The results of this year's Common Core tests are out. The state says it will continue to engage parents and teachers to improve scores.
Dozens of local high school students recently got a firsthand look at what keeps our electric grid working. It's part of a program to get kids interested in careers that use science, technology, engineering and math.
Fishermen were back at Central Park in Schenectady on Friday hoping to cash in on the mayor's challenge. Mayor Gary McCarthy has offered a $100 prize to anyone who reels in the exotic alligator gar fish that's been seen in Iroquois Lake.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two San Diego police officers were shot — one fatally — after a late-night stop turned into a gunfight, triggering a manhunt that led to the capture of one wounded suspect in a ravine and an hours-long SWAT standoff Friday that ended after officers detained a second man who may have been involved.
The state of Vermont has lifted the "do not drink" order for a municipal drinking water system in the town of Pownal that was found to be contaminated with low-levels of the chemical PFOA.
A woman and her boyfriend were taken into custody after a dispute turned dangerous. Warren County Sheriffs say they responded to DJ’s Nightclub just after midnight Friday for reports of a female trying to run people over in her vehicle.
Three men, including two volunteer firefighters, are now charged in a string of crimes, including several arsons.
A federal appeals court has found that a North Carolina voter ID law was enacted "with discriminatory intent" and must be blocked.
The stage is set in Philadelphia to celebrate Hillary Clinton. In the run up to her taking the stage, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke.
Police in Waterford have arrested an alleged armed robber. They say Corey McDaniel, 31, entered a home on 4th street back on June 3rd, showed a gun and demanded cash. He got away with $3,500.
A man has been charged in connection with a bomb threat at Saratoga Hospital. Police say Matthew Layden walked in with a duffel bag July 15 and told employees there was a bomb inside.
A Poestenkill man was charged with DWI early Friday morning after police say he had a blood alcohol content level nearly three times the legal limit.
Veterans who have earned Purple Hearts now have their own parking spot at town hall.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - A mounted police officer in upstate New York has been spotted going through a Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru on horseback.
The city of Albany begins a pilot recycling program and NewsChannel 13 got a sneak peek. A robotic arm will lift and empty the new recycling carts from driveways at certain parts of the city.
Now that the Republican and Democratic conventions are wrapped up, both Trump and Clinton are looking toward November. But so are some third party candidates who are seeing growing popularity. Experts say that could have a big impact on the general election in November.
State conservation officers have seized more than 1,100 pounds of undersized lobsters from two Price Chopper supermarkets and the company's distribution center.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.
Residents in Petersburgh and Hoosick Falls have an opportunity to talk about lingering PFOA worries.
A report has found allegations of abuse and neglect in a special New York unit for prisoners with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Port of Albany will receive $17 million in federal funding to pay for upgrades and an expansion allowing for greater shipment of large cargo.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 30 schools investment plans totaling $39 million have been approved under the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act approved by voters in 2014.
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara wants the governor's office to send emergency funding to Amsterdam for immediate repairs to the city's sewer system.
Nearly 9 million New Yorkers now have health records in a growing database accessible to most of the state's hospitals, health centers, long-term care facilities and nearly one-quarter of physician practices.
For poet Danielle Colin, words have always been powerful! Early on, the poems were for her-helping her maneuver through the challenges of life-then other people started listening to the words she spoke.
In 1984, New York Gov. Mario Cuomo stepped up on the San Francisco stage with a rebuttal to President Ronald Reagan. Commentators thought his address was so good, they said it instantly set him up for a presidential run in a future election.
A bear is suspected of attacking a 700-pound steer in Bolton, Warren County.
Life after prison for ex-cons can be a struggle, made even tougher because of the challenges they face to find a job. Albany County lawmakers are trying to change that with a proposal to ban the question on job applications about criminal history.
Sewage continued to flow into the Mohawk River near Amsterdam for a fourth straight day. Since Monday, more than three hundred thousand gallons of partially treated waste has leaked into the river.
The Mayor of Schenectady is offering a $100 reward to the person who catches the elusive Alligator Gar in Iroquois Lake in Central Park.
There is no arrest yet in Monday night's deadly boating accident in Lake George. Authorities are waiting for toxicology tests, which will show if Alexander West had alcohol or drugs in his system.
