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Sep. 3, 2015

The start of the high school sports season means the start of a new season of Sports Express, and this year WKTV is pleased to introduce a new sports reporting team to Central New York fans.

Sep. 3, 2015

Realism is replacing optimism as Oneida County leaders consider the chances that aircraft maintenance outfit, Midair, will survive recent layoffs and loss of customers.

Sep. 3, 2015

Local authorities want to remind the community this weekend that if you plan to spend time on the water make sure you do so safely.

Sep. 3, 2015

Superworms, mealworms, big crickets, flying termites, and my favorite, earthworm jerky. All of these bugs were all on the menu at MVCC's bug eating contest.

Sep. 3, 2015

College students are back to school this week - and across the country, they are committing to finish their education.

Sep. 3, 2015

Oneida County has paid off more than $4 million in state retirement payments in one year - as opposed to the ten years allowed by law.

Sep. 3, 2015

A Westmoreland man was arrested for menacing a police officer and criminal possession of a weapon.

Sep. 3, 2015

The New York Department of State announced local grants totaling $75,000 to the Village of Prospect for its village dissolution, and the Village of Highland Falls for a re-organization study.

Sep. 3, 2015

Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol joined WKTV live in studio with some boater safety warnings ahead of this Labor Day weekend.

Sep. 3, 2015

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Amazing Gracie's Gift Foundation has launched "50 States of Grace September Challenge". The goal is to have all 50 states participate in some type of fundraiser for the foundation. The foundation will keep track of the states as the donations are received.

Sep. 3, 2015

Due to the presence of blue-green algae in Canadarago Lake, Town of Richfield has closed Baker's Beach for the holiday weekend and for the season.

Sep. 3, 2015

The family of a 28-year-old man who drowned after falling through a flooded manhole in Syracuse has filed a notice to sue the city and Onondaga County for wrongful death.

Sep. 3, 2015

All five Rome mayoral candidates participated in a public debate at the Capitol Theatre on Wednesday night.

Sep. 2, 2015

Utica ranks 3rd on Forbes worst places for business and careers

Sep. 2, 2015

A business at Griffiss International Airport in Rome that's been floundering financially for months is now laying off workers.

Sep. 2, 2015

An Onondaga County adult resident has contracted Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), according to the New York State Department of Health. This is New York State’s first case of EEE in 2015.

Sep. 2, 2015

Tiger Woods and Notah Begay were welcomed back to Central New York for the Notah Begay III Foundation fundraiser, the NB3 Foundation Invitational.

Sep. 2, 2015

The Poland Central School District Board of Education voted to lower a tax increase for the 2015-16 budget.

Sep. 2, 2015

A 47-year-old Utica man is accused of forcibly touching and sexually abusing a 17-year-old female.

Sep. 2, 2015

A crash on the northbound Arterial in Utica caused a traffic detour at Lomond Place.

Sep. 2, 2015

Two people from Minetto were convicted of stealing over $200,000 from a veteran.

Sep. 2, 2015

Two local fire grants aim to help first responders and emergency medical services organizations have the proper tools to keep the public safe.

Sep. 2, 2015

It's back to school earlier for some students others this school year.

Sep. 2, 2015

Primary elections tend to have traditionally low turnout to begin with. But now, one can only wonder what moving it from a Tuesday to a Thursday, a week from tomorrow, September 10th, is going to do to attendance.

Sep. 2, 2015

Water levels are down at area lakes.

Sep. 2, 2015

The old Dollar General building in Boonville has been purchased and is set to be destroyed.

Sep. 2, 2015

Primary Day is scheduled for next Thursday, September 10, from noon to 9 p.m.

Sep. 2, 2015

The Utica Zoo announced dates for their fall education programs.

Sep. 2, 2015

"The American Pickers" episode that was filmed in Little Falls will air tonight, September 2nd.

Sep. 2, 2015

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is visiting the New York State Fair on Women's Day.

Sep. 2, 2015

The Oneida County Health Department held an exercise aimed at distributing medication in the event of a health threat.

Sep. 1, 2015

An officer with the Utica Police Department was one of six officers nominated for the New York State Police Officer of the Year award, for his actions to stop a gunman during a shooting outside of a bar last year.

Sep. 1, 2015

FONDA, NY - A Canadian truck driver who fatally injured a state trooper who had pulled over another driver on the Thruway has been sentenced to 3½ years in state prison.

Sep. 1, 2015

New York State Fair officials that Snoop Dogg has cancelled his performance slated for Wednesday, September 2, due to an illness.

Sep. 1, 2015

Selfies are a part of mainstream social media these days, but today you got a chance to help the American Cancer Society with a selfie.

Sep. 1, 2015

The Great New York State Fair, which is in day seven right now, has a chance to be ranked the top ten fairs in the nation, but it needs your vote.

Sep. 1, 2015

Ralph Fava, who previously entered a guilty plea to criminal possession of a weapon, was sentenced as a second felony offender to five years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision.

Sep. 1, 2015

Construction is underway near the County Office Building which will add 178 new parking spots in downtown Utica.

Sep. 1, 2015

A symbol of opportunities for growth as a learning community: Students and faculty gathered at the Wildcat Field House this afternoon for the convocation ceremony.

Sep. 1, 2015

Only six law enforcement officers were recognized by the Governor today - as part of the officer of the year celebration - and two of the six come call the Mohawk Valley home.

