GymRat Championship makes its way to Albany

GymRat Championship makes its way to Albany

Rocket lesson blasts-off at Wynantskill school

Rocket lesson blasts-off at Wynantskill school

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Man sentenced in Troy shooting

East Greenbush domestic dispute ends with police chase

Village plagued by water problems switches focus to river revitalization

Hoosick Falls Mayor Rob Allen takes part in EPA summit

Hoosick Falls Mayor Rob Allen was visiting Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Allen is participating in an EPA summit.

Troy City Hall reopens after power outage

Troy City Hall has reopened after a power outage on Tuesday morning. 

RPI revokes Cosby honorary degree

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is stripping Bill Cosby of his 2001 honorary degree, saying his sexual assault conviction shows he "has grossly failed to embody the ideals of personal integrity and good citizenship" on which it was based.

Possible crime witness sought in Rensselaer County

Police in Rensselaer County are looking for a man they say may have witnessed a crime.

Elevator outages plague Renwyck Apartments

Pat Hughes has lived at the Renwyck Apartments in Rensselaer for eight years. During that time, she says there have been several quality-of-life issues, but what happened on Saturday, she believes, is "close to criminal."

Rensselaer celebrates Burke Adams Day

The Rensselaer County legislature named Saturday Burke Adams Day after the man who opened the world's first four-sport Miracle League Field in East Greenbush.

Retaining wall crumbles near Troy Stewart's

Part of a retaining wall collapsed behind a Stewart’s in Troy overnight.

Hoosick Falls man charged with hitting person with garbage can

A Hoosick Falls man is under arrest, accused of hitting a person with a garbage can. Noah Corbett is charged with assault following a domestic dispute.

Troy park reopens after lead issues from nearby building

After 14 months, the playground at Barker Park on 3rd Street in Troy is open to the public again.

Police identify man hit and killed by train in Rensselaer County

Police are identifying the man hit and killed by an Amtrak train Thursday night in Rensselaer County. He is 27-year-old Thomas Brust of Mechanicville.

Capital Region colleges holding graduation ceremonies

It's a big weekend for college graduations in the Capital Region.

Man killed after being struck by Amtrak train in Castleton-on-Hudson

Schodack Police confirm a male pedestrian died after being struck by an Amtrak train in Castleton-on-Hudson around 8:20 p.m. Thursday.

RPI making use of leftover packaging materials

RPI is trying to solve a problem that comes after a hurricane or earthquake. After tons and tons of food, water, and supplies are sent to the disaster zone, tons and tons of packaging material are left over.

Tattoo artist makes her mark in Troy

Now, tattooing has gone mainstream. It's a way, she says, for people to express who they are.

Police probe shots fired in Troy

Police are investigating reports of shots fired in a busy area of downtown Troy.

A mother and son driven off the road, attacked and called racial slurs

A mother and her son, driven off the road last Thursday were allegedly attacked, their car damaged and they were called racial slurs. The mother tells Karen Tararache, witnesses backed up her story to police and adds the people who did it, called law enforcement to admit what they did, but nearly a week later and still no arrests have been made.

Traffic stop in Albany leads to weapons charges

A traffic stop in Albany ended with two men facing weapons charges after police say one of them was found hiding a sawed-off shotgun in his pants.

Man accused of assaulting teen he met online

A Johnsonville man is behind bars after police say he sexually assaulted a teen he met online.

Tractor-trailer crash blocks Route 7 in Hoosick

A tractor-trailer accident is tying up traffic in Hoosick.

FEMA helping protect downtown Troy from flooding

FEMA is putting up big money to help protect downtown Troy from flooding.

Three brothers honored for Navy service

The lobby of the Rensselaer County Office Building celebrates the best-of-the-best, veterans who served with honor and distinction and even two Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.

Deadly crash in Schaghticoke ruled suicide

State police say a deadly crash in Rensselaer County was a suicide.

Emergency crews respond to serious crash in Schodack

Emergency crews were on the scene Friday evening of a serious crash at Columbia Turnpike and Route 150 in Schodack.

Man accused of attacking Schodack police officer

A man is arrested after the Schodack police chief says he attacked one of his officers.

Hoosick Falls man accused of raping child

A Hoosick Falls man is accused of raping a child. Christopher Downey, 31, is charged with rape in the first degree and sex abuse in the first degree.

Man accused of attacking Schodack police officer

A man is facing serious charges after the Schodack police chief says he attacked one of his officers.

Police: Ballston Spa woman was too drunk to drive 3x over

State police say they caught a Ballston Spa woman allegedly driving three times over the legal limit.

Noose found hung on RPI campus

RPI is responding after a noose was found on campus over the weekend. 

NY welcomes 4 arson-investigating fire dogs

Four dogs trained in sniffing out arson are joining the ranks of public safety agencies in New York state.

