The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate held steady in June at 3.2 percent.
Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a bill offering protections for pregnant women in the workplace.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions, publicly skewered by his boss for stepping clear of the Russia-Trump investigations, declared Thursday he still loves his job and plans to stay on. Yet Donald Trump's airing of his long-simmering frustrations with Sessions raised significant new questions about the future of the nation's top prosecutor.
U.S. officials say the Trump administration will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea following the death of university student Otto Warmbier, who passed away after falling into a coma into a North Korean prison.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York financier Anthony Scaramucci is under consideration to join the Trump administration as communications director.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. is seeking a political resolution to the crisis in Syria and won't insist on Syrian President Bashar Assad's immediate ouster, President Donald Trump's homeland and counterterrorism adviser said Thursday.
A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the Republican campaign.
Neighbors claim teenage boys flocked to the second floor apartment at Village Vacuum where, police allege, they were given beer and pot.
LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat.
Though OJ Simpson’s parole hearing took place across the country Thursday, it still stirred strong feelings among Capital Region residents. Though Simpson was paroled for his armed robbery sentence, many people continue to regret his acquittal for double murder in 1995.
Business owners have high hope for 2017 Saratoga racing season.
A trailer carrying scrap metal has overturned near Exit 17 of the Northway southbound.
Some fierce opposition in Alplaus, in the Town of Glenville. It is against a riverfront development proposal. Many residents are fighting to keep the project at bay. They say it would completely change the character of their small community.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - At least one person is dead and another person critically hurt after a fire on Thursday morning in Saratoga Springs.
Five abandoned puppies were found in Menands on Thursday morning. The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society says an employee noticed a cardboard box in the driveway near its dumpster on Thursday morning. He looked inside and found the puppies, covered in thousands of fleas.
Gerard Burks cites a conflict of interest involving former Albany County Judge and now Public Defender Stephen Herrick; case pushed to August 3.
State police have identified the woman killed in an accident on Routes 9 and 31 in Livingston on Wednesday. She is 40-year-old Tammy Parker of Hudson.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee with a well-known maverick streak that often vexes his GOP colleagues, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, his office said in a statement Wednesday.
Every year 70,000 to 80,000 people will be diagnosed with a glioblastoma, the type of tumor Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with. Fewer than one percent of those tumors have a genetic link. The rest have no known cause.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is winning its fight against the Islamic State group and enlarging an international coalition to defeat the group, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, hours after President Donald Trump said "ISIS is falling fast, very fast."
On the 28th anniversary of the murder of 9-year old Mae-Ling White, Troy Police continue their resolve to bring her killer to justice.
A bag containing traces of moon dust has sold at auction in New York City for $1.8 million. The sale at Sotheby's on Thursday was surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) - Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.
Recovery efforts appear to be working for the endangered Karner Blue butterfly.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles County coroner says Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.
The EPA's latest projection is some people will be able to safely eat fish caught in the Hudson River regularly in 55 years.
An investment advisor from Saratoga Springs was resentenced Thursday in an investment fraud scheme.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state won't tolerate landlords who refuse to rent to people because they have children.
What do New Yorkers think of Donald Trump as president? A new Siena College Research Institute poll sheds some light on that.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican budget blueprint that would begin to clear a path for a GOP effort to overhaul the tax code this fall is headed to an uncertain fate after winning a key committee vote Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says the Trump administration can strictly enforce its ban on refugees, but at the same time is leaving in place a weakened travel ban that includes grandparents among relatives who can help visitors from six mostly Muslim countries get into the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's persistent overtures toward Russia are placing him increasingly at odds with his national security and foreign policy advisers, who have long urged a more cautious approach to dealing with the foreign adversary.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers flying to the U.S. from nearly 300 international airports, including those in Mexico and Canada, are now subject to stepped-up security measures that include stricter screening for electronic devices larger than cellphones.
A Pennsylvania man has been killed in a Warren County motorcycle accident.
A home health aide is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a 90-year-old man in Berkshire County.
Governor Cuomo cited legislation he signed this April, approving $2.5 billion for clean water infrastructure as proof that the state of New York is doing its part.
Glens Falls Hospital has received a $20 million grant from New York state.
Schenectady County is looking to turn a troubled corner in the middle of the Mont Pleasant neighborhood into a center for the community by using books.
The FBI is warning parents about interactive toys that are connected to the internet. The agency said they could be targeted by hackers putting your child's privacy at risk.
Fundraising efforts are now underway to help the victims of the Madison Avenue fire in Albany. The Monday night fire led to the demolition of three historic rowhouses. More than a dozen people were left homeless.
A Schenectady man pleads guilty to a brutal murder. Antonio Bargallo, 69, doused his wife with gasoline, then set her on fire last March.
The Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
One person is dead following a three car crash Wednesday morning in Columbia County. It happened in the area of Routes 9 and 31 in Livingston.
Five people have been arrested in connection with two robberies.
A railroad trestle in Berkshire County is being checked for damage after it's struck by a garbage truck.
A woman has pleaded guilty to setting a fire at a Pittsfield homeless shelter but will avoid jail if she stays out of further legal trouble.
Repairs and road closures continue on a 100-year-old water pipe that broke in Troy last winter.
The federal government is helping the city of Albany buy a state of the art mobile fire training center.
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the banner Republican effort to scuttle and rewrite President Barack Obama's health care law crumbled this week, the falling debris popped a hefty dent into Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's image as a dauntless legislative tactician three chess moves ahead of everyone else.
Police say a Latham woman attacked a church employee in Albany because her car was towed. Cheonne Brace, 23, is accused of punching a 68-year-old woman in the mouth, then putting her in a headlock and repeatedly slamming her head into a wall.
Multiple crews are battling a large fire at Mancini Oil in Fonda. In a video sent to NewsChannel 13 by a viewer, you can see flames shooting from the building in the area of West Main Street and Broadway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A plan to privatize the nation's air traffic control operations has hit turbulence in the House, raising questions about whether one of President Donald Trump's infrastructure priorities can survive.
Four Civil War-era homes have been torn down after a fire ripped through a block of row houses located in a downtown Albany neighborhood.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump was eager to declare Iran in breach of the nuclear deal but was talked out of it by national security aides who rushed to the Oval Office to persuade him as a midnight deadline approached, administration officials say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced his intention Tuesday to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia.
Row house fires pose a unique challenge to firefighters and in Albany, they are specially trained to battle and investigate fires like the one that occurred Monday night.
Troy police and fire crews are investigating a fire at 61 Sixth Avenue.
There's a second confirmed case of Powassan disease and one probable case - both in Saratoga County. This follows the death of another Saratoga County resident from the rare tick-borne disease earlier this month. The state Health Department has stepped up its tick surveillance.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont has been awarded a nearly $240,000 federal grant to help respond to the opioid overdose crisis.
BOSTON (AP) - A compromise bill that makes changes in the voter-approved recreational marijuana law faces up or down votes in the Massachusetts Legislature.