Father of officer killed in line of duty responds to 52 percent spike in deaths by gunfire

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Officer death by gunfire has gone down in recent years, but now there's a big spike- a 52 percent increase compared to last year.

Oneonta residents speak out after beating of college student

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV)--"This is our worst nightmare," said Oneonta Mayor Dick Miller of the fight early Sunday morning that landed 21-year-old SUNY Oneonta student Tyler Giancola in intensive care at Albany Medical Center and has 18-year-old Joseph Schof, of Orange County, facing an assault charge.

New Americans sworn in at Fort Stanwix on Thursday

ROME, N.Y.(WKTV) - A special naturalization ceremony at Fort Stanwix on Thursday morning now means 42 new citizens can officially call the Mohawk Valley home.

Lawmakers urge Governor to keep ban on hydrofracking

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Over 35 lawmakers from Oneida County have already joined over 425 elected officials across the state to sign on to a letter urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to continue banning hydraulic fracturing in New York, at least until more is known on the process.