Mark McGrath

An embattled Troy city councilor has yielded to calls for his resignation after he was heard using the “n-word” on an old voicemail.

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden in his City Hall office, January 18, 2016.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden is calling for the resignation of a city council member. The councilor reportedly used the N-word.

Carmella Mantello (File Photo)
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The Troy City Council President is apologizing two days after being arrested by New York State Police for driving while intoxicated.

Justin Mann and James White court appearance January 5, 2017

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove announced today that a grand jury has handed up a 17-count indictment in the quadruple murder that rocked Lansingburgh two weeks ago. 

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Late last week, Troy's Police Department placed its entire Drugs and Firearms Interdiction Unit on administrative leave.