Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Public Safety

Police warn residents, businesses of rise in air conditioner theft
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- The warm weather is unveiling a problem that dozens of local businesses are dealing with.

Owners of Bridgewater home struck by suspicious fire offering reward
BRIDGEWATER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The owners of a burned-out house on Route 8 in Bridgewater are using it as a billboard in an attempt to catch the person who torched their house.

Hartwick man killed in two-car accident in Town of Otsego
OTSEGO, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otsego County resident has been killed following a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Otsego late Monday night.

Herkimer County man dead after motorcycle accident in Little Falls
LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Herkimer County man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a car in the City of Little Falls on Monday afternoon.

Deerfield accident under investigation
DEERFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A man was taken to the hospital late Sunday night after an accident on Walker Road in Deerfield.

Two men taken to hospital after early morning accident in Rome
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two Oneida men were taken to the hospital after a motor vehicle accident in the city of Rome Friday morning.

Man charged after high-speed police chase, crashes into utility pole
ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Rome man is in police custody after being involved in a motor vehicle accident shortly after three o'clock Thursday morning.

Schenectady Fire Captain killed in Lewis County ATV crash
MONTAGUE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a captain for an upstate city fire department has been killed in an off-duty all-terrain vehicle accident in Lewis County.

West Edmeston resident killed in Brookfield accident
BROOKFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have identified the person killed in an accident in Madison County over the weekend as being from Edmeston.

15 year old driving BMW strikes five cars in mall parking lot
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police say that there were no serious injuries following a six-car collision in a mall parking lot.