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Jun. 24, 2016

COOPERSTOWN, NY - A Waterville woman took part in a marathon this week, 26.2 miles, but it wasn't your ordinary race. She did it on her own.

Jun. 24, 2016

A New Hartford police officer, two ER nurses and a hospital security guard took the witness stand Friday in the murder trial of Word of Life defendant Sarah Ferguson. Ferguson is the first of several defendants to stand trial for the murder of 19-year-old Lucas Leonard and savage assault of his brother, Christopher, 17, inside Word of Life Church in Chadwicks in October.

Jun. 24, 2016

Clinton, NY -- The color pink could be seen across the green for Skenandoa's 11th Annual Pink Ball Golf Tournament.

Jun. 24, 2016

Day two of the first Word of Life Church trial is underway in Oneida County Court on Friday, with witness testimony expected throughout the day.

Jun. 24, 2016

The Charlotte Hornets have selected forward Malachi Richardson from Syracuse with the 22nd overall pick in the NBA draft, but he will be dealt to the Sacramento Kings.

Jun. 24, 2016

Pharmacies in New York are now allowed to collect and dispose of unwanted medication so consumers won't pollute waterways by flushing drugs down the toilet.

Jun. 23, 2016

Mike Grimaldi has spent most of his life baking for the family owned and operated Boulevard Diner, but now he will be in the bright lights of an arm wrestling table.

Jun. 24, 2016

Announcement for the Millers Mills "Sundae" run.

Jun. 24, 2016

The number of vacant and abandoned properties in neighborhoods throughout the state continues to be a problem for local municipalities.

Jun. 23, 2016

FRANKFORT, NY - Emergency crews responded to an accident along Route 5S in Frankfort Thursday evening.

Jun. 23, 2016

With the Boilermaker 15k Road Race just a couple of weeks away, two Camillus residents are getting set to team up for a great cause in this years race. Shane Crossett, a first-time runner, will be pushing his long-time friend, Rob Howes in a wheelchair for the entirety of the 9.3 mile race as part of Team Make-A-Wish in the Charity Bib Program.

Jun. 23, 2016

New York is imposing new requirements on mortgage lenders to maintain abandoned houses before foreclosure.

Jun. 23, 2016

Sarah Ferguson is the first of several defendants to stand trial for the beating death of Lucas Leonard, 19, and assault of Christopher Leonard, 17, both of whom were assaulted during a "counseling session" inside the Word of Life Church in Chadwicks in October.

Jun. 22, 2016

At least 12 people are without a home after a fire ripped through a two-family house on Brinckerhoff Avenue in Utica, Wednesday night.

Jun. 23, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs have announced that they are offering free e-tickets to fans for the remainder of the 2016 PGCBL season. The e-ticket can be printed out at home, or presented on a smart phone at Veterans Memorial Park in order to make the admissions process fast and more efficient.

Jun. 23, 2016

The Supreme Court has placed new limits on state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse alcohol tests.

Jun. 23, 2016

Three former employees of a facility for the disabled in northern New York have been convicted of assaulting a resident in 2014.

Jun. 23, 2016

A Chadwicks woman is set to stand trial on charges she was part of a group that beat her half-brother to death during a church counseling session, an assault authorities say that went on for 14 hours over two days.

Jun. 23, 2016

NEWSChannel 2 will broadcast live from the new Utica Club sign lighting event .

Jun. 23, 2016

The number 5 suspect on the list of the Oneida County Sheriff's Department's "Top Ten Most Wanted" has been captured.

Jun. 23, 2016

Announcement for the "Mikey's FEBE Tournament" at the Pine Hills golf course. For more information, please view the above video.

Jun. 22, 2016

The Utica Roadrunners awarded scholarships to four deserving seniors from local high schools Wednesday evening.

Jun. 22, 2016

Townsquare Media has found a way to help local students who want to play music, but can't afford their own instruments, through a program called 'The Gift of Music.'

Jun. 22, 2016

Recent reports show New York outpaces the national average in opioid use and deaths from opioid overdose. Here in Central New York, the Utica Police Department has administered narcan to people overdosing on heroin or opioids 19 times this year.

Jun. 22, 2016

Twenty-four hours before his trial on murder and other charges was set to begin, Word of Life defendant Bruce Leonard entered a guilty plea in Oneida County Court.

Jun. 22, 2016

New York environmental regulators are looking statewide for potential sites of groundwater contamination from a cancer-causing chemical previously used to make Teflon and other products.

Jun. 22, 2016

New York is limiting opioid drug prescriptions to seven days of painkillers following a patient's initial visit to a doctor.

Jun. 22, 2016

One of the defendants in the Word of Life Church beating case has pleaded guilty to lesser charges and will not stand trial.

Jun. 22, 2016

State Senator Joe Griffo announces series of early morning conversations in local coffee shops.

Jun. 22, 2016

Results from the mayoral and trustee elections from Herkimer County

Jun. 22, 2016

Police say a man was killed Tuesday night in a farming accident.

Jun. 22, 2016

Announcement for "Blues with a View" event at Daniele's at Valley View. For more information, please view the above video.

Jun. 22, 2016

A Utica woman is facing charges after police say she was found drunk and naked in a forest in the Town of Webb.

Jun. 22, 2016

UTICA, NY - Oneida County Habitat for Humanity are looking for new volunteers. The organization hosted a Volunteer Open House at their ReStore Tuesday evening.

Jun. 22, 2016

UTICA, NY - The Boilermaker race committee announced Tuesday evening that NBC Voice contestant Ryan Quinn will perform at this year's post race party.

