Police are looking for a suspect who robbed Karl's Market in Utica at gunpoint last night. Around 7:50 p.m. a white, six-foot-tall man demanded money from the Sunset Avenue Store. He threatened the clerk with a handgun and then fled on foot. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 223-3510.
Rain moves in tonight.
SUNY Oneonta saw the first snowfall of the year here in Central New york Monday morning.
With Halloween around the corner people in Oneonta, NY are starting to worry about Halloween safety.
SUNY Oneonta has three assault rifles and a humvee on campus to keep kids safe during a possible active shooter situation.
Cooler air arrives for the weekend!
It's Pink Day at Frankfort-Schuyler Elementary School. Students and staff are all wearing pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Old Forge is a well-known tourist destination with its scenic attractions, restaurants and shops and as the times change so does the demand for different places tourists like to spend their money. And the community is now ready to welcome a brand-new attraction.
As the winter months approach, the need for animal control officers is even more important to keep strays off the streets and at Wednesday night's common council meeting that was recognized.
Wednesday night and Thursday’s heavy rains causing flooding throughout the area. And some living in Utica say it's nothing new and they're ready for the problem to be fixed once and for all.
Students at Denti Elementary School in Rome are learning how to make their very own maple syrup.
Widespread rain ends in CNY tonight.
Southwind Farm in Otsego County is one of the largest animal farms in the area. Right now farmers are in the middle of preparing for winter and they say those preps take a lot of work.
Ebola is making headlines and sparking fear across our country and across the world. The virus has proven deadly in western Africa and now it is spreading to the United States. There are only two reported cases in the U.S. but still, here in New York, the Health Department is planning and preparing.
Kids at Oneonta High School are doing some unique things being in rural Otsego County and it has to do with building robots.
Gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins visited Oneonta on Wednesday to meet with locals and discuss the issue of fracking and propose solutions.
The Stanley Theater is best known for its live stage performances. But on Wednesday it played host to another kind of art - one that played on the big screen. Locally made short films stole the show on Wednesday night and it was all to support the theater that's struggling to stay alive.
There are not many problems more serious than domestic violence. That's why the YWCA is running a month long campaign to raise money and spread awareness for it. Executive Director Natalie Brown says the YWCA's main goal is to prevent domestic violence at its early stages before it can escalate to something far worse.
Oneida County Law Enforcement is cracking down on DWI, drinking and drugging included. The New York State DWI Foundation Board gave Oneida Law Enforcement a $63,000 grant to beef up its enforcement on DWI cases.
If you're taking your child trick or treating this year you may notice teal pumpkins -- it's for the Teal Pumpkin Project. It's the first year for the campaign, started by the Food Allergy and Education Organization.
Heavy rain expected for CNY tonight.
Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri conducted his weekly Quality of Life Sweep Wednesday afternoon and got a little help from the Utica Comets. The sweep began at the intersection of Oneida Street and the Parkway and moved south on Oneida Street.
Fire crews responding to a house fire on Lenox Ave. in east Utica on Wednesday.
We've told you about hackers gaining access to hundreds-of-thousands of private pictures through the mobile app Snap Chat. That app and many other could be the gateway between hackers and your personal information. So how can you protect yourself?
Wednesday is National White Cane Day, a day celebrated across the country to raise awareness for those who are blind or visually impaired. Here in the Mohawk Valley, the visually impaired got out and walked for the cause.
The renovations at Sangertown Mall in New Hartford are coming along and they might be done sooner than you think.
A 1976 Gulfstream II is Mohawk Valley Community College Airframe and Powerplant Program’s newest addition. The donated plane comes from the private aviation company, P.F. Air.
Flu season is just around the corner here in central New York. That means a lot of people are getting flu shots to prevent from getting sick this winter.
Warm temps stay for a bit.
It may be autumn but Monday certainly felt a lot like summer. With temperatures getting into the upper 70s, it was an October day that brought back August memories.
It's something we hear about all the time. Distracted driving is a major problem and there are a variety of seminars and presentations on how to fight it. But on Tuesday some Frankfort students hearing a story that could be life-changing.
Level Bar and Lounge in Utica is back open on Monday night. That - after a weekend shooting sent five people to the hospital. One of those is the alleged gunman who was shot by a Utica Police officer and remains in critical condition on Monday. The other four victims - are presumed to be innocent by-standers.
After the shooting this weekend, many in Utica are reacting. While some aren't worried--others say they're afraid to go out at night.
The Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute hosted a family day Monday to have something fun for kids to do during Columbus Day.
A fire on Louisa St. in Utica leaves eight people out of their home tonight.
People of Italian heritage laid a wreath at the Christopher Columbus statue in east Utica to mark Columbus day.
New details are emerging about the shooting that happened early Saturday morning outside of Level Bar and Lounge.
The Apples for Art Program at the Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College is giving young children chance to design colorful masks and enjoy a tasty apple themed treat.
Boilermaker Square in the center of Butler Park in Utica got some new additions on Monday. More than 60 new bricks were installed in the park.
Making a run at 80 degrees Tuesday!
It has been one year since the high-profile dog hoarding case in Herkimer. Twelve dogs found in deplorable conditions were rescued from a Herkimer woman's home.
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A cool weekend ahead, but warming into early next week.
With the recent spike in heroin overdoses in Central New York, a local health group launched a new syringe exchange program in Utica. The program provides new sterile syringes to people who use injection drugs and also collects used needles to dispose of properly.
As the winter season approaches, the Rivets Marina staff is going through what’s called a winterization process, which includes covering, cleaning and inspecting all the boats.
A recent lawsuit could mean money in your pocket. The energy drink company agreed to pay 13-million dollars after claims that the customers were misled about the drink's safety and its effects. And it all stems from the tag-line, "Red Bull gives you wings." Red Bull agreed to the settlement but says that was only to avoid further litigation. Anyone who bought a red bull between 2002 and October 2014 can file a claim to get up to 10 dollars in cash....or 15 dollars in Red Bull products.
Growing up we all have that special teacher or coach who changes our lives - and who we'll always remember. For many living in New York Mills that person is Coach Tomassetti. This weekend he'll be honored and become a part of New York Mills history.
Soon enough, the Mohawk Valley will see its first snowfall. And local ski slopes are ready to cash in on the popular winter past-time. Woods Valley in Westernville has been around for 50 years - and this year they're making big upgrades in hopes of attracting more customers.
Lake effect rain showers continue up north.
Former NBA player Chris Herren spoke to local high school students about drug abuse at the Stanley Theatre.
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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.
Rachael is from York, NY, a small town just south of Rochester. Lake effect snow is what got her interested in weather, so she is excited to be back in an area that lives and breathes winter!
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