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Firefighters respond to a home on 2210 State Route 149 in the Smiths Basin area of Kingsbury on Monday morning.

Fire damages Washington County home

Preps underway for Washington County man's murder retrial

Fort Edward man admits to child porn charges

Car carrier rolls over in Kingsbury

A car carrier rolled over Wednesday evening in Kingsbury, shutting down Route 4 in both directions.

Donated blood saves Greenwich woman's life

The late spring snowstorm is a memory, but not for the folks at the American Red Cross. The snow forced the cancellation of many blood drives at a time when supplies were already tight.

Taped interview to be allowed at Alex West trial

LAKE GEORGE – Alex West appeared in Warren County Court Tuesday for a hearing on the admissibility of a taped interview he had with Warren County Sheriff’s investigators following a boat crash on Lake George that killed an eight-year-old girl.

Eight people charged in North Country drug bust

Eight people are charged in a North Country drug bust. It comes after a six-month long investigation.

Washington County authorities search for stolen tractor

Authorities in Washington County are looking for help finding a stolen tractor.

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.

Argyle students encouraged to be 'sweethearts and heroes' to stop bullying

Students at a Washington County school heard lessons of hope and kindness from two men who've seen more than their share of violence.

Mexico man sentenced for illegal re-entry with Capital Region ties

A man from Mexico was sentenced Monday in federal court in Albany for re-entering the United States illegally.

Two winning lottery tickets worth $17,000+ each sold in Capital Region

Two more winning Take 5 tickets have been sold in the Capital Region. They are each worth $17,486. The tickets for the March 31 drawing were sold at Hannaford on Columbia Turnpike in East Greenbush and Stewart’s on Sheridan Avenue in Argyle.

Livestock rescued in Washington County barn fire

Firefighters rushed to a farm in Washington County Monday morning. The White Creek Fire Department tells NewsChannel 13 a barn caught fire at 300 State Route 313 in White Creek outside of Cambridge.

Police: Granville woman arrested three times in 48 hours

State police say they arrested 31-year-old Carry Valastro of Granville three times in 48 hours.

Police: Drunk mom crashed car with kids inside

Police say a mother from Castleton, Vt. was not only driving drunk, but had an open bottle of Jägermeister in the car when she crashed into a pole in Granville.

Convicted murderer to get new trial

Convicted murderer Matthew Slocum will get a new trial. The Washington County man’s conviction for killing his mother, her husband, and his own half-brother back in July 2011 was overturned on appeal last month.

Man arrested for attempted murder in Granville

Police have made an arrest in an attempted murder. Granville police tell NewsChannel 13, 44-year-old Jonathan Vilbrin tried to stab his ex-girlfriend multiple times, but the blade broke.

Group's history kiosks to tout tourism in 7 upstate NY towns

A group that promotes tourism in northeastern New York is launching an initiative to highlight Revolutionary War history in seven upstate communities.

State: Contamination found at Cambridge compost company

State officials say contamination from cancer-causing industrial chemicals has been found at an upstate New York business that uses paper mill sludge to produce composting material.


More wind, more power outages in Saratoga, Warren, Washington counties

High winds knocked down trees in Warren, Washington and Saratoga counties, causing power and traffic light outages.

DEC, Police look for people dumping heaps of trash, furniture on side of Washington County road

Towpath Road in Kingsbury is a popular spot for illegal dumping of electronics, furniture and household trash.

Former Cambridge DPW superintendent sentenced for child pornography

The former superintendent of the Department of Public Works in Cambridge is headed to federal prison. Michael Telford was sentenced Wednesday to 96 months behind bars for possessing and distributing child pornography.

Police, grandmother eager to find out if skull belongs to missing Greenwich boy

Jaliek Rainwalker was 12-years-old when he went missing from Greenwich in November 2007.

Victims of Argyle plane crash identified

The two people hurt in a plane crash in Argyle were a flight instructor and student. The plane went down off County Route 47 and Street Road just after 10:30 a.m. Sunday, hitting several trees.

Two injured in Argyle plane crash

Two people were injured after a small plane crashed Sunday morning in the town of Argyle.

$2.2 billion power line could run through Capital Region

Lawmakers are talking about a $2.2 billion, 1,000-megawatt electrical line that could run through the Capital Region.

Two brothers arrested in Greenwich

Two brothers are in police custody after shots were fired in Greenwich Thursday night.

Two people recovering after possible heroin overdose

Police in Washington County say they used Narcan to help two people who may have overdosed on heroin. It happened at a home on Deer Run Drive Thursday.

Escaped bull captured in Washington County

After nearly a week on the lam, an escaped bull is now back in its owner's custody. The Washington County Department of Public Safety says the animal has been captured.

Fort Edward firefighters prepare for ice rescues

The weather is getting warmer, making for dangerous conditions on the ice, so one local fire department is making sure it's ready for whatever happens.

Police divers find body of 2nd Vermont snowmobiler in lake

 Authorities say they've recovered the body of the second of two Vermont men believed to have fallen through the ice on Lake Champlain while snowmobiling last week.

NY police ID body found in lake as snowmobiler from Vermont

Authorities have identified a body recovered from Lake Champlain as one of two Vermont men believed to have fallen through the ice while snowmobiling.

Runaway bull still loose in Washington County

There’s still no sign of a runaway bull in Washington County. The animal escaped while being unloaded from a trailer for a livestock auction Tuesday night in the town of Jackson.

