Kristine Bellino is a mom of two. Born in the northeast, she grew up in South Florida. She is the WIBX Digital Managing Editor, Bureau Chief, and Morning News Anchor for WIBX and First News with Keeler in the Morning. She worked her way up to executive producer of a regional news network and, having reached her goal, temporarily suspended her broadcast career and enlisted in the Air Force. Twitter and Instagram: @KrisBellino She is also a small business owner, lecturer, writer, and photographer, who often teaches classes and speaks on environmental, community involvement, and literacy. A recovered missing child, she has also recently begun speaking as an advocate for missing children's issues. Football: Miami Dolphins Baseball: New York Yankees Hockey: New York Rangers (NHL) and Utica Comets (AHL) Basketball: San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat Favourite Sport: Badminton, and any sport that her children play
UPD Releasing Name of Victim of Fatal Crash on Route 12
UPDATE: 12/23/2014 3:58pm The victim of last night's fatal crash on State Route 12 in has been identified as 40-year old Mary Khiemdavanh of Utica. The investigation is continuing and anyone with information that may be helpful to police is asked to call them.
UPDATE: Bomb Threat at Camden School District; Officials Still Investigating
A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of the elementary school in the Camden Central School District.
Gunman Killed, Three Wounded in Shooting at Florida State University
Three students have been wounded, one critically, after a gunman opened fire at Florida State University. Classes at FSU are cancelled today.
Search is On for Missing Teenager from Masonville
Authorities are asking for your help finding a teenager who allegedly ran away from her home two weeks ago.
After School Programs and Activities Cancelled for Utica, New Hartford, and New York Mills
UPDATE: 09/26/2014 1411 Although officially still on lockdown, New Hartford schools will dismiss on schedule, with strict security measures in place. All students will exit from one location in their respective buildings. After school activities and after school programs, in New Har…
When are School Open Houses and Curriculum Nights in Utica for the 2014-2015 School Year?
When are the open houses and curriculum nights scheduled for the Utica School District in the 2014-2015 academic year?
Breaking News: Sylvan Beach Residents Can Return Home After Meth Lab Discovery [PHOTOS]
UPDATE: 07/16/2014 1436 Residents are being told that they can begin returning to their homes after an evacuation that lasted several hours. Roads are being re-opened at this time.
WIBX Exclusive: Five Utica Schools Going 9-5 Beginning in September [UPDATE]
The Utica City School District is scheduled to receive a $4,104,000 Extended Learning Time grant, along with a $10,000 planning grant, that will greatly extend the school day for five area schools.
Minor Mudslide Closes Route 51 Near Ilion Gorge on March 31, 2014
A mudslide being described as "relatively minor" by officials is forcing the closure of Route 51 in Ilion.
Travel Advisory: Utica, New Hartford March 10-14, 2014
Necessary bridge repairs are forcing several road closures and detours.
Fay Street Area Residents: Safe to Return Home
Residents and business owners who were evacuated from the Fay Street Warehouse Implosion area may now return home.
State Police Need Your Help Finding James Warren, Missing from Canandaigua
Authorities need your help finding a missing man last seen in Canandaigua.