Schenectady police respond to a shooting on Union Street Tuesday afternoon.

Man expected to survive after being shot in arm

Colonie police investigate possible pit bull abuse

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Sloppy mix a workout to shovel

Morning commute brings headaches to Capital Region drivers

A car crashed into a pole on Route 9 in Round Lake Tuesday morning.

Icy roads to blame for car smashing into pole

Donations grow for kids of parents killed in horrific I-88 crash

White House doubles down on Trump's voter fraud claim
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Right-to-die bill returns to NY Legislature


Pittsfield police identify hit-and-run victim

The name of the victim in a fatal hit and run collision in Pittsfield has been released. The man riding a bicycle last Thursday when he was hit and killed is 53-year-old Gerald Scott Jr.

New York State Fair will run 13 days this year, 1 extra

The New York State Fair will run an extra day this summer. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the annual fair which has historically run for 12 days in Syracuse will be extended to 13 days. The fair begins Aug. 23.

Oscars go gaga for 'La La Land' with record-tying 14 nods

The candy-colored love letter to musicals "La La Land" landed a record-tying 14 Academy Award nominations on Tuesday, while a notably more diverse field of nominees brushed off two straight years of "OscarsSoWhite" backlash.

Times Union Center reports $900k+ net profit

The Times Union Center in Albany is reporting a net operating profit of more than $900,000 in 2016. Some of that money goes back to Albany County and spares taxpayers from footing the bill.

Tests to see how toxic cleaners may have been

Ballston Spa residents are asking the EPA to find out if there is a "vapor intrusion" problem from a now-defunct dry cleaner that operated for decades in the village.

State Department of Transportation ready for storm

The state Department of Transportation is ready for whatever comes our way. Crews will be working 12-hour shifts during the storm.

Schalmont community mourns crash victims

The Schalmont community is in mourning after a crash that took the lives of three people. It happened on I-88 Sunday night.

Striking Momentive workers take fight to boss' home

Union members at the Momentive Plant in Waterford hand out flyers to neighbors of the CEO of the company, are confronted by at least one man in neighborhood.

SUNY Chancellor says colleges ready for free tuition plan

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says the state's public colleges are ready for increased applications and enrollments if Governor Andrew Cuomo's free tuition plan gets through the state legislature.

Explosion rattles nerves, windows in Saratoga and Washington Counties

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says they know what caused a large explosion on Sunday. They say some people used the explosive Tannerite to blow up an old junk car. The explosion was felt as far away as Kingsbury and South Glens Falls.

Officials: Man charged in fatal boat crash was high on drugs

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a New York man had traces of marijuana, cocaine and Ecstasy in his system hours after his boat was involved in a fatal crash on an Adirondack lake.

Former President George H.W. Bush leaving ICU, wife released from hospital

Doctors say former President George H.W. Bush will soon be moved from the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital where he has been treated for pneumonia.

Police: Woman was too drunk to drive 4x over

State police say a three-car crash Sunday night was caused by a woman who was four times over the legal limit.

Albany stabbing under investigation

Albany police are investigating a stabbing Saturday on Second Street.

Toll Gate to give away free ice cream to thank community

The popular Toll Gate Ice Cream Shop is giving away free ice cream on Saturday. The shop, which opened in 1949, has been shut down for a couple weeks after its owner became ill. It’s not yet known if it will reopen permanently.

Cuomo announces $20 million investment for Whiteface, Gore Mountains

Governor Cuomo wants to invest up to $20 million for major upgrades to Whiteface and Gore mountains. The goal is to attract more visitors and increase tourism to the North Country.

Thrown rock shatters car window on Northway

State police are trying to find the person or persons who threw a rock onto the Northway from the Butler Road overpass in Moreau.

NY lawmakers to begin hearings on Cuomo's state budget plan

New York lawmakers will soon begin several weeks of hearings on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $152 billion state budget proposal.


Man charged with using counterfeit cigarette coupons

Investigators are wondering how widespread the passing of counterfeit cigarette coupons is. The Warren County Sheriff Department arrested 53-year-old Randolph Bray of Lake George and charged him with passing forged American Spirit cigarette coupons at the Exxon Mobil on Route 9 in Lake George.

