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Jul. 6, 2015

Seven decades after his death, a Utica Veteran is being honored. The sister of Lt. Anthony Gorski accepted medals on his behalf at Congressman Richard Hanna's office on Monday.

Jul. 6, 2015

Boilermaker events are underway! They started Sunday and go until July 27th. Check this list for all of your Boilermaker event needs.

Jul. 6, 2015

Boilermaker Road Race officials request the general public keep their drones grounded on Boilermaker Sunday.

Jul. 6, 2015

Officers and members of the Special Project Committee of the Rome Lions Club announced the recipients of the organization’s months-long search for projects deserving of receiving a larger grant.

Jul. 6, 2015

Utica, N.Y. - Paul Bumbolo, the Utica man accused of murdering three of his family members in January appears in court Monday morning, and for the second week in a row his case is adjourned.

Jul. 6, 2015

This year marks the 38th Boilermaker 15K Road Race. It is scheduled for Sunday, July 12, at 8 a.m.

Jul. 6, 2015

A local puppet show group, The Guild of Thespian Puppets, launches an official website: www.GuildofThespianPuppets.com

Jul. 6, 2015

Third Thursday in Little Falls announces an “enhanced super” Third Thursday with a Midsummer Night’s Picnic.

Jul. 6, 2015

IHOP will celebrate its 57th anniversary by offering guests a 57 cent short stack.

Jul. 6, 2015

Syracuse police say 10 people were shot in less than 24 hours over Fourth of July weekend and another person was hit by gunfire early Monday.

Jul. 6, 2015

The Rome Water Department will start flushing its water mains Monday.

Jul. 5, 2015

The 37th annual Drums Along the Mohawk show is right around the corner. This years event takes place on July 29th.

Jul. 5, 2015

The three members of a state board considering minimum wage increases for New York's fast-food workers say it should rise, though they haven't immediately determined how high and when.

Jul. 5, 2015

Convicted murderer David Sweat who was recaptured last Sunday is now back behind bars, this time in Seneca County.

Jul. 5, 2015

A big turnout for the Remembering 9/11 "Never Forget" Mobile Exhibit this Independence Weekend in Sylvan Beach.

Jul. 5, 2015

The big push kicked off today for the last six days before the 2015 Boilermaker Road Race.

Jul. 5, 2015

With the weather as beautiful as it was this Sunday, organizers of the Annual Antique and Classic Car Show say they expected thousands today, and they got their wish.

Jul. 4, 2015

Hundreds of families celebrated America's birthday at F.T. Proctor Park in Utica, on Saturday night.

Jul. 4, 2015

Utica, N.Y. - The steel drums of a band from Ontario Canada were among the many sounds heard in South Utica Saturday morning in this year's 4th of July Parade, and although that steel drum sound may have made it feel a little like the Caribbean, weather-wise, this 4th of July was nothing like it, but at least it didn't rain.

Jul. 3, 2015

A man is behind bars tonight, accused of trying to break into a Verona home on Beacon Light Road.

Jul. 3, 2015

Oneida, N.Y. - New York State Trooper Jack Keller spent time up in the north country in the middle of the command center set up to search for escaped murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat.

Jul. 3, 2015

Munson Williams utilized construction equipment you'd likely see on at the arterial project to make art.

Jul. 3, 2015

The Utica Landmarc building is now marking its territory downtown.

Jul. 3, 2015

Here's a sampling of events throughout Central New York this holiday weekend.

Jul. 3, 2015

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente held a news conference to outline their opposition to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the State Department of Transporation’s management plan for the Adirondack Scenic Railroad Corridor.

Jul. 3, 2015

A Dolgeville man was arrested following a domestic dispute for violating an order of protection.

Jul. 3, 2015

A Dolgeville man is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, assault and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Jul. 3, 2015

A Verona man is charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Jul. 3, 2015

A trial date has been set for Paul Bumbolo - the Utica man accused of murdering his three family members back in January.

Jul. 3, 2015

A judge today set a fall trial date for the man accused of murdering a local woman outside Bucky's Restaurant in Rome this past October.

Jul. 3, 2015

A Roman Catholic shrine in upstate New York has failed in its bid to land a spot on Pope Francis' itinerary when he visits the U.S. this September.

Jul. 3, 2015

After an examination by the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s office, the body found in a sewer system this afternoon was positively identified as that of twenty-eight year old Brandon Closure.

Jul. 3, 2015

Local law enforcement agencies are cracking down on drunk and impaired driving ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.

Jul. 3, 2015

Local authorities are investigating a shooting overnight in East Utica.

Jul. 2, 2015

A Utica man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at local barber shop earlier this week.

Jul. 2, 2015

It's been a tragic week for Utica's Peregrine Falcon Project and for the volunteers who care for the birds.

Jul. 2, 2015

Reporter Kirk Tupaj looks at how the current rain and dry spring are affecting crops.

Jul. 2, 2015

Two assistants at the Central New York Psychiatric Center saved an inmate patient from another inmate who was holding him hostage.

