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Missing teen from Auburn allegedly seen in Utica
AUBURN, N.Y. -- A missing teen from Auburn was allegedly seen in Utica, and police are requesting public help locating her. According to the Auburn Police Department, 16-year-old Alexis Frost, was seen at the Dollar General store in Auburn on Saturday.
Rochester man charged with attempted murder in Utica shooting
UTICA (WSYR-TV) - A Rochester man is charged with attempted murder in connection to a shooting on Friday in Utica. 35-year-old Brandell Watkins was located in Rochester with the assistance of New York State Parole and the Rochester Police Department.
Troopers seek man in theft at Walmart
Apparently more Grinch than Santa, an older male with a white beard is wanted by the state police in regards to a theft at Walmart earlier this month. State police said a senior citizen with a white beard and a heavy frame — but dressed in a black “Army” sweatshirt — stole $60 from the change dispen
NYS Police release surveillance images of Walmart theft suspect
ROME, N.Y. -- State police Monday evening released surveillance images of a man they say pocketed another customer’s cash. Troopers are asking the public’s help in identifying the man in the surveillance photos.
NY State Senator Kevin Parker Tells Woman 'Kill Yourself!' on Twitter
A New York State Senator just joined the ranks of disgusting Twitter trolls by telling a woman to kill herself ... because she ID'd him as the alleged culprit of a parking violation.
Rome Police seek whereabouts of wanted woman
Rome Police are looking for the public’s help in locating a woman for failure to pay court fines as part of the Warrant of the Week. Police said Lori A. Grems, 42, of a last known address of Henry Street, is approximately 5-foot 1-inches tall and weighs about 150 pounds.
Woman charged with violating order of protection following altercation
NEW HARTFORD — A woman was charged with violating an order or protection following a physical altercation on Tamarack Drive Saturday. New Hartford Police said Kimberly Dougherty, 35, was involved in a domestic dispute with the protected party. Dougherty was charged with first-degree criminal contemp
NY Attorney General's Office reaches settlement with Charter, Spectrum
New York State (WHAM) - The Attorney General's Office has reached a settlement agreement with Charter Communications and Spectrum Management Holding Company for defrauding internet subscribers.
12 graduate Oneida County S.E.R.T. training
Utica, N.Y. — Twelve corrections officers graduated from a specialized Oneida County Sheriff's Emergency Response Team Dec. 12 following weeks of intense training. The academy included physical fitness training, less-lethal munitions training, riot disturbance control techniques, interpersonal commu
An Early Christmas For Inner City Families
Utica's Johnson Park Center showed off its holiday spirit on Monday. Hundreds of locals lined the streets to celebrate an early Christmas in what the JPC calls "The Free Food & Present Giveaway."
M&T Bank supports Arc, Oneida-Lewis’ Annual Appeal campaign
Utica, NY – ‘Tis the season for giving! M&T Bank visited The Arc, Oneida-Lewis Chapter to present a. check in the amount of $2,500 in support of their Annual Appeal campaign.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Upstate NY teen taken to hospital after striking NYS trooper car on I-81
WATERTOWN, N.Y. -- A Jefferson County teenager was taken to a hospital Monday morning after she crashed her car into a marked patrol car on Interstate 81 North in Watertown, state police said.
Signal work to disrupt traffic on Route 365
Drivers will encounter lane closures in all directions and flaggers in place on Route 365 at Spring Road in Verona this week due to signal improvements, according to the New York State Department of Transportation’s weekly roadwork report for the Mohawk Valley.
City board approves contracts for downtown projects
City Hall will sign three contracts totalling $491,845 for services related to Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) projects. The Board of Estimate and Contract, comprised of Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo, Common Council President Stephanie Viscelli, and several of the mayor’s department heads, appro
Seely Conover’s long legacy
AMSTERDAM — Seely Conover’s Office Centre, a local office supply dealer which has been in the city for nearly 140 years, has merged with Hummel’s Office Plus of Mohawk in Herkimer County. The merger went into effect on Dec. 1, making Hummel’s Office Plus “the largest independently owned office suppl
High School recap: Oneida girls down New Hartford; Corcoran boys hoops stays unbeaten
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another big high school sports weekend is upon us. Some close games where undefeated teams remained... undefeated! Here are the highlights from Dec. 14. >> Despite a 32-point effort by New Hartford's Kaia Henderson, Oneida defeated the Spartans, 64-62 in a Tri-Valley League contest
One Young Holiday Hero Inspires Another For The Same Honor
Today's Holiday Hero has inspired kids through teaching and coaching for years and that alone makes them deserving. But a message they posted on their Facebook page about another of our Holiday Heros makes them double deserving.
Driver ticketed for failure to yield
NEW HARTFORD — A car that failed to yield the right of way caused a two-vehicle collision at the entrance of The Orchard shopping center parking lot Thursday. New Hartford Police said Sharleen Moulton, 71, of Clinton, was westbound on Clinton Street when a car driven by Nancy Jones, 67, of New Hartf
Hills found guilty of murdering mother
UTICA — After more than three hours of deliberation, an Oneida County Court jury found Tasheonia Hills guilty Friday of second-degree murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.