A community hosts their first tree lighting ceremony

A community hosts their first tree lighting ceremony

Troy shooting leaves toddler injured

Troy shooting leaves toddler injured

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Weather balloon launch nearly perfect for La Salle Institute students

Mom's idea brings comfort to parents of newborns with big challenges

Troy searching for perfect Christmas tree for Monument Square

Troy dog ordered euthanized will live to see another day

Luna will live to see another day.

Troy community continues fighting for dog not to be put to sleep

The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society is now stepping in and taking legal action, hoping to reverse a Troy City Court decision to have the animal put down.

Troy family fights to save dog from being put down

"My client frequently breaks down in tears. They refer to Luna as a member of their family," said attorney Margaret Donnelly.

Albany woman accused of DWI with 10-year-old child in tow

An Albany woman is arrested, accused of drunken driving with a 10-year-old child in the car.

Missing man's vehicle found

East Greenbush Police confirms a 2003 Dodge Ram was pulled out of the water at Schodack Island State Park. The vehicle is believed to belong to 64-year-old David Burden who's been missing for almost a week. 

Local Girl Scouts join RPI women engineers

The Girl Scouts joined RPI women engineers Saturday to celebrate the annual Girl Scout Engineering Day. 

Congressman-elect Delgado discusses agenda as he heads to Washington

In an interview initially done live on Facebook, NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn speaks with Congressman-elect Antonio Delgado.

Children sing praises of veterans at annual event

Kids at Doane Stuart School present veterans with cards, song and praise.

Donnelly beats incumbent Abelove in Rensselaer County D.A. race

One of the closest local races was for Rensselaer County district attorney. Republican incumbent Joel Abelove was challenged by Democrat Mary Pat Donnelly. Donnelly was the winner.

Delgado ousts GOP's Faso in NY House race

Democrat Antonio Delgado has ousted freshman Republican U.S. Rep. John Faso in a swing district in New York's Hudson Valley.

East Greenbush police search for missing man

East Greenbush police need your help finding a missing man.

Man charged in fatal Monday morning crash on Route 20

A Michigan man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated following a fatal crash Monday morning in Rensselaer County.

Pasta and politics join for bipartisan Troy tradition

Republicans and Democrats came together Monday night for a tradition in Troy going back more than 50 years. It's a dinner that's always held the night before Election Day.

Troy hopes fifth time's the charm for One Monument Square redevelopment

Monday night the City of Troy unveiled its latest plan on what they want to see developed at One Monument Square.

Man accusing off-duty Troy cop of hurting him intends to sue

The man who says he was elbowed by an off-duty Troy police officer at a local little league field now intends to sue the city of Troy.

Man killed in head-on Schodack crash

A Michigan man is charged with vehicular manslaughter after a deadly accident in Schodack on Monday morning.

RPI freshman improving natural disaster response through coding

A freshman at RPI has found a way to improve natural disaster response and recovery through coding.

2016 officer-involved shooting playing a role in Rensselaer County D.A. race

Challenger Mary Pat Donnelly says incumbent Joel Abelove isn't doing enough for the people of Rensselaer County.

'Unbuttoning' the idea behind a website based in Troy

They met in 6th grade on the Shenendehowa campus. Now, after college where they studied media and marketing on two different campuses, they are collaborating on Two Buttons Deep, a website they run out of the Troy Innovation Garage.

Hudson River trustees say mink study points to pollution

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Government trustees assessing harm to the Hudson River from PCB pollution say a study showing reduced mink populations along the waterway provides more evidence of contamination.

Capital Roots volunteers help plant 50 trees in Troy

Volunteers from across the Capital Region braved the rain on Thursday to plant trees.

Castleton man charged with forcible touching in second crime

A man charged with forcible touching last year is facing new charges.

Hoosick Falls Police say needle in candy bar was a prank

The Hoosick Falls Police Department reports the needle found in a child's Halloween candy bar was just a prank and there is no public concern for tainted candy.

Capital Region Red Sox fans parade to Boston for celebration

Red Sox fans get on busses and head to the parade to celebrate the World Series Champions

Child injured during Troy drive-by shooting

Injuries sustained by broken glass. 

City of Troy to take down portion of Mt. Ida Lake Dam

A public meeting was held Tuesday Night at the Troy Masonic Community Center for residents to learn about the City of Troy’s plan to take down a portion of the Mt. Ida Lake Dam.

'Real Heroes' honored by American Red Cross

Rescuers and responders among those honored at annual American Red Cross breakfast.

Schodack Police searching for owner of stolen cross

Police are asking the public’s help in identifying the owners of a large iron cross recovered during an investigation.

North Greenbush police link 'distraction burglaries' to crime ring

North Greenbush police are releasing more information on two distraction burglaries that happened last week.

Partnership brings new Head Start classes to Troy neighborhood

Parents in Troy's Griswold Heights housing complex just got a little help in making sure their kids are prepared to learn.

Poll: NY-19 race is a virtual 'dead heat'

Two weeks from Election Day and the race in the 19th Congressional District is about as close at it can be.

