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Crews battle fire in East Schodack

Crews battle fire in East Schodack


Persistence pays off for creator of all-weather blanket

Persistence pays off for creator of all-weather blanket


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Florida shooting victims remembered in Troy

Study: Parts of Hudson River spiked with pharmaceuticals

Then & Now: A mission to bring home John McGrath

Man on quest to give MIA WWII Troy Navy pilot a proper burial

John McGrath of Troy never made it home from World War II. His fighter plane crashed in the Pacific in 1945, just weeks before the war ended. Now, a researcher wants to find McGrath's plane.


Man arrested twice in one day for alleged violence

Police say a violent man was arrested twice on the same day.


Troy mom arraigned for fire that started when kids were home alone

Police say she left her three children home alone and then the house caught on fire. Charlyce Cherry was in Troy City Court on Tuesday to be arraigned.


Troy passerby, neighbors help children after house fire

Police say a Troy house fire was started by young children who had been left home alone by their mother overnight.  Neighbors and a passing driver rushed to help the girls.


Mother arrested after Troy house fire

A mother of three young children has been arrested following a Sunday morning house fire in Troy. Charlyce Cherry, 27, has been charged with child endangerment after police say she left her children unattended.


Robbery suspect in custody after standoff

26-year-old Charlie Hardt is the suspect in connection with robbing Don Cook Jewelry in North Greenbush.


Teen charged after threat at Berlin school

Police are on high alert in the Capital Region, two days after the school tragedy in Florida. One student was arrested at Berlin High School, accused of making a threat in relation to the shooting in Florida.


New citizens welcomed at East Greenbush naturalization ceremony

The Capital Region is welcoming new Americans. A naturalization ceremony was held Friday morning at Columbia High School.


Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot, a sailor and a soldier. The pilot never made it home and is still listed as missing in action.


Troy swears-in new police chief

Troy now has a new police chief on the job. Brian Owens is a 20-year veteran of the department and was born and raised in Troy. He takes over for John Tedesco, who retired last month.


Troy unveils 25-year plan for city's future

Troy is putting the finishing touches on its master plan for the next 25 years. It includes heavy investment in neighborhoods and something called "waterfront lobbies."


Troy man accused of driving drunk at 3x legal limit

A Troy man was arrested and charged with driving drunk. Police say his blood alcohol content was three times the legal limit.


Weather causes dicey travel

Sleet and freezing rain made for some icy roadways on Sunday morning.


RPI hosts Exploring Engineering Day

Children were able to roll up their sleeves and get an inside look at a career in engineering on Saturday.


North Greenbush police chief retires

Robert Durivage retired Friday as chief of the North Greenbush Police Department.


Troy police search for bank robbery suspect

Troy police are searching for a thief after the SEFCU branch on Hoosick Street was held up.


Process to hire top cop in Albany moves forward

It took Troy 26 days to hire a new police chief. Albany has been without a permanent chief for 13 months.


New police chief named in Troy

There's a new chief at the Troy Police Department. Mayor Patrick Madden announced Thursday Assistant Chief Brian Owens has been promoted to chief.


Neighbors help neighbors dig out from snow

In Rensselaer County, neighbors were helping neighbors dig out on Wednesday. One of them was Dawn Parent of Troy. Parent spent hours with her son clearing sidewalks and stoops in her neighborhood. A young neighbor also joined in.


Troy deals with residents taking road salt for personal use

When the snow started falling Wednesday morning, NewsChannel 13 got a call that Troy was running out of road salt.


Troy man sentenced for child pornography

A Troy man who sent and received child pornography was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday. Joshua Lozo, 36, pleaded guilty last October.


Road crews ready for snowy Wednesday

State DOT and local road crews say they are prepared to deal with all the snow. Plow trucks are ready to roll first thing Tuesday morning to keep the roads clear.


Schaghticoke woman arrested after allegedly driving drunk with her child

Amanda Monroe crashed into a tree Saturday night.


Troy cop retires after indictment

A Troy police officer indicted last week has retired. A police spokesperson tells NewsChannel 13 John Comitale filed his papers on Friday.


HVCC comes together to support freshman battling cancer

The true meaning of teamwork was on display Saturday in Troy.


Second Troy cop named in indictment

Increased charges also revealed in Rensselaer County Court for officer already facing charges.


Troy raids yield several arrests

Nine people were arrested following a series of raids throughout the city on Thursday evening.


Troy mayor delivering State of the City address

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden delivered his State of the City address on Thursday evening.  


Schools respond to increased flu

New York state reporting largest flu increase, including hospitalizations, since 2004.


Troy man admits to attempted kidnapping at Poestenkill Gorge

A Troy man admits to attempted kidnapping. Daniel Flowers, 39, assaulted two women at the Poestenkill Gorge last August, then tried to kidnap one of them.


Troy father makes plea to President Trump

A Troy firefighter and proud supporter of President Donald Trump is thanking Rep. Paul Tonko. The Democrat carried a picture of Paul Collins to Tuesday's State of the Union address.