Vegan straw handbags among Troy boutique's new inventory

A new boutique is now open in Troy.  Marcus Blaque is located in the former space of The Shoppe on Broadway and 3rd Street. The boutique carries several labels and the latest trends. No item in the store costs more than $200 and they also sell vegan straw handbags.

Troy school stages mock DWI crash

There was a mangled wreck at Tamarac High School in Troy on Friday morning and there were bodies strewn across the school parking lot.

Troy fire leaves several people displaced

Investigators are looking for the cause of a fire early Thursday morning in Troy.  It was the third fire of the day for the Troy Fire Department.

Farmers welcoming warmer weather with open arms

While we may be celebrating this summer weather now, much of the beginning of spring has been downright chilly. NewsChannel 13 wondered if this unseasonable weather had any effect on farmers around the area.

Rensselaer County residents meet to discuss ICE program concerns

People in Rensselaer County were meeting Wednesday evening to discuss their concerns about the sheriff's department being involved in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement program.

Troy's La Salle Institute undergoing major upgrades

Construction is underway at La Salle Institute in Troy.

Troy woman accused of driving drunk with three kids in tow

Police say a Troy woman was driving drunk with kids in her car.

1-hour delay at Rensselaer City Schools due to threat

The Rensselaer City School District is on a one-hour delay Monday morning.

Police probe threat against Rensselaer City School District

Students in the Rensselaer City School District are on a one hour delay on Monday.

Police: Abduction story that scared Troy residents was fake

A Troy man is accused of making up a story about the attempted abduction of his young son. This stems from a Facebook post that circulated on April 14.

Troy business makes custom bras

Necessity is the mother of invention.  And nowhere is that more true than at a new boutique in downtown Troy.

Water main break repaired after tying up traffic on busy Troy street

All lanes of Hoosick Street in Troy are back open.

Troy police probe hit-and-run

A hit-and-run is under investigation in Troy.

Prosthetic hands created by local teens presented to 11-year-old girl

An eleven-year-old girl got a hand, actually she got four prosthetic hands tonight, in Troy and it was all a huge surprise.  It was made possible through a six-week STEAM program presented by AT&T and e-NABLE. 21 teens from 10 area schools developed skills in 3-D modeling and engineering and then presented their final work to a very excited Karissa  Mitchell.

Bra shop with a technological twist opens in Troy

Finding the bra that fits perfectly is now, quite literally, down to a science.  ZeBra Bras held a ribbon cutting in downtown Troy on Thursday.

State Sen. Kathy Marchione discusses decision to not seek re-election

State Senator Kathy Marchione is talking about her decision not to run for re-election.

Republicans lead in regional special election results

Results are coming in from two special elections held on Tuesday in the Capital Region.

Troy man charged with felony rape

A 26-year-old Troy man is charged with felony rape.

Residents count their blessings after large Rensselaer fire

The investigation continues into a big fire on 1st Street in Rensselaer Tuesday night.

Marchione won't seek another term in New York State Senate

Republican New York State Senator Kathy Marchione has announced she will not seek another term in the 43rd District.

Special elections held for vacant Assembly seats

The Capital Region has two special elections today to fill seats left vacated by Steve McLaughlin and Pete Lopez. 

Pinwheel garden helps draw attention to child abuse

A group of young kids is "planting" pinwheels for "Child Abuse Prevention Month."

Rensselaer residents picking up pieces after large fire

The Red Cross is helping at least 13 people, including five children ages 5 to 16, after a large fire in Rensselaer on Tuesday night.

Frear Park Golf Course opens in Troy

Frear Park Golf Course in Troy opened Monday morning. The ceremonial first tee shot kicked off the 87th season.

Dust devils stir up trouble

A picture perfect spring day taking a turn for the worse. Peter Annello, 17, thought he heard a low flying plane so he looked outside his bedroom window in West Sand Lake. It was about 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Special elections in Rensselaer, Schoharie counties for vacated Assembly seats

If you live in Rensselaer or Schoharie counties, don't forget to vote on Tuesday.

Troy holds annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event

Troy held its annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"  event Saturday to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. 

Riverfront Park dedicated late Troy official

A ceremony was held at noon Saturday honoring Bill Chamberlain 

Backlash to Cuomo's executive order on voting rights for felons on parole

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says most inmates do not exercise the right to vote and says the same will happen with felons on parole

Capital Region students to participate in another gun violence walkout

Students at schools across the country and in the Capital Region will once again walk out of school on Friday. They are demanding comprehensive gun violence legislation on both the state and federal level. That includes raising the age to buy guns and improving background checks.

Prolonged cold means changes for some businesses

If you're ready for spring, you're certainly not alone. Some local businesses have had to make some changes because of this long stretch of cold weather.