Did you know? List of ‘official’ New York things

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Friday that made baseball the official sport of New York state. Baseball now joins the exclusive and eccentric group of New York’s “officials.” Here’s a list of other official things and symbols of the Empire State: State animal: Beaver (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images) State beverage: … Read more

Woman stuffs keys into her mouth after telling police she wasn’t driving

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A Wichita Falls woman with numerous past arrests and convictions was arrested again after police said they found 10 I.D. or debit cards belonging to other people in a car at a convenience store. An officer said as he was questioning Riley Sage Weiss, 23, she stuffed keys, a small cross … Read more

3-year-old dies after wrong-way collision; mother could face charges

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A 3-year-old boy officials say was not secured in his child safety seat during a wrong-way collision has died from injuries sustained in the crash. Titan Pendleton died Monday around 9 p.m. at a Fort Worth hospital. Two toddlers found naked, covered in feces at Alabama truck stop Sgt. Paul Newton, … Read more

07/29/2021: The final rounds of July rain

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Thursday! July 2021 will be remembered for all of the rain that fell. And we aren’t done just yet. A complex of showers and storms over the Midwest and western Great Lakes this morning will continue diving to the southeast. The strongest storms will stay … Read more

Anti-Semitic graffiti found at Grafton State Park

New York State Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti, as well as the initials ‘N+S,’ were spray painted on a tree in Grafton State Park. (NYSP) GRAFTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Police are investigating after anti-Semitic graffiti was found at Grafton Lakes State Park. Woman charged with NYC hate crime for accusing Black … Read more

NEWS10 receives documents claiming to show Cuomo completed sexual harassment training

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — As the New York Attorney General’s Office and New York State Assembly continue their investigations into multiple sexual harassment claims brought against Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NEWS10 ABC has received documentation attesting that the Governor completed state required sexual harassment training. NEWS10 ABC’s Giuliana Bruno requested the documents on March 1. After … Read more

Tennis player warns umpire ‘I can die’ amid extreme heat at Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — Bent over in exhaustion before serving. Resting on his racket between points. Grasping for a rubber tube blowing cool air next to his seat on changeovers. Two medical timeouts and one visit from a trainer. Daniil Medvedev was struggling so much with the suffocating heat and humidity at the Ariake Tennis Park … Read more

Warren County COVID update Wednesday, July 28

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Warren County is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of active cases in the county to 44. Two of those cases are hospitalized in moderate condition. The county says they have seen the number of breakthrough cases in people vaccinated against COVID increase and that the majority … Read more

Gov. Cuomo: New York will mandate COVID vaccines for state employees, health care workers

ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that New York will mandate COVID-19 vaccination for state employees and patient-facing health care workers at state hospitals. The governor said state employees will have the option to test regularly instead, while the health care workers will not. The governor said he is targeting Labor Day … Read more

07/28/2021: Showers and the “muggies” take a break

The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologist Jill Szwed. Happy Wednesday! Yesterday’s torrential rain and storms added to our already historic July rainfall. July 2021 now stands alone in the fourth spot for the wettest Julys in Albany. Interesting to note that three out of the top five stats are from the 1800s. Showers, the … Read more