It's getting colder and that means the most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner. The 2018 Toys for Tots collection drive is officially underway.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark.
A father in Rensselaer County is furious after a driver passed a stopped school bus and almost hit his little girl. That close call happened in front of his business, and it was captured on his security cameras.
New York environmental officials are conducting a black bear survey in an effort to set appropriate population levels of the animal for various parts of the state.
Family and friends were gathering Wednesday evening to remember one of the victims of the deadly limousine crash in Schoharie.
Environmentalists and residents of communities where tainted drinking water has been detected are growing impatient as the state continues to delay setting minimum contaminant levels for PFOAs and other toxic chemicals in their drinking water.
A high school teacher at the Shenendehowa School District says the district tried to fire her because she's lesbian. The school says that's not true.
MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself.
Two Pittsfield men have been arraigned on murder charges .
A man who was shot and paralyzed at a party takes the witness stand.
About two dozen headstones were damaged in a weekend vandalism spree at the Morgan Street Cemetery in Bennington, VT.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has asked Turkey for a recording that could reveal gruesome details of what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. But he's not confirming there is any such recording, as reported by Turkish media, and he's continuing to urge patience while Saudi Arabia says it's investigating.
October is "Domestic Violence Awareness Month." As part of that, the Stillwater Police Department is donating cellphones for victims so they have a way to call for help if needed.
MONTREAL (AP) — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace.
Albany's Washington Park will be awash in pink on Sunday. That's when the American Cancer Society hosts "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer."
October is "Breast Cancer Awareness Month." In Albany, some survivors received a special gift.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot is now up to $900 million.
A dream came true Wednesday night for Clifton Park native Kevin Huerter who made his NBA debut with the Atlanta Hawks at Madison Square Garden late in the 4th quarter. Our Chris Onorato spoke with the Shen grad after the game and has this report from MSG.
New York state is seeking bids for redeveloping the more than two dozen service areas along the 570-mile Thruway system.
The new Schenectady Amtrak station is now open again.
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — With stunned faces and tears, residents of hard-hit Mexico Beach returned home for the first time Wednesday about a week after Hurricane Michael hit to find pieces of their lives scattered across the sand and a community altered.
The Berkshire County community continues to come together for a teenager who was shot at October Mountain State Forest back in August.
LLANO, Texas (AP) — A continued threat of flooding is forecast in parts of Central Texas as more rain is expected in the area and dams along the swollen Colorado River release water downstream, officials said Wednesday.
A former energy company executive has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after he admitted giving the spouse of one of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top aides a low-show job.
The Guilderland community has narrowly rejected a proposal on a $42.7 million Capital Construction Project.
Fear and uncertainty continue in St. Johnsville, weeks after the death of a young woman.
By now, this far into the heroin crisis, most people know someone affected by the opioid epidemic. A local couple is hoping to get the word out about treatment options, in memory of their son.
Rep. John Faso and Speaker Paul Ryan stopped by NewsChannel 13 on Tuesday morning.
Congressional Democratic candidate Antonio Delgado visited our studio Tuesday. The visit came just hours after his opponent, Republican John Faso, did the same with House Speaker Paul Ryan.
A date has been set for the trial in the NXIVM case.
Clifton Park native Brian Bassett, who now lives in Lynn Haven, Florida, says in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael he's seen the worst of Mother Nature become the best of human nature.
Two men are arrested in connection with the death of a Pittsfield man Monday night.
WOODSTOCK, Conn. (AP) — The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on "Sesame Street" is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show.
Sentencing is scheduled next month for two former Troy cops.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The already-giant Mega Millions prize is now at $868 million after a drawing Tuesday night turned up no winners.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as robust U.S. corporate earnings and encouraging data assuaged worries about softening global growth.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is criticizing the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates too quickly.
Albany police helped rescue a two-week-old puppy Tuesday morning.
It's not election day yet, but residents in the Guilderland School District are heading to the polls Tuesday. They're deciding on a $42.7 million Capital Construction project.
Colonie police arrested three people in connection to a robbery at a smoke shop on New Loudon Road.
A 39-year-old man is accused of stealing more than $1,000 from vacuum cleaners in Rotterdam.
A Whitehall man is arrested, accused of taking pictures or videos of young girls while driving an ice cream truck.
A Saratoga County man is charged with rape.
A Berkshire County woman pleads not guilty to a deadly hit and run.
State police are asking for help identifying a burglary suspect.
Albany Pop Warner Falcons played their first game since they lost their coach. Joseph Davis, known as Coach Seven, died after being shot in Albany. His team got support from their Pop Warner family.
Albany Police are asking for the public's help identifying two men in connection with a homicide from over the summer.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The number of jobs in New York's health care industry continues to rise, with that sector of the state's economy contributing about $71 billion in wages last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, with plans to shutter 142 unprofitable stores in the hopes that it can stay in business.
Mohawk Ambulance workers are fighting for a raise. They are looking for more than $12.51 an hour. The United Professional Services Employees would at least like $15 an hour.
The Schaghticoke community is coming together to honor the lives lost in Schoharie. Balloons were released at a soccer game on Monday as the latest tribute for the victims.
Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly are preparing for a hearing on proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
A viral video making the rounds this weekend called into question the actions of an Albany woman.
A Schenectady County man accused in a shooting spree over the summer is now facing additional charges.
Ashley and Justin Smith, both graduates of Averill Park High School, now living in Lynn Haven, Florida, have returned to their panhandle home in a community that's been decimated by Hurricane Michael.
SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.
The last Kmart in the immediate Albany-Schenectady-Troy area is closing.
A puppy found after being thrown recently from a second story window in Canajoharie is on the mend.
Troopers say they pulled over Kristine Tiger in Queensbury Sunday for failing to stay in her lane. Police say her blood alcohol level was .13 percent.
An international sporting event is making its debut in the Capital Region next year.