NewsChannel 13 WNYT Local News

Local news feed from the NewsChannel 13 WNYT in Albany, NY. Covering local and breaking news from the Capital New York region.

NewsChannel 13 WNYT Local News

Jury selection underway in Raniere Trial
April 23, 2019, 3:47 am | Source
Jury selection began Monday at the U.S. Courthouse in Brooklyn for NXIVM co-founder Keith Raniere.

Community members express anger and frustration to Albany Police Chief
April 23, 2019, 3:18 am | Source

ALBANY – Community members came out to the Arbor Hill Community Center Monday night to express their concerns with the Albany Police Department. A series of three meetings was set up by the community organization A Block at a Time after an incident on First Street last month that led to the arrest of Officer Luke Deer for assault and official mi...

Capital Roots looks to make neighborhood cleanups part of regular routine
April 22, 2019, 11:47 pm | Source
Dozens of volunteers showed Mother Earth a little extra love on Monday by picking up trash with Capital Roots in Albany and Troy.

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him
April 22, 2019, 11:43 pm | Source
Albert Mercer could be sentenced to up to 25 years to life in prison if a jury convicts him of murder.

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant
April 22, 2019, 11:35 pm | Source
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.

Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan
April 22, 2019, 11:34 pm | Source

Child missing from Saratoga County found safe
April 22, 2019, 11:27 pm | Source

DOT reminds motorists to stay alert as construction season begins
April 22, 2019, 11:24 pm | Source
The New York State Department of Transportation is gearing up for a busy construction season. There are several major projects scheduled for the Capital Region this summer.

Gov. Cuomo signs plastic bag ban into law
April 22, 2019, 10:52 pm | Source
Governor Cuomo celebrated Earth Day by banning single use plastic bags.

Albany man faces 29 years in prison for robbery
April 22, 2019, 10:46 pm | Source
A man from Albany faces up to 29 years in state prison for stealing a wallet.

Fire destroys Lake George home
April 22, 2019, 10:37 pm | Source
Fire has destroyed a Lake George home.

Jury selection begins for last-standing NXIVM defendant
April 22, 2019, 10:31 pm | Source
The process of selecting a jury for the trial of NXIVM leader Keith Raniere now begins. Raniere is accused of forming a secret society and recruiting women as sex slaves.

Capital Region gives back to Mother Earth
April 22, 2019, 9:00 pm | Source
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.

Will Ukrainian comedian be any match for Vladimir Putin?
April 22, 2019, 8:22 pm | Source

DOT employees pick up trash to celebrate Earth Day
April 22, 2019, 8:17 pm | Source
Employees from the state DOT were along the road on Monday taking part in a so-called "trash blitz."

Sleepy driver blamed in fiery Albany County crash
April 22, 2019, 8:09 pm | Source
A Greene County woman crashed into a tractor trailer, causing it to catch fire. Investigators think she fell asleep at the wheel.

About NewsChannel 13 WNYT

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.

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