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.

New York Army Guard unit getting new commander Sunday

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) - A veteran of the war in Afghanistan is taking command this weekend of a Utica-based infantry battalion in the New York Army National Guard.