Assemblyman John McDonald is a former Mayor, as is the Democratic VP candidate
Fire crews were busy with a car fire at the Price Chopper Market Bistro parking lot in Latham.
A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is set to become the first woman to hold the top enlisted airman's position in the New York Air National Guard.
Some supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders are refusing to give up on their candidate. March for Bernie USA moved through cities across the nation on Sunday, including Albany. Supporters say they are still pushing for the Democratic National Committee to throw their support behind Sanders.
More than 100 runners laced up their shoes Sunday to benefit a good cause. The Joggin for the Noggin' 5K and 10K were held at the Albany Corning Preserve. All of the money raised will go towards the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation.
Within the first hour of the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society opening its doors Saturday morning, eight-year-old sisters Heart and Spirit found a new home.
Former Cohoes Mayor George Primeau has died. Current Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse and former Mayor John McDonald tweeted about his death.
Growing concerns over the long-term damage football can cause to players brought a group of master trainers to the Capital Region on Saturday. They were hoping to help make the game safer.
The University at Albany is starting a new major with the goal of making the world safer. The new major is approved for the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cyber Security starting this fall.
There's a new development in the case of a Guilderland family, murdered two years ago. NewsChannel 13 has learned that the case been handed over to the major crimes unit of the New York State Police.
The details in a bizarre care of urine and feces at the DEC building in Albany continue to unfold. Investigators say the man, a contracted cleaner, left more than 40 containers of urine and feces all around the fourth floor of the building.
Albany police say a man had his car stolen while playing “PokémonGo.” It happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday evening at the Empire State Plaza.
Some of baseball's biggest stars are passing through Albany, Thursday.
St. Peter's Health Partners and one of their doctors, Hedy Migden, have parted ways.
A man was arrested Thursday in connection to a disgusting discovery.
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced a county interfaith coalition on Thursday. The county government is coming together with leaders from several religions to talk about problems of hate and bigotry here. The grander worldwide landscape of Islamic terrorism, hate crimes, police shootings, and shootings of police.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s largest vessel is docked in Albany. Nicknamed "The Fitz," the boat is not only fast, but can also detect radiation and chemical threats.
A stolen city-owned truck in Troy is found, but its thief remains on the run. Troy police tell NewsChannel 13 the Department of Public Utilities truck was taken from the area of 113th Street and 4th Avenue just before 11:30 Wednesday morning.
Led in to Town of Colonie Court in an orange jumpsuit, shackled at the ankles and wrists, Gerald Garrity didn't say much to either his court-appointed lawyer or Judge Andrew Sommers. The ADA from Albany County said he was ready for trial and that they had witness identification and a recorded interview.
The former Albany High School will be undergoing renovation to turn it into UAlbany's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Rep. Paul Tonko toured the building on Wednesday morning. The renovation of the historic building is expected to cost $60 million.
The city of Albany has received $10,000 to be put toward the city's St. Patrick's Day parade. A few years ago, city hall said it would be difficult to continue to stage the parade with rising expenses. This money from the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee will offset the expenses of this year's parade.
Some cell phone video involving Albany police is causing quite a buzz on social media. Many have said the video appears to be showing a man punching a police officer. But Albany police say that's not what happened.
The NYS Sheriffs Association is backing the home visiting program advocated by the group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, as a way to reduce child abuse and future crime.
It's the first time a drought watch has been issued in 14 years. And that's bad news for farmers.
An Albany man pleaded guilty to manslaughter Tuesday. Nevin Roberts now faces 20 years in prison and five years of post-release supervision.
A legal services group says the state agency responsible for investigating abuse and neglect of disabled New Yorkers isn't effective and should be moved into the state attorney general's office.
UAlbany’s president is leaving. Robert Jones says he’s accepted dual roles as Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and vice president of the University of Illinois system.
Top area leaders gathered to begin a study on how to connect UAlbany’s downtown campus with its alumni quad.
