We talked about the big winners Thursday. Like the Port of Albany and UAlbany's Rensselaer County Campus. There's funding for smaller projects too. Like repairing sidewalk in Cohoes. And then there are the more interesting projects.
A husband and wife from Albany face possible prison time after authorities say they tried to profit from their son's death.
A young boy from Hoosick Falls knows what it's like to have a wish come true. Now, he's giving back. Luke Hoag was 3 years old when he was awarded a Make-A-Wish vacation to Disney World. He wanted other children battling illness to have the same opportunity. So, he set out to collect letters to Santa to help raise money for make a wish.
A 20-year-old Green Island man is facing a number of charges, after several incidents in Rensselaer County.
The woman accused of killing her twin sister by driving the SUV they were in off a cliff will be heading back to Hawaii.
State lawmakers have been talking about coming back to Albany before year's end for a special session. Governor Cuomo has a list of priorities he wants done and in exchange, lawmakers could get a pay raise.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark application a little more than two weeks after the new NHL franchise unveiled its name and logo.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced millions of dollars in economic development awards on Thursday. The Capital Region will receive $83.1 million.
A Latham teenager is teaching us the true meaning of giving back.
Ride sharing advocates have renewed their efforts to bring the service upstate despite resistance from one of the most powerful lobbying groups in Albany.
A grand jury has taken action on the case of the homicide at Rocks Bar in Albany. The Albany police chief also confirmed the name of the suspect in the shooting death, and explained why that suspect was injured after being picked up by police.
A Latham teen delivered 900 hats for kids with cancer at Albany Medical Center. "Hatsgiving" is a charity started by 13-year-old Jeremy Wernick. He got the idea four years ago after shaving his head for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. He realized how cold it must be for kids who lose their hair as a result of chemotherapy.
Long Island native Gian Villante has never fought professionally in his home state before. Friday the fighter be on home turf at the TU Center. It is the first UFC event in upstate New York.
A 6-year-old Colonie boy’s gift is melting police officers' hearts. James Assimon made guardian angel magnets for police to watch over them and keep them safe.
An Albany man is headed to prison for two back-to-back robberies last summer.
A 55-year-old man from the Bronx will spend the next two to six years behind bars for draining one of his tenant's bank accounts. Edward Thomas admitted to stealing personal checks belonging to an Albany tenant who recently suffered a stroke.
Country music star Garth Brooks and special guest Trisha Yearwood are coming to Albany.
Some employees of the city of Albany were protesting Tuesday night outside a fundraising event for Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan.
A broad coalition of legal advocates, clergy and local leaders is urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation aimed at ensuring the poor have access to public defenders.
The city of Oakland had it on the books as a warehouse, not a place for artists to live and concerts to be held. Now, upwards of 30 are dead.
An Albany man is facing child pornography charges. Matthew D’Angelo, 24, was arrested after an investigation into online child exploitation.
The suspect accused of opening fire inside an Albany bar and killing a man on the morning of Thanksgiving injured himself while trying to get away from police. That's according to sources close to the investigation.
Oil pipeline protesters from North Dakota to North Pearl Street in Albany are celebrating a tempered victory, concerned that the incoming Trump Administration could reverse the Army Corps of Engineers decision NOT to issue a permit to build a pipeline through tribal territory.
New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says there's no decision on whether lawmakers will return to Albany for a special session focused on a legislative pay hike.
It was a treat for young patients at Albany Medical Center on Monday. They got to talk one on one with Santa Claus live from the North Pole.
Albany Police say they have a man in custody and suspect him of killing a man at Rocks bar early Thanksgiving morning, but he's held on an unrelated charge for now.
The man accused of firing a gun inside Crossgates Mall last month has pleaded not guilty.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Empire State Plaza for the state's tree lighting and fireworks ceremony on Sunday.
Cohoes native and former Olympic track coach Harry Marra was honored this weekend by the International Association of Athletics Federation.
