Get your flu facts

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Health officials say now is the time to start getting vaccinated for the flu, before the season officially begins in October.

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.

UC Athletic Director weighs in on Rutgers coach's alleged abuse

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Coaches across the country are expressing disappointment in the actions of Rutgers Men's basketball coach Mike Rice after a video surfaced showing him shoving and kicking players. Rice was fired Wednesday. Utica College's Athletic Director David Fontaine was shocked after seeing the video and says it reminded him to make it clear to UC's coaches that any similar behavior is unacceptable.