A local sheriff says there are steps schools can take right away to make kids safer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):
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.
A Catskill man is charged with murder in connection with a body found in Catskill.
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.
A Johnstown man and his sister are under arrest, both accused of getting loaded before getting behind the wheel.
After reporting the Greene County Jail was on a list of the worst county jails in the state, NewsChannel 13 took a tour Friday.
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.
Republican Mitt Romney is trying for a political comeback as he launches a Senate campaign in Utah.
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.
A housekeeper with the Albany County Nursing Home has been charged with making a terroristic threat.
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 are investigating a bomb threat on Lark Street.
Gold: Frida Hansdotter (Sweden)
Silver: Wendy Holdener (Switzerland)
Bronze: Katharina Gallhuber (Austria)
The Capital Region is welcoming new Americans. A naturalization ceremony was held Friday morning at Columbia High School.
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.
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.
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 Gov. Phil Scott is working to ensure that all state contracts with internet providers include net neutrality protections.
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 three sons have withdrawn from a lawsuit against a Massachusetts museum that wants to sell one of their father's paintings.
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.
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.
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.
The Bennington Select Board has voted to approve a plan to upgrade the local police station's aging heating, ventilation and cooling systems.
Nikolas Cruz, 19, had been expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for "disciplinary reasons."
New York state is starting its $75 million program to replace aging septic system in more than 30 counties.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to the Florida school shooting (all times local):
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?
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.
The skier who vanished from Whiteface Mountain last week and showed up in California, is now back in New York.
A 73-year-old man died in a house fire in Washington County.
New York State Police helped save a life in Columbia County.
There's another chapter in the case of the "not so eternal flame" in Albany. It's out again.
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.
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.
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.
Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — As the late, great Tom Petty said, the waiting is the hardest part.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A search warrant leads Albany police to illegal drugs and guns.
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.
Two home health aides are accused of stealing jewelry from a woman who is elderly and disabled.
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 is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.
A man from Schenectady pleaded guilty to a burglary charge on Wednesday in Saratoga County Court.
Work continues in Schenectady to stabilize a hill above Nott Terrace where there was a mudslide last month.
More than 120 Capital Region couples got to spend their Valentine's Day reminiscing about their wedding day.