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Troy judge to decide fate of another dog

Troy judge to decide fate of another dog


Queensbury mom pushes for better drug warnings after son's suicide

Queensbury mom pushes for better drug warnings after son's suicide


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Two people in Albany County test positive for Legionella

Case against 'Empire' actor resembles detailed movie script

False police reports add up

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Maximizing your 2020 tax refund: what to do right now

U.S. Coast Guard conducts ice rescue training in Clifton Park

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Woman hit by CDTA bus in Albany

A woman was hit by a bus in Albany on Thursday morning.


Hearing postponed in Troy animal abuse case

A Troy couple facing more than a dozen charges of animal abuse is due back in court next month.


Drive to help a WWII veteran get some new wheels

Just outside Amsterdam, there's a man they affectionately call "The Mayor of Tribes Hill" but to fulfill his duties, he needs one simple tool: a car.


Democrats prepare resolution against Trump's declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution's separation of powers.


Pope Francis calls for justice at sexual abuse summit

Day one of the historic Vatican summit on sexual abuse Thursday was emotional for those on both sides of the clergy crisis. 


State comptroller won't investigate St. Clare's pension crisis

The state comptroller will not be investigating the St. Clare's pension crisis.


New penalties for assaulting airport, road workers sought

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants higher penalties for assaulting transportation workers while they're on the job.


Police: Troy man had 5 pounds of marijuana in car

A Troy man is facing charges, after investigators say they found five pounds of marijuana in his car.


'Monkees' guitarist Peter Tork dies at age 77

One of the members of the pop band "The Monkees" has died. Peter Tork, guitarist for the group, which registered hit records and a hit TV show in the 1960s, passed away at the age of 77.


Congressman Antonio Delgado holds town hall in Montgomery County

Dozens of people attended a town hall at Canajoharie High School Wednesday night. They were there to ask Congressman Antonio Delgado questions.


Schumer urges EPA to pick up the pace on clean drinking water standards

Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt an aggressive timeline and issue a drinking water standard to protect the public from contaminants.


Man pleads not guilty in Troy girlfriend's stabbing death

The man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in Troy last month pleaded not guilty on Wednesday afternoon.


Final defendant in Glens Falls manslaughter pleads guilty

Nicholas Hamel has pleaded guilty to attempted assault and criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was charged with manslaughter in the death of Charles Werner.


Pretrial hearing adjourned for Schenectady mom accused of killing infant son

The case of a mother charged in the death of her 4-month-old son has been adjourned.


Albany County jury hears closing arguments in deadly stabbing

Lahquann Grady from Albany is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Rashaun Byrd in July, last year.


After surgery, Michael Cohen's prison date postponed to May

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen was granted a few more weeks of freedom Wednesday after his lawyers said he's still recovering from surgery and hasn't had time to get his affairs in order because he's preparing to testify before Congress.


Man admits to string of Lansingburgh arsons

A man pleads guilty to a string of arsons in Lansingburgh.


'Empire' actor charged with making false police report

CHICAGO (AP) — "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett was charged Wednesday with making a false police report when he said he was attacked in downtown Chicago by two men who hurled racist and anti-gay slurs and looped a rope around his neck, police said.


Winter storm closes schools, snarls travel across much of US

NEW YORK (AP) — A sprawling storm closed schools, snarled travel and threatened homeless people Wednesday with snow and cold stretching from the Midwest to the East Coast and with heavy rain in the South.


New York state plans 6 public hearings on 2020 US Census

State officials have scheduled a series of public hearings to discuss the upcoming federal Census and how to ensure all New Yorkers are counted.


NewsChannel 13 nominated for New York state Emmys

Congratulations are in order for a number of our NewsChannel 13 colleagues. They’ve been nominated for New York state Emmys.


'Excessive fines' ban applies to states, Supreme Court says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tyson Timbs admitted he'd sold drugs, and he accepted his sentence without a fight. What he wouldn't quietly accept was the police seizing and keeping the $40,000 Land Rover he'd had when arrested. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court sided with him unanimously in ruling the Constitution's ban on excessive fines applies to the states as well as the federal government.


