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Troy man indicted in shooting case

Jeffrey Walker, of Troy, was charged in connection to shooting in Albany. (Photo courtesy of the Albany Police Department) — TROY – A 23-year-old city man faces attempted murder charges for allegedly shooting another man in the chest in September, according to Rensselaer County Court records.


Woman stabbed at Troy home

TROY - Detectives are investigating a stabbing early Thursday morning on Second Street. The woman was stabbed at about 4 a.m. on a block that is bordered by Liberty Street and Washington Park.


Troy aims to raze old hospital

TROY – The city wants to raze the decaying, long-closed Leonard Hospital and have the site cleared by Oct. 1, according to bid documents. The city's decision comes two years after the City Council voted 4-4 with one abstention on a measure to sell the property to a developer. That’s when it was esti


Quadruple homicide trial in Troy pushed back to September

TROY, N.Y. — The second man accused of having a role in a 2017 quadruple homicide in the city of Troy will begin trial later this year now. On April 17, 2019, the defendant, James White, appeared in Rensselaer County Court for a scheduled appearance before the Honorable Debra J. Young.


Photos: Fire burns at Troy gas station

TROY - Firefighters extinguished a small fire after a utility pole fell to the ground near a gas station and sparked a fire on Burden Avenue, officials said. The incident occurred at about 1:45 a.m. The blaze sent heavy black smoke into the area around the Speedway gas station at 800 Burden Ave.


Tickets Going Fast For These Events Near Albany

ALBANY, NY — New and exciting events are coming to the Albany area all the time. Whether it's concerts or sporting events, theater performances or magic shows, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's a roundup of just some of the offerings near you.


Troy taking bids to demolish abandoned Leonard Medical Center

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- The city of Troy is looking for contractors to demolish the Leonard Medical Center. "We've looked to the development community to see if anyone was interested in redeveloping it," said Mayor Patrick Madden. "We did not get good response to that. Our determination is that the p


Police Say Dancing Man Helped Accomplice Steal From New York Walmart

Police say two crooks collaborated and ended up stealing $2,000 from a Rotterdam Walmart. What makes this story a bit different is that their daring plan involved...dancing. The Albany Times Union says that the duo struck the store Saturday afternoon. The Times says that their heist began when they


Fire breaks out at a home on Tibbits Ave in Troy

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Friefighters in Troy were called to an early morning fire at a home on the 1600 block of Tibbits Ave. It started around 6:30am Thursday morning. The fire was put out shortly after it started. Multiple crews were on scene.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


Troy house fire under investigation

TROY - 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. It was contained to a second floor bedroom and the attic.


Albany judge halts state’s new private school oversight rules

An Albany Supreme Court judge has struck down — at least temporarily — an attempt by the state Education Department to strengthen its authority over private and religious schools.


Man barely suffers scratch but car destroyed after tree collapse in Scotia

SCOTIA — A local man suffered only a cut to the face when a tree collapsed on Sunnyside Road and crushed his moving car Thursday morning, police said. Emergency workers gave the man medical care at the scene but he refused hospital treatment, telling police he wanted to get back to work.


Troy murder defendant to get new defense attorney

TROY – A murder defendant will be assigned a new attorney after he refused to cooperate with the Rensselaer County Public Defender’s Office in mounting a defense in the case in which he is accused of killing a 21-year-old mother in January.


No prison time for Cohoes lawyer charged in drug probe

ALBANY - An attorney who was accused of selling heroin from her Cohoes office pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug count Wednesday as part of a plea deal that will spare her from incarceration.


Man charged with raping former neighbor

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Security footage may be the reason an alleged rapist is behind bars. Q'arayone Lomack charged with first degree rape after being accused a raping a former neighbor at the College Suites in Schenectady. Police said Lomack did not know the victim.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


Night Beat: UFOs, more common than we realize?

ALBANY - It was 12:20 a.m. March 2 when a Voorheesville resident was awoken by the sound of the household's German Shepherd barking at the window. "I figured it was the wind blowing the trees or something," the person wrote in a report published on the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) website.


Cohoes attorney accused of selling heroin takes plea deal

A Cohoes attorney accused of selling heroin has taken a plea deal. As NewsChannel 13 reported last August, investigators found 38 bags of heroin, 20 strips of Suboxone as well as Xanax, oxycodone and amphetamine pills in Danielle Barker-Lange's home and office.