Friday night a tale of two colors. Genesee Street now complete with a green stripe. And the Syracuse Orange set to take to the court in ACC action on WUTR. That makes it green versus orange in the Mohawk Valley.
Despite snow, sleet, and frigid temperatures most mail does go delivered. For letter carriers who travel on foot, the weather poses a big challenge and this winter has not been a walk in the park for many of them.
There are two days left in the Muscular Dystrophy Association's shamrock campaign to raise money for over eleven hundred families who have children with the disease.
Bill Keeler calls in to talk about what it was like being there reporting the day of the shooting.
The shooting all started at John Seymour’s barber shop in Mohawk. That’s when his life changed forever. Now, he lives life a little differently than he did, but always remains grateful.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and when it comes to maintain weight gain, breakfast could be the answer. Eyewitness News sat down with a local health and wellness consultant to find out what we should be eating when we rise and greet the day.
After the shooting those in the community still had to go about their everyday lives. And community members still feel the effects of Mar. 13, 2013 to this day.
No matter how hard anyone tries to forget the past, it will always have an impact on the future. For one group of Herkimer students, the past and present came together at the site where the tragedy occurred and for them the bridge between the past and present is art.
Our coverage begins in the Village of Mohawk where on a quiet, ordinary day violence came to our valley. 9:30 in the morning of March 13th, 2013:An apartment is lit on fire in the village of Mohawk. It's the home of 64-year-old Kurt Myers. Minutes later, multiple shots fired at John's barbershop on Main Street in Mohawk.
Some Utica pizzerias fight through the latest winter storm.
The snow is falling and the temps are dropping. Find out how both daily commuters and train travelers are dealing with the storm.
Here are some cold, hard facts: there were 100 plows out in our region on Wednesday and a total of 1,700 state-wide. With all of these trucks comes a whole lot of salt.
This week has been an important one for the Oneida Indian Nation. And it can be summed up in one word: change. From an evolving casino to a big compromise that will directly affect our taxes.
All this cold weather having an impact on the price we pay at the pump. Today--gasoline costing 13-cents more than it did just one month ago. In this weather, it's a day no one wants to stop and gas up their car--but if you had to--you paid quite a bit more than you did just a few weeks ago.
They say March rolls in like a lion and out like a lamb. It’s safe to say we're still in the lion stage here in the Mohawk Valley and for many that meant a half day of work or school Wednesday.
Certain bars are banning new glasses.
In the digital age when we've got GPS in our cellphones and cars, how do you lose an airplane?
A new partnership between Oneida County and the CNY SPCA is bringing a team of experienced law enforcement officers to the Mohawk Valley. The team will handle animal cruelty cases, taking some of the responsibility off of local law enforcement agencies.
Two SUNY Brockport students are facing charges of torturing animals. Police say they forced a dog to chug beer, and a lot of it. Police say they forced a dog to swill beer and a lot of it. They then posted the picture online to Twitter.
Four of the five projects will cost over a billion dollars and they could completely change train travel in New York State for years to come.
Two major musicians tackle new projects and the President shows his humorous side.
The people outside of the building said that they didn’t think the fire alarm going off was a big deal. Even the maintenance man Tom Murphy thought it was just someone burning some food after getting to the apartment he quickly figured out it was a lot more than that.
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Winter weather on the way.
Oneida County high school artists are welcomed to submit their art work.
In a few days the city of Utica will be painted green. The annual St. Patrick's Day Parade is right around the corner.
The cause of the fatal fire over the weekend is still unknown. As the investigation continues into the Dudley Avenue house fire, the family of the six-month-old girl who was killed continues to mourn. They are Somali Bantu and other members of that community have traveled near and far to pay their respects.
We could be seeing drones over our heads before we know it.
A federal court dismissed an FAA imposed ten thousand dollar fine against a commercial drone user.
A fatal fire in Utica claimed the life of a six month old girl Sunday morning. The community is still in shock as they mourn the loss.
Congressman Richard Hanna announcing a new bill today in Utica that could have a major impact on the infrastructure we have here in Utica.
It’s being confirmed tonight by undersecretary of defense bob hale that there are no plans to close the DFAS facility in Rome.
It’s a very special honor for a Central New York veteran wounded in combat 70 years ago. Staff Sergeant Richard Faulkner was honed with the Purple Heart medal.
The Big Bang 2014 is behind us and now that you've seen the implosion, our Eyewitness News crew decided to put together this special perspective. An inside look behind the scenes leading up to the big moment. For those of us at the sight, we found what was going on back here at the station fascinating and we thought you might too.
With warmer temps the department of public works is out on the roads of Utica fixing what we all hate, potholes.
A community still in shock after a fatal fire claims the life of a six month old baby girl. The infant was killed in her Utica home on Dudley Avenue. The Utica Fire Department responded to the fire around 10:00 AM Sunday but it was too late.
It's the number one employer in our area. A lot of people depend on its success. And Monday the Turning Stone Casino announcing big changes in hopes to out-shine future competitors. And it could prove to be a very popular move with some gamers, particularly those who enjoy slots.
The AUD packed as usual tonight with screaming fans and great hockey. The comets doing something special though, wearing green St. Patrick’s Day jerseys for the game.
The department of public works is continuing the long job of fixing all of the potholes in Utica and the price is starting to pile up.
It’s another big weekend ahead in Utica. Hockey games. Shows at the Stanley. There will be thousands of people with money in their pockets ready to spend but where are they going to spend it? And does Utica have enough to offer downtown to keep all those people for taking their cash and credit cards somewhere else?
Students, teachers and administrators all came out tonight at Herkimer college to rally for more funding from the state with the students stealing the show with signs and pleas for help.
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If you tend to feel hungrier during the winter months - don't worry - you're not alone. In fact, research shows that as the temperature outside decreases, our appetites tend to increase. And with no sign of real warm temperatures coming our way - Central New Yorkers - you may want to listen up.
Now that the Fay Street Warehouse is no more the dot is working on the gigantic pile of rubble that is left over.
After three years of waiting Faxton-St. Luke’s and St. Elizabeth's Hospital finally announcing they will officially "affiliate." But that term may be splitting hairs. It looks like- feels like - and even sounds like a merger. But what does that actually mean to you? Today we know they're merging or rather affiliating but we still have many unanswered questions.
A high school cheerleader is suing her own parents after they kick her out.
Eighteen dogs and six cats were rescued from a home in Madison county.
It could ultimately change health care for everyone here in the Mohawk valley. People are saying that they hope it will be a good thing.
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Trash haulers say the snow makes their job significantly more difficult. A lot of it is the trash pick-up itself, but some of it is the roads not being plowed. They say the best they can do is fight through it.
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