Troy building being turned into lofts catches fire

Troy building being turned into lofts catches fire

Schodack standoff ends with man in custody

Schodack standoff ends with man in custody

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Eagle-eyed Troy cops find elderly woman's stolen car

RPI's Low helped NASA, Apollo take off

Troy reaches tentative agreement with its police union

North Greenbush resident apologizes for explosion that frightened neighborhood

North Greenbush police are investigating reports of an explosion.

Experiment RPI professor helped create heads to space

It's exciting news for RPI. An RPI-led experiment is headed to the International Space Station. It could help researchers learn more about Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.

Troy police give out scholarships for students pursuing law enforcement

Three Capital Region students are off to college this fall, with a special hand from police in Troy.     

Troy resumes Sanctuary City discussions

Residents in Troy continue to discuss whether or not they want to become a Sanctuary City. The first of three public hearings was held Tuesday night on a local law that would prohibit Troy from ever becoming a Sanctuary City.

Smell that? Troy welcomes 12th Annual Pig Out

On Saturday, hungry visitors got to eat like a pig. 

Cooling stations open for the weekend in Troy

Cooling stations have been opened in Troy to keep you refreshed during the hot weather. 

Troy mayor vetoes Sanctuary City resolution

Mayor Patrick Madden has officially vetoed the resolution on families and communities together. That would have made Troy a Sanctuary City.

Troy City Council agrees to waive pool fees

Troy residents won't have to pay a pool fee this season, if the pool is ever opened.

McLaughlin to Madden: veto sanctuary city

Council approves sanctuary city (FACT Act) measure but Rensselaer County Exec. wants a veto ASAP

Troy City Council approves FACT Act

The Troy City Council voted 4 to 3 to pass the FACT Act, formerly known as the Sanctuary City resolution.

Troy continues to debate over sanctuary city status

The debate over if Troy should become a sanctuary city is expected to continue on Thursday.  

Helping to feed Troy children and prevent the 'summer slide'

Graham's Lansingburgh Cafe is offering free breakfast to neighborhood kids, and the Troy library offers free events and summer programs to engage their minds. 

Deadly motorcycle crash under investigation in Hoosick

State police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash.

Troy residents hope pool will be ready before summer ends

The South Troy pool is still closed as the city continues making repairs. So, will it open this summer? The city maintains it's making progress and hopes to open in the coming weeks.

Troy police investigate five hold-ups in two days

Troy police are investigating five hold-ups in the city in the past two days. They believe the same person is responsible.

Gunfire leaves Troy residents outraged

Residents in a Troy neighborhood are outraged after gunfire left bullet holes in the side of an apartment.

Troy police search for assault suspects

Troy police are asking for your help identifying suspects in an assault.

Proposal made to waive all fees for South Troy Pool and Boys and Girls Club

Troy's City Council President is proposing all fees for the South Troy Pool and the Troy Boys and Girls Club be waived for city residents. 

Exhibit looks at former RPI president's role in moon landing

We are approaching the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Former RPI President George Low was one of the key figures responsible for this historic accomplishment.

South Troy residents upset over mess July 4 revelers left behind

Residents of 4th Street in South Troy woke up July 5th to a mess left behind by July 4th revelers.

Troy opens splash pads to help residents cool off on the 4th

Repairs are still being made to the South Troy pool, and the Boys & Girls Club Pool, which has filled the gap for the community on nights and weekends, is closed for the 4th of July.

East Greenbush shop helps keep flags flying

In East Greenbush, it's a busy week at Gettysburg Flag Works.

Troy council members revamp sanctuary city resolution

The debate over whether or not Troy should be a sanctuary city continues. It has been about seven months since the city council tabled the resolution on it.

Free summer meal sites: find one close to you

Officials with the United Way of the Greater Capital Region say 230,000 free meals will be served across five counties as part of the summer meal program this year.

Troy's Boys & Girls Club pool will open to the public

The Boys & Girls Club Pool in Troy will be open to the public free of charge beginning Tuesday.  

Man arrested in convenience store robberies spanning two counties

A man is under arrest after a robbery and chase investigation.

Corn crop down, prices up for 4th of July

We test the adage about corn crops "Knee High by the Fourth of July" and found it's not.

Trio arrested in Troy on weapons possession charges

Troy police say they arrested three people over the weekend for criminal possession of a weapon.

Scam victim: I was taken hook, line & sinker

A Rensselaer County woman who was scammed out of $1,500 wants to make sure no others fall prey.

Three men facing drug and gun charges after drug bust in Troy

Three men are facing various drug and gun charges after a raid Saturday night. 

Troy children back in the swim

A deal worked out between the City of Troy and the Boys & Girls Clubs will allow children in the Collar City to use the indoor swimming pool at the Boys & Girls Club until the outdoor South Troy pool is repaired.

Community organization gives Troy swimmers temp place to take summer dip

Repairs to the South Troy Pool are taking longer than expected.

