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  • One killed in crash involving car, snowmobile

    One killed in crash involving car, snowmobile

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 2:37 PM EST2019-01-22 19:37:14 GMT

    TUSCARORA, N.Y. (WENY) – According to New York State Police blotter reports, one person was killed in the accident involving a car and a snowmobile on State Route 417 Monday. The accident happened near the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club around 4:30 Monday afternoon. According to initial scanner reports, CPR was being performed on one of the two snowmobile passengers. It is currently unclear which victim was killed. New York State Police in Painted Post tell WENY News the inves...

    TUSCARORA, N.Y. (WENY) – According to New York State Police blotter reports, one person was killed in the accident involving a car and a snowmobile on State Route 417 Monday. The accident happened near the Fraternal Order of Eagles Club around 4:30 Monday afternoon. According to initial scanner reports, CPR was being performed on one of the two snowmobile passengers. It is currently unclear which victim was killed. New York State Police in Painted Post tell WENY News the inves...

  • Horseheads man arrested after baseball bat assault

    Horseheads man arrested after baseball bat assault

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 1:22 PM EST2019-01-22 18:22:20 GMT
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. -- A Horseheads man has been arrested after he allegedly attacked a family member with a baseball bat.  According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on January 11th at a home on Ridge Road.  Derrick Griffith, 21, has been charged with Assault in the Second Degree. He was arraigned in the Village of Elmira Heights Court.  He is scheduled to reappear in the Town of Horseheads Court at a later date. 
    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. -- A Horseheads man has been arrested after he allegedly attacked a family member with a baseball bat.  According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened on January 11th at a home on Ridge Road.  Derrick Griffith, 21, has been charged with Assault in the Second Degree. He was arraigned in the Village of Elmira Heights Court.  He is scheduled to reappear in the Town of Horseheads Court at a later date. 
  • Man charged in fatal Horseheads crash expected to return to court in June

    Man charged in fatal Horseheads crash expected to return to court in June

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-01-22 18:17:04 GMT
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira man charged in connection with a crash that killed two people in Horseheads has been given a tentative trail date. According to the Chemung County District Attorney's Office, 19-year-old Caden Charnetski is scheduled to start his trial on June 12 in Chemung County Court. Charnetski was recently indicted on one count of first-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts of second-degree vehicular manslaughter and one count of driving while ability ...
    ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira man charged in connection with a crash that killed two people in Horseheads has been given a tentative trail date. According to the Chemung County District Attorney's Office, 19-year-old Caden Charnetski is scheduled to start his trial on June 12 in Chemung County Court. Charnetski was recently indicted on one count of first-degree vehicular manslaughter, two counts of second-degree vehicular manslaughter and one count of driving while ability ...
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  • 140 animals seized by SPCA in Allegany County

    140 animals seized by SPCA in Allegany County

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 12:19 PM EST2019-01-22 17:19:50 GMT

    WIRT, N.Y. (WENY) – 140 animals were removed from two locations in Allegany County following a raid by the SPCA Serving Allegany County, ABC affiliate WKBW reports. The animals taken in the raid include cows, sheep, goats, horses, ducks, chickens, dogs and cats. The SPCA says because there are so many animals to care for, they are asking for donations. They are accepting monetary donations on their Facebook page. They are also asking for donations of hay for feeding, bedding h...

    WIRT, N.Y. (WENY) – 140 animals were removed from two locations in Allegany County following a raid by the SPCA Serving Allegany County, ABC affiliate WKBW reports. The animals taken in the raid include cows, sheep, goats, horses, ducks, chickens, dogs and cats. The SPCA says because there are so many animals to care for, they are asking for donations. They are accepting monetary donations on their Facebook page. They are also asking for donations of hay for feeding, bedding h...

  • Police: Three men charged with plotting to attack NY Muslim community

    Police: Three men charged with plotting to attack NY Muslim community

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 11:02 AM EST2019-01-22 16:02:56 GMT

    GREECE, N.Y. (WENY) – Three men have been arrested after allegedly conspiring to use explosive devices in a plot against an Islamic community near Binghamton, 13WHAM reports. Police in Greece, a Rochester suburb, arrested 19-year-old Vincent Vetromile, 18-year-old Andrew Crysel and 20-year-old Brian Colaneri. They each have been charged with first-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of fourth-degree conspiracy. Their mugshots have not yet been released. 13WHA...

    GREECE, N.Y. (WENY) – Three men have been arrested after allegedly conspiring to use explosive devices in a plot against an Islamic community near Binghamton, 13WHAM reports. Police in Greece, a Rochester suburb, arrested 19-year-old Vincent Vetromile, 18-year-old Andrew Crysel and 20-year-old Brian Colaneri. They each have been charged with first-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of fourth-degree conspiracy. Their mugshots have not yet been released. 13WHA...

  • Center for research on fraternities, sororities planned

    Center for research on fraternities, sororities planned

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 6:43 AM EST2019-01-22 11:43:05 GMT
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State is announcing plans for a national multidisciplinary research center on fraternities and sororities as part of an effort for change following the death of a fraternity pledge two years ago.    University officials pledged $2 million Tuesday for creation of the Timothy J. Piazza Center for Fraternity and Sorority Research and Reform, named after the student who died in 2017. Private support and university-matching funds are to provide an $...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - Penn State is announcing plans for a national multidisciplinary research center on fraternities and sororities as part of an effort for change following the death of a fraternity pledge two years ago.    University officials pledged $2 million Tuesday for creation of the Timothy J. Piazza Center for Fraternity and Sorority Research and Reform, named after the student who died in 2017. Private support and university-matching funds are to provide an $...
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  • Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

    Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 9:55 AM EST2019-01-22 14:55:45 GMT
    By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational. The policy, first announced by the President in July 2017 via Twitter, and later officially released by then-Secretary of Defense James Mattis, blocks individuals who have been diagnosed with a condition known as gender dysphoria from serving with limited except...
    By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational. The policy, first announced by the President in July 2017 via Twitter, and later officially released by then-Secretary of Defense James Mattis, blocks individuals who have been diagnosed with a condition known as gender dysphoria from serving with limited except...
  • Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

    Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 2:39 AM EST2019-01-22 07:39:59 GMT

    President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appears to be gaining little traction.

