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Incident at Crossgates Mall investigated as suicide

Incident at Crossgates Mall investigated as suicide


Woman describes horrific coyote attack

Woman describes horrific coyote attack


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Double-digit hike in insurance premiums in New York State

Racist graffiti scrawled on South Glens Falls building

Commisso calls for mayoral control of Albany schools

Boil water advisory lifted in Mechanicville

Starting Saturday, dial '518' before every local call you make

Donations sought for surviving sons of murder victim

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Strategist Steve Bannon leaving White House

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. That's according to two people familiar with the decision who demanded anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private conversations.


'Eclipse' towns prepare for influx of tourists

Half of the nation's population lives within 400 miles of the so-called "path of totality" and tens of millions of people will see it.


Capital Region to experience 66-percent of solar eclipse

The first solar eclipse to cross the United States in 99 years on Monday will be starting a new countdown to the next. The 90-minute, 3,500 mile journey will have the moon's shadow making the trek at an average of 1,400 miles per hour, crossing from Oregon to South Carolina.


The Latest: Finland: Turku knife attack is likely terror act

HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on the deadly stabbing attack in the western Finnish city of Turku (all times local):


Paladino plans to appeal Buffalo school board ouster

A lawyer for ousted Buffalo school board member Carl Paladino says his client will appeal the state education commissioner's decision, which he suggested may have been influenced by the country's mood in the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia.


Albany's Democratic mayoral candidates debate

Albany's three Democratic mayoral candidates debated on Thursday night in Albany. The hour-long debate, which NewsChannel 13 hosted in conjunction with WAMC Northeast Public Radio, focused on a variety of issues, including finances, education and infrastructure.


Calling hours held for late Schenectady public safety commissioner

Calling hours were being held Friday for former State Police Superintendent Wayne Bennett. The funeral will be Saturday morning at St. Mary’s Church on Lodge Street in Albany.


15th horse dies at Saratoga this year

Another horse has died at the Saratoga Race Course. That's a total of 15 horse deaths this year, including 13 during racing season.


A fire that must burn throughout the community

Hundreds of people turned out in Schenectady Thursday night for an interfaith Vigil of Love and Solidarity for the people of Charlottesville, Virginia. Rabbi Matt Cutler says what happened is "just a moment that has to kindle and burn within people."


Albany man sentenced for sexual assault

An Albany man was sentenced to eight years in prison on Friday. Daniel Garrand, 36, sexually assaulted a woman he knew.


Loaded guns, drugs removed from Albany streets

Two loaded guns along with heroin and fentanyl are removed from Albany’s streets.


US condemns Spanish attack, pledges justice for terrorists

BRIDGWATER, N.J. (AP) - The United States swiftly condemned Thursday's deadly attack in Barcelona and offered assistance to authorities in Spain.


Washington County coyote tests positive for rabies

The coyote shot and killed by ENCON officers on Thursday has tested positive for rabies, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.


Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona on Thursday, swerving back and forth as it mowed down pedestrians and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities called a terrorist attack.


Pittsfield police looking for two missing children

Pittsfield police are looking for two missing children. Police announced 11-year-old Adam Pettijohn and 16-year-old Isabella Plankey as missing on Thursday.


Cops take to Dunkin' Donuts roofs to help Special Olympics

If you visit a Dunkin' Donuts around the Capital Region Friday, look up. Local law enforcement may be on the roof.


Powerball jackpot climbs to $535 million

The Powerball jackpot had climbed to an estimated $535 million as of Friday morning. That makes it one of the largest in U.S. history.


11-year-old girl named Albany County's 'Citizen of the Month'

An 11-year-old girl has been named the "Citizen of the Month" in Albany County.


Senators: Federal purchase to help NY concord grape growers

Concord grape growers in New York are getting a boost from the federal government, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture planning to buy juice for nutrition programs.


ENCON officer shoots wily coyote that attacked South Glens Falls woman

A state environmental officer shot and killed a coyote that charged at him Thursday afternoon.


The best ways to view the solar eclipse safely

It isn't safe to look directly at the sun. But on Monday many people will be tempted by an astronomical event, the solar eclipse.


GOP senator says Trump hasn't shown stability, competence

A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump's short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed.


Tillerson, Mattis insist military options remain for NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) - America's diplomatic and defense chiefs sought Thursday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea after President Donald Trump's top strategist essentially called the commander-in-chief's warnings a bluff.


