Business

Sep. 20, 2016

What if your computer or smartphone could tell if you're happy or sad?

Sep. 20, 2016

A new report concludes the income gap between black and white workers has widened, and that the main reason is racial discrimination.

Sep. 20, 2016

The former owner of a sandwich company in central and northern New York is being charged for defrauding investors out of millions of dollars.

Sep. 19, 2016

Kellogg Co. is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria.

Sep. 19, 2016

A new farm-to-table bistro has opened at Villa Verona Vineyard & Bistro.

Sep. 17, 2016

UPDATE: WKTV settles agreement with DirecTV

Sep. 16, 2016

GE Appliances is recalling about 222,000 top-loading clothes washers due to a fire hazard.

Sep. 16, 2016

New York's private sector unemployment rate edged up slightly in August to 4.8 percent from 4.7 percent a month earlier.

Sep. 15, 2016

GlobalFoundries says it will invest more than $2 billion to produce cutting-edge 7 nanometer computer chips at its upstate New York facility.

Sep. 15, 2016

Hyundai is recalling about 41,000 small SUVs in the U.S. because a software glitch can stop the vehicles from accelerating.

Sep. 15, 2016

Manufacturing in New York state remained weak in September as factories reported fewer new orders, lower shipments and reduced staffing levels.

Sep. 14, 2016

Ford Motor Co. says it's moving all of its U.S. small car production to Mexico.

Sep. 14, 2016

It's not even fall yet, but delivery companies and retailers are making their hiring lists for the holiday season.

Sep. 14, 2016

Turner networks TNT and TBS will be the exclusive basic-cable homes for all the "Star Wars" feature films, thanks to a multiyear deal with the films' studios.

Sep. 13, 2016

A majority stake in Carbone Auto Group, which operates 11 stores in New York and Vermont, has been sold to Lithia Motors of Medford Oregon in a long-rumored deal officially announced on Tuesday.

Sep. 13, 2016

Samsung plans a software update for its Galaxy Note 7 designed to prevent the battery in the mobile phone from exploding or catching fire.

Sep. 13, 2016

The Fisher-Price Little People and Care Bears will square off against Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots and Transformers for a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Sep. 12, 2016

Two new restaurants will open soon on Commercial Drive in New Hartford, and town officials believe that the current traffic pattern is sufficient.

Sep. 12, 2016

The man who turned the Crazy Eddie electronics stores into a retail giant before it collapsed amid federal fraud charges has died.

Sep. 12, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes they're involved in.

Sep. 9, 2016

The owner of a Texas mattress store has closed his store after apologizing for what he called a "tasteless" advertisement promoting a 9/11 anniversary sale.

Sep. 9, 2016

General Motors Co. is recalling about 4 million vehicles worldwide to fix an air bag software defect that has been linked to one death.

Sep. 9, 2016

Sen. Charles Schumer says a survey by his office has identified more than 4,000 cellphone dead zones in upstate New York.

Sep. 9, 2016

Lobster prices in North America recently reached their highest point in more than 10 years and could become the typical bottom line as demand for processed lobster meat grows.

Sep. 8, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Health System Little Falls Medical Office continues to be closed due to a water main issue.

Sep. 7, 2016

The proposed asphalt and concrete plant at 201 Leland Ave. was voted down 6-2 Wednesday night during a Utica Common Council meeting.

Sep. 7, 2016

You'll now be able to order a Sunday mimosa, bloody mary or pint of beer two hours earlier in New York state.

Sep. 7, 2016

About 20 workers at Dominion gas in Frankfort, and nearly a thousand in six states, are off the job today.

Sep. 7, 2016

New York's comptroller says state and municipal contribution rates to New York's pension fund for public workers will remain relatively flat next year.

Sep. 6, 2016

New York's attorney general says his office is investigating Mylan Pharmaceuticals, which has been criticized for steep price increases for its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen.

Sep. 6, 2016

A coalition of New York-based advocates is launching a national campaign to press large retailers, restaurant chains and other companies to end on-call and last-minute scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers with only a few hours' notice.

