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Hudson Falls man accused of nearly hitting family with car

Hudson Falls man charged with assault on police officers

Hudson Falls man charged with assault on police officers

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Washington County woman accused of assaulting National Grid worker

Lake George native staying in SC through Florence

3 sheriffs, Senate candidate oppose Cuomo decision on parolee voting

Man buys Slim Jims for his dog, lottery ticket, wins $10M

A Washington County man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.

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.

Sex offender accused of inappropriate contact with Washington County child

A registered sex offender is under arrest in Washington County.

Plans to move sex offender into group home delayed

Plans to move a two time convicted sex offender into a group home in Gansevoort have been delayed.

DEC warns of bears at Adirondack campgrounds

We've had a decent amount of rain in the immediate Capital Region, but it's been pretty dry in the Adirondacks. That has caused a shortage of wild foods for bears, so they're looking for their meals elsewhere.

Record-setting attendance at Washington County Fair

The fair has been a staple of the Washington County community since 1883. This year, it was the biggest yet.

Hudson Falls man sentenced for kidnapping a mother and child

A Hudson Falls man accused of kidnapping a woman and her child at knifepoint will spend up to seven years in prison.

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.

Hudson Falls teen facing DWI charges after hit and run

A Hudson Falls teenager is facing DWI charges, following a hit and run on Sunday.

Missing prize cows hurt farmers preparing for Washington County Fair

This is a difficult time for some farmers who are getting ready for next week's Washington County Fair, but without their prize show cows.  Seven cows were stolen from two farmers at the end of July.  

Washington County man accused of raping girl

A 23-year-old man is accused of rape in Washington County. The sheriff's department says Kenneth McNeill raped a girl under the age of 17.

Bigfoot sighting reported in Whitehall

Has Bigfoot been spotted in Whitehall?

Teacher accused of driving drunk to school pleads to lesser charge

A former Granville kindergarten teacher arrested earlier this year for driving drunk to school has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge.

Maximum security prison inmates in lockdown after gang fight

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says 1,400 inmates at maximum-security prison in New York near the Vermont border have been locked down in their cells after about two dozen were involved in a gang fight.

Home health aide accused of stealing $40k+ from elderly patient in Washington County

A Watervliet woman is accused of stealing from the person she was hired to take care of.

Washington County man charged with DWI

A man is facing charges after getting caught with his pants down in Washington County, deputies said.

Katherine Bover charged in connection to false fire safety evacuation report

Katherine Bover is charged with endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person.

Reward being offered in search for missing cows

A reward will be put up to help track down seven missing cows in Washington County.

Post Office refuses delivery to Greenwich woman's home

NewsChannel 13 told you last week about concerns about a railroad crossing in Stuyvesant that a carrier said is too dangerous. Now there are concerns about pets and plants in Washington County.

Foreclosure angel saves the farm for four families

Late last week, remaining on the land was uncertain.

Police: Deliveryman in Hudson Falls accidentally delivered weed to customers

HUDSON FALLS - Police in Hudson Falls say a pizza delivery person accidentally delivered a large amount of pot to customers who were supposed to get pizza and wings.

Seven cows, including show cows, stolen from a Washington County farm

There's a mystery in Washington County, where seven cows belonging to two farmers were stolen from a farm in Argyle.  Some were valuable show cows, ready to be shown at the upcoming Washington County Fair. 

Hudson Falls man sentenced on child pornography charge

A Hudson Falls man is heading to prison for child pornography. Christopher Corey, 37, has been sentenced to two and third to seven years behind bars.

Pickup truck crashes into Warren County creek

Warren County sheriff's investigators are trying to figure out how a pick-up truck ended up crashing into Mill Creek in Johnsburg.

Teen charged in connection with Washington County homicide

An Essex County teen is now charged with murdering a Washington County teen.

Investigation into fire at auto body shop in Hudson Falls

Fire broke out overnight at Boyer's Auto Service Center in Hudson Falls.

South Glens Falls traffic stop leads to police chase, drug arrests

There was a police chase and drug arrests after a weekend traffic stop in South Glens Falls.

Car crashes through cemetery in Fort Edward

Police say a pursuit took place at around 9:00 am Friday resulting to a crash at Union Cemetery.  

Hudson Falls man sentenced in murder plot of rape victim

The Hudson Falls man who conspired to kill a woman he and his friend raped last spring is sentenced to up to four decades behind bars.

Tedra Cobb declared winner of 21st congressional district primary

The Associated Press has declared Tedra Cobb the winner in the Democratic Primary for the 21st congressional district.

Police: Hudson Falls woman threw drugs out of car window during police chase

A Hudson Falls woman is facing a slew of charges after a car chase, during which police say she threw drugs out of her car window.