'The Last Jedi' revealed as title for 'Star Wars' VIII

"Star Wars: Episode VIII" finally has a title: "The Last Jedi."

Longtime Capital Region community leader Patricia Higgins dies

The Capital Region has lost a longtime community leader. Patricia Higgins was known for her work in the state legislature and throughout the city of Albany. 

Alert cancelled for man missing from Orange County

An alert has been cancelled for a missing 79-year-old man from Orange County.

Regional Food Bank holds annual Neighborhood Food Drive

The Neighborhood Food Drive has become tradition for one Guilderland family.

Benefit held for Colonie bus driver looking for bone marrow match

 A community came together to help a local family on Sunday.

SUNY chancellor delivers State of the University address

Most students and parents of students are listening for the bottom line from SUNY on Monday. They want to know what is it going to cost to get a college education in the coming years?

Schumer: Airlines shouldn't charge extra for overhead bin

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is concerned about airlines charging passengers for the ability to use space in the overhead bin.

Cuomo seeks $2B to fix some of nation's oldest pipes

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a plan to spend $2 billion to address water contamination and the state's aging, leaky pipes.

American Red Cross assisting 19 after pair of fires

The American Red Cross is giving emergency aid to 19 people after two separate fires Sunday.

Victory Christian Church service stresses unity

A local church is praying for our new president, and the fate of our nation. The Victory Christian Church held a special prayer service Sunday morning. Church leaders say they believe it's important to unite the country in these times.

The Latest: Man killed in Texas mall described as selfless

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a shopping mall in San Antonio (all times local):

The Latest: Spicer cites 'studies' to back Trump voter claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

RPI's Jackson mentioned during Saturday Night Live segment

RPI President Shirley Ann Jackson got a shout-out during this week’s Saturday Night Live. During a Weekend Update segment, Leslie Jones discussed African-American inventors after seeing the movie "Hidden Figures."

George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospital

HOUSTON (AP) - A spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush's health continues to improve and doctors are hopeful he can be moved out of intensive care at a Houston hospital in the next day or two.

Waterfowl hunters reminded to remove hunting blinds

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding waterfowl hunters to remove hunting blinds from state waters by certain dates.

Baker prepares for annual address to Massachusetts residents

 Gov. Charlie Baker has passed the midway point in his first term and the Republican is getting ready to outline his priorities for the year ahead.

Inaugurate Resistance March draws thousands in Albany

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Albany on Saturday for a sister march in solidarity with the Women's March in Washington. Organizers called it the Inaugurate Resistance March. They say at least 7,000 people gathered, all calling on President Donald Trump to be a leader for all Americans.

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?

DENVER (AP) — Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington.

Veterans hope for positive change under Trump administration

The day of conference got underway at The Desmond Hotel with veterans from all over the state gathering to talk about what matters to them.

Cuomo requires insurance companies to cover contraceptives

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is requiring health insurance companies to cover medically necessary abortions and most forms of contraception at no cost to women.

Albany Gun Show draws gun and memorabilia enthusiasts

Gun and memorabilia enthusiasts from across the area headed to Albany Saturday morning.

Fire hits close to home for Nassau Fire Department

The Nassau Fire Department spent Saturday afternoon fighting a fire at the home of one of their own.

Ronald McDonald House Charities holds annual Radiothon

The Ronald McDonald House Charities are celebrating a successful Radiothon. The charity group held its 16th annual fundraising event at Crossgates Mall on Saturday. The Radiothon is the biggest fundraiser the charity puts on each year.

Bergdahl case presents early legal test of Trump rhetoric

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A military court will weigh the real-world consequences of President Donald Trump's fiery rhetoric as Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl argues he can't get a fair trial under his new commander in chief.

Trump takes charge, assertive but untested 45th US president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

El Chapo's new home: a jail that held mobsters, terrorists

NEW YORK (AP) - In the heart of bustling lower Manhattan sits one of the country's most secure federal lockups - and the new home of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Local Trump supporters celebrate Inauguration

A group of Trump supporters gathered in Palenville to celebrate his inauguration Friday night. 

