Washington County man accused of beating up woman

Washington County man accused of beating up woman

Derrick Guilder pleads guilty to murder in the death of his girlfriend

Derrick Guilder pleads guilty to murder in the death of his girlfriend

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Washington County woman accused of stealing kissing balls

New statue of Bigfoot in Whitehall drawing lots of attention

15-year-old boy charged in connection with Fort Edward fire

Toys for Tots train stops in Fort Edward

The Toys for Tots train stopped in Fort Edward on Sunday, the second day of its annual two day run, dropping off toys and winter coats for families in need.

Whitehall farm harvests sunshine to power Gore Mountain

A farm in Washington County is providing 85-percent of Gore Mountain's electricity needs.

Capital Region woman keeps the news going

Meghan Phalen is under deadline. In newspaper jargon, she's putting the paper to bed. As editor of the Greenwich Journal and Salem Press for the past three years, the news has been her life since she bought the publications from the previous owner.

'Me Too Act' supporters cross political and gender lines

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a co-sponsor of the "Me Too Act."  The proposed legislation doesn't intend to just highlight a problem, it aims to fix it.

Fort Edward house destroyed by fire

A home in Fort Edward is destroyed by fire and the village building next door is damaged.

O'Keefe prison release delayed

The scheduled prison release Saturday for Joel O'Keefe has been pushed back, News Channel 13 has learned. O'Keefe escaped in 1994, creating widespread panic over the course of a thirteen day manhunt.

Cambridge Indians make history at Carrier Dome

The Cambridge Indians won the Class D state football championship at the Carrier Dome. They're the first section two team to win back to back titles.

Police: 8-year-old steers, crashes car; man charged

State police say a Washington County man let an 8-year-old child sit on his lap and steer a car late at night. When the car crashed, police say he dropped the injured child off outside her home without calling for help.

Woman injured in Fort Ann accident

A woman has been airlifted to Albany Medical Center after a serious car crash that backed up traffic Tuesday afternoon.

Wife pleads to role in alleged murder and plans to testify against husband

One of two defendants in the alleged murder of a 95-year-old Fort Ann woman has pleaded guilty.

Hudson River in Capital District consistently tests high for fecal bacteria in report

Some of the most consistently contaminated water in the Hudson River flows through the Capital Region, according to a new report out by environmental group Riverkeeper.  

Firefighter's home destroyed by flames

A fire early Tuesday morning in Washington County happened at a small house that belonged to one of their own volunteers. By the time he got back home, it was too late to save.

Drivers hospitalized after serious Greenwich crash

Two pick-up trucks slammed into each other at the intersection of Bulson Road and Route 40 in Greenwich.

Fire crews battle blaze in Hudson Falls

Fire crews battled a house fire at 131 John Street on Friday morning.

Parents blast BOE over health matters

A health teacher at the center of a controversy in the Cambridge Central School District is back on the job. Jacqueline Hall was suspended while the district investigated a handout on gender identity.

Glens Falls Hospital delivers newly renovated birthing unit

Glens Falls Hospital has delivered a newly remodeled birthing unit.  

Granville man accused of paying child to undress in front of him

Police say a Granville man paid an 8-year-old girl to undress in front of him.

Suspended Cambridge health teacher to return

A health teacher with the Cambridge Central School District will be returning to the classroom on Thursday. Jacqueline Hall had been suspended in the aftermath of a controversial lecture by a guest presenter from The Pride Center of the Capital Region. 

Sex offender who tried to escape prison to be released

Convicted sex offender Joel O’Keefe is scheduled to be released from prison later this month. He tried unsuccessfully to escape from state prison, twice.

Kingsbury sex offender facing new charges

A registered sex offender from Kingsbury is facing a slew of new charges.

Woman charged with stealing from Nuns of New Skete

Vermont woman charged after the Honor System box was ignored in White Creek, State Police say, to the tune of $250.

Health lesson on gender sparks anger in parents

A Washington County school is taking a hard look at its policy regarding guest presenters after parents complain that a lesson went way too far.

Why do we vote for county coroner?

When you go to the polls to vote next Tuesday, you might see a position you know little about: coroner.

Jaliek 10 years later; Relatives want answers, police want prosecution

It was 10 years ago that a 12-year-old Greenwich boy was reported missing by his adoptive father.

Jaliek Rainwalker's disappearance hits 10-year mark

Wednesday, Nov. 1 marks 10 years since Jaliek Rainwalker, 12, from Washington County was last seen.

Area charity victimized in cyberattack

Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties says it is the victim of a cyberattack. The personal information of some 4,600 agency clients and personnel may have been exposed.

Preventing a KRACK attack

KRACK stands for Key Reinstallation AttACK.  It exploits a router encryption flaw and forces one-time log-ins to be re-used, giving hackers the chance to decode and steal personal information like passwords, credit card, banking information and even photos.

Police video shows murder suspect saying, 'I wanted us to die together'

Copies of videotaped recordings of police interviewing suspect Derrick Guilder offer insight into the motive for the alleged arson and murder of Ashley Coltrain.

