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Man gets six months in jail for leaving fatal accident
Everett L. Taylor, of 721 N. Washington St., was sentenced by County Court Judge Robert L. Bauer Tuesday to six months in jail, five years probation and had his license revoked for one year on one count each of leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident, leaving the scene of an accident and
Utica man arrested for 2007 rape of two children
Detective say for several years, ending in 2007, Jackson raped and sexually abused two female children, under the age of eleven, at his home in Utica.
1 person injured in Verona crash involving FedEx truck
VERONA – One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a FedEx truck on Wednesday, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies say around 12:55 p.m., a FedEx truck being driven by 54-year-old David Flanders of Syracuse was stopped on the northbound shoulder of State Route 46 i
New Hartford police seek Kohl's larceny suspect
The New Hartford Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a larceny suspect.NEW HARTFORD – The New Hartford Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a larceny suspect.Police say they’re trying to identify the male in the surveillance footage in connection to
Utica man accused of sexually abusing children more than a decade ago
According to Oneida County Sheriff's Deputies, Desmond Jackson sexually assaulted both children, who were under the age of 11. He was 19-years-old at the time.
'Herb' Philipson's becomes exclusive offsite retailer of Comets merchandise
As part of its grand reopening celebrations, “Herb” Philipson’s and the Utica Comets announced that the outdoor store will now be the official off-site retailer of Comets merchandise.This new partnership will be at the “Herb” Philipson’s locations in New Hartford, Rome, Herkimer and Oneida. The Come
A major cryptocurrency exchange is trolling the New York attorney general
It probably wasn't the smartest move. Roughly 24 hours after a major report from the New York state attorney general's office led officials to declare that the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is "possibly operating unlawfully in New York," the exchange apparently decided the best response was to thu
Frankfort woman accused of welfare fraud
A Frankfort woman is facing felony charges for alleged welfare fraud, according to the Herkimer County Sheriff’s Office.Brittany Oyer, 26, is charged with third-degree welfare fraud and third-degree grand larceny, both felonies. Deputies say Oyer fraudulently received more than $3,500 worth of benef
New York Can’t Afford to Let New Jersey Pass Retail Pot Alone
With New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy leading a fast-track push to legalize recreational marijuana, pot dispensaries could soon be as close as a seven-minute train ride from Manhattan. Once people start hopping the PATH train to Jersey City to purchase marijuana, New York lawmakers will start feeling
Manipulation, Fraud and Abuse: New York Attorney General Issues Stern Warning Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges
In a lengthyreporton the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” New York’s Attorney General argues that online cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to manipulation, fraud and other types of abuse. Consumers of these platforms therefore “face significant risks” from hackers and the exchange oper
2 Mount Pleasant Arrests In New York State Police Weekend Sweep
On Sept. 16, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Kyron K. Nicome, 38, of Jersey City, NJ, for DWI. He was traveling on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Mount Pleasant when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. Investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, polic
Utica man accused of raping 2 children younger than 11, deputies say
UTICA, N.Y. -- A Utica man has been accused of raping two children younger than 11 years old, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.
Rome man sentenced for leaving scene of fatal motorcycle crash on Thruway
Everett Taylor, 23, of Rome, was sentenced Tuesday for his role in crash that killed 47-year-old Joseph Perrotti of Utica.
Cold Case Tuesday: State Police, Ulster Police continue to investigate 2008 murder of an Ulster County man
On Friday, July 25, 2008, at 2:45 p.m. the Ulster Police Department responded to a vehicle fire in a wooded area just off of NY State Route 32 in East Kingston. Kleiman’s vehicle, a 2004 Nissan Frontier Pick Up Truck, color grey, bearing NY registration CGE5199, was found burned with his remains wit
Forum to address gun violence among young people in Utica set for Tuesday
Utica, N.Y. - Patrick Johnson, who has done so much to help keep young people in Utica from getting involved in drugs and gun violence over the past 15 years, is alarmed at the recent shootings in the city that have involved teenagers and he has decided to hold a youth gun violence forum on Tuesday.
Oriskany Falls man charged after police chase, vehicle fire in Otsego County
MORRIS – An Oriskany Falls man is facing charges following a police chase and car fire in Morris, according to the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office.Deputies say on Wednesday, Sept. 12, a deputy saw a Kia Forte driven by 21-year-old Jonah Piatti traveling at 70 mph in a 50 mph zone on State Route 23. W
Naturalization ceremony Friday in Utica
Officials will welcome new U.S. citizens and present them with their certificates of naturalization at a naturalization ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, in the ceremonial chambers of the Oneida County Courthouse in Utica.Scheduled guest speakers will be state Sen. Joseph Griffo
Brindisi Asks Feds To Block CVS-Aetna Merger
“CVS and Aetna want us to believe that this merger will be good for patients and will lower medication and healthcare costs,” said Vincent Chiffy, co-owner of Parkway Drugs in Utica. “In fact, the opposite is true. CVS Health is the seventh largest corporation in the U.S. Aetna is the fifth largest
Utica man charged in 2007 rape case involving 2 children
UTICA, N.Y. - A Utica man was arrested and charged Tuesday evening with the 2007 rape of two children.Desmond Anthony Jackson 30, of Utica, is charged with one count of Rape in the first degree, a class B felony.
Journal names local business to Best Places to Work in Central NY list
NEW HARTFORD — Site-Seeker, Inc., central New York’s leading digital marketing agency, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Central New York by CNY Business Journal.Site-Seeker is one of 18 local companies with less than 25 employees to win the award, placing 10th overall out of 40 compa