Republican Gov. Baker faces political challenges in new year

 As Gov. Charlie Baker prepares to outline his priorities for 2017, the Republican is working to keep his political footing on what could be a rocky path ahead.

Watervliet caps government class with Trump inauguration

Seniors in Watervliet H.S. watched the inauguration and shared thoughts about what the Trump term may mean.

Protestors gather around state Capitol in Albany during inauguration

About 80 people demonstrated in two protests near the state Capitol as Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States in Washington D.C. on Friday.

Smashed windows, chaotic confrontation near inauguration

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police have used pepper spray and made a number of arrests in a confrontation with protesters in downtown Washington, D.C.

Capital Region residents descend on D.C. to witness history

The inauguration is officially over, but for some local folks, it was a day they won’t soon forget.

Young people show optimism as Trump begins term

There were lots of young people in Washington, D.C. for the swearing-in of President Donald Trump. Some of them told NewsChannel 13’s Elaine Houston that they were very hopeful for the direction the country is going.

Trump honored Clinton came to inaugural lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump - in brief remarks at his inaugural lunch at the Capitol - says he was honored that Hillary Clinton, his rival in the White House race, came to the event.

Most of upstate New York supported Trump in election

Even though most of the country sees New York as a deep blue state, there's much of upstate New York that voted for Donald Trump.

Fulton County students perform at pre-inaugural festivities

The inauguration festivities were extra special for 55 students from Fulton County. The students from the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Band performed at Fort McHenry, the Jefferson Memorial and the National Cathedral on Thursday as part of the pre-inauguration festivities.

Lake George-area businesses drawing winter guests with fire and ice

The increasing popularity of ice bars is helping Lake George with its initative to become a year-round destination.

Boil water advisory remains in effect for parts of Rensselaer

Rensselaer police say a boil water advisory will probably stay in effect for another day or two. Police say it's due to repairs on a water line.

Waterford woman accused of assaulting infant daughter

A Waterford woman is facing charges, accused of assaulting her infant daughter. Waterford police say they got a call, Sunday about a 9-week-old girl hospitalized with a broken arm and leg.

Man charged in hit-and-run death of National Guardsmen released on bail

The Albany man accused of leaving the scene of a collision that killed a soldier is out of jail. Brian Tromans made bail Friday after appearing before a judge at the Albany County courthouse.

Police investigate Colonie rollover

Colonie police are investigating a rollover at Albany Shaker Road. It happened Friday afternoon near the Desmond Hotel.

Five arrested as state police bust $140,000 theft ring

Timeline of inauguration events Friday

Colonie Town Supervisor Mahan touts progress in annual address

Two Mechanicville students arrested after school shooting threat on social media

Neighbors and relatives: retired Troy Police Capt. saves neighbor from house fire

Man accused of pushing sister down embankment in Malta

El Chapo is hauled off to US jail that has held terrorists

Winning lottery ticket worth over $31K sold in Schenectady

Albany man charged following call for shots fired

Pittsfield police search for hit and run vehicle

New York state to award $2M to fight invasive species

Manhunt continues after domestic dispute in Schenectady

On Obama's last day, a low-key end to fast-paced presidency

Glens Falls man injured in two-car crash in Queensbury

Locals traveling to presidential inauguration

Fires, bricks mark daylong assault on inaugural festivities

BACC Academy rewards 5 biotech start-ups

Firefighters battle Schaghticoke blaze

New taxes and fees in Governor Cuomo's proposed budget

State now investigating Hudson warehouse fire

'Move Over' law expands to volunteer firefighters, ambulance workers

NY AG offers guidance on 'sanctuary' immigration policies

Chain reaction crash damages four cars in Schenectady

Toll from Italy avalanche climbs to 17 as hopes diminish

Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Rensselaer

No charges to be filed in Latham standoff

Vincent Viola, Secretary of the Army nominee facing questions over Saratoga Springs incident

Albany man pleads not guilty to DWI charge in connection to fatal crash

Third Eye Blind coming to SPAC in July

Children's Museum at Saratoga reopens after half-million dollar renovation