DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.
Retired RPI physics professor Heinrich Medicus has donated $10 million to jump start the St. Peter's Health Partners master facilities project in Troy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under withering criticism from Congress, the director of the Secret Service on Tuesday admitted failures in her agency's critical mission of protecting the president but repeatedly sidestepped key questions about how a knife-carrying intruder penetrated ring after ring of security before finally being tackled deep inside the White House.
National Grid says Capital Region customers could see lower natural gas and electric bills this winter. A Troy couple shows us what measures they've taken to make their home more energy-efficient.
A harsh winter that chilled the Capital Region with ice, snow, and freezing temperatures may be responsible for the “erratic” apple crop at Goold Orchards, president Ed Miller said.
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide says talk of a campaign is premature.
New York State is joining forces with a Japanese firm to create a zero energy nano building in Albany. The Cuomo administration announced on Tuesday the $25 million partnership with Japan’s new Energy and Industrial Technology Development organization.
Two local elementary schools are receiving top honors. Hillside Elementary School in Niskayuna and Voorheesville Elementary School have been selected as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014.
An officer catches an alleged copper pipe thief red handed. The officer was patrolling Maple Hill Road, when he saw a suspicious car with copper piping parked outside.
Police say DNA evidence led them to arrest two men for a 2009 burglary in Rensselaer County. Troopers say the break-in happened in October 2009 at a home in Poestenkill.