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Grant available for downtown Elmira building owners

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The City of Elmira is now accepting applications for a grant aimed at helping downtown building owners fix up their properties. 

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Cameron man accused of choking, biting person over two days

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CAMERON, N.Y. (WENY) - A Cameron man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting someone. 29-year-old Anthony Ocasio is accused of intentional choking and biting another person over a period of two days. He's charged with 3rd degree assault and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He's being held in the Steuben County Jail on $5,000 bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court later this month. More>>

Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

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Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.

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Suspicious vehicle report leads to drug charges for Elmira man

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) A suspicious vehicle report led to a drug arrest in the City of Elmira. Elmira Police officers responded to a suspicious vehicle report around 3am Thursday morning on the 800 block of Lincoln Street. Police say the vehicle was reported to be parked, running, and occupied for some time. Officers made contact with two people sitting in the vehicle. An unknown third person had walked away from the car before the officers made contact. During their investigation, off... More>>

Official: Law enforcement officers hurt serving warrant

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An official says multiple law enforcement officers have been injured while serving an arrest warrant in Harrisburg and shots were fired.    Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo says the officers were taken by ambulance to a hospital Thursday. He didn't say how they had been injured or specify what types of injuries they had.    There were reports of shots fired just after 6 a.m. in the area.    Chardo says the officers were ... More>>

Department of Education OKs New York's plan under new law

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The United States Department of Education has approved New York's plan to comply with the new federal education law.

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Students from storm-ravaged Puerto Rico coming to Cornell

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Cornell University says 62 students from Puerto Rico's main public university system are arriving this month for the spring semester.

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Police Search For Suspect In Lansing Bank Robbery

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The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Grant available for downtown Elmira building owners

    Grant available for downtown Elmira building owners

    Thursday, January 18 2018 3:48 PM EST2018-01-18 20:48:09 GMT

    The City of Elmira is now accepting applications for a grant aimed at helping downtown building owners fix up their properties. 

    The City of Elmira is now accepting applications for a grant aimed at helping downtown building owners fix up their properties. 

  • Cameron man accused of choking, biting person over two days

    Cameron man accused of choking, biting person over two days

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-01-18 17:17:37 GMT
    CAMERON, N.Y. (WENY) - A Cameron man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting someone. 29-year-old Anthony Ocasio is accused of intentional choking and biting another person over a period of two days. He's charged with 3rd degree assault and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He's being held in the Steuben County Jail on $5,000 bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court later this month.
    CAMERON, N.Y. (WENY) - A Cameron man is behind bars for allegedly assaulting someone. 29-year-old Anthony Ocasio is accused of intentional choking and biting another person over a period of two days. He's charged with 3rd degree assault and Criminal Obstruction of Breathing. He's being held in the Steuben County Jail on $5,000 bail. He is scheduled to reappear in court later this month.
  • Suspicious vehicle report leads to drug charges for Elmira man

    Suspicious vehicle report leads to drug charges for Elmira man

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-01-18 15:22:36 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) A suspicious vehicle report led to a drug arrest in the City of Elmira. Elmira Police officers responded to a suspicious vehicle report around 3am Thursday morning on the 800 block of Lincoln Street. Police say the vehicle was reported to be parked, running, and occupied for some time. Officers made contact with two people sitting in the vehicle. An unknown third person had walked away from the car before the officers made contact. During their investigation, off...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) A suspicious vehicle report led to a drug arrest in the City of Elmira. Elmira Police officers responded to a suspicious vehicle report around 3am Thursday morning on the 800 block of Lincoln Street. Police say the vehicle was reported to be parked, running, and occupied for some time. Officers made contact with two people sitting in the vehicle. An unknown third person had walked away from the car before the officers made contact. During their investigation, off...
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  • Official: Law enforcement officers hurt serving warrant

