A car and a tractor-trailer collided on River Road in Selkirk.

Crash with big rig kills driver in Selkirk

A dump truck and pickup truck collided in Brunswick Tuesday, sending one person to the hospital.

Dump truck, pickup truck collide in Brunswick

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Acquaintances at Log Bay Day take stand in Alex West trial

A still image of video taken on the bus the night of the fight.

Jury deliberations underway in bus brawl trial

One of the Cumberland Farms stores that were held up.

Convenience stores robbed overnight in Troy, Mechanicville

Troopers help deliver baby girl on Thruway

Cuomo brings in veteran of GOP presidential politics
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers one of his State of the State addresses at SUNY Albany in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.

Schenectady fire victim identified


Pittsfield police search for suspicious man approaching joggers

Pittsfield police are looking for a suspicious man approaching joggers. Several people in the southwest quadrant of the city tell police they were accosted. However, no one has been hurt.

Hoosick Falls cuts ties with law firm behind controversial settlement

Hoosick falls will no longer use the services of a law firm behind a controversial settlement agreement with Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics.

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

NY reminding drivers to move over for first responders

New York state is launching an outreach campaign to remind motorists to move over for emergency vehicles.

SUNY appoints new chancellor

The SUNY Board of Trustees appointed a new chancellor.  Dr. Kristina Johnson will be overseeing the nation's largest public university system.

Mom of boat death victim gives disturbing testimony

The trial of Alex West is in its second week. Disturbing details came out during Monday's testimony. Jurors heard from Charlotte's mother, Courtney McCue.

Defendants take stand in CDTA bus brawl trial

The trial of two former UAlbany students is coming to an end. Both sides rested their cases on Monday. Closing arguments will be heard Tuesday.

Body found in Hudson River identified

The body found in the Hudson River over the weekend has been identified.

Stefanik holds Johnstown town hall

JOHNSTOWN – Rep. Elise Stefanik held a wide-ranging town hall Monday in Johnstown, touching on topics important both nationally and here at home.

One person killed in Schenectady blaze

Authorities say one person is dead and another is hospitalized after a fire broke out in a residential building in Schenectady's historic Stockade district.

Albany mayor assures immigrant protection during police investigations

Albany's mayor issued an executive order Monday morning reaffirming the city's commitment to community policing and protecting immigrants.

Trump to sign orders on oil drilling, national monuments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign executive orders this week aimed at expanding offshore oil drilling and reviewing national monument designations made by his predecessors, continuing the Republican's assault on Democratic President Barack Obama's environmental legacy.

Investigators: Man tried to meet 13-year-old girl from Snapchat for sex

Investigators say a Fort Edward man tried to entice sex with a 13-year-old Moreau girl he friended on Snapchat. They say 22-year-old Ryan Jabaut showed up at the girl’s home, but family members got involved before Jabaut made any contact.

Berkshire County Sheriff's Office to do explosives training

If you live in Dalton, Mass., be prepared to hear loud noises Wednesday afternoon. State police and the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office will be doing explosives training.

Powerful 7.1 quake shakes central Chile; no damage reported

A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has struck off Chile's central coast but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Troy police investigate apparent domestic stabbing

Troy police are investigating a stabbing. They say a woman stabbed a former male partner in the leg around 5 p.m. Sunday evening in the 400th block of 8th Street. He is expected to make a full recovery.

AARP holds shredding event to raise identity theft awareness

AARP kicked off "Operation: Stop Scams" Monday with a free event in Albany. It's the first in a series of statewide events aimed at preventing the growing threat of identity theft.

Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump.

Albany man sentenced for robbery and assault

An Albany man is headed to prison for robbery and assault. Curtis Williams was sentenced to 12 years to life in prison on Monday.

Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer

Authorities say former "Happy Days" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.

Abadoned Amsterdam hotel to be converted into assisted living apartments

An abandoned hotel in Amsterdam is getting new life. Governor Cuomo announced a $750,000 grant to transform the building at 10 Market Street into assisted living apartments.

UAlbany Baseball teammates shave heads for children with cancer

More than a dozen members of the UAlbany baseball team shaved their heads Sunday to raise money for children with cancer.

Washington County man charged with rape

A Washington County man is charged with first-degree rape.

New baby born on the side of Thruway

A new baby couldn’t wait to enter the world this weekend. She was born on the side of the Thruway.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

New York lawmakers to return to Capitol following recess

New York lawmakers are returning to the state Capitol following a recess with plenty of business still on tap.

Santabarbara helps raise Autism awareness in Schenectady

Assem. Angelo Santabarbara teamed up with the new Splash Spa at Rivers Resort and Casino to host an Autism Awareness Day on Sunday.

Engineer set to become chief of NY state university system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer who served as an undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Energy during the Obama administration is set to become the next leader of New York state's public university system.

Hundreds walk in Albany to raise Parkinson's awareness

Hundreds of people hit the pavement in Albany on Sunday to raise awareness of Parkinson's Disease.

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on climate

NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg urged world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change and declared his intention to help save an international agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

Schumer: Boost communication after Penn Station stampede

NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer said that the stampede that injured 16 people at New York's Penn Station just over a week ago shows a need for better coordination between law enforcement agencies at transportation hubs.

Republicans in position to reshape federal bench

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships — and reshape some of the nation's highest courts.

N. Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said, bringing to three the number of Americans now being held there.

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration intensified its threats to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities, warning nine jurisdictions Friday that they may lose coveted law enforcement grant money unless they document cooperation.

Milton woman charged with arson

A Milton woman is behind bars, charged with arson.

NY health care providers to push for supervised drug sites

A group of health care providers, drug reform advocates and former users is launching a new effort to bring supervised drug consumption centers to New York state.

Uber, Lyft opposing Vermont bill

 Popular ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft are opposing a Vermont bill that would require the companies to greatly increase their insurance coverage for personal injuries when drivers are between rides.

Albany County's Project Lifesaver program helps bring man home

An elderly man with dementia is home with his family thanks to Albany County's Project Lifesaver program.

Investigators: Man tried to entice sex with 13-year-old girl he met on Snapchat

Investigators say a Fort Edward man tried to entice sex with a 13-year-old Moreau girl he friended on Snapchat.

Multiple cases of the mumps pop up at UAlbany

Cases of mumps are rare in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. But some outbreaks still linger. Three cases recently popped up on campus at UAlbany, putting school officials and students on alert.

Thousands march for science in Albany

Thousands of people turned out to march for science in downtown Albany on Saturday.

Police mum on body found in Hudson River

Police say a body was found in the Hudson River just before 7:30 Saturday morning.  

Republicans want to muzzle database of consumer complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers want to make private a database of consumer complaints against banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies.

SUNY Cobleskill student killed in I-88 crash

A college student is dead and five others are injured after their car hit a highway median and rolled over in upstate New York.

Officials: 'Happy Days' star Moran likely died from cancer

CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say former "Happy Days" star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.

Vermont businesses have until May 22 to seek disaster help

 The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding some Vermont small businesses that they have until May 22 to apply for disaster loans to help recover from damages caused by the effects of freeze and unseasonably warm temperatures last year.

Massachusetts lawmakers to consider amendments to $40B state budget

 House lawmakers on Beacon Hill hold discussions in the coming week on a proposed state budget totaling more than $40 billion.

Match for mutts? New website helps people adopt the best dog

BOSTON (AP) - People looking for the perfect family pet tend to choose a dog based on appearance or breed - but that's barking up the wrong tree.

As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

BERLIN (AP) - Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.

Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says he has spoken with President Trump about a U.S.-Canada trade dispute involving dairy products.

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday.

Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returning to Washington will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation. And there's a budget deadline that's dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.

New York State Canal System getting spring cleanup

The New York State Canal System is getting a spring cleanup.

Gorsuch faced early test in court's life-and-death power

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 11 days on the job, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch had an early taste of the weighty power that sometimes comes to a member of the nation's highest court.

Pinkster celebration held in Rensselaer

It's a tradition with deep roots in the Capital Region.

Correction: Russia-Trump-Congress story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 24 about a House hearing on Russian meddling in the presidential election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that top law enforcement and intelligence officials would be testifying on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. The closed hearing is May 2, not Tuesday.

Puppy's recovery continues as reward offered for abuser's arrest

AMSTERDAM – Police are still hunting for the person who left a puppy abused and paralyzed on the side of the road in Amsterdam in early April. Now a New York agency is offering a reward for information.

Pictures of damaged boat highlight Day 3 of boat death trial

Friday was day three of testimony in the Alex West trial. He’s accused of manslaughter in the boating death of Charlotte McCue, 8, last July.

At least a dozen students take the stand in bus brawl trial

The trial continues for two UAlbany students, Ariel Agudio and Asha Burwell, who said they were assaulted by a group of white students on a CDTA bus in January 2016. They claimed it was a racially-motivated attack. Prosecutors say they lied.

Excerpts from AP interview with President Donald Trump

Excerpts from The Associated Press interview conducted Friday with President Donald Trump, with editing for clarity and brevity:

Vermont urging early season hikers to avoid muddy trails

NY announces $24M for new, improved bridges in Albany area

DA: Massachusetts woman's disappearance a homicide

Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes

Remembering Sol Greenberg

Capitol Watch: NY lawmakers return, face budget hangover

Man charged with abusing nearly two-dozen dogs appears in court

Two charged following search of Schenectady home

Parkinson’s disease patients put up the good ‘fight’

Sen. Gillibrand visits Glens Falls to discuss importance of arts

Funeral arrangements announced for retired Bishop

San Francisco power outage traps people in elevators

Trump condemns Holocaust deniers

Prince fans mark 1-year anniversary of superstar's death

Local students safe after Paris attack

Hudson Hall reopens after $8.5 million renovation

White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

Voorheesville man accused of making terroristic threat

Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

Police detective takes stand in UAlbany CDTA bus brawl case

Sol Greenberg, longtime Albany County DA, dead at 95

Local woman making name for herself in graphics and printing

In Depth: Health record security

Boat passenger testifies in trial of deadly crash

Grand jury indicts mother accused of harming child

Part of Washington County church collapses in rockslide

Volunteers to clean up New York canal system and trails

Former fire department treasurer accused of stealing over $55K

A complete and utter absence of checks and balances when it comes to money. That’s how the deputy state comptroller Nelson Sheingold described what NewsChannel 13 first told you about Wednesday in West Ghent.

Vacant Schenectady building comes down in emergency demolition