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Deputies: New Hartford man made multiple phone calls threatening to kill law enforcement
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Ohio State Highway Patrol looking for murder suspect; possibly escaping to NY
Witnesses told officials two men were involved in a verbal fight. The suspect, identified as Paul Randall, then stole the victim's pickup truck and when he was driving away knocked over the victim and ran him over.
Public hearing on tax levy in Oneida on Tuesday
ONEIDA — The City of Oneida’s Common Council will hold a public hearing on a proposal to raise the property tax levy above the state limit on Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m.A state law passed in 2011 caps the rate at which localities can increase the property tax levy, unless that locality passes a law a
Letter: Single payer in N.Y. complicated for hospitals
As election season heats up, so are conversations about single payer healthcare. Is it appropriate for New York? Is it appropriate for Upstate New York? What about hospitals?
Brindisi opening campaign office in Cazenovia
Cazenovia, N.Y. >> Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 22nd Congressional District, will open a new campaign office in Cazenovia on Sunday.
4 facing charges after meth lab found in Oswego County
The following people were arrested and charged:Kurt C. Merithew, 38 of Oneida charged with Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Disposal of Methamphetamine making materials, Tampering with physical evidence and Criminal Possession of a controlled substanceJennifer M. Stoddard, 23, of
Four accused of making meth at campsite
State police said they were called to the Town of Orwell for suspicious people at a campsite off Dam Road, where they found four people and an active meth lab. Troopers said one of the four threw a portable meth lab into the camp fire, but no one was injured.
Liverpool man killed in Madison County motorcycle crash, deputies say
Deputies said as he was turning, he struck Brian Livingston, 59, who was riding a motorcycle.
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.
Prescription drug dropbox in Hamilton helps fight opioid epidemic
SPC. Josh Banick, National Guard Counterdrug Task Force; Kyle Sylvester, SOMAC Director of Operations; Hamilton Mayor RuthAnn Loveless; Melissa Cassulis, HACC Program Coordinator; Sgt. Matt Janczuk; Chief Shawn Stassi; Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-22; and OFC. Michael Mordus Jr. unveil a new pres
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
Oswego County schedules aerial mosquito spraying for Monday
The area to be sprayed is within these boundaries: U.S. Route 11 in Central Square to the west, NYS Route 49 to the north, up to but not including the village of Constantia to the east; and the shoreline of Oneida Lake to the south. A map of the area is below.
Man who admitted to sexually abusing 2 children sentenced to prison time
A man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two children in Sylvan Beach has been sentenced to prison time, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.Travis True, 24, has been sentenced to five years in state prison followed by 15 years of post-release supervision. An order of prote
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.
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.
18-year-old dies in car crash
According to police, Blake J. Lucas, 18, of Jamesville was traveling east on Quintard Road in his 2015 Toyota Ray4 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Jamesville Road.
Deputies investigating hit-and-run crash that caused serious injury
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a hit-and-run crash that caused a serious injury.Deputies say the incident stemmed from a possible dispute, and the driver involved in the crash fled the scene. They did not provide details on where or when the crash occurred.Deputies say a person
Jamesville teen killed in one-car crash
State Police are investigating a fatal one-car crash that occurred at 8:09 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, on Jamesville Road in the town of DeWitt.
18-year-old teenager dies from injuries in library crash
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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