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.

New York schools facing millions in cuts with fiscal cliff

(WKTV) - If no agreement is reached with the approaching fiscal cliff, New York State is looking to lose about $164 million in federal funding for the 2013 -14 school year. Utica City Schools say this will bring an almost $1 million cut to their budget, Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES Superintendent says their schools will collectively face similar cuts.