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A front end loader is being used to support 37 Fifth St. in Scotia after police say stolen car rammed into it at 2 a.m.

Stolen car smashes into Scotia home


Goldstock's Sporting Goods closed 'until further notice'

Goldstock's Sporting Goods closed 'until further notice'


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Rotterdam man accused of raping teen

Mother of missing Schenectady baby facing charges

Schenectady police: autopsy on baby will take 'extended period of time'

Aqua Hut Divers opens in Rotterdam mall

A new store opened up at the Viaport mall in Rotterdam. Aqua Hut Divers sells scuba diving gear and offers people the chance to become certified in scuba diving.


Identity of dead child in Schenectady remains unidentified

The identity of the child found dead in Schenectady Thursday remains unidentified.


Investigation continues after child's body found in Schenectady

Police in Schenectady continue investigating after they found a child's body while searching for a missing baby.


Autopsy scheduled for body of child found

An autopsy is scheduled for today after police confirm a child's body is found behind an apartment building in Schenectady.


Child's body found in Schenectady; police won't say if it's missing infant

Police confirm a child’s body was found behind an apartment building at 766 block of State Street in Schenectady early Thursday evening.


Three people arrested in Schenectady drug bust

A drug bust in Schenectady leads to three arrests.


Schenectady road shuttered by smoking manholes reopens

Broadway in Downtown Schenectady has re-opened to traffic.


Missing Schenectady woman found, son still missing

A 4-month-old baby from Schenectady is still missing. Though his mother, Heaven Puleski was found on Wednesday morning.


Schenectady bridge reopens after five years

For the first time in five years, drivers can go over the Oak Street Bridge in Schenectady.


General Electric announces Schenectady layoffs

General Electric announced it is eliminating 225 positions in Schenectady on Tuesday.


National Grid investigates smoking manholes in Schenectady

Traffic on State Street in Schenectady was moving again around lunchtime, but the intersection between Broadway and the Bow Tie Cinemas was still closed as crews work to solve a manhole mystery.


National Night Out events in the Capital Region

National Night Out is an annual campaign to build relationships between local police forces and the community, with events taking place on August 7 across the Capital Region.


Niskayuna man accused of stealing GE secrets getting out of jail

The GE employee accused of stealing trade secrets is now out on bail. Xiaoqing Zheng's home was raided by federal agents on Wednesday in Niskayuna. They removed a computer tower as well as his passport, which showed five trips to china in the last two years.


Water main breaks near Curry Road in Rotterdam

Water rushed onto the streets of Altamont Avenue and Curry Road in Rotterdam Friday morning thanks to a water main break.


Schenectady cop accused of ignoring dying prisoner's pleas for help

A Schenectady police officer is on unpaid leave.


GE employee makes second court appearance after FBI raids home

The Niskayuna man accused of stealing trade secrets from General Electric was back in court on Thursday.


Man dies after being hit by truck near Schenectady County Community College

Schenectady police say a 40-year-old man hit by a tractor-trailer Thursday morning has died.


Niskayuna student sues saying district censored her artwork

The Niskayuna Central School District is not commenting on a lawsuit it's facing after an 18-year-old student claimed she was forced to change a piece of artwork because it bore the name of her alleged rapist.


GE employee charged with stealing company's trade secrets

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say an engineer at General Electric's upstate New York turbine manufacturing plant has been charged with stealing the company's trade secrets.


Investigation underway after Schenectady bomb threat

There was a heavy police presence at two different scenes in downtown Schenectady Tuesday morning. That's after a note about a bomb threat was found in front of the Schenectady County Office Building.


Schenectady stabbing sends one to hospital

Schenectady police are investigating a stabbing they said took place around 10 p.m. Saturday night.  


Schenectady Police investigating stabbing

Police in Schenectady are investigating a stabbing that happened around 11:00 pm Saturday. 


Rotterdam crash closes road, knocks out power

Part of Curry Road in Rotterdam was shut down from Hamburg Street to 890 Wednesday afternoon due to an accident.


Search continues for Richmondville teen who ran away in March

State police continue searching for a Richmondville teen who ran away from home March 1.


Local youth out to save the planet

Dozens rallied in Niskayuna Saturday morning, many of them youth, hoping to raise awareness of Climate Change and trigger activism to "save the planet."


Young cadets flying high at Scotia summer camp

Cadets attending Civil Air Patrol Leadership Encampment at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia are literally flying high. The program for ages 12 to 21 teaches mechanics, medicine and STEM.


Scotia man's fate after job loss is music to his ears

If you've ever lost a job - you probably had someone tell you that everything happens for a reason -- which can often be hard to believe at first.


Attempted murder charges filed against Schenectady shooting suspect

Schenectady police have now formally filed charges in the shooting of three people, including two children, in the city of Schenectady last week.


Schenectady man facing drug charges

A 26-year-old Schenectady man is under arrest on drug charges.


Schenectady man accused of burglarizing Rotterdam restaurant

A Schenectady man is facing charges, accused of burglarizing the Fu Sing restaurant on Curry Road in Rotterdam.


