Troy police investigate Lansingburgh stabbing

Troy police investigate Lansingburgh stabbing

Pair charged with assault after Nassau attack

Pair charged with assault after Nassau attack

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Police: Catskill man was going to pawn stolen items

Hundreds attend annual Memorial Day parade in Rensselaer

Officials dedicate apartment building for veterans

Education commissioner recognizes five "reward schools" in Capital Region

State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia released a list of "reward schools" on Friday. These are high-achieving schools that the commissioner says can serve as models to other schools in the state.

Rensselaer County D.A. vows to prosecute all Walmart shoplifters

Joel Abelove originally said he would not prosecute cases involving less than $100 worth of stolen merchandise at Walmart. He announced Friday that he had changed his mind.

La Salle seniors hunt for hackers with the pros

EAST GREENBUSH - At the Security Operations Center or SOC at the Center for Internet Security in East Greenbush, a team of analysts monitor hacking threats. For the past two weeks, three seniors from La Salle in Troy have been able to experience the world of cybersecurity.

Debate continues over points made in Ivanka Trump's new book

Debate continues over the new book written by Ivanka Trump. It’s called, "Women Who Work." With her stature and access to the White House, some say Trump has the opportunity to help change the workplace for women, but they say her book missed the mark.

Amtrak repairs could lead to delays at Rensselaer train station

Amtrak is addressing its repair plans for Penn Station, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said will lead to "a summer of hell" for commuters.

Police: Troy woman left 3-year-old daughter in car alone at night

A 20-year-old Troy woman is accused of leaving her 3-year-old daughter in the car alone for an hour and a half.

Environmentalists: Amendment would have quickened state's response in Hoosick Falls

ALBANY -- A group of environmentalists say a proposed amendment to the state constitution could have changed the way the state responded to the PFOA crisis in Hoosick Falls.

Mayors make investment case with business leaders

Several local mayors made their case for investing in their city to business leaders. The forum included one surprise addition from a spot that could be the toughest of all to sell.

Troy mayor: $2.4 million needed to repair public pools

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden released the engineering report on two city-owned swimming pools Tuesday.

Penn Station repairs could have ripple-effect on Capital Region travelers

Hundreds of people commute to New York City from the Capital Region every day, even more on the weekends. However, track repairs to Penn Station could mean delays and headaches for Capital Region travelers this summer.

Woman caught who allegedly fled police twice

A 28-year-old Schodack woman, who allegedly ran from police twice, is now under arrest. On May 14, police say Krista Collandra was a passenger in a car that was stopped by police, when she got out and ran.

Volunteers spend day cleaning up Troy trail

A hidden asset was rediscovered in downtown Troy. Volunteers were hard at work on Saturday, cleaning up and clearing out a defunct trail between downtown Troy and Prospect Park.

Community reacts to Troy pools not opening this summer

Kids in Troy will have to find a new way to stay cool this summer. The city has officially announced that two city pools will not open this season.

Hoosick Falls residents describe violent storm

Residents in Hoosick Falls spent the day cleaning up after Mother Nature wreaked havoc in the village. Trees and power lines were still blocking roads Friday evening.

Troy city pools to remain closed this summer

Troy city pools will not be opening this summer, according to the mayor's office.

ATV crash claims life of 61-year-old

An ATV rider has been killed in Rensselaer County.

Summer season in jeopardy for Troy pools

The high temperatures have people thinking about opening up their pools for the summer. However, some in Troy are wondering if two city pools will open for the season.

Dump truck overturns in Rensselaer

A dump truck has overturned on Columbia Turnpike. At least one lane of the road was shut down as of early Wednesday evening.

Troy park remains closed after suspected lead found in paint chips

A Troy playground remains closed. A resident tested paint chips found at Barker Park and said they tested positive for lead.

Rabid raccoons discovered in Rensselaer County

Two raccoons with rabies have been discovered in Rensselaer County.

15-year-old boy arrested in connection with racist arson, graffiti case

Schodack police say they've arrested a 15-year-old boy in connection with a racist arson and graffiti case NewsChannel 13 first reported on Monday.

Troy Baptist church closer to becoming brew pub

Every time Louis Emory drove by the for-sale sign out front of the Mount Ida Community Baptist Church, he says it was like something was calling out to him.

Police warn of possible National Grid imposter

State police are warning to be careful of who you let into your home.

Meyer announces run for Rensselaer County executive

Rensselaer County's second in command made a big announcement planned for today. Chris Meyer declared his candidacy for county executive.

Man facing charges after Rensselaer stabbing

A man is under arrest following a stabbing Monday night in Rensselaer. Michael Berghela is accused of stabbing a man inside a home at 17 John St. around 10:30 p.m.

Grafton man charged in two hit-and-runs

A Grafton man is facing charges after police say he was involved in two hit-and-runs.

Schodack police investigate arson, hate crime

Police in Schodack want to know who spray painted a swastika and racially offensive word on a garage, then set it on fire.

Man sentenced for selling, renting homes he didn't own

The man who pleaded guilty to renting and selling Capital Region homes he didn't own, was sentenced Monday in Rensselaer County Court.

