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Milton woman charged with arson

Wilfredo Diaz sentenced to 50 years to life

Court appearance delayed for Halfmoon standoff suspect

Albany gets high marks for air quality

How healthy is the air we breathe? A new report from the American Lung Association details the quality of the air in the Capital Region.

Halfmoon standoff ends with arrest

HALFMOON - A standoff that began around noon Sunday at a mobile home park in Halfmoon is over. The standoff ended just before 8 a.m. Monday when tear gas forced a 39-year old man outside. He's charged with violating an order of protection. More charges are expected.

Spring training starts Monday at Oklahoma training track

It’s a sure sign that warmer weather is on the way.

Authorities involved in apparent standoff with man in Clifton Park

Saratoga County Sheriff's officials and State Police are involved in what appears to be a standoff with a man at the Halfmoon Heights Mobile Home Park.

Company opens new Waterford headquarters

A company called Land Remediation officially opened its new headquarters in Waterford on Friday.

Local dilemma at national monument

On the hallowed ground where British General John Burgoyne surrendered his besieged troops 240 years ago, the land has become besieged with a million gallons of flood water and no one seems to know where it came from.

Pair facing assault and robbery charges

Two men are facing assault and robbery charges.

Man who threatened to kill school kids gets additional probation

A man from Moreau who threatened to kill schoolchildren was sentenced to an additional year of probation on Wednesday.

Family still fighting for killed son's name

More than five years after Shen grad and Army veteran Pat Casey was killed in Washington D.C., his parents are still fighting for his name.  His parents say the blame was put on their son after he was killed outside of a McDonalds. No one was ever charged.

Halfmoon travel agent admits to ripping off clients

A travel agent from Halfmoon now admits to ripping off clients. Anna Marie Perrotti pleaded guilty Wednesday to grand larceny. She admitted to stealing $50,000 clients through her business, Sand Dollar Travel.

Former Saratoga Springs school board president pleads guilty to grand larceny

Charles 'Chip' Locke, a former treasurer for the Home School Association in Greenfield pleads guilty to stealing $15,000.

911 dispatchers manage delicate balance in high-stress job

To become a 911 dispatcher, it takes hundreds of hours of classroom time and supervised training. It's a high-stress job where every second counts.

Clifton Park program highlights vascular awareness

An ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure was at the heart of a unique program offered at 10 high schools on Tuesday.

Saratoga Battlefield National Park gets a 170-acre addition

 The Saratoga Battlefield National Historical Park is getting a 170-acre addition with the transfer of land from the nonprofit Open Space Institute to the National Park Service.

Clifton Park group hopes to make land park space

They won the vote. Now the group who won the day last week in Clifton Park says they want the school district and town to talk about turning those disputed woods into a park.

Mild weather a warm welcome to Capital Region golfers

Several Capital Region golf courses opened Tuesday. Superintendents and their teams of groundskeepers have been racing to get their courses ready.

Woman killed in Saratoga County crash

One woman is dead after two cars crashed in Greenfield late Monday night. Two other people were injured.

Log truck accident closes part of Northway in Saratoga County

Part of the Northway is closed after a truck transporting logs lost its load in Saratoga County.

Tattoo lovers gather at annual Saratoga Springs expo

Ink lovers from across the area gathered in Saratoga Springs on Sunday.

Bowlers raise money for American Heart Association

Some heroes spent their Sunday bowling to raise money for the American Heart Association.

NYRA going back into private hands

While fans were betting on horse races at the Saratoga Race Course, there was another bet going on at the State Capitol -- whether the New York Racing Association would go back into private hands.

Convicted rapist found guilty of not registering as sex offender

There was a guilty verdict Friday in the case of Wilfredo Diaz. He had to register as a sex offender after a rape conviction in 2002, but never notified the state where he was working this summer, which is a violation.

Skidmore College hosts Saratoga Springs version of 'Shark Tank'-style business competition

Skidmore College entrepreneurs vie for a share of $60,000 in business competition.

Three Capital Region brothers charged with burglary

Police say 23-year-old Patrick Weatherwax of Saratoga Springs, 23-year-old Matthew Weatherwax of Saratoga Springs, and 26-year-old Joseph Weatherwax of Earlton were arrested after an investigation into a complaint at a residence on Greenfield Avenue in Milton.

Castleton man on the path to becoming an 'Ironman'

Most of us have simple goals for getting into shape - eat better, lose five pounds, walk more. However, a Castleton man has a much bigger dream -- to be, not just a triathlete, but an Ironman. Fueled by his passion, he's well on his way.

Twice convicted rapist on trial in Saratoga County for failing to register as a sex offender

A jury is deciding whether a twice convicted rapist is also guilty of failing to register as a sex offender.

Rain and snowmelt cause flooding concerns in parts of Capital Region

Days of rain and melting snow caused some areas of the region to experience flooding Wednesday, which could worsen with another rainstorm. 

Clifton Park voters vote to preserve parcel

That contentious vote over a parcel of wooded land in the business district is over.

