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Cohoes man to receive $1 million Powerball prize

Cohoes man to receive $1 million Powerball prize


Capital Region law enforcement prepares for 'Drug Take Back Day'

Capital Region law enforcement prepares for 'Drug Take Back Day'


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Push to fight opioid addiction underway in Berkshires

US economy grew at strong 3.2% rate in first quarter

Trump denies paying North Korea $2M for US detainee's care

NY Attorney General investigating Facebook

Blood drive helps honor Albany Police Detective who lost lung cancer battle

Upstate NY monument hailing end of Revolutionary War reopens

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Helicopter crew prompting road closures near Corning Tower this weekend

If you're planning to drive through downtown Albany on Saturday, be aware that there are a lot of road closures in the area near the Corning Tower.


Lawyer: Baltimore mayor to decide future once she's 'lucid'

BALTIMORE (AP) - Supporters of Baltimore's embattled mayor have gone quiet as demands for her resignation intensify following raids of her offices, her homes and other locations by teams of federal investigators carting out boxes of evidence. Her lawyer said she'll decide what to do once she's "lucid."


Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A quarantine at two Los Angeles universities affected more than 200 students and staff who may have been exposed to measles and either have not been vaccinated or cannot verify that they are immune.


Ribbon being cut on new Troy Vietnamese restaurant

A ribbon cutting was planned on Friday for a new Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Troy.


NY to invest $280M in energy storage projects

New York state is making a big investment in energy storage.


'Devastation' as tornado rips through Louisiana town

A tornado killed two people as it tore through the northern Louisiana city of Ruston early Thursday, sending trees into houses, ripping roofs off buildings and causing a local public university to cancel classes, officials said.


SPAC is scene of park police active shooter training

State park police used SPAC as a training ground this week to be prepared for active shooter situations.


State legislature to act on toxic toys

The state legislature is expected to vote next week on a bill that could prohibit certain toys, clothing, or funiture manufactured to children that could contain dangerous chemicals in them.


Albany addresses concerns about youth violence

ALBANY - One week after NewsChannel 13 first reported an uptick in violence at the Arbor Hill Branch of the Albany Public Library, city leaders came together to hold public forums to help solve the problem.


Sources: Hoosick Falls cop's leave may be connected to escapee

First on 13, a police officer from the Hoosick Falls Police Department is on administrative leave and sources say it may be connected to the escape of Justin Faatz.


Biden enters Democratic race with strong anti-Trump theme

WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party.


Hearing on limo and bus safety to be held in Albany

The New York State Senate will hold a public hearing next week on limousine and bus safety.


Saratoga Springs man found guilty of manslaughter in stabbing of wife's cousin

A Saratoga County jury has found Albert Mercer guilty of manslaughter and evidence tampering in the July 1 killing of Patrick Collins.


Troy man sentenced in deadly Albany stabbing

A Troy man has been sentenced after he stabbed a man on Lark Street.


French police experts start Notre Dame checks after fire

PARIS (AP) - French police scientists were starting to examine Notre Dame Cathedral on Thursday for the first time since last week's devastating fire. Among their questions: whether cigarette butts from construction workers could have played a role.


Water issues force Palace Theatre to cancel shows

The historic Palace Theatre in Albany is dealing with some water issues.


Big names added to Aurora Games lineup

The inaugural Aurora Games in Albany this August have a new host. Actress Olivia Munn will help kick things off at the opening ceremonies.


Queensbury man sentenced after pleading guilty to making bomb threats

The Queensbury man who pleaded guilty to making bomb threats last year that caused the evacuation of four schools and a county government complex is now behind bars.


Recruiting effort underway for more firefighting volunteers

The ninth annual RecruitNY Campaign is held this weekend at more than 600 fire houses around the state including nearly 100 in the Capital Region.


Scotia teen saves drowning man

A 14-year-old boy saved a man from drowning in Scotia on Tuesday afternoon. Police are now calling him a hero.


