Local news feed from the NewsChannel 13 WNYT in Albany, NY. Covering local and breaking news from the Capital New York region.
Fallen Capitol Police officer to lie in honor at U.S. Capitol
April 13, 2021, 9:51 am | Source
A fallen U.S. Capitol Police officer from the Berkshires will lie in honor at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday. Officer William Evans, also known as “Billy,” was killed in the line of duty at the Capitol earlier this month, when a driver rammed his car into a barricade.
Rensselaer County to host Pfizer vaccine clinics this week
April 13, 2021, 8:31 am | Source
Rensselaer County will be giving out the Pfizer vaccine at Hudson Valley Community College this week. This is the only COVID-19 vaccine that 16 and 17-year-olds can currently receive.
Cooperstown Dreams Park to keep deposits if teams drop out
April 13, 2021, 4:00 am | Source
According to multiple coaches, The Cooperstown Dreams Park is not only requiring 12-year-old players be vaccinated to participate, they also plan to keep the deposits from teams that back out; despite the fact that there aren't any vaccines approved for people under the age of 16.
Fort Plain billboard vandals spray-paint threatening message to cops
April 13, 2021, 3:27 am | Source
Authorities in Montgomery County are investigating a message of hate painted on a billboard on State Route 5S in Fort Plain.
Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun
April 13, 2021, 3:00 am | Source
NY state's coronavirus positivity rate is 3.75%
April 13, 2021, 2:02 am | Source
New York state's daily coronavirus positivity rate is 3.75%. The 7-day average is 3.20%.
Gov. Cuomo issues 2021 graduation guidelines
April 13, 2021, 1:39 am | Source
Gov. Cuomo issued guidelines for graduation ceremonies in New York state on Monday.
Albany Empire coach resigns
April 13, 2021, 1:34 am | Source
The Albany Empire needs a new head coach as it gets ready for its first game in the National Arena League next month.
Tire company's request to dismiss Schoharie limo crash lawsuits denied
April 13, 2021, 1:19 am | Source
New York's Supreme Court has denied the attempts by Mavis Discount Tire to dismiss a dozen civil lawsuits against the company.
New York giving colleges special vaccination allocations for students
April 13, 2021, 1:14 am | Source
New York will provide colleges with a vaccine allocation for students.
Student fires at officers at Tennessee school, is killed
April 13, 2021, 12:40 am | Source
Bill in NY State Legislature would re-classify emergency dispatchers
April 13, 2021, 12:13 am | Source
Emergency dispatchers are calling on the state to recognize them as first responders.
Capital Region not alone in catalytic converter thefts
April 13, 2021, 12:11 am | Source
The owner of a Rensselaer County auto sales business says someone stole a catalytic converter from one of his trucks last week.
Albany County leaders hard at work to resume more in-person learning
April 12, 2021, 11:46 pm | Source
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy says the mission is well underway to get kids back in the classroom. Part of that included more than 400 students vaccinated at Bethlehem High School on Saturday.
Cohoes man withdraws guilty plea in infant's death
April 12, 2021, 11:45 pm | Source
A court has allowed a Cohoes man to withdraw his guilty plea in the death of a 6-month-old baby who ingested meth.
George Floyd's brother sheds tears on the stand
April 12, 2021, 8:20 pm | Source
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