Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Local News

Utica Police ask for help in identifying Walmart larceny suspect
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica police need your help identifying a suspect in a larceny case at a local grocery store.

2 face charges after police discover illegal activity in South Utica Plaza
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Authorities say they arrested two men after an investigation with the help of the Utica Police Department's Metro Narcotics Unit and the U.S. Marshals office.

DWI charges for driver in ATV crash in Forestport
FORESTPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Sheriff's Deputies in Oneida County are investigating a roll-over ATV crash in the Town of Forestport.

Oneida County Public Market a good bet for Labor Day weekend
UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) - Labor Day weekend is a huge weekend for the Oneida County Public Market outside Union Station in Utica. That's because so many travelers come into and out of the station for the weekend.

Oneida County's paranormal activity highlighted in new book
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - "Haunted Utica: Mohawk Valley Ghosts and other Historic Haunts" was the topic of discussion at the Oneida County Historical Society Saturday.

New Hartford man arrested for alleged machete threat
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV)--New Hartford Police arrested Calvin LaClair, 55, Friday evening on an active felony warrant.

Stepped up sobriety checkpoints for Labor Day weekend
Heading into Labor Day weekend, police agencies are stepping up patrols for speeding, seat belts, but most of all, drunk driving, to keep drivers safe.

Local citizens to attend NYC People's Climate March
A group of local citizens planning to participate in the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21 in New York City have organized a bus to the event and invite interested Central New Yorkers to join them!

With weather uncooperative, Sylvan Beach Amusement Park still found success
SYLVAN BEACH (WKTV) - Sylvan Beach Amusement Park got a late start this season, not opening up until right before fourth of July Weekend. Then, August temperatures turned out to be cooler; not quite beach weather. But officials at Sylvan Beach Amusement Park say it didn't put profits on ice.

Several injured in accident on State Route 49 in Marcy