Hudson Falls woman accused of drunken driving with kids in tow

A Hudson Falls woman is accused of drunken driving with two children in her car.

Man accused of murder, arson, is on suicide watch

The man accused of arson and murder in connection with the fire that killed his girlfriend, is on suicide watch at the Washington County Jail.

Police: Man ripped electric meter of home in money dispute

A Washington County man is accused of ripping an electric meter out of a house.

Hudson Falls man accused of starting fatal fire due in court

The Hudson Falls man accused of starting a fire that killed his girlfriend is expected in court Friday.

Fort Edward man accused of assaulting 13-year-old child

A Fort Edward man is behind bars, accused of assaulting a 13-year-old child. James Wilson, 42, is accused of grabbing the child by the neck and throwing him to the ground. Police say he then stomped on the child's chest.

Fire crews battle blaze in Kingsbury

Fire crews are responding to a fire at Koke Inc. on Queensbury Ave.

Mom charged after young toddler wanders outside

A Washington County mother is facing charges after police say her 2-year-old was found wandering outside - while she was sleeping.

Bill targets Columbus Day

An Assembly Member from Brooklyn just introduced a bill that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's day.

Hudson Falls man accused of child endangerment

A Hudson Falls man is accused of child endangerment.

Fort Edward man sentenced for child pornography possession

A Fort Edward man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for possessing child pornography.

Fort Edward man faces SAFE Act violations

Devin Pratt, 48, of Fort Edward faces up to 15 years in prison, charged with possessing an assault rifle that authorities say violates the New York State Safe Act.

Granville mom accused of having kids smash truck with baseball bat

A mother from Granville is accused of having her two young children smash a truck with a baseball bat.

Suspect that prompted Fort Edward lockdown tells his side

Devin Pratt, 48, reached out because he wanted to tell his side of the story.

Corrections officer accused of sexual conduct with inmate

A part-time corrections officer is under arrest. Sheriff Jeff Murphy says Brandon Donaldson had sexual contact with a female inmate at the Washington County Jail, where he worked.

Search continues for suspect that prompted Fort Edward lockdown

Authorities in Fort Edward are still searching for Devin Pratt. Police say the search started on Tuesday when they responded to a complaint of someone pointing a gun at a dog. They found Pratt with an assault rifle.

Free eye exams, glasses for students in 7 New York districts

Students at seven school districts in New York state will have access to free eye exams and glasses this month.

Fort Edward School District on regular schedule

The Fort Edward School District is open and running on time with normal arrival procedures on Wednesday.

Armed Fort Edward man causes school lockout

Fort Edward school district officials imposed a lockout Tuesday after police notified them of a suspect they were searching for in the area.

Police videos offer insight in Washington County murder investigation

WNYT obtains copies of police videos in case of Kevin Gonyea, accused of murdering Leona Twiss.

Dannemora manhunt commander talks new book

Two convicted murderers were on the loose in the vast Adirondacks. And it was the job of Major Charles Guess to find them.  

Police: Glens Falls woman had hundreds of drugs in car

Police pulled over a car and wound up finding hundreds of drugs.

Coyote sighting keeps Queensbury school students inside

School leaders in Queensbury cancelled outdoor activities Tuesday after a coyote was spotted near the Aviation Road campus.

Woman hospitalized in Washington County crash

The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells us a woman was hospitalized following a crash in the Town of Fort Ann.

"Miracle Child" honored at vigil

On the one year anniversary of her being critically beaten by her stepmother, 5-year old Kaiden Starr Rice was honored by other child abuse survivors and their families during a candlelight vigil in Hudson Falls.

Farmer who lost 100+ animals in tragic fire had no insurance

Washington County farmer Richard Burch, who lost more than 100 farm animals Sunday night after fire destroyed two of his barns in Fort Ann, says he has no insurance.

Dozens of animals perish in Fort Ann fire

Dozens of animals were killed in a barn fire in Fort Ann.

Granville man who tried to kill girlfriend gets 17 years and tongue lashing from judge

He admitted to trying to kill his girlfriend, but Friday afternoon Jonathan Vilbrin said the punishment doesn't fit the crime.

Man arraigned in death of 95-year-old grandmother

Kevin Gonyea was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Gonyea killed his grandmother because he tired of caring for her and wanted to move back to Florida.

Farm worker in U.S. illegally accused of raping Salem girl

A farm worker in the United States illegally, has now been indicted on sex abuse charges. Ricardo Barajas-Suarez is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl earlier this summer in Salem.

Woman sentenced in heroin dealing case

A woman who police say was a major heroin dealer, is heading to prison. Lesley Fontaine has been sentenced to 10 years behind bars.

Police say Albany County man prays for forgiveness after preying on churches

Police say Joseph Viscusi has made a living out of scamming churches.

Victim's boyfriend accused of starting fatal fire

An arrest has been made in connection with the fire that took the life of 19-year-old Ashley Elizabeth Coltrain. The suspect is her boyfriend.