Hudson Falls man to return library book 75 years overdue

Terry O'Neil thinks the book was signed out by his great uncle who was struck and killed by a lightning strike in the 1940s.

Police seek runaway bull in Washington County

Police in Washington County say this is no bull. They want people to be on the lookout for a runaway bull.

Bull on the loose in Washington County

A bull made a run for it as it was being unloaded at a livestock auction.

From Carnegie Hall to Whitehall; acclaimed singers raise money for kids in need

Singers who've performed at some of the biggest concert venues in the country are playing at Whitehall High School Saturday.

New York State employee hit by pickup truck while on duty

A New York State Department of Public Service employee was working on State Rt. 196 when he was hit by a pickup truck on Thursday afternoon.

Hebron woman seriously injured in rollover accident

A woman has been found with serious injuries after her car rolled over on a Washington County road.

Fort Edward woman rejects plea deal in assault of 4-year-old stepdaughter

The Fort Edward woman accused of attacking her stepdaughter has said no to an offer that would send her to prison for up to 7 years.

Hudson Falls man killed in Herkimer County snowmobile crash

A Hudson Falls man has died in a snowmobile crash in Herkimer County. According to NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star, the accident happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday evening on Herkimer County Trail 5, just north of Daikers Pub in Old Forge.

Former village mayor accused of peeping and rubbing

Police say Thomas Scott peeped at and massaged boys he had been both living with and coaching at the school.

Former Granville mayor accused of inappropriate contact with child

Thomas Scott of Granville is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. He's accused of having inappropriate contact with a boy younger than 17 who lived with him.

Explosion rattles nerves, windows in Saratoga and Washington Counties

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says they know what caused a large explosion on Sunday. They say some people used the explosive Tannerite to blow up an old junk car. The explosion was felt as far away as Kingsbury and South Glens Falls.

New taxes and fees in Governor Cuomo's proposed budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed $152 billion budget includes some new taxes and fees in addition to new programs and proposals.

Event held for family of late Greenwich child

People gathered in a Malta restaurant Sunday to raise money for a Greenwich family that lost a child in a tragedy in the snow last month.

Police: Woman shows up to DWI court appearance drunk with child in tow

State police say they arrested a woman for DWI for the second time this year.

Fort Edward celebrates first supermarket since 2003

A new supermarket opened in Washington County Tuesday morning and residents are celebrating. The opening of a new Market 32 is the culmination of a 13-year effort for the people of Fort Edward. Fort Edward hasn't had a supermarket since Grand Union pulled out in 2003, so the community is welcoming Market 32 with open arms.

Pistol and revolver owners must update gun license

Saratoga Sheriff says his office has received more than a hundred calls from gun owners with questions about new SAFE Act requirements.

Designated driver facing DWI charges in Washington County

A designated driver is facing DWI charges in Washington County. Police say she had a baby in the car too.

Hunters ticketed for allegedly killing too many rabbits

Two hunters in southern Washington County were ticketed for their bounty. That’s because Environmental Conservation officers say the men killed 22 cottontail rabbits in one day. The limit is six.

Family mourns death of Argyle man killed in snowmobile crash

Joshua Bemis was killed when his snowmobile crashed on Cossayuna Lake at around 1 o'clock Sunday morning.

Moving Out: New York number one in population loss category

This is the time of year when you hear people dreaming out loud about leaving for a warmer climate. Census estimates reveal New Yorkers are indeed leaving the state.

Chris Gibson prepares for life out of office

After three terms, the Colonel turned Congressman decided not to run again.  Chris Gibson's successor is his friend, neighbor and fellow Republican John Faso.

Deputy talks man off ledge in Fort Edward

A Washington County Sheriff's Deputy is able to convince a man to take his hand instead of jumping off a bridge into the frigid waters of the Hudson River.

Window tint will be tested during state inspection starting January 1

If you have tinted windows you'll want to read this. To pass inspection next year, your car's windows will have to pass through a light meter.

Village of Whitehall declares snow emergency

The Village of Whitehall has declared a snow emergency to be in effect until Sunday morning at 9:30 A.M.

Vermont woman allegedly caught with crystal meth in Washington County

Police say a Vermont woman was caught with crystal meth in Washington County. They stopped 48-year-old Terri Thomas, 48, of Poultney on State Route 22A in Hampton for a traffic infraction Sunday.

One of two rescued High Peak hikers returns to hospital

One of the two young hikers who went missing for nearly two days during a hike on Algonquin Mountain is back in the hospital.  Blake Alois' father tells NewsChannel 13 that a doctor admitted the 20 year this afternoon after discovering the young man's frost bitten feet had become infected

Police identify kids in tragic snow bank accident

A seventh grader from Greenwich is dead after a tragic accident involving a snow bank. Police say 13-year-old Joshua Demarest (left) died. His friend 12-year-old Tyler Day (right) survived.

12-year-old boy dies in Greenwich after getting buried in snow bank

Two sixth graders were playing in the snow when they were buried alive Tuesday afternoon but after a frantic search it was too late for one of the 12 year olds, police said.

Granville man sentenced for receiving child pornography

A Granville man who admitted to receiving child pornography was sentenced to five years in prison Monday. Tristan Shaw pleaded guilty back in August.

Feds don't ♥ NY road signs

The Federal Highway Administration wants New York to remove "I Love New York" road signs, concerned that the big blue signs will distract motorists.