Home Depot looking for 375 new associates in Capital Region

Looking for a job? Home Depot is hiring.


Bill would ban raffling off firearms as prizes

A bill in the Assembly would ban raffling off firearms as prizes.


Teen in viral video with Native American man sues Washington Post for $250 million

The Kentucky teen seen face-to-face in a viral video with a Native American man from last month is suing the Washington Post for $250 million.


Pittsfield arson suspect pleads not guilty

A Pittsfield man accused of setting a series of series of house fires has appeared in court, but this case involves more than arson charges.


US: Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not a citizen

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won't be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son because she is not an American citizen, the U.S. said Wednesday. Her lawyer is challenging that claim.


Land bank to redevelop abandoned Niskayuna property

Another zombie property will soon be re-born in Schenectady County.


'Bounce Bonanza' gets kids moving in Albany

Kids in Albany were bouncing away their winter blues at the Albany Capital Center on Wednesday. It was part of the CDPHP "Bounce Bonanza."


Plow driver explains how he helped residents escape Waterford fire

Flames spread quickly in Waterford, destroying a two-family home. Now we're hearing from the state plow driver who first spotted the fire, and then rushed to help get everyone out safely. 


Same-sex adoption a federal issue

After receiving an ultimatum to either stop "discriminating" against same-sex couples or else get out of the child adoption business, a Syracuse-based adoption agency is suing New York State in federal court claiming their First Amendment rights are being violated.


Grand Canyon looking into possible radiation exposure

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to radiation at unsafe levels while samples of uranium ore sat in plastic buckets in a park research building.


12 Saratoga County establishments cited in underage drinking check

A two-day underage drinking operation in Saratoga County ends with 12 establishments accused of violating the law.


Clifton Park burglaries under investigation

Lock your doors in Clifton Park. Police are investigating home and car break-ins.


Northumberland home damaged by fire

A home in Northumberland was damaged by fire.


Repairs to fix 100-year-old sewage problem continue at Albany building

Untreated sewage continues flowing into the Hudson River from the Argus Building in Albany.


Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign.


Gov. Cuomo announces plans to expand seat belt law

You may soon have to wear a seat belt whenever you are in a vehicle in New York.


Trump orders creation of Space Force, but within Air Force

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Pentagon to develop plans to create a new Space Force within the Air Force, accepting less than the full-fledged department he'd wanted.


Clergy sex abuse survivor vows to stop eating until Pope gets message

A Berkshire County survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges his message to Pope Francis.


Police dismiss tip Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police investigated but dismissed a tip that on the night "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released from custody in the probe, a department spokesman said Tuesday.


Colonie man accused of possessing 1 pound of marijuana

A Colonie man was sent to the Schoharie County jail, after police say he was caught with more than a pound of marijuana in his car.


Police: Saratoga County man tried to get rid of cocaine in front of trooper

A Saratoga County man allegedly tried to get rid of a pipe with drug residue, right in front of a state trooper.


Arrest made in January Troy homicide

A man is behind bars in Troy in connection with the city's first homicide of the year.


North Greenbush woman charged with grand larceny, identity theft

A Rensselaer County woman accused of stealing more than $2,000 from another person's accounts will appear in court Tuesday night.


Recall issued for Baby Gripe Water

Kingston Pharma is voluntarily recalling Baby Gripe Water due to the presence of an undissolved citrus flavonoid.


Albany firefighter battling sepsis now awake and aware

The miracle continues for Albany Airport firefighter Josh Woodward.


Schenectady woman announces her run for mayor

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy is facing some competition from a fellow Democrat.  A teacher and activist named Thearse McCalmon announced that she is running for mayor. 


DEC warns of thin ice dangers

Our temperatures have fluctuated wildly this winter. That has DEC putting out a warning about ice conditions following a busy weekend for rescuers on area lakes.


