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State Police: 1 person dead after Thruway crash
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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.
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
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
State Police: Two fatalities in crash near Cobleskill.
COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police confirm there are two fatalities in a crash near Cobleskill.The crash occurred sometime after 6:00 PM on Monday on Route 145.At the time of this report, police were not able to release more details.CBS6 is working to learn more. Check back for updates.
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.
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
St. Johnsville man charged following months-long theft investigation
Police say a report was filed in March 2018 by a local home improvement store regarding the ongoing theft of merchandise from several different store branches in Oneida County. Police say the investigation found that the suspect, 47-year-old Michael Peterson of St. Johnsville, was also involved in s
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
Johnstown woman pleads in credit card case
Christine M. Kohout, 40, of 32 S. William St., pleaded guilty Wednesday before County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to one felony count of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, as part of a plea arrangement.
Tractor Trailer Wedged Underneath Route 5 Bridge on Thruway
SCHUYLER--We're following breaking news this morning....a tractor trailer is wedged underneath the Route 5 bridge on the NYS Thruway near mile-marker 228 Eastbound in the Town of Schuyler.Dispatchers are reporting entrapment and there is at least one male and one female involved in the accident. It
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
Dad of Prospective Recruit Speaks on UFD Porn Controversy
The father of the prospective recruit who was the center of the controversy involving interim Utica Fire Chief John Kelly is speaking out.Deputy Chief Mark Ambrose has issued a statement regarding the incident."I was naive for believing the right thing was notifying the people in charge so they woul
Ozone advisory issued as heat settles over region
Heat advisories are in effect throughout the Capital Region and Mohawk Valley Monday, with air quality alerts in effect to the east, just over the Massachusetts border, according to theNational Weather Service.
Mug Club: West Winfield Fireman's Field Days
On June 22nd and 23rd, the West Winfield Fire Department is celebrating their 112th year by hosting the Herkimer County Fireman's Convention and Fireman's Field Days. It's at the Winfield Town Park on Route 20 in West Winfield. There will be rides, games, food, music, a parade, and fireworks.
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
Police: Sharon Springs man planned to have sex with 14-year-old girl
Jonathan C. Mattice, 41, was charged with attempted rape, attempted criminal sex act and attempted dissemination of indecent material of a minor, all felonies, Colonie police said Friday, following a two-week investigation into Mattice’s online attempts to meet with the underaged girl.
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
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
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