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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.