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May. 3, 2016

A Utica man was arrested on sex abuse charges against a fellow MVCC student.

May. 3, 2016

A Davenport man, who is also a fugitive from justice in Alabama, was arrested on DWI charges.

May. 3, 2016

Crime costs entire communities, and that's why Rome Police are partnering with crime stoppers launching a program that allows you to help fight crime.

May. 3, 2016

A Rome man was arrested after a Town of Floyd burglary investigation.

May. 3, 2016

A New Berlin man was charged after allegedly choking, punching his wife in front of their children.

May. 3, 2016

Long time State Senator Hugh Farley, who represents parts of northern Herkimer County will not seek re-election.

May. 3, 2016

Police have released the identity of the suspect wanted in connection to triple robberies and Monday's high-speed chase.

May. 3, 2016

Oneida County Health Department (OCHD) has received its first notification of a confirmed case of Zika virus in the County; the person acquired the disease while travelling to South America and at this time, there is no threat to public health in Oneida County.

May. 3, 2016

The Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified the victim of the fatal fire on Drive 37 in North Bay last Thursday.

May. 3, 2016

The K-Rockathon concert will not occur in 2016 but will return in 2017.

May. 3, 2016

Announcement for "Journey for Sight" walk this at Sauquoit Valley High School. For more information, please view the above video.

May. 3, 2016

Utica, NY (WKTV) - F.X. Matt Brewing Co. has released its 18th year of Saranac Thursdays lineup.

May. 2, 2016

NYS Police at Sylvan Beach say the victim was trying to recover his tackle box which fell into the canal.

May. 2, 2016

A suspect is in custody tonight after an attempted robbery followed by a high speed chase by police through the streets of Utica and Oriskany.

May. 2, 2016

Rome leaders want to hear from residents to pinpoint what the needs are in the community. Rome was one of six cities chosen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development for a Community Needs Assessment. A series of roundtable discussions were held, attended by about 150 residents, to determine areas where Rome could improve.

May. 2, 2016

An attempted robbery at the Parkway Drugs on Culver Avenue led to a high-speed chase across multiple towns.

May. 2, 2016

A Canastota man has admitted to killing a woman from Oneida last summer.

May. 2, 2016

Village of Ilion Police asking the public’s assistance identifying an Ace Hardware larceny suspect.

May. 2, 2016

Congressman Chris Gibson announced he will not be running for New York State governor in 2018.

May. 2, 2016

A Utica man was charged with forcible touching of an underage male.

May. 2, 2016

Ryan Lochte, an 11-time Olympic medalist in swimming, is going for his fourth Olympics games this August.

May. 2, 2016

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand urges the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to designate the City of Utica as a federal Promise Zone.

May. 2, 2016

It is game over for the Sports Authority chain. The sporting goods retailer is closing all 450 of its stores, including the one at Destiny USA in Syracuse.

May. 2, 2016

Fire officials say a piece of furniture caught fire sparking a fire in Poland Monday morning.

May. 2, 2016

A hearing was held on Monday for one of the defendants in the Word of Life Christian Church case to review evidence and statements obtained by police.

May. 2, 2016

A wanted Utica man was charged after allegedly leading police on a high-speed pursuit.

May. 2, 2016

A Utica man faces several weapons charges after police were led on a foot chase.

May. 2, 2016

A #4 Top Ten fugitive was arrested after hiding from authorities over the past two years.

May. 2, 2016

Job Orders for May 2 – May 6, 2016

May. 2, 2016

Announcement for Utica Roadrunners Development Runs. For more information, please view the above video.

May. 1, 2016

First student-athlete in the 15 year history of the UC Football program to earn an invite to an NFL rookie minicamp.

May. 1, 2016

Utica, NY -- The cold and rain seemed to not be a problem for the hundreds who turned out at the Masonic Care Community for the annual Walk MS.

May. 1, 2016

Senator Schumer is asking the feds to investigate an advertising technique using mobile phone data to track people's information, when they are simply passing by billboards.

May. 1, 2016

Sherburne, N.Y. - This unseasonably cool and damp May 1st could not stop true nature lovers from coming out for Earthfest at the Rogers Environmental Education Center in Sherburne.

May. 1, 2016

An early morning fire on Red Hill Rd. in New Hartford, just outside of Chadwicks, could have been much worse.

Apr. 30, 2016

Syracuse, NY -- Riley Dixon, 23, from Blossvale has been drafted by the Denver Broncos.

Apr. 30, 2016

The morning began with a moment of silence as bagpipers with the Mohawk Valley Frasers played Amazing Grace prior to the start of the fourth annual Daniel Barden Mudfest. This isn’t your average mud run, this event was created in memory of Daniel Barden, one of the first-grade students killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Apr. 30, 2016

A Hamilton College student is in trouble with the law after Kirkland Police say he followed two women to their home early last Sunday.

Apr. 30, 2016

Two men from Rome are charged today after an armed robbery Friday.

Apr. 30, 2016

Utica, N.Y. - Cystic Fibrosis (CF) doesn't get as much attention in communities across the country as say breast cancer or heart disease, but the families and friends affected by it say it should.

Apr. 29, 2016

BROOKFIELD, NY - Nearly a half dozen fire departments responded to a barn fire in Brookfield Friday evening. And a neighbor is being credited with alerting 911 to the fire.

