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Robbery suspect in custody after standoff


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Washington County sheriff calls for daily law enforcement presence at schools

A local sheriff says there are steps schools can take right away to make kids safer.


Vermont teen accused of plot to "shoot up" high school

Police in Fair Haven, Vermont have arrested an eighteen year old student. They say he said he wanted to cause "mass casualties" at a high school.


Teen charged after threat at Berlin school

Police are on high alert in the Capital Region, two days after the school tragedy in Florida. One student was arrested at Berlin High School, accused of making a threat in relation to the shooting in Florida.


Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.


FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps.


The Latest: Trump visits hospital, meets shooting survivors

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):


'Eternal' flame back on in Albany

The on-again, off-again "eternal" flame in Albany is back on. For the second time now in the past three months, NewsChannel 13 discovered Thursday that the eternal flame at the Missing Person's Memorial in Albany was out.


Catskill man charged with murder

A Catskill man is charged with murder in connection with a body found in Catskill.


Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago.


Police: Drunk sister drove to police station to get drunk brother

A Johnstown man and his sister are under arrest, both accused of getting loaded before getting behind the wheel.


Push to replace crumbling Greene County Jail remains in limbo

After reporting the Greene County Jail was on a list of the worst county jails in the state, NewsChannel 13 took a tour Friday.


Periodontist explains how healthy gums help heart health

We know that February is "Heart Health Awareness Month." However, it's also "Gum Disease Awareness Month." In many respects, the two go hand-in-hand.


Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah.


Young man reflects on journey from poverty to hero

Sometimes the impossible is possible. Sometimes, something good does indeed come out of bad. That is the story of a young man who has become a hero to many, because he dared to dream that he could have a better life.


Albany man charged with making a terroristic threat

A housekeeper with the Albany County Nursing Home has been charged with making a terroristic threat.


Schools, Church prepare in case of an active shooter situation

School districts in the Capital Region are looking at their active shooter policies after Wednesday’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida.


Albany police probe bomb threat

Albany police are investigating a bomb threat on Lark Street.


Mikaela Shiffrin misses medal in her favorite event

Gold: Frida Hansdotter (Sweden)
Silver: Wendy Holdener (Switzerland)
Bronze: Katharina Gallhuber (Austria)


New citizens welcomed at East Greenbush naturalization ceremony

The Capital Region is welcoming new Americans. A naturalization ceremony was held Friday morning at Columbia High School.


Police: 18-year-old threatened mass shooting at Vermont HS

Police in Vermont say they've arrested an 18-year-old high school student who said he wanted to cause "mass casualties" at a high school in Fair Haven.


$30 million addition planned for Newburgh airport

Stewart International Airport is set to undergo a major expansion. A $30 million addition was approved by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.


Old yearbook photo spurs effort to find missing WWII pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast Guardsman, a Navy pilot, a sailor and a soldier. The pilot never made it home and is still listed as missing in action.


Vermont governor directs state to ensure 'net neutrality'

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is working to ensure that all state contracts with internet providers include net neutrality protections.


Train headed to Mechanicville derails

A freight train carrying automobiles has derailed in rural western New York, sending up a plume of black smoke but apparently posing no public danger.


Norman Rockwell's sons withdraw from lawsuit against Berkshire Museum

Norman Rockwell's three sons have withdrawn from a lawsuit against a Massachusetts museum that wants to sell one of their father's paintings.


Lots of talk, little action in Congress after shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten the nation's gun laws. Four months later, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate instead eases restrictions for gun owners.


Florida school shooting has Capital Region parents on edge

Parents and the school community here in the Capital Region are reacting to the school shooting in Florida. Safety and security are always top priority. Police are also prepared to reassure parents.


House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it's not looking any easier in the more conservative House.


Select board considers options for upgrading Bennington police station

The Bennington Select Board has voted to approve a plan to upgrade the local police station's aging heating, ventilation and cooling systems.


Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

Nikolas Cruz, 19, had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for "disciplinary reasons."


