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Proposed project will effect two towns in Herkimer County

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. - The Herkimer County Highway department is proposing a project to re-construct Travis Rd. which extends from Johnnycake Rd. to State Route 168 in the towns of Danube and Stark.


Serious injuries reported in New Hartford accident

NEW HARTFORD — Serious injuries are being reported in a car-pedestrian accident Thursday night. The accident happened at about 8 p.m. near Empire Visionworks at 4551 Commercial Drive.


Police probe pit bull death in Frankfort

TOWN OF FRANKFORT — Law enforcers in Herkimer County are searching for two men after a pit bull was found dead and emaciated at an old land fill on Saturday. Police said they were dispatched to the old land fill on South Side Road on Saturday after a dead pit bull was found in a cage. Police said th


American Pickers Looking to Pick in New York This May

Got antiques? American Pickers Mike and Frank want to see them. The History Channel show is coming back to New York for filming in May. “The way we find people and collections for our show is through spreading the word far and wide so people know we’re coming to town,” American Pickers producer Emil


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Former Utica Man Sentenced On Marijuana Charges

A former Utica man has been sentenced on marijuana and money laundering charges. 38-year old Gary Velletto was sentenced today to 57 months in prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office says Velleto was a manager of largescale, multi-state marijuana and money laundering operations.


After trial, status of Johri's medical license uncertain

UTICA — Two weeks after a New Hartford psychiatrist was found guilty on three sex abuse charges in a Utica City Court bench trial, there's still no word from the state on the status of his medical license.


Rome man accused of forcing troopers off road with a log skidder

A Rome man is facing charges after state police say he ran police off the road with a log skidder. Police say they were dispatched to a home on Cemetery Road in Rome for a domestic dispute on Wednesday.


Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Herkimer County

GERMAN FLATTS, N.Y. -- Health officials in Herkimer County say a raccoon from German Flatts has tested positive for rabies. We're told the raccoon was in the backyard of a residence fighting with a dog, when the dog's owner killed the raccoon.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Water emergency lifted in Ilion

ILION — The village Wednesday lifted its state of emergency regarding water, officials said. It was put into place in late January after a major water main break on Barringer Road, which was followed by several other breaks.


Police: Speeding caused New Hartford crash that shut down Genesee Street

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- Speeding caused the crash in New Hartford that tied up traffic and led to a power outage, according to police. It happened on Genesee Street at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, and the area was shut down to traffic for 12 hours.


Arcuri To Run For Utica Mayor

Another candidate is throwing his hat into the ring for Mayor of Utica. Matthew Arcuri, Sr. announced his candidacy today. Arcuri is a life-long Utica resident and is a current employee of the Utica School District.


Plea deal offered in Utica attempted murder case

UTICA — A Rochester man facing attempted murder and other charges in connection with a Dec. 14, 2018, shooting on South Street must now decide if he wants to accept a plea deal or take his case to trial.


Utica police: Underage drinking stings focus on frequent complaints

For businesses that sell alcohol, keeping up with ever-changing identification technology — and the ways people try to skirt it — can be a job in itself. But it's an important job, because if they're caught selling alcohol to minors, fines, penalties and even jail time could be in store.


Utica mini market shooting suspect given more time to find attorney

UTICA, N.Y. -- The man accused in a Utica shooting from December, Brandell Watkins, appeared briefly in Oneida County Court Wednesday. The victim, Jonathan Hines, was shot multiple times in front of the IBB Mini Market on South Street.


Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a


Rachael Ray gives Utica a shout out with 'Chicken Riggies with Greens' recipe

NEW YORK CITY -- Rachael Ray gave Central New York a little shout out on Thursday's segment of her talkshow. “If you are from the Utica or Syracuse area, you know two dishes really well – Chicken Riggies and Utica Greens,” Ray said.