Washington County bike path reopens after coyote incident

Washington County bike path reopens after coyote incident

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Argyle man accused of shooting two dogs

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Woman describes horrific coyote attack

Washington County coyote tests positive for rabies

ENCON officer shoots wily coyote that attacked South Glens Falls woman

Sheriff: Coyote likely rabid

A Fort Edward woman is recovering from an apparent coyote attack, the third human encounter with a coyote in two days. Until the animal is captured, Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy says the Five Combines Park on the Feeder Canal will remain closed.

Apparent coyote attack under investigation in Fort Edward

An apparent coyote attack is under investigation in Fort Edward. The victim, who says she was attacked, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to her arm, face and leg.

Fort Ann closer to acquiring site of Revolutionary War battle

An upstate New York town is a step closer to acquiring a Revolutionary War battlefield that had been considered for a quarry business.

Make-a-Wish recipient offers thanks to company that helped

Tyler Murray from Greenwich got his wish. The 15-year-old loves Nike sneakers. He has always wanted to visit Nike’s headquarters in Oregon and meet famed shoe designer Tinker Hatfield.

Washington County man admits to trying to kill ex-girlfriend

A Washington County man faces 17 years in prison when he's sentenced next month for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Owner of burned out Washington County home facing fine

The owner of a home destroyed by fire in Washington County on Tuesday is facing a fine in connection with the fire.

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.

Fire destroys Washington County home

SALEM - Crews in Washington County were busy with a house fire.

Fort Ann man accused of choking woman

A Fort Ann man is accused of choking a woman. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they arrested Robert Larson Sunday night after a domestic dispute.

Fort Edward woman sentenced for assaulting 4-year-old stepdaughter

Marissa Bickford Rice, the Fort Edward woman who attacked and critically injured her 4-year-old stepdaughter, is sentenced to 13 years in state prison.

Dollar General manager accused of stealing $12,000 from store

A woman is accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the Dollar General store she managed.

Police: Vandals caused damage to high school

Employees of Whitehall High School are cleaning up following a vandalism spree early Wednesday morning.

Congressman takes aim at SAFE Act

An anti-SAFE Act sign has been hanging in front of Don Novak's Columbia County house for the past four years.

Patrols enforce Log Bay Day ban on Lake George

Log Bay Day has normally been held on Lake George the last Monday of July. However, the Lake George Park Commission recently banned Log Bay Day and the sheriff's office and Park Commission intend to actively patrol those areas, preventing a gathering of boats there.

Concerns mount over safety of buckling Whitehall building

The Washington County village of Whitehall has a public safety problem on its hands and it's not sure where to turn. An old three-story building on Main Street is in serious disrepair and appears ready to collapse. The problem is the owner of the building is deceased and the small village doesn't have the money to tear it down.

New Lyme screen researched locally

Blood drawn at the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is advancing research for tick borne illness.

Divers comb quarry for clues in 2014 disappearance

Vermont State Police divers have searched a water-filled quarry in Poultney as they investigate the disappearance of 23-year-old Jonathan Schaff.

Illegal immigrant accused of raping girl in Washington County

Ricardo Baraja-Suarez was arraigned in Fort Edward around 4 p.m. Wednesday. The alleged crime took place in Salem – about a half-hour away. Then, Suarez was taken to the county jail on $100,000 bail.

Resolution passed banning Log Bay Day party on Lake George

The Lake George Park Commission met Tuesday to pass a resolution banning the annual gathering of boaters.

Re-arrested Green Island sex offender active on Facebook

In the month between prison and his second arrest, William Goodman was incredibly active on social media, creating not one but two Facebook accounts.  Both the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and local police tell NewsChannel 13 it's out of their hands. 

Fort Edward woman accused of threatening boyfriend with baseball bat

A Fort Edward woman is accused of threatening her boyfriend with a baseball bat.

EPA hears calls for more PCB cleanup at public hearing

The EPA's latest projection is some people will be able to safely eat fish caught in the Hudson River regularly in 55 years. 

Glens Falls Hospital announces plans for $20 million state grant

Glens Falls Hospital has received a $20 million grant from New York state.

Sen. Gillibrand takes on ticks in Hudson Falls

Sen. Gillibrand was happy to announce the Trump administration started to establish her tick-Borne disease working group at a press conference in Hudson Falls on Monday.

Gillibrand to discuss federal effort to combat Lyme disease

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Kristen Gillibrand will be in upstate New York to discuss efforts by the federal government to battle Lyme disease.

Missing Whitehall woman found

A missing Whitehall woman has been found safe.

Judge to Matthew Slocum: leave prison in a pine box

Matthew Slocum, who killed his mother, her husband and his step-brother, was sentenced to 82.5 years to life in prison on Friday in Washington County Court.

Fort Edward woman admits to brutal assault of 4-year-old stepdaughter

Marissa Bickford-Rice admitted to throwing 4-year-old Kaiden Starr-Rice to the ground, slamming her head.

