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Saratoga Co. DA Jim Murphy announces resignation

Saratoga County District Attorney Jim Murphy made official Thursday morning what most had expected. He's resigning immediately to allow his first assistant to be named acting district attorney.


  • Lord and Taylor opens in Crossgates Mall
 
  • Former director of SPAC dies at 67
 
  • Seeking local answers to national heroin epidemic
 
  • Half Moon ship returning to Capital Region


Education Nation

  • Organization trains parents to advocate for child

    The Parent Network of the Capital Region -- an agency that is under the umbrella of the Wildwood Programs is funded by State Ed. They offer over 150 parent training sessions a year. There's also a number of other resources to help parents.

  • Early intervention helping kids succeed later in life

    NewsChannel 13 continues to shine a spotlight on students with special needs and how they're impacted by Common Core, but what we found is that it's important parents get help for their kids-- long before they enter school.


  • Amsterdam "Market with a Mission"

    Liberty Fresh Market is a new business in Amsterdam that is getting a lot of buzz.  It's a gourmet store featuring local produce, and it's staffed, primarily, by the special needs community.

  • Police: Man abandoned 5 dogs in filth with no food, water

    A man is under arrest after police found five dogs living in an abandoned home in Fort Ann, Washington County. Police say the dogs had no food or water.

  • Amsterdam throws its support behind Schenectady casino plan

    Amsterdam is rolling the dice on Schenectady. The city council voted unanimously in support of the Electric City's proposal for a casino. Supporters say it's a significant move, having two of the four largest cities in the region, join forces.

  • Organization trains parents to advocate for child

    The Parent Network of the Capital Region -- an agency that is under the umbrella of the Wildwood Programs is funded by State Ed. They offer over 150 parent training sessions a year. There's also a number of other resources to help parents.

  • UK nurse who survived Ebola to help US patient

    LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who survived Ebola has traveled to the United States to donate blood to an American still battling the disease, an experimental measure some scientists think can help patients fight off the virus.







Waste Watchers

  • Investigating the cost of security on Cuomo's Israel trip

    When Governor Cuomo traveled to Israel on his recent Unity Tour, his office said the trip was funded by campaign cash. Last week NewsChannel 13 learned that the state police detail that was traveling with the governor's entourage was paid for with tax dollars but state police won't say how much.


NewsChannel 13 In-Depth

  • Prison horse program changes lives

    Prison officials marked a major anniversary at Wallkill Correctional Facility on Thursday. For 30 years they've been rescuing thoroughbred horses and helping inmates develop better attitudes with a unique horse therapy program. NewsChannel 13 went back to Wallkill to check on an inmate we've been following through the program.





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