Severe storms move out of CNY.
Weather wreaking havoc in the Mohawk Valley on Tuesday night. Heavy rains causing major damages and danger on the roadways.
Vendors and crews are cleaning up what's left of the New York State Fair after more than one million people passed through its turnstiles. A much different scene followed the Great New York State Fair's record-breaking weekend.
A Planet Fitness will be opening in December in Utica's Riverside Plaza.
With a ten thousand dollar donation from a local family the mission said they'll be able to help more people.
Local and state police were cracking down on drivers last weekend and the results from the crackdown are in.
A Baseball Hall of Famer returned back to Cooperstown to support a charity golf tournament on Tuesday.
State police are releasing more information on the deadly stabbing happening in the village of Cazenovia late Monday night.
Mary Frank will be spending 1-3 years in jail for stealing $300,000 dollars from local dentist Dr. Louis Rabice.
It was a very special day at the baseball hall of fame in Cooperstown, the museum hit a visitor milestone, reaching 16 million visitors Tuesday.
In just a few days, thousands of area children will be on the side of the road waiting for the school bus. But with a recent incident of abduction in the area - this can be a cause of concern for parents. Another concern -the drivers zooming by commuting to and from work.
The unofficial end of summer is here and that leaves businesses in the summer-hot-spot Sylvan Beach look back on the season. The opening of the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park was twice-delayed this year. But despite this, business-owners are calling the summer a success.
Labor Day weekend may have been the final long weekend of summer, but fall offers many opportunities to get away, and usually at lower prices. Beach season may be drawing to a close, but fall offers plenty of opportunities to hit the road or take to the skies without the crowds, and without the peak price tags. According to Trip Advisor, top fall destinations include New York, Boston, Orlando, Las Vegas, and San Francisco. Two East Coast cities top that list, in a region where fall foliage is a prime attraction. There's good news for drivers hoping to take a tour of the changing leaves. Drivers got relief during the long holiday weekend with the cheapest Labor Day weekend gas prices since 2010, according to GasBuddy.com.
Rain chances stick around for Tuesday.
The Betsy concert series is coming to a close with Irish music and fireworks.
No game for the Syracuse Orange football team this week. And after coming off a close game against Villanova - the team is focused on the match-ups ahead.
Sangertown Square Mall is going through renovations to update both the outside and inside of the mall.
Labor Day means getting together with the family and enjoying the end of summer, which for many means shopping for deals.
Labor Day is the second largest cookout event of the year in the United States and that holds true here in Central New York.
Eyewitness News reporter Ana Rivera checks in with the Sylvan Beach Amusement Park to talk about how business fared this season.
NASCAR's Tony Stewart spoke publically for the first time since a deadly crash that took the life of Port Leyden-native Kevin Ward Jr. in Canandaigua. Stewart spoke to reporters at Atlanta Motor Speedway ahead of Sunday's race. This weekend marks the first weekend back on the track after taking three weeks off. Stewart hit and killed Ward after Ward got out of his car and was walking on the track. He says the tragedy has been something that will take some time to start to get over. "I've taken the last couple of weeks off, out of respect for Kevin and his family, and also to cope with the accident in my own way. It's given me the time to think about life and how easy it is to take it for granted," said Stewart. Stewart has won this NASCAR Sprint Cup Series three times.
Weekend rain chances and your back to school forecast.
If you happen to drive by the Oak Hill Cemetery in Herkimer you'll notice more than 1,000 brand new American flags, all thanks to one area veteran who has made it his summer goal to ensure every veteran's tombstone has a flag waving in front of it.
AAA is projecting this years Labor Day travel to be the most since 2008. Local police are taking steps to keep the roads safe.
The Herkimer County Fair may be over but the Fairgrounds were a buzz Friday. The 76th annual New York State Trappers Convention continues until Saturday and brings in hundreds of outdoors enthusiasts from across the state and the country.
With Labor Day weekend upon us in Central New York that means families getting together and people coming into the area.
Eyewitness News checks in with Swifty's as they prepare for one of their busiest seasons.
A multi-car pile-up happening Friday afternoon on Route 49 near the Oriskany exit. The call came in around 3 p.m. for an accident in the west-bound lanes.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart has decided he will race this weekend at the Atlanta Speedway. It will be his first time racing since he struck and killed fellow-driver and Port Leyden native Kevin Ward Jr. - in a racetrack accident. That happened earlier this month at a track in Canandaigua. Stewart took time off after the accident but is apparently ready to resume his life and that decision is getting some mixed reviews.
Local radio personalities Fred Miller and Dave Peroni of My Hometown Sports have been recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association for best play- by-play. The award showcasing their coverage of the Utica College hockey versus the U.S. National team during the annual Teddy Bear Toss game last December. This is the team's second State Broadcasters Association Award. The pair will begin another season of play-by-play Friday September Fifth.
Wet weather is ahead for the holiday weekend.
A country music tour is stopping at the Utica AUD. Platinum selling, country singer-songwriter Dierks Bentley will be joined by Randy Houser and Eric Paslay on November 16, 2014.
The Utica Police Department got a sixty thousand dollar grant for Police body cameras.
Well Scott Shafer has publically called upon the fans in recent weeks to not only buy tickets but to have their friends buy tickets to the opener against Villanova. Still they're expecting a bigger crowd than they had for last year's home opener against Wagner.
Earlier this summer Eyewitness News told you about the overload of cats in Mohawk Calley animal shelters. We called it a kitten crisis. But as the summer comes to a close...has there been any improvement?
Thousands of students rely on one very important thing come the first day of school, the school bus. With the first day of school now just one week away, local districts are working to ensure all of the kinks are worked out.
After a full summer of work area youth reflect on things they've learned.
With Summer coming to a close the peace marches through Utica will also be coming to an end. That leaves the question: What is their impact?
Relay for Life is an event that takes place all over the U.S. But on Wednesday it happened in one very special community and they're proving age is just a number.
We're now nearly 48 hours away from kickoff to the start of the 2014 Syracuse football season. Most folks are expecting a win on Friday -- and a lopsided one at that. But the orange players and coaches aren't approaching this game that way.
Muggy conditions arrive in the Mohawk Valley.
Every year there is a new signature food of fried specialties at the State Fair. This year it's a Twinx, a Twix stuffed in a Twinkie, wrapped in bacon, and deep fried. Check it out plus other fried favorites in this report.
Word on Wednesday that just minutes before a motorcycle apparently slammed into a car with deadly results - a sheriff's deputy spotted a speeding motorcycle and gave chase.
Professional golfers brought out hundreds of people to the Atunyote golf course at Turning Stone Resort, but the event was not just about the golf. Tee shots and birdie putts from PGA Tour pros and major winners were just a few things hundreds of people saw Wednesday at the Notah Begay III Golf Challenge.
It's the day Utica Comets fans have been waiting for, the team released the 2014-2015 regular season schedule Wednesday.
It's that time of year again, summer is coming to a close and schools are opening up. Although area students have about a week left of their summer vacation, teachers and administrators are already back at school preparing for the first day.
Two people are dead on Tuesday night after a motorcycle and car collision in Boonville. The wreck left the car involved engulfed in flames. And neither operator of the vehicles survived the accident.
It's a boy... Or a girl. Either way, infants get weighed soon after birth - and many times during the first two week of their lives.
Rome City School District announcing a new program on Tuesday to increase graduation rates.
The driver of a car and a motorcyclist are both death after they collided at the intersection of Route 12 and Kerwin Road.
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