Some are calling them the "prep school perps." Two graduates of a prestigious private high school in Pennsylvania - accused of running a massive drug ring. ABC News Correspondent Wendy Gillette has the details. 25 year old Neil Scott and 18 year old Timothy Brooks were both in handcuffs -- after they were arrested and charged with masterminding and operating a drug ring- targeting high school and college students in a wealthy area of Philadelphia.
Ever wanted to reach another planet, or at least go into outterspace?
Have you ever wondered what brewing your own beer is like? On tap central new york shows you the process of making it from a home brewer to a brew master of your own brewery.
Heading from California to Hollywood. A stowaway made that journey.
Heroin is on the rise locally. That's why more responders in the community are being armed with a medication that can help. Eyewitness News Reporter Jeff Kulikowsky says training and education are stepping up across the area.
The Utica Zoo is holding a special Earth Day celebration on Saturday. There will be local farmers selling different products and crafts for kids.
A Police officer was sent to the hospital after being attacked early Tuesday morning with a frying pan during a domestic abuse house call.
We all know there's been lots of excitement behind the Utica comets and Tuesday, the team founders got some recognition.
Reducing, re-using and re-cycling. Tuesday marks earth day. It’s a time for every-one to take action to help preserve our planet. On Tuesday, artists from our area and beyond are doing their part to recycle in a very special way.
The celebrity falcon couple on top of the Adirondack Back may be adding a new egg to their nest soon.
The countdown to Boilermaker 2014 continues. We're just about 80 days out and excitement is building. People wait all year for the Boilermaker. It’s a weekend filled with huge crowds, runners, Saranac beer and a whole lot of Central New York pride. The event means something special to everyone and for Eyewitness News’ very own Samantha Wessing, it means family.
With Earth day tomorrow we have tips to planting new plants.
Lindsey Lohan makes a shocking announcement and box office news. That and more in this Hollywood nation report.
A candlelight vigil was held tonight at Herkimer college for soccer star Pete McAvoy.
A federal agency just gave a go ahead on a new product. Alcohol like never before seen.
Eyewitness News welcomes reporter Mary Wilson to the anchor desk.
Thousands of runners returning to the very spot where a year ago, tragedy struck. They're running the Boston Marathon - the target of the devastating bombing last April.
The Herkimer College Men's soccer team along with the entire campus is still in shock after the sudden death of their teammate Pete McAvoy over the weekend. The 22-year-old soccer team captain collapsed suddenly inside his campus apartment Saturday night.
With Summer just around the corner the Village of Cooperstown is preparing for what looks to be a busy summer.
After a long, exciting run, the Utica Comets’ season has come to a close. The team played their last game of the season Saturday at the AUD. They went out with a bang defeating the Wilkes-Barre Penguins 2-0.
Economic development is a concern in Otsego County.
April is Child Abuse Awareness month in Oneida County. County Executive Anthony Picente along with representatives from social services announced the start of the prevention push Monday morning. The County is highlighting the Child Abuse Hotline this month and encouraging everyone in the community to do their part in speaking up for our kids.
It looks like it's finally here…golf season. And to kick it off, Turning Stone making an announcement on Monday that has golfers and golf fans gearing up.
Utica Comets fan base as strong as ever even with the close of the season.
Comets fans still strong at the close of the season.
Music is a part of all of our lives. But for some - music is their life. A well-known musician visiting the valley today tells us about the extraordinary power of jazz.
And the debate over a new convenience store continues.
Breweries and farms. Central New York has both. And they have more in common than we all might think. That's why there’s real concern over proposed regulations that many say could harm both.
Easter Sunday at the Utica Rescue Mission means dinner for those the mission helps.
Friday is Good Friday which means some people in the area are gearing up for Easter weekend. There are lots of local events going on like the Utica Zoo's annual “Eggstravaganza.”
Some people no longer feel safe after Utica's latest homicide. Others, want things to be done to prevent it from happening again.
It's a remotely operated vehicle. And it’s ready to take the plunge.
Jay-Z on his way to LA and Jenny McCarthy is on her way to the alter. That and more in this Hollywood Nation report.
Your next smart phone may come with a kill switch and other technology to prevent theft.
SAT”s, That Sometimes Dreaded College Admission Exam Is Getting Another Make-Over.
Even though the Utica Comets are out of the playoffs the fans are excited about the team.
Turning Stone hosting the official weigh-ins for the ESPN Friday Night Fights semi-finals today.
Dentures,a reality for some. But now, new technology for digital dentures.
The shots were fired around ten this morning. It happened on Lansing Street.
Flames and planes on Thursday in Rome but fortunately these were simulated.
On the heels of Utica's second homicide the police search for answers as people in the neighborhood want them to do more to make the area safe.
They sacrifice their lives for our freedom and sometimes they come home to nothing. They are our troops and one local man is running for them.
When it comes to weight loss, many of us immediately think eating less is the way to go. But according to a local health expert, the key to losing weight is to start snacking.
Herkimer County facing flooding fears this week. The West Canada Creek rising so high the Route 28 bridge above it was closed. It's back open today but much of the flood water has not yet receded.
Rumors that the Utica Comets could be leaving after this year are untrue but unfortunately the team will be leaving for the summer after this weekend. The Comets are officially out of the playoff run. After a tough loss Wednesday night against the Rochester Americans, the team's hope of making the playoffs has come to a close.
The family of the victim who was shot Wednesday come together Wednesday night where he died to mourn is loss.
Tax season is behind us, so it's tempting to toss all that paperwork out. But not so fast - we'll tell you what documents you need to hang on to.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have a baby on the way. That and more in this Hollywood Nation report.
Mayor Robert Palmieri announcing that city crews have now fixed 600 auto-swallowing and chassy-busting monsters just like these in dozens of neighborhoods.
The grandmother of the man that has not been officially identified by Utica Police speaks out about her grandson.
DON DUDLEY is an award-winning broadcast journalist with more than 25 years of professional experience.
Mary Wilson is native of southern Vermont. She has lived and studied in Central New York, and has a Broadcast Journalism degree from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications.
A true hometown talent, Michael was born and raised in Central New York. His first taste of journalism came as a Sports Reporter for his high school newspaper while attending New York Mills.
Julia joined the Eyewitness News team in June 2013 as a multimedia journalist. She is from the Philadelphia area but is no stranger to Central New York.
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Ana Rivera joined the Eyewitness News Team in January 2014. She is from southern Delaware but she calls Central New York her second home.
Kody wanted to be a journalist since the 7th grade. So, after graduating in December from Indiana University with a degree in broadcast journalism, he’s living his dream.
Rachel is an Investigative Reporter for WSYR and Contributing Reporter for WUTR.
Jeff Kulikowsky feels right at home covering news in Central New York, growing up in Homer and graduating from Ithaca College.
Sal is a Sports Reporter for WSYR and Contributing Sports Reporter for WUTR.
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