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Nineteen people arrested at 'Log Bay Day'


Two dead in Washington County crash


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OSHA: Kingsbury plant faces big fine for safety violations

Two accused of brutal animal cruelty against dogs

FC Bayern-Munich looking for American soccer talent in Fort Ann

Fort Ann infant killed in apparent accidental suffocation

Police are investigating another sudden death of a baby believed to be caused by accidental suffocation. This one happened in Fort Ann over the weekend. A nine-week-old boy died, apparently after his mother fell asleep while nursing him.


Woman accused of trying to throw baby off porch

A woman who police think was under the influence of PCP is accused of trying to throw her sister's 6-month old daughter off a porch.


Digital speed signs installed in Washington County to help catch speeders

If you're traveling in Washington County you may notice something new on the roads. The sheriff's office has new digital speed signs they'll use to evaluate trouble areas.


NYS distributing $30 million in casino licensing fees

The Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady doesn't open until next year, but already local counties are reaping the benefits. The state announced Tuesday that more than $30 million in casino licensing fees are now being distributed.


Warren County man charged with domestic abuse

A Warren County man is charged with domestic abuse. Sheriff’s officials say Ryan Carruthers, 31, of Queensbury shoved and choked a woman during a fight in Kingsbury, Washington County, causing her to fall and hurt her back.

Ryan Carruthers

Sheriff: Man shot at person for turning around in his driveway

A man from New Hampshire was shot after getting lost and driving down the wrong driveway in Washington County.

Brian Tschorn

Mega theme park eyes Upstate New York

Families in the Capital Region might soon be able to visit Lego Land without hopping a plane.   And if all goes as Lego Land hopes, the park just two hours south of Albany could be operational in 2019.  


Phish frontman Trey Anastasio praises NY drug court program

Trey Anastasio, frontman for the rock band Phish, has returned to a New York drug court to offer encouragement to those afflicted with the same addictions he has battled.

Phish front man Trey Anastasio performs during their benefit concert at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vt, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011.

Man flees after allegedly violating order of protection

A man in Washington County flees before the cuffs can be put on him. The sheriff’s department says Robert Carota, 51, admitted to violating an order of protection.

Robert Carota

Woman credits husband for 'jerky' success

The saying is: “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” For a Granville woman, her husband loves her homemade jerky. What she didn’t know is how his love for the dried meat would turn her into an entrepreneur.


First responders honored for administering lifesaving drug

Emergency first responders who have saved lives by administering Narcan were honored Wednesday in Glens Falls. Police officers and firefighters from Warren and Washington counties were recognized for giving the life-saving drug to people who overdosed on opioids. One of the organizers of the recognition ceremony was given Narcan after overdosing on a prescription painkiller.


Two bridges to be replaced in Hudson Falls

Two bridges in Hudson Falls are going to be replaced. There is a public meeting Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. at Village Hall on Main Street. Work will begin on the Route 196 bridge on July 5. Work on the Route 4 bridge will start on September 6.


Police step up search for Vermont man missing since 2014

Police are stepping up their search for Jonathan Schaff. They searched a quarry Monday on Route 149 in West Pawlet, Vermont. The 23-year-old from Fairhaven, Vermont, was last seen in January of 2014, following a bar fight in Granville.


Bank robber sought in Fort Edward

A bank robber is being sought in the Village of Fort Edward. Police say a man robbed the Glens Falls National Bank branch on Broadway just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say the man handed the teller a note indicating he had a gun. He received money and fled on foot.


Multiple crews battle structure fire in Fort Edward

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says multiple crews responded to a fire at 42 Ormsby Lane that started around 2 a.m. Wednesday.


Hudson Falls fire leaves four homeless

A family of four is homeless after a fire in Washington County. Our media partners at The Post-Star report firefighters responded to a fire in an upstairs apartment on the corner of Mechanic and Main Streets in Hudson Falls.


Washington County jail uses books, flowers to improve inmates outlook, behavior

Washington County is offering donated books for jail inmates to borrow.


1950s GE building on closed upstate NY site to be demolished

Demolition is set to begin on a nearly 65-year-old building at a former General Electric Co. manufacturing site along the upper Hudson River.