Jun. 21, 2016

UTICA, NY - He is known for finding some of the best characters along the Boilermaker course on race day. He interviews them and highlights the community we live in.

Jun. 21, 2016

Neighbors in northwestern Oneida County were cleaning up Tuesday morning after a wave of storms toppled trees and knocked out power overnight.

Jun. 21, 2016

The State University of New York says its Twitter account was hacked last weekend with its usual photographs of campus scenes replaced by pornographic images.

Jun. 21, 2016

Word of Life defendants Bruce Leonard and Sarah Ferguson came into Oneida County Court Tuesday to waive their rights to a jury trial, opting instead for a bench trial.

Jun. 21, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that it is in contact with Los Angeles authorities and Fiat Chrysler regarding the death of "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin.

Jun. 21, 2016

The state government releases new numbers on traffic safety as part of a campaign to improve pedestrian conditions on roadways.

Jun. 21, 2016

International pollster and author John Zogby is teaming up with his sons to create a strategic planning firm.

Jun. 21, 2016

A man is in the hospital after police say he was shot in East Utica.

Jun. 21, 2016

Announcement for the 19th annual CCS golf tournament at the Skenandoa Golf and Country Club.

Jun. 20, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Health System is being scrutinized in a way like never before, after allegations of long wait times, faulty diagnoses, and a general apathy toward patients were revealed.

Jun. 20, 2016

Last week the F.X. Matt Brewing Company announced the possibility of a Utica Club shortage as their flagship beer underwent a packaging change. The crisis seems to have been averted as Chanatry's Hometown Market took delivery of some of the first cases of UC in its new can.

Jun. 20, 2016

Vienna, N.Y. - Friends and family of 18 year old Tyler Sharon have been heading to the crash scene in Vienna all day on Monday, trying to deal with the sudden reality of what transpired very early Sunday morning.

Jun. 20, 2016

Utica, NY -- June 20th marks the First Day of Summer as well as week 10 for the Go the Distance Training and many people were out there running in one of the hottest days of the year.

Jun. 20, 2016

The City of Oneonta Department of Public Service will be flushing water mains on the intermediate service this week.

Jun. 19, 2016

A man is dead after a crash in Vienna, and NYS Police now say that vehicle had been stolen.

Jun. 20, 2016

State police say Interstate 88 in Otsego County has reopened after being closed for several hours in both directions after a tractor-trailer's gas tanks caught fire when they were hit by a car.

Jun. 20, 2016

State Police are investigating an accident on the Thruway where one of their own trooper cars was involved.

Jun. 20, 2016

Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, is leaving the campaign, following a tumultuous stretch marked by missteps and infighting.

Jun. 19, 2016

Barnes Avenue in Utica was the scene where multiple agencies arrived - police, fire and EMS - after they received reports of a drowning in the Erie Canal.

Jun. 20, 2016

State environmental officials say the regular harvest season for largemouth and smallmouth bass is now open.

Jun. 20, 2016

Primary races to replace a retiring congressman from the Hudson Valley feature two past candidates for New York governor facing off against lesser-known but spirited challengers.

Jun. 20, 2016

New York state has passed a new liquor law that will allow people to order alcoholic drinks on Sunday mornings to cap their brunch.

Jun. 20, 2016

An upstate New York college is launching the first four-year degree program in fermentation science in the Northeast.

Jun. 20, 2016

Popular daily fantasy sports sites still face uncertainty in New York even after state lawmakers passed legislation designed to regulate them.

Jun. 19, 2016

Floyd, N.Y. - Three teens came to the rescue of a man who fell 50 feet down a ravine on Wednesday.

Jun. 18, 2016

A fire sparked in Rome this evening, gutting a trailer on Floyd Avenue, but luckily nobody was home at the time.

Jun. 18, 2016

A Utica man is smiling big after he wins big at Turning Stone to the tune of nearly six figures.

Jun. 18, 2016

Bridgewater, NY -- At least person is seriously injured after a truck went down an embankment in Bridgewater this evening.

Jun. 18, 2016

The Deerfield Volunteer Fire Department hosted a motorized firematics tournament as part of their annual firemen's field days Saturday.

Jun. 18, 2016

Hundreds of motorcyclists and a handful of cyclists took off on a ride today to raise funds for the Stevens-Swan Humane Society Saturday afternoon.

Jun. 18, 2016

More than 10,000 people made their way through the gates at the Turning Stone Event Center as the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs held their 2016 conference and fire expo.

Jun. 18, 2016

Utica, N.Y. - Luckily it was warm Saturday night and into Sunday morning, as many Utica area residents spent the night outside, waiting in line at the Utica Memorial Auditorium.

Jun. 17, 2016

The Deerfield Volunteer fire department held its annual field days Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Jun. 17, 2016

The Charitable Gaming Act of 2016 has moved past one more hurdle, and it could be a big win for local agencies.

Jun. 17, 2016

The much anticipated Build-A Bike event is set for Saturday morning.

Jun. 17, 2016

Herkimer Diamond Mines KOA Resort celebrated their grand reopening Friday afternoon.

Jun. 17, 2016

Verona, N.Y. - With about 20 firefighters by his side, Congressman Richard Hanna unveiled legislation Friday morning that may very well prove to save firefighter lives nationwide for years to come.

Jun. 17, 2016

Ten-year-old Kaylee Almond, of Clinton Elementary School, won a $50 award for good citizenship and characther. What she did with that award perfectly illustrates why she won it.

Jun. 17, 2016

The Family Advocacy Center cuts ribbon on latest expansion

Jun. 17, 2016

Word of Life trials to begin June 24th