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Murder suspect arrested in Rensselaer County

Many left town hall wanting more from Tonko

PFOA update being held in Petersburgh on Tuesday

Boil water advisories lifted in North Greenbush, East Greenbush and Rensselaer

Boil water advisories have been cancelled in East and North Greenbush and the city of Rensselaer after a massive water main break on Friday.

Massive North Greenbush water main break repaired

A water main break in North Greenbush is fixed up. Around a quarter of a million gallons of water were lost when the main broke on Glenmore Road Friday night.

City of Rensselaer remains under boil water advisory

The entire city of Rensselaer is under a boil water advisory after Friday night's massive water main break on Glenmore Rd.

Crews work to fix major water main break in North Greenbush

Glenmore Avenue in North Greenbush is shut down after a 36-inch water main break sent gallons of water shooting into the air. It began around 5 p.m. Friday.

Man takes plea deals in scheme to rent homes he didn't own

Zarak Ali, the man accused of a multi-county scheme to rent and sell houses that he didn't own, took a plea deal in Rensselaer County Court on Friday.

Emma Willard School addresses past allegations of sex abuse

Months after a former student accused a former teacher at Emma Willard of sexual assault, the all-girl’s boarding school has undertaken several initiatives to address past allegations of sex abuse. 

Guilty plea expected in fraudulent home sale, renting case

An Albany man accused of selling and renting dozens of homes he didn't own, is expected to plead guilty. Zarak Ali has appeared in at least four county courtrooms so far.

Firefighters battle garage fire in Melrose

Crews battled a garage fire on Grant Hollow Rd. on Thursday morning. The call came in around 8 a.m.

Sonic's second Capital Region location opens

Sonic held a grand opening ceremony at a second location in the Capital Region. The second location is at 120 Hoosick Street in Troy. That's in the Hudson River Commons, formerly known as Troy Plaza.

Air tests urged in Hoosick Falls homes

Honeywell meets with residents about testing for Volatile Organic Compounds in homes near former factory.

Hoosick Falls chemical concerns spread to air

If it's not the water, it could be the air in your house making you sick in Hoosick Falls.

Plow operators help rescue man fallen in storm

Two plow operators in East Greenbush weren't just out clearing the roads Sunday. They also rescued a man who had fallen in the snow. It's lucky they spotted him in the storm as he tried to call out and signal for help.

Capital Region digs out from second winter wallop

After the storm comes the cleanup. The Capital Region woke up to an average of eight to ten inches of snow and it all has to go somewhere.

School nurses in East Greenbush cleared to give Naloxone

School nurses and trained staff in East Greenbush will now be able to administer Naloxone to treat an overdose on school grounds.

Nassau man faces up to 25 years in prison

A Nassau man has been found guilty in a crash that killed one man and injured a woman.

Messy weather won't stop pizza deliveries

The messy weather won't stop food deliveries from being made. Pizza shops get very busy on nights like this one and we found that good food is made all the sweeter when shared with family and good friends.  

Sonic to open in Troy on Feb. 15

Sonic is celebrating the grand opening of its second drive-in in the Capital Region, this time in Troy.

Averill Park High School dealing with building concerns

The winter weather appears to be taking a toll on Averill Park High School.   

Troy man facing child pornography charges

A Troy man is facing child pornography charges. Police say 22-year-old Kasi Chonpimai sent seven videos with child pornography to an undercover cop in Colonie last September.

Hoosick Falls water filtration now at full capacity

A full capacity carbon filtration system is now up and running in PFOA plagued Hoosick Falls. The state Health Department gave NewsChannel 13 an update on the water contamination situation Tuesday. They tell us six tests of water samples from the new filtration system had non-detectable levels of PFOA.

Fire damages Troy home

Several people escaped injuries after a Monday morning fire in Troy.

Woman rescued from Troy house fire

Firefighters pulled a woman from a burning home in Troy late Sunday night.

Patriot Flight holds 10 year reunion

It was a reunion ten years in the making. Bill Peak founded Patriot Flight ten years ago. On Saturday at the Schodack Diner, Peak and those who helped the program get started had a reunion to celebrate how far they have come.

La Salle Institute student credited with creating new app

Have you ever created an app? Connor Patrick, a 10th grader at La Salle Institute in Troy, has.

Fundraiser to be held for retired Troy police captain

A retired police officer who lost everything to save someone else’s life now needs some help.

Troy police search for alleged purse thief

Troy police are looking for an alleged purse thief. They say a man stole a handbag from McDonald’s on Hoosick Street, back on January 21 around 7:50 p.m.

Troy mayor to deliver 'State of the City' address

Troy's "State Of The City" address is Thursday night. Mayor Patrick Madden will deliver the address after a contentious budget battle just a few weeks ago.

West Sand Lake crash under investigation

One person was airlifted and another sent to the hospital after a serious accident in West Sand Lake. 

Attorney general to investigate handling of Troy shooting

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is giving the state attorney general authority to investigate how the district attorney in Rensselaer County handled a fatal shooting at the hands of a Troy police officer.

RPI students rally against Trump's immigration ban

RPI students took a break from classes Wednesday to protest President Trump's executive order regarding refugees.