Tractor trailer hits trestle in Greenwich

The top of a tractor trailer peeled off when the driver attempted to go under a low bridge in Greenwich around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.


Former corrections officer accused of having illegal guns

A former corrections officer from Washington County faces a 20 count indictment after police say they found numerous illegal guns and ammo in his Whitehall home.


Greenwich woman facing felony charge

Washington County sheriff officers arrested Amanda Bell on April 26 and charged her with offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree.

Amanda Bell

Home heavily damaged by fire in Kingsbury

Fire has caused extensive damage to a house in Kingsbury.


Fort Edward woman facing drug charges

A traffic stop in Washington County has led to drug charges for a Fort Edward woman.


Girl Scouts consider policy change to include trans-gender children

Local Council isn't the first in the country to adopt a policy recognizing trans-gender children but it is one of just a handful that is updating its policy of inclusion.
 


Washington County site great for bird-watching

Washington County is going to the birds


Sisters under arrest following heroin sales investigation

Two sisters are under arrest, following an investigation into heroin sales in Washington County.


Police: Washington County man wanted machine guns to kill minorities

Prosecutors call it a “nightmare scenario.” A Whitehall man looking for firearms with the alleged intent of killing Blacks and Jews.


Congresswoman Stefanik facing two challengers in fight for second-term

With a little more than six months to go until the general election, an interesting race is shaping up in New York's 21st Congressional District.


Bondage author admits to picking up Washington County teen for sex

An author from Oklahoma has pleaded guilty after trying to lure a local teenager for sex. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report Charles Segaloff pleaded guilty to a felony charge.


Granville teen admits to sexually abusing 7-year-old girl

A Granville teen has admitted to having sexual contact with a 7-year-old girl. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Post-Star report he was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years post-release supervision for felony sexual abuse.

Bryan Lynch

Injured in Iraq, Whitehall teacher earns respect of students

Rob Hemsing earned a Purple Heart in Iraq. He's earning the respect of his Whitehall High School students.

Rob Hemsing

Documentary tells story of Whitehall Bigfoot sightings

Beast of Whitehall, a documentary about reported sightings of Bigfoot, will shine the spotlight on local residents' encounters with a large, hairy creature.


Washington County nurse accused of abusing patient

A nurse from Salem, Washington County is charged with endangering the welfare of one of her patients. Karen Robison was an LPN at a rehabilitation facility in Argyle.


Warren, Washington County sheriffs seek share of drug dealers' assets

The Warren County Sheriff's Office has received $1.3 million in assets seized from drug dealers over past eight years.


Fort Edward man captures images of bobcats on Stillwater road

Dr. Gordon Ellmers says the photos he took of two bobcats crossing a road in Stillwater are the most exciting he's ever taken.


Confederate flag banned from Washington County Fair

The confederate flag has been banned from the Washington County Fair. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report the board had initially decided last month to allow the flags this year but reversed their decision amid growing criticism.

A Confederate flag is seen for sale at the 2015 Washington County Fair.

Greenwich boy killed by falling boulder at New York waterfall

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been killed by a falling boulder while visiting a waterfall in New York's Adirondack Mountains.


Police: Hudson Falls woman sold crack cocaine from home

A Hudson Falls woman is facing felony drug charges, accused of selling crack cocaine out of her home. Letitia Roberts was charged as part of an ongoing investigation into drug sales in Washington County.


Former Washington County sheriff dies

A former sheriff in Washington County has died. Martin Wescott was 85-years-old. He served as sheriff from 1979 to 1991.

In this 1990 photo, Sheriff Martin Wescott is on the far right in the first row.

Washington County Sheriff setting up 'safe zone' for face-to-face sales

Meeting someone to complete an online transaction will soon be safer in Washington County. The sheriff’s office is creating a “Safe Transaction Zone.” People who need to meet face-to-face can go to the sheriff’s department parking lot.


Hudson Falls man charged with drunken driving

A car went into the Hudson River Sunday night in Queensbury. They say 25-year-old Jeffrey McKenna of Hudson Falls was able to get himself out of the car before it submerged.


