In this photo provided to NewsChannel 13, strangers rush to help after a wrong-way crash on 787.

Strangers rush to help after wrong-way crash on 787

Man allegedly approaches rideshare driver with gun

Man allegedly approaches rideshare driver with gun


Woman arrested for stabbing boyfriend in Troy

Police investigate shots fired incident in North Greenbush

Victims identified in deadly Petersburgh crash

Training session to be held on mental health first aid

Police officers are trained in first aid, but the Hoosick Falls Police Department will be training in mental health first aid on Friday.    

Fire at Brunswick home under investigation

The cause of a fire at 552 North Lake Avenue in Brunswick is under investigation.

Two people killed in Petersburgh crash

The Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Department confirms two men are dead after a serious crash in Petersburgh.

Protesters chant outside Rensselaer County Jail as ICE director visits

A few dozen protesters were outside the Rensselaer County Jail on Thursday, hoping to get inside and hear what ICE Director Matthew Albence had to say during his visit to the Capital Region.

Troy to hold public hearing on Community Choice Aggregation

The Troy City Council wants to hear from you about a new way to buy electricity for your home or business.

ICE Director to visit Rensselaer County Jail

ICE Director Matthew Albence is scheduled to visit the Rensselaer County Jail on Thursday. This as the debate over the states Green Light Law wages on, with the Trump administration so far not backing down on restrictions put on New Yorkers when it comes to Trusted Traveler Programs.

Troy police investigating stabbing

Troy police are investigating a stabbing that happened late Tuesday night.

Schodack man gets 12 years behind bars for sexually abusing child

A Schodack man has been ordered to spend 12 years in state prison for sexually abusing a child.

Man shot during attempted robbery in Troy

Troy police are investigating after a man was shot during an attempted robbery late Monday night.  

Troy police don't believe dual shootings are related

Troy police are investigating two shootings in two days.

Shots fired investigation underway in Troy

An apparent noontime shooting is under investigation in Troy. Police say someone shot at a man getting out of a dark-colored sedan in the area of 4th and Division streets Monday. Both people were gone when police arrived.

Child's death labeled as 'suspicious'

Police in the Collar City are calling the death of a 6-year-old boy suspicious.   

Troy Police investigating armed robbery

Police in the Collar City are still looking for the person who held up a deli at gunpoint.    

Rensselaer County awarded grants for housing improvement

Housing rehabilitation and improvement projects in the Collar City are getting a big boost.    

Troy police continue search for man missing since January

Troy police still need your help to find a missing man.

Flu cause of death for RPI student

A cause of death has been determined for an RPI student who died earlier this week.

Coronavirus ruled out in preliminary investigation of unattended Troy death

An unattended death of a young man in Troy Monday night led to fears that perhaps the Coronavirus was to blame. 

Death of RPI student under investigation

Troy police are investigating the death of a student at RPI.

Public safety meeting to be held on Troy Fire Department staffing issues

A public safety meeting will be held in Troy on Tuesday night to talk about staffing issues with the fire department. It's an issue the Troy Firefighters Union has been talking about for months.     

Troy police investigating unattended death

Troy police are investigating after a man was found dead inside an apartment building.

Power outages continue after storm

Portions of the Capital Region remain without power after a snow storm last Friday.

Schodack man accused of stealing large amount of steel

A Schodack man is charged with stealing a hefty amount steel.

Events to be held across the Capital Region for children with disabilities

The Capital Region hosts several events to help people with disabilities.

VP at The Bryce Companies responds to Uncle Sam Parking Garage condition assessment report

"We stand by the report. It does say the garage is safe. We certainly wouldn't let people park there if it wasn't safe," Denton Bryce, Vice President Project Management with The Bryce Companies told NewsChannel 13. 

Casting company hiring paid extras in the Capital Region

A casting company is looking for Capital Region locals to work as paid extras in a new HBO series.

Rensselaer County to deliver 4 millionth Meal on Wheels

The Rensselaer County Meals on Wheels program will be celebrating a major milestone on Thursday.    

Madden delivers 2020 State of the City address

The City of Troy continues to make a comeback. That's the message Mayor Patrick Madden was sending in his fifth State of the City address on Wednesday night.

Union concerns continue over Troy firefighter staffing

The Troy Firefighters Union continues expressing concerns about public and firefighter safety.

PBS show dives into RPI president's family tree

RPI President Shirley Ann Jackson has a new understanding of her past, after PBS dove into her family tree in their groundbreaking show "Finding Your Roots."

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden to deliver State of the City address

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden will deliver his fifth State of the City address on Wednesday night.     

