Troy man sentenced in homicide of 1-year-old child

Troy man sentenced in homicide of 1-year-old child

New Troy restaurant offers farm-to-table comfort food

New Troy restaurant offers farm-to-table comfort food

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Missing North Greenbush man found alive in Poughkeepsie

Protesters call for justice in Troy police-involved shooting

People in Troy call for justice in 2017 officer-involved shooting

New action in Mei-Ling White murder investigation

Police send out a plea for people to come forward.  It's been 29 years since the murder of eight-year-old Mei-Ling White sent shock waves through Troy.  Now, detectives are re-interviewing witnesses and having evidence re-tested.

Grand jury: 2017 Troy police shooting was justified

A 2017 police shooting in Troy was justified. That's the finding of a grand jury Monday afternoon. Dahmeek McDonald was shot by Troy Police Officer Jarrod Iller near the intersection of 8th and Rensselaer.

Sinkhole emerges in Troy after water main break

A sinkhole emerged Saturday after the city of Troy has been dealing with an ongoing water break issue. 

Troy kids without city pool enjoying shuttle to Grafton Lakes State Park

NewsChannel 13 checked in on the bus service from Troy to Grafton Lakes State Park on Friday. Announced a little over a week ago, about 25 kids from the Troy Boys & Girls Club boarded the CDTA bus shortly after 10:30 and headed for Grafton Lakes State Park.

Gillibrand: Horrible decisions that families have to make

With no way to prevent a manufacturer from spiking prices, a push to Stop Price Gouging of prescription medications

Rensselaer opens 1,000 feet of waterfront property for recreation

History was made in Rensselaer Friday morning. One-thousand feet of waterfront property is now open for recreation. The hope is the new park will draw residents to the area as well as economic development.

Controversy over Abelove fundraiser rifle raffle continues in Hoosick Falls

A fundraiser for Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove drew a few demonstrators Thursday evening.

Donnelly launches campaign for Rensselaer County D.A.

Mary Pat Donnelly is officially launching her campaign for Rensselaer County district attorney.

Schodack community weighs-in on proposed Amazon distribution center

A public hearing was held Thursday morning at Schodack Town Hall. It was a chance for the community to speak out about the proposed Amazon distribution center receiving some tax exemptions.

Police: Girl made up attempted abduction story

North Greenbush police now say a 12-year-old girl who said a man tried to lure her into his car, made the story up.

Troy restaurant owner expands efforts to help refugees and immigrants

As the battle over immigration rages on, a Troy business owner is expanding her efforts to help immigrants and refugees.  At the same time, she is also breathing new life into two long-vacant buildings in the city.

Troy restaurant owner expands efforts to help refugees and immigrants

As the battle over immigration rages on, a Troy business owner is expanding her efforts to help immigrants and refugees.  At the same time, she is also breathing new life into two long-vacant buildings in the city.

Tire thieves sought in Brunswick

State Police in Brunswick are looking for two tire thieves.

Schaghticoke man arrested on child rape charges

After months of investigating, state police arrested a Schaghticoke man on child rape charges.

Stabbing in Troy sends man to hospital

Troy police are investigating a stabbing on 6th Avenue.

Troy man convicted of 1980s double-murder gets retrial

The re-trial is underway of a Troy man whose conviction of killing two teenage girls three decades ago was tossed by a state Supreme Court justice.

Third generation Troy city police officer sworn in

A family celebrates as the third generation becomes a police officer in Troy.

Woman with dementia found after Rensselaer County search

It was an all-out search Monday morning in Rensselaer County for an elderly woman with dementia. She wandered off from her home in Schodack and wound up on I-90. Police used a drone and a K-9 to try to find her.

Rifle raffle stirs up controversy in race for Rensselaer County DA position

Broadway performers from Capital Region share knowledge with young protégés

We've heard plenty of stories of people who grew up in the Capital Region and went on to find fame and success in other parts of the country or even the world. Sometimes they come back home to share their knowledge with the next generation. However, every now and then, these successful people are the next generation.

Petersburgh community receives class action approval in PFOA case

In the PFOA controversy, a New York City law firm has received the okay to bring a class action suit to trial. That means the law firm represents the Petersburgh community as one instead of arguing individual lawsuits.

Stabbing under investigation in Troy

Police in Troy were on the scene of a stabbing Tuesday afternoon. They tell NewsChannel 13 someone was stabbed at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 122nd Street.

Shuttle to transport pool-lacking Troy residents to Grafton Lakes State Park

With so many Troy residents looking for ways to keep cool without their city pools open, the city of Cohoes says they're getting overwhelmed at their pool.

Parents concerned over little leaguers playing in heat

As everyone has been making sure to stay hydrated and protected from the hot sun, little league teams are out playing in it. That had a few parents concerned about the safety of their children.

Police search for culprit in Nassau flag vandalism

Police in Rensselaer County are trying to find the person who vandalized American flags on a bridge.

Unusual request sidetracks pretrial hearing for Troy quadruple homicide

A pretrial hearing for two men accused of killing four people during a robbery in December got sidetracked on Monday.

Schodack Planning Board approves plans for Amazon distribution center

A one million square foot Amazon distribution center is one step closer to being built in the Town of Schodack.

