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Body of missing teen found in Canadarago Lake

Around 8-9 p.m. Monday, troopers responded to a report of a missing person in Canadarago Lake. State police and the Otsego County Sheriff’s Office conducted the search, and on Tuesday morning the body of a missing teen was found in the lake, near the 2100 block of County Route 22/East Lake Road in R

WKTV - 2018-06-19 09:16:00

Interim fire chief in Utica, NY stepping down over sex scandal involving deputy chief's son - Statter911

BREAKING: John Kelly to resign as Temporary Utica Fire Chief July 1 following inappropriate text message controversy,@MayorPalmierisays – but will Kelly remain@CityofUticaFire Dept? Unclearpic.twitter.com/TQtAt60WuD— TALK! 100.7 FM (@_talkfm)June 18, 2018

STATTER911.COM - 2018-06-19 04:32:06

Man dies after kayak capsizes in storm

Dustin N. Groat of Jordanville had been kayaking with a friend in separate boats from the lake boat launch to Deowongo Island when a storm approached. The teenagers began to paddle back from the island to the boat launch but Groat's kayak capsized. The other teen was unable to locate Groat, who was

DAILY STAR - 2018-06-19 15:11:08

Utica Man Admits To Conspiring To Possess And Distribute Cocaine

A Utica man has plead guilty to Cocaine Conspiracy before a Chief U.S. District Judge.34-year-old Jeffrey Rivera admitted to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute more than 5 kilograms of Cocaine.The announcement of the plea came on the day Rivera's trial was set to begin. As part of the p

WIBX950.COM - 2018-06-19 04:59:54

Utica man pleads guilty in cocaine conspiracy case

Jeffrey Rivera, 34, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute more than 5 kilograms of cocaine. Rivera’s jury trial was set to begin Monday in federal court but instead Rivera entered a guilty plea.

WKTV - 2018-06-18 17:21:00

Utica Mayor- Kelly Resigns as Utica Fire Chief Amid Controversy

In a statement released on Monday by Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri's office, interim Fire Chief John Kelly has resigned as chief effective immediately.READ LURID DETAILS THAT WERE ALLEGED AGAINST KELLYSubmitted letter from Utica Mayor

WIBX950.COM - 2018-06-18 16:03:40

Police seek latest ‘Warrant of the Week’

Police said Kevin A. Ribeiro, with a last known address on East Bloomfield Street, is wanted on four City Court warrants on charges of assault, menacing, trespass, harassment, possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Ribeiro is also wanted for traffic violations.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-06-19 11:32:00

State police investigating a fatal accident on the NYS Thruway

SCHUYLER--We're following breaking news this morning....State Police are investigating a fatal accident.A tractor trailer is wedged underneath the Route 5 bridge on the NYS Thruway near mile-marker 228 Eastbound in the Town of Schuyler.One male and one female were entraped in the tractor trailer. St

WKTV - 2018-06-18 07:36:00

Man accused of switching tags at home improvement stores

Police said Michael G. Peterson, 47, of St. Johnsville, would go into the store and switch cheaper price tags onto more expensive items, then would pay and leave. Police said Peterson started the scam late last year, and hit stores in Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties, among others.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-06-18 16:00:00

Tractor-Trailer Accident Causes Traffic Delay On Thruway

A tractor-trailer accident has slowed traffic on the New York State Thruway.According to the Thruway Authority Facebook page, traffic in the right lane between Exits 30 and 31 eastbound are blocked.The tractor-trailer became wedged underneath the Route 5 bridge near Schuyler. Another vehicle was inv

WIBX950.COM - 2018-06-18 08:36:21

4 arrested on hazing, conspiracy charges

PLATTSBURGH — Three people are facing a slew charges after they allegedly held a woman captive and assaulted her in an apparent attempt to join a “private vigilante group.”A fourth person was also charged in connection with the incident.Michael J. Parent, 31, and Tasheena M. Goodreau, 29, both of Pl

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-06-18 20:35:26

More charges levied in city drug case

PLATTSBURGH — A Utica man is facing more felony charges in connection with a March 12 drug bust.Monquest Stokely, 23, was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance


Utica Police Release Name Of Man Killed In Scooter Accident

Utica Policehave released the name of the man who was killed in a scooter accident last week.52-year old Timothy Blanchard of Utica died after his motorized scooter was hit by a car at the intersection of Mohawk and South Streets last Friday afternoon.Police say Blanchard was not wearing a helmet.No


Officials investigate cause of fire in Utica

The West Side Smoke Shop went up in smoke on Utica’s west side Friday afternoon. One firefighter was injured.Utica fire officials said the cause of the fire at the store remains under investigation at 1232 Court St.Officials said the alarm was raised at about 5:30 p.m. after flames were spotted on t


Utica police seek man wanted on several felony warrants

UTICA – The Utica Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted on several felony warrants.Police say 29-year-old Louis Wright is wanted on three felony warrants for criminal contempt, and another warrant for endangering the welfare of a child and petit larceny.Polic


Top gun offender in Utica sentenced to prison time

Following a three-day jury trial, 20-year-old Mizziah Murray was convicted of felony second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. He was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision, according t


West Side Smoke shop in Utica catches fire

WEST UTICA- West Side Smoke Shop, located on Whitesboro Street and Jason Street, caught fire on Friday evening and damaged a portion of the store.


Utica Celebrates World Refugee Day

Mersiah Omerigac from Bosnia said Utica does a good job of making people feel at home. "There is no difference where you come from, what religion, what language, I love it," he said. "I mean it's like a small world in one place, thats what it's all about here in Utica."


5 women facing welfare fraud charges in Utica, Rome

Brandy Iannone, 36, of Florida, is charged with felony fourth-degree grand larceny and felony first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. She’s accused of receiving $2,200 in Temporary Assistance and SNAP benefits that she wasn’t entitled to.


What's next for the uptown theater?

"Over the last couple of months I think a lot of what we've done has been behind the scenes," Briana said. "Just trying to figure out what we have in the building, what works, what doesn't work, what needs to be upgraded."