Operator of Rensselaer's Dunn Landfill fined $35,000

For years, people living near the Dunn Landfill in Rensselaer have complained about odors and blowing sand.

Hoosick Falls cop resigns after suspect escapes custody

NewsChannel 13 Investigates has learned a Hoosick Falls police officer has since resigned, after an inmate escaped police custody back in March. The inmate was found dead of a drug overdose in Massachusetts.

Rensselaer County sheriff renews federal program giving some deputies ICE powers

Rensselaer County Sheriff Pat Russo is hearing from the public about his policies having to do with undocumented immigrants. He's been using a federal program to give some of his officers some of the powers of federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Incumbent Troy mayor defeats challenger in rematch

In the race for Troy mayor -- incumbent Patrick Madden easily defeated challenger Rodney Wiltshire on the Democratic line. Wiltshire did win the independent line, so he could face off against Madden again in November.

Top of the Class: Allison Poland

Allison Poland loves numbers. In fact, she's so good at math she took AP Calculus as a sophomore at Troy High School. To those who know her best, it's no surprise she is number one in this year's graduating class.

Four arrested in early morning drug raid in Troy

An early Saturday morning drug raid on 122 Street ended with four people under arrest along with drugs and guns off the streets. 

Troy's senior parole officer calls it a career

A special piping out ceremony was held on Friday or Troy's senior parole officer.

Police investigate fatal accident involving a train in Rensselaer County

VALLEY FALLS-  NewsChannel 13 has been following breaking news out of Rensselaer County. The Rensselaer County Sheriff's office tells us there's an investigation into a fatal accident involving a train.

Rensselaer County fights back against law allowing drivers' licenses for undocumented immigrants

Rensselaer County officials are fighting back against the recently-enacted Green Light Bill. It allows undocumented immigrants to obtain New York State Drivers' Licenses.

Website lets Rensselaer County residents complain about stinky landfills

NewsChannel 13 has been reporting on complaints associated with the Dunn Construction Landfill in Rensselaer for a couple of years.

Hoosick Falls Village Board approves another PFOA settlement

The village board in Hoosick Falls unanimously approved an interim settlement with Saint Gobain and Honeywell on Wednesday night. It’s in regards to PFOA contamination in the village’s drinking water.

New East Greenbush police chief expected to get final approval

EAST GREENBUSH - The new police chief of East Greenbush, who's already making history, is expected to get final approval on Wednesday.   

Samaritan Rensselaer Children's Center in Troy will stay open

Samaritan Rensselaer Children's Center in Troy will stay open.

Lansingburgh voters approve revised budget

Residents of the Lansingburgh Central School District have approved a 50 million budget for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Longtime East Greenbush police chief retiring

EAST GREENBUSH- A longtime police chief is retiring soon, and on Monday we will meet his replacement.

Rudzinski named first female police chief in East Greenbush

Longtime police chief Christopher Lavin, 70, retires at the end of the month, succeeded by Elaine Rudzinski, 50, in East Greenbush.

17-year-old boy charged in connection with Troy shooting

Troy police have charged a 17-year-old boy in connection with a shooting on Saturday.

Boil water order lifted for Troy, Brunswick, North Greenbush and Poestenkill

City officials announced Saturday that the boil water order for customers affected in portions of the City of Troy, and the towns of Brunswick, North Greenbush and Poestenkill has been lifted. 

Oakwood Avenue in Troy reopens

TROY- Oakwood Avenue in the city of Troy is back open Friday morning.

Bus full of bottles and cans to help visually impaired kids

There's some great news about one of our 13 Kids Who Care.

68 arrests made at Disc Jam music festival

State Police say 68 people were arrested at a music festival in Rensselaer County last weekend.

Oakwood Avenue remains closed after water main break

TROY- Oakwood Avenue is still shut down Thursday morning between Frear Park Road and Farrell Road because of that water main break.   

Tractor trailer rolls over on Dunn Memorial Bridge

A tractor trailer carrying construction debris rolled over on the Dunn Memorial Bridge Wednesday.

Detours in place due to Troy water main break

Oakwood Avenue is closed between Frear Park Road and Farrell Road in Troy due to a water main break.

Protests continue over natural gas pipeline

A group is continuing its fight against a natural gas pipeline in Bethlehem and East and North Greenbush, Wednesday night.

Holocaust survivor visits Woodland Hill Montessori School

Middle schoolers at a school in Rensselaer County will be hearing from a Holocaust survivor, Wednesday afternoon.

Troy police investigate after shots fired

Troy police confirm shots fired on 4th Avenue. It happened near 857 4th Avenue on Monday night.

Troy Police Union calls for more manpower on city streets

Troy police had a busy night Monday night responding to a big fight in South Troy, and then reports of gunfire on the other side of the city. Now, the police union is renewing its call for more officers on the street.