State police say three people are hospitalized following a two car accident on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.
The clean-up has begun after mother nature's fury on Friday and it could take all weekend into Monday, ruining Independence Day barbecues for many.
Columbia Memorial Health officials cut the ribbon Monday morning on the Rapid Care Center in Copake to provide emergency medical care to residents in southern Columbia County, and save time traveling to other facilities miles away.
A 17-year-old involved in a one car accident in Greenport Friday morning has passed away. State police say four teenagers were coming home from a party around 6 a.m. Friday on State Route 9G when the driver veered off the road.
Don’t leave your car unlocked with the keys inside. That’s the message from Hudson Police. They say it made it very easy for Joseph Drabick to allegedly steal a car from a home on Green Street Saturday.
One man is dead after a collision between a van and motorcycle in Columbia county.
Families in the Capital Region might soon be able to visit Lego Land without hopping a plane. And if all goes as Lego Land hopes, the park just two hours south of Albany could be operational in 2019.
Police say a Hudson man used a sledgehammer to destroy someone’s car. Officers were called to Hudson Terrace early Monday morning. That’s where they say Raeshard Williams, 24, was caught in the act.
Police say three men used a folding chair to attack and rob a man. The alleged assault took place at Claverack Town Park around 1 a.m. on Sunday.
Leah Wightman, the former state champion runner from Chatham who has a life-threatening case of leukemia, was married on Saturday.
They looked all over the world to find someone to save their daughter's life. It turned out, the answer for a Chatham bride-to-be is a man in Brazil.
A contractor is accused of stealing more than $2,000 in power tools from a home he was working at. Michael Lasher, 43, of East Greenbush now faces burglary charges.
A bride-to-be and former track star from Chatham battling leukemia has found a perfect match for a bone marrow transplant. Leah Wightman’s father shared the news with NewsChannel 13, saying a perfect match has been found in Brazil.
Local Muslims want to demystify their religion and that's why they're setting up shop to answer any and all questions at one of the area's most well attended events.
New York's agriculture commissioner is congratulating a farm-based Hudson Valley distillery for winning a national award for its vodka.
Speed and alcohol were factors in a Ghent crash last week. That’s the word from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department.
Leah Wightman, a 24-year-old bride-to-be in perfect athletic shape, was suddenly diagnosed with leukemia. Doctors immediately put her into treatment and told her she had to cancel her July wedding. Doctors will use a clinical trial with Wightman. Bone marrow from her brother Ross will be genetically altered to mirror a perfect match donation.
Investigators are trying to determine if speed and alcohol were factors in a crash that seriously injured a man Tuesday morning in Ghent. The Columbia County Sheriff says Charles Stickles, 28, crashed his pick up into a tree just after 1 a.m. on Water Street.
The streets of Chatham ran orange today. About 1,600 people came out for Sean's Run and to help find a donor for a 24-year-old former track star who was diagnosed with cancer.
A 5k race to benefit Leah Wightman starts Sunday at noon. But the real challenge for Leah's family is the clock, and to find the bone marrow donor who could save her life.
Two people had to be rescued from a burning home in Hudson Monday evening. Police have now arrested a woman they say set it on purpose.
Local Council isn't the first in the country to adopt a policy recognizing trans-gender children but it is one of just a handful that is updating its policy of inclusion.
A Hudson man is accused of luring a man to the woods, then robbing him. It happened near Oakdale Lane back on April 13.
A Hudson man is charged with possessing heroin. Anthony Price Baynes, 22, was arrested during a fight in the 200 block of State Street Sunday evening.
Hundreds packed the Maple Hill High School auditorium in Schodack Wednesday evening to learn about the Kinder Morgan pipeline that could soon be running through their town.
The owner of a private home health care agency is under arrest. Police say 38-year-old Allison Delong, owner of Serenity Care, stole the identities of some of her patients. A Columbia County woman says Delong targeted her dying mother.
Seven fire departments have saved a house in New Lebanon, after a grease fire spread. Firefighters say about a quarter of the house at 50 Cherry Lane has been damaged by the flames.
A home is badly damaged after a fire in Hudson on Sunday morning.
A site in Columbia County could soon be added to the state and national registers of historic places.
