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Crews battle explosions and fire at DOT yard

Crews battle explosions and fire at DOT yard


NY Gov. Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico to help recovery effort

NY Gov. Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico to help recovery effort


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The Latest: McCain says no to GOP health care bill

Man found dead in Sacandaga Lake

Trump: Russia probe a 'hoax,' media was 'greatest influence'

Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea

NY taxpayers may pick up deceased ex-lawmaker's legal tab

Vermont officials reject medical marijuana license applicant

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Identity thief sought in Saratoga County

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Department is asking for help to catch an identity thief.


Two people hospitalized in Moreau crash

Two people have been injured in a head on crash in Saratoga County.


Supreme Court's Gorsuch touts conservative role for judges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — New Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch espoused a limited role for the judiciary in a speech Thursday in the hometown of the powerful Kentucky lawmaker who championed his confirmation.


"Miracle Child" honored at vigil

On the one year anniversary of her being critically beaten by her stepmother, 5-year old Kaiden Starr Rice was honored by other child abuse survivors and their families during a candlelight vigil in Hudson Falls.


Hoosick Falls seniors help renovate place special to them

Hoosick Falls seniors are part of the group cleaning and painting the youth center in the village.  


Police: Man performing lewd acts in Schenectady park

Police are looking for a man who's been exposing and touching himself in Central Park.
 


Saratoga County Sheriff using K9s and education to fight opioid crisis

Four legged-deputies assist two legged officers in searching for and seizing narcotics.


A state agency urging Berkshire Museum not to sell art work

A state agency is asking the Berkshire Museum not to sell valuable works of art. It's the latest push back in the museum's efforts to try and fix some financial issues.


Gorgeous weather causing crop issues for Capital Region farmers

It may feel like mid-August and not mid-September. But when you go out this weekend, grab your sun screen and tank top and head to a local orchard and not the beach.


Niskayuna police dealing with rash of bike thefts

Police have been fielding calls from residents about thousands of dollars in bicycle thefts.


Dessert business proving sweet for Kinderhook woman

Marjan Beebe is living the sweet life – and it all started with a challenge from her date after she tasted the apple pie he'd ordered.


Capital Region doctor aims to keep back pain sufferers on their feet

Dr. Darryl DiRisio is a neurosurgeon who tries to keep patients suffering back pain on their feet and out of the operating room. His prescription is simple – stay active, shed excess weight, and don't smoke.


Saratoga Auto Auction revs up Friday

In the city where horses are king, it's all about horsepower this weekend.


Adirondack Balloon Festival underway

Adirondack Balloon Festival underway


Indictment unsealed in fatal Albany shooting

An indictment was unsealed Thursday in Albany County Court for a fatal shooting that happened back on Father's Day.


Community reacts to Father's Day homicide arrest

Members of an Albany community say they're relieved after U.S. Marshals arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the Father’s Day shooting death of Terrance Roberts.


US, Russian militaries hold unprecedented talks on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior American and Russian military leaders met for an unprecedented, face-to-face session somewhere in the Middle East this week to discuss the growing tensions in the competing battles to retake one of the remaining Islamic State strongholds in Syria.


Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national security advisers what his decision is.


Trump's job approval ticks up in NBC News/WSJ poll

There’s some good news for President Donald Trump in the latest NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll.


Sen. Graham presses for support for GOP health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday appealed for support from fellow senators for his GOP health care bill despite "all its imperfections."


Columbia County man facing strangulation charges

A Columbia County man is facing strangulation charges.


Pelosi: Put off immigration overhaul, save 'Dreamers now'

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that she respects young immigrants who shouted her down at an event in San Francisco, but said their call for a comprehensive immigration overhaul was premature.


Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump's oldest son, The Associated Press has learned.


Arrest made in Father's Day murder

Richard Duckett, accused of firing fatal gun shots during a barbeque on Father's Day is being charged with murder.


BOCES instructor accused of inappropriate relationship with teenage boy

An instructor with Hamilton Fulton Montgomery BOCES is accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy.


Albany property tax abatement mistake

A report released by Hodgson Russ Attorneys shows that 9 of 27 buildings in Albany were "ineligible" to receive certain tax credits, but they did anyway, totaling nearly $90,000 in 2016.


