Top local stories of 2012
Photos help tell the top stories in the Capital Region from 2012. Posted on January 1, 2013.
Connor Chatterton, a 16-year-old junior, center, wipes away a tear at a memorial for Chris Stewart and Deanna Rivers at Shenendehowa High School on Dec. 3.
President Barack Obama gives a speech at the University at Albany College of NanoScience on May 8.
Marines carry the body of Lance Cpl. Anthony Denier, of Mechanicville, from a service at the American Legion Post 91 in Mechanicville before burial in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.
A Kateri Tekakwitha memorial statue at The Our Lady of Martyrs Shrine in Fultonville.
In 2012, it was announced that the city of Schenectady is foreclosing on about 600 properties.
Jeff Blatnick raises his arms in Olympic triumph after winning gold in Los Angeles in 1984.
Union College's Daniel Ciampini, left, and Ferris State's Travis Ouellette battle for a puck during the first period of an NCAA Frozen Four college hockey tournament semifinal game on April 5 in Tampa, Fla.
Alpha, center, with jockey Ramon Dominguez, and Golden Ticket (on rail), with jockey David Cohen, cross the finish line to both win the 143rd Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 25.
Volunteers from GE help work on a rear addition at the Serapilio home on Lock Street in Rotterdam Junction.