Police searching for suspect after 2 women, 4-year-old injured in Times Square shooting: officials

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — The NYPD said two women and a 4-year-old girl have been shot in Times Square Saturday and officers are looking for at least one suspect.  The victims were shot at about 4:55 p.m. at 45th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, authorities said. The suspect discharged his weapon three times. The … Read more

Empire State Weekly Scaled Back Business Restrictions, Eviction Moratorium Extended, and Voting Rights for Parolees

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The state is greatly expanding – and even outright removing – capacity restrictions on many industries across New York, as COVID-19 cases and vaccinations are both heading in the right direction. But one restriction that is staying in place is the CDC’s guidance on maintaining six feet of social distancing wherever … Read more

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

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

Doane Stuart School goes green with new rooftop mushroom farm installation

RENSSELAER N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Doane Stuart School hosted Avery Stempel from Collar City Mushrooms who worked with the early childhood, kindergarten, and first grade classes to install a mushroom “farm” on the school’s green roof Tuesday morning. New York State reports overall recycling rate of 90% The garden project was reportedly funded by a … Read more

Massachusetts is best state for working moms; Vermont, New York in top 10

CHARLESTON, W.V. (WOWK) — Not all states are equal when it comes to opportunities for career moms. A recent study found the best and worst states for working mothers. WalletHub’s study compared states across 17 key metrics in three categories, including child care, professional opportunities, and work-life balance. Mom task force: NY lawmakers push to … Read more

Rome Police Department looking for leads in 2019 missing persons case

ROME, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Rome Police Department is asking for the public’s help regarding a 2019 missing persons case. Antoine Campbell, 35, of Rome, N.Y. should be celebrating his birthday Tuesday with family but has not been heard from since March of 2019, according to police. Police say Campbell’s last know address was on … Read more

Colonie Police searching for motorcycle rider

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Colonie Police are attempting to identify a motorcycle rider. The Department released a photo of the rider, along with what they believe is his bike – a 2021 Suzuki drz400sm. Albany Police seize unregistered dirt bikes, investigates ATV hitting occupied school bus Local governments in the region have been clamping down … Read more