Sep. 6, 2016

New York state is investing $1.8 million in several projects in the North Country, including water and sewer upgrades, a fish hatchery and an effort to attract manufacturing jobs.

Sep. 6, 2016

Tioga Downs is taking another step in its plans to expand into a resort casino.

Sep. 6, 2016

More than 1 million people passed through the turnstiles at Saratoga Race Course, where the historic track just wrapped up its 148th season of thoroughbred racing.

Sep. 2, 2016

This week that tax was supposed to be repealed everywhere in the state, but some women are still being asked to fork over the extra cents anyway.

Sep. 2, 2016

Two local high school friends who went their separate ways after school are now finding a way to connect again through music.

Sep. 1, 2016

Two summers ago the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dominated social media raising awareness and millions of dollars to fight the disease, now there's a new local center dedicated to providing patients with long-term care.

Sep. 1, 2016

Put down the Little Bites. The maker of the snacks is recalling some varieties of its fudge brownies and chocolate chip muffins because they may contain pieces of plastic.

Sep. 1, 2016

A New York county is suing the makers of OxyContin and other drug manufacturers alleging that the companies are misleading the public and doctors about the addictiveness of painkillers.

Sep. 1, 2016

We invited Frank Elias on NEWSChannel 2 at Daybreak and Sunrise to talk about the pumpkin craze and it's impact on fall business on September 1st, the first day of meteorological fall,

Aug. 31, 2016

After weeks of contract negotiations and threats of strike and lock outs, registered nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center have ratified a new contract with hospital management.

Aug. 30, 2016

Federal agriculture officials have declared 15 upstate New York counties as "primary natural disaster areas" because of this summer's drought.

Aug. 30, 2016

New York state gambling regulators have formally awarded a casino license to Tioga Downs, a racetrack and electronic gambling facility in the state's Southern Tier.

Aug. 30, 2016

Victory Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in Rome has been awarded a prestigious customer service award by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Aug. 30, 2016

The state's Department of Health says Tuesday that it will soon allow nurse practitioners to authorize the drug for patients, and allow dispensaries to make deliveries to help patients who cannot leave their homes.

Aug. 30, 2016

U.S. home prices rose modestly in June, pushed up by strong sales and a limited supply of available properties.

Aug. 29, 2016

A water main break in the sub-basement at the Hotel Utica, which had almost 50 percent occupancy Monday night, caused some big problems.

Aug. 29, 2016

Mylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism continued to mount over the price of its injectable medicine.

Aug. 29, 2016

A midlevel state court has ruled that a suburban Syracuse strip club's dancers are employees and the company owes unemployment insurance payments on their behalf.

Aug. 27, 2016

The New York State Nurses Association and the Mohawk Valley Health System reached an agreement early this morning on a new contract for nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Aug. 26, 2016

A City of Utica property that has been vacant for years and recently approved for purchase is now the subject of some controversy.

Aug. 26, 2016

The former director of the Central New York SPCA and a co-worker were in DeWitt Town Court Friday morning, arraigned on charges that they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal advocacy organization.

Aug. 26, 2016

Upstate New York continues to trail downstate as well as the nation as a whole when it comes to job growth following the economic downturn.

Aug. 26, 2016

WKTV “Back to Work” Job Orders for August 29 – September 2, 2016

Aug. 25, 2016

Authorities have released a few new details on the fire that destroyed the landmark Cooperstown Motel earlier this month.

Aug. 25, 2016

Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says it will expand programs that lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half.

Aug. 25, 2016

Some changes are coming to the popular Bagg's Square bakery Utica Bread.

Aug. 24, 2016

Local patients won't receive the optimal care they need if St. Elizabeth Medical Center locks out nurses following a one-day strike, according to a local nurse.

Aug. 24, 2016

The cost of EpiPens has skyrocketed, and people are calling on Congress to intervene.

