Upstate new York news

Drunk Bus Driver Detours for Breakfast at McDonalds
A drunk New York bus driver who stopped at a McDonald's to get some breakfast on Friday morning - with students on board -  has been arrested. A student on the bus who recorded the incident, has footage of the driver who is heard telling them, "Don't tell nobody!"
Star-Studded TV Series to Shoot in Schenectady
Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway, and Andy Garcia shooting a television series in Schenectady?  The Electric City is no stranger to big crews, big production and big stars, and a star laced Amazon Prime Video series appears to have chosen Schenectady as their main shooting location.
Albany's LarkFest Latest Covid Casualty
The hits keep coming in 2020 and while this one doesn't come as surprise to anyone, a long running tradition for one of Albany's most interesting and colorful streets has been canceled.
Firefighter tells GNA: 'Ray's House Is a Total Loss' [Audio]
We're getting more answers about the fire that engulfed Rachel Ray's Lake Luzerne house last night.
Brian and Chrissy from the GNA Morning Show talked to a 4th generation local firefighter who arrived on the scene shortly after he heard the distress call go out over the scanner...
Fire Rages at Rachel Ray's Lake Luzerne Home
It is being reported that Rachel Ray's Lake Luzerne house in on fire and that firefighters are currently battling the blaze. Ray, the celebrity chef and talk show host grew up in Warren County and still has a home here in the Capital Region.  Here's the latest on what is being reporte…
Local Spectrum Customers to See Spike in Bill
Spectrum announced on Friday that users will see an increase in their cable bill here in the Capital Region. The pandemic has certainly led to a massive increase in the amount of content and streaming services that families are using, and as a result of rising industry costs, there will be a price h…
New York Teachers Targeted In Unemployment Scam
Teaching in the modern world means relying heavily on internet usage and that has exploded during the pandemic. On Friday it was learned that some New York school districts, potentially locally, have been targets of cyberattacks. The hackers were able to retrieve private information from teache…
Phased and Confused: When Will Rivers Casino Reopen?
It might be easier trying to hit a jackpot on a progressive slot machine than figure out what part of phase 4 Rivers Casino in Schenectady will reopen.  Signs do point to it happening sooner rather than later, but it's still anyone's guess.  Here's what we know so far.