New York joins states protecting diamondback terrapin

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York regulators have banned commercial harvest of diamondback terrapins, a turtle species that lives in the brackish waters of the lower Hudson River and Long Island.


Crash kills Rodney Niedziejko, former Corinth police chief

A crash has killed a former police chief in Saratoga County. Investigators say Rodney Niedziejko struck a tree on Antone Mountain Road in Hadley around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


The Latest: Maria moving away from Turks and Caicos Islands

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local):


Grand jury action may be tied to police shooting

It was 19 months ago when a Troy police sergeant gunned down Thevenin in April of 2016.


Japan's emoji creator saw nuance in pictures

TOKYO (AP) - The Japanese creator of the first emoji wanted to add nuance to mobile phone messages and never imagined what he created in 1998 would become a global phenomenon.


New York casino revenues falling short of projections

New numbers show New York's bet on new casinos is falling short of expectations. That includes Rivers Casino in Schenectady. But the industry says 7 months into operation is too early to make a judgment.


Harmful algae in Albany reservoir, Firm says it is statewide problem

Environmental database company Toxics Targeting is blaming a statewide problem with toxic algae on the state Department of Environmental Conservation. 


Saratoga County teens indicted for murder

Two teens from Saratoga County have been indicted on murder charges in connection with the death of 19-year-old David Feliciano.


Man sentenced for torching wife to death

A Schenectady man who killed his wife by setting her on fire was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison.


Effort underway to better educate women about breast cancer

As we approach October, the push to raise awareness about breast cancer ramps up.


Hague shooting suspects appear in court

The couple accused of robbing a store on the shores of Lake George and shooting the owner back in April were appearing in court Wednesday.


Plans scrapped to re-settle refugees in Pittsfield

A plan to re-settle dozens of refugees in Pittsfield has been stopped by the State Department.


Troy police investigating body found near St. Joseph's Cemetery

Troy police have launched an investigation after the body of a white female was found in a pond Tuesday afternoon.


National Grid helps Schuylerville dairy farm grow

SCHUYLERVILLE A Saratoga County dairy farm is getting a boost from National Grid. It's part of the company's new "agri-business productivity" program.


In Depth: Prison parenting

It's a sobering thought -- over 2.7 million minor children have a parent in jail or prison. That's according to a Pew Research Institute study. The opioid crisis is fueling some of it.


Local residents with family in Puerto Rico watch Hurricane Maria closely

Local families with relatives in Puerto Rico are watching and waiting, praying Hurricane Maria doesn't wreak more havoc on the island.


Death Wish Coffee issues precautionary recall

Death Wish Coffee announced a precautionary recall of its Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans on Tuesday.


In citizenship message, Trump welcomes immigrants to America

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the 4,000 immigrants who gathered Wednesday in Los Angeles to take their U.S. citizenship oath let out a collective moan when they learned they were going to watch a videotaped message from President Donald Trump.


Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday.


Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T plan on tax cuts

Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government's $20 trillion debt over 10 years, justifying the spurt of red ink with promises of surging economic growth and a burst of new revenues.


Albany considers municipal internet

If one Common Council member's dream becomes a reality, internet in Albany would be a public service like water or sewer.


Shen, Clifton Park agree on conceptual land sale deal

A bitter land fight in Clifton Park could be coming to an end. The plan was to develop a piece of Shenendehowa Central School District land into a ShopRite or another store. Last spring, voters overwhelmingly shot it down. Now the town of Clifton Park has a plan and Shen voters could be deciding again.


New York invests $69M in upgrades for local water systems

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is making a $69 million investment in local water and sewer projects.


Massachusetts court: Roadside drunken driving tests not valid for pot

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that field sobriety tests typically used in drunken driving cases cannot be used as conclusive evidence that a motorist was operating under the influence of marijuana.


Massachusetts lawmakers hear calls for higher minimum wage

A legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of a bill that would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour.


One person killed in Corinth crash

One person was killed in a crash on Antone Mountain Road on Wednesday morning, NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Post-Star reported.


Albany Medical Center breaks ground on new Latham campus

The former Michael's Banquet House in Latham is about to become a medical clinic. Albany Medical Center, Columbia Development and other officials gathered on Tuesday to explain the plans and show some artist renderings of the 30,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility.


