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.
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.
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.
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.
The organizers at the Salvation Army on Clinton Avenue in Albany say they have space for addicts and they won't turn anyone away.
The U.S. Marshals are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in Albany.
An Albany man is facing gun theft charges.
State Police are shining a spotlight on a missing persons case dating back more than 30 years.
Three people are in the hospital and more than 100 are homeless after a high-rise fire in Colonie. It broke out Tuesday night inside the Towne Towers Apartments.
Another stop is announced on Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s visit to the Capital Region next month. Sotomayor will speak with students at Russell Sage College on April 4. She will also receive an honorary degree from the school.
At the state Capitol Tuesday, video game developers rallied in support of tax credits. They're pushing for incentives of up to $25 million for music production and video game developing companies.
According to an alert from DEC, 100,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled into the Hudson River in Albany in just over an hour on Sunday. Used baby wipes were included in that spill.
A Colonie man faces charges for underage sex crimes. Daniel Planty, 23, is accused of possessing a sexual performance by a child, along with attempted rape and attempted criminal sex act.
The oft-cited figure at the rally was $80 billion over 20 years. That's the highest estimate of fixing New York's crumbling water infrastructure.
After voters rejected a $196 million capital project in December, North Colonie Superintendent Joseph Corr is recommending a $106 million verson.
Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire Monday at a Guilderland apartment complex. A building at Heritage Village on Patroon Drive had to be evacuated.
A serial burglar has been convicted again. Andrew Houze, 41, was found guilty of breaking into a home on Mount Hope Drive in Albany on January 25, 2016 and stealing several items.
A Bronx man was sentenced Monday for a burglary in Watervliet. Tyshawn Walker, 22, received 7 ½ years in prison.
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy is addressing growing concerns about possible federal funding cuts to the "Meals on Wheels" program.
Emergency "no parking" signs are up around Cohoes as the plow trucks make their way down the city streets. It's one more push to get rid of all the snow from last week's storm. If cars aren't moved, tickets and tows will follow.
Construction contractors, engineers, architects and environmental advocates are expected to gather at New York's state Capitol to urge lawmakers to increase spending on new roads, bridges, hospitals, schools and water systems.
Bethlehem police are looking for the man who robbed the Stewart's in Selkirk at knife-point early Sunday morning.
Cohoes will be posting emergency "no parking" signs on designated streets for snow removal.
A pair of pro wrestlers visited the Hilton hotel in Albany Saturday afternoon to raise money for a local organization that benefits children in the city's South End Community.
Northway Toyota was damaged after the dealership caught fire Friday night.
The 21-year-old driver who died on Central Avenue, Thursday night was remembered at the scene of the crash with a makeshift memorial.
Many people painted the city green in Albany for St. Patrick’s Day, which also brought a boost in profits for local businesses.
When you see as much white on the ground as we’ve gotten recently, you're probably not thinking about gardening. However, in Green Island, it doesn't matter what's happening on the outside. It's what on the inside that matters.
Several area state lawmakers have written letters to the OASAS commissioner demanding an explanation about why one of their lawyers hurled f-bombs at Albany priest Father Peter Young.
Albany is launching a new effort aimed at reducing poverty. The state has awarded the city $1.5 million as part of its Empire State Poverty Reduction Effort.
Three Bethlehem teens are under arrest, accused of making threats about school violence on social media. Police say the threats made multiple students and parents concerned.
A traffic accident claimed the life of a young man Thursday evening on Central Avenue and Arrow Street in Colonie.
It certainly doesn't look or feel like ice cream weather, but people were gearing up for some sweet treats on Thursday as Kurver Kreme opened for the season.
The public can now try to obtain tickets to a visit to Albany by a sitting U.S. Supreme Court justice.
If you park on Albany streets, make sure you're parked on the even side of the street until 8 p.m. Thursday. At 8 p.m. Thursday, vehicles should move to the odd side of the street, or risk being towed.
A senior citizen Colonie police had been searching for has been found safe. Police say Jose Reyes, 77, walked into a doctor’s office in Bethlehem on Thursday.
Snow emergency rules for the City of Albany went into effect Wednesday as crews worked to plow the streets and roads.
After the snow stops falling, how long does it take before the roads are drivable where you live? If people didn't already recognize differences between city and suburban living, the aftermath of a major snowstorm seems to underscore a very significant difference.
There are some spots that had yet to see a plow by Wednesday morning. That includes a neighborhood at the dead end of Bohl Avenue in South Albany, just off Delaware Avenue near the AAA office.
Many schools are closed for the second day in a row. Albany International Airport is expected to resume normal operations by early afternoon on Wednesday.
Firefighters are on the scene of a fire in Altamont. It broke out at 200 Main Street around 4 a.m. Wednesday.
This week's super snowstorm forced Thruway officials to ban tractor trailers from the superhighway. That move left countless truck drivers stranded at Thruway rest areas to ride out the storm.
There are snow emergencies in effect in communities across the Capital Region. Albany's starts Wednesday night.
Do you think you have what it takes to sing the national anthem at a Tri-City ValleyCats game?
Albany County State of Emergency
Activists for civil rights, reproductive rights and social justice are calling New York lawmakers to counter Republican President Donald Trump's administration with state action.
Albany County lawmakers voted 21-16 Tuesday evening to not expand a Styrofoam ban to take-out containers and coffee cups.
A local family is sharing a traveling reminder of the violent, deadly consequences of drunken driving.
All non-essential state employees are being told to stay home on Tuesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the State Emergency Operations Center will be activated Monday night. Meanwhile, travelers at Albany International Airport were trying to beat the storm and get out of town.
Seven families have been displaced after an apartment buidling was destroyed by a fire Sunday night.
A first of its kind cyberbullying education program was held this weekend at Siena College. The two-day session trained students, who will lead cyberbullying ambassador programs for high school students.
It may not feel like it outside, but golf season is right around the corner. The annual Empire Golf Expo was held this weekend at the Siena College Research Institute.
Thousands of cans of food are turned into art by college students. It's part of a design competition called Canstruction.
A Schenectady woman is facing charges after police say she crossed into the opposite lane and crashed into a police car.
You know it was cold if you were out for the 67th annual Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade.
The cold didn't stop Guptill’s from firing up the soft serve machines for the first time this year on Saturday.
Country superstar Garth Brooks took a break from his three-night stand at the Times Union Center to get in a little football.
The final days of skating are underway at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany.
The UAlbany women’s and men’s basketball teams play for America East titles this weekend with automatic berths to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
Four men who tortured a co-worker at a Colonie motel last June have been sentenced. The victim survived the attack, but suffered broken bones and lacerations.