Upstate NY news

Lowest of the Low! Looter on a Snowmobile Robs Store in Buffalo
Lowest of the Low! Looter on a Snowmobile Robs Store in Buffalo
Our thoughts are with our fellow New Yorkers in the Buffalo area and all with the first responders sent out that way to help - many of them are from the Capital Region. While emergency crews from all over New York State have made their way to help the Buffalo community dig out of the catastrophic blizzard, others are taking this as an opportunity to rob, loot, and steal...
‘Good Luck with That!’ Schenectady Judge Drops Hammer on Baby Killer in Viral Video
‘Good Luck with That!’ Schenectady Judge Drops Hammer on Baby Killer in Viral Video
A Judge in Upstate New York delivered a ruthless sentence along with a merciless message to a Rotterdam man found guilty of beating a 4-year-old boy to death in court last week. The short video which appeared on Tik Tok last week has garnered nearly 500,000 likes and tens of thousands of shares and comments, and when you watch it, you'll know the reason why...
Hochul Bans Travel in Parts of Upstate NY as Monster Storm Approaches
Hochul Bans Travel in Parts of Upstate NY as Monster Storm Approaches
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has declared a State of Emergency ahead of a weekend snowstorm that forecasters say might obliterate parts of New York State. "Governor Kathy Hochul today announced her plans to issue a State of Emergency Thursday morning ahead of a winter storm forecast to impact portions of upstate New York with intense lake effect snow through Sunday." Governor.ny.... Re
Black Bear Tries to Maul Woman Walking Dog near Popular VT Ski Resort!
Black Bear Tries to Maul Woman Walking Dog near Popular VT Ski Resort!
State Police in Vermont alerted residents on Thursday about another black bear attack near a popular ski resort - the second aggressive encounter near the resort since August. The press release came one day after police in Winhall VT say a woman was walking her dog near Stratton Mountain Ski Resort on Wednesday when the encounter took place with the overly aggressive black bear. He...
Man who Shot President Reagan to Play in Albany! He’s a Singer?
Man who Shot President Reagan to Play in Albany! He’s a Singer?
Entertainment news trended throughout the Capital Region over the weekend and many Upstate NY residents scratched their heads wondering if it was true. John Hinckley, Jr, the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s - and who notoriously stalked Jodie Foster - was released from prison this year and now wants to be seen and heard - in the entertainment industry... Read
Community Helps Family in Rensselaer County After Heartbreaking Loss of 3-Year-Old
Community Helps Family in Rensselaer County After Heartbreaking Loss of 3-Year-Old
On Sunday night, a tight-knit community in Upstate NY was rocked by the sudden news of a missing 3-year-old boy who wandered out of a house on Easter night. Immediately, family members, first responders, and seemingly every resident in the  Rensselaer County town searched frantically for little Owen, but the news after a few hours of searching was grim. ...
Plane Makes Emergency Highway Landing 40 Miles East of New York
Plane Makes Emergency Highway Landing 40 Miles East of New York
Plane Makes Emergency Highway Landing 40 Miles East of New York Data will tell you the two most potentially dangerous parts of any flight are take-off and landing.  While take-off is more of a violent thrust and transformation of energy, I would imagine landing the aircraft is a bit different; it's more delicate, a bit more precise, and one that takes great skill. ...
Albany’s Gamer Con ’22 Later this Month – It’s On Like Donkey Kong!
Albany’s Gamer Con ’22 Later this Month – It’s On Like Donkey Kong!
Video game competitions, career workshops, and a chance to meet and greet some of the industry's most successful gamers and game programmers will highlight Gamer Con 2022, coming to Albany later this month. Gamer Con 2022 is happening Saturday and Sunday, March 19th and 20th at the Albany Capital Center in Albany New York, and here's what you need to know...