Final wishes denied for Frankfort family planning funeral

FRANKFORT, N.Y. (WKTV)--Dealing with the death of a family member is difficult to go through, but for the McShane family they say being disrespected at a time when they looked for comfort is indescribable.

Man raising awareness with 600 mile journey

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--A man making a 600 mile trek from Buffalo to Long Island.

Holland Patent Middle School principal has multiple drinking and driving convictions

HOLLAND PATENT, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Police say Charles Pratt was driving down River Road Saturday night with his headlights off and a can of beer in his console. Now, the Holland Patent Middle School principal is charged with a felony.

Proposed Utica budget calls for 3.75 percent tax hike, 10 vacant positions to be eliminated

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica City Mayor Robert Palmieri unveiled his 2013-2014 budget to the Board of Estimate and Apportionment on Tuesday. It passed and is now in the hands of the Utica Common Council, calling for a 3.75 percent property tax hike.