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.

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.