Rensselaer County Democrats call on sheriff to withdraw from ICE program

Democrats in the Rensselaer County Legislature are calling on Sheriff Pat Russo to withdraw his application to a federal Immigrations and Custom Enforcement program.


Pair accused of stealing cans, bottles from Melrose Fire Department

State police have arrested two people for allegedly stealing donated cans and bottles from the Melrose Fire Department


Fundraiser held for retired Troy fire captain

The community in Troy is fighting for a man who helped them for decades.


Troy fire under investigation

An overnight fire kept crews busy in the Collar City.


Grafton Winter Fest staff get creative to keep event going

The *snow* must go on, at Grafton Lakes State Park. State park staff spent Friday preparing for the 33rd Annual Winter Fest in a very unusual way.


Veterans honored at special ceremony in East Greenbush

Veterans were honored for their service in East Greenbush on Friday.


Judge orders DNA sample from Rensselaer County murder suspects

A hearing is scheduled Friday morning for two men accused in taking part in the murders of two men in Rensselaer County.


Landfill concerns continue to mount for Rensselaer residents

There are more concerns about a landfill in Rensselaer. Residents now say the Dunn Landfill occupies space that used to be home to historic monuments that date back to the 1600s.


The flu is affecting dogs

We're in the middle of flu season now, and it's going around. But the flu is also affecting dogs. It's called canine influenza and it's popping up all around the country.


HVCC announces new solar job training initiative

A new solar job training initiative is announced at Hudson Valley Community College.


Trio rescued after SUV slides off hillside

Three females including two teenage girls are rescued early Monday morning after hitting an icy patch on the way to school, hang on edge of cliff.


Troy City Council to meet with Attorney General's Office over Thevenin report

On Friday, Troy City Council President Carmella Mantello sent a letter to the New York Attorney General’s office requesting to sit down with the council to discuss the report.


Four people arrested after Troy warrant search

Troy police have arrested four people on guns and drug charges. They are Damier Klevitchgay, Olajuwon Sutherland, Kirsten Mainville, and Devonte Smith.


Free ice fishing clinic to be held in Pittstown

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a free ice fishing clinic on Saturday.


Big potholes posing big problems for motorists

It's pothole season in the Capital Region. After a deep freeze and a quick thaw, the pavement is shifting, cracking, and breaking.


Rally held in response to report on Troy police killing

A rally was taking place in Troy Thursday evening as demonstrators reacted to this week's report from the state attorney general on the deadly police killing of Edson Thevenin.


Natural gas smell forces evacuation of East Greenbush elementary school

The smell of natural gas forced an East Greenbush elementary school to evacuate on Thursday afternoon.


Attorney general releases report in Troy police-involved shooting

The state attorney general's office has released its report in the police-shooting death of Edson Thevenin. No police officers involved with the investigation will be charged right now.


Man charged with DWI after getting stuck in mud

A North Carolina man is accused of drunken driving in Grafton.  Police tell NewsChannel 13 a trooper was called to a home on South Road because a car was stuck on a lawn. Troopers say 47-year-old John Angus was driving and got stuck in the mud.


Senior living facilities come under fire in Rensselaer

The management company of several senior living facilities in Rensselaer is coming under fire. Residents are complaining of unsafe and unhealthy living conditions and they say the problems are only getting worse.


Boil water advisory remains in effect in Troy

A mandatory boil water advisory is still in effect for some people in the city of Troy.


Troy police chief retires after 40 years in law enforcement

Troy Police Chief John Tedesco officially retires Friday. A farewell ceremony for his walkout was held Friday morning at the Troy Police Station.


Landfill location riles up Rensselaer residents

Some residents in Rensselaer are speaking out, concerned about the Dunn C&D Landfill along Partition Street and its proximity to a city school and cemetery.


Hoosick Falls suing over polluted water

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics said in a statement that it has been working since Spring 2016 to provide Hoosick Falls residents with clean drinking water. The company said it has been in "continuous dialogue" with the village to reimburse costs.


Hoosick Falls votes to sue over tainted drinking water

Officials in an upstate New York village have voted to sue two companies for costs related to tainted drinking water.


Troy police investigate possible swatting incident

Troy police are investigating what they say is a possible swatting incident. Swatting is when someone makes a fake 911 call, sending police to another person's address.


RPI grad's Vio Safe Lights pack bacteria-killing punch

We know that bacteria can change to become resistant to antibiotics. Enter special light fixtures that can actually kill bacteria that causes illness.


Healthcare aide accused of kicking tiny dog to death

A home health care aide is accused of kicking her elderly patient's tiny dog to death. The 14-pound, 13-year-old Shih-Tzu mix, Mya, was the beloved pet of the homebound man who has around-the-clock care.


McLaughlin ushers in new era in Rensselaer County

From economy to aging infrastructure to the Troy pools, new Rensselaer County Executive offers his first "State of the County" address.


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