School districts in Albany and Rochester are getting financial help to reach young people who are neither working nor in school.
The weather is getting warmer, making for dangerous conditions on the ice, so one local fire department is making sure it's ready for whatever happens.
Officials say the risk of avalanches in the Adirondack High Peaks has increased because of recent storms and expected warmer weather.
After a string of fatalities across New York, officials are urging snowmobile safety.
The annual "Flurry Festival" was held at the Saratoga Hilton and City Center. Over 300 musicians and performers gather for a three-day jam session. Festival goers say it's a nice mid-winter pick me up.
Members of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in Menands are heading to Puerto Rico this week to help the country with its dog overpopulation problem.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first outer rain bands from a powerful Pacific storm headed to Northern California on Sunday brought light rain and wind and renewed warnings of possible flooding in the already soggy region.
A one-of-its kind store is now open in Latham. The Beef Jerky Outlet held its grand opening Saturday.
Cider makers from across the state are gathering in Albany for their third annual celebration of New York's farm cidery law.
A small plane crashed onto a New Jersey street Sunday morning, amazingly missing homes and neighbors. The pilot of the plane was trapped inside after the crash. Authorities were able to pull him from the wreckage and take him to a local hospital.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz has withdrawn its $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and seasonings maker rejected the bid as too low.
A man is charged with tampering with evidence after a hit and run in the town of Stillwater.
WASHINGTON (AP) — One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the ground inside crooked lines of metal fencing.
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott is emphasizing the importance of Vermont-Quebec relations after his first visit to Quebec City as governor to meet Canadian leaders.
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says two record-setting fish were caught in the state last year.
One of the biggest events of the year for the New York State Museum is going on this weekend.
Governor Cuomo warns of new and evolving tax season scams targeting tax preparers and HR professionals.
The entire city of Rensselaer is under a boil water advisory after Friday night's massive water main break on Glenmore Rd.
Just in time for Presidents Day, a new survey of historians on presidential leadership gives the top five slots to Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt and Dwight Eisenhower.
DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, has died. She was 69.
Glenmore Avenue in North Greenbush is shut down after a 36-inch water main break sent gallons of water shooting into the air. It began around 5 p.m. Friday.
Zarak Ali, the man accused of a multi-county scheme to rent and sell houses that he didn't own, took a plea deal in Rensselaer County Court on Friday.
Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced an immediate city-wide hiring freeze Friday, uncertain whether the New York State Legislature will bail her out.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President's Donald Trump's Cabinet (all times local):
A man pleaded guilty Friday in connection with a fire that killed four people in Schenectady. Richard Ramsey admitted he lied under oath during the investigation into the 2013 fire on Hulett Street. That fire was intentionally set.
Otto Miller works hard every day to reach his goal of walking again.
The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press.
With its first week in the books, NewsChannel 13 is getting a look at how much money the Rivers Casino is pulling in. According to the New York State Gaming Commission, the casino totaled $3,038,751 in its first week.
A Stillwater man is under arrest, accused of paying someone to kill his girlfriend. State police say 46-year-old Richard Morin Jr. posted an ad online, seeking a woman to kill his girlfriend while he watched.
Members of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society are heading to Puerto Rico this week to help the country with its dog overpopulation problem.
Before students at Tech Valley High School graduate, they're required to complete an internship called the "I-Term." At only 17 years old, Kyle Sharpe already has what it takes to work in the tech industry.
Rotterdam police have identified the officer involved in Thursday’s three-car crash. He is Patrolman Dakota Aker. Police say Aker was trying to pull someone over when he collided with two other vehicles at Curry and North Westcott Roads around 3:40 p.m.
It was a night to remember for Erin Tobin and her boyfriend Steve Duckett.
Allison Delong, 39, will spend one to three years in state prison, for taking more than $5,000 from five clients.
A man who held his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint in Schenectady then stabbed himself in the chest was sentenced to eight years in prison.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed the Oklahoma City federal building.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says the federal Department of Agriculture under President Donald Trump has backtracked on animal welfare by deleting an online database of inspection reports on animal facilities such as dog breeding centers.
Months after a former student accused a former teacher at Emma Willard of sexual assault, the all-girl’s boarding school has undertaken several initiatives to address past allegations of sex abuse.
Police in Saugerties responded to a report of shots fired on Friday morning.
New York state will soon have new rules intended to protect bank and insurance customers from hacking.
The state parks system is selling a plastic card version of its Empire Pass that's accepted at state-owned parks and recreation areas across New York.
Authorities say they've recovered the body of the second of two Vermont men believed to have fallen through the ice on Lake Champlain while snowmobiling last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet.
A police officer has been involved in a Rotterdam car accident. It happened around 3:40 Thursday afternoon on Curry Road near North Westcott Road.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Though Donald Trump fashions himself a loyal boss, his inner circle has been steadily shrinking — revealing Trump's willingness to cast aside some of his most devoted advisers.
New York state is expanding its Energy Affordability Policy.
Lawmakers will convene for the last of 13 hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $152 billion state budget proposal.
The Capital Region enjoys about a four percent unemployment rate and employers have jobs available. They say the problem is finding qualified employees to fill those jobs.
Typically when police make an arrest, the name, birth date and sometimes even address of the suspect are released publicly. The Fort Plain Interim Police Chief won't do that in this case and cites safety concerns.
Between a massive Troy water main break, a long-lasting Amsterdam sewage leak, and an Albany sinkhole that swallowed an SUV, the Capital Region had some problems with water infrastructure last year.
An Ilion man was convicted Thursday of all charges in the murder of Kevin Jenks of Glens Falls. Robert Henry now faces a possible life sentence as a persistent felon.
Colonie police are looking for a suspect they say tried to strangle a woman as she was leaving work at Saddlewood Elementary School.
While this country grapples with the issues of immigration, a local woman remembers the war in her native land and still tries to help people there.
With loud voices and signs raised, thousands took part in "A Day Without Immigrants" protests across the United States Thursday.
Franklin Casatelli was in court on Thursday. He's accused of raping a student at UAlbany back in October.
Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless says no criminal charges will be filed against the Pittsfield police officer who shot a chase suspect in Springside Park.
Crews battled a garage fire on Grant Hollow Rd. on Thursday morning. The call came in around 8 a.m.
An Albany man accused of selling and renting dozens of homes he didn't own, is expected to plead guilty. Zarak Ali has appeared in at least four county courtrooms so far.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ten snowmobilers have died in thinly frozen lakes across the Northeast during this mild winter.
Two dozen historians, scholars and leaders of historical organizations have been named to the newly created New York State History Advisory Group.