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1 person killed in Utica shooting Wednesday night

The victim, identified as Quintin J. Horner, 50 of Utica, was rushed to the hospital where they later died. --release from Utica Police-- On March 21, 2018, at approximately 7:40 pm, the Utica Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Steuben St. for a "shots fired" call. Upon arrival of

WKTV - 2018-03-22 05:52:00

Herb Philipson's purchased by longtime employee

A longtime Herb Philipson's employee has purchased the company, according to a news release. The company had gone up for sale in January. "My mother and I could not be happier than to see the sale of Herb Philipson's to Guy Viti," Gary Philipson, in the release. "Guy started working for my father th

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-21 20:51:06

Police: Busts yield crack cocaine, heroin

PLATTSBURGH - Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with drug trafficking in the City of Plattsburgh, and police reported seizure of narcotics with an estimated street value of $10,000. Plattsburgh City Police charged Cody J. Grenier, 24, of Dannemora and Eryn Devins, 31, of Ellenburg wi

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 21:24:23

Utica man faces felony trademark counterfeiting charge

UTICA - The New York State Police Special Investigations Unit in Utica arrested a Utica man following an investigation of trademark counterfeiting, according to the New York State Police. Investigators seized approximately $4,000 worth of counterfeit apparel which consisted of: North Face jackets, N

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 19:54:55

Utica man accused of selling counterfeit big-brand clothing items

UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - State Police have arrested a man who they say sold counterfeit trademarked merchandise from big brand names. Troopers allegedly seized approximately $4,000 worth of counterfeit apparel from 53-year-old Bobby Ross. Ross used a Dodge Caravan to move and sell counterfeit North

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-20 19:56:45

Surveillance video of Rome murder on 1st day of testimony

Day one of witness testimony in Robert Coffin's murder trial brought an eyewitness to the stand...and surveillance video of the crime to a courtroom monitor. Coffin is accused of shooting 25-year-old Robert Shepherd to death outside Sammy G's, in Rome, back in August. Scroll for more content... F

WKTV - 2018-03-21 00:48:00

Man shot, killed in Utica

UTICA -A Utica man died after police responded to a report of shots fired on Steuben Street Wednesday night, city police said. Quintin J. Horner, 50, was shot around 7:40 p.m. on the 1600 block of the street, police said. The 1600 block runs south from James Street. Utica Fire Department medical cre

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-22 01:03:18

One Dead in Cornhill Shooting

UTICA NY - At approximately 7:40 pm, the Utica Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Steuben St. for a "shots fired" call. Quintin Horner, 50, of Utica was treated at the scene by the Utica Fire Department and transported to St. Elizabeth hospital for further treatment. Horner was rushed

CNYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-22 03:56:06

Utica man accused of killing girlfriend's baby appears in court

Jason Nieves, 22, is charged with second-degree murder. In Oneida County Court on Monday, Nieves was expected to accept or reject a plea offer, but the proceedings were adjourned until April 2. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara is waiting for a complete and thorough autopsy. On Jan


Traffic stop leads to discovery of Fentanyl, charges for 2 Utica people

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Bethlehem for a vehicle and traffic violation. Police say while interviewing the driver, 27-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, and his passenger, 20-year-old Shawntelle Spratt of Utica, there was probable cause for troopers


Rome Police Warning Residents Of New 'Snail Mail' Scam

The Rome Police Department is making the public aware of a new scam that comes via 'Snail Mail.' According to Rome PD, it's called the "Final Expense Insurance" scam. This particular scam involves multiple post cards being mailed out to neighborhoods populated by the elderly. The card informs the re


Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms


Jury selection underway for Robert Coffin murder trial

Coffin is accused of shooting 25-year-old Thomas Shepherd to death outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19, 2017. He was later found in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 1. Jury selection began Monday morning in Oneida County Court, and as of early Monday afternoon, 10 of the 12 jurors had been seat


Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a


Public Eye: Illegal parking in Utica

A reader recently wrote into the Observer-Dispatch about illegally parked cars at the intersection of Emerson Avenue and Genesee Street, right outside of Cafe Domenico. The reader said when the intersection is clogged with parked cars, turning to and from the narrowed avenue becomes difficult. "The


2 Utica residents arrested after Fentanyl, marijuana found in car

Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle during a traffic stop. BETHLEHEM - Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle


Arrest Made In Utica Stabbing

A Utica man is facing charges following a Friday morning stabbing at 705 John Street in Utica. 35-year old Edmond Hyatt is charged with attempted murder, burglary, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Utica Police say one man suffered a serious stab wound to the chest. He's in crit


Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Boonville

BOONVILLE - A second-prize ticket for the March 16 Mega Millions drawing was sold in Boonville, a ticket is worth a guaranteed $3 million, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was purchased at Stewart's Shops is at 434 Post St. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a


Utica man charged with attempted murder in early morning stabbing

A Utica man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. Just after 6 a.m. Friday, the Utica Police Department responded to the 700 block of John Street for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, they found two men-- one wi


St. Patrick's Day Parade underway in Utica

Each year, hundreds of people turn out on Genesee Street to march in and watch the annual parade. Last year subzero temperatures caused the parade to be postponed, and although it's still cold and windy today, that isn't stopping the local community from turning out in their best green attire to sh