Amtrak Train 48 has resumed service after it came into contact with a tree on Sunday afternoon. Amtrak says the incident happened at 4:14 p.m. just north of the Hudson Station. Service was temporarily suspended as crews inspected the equipment and repaired minor damage to the engine.
Over a billion pounds of cheese is in cold storage in the US, and more than 43 million gallons of milk has been dumped so far this year. Farmers are trying to bring milk prices higher. A two year downturn in milk prices is making it tough to be a Capital Region dairy farmer.
More than 1,200 seniors descended on Columbia-Greene Community College on Saturday. The occasion was the 24th annual Golden Gathering, a free community health and wellness fair for seniors sponsored by Republican state Sen. Kathy Marchione.
A Hudson man is facing DWI and drug charges after a high speed chase that started on Route 9 in Claverack. Police say Adam Kane, 35, was in a cargo van doing 70 in a 55 mile per hour zone on Wednesday.
KINDERHOOK -- Rasheem Cotman was arraigned in Kinderhook Town Court in Valatie after he was transported from Rikers. Authorities say Halle Schmidt died of a heroin overdose, and that Cotman panicked and dumped her body.
An internationally recognized terrorism expert from Columbia County says the bombings in NYC and New Jersey were unsophisticated and amateurish. A Siena College professor says the bombings have already had an impact on the presidential race.
People are coming together to fight addiction in Columbia county. Members and supporters gathered as Columbia Pathways to Recovery held its first event in Chatham to help spread awareness about the issue.
A community activist in the city of Hudson is accused of making thousands of dollars in purchases with a stolen debit card. 33-year-old Quinton Cross is charged with felony grand larceny, accused of racking up $3,000 worth of purchases on a woman’s card.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating a body found in Columbia County. A woman's body was found just off of Old Post Road in Kinderhook early Saturday morning. The sheriff's office is working to identify the body.
A 73-year search comes to an end, as a hero is laid to rest. Private First Class George Traver's funeral was held in Chatham Sunday. The service was at held St. James Catholic Church, followed by a burial with full military honors.
A jury in Columbia County has convicted four people of sex crimes against children. Goliath Van Alphen, his ex-wife Janine Van Alphen-Moot, William Wendover and Eugene Shackleton face up to life in prison. They were accused of taking obscene video and still pictures of children all under the age of 15.
The Columbia County Sheriff has called off a water rescue, saying no one has been found in the water. Witnesses reported a man in the water of Twin Lakes, at Parker Road and County Route 19 around 9:30 a.m.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that all of the state's rural communities will be surfing the web on high speed broadband by the end of 2018. Cuomo spoke at the Hudson Area Library, touting the "Broadband for All" program, a first in the nation partnership between the state and internet companies, including the newly merged Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable.
A drug raid lands a Columbia County man behind bars. The sheriff’s department says Jacob Ebel had heroin, cocaine, LSD, prescription pills, plus drug paraphernalia and around $400 cash at a Rowland Road home.
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.