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.

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.