Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Utica school district to enforce mandatory kindergarten

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- If you live in the city of Utica plan on strapping a backpack on your five year old this fall. Gov. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday giving the school district legal grounds to enforce mandatory kindergarten.

National Hot Dog Day serves up big American flavor

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's National Hot Dog Day around the country, Thursday, and locally places such as Nicky Doodles in North Utica have a grill full of dogs ready to go.

Wetlands permit for Marcy Nanocenter site OK'd

Video of Utica Police traffic stop goes viral alleging drug planting; UPD says 'watch the full video'

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Phoenix, a local weekly newspaper has posted on its website what appears to be an incriminating video, one minute and 40 seconds in length, featuring Utica Police Officers placing baggies, possibly filled with drugs, in the vehicle of a person they pulled over for running a stop sign.