Police investigate fatal accident in Schoharie County

Police investigate fatal accident in Schoharie County

People work to shovel off their vehicles after an overnight snowfall that caused parking trouble and traffic situations on State street, in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019.

State of emergency declared in several counties


Wife of driver in Schoharie limo crash admits to welfare fraud

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Multiple fires under investigation in Blenheim

Newly-refurbished car given to Cobleskill family that lost everything in fire

A Cobleskill family that lost everything in a fire a week before Christmas last year got a new car on Thursday.

Limo company operator in court for hearing

The operator of the limousine company involved in the deadly Schoharie crash was back in court Monday.

Middleburgh students create haunted house at school

It's only a few days before Halloween, which also means it may be the last time this fall for most local haunted houses. This year the village of Middleburgh has a new one, at a very unusual location, the high school.

Defense calls for Schoharie limo crash charges to be dismissed

There are new calls for charges to be dismissed in the Schoharie limo crash trial.

Sharon Springs man admits to planning to rape 'girl' who was actually undercover cop

A Sharon Springs man has admitted to planning to rape a 14-year-old girl in Colonie. However, the "girl" was actually an undercover cop.

Documents detail what first responders found at limo crash site

New documents were released Monday in connection to the Schoharie limousine crash that left 20 people dead. Some of them included chilling information from first responders who arrived on scene.

Schoharie DA: Info from ex-Mavis employee doesn't exonerate limo owner

The district attorney in Schoharie is firing back to a letter from Nauman Hussain's attorney's filed last week.

DMV making changes to registration documents after Schoharie crash

The Department of Motor Vehicles is amending required registration documents on the heels of the tragedy in Schoharie.

Schoharie County girl's LEMON(aids) you can't drink help kids who have hearing loss

Not every 9-year-old girl rushes home from school every day - excited to get to work on her sewing machine. However, Carly Waters does. She's not just sewing anything. She's making lemons - or as she calls them – "LEMON(aids)" which she sells to help kids like her sisters.

Mavis manager tells investigators limo records were falsified

The former manager of a Mavis Discount Tire garage told investigators that invoices for work performed on the stretch limousine in the deadly 2018 Schoharie crash were falsified.

One year later, Janet Steenburg describes the anguish of losing her children

Janet Steenburg lost her beloved sons Rich and Axel in the Schoharie limousine crash, along with her beloved daughter-in-law Amy.

Middleburgh is a "hay"-ven for scarecrows

The scarecrows are back along Main St. in Middleburgh ahead of the annual Fall Festival this weekend.

Hundreds of people in Amsterdam honor Schoharie crash victims

Hundreds of people turned out in Amsterdam Sunday night to honor and remember the 20 people killed one year ago in Schoharie.

Richmondville man charged with unlawful imprisonment

A Richmondville man is facing unlawful imprisonment charges.

A year after limo crash killed 20, memorial is unveiled

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) - A memorial to the 20 people killed when a stretch limousine blew through an intersection at the bottom of a long hill and barreled into an earthen embankment a year ago was unveiled Saturday at the crash site in upstate New York.

Schoharie County fire department to get $12,000 from FEMA

A fire department in Schoharie County is getting nearly $12,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Schoharie crash victim's mom reflects on son's kind heart

Johnstown native Matthew Coons was 27 years old when he and his girlfriend Savannah Devonne Bursese died in the crash last October.

Family of Schoharie crash victim: It seems like yesterday.

Patrick Cushing will forever be 31 years old.

NTSB chairman: 'Our recommendations are written in blood.'

The NTSB says most of the seats in the limo involved in last year's deadly Schoharie crash were not adequately designed or manufactured. They say the seatbelts were inaccessible and none of the 17 passengers in the car were wearing them. The report also says some may have survived if they were.

Lawmakers unveil plans for limo safety regulations

There are more calls for safety measures as the one-year anniversary of the tragic limo crash in Schoharie – which killed 20 people – approaches.

Assemblyman: Committees must come together for sake of limo safety

During the last legislative session, they failed to reach a compromise on limousine safety reforms introduced in the wake of the deadly limo crash.

State police release photos of $37,000 counterfeit cash bust

State police have released photos of $37,000 in counterfeit cash they found.

Trial date for limo company operator in Schoharie crash moved to March

Almost a year to the day of the deadly limo crash in Schoharie, limo company operator Nauman Hussain was in court.

NTSB calls for new limousine safety standards

The National Transportation Safety Board is out with new safety recommendations for limousines. The report comes nearly one year after the horrific crash in Schoharie that killed 20 people.

Apple Barrel owner seeks to help familes, first responders after Schoharie crash

Josh Loden is the second-generation owner of the Apple Barrel in Schoharie. He was working at the store and restaurant when the tragic limousine crash happened in October 2018. Since then, Josh has made it his priority to help Schoharie County first responders and the families of the victims heal.

Sheriff opens up about grief 1 year after Schoharie limo crash

Schoharie County Sheriff Ron Stevens is speaking for the first time about his own grief as the one-year anniversary of the fatal limo crash approaches.

Judge: Schoharie D.A. can give grand jury subpoenaed material to defense team, with limits

The judge in the deadly Schoharie limo crash case will allow the district attorney to disclose grand jury subpoenaed material received by Mavis Discount Tire to the defense team representing Nauman Hussain. However, the court says the defense can't distribute any of those records or videos to any third party not part of the defense team without an additional court order.

