Many taxpayers pleased with proposed Oriskany, Whitesboro fire department consolidation

WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The fire departments in Oriskany and Whitesboro have discussed consolidating for years, but this is the closest they've come.

Werenski on trial in Rome for stabbing death of wife

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Daniel J. Smith just wanted to relax after work late Saturday afternoon. He sat at his girlfriend's kitchen table in east Rome, cracked open a beer, lit a cigarette, then looked outside and witnessed the brutal fatal stabbing of Carrie Werenski.

Drums Along the Mohawk returns to Rome

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The music, the pageantry, the competition all return to Rome as Drums Along the Mohawk returns, Wednesday.

Heartbreak on Schuyler Street, through a photographer's lens

Emotions ran high at the scene of the fatal fire on Schuyler Street Monday, be it the families, the firefighters, the bystanders, or even the media. One of those was WKTV Photojournalist Tim Fisher, who was struck by a man who later said he didn't feel firefighters did enough to save the family. WKTV decided it was important to offer Tim's response and side of the story.