NYS Education Commissioner visits upstate school district

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Common Core, high stakes testing, these are the words at the center of a lot of controversy in the state of New York.

Raising autism awareness: A local organization to hold its biggest fundraiser of the year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - As Autism Awareness month comes to a close, Upstate Cerebral Palsy is hoping to bring to light autism awareness once more.

Local leaders push for more government flood aid

ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Local leaders from Oneida and Herkimer Counties traveled to Albany Wednesday for the New York Rising Spring Conference.

Schumer pushes background checks for gun sales

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer says requiring universal background checks is something that could pass Congress despite political opposition to gun control.