Aug. 24, 2016

Mohawk Valley Health System officials have released more information on their plans to staff St. Elizabeth Medical Center should a strike and subsequent lockout move forward next week.

Aug. 24, 2016

St. Elizabeth Medical Center officials "notified the New York State Nurses Association of its intent to lock out nurses on the day of their planned strike, and for the four days following the strike through Monday, September 5, 2016."

Aug. 24, 2016

Ford is recalling more than 88,000 cars and SUVs in North America because the engines can stall without warning due to a fuel pump problem.

Aug. 24, 2016

McDonald's is recalling millions fitness bands that had been given away in Happy Meals because they might cause skin irritation or burns to children.

Aug. 24, 2016

Lawmakers are demanding more information on why the price of lifesaving EpiPens has skyrocketed.

Aug. 23, 2016

Just one day after the Utica Comets’ 2016-17 schedule was released, we now know who will call those games on the radio this year.

Aug. 23, 2016

One of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants will close in a couple of weeks, taking with it its fried clam strips and ice cream - and a slice of roadside Americana.

Aug. 23, 2016

New York is raising the fines for misbranding fur, whether it came from an animal or consists of synthetic fibers that look the part.

Aug. 22, 2016

DraftKings, FanDuel and other daily fantasy sports companies have been cleared to resume business in New York State.

Aug. 22, 2016

With a week and a half to go before a scheduled strike of St Elizabeth's 500 nurses, it's back to the negotiating table tonight.

Aug. 22, 2016

Hospice & Palliative Care is once again hosting their Summer Happy Hour at Aqua Vino Restaurant in Utica this evening from 5-8 p.m.

Aug. 22, 2016

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is questioning whether the money approved last week for the Nano Complex in Utica will be enough to complete the job.

Aug. 22, 2016

The NY State Department of Transportation is set to start another overnight project this week.

Aug. 22, 2016

Ryan Lochte lost his first major sponsor when Speedo USA announced it is dropping the swimmer over a drunken incident during the Rio Olympics that he initially described as an armed robbery.

Aug. 22, 2016

An animal welfare organization is urging New York state to end a longstanding milk promotion at the upcoming state fair.

Aug. 22, 2016

New York's farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, melons and other agricultural products to the state's food banks every year. Now some of those farmers are hoping to get some credit - a tax credit.

Aug. 22, 2016

New York's comptroller reports that state tax collections of $24.2 billion for the first four months of this fiscal year are down $1.1 billion from last year and more than $500 million below initial budget projections.

Aug. 19, 2016

Michelle Klosek, a trustee with the Landmarks Society, stopped by to talk about their upcoming Antiques Road Show event at Hotel Utica.

Aug. 19, 2016

Stewart's Shop is celebrating the grand opening of a new shop, and the whole community is invited.

Aug. 19, 2016

The Madison County Hop Fest surpasses all of the other fests out there because it is the only one of its kind that can proudly declare that it celebrates over 200 years of hop heritage that began in Madison County!

Aug. 19, 2016

New York labor officials say the number of private sector jobs in the state edged up to an all-time in July while the unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent.

Aug. 19, 2016

Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is shutting down after nearly 14 years, brought low by an unhappy, but deep-pocketed, subject.

Aug. 18, 2016

Macy's plans to close 100 of its department stores it calls struggling. And just today, a credit ratings firm has identified 28 stores that are likely at the top of that list. Macy's at Sangertown is listed at number nine.

Aug. 18, 2016

We all know the feeling of losing someone close that we love. It can be our darkest time but as Andrea Olson found out, one funeral home in Spokane, Washington has made it their mission to make people smile.

Aug. 17, 2016

Local leaders and law enforcement agencies in Herkimer County plan cut down on costs, by sharing services.

Aug. 17, 2016

The Rome Rescue Mission is running short on food items, and is asking for your kindness and generosity to replenish their supply.

Aug. 17, 2016

How would you like to live in a tiny house?

Aug. 17, 2016

The Oneonta Municipal Airport will soon undergo an expansion, after the common council unanimously approved of the project, during a meeting Tuesday night.

