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Names released in fatal ambulance crash


Suspect arrested in November 2016 homicide

Suspect arrested in November 2016 homicide


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Police: Troy woman left 3-year-old daughter in car alone at night

Ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day to honor fallen troopers

Pain and Payments: Workers' comp at criminal youth centers

Future of Albany's trash in question

President Trump gets poor marks in Siena poll

Gov. Cuomo says Trump budget would be "devastating" to NY

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Troy woman charged with endangering the welfare of a child

Police say a Troy woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after her 3-year-old daughter was found outside of an apartment building.


New street art in Bennington to keep motorists on track

A new work of street art in the southwestern Vermont town of Bennington should serve a double purpose of beautifying the town and keeping motorists on track.


Report identifies areas where New York is short of teachers

A new report examining New York's teacher shortage says it's mostly confined to a handful of subjects and geographic regions.  


Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States senator last year, the Justice Department acknowledged Wednesday.


Treasury chief to Congress: Raise debt limit before August

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday that they should vote to increase the government's borrowing authority — and avert a disastrous economic default — before their August recess.


Three seek to succeed Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen

There are two announced candidates, and likely a third in the race to succeed incumbent Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen.


NY lawmakers vote to let Uber, Lyft start upstate June 29

The Senate passed the bill last week and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the measure.


Environmentalists: Amendment would have quickened state's response in Hoosick Falls

ALBANY -- A group of environmentalists say a proposed amendment to the state constitution could have changed the way the state responded to the PFOA crisis in Hoosick Falls.


Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new analysis by Congress' nonpartisan budget scorekeepers undermines claims by House Republicans that their health legislation protects people with pre-existing conditions.


Poll: New York voters unaware of constitutional convention vote

A new poll has found that most New York state voters haven't heard anything about this fall's vote on a state constitutional convention.


Police identify victim of deadly Albany stabbing

Albany police have identified the man stabbed to death this weekend. They say 26-year-old Jonathon Weldon was killed on Elk Street around 1 a.m. Saturday.


Person talked down from bridge at Everett Rd.

If your morning commute took you near the bridge at Everett Rd. on Wednesday, you probably experienced more delays than normal.


One dead and two hospitalized after Duanesburg ambulance crash

A 63-year-old man is dead and two EMT's are in the hospital after an ambulance crashed into a tree.  


GOP hopeful charged with misdemeanor assault

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte is being charged with misdemeanor assault after a reporter said the Republican "body-slammed him" Wednesday, the day before the polls close in the nationally watched special election.  


Advocates push to legalize e-bikes on streets

If you have an electric bicycle, you may not be aware it's illegal to ride it on the street. E-bikes are considered a motorized vehicle under the law like a moped or a scooter. Advocates and lawmakers are trying to change that.


Vermont governor won't sign marijuana bill, sends it back

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he won't sign a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state and is instead sending it back to the legislature with suggestions for another path forward.


Getting serious about sunscreen for maximum UV protection

With Memorial Day on Monday, we're at the unofficial start to summer, so it's time to get serious about protecting your skin against the sun. The Environmental Working Group released its list of the best and worst sunscreens.


Thief steals laptop with data on 950 Niskayuna students

Niskayuna School District says a thief may have gotten their hands on data of 950 current and former students.


Police: Dairy truck driver falls asleep, hits cars, porch

Police say a dairy truck driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into four parked cars early Wednesday.


Tiki boats coming to Lake George

Tiki boats will soon be floating on the waters of Lake George. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report the Lake George Park Commission has voted to allow Tiki Tours to begin operating on the lake this summer.


Longtime government watchdog Barbara Bartoletti retiring

She's been a government watchdog for decades and a familiar face at the state Capitol. Now she's retiring.  Barbara Bartoletti will be done at the end of the Legislative session.


Capital Region high schoolers take on climate change

Capital Region high school students gathered in Malta Wednesday to take on climate change. Hudson Valley Community College's TEC-SMART campus is hosting a two-day symposium on how we can all do our part to reduce climate change.


Cars crash head-on after driver swerves to avoid animal

GHENT - A woman swerving to avoid an animal crashed head-on into another car.