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says crews are investigating a structure fire.
Another local community with a plastics company in town is testing for PFOA. Chatham Town Supervisor Maria Lull tells NewsChannel 13, the town board approved the testing at its last meeting.
A senior citizen was swindled out of his entire life savings. Police say a Hudson man who works with him is to blame. They say Jacob Maynard, 26, convinced the victim he was an undercover agent, made up false crimes and threatened him with arrest if he didn’t pay up. The victim lost $84,000.
The 161-year-old Hudson Opera House is getting a major makeover. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the project will create 145 construction jobs.
A man and woman are charged with breaking into a Claverack home. Investigators say Joseph Moore and Kristen Bishop broke into the home on Route 23 on Monday.
A car and motorcycle crash in Claverack. Police say around 7:40 Friday morning Matthew Spurge, 67, was riding a motorcycle on State Route 23, when he passed one car then hit another car turning from Hover Road.
The lack of snow, the mild temperatures, the cold snaps-- all of that could affect apples and peaches grown on local farms.
A Hudson man is accused of lying about his car being stolen. In reality, police say Mark Simon, 30, crashed his car into a tree on purpose, then told the same story to his insurance company.
Forty Capital Region truckers are splitting a $1 million Powerball prize. The drivers from a Colonie trucking company matched five of six numbers in the January 9 Powerball drawing.
A Germantown man is charged with rape. John Hoey, 46, is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl.
The Columbia County Sheriff's Department says it responded to a fatal accident on State Route 23 in the Town of Claverack.
A former nursing home employee who stole from patients is headed to prison. Claire Wieland pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a forged instrument.
A Siberian husky is shot and dies from its injuries. Now state police want to know who fired the bullet.
The kindness of strangers came back to bite a Hudson woman on Friday. Police say a 69-year-old was approached by a woman who said she needed a ride to work.
Three people from Valatie are charged with selling and distributing heroin. Bonnie Kilmer, 44, Dennis Mazal, 34, and Joseph Banfield, 35, were all arrested as part of a sheriff’s office investigation.
At least three fire broke out in the Capital Region, keeping crews busy late Sunday evening and early Monday morning.
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Albany, Troy, Hudson, Scotia and Glenville.
A man is accused of throwing a woman against a building during a robbery in Hudson. Police say Christopher Young, 25, of Livingston approached the victim on the street, threw her against the building and took off after stealing $200.
Hudson police are searching for a stabbing suspect. They say on January 24, Cedric Fulton II stabbed a man over a fight about food at a football party, then fled the scene.
Hudson police say a 15-year-old girl is in the hospital, after being hit by a pickup truck.
A New Lebanon man was killed Thursday night when a trench he was in collapsed. State pole say 38-year-old Jesse Finley was helping a family member and was inside an eight-foot deep ditch when it collapsed.
A state appeals court has upheld the ruling against the owners of Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke.
Students at New Lebanon Jr./Sr. High School sing the praises of music teacher, Valene Synakowski.
Route 9 near I-90 in Schodack was closed for over two hours Sunday morning as Police talked down a Rensselaer County driver with a loaded shotgun.
Hudson police say a Greenport man slashed the tires of more than 15 cars in the city on New Year’s Eve. They say 20-year-old Austin Willis told them “he was having a bad year” when they asked him why he committed the crime.
New Year’s Day is the day a lot of decisions you made on Election Day become official. There are plenty of swearing in ceremonies for elected government leaders.
A Chatham man is facing charges after police say he crashed his car when driving drunk. Alexander Tassinari is charged with DWI after the crash on McCagg Road.
Delivering that plate just got more profitable. For the server delivering it anyway.
A sex offender is arrested after a car accident in a McDonald’s parking lot in Greenport. Melquiades Leal Gil, 52, was one of the people involved in the accident when Columbia County Sheriff's Department arrived at the scene.
Police have released the name of the man found dead near train tracks in Germantown. They say he is Juan Cordero, 67, of the Bronx.
Thanks to the kindness of strangers, a Columbia County sheriff's truck was filled to the brim Wednesday morning with gifts for the five Agan children. Their father is in jail -- accused of stabbing their mother to death, earlier this month.