Four inductees announced for Video Game Hall of Fame 2021 class

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — It’s official: There are four new members of the World Video Game Hall of Fame. This year’s class includes: Animal Crossing Microsoft Flight Simulator StarCraft Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Officials from the Strong National Museum of Play, where the World Video Game Hall of Fame is located in Rochester, … Read more

Florida principal under investigation after paddling child

CLEWISTON, Fla. (NewsNation Now) — Police are investigating after a principal initiated corporal punishment by paddling right in front of a little girl’s mother. Brent Probinsky, the mother’s lawyer, said she got a call from the school last month, saying her first-grade daughter caused $50 worth of damage to a computer. The mother was told … Read more

Adirondack park group wins 11-year fight against state snowmobile plan

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – It’s taken 11 years, the efforts of two groups, miles of felled logs and a dispute over the definition of a tree, but this week everything has come to a head. On Tuesday, the New York State Court of Appeals deemed a state plan to create 300 miles of new snowmobile … Read more

Dinosaur discoveries: What is a ‘Monkeydactyl’ and how many T-rexes were on the planet?

SALT LAKE CITY (NewsNation) — In the past few weeks, scientists have gotten a better picture of how one of the most famous dinosaurs lived and even discovered brand-new types of the ancient creatures. For example, scientists have calculated that approximately 2.5 billion T-rexes lived on Earth over the existence of the species. Tyrannosaurs may … Read more

10-digit dialing in the 845 area code

ALBANY, N.Y. (WETM) — Anyone making a local call using the Hudson Valley’s 845 area code will soon be required to include it when dialing. According to the Federal Communications Commission and the North American Numbering Plan Administrator, this is due to the creation of the 988 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Mental health initiatives being … Read more

Doctors donate trees to schools for Arbor Day and Teacher Appreciation Day

CAPITOL REGION, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Doctors of Albany Braces donated and planted trees at Bethlehem Middle School, Tesago Elementary School, Loudonville Elementary School, and Genet Elementary School. Check out the slideshow! Arbor Day: New York awards $1.18M urban and community forestry grants Bethlehem Middle School; Bethlehem Central School District, Dr Marianne DiCerbo of Albany Braces, … Read more

Local Customs and Border Protection work to ensure Mother’s Day flowers are pest-free

(WWTI) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection are “putting the pedal to the metal” ahead of the busiest time of year for flower imports. Making sure Mother’s Day flowers are pest-free CBP agricultural specialists have been working around the clock to inspect cut flowers bound for stores and household that can carry pests and diseases. … Read more

Biden touts $28.6B restaurant relief program

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden delivered remarks on his $28.6B restaurant relief program which is part of his recently passed American Rescue Plan. The White House said that 186,200 restaurants, bars and other eligible businesses had applied for the program over its first two days of accepting applications. More than half of the … Read more

Derek Chauvin attorney files motion for new trial, accusing prosecution and jury of misconduct

MINNEAPOLIS (NewsNation Now) — The defense attorney for Derek Chauvin has filed a motion asking for a new trial for the former police officer who was found guilty in the murder of George Floyd. Eric Nelson’s motion argues a new trial is valid for 10 different reasons, including prosecutorial and jury misconduct and denying a … Read more

Missing Minnesota 2-year-old found unharmed after traffic stop on NYS Thruway

BRUTUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A two-year-old who was reported missing on Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota was found with her 27-year-old sister after a traffic stop on the New York State Thruway. A press release from the New York State Police says Amina Mohamed, 27, was pulled over on the Thruway after law enforcement pinged Mohamed’s … Read more