A man from Canandaigua is under arrest, accused of threatening to commit a mass shooting at the Stratton VA Medical Center. Robert Seifert, 58, was indicted Thursday on federal charges.
A Troy man will serve 20 years to life behind bars for killing his estranged wife in front of their children last November. David Campos apologized to his kids and wife's family in court.
What to do about the 518? That's was the focus of two public hearings Thursday. One was held in Colonie.
Another horse has died at the Saratoga Race Course. It's the third racing death since the season opened last Friday and the fifth death for the year.
If you're a parent, you know it's hard to separate your kids from their phones. What would happen if you could? That's the premise of a new play at Albany Civic Theatre. It wasn't written by adults but rather local kids. They’re a group of Albany middle schoolers, out for summer and spending some of their break learning about the theater.
A prostitution sting in Troy ends with five arrests. The sting on Tuesday focused on downtown Troy and parts of Second Avenue.
A South Bethlehem woman is under arrest, accused of illegally selling guns.
The Schenectady County Sheriff's Office raided the first floor of 905 Delamont Avenue on Thursday morning following a month long investigation.
An Albany man who had sexual contact with a 9-year-old girl was sentenced on Thursday. David Buchanan, 58, received four years in prison and 10 years’ probation.
The Democratic National Convention wraps up Thursday evening. Hillary Clinton will formally accept the party's nomination for president. Also speaking, is Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Albany police are investigating a shooting. Officers were called to the 700 block of Manning Boulevard around 11 p.m. Wednesday evening.
A Schenectady man is accused of breaking into a restaurant in the middle of the night. Police say Brian Riddell, 37, broke into "Johnny C's Restaurant" on Altamont Avenue on July 11.
The Palace Performing Arts Center and city of Cohoes are announcing new programming and initiatives at the Cohoes Music Hall.
The man who founded the Christmas Tree Shops discount retail chain with a single store on Cape Cod has died. Charles Bilezikian (bihl-uh-ZIHK-ee-un) was 79.
During vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine's acceptance speech, the North Carolina GOP called him "shameful" for wearing the flag of Honduras lapel pin. Ben Amey pointed out the pin was actually the symbol for military families.
The streets of Saratoga County are a little cleaner Thursday. The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office announced the arrests of a Schenectady man and a Troy woman for actively selling crack cocaine in the county.
New York's attorney general has reached a settlement with Zipcar Inc. over vehicle damage fees charged to 5,000 members from 2011 through 2015.
Three people from Albany face burglary charges. Police say Steven Allen, 41, Carlos Hernandez, 47, and Angelina Bovia, 31, stole tools and a hand socket from a home on Helderberg Avenue in Rotterdam.
Vermont state Auditor Doug Hoffer says a review of three departments of state government finds performance evaluations were done last year for just 27 of 181 employees.
New York has committed to generating half of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. Now comes the hard part: figuring out how to do it.
A National Guard helicopter will hover over Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington Thursday morning as part of a drill.
Wednesday is day three of the Democratic National Convention and Tim Kaine was officially been nominated for vice president. While the party celebrates Hillary’s historic nomination, Donald Trump is making headlines of his own.
Albany police have arrested one suspect wanted in connection with a handful of taxi cab robberies over the last month.
The Sky Is Not Limited is helping provide villages in Africa with water. Kevin Bailey has installed solar powered wells in Tanzania's schools and health clinics. Now, he's using the profits of a local rehabbed home to help build even more.
Hundreds of thousands of gallons of sewage have been flowing into the Mohawk River since Monday and the problem might not be fixed yet.
A search in the lake in Schenectady's Central Park attracted a lot of attention. A crew from the Department of Environmental Conservation was out looking for an alligator gar, which was probably someone's pet that had been dumped there.
As police continue to piece together clues in the fatal crash, the area law enforcement community is speaking out about the party that may have played a role in it. They say if they get their way, Log Bay Day has seen its last days.
A 17-year-old from New Jersey has died after falling off Kaaterskill Falls in Greene County.
A Watervliet man admitted to killing his neighbor. Michael Fox shot and stabbed Brandon Sherwin last January on Fourth Avenue. He also tried to shoot another woman. She survived.
The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo in television infomercials has died. Youree Dell Harris died Tuesday in Palm Beach, Florida, of cancer. She was 53. Her lawyer, William J. Cone Jr., confirmed the death.