Local news feed from the NewsChannel 13 WNYT in Albany, NY. Covering local and breaking news from the Capital New York region.
Rensselaer senior housing complex evacuated after pipe burst
January 17, 2022, 3:54 pm | Source
The Winter storms will be moving out this afternoon
January 17, 2022, 3:53 pm | Source
Snow will taper off and light rain is possible into this afternoon
Winter storm whipping northeast US with snow, thunderstorms
January 17, 2022, 3:41 pm | Source
Snow, sleet causes slick roads in the Capital Region
January 17, 2022, 1:05 pm | Source
The storm brought several inches of snow to the area during the early-morning hours. Areas west and North of Albany have seen more snow. In the Hudson Valley, snow will eventually transition into a wintry mix, followed by rain.
Harlem Globetrotter 'Hops' joins NewsChannel 13 Today in studio
January 17, 2022, 12:30 pm | Source
Albany officials urge fire safety during winter storm preps
January 17, 2022, 4:52 am | Source
City and state officials are preparing to treat the roads and also preparing emergency services for the storm.
Police investigating Johnstown funeral home
January 16, 2022, 7:54 pm | Source
Police say they were at the Ehle-Barnett Funeral Home on North William Street Friday night because they were contacted by someone who entrusted the funeral director, Brian Barnett, with the cremation of a loved one.
Ruled out: Australia deports Djokovic for being unvaccinated
January 16, 2022, 5:00 pm | Source
A reminder to stay safe as we prepare for more winter weather
January 16, 2022, 4:28 pm | Source
Mother's fall on icy sidewalk caught on Blink home camera
Schenectady house fire leaves 4-year-old dead
January 16, 2022, 1:12 pm | Source
Schenectady police and firefighters responded to the 1100 block of 6th Avenue around 3:20 a.m. Police say the fire was on the second floor and several residents were already outside when they arrived.
Start of prison sentence delayed for NXIVM's Nancy Salzman
January 15, 2022, 2:42 pm | Source
NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman has had the start of her jail time delayed. A judge approved the request from Salzman's attorney, who highlighted a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility.
Capital Region braces for bitter cold
January 15, 2022, 4:13 am | Source
The Capital Region is preparing for bitter cold. Temperatures were expected to drop in the low single digits and below zero for many on Friday night and Saturday, with highs barely reaching 10 degrees in Albany on Saturday.
Hochul: NY state starting to turn corner in latest COVID wave
January 15, 2022, 12:52 am | Source
Gov. Hochul says the state appears to be turning a corner when it comes to COVID. In a Friday briefing, Hochul said cases are appearing to slow down, but it's not time yet to let down our guard.
Albany to lead the nation with offshore wind turbine manufacturing hub
January 14, 2022, 11:52 pm | Source
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm was in the Capital Region on Friday. She was joined by Gov. Kathy Hochul and Rep. Paul Tonko for a tour at the Port of Albany. There is $500 million being invested in offshore wind turbines, and it's all starting at the Port of Albany.
Bail set at $500k for alleged kidnapper, torturer in Fulton County
January 14, 2022, 11:34 pm | Source
A Fulton County judge set bail Friday at $500,000 for a woman accused of kidnapping, torturing, and sexually abusing her boyfriend's estranged wife.
New York's eviction moratorium expires Saturday
January 14, 2022, 1:40 pm | Source
New York's eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday, putting thousands of financially strapped New Yorkers at risk of being evicted. The moratorium halted evictions if renters filed paperwork stating the pandemic affected their ability to pay their rent.
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.