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Jul. 27, 2015

The U.S. Navy is naming one of its warships after the upstate New York village that's home to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Jul. 26, 2015

Family and friends gather to remember Rozlyn O'Dell.

Jul. 26, 2015

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died today nearly five months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub of her home.

Jul. 26, 2015

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is pushing an increase in funding for high-tech sensors. They would work to disable a car's ignition if the driver is drunk.

Jul. 26, 2015

A Whitestown man is again under arrest, and this time authorities say he shoved his father while his father had an order of protection against him.

Jul. 26, 2015

Frankfort, N.Y. - The Great American Irish Festival wrapped up on Sunday at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort with a traditional Irish Catholic Mass followed by a third straight beautiful day filled with music, food, and plenty of celebrating area residents' Irish heritage.

Jul. 26, 2015

According to Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol, there was a three car motor vehicle accident on Route 365 in the Town of Verona around 11:30pm Saturday.

Jul. 25, 2015

An Oneonta woman was injured and a Kingston man killed in a one-car accident Saturday in Weathersfield, Vermont.

Jul. 25, 2015

Fireworks and music bring Rome Honor America Days to a close.

Jul. 25, 2015

From 7 to 76, locals learn to play piano for a viral video called "Hands Utica"

Jul. 25, 2015

The Rome Rescue Mission hosted the first ever River Jam to benefit the food bank.

Jul. 25, 2015

The Johnson Park Center hosted the 20th Annual JCP Main Olympics, a part of a week-long celebration.

Jul. 25, 2015

A Vienna man is in custody after he allegedly threatened someone with a knife and then tried to hit an officer while being arrested.

Jul. 25, 2015

Rome, N.Y. - The 2015 version of Rome's Honor America Days Parade will go down in history as one of its best ever.

Jul. 24, 2015

A local woman is celebrating her 99th birthday this weekend and The Stanley Theatre is also marking the occasion.

Jul. 24, 2015

The Children's Museum in Utica's Historic Bagg's Square district has a new executive director. August 1, Elizabeth Slocum Brando will get to work in an official capacity but she's already getting comfortable with her new surroundings.

Jul. 24, 2015

Nine people were arrested following a Saranac Thursdays event.

Jul. 24, 2015

A tractor trailer transporting beer rolled over and spilled its contents on the thruway at 1:45 p.m. Friday.

Jul. 24, 2015

Village of Ilion officials have issued a boil water advisory effective immediately.

Jul. 24, 2015

A former local radio DJ accused of video-recording another man having sexual contact with several cows is back on police radar.

Jul. 24, 2015

A Central New York business executive is accused of defrauding investors out of $1.6 million.

Jul. 24, 2015

An Environmental Protection Agency official says progress has been made in cleaning up Onondaga Lake, but it's still not safe for swimming.

Jul. 23, 2015

A grieving community lit candles Thursday night to remember 4-year-old Gavin Warren who was found unresponsive in a neighbor's swimming pool.

Jul. 23, 2015

One of Varick Street business owner Steve Klosek's worst fears were realized Tuesday morning when he came into his bar, the Varick, and saw light peeking through the back door, which had been forced open.

Jul. 23, 2015

Local authorities are investigating an apparent drowning in the Town of Vienna after a four-year-old boy went missing Wednesday.

Jul. 23, 2015

Several people have told Jake Palmer that he should buy a lottery ticket. Tuesday afternoon, Palmer, along with several other drivers, was crossing the train tracks on Oriskany Street in Utica near Dunkin Donut. His was the only car that didn't make it.

Jul. 23, 2015

The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales marched into Utica's west side today to make an appearance, ironically, near the Saranac Brewery.

Jul. 23, 2015

Deconstruction, of the Daniel Tompkins Chapel, continues at the Masonic Care Community Campus, Thursday.

Jul. 23, 2015

Jason Robinson, from Westmoreland is having a great week on the track in New Jersey. "J-Rob", who first turned heads two years ago in the Boilermaker as the youngest wheelchair-bound athlete, is competing in the Junior Nationals Track Competition.

Jul. 22, 2015

A local pizzeria is being recognized as one of the oldest in the United States.

Jul. 23, 2015

The route for the annual Boonville Oneida County Fair Parade will be different this year.

Jul. 23, 2015

The remains of a World War II fighter pilot, just identified, will be buried August 1 in his hometown of Herkimer.

Jul. 23, 2015

UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece of the stroller's foam crossbar, according to federal regulators.

Jul. 23, 2015

A local nursing school has been placed on a list of institutions that need “additional oversight of cash management”.

Jul. 23, 2015

Fast-food workers in New York are heralding plans to raise their minimum wage to $15 as restaurant owners vow to fight what they say is an arbitrary increase.

Jul. 23, 2015

New York regulators have shortened the fall turkey hunting seasons because of a declining turkey population across the state.

Jul. 23, 2015

Two killers on the loose from a New York prison for three weeks disagreed over whether to hole up in hunting cabin, with one worried about being captured and the other suggesting they could kill or take hostage anyone who checked in on the remote camp.

