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Fight in Oneida leaves two injured
On Saturday, June 16 at around 10:30, Officer Ryan Warner was on patrol and noticed a large group of people on North Main Street and East Railroad Street. Upon approaching, Warner discovered a man had been stabbed in the hand and another person had been cut on the forehead.
4 arrested on hazing, conspiracy charges
PLATTSBURGH — Three people are facing a slew charges after they allegedly held a woman captive and assaulted her in an apparent attempt to join a “private vigilante group.”A fourth person was also charged in connection with the incident.Michael J. Parent, 31, and Tasheena M. Goodreau, 29, both of Pl
Sherrill mother fighting for son’s life
Landen Smith, 12, of Sherrill enjoys himself outdoors on Sunday, June 17, 2018.Charles Pritchard - Oneida Daily Dispatch
Man charged with assault in knife attack, police say
Police said James B. McGee, 58, of 406 E. Bloomfield St., attacked another man with a large knife at about 5 p.m. Friday outside his residence, having accused the other man of pouring sugar in McGee’s gas tank. Police said McGee slashed the other man in the right hand with the knife.
Boonville Man Injured In Motorcycle Crash
A Boonville man was injured Monday when his motorcycle struck a pickup truck.According to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, 19 year old Joshua Tagliamonte was driving on West Leyden Road in the town of Boonville when the crash happened.Deputies said 61 year old David Stocklosa of Boonville was bac
State Police: 1 person dead after Thruway crash
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Cooling Centers in Oneida, Madison, Lewis counties
Oneida CountyCooling centers may be available only during extreme heat events. Call before you go.- Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E Locust St, Rome, 13440, 315-337-8230- New Hartford Senior Center, 1 Sherman St, New Hartford, 13413, 315-724-8966- New York Mills Senior Center, 320 Main St, New York
Lee Center man accused of Workers' Compensation fraud
Roger Decker Jr., 48, is charged with the felonies of third-degree falsifying business records, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, third-degree insurance fraud, first-degree perjury, and third-degree grand larceny.
Wound Care Center at Rome Memorial Hospital helped save man’s life
Rome, N.Y. >> Frank Conestabile somehow scraped his ankle last fall. Although he did not think much of it at the time, today he is thankful for the scrape since it just might be responsible for saving his life.
Utica Police Release Name Of Man Killed In Scooter Accident
Utica Policehave released the name of the man who was killed in a scooter accident last week.52-year old Timothy Blanchard of Utica died after his motorized scooter was hit by a car at the intersection of Mohawk and South Streets last Friday afternoon.Police say Blanchard was not wearing a helmet.No
Accident investigation at Griffiss International Airport
Oneida County 911 is reporting an aircraft accident at Griffiss International Airport. According to that website, multiple crews have been sent to the scene.Rome Police would not confirm the aircraft accident, but told NEWSChannel 2 they are requesting the public avoid the region.
Sylvan Beach man accused of sexually abusing children pleads guilty
Travis True, 24, has pleaded guilty to first-degree sexual abuse, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.
More charges levied in city drug case
PLATTSBURGH — A Utica man is facing more felony charges in connection with a March 12 drug bust.Monquest Stokely, 23, was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance
Fort Drum helicopter blades collide with Rome airport control tower; one soldier injured
According to a news release from Fort Drum, the UH60L was heading back to Fort Drum after a training mission at West Point when it landed at Rome-Griffiss Airport to refuel. As the helicopter headed toward the refueling point with a ground guide, its main rotor blades made contact with the air traff
5 women facing welfare fraud charges in Utica, Rome
Brandy Iannone, 36, of Florida, is charged with felony fourth-degree grand larceny and felony first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. She’s accused of receiving $2,200 in Temporary Assistance and SNAP benefits that she wasn’t entitled to.
Anti-KKK candlelight vigil in Rome June 16
Rome, N.Y. >> In response to the recent distribution of KKK recruitment materials in the neighboring town of Lee, concerned citizens of Rome are holding a candlelight vigil at Rome City Hall on Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m.
Utica police seek man wanted on several felony warrants
UTICA – The Utica Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a man who is wanted on several felony warrants.Police say 29-year-old Louis Wright is wanted on three felony warrants for criminal contempt, and another warrant for endangering the welfare of a child and petit larceny.Polic
Corrections officer accused of bringing marijuana into jail for inmates
Breland Warmack, 31, of Utica, is charged with promoting prison contraband. He’s scheduled to appear in Whitestown Court at a later date.
Corrections officer arrested for contraband
Police said their investigation lead to the arrest of 31 year old Breland Warmack, of Utica, for bringing marijuana into the facility.
Pair charged with meth possession
Sheriff’s deputies said Joshua E. Hunkins, 29, of 3707 Hunkins Road, Port Leyden, was pulled over on Moose River Road at 12:05 p.m. Thursday for a vehicle equipment violation.