ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Happy Tuesday! On this first full day of spring, we can expect some warmer weather. After a chilly morning, afternoon temperatures will be within the mid-50s for the Capital Region.
A 13-year-old is in grave condition, according to Troy police, after a mini-bike crash on Sunday night. Also, a Troy man will serve 20 years in prison after admitting to pulling the trigger in the fatal shooting of his own brother. The man claimed the shooting was not intentional. These stories, and more, are covered in your five things to know this Tuesday morning.
1. Troy man sentenced to 20 years for killing brother
A Troy man who admitted to pulling the trigger in the fatal shooting of his own brother was sentenced on Monday to 20 years in prison. Prior to the judge handing down her sentence, Jatae Gourrier-Lewis apologized to his family and asked for leniency saying the shooting was not intentional.
2. Troy teen remains hospitalized after crash
A 13-year-old boy is in grave condition at a local hospital after a car crash Sunday night, Troy police said.
3. Schenectady County passes tax exemption for volunteer first responders
The Schenectady County Legislature passed a local law to allow volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers to receive a property tax credit.
4. Waterford nature lovers help rescue injured eagle
A group of nature lovers in Waterford put their bird knowledge to the ultimate test when they helped rescue an injured eagle over the weekend.
5. One deceased following a house fire in Mendon
A fire that broke out at a residence in Mendon has claimed the life of one individual. Police say Helvi Abatiell Furlan, 52, was injured during the fire and passed away at the Rutland Regional Medical Center.