Vermont GOP Governor says Trump 'fanned the flame' of hate

Vermont's Republican governor says President Donald Trump "fanned the flame" of hate with his comments equating Nazis and white supremacists with people who were protesting against them in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.


Fun event to help Capital Region families through tragic times

An annual day-long, family-friendly event set for Friday will benefit two local families who have fought tragic events.


Mechanicville man injured in Halfmoon crash

A motorcycle rider has been seriously injured in a crash in Halfmoon.


New sign honors late-local hockey great in Glens Falls

Former longtime Adirondack Red Wings Coach Bill Dineen passed away last December. In a ceremony, the city renamed Center Plaza by Cool Insuring Arena to "Bill Dineen Way."


Ballston Spa man faces manslaughter charges for crash near Buffalo

A Ballston Spa man is facing manslaughter charges after a deadly car crash in Lancaster, New York.


Fashion designer vows Capital Region return

We often hear young people say they have to leave the area in order to live their dreams. A young woman is determined, despite these challenges, to come back to her hometown.


'Kindness rocks' keep young girl's spirit alive after death

NewsChannel 13 profiled Kelsey Kittleson in March. Sadly, she passed away in early July, but her spirit lives on. In fact, a month and a half after her death, she is impacting people around the world.


Downtown Bennington block renovation gets funding from state

Vermont Governor Phil Scott visited Bennington on Thursday to announce a million dollars in funding for the revitalization of a downtown block.


Woman charged in Pittsfield robbery

A woman is charged with robbing a Pittsfield store. Police say 32-year-old Ivy Rogers demanded cash from the register at East Street Video on Wednesday evening around 8:45. They say she had on a mask and several layers of clothing.


Ex-GOP gov candidate booted from school board for comments

One-time candidate for New York governor Carl Paladino has been removed from Buffalo's school board amid outcry following his public insult of former President Barack Obama.  


Retired Troy police captain offers insight to shooting investigation

Many people wanted to know why details haven't been released yet regarding the officer involved shooting in Troy, Tuesday night. NewsChannel 13 spoke with a former police captain to explain what's going on.


Deadline Friday to register for primary vote

Governor Andrew Cuomo is reminding New Yorkers to register to vote. Friday is the deadline if you want to take part in next month's political primaries.


Angry crowd demands action after shooting

Over 100 people were at the rally -- chanting and shouting demanding Mayor Patrick Madden emerge to talk to them.


Albany cop pleads guilty to role in hit-and-run

An Albany police officer has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident. Officer Shawn Dixon faced a misdemeanor for running a red light and slamming into another car, then taking off.


'Love' and 'solidarity' vigil being held in Schenectady

A "Vigil of Love and Solidarity" is being planned for Thursday night in Schenectady.


Transgender New Yorkers have new health insurance protection

Transgender individuals in New York state have new protections when it comes to health insurance coverage.
  


New York backyards off-limits to neighborly video snooping

The legislation will give people legal recourse to sue a neighbor who records activities in their backyard with the intent to harass, threaten or annoy them.


Pittsfield to conduct mosquito spraying

Mosquito spraying will be done Thursday night after West Nile Virus was once again detected in the city.


Vermont gets disaster declaration for summer storm damage

The state of Vermont has received a federal disaster declaration for six counties damaged by severe storms that swept the state between June 29 and July 1.
  


Dialing changes coming to 518 area code

A big change is coming to the 518 this weekend.


Soothing the nation? Trump struggles like no other president

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Susan Bro, mother of the woman killed at a rally organized by white supremacists, the president of the United States can offer no healing words.


US: War would be 'horrific' but NKorea nukes 'unimaginable'

Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that a military confrontation with North Korea is not imminent, but they cautioned that the possibility of war is greater than it was a decade ago.


Albany mayoral candidates set to debate

The three major Albany mayoral candidates are set to debate on Thursday night.


Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism

WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the four major U.S. military services have spoken out against racism and extremism after last weekend's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Tensions remain high in Troy after police-involved shooting

The police chief gave more details on Wednesday about this police-involved shooting, but not about exactly what led up to the gunfire.


More possible 'sleeper creeper' victims come forward in Saratoga Springs

More possible victims are coming forward describing a creepy incident similar to what a retired police detective told us last week. The former cop had woken up in the middle of the night to find a man in his bedroom watching him and his fiancee.


Psychological evaluation ordered for Glens Falls murder suspect

A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the man accused of killing a Glens Falls woman and her 4-year-old daughter.