    President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appears to be gaining little traction.

  • Pelosi 'playing chess on 3 boards' with health care

    Pelosi 'playing chess on 3 boards' with health care

    Tuesday, January 22 2019 2:37 AM EST2019-01-22 07:37:40 GMT

    House Speaker Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare."

    House Speaker Pelosi is laying out her strategy on health care and first up is improvements to "Obamacare."

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  • WENY to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Special Program

    WENY to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with Special Program

    Monday, January 21 2019 12:06 PM EST2019-01-21 17:06:49 GMT

     WENY TV continues its annual tradition honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights pioneer.

     WENY TV continues its annual tradition honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights pioneer.

  • Tompkins County Highway Department Prepares for Winter Storm

    Tompkins County Highway Department Prepares for Winter Storm

    Friday, January 18 2019 7:18 PM EST2019-01-19 00:18:32 GMT

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)--  "The days of waiting until it's over are not around any more, that's how it was when some of us were kids. Now a days were fighting the storm as it comes in and we want to get salt on the road in advance of the storm," says Jeffrey Smith, Highway Director for Tompkins County  Thanks to meteorologists keeping agencies like the Highway department up to date on storm tracking--they are able to prepare well ahead of time.  "Having thre...

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)--  "The days of waiting until it's over are not around any more, that's how it was when some of us were kids. Now a days were fighting the storm as it comes in and we want to get salt on the road in advance of the storm," says Jeffrey Smith, Highway Director for Tompkins County  Thanks to meteorologists keeping agencies like the Highway department up to date on storm tracking--they are able to prepare well ahead of time.  "Having thre...

  • Casey won't run in 2020, will remain in U.S. Senate

    Casey won't run in 2020, will remain in U.S. Senate

    Friday, January 18 2019 9:49 AM EST2019-01-18 14:49:19 GMT

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.) will not seek the Democratic Party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, according to a statement released Friday morning.

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D-Pa.) will not seek the Democratic Party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election, according to a statement released Friday morning.

  • New York's Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Cornell University

    New York's Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Cornell University

    Thursday, January 17 2019 9:33 PM EST2019-01-18 02:33:41 GMT

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY) -- New York's Lieutenant Governor Hochul held a press conference at Cornell University on Thursday afternoon. The Lieutenant went through and simplified the State of the State that was given this week. Bringing it closer to home, she touched on the importance of affordable housing and how the state plans to bring more to the area. “So we're trying to find strategies to use re-purposed old buildings, convert old schools, whether it's affordable housing for sen...

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY) -- New York's Lieutenant Governor Hochul held a press conference at Cornell University on Thursday afternoon. The Lieutenant went through and simplified the State of the State that was given this week. Bringing it closer to home, she touched on the importance of affordable housing and how the state plans to bring more to the area. “So we're trying to find strategies to use re-purposed old buildings, convert old schools, whether it's affordable housing for sen...

  • Trump hosts Reed, Problem Solvers Caucus at White House

    Trump hosts Reed, Problem Solvers Caucus at White House

    Thursday, January 17 2019 6:08 PM EST2019-01-17 23:08:56 GMT

    President Donald Trump hosted U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) and other members of the Problem Solvers Caucus for a meeting at the White House on Wednesday, according to the White House Press Office.

    President Donald Trump hosted U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-Corning) and other members of the Problem Solvers Caucus for a meeting at the White House on Wednesday, according to the White House Press Office.

  • The City of Ithaca is Seeking New Street Art

    The City of Ithaca is Seeking New Street Art

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 6:52 PM EST2019-01-16 23:52:48 GMT

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)-- The City of Ithaca Community Life Commission is inviting anyone and everyone to submit art proposals for their sit-specific art project. Murals can be found all over the City of Ithaca and the CLC would like to add even more art to their beloved city. 

    ITHACA N.Y.(WENY)-- The City of Ithaca Community Life Commission is inviting anyone and everyone to submit art proposals for their sit-specific art project. Murals can be found all over the City of Ithaca and the CLC would like to add even more art to their beloved city. 

  • Reed solidifies support for Trump's proposed border wall as Democratic opposition digs in

    Reed solidifies support for Trump's proposed border wall as Democratic opposition digs in

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 7:25 PM EST2019-01-10 00:25:47 GMT

    Call it the battle of budge. Neither Republicans nor Democrats appear any closer to a deal that would end the government shutdown, now in its 19th day.

    Call it the battle of budge. Neither Republicans nor Democrats appear any closer to a deal that would end the government shutdown, now in its 19th day.

  • Trump, Dems to address shutdown in primetime

    Trump, Dems to address shutdown in primetime

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 5:23 PM EST2019-01-08 22:23:55 GMT

    Trump is scheduled to speak at 9p.m. ET with the Democratic response to follow.

    Trump is scheduled to speak at 9p.m. ET with the Democratic response to follow.

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