Gov. Cuomo: State is open to ‘creative’ ideas for vaccine incentives

BRONX, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Bronx Thursday for a coronavirus briefing to update New Yorkers on the state’s ongoing coronavirus response efforts. The governor provided the following data Thursday: 204,531 COVID-19 tests reported statewide Wednesday 1.08% positivity rate (lowest since October 10, 2020) 22 new deaths in New York 1,852 … Read more

Biden urges Americans not to panic, says fuel shortages to end as Colonial Pipeline reopens

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden Thursday told Americans to “not panic” or hoard gas as the Colonial Pipeline restarted operations after it was stalled for days due to a ransomware attack.  The Colonial Pipeline said late Thursday it had restarted its entire pipeline system and delivery in all markets it serves. The company said it will take several … Read more

Trader Joe’s angel

COLONIE, N.Y (NEWS10) — People shop at Trader Joe’s for groceries, but a local woman stopped by the store on Wolf Road and found a very special friend at just the right time. Kathy Donald has had a tough year, not just because of this pandemic, but because she lost her husband L.H. Donald just … Read more

‘Amazing’: No one hurt after 2 planes collide in midair over Colorado

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – Fire officials say no one was injured after a cargo plane and a smaller aircraft collided in the air over a Denver-area park Wednesday morning. “You expect a lot worse, this was amazing,” said Deputy John Bartmann, public information officer for the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. Pilot identified in plane … 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

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

Disabled migrant girl whose father carried her most of the journey from Honduras allowed to seek care in U.S.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Border Report) — As he made his way north from Honduras last month, Luis had to carry his disabled 9-year-old daughter Dayana for most of the 9-day journey. Honduran migrant Luis shows on May 10, 2021, how he carried his 9-year-old daughter Dayana, who has spina bifida, most of the journey from Central … Read more

‘Grateful to be alive’: Customer opens fire on barbershop owner, her friend, officials say

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA)  — Kimberly Williams is counting her blessings after surviving a shooting at her Florida barbershop over the weekend.  “Never in a million years thought it would happen to me,” said Williams, owner of Fade Station in Tampa. “I’ve never been more grateful in my life to be alive and to thank the … Read more

Congregate meal sites for seniors begin reopening in Albany County

ALBANY COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A congregate meal site for seniors reopened in Watervliet on Monday. To start, it is open at 75% capacity. The congregate meal site at 1501 Broadway in Watervliet reopened Monday for a pilot program. Deb Riitano, Commissioner of the county’s Department for Aging said seniors have suffered a lot from … Read more

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby victory in serious jeopardy after failed drug test

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit’s victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test, one that led Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Sunday in the latest scandal to plague the sport. Baffert denied all wrongdoing and promised to be fully transparent … Read more