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In-Depth: Public health impact of legalizing pot


In Depth: School lead testing

In Depth: School healthcare rebates

In Depth: Combating rape culture

Barber’s free haircuts give hope to homeless

Myk O'Kane makes a living working wonders with the clippers at Tru Images barbershop in Albany. However, on Wednesdays he makes a life.


In-Depth: The hauntings of the Capital Region

Everyone loves a good ghost story and there's no better time than Halloween to tell one. A Capital Region society is trying to find the truth behind some haunting messages.


In Depth: Cleaning up sewage discharge from the Hudson River

Often times, when it rains our outdated sewer systems can't keep up. Newschannel 13's Karen Tararache explores how six Capital Region communities are working together, to eliminate sewage discharge into the Hudson River.


In Depth: A rare look inside Albany County Jail

We get rare access inside Albany County Jail to see what it's like where inmates are housed and what's being done to help inmates lead better lives so they don't commit crimes again once they're out.


More pet owners choose in-home euthanasia

Saying goodbye to your pet is never easy. But, what if you could help your pet pass peacefully within the comfort of your own home? A Capital Region vet has focused her job on specifically making house calls for in-home euthanasia.


In Depth: Protecting consumers from dangerous personal care products

Imagine your hair falling out after using a hair care product. A law from 1938 leaves the FDA powerless, but that could soon change under a new effort to regulate personal care products.


Vet Trak: Helping Veterans who find themselves under arrest

Part I: Felony level crimes, alcohol and drugs, dealt with Albany County a different way.


In-Depth: The cost of staying alive

Health insurers in New York recently asked for premium hikes between 12 and 17 percent. They say the soaring cost of drugs is pushing them to the brink. What does that mean for you? Perhaps some bills you never anticipated.


Lawmakers consider new EpiPen bill for businesses

EpiPens in public places -- there's a bill in the legislature right now aimed at giving people with allergies a little more protection in public


In Depth: The Place to Beg? Saratoga Springs takes on aggressive panhandling

Business and elected leaders are trying to find a solution to a recent increase in people who are aggressive when they ask for money from others.


In-Depth: Colonie man opens up about brother's tragic death to heroin

On a spring night after work in his new home, Nick Wilock prepares dinner side-by-side with his wife. The two are expecting their first child. It's a happy time. But concealed by Nick's smile is a darkness that still cuts deep: the crushing pain he's struggled with after losing his youngest brother to a heroin overdose.


Cancer patient bride-to-be smiles while waiting for bone marrow transplant

Leah Wightman, a 24-year-old bride-to-be in perfect athletic shape, was suddenly diagnosed with leukemia. Doctors immediately put her into treatment and told her she had to cancel her July wedding. Doctors will use a clinical trial with Wightman. Bone marrow from her brother Ross will be genetically altered to mirror a perfect match donation. 


School's small changes big help for lower income students

The staff at Blue Creek Elementary School in North Colonie are pro-active. They want all their students to get a great education. School administrators noticed students in lower income households were scoring lower on standardized tests, so they’ve made some changes.


In-Depth: Poverty spreading to suburbs

Poverty has always been thought of as an urban issue. However, poverty is now showing up in the suburbs and in the classrooms in the North Colonie Central School District.


Capital Region families 'convert' to faith based health care sharing

Imagine if the company that covered your medical costs also came with a shot of religion?  Thousands of patients, across the country and right here in the Capital Region, are converting from a traditional health plan to a biblical, non-insurance approach to coverage.  


In-Depth: Albany police use basketball to keep kids on the right path

Keeping Albany kids off the streets and on the right path. That's the goal of a new program sponsored by the Albany Police Athletic League. It uses basketball as a tool to keep kids out of trouble.


In-Depth: Schools worry about program cuts amid record low tax cap

The lowest tax cap ever is squeezing this year’s school budgets. And district superintendents say low inflation last year could mean less money in your child’s school this year.


Jonathan Richmond meets biological sister for first time

This time, Jonathan Richmond isn't on a journey for answers. His search is finally over.


In-Depth: Water woes a long-term issue in tiny Schoharie County community

The water contamination in Hoosick Falls has raised awareness of our water quality. That's got people in Central Bridge asking about a chemical in their water and why it's taken a decade to deal with it.


In-Depth: Controversy over legally supervised heroin injection

Advocates for heroin addicts are working to legalize supervised injection facilities in New York State. It's a place where heroin users can go to shoot up, with medical oversight. These facilities have been operating in other countries for decades and something similar is in the works in Boston. However, just because statistics show safe injection facilities save lives, doesn't mean they're not controversial.


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