New parking meters active in Troy

New parking meters active in Troy

Socialist Workers Party candidate announces run for mayor in Troy

Socialist Workers Party candidate announces run for mayor in Troy

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Man arrested in connection with Troy stabbing

Interfaith conversation comes in wake of shootings

Potholes plague the Capital Region

New Jersey man charged with identity theft in North Greenbush

A New Jersey man is charged with identity theft, after allegedly trying to trick store employees in North Greenbush.

Troy woman faces weapons possession charges

A Troy woman has to appear in court following a slew of charges including criminal possession of a weapon.

Capital Region residents gearing up for spring

After the months of relentless cold and snow, one thing's for sure, people are ready for spring and they're already enjoying ice cream.

Manslaughter conviction upheld for Troy man who killed pregnant girlfriend

An appeals court has upheld the manslaughter conviction of the Troy man who killed his pregnant girlfriend, then set her apartment on fire to cover it up.

FIRST ON 13: Dad of Troy teen hit by car seeks changes at dark intersection

The father of a teenager hit by a car in Troy last week spoke exclusively to NewsChannel 13 on Sunday.

Former Defreestville fire chief dies

A former Capital Region fire chief passed away over the weekend.

Troy welcomes new fire chief

A new chief took over the Troy Fire Department on Friday.

HVCC student accused of threatening to kill members of campus community

A Hudson Valley Community College student is charged with making a terroristic threat and aggravated harassment after police say he threatened to kill members of the campus community via Snapchat last week.

Residents in Troy concerned about speeding cars after teenager is hit

Residents on 8th street in Troy are saying they’re concerned about cars speeding down their street. It comes as a 16 year old girl is recovering at Albany Medical Center after being hit by a car on that street Tuesday night.

Teen continues recovery after being hit by car in Troy

A 16-year-old girl was still recovering on Wednesday after she was hit by a car in Troy.

Marking Ash Wednesday around Capital Region

Church leaders mark Ash Wednesday in the traditional and non-traditional ways around the Capital Region.

Missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's found safe

A missing elderly woman from Rensselaer has been found safe.

Teenage girl hit by car in Troy

A teen remains at Albany Medical Center after she was hit by a car in Troy.

Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.

No arrest yet in Troy stabbing

No arrest has been made in a Monday night stabbing in Troy.

North Greenbush bank robbery suspect denied bail

One of the three men arrested in connection with the robbery of the M&T Bank last week in North Greenbush has been denied bail.

Slick roads blamed in Rensselaer school bus crash

Slick roads are being blamed for a school bus crash on Monday morning. A bus was rear-ended in the city of Rensselaer around 9 a.m.

Troy Police investigating incident on Troy-Menands Bridge

Police say a person jumped off the Troy-Menands Bridge Saturday afternoon, sparking an investigation. 

Woman inhales smoke while checking on neighbors during Lansingburgh fire

A neighbor who wanted to make sure everyone was safe had to be taken to the hospital after a fire in Lansingburgh.

Community pitches in to help Rensselaer Little League clean-up wind damage

Volunteers are getting ready to repair the wind damage at the Rensselaer Little League.

Police release names of men charged in North Greenbush bank robbery

Three people were charged Wednesday in connection with Tuesday's bank robbery and shooting in North Greenbush.

Judge orders death for guilty Rottweiler

A judge has ordered a Rottweiler that attacked a 7-year-old boy in Lansingburgh on Valentine's Day must be put down.

North Greenbush police investigate bank robbery, shooting

There's been an armed robbery and shooting at the M&T Bank in North Greenbush. It's on Route 4 across from the Rensselaer Technology Park.

Strong winds cause damage, flight delays

High winds on Monday and early Tuesday morning caused damage and travel delays throughout the Capital Region.

Governor Cuomo proposes free child care for single parents pursuing a degree

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.

Human trafficking big concern in the Capital Region

Human trafficking is a problem currently in the national spotlight after a high profile bust in Florida. It's a problem law enforcement try to combat here in the Capital Region as well.  

Troy judge to decide fate of another dog

For the second time in a matter of months, a City Court judge in Troy will decide whether a dog will live or die.

Police: Troy man had 5 pounds of marijuana in car

A Troy man is facing charges, after investigators say they found five pounds of marijuana in his car.

Hearing postponed in Troy animal abuse case

A Troy couple facing more than a dozen charges of animal abuse is due back in court next month.

Man admits to string of Lansingburgh arsons

A man pleads guilty to a string of arsons in Lansingburgh.

Schumer urges EPA to pick up the pace on clean drinking water standards

Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt an aggressive timeline and issue a drinking water standard to protect the public from contaminants.

