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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

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.

State's highest court to hear triple murder case

FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) - An appeal in a triple murder case in upstate New York is heading for the state's highest court.

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.

HUD moves to make public housing tobacco free

  Tobacco products might soon be banned inside and immediately outside federally funded public housing.   If the plan moves forward, it would take 18 months to take effect.

Two people escape Granville fire

Firefighters in Granville were called out to a chimney fire around 3 a.m. on Friday. Officers in the Middle Granville Department say two family members were able to escape the house on County Route 21 without injury.

Police: Man was preparing to sell illegal drugs in Vermont

State police stop a man they say was heading to Vermont to sell drugs. Police say Devon Jackson was speeding when they pulled his car over Sunday morning in Fort Ann.

Shopping for warmth in Washington County; people find necessities at 'Coat Boutique'

People in need went to the Washington County Municipal Center Thursday to shop for free, warm winter clothing.

Former Cambridge public works superintendent pleads guilty to child porn charges

The former Cambridge public works superintendent has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report Michael Telford, 46, now faces up to 20 years in prison and five years’ parole.

Tuesday's rain sent nearly 2M gallons of untreated sewage into Hudson River

Tuesday's heavy rains did more than create a lot of mud. They sent nearly 2 million gallons of untreated sewage into the Hudson River between Rensselaer and Washington counties in less than 24 hours.

Three-car crash under investigation in Washington County

A car crash in Easton, Washington County is under investigation. The sheriff’s department says 37-year-old Jason Geraghty hit a car driven by 25-year-old Austin Brown on state Route 29 around 5 p.m. Wednesday. A third car was also involved.

Police investigating three car accident in Easton

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a personal injury three car accident on State Route 29 that happened on Wednesday.

Without New York City, Trump would be ahead in New York

Hillary Clinton took New York easily in the presidential election last night, but it was neck and neck outside of New York City.

Washington County bobsledder makes U.S. National Team

A Washington County bobsledder has earned a spot on the U.S. National Team. Codie Bascue, 22, lives in Whitehall. He swept the four trial races to earn one of three pilot spots on the men's team.

Derrick, Stefanik battle for votes in 21st Congressional District

At the roundabout on Warren Street, supporters of the incumbent Congresswoman Elise Stefanik held signs trying to get the attention of motorists to remind them there's an election on Tuesday.

Albany man dies in Champlain Canal bridge painting accident

Rahssan Smith of Albany One has drowned in the Champlain Canal in Kingsbury.

400,000 gallons of raw sewage spill into Hudson River

Heavy rains sent more than 400,000 gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River on Thursday.

Village board OKs service goat

The Hudson Falls Village Board voted 4-1 on Monday night to allow Greg Cutler to keep his goat, Coca Rose, after being convinced the goat is a registered service animal that helps Greg cope with his Parkinson's Disease.

Washington County bobsledder goes for U.S. national team

A Washington County bobsledder has two wins under his belt as he tries once again for a spot on the U.S. national team. Codie Bascue won two races in two days in the two-man bobsled. That was in Lake Placid over the weekend.

Police: 6-year-old found living among empty heroin packets

State police search a burglary suspect's home and find a 6-year-old child living among empty heroin packets and hypodermic needles.