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Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant


Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him


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DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins

Fire destroys Lake George home

Child missing from Saratoga County found safe

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law

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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field.


Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

New York state officials say an Arizona-based semiconductor supplier will purchase GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing plant in the Hudson Valley as part of a $720 million expansion plan.


Albany man faces 29 years in prison for robbery

A man from Albany faces up to 29 years in state prison for stealing a wallet.


Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth

Earth Day is upon us and people across the Capital Region are trying to help in any way they can. That includes in Rensselaer County.


DOT employees pick up trash to celebrate Earth Day

Employees from the state DOT were along the road on Monday taking part in a so-called "trash blitz."


Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy's landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election has thrust a comedian and political novice into the middle of the most dangerous flashpoint between Moscow and the West since the end of the Cold War.


Donor buys gravestones at Troy cemetery for families who can't afford one

There are dozens of brand new grave markers at the Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, and it's all thanks to an anonymous donor.


Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House.


An Albany Easter tradition has a new meaning this year

A traditional Easter dinner was held at the Capital City Rescue Mission in Albany Sunday. Volunteers turned out to make sure thousands of people in need could enjoy a holiday meal. This is the 36th year the Capital City Rescue mission has served an Easter meal. Executive Director Pastor Perry Jones says the number in need grows each year. 


Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more injured in eight blasts that rocked churches and hotels in and just outside Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday.


Easter Meals at Albany Rescue Mission

Volunteers are hard at work at the Capital City Rescue Mission in Albany preparing for Easter Dinner. 


Local church hands out over 40 thousand easter eggs for a good cause

A local church is using the Easter holiday to encourage people to get handguns off the street. 


RPI students react to alcohol policy

RPI students are weighing in after college officials amended the alcohol and drug policies. 


Local concern for church safety and security during Holy week

After a fire destroyed parts of the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris on Monday, some parishioners have safety and security concerns for their own houses of worship. The Albany Catholic Diocese is handling these concerns during one of the most holy weeks of the year.


After 2 years of Russia probe drips, are you numb to it all?

For two years there's been the drip-drip-drip of the Russia investigation and the tweet-tweet-tweet of President Donald Trump assailing it. Numb yet?


Cambridge HS says student can't attend prom

A 16-year-old girl from Cambridge is being told she can't go to prom with her boyfriend.


Police searching for robbery suspect in Colonie

Police tell us the Dollar Tree on Albany-Shaker Road was robbed of a couple thousand dollars.


Emergency crews prepare for possible flooding

Department of Public Works crews and fire departments across the area are preparing just in case flash flooding becomes a reality.


Charter agrees to expand rural broadband under deal with NY

Charter Communications will expand broadband internet access upstate under a tentative deal with New York regulators.


Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

A heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader.


Bad behavior at Albany library concerns staff

Officials trying to fix some issues with a handful of teens causing problems


Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

PARIS (AP) — Architects and construction workers have stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters were leaving the site Friday night, a fire service official said.


Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings.



Fire damages Schaghticoke home

A fire in Schaghticoke kept several fire departments busy on Friday afternoon.


Robbery suspect caught after crashing car into Albany home

A man is under arrest, after a car chase in Albany that ended with the car into a house.


Washington County man accused of sending a sexual picture to 14-year-old

A school resource officer called police on Kevin Burch back in September.


Bunnies and chicks and chocolate, oh my

Candy shops are at the ready and homes are nicely decorated for the holiday weekend. We profile one of each.


Waterford family's Easter display turning heads

The Decelle's front lawn is decked out in homemade bunnies.


NewsChannel 13 honored at New York State Broadcasters Association Awards Luncheon

Representatives from the New York State Broadcasters Association were in Albany on Friday for their annual awards luncheon - and NewsChannel 13 was honored to be among the recipients.


Injured dog found in Albany has new set of wheels

A dog found dragging himself across a local highway now has a new set of wheels.


Clothing donation closet in Rensselaer County helping foster kids

A clothing donation closet is now helping foster kids in Rensselaer County.


Police: Distracted driver in Mechanicville hits utility pole

Mechanicville police say a distracted driver slammed into a utility pole in the city.


After revenue drop, NY ends fiscal year on 'positive note'

New York's top financial officer says that despite a sharp decline in revenues, the state's financial health ended the fiscal year on a "positive note."


Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana users have for decades celebrated their love of the drug on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to embrace it.


Food stamps and online grocery shopping are about to mix

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon and Walmart on Thursday kicked off a two-year government pilot program allowing low-income shoppers on government food assistance in New York to shop and pay for their groceries online for the first time.


Recreational pot reaps big benefits in Berkshires

After being open for just three months, Theory Wellness in Great Barrington has reaped $6 million in gross revenue for recreational marijuana, a $185,000 tax windfall for the community.


Woman arrested in connection with Troy stabbing

One woman is recovering from stab wounds and another is under arrest after an incident Thursday morning in Troy.


Yanks stop using Smith recording while investigating racism

NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.


Berne man accused of strangulation

A Berne man is accused of strangling someone with a towel. The victim was knocked unconscious.


Local lawmakers react to release of Mueller report

Reaction to the Mueller report on Capitol Hill runs along party lines.


Glens Falls man riding bike cross country and back to honor son's memory

Robb Freed will pedal from Yorktown, Virginia to Seattle and back beginning next week.


New art wing at Queensbury High School inspires students

Jackson Povie's latest work of art is acrylic on canvas.


Saratoga among horse tracks to phase out anti-bleeding medication Lasix

Several major horse racing tracks, including Saratoga and the sites of the Triple Crown, have agreed to phase out the use of the anti-bleeding medication, Lasix.


Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade

New York state agencies paid out $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018.


