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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.
Harden Furniture shuts down again, terminates longtime CEO
McCONNELLSVILLE, N.Y. -Harden Furniture, one of the oldest furniture makers in the U.S., has suspended its operations again, affecting 100 workers.
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.
Tractor Supply hiring for distribution center in Frankfort
The 930,000-square-foot facility is located in the Frankfort 5S South Business Park, at the corner of Higby Road and State Route 5S.
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.
Rome woman sentenced for stealing from elderly man
Barbara Flanigan, 57,was arrestedback in January and charged with third-degree grand larceny.
Loitering a concern in Downtown Oneida following stabbing
Oneida, N.Y. >> After two people were injured in a fight on Railroad Street and North Main Street, a concerned citizen raised the issue of people loitering in the park.
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
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
Registered sex offender charged for sexual abuse of child under 11
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WIBX Flies High With CJAA Pilots Over Griffiss In Rome
If you've looked up in the sky lately you may have seen what looks like fighter jets zooming by. That is exactly what they are. The Classic Jet Aircraft Association is in town do training flights and exercises all this week.WIBX had the privilege of being invited for a ride-along and it was quite th
Guatemalan man detained at Rome farm pleads guilty
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Marcial De Leon-Aguilar, 31, pleaded guilty Thursday. As part of his guilty plea, he admitted that he was previously convicted of a felony offense, and that hhe had been deported three times previously.
Sex offender facing new charges for alleged child sexual abuse
A registered sex offender from Rome is facing new charges after he allegedly sexually abused a child, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office’s Chief Deputy Joseph Lisi, director of the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center.
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?
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
Fire at the Oneida Water Department
Fire Fighter Noel Strife puts the last of the fire out at the Oneida Water Department on North Lake Street on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.Charles Pritchard - Oneida Daily Dispatch
Police seek latest ‘Warrant of the Week’
Police said Kevin A. Ribeiro, with a last known address on East Bloomfield Street, is wanted on four City Court warrants on charges of assault, menacing, trespass, harassment, possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Ribeiro is also wanted for traffic violations.
Oneida County Inaugural Youth Award Ceremonies
UTICA, N.Y. -- Oneida County held its Youth Awards Dinner, which honors young people who have made a positive impact on their community.
Woman arrested, two sent to hospital following accident in Vienna overnight
Around 12:19 a.m. Tuesday, Deputies responded to the accident in the area of West Lake Street in the Town of Vienna. During the initial investigation, the occupants of the vehicle claimed that a male was driving the car, which was a 2016 Nissan Sentra, on Mulholland Road. The car ran a stop sign, cr
Vandal wrecks city planters, damaged in excess of $7,000
The Alliance estimated that the vandalism resulted in over $7,000 in damages. “The police are checking out pole cameras in the vicinity to see if they can figure out who has done this but it’s a major blow to the city’s beautification efforts,” said the group’s executive director, Michael Brown.