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Utica man charged with attempted murder in early morning stabbing

A Utica man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. Just after 6 a.m. Friday, the Utica Police Department responded to the 700 block of John Street for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, they found two men-- one wi

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-16 22:28:50

11-year-old Westmoreland student charged after 'concerning' note is found

On March 7, sheriff's deputies were called to the Westmoreland Middle School "after a tattered note was found in a restroom with a concerning message on it." State police and Utica police also helped deputies sweep the building, and Sheriff Rob Maciol said that no students were in danger at any tim

WKTV - 2018-03-16 23:00:00

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Boonville

BOONVILLE - A second-prize ticket for the March 16 Mega Millions drawing was sold in Boonville, a ticket is worth a guaranteed $3 million, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was purchased at Stewart's Shops is at 434 Post St. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-17 18:41:00

St. Patrick's Day Parade underway in Utica

Each year, hundreds of people turn out on Genesee Street to march in and watch the annual parade. Last year subzero temperatures caused the parade to be postponed, and although it's still cold and windy today, that isn't stopping the local community from turning out in their best green attire to sh

WKTV - 2018-03-17 17:36:00

Trial of Rome murder suspect Robert Coffin to begin Monday

Robert Coffin is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He's accused of shooting 25-year-old Thomas Shepherd to death outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19, 2017. He was later found in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 1. Coffin was in court Friday for

WKTV - 2018-03-16 20:13:00

2 Madison Co. residents accused of welfare fraud

Two Madison County residents are facing felony welfare fraud charges following arrests March 6, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office. Douglas J. Krueger, 40, of Hamilton, was arrested and charged with third-degree welfare fraud, third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a fals

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-16 16:15:29

Rome man accused of raping female victim

Michael Egelston, 24, was arrested Wednesday, March 14 and charged with felony third-degree rape. Police say in the early morning hours on Saturday, March 10, Egelston allegedly had unwanted sexual intercourse with a female victim. Egelston was arraigned in Rome City Court and sent to the Oneid

WKTV - 2018-03-16 18:03:00

Arrest Made In Utica Stabbing

A Utica man is facing charges following a Friday morning stabbing at 705 John Street in Utica. 35-year old Edmond Hyatt is charged with attempted murder, burglary, attempted assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Utica Police say one man suffered a serious stab wound to the chest. He's in crit

WIBX950.COM - 2018-03-18 04:19:45

Father of baby found in roadway talks

"I went to CPS and told them Ledrika's riding around with a restricted license at the time, she had a restricted license at the time, trying to run me over, no seatbelts, they needed to do something about it," said Robin Moore, on Tuesday. The two have had a volatile relationship. Moore was just ch


Rome man charged with rape

ROME - A Rome man is accused of having unwanted sexual intercourse with a female victim, city police said. Michael Egelston, 24, was charged with felony third-degree rape before being sent to Oneida County jail on $30,000 bail, police said. The alleged crime happened during the early morning hours l


Drugs seized in Utica raid; man faces possession, weapons charges

A Utica man is facing multiple felony charges after law enforcers said quantities of heroin, cocaine and marijuana were seized at his Scott Street residence. Police said they executed a search warrant at 38 Scott St. on March 8 and seized "significant" quantities of heroin and cocaine, along with a


Local students take part in gun violence protests

Organizers say nearly 3,000 walkouts were planned nationally for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in the biggest demonstration yet of the student activism that has emerged following the massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Locally, school districts participating in either a walkout


Man with marijuana card flips car at Thruway toll booth while under influence

VERONA, N.Y. -- An Oneida County man was under the influence of marijuana and not paying attention when he flipped his car onto its roof at a Thruway toll booth this weekend in Verona, state police Sgt. Michael Page said. Charles D. Whittier has a valid medical marijuana card, but Page said that car


Mother charged after video of infant crawling through street goes viral

Police in New York have charged a woman after her 9-month-old baby was found crawling through the middle of a busy street. WKTV reports police in Utica became aware of the incident after a video posted to Facebook went viral. The post racked up more than one million views in the first 12 hours after


Madison County issues travel advisory through Thursday morning

MADISON COUNTY, N.Y. -- A travel advisory has been issued for Madison County through Thursday morning at 6 a.m., the Madison County Sheriff's Office said. Eight to 12 inches of heavy wet snow is expected to fall through the evening and overnight hours, the sheriff's office said. In addition, high w