The New York Board of Regents is backing down on some of their original proposed standardized testing regulations announced earlier this year. the Board first announced their plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act regulations in May. After more than 1900 public comments came in about the proposal changes were drafted.
Five Capital Region Community Colleges came together on Tuesday to address one issue -- lack of skilled workers.
Troy police are looking for more information regarding a man who was arrested for lewd behavior recently.
An upstate New York fire chief has sidelined his volunteer firefighters from rushing into burning buildings amid concerns about training.
As Hurricane Florence pounds the Carolinas, wildfires rage in the west and mysterious gas explosions rock Massachusetts, computer programmers are participating in a 24 hour challenge to create new apps to help in emergency responses.
From Kinderhook to Valatie to Clifton Park, we take the temperature of the apple crop for the picking season. We hope you find it a-peeling.
A Troy man is behind bars, accused of a shooting in Albany in July.
A Troy code enforcement officer is facing charges. James Lance was arraigned Thursday on seven counts including grand larceny, corruption and falsifying records.
He once sent meat to troops in the War of 1812 marked U.S. which became "Uncle Sam." Today, September 13, is National Uncle Sam Day.
The Department of Homeland Security reports border migration is at a record high for the month of August. Rensselaer County Sheriff Patrick Russo says congress needs to act to enforce stricter legislation.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany and Troy are coming together to help serve kids across the Capital Region.
Rensselaer County Sheriff's Deputy Eric Manny is taking his street smarts to the hallways of the Hoosic Valley Junior-Senior High School.
Regeneron has announced it will invest $800 million over the next seven years in its manufacturing facility and labs in Rensselaer.
A Bennington woman is accused of stealing from elderly people, including a couple she was supposed to be helping. Katherine Disorda is facing charges in both Vermont and New York.
On the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania, first responders and local students mark the day.
Sex offenders or murderers may be voting at your polling location this Thursday. That's because Governor Andrew Cuomo granted a blanket pardon allowing 24,000 parolees to vote. He said it will help reduce recidivism.
A Troy police officer with a history of notoriety is in the news again. Officer Dominick Comitale has been charged with second-degree harassment by North Greenbush police.
One man is in the hospital after Troy police say he was slashed in an armed robbery Thursday night.
Troy Police investigate an armed robbery from Thursday night
It's a scenario taking place in classrooms all across the state this week. The New York State United Teachers say they're getting reports of some classrooms topping out at 106 degrees.
The students are back at Catholic Central in Troy and they're being joined by a puppy.
A murder retrial more than 30 years in the making has now ended with the same verdict and the same sentence.
Police say they're not sure if the shootings are connected.
North Greenbush police are investigating an early morning burglary. They say it happened in an upstairs apartment at 4491 State Route 43.
Several businesses around the Port of Rensselaer are without power.
Two teenagers are facing multiple charges after Hoosick Falls police say they spray painted several cars and a building in the village.
The latest poll from the Siena Research Institute looks at the race in the 19th Congressional District.
A drowning in Rensselaer County is under investigation.
There is no mistaking the sound of an organ. It is said to be one of the more complex musical instruments.
The deacon who oversees the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in East Greenbush says it's regrettable how a groundskeeper handled personal items on the graves of people buried there.
A standoff in Troy kept police busy Wednesday.
New York State law says that once the heat index rises to 96 degrees or above, games or practices have to be moved inside, postponed or canceled.
It was more than cotton candy and funnel cakes at the Washington County Fair, deputies say they caught a drug deal happening at the fairgrounds.
The Church of Immaculate Conception in Hoosick Falls has been shut down by the Diocese of Albany. Concerned residents gathered on the church steps to say they want the bishop to reconsider.
Some people in East Greenbush are angry and upset after items have gone missing from grave sites at a cemetery.
East Greenbush Police say Discount Flooring owner, Mark Slocum, made up the robbery story on Monday.
NewsChannel 13 first introduced you to the Team Albany Adaptive Sports Program last month when members were heading out to Florida to compete in the Veterans National Wheelchair Games. Those athletes are back and they brought home more than a dozen medals but it's one teammate in particular, Angie Lupie that was honored for her accomplishments.
No foul play is suspected.
North Greenbush police make an arrest in connection with 13 commercial burglaries throughout the Capital Region.
Hundreds of local elementary school students will have new backpacks and school supplies thanks to Whitney Young Health and Fidelis Care.
Residents came out to a Village of Hoosick Falls board meeting Tuesday night to hear about the findings of a questionnaire detailing more cases of cancer and other illness tied to the chemical PFOA in drinking water.
Christ Church United Methodist in Troy is calling for an investigation after a city worker is caught removing art from their fence. The artwork is meant to address concerns over recent immigration policies.
It was a big thrill for a young Rensselaer boy. Cooper Bizzarro has wanted to be a police officer for a few years. This week, he got to meet one of his idols when Rensselaer Police Officer Joe Terry stopped by to say "Hi" and take a few pictures.
A fight in Troy ended with a man being stabbed.
East Greenbush police continue to search for the man who held up a flooring store on Monday morning.
Police in Troy are investigating a suspicious package found on Burden Ave Sunday morning.
The New York Naval Militia is trying out its new landing craft on the Hudson River.
RENSSELAER - Everyone in the Capital Region will probably be paying more for their recycling services soon.
It’s another hot summer without city pools in Troy. This is the second straight summer they’ve been closed.
The man who injured two State Troopers and a tow truck driver on I-90 in March will spend two-to-six years in prison.
A Troy man is accused of exposing himself in different neighborhoods throughout the town of Milton.
A Rensselaer County man is accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of energy drinks.
New York State Police have yet to identify the driver killed when they were hit by not one, but two allegedly drunk drivers on I-90 in East Greenbush Saturday.
A three car crash Saturday afternoon on I-90 has left one person killed.
Despite some rain, hundreds of families headed to Joe Bruno Stadium Sunday for free fun.
Wishful thinking led to wishful walking Saturday in troy and when all was said and done, plenty of wishes will be granted because of it.
Parishioners and community members of Hoosick Falls rallied Saturday to try and save a church
A cat may have used two of its nine lives. State police say "Harley" was struck by two cars on State Route 2 in Grafton.
There are new options for pedestrians and cyclists in Troy. The city is adding around 3.5 miles of routes to connect with the existing Uncle Sam Trail.
National Night Out is an annual campaign to build relationships between local police forces and the community, with events taking place on August 7 across the Capital Region.