$15M in septic system upgrade funding goes to 31 counties

New York state is starting its $75 million program to replace aging septic system in more than 30 counties.


Trump cites mental health _ not guns _ in speech on shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump promised Thursday to tackle school safety and "the difficult issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence.


Florida gunman had extra ammo at school, fired for 3 minutes

Nikolas Cruz, still wearing a hospital gown after being treated for labored breathing, and weighing in at 5-foot-7 and 131 pounds, was ordered held without bond and booked into jail.


The Latest: Trump postpones Penn. rally after shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to the Florida school shooting (all times local):


Treatment and prevention the key to battling opioid addiction

Millions of Americans are battling opioid addiction and every year, tens of thousands of people are dying. So how do you turn the tide of opioid abuse and begin shrinking those numbers?


Relatives of notorious escapee say state is unfairly denying his release

O’Keefe was on the run for nearly two weeks. He was the target of a multi-state manhunt, and was ultimately found at a submarine sandwich shop in Bennington. The sex charge was dismissed and he was sentenced to 10-to-20 years in prison.


Missing skier found in California returns to New York

The skier who vanished from Whiteface Mountain last week and showed up in California, is now back in New York.


Man dies in Washington County fire

A 73-year-old man died in a house fire in Washington County.


State police save life in Columbia County

New York State Police helped save a life in Columbia County.


'Eternal flame' out again in Albany

There's another chapter in the case of the "not so eternal flame" in Albany. It's out again.


Minor earthquake strikes New England

A minor earthquake has shaken New England. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 2.7 quake centered on East Kingston, New Hampshire struck at about 9:30 a.m. Thursday at a depth of 6.3 kilometers.


Woman turns cosmetology into an 'experience' for clients

We know people are leaving New York State and the reasons vary. However, African Americans say they are leaving because of a lack of opportunities. One woman is determined to have big city ideas right here in Albany.


Flu cases keep rising in NY state, hospitalizations down

State health officials say the number of New Yorkers with confirmed cases of the flu keeps rising but the number of people requiring hospitalization has declined.


Lock of George Washington's hair found at Union College

Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.


Abrahamson: Shiffrin, with 'nothing to lose,' wins Olympic giant slalom gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — As the late, great Tom Petty said, the waiting is the hardest part. 


NY lawmaker: Bar pet stores from buying from puppy mills

Pet stores in New York state would be prohibited from buying dogs or cats from puppy mills and other large commercial breeding facilities under a new proposal in the state Legislature.


Bannon interviewed in Mueller's Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the combative former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was interrogated for 20 hours over two days this week as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the process.


Duanesburg man accused of stealing hay

A Duanesburg man was arrested for stealing hay. State police say 43-year-old Matthew Vedder picked up a load of hay from a person in the town of Mohawk. Troopers say he paid the $3,400 bill with a personal check and the check was no good.


Cuomo: Prohibit cops from having sex with people in custody

The Democrat said Wednesday that he'll amend his budget proposal to include language saying that people in police custody cannot legally give consent to engage in sexual activity.


Comptroller: Cuomo's budget plan raises oversight concerns

New York state's comptroller says the budget proposal submitted by Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives him "significant flexibility" to adjust spending after the plan is approved by the Legislature.


'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate left hundreds of thousands of "Dreamer" immigrants in limbo Thursday, rejecting rival plans that would have spared them from deportation and strengthened the nation's border security. Senators dealt President Donald Trump an especially galling defeat as more than a quarter of fellow Republicans abandoned him on an issue that helped propel him to the White House.


Albany deli robbed at gunpoint

An Albany deli is robbed at gunpoint. Two employees at Sunny Deli on Delaware Avenue say a man walked in around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday with what looked like a shotgun and demanded cash. He got away with an undetermined amount.


Search warrant leads to illegal drugs, guns in Albany

A search warrant leads Albany police to illegal drugs and guns.


