Local Girl Scouts help beautify the Utica Zoo

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--One local Girl Scout troop is giving back to the community and the Utica Zoo is benefiting from the hard work.

Many taxpayers pleased with proposed Oriskany, Whitesboro fire department consolidation

WHITESBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The fire departments in Oriskany and Whitesboro have discussed consolidating for years, but this is the closest they've come.

Werenski on trial in Rome for stabbing death of wife

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Daniel J. Smith just wanted to relax after work late Saturday afternoon. He sat at his girlfriend's kitchen table in east Rome, cracked open a beer, lit a cigarette, then looked outside and witnessed the brutal fatal stabbing of Carrie Werenski.

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.