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Teen killed when his truck hits a tree in Columbia County

Teen killed when his truck hits a tree in Columbia County


And they're off! Racing is underway at the Saratoga Race Course.

Saratoga Race Course opens for the 2018 season


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Crowds rush in to snag that perfect Saratoga spot

Track workers, merchants and jockeys bask in opening day glow

Rochester couple gets married at Saratoga Race Course

Trackgoers share their opening day traditions

Home Depot offers to re-hire worker fired after customer's racist rant

Troy man sentenced in homicide of 1-year-old child

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Brian Signor 'not guilty' of manslaughter

The jury deliberated about two hours before returning the verdict.


Death toll from boat capsizing rises to 17

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say the final four people missing since a boat capsized on a lake in southern Missouri have been found, raising the death toll to 17.
    
The office manager at the Stone County Sheriff's office, Wendy Doucey, confirmed the discovery Friday. The Ride the Ducks boat sank Thursday night in the Lake of the Ozarks near Branson.
    
The victims' names haven't been released.
    
Branson is about 200 miles (320 kilometers) southeast of Kansas City and is a popular vacation spot for families and other tourists.


Make-A-Wish milestone for area teen

Benjamin Parker has become the 1,800th Make-A-Wish child from the Capital Region to have their wish granted, marking a milestone for an organization that says they now have evidence to prove medical benefits connected to wish granting.


Michigan cop chosen as Albany's next police chief

A Michigan police chief has been chosen as the next police chief in Albany.


Police: 2 killed, 2 injured in Warren County crash

Police say two people have died and two others are hospitalized with serious injuries after their vehicle went off of an Adirondack road and slammed into a boulder.


Albany County DA voices concern over recent wave of violence in city

There have been 13 shootings in the past several weeks. The district attorney says you can add cops to the streets, increase cameras and shut down stores early. However, none of it matters without the help of the community.


Police identify body found in Gloversville

Gloversville police have identified the man whose body was found in a creek. They say he was 35-year-old Bruce Morrison of Johnstown.


Saratoga County sheriff's deputies train to be school resource officers

Sixteen members of the Saratoga County sheriff's office were completing a school resource officer course on Friday.


Girls explore STEM's outdoor side in Altamont

About 40 young ladies from Schenectady and Albany in the Girls Inc. "Eureka!" program are in the midst of a special summer adventure. They are learning about career opportunities that rely on science, technology, engineering and math.


Tornado stuns Iowa town but residents say they'll rebuild

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — With the scope of the devastation still sinking in, business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown on Friday began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community.


Pair arrested on sex trafficking charges in Amsterdam

A man and woman have been arrested on sex trafficking charges in Amsterdam.


Gloversville fire under investigation

A fire in Gloversville is under investigation. The fire broke out at a home on 14 Franklin Street just before 3 a.m. Friday.


25th Annual Siro's Cup Benefit

It's considered to be the official kickoff event to welcome the summer meet at Saratoga, but Siro's Cup is also more than just that. In it's 25th year, the event's proceeds benefit the Center for Disability Services.


Environmental concerns shared at Warren County community cancer study meeting

In a five year study, more people are diagnosed with cancer in Warren County than any other place in the state of New York.


Motorcycle explosion suspected cause in Queensbury house fire

Fire destroys a home in Queensbury, seriously burning two people.


Family court requested for Vermont teen accused of planning mass shooting

Lawyers for a Vermont teen accused of planning a mass shooting have asked for his case to be moved to family court.


Home Depot employee says he was fired after responding to customer's racist rant

The employee in this case was a 60-year-old black man, who says the abuse was racist and unlike anything he'd ever experienced. He's still shocked he was fired over it.


Dangerous plant's sap can cause severe burns

Severe burns and blisters, showed up on a woman's skin, all from a plant on the side of the road. It happened in Vermont. There are also problems in New York with wild parsnip and hogweed. Experts are warning of the poisonous sap in the plants.


Albany neighborhood says they've been neglected for years

One Albany neighborhood hasn't had anything to get excited about in years.


Tractor trailer rolls over in Albany

ALBANY - Crews in Albany were busy Thursday cleaning up a pile of construction debris that was in the back of a tractor-trailer.


Round 2 for Trump-Putin: A fall invite amid summit mop-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together. Cleanup from the first continued with no letup Thursday, as Trump belatedly decided Putin's "incredible offer" of shared U.S.-Russia investigations was no good after all.


