After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to pull funding from sanctuary cities on Monday, Mayor Kathy Sheehan reaffirmed that Albany is indeed a sanctuary city.
A husband, wife and their six children are left without a place to live after a fire tears through their home of eight years.
There was a string of car vandalism in Menands. Now people are waiting for their insurance company.
As is usually the case when the state budget deadline dwindles to just a few days, energized activists head to the Capitol, determined to make sure that political leaders understand what they want. That's why 850 social workers were there on Tuesday.
New York state's comptroller is urging the Trump administration to strengthen safeguards for trains carrying oil and other hazardous materials.
Some of governors proposals require little to no state funding like establishing same day voter registration and ethics reform. Recent indictments of Senator Robert Ortt and his predecessor have further solidified the need for comprehensive ethics reform.
Free tuition for certain students at state universities is being considered. That could change many high school students' decisions as they get ready for college.
Albany police say someone was shot in broad daylight Monday morning. They say just before noon, a man walked into Albany Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the arm. He says was shot by an unknown person on the 100 block of Morris Street.
Adrian Thomas spent years in jail for a crime a jury ultimately found he didn't commit. His defense team says he was acquitted thanks to video footage of a Troy Police Department interrogation.
Police moved in Monday afternoon to arrest dozens of protesters blocking hallways inside the state Capitol. Many were vowing to be arrested. The protesters calling for tax reform and an end to homelessness.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than 800 social workers and students from across the state are expected to take part in a Raise the Age rally at the state Capitol on Tuesday.
The Cohoes City School District is considering a proposal to provide students with swipe cards to use CDTA buses that would transport students to school and other places.
COLONIE -- Despite Friday’s health care setback, President Trump still has support in the Capital Region.
Even before the vote was scrapped, health care and government executives in New York were discussing Trumpcare.
Ex-KGB spy and former Schaghticoke resident Jack Barsky says the Soviet Union has always tried to destabilize Western democracies. He's written a new book Deep Under Cover that tells the story of his career of espionage.
Guilderland police say 36-year-old Travis Ostroff approached a woman and young daughter at a railroad crossing. Then, police say he went back to his car and exposed himself in full view of the witnesses.
"Find Your Way Home" follows an Irish family in 1910 Ireland and America during times of economic hardship. Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly are now hoping to stage the play in the United States. It already had workshop performances in Dublin.
The city of Albany has announced a traffic pattern change on Tampa Ave.
A chrome plating and surface finishing company with an operation at Watervliet Arsenal has inked a $16.9 million contract with the U.S. Army.
She writes about social issues for MTV, blogs about Taylor Swift, is about to get a job with a big media and financial group and she's still in college.
Route 7 westbound in Latham reopened near the Northway ramp. A truck took a fast, wide turn and rolled over, Thursday afternoon at 4:30pm.
An Albany County corrections officer is under arrest. Thomas Bellow, 42, is charged with forcibly touching a woman.
A man accused of murdering a 1-year-old rejected a plea deal on Thursday. David Bridges was arrested in February, along with the baby's mother Rebecca Patrick, in connection with the death of Luka Patrick.
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.