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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.

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.

Apr. 28, 2016

A 25-year-old inmate who is serving an eight-year sentence, punched an officer in the face several times and injured a sergeant who attempted to restrain him during an altercation at Mid-State Correctional Facility.

Apr. 28, 2016

Utica College defensive-end Nick Woodman could be the first UC football player to make it to the NFL.

Apr. 28, 2016

A grand jury has indicted a business owner on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith.

Apr. 28, 2016

Utica College announced Sean Coffey as the new men’s basketball head coach.

Apr. 28, 2016

During April break as local students are off from school, art is coming alive at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute - and it's happening through music!

Apr. 28, 2016

Multiple crews are at the scene of a house fire on old Heidelberg Road in North Bay.

Apr. 28, 2016

Utica police are partnering with Drug Enforcement Administration to conduct the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Apr. 25, 2016

The Illion Little Theatre will present the comedy "Leading Ladies" to the public to close out their 2015-2016 season.

Apr. 28, 2016

Authorities have released the name of the man who was killed when a pickup truck crashed on Interstate 81, closing the highway's northbound lanes north of Syracuse for nine hours.

Apr. 28, 2016

Cases of sabotage and cord-cutting have multiplied since Verizon workers walked off the job a little more than two weeks ago.

Apr. 28, 2016

An Ilion woman was charged with welfare fraud, totaling over $9,000.

Apr. 28, 2016

Sheriff's detectives have charged a second person in connection with the death of a 33-year-old man found in a vacant lot on the Onondaga Nation in Central New York.

Apr. 28, 2016

A Rome man has been rushed to a local hospital after a rollover accident on Route 49 and River Road.

Apr. 28, 2016

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will begin its roadside vegetation control work in Madison, Oneida, Herkimer, Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery counties for the 2016 season.

Apr. 28, 2016

A Utica man was arrested following an investigation into the sale of cocaine.

Apr. 28, 2016

Announcement for "Power of the Purse" luncheon hosted by the Women's Fund of Herkimer and Oneida counties.

Apr. 27, 2016

A pickup truck crashes into a wooded area after fleeing the scene of a rear end collision.

Apr. 27, 2016

In case you couldn't get down to the game last night, or even if you were there to experience it for yourself, we'll take a look back inside The Aud for the sights and sounds from the Game 3 whiteout.

Apr. 27, 2016

A local priest, now in his 70's, is inspiring the community through his words every week, but also through his carvings that adorn the walls of his church in New York Mills.

Apr. 27, 2016

The Village of Ilion has heard something this week that it hasn't heard since in three decades.

Apr. 27, 2016

Tony's AUDelicious in Utica closed on April 26, but a sale is pending.

Apr. 27, 2016

Town of Verona officials are alerting travelers of an upcoming road closure on Blackmans Corners Road.

Apr. 27, 2016

Melissa Racioppa, a child life specialist, visited the Newstalk set to discuss her work with the Children's Miracle Network. Watch her interview on the Live at 5 Newshour for more information - or catch it here after it airs.

Apr. 27, 2016

A South Lewis sophomore is making a difference. The 15-year-old has started her own charity. The reason? To put a smile on the faces of the young kids battling illness.

Apr. 27, 2016

“This Is LIVING!” at the Rome EXPO Presented by the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce

Apr. 27, 2016

State Senator Joseph Griffo is calling for an increase in the monthly personal needs allowance that individuals in nursing homes are allowed to keep for their own expenses.

Apr. 27, 2016

A Rome man faces child pornography charges after a federal investigation.

Apr. 27, 2016

The Utica Comets are still in play after a nail-biting and explosive win in overtime.

Apr. 27, 2016

Central New York native Breanna Stewart is among a group of women announced to represent the United States as part of the women's basketball team in the Rio Games in August.

Apr. 22, 2016

School's out for - Spring! Check out local family-friendly events, both fun and educational ones. You can also visit www.wktv.com/community/calendar for a full listing of all events.

Apr. 27, 2016

Two young men were arrested after an incident with a stun gun in Dolgeville.

Apr. 27, 2016

The New Hartford Police need the public’s help locating a suspect in an ongoing crime.

Apr. 27, 2016

The New Hartford police are asking for the public’s help location a suspect in a larceny case at Sangertown Mall.

Apr. 27, 2016

Decades after "shop class" became known as a lesser alternative for children deemed unfit for college, vocational education is making a comeback in American high schools.

Apr. 27, 2016

Announcement for the Boy Scout Whitesboro Troop 3 bottle and can drive. For more information, please view the above video.

Apr. 27, 2016

Alexandre Grenier scored the game-winning goal with the season on the line in overtime as the Comets took Game 3 of the North Division Semi-Finals against the Albany Devils 2-1, Tuesday night.

Apr. 26, 2016

Parents and teens learn the dangers of underage drinking.

Apr. 26, 2016

Republican presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich are teaming up against Donald Trump making a last ditch effort to stop the presidential front runner from securing the nomination.

Apr. 26, 2016

A top Minnesota probate lawyer says resolving Prince's estate may get extremely complicated if his siblings and half-siblings can't agree how to do it.

Apr. 26, 2016

Chobani is giving its employees an ownership stake in the privately held company.

Apr. 26, 2016

If you travel east on Route 5s you may have noticed that the Thruway overpass has been damaged, but not to worry, the bridge is safe.

Apr. 26, 2016

The Herkimer Rotary Club changed its name to reflect greater membership opportunities. It will now be called Mohawk Valley Rotary Club.

Apr. 26, 2016

April 26 is National Kids Day AND National Pets Day, and while they're not exactly pets, the animals at the Utica Zoo are making for a fun and educational adventure for area children off from school this week.

Apr. 26, 2016

Two men have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in connection with a Christmas night attack in downtown Syracuse against a K-Rock DJ.

Apr. 26, 2016

A Utica man is accused of selling drugs, fleeing police in the Hannaford Shopping Plaza on Mohawk Street in Utica.

Apr. 26, 2016

The Montgomery County Public Health Department is warning the public about healthy swimming behaviors in order to avoid recreational water illnesses (RWIs).