Final wishes denied for Frankfort family planning funeral

FRANKFORT, N.Y. (WKTV)--Dealing with the death of a family member is difficult to go through, but for the McShane family they say being disrespected at a time when they looked for comfort is indescribable.

Man raising awareness with 600 mile journey

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--A man making a 600 mile trek from Buffalo to Long Island.

Holland Patent Middle School principal has multiple drinking and driving convictions

HOLLAND PATENT, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Police say Charles Pratt was driving down River Road Saturday night with his headlights off and a can of beer in his console. Now, the Holland Patent Middle School principal is charged with a felony.

Herkimer County set to extend sales tax to pay for new jail

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.