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

Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting
October 24, 2021, 4:20 am | Source

A sold out crowd cheered on the Adirondack Thunder for their season opener
October 24, 2021, 3:59 am | Source
Most of the things we enjoyed was put on pause during the pandemic. That includes attending sporting events. On Saturday, for the first time in 19 months, professional hockey returned to Glens Falls.

Fire on Congress Street in Troy
October 24, 2021, 2:11 am | Source
Fire broke out on Congress Street in Troy Saturday night. Multiple crews responded to the scene

Rock the Vote Event in Saratoga Springs
October 24, 2021, 2:06 am | Source
Saratoga Black Lives Matter held a Rock the Vote event to encourage people to get out and vote in the General Elections.

GE workers protest vaccine mandate
October 24, 2021, 12:08 am | Source
Some General Electric employees in Schenectady briefly walked out Friday over the company's vaccine mandate. A GE union representative says it happened around their lunch break at noon.

Police investigating shooting threat towards Schenectady middle school
October 23, 2021, 11:12 pm | Source
Schenectady police are investigating a shooting threat towards the students and faculty at Oneida Middle School.

Alcohol, speed involved in fatal Warrensburg crash
October 23, 2021, 7:25 pm | Source
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says around 11 p.m. Friday, Lucas Raymond of Warrensburg was driving a GMC Terrain south on Main Street, in the area of Horican Avenue, when he crossed into the northbound lane, hitting a Subaru.

Early voting begins Saturday
October 23, 2021, 3:34 pm | Source
Early voting in the general election begins Saturday, October 23 in New York.

Saturday marks National Drug Take Back Day
October 23, 2021, 9:07 am | Source
Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day. People can safely dispose of their unused prescription drugs, keeping them out of the hands of other people.

Florida man admits to installing skimming devices in Capital Region
October 23, 2021, 8:50 am | Source
Hugo Hernandez, 34, of Miami, admits he installed skimming devices on gas pumps and then used the information from those devices to create fake credit cards and debit cards. Those fake cards were then used to buy $173,000 worth of money orders that Hernandez deposited in his bank account.

FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids
October 23, 2021, 3:00 am | Source

Warrant: Baldwin didn't know weapon contained live round
October 23, 2021, 2:40 am | Source

Vaccination clinic held at Maria College
October 23, 2021, 12:34 am | Source
In Albany County, about one-third of those eligible to get the COVID vaccine have not. Hoping to improve that number, Maria College and St. Peter's Health Partners teamed up to hold a walk-in vaccination clinic on Friday.

Saratoga County businesses want you to spend $20.21
October 22, 2021, 11:55 pm | Source
The Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce wants to reward you for shopping at businesses in the county.

Capital Region billboards highlight opposition to vaccine mandates
October 22, 2021, 11:19 pm | Source
There is a growing movement for those opposed to vaccine mandates.

EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?
October 22, 2021, 2:25 pm | Source
Millions more Americans are now eligible for COVID-19 boosters, and they can get a different vaccine than their first shots. A number of factors, including the vaccine you started with and when your last dose was, help determine when you qualify.

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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