Sep. 1, 2015

Recently released court papers detail the coercion and stalking charges against an Oneida County legislator who's seeking reelection.

Sep. 1, 2015

Fire officials released new information on the massive fire on Pleasant Street in Utica.

Sep. 1, 2015

Forbes.com released its 17th annual list of Best Places of Business and Careers – and its bottom 10. Making the list? Utica, as the third worst city for business and careers.

Sep. 1, 2015

It's back to school for some students as soon as three days from now - and the United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area is doing its part to make sure students head back to the classroom prepared, at least when it comes to school supplies!

Sep. 1, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month, and a “Point of Distribution” exercise at MVCC helps kick it off.

Sep. 1, 2015

A UPS driver from Whitesboro is upgraded to serious condition at a Syracuse Hospital after a serious tractor trailer accident on Interstate 81 in Syracuse on August 29.

Sep. 1, 2015

Kevin Farley, accused in the strangulation death of Tiffany Meeks, of Oneida, has been charged with first degree murder in her death.

Aug. 31, 2015

Authorities have released the name of the man killed after he crashed his ATV in the Lewis County Town of Osceola Saturday.

Aug. 31, 2015

HINCKELY, NY - There is a new alert system in place for those wanting notifications on water level changes at Hinckley Reservoir.

Aug. 31, 2015

Fire in Lee Center destroys storage shed

Aug. 31, 2015

Utica, N.Y. - 20 months of negotiations between Iran, the U.S., and five other world powers came to an end in July with an historic agreement, at least on paper.

Aug. 31, 2015

The Mohawk Valley Water Authority announced maintenance work that will begin Wednesday, September 2nd at 10 a.m.

Aug. 31, 2015

The City of Utica has posted the most tweets of any municipality in Upstate New York, according to Mayor Palmieri’s office.

Aug. 31, 2015

A big family picnic was held at the VFW off Route 12 in Remsen on Saturday.

Aug. 31, 2015

The Republican challenger in the Oneida County 12th legislative district race was in court to answer to forcible touching and harassment charges.

Aug. 31, 2015

It’s been 70 years since the end of World War II in Europe. Today, U.S. Representative Richard Hanna presented service medals to a veteran who operated a well-known local inn and banquet hall.

Aug. 31, 2015

Police arrested an Oneonta man for assault following an altercation.

Aug. 31, 2015

Judith Reilly from the Center for Family Life and Recovery discusses the Tim Foley with Golf Tournament.

Aug. 31, 2015

City of Oneonta police arrested three people in relation to a stabbing.

Aug. 31, 2015

The weekend's weather was perfect for just about everything, including maybe getting out in the field and picking some hops.

Aug. 31, 2015

Over at Saint Luke's Home today, residents were treated to an Antique and Classic Car Show right outside their door.

Aug. 31, 2015

A Utica man is facing larceny charges after he allegedly tried to steal several children's bikes from a home in New Hartford.

Aug. 29, 2015

A Whitesboro man is in critical condition tonight after the tractor trailer he was driving crashed on Interstate 81, in Syracuse. Syracuse Police say Kyle Woodcock, 31, was driving for UPS

Aug. 29, 2015

Friends of the Arc Foundation welcomed several people to Teugega Country Club, in Rome for a laid-back casual fundraiser for the Arc Oneida-Lewis Chapter.

Aug. 29, 2015

For the better part of a decade, antique and classic cars have rolled up to Saint Luke's Home for a special event. The Road Knights of Central New York bring their cars to the residents here and helped them with a trip down memory lane.

Aug. 29, 2015

Belen Dental, in Utica brought "Dentistry from the Heart" to Central New York, on Saturday, August 29. "Dentistry from the Heart" is a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to providing free dental care to those in need. Every year, thousands of dentists, hygienists and volunteers donate their time and resources to host their own events.

Aug. 29, 2015

It's opening weekend on the SUNY Polytechnic Institute's Marcy campus and the students are greeted by brand new signs on campus that tout the name of the school. One year after the official name change, the signs at the school reflect the new title.

Aug. 29, 2015

Two children were checked out at the New York State Fair's infirmary after two roller coaster cars collided on the track Friday afternoon. The two boys are from New Hartford and Sauquoit. Ryan Grossman, 8, was on the ride with his friend Nathan Kelly, 9.

Aug. 29, 2015

The New York State Fair has a new mobile app. It allows users to purchase tickets online, create a custom schedule with reminders for events, and features a GPS-enabled map that shows visitors where they are on the Fairgrounds. The app also features the "Food Finder," which shows the location of food vendors.

Aug. 28, 2015

Tonight we speak to the cab driver who was instrumental in helping get multiple people to safety after a fire on Pleasant Street.

Aug. 28, 2015

Utica, N.Y. - Utica College President Todd Hutton has been at the helm at U.C. since 1998, and on Friday, he helped his last freshman class move into their new dorms.

Aug. 28, 2015

At a time when most political candidates' faces are appearing on palm cards and other political literature, two Oneida County candidates for the same seat have the unpleasant distinction of having their faces appearing on mugshots, as each answer misdemeanor charges, leveled only days apart.

Aug. 28, 2015

An Oneida man and woman were arrested for unlawfully growing cannabis and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Aug. 28, 2015

A person was injured after two roller-coaster cars collided at the Great New York State Fair this afternoon.

Aug. 28, 2015

Oneida County Legislator Frank Tallarino is seeking to be the Democratic candidate in the 12th District of the County Legislative District.