Vietnam veteran from Cohoes receives high school diploma

Vietnam veteran from Cohoes receives high school diploma

More arrests made after Rensselaer County music festival

More arrests made after Rensselaer County music festival

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Wayward emu found safe in Petersburgh

New sign honors Troy High's football team

Missing emu sighting reported in Rensselaer County

Unique glass museum 'floating' through Capital Region

A unique "floating museum" is making several stops in the Capital Region. The GlassBarge from the Corning Museum of Glass is not made of glass, though. Instead, they make glass on it.

State police make 21 arrests at Stephentown festival

State police and Rensselaer County officials held a press conference Thursday morning announcing 21 arrests at a Stephentown festival. Troopers say they also seized cocaine, LSD, mushrooms and other drugs and paraphernalia.

Corning Museum of Glass brings vessel to Riverfront Park

A vessel known as the Glass Barge has docked at Riverfront Park in Troy.

RPI to suspend Greek Life rush and recruitment

RPI has confirmed to NewsChannel 13’s Karen Tararache the school will temporarily suspend Greek Life rush, recruitment and intake for the fall 2018 semester.

EXCLUSIVE: New health report recommends lowering PFOA and PFOS acceptable level

A draft report released for public comment found the acceptable level for chemicals like PFOA and PFOS should be ten times lower than the standard set by the EPA. But according to a Politico article, the EPA tried to block publishing the report because it would cause a "public relations nightmare."  

Emu on the loose in Rensselaer County

People in Rensselaer County should be keeping their eyes peeled. There's an emu on the loose.

Push to suspend Greek-life at RPI has many people furious

There could be an end to Greek life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, at least temporarily. This news came a day after a task force was created to address the issue.

11-year-old girl lobbies for medical marijuana

When medical marijuana was legalized in New York four years ago, Melissa says her daughter's seizures were reduced by 75 percent.

Soul Fire Farm shows solidarity through produce

A Rensselaer County farm is working to make sure some of the Capital District's most recent refugees have access to fresh produce.     

Severe storms cause damage in Capital Region

The extreme heat and humidity fueled thunderstorms on Monday. As of Monday evening, there were reports of trees and wires down in Saratoga, Rensselaer, Bennington and Washington counties.

Amazon could be tenant of proposed Schodack distribution center

Amazon could be setting up a distribution center in the Town of Schodack. A public hearing about the proposed center was held Monday night. 

Troy city pools sit empty for another summer

Staying cool is going to be a challenge once again for people in Troy. That's because for another summer, they will not have access to a city pool.

Fire causes LifeNet to transport victim

LifeNet 7-1 landed at RPI's baseball field at around 1:00 p.m. after a fire was reported Sunday. 

Averill Park man accused of breaking into Capital Region businesses

New York State Police say an Averill Park man has been arrested for breaking into three local businesses.

Thousands attend annual Troy River Fest

 Troy's 15th Annual River Festival launched Saturday morning attracting many to the scenic, historic downtown district. 

Averill Park man charged with stealing safe from Saratoga Springs restaurant

An Averill Park man is facing robbery charges in Saratoga Springs.

Passing officer saves victim in fiery East Greenbush crash

Two men are lucky to be alive, after their car slammed into a tree in East Greenbush.

East Greenbush crash snarls morning commute

Third Avenue Extension between Route 151 and Route 4 is shut down after a car accident.

Troy police investigate stabbing

Troy police are investigating a stabbing. They say it happened on 10th Street around 4:20 Thursday morning.

Annual chance to Meet the Mayors

The Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Meet the Mayors business breakfast.

Business owner charged with grand larceny in Warren County

Johnny Bryant of Troy runs a company called Green Click Innovations. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says he was paid $1,852 to upgrade the webpage of another business.

Beals calls himself a progressive Democrat in NY-19 battle

In less than two weeks, New York Democrats will head to the polls in New York's 19th Congressional District to narrow a crowded field of primary contenders down to one. That person will face off against Republican incumbent John Faso in what will be one of the closest-watched races in the country. One of those Democratic hopefuls is Jeff Beals.

Missing person found dead in Hoosick Falls

A missing persons investigation in Hoosick Falls is over now that police found the man's body.

Singapore summit reaction: some Korean-Americans skeptical

While some call this an important milestone and a step toward peace, critics say President Trump has already given up too much.  It is a history-making meeting, but many Korean-Americans want to see what actually comes of it.

Troy cop pleads not guilty to stealing $6,200 from PBA

A Troy cop accused of stealing more than $6,000 told a judge Tuesday morning he's "not guilty."

Dust devil interrupts Classie Lassies game against Rensselaer Rams

The last inning of a girls softball game got even more exciting Sunday afternoon.  They had to clear the field when a dust devil took over.

Criminal case against Rensselaer County D.A. thrown out

A judge has thrown out the criminal case against Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove.

Rensselaer police looking for a suspected scammer

Police in Rensselaer are looking for anyone who may have been scammed. Police say Richard Sayward of Colonie scammed an acquaintance of out $5,500.

