A new class action lawsuit has been filed by the law firm Weitz & Luxenberg on behalf of Hoosick Falls residents. It accuses Saint-Gobain and Honeywell of contaminating ground water in the town with PFOA for decades and could end up impacting thousands of people who live there.
A man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl was found not guilty on all charges on Thursday. Michael Davis had been accused of killing his girlfriend's daughter back in February 2015. Prosecutors argued the Troy man squeezed little Viola to death. The defense argued that Davis found the girl unresponsive and tried to perform CPR.
Students at RPI in Troy moved in earlier this week. A group of freshmen traveled to Schoharie to perform some volunteer work. They are helping build a new park, as the community continues to recover from Hurricane Irene.
Landon LaChance is a polite and friendly little boy with an incredible little soul, his mother says, a kid with a smile on his face every day. He's also a kid with a lot of faith in God. One of many things he loves to do is serve as an altar boy at Sacred Heart Church in Troy.
A local family is honoring their late son by helping to give other children and their families memories to cherish. The annual Bobbie Arsenault memorial event was held Saturday in Averill Park with a car show, raffles, and live music.
Testimony will begin Friday in the trial of a Troy man accused of killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter. Prosecutors say Michael Davis squeezed Viola Davis to death. But the defense argues Davis woke up to find the little girl was unresponsive so he tried to perform CPR.
Averill Park grad, Rudy Winkler, makes his Olympic debut Wednesday morning. He’s in the qualifying round of the hammer throw. It's a track and field event that requires strength, finesse and for Winkler, also a sense of peace.
Hundreds of people were helping to grant wishes at the Joe Bruno Stadium on Saturday. The annual "Walk for Wishes" was held Saturday morning. The nationwide "Make A Wish" fundraiser celebrates the thousands of wishes that have already been granted, while raising money for future wishes.
Two store clerks are charged with selling alcohol to minors. Police say Nikhil Maddi, at Four Corner Grocery and Mohamed Alzadi, 30, at 4th Street Market, sold the alcohol to an undercover, underage, volunteer, working with police.
St. Peter's Health Partners say the transitions of St. Mary's Hospital and Samaritan Hospital will be completed earlier than expected. At an event Tuesday, St. Peter's Health Partners say October 1 is the date the two hospitals will transition to their new roles.
Lawmakers are pushing for a new way to track cancer in firefighters who may have been exposed to dangerous toxins. The proposed national registry would monitor reports of cancer among both career and volunteer firefighters nationwide, so experts can figure out who's getting sick and why, and how best to prevent future health issues.
Northern Drive and New Schaghticoke Road in Lansingburgh were virtually unrecognizable the morning of January 17. The streets turned into raging rivers after a 33-inch pipe burst, creating a geyser several feet high. It sent water everywhere, flooding basements, shutting down about five city blocks in every direction.
The suspect in the Noel Alkaramla murder case will have to submit a DNA sample. Johnny Oquendo, Alkaramla’s stepfather, submitted a DNA sample in the courtroom on Friday morning. He has not been charged with her death, but he is the main suspect.
A hearing is scheduled for Friday on the case of a young woman found dead inside a suitcase. A judge will decide if authorities can take a DNA sample from the man they believe killed Noel Alkaramla, 21.
Police in East Greenbush say a Cohoes woman was not only drunk, but crashed her car twice in one night. Police say Tracy Moruzzi first struck a car on Chamberlain Hill Road in Sand Lake. A short time later, they say she went off the road near Moore Road in East Greenbush and struck several trees.
Three men have been arrested on charges of patronizing a prostitute in the third degree in Troy. Police arrested 28-year-old Mitchell Clough of Watervliet, 40-year-old Angel Cruz of Troy and 60-year-old Luigi Mosca of Rensselaer.
Jury selection is underway for a high profile double murder in Rensselaer County. Jacob Heimroth is one of two men charged with the brutal double homicide of Allen and Maria Lockrow in their Lansingburgh home, two summers ago.