Troy residents escaping the extreme heat

With no public pools open in Troy residents are doing whatever they can to escape the extreme temperatures. The city has put out pressurized hoses to help keep residents cool, others are going to the local gorge.

Troy man facing child pornography charges

A Troy man is facing child pornography charges.

Troy woman combines love of food and history into immersive experience

It’s a win-win for tourists, restaurants and she gets to do something she loves.

Troy PBA gives students scholarships

Three  students are on their way to college with special support from Troy police.

Troy PBA gives out scholarships to students with criminal justice interest

Three students are on their way to college with special support from Troy police.

Police: Door-to-door salespeople in some municipalities need to have peddler's permit

Police send out a reminder of obtaining a peddler's permit if you go door-to-door or have a temporary business.

Antonio Delgado declared winner of 19th congressional district primary

The Associated Press has declared Antonio Delgado the winner in the Democratic Primary for the 19th congressional district.

19th congressional district race being closely watched

One of the most closely watched races in the country is right in our backyard. Seven Democrats are squaring off, with the winner to face Congressman John Faso in the fall.

Erin Collier runs in 19th Congressional District

Seven democrats are vying to be on the line in November and have the chance to run against incumbent Republican John Faso. NewsChannel 13 has been profiling all seven candidates. The last candidate we are profiling is Erin Collier.

State agencies update Hoosick Falls residents on PFOA contamination investigation

The Board of Trustees approved a payment from Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell for just under $195,500. That would cover lost revenues from water and sewer since PFOA contamination was found in 2015.         

Brian Flynn says he's ready to fight for people in NY-19

Brian Flynn is a third-generation Greene County resident who lives in the town of Hunter and is running in the Democratic primary for NY-19.

Homeowner: North Greenbush cops saved my home

North Greenbush police say two officers made quick work of a grease fire that was getting out of control Sunday afternoon because the homeowner put water on it.

Hoosick Falls leaders meeting to discuss proposed PFOA-related agreement

The village of Hoosick Falls will be meeting Monday night to discuss a proposed agreement over PFOA water contamination.

Vietnam veteran from Cohoes receives high school diploma

The moment was a long time coming. And when it hit him, the sense of accomplishment for 72-year-old Allen Aubin was beyond satisfying. And the exuberance was written all over his face.

More arrests made after Rensselaer County music festival

State police say they've made 19 additional arrests at the Disc Jam music festival in Stephentown.

Wayward emu found safe in Petersburgh

A happy ending to report in the case of the missing emu. "Charles" has been found and returned home.

New sign honors Troy High's football team

Another big honor for the Troy High School football team. The Flying Horses are now featured on a gateway sign.

Missing emu sighting reported in Rensselaer County

There's been another sighting of Charles, the missing emu.

RPI to suspend Greek Life rush and recruitment

RPI has confirmed to NewsChannel 13’s Karen Tararache the school will temporarily suspend Greek Life rush, recruitment and intake for the fall 2018 semester.

Corning Museum of Glass brings vessel to Riverfront Park

A vessel known as the Glass Barge has docked at Riverfront Park in Troy.

State police make 21 arrests at Stephentown festival

State police and Rensselaer County officials held a press conference Thursday morning announcing 21 arrests at a Stephentown festival. Troopers say they also seized cocaine, LSD, mushrooms and other drugs and paraphernalia.

Unique glass museum 'floating' through Capital Region

A unique "floating museum" is making several stops in the Capital Region. The GlassBarge from the Corning Museum of Glass is not made of glass, though. Instead, they make glass on it.

Emu on the loose in Rensselaer County

People in Rensselaer County should be keeping their eyes peeled. There's an emu on the loose.

EXCLUSIVE: New health report recommends lowering PFOA and PFOS acceptable level

A draft report released for public comment found the acceptable level for chemicals like PFOA and PFOS should be ten times lower than the standard set by the EPA. But according to a Politico article, the EPA tried to block publishing the report because it would cause a "public relations nightmare."  

Soul Fire Farm shows solidarity through produce

A Rensselaer County farm is working to make sure some of the Capital District's most recent refugees have access to fresh produce.     

11-year-old girl lobbies for medical marijuana

When medical marijuana was legalized in New York four years ago, Melissa says her daughter's seizures were reduced by 75 percent.

Push to suspend Greek-life at RPI has many people furious

There could be an end to Greek life at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, at least temporarily. This news came a day after a task force was created to address the issue.

Troy city pools sit empty for another summer

Staying cool is going to be a challenge once again for people in Troy. That's because for another summer, they will not have access to a city pool.

Amazon could be tenant of proposed Schodack distribution center

Amazon could be setting up a distribution center in the Town of Schodack. A public hearing about the proposed center was held Monday night. 

Severe storms cause damage in Capital Region

The extreme heat and humidity fueled thunderstorms on Monday. As of Monday evening, there were reports of trees and wires down in Saratoga, Rensselaer, Bennington and Washington counties.

Fire causes LifeNet to transport victim

LifeNet 7-1 landed at RPI's baseball field at around 1:00 p.m. after a fire was reported Sunday. 

Thousands attend annual Troy River Fest

 Troy's 15th Annual River Festival launched Saturday morning attracting many to the scenic, historic downtown district. 

Averill Park man accused of breaking into Capital Region businesses

New York State Police say an Averill Park man has been arrested for breaking into three local businesses.