Man sought in connection with Schenectady fire investigation

Man sought in connection with Schenectady fire investigation

People in Schenectady march to end domestic violence

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

New security monitoring devices being installed in vacant Capital Region buildings

Schenectady Cares Program helps 13 people

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.

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.

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.

Investigators still looking for leads in 2016 Schenectady arson

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

Slidin' Dirty closes Schenectady location

A Schenectady slider staple has abruptly closed its doors.

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.   

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.

Schenectady police sound alarm after string of car break-ins

Schenectady police are investigating a string of car break-ins across the city.

10-year-old hit by a car in Schenectady

A 10-year-old is in the hospital after being hit by a car in Schenectady Saturday evening. 

Program puts Capital Region high schoolers on fast-track for STEM careers

Employers are having a hard time finding people with the technical expertise required for 21st century jobs. One possible solution is an educational model called P-TECH.

Schenectady man accused of taking money for job he never did

A Schenectady man is accused of taking money for construction work at a home in Clifton Park, but never doing the job.

Police identify woman found dead on bus outside Schenectady motel

Schenectady police have identified the woman found dead on a bus outside the Imperial Motel on Wednesday.

'The SpongeBob Musical' brings underwater magic to Proctors stage

He lives in a pineapple under the sea. However, for the next few nights, he'll be at Proctors in Schenectady.

Missing 13-year-old girl from Schenectady found safe

Schenectady police say they have found a missing 13-year-old girl.

Identity of body found on bus outside Schenectady motel remains mystery

Schenectady police were still trying late Wednesday afternoon to identify a body found on a bus earlier in the day.

Court documents show Schenectady homicide victim was strangled

Investigators now say a woman killed last week in Schenectady was strangled.

Funeral held for Schenectady homicide victim

The victim of a homicide in Schenectady was being remembered on Monday.

Man arrested in Schenectady homicide investigation

Schenectady police have arrested one person in connection with a homicide this week in the city.

Arrests made in Duanesburg cemetery vandalism

State police have arrested two teenagers for vandalizing the Christman Sanctuary in Duanesburg.

Domestic violence survivor brings her message of hope cross-country

October is "Domestic Violence Awareness Month." For the past three years, one woman has made it her everyday mission to keep the issue in the public eye.

Schenectady death ruled homicide

Police have now identified the woman found dead in an apartment on Maplewood Avenue in Schenectady on Wednesday night. They also now say the death was a homicide.

Schenectady looks to improve South Brandywine corridor

Schenectady wants to improve the South Brandywine corridor.

Vaping detectors installed at Niskayuna High School

As New York state takes a big step to curb teen vaping by banning the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, school districts in the Capital Region are also getting their message out.

Niskayuna Co-op worker celebrates 90th birthday

Meet Harry Noyes. On Thursday, he turned 90 years old. On Friday, he was back to work meticulously stocking the dairy department at the Niskayuna Co-op.

Fiancé charged in July death of Saratoga Springs man

A July 14 crash on Route 9 near the Malta Drive-In has resulted in the arrest of one of the drivers.

9/11 tribute ceremony held in Glenville

Several ceremonies were held across the Capital Region Tuesday evening to honor and remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

Man sentenced for sexual relationship with underage Glenville teen

Mathew Herbert was sentenced Tuesday in Schenectady County Court.

12-year-old child accused of stabbing 13-year-old child in Schenectady

Schenectady police say a 12-year-old child stabbed a 13-year-old child and took the victim's bicycle.

Convicted cat killer in Schenectady gets 1 1/2 years behind bars

A convicted cat killer will spend the next one and a half years in the Schenectady County Jail.

Dozens of former St. Clare's workers file lawsuit over pension fund

Dozens of former St. Clare's Workers are filing a lawsuit over the hospital's pension fund.

Church collects clothes for kids in need

The Messiah Lutheran Church in Rotterdam is collecting undergarments for children in need.

Local sporting event and pig roast raises money for Ronald McDonald House

Gyuan-Ho-Ha, the Capital District's largest fish and game club, is held a sporting clay event and pig roast Saturday.

Pattersonville man accused of sexual contact with child

After a two month State Police investigation, a man is now facing charges of sexual contact with a child. 