Rensselaer County woman accused of stealing $5,000 in unemployment benefits

A Rensselaer County woman is accused of stealing nearly $5,000 in unemployment benefits from the state Department of Labor.

NewsChannel 13, WAMC partner in 19th Congressional District debate

NewsChannel 13 is partnered with WAMC to air a debate between the candidates in the 19th Congressional District on Monday afternoon.

FedEx delivery driver shown tossing package on Schodack porch

Caught on camera – a FedEx delivery driver throwing a box from the truck onto a front porch.

State police are asking for help in Brunswick after a pedestrian related death

State police are asking for help in Brunswick after a pedestrian related death on Friday. Authorities say Petra Gabriel, 86 of Troy was hit in the eastbound lane, possibly by more than one vehicle.

Shots Fired in Troy

City detectives were called to the Vandenburgh Place apartments at 7:00PM Friday night. 

Police identify possible car in near-collision with student getting off bus

State police think they know the type of car that nearly hit a little girl getting off the bus in Pittstown on Tuesday. They say it may be a 2007 Jeep Commander with Connecticut license plates.

Rensselaer County launches recovery helpline for those battling addiction

Rensselaer County has seen 105 deaths from opioids since 2012. Now the county is taking action by developing a recovery helpline.

Police: Car that nearly hit child may have been from out of state

A car that nearly hit a child getting off the bus in Pittstown may be from out of state. Police now say the vehicle may have Canadian or out of state plates.

Troy police investigate armed robbery

Troy police are investigating an armed robbery.

Drinking Water Quality Council meets, no word on MCLs

Environmentalists and residents of communities where tainted drinking water has been detected are growing impatient as the state continues to delay setting minimum contaminant levels for PFOAs and other toxic chemicals in their drinking water.

Video shows car passing stopped bus in Pittstown, nearly hitting child

A father in Rensselaer County is furious after a driver passed a stopped school bus and almost hit his little girl.  That close call happened in front of his business, and it was captured on his security cameras. 

Paul's Race in memory of man who died of heroin overdose

By now, this far into the heroin crisis, most people know someone affected by the opioid epidemic.  A local couple is hoping to get the word out about treatment options, in memory of their son. 

Former Troy cops admit to misconduct-related charges in home search

Sentencing is scheduled next month for two former Troy cops.

Man accused of stealing $1,000+ from vacuum cleaners in Rotterdam

A 39-year-old man is accused of stealing more than $1,000 from vacuum cleaners in Rotterdam.

From Poestenkill to the obliterated Florida panhandle

Ashley and Justin Smith, both graduates of Averill Park High School, now living in Lynn Haven, Florida, have returned to their panhandle home in a community that's been decimated by Hurricane Michael.

Columbia High: East Greenbush Police say no credible threat

After investigating a potentially threatening social media post, East Greenbush police say there is no credible threat to Columbia High School. The school will be open today. 

Blue balloons released in Schaghticoke to honor Schoharie crash victims

The Schaghticoke community is coming together to honor the lives lost in Schoharie. Balloons were released at a soccer game on Monday as the latest tribute for the victims.

Troy resident runs 31 miles on 31st birthday to raise money for breast cancer research

A Troy resident ran 31 miles for his 31st birthday Sunday and it was all to honor his mother. 

Troy police assistant chief promoted to deputy chief

Troy Police Department's Assistant Chief, Dan DeWolf, became Deputy Chief Dan DeWolf on Friday.

Shooting in Troy leaves person hospitalized

One person is at Albany Medical Center, after a shooting in Troy.

Mock dorm set on fire at RPI

How fast can a fire spread? Students at RPI learned a lesson on Wednesday morning.

Local Red Cross volunteers head to Florida

Harry Oettinger has been volunteering with the American Red Cross since 2005. Less than 24 hours after getting a call his help would be needed in Florida as Hurricane Michael hits the Panhandle, Oettinger was checking in for his flight from Albany to Orlando.

Troy mom accused of killing her toddler

A 20-year-old woman in Troy is under arrest, accused of killing her own child.

Rensselaer County charges dozens of people with stealing public funds

Dozens of people are charged with stealing $100,000 in public funds.

Wall collapses at Troy home

Engineers are working to make sure a home is stable in Troy.

Public hearing held by Rensselaer County IDA on Regeneron expansion proposal

The Rensselaer County Industrial Development Agency or IDA held a public hearing in East Greenbush, tonight. It was an opportunity for residents to voice their opinions on a new Regeneron pharmaceutical plant.

St. Peter's Health Partners consolidating some staff into Michigan

Seven years after a number of hospitals in the Capital Region came together under the banner of St. Peter's Health Partners, there are more changes -  this time affecting employees.

Report: Suspicious person approached child in Grafton

In Grafton, investigators are looking into a report of a suspicious person who approached a child.

Governor announces $200 million dollar grant to address drinking water contaminants

The Governors office announced a $200 million dollar grant available to communities dealing with contaminants in their water. It's welcome news to some but for environmental advocates, New York has failed to act on setting maximum contaminant levels for toxic chemicals.