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 Police officer charged with DWI at Canadian border

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica Police officer was arrested for DWI near the Canadian border earlier this month. Police are not releasing many details, but we're told Officer John Abel was arrested as he was crossing the Rainbow Bridge.