Saratoga Race Course ready for its 150th meet

Triple Crown winner Justify won't be running during the 150th meet at Saratoga Race Course, but many of the brightest stars in thoroughbred racing will grace the historic track over the next six-plus weeks.


Two people seriously burned in Queensbury fire

Two people have been airlifted to the hospital with serious burns after a home went up in flames in Queensbury.


Massachusetts to raise minimum age for buying cigarettes

The bill has been approved by the House and Senate and will be sent to the governor.


Thousands of tickets handed out during Fourth of July campaign

The 'Stop DWI' campaign featured sobriety checkpoints and patrols, and ticketed distracted drivers.


Cuomo administration vows to increase state trooper presence in Albany

People in the city of Albany are making an effort to end the violence taking place over the past few weeks. Now the state is stepping in.


'Floating island' could help clean Hudson River after sewage overflow

An experiment planned on the Hudson River could improve water quality following sewage overflows.  It involves some outside the box thinking.


Body found in Gloversville creek

Police in Gloversville are investigating a body found in the Cayadutta Creek.


Security footage sought in shots fired investigation at Albany Democratic Headquarters

Albany police continue to investigate shots that were fired into Albany County Democratic Headquarters on Wednesday.


Woman overcomes weight challenges for better life

She says most of the women in her family were full-figured so she accepted it, until she found herself at nearly 350 pounds.


Clifton Park psychiatrist accused of illegally dispensing pills

He's supposed to prescribe pills for addiction recovery, but a Clifton Park psychiatrist allegedly did much more than that.


Man seriously hurt after being thrown off motorcycle in Columbia County

A man is seriously hurt after being thrown off his motorcycle in Claverack late Wednesday afternoon.


Saving a spot along Sacandaga Lake

Families that grew up on and around the Sacandaga Golf Club open their wallets and tool boxes to save the nine-hole track that was founded in 1898,


Colonie police: Car vandals tried targeting two other dealerships

Colonie police say they believe the same group of criminals who vandalized cars at Northeast Acura in Latham attempted to do the same thing at two other dealerships, Goldstein and Northway Toyota.


Latham medical device company settles US case over false claims

A New York-based medical device company will pay the U.S. government $12.5 million to resolve allegations that it had health care providers submit false claims to federal programs.


Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real deal

22 people injured in California military base tent collapse


After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families Thursday by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes.


Shooting at Pittsfield cop's home under investigation

Police in Pittsfield are investigating a shooting at the home of an off-duty police officer.


New York state launches tax probe of Trump Foundation

New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law.


NY officials: No major public health threat from steam blast

NEW YORK (AP) — An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings, but city officials said there was no major public health threat.


Bullet holes found in Albany County Democratic headquarters building

Nine bullet holes were found in the front window of the Albany County Democratic Committee Headquarters on Wednesday morning. Albany Police think it was a targeted attack.


Pittsfield pot shops face challenges before opening

The City of Pittsfield is inching closer to having the first recreational marijuana stores open for business. The lengthy process involves city permits and approvals before hopeful business owners can go to the state for a license.


New hospitality area debuting at Saratoga Race Course

Saratoga Race Course opens its gates on Friday and NewsChannel 13 is getting a sneak peek at one of the newest features. It's called The Stretch.


New Troy restaurant offers farm-to-table comfort food

There's now another place to eat in Troy. A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday morning at Nighthawks on Broadway.


Saratoga County business owner admits to animal cruelty

A business owner pleads guilty to animal cruelty charges. Jeffrey Owens pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and tampering with physical evidence.


Massachusetts Legislature backs deal on overdue budget

Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a $41.9 billion spending plan, breaking an impasse that has left Massachusetts as the only U.S. state without a permanent budget for the new fiscal year.


New 911 link to help keep Albany County schools safe

It's the middle of summer, but preparing to keep kids safe at school is a top priority right now for law enforcement in Albany County.


Missing North Greenbush man found alive in Poughkeepsie

A man reported missing in North Greenbush nearly two months ago has been found safe.


Scotia man's fate after job loss is music to his ears

If you've ever lost a job - you probably had someone tell you that everything happens for a reason -- which can often be hard to believe at first.


New treatment icing away knee pain

As communities battle the opioid epidemic, doctors are finding new ways to control pain without drugs. A new treatment literally ices knee pain with no reported side effects. The treatment is called Iovera and it takes less than 10 minutes to bring relief.


