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Will Utica's finest be finding a new home?

UTICA, N.Y. - Checking in on a story we brought you first: is a new home in store for Utica's Police Department? It's a question only city officials can answer, while finding what's best for the officers and your tax dollars. Eyewitness News reporter brings us this story exclusive on Eyewitness News

CNYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:16:15

Judge drops 1 charge against Utica firefighter accused of lewd act

A Utica City Court judge on Thursday dismissed one of the three misdemeanor charges that a Utica firefighter was facing after he allegedly committed a lewd act involving a female co-worker’s bunker pants.Richard Forte is accused of masturbating into a female coworker’s turnout gear while on duty Jan

WKTV - 2018-08-16 12:44:00

Tractor Supply distribution center announces more job openings

Some of the new job openings listed on the company’s website include material handlers, housekeepers, customer service representatives and more.

WKTV - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

Two people crash into golf course

According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, on Aug. 15 at around 5:30 p.m., Hussein Mohamed, 22, of Utica was driving his 2007 Toyota Prius on Snyder Road with Halima Mohamed, 37 of Utica.

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 22:39:02

Prosecution wants additional charges in Utica stabbing death case

UTICA – The Utica manaccused of stabbing40-year-old Nicholas White to death earlier this year had another brief appearance in Oneida County Court on Wednesday.Edmond Hyatt, 35, was supposed to be in court for a hearing on Wednesday, but that never happened. Instead, the prosecution asked for more ti

WKTV - 2018-08-15 12:24:00

Rome Police nab wanted man

Police said Steven C. Centore, 32, of West Linden Street, was originally wanted for a July 15 incident where he attacked another man’s car and smashed out the windows. Police said the argument was over a disputed debt, and Centore fled the scene before law enforcement arrived.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-08-16 16:00:00

Sex offender from Rome pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

A sex offender from Rome who faced new charges in a child sex abuse case has pleaded guilty, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.Donald Cadrette, 67, pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted sexual assault Thursday in Oneida County Court.

WKTV - 2018-08-16 16:30:00

Tractor trailer rollover crash reported on Rt. 365 in Verona near Thruway

VERONA – Emergency crews are currently on scene of a tractor trailer rollover crash in the town of Verona.The rollover crash on State Route 365 near the Thruway Exit 33 was first reported at 9:08 a.m., according to the Oneida County 911 Center. The Verona Fire Department, New York State Police and t

WKTV - 2018-08-16 10:14:00

Town of New Hartford to move to former Gander Mountain building after buying the property

The 50,000-square-foot building will house all town offices, the police department, courts, a community-meeting room, and a senior-services center for the Town of New Hartford.

CNYBJ.COM - 2018-08-15 18:15:00

Some Ilion residents may experience discolored water during hydrant draining

Some residents in the village of Ilion may experience water issues as crews are draining a hydrant, according to village officials.The hydrant draining will affect the areas near Second Street and Morgan Street.If you experience discolored water, village officials say to run the water until it is cl

WKTV - 2018-08-16 14:13:00

3 officers assaulted in 2 separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility

ROME – Three correction officers were recently assaulted in two separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, according to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association.NYSCOPBA officials say around 12:10 a.m. July 28, three officers and a supervisor entere


$11M renovation of former Jeffrey Hardware building now complete

UTICA – An $11 million apartment complex renovation in the city of Utica is now complete.The former Jeffrey Hardware building on Bleecker Street, which was built in 1893 and sat vacant for eight years, has been transformed into 49 apartments with the help of a New York State grant.

WKTV - 2018-08-15 17:50:00

Two men arrested in connection to dog found abandoned near Erie Canal

Last week, the CNY SPCA was asking the public for information about a dog – whichhas since been named River– that was found tied to a log near the Erie Canal in Rome on July 30. Officials said River was found on the canal trail at the end of Luquer Street, and she was in good health without any sign


Hotel Utica Announced As Location For President Trump Visit

The fundraiser for Congresswoman Tenney includes a $1,000 ticket for admission, $5,000 for a Presidential photo and those looking to sit at the same table to speak with the President will have paid $15,000.


WATCH: President Donald Trump speaks at Tenney's fundraiser in Utica

UTICA – President Donald Trump hosted a fundraiser event for Congresswoman Claudia Tenney in Utica on Monday.The private event was held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica on Lafayette Street, and tickets cost $1,000, $5,000 or $15,000.


Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:17:00

VIDEO: President Trump arrives at Griffiss

ROME, N.Y. - President Trump flew to Griffiss International Airport Monday afternoon en route to Utica, where he was scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Representative Claudia Tenney.


Rome man critically injured in Turin St. motorcycle crash

Police officials said thatJoshua M. Hedrington, of West Dominick Street, was northbound on Jay at about 3:30 p.m. when he lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle due to excessive speed.


Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident

The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.


Organizers Claim 2,000 Protestors Showed Up for Anti-Trump Rally

After signing the National Defense Authorization Act at Fort Drum, President Trump traveled to Utica to take part in a fundraiser for Republican Congresswoman Claudia Tenney.According to Indivisible Mohawk Valley and Central New York Citizens in Action, nearly 2,000 protesters lined Genesee Street f