Dormant Troy pools could get second chance at life

Dormant Troy pools could get second chance at life

Troy couple charged with 17 counts of animal abuse

Troy couple charged with 17 counts of animal abuse

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PFOA crusader: EPA beyond woefully inadequate

East Greenbush man accused of driving 100+ miles per hour on I-787 ramp

Troy City Council looking to fill vacant seat

New Vietnamese restaurant opening in Troy

Quang's Vietnamese Bistro is the latest in a number of Asian restaurants in downtown Troy, as business owners hope to make the city an Asian food destination. 

Founder of Yankee Trails remembered fondly

John Tobin, Jr., founder of Yankee Trails, died Saturday at age 84. He started the company in 1957 with two busses. Now the company has more than 50 motorcoaches.

Tight 'knit' group of North Greenbush seniors share ups and downs of golden years

For the past 10 years, a group of women in the Capital Region at Summit at Eastwyck -- a senior living community in North Greenbush, has been getting together for a few hours every week to make cold weather gear to donate to families in need.

Troy mayor set to deliver fourth State of the City address

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden is delivering his fourth State of the City on Tuesday evening. It will be held at 7 p.m. at the Aggie Room on The Sage Colleges campus.

Capital Region Patriots fans head to Boston for parade

Capital Region Patriots fans board a Yankee Trails bus early Tuesday to the victory parade in Boston.

Beloved Troy police K-9 dies

Troy police are mourning the loss of a beloved K-9. They say “Aron” died peacefully over the weekend.

Rensselaer woman accused of abusing child with special needs

A Rensselaer woman is behind bars, accused of abusing a child with special needs.

East Greenbush man facing child pornography charges

An East Greenbush man is charged with possessing child pornography.

Musical teens in Troy mark 50 years since Beatles' last concert

It has been 50 years since a musical era came to an end. The Beatles gave their last public concert. That concert was on a rooftop.

Troy pub's liquor license suspended in shooting investigation

The River Street Pub in Troy has lost its liquor license. It was suspended Wednesday at a special meeting of the State Liquor Authority.

Averill Park man facing child pornography charges

An Averill Park man is facing child pornography charges.

Teamwork at the Port of Albany after runaway boats

Days after boats broke free on the Hudson River from fast moving water and ice, a longshoreman and tugboat workers reflect.

Schodack one step closer to having Amazon distribution center

Plans to build an Amazon distribution center in Schodack are moving forward.

Patrick Madden announces re-election campaign for Troy mayor

Patrick Madden announced Sunday his re-election campaign for a second four-year term as Mayor of the City of Troy. 

Police: One in custody after Friday night stabbing in Rensselaer

RENSSELAER- Police:16-year-old teen boy in custody after Friday night stabbing sends another 16-year-old boy to the hospital. 

Troy city councilman recorded making racial slurs

Calls for Mark McGrath's resignation are coming in after the Troy City councilman was recorded making racial slurs in a voicemail dating back three years ago.

Runaway boats cause nightmare for commuters

It was a nightmare for morning commuters on Friday morning as a number of boats broke free – including the Captain JP.

Captain JP removed from bridge after getting stuck

At least eight different boats broke free from their moorings and began floating uncontrollably and recklessly down the Hudson River, nicking some of the bridge spans along the way. In one case, the Captain JP III slammed directly into the Amtrak bridge.

Leaky roof blamed on cold snap sends water into Troy Atrium

The cold snap popped a seam along a gutter inside the Troy Atrium downtown causing the roof to leak.

New Habitat for Humanity house finished in Troy

"Habit for Humanity Capital District" is at it again. This time, celebrating the completion of what's being called the "Phoenix House" on 5th Avenue in north central Troy.

Charges dropped against former Troy cop involved in little league fight

Charges are dropped against former Troy Police Officer Dominick Comitale.

Troy police identify man shot at River Street Pub

Police are investigating after a man was shot at the River Street Pub in Troy.

Fire destroys Schodack home

SCHODACK - Firefighters were kept busy in Rensselaer County on Monday.

Gas line raptured after vehicle hits building in Troy

A vehicle hit a building Saturday morning rupturing a gas line. 

Racist graffiti on Schaghticoke road sign shocks community

School and town officials reacted swiftly Wednesday after racist graffiti was discovered on a road sign near Hoosic Valley High School.

Gillibrand calls Troy 'awesome' when asked about campaign headquarters

Many people in the Capital Region are thrilled to hear Gillibrand is making Troy her campaign headquarters.

Government shutdown hits craft breweries

Craft brewers are venting some bottled up frustrations. As the federal government shutdown hit day 26 on Wednesday, the trickle-down effects are now threatening production of seasonal brews.

Flames damage Rensselaer County business

A business on Route 20 in Nassau suffered heavy fire and water damage in a blaze Monday night.

Troy police identify victim of weekend homicide

The victim in this weekend's homicide on Pawling Avenue in Troy is identified as 21-year-old Brianna Haughton.