Fire destroys Hoosick home

Fire broke out a home on Babcock Lake in Hoosick Thursday night.

Experts talk about how to help prevent suicide

With two high profile suicides in just one week, people everywhere are now talking about a topic long considered taboo. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention says there is a stigma that is often associated with mental illness and suicide. 

Grafton home a total loss after fire

There was a big house fire in Rensselaer County. It broke out around 1 a.m. at 19 North Shore Road in the town of Grafton. NewsChannel 13 is told one firefighter was taken to the hospital with an unknown injury.

Rensselaer County D.A. will receive a bench trial

A local district attorney's perjury trial will be a bench trial.

Schuylerville pair charged with robbery, grand larceny

Two people from Schuylerville are charged with robbery and grand larceny. One of them was recently released from jail.

Clegg says he has experience to help tackle NY-19’s challenges

Dave Clegg, 65, graduated from SUNY New Paltz and went to law school in Buffalo. After his schooling, he spent a short stint representing Native Americans in Nebraska and South Dakota before returning to the Hudson Valley in the 1980s to raise his family.

Troy concert series kicking off with former 'Voice' contestant

The city of Troy is ready for summer. The annual Rockin’ on the River concert series was getting underway Wednesday evening.

Man charged with Troy arsons

A 39-year-old man is behind bars and accused of arson. The man has been in trouble with the law before.

No one found inside Troy home after SWAT call

A SWAT team surrounded a Troy home Tuesday afternoon.

Ulster County native, 29, youngest contender in primary for NY-19

NewsChannel 13 continues to profile the candidates in New York's 19th Congressional District and meet the youngest contender, Gareth Rhodes.

Serious crash shuts down Sand Lake road

Route 43 in Sand Lake was shut down Tuesday while police investigated a serious crash.

Art saved in Hoosick barn fire

The investigation continues into a barn fire in Rensselaer County Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators identify woman found dead in Johnsonville

The woman found dead in Johnsonville on Monday has been identified as 31-year-old Megan MacLean.

Fire breaks out at old Rensselaer city hall building

No one was hurt, but the structure made it hard to put out.

North Greenbush police search for missing person

North Greenbush police need your help finding a missing person. They say 50-year-old Robert Christian was last seen April 12 at the Stewart's on Vandenburgh Avenue in Troy.

Hoosick Falls man faces second child pornography arrest

A Hoosick Falls man has been arrested on child pornography charges for a second time. Christopher Springer, 22, was sent to the Rensselaer County Jail.

19th Congressional District Democratic candidates debate in Albany

Democratic candidates in New York's 19th Congressional District faced off Thursday afternoon in a debate.

Former Yankees manager swings by Capital Region

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi swung through the Capital Region on Wednesday.

Search underway for gunman in Troy shooting

Troy police are investigating a shooting. It happened around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. They say the victim is not cooperating.

Three-day lockout lifted at Lansingburgh schools

It's been a tense and stressful week for parents and students in the Lansingburgh School District. Three social media posts put the district into lockout for three days.  The lockout was finally lifted on Thursday, because police made contact with the three people they believe are responsible for the three separate social media posts.

Missing East Greenbush man found dead in Voorheesville

The search for a missing East Greenbush man is over. NewsChannel 13 is told 55-year-old Jon Lathrop committed suicide.

Troy man convicted of manslaughter in death of 1-year-old child

David Bridges of Troy was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter.

Lansingburgh school district purchasing school supplies for all students

District officials say they want to make things easier for students and their families by buying school supplies for students K - 12 next year.

DEC hosts educational session on black bears

There have been a few bear sightings so far this Spring and the reason for it is food. The DEC is reminding people it's important not to be complacent if a bear gets into your trash. There are things you can do to negatively condition them away from your home and back into the wild.

The art of Pam Lake and her road back

Pam Lake of East Greenbush, who suffered a traumatic brain injury, has had to relearn everything, including he art.

Brunswick men rescue a sheep from a bog in Scotland

Two Brunswick men were involved in a messy sheep rescue while on a trip to Scotland recently-- a rescue that was caught on video.

Assemblyman, UAlbany try to woo new health building to East Greenbush

An Assemblyman is joining UAlbany officials in pushing for the relocation of a health building from Albany to East Greenbush.

Troy cemetery clean-up is a family tradition

For many Americans, Memorial Day means a trip to the cemetery.  It's a long-standing tradition for three sisters and their families to visit Oakwood Cemetery in Troy and clean up their relatives' gravesites.

Troy police investigating stabbing

Troy police are investigating a stabbing incident Monday night that left one injured. 

East Greenbush police searching for missing man

East Greenbush police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing man.

Monument added to Guenette veteran apartments

One year to the day after they cut the ribbon on the Peter M. Guenette apartments on 115th St., a monument was unveiled at the base of the flagpole outside on Sunday.

State Police probe fatal Pittstown crash

State Police continue to investigate a crash that left a 45-year-old Bennington man dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV.