Weather Alert

Snow and Gusty Wind Today - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A Nor'easter  is expected to impact the region today, but the impact around the Capital Region looks to be on the lighter side, as the storm takes a more Easterly track. Snowfall of varying intensity is expected through this afternoon and evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 15-20 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions at times through late tonight. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 2-6" are expected, with higher amounts across western New England.


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Cops use lifesaving drug to prevent overdose death

RENSSELAER -- Cops are talking about a lifesaving weapon in the war on heroin.

Friday night, Rensselaer County deputies were called to a report of a heroin overdose. Deputy Zack Sharp arrived at the scene and found a man in severe respiratory distress.

Luckily for the victim, deputies have basic EMS training, and this particular deputy was carrying Naloxone, otherwise known as Narcam. It's a medication administered via nasal spray that can reverse the effects of heroin.

Rensselaer County Sheriff's Deputies have been carrying Narcam on patrol with them since 2012.
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