Niskayuna Middle School rowers back on the water

The team is back at it after a storm knocked down a tree that landed on seven of their boats.

NYAG: St. Clare's pension collapse was avoidable

Almost two years ago, St. Clare's Corporation board members agreed to buy insurance for the hospital's pension plan, but never followed through.

Football fans head to Rivers Casino to legally bet on games for the first time in NY

The first game of the 100th season of the National Football League took place Thursday night. For the first time in history, people could place legal bets on the game in New York State.

Insurance apparently never bought for St. Clare's pension plan

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara says St. Clare's trustees voted to buy insurance for the pension plan more than a year before it collapsed. However, the corporation never bought the insurance. It's not clear why.

Congressman Tonko visits home using geothermal energy

The Earth is being used to heat and cool a home. 

Schenectady residents push for backyard chickens

SCHENECTADY - Chad Putman has a pretty impressive chicken coop in his backyard. All it's missing is the chickens.

Broad daylight shooting under investigation in Schenectady

A broad daylight shooting is under investigation in Schenectady.

Semi-truck filled with supplies unloaded to help hundreds of local families in need

Donating to families in need ahead of back to school. Price Rite and Feed the Children - along with several volunteers - unloaded a semi-truck filled with food and essentials for 400 local families in Schenectady on Thursday morning.

School districts look at phone policy for students

With school already started or starting in the next few weeks, many districts are looking at their cellphone policies. There's a good reason for that.

Program announced to honor female student-athletes in the Capital Region

An award ceremony will be held next May at Proctors Theater in Schenectady.

Niskayuna man to be sentenced in Penn State fraternity hazing case

A Capital Region man is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday in the Penn State fraternity hazing case involving the death of a 19-year-old.

Annual black and blue morning effort

Cops on Top of Capital Region Dunkin Donuts shops in five counties help raise money and awareness for Special Olympics New York.

Schuyler Sisters of stage meet their inspiration through art

The story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and his link to Albany through the Schuyler sisters with an exhibit at the Albany Institute of History and Art.

Schenectady man admits to raping 11-year-old girl

A Schenectady man has admitted to raping an 11-year-old girl. The district attorney tells NewsChannel 13 Robert Cronin pleaded guilty to first-degree rape.

Basketball-star takes local group of young players on an inspiring adventure

Rashaun Freeman, a Schenectady native knows a thing or two about basketball. For more than a dozen years, Freeman made a career out of playing professional hoops all over the world. Only here, back in his hometown is where he's hoping to make a big difference in some young player's lives. On Friday, Freeman took a group of local kids on an exciting adventure to the Basketball Hall of Fame and U-Mass, his alma-matter. 

DA: Shooting death of former Albany High basketball star was self-defense

Police have arrested two people they say are responsible for the Memorial Day shooting of Ayanna Hunter. However, they are not facing homicide charges.

Whistleblower accuses General Electric of accounting fraud

General Electric's stock tanked on Thursday, after the release of a report claiming the company is misleading investors.

'Hamilton' opens at Proctors after two-year wait

"Hamilton"-fever is sweeping across Schenectady. The Tony Award-winning show made its premiere at Proctors on Tuesday.

Brand-new Veggie Mobile bringing healthy food to inner-city neighborhoods

Capital Roots is trying out a new way to get fresh veggies to people living in inner-city neighborhoods.

Niskayuna police investigating unattended death

Police are investigating whether an unattended death is suspicious. 

New splash pad opens in Niskayuna

Summer is not over yet! 

Schenectady community gathers to remember mass shooting victims

In the wake of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, the Schenectady community was coming together on Friday night.

Double H Ranch brings camp on-the-go to Niskayuna

The Double H Camp was on-the-go Friday. The goal is to improve the quality of life for children and families in hospitals and medical settings.

Pathway dedicated to Schenectady county lawmaker

The new trail in Glenville is a permanent tribute to James Buhrmaster.

Rare rabbit stolen from Schenectady farm twice in 13 months

A Schenectady farm is looking for one of their rare rabbits. Officials at Vale Urban Farm said it was stolen for the second time in a little over a year sometime Saturday night.

'Stranger Things' actress from Niskayuna honored

There was a special honor for a young Capital Region actress who delivered a great performance in the third season of the hit Netflix series "Stranger Things."