Returning soldier surprises son at Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Ferguson protests increase motivation to spread peace in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- With turmoil erupting in Ferguson, local church leaders, community members and the Utica Police Department walked together in a march Wednesday evening to send a message of peace to the community.

Local vets lend helping hand to those affected by flood

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Some local veterans came out to serve their community in Ilion in order to rebuild a porch at a home destroyed by floods, Wednesday.

Verona woman will serve time for dog abuse

VERONA, N.Y.(WKTV) - A Verona woman pleaded guilty to two counts of animal cruelty Tuesday for mistreating two of her dogs, one of them named Sapphire was left with wounds from a collar tied too tight. Bridget LaClaire, 48 of Verona will serve 10 weekends in jail along with paying an over $3,000 fine to cover the extensive veterinarian fees after the dog was rescued back in August.