Man pleads not guilty in Troy girlfriend's stabbing death

The man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in Troy last month pleaded not guilty on Wednesday afternoon.

Arrest made in January Troy homicide

A man is behind bars in Troy in connection with the city's first homicide of the year.

North Greenbush woman charged with grand larceny, identity theft

A Rensselaer County woman accused of stealing more than $2,000 from another person's accounts will appear in court Tuesday night.

Dormant Troy pools could get second chance at life

The city of Troy could re-open at least one of its pools if a contractor can be found on short notice.

Rensselaer County legislator charged with DWI

A Rensselaer County legislator is charged with DWI.

Troy couple charged with 17 counts of animal abuse

Only NewsChannel 13's camera was rolling after a Troy couple was charged with 17 counts each of animal abuse. One of them appeared to swing her court documents at our NewsChannel 13 photographer.

PFOA crusader: EPA beyond woefully inadequate

On a day when the EPA announced plans to regulate harmful chemicals in drinking water, residents of Hoosick Falls are labeling the agency's actions "beyond woefully inadequate."

East Greenbush man accused of driving 100+ miles per hour on I-787 ramp

An East Greenbush man is facing charges, accused of driving more than 100 miles an hour.

Troy City Council looking to fill vacant seat

The first Troy City Council meeting was held Thursday night since the resignation of Councilman Mark McGrath.

New Vietnamese restaurant opening in Troy

Quang's Vietnamese Bistro is the latest in a number of Asian restaurants in downtown Troy, as business owners hope to make the city an Asian food destination. 

Founder of Yankee Trails remembered fondly

John Tobin, Jr., founder of Yankee Trails, died Saturday at age 84. He started the company in 1957 with two busses. Now the company has more than 50 motorcoaches.

Tight 'knit' group of North Greenbush seniors share ups and downs of golden years

For the past 10 years, a group of women in the Capital Region at Summit at Eastwyck -- a senior living community in North Greenbush, has been getting together for a few hours every week to make cold weather gear to donate to families in need.

Troy mayor set to deliver fourth State of the City address

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden is delivering his fourth State of the City on Tuesday evening. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Aggie Room on The Sage Colleges campus.

Capital Region Patriots fans head to Boston for parade

Capital Region Patriots fans board a Yankee Trails bus early Tuesday to the victory parade in Boston.

Beloved Troy police K-9 dies

Troy police are mourning the loss of a beloved K-9. They say “Aron” died peacefully over the weekend.

East Greenbush man facing child pornography charges

An East Greenbush man is charged with possessing child pornography.

Rensselaer woman accused of abusing child with special needs

A Rensselaer woman is behind bars, accused of abusing a child with special needs.

Troy pub's liquor license suspended in shooting investigation

The River Street Pub in Troy has lost its liquor license. It was suspended Wednesday at a special meeting of the State Liquor Authority.

Musical teens in Troy mark 50 years since Beatles' last concert

It has been 50 years since a musical era came to an end. The Beatles gave their last public concert. That concert was on a rooftop.

Teamwork at the Port of Albany after runaway boats

Days after boats broke free on the Hudson River from fast moving water and ice, a longshoreman and tugboat workers reflect.

Averill Park man facing child pornography charges

An Averill Park man is facing child pornography charges.

Schodack one step closer to having Amazon distribution center

Plans to build an Amazon distribution center in Schodack are moving forward.

Police: One in custody after Friday night stabbing in Rensselaer

RENSSELAER- Police:16-year-old teen boy in custody after Friday night stabbing sends another 16-year-old boy to the hospital. 

Patrick Madden announces re-election campaign for Troy mayor

Patrick Madden announced Sunday his re-election campaign for a second four-year term as Mayor of the City of Troy. 

Captain JP removed from bridge after getting stuck

At least eight different boats broke free from their moorings and began floating uncontrollably and recklessly down the Hudson River, nicking some of the bridge spans along the way. In one case, the Captain JP III slammed directly into the Amtrak bridge.

Runaway boats cause nightmare for commuters

It was a nightmare for morning commuters on Friday morning as a number of boats broke free – including the Captain JP.

Troy city councilman recorded making racial slurs

Calls for Mark McGrath's resignation are coming in after the Troy City councilman was recorded making racial slurs in a voicemail dating back three years ago.

Leaky roof blamed on cold snap sends water into Troy Atrium

The cold snap popped a seam along a gutter inside the Troy Atrium downtown causing the roof to leak.

New Habitat for Humanity house finished in Troy

"Habit for Humanity Capital District" is at it again. This time, celebrating the completion of what's being called the "Phoenix House" on 5th Avenue in north central Troy.