Scotia man facing child pornography charges

A Scotia man is facing child pornography charges. Edward Sutter, 57, is accused of having a sexual performance by a child on an electronic device.


Woman who killed daughter in '80s granted parole on 7th try

A Schenectady woman convicted of killing her 4-month-old daughter in the 1980s and suspected of killing seven of her eight other children has been granted parole.


Schenectady man sentenced for Albany robbery, burglary

A man from Schenectady will spend 25 years in state prison for a robbery and burglary in Albany.


Reward offered for Domino's Pizza robbery information

Domino's pizza is offering a $1,000 reward for anyone who has information that leads to an arrest in a string of recent robberies in the city of Schenectady.


Ellis Medicine to remain independent after considering merger

Ellis Medicine in Schenectady says that it will remain independent after considering a merger.


Hundreds of people remember retired Niskayuna teacher killed in tragic lake accident

A celebration of life. Hundreds packed the auditorium at Niskayuna High School to remember a retired English teacher who died last week in a lake accident in Vermont. Thomas Flood wasn't a fan of funerals or wakes, so his family decided it'd be best to honor his memory with laughter and love and there was no shortage of either.


Victim in Schenectady shooting had order of protection

DeShawn Howard, the man accused of shooting three people in Schenectady on Tuesday, had an order of protection filed against him.


Old Proctors memorabilia up for sale in Schenectady

You can own a piece of Proctors history!


Rotterdam businessman performs hands-only CPR to help save woman's life

The general manager of a Rotterdam business jumped into action when he saw a woman had collapsed and was unresponsive.  He performed hands-only CPR until the ambulance arrived.


Rotterdam businessman performs hands-only CPR to help save woman's life

The general manager of a Rotterdam business jumped into action when he saw a woman had collapsed and was unresponsive.  He performed hands-only CPR until the ambulance arrived.


Truck gets stuck under bridge in Glenville

A truck gets stuck in Glenville. It happened on Glenridge Road on Tuesday.


Schenectady shooting victims include two kids

SCHENECTADY -  Two children and an adult have been shot in Schenectady. The shooting happened at a home on Union Street around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, in the area of Phoenix and Rugby streets.


Girl, 15, stabs mom in Schenectady

Schenectady police say a 15-year-old girl stabbed her mom in Schenectady.


Woman found dead in Schenectady car

A body is found in Schenectady. Police found a woman in a car Thursday morning, near 1302 Lower Broadway, after getting a call someone was unconscious.


Music therapy helping stir up memories for seniors

As far back as Aristotle, the connection between music and its positive effects on both mental and physical health were recognized. Now it's being used to improve the lives of our seniors.


Burn victim, hero being honored this Sunday

This Sunday, a disabled veteran who lived alone and nearly died in a house fire, will be honored by his family and friends.


Broadway performers from Capital Region share knowledge with young protégés

We've heard plenty of stories of people who grew up in the Capital Region and went on to find fame and success in other parts of the country or even the world. Sometimes they come back home to share their knowledge with the next generation. However, every now and then, these successful people are the next generation.


Victim expected to survive early morning Schenectady shooting

Police in Schenectady are investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday morning.


Schenectady man charged with shooting at girlfriend

A Schenectady man is arrested after police say he shot at his girlfriend.


Duanesburg man accused of writing bad check to steal hay for third time

A Duanesburg man is accused of writing a bad check to steal hay for the third time.


Scotia shelter offering foster program for pets

It's a newly expanded program that won't cost you a dime.


Schenectady businessman buys air conditioners to give out to others

Sometimes, extreme heat can cause people to do some pretty crazy things, but sometimes it can lead to selfless acts.


Fallen tree causes big problems in Schenectady

A big tree fell in Schenectady on Wednesday morning, causing problems for residents.


Heat affecting local businesses

The heat is affecting local businesses. Jumpin' Jacks in Scotia closed down food service due to heat for the first time in at least 53 years. However, they kept serving ice cream.  The scoop or cone was the perfect summer treat.


Fire survivor Safyre Terry gives back, donates thousands of stuffed animals

A young fire victim is helping others who have survived what she's lived through. Safyre Terry is donating more than 5,000 stuffed animals to the Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing.


Body found floating in Mohawk River

A body was found floating in the Mohawk River late Friday morning. The Rev. Richard Carlino was walking along the river and about to put his boat into the water when he spotted the body.


Police: Rotterdam fire is arson

Rotterdam police say a fire at 1049 Laura Street last week was deliberately set.


Grenade found in Rotterdam home

The scene is all clear following a scare at a Rotterdam home on Tuesday. Police and the bomb squad were called to Spry Road. A woman was cleaning out her father in-law's home when she found a grenade.


Schenectady turning traffic signal utility boxes into art

A new city-wide art project is unveiled in Schenectady. The Schenectady Arts Society is looking for community input and designs to paint traffic signal utility boxes throughout Schenectady.


Schenectady man charged with injuring two cops

A Schenectady man is charged with assault, accused of injuring two city police officers.


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