The Latest: UK intelligence chief pulls out of conference

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local):


Robbery suspects chased from store by owner wielding baseball bat

A store worker successfully fights off two robbers in Rotterdam. 


Mayors make investment case with business leaders

Several local mayors made their case for investing in their city to business leaders. The forum included one surprise addition from a spot that could be the toughest of all to sell.


Saratoga Lake death ruled accidental

The death of a man found in Saratoga Lake has been ruled an accidental drowning, the New York State Police said Wednesday.


Siena poll: Cuomo's favorability rating highest in nearly three years

LOUDONVILLE -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating is at the highest point in nearly three years. That's according to the latest Siena Research Institute survey.


Albany police set to roll out body cameras

The Albany police department is planning to roll out body cameras for its police force by this summer.


Trump meeting with EU leaders

BRUSSELS (AP) — Visiting a city he once called a "hellhole" to meet with the leaders of one alliance he threatened to abandon and another whose weakening he cheered, President Donald Trump will address a continent Thursday still reeling from his election and anxious about his support.


NY state gives OK for tiki boat tours on Lake George

New York state regulators have given their approval for a business to offer tiki boat tours on Lake George.

 


NATO chief says allies to join anti-IS coalition

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief affirmed Thursday that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage direct war against the extremists — an announcement timed for U.S. President Donald Trump's first appearance at a summit of the alliance's leaders.


Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies.


NY Senate heroin task force to hear from experts, ex-users

New York lawmakers working to address the heroin and opioid epidemic want to hear from the experts - and people with first-hand experience with addiction.


Vermont governor to announce marijuana decision on legal pot

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is going to announce his decision on whether he will allow the state to become the ninth in the country, along with the District of Colombia, to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.


Vermont Sens. Leahy and Sanders decry Trump proposed budget

Vermont's two United States senators are decrying President Donald Trump's proposed budget for next year that they say slashes programs for needy Americans across the country.


4-year-old's custom-built wheelchair stolen in Albany

Albany police say they are searching for a stolen wheelchair. It was reported missing Tuesday morning from a home on the 500 block of Hamilton Street.


Teen explains how heart transplant saved her life

If you think you know what a heart transplant recipient looks like, Anna King of Mayfield will change that.


Controversy over state Senate stipends expands

The controversy surrounding lulus paid to some Senate Republicans and Independent Democratic Conference members has now reached the Albany County District Attorney's office. The investigation into whether the stipends were proper or not is expanding as one Republican senator is giving the money back.


NY to step up security at high-profile places after blast

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's directed state law enforcement officials to step up security and patrols at high-profile locations across the state after an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England.


Pittsfield man found guilty of sexual assault

A Pittsfield man has been found guilty of sexual assault.


Empire State Building goes dark for Manchester victims

The Empire State Building in New York City has gone dark in remembrance of the victims of the suicide bombing in Britain.


Uber admits stiffing NYC drivers by millions of dollars

Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years.


Americans mulling concert venues

In the aftermath of the terror attack in Manchester, England, many Americans are mulling over whether to attend concerts or other public events where there are large crowds.


Capital Region concert venues reviewing security policies following Manchester attack

Operators of SPAC, the Glens Falls Civic Center and the Times Union Center weigh in regarding their security procedures following the post-concert terror attack in England.


Troy mayor: $2.4 million needed to repair public pools

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden released the engineering report on two city-owned swimming pools Tuesday.


Police make more arrests in Manchester bomb but leaks feared

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert, as British authorities complained bitterly about investigation leaks by U.S. officials.


Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water programs

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, eliminating more than 3,800 jobs while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs.


Colonie police search for missing man

Colonie police are looking for a missing man from Forest Drive. Joseph Hedgeman Jr., 20, was last seen Sunday evening around 8 p.m., walking towards Schenectady.


Man arrested in connection with Albany stabbing

Albany police have charged a man in connection with a stabbing.


Car crushes Clifton Park man

A Clifton Park man has died after authorities say he was crushed by his own car.


Drug dealer sentenced to 12 years in state prison

A heroin and cocaine dealer was sentenced to 12 years in state prison on Tuesday. 