CSR Alum: $1.2 M the least I can do

Michelle Cuozzo Borisenok (St. Rose '80) has donated $1.2 million to her alma mater to fund the Michelle Cuozzo Borisenok Women's Leadership Institute.


Latham man's obituary urges smokers to quit while they can

 A cautionary tale, that's how Geoff Turner's widow Josie describes the obituary he wrote for himself.


NY joins lawsuit challenging Trump's border wall declaration

New York is joining California and 14 other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.


Plow driver helps rescue three from house fire in Waterford

Three people in Waterford are safe thanks to a quick-thinking NYS DOT plow driver who alerted them the house was burning.


Protests, lawsuits follow Trump declaration

At least 13 states have joined a lawsuit challenging President Trump's national emergency declaration, while protests against his plan to divert funds to construction of a border wall grow.


3 children among 4 found dead after west Michigan shooting

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say three children and a woman were found dead of apparent gunshot wounds at a home in western Michigan.


Man awaits sentencing in death of Catskill neighbor

A man is in the Greene County Jail awaiting sentencing in the murder of his former neighbor.


Snow leads to headaches, spinouts and swooshes

On President's Day, people found out that snow made for slick conditions on the roads and on the slopes.


Thruway plow struck for second time in less than a week

The state Thruway Authority says for the second time in less than a week, a Thruway plow was struck while it was engaged in snow and ice operations.


Billboards target growing opioid epidemic

A series of billboards in two locations on I-90 are reminding many drivers about a subject that may be hard to talk about. The advertisements target the growing opioid epidemic.


Trump lashes out at key officials involved in Russia probe

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at key officials involved in the Russia probe, namely former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the current deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein.


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Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner released from prison

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Saratoga County sisters both charged with drunken driving

Saratoga County sisters both charged with drunken driving

Archaeological work continues after discovery of skeletal remains in Lake George

Archaeological work continues after discovery of skeletal remains in Lake George

Rensselaer County legislator charged with DWI

Rensselaer County legislator charged with DWI

Vermont driver's licenses being updated

Vermont driver's licenses being updated

Outraged protesters demand justice for inmate's death

Outraged protesters demand justice for inmate's death

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

Jussie Smollett

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

Sailor in iconic V-J Day Times Square kiss photo dies at 95

518 Sneaker Festival brings a crowd

518 Sneaker Festival brings a crowd

Man arrested for allegedly displaying gun and menacing victim outside Crossgates Mall

Man arrested for allegedly displaying gun and menacing victim outside Crossgates Mall

National emergency backlash, local lawmakers speak out

National emergency backlash, local lawmakers speak out

No injuries in Ravena Fire

No injuries in Ravena Fire

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Police investigating missing wheelchair from young shooting victim

Police investigating missing wheelchair from young shooting victim

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

Survey grading kids' 'privilege' status outrages Saratoga Springs parents

Survey grading kids' 'privilege' status outrages Saratoga Springs parents

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

Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business

Gunman kills 5 people, wounds 5 police at Illinois business

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

Computer repair leads to child porn, weapons charges

Computer repair leads to child porn, weapons charges

Schenectady assistant fire chief honored at retirement

Schenectady Asst. Fire Chief Michael Gillespie and his wife Debbie.

Police department closes investigation of alleged incident with Cohoes mayor, wife

Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse

Justices to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

Justices to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

Kaepernick, Eric Reid settle collusion lawsuits with NFL

San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid (35) and quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, Sept. 12, 2016.

Alleged church thief caught on video, freed by judge

Alleged church thief caught on video, freed by judge

Albany high school robotics team ready to build another champion

Albany high school robotics team ready to build another champion

Murder trial in St. Johnsville death set for June 3

Murder trial in St. Johnsville death set for June 3

3 state prisons on chopping block under Cuomo budget changes

3 state prisons on chopping block under Cuomo budget changes

Trump tests presidential power, declares emergency at border

Donald Trump

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