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.
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."
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.
A ribbon cutting was planned on Friday for a new Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Troy.
New York state is making a big investment in energy storage.
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.
State park police used SPAC as a training ground this week to be prepared for active shooter situations.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
The New York State Senate will hold a public hearing next week on limousine and bus safety.
A Saratoga County jury has found Albert Mercer guilty of manslaughter and evidence tampering in the July 1 killing of Patrick Collins.
A Troy man has been sentenced after he stabbed a man on Lark Street.
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.
The historic Palace Theatre in Albany is dealing with some water issues.
The inaugural Aurora Games in Albany this August have a new host. Actress Olivia Munn will help kick things off at the opening ceremonies.
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.
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.
A 14-year-old boy saved a man from drowning in Scotia on Tuesday afternoon. Police are now calling him a hero.
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.
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.
First on 13, new documents shed light on testimony from state officials in limousine crash case including New York State Police investigators
There's a boil water advisory in effect for part of Rensselaer County.
Another Capital Region BOCES student is competing to be the best in New York.
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.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he opposes giving felons in prison the right to vote.
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.
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.
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.
A Saratoga County Jury will try again Thursday to decide whether Albert Mercer is guilty of murder.
Construction crews in Troy are working to hopefully get the South Troy pool back open for the summertime.
A Schenectady County man was found guilty Wednesday morning in the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend and her two children last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just say no.
A Mechanicville woman is arrested after police say she encouraged children to fight each other.
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.
One person is dead after crashing their motorcycle in Washington County.
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.
Dozens of Capital Region BOCES students were competing for a state title in Syracuse.
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.
Volunteer fire departments around the Capital Region are getting ready for a big push this weekend to get new members.
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.
If you see a lot of police near SPAC, don’t be alarmed.
Another $15 million in state funding is available for agricultural water projects across New York as the program marks its 25th anniversary.
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.
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.
Viewers receive damaged mail from a vehicle fire that claimed a life.
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.
A large crowd came out to a public hearing Tuesday night to speak about a proposed ban of flavored tobacco products in Albany County.
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 is looking to be among the first cities in the state to ban plastic straws.
If convicted of murdering Patrick Collins, Albert Mercer could be sentenced to up to 25 years to life in prison.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Troy police say they now have the man responsible for killing 19-year-old Ahzirah Carter almost four years ago.
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.
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 is officially a member of the Troy City Council.