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Utica man charged in raping disabled teen
A 46-year-old Utica man is accused of raping and impregnating a mentally disabled teenager, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Roger C. Herne, of Utica, had sex with a girl under the age of 17 in March 2017 in Utica, and the girl became pregnant and eventually gave birth to a
Has development increased flooding along Sauquiot Creek?
Has development along Commercial Drive in New Hartford and surrounding areas caused an increase in flooding along Sauquoit Creek?. Some area officials believe it is at least one of the reasons for the ongoing flooding issues that have been plaguing the area. But others have blamed different factors,
Winter Weather Advisory for much of CNY Sunday Night/Monday
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY has been issued for the following counties:. Onondaga, Yates, Seneca, southern Cayuga, Schuyler, Tompkins, Madison, Cortland and Chenango from 6 PM Sunday until 2 PM Monday.
9-year-old Utica girl survives 30 foot fall down elevator shaft
Utica, N.Y. - A 9-year-old Utica girl is recovering at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse after falling 30 feet down an elevator shaft on Friday. The girl's mother tells News Channel 2 that her daughter, Alyssa, had surgery on Saturday to repair a badly broken leg. The surgery required a metal plate
Police: 14,000 untaxed cigarettes found at Utica convenience store
UTICA, N.Y. -- A search of a Utica convenience store turned up 14,000 untaxed cigarettes. It happened at the Express Market on Eagle Street. Yonis Alharbi is facing several charges, including criminal tax fraud.
Whitesboro gets revenge over Clinton
Revenge is sweet for Whitesboro boys hockey. The Warriors avenged last season's playoff loss to Clinton with a 5-3 victory at the Whitestown Community Center. Whitesboro scored the first five goals of the game. Clinton answered with three in the third, but it was too little too late.
Animals at the Utica spread their love around Valentine's Day
UTICA- Even the animals at the Utica Zoo got some love right after Valentine's Day. The Utica Zoo extended Valentine's Day a couple days and hosted a Valentine's exchange with animals.
Amazon decision prompts another pitch from Oneida County
Amazon’s decision to not pursue a new corporate center in the New York City borough of Queens prompted reaction from Mohawk Valley state lawmakers and a renewed pitch to the company to set up in the Rome area.
Drugs seized from Express Market in Utica
An employee of an east Utica convenience store is facing multiple charges after law enforcers said they seized cocaine, marijuana, synthetic marijuana and untaxed cigarettes from the store.
Oneida County Sewer District Proposed Bill Increase
UTICA, N.Y. - The Oneida County Department of Water Quality has said that those in the Oneida County Sewer district will see an 11% Increase on their bill compared to their 2018 rate if proposals pass. The public can send written comments, submitted to the Department Of Water Quality and Water Polut
Police investigate hit-and-run in New Hartford
A hit-and-run in New Hartford is under investigation. It happened Friday at about 8:00 p.m. at Hannaford's Grocery Store on Kellogg Road. Police say the was is a small passenger car with a discolored bumper and was last seen leaving the Plaza parking lot.
New Hartford girls capture first title
CHITTENANGO — In jest, New Hartford’s girls volleyball team began using the #bannerszn hashtag early in the season. The Spartans, though, didn’t actually think the motto would amount to an undefeated season and the program’s first Section III championship banner.
Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1
WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.
Four girls winter volleyball champs crowned
There were four girls winter volleyball champions crown on Saturday at Chittenango High School. Three, New Hartford (19-0) Chittenango (17-0) and Mount Markham (16-0) all completed undefeated seasons in addition to winning a sectional title. Here's what happened.
Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state
KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug
Local ghost hunters investigate things that go bump in the night at the Stanley Theatre
UTICA, NY – A local ghost hunting group spent Saturday evening investigating things that go bump in the night in downtown Utica. GhostHub was given full access to investigate one of the most supposedly haunted places in Utica, the Stanley Theatre.
This Week in History: No snowballing In Utica!
Snowballing in public places — to a great annoyance to passers-by — is a common thing at the present in Utica and many of the men and women who have been hit by snowballs have begun to complain to the police.
Rome priest named in sex abuse lawsuit
A Rome priest is one of three accused of past child sexual abuse as part of a new civil lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, according to a report from Syracuse.com.
CNY man honored for rescuing trapped woman moments before her car burst into flames
DANUBE, N.Y. -- A Herkimer County man was honored this week for putting his life on the line to save an Oneida County woman after a car crash in 2018. Melissa Knudsen, of Yorkville, was driving on state Route 5S in the town of Danube on Sept. 9, 2018 when she struck a mailbox and her vehicle overtur
NYSCOPBA: Inmate threw urine at corrections officer
TOWN OF MARCY — A 21-year-old inmate at the Mid-State Correctional Facility will face disciplinary action after throwing bodily fluids on a corrections officer, according to law enforcement officials.