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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.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-08-14 12:10:00

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


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.


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.

WKTV - 2018-08-15 17:11:00

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.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-08-14 15:18:32

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

WKTV - 2018-08-15 12:24:00

Beware of new IRS scam

The scams typically involve a telephone call and a recording claiming that the person owes the IRS money, and if the debt is not paid, the person will be arrested or face other penalties.

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

President Trump visits Upstate New York

The president was in Fort Drum for a signing ceremony for H.R. 5515, the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act, for FY 2019.


Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 14:17:00

Town hall held to discuss KKK fliers in Rome

ROME – A town hall was held Tuesday in Rome, aimed at addressing KKK fliers recently being distributed in a local neighborhood.The public came out to learn more about how the incident is being handled. People were able to voice their concerns to law enforcement, The Rome Common Council, the Rome Cit

WKTV - 2018-08-14 22:45:00

Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident

The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-14 13:32:00

$21.9M project on Veterans Memorial Parkway in Rome now complete

The state Department of Transportation and Rome residents are celebrating the completion of the Veterans Memorial Parkway in the Griffiss Business and Technology Park.It was a $21.9 million project to reconstruct 2.6 miles of Route 825 in Rome, between state routes 49 and 46 (Black River Boulevard).

WKTV - 2018-08-14 16:54:00

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.


Griffiss Institute receives Upstate Revitalization grant

Bill Wolf, the president of the Griffiss Institute says the program has brought 45 start-up companies to the state, of those companies more than 30 of them are still in operation.

WKTV - 2018-08-14 23:31:00

Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me 'suffers'

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday dared New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020 — and warned the Democrat, "Anybody that runs against Trump suffers."


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.


Over 3000 without power in New Hartford

New Hartford, NY - Over 3,000 people are without power in the New Hartford area this morning until at least 10:15 a.m. National Grid says 3,421 customers are without power and are working to restore it. Stay with NEWSChannel 2 and wktv.com for updates.


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.


Trump visit turns downtown Utica into a political battleground

UTICA, N.Y. -- Hundreds of people flooded the streets of Utica Monday as Donald Trump made his first visit to Upstate New York as president, turning the city into a roiling political battleground for more than three hours.


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