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Jul. 22, 2016

The New York State Department of Transportation in the Mohawk Valley region released the weekly road report for the week beginning July 25, 2016.

Jul. 25, 2016

A Utica man faces multiple drug and weapons charges after a search.

Jul. 25, 2016

When the temperature skyrockets, humans aren’t the only ones affected by the heat. Animals at the Utica Zoo don’t have a thermostat they can adjust - so employees are getting creative when it comes to keeping our favorite creatures cool.

Jul. 25, 2016

The summer bike tour of the historic Rome Cemetery drew in crowds - each with their bikes and safety equipment.

Jul. 25, 2016

For live updates, follow Utica College Government Professor, political analyst Luke Perry for behind-the-scenes coverage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Jul. 25, 2016

On the first day of the DNC, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi shares his insight on NEWSChannel 2 at Sunrise.

Jul. 24, 2016

The Baseball Hall of Fame officially introduced Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. as its newest members at the induction ceremony Sunday afternoon.

Jul. 24, 2016

Rome, N.Y. - Many who live in the western part of Oneida County were in a bit of panic Saturday night, as a fast moving storm blew through and left behind a path of destruction.

Jul. 24, 2016

Despite hot temperatures, locals and tourists enjoy Sylvan Beach's Pirates Weekend.

Jul. 23, 2016

Thousands of people traveled from all over the country to Cooperstown for Hall of Fame Weekend.

Jul. 22, 2016

15-year-old Nick Debernardis qualifies for the AMA National Motocross Championship in Tennessee

Jul. 22, 2016

As she begins a campaign swing today in Florida, Hillary Clinton announces her running mate.

Jul. 22, 2016

More than 50 Hall of Famers are returning for the 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend in Cooperstown.

Jul. 22, 2016

Jeff Ball and Bill Barry, from the Great American Irish Festival, stopped by to talk about the event that’s happening next weekend!

Jul. 22, 2016

There's a new place in Utica you can grab a bite to satisfy your sweet tooth. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente cut the ribbon on Union Station’s new eatery Snacks at the Tracks.

Jul. 22, 2016

The people want it, and the city wants to give it to them but the people are going to have to pay for it.

Jul. 22, 2016

The union that represents nearly 500 registered nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica is gauging the support among its members for a possible strike.

Jul. 22, 2016

Jerry Dupuis, from the Fulton Chain of Lakes Performing Arts Council, shared information on the latest concert events, including "An Evening with the Symphony" on July 29 under the tent at Arrowhead Park.

Jul. 22, 2016

One person is dead following an accident in Westmoreland.

Jul. 22, 2016

A judge has refused to remove the New Orleans district attorney's office from the prosecution of a man who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of former Saints and Proctor High School football star Will Smith.

Jul. 22, 2016

The Ilion Doo Dah parade is here, with the heat and isolated thunder storms.

Jul. 22, 2016

It's gearing up to be a big weekend in Cooperstown for the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony this weekend.

Jul. 22, 2016

The three people accused in the plot to kill a Rome-area corrections officer were in Oneida County Court.

Jul. 22, 2016

An eye-sore in the City of Rome is coming down, opening the door for development and growth.

Jul. 22, 2016

Beth Irons, from the Oneida County Public Market, stopped by to share what’s fresh at the market this week. She also shared a recipe using fresh market ingredients.

Jul. 22, 2016

A person was bitten by a rabid cat in the Town of Kirkland.

Jul. 18, 2016

For live updates, follow Utica College Government Professor, political analyst Luke Perry for behind-the-scenes coverage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Jul. 22, 2016

Convention correspondent and Utica College Professor Luke Perry wraps up our team coverage of the Republican National Convention.

Jul. 22, 2016

Announcement for the Drums Along the Mohawk event.

Jul. 22, 2016

Cathy Schillaci is a strong advocate for better treatment for people addicted to heroin and opiates. She never expected to have first-hand knowledge and experience on the issue until her son returned from the military addicted to painkillers.

Jul. 21, 2016

Board members in the Town of Marcy unanimously approved of a law that will hold property owners accountable for keeping their yards maintained.

Jul. 21, 2016

The Mohawk Valley Frontiers Club hosted its annual convention Thursday night at Daniele's Banquet Specialists.

Jul. 21, 2016

A man airlifted by a medical helicopter following a motorcycle accident in Marcy has died from his injuries.

Jul. 21, 2016

Ahead of Donald Trump taking the podium Thursday night, WKTV’s political correspondent, Utica College Government Professor Luke Perry, had the chance to sit down with the New York Chair for the nominee's campaign – Carl Paladino.

Jul. 21, 2016

Donna Burch, from the Rome Rescue Mission, stopped by to share info on their Family Fun Day!

Jul. 21, 2016

The Whitestown Post 1113 American Legion baseball team defeated Smith Post 5-1 in the District 5 Final to cruise through the double elimination tournament, going undefeated, and capturing the District 5 title, Thursday.

Jul. 21, 2016

Get ready for this year’s Honor America Days in Rome!

