Child dead, 8 hospitalized, officers injured at house fire in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A child has died and eight others, including six other children, were hospitalized after a house fire in the area of Campbell and Hague Streets in Rochester Monday. Around 9:45 a.m. the Rochester Fire Department responded to Hague Street for the report of a house fire and upon arrival found a … Read more

Flags flown at half-staff, state landmarks lit to honor those who lost their lives to COVID-19

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Governor Andrew Cuomo directed flags on State government buildings to be flown at half-staff and state landmarks to be lit red, white and blue on Sunday, May 30 to honor the essential workers who lost their lives due to COVID-19. Flags will remain at half-staff until noon and landmarks will remain … Read more

Climate change means more summer rain and flooding in New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Climate change is impacting every part of the world, and some more than others. The Great Lakes and Northeast continue to see increasing impacts from flooding to droughts and warming temperatures. All this due to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions.  The Two Degree Difference: Solar energy It is important to remember … Read more

Empire State Weekly Response to Fall in Person Learning & Restaurant To-Go Alcohol

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Governor Cuomo is giving parents, students, and teachers some reason for optimism, saying he believes there’s no reason schools can’t reopen this fall. The governor made the announcement this week, but didn’t provide any specifics when it comes to how. And some statewide education groups say they’re waiting on guidance from … Read more

Minne-Ha-Ha begins 52nd season Memorial Day weekend

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This weekend the Minne-Ha-Ha is setting sail for her 52nd season! Starting Saturday, you can step aboard the beloved steamboat for an hour-long cruise of scenic Lake George. Family steers Lake George Steamboat Company into future, cruise by cruise Built in 1969 on Lake George, the Minne-Ha-Ha is an authentic … Read more

SLIDESHOW: Storm damage after storms on May 26

(NEWS10) – Viewers from across the Capital Region sending NEWS10 pictures of the storm damage in their area. To submit a photo send the location and your name to and we will add it to the slideshow. Paul and Bernard Streets (Kim Eriole) Saratoga Lake (Sue LaCross- Sisco) Grand Boulevard in Niskayuna (NEWS10/Rob Lindenmuth) … Read more

Empire State Weekly Mask & Social Distancing Requirements Loosened and School Budget Votes Recap

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) —New York has taken two major steps in moving forward from the COVID-19 pandemic – adopting the CDC’s guidance on masks, and loosening many restrictions. The moves both came on the same day Wednesday, a welcome sight for people across the state who’ve been hoping for some good news, as we move … Read more

Fire crews battle wildfire in Elmira Heights

ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WETM) — Fire departments across the Southern Tier responded to a major wildfire in Elmira Heights Thursday, where smoke could be seen for miles. Longtime Lake George firefighter gets fire truck farewell to new home Fire crews struggled to get to the scene of the blaze, located in a wooded area near … Read more

Fights break out in Times Square between pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters hours after peace deal

NEW YORK CITY (NewsNation Now) — Just hours after a cease-fire was announced in the Israel-Hamas conflict, pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters began fighting in Times Square. The groups were eventually separated by gates, with several protesters being taken into custody by New York City police. Some protesters were throwing water bottles and other projectiles at … Read more

17-month-old reported missing from Utica located in Amsterdam

UTICA, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A toddler who was reported missing from the city of Utica was located in Amsterdam Thursday evening. Police said Divone Outten, 28, picked up his nephew Arell Outten around 10:30 a.m. Thursday from the boy’s grandmother’s house on West Street with the intention of bringing the 17-month-old back in a short … Read more