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Year in Review 2012*

(WKTV) - There were many major stories in 2012 in Central New York. Some were devastating while others were inspiring. Read More »

Cooperstown's Sarah Groff finishes 4th in Olympics Triathlon

LONDON (WKTV) - In what turned out to be a close finish, Cooperstown-native triathlete Sarah Groff took 4th Saturday morning in the women's triathlon, just 10 seconds from the medal stand. Read More »

Sherrill residents are grandparents of Sandy Hook shooting victim

SHERRILL, N.Y. (WKTV) - NEWSChannel 2 has learned that an Oneida County family is directly affected by Friday's mass shooting in Connecticut. Read More »

Poland community throws homecoming for Girls Soccer team

POLAND, N.Y. (WKTV) - It was a cold night in the Village of Poland but the community hosted a warm welcome as the Girls Soccer team arrives home from their State Championship victory earlier on Sunday. Read More »

Wild Boar shot and killed by police in Utica after becoming aggressive

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Wednesday afternoon, Utica police responded to the call of two wild boars in East Utica around Bleeker Street near Masonic Home, and when they arrived, were met face to face with a wild boar. Read More »

Sheriff: Investigation into fatal Taberg stabbing almost closed

TABERG, N.Y. (WKTV) - The investigation into who stabbed a man outside the American Legion in Taberg is almost to a close, authorities said Monday. Read More »

Wanted war criminal arrested in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. - A Utica man was arrested early Wednesday morning by federal law enforcement pursuant to an extradition request from the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Authorities say the man is wanted in his home country for crimes that he committed while commanding a platoon in the Army of the Autonomous Province of Western Bosnia. Read More »

Nine arrested for sex trafficking in Oneida County

UTICA,N.Y.(WKTV) - The State Police arrested nine people in connection to a sex trafficking ring, Wednesday. Read More »

2012 Local Sports Year in Review

WKTV - Join with NEWSChannel 2 Sports as we remember all the top teams and athletes from the Mohawk Valley in 2012! Read More »

Owner of Tebb's Headshop chain pleads guilty in federal court to sale of 'bath salts'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Rome man who owns the Tebb's Headshop chain throughout Central New York has pleaded guilty in federal court to the sale of bath salts. Read More »

Utica getting worldwide attention due to bath salts epidemic

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The city of Utica's bath salts problem is drawing wordwide attention as the battle intensifies on city streets. Read More »

Oneida County urges preparations for Hurricane Sandy

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Oneida County officials met Sunday morning to discuss their preparations for Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to bring high winds and heavy rain to the region. Read More »

Bill Worden signs off of WKTV for the final time

After 35 years as the main anchor at NEWSChannel 2, Bill Worden officially signed off for the last time Thursday following a special broadcast in his honor. See this story's related content for video from this broadcast celebration. Read More »

2012 Heart Run & Walk total tops last year

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The 2012 edition of America's Greatest Heart & Walk was another successful one for the American Heart Association. More than $1.1 million was raised to combat heart disease. Read More »

35th running of the Boilermaker complete

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The 35th annual Boilermaker Road Race has come to a close with the largest field in the race's history and some special festivities to mark the anniversary. Read More »

Father, two sons die in boating accident on Oneida Lake

ONEIDA LAKE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Oneida County Sheriff's Department confirms that three bodies have been recovered in Oneida Lake following a massive overnight search. 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 »

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 »

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 »

State Police: Four-year-old witnessed father kill mother, shooting may have been planned

DEERFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - The murder-suicide that took place Friday in Deerfield may have been a premeditated, planned shooting by 27-year-old Thomas M. Anderson on his ex-girlfriend and mother of his daughter, 23-year-old Kylie Turczyn, according to New York State Police. Read More »

Police: Rochester-area police officer mistakes son for intruder, shoots and kills him in Old Forge Motel

OLD FORGE, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police say a father accidentially shot and killed his son early Saturday morning in Old Forge. It happened shortly before 1am at Clark's Beach Motel. Read More »

Proctor teacher dead following shooting at Old Forge motel

OLD FORGE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Proctor High School teacher has died following a shooting in Old Forge, according to New York State Police. The circumstances surrounding the shooting have not been determined, police say. Read More »

Former Union Fork and Hoe site erupts in flames

FRANKFORT, N.Y. (WKTV) - Several fire agencies are working to battle an enormous structure fire at the former Union Fork and Hoe building in the Village of Frankfort. Read More »

UPD: 12 arrested for regularly having sex, masturbating and exposing themselves at Roscoe Conkling Park

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - 12 men have been arrested after an undercover sex crime sting at Roscoe Conkling Park, attached to the City of Utica's Valley View Golf Course, according to Utica Police. Read More »

Year in Review 2011*

(WKTV) - There were many major stories in 2011 in Central New York. Some were devastating while others were inspiring. Read More »

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