Students compete at Lego League Robotics Tournament

Students compete at Lego League Robotics Tournament

Rensselaerville town supervisor arrested

Rensselaerville town supervisor arrested

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Pedestrians hit by SUV in Troy

State senator requests 'pardon' for Troy dog on death row

Troy school bus driver charged with trying to have sex with minor

Troy dog continues awaiting fate after biting incident

"Luna," a dog from Troy, will have to wait a little longer to learn her fate.

Supporters of Troy becoming a sanctuary city hold vigil outside mayor's fundraiser

The debate continues on whether or not Troy should be a sanctuary city. Last Thursday Troy City Council tabled the resolution on it.

Rensselaer police sergeant dies in Hospice care

Rensselaer police are mourning the death of one of their sergeants. Joseph Carney, 52, died Saturday at Hospice.

Abandoned dog from Troy on the mend

There’s good news about a dog found abandoned and malnourished in Troy last week. Troy police now say he’s on the mend.

Albany mayor: 'Sanctuary city' status has made a difference

As of today, the city of Troy is "not" a "sanctuary" community, but it's certainly not for a lack of trying.

Police in Washington, Rensselaer and Bennington counties looking for brazen burglars

Police in three local counties are investigating a rash of a dozen similar burglaries.

$1,500 reward now offered for info on abandoned Troy dog

A $1,500 reward is now offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction, after a poor dog was found abandoned in Troy.

What went wrong? Man's decomposing body found in Troy transitional housing facility

What went wrong? A mother is demanding answers after she says her 27-year-old son's decomposing body was found inside his room at a transitional housing facility in Troy, more than a month after he arrived.

Capital Region SWAT teams training

SWAT teams from Troy and Colonie are teaming up for specialized tactical operations training in Oriskany, which is in Oneida County. NewsChannel 13 got a look at the one of a kind police training facility. 

Troy City Council tables resolution on 'sanctuary city' status

The full Troy City Council weren't able to make a vote on whether to become a sanctuary city.

RPI grid star cited for heroism

RPI football standout Reuben Clarke has been cited by Troy Mayor Patrick Madden for his heroic actions onboard a disabled Amtrak train two weeks ago.

Dog found malnourished in Troy responds to treatment

Police are trying to track down the owner of a severely malnourished dog found in Troy.  

City leaders: Snow removal budgets safe for now

It is a necessary evil -- snow removal in the Capital District and beyond. However, with early snowfall this season, budgets are being squeezed. Still, crews NewsChannel 13 spoke with say they're ready for Mother Nature.

Hoosick Falls Youth Football and Cheer robbed

The Hoosick Falls Youth Football and Cheer was robbed. The team's president discovered two thousand dollars worth of equipment and merchandise are now missing and the Panthers and police need your help.

Friendly's shutters East Greenbush, Bennington locations

Friendly’s has closed six more restaurants in New York and New England, including two in our area.

Malnourished dog found in Troy park

Police think a malnourished dog found in Troy was abandoned.

Vandalism under investigation at Troy park

Police are trying to find the person or persons who vandalized Frear Park. An alert viewer tipped NewsChannel 13 off to the damage.

Troy moves closer to becoming sanctuary city

The Collar City is one step closer to becoming a sanctuary city. The Public Safety Committee voted two to one in favor of a resolution making Troy a sanctuary city.

Averill Park man accused of sexually abusing minor

A 26-year-old man from Averill Park is accused of sexually abusing a minor.

Troy Victorian Stroll kicks off 36th year

Nothing welcomes the holiday better than the Annual Troy Victorian Stroll. 

New Troy police sergeant follows in family's footsteps

A promotion ceremony on Friday saw several Troy police officers step into new roles in the department and one in particular has some very large shoes to fill. Luckily, if he ever needs any advice, he'll know just where to turn.

Troy 2019 Budget includes garbage tax hike and funding for pools

Troy's City Budget of 73.5 million dollars has been approved. Anyone expecting to stop paying a garbage tax, will actually start paying more unless, legislation is proposed and approved to put the garbage tax to a referendum next year.  

Troy man pleads guilty to having loaded, sawed off shotgun

A man from Troy pleaded guilty Thursday in Albany County Court to criminal possession of a weapon.

Gifts for Guns enters 5th year

One hundred dollars, for an illegal gun, no questions asked.

Troy's Christmas tree ready to light up Monument Square

The city of Troy's Christmas tree made its debut on Wednesday.

Collar City mulls sanctuary city distinction

A Troy lawmaker wants the Collar City to strongly declare that it is a sanctuary city.

Troy fuel leak under investigation

A fuel leak is under investigation in Troy. It happened in the 600 block of 2nd Avenue.

Troy jewelry store burglarized

A burglary at a Troy jewelry store is under investigation.

Funeral held for Rensselaer mayor

A funeral service was held Monday for Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer.

Troy police officer suspended after North Greenbush incident

The Troy police officer accused of elbowing a man in the face at a little league game is suspended from the force. 

Thousands shop in Troy on 'Small Business Saturday'

In Troy Saturday, independent retailers were benefiting big time from Small Business Saturday. 

Police: Schaghticoke man was nearly 3x too drunk to drive

A traffic stop turned into a DWI arrest in Schaghticoke Thursday night.

Hoosick Falls brain tumor survivor helping 'Make-A-Wish' dreams come true for others

Luke Hoag was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor when he was just 16 months old. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, he was able to go to Disney at just 3 years old. Now, he's raising money to do the same for others.

Speed ruled out as cause of Amtrak train trouble

Amtrak says they are still investigating Wednesday's scary scene on a passenger train, but have ruled out speed.

RPI freshman saves passengers on runaway Amtrak train

An RPI freshman is credited with saving passengers on a runaway Amtrak train.

Thousands brave the cold for 71st annual Troy Turkey Trot

The 71st annual Troy Turkey Trot drew thousands Thursday morning, although sub-zero wind chills prompted fewer runners to register than in years past. Lansingburg native Robert Sheftel has been running the Turkey Trot for 20 years.

Runners brave cold weather for Troy Turkey Trot

Thousands of runners are braving the cold for the annual Turkey Trot.

Funeral arrangements announced for Rensselaer mayor

The funeral is set for Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer.

Grocery stores, bakeries busy catering to last-minute Thanksgiving shoppers

Grocery stores and bakeries were slammed on Wednesday with people hoping to pick up last minute items.

Longtime Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer dies

Longtime Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer has died. The city says in a statement that Dwyer died on Tuesday morning, surrounded by family.

Community hosts its first tree lighting ceremony

The holidays came early for a community in Troy. South Troy hosted their first annual tree lighting ceremony on Sunday.

Troy shooting leaves toddler injured

A 2-year-old child was injured in during a shooting Friday night in Troy.

Weather balloon launch nearly perfect for La Salle Institute students

NewsChannel 13 meteorologists rely on a lot of data to forecast the weather. Some of that information comes from high-altitude balloons, like the one recently launched by students at La Salle Institute in Troy.

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

It was supposed to be the happiest time in her life. Erin Tarbox of East Greenbush was pregnant with her second child -- a little girl. However, her joy soon turned to panic this past April, when her doctors said something was wrong.

Troy searching for perfect Christmas tree for Monument Square

The city of Troy is looking for a Christmas tree to be on display this holiday season in 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.

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.

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.

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. 

Children sing praises of veterans at annual event

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

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.

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.

East Greenbush police search for missing man

East Greenbush police need your help finding a missing man.

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.

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.

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.

Man killed in head-on Schodack crash

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

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.