One of America’s most wanted fugitives is in handcuffs Thursday night. Eric Frein, accused in the sniper-shooting of a Pennsylvania state trooper was captured alive late after nearly two months of running and hiding in the woods.
For the past few months, people in Utica have been taking to the streets to march for peace and Thursday night they marched for the final time this year. The calls for action followed a slew of violence in the city's streets. Uticans, local politicians and community faith leaders have been walking the streets of Utica to send a message to the city: they are tired of the violence.
SUNY Oneonta was crawling with thousands of kids Thursday night who were getting a head start on their Halloween fun.
A look ahead to the DIII regional soccer finals for the Herkimer Men's and Women's soccer team.
The Ilion Police Department making a meth bust after several months of investigations.
Chilly air gets even colder for the weekend!
Over the years the Adirondack Scenic Railroad has transitioned from the only mode of transportation to the North Country to a full-out tourism experience. But to maintain that tradition the railroad says they need help--and they're hoping the community will get on board.
We know the Comets generate about $10,000 in sales tax revenue every home game and with the recent trend in sell outs it may be more. But the success of the team stretches far beyond the ice with new renovations at the AUD we are seeing concerts and other events being held there and one event in particular is giving the area something to cheer about.
Highlights from Wednesday's field hockey game between Utica College and SUNY Oneonta
A pregame look into Wednesday's non-conference game between the Utica College Pioneers and the SUNY Oneonta Red Dragons.
Oneonta City firefighters hanging purple and black drapes on City Hall.
Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown say with fall fewer people come and visit the brewery, but on the brewing side of their business they're just about to head into one of their busiest brewing seasons.
This area waited 20 years for a professional hockey team and now not only does it have one, it has a team that sells out just about every home game and is a major part of the city's resurgence.
Cooler air is heading our way!
The Faxton St. Luke's Home is holding a nurse job fair on October 29, 2014. St. Luke’s Human Resources department is holding open interviews and information sessions for those interested in the open positions.
Holiday collections are already underway for area soldiers. The Cookie Corps will be collecting wrapped gifts for soldiers as well as unwrapped children’s' gifts for soldiers to take home to their families.
It's a question that continues to polarize Central New York--rails or trails? Since last year people from Utica to Lake Placid submitting comments and concerns about whether to keep the Remsen to Lake Placid corridor of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad or to rip up the rails and create a recreational trail.
A series of cold fronts bring big changes.
A bridge in the Mohawk Valley getting a red flag rating from the DOT and must be fixed within six weeks.
It's a story we've been following from the very beginning. Continued opposition to a gas filling station in Manheim. Now Xpress Natural Gas has begun construction along State Route 167 and some living nearby say they are living with the consequences.
Marcy correction officers took a stand for their personal safety on Tuesday. State correction officer union members gathered outside the Marcy Correctional Facility to raise awareness and protest an increasing amount of inmate assaults on staff.
The Village of Cooperstown is changing some parking around to make it easier for tour buses visiting the Hall of Fame.
Nick Arbour and Adam Peters are two SUNY IT graduates. On Tuesday they changed a life when they presented this modified golf club to Sgt. Rick Yarosh.
With the World Series nearing its end the fight for rare baseball artifacts is underway. The Baseball Hall of Fame is trying to bring the best ones back to central New York.
The Utica Comets wrapped up their first set of home games this weekend pulling out three big wins and three big sellouts. The successful first home stand has people around the area, not just hockey fans, feeling the Comets craze.
For many the Utica College Hockey season can't come quick enough. Earlier Monday fans got one step closer to the puck drop as they picked up their season passes.
Hundreds of local families will be kept warm this winter, all thanks to a coat drive in Rome and Utica.
It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Herkimer College is showing their support throughout campus.
Imagine buying a home and never being able to park in your own driveway--or even access it at all. That's been the reality for some living along West Canada Creek in Herkimer. But on Monday they received a glimmer of hope.
The Syracuse Orange put up a tough fight against the Clemson Tigers this weekend but in the end they fell short. We take a closer look at the game in your exclusive Orange Nation Report.
The Utica Comets played their first set of home games this past week at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Not only did the team go undefeated in all three games, they also sold out the entire arena on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Warm for tomorrow, different story for the rest of the week.
Police said Mayor Richard P. Miller Jr. took his own life Saturday morning. Now, the city of Oneonta mourns for the man they called Mayor.
Much drier this weekend.
Three trains leaving Utica today with the destination of New York City, and despite re-assurances that Ebola is well-contained and hard to contract, some are refusing to travel altogether.
U.S. Representative Richard Hanna is joining a growing number of house republicans who are calling for a travel ban from West Africa in an effort to contain the spread of Ebola virus.
Utica is full of different cultures and today people got a little taste of Ukraine.
On the campus of SUNY Oneonta festivities for homecoming weekend are underway, but talking with the students they say its more than one big party here for homecoming.
The Ebola patient, Craig Spencer, is being treated at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, one of the eight hospitals state-wide that has been designated as an Ebola treatment center. The closest of those eight hospitals to the Mohawk Valley is in Syracuse.
Although this case of Ebola is hundreds of miles away, the Mohawk Valley is reacting.
There's no shortage of passion for sports in this area but there is a shortage of venues for people to play recreationally. That’s where Accelerate Sports comes in. The new facility will have just about every type of playing surface and equipment.
Officials confirmed doctor Craig Spencer tested positive for the Ebola virus. Dr. Spencer recently returned from West Africa while working for Doctors without borders.
It’s very possible that you or someone you know may have been a victim of cyber-crime. That’s why MVCC is holding a cyber-security conference today.
Rain chances go down for Friday.
It's a robot to the rescue. A new piece of technology has made its way to Rome Memorial Hospital. It's a robot that can remotely zap bacteria or germs - without a health worker having to put themselves at risk.
The Otsego County Sheriff's Office made a big drug bust Tuesday. They found $15,000 worth of heroin in Oneonta.
Voters statewide getting to see all four candidates for governor square-off in a debate Wednesday in Buffalo. The candidates for governor participating in the only televised debate before Election Day.
We look to the Comets upcoming games, but not before we re-live last night's match against the Adirondack Flames.
It's a growing trend among small Central New York farms. More people are choosing to eat organic food, and as that demand rises, farmers are trying to keep up.
Construction of a new 82,000 square foot multi-sport complex is nearing completion. It is being built somewhat off the beaten path, on a 40 acre plot of land off Judd Road in Whitesboro.
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