Jul. 21, 2016

A Utica man reportedly stole $60 dollars’ worth of plastic bottles and now he's facing a number of felony charges.

Jul. 21, 2016

The Utica City School District has reached an agreement in the lawsuit alleging discriminatory treatment of immigrant and refugee students.

Jul. 21, 2016

Three Ohio suspects now face attempted murder charges in the case of the exploding package that severely injured a Rome-area corrections officer in May.

Jul. 21, 2016

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) say four New York metro areas were recently ranked among the lowest vehicle theft areas in the U.S.

Jul. 21, 2016

WKTV interviewed two people who have the inside scoop on the Republican National Convention: Assemblyman Anthony Casale and UC Government Professor Luke Perry.

Jul. 21, 2016

Dr. John DeTraglia and Cynthia DeTraglia, from MVILR, shared information on their great organization!

Jul. 21, 2016

The CNY Regional Mobile Market Trailer, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, is coming to Remsen.

Jul. 21, 2016

The SPUD Nation Food Truck, a 2016 initiative of the U.S. Potato Board, will be at the August 9-11, 2016 Empire Farm Days at Rodman Lott and Son Farms in Seneca Falls.

Jul. 21, 2016

West Winfield Field Days kick off Thursday, July 21, at the West Winfield Town Park.

Jul. 21, 2016

At least three people were taken the hospital following a 3-car crash in Utica.

Jul. 21, 2016

The New Hartford police need your help identifying a suspect in a surveillance video.

Jul. 21, 2016

As the heroin epidemic continues to sweep both our community and the entire country, officials from around the state are coming to Central New York to discuss measures to fight the problem.

Jul. 21, 2016

Announcement for the New Hartford Fire Department's 13th annual "Fire Truck Spectacular."

Jul. 21, 2016

MADISON, WI - JRob, otherwise known as Jason Robinson, is doing really well at Junior Nationals in Madison, Wisconsin. In fact, he set a new national record in at least one competition.

Jul. 20, 2016

The PGCBL All-Star game is an event for baseball players to showcase their talent and a great way to spend a night with your family at the ball park.

Jul. 20, 2016

With the recent violence against police officers and the police shootings of unarmed black men across the country, it has left many trying to address the issues, including in the City of Rome.

Jul. 20, 2016

HERKIMER, NY - A section of Route 5 in Herkimer was closed off to traffic following a car-pedestrian accident.

Jul. 20, 2016

State Police are investigating a possible gang-related attempted hit on a local corrections officer at Midstate Correctional Facility in Marcy.

Jul. 20, 2016

Oneida County Emergency Services has awarded Louanne Swancott employee of the month for June.

Jul. 20, 2016

Craig Minor, from Mohawk Valley Frontiers, discussed their latest event: Mohawk Valley Frontiers Golf Tournament.

Jul. 20, 2016

The big boss is in town at Utica’s AAA office, one of the longest continually-operating downtown Utica businesses.

Jul. 20, 2016

The village of Newport is going to be flushing fire hydrants beginning on Saturday.

Jul. 20, 2016

A popular YouTube family will make a stop in New Hartford as they take on the "Scott 1,000 Road Trip Challenge.”

Jul. 20, 2016

An Oneida woman is accused of torturing and neglecting her cats.

Jul. 20, 2016

A hearing has been postponed until Friday on whether the New Orleans district attorney should be removed from the prosecution of the man accused of fatally shooting former Saints defensive end, Proctor-grad Will Smith.

Jul. 20, 2016

Little Falls man pleads guilty for distributing child pornography

Jul. 20, 2016

It’s Miracle Makeover Wednesday, and this week WKTV stopped by Grace Furniture in Marcy to learn all about the latest trends in home design and furniture options and we also learned that the local business is giving away 500 dollars as part of the Children's Miracle Network - Miracle Makeover!

Jul. 20, 2016

International polling expert John Zogby analyzed the latest events at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Jul. 18, 2016

A local student, who's an immigrant from the Dominican Republic, is in Washington, D.C., ahead of a White House summit called "Beating the Odds."

Jul. 20, 2016

The baby sea lion born at the Utica Zoo is now ready to be named.

Jul. 20, 2016

Woodland Hop Farm and Fermentation is set to release the Endangered IPA.

Jul. 20, 2016

With county fair season underway, Governor Cuomo is encouraging New York’s county fairs to apply for a $5 million Agricultural Fairgrounds Infrastructure Improvement Program this fall.

Jul. 20, 2016

Oneonta is the Mohawk Valley region’s winner of the downtown revitalization initiative - ten million dollars to make their downtown dreams come true.

Jul. 20, 2016

Utica College Professor and GOP Convention Correspondent Luke Perry gives a preview of Day 3.

Jul. 20, 2016

Announcement for the Pride of Westmoreland Marching Band golf tournament.

Jul. 20, 2016

Firefighting is often a male-dominated career, but a local camp aims to breakdown the stereotype and spark an interest for young women.

Jul. 19, 2016

A person is being treated for serious injuries following a car pedestrian accident in Rome.

Jul. 19, 2016

Utica, NY -- The New York State DEC has issued a drought watch for the entire State of New York.