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.

Voters abolish Prospect Fire Department, Chief plans legal action

PROSPECT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Residents in the Village of Prospect voted to abolish the fire department Tuesday night. The turnout for the vote was extremely high, with 128 votes cast. There are only 291 residents in the village and that number includes children