Reverend Edward Smart of Albany’s First Israel AME Church’s and his wife, Marion, were arrested and charged with welfare fraud today. Six of the Smart’s employees were also arrested and face similar charges.
The State Supreme Court Appellate Division has vacated the conviction of sneaker thief Marquis Dixon. The court's decision however does not totally exoneration Dixon. It merely grants him "youthful offender" status, something that was denied by the trial judge, and re-sentences him to one-to-three years in prison.
Often times, when it rains our outdated sewer systems can't keep up. Newschannel 13's Karen Tararache explores how six Capital Region communities are working together, to eliminate sewage discharge into the Hudson River.
The state police superintendent and Troop G commander briefed reporters Wednesday afternoon. They say they don't plan on charging the driver of the car that hit Trooper Pratt. They say this was just a tragic accident.
An overdue book is getting a lot of attention in Guilderland. That’s because it was due 42 years ago. The copy of "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" was due April 18, 1974. It was finally returned to the Guilderland Public Library on Tuesday.
Colonie police now say the only woman hospitalized after an arson is the one who set the fire. Marissa Smith, 29, is charged with setting fire to bedding at the Cocca’s Travelodge Inn on Loudon Road back on October 1.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning for the new swimming pool at Albany High. The swimming pool has been out of commission since march of last year, when a large section of the exterior wall collapsed.
Racial tension is a big topic here in Capital Region and across the nation. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy is holding a "Healing Moments" forum with a focus on students. A previous forum was held back in August on the campus of Saint Rose.
A Guilderland man is under arrest for the rape of a University at Albany student on Sunday morning. He's accused of breaking into a female student's room and attacking her while she slept. Police say it happened in the Stuyvesant Tower residence.
A local expo aimed to make it easier for people with food allergies. The Allergen and Gluten Free Expo was held Saturday at Crossgates Mall. Dozens of exhibits featured products and services geared towards people with allergies, gluten sensitivities, and celiac disease.
It was all about the game for players from the Holy Trinity football team as they took to the field against Hoosic Valley. After what they've been through, the rainy and cold weather wasn't even a factor to dampen their excitement.
Both the dogs and handlers were eager to graduate at the New York State Police Academy on Friday. After 20 weeks of training at the trooper's 2,000 acre facility in Cooperstown, these 11 police dogs are hitting the streets across New York.
A soon-to-be 13-year-old from Latham shaved his head to raise money for Saint Baldrick's. Jeremy Wernick walked into Boudreau Beauty Salon with a full head of hair on Wednesday. This was the sixth year in a row he's gotten the "big shave" to raise money for childhood cancer research.
A Glenmont woman has pleaded guilty in federal court in Albany to stealing nearly $80,000 in benefits from social security. The Department of Justice says: Tammy Grumme's crimes included claiming she was caring for her son, long after her son moved out.
A little girl who stole the hearts of people around the world with her pretend wedding to an Albany Medical Center nurse, has something pretty important to celebrate and she wants to share it with as many people as she can.
16,000 people donned their pink to fight breast cancer on Sunday morning. The 21st annual Making Strides for Breast Cancer Walk was held in Albany's Washington Park. The event is put on each year by the American Cancer Society. It's held to raise awareness and money to help fight the disease.
Hundreds of people took part in the annual Light The Night Walk at Siena College in Loudonville, which raises money for blood cancer research. NewSChannel 13 talked to several people about how blood cancer has impacted their lives.
South Lake Avenue in Albany is finally open after months of repairs. The street re-opened to traffic late Friday afternoon. It had been shut down since a massive sinkhole opened up on August 2 and swallowed an SUV.
Albany police have wrapped up their investigation into last month's officer-involved shooting. They say detectives, Patrick Donnelly and Robert Lawyer, followed department policy during their arrest of Thomas Smith.
Elevated lead has been found in some Bethlehem school faucets. The district says eight of 107 samples at Slingerlands Elementary and three of 67 samples at Elsmere Elementary had lead above 15 parts per billion.
A Ghent woman is dead after being hit by a car Thursday night on Interstate 787. State police say 47-year-old Billie Tunis was walking along the highway when she was hit and killed in the southbound lane near Exit 2 at approximately 8:18 p.m.