Jul. 2, 2015

A racino on New York's Southern Tier has submitted a proposal for a $145 million expansion to a full Las Vegas-style casino.

Jul. 2, 2015

Valley Gymnastics is on the move again. This time it’s from New Hartford to Champlin Avenue in Utica.

Jul. 2, 2015

A Proctor graduate's art is showcased in City Hall for its celebration of Utica life.

Jul. 2, 2015

Fire crews are on the scene of a small fire at Cottage Place in Utica.

Jul. 2, 2015

Cooperstown celebrates Hall of Fame Weekend – July 24 to 27 – by welcoming 51 Hall of Fame legends.

Jul. 2, 2015

City of Rome officials would like residents to know that there will be disruptions to the water supply starting Monday, July 6, 2015.

Jul. 2, 2015

Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Arts Festival, the area's longest-running summertime celebration, kicks off today with a bounty of live music, sidewalk art, mural painting, antique autos, and more.

Jul. 2, 2015

Veterans suffering from PTSD ask for courtesy as Fourth of July fireworks celebrations ramp up.

Jul. 5, 2015

Weekly road report for July 6 - 10, 2015.

Jul. 2, 2015

A Utica man is facing a trespassing charge, accused of illegally entering the enclosed airfield at Griffiss International Airport.

Jul. 1, 2015

Local runners are getting their final runs in before the Boilermaker Road Race, during the Development Runs along the Parkway.

Jul. 1, 2015

ROME, NY - A Rome woman is facing drug charges following the discovery of an alleged meth lab.

Jul. 1, 2015

Use of sparkling devices remain against the law in Oneida County. The holiday weekend is fast approaching and many people are thinking about fireworks!

Jul. 1, 2015

One of the oldest operating Otis Elevators is up and running in downtown Utica. The elevator is inside of the Utica Catholic Book Store on 171 Genesee Street.

Jul. 1, 2015

Xpress Natural Gas had its grand opening and is now up and running, but what does that mean for the town of Manheim?

Jul. 1, 2015

The Utica Comets have sold out of season tickets for the 2015-16 season, according to President Rob Esche.

Jul. 1, 2015

Training is over and putting out fires in the real world starts today, literally, for 13 Utica Fire Academy graduates.

Jul. 1, 2015

UPDATE: 9:30 am. Fire investigators say a blaze on Deerfield Drive East in North Utica over the weekend was caused by an improperly-used indoor plant growing lighting appliance.

Jul. 1, 2015

A New York State Canal Corporation worker made a gruesome discovery around 4:30 Tuesday morning; the body of 48-year-old Ernest Hoke, Jr., 48, of Herkimer, floating in the water, on the west side of Lock 17, near Moss Island, in Little Falls.

Jul. 1, 2015

Herkimer County Public Health officials confirmed a rabid animal case in the area.

Jul. 1, 2015

At approximately 10:32 a.m., Utica police were dispatched to a robbery call at a barber shop in Utica.

Jul. 1, 2015

Utica mayor Robert Palmieri and Ray Durso, the United States of Housing and Urban Development and Community Needs Assessment (CNA) Chairman Raymond Durso, released the final draft of Utica’s two-year action plan, developed as part of the recent Community Needs Assessment initiative.

Jul. 1, 2015

A construction contractor from Worcester faces a 14-count indictment for allegedly raping two young girls.

Jul. 1, 2015

An Annsville woman suffered minor injuries from a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Annsville.

Jul. 1, 2015

The majority of residents in Oneida County do not have access to high-speed internet, but city and state officials are working to expand broadband locally.

Jun. 30, 2015

UTICA, NY - A happiness researcher has come up with some simple ways to train your brain and body to be happier.

Jun. 30, 2015

Surveillance video captured two suspects burglarizing the American Legion in Sherrill. The suspects made off with cash and caused damage to the building.

Jun. 30, 2015

Boilermaker officials met with the city's DPW crew today to make sure the 9.3 miles of the course are picture perfect for the nearly 20,000 participants and thousands of fans.

Jun. 30, 2015

City of Rome officials held a private meeting today to discuss the future of the Relax Inn Motel - the former Econolodge.

Jun. 30, 2015

Two Blossvale men arrested for burglarizing the Moran Post Legion in Camden.

Jun. 30, 2015

LYNCOURT - A former Utica resident is accused of killing his girlfriend's 16-year-old daughter and stabbing her mother.

Jun. 30, 2015

Eleven days and 15 hours until Boilermaker 2015. Every year the best road racers in the world compete right here for the chance to be called champion.

Jun. 30, 2015

The Oneida County Public Market is getting high marks from The Daily Meal, an online food publication.

Jun. 30, 2015

Sangertown Square announced that a new boutique will be joining the ranks.

Jun. 30, 2015

City of Utica Police announced temporary traffic and parking changes for the July 4th parade and fireworks party in Proctor Park.

Jun. 30, 2015

The Boilermaker 15k announced a sweep bus procedure to transport runners unable to reach the Finish Line within the prescribed race time frame.

Jun. 30, 2015

A new miniature golf place opens on Rome-New London Road.