UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Accountability for cop, criminal and citizen alike will soon move beyond the dashboard for Utica Police and the citizens with whom they interact. The department will soon be outfitted with body cameras, which fasten to their uniform and record audio and video of every interaction with citizens.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Herkimer County Legislature is requesting an extension on the county's sales tax to help pay for the construction of a new jail. The state legislature will have to sign off on the measure. It will extend the 1 1/4 % sales tax that's currently in place for another 2 years. 1/4 of a percent will go specifically to funding the construction of a new jail.