Troy Police investigating suspicious package

Troy Police investigating suspicious package

New York Naval Militia testing new vehicle on Hudson

New York Naval Militia testing new vehicle on Hudson

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Rensselaer residents upset over recycling fee hikes

Rensselaer County Legislature urging City of Troy to find funding to re-open pools

Efforts continue to try and combat drunk driving

Police catch accused Red Bull bandit

A Rensselaer County man is accused of stealing hundreds of dollars worth of energy drinks.

Man accused of flashing women in Milton

A Troy man is accused of exposing himself in different neighborhoods throughout the town of Milton.

Man who injured troopers, truck driver gets 2-6 years

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.

BlueShield of Northeastern New York host fun day at Joe Bruno Stadium

Despite some rain, hundreds of families headed to Joe Bruno Stadium Sunday for free fun.

Three car crash leaves one dead in drunk driving incident

A three car crash Saturday afternoon on I-90 has left one person killed.

Community members rallying to save Hoosick Falls church

Parishioners and community members of Hoosick Falls rallied Saturday to try and save a church

Making a splash with Make-A-Wish

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.

Troy adding more routes to connect with Uncle Sam Trail

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.

Cat survives after being hit by two cars in Grafton

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.

National Night Out events in the Capital Region

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.

Search still underway for man who apparently jumped off Troy bridge

The search continues for a man who fire officials say jumped off the Congress Street Bridge in Troy.

Troy man charged with causing $2,500 in damage to touchscreen at car wash

A Troy man is facing charges after police say he shattered a touchscreen at the touchless Hoffman's Car Wash on Hoosick Street.

Search continues for man who jumped off bridge in Troy

There has been a heavy police and fire presence in the Hudson River near Congress Street Bridge in Troy.

Rensselaer County Assistant DA resigns after DWI charge

Rensselaer County Assistant District Attorney Seamus Donnelly has resigned after being charged with driving while intoxicated, District Attorney Joel Abelove confirmed.

Albany Medical College students volunteer with Capital Roots Community Garden in Troy

It was more than a coincidence Saturday that fruits and vegetables were being harvested with surgical precision in Troy. In fact, it was part of a medical school curriculum.

Wedding dress stolen in Rensselaer County

A bride-to-be's special day could be ruined before she even walks down the aisle.  Someone stole the Averill Park woman's wedding dress after it was delivered to her mailbox.

Schodack fire under investigation

Investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire in Schodack.

Marine from Troy killed in WWI honored with Liberty Medal

NY State Senate's highest honor bestowed on John James Callahan, Jr. from Troy. Marine was killed during the Battle of Belleau Wood in France.

Albany pair arrested in connection with overdose death of 24-year-old woman

Police have arrested two people in connection with the overdose death of 24-year-old Keisha Richards back in March.

Upstate NY Wounded Vet Run in Troy

Veterans, bikers and supporters took to the streets Saturday in Troy as part of the Upstate New York Wounded Vet Run. The ride kicked off from Brunswick Harley in Troy and ended at Trick Shots Pub in Clifton Park.

Damaging storm rips through Wynantskill

Wynantskill residents woke up Saturday morning to a vastly different landscape than the day before. By sunrise the community had been rearranged by Mother Nature and that meant residents had to rearrange their weekend to clean things up.

Longtime Troy police sergeant retires

A longtime Troy police sergeant retired Friday. Sergeant Jack McMahon has served with the department for more than 30 years.

Uber driver accused of buying gas with customer's stolen credit card

An Uber driver from Troy is facing charges. State police say 50-year-old Donald Smith Jr. stole a credit card from one of his customers on Sunday and used it to buy gas in Colonie.

Guilty: Man granted retrial for 1986 deadly Troy arson convicted again

TROY - Richard Wright has been found guilty for a second time of setting a fire in Lansingburgh that killed Meredith Pipino and Tara Gilbert in 1986.

Troy Guardsmen heading to France for WWI centennial events

A contingent of New York Army National Guard members will be heading to Europe to participate in ceremonies commemorating the World War I centennial.

Rensselaer County judge continues deciding fate of man charged in 1986 fatal fire

A judge continues to decide whether to convict or exonerate 50-year-old Richard Wright in a case dating back more than 30 years. Other than some testimony readbacks, it's been sitting and waiting for a verdict.

Troy-based National Guard Infantry Division headed to France to commemorate World War One

25 soldiers from the New York National Guard's 42nd Infantry Division will head to France Monday.

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

A Troy man will spend 25 years behind bars for the homicide of a 1-year-old boy left in his care.

New Troy restaurant offers farm-to-table comfort food

There's now another place to eat in Troy. A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday morning at Nighthawks on Broadway.

Missing North Greenbush man found alive in Poughkeepsie

A man reported missing in North Greenbush nearly two months ago has been found safe.

Protesters call for justice in Troy police-involved shooting

Family and supporters of Dahmeek McDonald are calling for justice. McDonald was shot by an officer on August 15, 2017 at 8th and Rensselaer streets in Troy. Earlier this week, a grand jury found that shooting was legally justified.

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

People in Troy are calling for justice for Dahmeek McDonald. He was shot last year by a Troy police officer.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.