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Pair face multiple felony charges after drug raid in Utica

A man and woman are both facing multiple felony charges after a drug raid on Rutger Street in Utica on Tuesday. Police said Anthony Alston, 54, of Utica, and Kaela C. Amador, 24, of Herkimer, were both taken into custody after a raid at the apartment building at 100 Rutger St. on Tuesday. Police sai

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-17 00:00:00

Closing arguments Friday in Woods murder trial

UTICA - The prosecution and defense rested their cases Thursday in Ricky Woods Jr.'s murder trial. Closing arguments are Friday morning in Oneida County Court and then the jury will get the case. Woods, 20, faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of Jamal Mathis, 26, who was found dead from

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 21:27:00

Utica man sentenced to prison time for role in local heroin trafficking organization

SYRACUSE - A Utica man was sentenced today in federal court in Syracuse for his role in a local heroin trafficking organization, according to the Department of Justice. Luis Estela, 53, was sentenced to serve four years and three months in prison. Back in June, Estela was convicted of conspiracy

WKTV - 2017-11-16 21:54:00

Food $en$e sign-ups today

Registration for the December Food $en$e program - open to everyone regardless of income - will be held at United Methodist churches in Rome and Lee Center, the First Baptist Church in Rome, and the Presbyterian Church in Holland Patent. Food $en$e is a discount food program provided by the Central

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2017-11-18 00:00:00

17 firefighters graduate from Utica Fire Academy

Seventeen trainees of the Utica Fire Academy officially received their badges to become full-time firefighters this morning in Utica. The graduation ceremony was held at Mohawk Valley Community College. The newly sworn-in members were joined by members of their respective fire departments, as wel

WKTV - 2017-11-17 20:54:00

Witness testimony wraps up in Ricky Woods Jr. murder trial

UTICA, NY-- During the final day of testimony in the Ricky Woods Jr. murder trial, on Thursday, a former friend of the defendant and the girlfriend of the victim testified against him. Woods, 20, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the death of Jamal Mathis, who was found dead D

WKTV - 2017-11-17 04:00:00

Utica Fire Academy celebrates 32nd graduating class

UTICA - "I am just thrilled to be a firefighter." Just like his family before him for many years, Timothy Sestito of Rome took his badge with pride and graduated Friday at Mohawk Valley Community College alongside 16 other area recruits as part of the 32nd class of the Utica Fire Academy. "14 weeks

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-17 18:19:45

The Tailor & the Cook earns top culinary award

UTICA, N.Y. -The Tailor & the Cook in Utica can now boast a new culinary achievement: the DiRoNA. The restaurant earned recognition from the Distinguished Restaurants of North America this month, making the Bagg's Square eatery one of two establishments in central New York to win the honor. "We

WKTV - 2017-11-17 07:31:00

Log truck hit by train

The driver of a loaded log truck was cited Wednesday after his vehicle collided with a train near the Singer area in Beauregard Parish. Beauregard Parish Chief of Detectives Mark Herford said a call was received at the sheriff's office dispatch center at about 1:43 p.m. reporting an incident involvi

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2017-11-16 20:05:00

Firefighters put out early-morning fire at abandoned trailer park

WATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Tiny House MovementWATCH LIVE ON 7NEWS SUNRISE: Tiny House Movement Updated: Thursday, November 16 2017 5:32 AM EST2017-11-16 10:32:59 GMT Good Morning. John Bridges and Britney Glaser with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. More >> Good Morning. John Bridges a

KPLC TV - 2017-11-16 09:34:08

Train collides with log truck near intersection of La. 27 and Mitchell Loop, north of Singer

A train hit a log truck near the intersection of La. 27 and Mitchell Loop Wednesday afternoon. The intersection is north of Singer. Beauregard Sheriff Ricky Moses said the train hit the log truck's trailer. The engineer suffered minor injuries. A train hit a log truck near the intersection of La. 27


Allen Parish among top 10 school districts

OBERLIN - Allen Parish continues to outdo the state average in school performance scores, ranking among the state's top 10 school districts. "Allen Parish had a score of 102.9 compared to the state average of 86.8, which awarded us an A status," said Superintendent Michael Doucet. The scores, releas


Oberlin coffee shop works to bring community together

The potato soup featured sizable chunks of soft supple potato topped with sharp cheddar cheese, freshly cut chives and bits of bacon. A local favorite, the Canal Club sandwich featured layers of lightly buttered and toasted bread, crisp bacon, thick slices of ham and turkey, mozzarella and cheddar c

LAKE CHARLES AMERICAN PRESS - 2017-11-16 19:36:00

County plans for landfill expansion

With the Pasquotank landfill running out of room for construction and demolition debris, county has begun preparing its C&D hill for expansion. Earlier this week, Pasquotank commissioners approved a recommendation from county staff and consultant Pat McDowell to allow landfill operator Stevenson San

DAILY ADVANCE - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Encore to kick off new season with Christmas show

Encore Theatre Company will kick off its new season in December with plenty of humor and some added convenience for theatre-goers. The nonprofit is timing its upcoming Christmas show to make it easy for parade-goers, diners and shoppers to enjoy what Elizabeth City's downtown has to offer, all on th


EC man gets 13 years on fed drug charges

An Elizabeth City man has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison after pleading guilty last week to weapon and drug trafficking charges. Karlos Edwardo Poole, 38, of Zack Circle, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Terrance Boyle in Raleigh on Tuesday, Nov. 7, a press release from the


Pastor, church have been helpful to family

I would like to give a public "thank you" to Pastor Dave Baldwin, his wife Karen Baldwin and my whole church, Moyock Assembly of God, in Moyock. Recently, my family moved from Elizabeth City to the Currituck area and I needed to find a church a little closer to home and more suitable for my families


Camden students to benefit from in-school therapy

CAMDEN - Pride in North Carolina is offering in-school therapy services for students in the Camden County Schools under a new agreement with the Camden Board of Education. The agreement provides a "seamless situation" which students are able to receive mental health services at the school in a confi


What's Happening: Thanksgiving Celebration, Holiday Parade and Dickens Christmas Towne

On Saturday, delight yourself with live music and food trucks at the Virginia Beach Farmer's Market. You can purchase Christmas presents at the craft show while the kids can play at the rural heritage center and the educational garden. There will also be a presentation to show you how to properly c


Petition claims DNA proves VB man did not rape girl

Darnell Phillips. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Virginia Beach man fighting a rape conviction from 1990 is getting some help. A petition filed with the Virginia Supreme Court claims DNA proves he didn't do it. Darnell Phillips was sentenced to 100 years in prison for allegedly raping a 10-year-ol