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Utica man faces murder charge after toddler dies of head injuries

UTICA - A Utica man faces a murder charge in the alleged death of a 7-month-old child, the Utica Police Department said. The Utica Fire Department and the police responded to a medical call Saturday on Walker Street for an unresponsive 7-month-old child, police said. Upon arrival, the child, Emelina

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-22 17:09:17

Herkimer moves forward with sewer study

HERKIMER - The village of Herkimer is moving ahead with a study of its sanitary sewer system. The village board voted last week to approve resolutions related to an inflow and infiltration study that will show the condition of the sewer system. Once the study is complete, the village could seek fund

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-22 18:53:32

Otsego Herald by Hugh MacDougall: Corrupt politicians

Otsego Herald for Monday, Jan. 26, 1818, compiled, with comments. Bribary Mr. (Lewis) Williams's Statement (Congressman from North Carolina, served from 1815-1842): "After breakfast this morning ... a servant ... told me that a gentleman was in my room, wishing to see me. I stepped into my room, and


Public eye: Fire-damaged house slow to be refurbished

HERKIMER - A reader recently emailed the Observer-Dispatch with a question about a Herkimer home on the corner of Main and German streets. After a fire "6 (or) 7 years ago" destroyed the neighboring home, the house was damaged. However, the reader stated that the damage has not "been repaired since.

TIMESTELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-21 05:01:00

Simeon Gross's gross building experience

On Feb. 17, 1890, the Gloversville Daily Leader carried a short announcement that local businessman Simeon S. Gross, "purchased from George Willard the property adjoining his new brick block on Church Street." Newspaper references to Simeon Gross profile him as a well-regarded, self-made member of G

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-01-22 08:00:00

On the Bright Side: Organizers to offer sneak peek at Cooperstown Winter Carnival

The Cooperstown Winter Carnival will continue its more than 50-year tradition next month. But officials are offering a sneak peek this weekend of what to expect. The carnival committee will host two receptions for the public to learn more about the 2018 event, which will take place from Feb. 9 to 11


Assemblyman Butler hosts 15th annual United Way Tailgate Party

That's why Mohawk Valley football fans gathered at the Waterfront Grille in Herkimer Sunday for Assemblyman Marc Butler's 15th annual United Way Tailgate Party. For $25, tailgaters enjoyed a complimentary beverage, all the food they could eat, and the chance to win great prizes donated by local b

WKTV - 2018-01-22 02:52:00

Village seeks to revise tourist housing law

The Cooperstown Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. today to discuss a law concerning tourist accommodations. The potential law, which would repeal and revise a similar law from 2015, will be discussed in the village meeting room at 22 Main St. The trustees passed a nine-month


Pat Shurmur as Giants head coach to become official Tuesday, source says

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur watches from the sidelines on Oct. 22, 2017. Photo Credit: AP / Margaret Bowles Pat Shurmur has been the Giants' coach-in-waiting for about a week. On Tuesday, the waiting ends. Shurmur is expected to become the 18th head coach in franchise histo

NEWSDAY - 2018-01-22 20:06:16

FDNY: 32 people hurt, some seriously, in apartment fire

NEW YORK (AP) - The Fire Department of New York says 32 people have been taken to hospitals - some with serious injuries - following a fire in a Brooklyn apartment building. The FDNY says two of the patients were transported with potentially life-threatening injuries. The Daily News says residents i

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 13:31:14

N.Y. man arrested at Holland Tunnel with pellet guns, hollow point bullets: cops

A Brooklyn man was arrested Sunday afternoon at the Holland Tunnel when police found a pair of pellet guns and hollow point bullets inside his vehicle, authorities said. Police went to the Holland Tunnel toll plaza in Jersey City around 4 p.m. and came upon a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban whose driver sai

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 15:59:41

Dozens injured as fire rips through Brooklyn apartment

Almost three dozen people were injured - two of them children - when a fire broke out on the first floor of a Brooklyn apartment building Sunday night, police and fire department officials said. A total of 32 people were injured, transported to local hospitals, 3 with serious but non-life threatenin

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-22 07:45:29

Protesters slam ex-Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco over power plantĀ as corruption trial begins

Over a dozen protesters berated Gov. Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco Monday as he walked into Manhattan Federal Court for the first day of his corruption trial. Shouting "Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Cuomo's cronies got to go!", they protested the development of a controversial power plant in Wawayanda, Orange Cou

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-22 15:25:16

29 suffer minor injuries in smoky Brooklyn apartment building fire

A small but smoky fire in a Brooklyn apartment building sent 29 people to the hospital, mostly to be checked out for smoke inhalation. The fire broke out on the first floor of the Euclid Avenue building in Cypress Hills just before 11:45 p.m. Sunday night. Heavy smoke spread through the building, wi

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-22 10:11:45

Paul Janensch: Are Trump's 'Fake News Awards' fake?

Published 12:00 am, Monday, January 22, 2018 After all that hoopla, President Donald Trump's "Fake News Awards" don't amount to much. Awards went to CNN, The New York Times and other outlets. Fox News, whose commentators are pro-Trump, received no award. As noted by The Washington Post, one of the

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-22 05:00:00

Center tube of Lincoln Tunnel closes temporarily

The Lincoln Tunnel's center tube is temporarily closed following a smoke condition at one of Port Authority's administrative buildings in Manhattan, Port Authority police said. New York-bound traffic is being diverted into the south tube while power is still shut off in the center tube, Port Author

NJ.COM - 2018-01-22 17:45:01

Dead, beaten and abused: Millions paid in secret settlements to keep bad cops on the street and the public in danger

Killed. Beaten. Stalked. More than 200 citizens across the state have been victimized in recent years by out-of-control rogue cops. In many cases, the cops kept their jobs, even got promoted - while tens of millions of your tax dollars kept the abuses quiet. Until now. Piercing the shield New Jersey

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-01-22 09:02:01

Police charge Berkely teen for sexual assault of 12-year-old Stafford Twp girl

Ocean County police and prosecutors said they have arrested and charged a Berkely Township teenager in the sexual assault of a 12-year-old Stafford Township girl. Stafford Township Police Det. Levi McVey and Ocean County Prosecutor's Special Victims Unit Det. Stephanie Bayha arrested Joseph Barden,

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-01-22 19:11:00

Two charged for robbing cab driver in Somers Point, police say

SOMERS POINT - Two county residents were charged after allegedly robbing a cab driver overnight Saturday. About 12:30 a.m., police responded to the 900 block of Shore Road for reports of a cab robbery, said Chief Michael Boyd Monday. An investigation revealed a man and a woman asked the cab driver t

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2018-01-22 15:33:00

Ex-Revel customers tell what they want in new Ocean Resort

Here's the latest for Saturday January 20th: Government shutdown began midnight Friday; National parks and monuments are closed as a result; Vice President Mike Pence visits the Middle East; Women's marches take place nationally. AP ATLANTIC CITY - There were many reasons why Atlantic City's former

COURIER-POST - 2018-01-21 21:36:20