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Herkimer County Legislature- A 'Concrete' Plan for the New Jail

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:03pm

The Herkimer County Legislature voted on Tuesday night to move forward with 'Plan B' - the concrete plan for their new county jail. Just last Friday, the county entered into a purchase agreement with the owners of the P&C site on Rt. 28 in the village, which secures the controversial location for the new multi million dollar jail.

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Rochester Red Wings Ink NY Stadium Lease Deal

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:17pm

The Rochester Red Wings have signed a lease deal with Monroe County, New York, to keep the minor league baseball team at Frontier Field for at least another decade.

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Rome Man Arrested On Rape Charge

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:00pm

A Rome man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a child.

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Local Doctor Charged With Workers' Compensation Fraud

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:51pm

A central New York orthopedic surgeon has been accused of operating an ongoing scheme to steal more than $50,000 from the Workers' Compensation system.

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Johnson City Neighborhood Searched After High-Speed Chase

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:48pm

Police officers searched a section of Johnson City's North Side for a driver who vanished following a wild pursuit that covered parts of two counties.

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New York Lottery Numbers Monday, February 12, 2018

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 5:15pm

These New York lotteries were drawn Monday

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Cuomo Wants Voluntary Payroll Tax To Ease Pain Of US Tax Law

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 4:13pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration laid out an ambitious plan Monday to restructure the state's tax code to ease the burden of the recently enacted federal law.

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Imposter Pretends to be Broome County Clerk

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:19pm

The Broome County clerk is warning residents to not be fooled by someone who is claiming to be from his office.

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Governor Cuomo Welcomes Puppy To New York's First Family

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:30pm

New York's first family has a new first dog.

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21st Annual Backyard Bird Count Is Happening Feb. 16-19

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 2:07pm

The 21st annual Great Backyard Bird Count is coming up next weekend, with bird watchers recording the birds they see and entering checklists online.

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Utica Blue Bags, Solid Waste Fees Going Up April 1st

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:55pm

Utica city residents will soon be paying more for blue garbage bags and solid waste user fees.

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Griffo Raises Concerns Over Plan To Give Prison Inmates Tablets

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:51pm

Senator Joseph Griffo has some concerns about a plan to provide tablet computers to about 51,000 inmates at state correctional facilities.

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Mayors, Other Local Officials Wrapping Up Albany Conference

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:01pm

Mayors and other municipal officials from all across New York state are wrapping up their winter conference in Albany.

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The Latest: Geisenberger Defends Women's Olympic Luge Title

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:09am

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local)

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Schumer: Feds Need To Step Up Credit Card Skimming Probes

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:18am

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer says recent credit card skimming incidents in upstate New York show the need to step up federal investigations of the issue.

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Hamlin Finishes Sixth In Women's Luge Singles

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 9:29am

There will be no women's luge singles medal this time for Remsen's Erin Hamlin.

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Police Identify 2 Children Killed In Central New York Fire

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:19am

State police have released the names of the two young children killed in a central New York apartment house fire.

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Vanessa Trump Taken To Hospital After White Powder Scare

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:05am

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained an unidentified white powder, though police later said the substance wasn't dangerous, authorities said.

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Chuck Schumer Visits Mitch McConnell's Hometown In Kentucky

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:41am

Senatorial courtesy was in full display when the Senate's top two leaders — Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer — shared the same stage in McConnell's hometown in Kentucky.

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Herd of Crows Invading Tree Tops In Central New York

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 6:13am

This winter is not the first to see thousands of crows invading tree tops all over the Greater Utica area.

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