Horse statue vandalized in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs police are searching for the people who vandalized a horse statue in the city. The horse, near the Adirondack Trust Bank on Broadway, was toppled and impaled early Sunday Morning.


Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89

 Roger Moore, the longest-serving movie star to play iconic British spy James Bond in the famed film series, has died in Switzerland after a brief bout with cancer. He was 89.


Pair charged in Rotterdam robbery

A store worker attempted to fight off two robbers armed with knives in Rotterdam. Police quickly caught the two suspects.


In Depth: Cashless tolls, at what cost?

Drive across the Tappan Zee Bridge and you don't have to stop to pay a toll. You still pay but you don't have to stop thanks to a new hi-tech system. However, a NewsChannel 13 investigation finds this new set up may end up costing you in safety.


Prosecutors oppose bail for Alex West; say he'd take off for Colorado

An appellate judge will decide if Alexander West will be granted bail pending appeal of his conviction for manslaughter and leaving the scene of the boat crash that took the life of an 8-year-old girl.


Missing teen found in Pittsfield

Pittsfield police are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl. Natesa Beaulieu was last seen on May 21. Police think she may still be in Pittsfield.


Penn Station repairs could have ripple-effect on Capital Region travelers

Hundreds of people commute to New York City from the Capital Region every day, even more on the weekends. However, track repairs to Penn Station could mean delays and headaches for Capital Region travelers this summer.


Family of 3 burned in Westerlo blaze

Three family members from Westerlo are in serious condition after a fire destroyed their home early Monday morning. It's not just the family's living quarters that were affected.


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Microgrid to power Empire State Plaza

Microgrid to power Empire State Plaza

Trump: We want Israel to have peace

Donald Trump

Flynn to take the 5th

Flynn to take the 5th

Teens rescued in dramatic scene at Catskill Creek

Teens rescued in dramatic scene at Catskill Creek

Man arrested in Schenectady hit-and-run

Danny Nelson

Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Culture critic: Cosby seeking new solidarity with blacks

Firetruck overturns while responding to EMS call

Firetruck overturns while responding to EMS call

Suspect still sought in Albany stabbing

Suspect still sought in Albany stabbing

NY buys Marion River Carry, settling Adirondack land dispute

NY buys Marion River Carry, settling Adirondack land dispute

Marijuana use up among Lenox high school seniors

Marijuana use up among Lenox high school seniors

Saratoga Race Course season passes go on sale

Ancient Secret with jockey Irad Oritz, Jr., front, pulls past Elysa's World with jockey Javier Castellano to win The Lake George Stakes on opening day of the season at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday, July 22, 2016.

NY Assembly OKs bill to add e-cigarettes to smoking ban

NY Assembly OKs bill to add e-cigarettes to smoking ban

Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

Spacewalking astronauts pull off urgent station repairs

Vermont governor still undecided on marijuana legalization

Vermont governor still undecided on marijuana legalization

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

Woman caught who allegedly fled police twice

Woman caught who allegedly fled police twice

Assembly minority backs acceleration of upstate Uber, Lyft

Assembly minority backs acceleration of upstate Uber, Lyft

Winning lottery tickets worth $28,000+ sold in Saratoga County

Winning lottery tickets worth $28,000+ sold in Saratoga County

Worn-out flags being collected around New York for disposal

Worn-out flags being collected around New York for disposal

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Ringling Bros. shuts down the big top after 146 years

Cab drivers worry ride-sharing could destroy taxi industry

Cab drivers worry ride-sharing could destroy taxi industry

Protesters hold anti-war rally in Albany

Protesters hold anti-war rally in Albany

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

Mick Mulvaney

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

John Brennan

Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

Donald Trump, Melania Trump

Toddler found unresponsive in Niverville pool dies

Toddler found unresponsive in Niverville pool dies

New York state officials push birdwatching initiative

New York state officials push birdwatching initiative

West Crescent Fire Department gets fire rescue patrol boat

West Crescent Fire Department gets fire rescue patrol boat

Oprah Winfrey gives commencement speech at Skidmore College

Oprah Winfrey gives commencement speech at Skidmore College

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