Interior to implement massive overhaul despite criticism

DENVER (AP) - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department, despite growing opposition to his proposal to move hundreds of public employees out of Washington and create a new organizational map that largely ignores state boundaries.


Health aides accused of stealing jewelry from elderly woman

Two home health aides are accused of stealing jewelry from a woman who is elderly and disabled.


Prostitution sting nets four arrests

Arrested were 24-year-old Breanna Brooks of Glens Falls, 42-year-old Toni Myers of Glens Falls, 32-year-old Holly Pettiford of Albany and 26-year-old Cassandra Thigpen of Albany.


Union College finds lock of George Washington's hair

Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.


Schenectady man pleads guilty to burglary

A man from Schenectady pleaded guilty to a burglary charge on Wednesday in Saratoga County Court.


Work continues on Schenectady hill

Work continues in Schenectady to stabilize a hill above Nott Terrace where there was a mudslide last month.


The Century House hosts Valentine's Day for couples who had their big day at the venue

More than 120 Capital Region couples got to spend their Valentine's Day reminiscing about their wedding day.


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Valentine's Day customers showing 'love' to flower, chocolate shops

Valentine's Day customers showing 'love' to flower, chocolate shops

Ministers bring Ash Wednesday to the streets

Ministers bring Ash Wednesday to the streets

Mystery continues for missing skier found 3,000+ miles away

Mystery continues for missing skier found 3,000+ miles away

Man charged in Pittsfield crash

Man charged in Pittsfield crash

Troy swears-in new police chief

Troy swears-in new police chief

Man hospitalized after being hit by car in Berkshire County

Man hospitalized after being hit by car in Berkshire County

Flu sidelines many bus drivers at Scotia-Glenville

Flu sidelines many bus drivers at Scotia-Glenville

Fulton County man convicted in brutal animal cruelty case

Some of the emaciated dogs found in Fulton County.

Men arraigned in Pittsfield human trafficking investigation

Men arraigned in Pittsfield human trafficking investigation

Abandoned Albany home catches fire

Abandoned Albany home catches fire

NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

Agency: Greene County Jail among 'worst' in NY

Agency: Greene County Jail among 'worst' in NY

US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

Dan Coats, Christopher Wray

Berkshire Museum art fight might not be over

Berkshire Museum art fight might not be over

Legislative aide facing domestic violence charges resigns

Legislative aide facing domestic violence charges resigns

Man sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for murders

Man sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for murders

Battle over Saratoga Springs charter may be over

Battle over Saratoga Springs charter may be over

Senate Democrats: NY should eliminate cash bail

Senate Democrats: NY should eliminate cash bail

NY seeks volunteer 'ambassadors' for state campgrounds

NY seeks volunteer 'ambassadors' for state campgrounds

Substance abuse treatment providers call for more funding

Substance abuse treatment providers call for more funding

Troy unveils 25-year plan for city's future

Troy unveils 25-year plan for city's future

Derailed train no longer idling, but blamed for crash

Derailed train no longer idling, but blamed for crash

OneJet connecting Albany to Buffalo

OneJet connecting Albany to Buffalo

Dem lawmakers push back against EPA Cuts

Dem lawmakers push back against EPA Cuts

NY Senate leader endorses DeFrancisco for governor

Senate Deputy Majority Leader John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, speaks In the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Albany, N.Y.

Cuomo awards $4 million+ to expand substance abuse treatment in state

Cuomo awards $4 million+ to expand substance abuse treatment in state

Corinth man accused of ramming car into home

Corinth man accused of ramming car into home

NY Senate GOP: Tax code changes unlikely by budget deadline

NY Senate GOP: Tax code changes unlikely by budget deadline

New Yorkers top choices for Valentine’s Day gifts

New Yorkers top choices for Valentine’s Day gifts

Primary election set for new date this fall

Helen Chiu, center, watches as her mom Yvonne Chiu, right, and her father Joseph S Chiu, left, mark their ballots at a polling station in Flushing, the Queens borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.

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