Boys & Girls Club opening in Schenectady

A new $13 million Boys & Girls Club was officially opening in Schenectady on Thursday.