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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Friday, April 20, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby found guilty of sexual assault


Free-range parenting debate heats up in New York

Free-range parenting debate heats up in New York


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Jamion Christian named new Siena men's basketball coach

Arrest made after Gloversville police officer hit by truck

'Operation Safe Stop' crackdown begins Thursday

Mike Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state as cabinet woes continue

State Sen. Kathy Marchione discusses decision to not seek re-election

Albany man accused of driving 95 miles per hour while drunk

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Women's internet talk-show inspiring others to unleash inner beauty

Two women are getting a lot of attention for a new talk show they've begun. They're not whizzes when it comes to technology, but feel the message is more important than the medium it’s delivered through.


Assemblyman Santabarbara urges DEC issue moratorium on proposed sewage sludge facility

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is calling on the DEC to issue a moratorium on a Canadian company's proposal to put a biosolids facility in the Town of Glen.  
 


Voorheesville playground build delayed

Kids at Voorheesville Elementary School will have to wait a little longer for their new playground.


Marchione won't seek another term in New York State Senate

Republican New York State Senator Kathy Marchione has announced she will not seek another term in the 43rd District.


NY Senate votes to bar animal abusers from shelter jobs

The New York state Senate has voted to prohibit any individual convicted of animal cruelty from working in animal shelters.


NY Gov. Cuomo condemns federal raid on Rome dairy farm

New York's governor is threatening to sue federal immigration officials following a raid on an upstate dairy farm that he says was illegal.


In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."


The Latest: Schumer to oppose Pompeo secretary of state bid

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local):


Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance it.


Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

White House doctor Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration as Veterans Affairs secretary on Thursday, saying "false allegations" against him have become a distraction.


At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.


Volunteer firefighters in NY promote recruitment drive

New York's volunteer firefighting companies are promoting their annual drive for more members.


Fulton County man sentenced in animal cruelty case

A contractor taking pictures of the property for foreclosure found Valdez's 22 French mastiffs either dead or emaciated last April.


Residents count their blessings after large Rensselaer fire

The investigation continues into a big fire on 1st Street in Rensselaer Tuesday night.


Democratic candidate for Massachusetts gov drops from race

One of the three Democrats mounting a challenge to Republican Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is dropping from the race.


Vermont governor proposes tax penalty to get schools to cut staff

Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott's administration has proposed a new tax penalty against schools with high staff levels.


Pittsfield VFW works to recruit younger members

Pittsfield VFW needs to attract younger veterans to continue its work, as members get older or pass away. Dwindling numbers are a problem facing many veterans groups throughout the country.


Albany Co. Legislature has public hearing on banning conversion therapy on minors

The Albany County Legislature is looking at a proposed law that would ban conversion therapy on minors.


Gov. Scott's veto of chemical bill stands after House vote

The Vermont House has failed to override Republican Gov. Phil Scott's veto of a bill that would give the state more power to regulate children's products containing unsafe chemicals.


Warrant: Suspect's suspicious behavior drew police attention

Man in custody after 2 Dallas officers, store employee shot


Bail reduced for teen accused of planning school shooting

A judge has lowered the bail for a Vermont teen accused of planning to shoot up his former high school after prosecutors dropped the most serious charges.


Doctor debunks vaccine myths

This is "World Immunization Week." The theme of this year's campaign is "Protected Together: Immunizations Work."


Troy man charged with felony rape

A 26-year-old Troy man is charged with felony rape.


Program helping students with disabilities succeed in future jobs

Thousands of students across the state are in special education. NewsChannel 13 wondered what schools are doing to prepare students with disabilities for jobs. NewsChannel 13 went to one school, Shaker High in Colonie, to see.


Ex-policeman charged with decades-old serial killings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators.


NY Gov. Cuomo condemns federal raid on upstate dairy farm

New York's governor is threatening to sue federal immigration officials following a raid on an upstate dairy farm that he says was illegal.


Website names Saratoga Springs one of best small cities in U.S.

Saratoga Springs was named one of top 30 best small cities in United States by website alot.com.


Siena freshman reunited with 1999 golf ball announcing her birth

In the age of social media, birth announcements have become more and more creative. Some end up going viral, others are saved on smartphones -- and then there are those that are almost forgotten.


Cuomo urges rogue Democratic senator to end pact with GOP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging a rogue Democratic lawmaker to end his alliance with Republicans and allow Democrats to lead the state Senate.


Gloversville man charged with robbing Albany bank

Ricky Hines, 40, is charged with robbing an Albany bank.


Moreau contractor accused of stealing from potential investor

A local contractor is accused of grand larceny.  State police say Adam Mullin, who owns Adirondack Renovations in Moreau, stole $10,000 from a potential investor.


Republicans lead in regional special election results

Results are coming in from two special elections held on Tuesday in the Capital Region.


White House condemns ruling on Trump's 'Dreamers' program

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The White House on Wednesday sharply criticized a federal judge's ruling that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.


Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.


Fleetwood Mac coming to Times Union Center

Fleetwood Mac is coming to town.


Study: NY's arts, cultural industries have $114B impact

A federal government study says New York state's arts and cultural industries pump more than $114 billion into the state economy.


Raccoon killing in Coeymans prompts wildlife sensitivity training for cops

The hope is Tuesday's nuisance wildlife training will prevent the March incident in Coeymans - when two officers killed a rabid raccoon with their patrol car - from ever happening again.


'Smallville' actress posts $5M in NXIVM case

An actress best known for playing a young Superman's friend has been granted bail while fighting charges that she helped recruit women into a cult-like group.


