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  1. NY gaming official: It was Lago or nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    ... It was more of a choice between Lago and nothing in the region." Jeff Gural, the owner of Vernon Downs in Oneida County, had proposed expanding Tioga Downs in the village of Nichols. He said the region got screwed . One local official from Conklin ...

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  2. Nearly $15,000 in cash, drugs and a gun seized in Utica raidRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A Utica man is jailed and cocaine, a handgun and $14,747.00 has been seized in the raid of a home on Prospect Street. State Police and the Oneida County Drug Task Force announced the arrest of Torrell Stone, 37, who lived at the home at 63 Prospect St. Investigators say Stone was in possession of more than eight ounces of cocaine, as well as a handgun. 3 comments

  3. Police: Utica raid uncovers cocaine, heroin, handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... The investigation was a joint operation conducted by the state police Special Investigations Unit and the Oneida County Drug Task Force. Authorities did not provide specifics of the investigation or say what led them to Stone. Stone was arraigned in ...

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  4. Lago casino in NY to start hiring next summer, opening early 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... gambling establishments. Gural owns Vernon Downs and the Oneida Indian Nation owns Turning Stone, both in Oneida County. Wilmot said today Lago's business plan depends on about half of its customers coming from existing gaming sites within New York, ...

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  5. Rome man charged after traffic stop yields drugs, gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WKTV

    A Rome man has been charged after a he was spotted talking on the phone while driving and pulled over -- a stop that yielded prescription drugs and two semi-automatic guns, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said. Charles A. Bole III, 35, of Rome, is charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in a nonoriginal container and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

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  6. Utica Man Arrested On Felony Drug And Weapon ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A Utica man was arrested Wednesday after State Police and the Oneida County Drug Task Force executed search warrants at a Prospect Street home. Police say the searches turned one kilogram of cocaine and 92 grams of heroin as well as a handgun and over $14,000 at the home of 37 year old Torrell Stone.

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  7. Utica man faces A-1 felony after drugs found during searchRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WKTV

    ... a search warrant was served on the home Wednesday by the state police's Special Investigations Unit and the Oneida County Drug Task Force. Authorities say about one kilogram of cocaine, 92 grams of heroin, one handgun and about $14,747 in currency ...

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  8. Rome Man Facing Drug And Weapons ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A traffic stop on Route 26 in Rome has led to the arrest of a Rome man on drug and weapons charges. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office says 35-year old Charles Bole III was pulled over for using a cellphone without a hands-free device.

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  9. Utica woman accused of sexual abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WKTV

    According to the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center, Zagorski allegedly had sexual contact with a child under 11 years old. 1 comment

  10. New winery set to open in VeronaRead the original story

    Tuesday | WKTV

    You might think of the Finger Lakes as the wine destination in New York State, but that's about to change with the opening of a new local winery. Welcome to Oneida County's first winery, set in Verona.

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  11. Intruder Foiled by Hair From BeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 92.5 KGB-FM

    ... n Vienna last December but the woman grabbed his beard before he fled; a hair sample was sent for DNA testing. Oneida County deputies say it was linked to 54-year-old Leon Tennant in October. 5 comments

  12. Level 3 sex offender from Binghamton arrested in Oneida CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A level 3 sex offender from Binghamton was arrested in Oneida County after failing to report his move to Oneida County. 1 comment

  13. Beard DNA Test Leads to Arrest, 1 Year After BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FindLaw

    DNA extracted from a beard hair left at the scene of an armed burglary has led to the arrest of a suspect in the case, one year after the crime was committed. Sheriff's deputies in Oneida County, New York, say that an armed man confronted a woman inside her home last December.

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  14. Utica Woman Arrested On Sex Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A Utica woman is facing sexual abuse charges after allegedly having sexual contact with a child under 11 years old. The Oneida County Child Advocacy Center says 42 year old Sandy Zagorski was indicted by an Oneida County Grand Jury. 1 comment

  15. Homeland security investigators in Central New York: What is ICE?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Standard

    ... counter-proliferation, or weapons trafficking, is one area of focus for the Syracuse ICE office. Rome in Oneida County has a large concentration of manufacturers making weapons of mass destruction and conventional weapons, munitions and sensitive ...

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  16. Man reports ATV stolen, ends up chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WKTV

    A Rome man who reported his all-terrain vehicle stolen ended up charged, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said. Jason S. Burk, 25, of Rome is charged with making a false written statement and various traffic tickets, including operating an unregistered ATV, operating an ATV on a highway, operating an ATV on public lands, operating an uninsured ATV and failure to comply with a lawful order.

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  17. Keeler Show Notes for Monday, December 15th, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... the latest version here . You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. - Donna Purdy with Oneida County's Farm Services Agency. What services are available to local farmers? And, the agency is looking to fill an opening. Audio clip: ...

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  18. A tale of two beardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... from his beard, The Associated Press reported. A man armed with a knife confronted a woman inside her home in Oneida County, New York, last December, but the woman grabbed his beard before he took off, deputies said. A hair sample linked the ...

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  19. 52-year-old accused of trying to smuggle drugs to New York state prison inmate in Oneida CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Post-Standard

    An Oneida County woman was sent to jail this weekend after state police say she tried to smuggle drugs into a prison. Kathleen Rubalcaba, 52, of Galloping Acres Motel No.

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  20. New York State Police cite 2 bartenders in underage drinking crackdown in Central New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Post-Standard

    ... The Fort, at 97 E. Main St., Morrisville in Madison County, and Killabrew, at 10 Clinton Road, New Hartford in Oneida County, troopers say a bartender at each establishments sold alcohol to minors, according to a news release. The Fort bartender, ...

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