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Verona man arrested after allegedly striking truck with brass knuckles
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says on November 10, 25-year-old Ronald Campbell, Jr. of Verona got into an argument with 51-year-old Stephen Grosjean of Annsville. Deputies say the argument turned physical and involved Campbell allegedly chasing after Grosjean and damaging Grosjean’s truck with
No fairy tale ending to inmate intimacy
“I thought, ‘I could be friends with this guy if he wasn’t in jail,’” she said. “‘We have so much in common, we get along so well.’
Man Arrested Following Dispute In Verona
Deputies say Campbell struck Grosjean's vehicle with the brass knuckles, causing damage to the vehicle, before Grosjean drove away, hitting Campbell with his truck.
Winter Storm Watch For End Of Week
UTICA, NY - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Oneida, Otsego, Madison and Delaware Counties for Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon. Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Total snow accumulations greater than 6 inches, along with a period of significant sleet and
Brindisi, Tenney race for Congress will hinge on Broome, Oneida absentee ballots
Anthony Brindisi's final push to unseat Rep. Claudia Tenney in the 22nd Congressional District election will hinge on the two largest counties in the district, where the count of absentee ballots began today. Brindisi, a Utica Democrat, held a 1,293-vote lead over Tenney, R-New Hartford, based on ba
How Much Snow Are We Expecting Thursday Night?
"We seem to be into a winter-like pattern that's probably going to stick with us for a while,"said EyeWitness News Chief Meteorologist Rachel Witter, speaking on the Keeler Show Wednesday morning. Witter predicted a potentially significant snowfall Thursday night and Friday.
Police Blotter for Nov. 15
Thursday, Nov. 8:Donald R. Badgley, 43, of Oneida, was charged with operating an unlicensed junkyard and second-degree criminal contempt.
Oneida County Board passes 2019 county budget
“Keeping taxes as low as possible and making strategic investments in our places and people has proven to be an effective approach in expanding our county tax base,” Picente said in an email. “Last year, our taxable assessed value was $7.3 billion dollars and. In 2019, that will increase by over $35
School Delays Issued For Second Straight Day
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Oneida County Waking Up To Winter Weather Advisory
Even though it is the middle of November, the snow is coming as a shock to many. Well, it's here and the National Weather Service out of Binghamton has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for parts of Oneida County.
Utica Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident
Utica Policeare continuing to investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened early Saturday morning.Utica Police and Utica Fire crews were called to Culver Avenue near Armory Drive.When they arrived, they found 26-year old Jacob Perkins of Utica inside the vehicle.He was taken to St. Eliz
The Clothing Closet in Rome seeks donations
The Clothing Closet located at the First Baptist Church, corner of George and Embargo streets, provides free clothing and bedding to people in need.The closet is in need of adult and children's clothing, coats, boots, hats and gloves. Bedding supplies are also in need, such as blankets, pillows and
Winter storm warning expanded to Syracuse; 5 to 10 inches of snow possible
Syracuse, N.Y. -- A winter storm warning has been extended to Madison and Onondaga counties tonight and Wednesday. "Total snow accumulations of 5 to 10 inches are expected," said the warning, from the National Weather Services. "The heaviest snow will be late tonight and Wednesday morning." The morn
Judge orders ballots impounded in Brindisi, Tenney race
A state judge ordered ballots in the 22nd Congressional district race be secured at each county until local elections officials start counting them this week.The order came as Democratic challenger Anthony Brindisi’s lead over Republican incumbent Claudia Tenney after Election Day voting stood at 1,
Absentee ballot count underway in 22nd Congressional District race
As of last week, Democrat Anthony Brindisi was approximately 1,300 votes ahead of incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney in the race for Tenney's 22nd Congressional District seat.
Police say Utica man involved in Culver Ave. crash has died
Utica Police say just after 2:00 Saturday morning 26-year-old Jacob Perkins of Utica was found inside his vehicle on Culver Avenue, near Armory Drive, after he had been involved in an accident. Police say Utica firefighters removed Perkins from his vehicle and transported him to St. Elizabeth Medica
Cold, Sunny Day Ahead
Snow is likely Friday and there's a chance of the white stuff on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
'I'm happy to be be alive': Man thanks Syracuse firefighters who saved him (video)
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Celestina Burke was inside her high-rise Syracuse apartment late Wednesday night when the fire alarm went off. She said she texted her son, who lived two doors down inside the Royce Residence, to see if he was home. But her son, Robert Smith, did not reply. Burke evacuated from her
Crash sends one to hospital in Floyd
Sheriff’s deputies said Earl Gwin, 50, of Rome, was southbound on Camroden Road at about 8:13 a.m. when he lost control of his 2011 Dodge Caravan on the snow and slush-strewn roadway. Deputies said the SUV crossed the center line and went off the east shoulder, hitting a tree and a ditch.
Oneida County contractor accused of scamming people
46-year-old Robert Andrejov, of 7047 Curry Hill Road in Barneveld, is charged with grand larceny and scheme to defraud, both felonies.