Shenendehowa land deal vote Tuesday

Some have called the vote confusing, others say campaigns have been misleading. Tuesday, voters will decide the fate of 34 acres of wooded land in Clifton Park.

Fire damages Waterford apartment building

Firefighters in Waterford say fire damaged a two-family apartment building Monday afternoon. The call came in at around 2 p.m.

Clifton Park Halfmoon Fire Department hosts Easter breakfast

After spending hours fighting a fire in Halfmoon, many of those same volunteer firefighters went right back to work at the fire station.

Halfmoon house a total loss following blaze

 The house at 57 Werner Road was gutted following an early Sunday fire and is considered a total loss.

NewsChannel 13 teaming up with Red Cross for blood drive

NewsChannel 13 is teaming up with the Red Cross for our Save a Life Blood Drive.

A flier circulating among Clifton Park residents is being called misleading

A school land deal has Clifton Park residents, divided. One side wants the entire property to become a Central Park and the other would like to see a part of it developed so it will be up to a referendum to decide. 

Second suspect accused of stealing weapons in Corinth

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Department has made a second arrest in connection with stolen weapons in Corinth. They say Maximilian Chambliss broke into a home on Farr Road and took at least two long guns and four handguns. Some of the weapons were found in Albany. Others are still missing.

Hadley-Luzerne students hear true stories of the consequences of heroin addiction

Students heard from a woman whose son lost his battle with heroin and another woman who's winning hers.

Missing teens found safe in Corinth

CORINTH - Two missing teens have been found safe in Corinth.

Altamont man charged with stealing firearms

An Altamont man was arrested Wednesday and charged with stealing firearms.

Saratoga County man accused of stealing $50,000 from community center

A man from Clifton Park is charged with grand larceny and falsifying business records. State police say Sean Flaherty stole more than $50,000 from the Shenendehowa Adult Community Center over a five-year period.

Women coming together to celebrate breast cancer survival

A big party is slated for April 8 for a select group of women. It is a group no one would volunteer to be a part of. However, many say they will celebrate life more because they are a survivor.

Woman claims man grabbed her in front of home

Police in South Glens Falls are stepping up patrols after a woman claims a man grabbed her in front of her home.

Milton man gets 30 days in jail, 5 years probation in death that began with loud music complaint

Harold Wolcott will spend 30 days in jail and 5 years on probation for his role in the death of Scott Montie.

Man O'War celebrated with Saratoga exhibit

Wednesday was the 100th birthday of the legendary race horse Man O' War.

Authorities searching for missing teens

Authorities are looking for a missing 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy.  

Saratoga County ranked as healthiest county in NY

Saratoga County is the healthiest county in New York State, according to new rankings released early Wednesday.

Saratoga Springs nears solutions to its lack of affordable housing

Saratoga Springs businesses have trouble filling positions because employees can't find housing that they can afford.

Fire destroys Waterford apartments

Ten people are homeless after a stubborn fire raced through a multi-unit apartment building in Waterford. The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental.

Crews battle fire at home in Wilton

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says crews are at the scene of a fire at a home on 21 Nichols Road in Wilton.

Charity event raises money for area boxing icon

Members of the capital region's boxing community united to support one of their own at a charity event Saturday night.

Ballston Spa's 'Uncle Fester' shaves head in honor of friend who suffered from childhood cancer

A Ballston Spa teenager is preparing for his comedic role in The Addams Family by supporting a very serious cause.

Albany teen accused of stealing guns from Corinth home

A teenager from Albany was arrested this week by the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department. They say Kristoff Mota stole several handguns and long guns from a home on Farr Road in the town of Corinth on February 11.

Ballston Spa man sentenced for child porn

A Ballston Spa man who pleaded guilty to child porn charges will spend the next eight years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 25-year-old Parker Sikand admitted to distributing, receiving and possession videos depicting children, some as young as 2 to 3 years old.

Saratoga County mom charged in connection with death of 18-month-old daughter

Police filed charges Wednesday in the February crash that killed an 18-month old Saratoga County girl.

Police: Suspect using stolen debit, credit card

Someone is using a stolen credit or debit card in Fulton and Saratoga Counties. State police say the card was stolen in Johnstown, then used in Broadalbin and Wilton.

Mechanicville woman accused of driving drunk while son was in car

A Mechanicville woman is accused of driving drunk with her 1-year-old son in the car.

Queensbury widow, police say husband's friend scammed them out of thousands

Keri Sherman wants her alleged scammer to be arrested so her late husband can get justice.

Five people escape Mechanicville house fire

A fire caused extensive damage to a home in Mechanicville.

Boxing community coming together in Saratoga Springs to support paralyzed icon

A boxing show Saturday night in Saratoga Springs will benefit area boxing legend, Bob Miller, who was paralyzed in a car accident in October.

Man dies in Northumberland home fire

A man has died after a fire broke out at his home in Saratoga County.

Saratoga Springs says farewell to Jupiter, four-legged police officer

Jupiter has been patrolling the streets of Saratoga Springs for 14 years.