Busy bar night brings friends together for early holiday celebrations

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Thanksgiving Eve has become the biggest drinking night of the year across the country. For local bars and restaurants that means big business, but it's also a night to reconnect with friends.

Traveling safely on this White Thanksgiving

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It is the busiest day for travel of the year for the United States, the night before Thanksgiving, as 41 million people are expected to utilize transportation at some point before the night's end, Wednesday.

Ilion police serve warrant on meth lab, 6 arrested

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV)--According to New York State Police, six people are facing misdemeanor and felony drug charges after a pre-dawn meth raid in Ilion on Wednesday.

Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Utica school district to enforce mandatory kindergarten

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- If you live in the city of Utica plan on strapping a backpack on your five year old this fall. Gov. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday giving the school district legal grounds to enforce mandatory kindergarten.