Man accused of stealing from lockers at Glenmont Planet Fitness

A 39-year-old man from Rensselaer is accused of stealing property from unlocked lockers at the Glenmont Planet Fitness.

Freezing temps blamed for Troy water main break

A water main break was being fixed in Troy on Monday.

Police investigate Troy homicide

Police are investigating a homicide at 491 Pawling Ave. in Troy.

Reports: Gillibrand team eyeing Troy's Frear Building for presidential campaign

We now know where Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is reportedly planning on setting up her campaign headquarters if she decides to run for president in 2020.

Troy museum's hands-on project a real 'eye-opener' for kids

Teachers will tell you there's nothing like hands-on experience for students to learn the mysteries of anatomy. Capital Region students are getting just such a lesson that may steer some toward a career in medicine.

Search continues for cause of North Hoosick train derailment

Investigators continue to look for the reason why five train cars went off the tracks in North Hoosick. Some cars contained propane.

AP sources: Gillibrand eyes Troy for 2020 campaign base

Multiple people tell The Associated Press that Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is looking at Troy, New York, as a potential headquarters for a 2020 presidential bid.

Tearful apology from Troy man who left brother to die at crime scene

The Troy man who ran away from a crime scene, and left his own brother there to die is heading to prison.

Lawsuit being filed in death of man found dead weeks after checking into transitional housing

His family believes his body had been left decomposing for nearly 40 days by the people who were supposed to be caring for him. Now, NewsChannel 13 has obtained a copy of the lawsuit being filed against the Hudson Mohawk Recovery Center.

Train cars carrying propane derail in North Hoosick

Emergency crews are monitoring the scene of a train derailment in Rensselaer County.

Broken cameras hinder Troy police's crime-fighting efforts

Police officers in Troy are concerned that one of their key crime-fighting tools is not working properly.

Abuse allegations substantiated in Troy transitional housing death

Allegations of abuse are substantiated after the death of a Troy man whose body was found decomposing at a Transitional Housing facility on 6th Avenue in Troy. 

Cities sue drug makers over opioid epidemic

Cities in the Capital Region – including Albany, Schenectady, and Troy – are joining together to file a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic. Plattsburgh is also part of this same lawsuit.

Troy police looking for suspects in assisted living thefts case

Troy police are looking for help identifying two people who may have been involved in a series of thefts at an assisted living facility.

Two small houses catch fire in Pownal, VT

Firefighters from several departments coped with icy conditions as they battled a fire and wind in Pownal, Vermont.

Residents say Troy sanctuary city debate causing divide

On Saturday, a public forum on the topic was held for residents in the Eastside neighborhood. The resolution was tabled last month.

FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off 2019 season

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute held its season kickoff event for the FIRST Robotics Competition Saturday. 

Rensselaer County man facing rape charges

A Rensselaer County man is facing several charges, including rape, after having sex with an underage person he met online.

Troy cop charged in Little League fight resigns

Embattled police officer Dominick Comitale has resigned from the Troy Police Department. The move was effective on Jan. 2.

Troy bowling alley to reopen after fire

Uncle Sam's bowling alley in Troy plans to reopen Thursday evening after a fire broke there Wednesday night.

Troy City Council president pleads guilty to DWAI after Clifton Park arrest

Troy City Council President Carmella Mantello appeared in Clifton Park Town Court on Thursday evening. She pleaded guilty to driving while ability impaired and failure to obey a traffic control device. She paid a fine of $753.

Records: No contact with man in transitional housing for month before body was found

A man whose body was found decomposing in a transitional housing facility in Troy hadn't been heard from in the month before he was found.

7 groups splitting $3M to combat gun violence in cities

Seven organizations across New York state are splitting more than $3 million in state funding to curb gun violence and help people impacted by shootings.

Court documents: Troy City Council president was 'uncooperative' before DWI arrest

Court documents say Troy City Council President Carmella Mantello refused an on-scene breathalyzer and was uncooperative when asked to take field sobriety tests on the day after Christmas, before she was arrested for DWI.

Trinity Alliance gets $300,000 in state grants to curb gun violence

Seven organizations across New York are splitting more than $3 million in state funding to curb gun violence. One of them is in Troy.

Former drug addict trying to turn life around charged with DWI

A former drug addict who worked to get his life back on track finds himself in trouble again.

Person dies in Stephentown fire

A person died in a trailer fire early Friday morning in the Town of Stephentown, according to sources.

Troy City Council president releases statement after DWI arrest

Troy's City Council president is speaking out after being charged with DWI.

Still no trial one year after Troy quadruple homicide

One year ago this week, Troy police discovered one of the most gruesome crime scenes in Capital Region history. There still hasn't been a trial, so NewsChannel 13 is following up.

New Rensselaer County district attorney sworn-in

Mary Pat Donnelly officially took over as Rensselaer County District Attorney on Friday.

Hoosick Falls man charged in Christmas Eve burglary

Hoosick Falls police make an arrest in a Christmas Eve burglary.