New patient pavilion opens at Samaritan Hospital in Troy

New patient pavilion opens at Samaritan Hospital in Troy

Rensselaer Fire Chief Bill Hummel.

Rensselaer fire chief resigns amid tensions with volunteers

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Apartment concerns: falling balcony, mold

New York Board of Regents backs down on some ESSA regulations

Community colleges join together to address lack of skilled workers

Troy police seek more info on man charged with lewd behavior

Troy police are looking for more information regarding a man who was arrested for lewd behavior recently.

Chief sidelines volunteer firefighters for training concerns

An upstate New York fire chief has sidelined his volunteer firefighters from rushing into burning buildings amid concerns about training.

Hackathon at RPI dedicated to creating new emergency response technology

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.

Late snow means apple peddling is in full bloom

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.

Troy man charged with July shooting in Albany

A Troy man is behind bars, accused of a shooting in Albany in July.

Troy codes enforcement officer accused of falsifying records

A Troy code enforcement officer is facing charges. James Lance was arraigned Thursday on seven counts including grand larceny, corruption and falsifying records.

His home long gone, Uncle Sam's memory lives on

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.

Department of Homeland Security reports record high August for Mexican border crossings

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.

Negotiations underway to merge Albany, Troy Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany and Troy are coming together to help serve kids across the Capital Region.

More school resource officers placed in Rensselaer County

Rensselaer County Sheriff's Deputy Eric Manny is taking his street smarts to the hallways of the Hoosic Valley Junior-Senior High School.

Biotech company Regeneron announces $800 million investment at Rensselaer labs

Regeneron has announced it will invest $800 million over the next seven years in its manufacturing facility and labs in Rensselaer.

Bennington woman accused of stealing from elderly people

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.

Marking the 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks with local ceremonies

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.

3 sheriffs, Senate candidate oppose Cuomo decision on parolee voting

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.

Troy cop accused of fighting at Little League game

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.

Man hospitalized after being slashed in Troy armed robbery

One man is in the hospital after Troy police say he was slashed in an armed robbery Thursday night.

Troy Police investigate armed robbery

Troy Police investigate an armed robbery from Thursday night

How hot is too hot inside a classroom? NYSUT calls for changes in NY schools

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.

Puppy greeting students at Catholic Central in Troy

The students are back at Catholic Central in Troy and they're being joined by a puppy.

Man resentenced in deadly 1986 Troy arson

A murder retrial more than 30 years in the making has now ended with the same verdict and the same sentence.

Police in Troy investigating two shootings

Police say they're not sure if the shootings are connected.

North Greenbush burglary under investigation

North Greenbush police are investigating an early morning burglary. They say it happened in an upstairs apartment at 4491 State Route 43.

Snapped pole knocks out power near Port of Rensselaer

Several businesses around the Port of Rensselaer are without power.

Teens arrested for vandalism in Hoosick Falls

Two teenagers are facing multiple charges after Hoosick Falls police say they spray painted several cars and a building in the village.

Poll has Faso leading Delgado in 19th Congressional District

The latest poll from the Siena Research Institute looks at the race in the 19th Congressional District.

Person drowns in Rensselaer County home

A drowning in Rensselaer County is under investigation.

Organist 'strikes chord' at Rensselaer County church for 80+ years

There is no mistaking the sound of an organ. It is said to be one of the more complex musical instruments.

Deacon: It's 'regrettable' how cemetery groundskeeper handled personal items

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.

Troy standoff ends without incident

A standoff in Troy kept police busy Wednesday.

Heat interferes with school sports practices

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.

Man arrested for drug deal at Washington County Fair

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.

Residents come together to rally after a historic church is shut down without explanation

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.

American flags at grave sites in East Greenbush shredded, used to hold up tomato plants

Some people in East Greenbush are angry and upset after items have gone missing from grave sites at a cemetery. 

East Greenbush police: Discount Flooring owner made-up robbery

East Greenbush Police say Discount Flooring owner, Mark Slocum, made up the robbery story on Monday. 

Former Army specialist permanently injured on duty honored

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.

East Greenbush police search for missing teen

No foul play is suspected.

Arrest made in connection to 13 burglaries

North Greenbush police make an arrest in connection with 13 commercial burglaries throughout the Capital Region.

Backpack giveaway helping kids in need

Hundreds of local elementary school students will have new backpacks and school supplies thanks to Whitney Young Health and Fidelis Care.

Questionnaire finds higher rates of cancer, illnesses linked to PFOA

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.

Troy church at odds with city over removal of artwork

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.

Young Rensselaer police fan meets one of his 'idols'

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.

Man hurt in Troy stabbing

A fight in Troy ended with a man being stabbed.

Search continues for East Greenbush robbery suspect

East Greenbush police continue to search for the man who held up a flooring store on Monday morning.

Troy Police investigating suspicious package

Police in Troy are investigating a suspicious package found on Burden Ave Sunday morning. 

New York Naval Militia testing new vehicle on Hudson

The New York Naval Militia is trying out its new landing craft on the Hudson River.

Rensselaer residents upset over recycling fee hikes

RENSSELAER - Everyone in the Capital Region will probably be paying more for their recycling services soon.

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

It’s another hot summer without city pools in Troy. This is the second straight summer they’ve been closed.

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.

Man accused of flashing women in Milton

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

Police catch accused Red Bull bandit

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

Efforts continue to try and combat drunk driving

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.

Three car crash leaves one dead in drunk driving incident

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

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.

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.

Community members rallying to save Hoosick Falls church

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.