Busy bar night brings friends together for early holiday celebrations

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Thanksgiving Eve has become the biggest drinking night of the year across the country. For local bars and restaurants that means big business, but it's also a night to reconnect with friends.

Traveling safely on this White Thanksgiving

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It is the busiest day for travel of the year for the United States, the night before Thanksgiving, as 41 million people are expected to utilize transportation at some point before the night's end, Wednesday.

Ilion police serve warrant on meth lab, 6 arrested

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV)--According to New York State Police, six people are facing misdemeanor and felony drug charges after a pre-dawn meth raid in Ilion on 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.