Arrests made in Duanesburg cemetery vandalism

Arrests made in Duanesburg cemetery vandalism

Domestic violence survivor brings her message of hope cross-country

Domestic violence survivor brings her message of hope cross-country

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Schenectady death ruled homicide

Schenectady looks to improve South Brandywine corridor

Vaping detectors installed at Niskayuna High School

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

New splash pad opens in Niskayuna

Summer is not over yet! 

Niskayuna police investigating unattended death

Police are investigating whether an unattended death is suspicious. 

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.

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.

Pathway dedicated to Schenectady county lawmaker

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

'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."

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.

Busy night of drug overdoses has Schenectady police very concerned

First responders in Schenectady were called to four drug overdoses in two hours on Thursday night.

Irish dance camp brings people from around the globe to Schenectady

For the past 15 years, people from around the world have been packing their bags for a one-of-a-kind summer camp in Schenectady. Every summer for a few weeks, Union College is the place to be for up-and-coming Irish dancers.

Rotterdam cancer survivor finds comfort making blankets for pets in need

A year ago, Kimberly Jackson of Rotterdam had to quit her job because of cancer.

Change of Command Ceremony held at Stratton Air National Guard Base

An official Change of Command Ceremony was held Wednesday at Stratton Air National Guard Base. Outgoing Lieutenant Commander Aron Sacchetti is moving on and Lieutenant John Sandefur has taken over as Commander of the 2nd Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team with the Army National Guard.

Power crews continue restoration efforts after days of severe storms

The cleanup continued on Wednesday from the latest round of powerful storms to hit the Capital Region this week.

Schenectady County to crack down on speedy drivers

Schenectady County is cracking down on speeding drivers.    

Second round of storms leaves thousands without power in Capital Region

More than 2,000 homes and business in the Capital Region were without power on Tuesday due to a second round of storms that rolled through on Monday night.

Man recovering after being pinned down by a tree in Scotia during a storm

A man from Glenville is recovering at Albany Medical Center after he was pinned down by a tree that fell during a storm Sunday night.

Sunday's stormy mess leads to Monday's busy cleanup

It was a busy Monday for people affected by Sunday's storms.

Cleanup continues after Sunday storms

Storms on Sunday left severe storm damage across some areas of the Capital Region, especially the city of Schenectady.

Honor celebration held for Niskayuna shooting victim

A star athlete is being remembered for her achievements and impact on the community. 

Basil imported from Mexico making hundreds of people sick

New York State Department of Health officials are urging people to check their fresh basil.

Schenectady man sentenced for heroin trafficking conspiracy

A Schenectady man is sentenced to five years in prison for a heroin trafficking conspiracy.

Police: Scotia man assaults 12-year-old child

A Scotia man is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old child and police think there could be more victims.

Memories of the moon landing that historic Sunday night

A then teenage DJ on the air that special Sunday evening 50 years ago, July 20, 1969, shares his recollections.

Schenectady Corporation Council to continue negotiations in Kearse wrongful death lawsuit

Schenectady Common Council is taking steps to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed against the city's police department.

Powerful Saturday storms leave dark Sunday for some

Some people were still in the dark much of Sunday after powerful storms swept through parts of the Capital Region on Saturday.

Glenville maple syrup production giving kids a taste of STEM

The sap doesn't run this time of year at Riverside Maple in Glenville. The spring Maple season is well-over. However, STEM is always in season.

Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

Jim Buhrmaster died Tuesday morning at the age of 73 after a long illness. 

Schenectady man sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl

A Schenectady man is sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl.

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

Funeral services start on Wednesday for the woman, who lead in the fight to get promised pension money for former workers of Saint Clare's Hospital.    

Legal sports betting ready for NY state debut

Legal sports betting is expected to come to the Capital Region this week.

Unique cosplays seen at the Electric City Comic Con

A different kind of comic book convention was held in Schenectady Saturday, 

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.