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.

Boil water advisory issued in Whitehall

There's a boil water advisory Tuesday in Whitehall. The advisory went into effect at midnight for the entire village until further notice.

Experts talk about how to help prevent suicide

With two high profile suicides in just one week, people everywhere are now talking about a topic long considered taboo. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention says there is a stigma that is often associated with mental illness and suicide. 

Fort Ann man charged with breaking into fire department

A man from Fort Ann is accused of breaking into his local fire department.

Twelve Tribes community pushes back against labor violation accusations

The Twelve Tribes community in Cambridge is pushing back against labor violations state investigators say they found involving minors.

Man accused of raping underage girl in Washington County

A Central New York man is accused of raping an underage girl in Washington County.

State finds child labor violation at Twelve Tribes Cambridge commune

The New York State Department of Labor found several child labor law violations at a soap factory owned by the Twelve Tribes Community in Cambridge.

Extra patrols at Hudson Falls school after report of suspicious clown

It was quite the scare for students at Hudson Falls Primary school. The Washington County Sheriff's office was called Tuesday afternoon after a report of an individual wearing a clown mask approaching students on the playground.

Gansevoort man charged with DWI after crashing car with kids

A Gansevoort man has been charged with felony DWI after allegedly crashing his car in Washington County while two kids were in the vehicle.

Victim in fatal Washington County crash identified

Police have released the name of the person hit and killed by a vehicle on State Route 196 in Hartford, Washington County Sunday night. Investigators say he is 48-year-old Leon Clothier.

Man killed after being hit by vehicle in Washington County

A deadly accident is under investigation. The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells NewsChannel 13 they responded to a person being struck by a vehicle Sunday night on State Route 196 in the town of Hartford.

State of emergency lifted in Whitehall

The state of emergency in the Village of Whitehall has been lifted.

Partial building collapse leads to state of emergency in Whitehall

The Village of Whitehall is under a state of emergency after a building on Main Street partially collapsed Sunday. 

Hudson Falls man adds conspiracy to rape and assault guilty plea

After he already pleaded guilty to rape and assault, 20-year-old Hudson Falls native Kyle Shultz is now pleading guilty to second-degree conspiracy.

Granville couple charged in electricity scheme

A Granville couple is accused of using their friend's personal information to get National Grid to turn on power at a home in Fort Ann.

Domestic dispute lands Washington County couple behind bars

A domestic dispute gets way out of hand and a husband and wife in Washington County are behind bars.

Police: Queensbury pair crashed stolen car into telephone pole in Kingsbury

A Queensbury pair is accused of stealing a Honda Accord and crashing it into a telephone pole.

Whitehall boy strikes out cancer and opposing batters

Danny St. Clair, a Whitehall High School senior, defeated cancer before his successful return to the baseball field and basketball court.

Accused of plotting to kill woman he raped, Hudson Falls man mulls offer of 33 to 43 years

Kyle Shultz of Hudson Falls has until Wednesday to weigh a plea offer for raping a woman then allegedly plotting to kill her.

Marchione won't seek another term in New York State Senate

Republican New York State Senator Kathy Marchione has announced she will not seek another term in the 43rd District.

Tossed cigarette likely cause of Fort Edward fire

A tossed cigarette is now blamed for likely starting a fire that destroyed a Fort Edward home.

Dust devils stir up trouble

A picture perfect spring day taking a turn for the worse. Peter Annello, 17, thought he heard a low flying plane so he looked outside his bedroom window in West Sand Lake. It was about 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Hudson Falls man charged in internet scam

A Hudson Falls man is facing charges, accused of playing a role in an internet scam that stole thousands from people around the globe.

Facebook posts lead police to Washington County escapee

They say there's nothing more dangerous than a smart criminal. However, that's not what state police were dealing with when tracking down an escapee from Washington County.

Backlash to Cuomo's executive order on voting rights for felons on parole

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says most inmates do not exercise the right to vote and says the same will happen with felons on parole

Scammers posing as IRS representatives target victims on tax day

Two different versions of the scam phone calls were sent to us but both had similar messages. The alleged representatives claim the person they are calling has committed tax fraud, owes money and police officers will make arrest.

Greenwich man charged with burglary

The Washington County Sheriff's Office was called by the owner of a building on Lick Springs Road in Greenwich. Witnesses say Scott Bullard was spotted leaving the building.

Fort Ann school threat deemed not credible

Deputies are investigating a threat at the Fort Ann Central School.

Pickup truck sought in Washington County illegal dumping investigation

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is hoping you can identify the owner of a red pick-up truck. They are investigating a case of illegal dumping along Tow Path Road in Kingsbury.