Father of officer killed in line of duty responds to 52 percent spike in deaths by gunfire

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Officer death by gunfire has gone down in recent years, but now there's a big spike- a 52 percent increase compared to last year.

Oneonta residents speak out after beating of college student

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV)--"This is our worst nightmare," said Oneonta Mayor Dick Miller of the fight early Sunday morning that landed 21-year-old SUNY Oneonta student Tyler Giancola in intensive care at Albany Medical Center and has 18-year-old Joseph Schof, of Orange County, facing an assault charge.

New Americans sworn in at Fort Stanwix on Thursday

ROME, N.Y.(WKTV) - A special naturalization ceremony at Fort Stanwix on Thursday morning now means 42 new citizens can officially call the Mohawk Valley home.

Cuomo: Stormproof power systems post-Sandy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is stressing the need to fortify New York's power and telecommunication systems after Superstorm Sandy in his annual State of the State.