Aug. 16, 2016

Rusty Ritzel, the music director, and Kirstin Ariel, the lead soprano, shared their event Gilbert and Sullivans “The Gondoliers” at the Earlville Opera House on August 18 through the 21st.

Aug. 16, 2016

A new, larger water transmission line will be put in place as part of the Mohawk Valley Water Authority's system - in part, to feed development like Nano Utica.

Aug. 16, 2016

A date has been set for a potential strike at Saint Elizabeth Medical Center.

Aug. 16, 2016

The Utica Memorial Auditorium announced it will institute a new "no re-entry" policy.

Aug. 15, 2016

Seventy years ago it started out as part of a dairy farm, but now an historic round barn in the Town of New Hartford is part of a working theater group.

Aug. 15, 2016

The former Shots Sports Bar on Varick Street closed a few months ago, but there's a new owner who plans to give the bar a completely different look.

Aug. 15, 2016

It's one more step for downtown Utica. One of the Mohawk Valley's business innovators, Thincubator has a new shop on 326 Broad Street.

Aug. 15, 2016

The Stanley Theatre is also receiving major upgrades - thanks to state funding secured by Senator Joseph Griffo.

Aug. 15, 2016

A historic building in Rome is getting some much needed money to upgrade its infrastructure.

Aug. 15, 2016

Job Orders for August 15 – August 19, 2016

Aug. 14, 2016

NYSEG's number of outages versus National Grid numbers.

Aug. 12, 2016

Brenda Episcopo, the CEO of the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica area, stopped by to talk about this year’s back-to-school supply drive.

Aug. 12, 2016

Mobile apps that allow users to create their own emojis or share the stylized images of NBA star Stephen Curry and other celebrities are paying off for a small upstate New York company.

Aug. 11, 2016

Visitors to the New York State Fair are going to have to fork over 25 more cents when buying a cup of milk.

Aug. 11, 2016

Macy's will close another 100 stores next year as the department store aims to become more nimble in a competitive market.

Aug. 11, 2016

A lovely moment between a momma donkey and her foal was captured by the Spring Farm Cares sanctuary.

Aug. 11, 2016

Equestrian events have horseback riding on the international stage during the 2016 Rio Olympics, but locally the benefits of riding horses can't be measured in medals.

Aug. 10, 2016

A local event that aims to bring people together to share ideas is happening at Mohawk Valley Community College for the fourth annual TEDxUtica, Spark.

Aug. 10, 2016

It's the farm that donates thousands of pounds of produce to local food banks every fall. But this year, the season of giving came early.

Aug. 10, 2016

A Little Falls artist will be featured with an extensive exhibit on loan from private owners.

Aug. 10, 2016

Broadway Utica and "Kinky Boots" are rolling out the red carpet for "A Pledge for Purpose," the opening night gala.

Aug. 10, 2016

Bonnie Reynolds, from Spring Farm Cares, announced the celebration of a special milestone – their 25th anniversary.

Aug. 9, 2016

Dave Zumpano, from the Estate Planning Law Center, stopped by to offer advice on estate planning.

Aug. 9, 2016

Exelon Generation says it will assume ownership of the FitzPatrick nuclear plant in upstate New York, saving it from closing.

Aug. 9, 2016

NBCUniversal has agreed to make customized episodes of "The Tonight Show," ''Saturday Night Live" and several other shows for Snapchat under a multiyear deal between the broadcast network and social media app.

Aug. 8, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Health System's downtown hospital project is taking another step forward.

Aug. 8, 2016

It's National Farmers’ Market week - a time to celebrate local farmers and their goods.

Aug. 5, 2016

As in so many other cities, during these warm months, First Friday events bring together arts, culture, music and people.

Aug. 5, 2016

The staff of the Sitrin Health Care Center once again took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Friday afternoon.

