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Grand jury action may be tied to police shooting

Grand jury action may be tied to police shooting


Troy police investigating body found near St. Joseph's Cemetery

Troy police investigating body found near St. Joseph's Cemetery


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Meyer concedes Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive

Mom, son accused of stealing $3,200 by writing fraudulent checks

Fire crews battle suspicious blaze in Troy

Fire crews battled a house fire at 19 New Turnpike Road on Sunday morning. The call came in just before 1 a.m.


Schenectady County D.A. to investigate Troy shooting

The Schenectady County District Attorney is taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Troy.


Troy man falls to his death while scouting fishing spot

Police in northern New York say a man checking out a potential fishing spot slipped and fell to his death.


Charges dismissed against Troy double-murder suspect

A judge has dismissed charges against the man police say orchestrated a double murder last year.


Body pulled from Hudson River

A body was pulled from the Hudson River at the Patroon Island Bridge on Thursday morning. State police say the body belongs to a female who committed suicide.


Private rail cars make stop at Rensselaer Train Station

Before you head off to work or school on Thursday morning, perhaps you want to swing by the Rensselaer Train Station for a quick history lesson.


CDTA project creates confusion in Troy

A viewer from Troy was confused by what he saw happening on Second Avenue.


McLaughlin declares victory in Rensselaer County executive race

Republican Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin has declared victory in the primary race for Rensselaer County executive. However, his opponent, Chris Meyer, says he's not giving up yet.


Rensselaer County executive candidates feeling 'very confident'

The Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive is one of the big races on Tuesday. Current Executive Kathy Jimino is not running for another term. That means it's between Deputy County Executive Chris Meyer and Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin. Both Meyer and McLaughlin say they are feeling very confident.


Troy man admits to Watervliet burglary spree

A Troy man has pleaded guilty in connection with a burglary spree in Watervliet. Marquis Nesmith admitted to attempted burglary in Albany County Court.


100 years of history on display in Troy

One hundred years of history is now on display in Troy. The New York Army National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division, or Rainbow Division, is celebrating its 100th birthday.


Deputy police chief retires after nearly 40 years on the job

Troy police gathered to celebrate one of their own. A "walk out" ceremony for Deputy Chief of Police Richard "Buddy" McAvoy was held Friday, his official last day of work.


Capital Region Red Cross volunteers headed to Florida, Texas

As soon as Wednesday, these people could be sent to shelters in the paths of Harvey or Irma. On Monday night, over 30,000 people in Texas and Louisiana stayed the night in a Red Cross shelter.


Troy Pastor stands by comments about black churches some find offensive

TROY - Pastor John Koletas of Grace Baptist Church in Troy is known for raising eyebrows. He has done it again -- this time with comments he made about two weeks ago regarding African American churches.


Grand jury authorized to look at D.A.’s handling of police-involved shooting

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has been investigating Abelove's handling of the Edson Thevenin case for more than a year. Thevenin was the Watervliet man shot and killed by a Troy police officer after a car pursuit in April 2016, after a car chase.


Victim expected to survive Troy shooting

A 37-year-old man shot in the face in Troy Thursday is expected to survive. His identity has not been released yet.


Troy police identify men found dead on Wednesday

Police have identified the two men found dead on Wednesday morning.


Troy police investigate shooting

A man in Troy was shot and taken to the hospital on Thursday afternoon. Investigators are already back at headquarters working on leads searching for the gunman.


Rally and walk against heroin and opiates held in West Sand Lake

"International Overdose Awareness Day" was Thursday. There was a memorial walk and vigil in West Sand Lake to remember those who have died from a heroin overdose.


Free child seat safety check to be held in Castleton

There's another opportunity to get make sure your child's car seat is properly installed.


Police: Would-be burglar caught inside East Greenbush home

A would-be burglar is caught in the act in East Greenbush. Police say they found Gregory Gilliard in the kitchen of a home on Columbia Turnpike around 3 a.m. on a recent morning.


Rensselaer County D.A. recuses himself from officer-involved shooting investigation

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove is recusing himself from a shooting investigation involving a Troy police officer.


Troy deaths may have drug connection

Investigators in Troy are ruling out foul play after discovering two bodies this morning. They're saying the deaths are likely a drug overdose.


Five people charged in department store larceny

Five young women from Albany are accused of storming the Peebles Department Store in East Greenbush. Four of the women are juveniles, including one who is 14 years old.


Residents in PFOA communities surveyed on health issues

As part of a study to determine the health impact of PFOAs, A Bennington College researcher has come up with a questionnaire asking residents of Hoosick Falls, Petersburgh and Bennington, Vt. if their family members have been diagnosed with one of six ailments linked to the toxic substance.


ValleyCats help Houston Hurricane Harvey victims

The Tri-City ValleyCats are stepping up to the plate to help those affected by Harvey in Houston.


Trump reverses Obama's military equipment ban

Even though many people have expressed concern that the use of military gear and equipment by local police agencies in civilian settings are encouraging and even escalating confrontation with police officers, law enforcement agencies have said they need to protect the men and women who protect our communities, regardless of the claims of over-militarization.