Schenectady cop arrested after alleged fight in Utica

A Schenectady cop has been arrested in Utica.


Concerns grow over proposed cost of new Lake George wastewater treatment plant

The village of Lake George has opened bids for a new wastewater treatment plant. With a 10 percent contingency, the mayor says the cost will be about $2 million more than anticipated, for a total of about $24 million.


Capital City Rescue Mission prepares for Easter

Preps are underway for the Easter feast this weekend at the Capital City Rescue Mission in Albany.


Hudson woman away at Utica college dies

A Hudson woman away at college in Utica has died. Fardush Sultana was found in her dorm room April 8. She was a 2016 graduate of Hudson High School.


Troy house fire under investigation

The cause of a house fire in Troy is under investigation. The fire broke out at a single family home just before 6:30 Thursday morning on Tibbits Avenue.


WEB EXTRA: Full NewsChannel 13 interview with Josh Woodward

Albany Airport Firefighter Josh Woodward speaks with NewsChannel 13's Subrina Dhammi after he battled sepsis that nearly took his life.


St Patrick's suspect previously arrested at other cathedral

NEW YORK (AP) — A college philosophy teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters had also been arrested at a New Jersey cathedral this week and had booked a Thursday flight to Rome, the New York Police Department said.


Some of Samsung's new folding phones are already breaking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Some of Samsung's new, almost $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days.


Albany rally raises awareness about sexual violence

A rally in Albany's Washington Park on Wednesday was working to raise awareness of sexual violence.


FIRST ON 13: Recovering Albany Airport firefighter discusses sepsis that nearly killed him

It has been two weeks since Josh Woodward returned home after nearly dying when he developed sepsis. The Albany Airport firefighter sat down exclusively with NewsChannel 13's Subrina Dhammi about what life is like now and those first moments when he opened his eyes in the hospital.


Mueller report release spirals into political gamesmanship

WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.


Businesswoman, philanthropist Jane Golub dies at 80

Jane Golub, the Capital Region businesswoman and philanthropist, died after a brief illness. She was 80 years old.


Ghent community rallies around family after fire

A corrections officer in Columbia County and his family lost their home in a fire. The fire almost a week ago was a sudden tragedy. Luckily, the family of four is okay. However, their home was heavily damaged.


Saratoga County economy buoyed by U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy is among the leading employers in Saratoga County.


Still no arrests in deadly Gloversville hit-and-run

There are still no arrests after a well-known Gloversville man was killed in a hit-and-run last weekend.


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Florida teenager obsessed with Columbine takes her own life

Florida teenager obsessed with Columbine takes her own life

Cohoes attorney accused of selling heroin takes plea deal

Cohoes attorney accused of selling heroin takes plea deal

Trial delayed for man accused in Troy quadruple homicide

Trial delayed for man accused in Troy quadruple homicide

Controlled burns underway in Guilderland to help Pine Bush

Controlled burns underway in Guilderland to help Pine Bush

Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids

Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids

Scotia family grateful for donated blood that saved baby's life

Scotia family grateful for donated blood that saved baby's life

Buckets, helicopters at Round Lake help troops train for forest fires

Buckets, helicopters at Round Lake help troops train for forest fires

More parking allocated for Albany's downtown

More parking allocated for Albany's downtown

Man missing from Colonie found in Queens

Man missing from Colonie found in Queens

Lake George trying to scrape together funds for new wastewater treatment plant

Lake George trying to scrape together funds for new wastewater treatment plant

Woman hospitalized after fire destroys Knox home

Woman hospitalized after fire destroys Knox home

Judge delays decision on dissolution of St. Clare's Corporation

Judge delays decision on dissolution of St. Clare's Corporation

Poll: Voters back plastic bag ban, tax cap, nix Cuomo raise

In this Feb. 11, 2019 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks about his upcoming meeting with President Donald Trump during a news conference in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y.

FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting

FBI looks for woman 'infatuated' with Columbine shooting

In Notre Dame fire, embers of unity for a fractured France

In Notre Dame fire, embers of unity for a fractured France

Officials announce new measures to fight NY measles outbreak

Officials announce new measures to fight NY measles outbreak

Will POTUS follow through on sanctuary plan?

Will POTUS follow through on sanctuary plan?

The Latest: French leader vows to rebuild damaged Notre Dame

The Latest: French leader vows to rebuild damaged Notre Dame

Handwritten draft of first NY state constitution on display in Albany

Handwritten draft of first NY state constitution on display in Albany

Woman treated for colorectal cancer has donated blood to thank for saving her life

Woman treated for colorectal cancer has donated blood to thank for saving her life

94-year-old bowls her way to longevity in Latham

94-year-old bowls her way to longevity in Latham

Cambridge woman accused of illegally passing school buses for 2nd time

Cambridge woman accused of illegally passing school buses for 2nd time

Albany police release photo tied to robbery case

Surveillance image connected to an Albany robbery investigation.

North Adams lifts winter parking ban ahead of schedule

North Adams lifts winter parking ban ahead of schedule

Troy's Frear Park begins 88th season of golf

Troy's Frear Park begins 88th season of golf

Troy gunshots report under investigation

Troy gunshots report under investigation

New Gold Star bill introduced to provide free tuition for fallen service members' kids

New Gold Star bill introduced to provide free tuition for fallen service members' kids

Democrats in the state senate are backing a proposal to expand free public college tuition for families of New York military members who die while performing their official duties.

Capital Region students confirmed safe while visiting Paris

Capital Region students confirmed safe while visiting Paris

Columbine survivors send kids to schools altered by attack

Columbine survivors send kids to schools altered by attack

Loudonville resident reflects on visiting cathedral hours before fire

Loudonville resident reflects on visiting cathedral hours before fire

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