(WKTV) - A Unadilla man has been found guilty of federal extortion charges after he conspired with a Connecticut man to pose as organized crime figures to extort money from a business owner, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Edward Memoli, 65, of Unadilla was found guilty of federal extortion charges Thursday in a Connecticut courthouse. According to officials, Memoli
(WKTV) - Galaxy Communications is moving, but isn't going very far. The business will leave its office in Washington Mills to the ground floor of the Landmarc Building in downtown Utica. The company is leasing 5,000 square feet for WOUR, WUMX, WKLL and WTLB radio stations. The developers plan to have the building complete by next summer. "In Syracuse, 10,
(WKTV) - Two Oneonta women were arrested this week after a month-long narcotics investigation, the Otsego County Sheriff's Office said. Tiffany Lynn Marshall, 22, of Sunset Lane is charged with conspiracy. Stephanie Lynne Whitehead, 22, of Mount Vista Drive, is charged with conspiracy and aggravated unlicensed operation. According to officials, on Oct. 21, authorities stopped a car that Whitehead, who
(WKTV) - Two Herkimer residents have been charged in connection to animal abuse, Herkimer police said. Adam Snyder, 28, is charged with torturing and injuring animals -- failure to provide sustenance. An 18-year-old woman from Herkimer is also charged, however her name is not being released per Herkimer Police Department policy. The two were sent to Herkimer County Correctional Facility
(WKTV) - A Whiteboro man is accused of sexually assaulting a child, New York State Police and the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center said. Timothy Poirier, 28, of Clinton Street in Whitesboro, is charged with predatory sexual assault of a child. According to authorities, Poirier allegedly engaged in sexual contact with a child under the age of 13. The child
(WKTV) - If you try to get a seat on the Adirondack Scenic Railway from now through Christmas, good luck. For the past several years, rides have been sold out. But the Adirondack Railway Preservation Society has a plan to accommodate more passengers by restoring two vintage passenger cars. In 1992, service started with four miles of track. Today, 68
(WKTV) - Ian Gulbin admitted killing his girlfriend's 13-month-old son Brayden Gulbin, then tried to take back the plea -- but a judge didn't let him. On Thursday, Gulbin heard his sentence -- and some pointed words about the pain he has caused so many. Two people close to baby Brayden Gulbin wrote letters that the prosecutor read in court.
(WKTV) - An Oxford man is accused of punching a patient at a Norwich treatment center, New York State Police said. Daniel J. Caulfield, 45, of Oxford, is charged with assault. According to authorities, Caulfield, who is employed at Valley Ridge Center for Intensive Treatment in Norwich, got in a fight with a patient at the facility. The resident was
(WKTV) - The Town of Kirkland Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying suspects in the burglary of a funeral home where there was an attempt to put clothing on a body. The incident took place at the Owens, Pavlot and Rogers Funeral Home on College Street in the Village of Clinton between Friday and early Saturday morning.
(WKTV) - A Utica man faces charges after he allegedly strangled a woman, Utica police said. Stefan Byrd, 31, of Conkling Avenue, is charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, resisting arrest and two counts of harassment. According to officials, officers responded around 10 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 300 block of Blandina Street. When officers arrived, they saw
(WKTV) - Four women were arrested Wednesday night as part of a prostitution sting, Utica police said. Jennifer Hines, 35, of Green Street, is charged with prostitution and loitering for the purpose of prostitution. Adrianne Licano, 32, of Eagle Street, is charged with prostitution, loitering for the purpose of prostitution and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Gloria Morrison, 38,
REMSEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Forestport woman was killed Wednesday night in a two-car accident at State Route 365 and Fairchild Road in the Town of Remsen, New York State Police said. According to authorities, the accident occurred around 7:12 p.m. Paula Field, 56, of Forestport, was pronounced dead at the scene and two were transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital