Nearly six years since Tropical Storm Irene hit the Capital Region, there are still calls to improve flood safety measures.
TROY - Six Troy fire department officers were promoted Friday morning.
A chrome plating and surface finishing company with an operation at Watervliet Arsenal has inked a $16.9 million contract with the U.S. Army.
As the April 1st deadline approaches, Assemblyman Santabarbara and other advocates are calling on Governor Cuomo to make direct care workers a priority in the final budget.
A Vermont woman who prosecutors say ran an illegal drug operation with her husband won't serve jail time after pleading guilty to two felony charges.
Route 7 westbound in Latham reopened near the Northway ramp. A truck took a fast, wide turn and rolled over, Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm.
House Republican leaders have postponed a vote on their health care bill in a setback for President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan.
The city of Albany has announced a traffic pattern change on Tampa Ave.
"Find Your Way Home" follows an Irish family in 1910 Ireland and America during times of economic hardship. Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly are now hoping to stage the play in the United States. It already had workshop performances in Dublin.
The decision from House Republican leaders to delay the vote on a new healthcare bill was being celebrated in Glens Falls on Thursday.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A civil rights leader in Washington state who led others to believe she was black, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a living these days.
A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality, just as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tried to do in the last year of his life.
A state senator and his predecessor are facing public corruption charges in what many say is too familiar at the Capitol. The two were arraigned Thursday on a sealed indictment.
Police have charged two people in connection with a body driven from Johnstown to Arkansas. They are 39-year-old Leeann Sager and 24-year-old Aron Rulison. They are charged with illegally disposing a human corpse. That’s a Class E felony. Sager is also facing a weapons charge. Bail was set at $2,000 cash.
A Glens Falls man is under arrest, accused of attacking a female neighbor during a dispute over shoveling snow
A man accused of murdering a 1-year-old rejected a plea deal on Thursday. David Bridges was arrested in February, along with the baby's mother Rebecca Patrick, in connection with the death of Luka Patrick.
Managing health issues can be daunting when you're homeless. To help ease that burden, a unique shelter opened this week. Run by the Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless, it provides shelter and services for the homeless following a hospitalization.
She writes about social issues for MTV, blogs about Taylor Swift, is about to get a job with a big media and financial group and she's still in college.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an unpredictable temper.
Troy police are releasing the name of Thursday’s homicide victim. He's been identified as 24-year-old Dezmon Smith of Brooklyn.
The White House says it's "truly disappointing" that Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has announced that he intends to oppose Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Convicted murderer Matthew Slocum will get a new trial. The Washington County man’s conviction for killing his mother, her husband, and his own half-brother back in July 2011 was overturned on appeal last month.
Work continues at the Mohawk Harbor Project in Schenectady. At the Electric City Innovation Center Thursday, the development company gave local leaders an update on how the construction project at the five-acre, hard-hat area ties into the casino, downtown and the greater Capital Region.
An Albany County corrections officer is under arrest. Thomas Bellow, 42, is charged with forcibly touching a woman.
A Schenectady man is accused of stealing $10,000 from his employer. Savaion Parson worked for Brinks Armored Car Service in Menands.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - There's a debate in New York over the effects of an amendment to the Republican federal health care overhaul that only applies to the state.
NEW YORK (AP) - Hard-line House Republicans considering voting against the House GOP health bill are bracing for payback from a president who claims his favorite biblical passage is "an eye for an eye." Many appear ready to risk it.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States.
Rep. John Faso intends to be among those who vote in favor of the Republican plan to repeal and replace the ACA in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday and says the bill would help improve health care for Americans.
Fire investigators do not suspect foul play started a fire in Schenectady Wednesday evening.
Top Senate Democrat Charles Schumer is now officially on record as opposing President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court.
At least one location has been found for replacing a contaminated well in Pownal, Vermont.
Police in Massachusetts didn't have to look far for a suspect in the knifepoint robbery of a Pittsfield liquor store.
Police say a man was driving drunk and hit an unmarked police car.
Police filed charges Wednesday in the February crash that killed an 18-month old Saratoga County girl.
The unemployment rate in Massachusetts has ticked upward for a third consecutive month, but officials say the state continues to add jobs.
A lawmaker in New York says women and girls should be able to obtain free tampons and other feminine hygiene products at public schools, homeless shelters and correctional facilities.
A demonstration is planned for Thursday afternoon in front of Rep. Eise Stefanik's office in Glens Falls.
The man who wrote the letter to the editor - a former City Council and School Board member - did not want to do an on-camera interview but when NewsChannel 13 visited his house on Wednesday he said he "stands by" his words and hopes his letter gets people thinking about change.
Smoke and fire ousted residents of the Towne Towers Apartments in Colonie Tuesday night. They were allowed back in Wednesday, but only briefly to retrieve their belongings. Many are wondering when they can return home permanently.
It's legal for a 14-year-old girl to get married in New York State. It's part of an old law still on the books. Governor Cuomo and some advocates are trying to change that with new legislation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part of a House probe of the Kremlin's alleged meddling in the 2016 election.
Eleven dogs were seized from a home in Summit, Schoharie County. A woman is now charged with not taking proper care of them.
The organizers at the Salvation Army on Clinton Avenue in Albany say they have space for addicts and they won't turn anyone away.
A Ballston Spa man who pleaded guilty to child porn charges will spend the next eight years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Parker Sikand admitted to distributing, receiving and possession videos depicting children, some as young as 2 to 3 years old.
Lawmakers are urging the governor to give farmers a tax break if they donate some of their crops to food banks. The state Farm Bureau is pushing a bi-partisan bill that would give farmers a 25 percent tax credit on the wholesale value of donated food.
A teenager from Albany was arrested this week by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. They say Kristoff Mota stole several handguns and long guns from a home on Farr Road in the town of Corinth on February 11.
New York State's Canal System has announced it will open for the season May 19. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the construction of the Erie Canal.
Pittsfield police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded. It happened early Wednesday morning on Second Street.
Schenectady police say someone robbed the Trustco Bank on 1620 Union Street. It happened around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon.
A child is recovering after being hit by a school van in Troy Wednesday morning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
The Village of Hoosick Falls elects a new mayor who will inherit the village’s ongoing PFOA water contamination crisis.
Menands police are looking for a suspect in connection with a gunpoint robbery at SkyZone Trampoline Park. Police say it happened back on February 19 around 9:30 a.m.
Someone is using a stolen credit or debit card in Fulton and Saratoga Counties. State police say the card was stolen in Johnstown, then used in Broadalbin and Wilton.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote on the Republican health care bill is a defining moment for House Speaker Paul Ryan that could boost his aggressive agenda to overhaul the tax code and remake the federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government investigation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, crossed the Atlantic earlier this year to the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus, once known as a haven for money laundering by Russian billionaires.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — For some juvenile offenders, their choice is straight out of Hamlet: to act or not to act.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Desperate to lock down votes for their health care overhaul, House Republican leaders are seeking to shift more than $2 billion in Medicaid costs from upstate New York counties to the state government - a proposal Democrats quickly labeled the "Buffalo Bribe" and the "Knickerbocker kickback."
The U.S. Marshals are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in Albany.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is attacking the federal budget proposed by President Donald Trump.
U.S. stocks had their biggest drop this year, led by declines in banks. Financial companies, which soared in the months since the U.S. presidential election, fell sharply Tuesday.