Donations helping bring Pittsfield police's free ice cream truck idea to life

"Operation Copsicle" continues to gain steam in Pittsfield.   Officer Darren Derby spearheaded the outreach program, geared to connect kids with police, through free ice cream.


Special elections held for vacant Assembly seats

The Capital Region has two special elections today to fill seats left vacated by Steve McLaughlin and Pete Lopez. 


Driver in high-speed Rotterdam crash charged with DWI

The driver involved in a high-speed crash in Rotterdam early Tuesday morning is now charged with driving while intoxicated. As of early Tuesday afternoon, all three people in the car remained at Albany Medical Center in critical condition.


Review: In 'Avengers: Infinity War,' Marvel goes nuclear

The scale of "Avengers: Infinity War," of course, isn't a departure for Marvel. It's an apotheosis. But is it possible to supersize what is already colossal?


New York residential burning ban in effect through mid-May

Small wildfires have broken out across New York in the past week, and state officials are warning residents to beware of dry conditions as temperatures rise.


Rensselaer residents picking up pieces after large fire

The Red Cross is helping at least 13 people, including five children ages 5 to 16, after a large fire in Rensselaer on Tuesday night.


Colonie drug dealer arrested

State police say a drug dealer is off the streets in Colonie. Brian Kennedy was taken into custody on Monday.


Free construction job training offered

A new free training program aims to give people from low income households in Schenectady a chance to 
get into the ongoing construction projects that are happening there.


New Pittsfield high school construction on-time and under budget

Construction on the new Taconic High School in Pittsfield is on time, and under budget.


Criminal charges against Nicolla dropped in pay to play investigation

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has moved to dismiss criminal charges against local developer Joe Nicolla.


Woman recovering after being hit by car in Queensbury

A woman is recovering after being hit by a car while walking on Foster Avenue in Queensbury on Monday.


Man charged with attempted murder after Albany shooting

A Watervliet man is behind bars, charged with attempted murder.


Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more.


UK judge rejects bid to take sick toddler Alfie Evans abroad

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Tuesday said the parents of a terminally ill toddler cannot take him to Italy for treatment, a course of action U.K. courts have said would be futile and wrong.


Truckers aid police in stopping suicide on Michigan freeway

More than a dozen tractor-trailers lined up beneath a Detroit-area freeway overpass to aid police trying to help a man contemplating suicide.


Trio arrested in arson that destroyed old leather mill

Three people face arson charges in Gloversville. They’re accused of starting a fire at the old JBF Leather Mill on February 10.


Pinwheel garden helps draw attention to child abuse

A group of young kids is "planting" pinwheels for "Child Abuse Prevention Month."


Johnstown man facing child pornography charges

A Johnstown man faces up to 40 years in prison for allegedly distributing child pornography.


Incident in Schenectady rushes one to hospital

Schenectady police say that a man was rushed to the hospital around an hour ago.


Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara.


Ride along: Police crack down on distracted driving

According to the New York State Governor’s Office, there’s been a 918 percent increase in tickets for texting while driving in New York from 2011 to 2016.


Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

Lawyers for the family of a black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as police delayed getting him medical help.


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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Community comes together after fire at police chief's home

Community comes together after fire at police chief's home

Dust devils stir up trouble

Dust devils stir up trouble

How farmers are dealing with low milk prices in NY

How farmers are dealing with low milk prices in NY

Cuomo proposes statewide ban on single-use plastic bags

Cuomo proposes statewide ban on single-use plastic bags

Bail hearing moved for actress tied-up in NXIVM investigation

Bail hearing moved for actress tied-up in NXIVM investigation

Bridge, walkway construction could affect Albany commutes

Bridge, walkway construction could affect Albany commutes

Special elections in Rensselaer, Schoharie counties for vacated Assembly seats

Special elections in Rensselaer, Schoharie counties for vacated Assembly seats

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Tossed cigarette likely cause of Fort Edward fire

Tossed cigarette likely cause of Fort Edward fire

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

Victim, suspect identified in deadly Essex County shooting

Victim, suspect identified in deadly Essex County shooting

Bail denied for Saratoga County man accused of shooting girlfriend

Bail denied for Saratoga County man accused of shooting girlfriend

Saratoga County man admits to raping complete stranger

Dylan Kelly of Hudson Falls, admits to raping a complete stranger in Moreau back in May.

Colonie police charge trio in pair of armed robberies

Colonie
 police charge trio in pair of armed robberies

Search continues for suspect in deadly Albany shooting

Search continues for suspect in deadly Albany shooting

Frear Park Golf Course opens in Troy

Frear
 Park Golf Course opens in Troy

Man dies following Albany shooting

Man dies following Albany shooting

Terminally ill teen gets honorary diploma

Terminally ill teen gets honorary diploma

Prescription For Progress: Who's To Blame?

Prescription For Progress: Who's To Blame?

'It was life or death,' says man who snatched gunman's AR-15

'It was life or death,' says man who snatched gunman's AR-15

Saratoga area men have horse racing in Kentucky Derby

Saratoga area men have horse racing in Kentucky Derby

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani

Janet Jackson coming to SPAC in July

In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Janet Jackson accepts the ultimate icon: music dance visual award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.

NY Gov. Cuomo: trafficking victims shouldn't have to testify

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his state of the state address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Albany, N.Y.

Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un

Earth Day bicycle ride encourages outdoor fun

Earth Day bicycle ride encourages outdoor fun

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

Amsterdam dissolving transportation department

Amsterdam dissolving transportation department

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