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Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 4:05 PM

INLET — State police responded to a fatal snowmobile accident on Feb. 20.Gregory P. Wiley, 32, of Central Square, was operating a 2015 Bombardier snowmobile in a westerly direction on Uncas Road when he lost control and collided with a tree, state police said.Hamilton County Coroner Donald Townsend pronounced Wiley dead at the scene.An autopsy was conducted at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville and the cause and manner of Wiley’s death are pending...

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM

BOONVILLE — A teenage girl was injured in a snowmobile and car crash in Boonville on Saturday, state police in Old Forge said.At around 1:17 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the collision on state Route 28, troopers...

Updated Feb 6, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Prison is not a pleasant place. Every single occupant has committed a crime or series of crimes, each defying the laws and morals of society. That reluctance to conform doesn’t end at the prison gate. Within the prison walls, many inmates...

Updated Feb 3, 2015 at 4:58 PM

The family of an Ilion man who died at the Oneida County jail last September is taking steps to potentially file a wrongful death lawsuit unless they are provided more answers about what happened.

Updated Jan 26, 2015 at 1:18 PM

A Clayville man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly made threats to a medical facility in Cooperstown that then prompted safety precautions to be taken in the Mount Markham Central School District.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 11:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated Jan 15, 2015 at 1:53 PM

A Utica woman was sentenced today to 1 to 3 years in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from a local chiropractor for whom she worked.

Updated Jan 13, 2015 at 4:03 PM

A new law has been created to improve the screening process for prospective foster parents to better ensure that children are placed in suitable homes, state Sen. Joseph Griffo announced Tuesday.

Updated Dec 24, 2014 at 11:18 AM

If David Pope hadn't overreacted one night in April, then perhaps he wouldn't have been shot by a state trooper and now heading to prison again, his attorney said.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 3:06 PM

The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.

Updated Dec 12, 2014 at 4:05 PM

CANAJOHARIE The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating a recent theft of goats from a farm after someone said they purchased the animals online.

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