Tons of fun expected with Carlisle Clydesdales

Gentle giants get set to host 6th annual open house this weekend in Schoharie County.

Schoharie crash prosecutors ask permission to hand 'potentially exculpatory' grand jury materials to defense

A few months shy of the trial in the deadly Schoharie limo crash, new documents reveal the prosecution is asking the court permission to hand over grand jury materials to the defense team representing Nauman Hussain.

Six people charged in cellphone scheme at Walmart

Six people are behind bars, accused in a scheme to steal more than $90,000 worth of iPhones from the Gloversville, Amsterdam, and Cobleskill Walmarts.

Middleburgh woman admits to causing deadly Rensselaerville crash while drunk

A Middleburgh woman faces up to nine years in prison, after admitting to driving drunk and causing a deadly crash.

Congressman Delgado pushes for ALS treatment

The congressman recognized a local man suffering from the disease.

Family suing country store where Schoharie limo crash happened

Another lawsuit has been filed stemming from the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie last October.

Attorney for Schoharie limo company operator wants charges dismissed

The attorney for the operator of the limo company involved in the deadly crash in Schoharie wants the charges against his client dismissed.

Memorial placed at Schoharie limo crash site donated to NYS Museum

With the one year anniversary of the Schoharie limo crash coming up in a month, work is being completed on a permanent memorial for the victims.

Family of couple killed in Schoharie limo crash sues Mavis Discount Tire

The family of an Amsterdam couple who died in last October's Schoharie limousine crash is suing Mavis Discount Tire.

Missing bison have returned to Schoharie County farm

The bison are no longer roaming.      

Schoharie report links DNA on DOT sticker to limo company operator

New documents released on the Schoharie limo crash investigation show DNA from a DOT sticker matches that of the operator of Prestige Limousine.

Most escaped bison back home in Schoharie County

Nearly all of the bison who escaped from a farm in Schoharie County are back home.

Schoharie woman facing child endangerment charges

A Schoharie woman is facing child endangerment charges. 

Handful of escaped bison from Schoharie County safely recovered; others still loose

Some bison that escaped a farm in Sharon Springs last month have been safely recovered.

Herd of Bison still on the loose in Schoharie and Otsego Counties

It’s been a week since a herd of bison escaped in Schoharie and Otsego Counties, and they are still on the loose.    

Police are still working to coral escaped bison in Schoharie County

Police and state officials are still working to corral a herd of Bison that escaped in Schoharie County.

Federal agencies helping with efforts to corral escaped bison

The problem of escaped bison continues for some local farmers and now federal agencies are getting involved. State police say the bison escaped from a farm in the town of Sharon, in Schoharie County.

Herd of 75 bison escapes, roams rural upstate New York

An escaped herd of bison is roaming free in rural upstate New York, grazing in hay fields as the owner works with state police and the Department of Environmental Conservation on a roundup plan.

Escaped bison damage Otsego County farm

A herd of bison is roaming free after escaping from a farm in Sharon Springs, Schoharie County last week. The owner says he is working with state police on a plan to roundup the animals.

Woman suffered medical event in Schoharie dump truck crash

State Police released the preliminary investigation result for the deadly crash in Schoharie County.

One person killed in Schoharie crash

One person is dead after a crash in Schoharie. It happened just before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning on Route 30, about a half-mile from where the deadly limousine crash happened last year.

Police identify Cobleskill shooting victim

State police have identified the victim in a Schoharie County homicide investigation. They say 50-year-old Timothy Oldorff of Cobleskill died after being shot in the back of his head.

Police: Man dies after being shot by teen in Cobleskill

A 50-year-old man is dead after being shot in the head in Cobleskill. A 17-year-old person is now facing charges.

Three Sharon Springs men facing charges for conspiracy

Three men in Sharon Springs are facing charges in connection to a burglary complaint. 

Wife of Schoharie limo driver charged with welfare fraud

The wife of the driver in the Schoharie limo crash last year is facing charges.

Free summer meal sites: find one close to you

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.

Schoharie limo company operator submits DNA sample

The attorney for the company involved in the Schoharie limo crash says limo company operator Nauman Hussain submitted a DNA sample a few days ago in the case.

Celebration to mark reopening of Schoharie County bridge damaged in Irene

A big celebration takes place Saturday in North Blenheim, Schoharie County. It's the dedication and reopening of the Blenheim Bridge, called the "queen of covered bridges."

Historic Schoharie County bridge to reopen

NORTH BLENHEIM- City officials have announced the dedication and reopening of the historic Blenheim Bridge on Saturday.

Limo company operator must submit DNA for Schoharie investigation

The judge in the Schoharie limo case has ordered the operator of the limousine company, Nauman Hussain to submit a sample of his DNA as evidence.

Victim's name released in deadly Schoharie County crash

The victim's name has been released in last Friday's deadly Schoharie County crash.

Beekman Boys receive backlash over charity campaign

The owners of Beekman 1802, a locally based global beauty and lifestyle brand say they've experienced some surprising feedback after announcing a donation in honor of Pride Month. 

One person killed in Schoharie County crash

One person is dead after a crash in Schoharie County.