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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.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-08-16 16:00:00

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.

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 22:39:02

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.

WKTV - 2018-08-16 16:30:00

Travel advisory issued for Rt. 8 bridge over Genesee St. in New Hartford

NEW HARTFORD – The state Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for the village of New Hartford over the next several days.Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday until Tuesday, Aug. 21, the State Route 8 bridge over Genesee Street, and Genesee Street between Campion Road and Brookline Drive,

WKTV - 2018-08-17 12:52:00

Will Utica's finest be finding a new home?

UTICA, N.Y. - Checking in on a story we brought you first: is a new home in store for Utica's Police Department? It's a question only city officials can answer, while finding what's best for the officers and your tax dollars. Eyewitness News reporter brings us this story exclusive on Eyewitness News

CNYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-16 22:16:15

Judge drops 1 charge against Utica firefighter accused of lewd act

A Utica City Court judge on Thursday dismissed one of the three misdemeanor charges that a Utica firefighter was facing after he allegedly committed a lewd act involving a female co-worker’s bunker pants.Richard Forte is accused of masturbating into a female coworker’s turnout gear while on duty Jan

WKTV - 2018-08-16 12:44:00

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

WKTV - 2018-08-16 10:14:00

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


Prosecution wants additional charges in Utica stabbing death case

UTICA – The Utica manaccused of stabbing40-year-old Nicholas White to death earlier this year had another brief appearance in Oneida County Court on Wednesday.Edmond Hyatt, 35, was supposed to be in court for a hearing on Wednesday, but that never happened. Instead, the prosecution asked for more ti


Tractor Supply distribution center announces more job openings

Some of the new job openings listed on the company’s website include material handlers, housekeepers, customer service representatives and more.


Rome man critically injured in Turin St. motorcycle crash

Police officials said thatJoshua M. Hedrington, of West Dominick Street, was northbound on Jay at about 3:30 p.m. when he lost control of his Kawasaki motorcycle due to excessive speed.


VIDEO: President Trump arrives at Griffiss

ROME, N.Y. - President Trump flew to Griffiss International Airport Monday afternoon en route to Utica, where he was scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Representative Claudia Tenney.


Several officers assaulted in separate attacks at Mohawk Correctional Facility

The first incident happened on Saturday, July 28, just after midnight. Three officers and a supervisor entered an inmate’s room to remove papers he had placed on the windows blocking visibility.


Hotel Utica Announced As Location For President Trump Visit

The fundraiser for Congresswoman Tenney includes a $1,000 ticket for admission, $5,000 for a Presidential photo and those looking to sit at the same table to speak with the President will have paid $15,000.


UPDATE: Arrest in fatal hit & run that killed Oneida County teen

DARIEN LAKE-Genesee County authorities have made an arrest in the hit and run crash early Saturday morning that killed an Oneida County teen.Genesee County sheriff's deputies say 18-year-old Connor Lynskey, of Hinckley, had attended a concert and was trying to get back to his camp at Darien Lake Sta


3 officers assaulted in 2 separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility

ROME – Three correction officers were recently assaulted in two separate incidents at Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome, according to the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association.NYSCOPBA officials say around 12:10 a.m. July 28, three officers and a supervisor entere


Plopped in the middle of Monday's Trump frenzy, Utica church prays for peace

UTICA, N.Y. -- As President Donald Trump's arrival turned Utica into aswirling frenzyof political vitriol, a handful of people sat quietly in the eye of the storm, seeking patience, peace and understanding.


Mug Club: Wheels for Wheels

The cost is $10 per person and there will be food, music, and prizes...including the chance to win a youth ATV 4-wheeler.


WATCH: President Donald Trump speaks at Tenney's fundraiser in Utica

UTICA – President Donald Trump hosted a fundraiser event for Congresswoman Claudia Tenney in Utica on Monday.The private event was held at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Utica on Lafayette Street, and tickets cost $1,000, $5,000 or $15,000.


Trump claims Gov. Cuomo told him he wouldn’t run against him - The Garden Island

UTICA, N.Y. — President Donald Trump claimed Monday that Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called to assure him that he would not challenge him for the presidency. Trump also issued a warning: “Anybody who runs against Trump suffers.”Cuomo’s office didn’t immediately respond to a quest for comment on the