New Lyme screen researched locally

New Lyme screen researched locally

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Divers comb quarry for clues in 2014 disappearance

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Illegal immigrant accused of raping girl in Washington County

Resolution passed banning Log Bay Day party on Lake George

Re-arrested Green Island sex offender active on Facebook

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.

State says Adirondack High Peaks remain icy and muddy

KEENE, N.Y. (AP) - Hikers are being warned that the Adirondack High Peaks are muddy and icy.

Law enforcement confirms Lake George's Log Bay Day party is over

Police and regulators are working to make sure Log Bay Day party on Lake George no longer happens.

Whitehall issues boil water advisory

A boil water advisory is in effect for the Village of Whitehall.

National Grid crews assess storm damage

Vicious storms swept through parts of the Capital Region from Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Man accused of offering kids money for sexual conduct with each other

Ordinarily, you'd hire the local kids to mow your lawn, shovel your walk, or take out the trash. But investigators say a 62-year old man from Kingsbury was offering kids under age 15 cash to have sex with each other.

State police search for missing teens

State police in Granville are searching for two missing teens they think ran away. Isabell Winchell, 15, and Jeremy Burch, 17, were last seen Monday. Police think the pair, believed to be a couple, may be headed to North Carolina.

Washington County man charged with rape

A Washington County man is charged with first-degree rape.

Investigators: Man tried to entice sex with 13-year-old girl he met on Snapchat

Investigators say a Fort Edward man tried to entice sex with a 13-year-old Moreau girl he friended on Snapchat.

Grand jury indicts mother accused of harming child

A grand jury handed up a nine-count indictment against Marissa Bickford-Rice in Washington County.

GE plans to demolish old Fort Edward manufacturing building

General Electric plans to demolish its main manufacturing building in Fort Edward.

Fire damages Washington County home

Fire heavily damaged a home in Washington County on Monday. The fire broke out just before 10 a.m. on Route 149 in the Hamlet of Smith’s Basin.

Preps underway for Washington County man's murder retrial

The Washington County man found guilty of killing his mother and two other family members was in court for a conference ahead of his retrial Thursday. Matthew Slocum was sentenced to 88 years in prison, but his first conviction was overturned.

Fort Edward man admits to child porn charges

A Fort Edward man pleaded guilty Thursday to downloading child pornography. Some of the images included kids as young as 3 years old.

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.