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Childhood sexual abuse survivors rally in support of 'Child Victims Act'

Childhood sexual abuse survivors rally in support of 'Child Victims Act'


Schenectady teen jailed after crash in high school parking lot

Schenectady teen jailed after crash in high school parking lot


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Missing Schenectady teen home safely

Schenectady mayor gives 2019 State of the City address

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy gave his 2019 State of the City address Monday night.

Man arrested in Schenectady stabbing investigation

Poker tournament helps fight against breast cancer

 The first annual ALL-IN for a CURE charity poker tournament to benefit Susan G. Komen kicked off Sunday at Rivers Casino. 


Niskayuna man arrested after allegedly robbing a bank

A man was arrested Friday after being accused of robbing a bank. 


Schenectady police investigate shots fired

Police are investigating a shots fired incident in the area of 806 Lincoln Avenue in Schenectady.


Cities sue drug makers over opioid epidemic

Cities in the Capital Region – including Albany, Schenectady, and Troy – are joining together to file a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. Plattsburgh is also part of this same lawsuit.


Schenectady-native seeks to be first Asian-American president

Andrew Yang understands it will be an uphill fight. He recognizes the fact that most Americans wouldn't recognize him. That's why he's already out there on the campaign trail, to make sure people know him -- and to make sure they know what he intends to do for them.


Longtime Schenectady teacher receives big honor from district

Laura Macey, a teacher of consumer sciences and culinary in the Schenectady City School District, got a big surprise on Friday. She was named the 2019 "Teacher of the Year" in the school district.


All-Clear In Schenectady Church Bomb Threat, No Arrests

All-clear given after Schenectady bomb threat to the First Reformed Church Friday. Schenectady Police are still investigating, and no arrests have been made yet. 


Schenectady man charged with DWI after crash involving patrol car

A man from Schenectady is charged with driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.


Tonko, Santabarbara sworn in at Schenectady City Hall

SCHENECTADY - Infrastructure, job creation and climate change were just a few of the topics discussed an oath of office ceremony at Schenectady City Hall Thursday night.


Truck slams into Scotia home

A truck slams into the front of a Scotia home.


Troy City Council president charged with DWI

Troy City Council President Carmella Mantello is under arrest on DWI charges.


Tonko, Santabarbara taking oath of office

Congressman Paul Tonko and an assemblyman will be taking the oath of office at City Hall in Schenectady.


Trolley of treats for those in need

CDTA employees and partners load a trolley with gifts to be delivered to adopted families.


Schalmont high schoolers donate to Ronald McDonald House

Giving back this holiday season - dozens of teenagers are spreading kindness and holiday cheer.


Schenectady woman dies in Colonie crash

Colonie police are investigating how and why a Schenectady woman crashed her car into a tree, killing her.


Bishop discusses collapsed pensions with former St. Clare's employees

St. Clare's pensioners are feeling optimistic after meeting with Bishop Edward Scharfenberger at Siena College on Thursday afternoon


Scotia man charged with rape in Saratoga County

A 22-year-old man from Scotia is accused of raping a woman.


Capital Region gets $67 million in state economic development funding

Good news for more than 1,000 companies, start-ups and community projects around the state. They'll share $763 million in state economic development funding.


Package thief caught on surveillance video in Schenectady

Police in Schenectady are searching for a package thief.


New road sign gets Glenville's name wrong

You might say the Schenectady County town of Glenville had an "unofficial" name change over the weekend.


Schenectady man sentenced after inappropriate relationship with 13-year-old girl

Kevin Paige was sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of several charges.


Albany Medical Center begins plans for new surgery center

This allows the hospital to add new services to its existing office in Niskayuna.


Two Schenectady men facing drug charges following traffic stop

Police say Robert Hinton and his passenger, Jheryl Smith, had more than two pounds of pot on them.


Woman embodies the true spirit of giving

Marsha Miller still remembers how tough times were growing up in Western New York – and was always touched by the kindness of strangers and never forgot how getting a gift made her feel.


Schenectady County men charged with lying to get unemployment benefits

Two men from Schenectady County are facing charges, accused of lying to get unemployment benefits.


Massive Schenectady fire leaves 5 homeless

Investigators are still determining the cause.


Volunteer fire departments struggle for new members

Volunteer firefighter numbers are down across the nation and right here at home. It's another issue impacting local communities after learning taxpayers in three towns recently rejected plans to rebuild and renovate some local fire stations.


Guilty verdict in Schenectady homicide over life insurance money

A Schenectady contractor is found guilty of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money.


Subway restaurant sex harassment case ends with $80,000 settlement

The owner-operator of more than a dozen Subway restaurants in the Capital Region will pay $80,000 to settle a sexual harassment case.


Schenectady man pleads guilty to rape, sexual abuse as victims slept

A Schenectady man faces up to 14 years in prison, after pleading guilty to raping a woman and sexually abusing a girl while they slept.


