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Local residents honor Alex Kogut with balloon release to promote domestic violence awareness

NEW HARTFORD (WKTV) - Domestic Violence awareness was spread throughout the Village of New Hartford, Friday night, at a balloon tossing in memory of Alexandra Kogut, who was killed in her SUNY Brockport dorm by her boyfriend, Clayton Whittemore in 2012. Read More »

Jurors in Whittemore trial see text messages

(WKTV) - As week two kicked off in the murder trial of Clayton Whittemore, jurors saw a second taped interview of Whittemore, heard from more witnesses and saw text messages Whittemore sent... Read More »

Whittemore trial continues as more key witnesses take stand

(WKTV) - The murder trial of Clayton Whittemore continued, Friday, with more testimony from key witnesses. Read More »

Testimony begins in Whittemore trial

(WKTV) - It's the first day of testimony and several witnesses have taken the stand in the murder trial of Clayton Whittemore. The New Hartford man is accused of killing his girlfriend, Alexandra... Read More »

Opening arguments presented in Whittemore trial

(WKTV) - Both the prosecution and defense have completed their opening arguments in the murder trial of Clayton Whittemore. The Monroe County Jury will hear from the first witnesses... Read More »

Seven jurors seated in Whittemore trial

(WKTV) - Jury selection is expected to wrap up soon in the Clayton Whittemore's trial. Seven of the 12 jurors are seated. Whittemore is accused of killing his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut,... Read More »

Jury selection begins in Clayton Whittemore trial

(WKTV) - After almost two years and delay after delay, jury selection is finally under way for a New Hartford graduate accused of killing his high school sweetheart in her SUNY Brockport dorm... Read More »

Whittemore trial delayed until May 12

(WKTV) - The trial for Clayton Whittemore has been delayed until May 12, according to WHEC-TV in Rochester. The trial was initially set to begin at the end of March. The defense team has asked... Read More »

Kogut 911 call released, Whittemore defense seeks manslaughter sentence

(WKTV) - The 911 recording from the Alexandra Kogut killing has been released. Read More »

Hundreds gather at SUNYIT to honor Alexandra Kogut

MARCY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Over 1,200 people took to the paths of SUNYIT, Saturday, in honor of a New Hartford woman who was murdered last year. Read More »

SUNY Brockport murder trial pushed back again

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The trial of the SUNY Brockport murder has been pushed back once again. Read More »

Students hold vigil at SUNY Brockport one year after murder

BROCKPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Students are holding a vigil at SUNY Brockport for a student who was killed in her to dorm room one year ago today, Sunday. Read More »

Officer's testimony in court: Saw bloody iron after Kogut death

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Clayton Whittemore, the New Hartford man accused of beating his girlfriend to death at SUNY Brockport last fall, was in state supreme court on Friday. Read More »

September trial date set for Clayton Whittemore

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A trial date has been set for Clayton Whittemore, the New Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, in her SUNY Brockport dorm room in September. Read More »

Kogut story featured in Seventeen magazine

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A tragic story that centers around a teen from New Hartford is featured in next month's Seventeen magazine. It's a stern warning for teens about the dangers of possibly violent relationships. Read More »

Whittemore to return to court on January 7

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend in her college dorm room will return to court after the new year. Read More »

Attorney files for insanity defense in Kogut homicide

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - The attorneys for the New Hartford native accused of brutally beating his girlfriend to death in her SUNY Brockport dorm room have filed legal papers in Monroe County which indicate his likely defense. Read More »

Whittemore pleads not-guilty on murder charge in death of girlfriend

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New Hartford man accused of beating his girlfriend to death in her college dorm room pleaded not-guilty Thursday morning. Read More »

Documents: Whittemore stated he "just snapped," was sober when he killed girlfriend

MONROE COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Documents from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office state that Clayton Whittemore was sober and aware that he had beaten his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut to death in her SUNY Brockport Dorm Room, claiming he "just snapped." Read More »

Clayton Whittemore indicted by grand jury in death of Alexandra Kogut

MONROE COUNTY, N.Y. - A Monroe County Grand Jury has indicted Clayton Whittemore, 21, of New Hartford, in the death of his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, 18, also of New Hartford. Read More »

Community says goodbye to Alexandra Kogut

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Friends, family and even strangers filled St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford on Thursday as a community said goodbye to a beloved young woman who had just graduated from New Hartford High School in June. Read More »

Funeral today for Alexandra Kogut; hundreds turn out for vigil

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New Hartford Village Green filled with hundreds of friends of Alexandra Kogut Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil. Holding candles and sharing memories, friends remembered the 18 year-old on the eve of her funeral. Read More »

Hundreds gather to pay respects to New Hartford grad

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Hundreds of family members and friends have gathered to say goodbye to a New Hartford High School graduate who was murdered this past weekend in her SUNY Brockport dorm room. Read More »

D.A.: Clayton Whittemore officially charged with murder

SWEDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Clayton Whittemore, the 21-year-old who admitted to killing his girlfriend, has been formally indicted on charges of murder. Read More »

Family announces funeral arrangements for Alex Kogut

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Funeral services for Alexandra Kogut have been announced by her family. Read More »

New Hartford students come together; boyfriend admits to intentionally killing girlfriend

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - New Hartford Schools Superintendent Robert Nole said Monday was a very somber day in the district. Nole says there are counselors on campus talking to any students who are having trouble with the horrible news of the death of 2012 graduate Alexandra Kogut. Kogut's boyfriend has admitted to authorities that he intentionally killed her. Read More »

New Hartford teen is victim in SUNY Brockport murder

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A family spokesperson confirms to NEWSChannel 2 that Alexandra Kogut, of New Hartford, was the victim killed Saturday morning at SUNY Brockport. Read More »

Brockport campus holds candlelight vigil for slain student

BROCKPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - The SUNY Brockport community gathered on campus Saturday night to mourn the loss of one of their students. Read More »

Former New Hartford hockey star charged with girlfriend's murder at SUNY Brockport

BROCKPORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - A female student, who is believed to be from New Hartford by several sources, was found dead overnight in her dorm room at SUNY Brockport, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Department. Read More »

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