Massachusetts Senate approves alternative gender designation

A proposal to allow Massachusetts residents to designate their gender as "X'' instead of male or female on driver's licenses and birth certificates has been approved by the state Senate.


Colonie mother spends three days in jail after an error was made on an arrest warrant

A mother from Colonie spent Easter weekend at the Albany County Jail instead of with her two sons and it was due to the wrong name being on an arrest warrant, as first reported by the Times Union.


New court documents: Prestige Limo business operator misrepresented himself to state officials

First on 13, new documents shed light on testimony from state officials in limousine crash case including New York State Police investigators


Boil water advisory issued for part of Rensselaer County

There's a boil water advisory in effect for part of Rensselaer County.


Cobleskill-Richmondville BOCES student competes to be the best in New York

Another Capital Region BOCES student is competing to be the best in New York.


Glenmont woman who nearly took doomed 1988 flight to pay first visit to crash site

When Kim Wickham flies to Europe a little more than a month from now, she wouldn't call it a vacation. The Glenmont woman says it'll be more like a journey of emotional necessity.


Cuomo: Felons in prison shouldn't be allowed to vote

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he opposes giving felons in prison the right to vote.


Missing Illinois boy's buried body found, parents charged

Authorities say they have found what they believe is the body of a 5-year-old Illinois boy who went missing last week, and that his parents have been charged with murder in his death. 


Lawmakers divided on issuing driver's licenses to immigrants here illegally

Several Republican elected officials are voicing their opposition to a proposal in the Democrat-controlled New York state Legislature to issue driver's licenses to immigrants in the country illegally.


US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines.


No verdict yet in Saratoga County murder trial

A Saratoga County Jury will try again Thursday to decide whether Albert Mercer is guilty of murder.


Troy looks to reopen city pool closed for two years

Construction crews in Troy are working to hopefully get the South Troy pool back open for the summertime.


Schenectady County man convicted of trying to murder ex-girlfriend, kids

A Schenectady County man was found guilty Wednesday morning in the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend and her two children last year.


Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just say no.


Mechanicville woman accused of encouraging kids to fight

A Mechanicville woman is arrested after police say she encouraged children to fight each other.


First pot shop in northern Berkshires now open

The first pot shop in the northern Berkshires opened Wednesday morning. Silver Therapeutics occupies a spot in the Colonial Plaza Shopping Center on Main Street in Williamstown.


Deadly Washington County motorcycle crash under investigation

One person is dead after crashing their motorcycle in Washington County.


Albany man sentenced in 2017 slashing and stabbing

An Albany man is sentenced to eight years in prison for slicing a man's ear with a razor blade and stabbing him in the back.


Capital Region BOCES students compete in Syracuse for state title

Dozens of Capital Region BOCES students were competing for a state title in Syracuse.


NYC cops, officers' widows in Albany deliver letters opposing parole for cop killers

More than 816,000 letters opposing the parole of incarcerated cop-killers were hand delivered to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in Albany.


Annual effort underway to recruit volunteer firefighters

Volunteer fire departments around the Capital Region are getting ready for a big push this weekend to get new members. 


Construction project could close lanes on Troy roads for a year

The city of Troy will shut down lanes along a few roadways Wednesday to make room for a construction project and officials believe they could be closed for a year.


Active shooter drill taking place at SPAC

If you see a lot of police near SPAC, don’t be alarmed.


Farm water projects program turns 25, offers $15M in funding

Another $15 million in state funding is available for agricultural water projects across New York as the program marks its 25th anniversary.


North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit with Putin

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program.


NY attorney says Boy Scout leaders abused thousands of minors

A New York law firm says thousands of Boy Scout leaders have been accused of sexually abusing minors. They say 130 of them worked in New York, several in the Capital Region.


US Postal Service delivers damaged mail from fatal accident

Viewers receive damaged mail from a vehicle fire that claimed a life.


