Man in the Mirror: One man's journey from homeless to hopeful

Utica, N.Y. (WKTV) - Angel Rodriguez had it all. A good job; he was a weather man for WFMZ, a Spanish TV station in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He had owned his own home and had plenty of friends. But he lost it all more than a decade ago to drugs and what he calls bad choices.

Can municipalities prepare for a 'Once in a Lifetime' snowstorm?

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--The amount of snowfall this week in and around Buffalo has really opened people's eyes as far as thinking about the question, "What if that were to happen here?"'

Hanna, law enforcement push for stronger background checks

(WKTV) - U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna joined local lawmakers and law enforcement pushing for stronger background checks for those involved in childcare.

Local students raising funds for shelter animals

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Children in the Utica School District raise thousands of dollars each year for the Stevens Swan Humane Society's 'Pennies for Pets' fundraiser. On Wednesday, students at General Herkimer School in North Utica got a personal thank you from Daniel, an eight-year-old beagle currently living at the shelter.