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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The state Department of Transportation is ready for whatever comes our way. Crews will be working 12-hour shifts during the storm.
The Schalmont community is in mourning after a crash that took the lives of three people. It happened on I-88 Sunday night.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
State police say a three-car crash Sunday night was caused by a woman who was four times over the legal limit.
Albany police are investigating a stabbing Saturday on Second Street.
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.
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.
State police are trying to find the person or persons who threw a rock onto the Northway from the Butler Road overpass in Moreau.
New York lawmakers will soon begin several weeks of hearings on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $152 billion state budget proposal.
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.
"Star Wars: Episode VIII" finally has a title: "The Last Jedi."
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.
An alert has been cancelled for a missing 79-year-old man from Orange County.
The Neighborhood Food Drive has become tradition for one Guilderland family.
A community came together to help a local family on Sunday.
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?
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is concerned about airlines charging passengers for the ability to use space in the overhead bin.
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.
The American Red Cross is giving emergency aid to 19 people after two separate fires Sunday.
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.
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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."
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.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding waterfowl hunters to remove hunting blinds from state waters by certain dates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gun and memorabilia enthusiasts from across the area headed to Albany Saturday morning.
The Nassau Fire Department spent Saturday afternoon fighting a fire at the home of one of their own.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A group of Trump supporters gathered in Palenville to celebrate his inauguration Friday night.
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.
Seniors in Watervliet H.S. watched the inauguration and shared thoughts about what the Trump term may mean.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Police have used pepper spray and made a number of arrests in a confrontation with protesters in downtown Washington, D.C.
The inauguration is officially over, but for some local folks, it was a day they won’t soon forget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The increasing popularity of ice bars is helping Lake George with its initative to become a year-round destination.
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.
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.
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.
Colonie police are investigating a rollover at Albany Shaker Road. It happened Friday afternoon near the Desmond Hotel.