Ambassador: US had no prior knowledge of Sri Lanka threat

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - The U.S. had no prior knowledge of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 350 people, the American ambassador said Wednesday, despite local claims that foreign officials had been warned an attack was looming.


Albany County law looks to ban flavored tobacco products

A large crowd came out to a public hearing Tuesday night to speak about a proposed ban of flavored tobacco products in Albany County.


Price Chopper matriarch, philanthropist Jane Golub laid to rest

Around 1,500 people attended the funeral Tuesday for iconic philanthropist Jane Golub, who died one week ago after a brief illness. She was 80.


Schenectady looks to ban plastic straws

Schenectady is looking to be among the first cities in the state to ban plastic straws.


Jury deliberates murder of Saratoga Springs man

If convicted of murdering Patrick Collins, Albert Mercer could be sentenced to up to 25 years to life in prison.


NY state Senate launches vaccination push

Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state.


AP source: Biden to announce 2020 bid on Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) - Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday.


Justices seem ready to OK asking citizenship on census

WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants could go uncounted, the Supreme Court's conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration's plan to inquire about U.S. citizenship on the 2020 census in a case that could affect American elections for the next decade.


Brothers sue Jussie Smollett's lawyers, claiming defamation

CHICAGO (AP) - Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett despite knowing that wasn't true.


Man already behind bars charged in connection with 2015 Troy homicide

Troy police say they now have the man responsible for killing 19-year-old Ahzirah Carter almost four years ago.


More blighted properties being evaluated in Schenectady

Schenectady officials and the Capital Region Land Bank are moving forward on 34 additional blighted properties in the city. They'll evaluate them for renovation or demolition.


Family escapes early morning Raymertown fire

An early morning fire got a head start and consumed a home that had been on the rural road for more than 40 years.


Debra Garrett joins Troy City Council

Debra Garrett is officially a member of the Troy City Council. 


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Massachusetts fugitive arrested in Kinderhook

Massachusetts fugitive arrested in Kinderhook

109th Airlift Wing members off to Greenland

109th Airlift Wing members off to Greenland

More controlled Pine Bush burns underway in Guilderland

More controlled Pine Bush burns underway in Guilderland

Skidmore students call on Cuomo to find renewable energy for Empire State Plaza

Skidmore students call on Cuomo to find renewable energy for Empire State Plaza

NY seeks bids for large-scale renewable energy projects

NY seeks bids for large-scale renewable energy projects

GE engineer charged with economic espionage

GE engineer charged with economic espionage

Report: Fulton County D.A. takes over deadly Gloversville hit-and-run investigation

Report: Fulton County D.A. takes over deadly Gloversville hit-and-run investigation

Vermont regulators, lawmakers probe E-911 weaknesses

Vermont regulators, lawmakers probe E-911 weaknesses

WNYA - My 4 to air all Albany Empire games

WNYA - My 4 to air all Albany Empire games

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

Community members express anger, frustration to Albany police chief

Community members express anger, frustration to Albany police chief

Child missing from Saratoga County found safe

Joseph Cohen

DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins

DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine

Fire destroys Lake George home

Fire destroyed this home on Konci Terrace in Lake George.

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an campaign rally Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Salt Lake City.

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth

Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth

Donor buys gravestones at Troy cemetery for families who can't afford one

Donor buys gravestones at Troy cemetery for families who can't afford one

DOT employees pick up trash to celebrate Earth Day

DOT employees pick up trash to celebrate Earth Day

Albany man faces 29 years in prison for robbery

Albany man faces 29 years in prison for robbery

Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

Seth Moulton

Easter Meals at Albany Rescue Mission

Easter Meals at Albany Rescue Mission

RPI students react to alcohol policy

RPI students react to alcohol policy

Local church hands out over 40 thousand easter eggs for a good cause

Local church hands out over 40 thousand easter eggs for a good cause

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