    Official: Law enforcement officers hurt serving warrant

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:06 AM EST2018-01-18 15:06:56 GMT
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An official says multiple law enforcement officers have been injured while serving an arrest warrant in Harrisburg and shots were fired.    Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo says the officers were taken by ambulance to a hospital Thursday. He didn't say how they had been injured or specify what types of injuries they had.    There were reports of shots fired just after 6 a.m. in the area.    Chardo says the officers were ...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - An official says multiple law enforcement officers have been injured while serving an arrest warrant in Harrisburg and shots were fired.    Dauphin County District Attorney Fran Chardo says the officers were taken by ambulance to a hospital Thursday. He didn't say how they had been injured or specify what types of injuries they had.    There were reports of shots fired just after 6 a.m. in the area.    Chardo says the officers were ...
  • Department of Education OKs New York's plan under new law

    Department of Education OKs New York's plan under new law

    Thursday, January 18 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-01-18 14:28:12 GMT

    The United States Department of Education has approved New York's plan to comply with the new federal education law.

    The United States Department of Education has approved New York's plan to comply with the new federal education law.

  • The Latest: Biz Group Warns OT Expansion Could Hurt Workers

    The Latest: Biz Group Warns OT Expansion Could Hurt Workers

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:31 AM EST2018-01-18 12:31:49 GMT

    The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is warning that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's move to make hundreds of thousands of additional salaried employees eligible for overtime pay will force employers to cut back hours and pay.

    The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is warning that Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's move to make hundreds of thousands of additional salaried employees eligible for overtime pay will force employers to cut back hours and pay.

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  • Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

    Amazon releases finalist cities for second headquarters

    Thursday, January 18 2018 10:29 AM EST2018-01-18 15:29:01 GMT

    Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.

    Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast.

  • Tide Pod Challenge: YouTube is removing 'dangerous' videos

    Tide Pod Challenge: YouTube is removing 'dangerous' videos

    Thursday, January 18 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-01-18 13:27:17 GMT
    YouTube and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of the Tide Pod Challenge, a bizarre and dangerous phenomenon in which social media users eat laundry detergent packets on camera.
    YouTube and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of the Tide Pod Challenge, a bizarre and dangerous phenomenon in which social media users eat laundry detergent packets on camera.
  • Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

    Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

    Thursday, January 18 2018 12:40 AM EST2018-01-18 05:40:59 GMT

    A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold. It says 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable." 

    A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold. It says 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are "entirely preventable." 

  • Sports VideoMore>>

  • Owego Rallies to Beat Corning in Overtime

    Owego Boy's Basketball rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to take down Corning 82-76 in overtime on Wednesday night at Corning-Painted Post High School. Forward Kobe Bogart led the Indians with 28 points, while Jason Rodriguez scored 28 points for the Hawks. 

    Owego Boy's Basketball rallied from a 14-point halftime deficit to take down Corning 82-76 in overtime on Wednesday night at Corning-Painted Post High School. Forward Kobe Bogart led the Indians with 28 points, while Jason Rodriguez scored 28 points for the Hawks. 

  • Horseheads Holds Off Union-Endicott

    Horseheads Holds Off Union-Endicott

    The Horseheads Boys Basketball team earned their 3rd win of the season, as they defeated Union-Endicott 77-60. Five Blue Raiders finished the night in double-figures. Lou Clearwater finished the night with 18 points. 

    The Horseheads Boys Basketball team earned their 3rd win of the season, as they defeated Union-Endicott 77-60. Five Blue Raiders finished the night in double-figures. Lou Clearwater finished the night with 18 points. 

  • Soaring Eagles Fall Late To Saxons

    Soaring Eagles Fall Late To Saxons

    The Elmira College Men's basketball team trailed by just 2 at the half, but were unable to hold on against conference foe Alfred. Jeremy Every paced the Soaring Eagles with 21 points.

    The Elmira College Men's basketball team trailed by just 2 at the half, but were unable to hold on against conference foe Alfred. Jeremy Every paced the Soaring Eagles with 21 points.


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