Troy police locate vehicle belonging to missing man

Troy Police have located a vehicle belonging to a missing man on Wednesday.

Tonko wants to ensure a complete count of Capital Region kids during census

A local congressman is making a big push to ensure a complete count of Capital Region kids in the 2020 census.      

Police officer rescues owl

An officer with the East Greenbush Police Department received an unexpected surprise while on patrol early Sunday morning.

Troy man accused in decades old murder case remains in jail

A Troy man accused in a decades old murder case in San Diego will remain in the Rensselaer County Jail.

Public forum to be held on state aid for schools

The sustainability of schools will be the focus of meeting between ten Capital Region school districts and several state legislators on Thursday.    

Parking rates could increase at Albany-Rensselaer Train Station

If you go to the Rensselaer Rail Station you could soon be paying more for parking. The train station is owned by CDTA. They said they haven’t raised its parking fees there in about seven years.

Horseracing integrity the topic of Congressional hearing

Congressman Paul Tonko is pushing for the passage of his Horseracing Integrity Act.

Speed partially blamed in deadly Schaghticoke crash

Speed is now partially blamed in a deadly Schaghticoke crash early Friday morning.

Troubled Troy parking garage reopens after brief shutdown

The private Uncle Sam Parking Garage in Troy was back open Monday after being shut down over the weekend by the city because of safety concerns.

Troy police investigate home invasion and shooting

Troy police are investigating a home invasion that resulted in one person being shot in the leg on Monday.

Winning Take 5 lottery ticket worth $33,000+ sold in Troy

A winning Take 5 ticket worth $33,496 was sold in Troy.

NYC residents charged with attempted identity theft at North Greenbush store

Two New York City residents have been charged in connection with attempted identity theft at the Verizon Store in North Greenbush.

The Sage Colleges to have new corporate name

The Sage Colleges in Albany and Troy will soon have a new corporate name.

Three people arrested in Troy drugs and weapons bust

Troy police say they made three arrests for drugs and weapons.

Schaghticoke crash leaves two people dead

State police have released the names of the people killed in a head-on crash that closed down a portion of Route 67 in Schaghticoke Friday morning.

Attempted car break-in under investigation in Troy

Police in Troy are investigating an attempted car break-in.

Flu hitting kids hard this season

For 8-year-old Kyla Corrigan and her little sister, Kelly, it's been a tough couple of weeks. Both girls battled the flu - with Kyla getting the worst of it

Burglary suspect sought in Rensselaer County

Investigators in Rensselaer County need your help identifying a burglary suspect.

Troy set to discuss future of waterfront

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday to discuss the future of Troy’s waterfront.    

Troy residents voice concerns about recent shooting

Troy police were back at the scene of a shooting that left a 17-year-old injured Monday night.  Police say the victim was shot twice, in the chest and arm.  

Troy home invasion suspect released from hospital

The suspect in a weekend home invasion in Troy is out of the hospital.

Police: Assault suspect violates protection order

A Cohoes man is accused of choking a woman while she was holding their 5-month-old. He was arraigned and released. An hour later police say he violated an order of protection that was just issued.

Lansingburgh schools in lockout after separate shooting

All schools in the Lansingburgh School District were operating under a lockout on Tuesday. That means all outside activities are moved inside and all buildings have a single point of entry.

Troy Police investigating home invasion

Police in Troy are investigating a home invasion that ended with the suspect being sent to the hospital.

Rensselaer County man accused of threatening school employee over the phone

A Rensselaer county man faces aggravated harassment charges after authorities say threatened a school employee over the phone.

Tractor-trailer driver charged with DWI after Nassau crash

A tractor-trailer went off the road in the town of Nassau Thursday morning and now the driver is charged with driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident.

Troy police investigating racist and hateful vandalism in Frear Park

Troy Police are investigating an incident of vandalism in Frear Park. Swastikas and other words were spray painted in a remote area.  

Rensselaer County lawmakers urging the state to amend or suspend criminal justice reform laws

The Rensselaer County Legislature sent a clear message to state lawmakers Tuesday night. They unanimously passed a resolution urging the state to immediately suspend or amend the new criminal justice reform laws.

Troy prosecutes zombie property cases

Troy is fighting a problem that many local cities have: run-down vacant houses in foreclosure, known as zombie properties.  The city is taking mortgage companies to court, and recently won its biggest settlement to date. 

Stolen car crashes in area of Troy's Hoosick Street Bridge

The area of the Hoosick Street Bridge is cleared after a high-speed crash involving a stolen sedan and a pickup truck.