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Defense bail application in Schoharie case sheds light on potential defense

Defense bail application in Schoharie case sheds light on potential defense


'Egg-traoridinary' museum opens in Schoharie for Easter

'Egg-traoridinary' museum opens in Schoharie for Easter


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Limo company operator in deadly Schoharie crash pleads not guilty

Arraignment Wednesday in connection with deadly Schoharie limo crash

Criminal indictment handed up against limo company operator in deadly Schoharie crash

TU report: Schoharie limo driver had marijuana, anti-seizure med in system

There is new information on the deadly Schoharie limo crash that killed 20 people in the fall. The Times Union is reporting the driver of the vehicle had marijuana and traces of an anti-seizure medication in his system.


Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

How comfortable would you be swimming in the Mohawk River? A comprehensive analysis of river contaminates might help you decide if you're ready to jump in the water.


Police: Broken internet leads to Cobleskill man's arrest

A Cobleskill man is under arrest -- and it's all because the internet where he was living, stopped working.


Schoharie County man charged with distributing child pornography

A Schoharie County man is charged with distributing child pornography.


Photographer offers veterans a free service

A retired Air Force law enforcement officer is still serving his country, but with a lens and some digital cards.


Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.


Defense files response to civil lawsuit from family of Schoharie limo crash victim

A response has been filed in relation to a civil lawsuit against Prestige Limousine owner and operator Shahed and Nauman Hussain. It’s in relation to the Schoharie limousine crash that happened last October.


Tractor trailer rollover on I-88 remains under investigation

A tractor-trailer rollover caused five homes to be evacuated Sunday. State Police told NewsChannel 13 that I-88 was closed between exits 22 and 23, but has reopened. The driver did not sustain any injuries. The incident remains under investigation.


Governor Cuomo proposes free child care for single parents pursuing a degree

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.


Colonie man accused of possessing 1 pound of marijuana

A Colonie man was sent to the Schoharie County jail, after police say he was caught with more than a pound of marijuana in his car.


NTSB releases preliminary report on Schoharie limo crash

The NTSB released its preliminary report Monday afternoon on the devastating limousine crash that killed 20 people in Schoharie last fall.


Supplemental search warrant in Schoharie crash investigation signed

Supplemental search warrant gives NYSP permission to take apart the transmission and torque converter from the stretch limousine.  The vehicle was involved in a deadly crash October 6, 2018 killing twenty people.


Family of three loses home in Cobleskill fire

 A chimney fire left a family of three out of their home. 


Agreement reached giving NTSB some access to Schoharie limo

An agreement has been reached between the NTSB and Schoharie County's District Attorney in their investigation into the Schoharie limo crash.


Schoharie county court Judge in deadly limo crash investigation: "This standoff must come to an end"

NewsChannel 13 obtains letter from Schoharie Judge George Bartlett III announcing a conference January 29th to see if "common ground" can be worked out over access to the limousine involved in the Schoharie crash October 6, 2018 that killed 20 people.


Contentious legal battle continues over access to limo in deadly Schoharie crash

The legal battle over access to the stretch limousine involved in the deadly October 2018 crash in Schoharie continues. Twenty people were killed.


Tension builds between NTSB, Schoharie County DA over limo crash investigation

Tension continues to build between the National Transportation Safety Board and the Schoharie County district attorney.


Connecticut man charged with Middleburgh car break-ins

State police have charged a man from Connecticut with arson, marijuana possession and possession of stolen property.


Cuomo proposes changes to limo industry after deadly Schoharie crash

In his executive budget released on Tuesday, Governor Cuomo said he intends to make changes in the limousine industry.


Government shutdown complicating Schoharie limo crash investigation

One day after Rep. Paul Tonko's office told NewsChannel 13 the NTSB will get to see the wreckage of the limousine involved in a crash that left 20 people dead, we track down the NTSB.


Feds to examine limo 3 months after wreck that killed 20

Federal investigators say they may recall employees furloughed under the government shutdown to start examining a limousine that crashed in upstate New York three months ago, killing 20 people.


NTSB demands access to limo in Schoharie crash

The NTSB says it can't delay the investigation into the deadly Schoharie crash any longer.


Gingerbread houses knead steady hands

Students at Capital Region BOCES work on making gingerbread houses from scratch.


Mother of limo crash victim vows to prevent similar tragedies

Donna Rivenburg says what happened back in early October should never have happened. Through tears, sadness and determination, she's trying to make sure it never happens again.


Cobleskill fire victims left overwhelmed by generosity of community

A Cobleskill family with seven children lost their home in a fire. Christy Wade says she's overwhelmed by the generosity of friends and strangers alike.  We were there for a special delivery from the Albany County Sheriff's Department. 


Cobleskill kids get to 'Shop with a Cop'

Cobleskill police were dispatched to the local Walmart on Tuesday. However, they weren't there to investigate any crimes. They were taking part in the program, "Shop with a Cop."


Schoharie County home destroyed by early morning fire

The blaze began as a chimney fire before spreading to the entire home. 


Sidewalk snowmen warm up Middleburgh

There are 32 snowmen lining Main Street in Middleburgh to boost business during the holiday season.


Central Bridge man convicted in fatal stabbing of neighbor

A man from Central Bridge was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday.


Cobleskill man charged in meat cleaver attack

A Cobleskill man is in the Schoharie County Jail, accused of attacking another man with a meat cleaver.