14 horses die at Saratoga so far this season

A horse named "Meteoroid" fractured a leg during a race and had to be euthanized on the track.


Signs of the times: Saratoga Springs points visitors in right directions

Saratoga Springs adds $275,000 in new signs and directories.


Donations now exceed stolen Pop Warner funds

Donations now exceed what was stolen from the North Colonie Pop Warner football program. So far, they've raised $1,700 on a GoFundMe page.


Sheriff: Coyote likely rabid

A Fort Edward woman is recovering from an apparent coyote attack, the third human encounter with a coyote in two days. Until the animal is captured, Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy says the Five Combines Park on the Feeder Canal will remain closed.


Money being raised for funeral of 16-year-old killed in crash

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover funeral costs for a Saratoga County teen killed in a motorcycle bicycle crash in Moreau on Tuesday.


Man hurt in Pittsfield fireworks explosion

Police were called to a loud bang and someone yelling inside a home in Pittsfield. It happened just before 8 a.m. Wednesday morning.


Mobile health van to help serve refugee, immigrant students

Starting in September, Whitney Young will be bringing a mobile health van to North Albany Academy once a month to serve students, particularly refugee and immigrant students at the school.


Water Supervisor out in Mechanicville amid significant water issues

Mechanicville's Water Supervisor is off the job after residents there haven't been able to drink the tap water for nearly two weeks.


Director of of dentistry for incarcerated youth admits to stealing on the job

The state's Director of Dentistry for Incarcerated Youth has pleaded guilty to stealing about $68,000 on the job.


Ground broken on new hotel at Crossgates Mall

Ground was broken Wednesday on a new five-story, dual-branded hotel at Crossgates Mall.


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Mechanicville residents hope for end to boil water advisory

Mechanicville residents hope for end to boil water advisory

Schenectady man accused of stealing kids toys and clothing

Schenectady man accused of stealing kids toys and clothing

Fort Ann closer to acquiring site of Revolutionary War battle

Fort Ann closer to acquiring site of Revolutionary War battle

China tells US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

Joseph Dunford

Grand jury hands up Glens Falls murder indictment

Grand jury hands up Glens Falls murder indictment

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

Back to bomb shelters? North Korea threats revive nuke fears

US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

Rex Tillerson

Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial

A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss.

Santabarbara and AARP rallying against National Grid proposed rate hike

Santabarbara and AARP rallying against National Grid proposed rate hike

Commissioner Wayne Bennett 1946 - 2017

Commissioner Wayne Bennett 1946 - 2017

Pop Warner team deals with clubhouse theft

Pop Warner team deals with clubhouse theft

Bicyclist, motorcyclist die in collision

Bicyclist, motorcyclist die in collision

New York factory activity rises, nears 3-year high in August

New York factory activity rises, nears 3-year high in August

Rudy Giuliani undergoes surgery after falling on vacation

FILE - This Nov. 20, 2016 file photo shows former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani arriving at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J.

Former sheriff's deputy charged with weapons possession

Former sheriff's deputy charged with weapons possession

NY Gov. Cuomo: Expand hate crime law after Charlottesville

White nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency and police dressed in riot gear ordered people to disperse af

Police: Man found with 42 bags of heroin

Police: Man found with 42 bags of heroin

Trump disbands business councils

In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the White House in Washington.

Man hospitalized in Schoharie County trailer collapse

Man hospitalized in Schoharie County trailer collapse

Troy police investigate officer-involved shooting

Troy police are on the scene of a shooting at 8th and Rensselaer Streets.

Court appearance adjourned for man accused of killing wife

Michael Norton

5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing

5 researchers share $500,000 prize for work on gene editing

CDTA honored with major public transportation award

A tarp is removed to show the CDTA award for best mid-sized public transportation system in North America.

Schenectady woman admits to stealing $50k+ in welfare benefits

Schenectady woman admits to stealing $50k+ in welfare benefits

New York gives foster families chance to camp for free

New York gives foster families chance to camp for free

Mom, toddlers shot in Hudson

Mom, toddlers shot in Hudson

Defiant Trump renews criticism of 'both sides' in protest

President Donald Trump gestures as he answers reporters questions in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York.

Police question how Glens Falls murder suspect knew victims

Police question how Glens Falls murder suspect knew victims

Nonprofit, salon gives free makeovers to women with cancer

Nonprofit, salon gives free makeovers to women with cancer

Albany County corrections officer arraigned on sexual abuse charges

Albany County corrections officer arraigned on sexual abuse charges

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