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Troy officer honored with Congressional Badge of Bravery

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Albany mayor launches funding crusade to help close $12.5 m budget gap

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Two people indicted in death of Albany baby

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CDTA ridership on the rise

Ridership on CDTA buses across the Capital Region is up again. The company says they're seeing record ridership and expecting it to increase even more. However, they're also getting ready to offer new ways for Capital Region residents to get around.


Two people recovering after possible heroin overdose

Police in Washington County say they used Narcan to help two people who may have overdosed on heroin. It happened at a home on Deer Run Drive Thursday.


Capital Region fashion models glow on the runways of NYC

A group of local models is still basking in happiness, after having gotten the chance of a lifetime last week. It was the biggest event in their careers and they are ecstatic. They owe it all to one of the area’s top designers, Daniel Mozzes. His fashions are not only seen on the "Who's Who?" of Saratoga but are worn at most galas, teas, and fashionable events.


Cohoes man indicted on child porn charges

A Cohoes man was indicted Wednesday for allegedly distributing and possessing child pornography.


End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, saying the move corrects a legal overreach by the Obama administration that is best left for states to decide. Transgender rights advocates, meanwhile, are vowing to overcome a major setback.


Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.


Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.


Hoosick Falls getting new settlement offer from Saint-Gobain and Honeywell

 The village of Hoosick Falls is getting a new settlement offer from Saint-Gobain and Honeywell International.  


Police investigate suspicious death in Rutland, Vt.

Police are investigating a suspicious death in Rutland, Vt. They say a 44-year-old was found dead Wednesday.


Winfrey to speak at Skidmore commencement

 Oprah Winfrey will be a speaker at the graduation ceremony for an upstate New York college that some graduates of her South African school attended.


Mayor: ICE deserves a cold shoulder

Hudson Mayor Tiffany Martin Hamilton has issued an order directing city police officers not to assist federal immigration agents while pursuing undocumented immigrants.


Cool facts about 7 Earth-size planets circling single star

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Talk about an Earth-shattering discovery.


Police: Pittsfield woman drove drunk with 4-year-old child in car

 A Pittsfield woman has been charged with driving drunk with a 4-year-old child in her car.


New two-floor clothing store leases 33,000+ square feet at Crossgates

Zara is part of the world's largest fashion retail group. The company, which has its origins in Spain, will open a two-level store at Crossgates. 


Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Seeking to tamp down growing unease in Latin America, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged Thursday that the United States won't enlist its military to enforce immigration laws and that there will be "no mass deportations."


Ralliers demand Town Hall from Congressman John Faso

Some constituents in New York's 19th Congressional District feel like Rep. John Faso has been ignoring their calls for a Town Hall. People rallied outside of his fundraiser in Albany.      


Winning numbers drawn for $435 million Powerball jackpot

The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that's climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.

 


Faso's constituents rally to demand more accessible congressman

Some of John Faso's constituents claim that no matter how they try to get a hold of the congressman, he is simply inaccessible. 


Constituents hold town hall meeting without congresswoman

There were more than 200 people at the meeting. Some had to be turned away. This, for a meeting Congresswoman Elise Stefanik didn't set up. Organizers say they're just concerned citizens who tried to get a meeting with Stefanik but couldn't, so they set one up without her


Gillibrand promotes bill to protect seniors from scams

 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will promote a bill to protect seniors from financial scams during a swing through upstate New York.


Glens Falls bank investigating reports of debit card fraud

Glens Falls National Bank is investigating reports of debit card fraud. Police say the bank-skimming device was placed on its main office ATM in downtown Glens Falls.


NY to boost rural transportation funds by $32 million

 New York state plans to dedicate $32 million in federal funding to improve public transportation in the state's rural areas.


Bus driver for Bethlehem School District faces child pornography charges

A bus driver for the Bethlehem School District faces child pornography charges. David Haverly, 66, was arrested after police say an investigation led them to the child porn.


D.A. says indictment of Lake George man charged in boating death should stand without blood evidence

The Warren County District Attorney's office explains in writing why the indictment of Alexander West should not be dismissed.


LGBT woman attacked at Albany bus stop

Albany Police are investigating after a Transgender woman was hit in the head and offensive words were shouted at her while she waited for the bus on Central Avenue.


NY lawmakers: Cuomo is moving to cut funds to fight cancer

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut $25 million from 39 public health programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions.


Tentative deal reached in Honeywell lockout

There's a tentative deal in the Honeywell lockout in Green Island. The agreement was reached after a federal mediation Tuesday in Chicago.


Legacy of Pulitzer-nominated author to be celebrated in Albany

Albany’s African American Cultural Center will celebrate the legacy of Mars Hill on Friday. He’s a man you may not have heard of, but as we celebrate Black History Month, we thought his courage and determination makes him someone you might come to admire.


Hoosick Falls Village Board to consider revised PFOA agreement

The Hoosick Falls Village Board is calling a special meeting on a new settlement with Saint-Gobain and Honeywell. The companies say they will now provide over $1 million for expenses related to PFOA contamination. The previous agreement was around $850,000.


North Adams loses 'Small Business Revolution' contest to Pennsylvania city

North Adams did not win the "Small Business Revolution" contest. The honors went to Bristol Borough, Penn. That means Bristol Borough will get $500,000 and an eight-part documentary series about the city on Hulu.


Albany high schoolers immerse themselves in Cuban culture

ALBANY - At Green Tech High School in Albany, students must make the grade academically. However, before they can graduate, they will have to excel outside the classroom too. So for break this week, some are in Cuba.


7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star - and these new worlds could hold life.