Aug. 5, 2016

New York regulators have approved health insurance rates for 2017, hiking them about 8 percent for small group plans that enroll more than 1 million New Yorkers and almost 17 percent for individual plans with about 350,000 people enrolled.

Aug. 5, 2016

New York's comptroller reports local sales tax collections across the state grew 1.7 percent or $130 million in the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period last year.

Aug. 5, 2016

There's one question swimmers won't hear this month around the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro: What are you wearing?

Aug. 4, 2016

Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising development that likely sends Tiger Woods and other players searching for new clubs.

Aug. 3, 2016

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a new law to allow the resumption of daily fantasy sports in New York.

Aug. 3, 2016

The City of Utica has a new restaurant option. Five Guys in the Riverside Center plaza is now taking orders. The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate with the owners and staff.

Aug. 2, 2016

New York State is betting that it can become a hub for the development of drone technology.

Aug. 1, 2016

A fire that broke out at the Indium Corporation early Monday morning, was from exhaust ductwork, according to representatives with the company.

Aug. 1, 2016

The NBC station in Kentucky is reporting that Remington Arms has laid off its first round of workers

Aug. 1, 2016

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says sporting licenses and deer management permits for the upcoming season are now available for purchase.

Aug. 1, 2016

An early morning fire broke out at Indium Corporation's location in the Utica Business Park Monday.

Jul. 30, 2016

If you like good barbeque then the Great Adirondack BBQ Festival was the place to be today.

Jul. 29, 2016

Job Orders for August 1 – August 5, 2016

Jul. 29, 2016

Larry Briggs, with the Mohawk Homestead, is raising money with a golf tournament at the Hidden Valley Golf Club on August 19th.

Jul. 29, 2016

The Word of Life church has filed a civil suit against the Town of New Hartford, for putting the church, which they say should still be tax exempt, back on the tax rolls.

Jul. 29, 2016

A BBQ Festival is coming to Old Forge, where food, beer and music combine to create a perfect relaxing day.

Jul. 29, 2016

The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation.

Jul. 28, 2016

A judge heard arguments on the wrongful death lawsuit brought against Remington Arms - the maker of the rifle that was used in the Sandy Hook massacre.

Jul. 28, 2016

State conservation officers have seized more than 1,100 pounds of undersized lobsters from two Price Chopper supermarkets and the company's distribution center.

Jul. 28, 2016

Yet another deadline for the Syracuse-area developer of Utica’s Irish Cultural Center to produce official proof of funding in the bank.

Jul. 28, 2016

A Syracuse developer has bought two decaying downtown Utica buildings.

Jul. 28, 2016

Dr. Aymee Belen, from Belen Dental, is extending an invitation to Dentistry from the Heart.

Jul. 27, 2016

The stairway in front of the Utica Public Library is in need of repair, with several steps cracked and crumbling.

Jul. 27, 2016

Michele Heintz, from the Utica Zoo, and Matt Powers, from LiFT, shared information on their upcoming collaboration.

Jul. 27, 2016

A new burger joint is heading to New Hartford.

Jul. 27, 2016

The deadline has passed for the developer of Utica’s Irish Cultural Center to show the city tangible, formal proof of financing.

Jul. 27, 2016

It's Miracle Makeover Wednesday! The folks at Jay-K Lumber want to see the Children's Miracle Network raffle tickets sold, so they are offering another bonus prize!

Jul. 25, 2016

The Uptown Theater was set to be auctioned later this week, but the sale has been delayed.

Jul. 25, 2016

Building wealth has gotten harder for most people in recent years. But the habits that can make you rich haven't changed.

Jul. 25, 2016

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder.

Jul. 25, 2016

It takes a whole lot of sponsors to put on the Boilermaker Road Race each year, and those sponsors are being thanked! Representatives from each sponsor are golfing today, courtesy of the Boilermaker.

Jul. 25, 2016

Job Orders for July 25 – July 29, 2016

Jul. 25, 2016

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

Jul. 25, 2016

The biggest dirt racing week of the year in upstate New York is moving to Oswego Speedway.