Kelsey Grammer drops by Schenectady pub

A man whose name everybody knows was seen in a Schenectady pub over the weekend.


4-year-old child recovering after being hit by car in Schenectady

A 4-year-old child is expected to be okay after being hit by a car.


Schenectady County works to keep flooding along Mohawk at bay

Schenectady County is looking at new ways to get a better handle on flooding along the Mohawk River.


City leaders: Snow removal budgets safe for now

It is a necessary evil -- snow removal in the Capital District and beyond. However, with early snowfall this season, budgets are being squeezed. Still, crews NewsChannel 13 spoke with say they're ready for Mother Nature.


Search for solution in St. Clare's pension collapse continues

With fingers being pointed across the Capital Region, a local lawmaker is calling on a number of organizations to find a solution to the St. Clare's pension plan collapse.


A Schenectady based organization is looking for help to make holiday wishes come true for families in need

Schenectady-Things of My Very Own in Schenectady has been doing a holiday wish tag program since 2015. The organization helps children and families impacted by abuse. This year only forty percent of the gift tags have been returned and they're asking for help with general donations to supplement the tags.


Man admits to stealing dozens of guns from Glenville shop

A Schenectady man now admits he stole dozens of guns from Target Sports in Glenville in October of last year.


Police identify pedestrian killed in Scotia crash

Police are now identifying the woman hit and killed by a Jeep Wednesday night in Scotia.


One woman is dead after being hit by a car in Scotia

Scotia Police are investigating the accident that happened in front of a gas station on Mohawk Avenue Wednesday night.


Jury selection begins in Schenectady murder-for-hire case

Jury selection began Wednesday in Schenectady County Court in an alleged murder-for-hire case.


Christmas came early on Giving Tuesday at Girls, Inc.

Christmas came early to more than two hundred girls who got to shop for free this Giving Tuesday. Girls, Inc, of the Greater Capital Region received a special gift from Bank of America. For a second year, they presented girls in Albany and Schenectady with new winter coats, hats and gloves.


Part of former Schenectady Grossman's building collapses

Part of the former Grossman's on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady has collapsed.


Police: Schenectady pair in possession of 80 pounds of pot

The Schenectady County Sheriff's Department says they searched an apartment on Becker Street in Schenectady this week.


Chimney collapses on Schenectady building

Authorities in Schenectady are investigating a partial building collapse.


Second meeting held on Niskayuna lockdown

Parents in the school district got to ask more questions about a lockdown that lasted nearly six hours.


Tennessee nursery fined for shipping infested hemlocks to NY

Environmental regulators have fined a Tennessee wholesale nursery $2,500 for shipping hemlock tree seedlings infested with a destructive invasive species to customers in upstate New York.


Schenectady County Legislature unanimously supports St. Clare's Hospital retirees

More than 1100 retirees of the former St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady now have the support of the Schenectady County Legislature in the hopes of saving their pension.  


Niskayuna student facing discipline for threat that caused lockdown

A student will face discipline for a threat Monday that sent the high school into lockdown for more than five hours.


Thieves target elderly in distraction burglaries

Rotterdam Police are investigating after thieves hit two homes on Wednesday morning, in what investigators are calling "distraction burglaries."


Lockdown lifted at Niskayuna middle school after bomb threat

A lockdown at a Niskayuna middle school has been lifted after a bomb threat.


Niskayuna parents demanding answers after recent school threats

The threat at Van Antwerp Middle School on Wednesday was a hoax. This comes as questions still linger after a nearly six-hour lockdown at Niskayuna High School on Monday.


Classes resume following Niskayuna High lockdown

Classes are set to resume Tuesday at Niskayuna High School after Monday’s five and a half hour lockdown.


Niskayuna plans school safety forum after high school lockdown

The Niskayuna Central School District is planning to hold a public forum on school safety. This follows a lockdown on Monday at the high school that lasted nearly six hours.


Distraction burglary under investigation in Rotterdam

There's been another distraction burglary in the Capital Region. This time in Rotterdam -- and a different tactic than other attempts.


Multiple sclerosis luncheon brings Capital Region women together in Schenectady

Women from across the Capital Region came together on Friday to fight multiple sclerosis.


Capital Region congregations participate in a national movement

Capital Region congregations participate in a national movement called #showupforshabbat this weekend. Congregation Gates of Heaven is opening it's doors to all community for Shabbat services.


Split verdict in Schenectady assault, attempted murder trial

A Schenectady man is found guilty of assault, but not guilty of attempted murder.


'Real Heroes' honored by American Red Cross

Rescuers and responders among those honored at annual American Red Cross breakfast.


Armed guards idea not sitting well with Capital Region clergy

Following the tragic shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, President Trump called for armed guards at places of worship, saying it could prevent attacks. However, Capital Region clergy NewsChannel 13 spoke with are against the idea.


Schenectady staple Napoli Bakery announces closure after 30 years

Napoli Bakery has announced via social media that they will be closing their doors after more than 30 years in business this week.


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