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Utica man accused of killing girlfriend's baby appears in court

Jason Nieves, 22, is charged with second-degree murder. In Oneida County Court on Monday, Nieves was expected to accept or reject a plea offer, but the proceedings were adjourned until April 2. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara is waiting for a complete and thorough autopsy. On Jan

WKTV - 2018-03-19 23:47:00

Traffic stop leads to discovery of Fentanyl, charges for 2 Utica people

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Bethlehem for a vehicle and traffic violation. Police say while interviewing the driver, 27-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, and his passenger, 20-year-old Shawntelle Spratt of Utica, there was probable cause for troopers

WKTV - 2018-03-19 16:51:00

Rome Police Warning Residents Of New 'Snail Mail' Scam

The Rome Police Department is making the public aware of a new scam that comes via 'Snail Mail.' According to Rome PD, it's called the "Final Expense Insurance" scam. This particular scam involves multiple post cards being mailed out to neighborhoods populated by the elderly. The card informs the re

WIBX950.COM - 2018-03-19 16:42:58

Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

2 Utica residents arrested after Fentanyl, marijuana found in car

Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle during a traffic stop. BETHLEHEM - Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-19 16:01:44

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

Jury selection underway for Robert Coffin murder trial

Coffin is accused of shooting 25-year-old Thomas Shepherd to death outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19, 2017. He was later found in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 1. Jury selection began Monday morning in Oneida County Court, and as of early Monday afternoon, 10 of the 12 jurors had been seat

WKTV - 2018-03-19 19:47:00

Public Eye: Illegal parking in Utica

A reader recently wrote into the Observer-Dispatch about illegally parked cars at the intersection of Emerson Avenue and Genesee Street, right outside of Cafe Domenico. The reader said when the intersection is clogged with parked cars, turning to and from the narrowed avenue becomes difficult. "The

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-18 16:30:00

DeWitt police: Child found unresponsive in hotel pool; in critical condition

DEWITT, N.Y. -- A child was found in an East Syracuse hotel pool unresponsive and was transported to a local hospital on Saturday night, DeWitt police said. The child is in critical condition, police said. Police responded to a call at the Ramada Inn at 6555 Old Collamer Road South at approximatel


Clinton Man Facing Multiple Charges Following Car Chase

A Clinton man is facing a long list of charges following a vehicle pursuit in the Town of Verona. According to Oneida County Sheriff Maciol, the DWI Unit attempted to pull over a Lincoln being operated by 32-year-old Thomas Pultynovich on Route 365. Pultynovich allegedly failed to comply with direct

WIBX950.COM - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Utica man charged with attempted murder in early morning stabbing

A Utica man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. Just after 6 a.m. Friday, the Utica Police Department responded to the 700 block of John Street for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, they found two men-- one wi


Utica police: 2 injured in stabbing on John Street

UTICA - Two male victims were injured early Friday following a stabbing on John Street, according to the Utica Police Department. At about 6:08 a.m., police responded to the second floor at 705 John St. to a stabbing call, officials said. Upon arrival, officers said they found two male victims, one


Utica Stabbing Victim In Critical Condition At Local Hospital

The Utica Police Department is investigating an early morning stabbing that occurred on John Street. According to UPD Lt. Bryan Coromato, officers responded to the second floor apartment of a residence on John Street just after 6 a.m. on Friday morning. Upon arrival, police located two male victims.


Injuries reported in North Utica crash

UTICA - Injuries were reported in a motor vehicle accident Thursday night in North Utica. It happened around 8:30 p.m. near where Route 12 North and Horatio Street meet near Applebee's. No further information was immediately available. UTICA - Injuries were reported in a motor vehicle accident Thurs


11-year-old Westmoreland student charged after 'concerning' note is found

On March 7, sheriff's deputies were called to the Westmoreland Middle School "after a tattered note was found in a restroom with a concerning message on it." State police and Utica police also helped deputies sweep the building, and Sheriff Rob Maciol said that no students were in danger at any tim


2 Madison Co. residents accused of welfare fraud

Two Madison County residents are facing felony welfare fraud charges following arrests March 6, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office. Douglas J. Krueger, 40, of Hamilton, was arrested and charged with third-degree welfare fraud, third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a fals