NY task force will decide whether to vaccinate kids 12 to 15

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Children ages 12 to 15 in New York could get vaccinated as early as Thursday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. New York State preparing to give COVID vaccine to 12-15 year-olds The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s vaccine advisory committee was expected to meet Wednesday to formally recommend the Pfizer vaccine … Read more

Schenectady’s Orchard Park redevelopment project breaks ground

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Ground has been broken on Orchard Park, a $1.3 million redevelopment project in Schenectady’s Mont Pleasant neighborhood. This is said to mark a major milestone for revitalization efforts along Crane Street. “We are proud to break ground today on the highly anticipated redevelopment of Orchard Park,”Mayor Gary McCarthy said. “This investment … Read more

‘Do not fill plastic bags with gasoline,’ safety commission warns drivers

(NEXSTAR) – As fuel stations in the East run out of gas amid panic-buying after cyberattackers hit the Colonial Pipeline on Friday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is reminding drivers just how dangerous improperly stored gas can be. More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast report running out of fuel thanks to panic-buying … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 12

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed six new COVID-19 cases and five new recoveries on Wednesday. That puts the total of active coronavirus cases at 83 in the county, including one hospitalized case. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Two of Wednesday’s new cases were confirmed positive after already being quarantined due … Read more

PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: A bad tick season ahead

Episode 8: Get ready for a bad tick season (NEWS10) –  It’s tick season and it’s going to be a bad one according to one local expert. Joellen Lampman, with the Cornell Cooperative, works for the State’s Integrated Pest Management program. She tells us how she saw it all coming two years ago. A blacklegged tick a … Read more

Police: Colorado Springs shooting suspect killed 6 after not being invited to a family party

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) — Two days after a shooter killed six people and then himself, police have released the names of those killed and the details of what happened. Police said two families connected by marriage were celebrating several birthdays together Saturday night. 7 adults dead after birthday party shooting in Colorado Around midnight, … Read more

AIDS virus used to fix ‘bubble baby’ disease in gene therapy treatment

This January 2020 photo provided by the family shows Josselyn Kish of Las Vegas. As a baby, Josselyn suffered rashes, painful shingles and frequent diarrhea, said her mother, Kim Carter. “Day care was calling me a couple times a week to come get her because she was always getting fevers.” After the gene therapy, “she … Read more

Warren County COVID update for May 11

WARREN COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Warren County Health Services confirmed five new COVID-19 cases and two recoveries on Tuesday. As of Tuesday, the county was monitoring 82 active coronavirus cases among residents, including one hospitalized case. Tracking coronavirus cases by county Two of Tuesday’s new cases were people who had been quarantined after previously documented … Read more

Cuomo looking ahead to post-COVID recovery

NEW YORK (NEWS10) — On Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a press conference from the Javits Center in New York City. He announced the completion of an expansion at the Javits Center—a 50% increase across five new floors—projects to better access the waterfront in Buffalo and Albany, and new construction at New York City’s Port … Read more

How friendly is each state for police officers?

CHARLESTON, W.V. (WOWK) — Being a police officer is one of the most dangerous occupations, and events surrounding the enforcement of COVID-19 and heightened public scrutiny of police brutality incidents have put policing under the spotlight even more. Massachusetts is best state for working moms; Vermont, New York in top 10 Combine the high risk … Read more