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UPDATE - Winter Weather Advisory Expended
UTICA, NY - The National Weather Service has expanded the Winter Weather Advisory they posted earlier in the day on Saturday. The area now includes all of the Mohawk Valley, including Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Chenago and Delaware Counties. The Advisory is in effect from 2:00AM Sunday until 8:00PM S
City board approves contracts for downtown projects
City Hall will sign three contracts totalling $491,845 for services related to Downtown Revitalization Initiative (DRI) projects. The Board of Estimate and Contract, comprised of Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo, Common Council President Stephanie Viscelli, and several of the mayor’s department heads, appro
High School recap: Oneida girls down New Hartford; Corcoran boys hoops stays unbeaten
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another big high school sports weekend is upon us. Some close games where undefeated teams remained... undefeated! Here are the highlights from Dec. 14. >> Despite a 32-point effort by New Hartford's Kaia Henderson, Oneida defeated the Spartans, 64-62 in a Tri-Valley League contest
14 companies recognized by Utica Chamber of Commerce
UTICA, N.Y. — The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce honored 14 area companies and organizations at their annual Business of the Year Awards ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Twin Ponds Golf and Country Club.
Driver ticketed for failure to yield
NEW HARTFORD — A car that failed to yield the right of way caused a two-vehicle collision at the entrance of The Orchard shopping center parking lot Thursday. New Hartford Police said Sharleen Moulton, 71, of Clinton, was westbound on Clinton Street when a car driven by Nancy Jones, 67, of New Hartf
Police say Utica man stole bike
A Utica man was charged with stealing a bicycle located in the front of the County Office Building in Utica Wednesday. Deputy Lisa T. Pearsall said Reinaldo Lopez, 46, was identified through reviewing surveillance camera footage. He was charged with petty larceny.
Syracuse woman charged with theft
NEW HARTFORD — A Syracuse woman was charged with stealing several shirts from Macy’s department store at Sangertown Square mall on Seneca Turnpike back in October. New Hartford Police said on Oct. 26, patrolmen began an investigation when loss prevention officers reported that an unknown woman enter
Amtrak Train Headed to Utica from NYC Makes Stop in Schuyler for About Two Hours After Operator Thought he Hit Something
An Amtrak train headed to Utica from New York City stopped in Schuyler for about two hours last night. Herkimer’s Police Chief was told it’s because the train operator thought he hit something, but couldn’t tell if it was a person or an animal.
Hills found guilty of murdering mother
UTICA — After more than three hours of deliberation, an Oneida County Court jury found Tasheonia Hills guilty Friday of second-degree murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Salute to Outstanding Women nominations wanted
Utica, N.Y. — YWCA Mohawk Valley (YWCA MV) is seeking nominations for their 2019 Salute to Outstanding Women. Nominations for this year’s awards celebration are due back to YWCA MV no later than close of business on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Closing arguments in Hill's trial
UTICA N.Y. - The murder trial continues for the women who stabbed her mother continues as both sides gave their closing arguments. Eyewitness News Reporter Jenn Seelig was in the court room and has more details.
Man charged with pot possession
TOWN OF MARCY — A Utica man was charged with possession of marijuana after State Police at Marcy checked on a disabled vehicle on Route 49 Sunday. Troopers interviewed the driver, Ednan Salkic, 19, and they said they detected the odor or marijuana. Some of the drug was discovered during a search of
Police: Syracuse woman stole 49 shirts worth nearly $3,000 from New Hartford mall
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old Syracuse woman was arrested for stealing 49 Nautica shirts worth nearly $3,000 from a Macy's in a New Hartford mall, according to a Thursday news release from New Hartford police.
Syracuse Woman Charged Following Larceny Investigation
A Syracuse woman has been arrested following a larceny at Macy's in the Sangertown Mall. New Hartford Police say 28-year old Marissa Gainey allegedly grabbed 49 Nautica brand shirts and ran out of the store without paying for them.
Oneida City Police ask for help identifying suspect
Oneida, N.Y. — The Oneida City Police Department is asking for the public's help with identifying a suspect for allegedly stealing from the Dollar General store in the Northside shopping plaza.
Mug Club: Utica-Whitestown Skating Club Holiday Exhibition
Speech to Text for Mug Club: Utica-Whitestown Skating Club Holiday Exhibition. Below is the closed-captioning text associated with this video. Since this uses automated speech to text spelling and grammar may not be accurate.
Oneida County names new probation director
Patrick Cady, deputy director of the Oneida County Probation Department since 2013, has been named its director, County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. announced. Cady replaces David Tomidy, who retired last week.
Man serving life sentence for killing a State Trooper dies in prison
CLINTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Almond Upton, the man convicted for killing New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner in 2014, has died in prison. He was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 9.
Rome Police Investigating Bomb Threat At Griffiss Park
The Rome Police Department responded to a bomb threat at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park this afternoon. The Observer-Dispatch is reporting the threat was phoned into the Assured Information Security building just after 2:00.
Oneida man arrested again for impersonating a police officer
ONEIDA, N.Y. — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced that its investigators on Monday arrested Christopher J. Defazio, 22, of Oneida, and charged him with criminal impersonation in the 1st degree — a felony — after he posed as a deputy sheriff.