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Remembering the Herkmier Country Shootings

It was March 13, 2013 that the quiet villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were shocked with the horrible news of a gunman loose in the community. Our sister station, WIBX, was on the scene in Mohawk and Herkimer from the first tense moments as the search began for the man who would later be identified at Kurt Myers.

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WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree.  (WIBX File Photo)
WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree. (WIBX File Photo)
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Reporting from Behind Police Lines in Hekimer, One Year Later

Editor's Note: WIBX morning show show Bill Keeler was in the Valley as the shootings took place and the manhunt began. As WIBX transitioned to live continuing coverage of the unfolding events of the day, Keeler gave at time harrowing reports from behind police lines in Mohawk and Herkimer. Th

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Phil Nye, TSM
Phil Nye, TSM
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Valley Shooting Spree: What We Didn’t Learn

It has been a full year since the villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were turned upside down by a deadly shooting spree that resulted in a total of five deaths - four of whom police say were innocent victims that were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX
Luke Tubia, WIBX
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Valley Shooting One Year Later – A Community Remembers [AUDIO]

One year ago the Villages of Herkimer and Mohawk suffered a tragedy as Kurt Myers allegedly shot and killed 4 people leading to a near 19 hour standoff that ended with him also shooting and killing an FBI K-9 before being killed by police.

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Remembering K9 Officer Ape Killed in the Line of Duty – One Year Later [VIDEO]

It was a day that shocked the Mohawk Valley

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Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Photo: Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Black Ice Warning for Southern Herkimer County for February 19, 2014

The National Weather Service is issuing a black ice warning for southern Herkimer county today.

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The Most Unsafe Place to Buy A Home is Herkimer

An online Real Estate Agency in California is claiming that of all the communities to avoid when buying a home, Herkimer tops the list.

It's all about safety according to Movoto Real Estate and Herkimer joins Newburgh, Rochester, Buffalo and Niagara Falls

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Kristine Bellino
Kristine Bellino
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National Grid Equipment Malfunction Causes Power Outage To 8,400 Customers

Power was restored for most households within thirty minutes but an equipment malfunction caused a power outage that affected approximately 8,400 customers in Oneida and Herkimer counties .

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces flood relief for Central New York flood victims July 17, 2013 by Kristine Bellino.
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Governor Cuomo Says The State Will Help Central New York Flood Victims Because The Federal Government Will Not

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York will step in to help flood victims since the federal government will not.

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Video from a Private Herkimer Diamond Mine and Waterfall [VIDEO]

I stumbled on a video showing a part of Central New York I'd never seen before, a private waterfall and Herkimer diamond mine in Hekimer County.

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Update: Levee Compromised in Herkimer

On Monday night (July 1, 2013) the levee that holds back Bellinger Brook in the village of Herkimer had been compromised and was in danger of failing.

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Power Lines Down, Herkimer County Residents Urged To “Treat Municipal Water As If It Is Contaminated”

Herkimer County Legislative Chairman Vincent Bono  is advising residents to use bottled water when available and to treat all municipal water systems as if they are contaminated.

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