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Cops ID driver in Fulton girl's 1968 hit-and-run death

FULTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Facebook posting has helped police figure out who was driving a car that fatally struck a 4-year-old girl 45 years ago. Read More »

Trial begins for man found not far from 2011 homicide scene

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The trial began Tuesday for a man found hiding under a car near a murder victim, but the trial is for weapons possession, not murder. Read More »

Police go low-tech for info on '74 Schoharie County cold case

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities who are increasingly using the Internet and other technology to fight crime are hoping an old communication medium will give them a break in an old case. Read More »

Five years pass since Officer Joseph Corr was killed in robber manhunt

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Sunday marks five years to the day that New Hartford Police Officer Joseph Corr was shot and killed in the line of duty as he chased after burglary suspects. Members of the community say they will never forget the night Corr was shot. Read More »

DA: Killer identified in 1972 Utica homicide

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The family of a murdered Utica teen finally has the answers that have eluded them for almost 40 years. Read More »

How Joanne Pecheone's killer was found almost 40 years later

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County District Attorney's Office says they believe they have identified the person who raped and murdered Joanne Pecheone as she walked home from school in Utica back in 1972. Read More »

Major announcement expected this week in 1972 homicide

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County District Attorney's Office is expected to make a major announcement regarding a 39-year-old homicide in the city of Utica this week. Read More »

Court of claims awards $3.5 million to Steven Barnes for wrongful conviction

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A court of claims has awarded $3.5 million to the local man wrongfully convicted of a murder he didn't commit. Read More »

New DNA information to be revealed online as Fox reruns Kim Simon episode of "America's Most Wanted"

On Saturday night October 23rd, Fox Network's America's Most Wanted will again be airing the episode concerning the death of Kim Simon. However, Investigators with the Task Force have been working closely with AMW Staff to remake AMW's website dealing with the Simon Tragedy. Read More »

D.A.: No current plans to take Kim Simon's murder to grand jury

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County District Attorney's Office announcedFriday that they cannot, at this time, go forward with a prosecution of the 25-year-old murder of Kimberly Simon. The investigation into her death, however, will remain open. Read More »

Police: Alabama man killed wife in Adirondacks 30 years ago

RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a man whose wife disappeared 30 years ago in upstate New York has been charged with killing her. Read More »

Kimberly Simon murder investigation to get new prosecution team

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - There is some movement this week in the Oneida County District Attorney's Office that indicates they're getting ready to move on the 25-year-old murder of 16-year-old Kimberly Simon. Read More »

Major crime detectives from around NYS gather in Vernon

VERNON, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's the nightmare of the major crimes detective: the unsolved case. On Thursday, detectives from around New York State came to Vernon in hopes of learning something to help close their cold cases. Read More »

Results are in, but more DNA testing needed in Kimberly Simon

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Investigators on the Kimberly Simon Task Force waited seven months for a world-class laboratory in Texas to tell them that their persons of interest in the case can't be ruled out; not exactly the slam dunk they were hoping for. Read More »

Leads from national airing keep investigators mostly local

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Investigators on the Kimberly Simon task force have received more than 50 leads after the Fox television show "America's Most Wanted" aired a segment on her murder Saturday night. Read More »

New Kimberly Simon case information revealed on America's Most Wanted

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A new witness to the Kimberly Simon murder case has been revealed. America's Most wanted aired her case Saturday night and unveiled the new findings. Read More »

Death of possible suspect in Simon murder may affect case

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - New developments have arisen in a 25-year-old local murder - a possible suspect in the 1985 murder of Kimberly Simon has died. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: 2000 shooting on Eagle Street leaves one man dead

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police are once again looking for help gathering leads in a cold case - this one dating back to April 2000. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: 1999 "Drama" murder on Park Ave

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police are once again asking for your assistance in closing an unsolved homicide. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: 1990 Proctor Park homicide

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica homicide in an east side park has remained unsolved for more than 18 years, but now Utica Police are hoping the information can shed new light on the investigation. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Ilion man shot on Wetmore Street in Utica, September 2007

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police continue to seek leads in the 2007 fatal shooting of an Ilion man that has remained unsolved since that September night. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Utica man shot dead in February 2006

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica shooting that has gone unsolved for more than three years now has police looking to those out at the bars that evening for information that could lead to an arrest. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Richard Savage found dead in Kennedy Plaza Apartment

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - On June 30th, 2008, Utica Police officers responded to Kennedy Plaza Apartments after one of the tenants, Richard Savage, had not been seen for several days. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Man shot & killed on Kemble St. in 2003

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police have released their next unsolved homicide and they're looking for your help. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Body found in Utica College parking lot in January 1984

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police Department's revisiting of their top ten "cold cases" begins with a 25 year old homicide at a local college campus that has remained unsolved to this day. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: 2002 asphyxiation death ruled suspicious

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police need your help in solving a suspicious death dating back to 2002. Read More »

UPD COLD CASE: Man found unresponsive in road, died short while after

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Early in the morning on September 15, 2001, police responded for a call of shots fired/man down. They found 42-year-old Tommy Liggins lying in the road at Steuben and Wall Streets. Read More »

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