Race heating up for Rensselaer County Executive

The race to replace Kathy Jimino is heating up in Rensselaer County 

Volunteers spruce up part of Troy

Instead of heading to work, volunteers from several businesses and state agencies spent Friday sprucing up part of Troy.

Man accused of sending inappropriate pictures to underage girl

Police say a Troy man sent graphic pictures of himself to an underage girl for months on Facebook and tried to get her to do the same.

North Greenbush police search for armed robbery suspect

North Greenbush police need your help finding an armed robbery suspect. They say a man robbed the Dollar Tree on North Greenbush Road back on May 6, using a gun.

500 Days Later: Hoosick Falls residents still calling for clean water source

ALBANY -- Five hundred days after the Hoosick Falls water crisis began, a group of residents were back in Albany calling on the state to fund an alternative clean water source.  With "500" etched on empty water jugs, the group told the press that some residents still don't drink the water and they won't until a new water source is established. 

Troy woman sentenced for deadly DWI

A Troy woman will spend 2 1/3 to seven years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman from Waterford.

Rensselaer County executive won't seek reelection

Rensselaer County Executive Kathy Jimino announced on Thursday morning she won't be seeking a fifth term in office.

Troy woman to be sentenced in connection to fatal crash

A Troy woman is scheduled to be sentenced later Wednesday for her role in a fatal car crash in Colonie.

One person rescued following Troy fire

One person had to be rescued from a burning building in Troy early Thursday.

Hoosick Falls girl scout's project shot & damaged by BB gun

A Hoosick Falls girl scout spent months working on a fitness trail as a project to earn her Gold Award. Her signs were only up for less than three hours before someone damaged them by shooting the signs with a BB gun.    

Man charged with destroying signs made for Girl Scout project

A Girl Scout in Hoosick Falls worked hard to create 28 fitness signs, only to have some of them shot at by a BB gun.

Rep. Faso defends health care vote as challengers emerge

Congressman John Faso is defending his vote on the Republican health care plan, saying that he hopes changes are made. And even though Election Day 2018 is a year and a half away, there are already four Democratic challengers for his seat.

Troy man arrested in connection with Glenville smash-and-grab

Police have arrested a Troy man in connection with a smash-and-grab in Glenville. Police say 44-year old Michael Dedeo stole a woman's purse from a parked car last month in Rotterdam.

Tuesday morning accident closes Troy intersection

The intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Northern Drive in Troy was closed early Tuesday morning due to an accident.

Rensselaer grants help build bike trails along riverfront

The city of Rensselaer is opening up the waterfront and some great views to the public.  The city just got another $1.7 million in grants to make a lot of improvements around the city.

North Greenbush police continue armed robbery investigation

Police in North Greenbush continue to investigate an armed robbery.

Ferrari takes over 42nd Infantry Division in Troy

A National Guard change of command ceremony was held Saturday at the Empire State Plaza.

Hockey players skate to support Ronald McDonald House

Hockey players from across the Capital Region played some rough and competitive games at the Knickerbacker Ice Arena on Saturday.

Strong winds leave thousands in the dark

WEST SAND LAKE – Thousands in our area remained without power Friday night after a rainy and windy day knocked down trees and power lines.

Rotterdam police make arrests stemming from bar fight

A father and son are charged after a fight at a Rotterdam bar.

Troy cineplex plan takes step forward

An attempt to fill the gaping hole in downtown Troy's skyline has taken an important step forward. The city council has now approved a plan to build a movie theater in the spot where city hall once stood.

Suspected lead issues being fixed at Troy park

Rensselaer County now says they’re helping Troy fix lead issues at a park.

Police continue to follow leads after unsuccessful chase

Albany police tell NewsChannel 13 they are following several leads as they continue to search for the driver who led them on a chase in Rensselaer County. So far, that driver remains on the run.

New filtration system installed in Petersburgh

A new filtration system is now up and running in Petersburgh, getting rid of PFOA.

Suspect remains at large after police chase, crash

EAST GREENBUSH - Dozens of police scoured Rensselaer Tuesday looking for a suspect.

Company blamed for PFOA pollution dumped waste in Albany landfill

The company the DEC held responsible for PFOA contamination in Petersburg dumped contaminated waste in Albany's Rapp Road landfill.

Lawmakers want answers for party they call 'near riot'

Some lawmakers in Rensselaer County are demanding answers after what they say was a near-riot at Schodack Island State Park over the weekend.

Schaghticoke woman charged with DWI

A Schaghticoke woman is arrested, after police say she was caught sleeping at the wheel.

Men and women walk in Troy to support victims of sexual assault

Samaritan Hospital hosted the tenth annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event Saturday morning. Both men and women walked through downtown Troy in high-heeled shoes to support services for victims of sex and gender based violence.

Demonstrators call for defunding of Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion demonstrators gathered at Planned Parenthood locations across the country on Saturday. One of those rallies took place in the Capital Region.

GameFest held in Troy

GameFest celebrates the creativity and innovation in digital gaming with a student showcase and competition.

Police shut down college party at Schodack Island State Park

 There was a heavy police presence at Schodack Island State Park on Saturday.