Early morning Glenville crash knocks out power

Police in Glenville are investigating an early morning accident. It happened around 7:30 am on Sacandaga Road, near Dawson Road.


Dollar General announces plans for Amsterdam distribution center

Dollar General announced a plan to build a new distribution center in Montgomery County. The center would be located in Amsterdam.


Rotterdam aquarium welcomes 100,000th guest

ROTTERDAM - The Via Aquarium at Viaport Rotterdam, the old Rotterdam Square Mall, welcomed its 100,000th guest on Wednesday after just three months in business.


Man accused of collecting $10,000 in illegal unemployment benefits

State police say a Glens Falls man racked up $10,327 in unemployment while still on the job. Sean Beers, 38, is now charged with felony grand larceny.


Police: Albany man caught with illegal gun on 787

An Albany man is charged with weapons possession. State police say 23-year-old Adonis McDowell was caught with a loaded Davis industries handgun on I-787 Monday.


In Depth: Amsterdam sewage continues to flow

WNYT- NewsChannel 13 was the first to report the Amsterdam sewage leak, last year. In less than a month, one and a half million gallons of untreated sewage flowed into the Mohawk River. The city thought they fixed the problem but our investigation uncovered that major leak was never resolved. 


Hiring freeze vs recruitment drive: how is it possible?

Within one week after initiating a hiring freeze, the city of Albany is recruiting firefighters, leading many people to ask the question: How is that possible?


Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.

 


Small Business Administration launching program in Albany

The United States Small Business Administration is launching a new program in Albany. It's a course for small businesses looking to grow – and its free.


Petersburgh's air and water still in flux but improving

New numbers out of Petersburgh show PFOA emissions from the Taconic Plastics plant are down, according to DEC.


Driver suffers seizure; truck plows into Glens Falls home

 It was a close call for a family in Glens Falls Tuesday morning after a truck plowed into the first floor of their home.


Schenectady car dealership looking for stolen Mercedes

 The owners of a Schenectady car dealership want to know who stole their silver Mercedes in the dead of night.


State lawmakers fear backlash from giving themselves a raise

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Want to complain to your legislators about wage stagnation? Chances are they've gone just as long - maybe longer - without a raise.


Assembly hearing to address NY home care worker shortage

 Members of the New York state Assembly are gathering to address the statewide shortage of home care workers and the lengthy waitlists for their help.


Cuomo: New York cuts backlog of DWI tests at state labs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is making progress on a backlog at the state crime lab relating to evidence in impaired driving cases.


Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.


In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches.


Nearly 6,000 New Yorkers drive for Uber in other states

Uber says nearly 6,000 New York state residents regularly leave the state to drive for the ride-hailing company elsewhere because Uber cannot operate outside of the New York City area.


Boston Symphony Orchestra plans Tanglewood expansion

The Boston Symphony Orchestra is announcing a planned four-building expansion of Tanglewood, its leafy summer concert venue nestled in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.  


Trump administration working on trans bathroom guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is working on a new set of directives on the use of school bathrooms by transgender students, the White House said Tuesday.


Maple syrup producers face challenges in warming world

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's maple syrup producers say they are feeling the impact of climate change, as winters become warmer and frigid nights so critical to their business become fewer.


Trump denounces anti-Semitism in newly forceful condemnation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday condemned recent threats against Jewish community centers in the U.S. as "painful reminders" of lingering prejudice and evil, his first full-throated comments on the rise of anti-Semitic venom after pressure for him to speak out forcefully.


Gloversville police issue warning about fake cash

Gloversville police are investigating some fake cash that has been popping up at local businesses in the past week.


Tinning denied parole again

One of the most notorious killers in the Capital Region will remain behind bars.


Glens Falls nurse accused of choking elderly patient

A woman who worked as a nurse at Glens Falls Hospital is accused of choking a 78-year-old patient.


Police responding to reports of gunfire at Houston hospital

HOUSTON (AP) - Police in Houston are responding to reports of shots fired inside a hospital at Houston's Texas Medical Center.


Albany man charged with burglary

Police say an Albany man was stealing packages from an apartment on Western Avenue.


Woman struck by car in Rotterdam

The sun is to blame for an accident Tuesday morning in Rotterdam.


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Crackdown uncovers 9 illegal dumping sites in upstate NY

Future of community policing to be discussed in Albany

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by Vail Resorts

Murder suspect arrested in Rensselaer County

Many left town hall wanting more from Tonko

In Depth: Contamination crisis

Watervliet police find burglary suspect in dollar store

Tournament helps family left parentless by crash

Albany man accused of biting officer's finger

Congressman Tonko hopes for peaceful, productive town hall meeting

Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

Plaat announces Green Party candidacy for Albany mayor

Harness racing returns to Saratoga Springs a little early this year

Police announce more arrests in Saratoga Springs raid

New cornea treatment helping patients take a 'second look'

Boil water advisories lifted in North Greenbush, East Greenbush and Rensselaer

Russia's ambassador to United Nations falls ill, dies at 64

Warren County women accused of shoplifting with kids in tow

Cuomo warns New Yorkers of new tax scams

New Menands animal shelter set to open in June

Thousands return home as flood waters recede in California

Escaped bull captured in Washington County

Vermont takes another look at legal pot

PFOA update being held in Petersburgh on Tuesday

Monday morning crash snarls Northway traffic

Flames engulf Ravena garage

Senator Gillibrand talks tough on Trump policies during visit to Capital Region

Sen. Gillibrand tours Air National Guard base in Scotia

Massive North Greenbush water main break repaired

Leaders of all faiths and backgrounds meet to discuss hate

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