Family of Schoharie limo crash victim moves forward with another lawsuit

The family of Amanda Rivenburg is moving forward with another lawsuit -- this time saying the state holds some responsibility for the October 6 limo crash in Schoharie.


Investigation continues into October deadly Schoharie limo crash

NewsChannel 13 continues to push police for updates on the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie back in October.


Limo company involved in Schoharie crash failed to follow inspection rules

New information in the investigation of the limo crash in Schoharie shows the limo company skirted inspection laws multiple times, the Department of Transportation saying this helped secure negligent homicide charges against Naumann Hussain. Eighteen people in the limo and two pedestrians were killed in the crash on October 6, 2018.


First lawsuit filed in deadly Schoharie limo crash

The first lawsuit stemming from the horrific limousine crash in Schoharie has been filed. Amanda Rivenburg, 29, was in the limousine when it crashed on October 6, killing all 18 people onboard and two pedestrians.


Pedestrian killed by police cruiser

26-year old Gerard Roldan III, of Cobleskill, was struck and killed by a Cobleskill police squad car Friday night when, according to police, he stepped out onto East Main Street into the path of a cruiser pursuing a reckless driver.


Congressman-elect Delgado discusses agenda as he heads to Washington

In an interview initially done live on Facebook, NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Congressman-elect Antonio Delgado.


Two people found dead in Schoharie County home

Two suspicious deaths are under investigation in Schoharie County.


Delgado ousts GOP's Faso in NY House race

Democrat Antonio Delgado has ousted freshman Republican U.S. Rep. John Faso in a swing district in New York's Hudson Valley.


Rotterdam Little League ends their season by giving back

The Rotterdam Little League ends their season by giving a donation to first responders from the Scho-Wright Ambulance service. They say they felt they had to donate after the accident took the lives of 20 victims earlier in October.


Schenectady benefit concert to help families of Schoharie crash victims

A benefit on Sunday will help the families and first responders of the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie.


Cobleskill man facing child pornography charges

A Cobleskill man was scheduled to be arraigned on child porn charges Tuesday afternoon.


Limo operator's court appearance waived

Nauman Hussain was due to appear in court Tuesday evening, but his defense attorney says that appearance has been waived. Attorney Lee Kindlon told us this morning the "case was waived out of local court for grand jury review."


Poll: NY-19 race is a virtual 'dead heat'

Two weeks from Election Day and the race in the 19th Congressional District is about as close at it can be.


NewsChannel 13, WAMC partner in 19th Congressional District debate

NewsChannel 13 is partnered with WAMC to air a debate between the candidates in the 19th Congressional District on Monday afternoon.


Autopsy results released for Schoharie victims; NTSB gets look at limo

State police now say blunt force trauma was the cause of death for all 20 victims in the Schoharie limousine crash.


Senators call for new federal safety regs for stretch limos

Nearly two weeks after the tragic limousine crash in Schoharie County, there are more calls to implement new federal safety regulations for stretch limos.


Assistant scoutmaster, volunteer firefighter facing child pornography charges

A man who works with kids as an assistant scoutmaster in Esperance is facing child pornography charges.


Family and friends gather to remember Schoharie crash victim

Family and friends were gathering Wednesday evening to remember one of the victims of the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie.


Blue balloons released in Schaghticoke to honor Schoharie crash victims

The Schaghticoke community is coming together to honor the lives lost in Schoharie. Balloons were released at a soccer game on Monday as the latest tribute for the victims.


Capital Region continues to mourn crash victims

Communities across the Capital Region continue to honor and remember victims of the crash. Services for at least 9 of those victims were held on Saturday.


Howes Cave business donates money to Schoharie first responders

More than $500 was raised by a local business in Howes Cave to help Schoharie's first responders.


Schoharie crash victims honored at Amsterdam football game

One by one the names of all 20 victims of the Schoharie limo crash were said before the Amsterdam varsity football game on Friday night. 


Police: Limo company operator has been in trouble before

NewsChannel 13 is learning even more about the operator of the limo company who was charged with criminally negligent homicide on Wednesday.


Suspicious death at Wilton motel under investigation

State police say they are investigating a suspicious death at the Crest Inn and Suites on Route 9 in Wilton.


Long legal battle ahead for families of Schoharie crash victims

While the operator of the limo company involved in the deadly Schoharie crash is free on bail, the investigation by police continues.


Fundraiser for Schoharie County first responders

Rubbin Butts and Serious Brewery in Howe's Cave hosted a fundraiser for Schoharie County first responders on Thursday. They say coming from families of first responders they know how hard coping can be. 


Sage College remembering alumnus killed in Schoharie crash

Sage College of Albany says one of the victims in Saturday's tragic Schoharie limo crash, Shane McGowan, graduated from there in 2011.


Limo company's operator pleads not guilty to charge in connection with fatal crash

Nauman Hussain is charged with criminally negligent homicide. He was taken into custody during a traffic stop on I-787 in Watervliet on Wednesday. He pleaded not guilty.


Vigil set for tonight in Schoharie

Victims' families and first responders will be among those gathered at the Schoharie Central School District tonight.


Local Red Cross volunteers head to Florida

Harry Oettinger has been volunteering with the American Red Cross since 2005. Less than 24 hours after getting a call his help would be needed in Florida as Hurricane Michael hits the Panhandle, Oettinger was checking in for his flight from Albany to Orlando.


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