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.

Drums Along the Mohawk returns to Rome

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - The music, the pageantry, the competition all return to Rome as Drums Along the Mohawk returns, Wednesday.

Utica Council meets to discuss overriding property tax cap

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Wednesday evening, the Utica Common Council takes up a vote on whether or not to override the Governor's two percent property tax cap for the upcoming 2013-2014 budget for the city. **Click the video for an interview with 6th Ward City Councilwoman Samantha Colosimo Testa before Wednesday night's meeting**