Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth

Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth

Cambridge HS says student can't attend prom

Cambridge HS says student can't attend prom

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Clothing donation closet in Rensselaer County helping foster kids

Fire damages Schaghticoke home

Troy house fire under investigation

Woman arrested in connection with Troy stabbing

One woman is recovering from stab wounds and another is under arrest after an incident Thursday morning in Troy.

Trial delayed for man accused in Troy quadruple homicide

The trial of one of the men accused in a quadruple homicide in Troy will now be delayed.

Troy's Frear Park begins 88th season of golf

It's time to tee it up in Troy.

Troy gunshots report under investigation

Troy police are investigating after getting calls for gunshots.

Driver helps a boy found alone on an Albany street at 4:30 a.m.

A Troy man driving in Albany was shocked to see a little boy alone on the street in the middle of the night.  Some of the encounter was captured on video. 

Hearing held to discuss proposed Schodack hazardous waste facility

People in Schodack were planning to give their thoughts on a proposed hazardous-waste-truck facility on the corner of Route 9 and Lape Road on Monday evening.

Two people hit by car in Troy

Police in Troy are still investigating a car versus pedestrian crash that sent two people to the hospital.

Schodack residents against proposed hazardous waste truck facility

Residents in the Town of Schodack are concerned about their water being contaminated.

State Liquor Authority suspends Troy tavern's license

The State Liquor Authority has suspended the license of O'Leary's Tavern in Troy.

ValleyCats continue annual effort to renovate youth baseball fields

For another year, the Tri-City ValleyCats were heading out across the Capital Region to renovate youth baseball fields on Thursday as part of their "4 in 24" project.

North Greenbush police warn of phone scam

North Greenbush Police Department is warning about a phone scam.

EPA won't compel GE to restart Hudson River dredging

The Environmental Protection Agency has declined to compel General Electric to restart dredging in the Hudson River, despite calls from New York officials and environmentalists.

Sand Lake church under fire for inviting discrimination

A survey sent out to current and former parishioners with the Sand Lake-based Zion's Taborton Church is sparking outrage.
"It's infuriating. This is the 21st century. It's the 21st century," said now former parishioner Maia Klippert.

Happy homecoming for Army specialist from Nassau

Army Specialist Nicholas Terry of Nassau has been stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii. That's the home of the 25th Infantry Tropic Lightning. He's been there for the past three years and is coming home.

Troy police detective admits to felony grand larceny

There has been a change of plea for a Troy police officer.

Calls on rise to mobile crisis line

East Greenbush and other investigators have seen an uptick in calls that result in protective custody and prevention.

One defendant enters guilty plea in Troy quadruple homicide

There is a guilty plea in a quadruple homicide in Troy. Justin Mann pleaded guilty to four counts of second-degree murder Friday in Rensselaer County Court.

Natural gas pipeline proposal concerns area residents

A proposed natural gas pipeline that would travel through Albany and Rensselaer counties is causing controversy.

Animal cruelty case moves toward trial

The case against a Troy couple for animal cruelty looks like it's headed to trial.

Arc of Rensselaer County gives money from fundraisers to staff

People who work with adults and children with disabilities say they have a workforce crisis on their hands.  That's why one group in Rensselaer County is taking a new approach to help give more money to their staff. 

Hoosick Falls escapee found dead

FIRST ON 13: Hoosick Falls officials confirm 34-year-old Justin Faatz has been found dead.

Popular Rensselaer County apple orchard sold

The owners of Goold Orchards in Rensselaer County are selling after having the farm in the family for more than 100 years.

Averill Park pizza staple opens for 61st season

A Rensselaer County landmark is now open for its 61st season.

Operations director in Rensselaer County on administrative leave

Rensselaer County has placed Steve McLaughlin's operations director, Richard Crist, on administrative leave without pay.

Troy police investigating early morning stabbing

A stabbing in Troy is under investigation. 

Businesses unveil new features for Troy Night Out

Businesses in the Collar City are unveiling some new attractions for Troy Night Out.

Man missing from Rensselaer County found alive

Investigators are trying to find a man missing from Rensselaer County. They say 42-year-old Randy Stevens has a traumatic brain injury and may be suicidal.

Troy cop retires after 43 years of service

A longtime Troy police officer hung up his badge on Friday morning.

Hoosick Falls escapee remains on the run

Police are still searching for escaped Hoosick Falls inmate Justin Faatz.

Police: Hoosick Falls escapee has likely left area

Police said late Thursday afternoon that Hoosick Falls escapee Justin Faatz is still not in police custody - and they no longer believe he's in the area.

Police search for inmate who escaped custody in Hoosick Falls

Police search for a inmate after he escaped police custody in Hoosick Falls Wednesday night.

Tractor-trailer hits vehicle in Berkshire Spur work zone

Four Thruway workers are recovering after their vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer in Rensselaer County. It happened on the Berkshire Spur between Exit B3 and the Massachusetts state line.

Missing ATV may have fallen off trailer

State police are investigating a report of a lost or stolen ATV.

RPI student stopped from buying 'assault rifle'

A student at RPI is in federal custody for trying to buy what the university calls an assault rifle.

Bids due for Troy swimmng pool project

Tuesday is the deadline for vendors to submit bids for the South Troy swimming pool project.

Troy Police investigating shooting

Troy Police are investigating a shooting that happened Monday night between 5th and 6th Avenue. 

New parking meters active in Troy

The new parking meters in Troy are now live. The plastic bags were removed at 6 a.m. to unveil the upgrades on 70 meters in the downtown area.

Socialist Workers Party candidate announces run for mayor in Troy

A challenge announced for Troy Mayor Patrick Madden from a candidate running on the Socialist Workers Party line.

Man arrested in connection with Troy stabbing

Troy police make an arrest in connection with a stabbing.

Interfaith conversation comes in wake of shootings

Working together toward a shared future was the topic of an inaugural interfaith forum at HVCC.

Potholes plague the Capital Region

Calls and complaints about bad road conditions and pot holes are coming in all across the Capital District.

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.

Former Defreestville fire chief dies

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

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.

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.

Troy welcomes new fire chief

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

Missing elderly woman with Alzheimer's found safe

A missing elderly woman from Rensselaer has been found safe.

Marking Ash Wednesday around Capital Region

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

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.

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.

No arrest yet in Troy stabbing

No arrest has been made in a Monday night stabbing 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.

Teenage girl hit by car in Troy

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

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.

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.

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.