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Murder retrial begins for Ricky Woods Jr.

Ricky Woods Jr., 20, of Yorkville, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to the shooting death of Jamal Mathis on Dec. 19, 2015. On that night, police found Mathis dead of several gunshot wounds in a backyard of Leeds Street, allegedly following a party.

WKTV - 2018-06-22 17:14:00

White House Press Rattled by Utica, NY Fire Chief Resignation

Reporters in the nation's capital were scrambling to move into breaking news mode on Tuesday night. Another member of President Trump's inner circle had resigned due to scandal and this one might be the biggest of all.Quick, get me a satellite feed! Where's my camera operator? I need make up! The P


Local psychiatrist found not guilty of sexually abusing patient; more charges await

Utica City Court Judge F. Christopher Giruzzi Thursday afternoon found local psychiatrist Dr. Surendra Johri not guilty of sexually abusing a patient. The female patient had claimed the doctor placed her hand on his groin, over his pants, during a counseling session at Community Health & Behavioral

WKTV - 2018-06-21 18:11:00

2 Utica restaurants to be featured in Travel Channel shows

There is no word yet on when the local feature will air on the Travel Channel, or what menu item caught Zimmern’s attention. Perhaps the pulled pork grilled cheese?


Former Ilion man admits to taking, distributing child porn

Michael McCann, 31, formerly of Ilion and currently of Haverhill, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty Thursday in Binghamton to sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography, which officials say occurred locally.

WKTV - 2018-06-21 17:01:00

Rome school bus, police car involved in crash

The Rome Sentinel first reported the crash at the intersection of Jay and West Dominick streets, which occurred around 8:30 a.m., and provided the photo above.

WKTV - 2018-06-22 13:00:00

Felton saves the day for Utica Post

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Rome teacher and teacher's assistant accused of excessive discipline

According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, on June 20th 30-year-old Ashley Rasbach and 47-year-old Maria Fountain, both of Rome, were arrested on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, and second degree harassment, a violation. Deputies say the sheriff’s office Juveni


Utica Summer Fest start tonight

A new three-day celebration — Summer Fest — will be held in downtown Utica from 4:30 to 8 p.m. June 21 - June 23. The free, family-friendly event will bring in performers, musicians and street vendors, according to organizers with The Event Company.

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Rome woman sentenced for stealing from elderly man

Barbara Flanigan, 57,was arrestedback in January and charged with third-degree grand larceny.

WKTV - 2018-06-21 16:03:00

Utica Police Conduct Patrols Of Proctor Park

TheUtica PoliceDepartment recently conducted patrols of Proctor Park that resulted in numerous arrests and tickets being issued.24 tickets were issued for trespassing, eight people were arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana and there were two arrests for public lewdness.Tickets were also iss


First ever Utica Summer Fest kicks off Thursday afternoon

The three-day inaugural event will be 4:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday on Genesee Street in downtown Utica, near the Utica State Office Building.

WKTV - 2018-06-21 12:39:00

Rome police seek latest 'Warrant of the Week' suspect

Kevin Ribeiro, 23, is wanted on four Rome City Court warrants for assault, menacing, criminal trespass, harassment, criminal possession of a weapon, and acting in a manner injurious to a child, according to police. He has been arraigned on all of the charges but has since failed to appear in court.

WKTV - 2018-06-21 09:29:00

Registered sex offender charged for sexual abuse of child under 11

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Ilion Man Arrested Following Crack Trafficking Investigation

An Ilion man is in police custody following an extensive investigation in Ilion and the surrounding areas.Accoding to New York State Police, members of the Community Narcotics Enforcement Team were assisted by Ilion Police in serving multiple search warrants.As a result, 42-year-old Shawn R. Adams w


Griffo secures funds to help city of Utica combat childhood lead poisoning

Griffo said he helped secure $155,000 for the city of Utica to help the city combat lead poisoning in children. The state funding is directed at municipalities within counties that are currently participating in the state Department of Health’s primary prevention of childhood lead poisoning program,


Palmieri Releases Information On UFD Investigation

Utica MayorRobert Palmierisays there have been a number of rumors, mistruths and allegations regarding recent incidents involving the Utica Fire Department.Palmieri says the public needs to know the truth and facts.The mayor says in an effort to provide accurate and factual information, he's releasi


Interim fire chief in Utica, NY stepping down over sex scandal involving deputy chief's son - Statter911

BREAKING: John Kelly to resign as Temporary Utica Fire Chief July 1 following inappropriate text message controversy,@MayorPalmierisays – but will Kelly remain@CityofUticaFire Dept? Unclearpic.twitter.com/TQtAt60WuD— TALK! 100.7 FM (@_talkfm)June 18, 2018


Utica Mayor- Kelly Resigns as Utica Fire Chief Amid Controversy

In a statement released on Monday by Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri's office, interim Fire Chief John Kelly has resigned as chief effective immediately.READ LURID DETAILS THAT WERE ALLEGED AGAINST KELLYSubmitted letter from Utica Mayor


Marine Corporal surprises niece at 6th grade graduation in Utica

U.S. Marine Corps Corporal Mark Mendez was deployed in Japan for two years, and more recently stationed in California. He came to Utica to surprise his niece, Jasmine, but his message was for all of the students about what they can do with their lives.