Warren County inmate admits to threatening to shoot up synagogue

An inmate who made comments in the Warren County Jail about shooting up a synagogue pleads guilty to a felony.


Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet.


Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

DETROIT (AP) - Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.


Protesters call for justice in Troy police-involved shooting

Family and supporters of Dahmeek McDonald are calling for justice. McDonald was shot by an officer on August 15, 2017 at 8th and Rensselaer streets in Troy. Earlier this week, a grand jury found that shooting was legally justified.


MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

LAS VEGAS (AP) - MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.


Young cadets flying high at Scotia summer camp

Cadets attending Civil Air Patrol Leadership Encampment at Stratton Air National Guard Base in Scotia are literally flying high. The program for ages 12 to 21 teaches mechanics, medicine and STEM.


Attempted murder charges filed against Schenectady shooting suspect

Schenectady police have now formally filed charges in the shooting of three people, including two children, in the city of Schenectady last week.


People in Troy call for justice in 2017 officer-involved shooting

People in Troy are calling for justice for Dahmeek McDonald. He was shot last year by a Troy police officer.


From the finish line with Mike Reilly: The Voice of Ironman

Imagine doing a 2.4 mile swim, then getting on your bike for 112 miles and finally finishing it off with a full marathon run. Those are the distances covered in an Ironman. The triathlon race has a 17 hour cut-off time. Mike Reilly, the voice of Ironman, shared some of his most memorable experiences with members of the Capital District and Bethlehem triathlon clubs.


Guardian Angels return to recruit Albany members

From safety patrols to security cameras. People in the City of Albany are making an effort to end the violence taking place over the past few weeks.


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Vigil planned in response to Albany violence

Vigil planned in response to Albany violence

Guardian Angels back in Albany to fight crime

Vivian Kornegay speaks to Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa in Albany.

Ex-New York senator and son convicted of bribery, extortion

Dean Skelos, center, leaves federal court, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in New York.

Trump backs down, says he misspoke on Russia meddling

Donald Trump

Deadly Warren County fire under investigation

Deadly Warren County fire under investigation

New action in Mei-Ling White murder investigation

New action in Mei-Ling White murder investigation

3 state workers sickened after opening letter at office

3 state workers sickened after opening letter at office

4 blue states sue Washington over GOP tax overhaul

4 blue states sue Washington over GOP tax overhaul

Schenectady man facing drug charges

Schenectady man facing drug charges

Actor confirms Albany trip to shoot Netflix show

Actor confirms Albany trip to shoot Netflix show

Cohoes police investigate string of car thefts

Cohoes police investigate string of car thefts

Police: Illegal handgun found during Albany traffic stop

Police: Illegal handgun found during Albany traffic stop

State: 2 men stole businesses' IDs to get public contracts

Michael Martin and Scott Henzel

Man charged in connection with Albany homicide

Man charged in connection with Albany homicide

Splash pad opens at Mohawk River Park

Splash pad opens at Mohawk River Park

Grand jury: 2017 Troy police shooting was justified

Grand jury: 2017 Troy police shooting was justified

Man arraigned in connection with fatal Albany stabbing

Man arraigned in connection with fatal Albany stabbing

Albany community members vow to help fight recent violence

Albany community members vow to help fight recent violence

Victim's name released in deadly Saratoga Springs accident

Victim's name released in deadly Saratoga Springs accident

Woman who killed daughter in '80s granted parole on 7th try

Woman who killed daughter in '80s granted parole on 7th try

Judge halts deportations of reunited families

Judge halts deportations of reunited families

Lawmakers critical of Trump's remarks at news conference with Putin

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.

Triple Crown winner Justify won't run in Travers

Triple Crown winner Justify won't run in Travers

Jury deliberations continue in retrial of ex-state Senate leader

Former New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos, right, and his son Adam, 33, left, arrive for their arraignment in Manhattan federal court for the latest charges against them in a corruption case, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in New York.

Albany residents voice frustration to Common Council over recent violence

Albany residents voice frustration to Common Council over recent violence

Quail St. shooting victim's parents address violence in the community

Quail St. shooting victim's parents address violence in the community

Russian prosecutors want to question US intel agents

Vladimir Putin

New Jersey man charged with boating while intoxicated on Lake George

New Jersey man charged with boating while intoxicated on Lake George

South Glens Falls traffic stop leads to police chase, drug arrests

South Glens Falls traffic stop leads to police chase, drug arrests

ABC show filming closes Albany roads

ABC show filming closes Albany roads

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