Man arrested in Kingsbury hit-and-run

Authorities in Washington County have made an arrest in a hit-and-run that seriously injured a man in Kingsbury. Dillon Morris is accused of striking Vaughn DeCota with his car the morning of June 10 in Kingsbury, then taking off.

Fort Ann grandson and his wife charged in death of 95-year-old grandmother

An unattended death investigation of a 95-year-old woman in Washington County ends with the arrest of two family members, one for murder.

Police: Saratoga Springs man used cancer charity and candy as scam

Deran Akullian was also accused of a coins-for-candy scam in 2010 on behalf of an area food bank.

Fort Ann battlefield granted federal restoration funds

FORT ANN, N.Y. (AP) - Two New York battlefields are getting federal restoration funds.

Man accused of not properly registering as sex offender

WHITEHALL - A sex offender is arrested in Whitehall.

Schumer in Amsterdam to push for firefighter cancer registry

Doctors and researchers may soon be able to better track cancer incidence amongst firefighters. Senator Schumer outlined legislation that would create a national firefighter cancer registry. 

Uber and Lyft arrive in Capital Region

Drivers and passengers have been clamoring for Uber and Lyft for years.  Forty-seven other states and New York City already depend on ride share services.

National Weather Service rules out tornado in Tuesday's storms

The National Weather Service says it was not a tornado that caused damage Tuesday in Warren and Washington Counties. Instead, they say it was caused by straight-line winds.

Woman hurt in Washington County rollover

A driver is hurt in a Washington County rollover. The one-car crash happened on Coach Road in Hartford around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Whitehall woman spends night pinned under vehicle

A Whitehall woman is recovering after spending a night stuck beneath her car.

Police: Road rage led man to ram car off the road

Police say road rage led a man to run another car off the road in Washington County.

Police investigate swastika flag on Cambridge Central property

Police are looking for who left a swastika flag on Cambridge Central property. The flag was found Friday morning spread out between two dumpsters on the far edge of the school's land.  

Guilty verdict in triple-murder retrial

Matthew Slocum has been convicted of all seven charges, including murder, arson and possession of a weapon.

Storms cause significant damage in parts of Capital Region

Severe storms blew through parts of the Capital Region on Monday. There was significant damage reported in Washington County.

Jury deliberations underway in triple-murder retrial

For a second time, a jury is deliberating the fate of accused killer, Matthew Slocum. He is accused of killing his mother and two others, then setting their home on fire.

Testimony ends in retrial of convicted murderer

Testimony has ended in the triple-murder retrial of Matthew Slocum. Both sides rested their cases on Friday.

Scantily clad restaurant sign to stay in Whitehall

It’s supposed to be a time of celebration: a new restaurant opening in a small town. But it’s the restaurant’s sign that has the owner and village getting down in the mud.

Former girlfriend takes stand in re-trial of convicted murderer

She was terrified. That’s what Loretta Colegrove told a jury Wednesday in the murder retrial of Matthew Slocum.

Horse collides with motorcycle in Fort Edward

A motorcycle collided with a horse in Washington County.

Retrial continues after murder conviction tossed out

The re-trial of Matthew Slocum continues. He's the man accused of killing his mother, stepfather and stepbrother inside their Washington County home six years ago.

Health care worker facing sex abuse charge in Washington County

A health care worker has been arrested after a client in Washington County reported unwanted sexual contact with him.

Investigators: Driver in hit-and-run knew he hit something

Authorities in Washington County say the driver who hit a man and left him lying along a Kingsbury road early Saturday, knew he hit something, but kept going.

Testimony begins in Slocum's retrial

Testimony began Monday morning in the retrial of a man charged with murdering three family members in Washington County.

Kingsbury hit-and-run victim identified

The Washington County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim of a hit-and-run Saturday morning.

Jury selection underway in retrial of convicted murderer

Jury selection is underway in the retrial of a convicted murderer in Washington County. Matthew Slocum's conviction for killing his mother, her husband and his half-brother back in 2011 was overturned on appeal.

Police: Whitehall man caught driving 106 MPH

A Whitehall man is facing charges after some reckless driving.

Widespread storm damage blamed on macroburst

The National Weather Service is now confirming Thursday night's widespread damage in Warren and Washington Counties was caused by what's called a macroburst and straight line winds up to 90 miles per hour.

Fort Edward woman accused of injuring stepdaughter due in court

A Fort Edward woman accused of severely injuring her stepdaughter is due in court Friday.

Tractor-trailer crashes in Washington County

A tractor-trailer crashed into several utility poles, knocking out power to parts of Washington County.

Kingsbury man admits to DWI with child in tow

A Kingsbury man is heading to prison after admitting to driving drunk with a child in his car.

Several homeless after Kingsbury fire

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says firefighters battled a house fire at 1025 Maple St. on state Route 196 in Kingsbury.

Man indicted for allegedly paying teens to have sex with each other

A registered sex offender from Kingsbury, accused of soliciting boys to have sex while he watched, has been indicted on 17 criminal charges. Those charges include 10 felonies and accuse Robert Middleton of improper contact with three boys ages 13 to 17.