First a hack on Sony pictures followed by threats against U.S. theaters choosing to play the interview, this massive internet heist has sparked fears of terrorism and a debate over censorship.
Jeter Rumored to Have Bought House in CNY
Cold this weekend.
The FBI officially confirming on Friday that North Korea was behind the hack into Sony Motion Pictures--all in response to a movie called The Interview.
The student council at the Central Valley Academy is giving back this holiday season to a group of people that they say are often forgotten.
Here on Eyewitness News we've followed the Stewart’s saga in west and east Utica from the beginning. On Friday, one side of it is finally settled. West Utica welcoming the first ever Stewart’s to the city--and for many they couldn't be happier.
What started out as an Amber Alert has ended as a homicide investigation. Police found five-year-old Kenneth White dead near his home about ten miles south of Albany.
AHL name Bill Guerin and Eric Weinrich as the honorary captains for the 2015 All-Star Game.
Central New Yorkers often pride themselves on having some of the best food around and now one local man is highlighting restaurants around the Mohawk Valley in his new online show.
What being a captain means for the Whitesboro Women's Basketball team
Assemblyman Brindisi wants people sick of higher gas prices to sign his petition in support of his bill to lower gas prices.
Kids around the area will be able to open up presents this holiday season thanks to a local car dealership.
During the holidays we spend a lot of time caring for those less fortunate. But what about the pets in need in our community? This holiday season dozens of pets who call animal shelters home - won't spoiled by loving owners like many pets are this time of year.
Casinos in our area could see a major hit from a state decision that will bring more casinos to the region.
The United Way and Herb Phillipson's teamed together to give out coats to local kids.
The Taylor and The Cook in Baggs Square is on the list of the top 100 restaurants in the entire country according to Opentable.com.
Details on weather for the holiday.
An amber alert has been issued out of Albany County after a five-year-old boy was snatched from his home by two masked men.
Spartans hosts Oswego inside the New Hartford Rec Center.
Going to the movie theaters is a holiday tradition for many but one movie that was set to be released on Christmas day has been cancelled. Sony Pictures is pulling the movie called "The Interview" from all theaters nationwide after hackers threatened to attack any theaters that showed it.
Third graders at Holland Patent get a special visit.
Rain turns to snow tonight.
'Tis the season for sweets! Many of us are treating ourselves to extra goodies this time of year but for a local bakery the holidays mean no sleep and non-stop baking.
How the Proctor Women's basketball team is winning through their defense.
The Adirondack Scenic Railroad will receive $791,000 in state funding.
The food bank will soon be moved to the Veteran's Outreach Center on Washington St. in Utica, NY.
The fire department wont take down a sign that says, "Happy Birthday Jesus, We Love You," from outside one of it's fire stations.
People living in Herkimer County could face tax increases after Wednesday night’s vote.
When you think of Harvard University, you think of the best and the brightest students from around the world. Not many can boast an acceptance letter from the Ivy League college. But this august we could be sending one of our own from Central New York to Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The holiday season means people spending money shopping for gifts. Local shops says they need more people to spend that money with them, rather than go to big name stores.
Notre Dame hosts cross town rival Proctor High School in basketball.
Tuesday night marks the start of Hanukkah, an eight day celebration of the festival of lights. Jewish people around the world gathered to celebrate the holiday and here at home, it was no exception.
Once you're in the AUD if you're lucky enough to make your way downstairs you'll quickly discover Utica College has two locker rooms. If you haven't given the other side a chance well simply put; you're missing out.
Many music and arts programs in schools have fallen to the wayside due to budget cuts. Students lose that ability to express themselves in a different arena. But at the Herkimer School District--they're doing just the opposite.
The Boilermaker is more than 200 days away but big changes are happening at their headquarters.
Oneida, Herkimer and Otsego County will soon have access to a program 93 percent of the state already has access to.
The 910,000 dollar grant is going towards projects that will help with the college's flooding problem.
The Calvary head start program in Utica is getting donations from several local organizations.
Fabbio's is now open on Bleecker Street in Utica.
Staying above freezing tonight.
In this digital age, it's hard to imagine a world without computers but back before that technology was developed, the Utica Fire Department used good old fashioned pen and paper to keep records and dispatch calls.
The college is being investigated by the United States Office of Civil Rights because a student filed a complaint against the school regarding sexual assault.
The annual Festival of Lights event in Herkimer was held Monday night and while the celebration spreads holiday cheer, it also honors a very special community member.
On Monday December 15th Proctor High School honored Brianna Kiesel by retiring her number.
Rain moves in for Tuesday.
Kids got to talk to Santa Monday at Faxton St. Lukes as part of the 19th annual Ho-Ho-Hotline.
A rise in sugar prices could make your holiday sweets a little more bitter this year.
A very special partnership was formed this weekend for the 25th anniversary performance of the Nutcracker at the Rome Capitol Theater. The Rome Police Department teamed up with a local dance studio to give area kids and families free tickets to see the show, an early Christmas gift for some.
Christmas is only 10 days away. People are finishing up their shopping and getting ready for the big day. That means people are rushing to ship their gifts near and far.
If you live in the Whitesboro School District--you may want to get out and vote because your taxes are on the line.
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