Fit Kids February Webisodes
Albany County Some advocates for the homeless are speaking out against Colonie's new town law, which limits stays in town motels to 28 days. Reporter Madeleine Rivera spoke to them and the town supervisor, who argues the new law actually helps the needy. 05:35 PM
The Obama administration could be close to banning one of the most common types of bullets used in sport rifles, sparking a debate between gun enthusiasts and safety advocates. Jim Vasil has the details.
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Police say the pedestrian she hit, along with a person in the first car, do not have serious injuries.
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NYS Gaming Board Meets, Releases Report on Reasoning Behind Recommendations
New York State
The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board releases a robust report, detailing its findings through the process of making recommendations for three upstate casinos last year. Geoff Redick has a complete review of the report, including what it could mean for one region lobbying for a second license. Updated 01:00 PM
Soares Introduces New App to Fight Animal Abuse in Capital Region
Albany County
District Attorney David Soares says there's a new website and app that will help people report animal abuse, and includes details on the county's Animal Cruelty Taskforce, which has been in place since 2013. 05:24 PM
DC Non-Profit Trains Service Dogs for Wounded Warriors
New York City
A unique non-profit group based near the nation’s capital is helping to improve the lives of disabled military veterans. They do it by pairing wounded warriors with service dogs that have an extraordinary set of skills. 02:41 PM
Leaving Dangerous Streets of Cincinnati Behind, Green Tech Star Makes Life Anew
Israel Griffin is one of the stars of the high-flying Green Tech Eagles. He grew up near Cincinnati playing basketball in the streets for as long as he could remember, but when things on the court starting going south a bit those same streets, once his salvation, nearly became his road to ruin. 02/26/2015 11:00 PM
WEBISODE: Fit Kids February Experts Give Tips for Staying Active, Taking Yoga
This week, TWC News' JoDee Kenney spoke with Michael Scidmore, a program coordinator for the YMCA, for tips on what parents can do to get kids to exercise and stay active. Jodee also spoke to Krista Spohr, who teaches yoga at 365 FIT, about how yoga can benefit your kids both physically and mentally.
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Staying Active Can Help Children Struggling with Type 1 Diabetes
New York State
With daily distractions like video games and social media, there are many reasons it's even more challenging getting your kids out there and active but -- what if being fit is a matter of life or death? As we continue our coverage of Fit Kids February, Tanja Rekhi reports on one girl's struggle to overcome just that. 10:30 AM
Group of Contractors Build Giant Snowman for a Good Cause in Guilderland
A group of contractors decided back in November, when the region got it's first snowfall -- to build a 24-foot tall snowman on Route 158 in Guilderland. 09:23 AM
Colonie Bans Motel Stays More Than 28 Days
The Colonie Town Board voted unanimously Thursday night to change the law for motels and hotels in the town. Time Warner Cable News reporter Katie Eastman has the details. 02/26/2015 10:30 PM
Queensbury Woman Sews Linens for King Richard III's Reinterment Ceremony
More than 500 years after his death, King Richard the III's remains were discovered under a parking lot in England in 2012. As Matt Hunter explains, a Queensbury woman is stitching a rare tie to the former ruler. 02/26/2015 08:15 PM
Radio Host Paul Vandenburgh Weighs In on Gov. Cuomo's Controversial Plan
Talk 1300 AM radio host Paul Vandenburgh talks about Governor Cuomo's controversial plan in regards to the Common Core Curriculum. 08:10 AM
Albany Searches for Ways to Cut Down Streetlight Costs
Could the city switch to LED lights? It's a suggestion the State Financial Restructuring Board has made for the city of Albany, saying it would save the city money in the long run. Madeleine Rivera has the story. 02/26/2015 07:45 PM
Private Colleges Say Sexual Assault Laws are Adding Up
New York's private colleges aren't saying there are "too many" laws to fight college sexual assault, but the laws are starting to add up. Geoff Redick reports. 02/26/2015 05:29 PM
North Adams Seeks To Re-Brand Itself
North Adams
The City of North Adams is seeking a new identity - at least, on paper. Jim Vasil explains this re-branding process. 02/26/2015 06:00 PM
Local Muslim Leaders Work Against ISIS
Albany Capital Region
After the arrest of three New York City men who were trying to join the terror group ISIS, local leaders say they're doing what they can, to fight the push by ISIS to recruit young Muslim men in the U.S. Tanja Rekhi met with leaders to learn what they're doing to prevent what happened in New York City, from happening again. 02/26/2015 09:30 PM
Republican Lawmakers Push Gov. Cuomo to Release Projected School Aid
Republicans in the state Assembly on Thursday pushed Governor Andrew Cuomo to release school aid runs so that districts can better plan their budgets and tax levies, which are due to go before voters this May. Nick Reisman has more. 02/26/2015 09:07 PM
Finalist for One-Way Trip to Mars: 'Opportunity of Every Lifetime in Humanity's History'
Washington, D.C.
A one-of-a-kind mission to Mars has narrowed its pool of potential explorers, who say they are willing to spend the rest of their lives there. Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett has the story of one woman who is in the final running to make the one-way trip. 02/26/2015 07:13 PM
FCC Approves Plan to Regulate Broadband Like Utility
Washington, D.C.
The Federal Communications Commission approved Thursday a sweeping plan to regulate broadband like a utility, a move supporters say will ensure the Internet remains an open place. 02/26/2015 08:51 PM
NYS Honors Hall of Fame Inductee, Pitcher Pedro Martínez
Martinez will be the first recipient of the Óscar de la Renta Excellence Award, honoring the work of Dominican-Americans. 02/26/2015 11:17 AM
Basketball Proves to Be a Great Way for Kids to Stay Active
Albany Capital Region
Basketball is an intense cardiovascular workout that pushes your heart the limit. For one middle schooler, that's the push she needed in order to have fun. Jackson Wang has the story. 02/26/2015 03:10 PM
Brooklyn Terror Arrests Add to Fears of Growing Islamic State
New York City
Concern over the Islamic State's reach and influence is growing now that three Brooklyn men have been arrested on charges they plotted to join the terror group. Updated 02/26/2015 01:44 PM
Water Main Break in Colonie
Crews responded to a water main break on Central Avenue near the Farmer Boy Diner. 02/25/2015 09:18 PM
Bear-It Believes Brings Comfort to Patients Losing Their Past
Saratoga County
It's a comforting friend we normally abandon, when we're quite young, but the teddy bear is a toy that can bring solace to anyone, young or old. Katie Eastman has the story of a mother and son who use the stuffed simple toy to create so much joy, for so many. 02/25/2015 11:09 PM
Sand Lake Home Destroyed in Fire
Rensselaer County
The cold weather made it hard for crews on the scene of a fire in Sand Lake. It broke out on Momrow Road Wednesday evening. Time Warner Cable News reporter Tanja Rekhi has the details. 02/25/2015 08:33 PM
Cuomo, Lawmakers Discuss Outside Income, Ethics at Cabinet Meeting
Lawmakers were back at the Capitol for the first time in two weeks Wednesday, after returning from their mid-winter break. Quickly things got very busy, and complicated. Nick Reisman explains. 02/25/2015 10:10 PM
City Leaders Strive to Help Saratoga's Homeless Veterans
Saratoga Springs
According to the mayor's office, since November, at least 21 homeless veterans have been identified on the streets of Saratoga Springs. As Matt Hunter reports, city and community leaders are continuing their push to see that every vet has a place to call home. 02/25/2015 07:30 PM