Local news feed from the NewsChannel 13 WNYT in Albany, NY. Covering local and breaking news from the Capital New York region.
Pandemic politics: Wisconsin voting underway despite virus
April 7, 2020, 1:02 pm | Source
Family hopes convalescent plasma could save father’s life
April 7, 2020, 12:47 pm | Source
DIAMOND POINT, N.Y. — A family in Warren County is sending out an emotional plea. They’re hoping that something called convalescent plasma from a COVID-19 survivor might save their father’s life.
Saratoga County reports 3 new deaths from coronavirus
April 7, 2020, 10:56 am | Source
Saratoga County has reported three additional deaths from coronavirus.
'Koaches4Kids' needs help during pandemic
April 7, 2020, 10:45 am | Source
Berkshire County nursing home reports 10 deaths from virus
April 7, 2020, 10:34 am | Source
A nursing home in Berkshire County has been hit hard by the coronavirus.
Rensselaer County reports second death from coronavirus
April 7, 2020, 9:40 am | Source
A second person has died from coronavirus in Rensselaer County.
Cuomo establishes First Responders Fund to aid health care workers and first responders
April 7, 2020, 8:59 am | Source
MENANDS- Governor Cuomo created a First Responders Fund, and donations are coming in right here in Menands.
Asian shares rise, echoing Wall St optimism on virus battle
April 7, 2020, 4:02 am | Source
Clifton Park calls on community to support those in need
April 6, 2020, 11:20 pm | Source
Officials in Clifton Park say the number of people in need of assistance from local food pantries has skyrocketed in the last few weeks.
Job losses cause new stress for divorced parents paying child support
April 6, 2020, 11:02 pm | Source
Nearly 370,000 New Yorkers filed first-time claims for unemployment last week. The Capital Region is one of the hardest-hit areas. However, there's a whole other level of uncertainty and stress facing parents who are divorced - or are getting divorced.
Brunswick cake-maker makes medical mask clips
April 6, 2020, 10:54 pm | Source
The owner of Cakes by Duncan's is using her equipment to help medical personnel on the front lines.
Faint glimmers of hope emerge as NY PAUSE extended through April 29
April 6, 2020, 10:47 pm | Source
The steep rise in coronavirus deaths in New York appears to leveling off in a possible sign that social distancing is working in the most lethal hot spot in the U.S., the governor said Monday — a trend that appears to have taken hold more convincingly in hard-hit Italy, Spain and France.
Proper cleaning crucial before reusing any mask
April 6, 2020, 10:26 pm | Source
Now that the push is on for us all to wear a mask in public, the question becomes how to disinfect them.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care
April 6, 2020, 10:23 pm | Source
NY state remedying unemployment insurance nightmare
April 6, 2020, 8:33 pm | Source
For any out of work New Yorker who has been desperately trying to file for unemployment, it's been a very frustrating experience. However, state officials seem confident that a remedy is within reach.
Coronavirus cases total 300 in Albany County
April 6, 2020, 5:33 pm | Source
There are now 300 positive cases of coronavirus in Albany County.
WNYT is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Albany, New York, United States and serving New York’s Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting as part of a duopoly with Pittsfield, Massachusetts-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate WNYA (channel 51). The two stations share studios at the WNYT Broadcast Center on North Pearl Street (along NY 32) in Menands (with an Albany postal address); WNYT’s transmitter is located on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland.