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.

Concerns of Giant Hogweed on the rise, but other plants just as irritating

ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Cornell Cooperative Extension says that while Giant Hogweed is in Oneida County, there are many more prevalent plants like Queen Anne's Lace and Wild Parsnip blooming that look similar to it, but are not actually Giant Hogweed.