Sunday, September 21, 2014

Local News

'Logan's Heroes' on a mission to end juvenile diabetes
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV)--Four-year-old Logan Roach, may soon forget what it was like before he developed symptoms of Type 1 diabetes, but now he'll always know just how many people are battling the fight right alongside him, with the group called Logan's Heroes.

ISIS Recruitment 'a new threat we're facing'
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--The beheadings in Iraq in recent weeks have brought outrage around the world.

Reward for informing on illegal guns
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The state funded program called G.I.V.E. - which stands for gun involved violence elimination program... gives a $500 reward to anyone who provides information to law enforcement leading to an arrest and the seizure of an illegal weapon.

Local leaders discuss plans for Rome's waterfront development
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV)--Waterfront development continues to be a focus for the City of Rome. On Friday, about 30 members of the city, the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce and the Genesis Group discussed how to attract business and recreation to the area.

Rome police officer pleads guilty to raping teen
Fabulous Beekman Boys' Josh Kilmer-Purcell previews Sharon Springs Harvest Festival
(WKTV) - Josh Kilmer-Purcell, of the Fabulous Beekman Boys, previews the Sharon Springs Harvest Festival.

Dolgeville man accused of stealing mounted deer head
Community show marks opening of 68th annual circus
Get your flu facts
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV)--Health officials say now is the time to start getting vaccinated for the flu, before the season officially begins in October.

Father of officer killed in line of duty responds to 52 percent spike in deaths by gunfire
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Officer death by gunfire has gone down in recent years, but now there's a big spike- a 52 percent increase compared to last year.