New York state is suing two of the nation's largest retailers and a third company for importing and selling children's toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits.
The Rensselaerville Town Supervisor has resigned amid allegations that he wrote multiple checks to himself in excess of $10,000. Less than a year after being assigned to the post, Steven Pflegling is being investigated by the New York State Police.
A teenage girl is facing charges, accused of allowing a perfectly healthy dog to starve to death.
Police now have a suspect in custody after a standoff at 49 Zenas Drive in Queensbury.
What's next for state lawmakers getting hefty pay raises at the start of 2019? It's a question legislators are trying to figure out. Could they try and block the move with legislation, or let the courts decide?
The snow didn't stop holiday shoppers from flooding local stores. In fact, many people say it got them in the holiday spirit.
State Senator Jim Tedisco is asking the governor to pardon a dog. Luna, a dog in Troy, was ordered to be euthanized for biting a neighbor's dog. However, the outcry over that decision has given Luna a brief reprieve and caused the city of Troy to ease its dangerous dog laws.
Police have made an arrest in an attempted abduction NewsChannel 13 first told you about last week.
A man from Central Bridge was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday.
Kevin Paige was sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of several charges.
Police say Robert Hinton and his passenger, Jheryl Smith, had more than two pounds of pot on them.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) - The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said.
Investigators are still determining the cause.
Two people were hit by an SUV late Thursday while crossing 8th Street in Troy.
This allows the hospital to add new services to its existing office in Niskayuna.
Wayfair Incorporated is expected to bring 300 jobs to Berkshire County when they open a new sales and service center next year.
When young Josh Cuzdey reached out to 62-year-old Keith Oakes during a snowstorm and offered to help him get home, it touched the hearts of people all around the Capital Region. That includes Jon Maskin of Delmar, who couldn't believe his eyes.
Marsha Miller still remembers how tough times were growing up in Western New York – and was always touched by the kindness of strangers and never forgot how getting a gift made her feel.
State Sen. Neil Breslin is moving up to a position of higher power in the state Senate. As Democrats prepare to take over from Republicans in the state's higher house, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins chooses the Democrats she wants to run committees.
Investigators have now determined what sparked a devastating house fire in Washington County on Wednesday night.
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy who arrived at an Indiana middle school Thursday morning that was already on lockdown after a tip about potential violence shot out glass in a locked door and entered the school before exchanging gunfire with officers inside, authorities said.
Two men from Schenectady County are facing charges, accused of lying to get unemployment benefits.
Sen. Chuck Schumer says the sweeping farm bill approved by Congress will help New York dairy farmers.
Dutchess County is mourning the loss of a beloved community member. Staatsburg native, Major James Brophy, 36, has been ID'd as one of the five marines killed in the plane wreck that happened off the coast of Japan last week.
California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones.
Amazon changes product prices 2.5 million times a day, enabling the company to boost profits by 25 percent.
A street in a western German town got a repaving worthy of fictional candy maker Willy Wonka.
More than a dozen fire departments responded to the blaze on State Route 22.
Colonie police are still working to determine what happened when a woman was hit and killed Tuesday night on Route 2 in Latham.
A Schenectady contractor is found guilty of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money.
The dog was recovering from several broken bones after being thrown from a second-story window in Canajoharie back in October.
Volunteer firefighter numbers are down across the nation and right here at home. It's another issue impacting local communities after learning taxpayers in three towns recently rejected plans to rebuild and renovate some local fire stations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money during the presidential campaign to conceal his boss' alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that "blind loyalty" led him to cover up Trump's "dirty deeds."
A Queensbury man already serving a federal prison sentence for distributing child porn was sentenced Wednesday morning for sexually abusing children.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted "God is great!" in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg's famous Christmas market, officials said.
The holidays can be especially difficult for children undergoing cancer treatment. A local woman created a way to bring some of the delight of gift giving to them.
This is the sixth year of "Hatsgiving", a project Jeremy started when he was 9 years old.
Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary recall of some of its U by Kotex Sleek Tampons after receiving reports that some of them were coming apart upon removal. In some cases, medical attention was needed to remove pieces that were left in the body.
LONDON (AP) - Global shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for progress in U.S.-China trade talks while U.K. markets took in stride the news that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote among her party's lawmakers later.
The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week.
A woman is dead after a serious crash in Berkshire County.
A Cobleskill man is in the Schoharie County Jail, accused of attacking another man with a meat cleaver.
A federal judge has ordered porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Donald Trump nearly $293,000.
A Washington County woman is charged with petit larceny, accused of taking food stamp benefits she wasn't entitled to.
Firefighters in Selkirk are trying to figure out their next move after voters rejected a nearly $18 million bond.
Members of the New York state Assembly are getting an early start to 2019.
DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — An earthquake that struck eastern Tennessee early Wednesday could be felt as far away as Atlanta, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Recreational boats will continue to travel toll-free on the New York State Canal System.
The first Christmas at Fort Ticonderoga under the newly formed United States was a riot - literally.
NEW YORK (AP) - The former head of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for his role in corrupting the state's Buffalo Billion project.
A Troy school bus driver is facing charges for allegedly trying to have sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy in Albany County.
Nearly 1,000 voters turned out to decide whether a nearly $18 million dollar bond should be approved in Selkirk.
The family of Amanda Rivenburg is moving forward with another lawsuit -- this time saying the state holds some responsibility for the October 6 limo crash in Schoharie.
A Schenectady man faces up to 14 years in prison, after pleading guilty to raping a woman and sexually abusing a girl while they slept.
There's a guilty plea in connection with a deadly shooting in Cohoes back in August.
The owner-operator of more than a dozen Subway restaurants in the Capital Region will pay $80,000 to settle a sexual harassment case.
The best way to spread Christmas cheer is actually not by singing loud for all to hear. Instead, it's starting pillow fights with strangers.
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert level.
"Luna," a dog from Troy, will have to wait a little longer to learn her fate.
Tech giant Google was in the spotlight Tuesday on Capitol Hill, with lawmakers searching for answers to accusations of political bias influencing the search engines product.