Investigators are still determining the cause.
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.
A Schenectady contractor is found guilty of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money.
The owner-operator of more than a dozen Subway restaurants in the Capital Region will pay $80,000 to settle a sexual harassment case.
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.
A man whose name everybody knows was seen in a Schenectady pub over the weekend.
A 4-year-old child is expected to be okay after being hit by a car.
Schenectady County is looking at new ways to get a better handle on flooding along the Mohawk River.
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.
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.
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.
A Schenectady man now admits he stole dozens of guns from Target Sports in Glenville in October of last year.
Police are now identifying the woman hit and killed by a Jeep Wednesday night in Scotia.
Scotia Police are investigating the accident that happened in front of a gas station on Mohawk Avenue Wednesday night.
Jury selection began Wednesday in Schenectady County Court in an alleged murder-for-hire case.
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 the former Grossman's on Erie Boulevard in Schenectady has collapsed.
The Schenectady County Sheriff's Department says they searched an apartment on Becker Street in Schenectady this week.
Authorities in Schenectady are investigating a partial building collapse.
Parents in the school district got to ask more questions about a lockdown that lasted nearly six hours.
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.
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.
A student will face discipline for a threat Monday that sent the high school into lockdown for more than five hours.
Rotterdam Police are investigating after thieves hit two homes on Wednesday morning, in what investigators are calling "distraction burglaries."
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.
A lockdown at a Niskayuna middle school has been lifted after a bomb threat.
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.
Classes are set to resume Tuesday at Niskayuna High School after Monday’s five and a half hour lockdown.
There's been another distraction burglary in the Capital Region. This time in Rotterdam -- and a different tactic than other attempts.
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.
Women from across the Capital Region came together on Friday to fight multiple sclerosis.
A Schenectady man is found guilty of assault, but not guilty of attempted murder.
Rescuers and responders among those honored at annual American Red Cross breakfast.
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.
Hundreds of people gathered at Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady Monday night to honor and remember the victims of the mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
Napoli Bakery has announced via social media that they will be closing their doors after more than 30 years in business this week.
Police in Schenectady County are investigating a hit and run that left a bicyclist injured.
Grizzly murders, a haunted mansion and time travel. It sounds like something out of Hollywood. However, these stories are straight out of the Capital Region.
A benefit on Sunday will help the families and first responders of the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie.
Ground is broken on a feline care center in Glenville. The Animal Protective Foundation's new center will be a combo of new construction and renovations to existing space.
Melanie Nasholts, the Niskayuna preschool teacher missing since October 12, has been found dead.
First on NewsChannel 13, more arraignments are taking place on Wednesday in a massive drug bust operation.
Heaven Puleski has been indicted on second-degree murder for the death of her 4-month-old son.
An annual mission to the South Pole that involves hundreds of members of a New York Air National Guard unit is now underway.
A man is dead after police say he fell into the Mohawk River.
A grand jury will not issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in the custody of Schenectady police.
A grand jury has declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of the Schenectady Police Department.
A Rotterdam man will spend up to six years in prison for burglary.
Imagine this, you arrange for retirement only to find out your pension is being taken away. That's happening to more than 1,100 people who used to work at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady.
A man who works with kids as an assistant scoutmaster in Esperance is facing child pornography charges.
The Pig N' Whistle in Saratoga Springs is the site of a fundraiser on Thursday night for the families affected by the Schoharie limousine crash.
Niskayuna pre-school teacher Melanie Nasholts left work at an area day care center Friday, October 12, and hasn't been seen since. Now her family is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to her whereabouts.
The new Schenectady Amtrak station is now open again.
The Niskayuna Police Department is searching for a woman who has been missing since Friday.
There was a heavy police presence at a gas station on North Pearl Street Monday morning.
The last Kmart in the immediate Albany-Schenectady-Troy area is closing.
A Schenectady County man accused in a shooting spree over the summer is now facing additional charges.
A Niskayuna man is accused of trying to meet a 14-year-old teen for sex.
Schenectady police are investigating a school bus accident.
Racism on a local soccer field. It happened this week in a varsity game between the Schenectady and Niskayuna girls' teams. Now the districts are working together to keep it from happening again.