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October 16, 2019

Former Oneida County Stop DWI Coordinator Due in Court Today after Being Charged with DWI-Drugs

The former Oneida County Stop DWI Coordinator charged with DWI-drugs is due in Utica City Court later this morning. Tom Giruzzi could get a decision from […]
October 16, 2019

Andrea Kelly to Join Community Conversation about Domestic Violence at MVCC Today

‘Colorful Girls Rock’…happens 3-6 pm today at MVCC in Utica. Reality star Andrea Kelly, of VHI’s ‘Hollywood Exes’ and former wife of R & B star, […]
October 16, 2019

State Police Investigate Cold Case of Hector Ambrosi from 1983

State Police continue to investigate cold cases. They’re currently reviving a notorious Utica murder from the 1980s.  On January 15th, 1983, State Police found the body […]

National News

  • Officer presumed murdered instead fatally shot himself in garage, police say
    amphotora/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A manhunt spawned by the death of an on-duty police officer, including a SWAT team and highway closures, has been suspended after the medical examiner's office on Tuesday ruled that he had died of a self-inflicted wound. Police in Maryland are working to piece to..
  • 16-year-old Ohio boys charged in deadly log tossing incident
    Kuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A pair of Ohio teenagers have been charged in a deadly log tossing incident that claimed the life of a photography teacher last month. The 16-year-old boys were arrested and charged with reckless homicide in the death of Victoria Shafer, a 44-year-old teacher in southern Oh..
  • Nephew tells investigators aunt retrieved gun before being shot by cop: Warrant
    Tarrant County Sheriffs Office(FORT WORTH, Texas) -- An 8-year-old boy who witnessed his aunt being fatally shot by a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fired through a window of their house told investigators she had retrieved a handgun from her purse and pointed it toward a window when she was ..
  • Authorities release sketch of ‘possible witness’ in case of missing 5-year-old
    New Jersey State Police(NEW YORK) -- Authorities released a sketch on Tuesday of a man they believe may have information on 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, whose disappearance nearly a month ago from a New Jersey park has left few answers. Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae identified t..
  • Device at school believed to be IED determined to be harmless plastic bottle: Sheriff
    vmargineanu/iStock(HELENA, Mont.) -- A device found at a Montana elementary school on Tuesday that authorities initially said was an explosive actually turned out to be a plastic bottle covered in tape, police said. "This information is good news," Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said at a..
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October 16, 2019

US demonstrates ‘show of force’ after Turkish militia gets too close to base

Christopher Drzazgows/U.S. Air Forces(WASHINGTON) -- American F-15s and Apache helicopters carried out a "show of force" in Syria on Tuesday after Turkish-backed militia fighters "came very close" to a U.S. base, according to a U.S. official. The incident underscores the complex battlefield in Syria as 1,000 American troops are withdrawing from the country in the middle of fighting between Turkish forces and Syrian Kurds. The U.S. official said the incident occurred near Ayn Issa, a town 18 mile..
October 15, 2019

Prince Harry and Meghan talk baby Archie at gala for kids with serious illnesses

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made their first joint appearance since their South Africa tour to attend the WellChild Awards, an awards ceremony for kids with serious illnesses and their caregivers. Harry and Meghan met one-on-one with three of the night's winners, a 16-year-old boy who cares for his younger brother, a 12-year-old girl with cerebral palsy and a 6-year-old boy diagnosed with leukemia last year. While talking to the..
October 15, 2019

Woman from Russian ‘troll factory’ that targeted 2016 election briefly detained in Minsk

Martin Holverda/iStock(MOSCOW) -- A Russian woman indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as an employee of the Russian "troll factory" that conducted a propaganda campaign targeting the 2016 U.S. presidential election was briefly detained and then released in Belarus on Tuesday, reportedly at the request of the United States. The Russian foreign ministry on Tuesday confirmed that the woman, Anna Bogacheva, was detained in Minsk by Belorussian law enforcement agencies, but did not give any de..
October 15, 2019

American lawyer fatally shot in Pacific nation of Micronesia, officials say

Prathaan/iStock(LONDON) — An American lawyer was shot and killed on the Pacific nation of Micronesia on Monday evening, officials said. Rachelle Bergeron was shot as she returned home from her daily jog on the tiny island of Yap, where she served as acting attorney general of Yap State. Her husband was home at the time and called police, according to Yap State Gov. Henry Falan. Bergeron was rushed to a local hospital where she died. The fatal shooting is under investigation, according to Falan. ..
October 15, 2019

Family of UK teen killed in crash involving US diplomat’s wife coming to White House

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August, is coming to the White House Tuesday for a meeting with “senior administration officials,” according to a White House official. The White House stopped short of saying that the President Donald Trump would meet the family. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Trump to intervene in the case after it created an uproar there after the diplom..
October 15, 2019

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

omersukrugoksu/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key power-broker in the conflict there following the United States’ withdrawal. Russia's defense ministry said in a statement that Syrian army units had taken "full control" of Manbij and surrounding villages and that Russian military police were continuing to patrol along the nor..