Hoosick Falls man facing child pornography charges

A Hoosick Falls man is facing child pornography charges. Police seized phones and a computer from the 66 Center Street home of 38-year-old William Hines.

NY water tests find no industrial chemical contamination

New York health and environmental regulators say statewide targeted sampling for two cancer-causing industrial chemicals found no new cases of drinking water contamination.

Fundraiser for immigrants held at Sunhee Kitchen

 Many of those attending a fundraiser in Troy Tuesday night were immigrants or the family members of immigrants. They crowded into SunHee Kitchen.

Jury selection underway in deadly Nassau DWI case

The trial of a man accused of causing a deadly car accident in Rensselaer County begins Monday. Edward Ferguson’s trial is set to begin with jury selection.

Schaghticoke solider acquitted of murder in 2008 dies

A Schaghticoke soldier, acquitted of murder in the deaths of two superior officers in Iraq, has died. Alberto Martinez died last Sunday in Florida at the age of 49. That's according to an obituary published by a Tallahassee funeral home.

Two arrested in Troy raid

A raid in Troy ends with two arrests. It comes after a one-month investigation.

Two Rensselaer County ARC employees charged with marijuana possession

Two employees at the ARC of Rensselaer County have been charged with possessing marijuana while at work.

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich in Capital Region to discuss Legionnaire's disease

Erin Brockovich was back in the Capital Region on Tuesday. The environmental activist was here a year ago to draw attention to water contamination in Hoosick Falls. She was calling on state lawmakers to find a solution to Legionnaire's disease.

RPI's Jackson mentioned during Saturday Night Live segment

RPI President Shirley Ann Jackson got a shout-out during this week’s Saturday Night Live. During a Weekend Update segment, Leslie Jones discussed African-American inventors after seeing the movie "Hidden Figures."

American Red Cross assisting 19 after pair of fires

The American Red Cross is giving emergency aid to 19 people after two separate fires Sunday.

Petersburg woman charged with aggravated DWI

A Petersburg woman is charged with driving with a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit.

Fire hits close to home for Nassau Fire Department

The Nassau Fire Department spent Saturday afternoon fighting a fire at the home of one of their own.

Boil water advisory remains in effect for parts of Rensselaer

Rensselaer police say a boil water advisory will probably stay in effect for another day or two. Police say it's due to repairs on a water line.

Neighbors and relatives: retired Troy Police Capt. saves neighbor from house fire

A house fire in Schaghticoke Thursday afternoon leaves two men homeless. Neighbors say everyone got out safely thanks to a quick thinking retired Troy Police Captain. 

Boil water advisory in effect for parts of Rensselaer

A boil water advisory is in effect in parts of the city of Rensselaer. This affects anyone living in the Hollow to Third Street, Partition Street North to I-90 and from Broadway to 7th Street. Boil the water until further notice before drinking it.

New taxes and fees in Governor Cuomo's proposed budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed $152 billion budget includes some new taxes and fees in addition to new programs and proposals.

Firefighters battle Schaghticoke blaze

What started as a kitchen fire in Schaghticoke quickly spread throughout the house. The fire broke out Thursday afternoon on Howland Avenue Extension.

Man wanted by several police departments arrested in Troy

Troy police say they arrested a fugitive wanted by several local police departments. Officers say they found Zackary Plante hiding in the attic of his home on River Street. He faces a charge of criminal contempt in Troy.

Hoosick Falls mayor won't seek third term

Hoosick Falls Mayor David Borge says he will not run for re-election. He is currently serving his second term and says that's enough.

Mary Jane Smith, Unity House co-founder, dies

You'd be hard pressed to find anyone in the Capital Region who impacted more lives than Mary Jane Smith, co-founder of Unity House in Troy, who died on MLK Day at age 88.

School bus rolls over in Troy

A school bus rolled over on Burden Avenue in Troy Tuesday afternoon. A driver, aide and one student were on the bus at the time. All injuries appear to be minor.

Man arrested in Rensselaer drug raid

Rensselaer police say they found three pounds of pot and $1,100 during a drug raid. The raid happened at 1488 Third Street around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Troy's elite cop unit is staying in budget

A month ago, it was not a good Christmas season for an elite team of police officers in Troy but now it appears the Emergency Response Team is returning.

Troy MLK day event seeks to improve police-community relations

The focus of a Martin Luther King event in Troy was to improve relations between the community and police.  Young people were taught about their rights and what to do if stopped by officers.

Hoosick Falls teen accused of stealing from police car during community service

A Hoosick Falls teenager is accused of stealing from a police car as he was cleaning it for his community service.

Hoosick Falls woman arrested following crash

A Hoosick Falls woman was arrested after a crash on Church St. in the village.

Individual allegedly drove into parked cars in Troy

Police say someone was arrested Saturday afternoon after hitting several cars in downtown Troy.

Troy man facing burglary and grand larceny charges

A Troy man is behind bars after police say he was caught trying to break in to a Green Island home.

Schodack police chief retires after 45 years in law enforcement

After 45 years and five departments, including chief of two departments, Bernhard Peter called it a career on Friday.

Hoosick Falls Village Board tables vote on possible PFOA settlement

A settlement reached between the leaders of Hoosick Falls and the companies accused of causing PFOA contamination goes before the village board in Hoosick Falls on Thursday night.