Returning soldier surprises son at Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Ferguson protests increase motivation to spread peace in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- With turmoil erupting in Ferguson, local church leaders, community members and the Utica Police Department walked together in a march Wednesday evening to send a message of peace to the community.

Local vets lend helping hand to those affected by flood

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some local veterans came out to serve their community in Ilion in order to rebuild a porch at a home destroyed by floods, Wednesday.

Initiative launched to help reduce local illiteracy numbers

12% of adults in Oneida and Herkimer counties are lacking basic literary, meaning they are on the educational level of a third grader or below. On Monday, the Literacy Coalition of Herkimer and Oneida Counties launched an initiative to reduce those numbers