Drug paraphernalia found hidden in drop ceiling

Contractors made an unexpected find inside the ceiling of a public bathroom in Washington County -- hypodermic needles and spoons.


Mom sentenced in 13-month-old's death

The criminal case in the death of a 13-month-old girl fed drugs in her milk bottle wrapped up Friday in Washington County with the sentencing of her mother.


Cambridge Department of Public Works superintendent arrested on child porn charges

Mike Telford, the Cambridge Department of Public Works Superintendent, has been arrested. The police chief tells NewsChannel 13 Telford was arrested by federal agents Friday morning.


Kingsbury man sentenced to 6-8 years for role in death of toddler

Joshua Bennett will spend 12-14 years in prison for drug and criminally negligent homicide charges.


Woman accused of driving drunk at nearly 4x legal limit

An accident in Warren County is blamed on a woman sheriff’s deputies say was extremely drunk. In fact, they say Julia Cutshall-King, 34, had a blood alcohol level of 0.31 percent, nearly four times the legal DWI limit.

Julia Cutshall-King, 34, was charged with aggravated DWI.

Inspired by a stranger saving a life, Glens Falls Hospital challenges others to learn CPR

Glens Falls-area residents are being urged to get CPR-certified after the hospital board hears the story of a stranger saving a Middle Granville man's life.


Firefighters save spiritual life center from major damage

Firefighters in Washington County were fast in taking down a fire at Christ the King Spiritual Life Center. The fire started around 11:30 Friday morning at the conference and retreat center on Burton Road in Easton.


Elderly Fort Ann woman dies of hypothermia

West Fort Ann is mourning the tragic loss of a long-time resident. Eleanor Campney, 92, died earlier this week of hypothermia. Now, Campney Lake is missing its namesake.


Greenwich dog 'Holster' is a Westminster dog show champion

A Greenwich woman and her dog are getting a lot of attention.  Holster won the agility competition at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York City.


Police: Glens Falls man stole $62,000 in bank certificates

A Glens Falls man is accused of stealing $62,000 in bank notes. Police tell NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star that Scott Fisher, 29, took the bank certificates from a home near Summit Lake in Argyle.


Kingsbury man pleads guilty in 1-year-old's death

A Washington County man admits to his role in connection with the death of 1-year-old Kayleigh Cassell.


Referee blows his whistle on unruly fans

High school basketball referee Dan Dineen says it was a great game between two rival schools. However, after the junior varsity girls from Argyle won in overtime on their home court, a Fort Edward father crossed the line, approaching Dineen and his partner as they left the court, and laying into them, verbally and physically, Dineen says.

Dan Dineen talks with NewsChannel 13 about a violent assault at a high school basketball game.

Man, 63, arrested in high school basketball brawl

Two high school basketball referees are hurt and a fan now under arrest after an alleged assault in Washington County.


Washington County looking into series of home burglaries

Are four burglaries in Washington County connected? That’s what the sheriff’s department is trying to figure out.

Security video from one home shows what appear to be two men inside, trying to burglarize it.

Police: Granville man sexually abused 7-year-old girl

A Washington County man is accused of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl. Bryan Lynch, 18, of Granville now face several charges including sexual abuse and child endangerment.


Logging truck rolls over in Whitehall

A packed logging truck spilled its load, bringing traffic to a halt Thursday morning in Washington County. State police say the truck rolled over then hit a telephone pole just before 8 a.m. on Thursday.


White Creek man accused of sexual relationship with teen

A White Creek is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Damian Waterman, 21, faces rape and child endangerment charges.


GE delays closing of Fort Edward plant

General Electric has postponed the official closing of its plant in Fort Edward. The company originally planned to transfer work to a new facility in Florida by Saturday.


Sheriff: Whitehall woman collected $4,000+ in illegal benefits

A Whitehall woman accused of collecting $4,301.10 in illegal benefits. The Washington County Sheriff’s Department says Danielle Prosser, 32, never mentioned her husband had a job.

Danielle Prosser, 32, is accused of collecting $4,301.10 in illegal benefits.

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