Albany police have recovered a car violently stolen from an elderly woman at Colonie Center. Police say the 77-year-old woman was attacked in the parking lot near the Christmas Tree Shop just before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
A van crashed on Central Avenue in Colonie on Sunday, killing the driver and injuring the two passengers. That van, was reported stolen from a pastor who lives in Schenectady.
A festival Sunday marked 100 years of Indian Ladder Farms - and the beginning of a new chapter.
A 400-mile journey comes to an end in Albany on Sunday.
A local group that helps sick children is getting in on the Pokemon Go craze. The Children's Miracle Network at Albany Med hosted hundreds of Pokemon hunters in Washington Park on Saturday. The group is trying to raise awareness of a national gaming day in November.
Alumnae of a prestigious all-girls boarding school are demanding it create tougher policies addressing sexual misconduct.
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society has teamed up with Unity House of Troy to make sure area families experiencing financial difficulty can be able to feed their pets.
Peanut Land Express owner closes doors after 38 years.
A Glenmont woman is facing child pornography charges. Joanne Brannock , 57, was sent to the Albany County Jail in lieu of bail.
COHOES - A National Guardsman from Cohoes is getting a new roof put on his home. He's getting it for free thanks to a national program and a local company.
A gas leak has forced the city of Albany to close a portion of Hudson Ave.
An Albany teen is accused of stealing from a local ice cream stand.
The Capital Region doesn't have Uber, but for one day there will be Uber ice cream.
Residents in Albany discussed the racial divide Thursday night. Albany's chief of police, Brendan Cox, and Mayor Kathy Sheehan took part in the conversation at Mount Calvary Baptist Church.
The worst fears of search crews were confirmed in Coeymans on Friday as the bodies of two men were pulled from Lawson Lake.
A local man has admitted to stealing from a Watervliet Funeral Home. Sam Catalano Jr. faces up to six years in prison when he's sentenced next month.
An Albany man is facing charges for damaging a police vehicle and driving while intoxicated.
A roof collapse in the biggest building in Menands is being dealt with. Employees have been unable to get back into that part of the Riverview Center, the former Montgomery Ward building at Exit 6.
Thursday’s Alive at Five event has been moved to the rain location. The show will take place at the Corning Preserve Boat Launch under the 787 overpass.
Colonie police say the Water Department is fixing a large water main break near 1237 Central Avenue.
The state is looking for a buyer for 27 acres of prime real estate on the Harriman State Office Campus in Albany. The state issued request for proposals for the purchase and development of land on the east side of the campus.
They lost their son to a rare form of cancer seven years ago. However, Matt and Tammy Hladun can't forget the care and love they received from the folks at Albany Medical Center. That's why the Ballston Lake family hosted an ice cream social Thursday and donated $75,000 to the Bernard and Millie Duker Children's Hospital.
Two women admit to attempted robberies in Albany County. Jessica Nowiak, 26, and Brittany Decarlo, 25, are charged with several robberies in Albany County
Two Albany men were sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday. Quron Tallie, 21, and Omar Rogers, 20, broke into a home on Lark Street back in May, then stole cigarettes, cell phones and money from a person inside.
The site of a tragic murder-suicide in Latham is being torn down. In February, former Colonie Police Officer Israel Roman shot and killed his wife and one of his sons inside their home on Schalren Drive.
There are two opportunities to have your child's car seat checked for free on Wednesday.
The arts scene in downtown Albany is about to get even better. The Palace Theatre hopes to undergo a $65 million expansion and renovation project.
Bishop Scharfenberger leads "Evening Prayer for Peace in Our Nation" that mentions those killed in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas, including the gunman.
We know that girls are opinionated, personable and courageous. Experts say they reach the age of 12 or 13 and begin to doubt themselves. However, this summer, a group of women is trying to remind them just how strong and bold they can be.
It wasn't a problem finding people at Washington Park in Albany on Tuesday afternoon who were tracking down and then battling virtual creatures using their phone's GPS and camera.
Extreme road rage ends with 90 days in jail for an Albany man.
Financial disclosures show six state senators topped their legislative pay with outside income last year while efforts to restrict it foundered in the Legislature.