Jul. 22, 2015

The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales are marching into Central New York making several stops in the region.

Jul. 22, 2015

A proposal to set a $15 minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations was endorsed Wednesday by a state labor board.

Jul. 22, 2015

A Utica man is facing felony charges for reportedly stealing money and a laptop from a bar on Varick Street.

Jul. 22, 2015

A local town judge has been reprimanded after a state board says he attempted to use his influence in his son's criminal case.

Jul. 22, 2015

A local pizzeria is honored with being the second oldest pizzeria in America.

Jul. 22, 2015

The Mohawk Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross responded to the Utica rail car incident from yesterday, July 21.

Jul. 22, 2015

Herkimer County Community College ranked second in Schools.com list of best community colleges in New York State.

Jul. 22, 2015

Utica's Adirondack Distilling Company is branching out with a new location now open in Destiny USA.

Jul. 22, 2015

The Payless store inside Sangertown Square Mall is relocating.

Jul. 22, 2015

Kmart in New Hartford is closed for now. But, as far as we know, the closure is just temporary.

Jul. 22, 2015

The City of Rome has purchased the former Park Drive Estates for $350,000, and is already looking to sell. But only to developers who can share their vision.

Jul. 22, 2015

Utica police have identified a suspect in the Varick Bar and Grill robbery.

Jul. 21, 2015

Local construction crews are working to give the Daniel Tompkins Memorial Chapel a facelift. The 114 year old steeple is being removed this week and a brand new one will be installed.

Jul. 22, 2015

A runaway railcar caused a car accident just before it also caused a stationary train to slam into Union Station in Utica around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Jul. 21, 2015

Firefighters make quick work of house fire in Lake Delta

Jul. 21, 2015

PROSPECT, NY - The 125 year old Village of Prospect will soon become a hamlet of the Town of Trenton.

Jul. 21, 2015

UTICA, NY - an accident on Schuyler Street in West Utica may be related to the accident at Union Station.

Jul. 21, 2015

Demolition of Utica's "Ivy Cottage" halted as suddenly as it began. The rear of the house is a gaping hole, every-day items like a sink, table & chairs exposed. The front remains intact. The back, a reminder to local history lovers that, while there is still much work to do to demolish the house, there is no turning back.

Jul. 21, 2015

Barbara Smith appeared in Herkimer Town Court, requesting the right to revoke her guilty plea to neglecting 12 dogs at her Route 28 home in November 2013.

Jul. 21, 2015

The City of Utica announced Tuesday that U.S. flags flying at all city buildings will fly at half staff to honor the five servicemen killed in a shooting in Tennessee last week.

Jul. 21, 2015

A Utica man was arrested for criminal possession following the execution of a search warrant.

Jul. 21, 2015

A Little Falls man was arrested for DWI following a traffic stop.

Jul. 21, 2015

The Herkimer Water Department has issued a boil water advisory for parts of the village.

Jul. 21, 2015

A Taberg man is recovering from minor injuries after he lost control of his car, running it off the roadway, and into a ditch in the Town of Lee.

Jul. 20, 2015

A standing room only crowd gathered to voice their opinions at a public hearing Monday at the State Office Building. The topic? Rail vs. trail.

Jul. 20, 2015

UTICA, NY - There is no question about it that Downtown Utica is seeing a resurgence of new life as of late.

Jul. 20, 2015

17-year-old Proctor HS graduate Hilda Jordan is headed to the White House for lunch with the First Lady.

Jul. 20, 2015

An unidentified briefcase made for a few tense hours at a Madison County bank Monday morning.

Jul. 20, 2015

Prospect, N.Y. - The Village of Prospect is 125 years old, but on Tuesday voters will decide whether it will remain a village or have it become a Hamlet of the Town of Trenton.

Jul. 20, 2015

Lewis County Sheriff's office arrested a Brantingham man for the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Jul. 20, 2015

It's all about the ladies today at the Pine Hills Golf Course in Frankfort. Upstate Cerebral Palsy is holding its Annual Women's Golf Classic to raise money for area children and adults with cerebral palsy.

Jul. 20, 2015

The World Series of Bocce returned to the Toccalana Club on East Dominick Street in Rome for the 30th year, Thursday, in preparation for a weekend of family fun, and intense competition, and results are in!

Jul. 20, 2015

A New York State Department of Corrections employee has been charged with attempted murder in the City of Norwich.

Jul. 20, 2015

One of the judges on the show, the great Keenen Ivory Wayans, provided a satellite interview for WKTV viewers shortly after noon, today, July 20.

Jul. 17, 2015

It was a symbolic beginning to the day at Utica Bread - the cutting of the baguette!

Jul. 20, 2015

New Hartford police announced a missing person.

Jul. 19, 2015

A second public hearing for the proposed amendment for the Remsen - Lake Placid Travel Corridor is set for tomorrow in Utica.

Jul. 19, 2015

If you didn't already know it, today is National Ice Cream Day, which is appropos for the Millers Mills Ice Cream Social.