Apr. 29, 2016

NEW YORK CITY, NY - The Utica Zoo received some national attention Friday evening with the help of the game show Jeopardy. One of the contestants on the program mentioned Utica, NY.

Apr. 28, 2016

Going to the prom is an event Gage Smith and his family thought might not happen for him, but 2016, has been a year that's really come together for 17-year-old Gage. He got a promposal from a friend he's been close with for years, and he's competing in swimming in the 2016 Special Olympics.

Apr. 29, 2016

Frankfort, N.Y. - Central New York was rattled Thursday night, as many people were worried for the fate of two young children when an Amber Alert was issued by State Police regarding the disappearance of two youngsters, ages 1 and 3 from Frankfort.

Apr. 29, 2016

Hamilton College held a consortium for computing sciences: a game of problem-solving.

Apr. 29, 2016

Report for the Week Beginning May 1, 2016

Apr. 29, 2016

The road to Rio started seven years ago for Sitrin Stars athlete Tammy Delano. That's when the Rome woman got her start in rifle shooting.

Apr. 29, 2016

Two Frankfort children, missing for nearly a week, presumed taken by their mother were dropped off to state police by a family member just hours after an Amber Alert was issued state wide. The children, ages two and one are safe and sound.

Apr. 29, 2016

A shots-fired incident has led police to clear a large perimeter on Sunset Avenue in Utica and tow teenagers have been arrested.

Apr. 29, 2016

Mark Tyoe, a chainsaw artist, is coming to the MVCC Rome Campus during the Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series.

Apr. 29, 2016

Dunkin’ Donuts today announced its partnership Make-A-Wish® Central New York for the fourth year to celebrate World Wish Day, the day the organization was founded, and to help make the wishes of local children come true.

Apr. 29, 2016

An Oneonta woman is accused of using fraudulent credit cards to charge over $70,000.

Apr. 29, 2016

The New York State Education Department, along with the conjunction of Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan and Assembly Assistant Speaker Felix W. Ortiz, are working with organizations to educate people on the urge for organ and tissue donations.

Apr. 29, 2016

Lieutenant John Wood, Corps officer in Herkimer from the Salvation Army visited the Newstalk set to discuss the annual Civic Dinner.

Apr. 29, 2016

Dale Rashford from the Rome Lions Club and Duane Niemi, joined the Newstalk set to discuss the 12th Annual Legends of Diamond Dinner.

Apr. 27, 2016

Town of Marcy officials say that a portion of Marcy is under a boil water advisory due to unforeseen circumstances during a scheduled repair.

Apr. 29, 2016

Charles Schneider, the music director of the Catskill Symphony, came in to talk about the event: "The Hans & Edith Wilk Memorial Concert.”

Apr. 29, 2016

Carol Grove from your Neighbors Inc. shared a very important garage sale event coming up next weekend.

Apr. 29, 2016

It’s Arbor Day! Folks from Hamilton College and the Village Green in Clinton along with area vendors got together to do some general cleanup of the landscaping.

Apr. 29, 2016

The investigation continues into a sparked a fatal fire in one home that spread to another in North Bay.

Apr. 29, 2016

The NFL draft continues, and Utica College defensive-end Nick Woodman could be the first U.C. football player to make it to the NFL. Nick Woodman visited the WKTV studio to share his thoughts on the possibility.

Apr. 29, 2016

Rome is no stranger to brewing beer, but it’s been decades since a brewery operated within the city. This fall, Copper City Brewing Company will open its doors to Central New York beer aficionados.

Apr. 29, 2016

A unit of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group has agreed to buy Carlson Hotels, which owns brands including Radisson and Country Inns and Suites.

Apr. 28, 2016

WKTV's Severe Weather Special highlights the dangers and science behind severe weather. Topics include thunderstorms, tornadoes, flash flooding, lightning, and hail.

Apr. 29, 2016

Another day, another picket for Verizon workers who walked off the job a little over two weeks ago.

Apr. 29, 2016

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is pushing new legislation that would help school districts across New York State test their drinking water for potential lead contamination.

Apr. 29, 2016

A large brush fire breaks out in East Herkimer, causing crews to call in help from neighboring agencies.

Apr. 28, 2016

New York State Police and Frankfort Police say the children at the center of an Amber Alert have been found and are safe.

Apr. 29, 2016

Announcement for Chuck E. Cheese benefit for the Ride for Missing Children. For more information, please view the above video.

Apr. 29, 2016

Announcement for "Clifford the Big Red Dog" performance to benefit the Stanley and and Valley Residential Services. For more information, please view the above video.

Apr. 29, 2016

Links to local flu clinics for the end of flu season

Apr. 28, 2016

Utica, NY -- There is a lot more to addiction than meets the eye. There is a whole science behind.

Apr. 28, 2016

The Utica Comets 2015-16 season came to an end with a 6-3 loss to the Albany Devils in Game 4 of the North Division Semi-Finals at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, Thursday.

Apr. 28, 2016

A local 10-year-old actor is making his big screen debut, appearing in two Hollywood movies alongside Academy Award winning actors.

Apr. 28, 2016

A news reporter with the Rome Sentinel is also writing on the side.