The Utica Common Council spent hours Tuesday night voting on amendments before finally agreeing on their version of the 2018-2019 fiscal year budget. Now, Mayor Rob Palmieri and budget director Heather Mowat are starting the process of looking it over, before determining if there's a need to veto any amendments passed with a 5-4 vote. Eyewitness News reporter Marlee Tuskes sat down with them to discuss this process moving forward.
It's money flying out of your pocket that you might not even be aware of - lawmakers now fighting pharmacies to make sure you aren't getting ripped off when it comes to your medication. Eyewitness News reporter Marlee Tuskes tells us more.
An Oneida County Jury found Robert Coffin guilty of Second Degree Murder in the case of the death of Thomas Shepherd III of Rome. Eyewitness News reporter Julia LeBlanc has been covering the trial and had a report from the courthouse. Plus, developments on two other murders in the City of Utica.
Preschool registration for schools across the Mohawk Valley is in full swing, but parents who have never been through this process before may have questions. And there are some common misconceptions, according to Dana Benzo, director of the Rome Early Childhood Program.
The City of Utica Common Council passed their version of a city budget late Tuesday night. It includes a 4.4% tax increase, a reduction from the 7.8% increase proposed in the budget submitted by the mayor.
The first full day of testimony brought several eyewitnesses to the stand in the murder trial of Robert Coffin. Coffin is charged with Second Degree Murder in the shooting death of Thomas Shepherd III in August of last year. The incident took place in the parking lot of Sammy G's bar in Rome. Coffin fled the state and was arrested in Las Vegas days after the shooting.
WEST WINFIELD, NY (WUTR)---- It's officially spring, but there is still a winter chill in the air, and a frozen friend in West Winfield that isn't quite done with the snowy season just yet. Eyewitness News reporter Jamie DeLine brings us a closer look.