Mulch fire blamed on possible 'spontaneous combustion'

Spontaneous combustion may have sparked a fire in Rensselaer County.


Brunswick standoff ends peacefully

There was a heavy police presence Sunday afternoon at the Kindle Mobile Home Park.


New crop of students move into RPI

It’s that time of year again. Saturday was move in day at RPI. More than 1,600 new students loaded up their dorms, getting ready for their freshman year of college.


Crash causes power outage in North Greenbush

A Troy man is facing a slew of charges after police say he drove drunk and struck two power poles.


Police: Troy shooting victim is an RPI alum

The victim in a Wednesday night shooting that injured a 23-year-old man is an RPI alum, Troy police confirmed Friday.


Police Captain: It's your worst nightmare

A 23-year old male is fighting for his life at Albany Medical Center after being shot in Troy Wednesday night, an innocent bystander "in the wrong place at the wrong time" according to police. 32-year old Jamel DeWitt is charged with attempted murder.


Troy police ask for FBI's assistance in shooting investigation

Troy police have asked the FBI for help as they investigate an officer-involved shooting.        


Police seek help following street sign thefts in Pittstown

State Police are looking for help solving a rash of stolen street signs in Pittstown.


Troy shooting victim in grave condition

The 23-year-old is in grave condition and the alleged shooter has already been caught and arraigned. 32-year-old Jamel Dewitt from Troy was charged with attempted murder and a long list of other charges.


Hoosick Falls man accused of stealing car

Hoosick Falls police say they've arrested a man for stealing a vehicle for at least the third time.


Anti-bullying boxing program aims to give kids self-esteem boost

An outreach program is teaching kids how to box and stand up to bullies. 


Schenectady County ranked as most crime-ridden county in NY

Schenectady County ranks as the most crime-ridden county in the state, according to data compiled by the website newyorkupstate.com.


Lawyer: Man shot by Troy PD officer was unarmed

Dahmeek McDonald's attorney says his client was not armed when a Troy police officer shot him twice last week.


Car found stuck along banks of Hudson River

The city of Rensselaer has a mystery on its hands...or, on its shoreline.


Event helps showcase what Stephentown has to offer

People in Stephentown spent their weekend showing off what their town has to offer.


Charity uses service dogs to help veterans adjust to civilian life

A national non-profit is helping veterans adjust to life outside of the armed forces.


Retired Troy police captain offers insight to shooting investigation

Many people wanted to know why details haven't been released yet regarding the officer involved shooting in Troy, Tuesday night. NewsChannel 13 spoke with a former police captain to explain what's going on.


Director of of dentistry for incarcerated youth admits to stealing on the job

The state's Director of Dentistry for Incarcerated Youth has pleaded guilty to stealing about $68,000 on the job.


Angry crowd demands action after shooting

Over 100 people were at the rally -- chanting and shouting demanding Mayor Patrick Madden emerge to talk to them.


Tensions remain high in Troy after police-involved shooting

The police chief gave more details on Wednesday about this police-involved shooting, but not about exactly what led up to the gunfire.


Troy police investigate officer-involved shooting

Troy police are investigating what led to the shooting of a 22-year-old man by police Tuesday evening.


Foot chase leads police to stolen gun

A foot chase in Troy leads to an arrest and a stolen gun. Troy police say they stopped 18-year-old Christopher Williams to ask him questions about two recent cases late Sunday afternoon, but they say when they started talking, he took off.


Troy event fights back against bullying

A local community is fighting back against bullying.


State Supreme Court dismisses DA's lawsuit over police-involved shooting

The New York State attorney general can move ahead with an investigation into how Rensselaer County's district attorney handled a police-involved shooting.


Troy fire deemed accidental

Firefighters in Troy say Thursday evening’s fire at 175 9th Street was accidental.


Greens starting to recover at Frear Park after overfertilization

There are 47,000 rounds are played on the more than 200 acre course every year. Around $1.5 million went into an irrigation system just two years ago.


Gillibrand: If I'm not helping people I should go home

A partisan crowd turned out Wednesday night at HVCC for a town hall meeting with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, where one issue seemed to get more attention than others.


3D printing lending a 'hand' in the world of prosthetics

A world of 3D printing and prosthetics is all coming together at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity in Troy.


Peeling New York license plates still on the roads

At least three years after the problem started, it is still not hard to find a New York license plate with a peeling problem.
 


Troy man arrested in connection with attempted abduction

A Troy man has been arrested in connection with a pair of recent incidents.


Police: Brunswick woman's blood alcohol level over 3x legal limit

State Police say a Brunswick woman was driving with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit.


Gillibrand to hold town hall in Troy

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will take questions on health care, the economy and other issues at a town hall.


Maple trees drying up in Albany and Rensselaer counties

Many of you have been asking what's killing so many maple trees in Albany and Rensselaer counties? We found out the reason behind this phenomenon and what you can do to treat and prevent it from happening further.


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