Friday, April 18, 2014

Local News

A new leash on life: Inmates helping dogs and dogs helping inmates
ORISKANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Prison training service dog programs are popping up all around the country and may be the next program implemented at the Oneida County Correctional Facility.

Prom Problems: local retailers warn of online scams
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Prom is like the Oscars for high schoolers, but you want to look fabulous without breaking the bank.

Firefighters put out major fires at Griffiss...as a training exercise
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Annual training seminar took place at Griffiss International Airport giving Fire Departments from around the community received special training this past week.

Town of New Hartford bans smoking at playgrounds
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y (WKTV) - The town of New Hartford has begun a ban on smoking at their playground facilities in three of their four town parks, Thursday.

Man killed in Wednesday shooting tentatively identified
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The man killed on Oneida Street on Wednesday has been tentatively identified by the Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office, Utica police said.

Two Sherrill residents face drug charges
Waterville man accused of stealing guns from New Hartford home
City of Rome encouraging teams to participate in clean up
Utica police respond to shots fired call
One killed in shooting on Oneida Street