The man accused of firing a gun inside Crossgates Mall will be arraigned Monday.
Two homes were left heavily damaged by a fire Saturday night.
The city of Albany is getting ready for the holiday tree lighting on Sunday.
Hundreds of people turned out for a rally Saturday afternoon to speak out against the KKK. Members of the Capital District Coalition Against Islamophobia and their supporters had been planning the rally for weeks.
An annual tradition has returned to the Capital Region. The ice rink at the Empire State Plaza opened for the season on Friday morning.
After a visit to the Regional Food Bank, Senator Gillibrand discusses her future, and the nation's, under a Trump Presidency.
Bethlehem Police have charged Misty Cipperly, 43, of Cohoes, with stealing more than $50,000 in scratch off lottery tickets from the Hannaford supermarket in Delmar where she was the customer service manager.
Two new judges have been appointed in Albany City Court. Mayor Kathy Sheehan named John Reilly and Holly Trexler to one-year positions that fill those two vacancies on Friday.
A winter tradition kicks off Friday morning. The ice rink at Empire State Plaza opens at 11 a.m.
Members of the Capital Region’s interfaith community gathered Thursday to learn how to combat hate together.
New York lawmakers could be returning to the Capitol for a special session before the year is over to focus on how to get a pay raise.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced Thursday that the red light camera program in her city will end. Mayor Warren says the benefits do not justify the program’s extension. While studies have shown the red light cameras have helped decrease certain types of accidents in the past, the mayor says the costs outweigh the benefits.
The man charged in the shooting at Crossgates Mall earlier this month has been indicted by a grand jury. Tasheem Maeweather, 20, is charged with attempted murder, attempted assault, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.
A person has serious injuries after being hit by a car near Saint Peter's Hospital.
National Grid restores power after a blown transformer causes nearly 4,500 homes and businesses to lose power in downtown Albany.
Albany's Common Council votes 11-4 to pass the budget but there was plenty of debate and discussion; Mayor says it "maintains city services."
The Federal Highway Administration wants New York to remove "I Love New York" road signs, concerned that the big blue signs will distract motorists.
Tobacco products might soon be banned inside and immediately outside federally funded public housing. If the plan moves forward, it would take 18 months to take effect.
Several flights scheduled to arrive at Albany International Airport early Wednesday morning had to be diverted. Heavy fog and a problem with the airport's Cat II system are to blame.
When it comes to greetings, 51 percent of people prefer "Merry Christmas" over "Happy Holidays."
A student at Siena College says they were the victim of a sexual assault. The person says it happened Monday, November 21, inside on-campus housing.
An Assembly hearing in Albany Wednesday was looking at the costs of higher education and student loan debt. The Assembly hearing is focused on the costs of tuition and other fees associated with going to college, along with possible improvements to the state Tuition Assistance Program, or TAP.
A 17-year-old boy is charged in connection with a shooting Tuesday night in Albany. Police say Zhaquan Allah shot an 18-year-old victim in the torso, in the 300 block of Elk Street around 8 p.m.
Multiple flights at Albany International Airport have been impacted because of fog.
The city of Albany will light its Christmas tree Wednesday evening.
One person has been arrested in Waterford, charged with falsely reporting an incident at the Momentive Plant where there is a long running strike is going on.
Guilderland Police have arrested two students in connection with threats made against the high school Tuesday morning.
Albany police say one person was taken to Albany Medical Center following a shooting on Elk Street.
Due to its popularity at the Albany Institute of History and Art, the Capital Region in 50 Objects exhibition has been converted to book form, is available on-line, and is being introduced into area classrooms.
Bethlehem residents are voting on a $32 million capital improvement project. The bond referendum would be used to pay for 111 separate projects across the school district.
Members of Albany Cure Violence called for an end to violence outside of Rocks Nightclub on Central Avenue Monday evening. A Troy man was killed and three others were wounded during an early morning shooting in the club on Thanksgiving Day.