Back to school! Teachers, board reach agreement, end strike

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A teachers' strike in Burlington, Vermont, is over after four days.


In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to 'destroy' North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump has vowed to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil.


Siena student facing child pornography charges

A Siena College student is accused of possessing and transporting child pornography.


Protesting Venezuelan violinist may seek asylum in US

NEW YORK (AP) - A violinist who became the young face of anti-government protests in Venezuela may soon seek political asylum in the United States.


Tax mutiny in Guilderland

Guilderland residents who pay Voorheesville school taxes will be paying on average 12 percent higher taxes this year. One man says his tax bill jumped by nearly 30 percent.


Relatives keep vigil amid search for Mexico quake survivors

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Survivors were still being pulled from the rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretched into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake.


Foster mom accused of biting foster kid

Bennington police say a foster mom bit her 9-year-old foster child. Anna Livingston is now charged with domestic assault and cruelty to a child under 10.


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Attorney's general investigating prescription drug companies for opioid epidemic

Attorney's general investigating prescription drug companies for opioid epidemic

First Latino nominated for Albany city government

Alfredo Balarin, as seen on his campaign site.

Police: Alleged robber's conscience gets best of him

Police: Alleged robber's conscience gets best of him

NY AG presses TransUnion, Experian for cybersecurity details

NY AG presses TransUnion, Experian for cybersecurity details

Congressman proposes liability standard for federally funded construction projects

Congressman proposes liability standard for federally funded construction projects

Man accused of harassing woman who posted Craigslist ad

Man accused of harassing woman who posted Craigslist ad

Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 reorganization

Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 reorganization

Farmer who lost 100+ animals in tragic fire had no insurance

Firefighters survey the charred remains of a deadly fire that killed more than 100 animals in Fort Ann.

Broad daylight shooting injures 15-year-old boy

Broad daylight shooting injures 15-year-old boy

Reports of 'widespread devastation' in Dominica

Reports of 'widespread devastation' in Dominica

Deployment of NY Guardsmen, troopers to Caribbean on hold

Men board up buildings ahead of Hurricane Maria in Sainte-Anne on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

First '838' phone numbers on deck for Capital Region

First '838' phone numbers on deck for Capital Region

Niskayuna police monitoring carbon monoxide in all vehicles, not just Fords

Niskayuna police monitoring carbon monoxide in all vehicles, not just Fords

Police identify victims of deadly Milton crash

Two people were killed in a crash on Middleline Road in Milton on Friday.

State police have now officially identified the two people killed in a fiery Milton crash on Friday. They say 60-year-old Jerry Burke and a passenger, 57-year-old William Bischoff died of multiple blunt force injuries.

Meyer concedes Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive

Meyer concedes Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes new gorilla a year after Harambe

Cincinnati Zoo welcomes new gorilla a year after Harambe

UK police arrest teenager in subway attack probe

UK police arrest teenager in subway attack probe

Former New York US Attorney Preet Bharara launching podcast

Preet Bharara

NY Gov. Cuomo wants tougher rules for credit reporting firms

NY Gov. Cuomo wants tougher rules for credit reporting firms

Man charged after high-speed chase, crash

The scene of the crash in Queensbury.

Watervliet man could get life in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine

Watervliet man could get life in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine

New 'Lactation Lounges' offer nursing moms privacy at theaters

New 'Lactation Lounges' offer nursing moms privacy at theaters

Toys R Us may file for bankruptcy before Christmas

Holiday shoppers leave Toys R Us with their arms full in the early morning Friday, Nov. 23, 2001, in Greenville, S.C.

Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

Vermont state office lockdown ends after false alarm

Vermont state office lockdown ends after false alarm

Glenville police investigate fatal crash

Glenville police investigate fatal crash

Mom, son accused of stealing $3,200 by writing fraudulent checks

Tracy Thompson and Chester Thompson III

Lawmakers to hear proposal for $15 minimum wage

Lawmakers to hear proposal for $15 minimum wage

Schumer urges 'gouge watch' to keep gas prices in check

Schumer urges 'gouge watch' to keep gas prices in check

State bar group to campaign for NY constitutional convention

State bar group to campaign for NY constitutional convention

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