NYS Education Commissioner visits upstate school district

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Common Core, high stakes testing, these are the words at the center of a lot of controversy in the state of New York.

Raising autism awareness: A local organization to hold its biggest fundraiser of the year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - As Autism Awareness month comes to a close, Upstate Cerebral Palsy is hoping to bring to light autism awareness once more.

Moe's holds grand "pre-opening" at new Rome location

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Moe's Southwest Grill held a pre-opening event at its new location in Rome, Wednesday.

Fight For Proposed Fortification Legislation

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi unveiled a 3-point plan in his proposed legislation issuing the homemade barricades criminals seem to be creating to deter police. Point one of the plan would make it a felony to fortify a home. Point two would give a district attorney the ability to intervene when a landlord turns a blind eye and point three is the barricades can be used as evidence.