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.
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.
A Schenectady County man will spend 75 years to life in prison.
Schenectady police are investigating a double shooting.
People around the Capital Region were looking for ways to stay cool on Friday.
As people around the Capital Region prepare for barbecues and a day in the sun to celebrate Independence Day, others celebrated it early.
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- More than 500 free meals will be served on Wednesday as part of the Independence Day celebration at the Schenectady City Mission.
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.
SCHENECTADY- Schenectady Police have confirmed that a missing teen has been located.
A 6-year-old boy is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Schenectady.
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.
A Schenectady man and woman allegedly took thousands of dollars in unemployment benefits that they were not entitled to.
It’s a hot ticket. The touring musical "Hamilton" will be here in less than two months and this morning, tickets went on sale.
The annual Harley Rendezvous is taking place this weekend at Indian Lookout Country Club in Pattersonville.
Police in two separate areas are warning their residents - lock your car doors.
Schenectady police are once again requesting information in a cold case that's over a decade old.
The State Education Department released a list of high-performing schools in New York state and several local districts are on it.
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.
SCHENECTADY- Wednesday is Juneteenth. It is the oldest known holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.
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.
A judge in Schenectady has ordered euthanasia for dogs who mauled a child earlier this month.
Rotterdam Police caught a nearly 2 hundred pound bear that was spotted walking through Fern Avenue and Tulip Street Saturday.
Eileen Hutchinson has been found and is in good health.
State police are asking for the public's help after they say a graveyard in Duanesburg was vandalized with spray paint this week.
DUANESBURG- A historical society in Schenectady County says State Police are investigating vandalism at a cemetery in Duanesburg.
A settlement has been reached between the victims, surviving family of the deadly Jay Street fire and the property owner, TGI.
The American Red Cross is helping one person after a fire early Wednesday morning in Schenectady.
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.
Saratoga National Cemetery is one of just a few national cemeteries with a full-time volunteer honor guard.
A Schenectady man is found guilty of beating a neighbor's cat to death.
Three 8th graders from Scotia-Glenville School are being called heroes.
Former Schenectady Mayor Karen Johnson has died.
Sports betting is scheduled for a vote today by the NYS Gaming Commission at four upstate casinos.
The town of Niskayuna is stepping in to help a family after two water main breaks in less than a week.
Pride Festivals being held in Washington Park this weekend.
Attorneys made their closing arguments Thursday in the attempted murder trial of Cendno Rahaman.
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.
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.
Schenectady police said Wednesday that a missing teen was found in Albany.
It's time to stock up on bug spray and start emptying out any standing water around your home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A child is hospitalized at Albany Medical Center after police say she was bitten by dogs.
A homicide in Niskayuna last weekend remains under investigation.
A Schenectady man is sentenced for his role in a gun store robbery back in 2017.
Saratoga Casino has seen a loss in revenue since Rivers Casino opened two years ago.
NewsChannel 13 is staying on top of the investigation into a homicide in Niskayuna.
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.
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.
Police have released the name of the victim shot in Niskayuna on Monday evening. She is 21-year-old Ayanna Hunter.
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.
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.
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.
Niskayuna Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was shot and killed on Memorial Day at the Hillcrest Village Apartments.
A Vietnam veteran in Schenectady has transformed his lawn into a memorial for fallen heroes.
One day after a robbery at the Sunmark Federal Credit Union in Schenectady, police have five suspects in custody.
An investigation is underway in Scotia, after a 69-year-old woman was hit and killed by a van Wednesday night.