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  • Pa. State Police Investigating String of Burglaries

    Pa. State Police Investigating String of Burglaries

    Friday, September 21 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-09-21 13:36:02 GMT

    State Police in Pennsylvania are looking for the suspect(s) in a string of burglaries and need the public's help. 

    State Police in Pennsylvania are looking for the suspect(s) in a string of burglaries and need the public's help. 

  • The Latest: Ex-aide to Cuomo sentenced to 6 years in prison

    The Latest: Ex-aide to Cuomo sentenced to 6 years in prison

    Thursday, September 20 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-09-20 20:33:05 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local):    4:08 p.m.    A former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been sentenced to six years in prison for fraud and accepting bribes.    Joseph Percoco was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in New York City.    U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni said she hoped the sentence would be heard in the state capital.    Per...
    NEW YORK (AP) - The Latest on the sentencing of former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local):    4:08 p.m.    A former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been sentenced to six years in prison for fraud and accepting bribes.    Joseph Percoco was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in New York City.    U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni said she hoped the sentence would be heard in the state capital.    Per...
  • Endicott Man Charged with Felony Rape

    Endicott Man Charged with Felony Rape

    Thursday, September 20 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-09-20 12:22:47 GMT

    A man from Endicott is behind bars, accused of having sexual intercourse with a minor. 

    A man from Endicott is behind bars, accused of having sexual intercourse with a minor. 

  • Friends of CCLD Book Sale

    Friends of CCLD Book Sale

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-09-20 06:12:19 GMT

    If you love to read, the Friends of the Chemung County Library District are getting ready for a sale you won't want to miss. 

    If you love to read, the Friends of the Chemung County Library District are getting ready for a sale you won't want to miss. 

  • Horseheads Rite Aid Robbery Suspect May Be Connected to Similar Incidents

    Horseheads Rite Aid Robbery Suspect May Be Connected to Similar Incidents

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-09-19 20:48:11 GMT
    An image of the robber from the CVS in Erie (Photo: WICU)An image of the robber from the CVS in Erie (Photo: WICU)

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The man who jumped the counter and stole liquid codeine at the Rite Aid on Grand Central Avenue may have been involved in multiple other robberies in the Southern Tier and Pennsylvania. According to police in Endicott, a man matching the description of the Horseheads suspect jumped over the pharmacy counter of an Endicott Rite Aid and stole a small amount of liquid codeine. Endicott Police have said this incident may be connected to similar robberies ...

    HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) – The man who jumped the counter and stole liquid codeine at the Rite Aid on Grand Central Avenue may have been involved in multiple other robberies in the Southern Tier and Pennsylvania. According to police in Endicott, a man matching the description of the Horseheads suspect jumped over the pharmacy counter of an Endicott Rite Aid and stole a small amount of liquid codeine. Endicott Police have said this incident may be connected to similar robberies ...

  • IPD Pumping the Breaks on Distracted Driving

    IPD Pumping the Breaks on Distracted Driving

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-09-19 11:29:34 GMT

    You may see more police on the road in Ithaca on Wednesday.

    You may see more police on the road in Ithaca on Wednesday.

  • Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

    Campaigns crank up to press lawmakers on abuse lawsuits bill

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:51:54 GMT

    Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to file civil lawsuits.
      

    Pennsylvania's attorney general and several lawmakers are trying to apply public pressure ahead of a debate in the Legislature over giving victims of decades-old child sexual abuse another chance to file civil lawsuits.
      

  • State troopers making schools visits part of daily routine

    State troopers making schools visits part of daily routine

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-09-19 06:50:00 GMT

    Pennsylvania State Police troopers are now under orders to visit schools and colleges every shift in areas where they are the primary police force.    

    Pennsylvania State Police troopers are now under orders to visit schools and colleges every shift in areas where they are the primary police force.    

  • Man Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

    Man Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-09-18 12:19:15 GMT

    A man from the Southern Tier could spend the next 40 years behind bars following an indictment on child pornography charges. 

    A man from the Southern Tier could spend the next 40 years behind bars following an indictment on child pornography charges. 

  • 6th Annual CASA Superhero 5K & Fun Run

    6th Annual CASA Superhero 5K & Fun Run

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:59 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:59:11 GMT

    Officials with CASA of the Southern Tier are getting ready for the '6th Annual CASA Superhero 5K & Fun Run' on Sunday.

    Officials with CASA of the Southern Tier are getting ready for the '6th Annual CASA Superhero 5K & Fun Run' on Sunday.

  • GOP officials: Collins to stay on ballot, despite indictment

    GOP officials: Collins to stay on ballot, despite indictment

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:51:33 GMT
    Rep. Chris Collins - (R) 27th District of New YorkRep. Chris Collins - (R) 27th District of New York
    Rep. Chris Collins - (R) 27th District of New YorkRep. Chris Collins - (R) 27th District of New York

    A Republican official says Congressman Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite previously suspending his campaign amid an insider trading indictment.    

    A Republican official says Congressman Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite previously suspending his campaign amid an insider trading indictment.    

  • Catholic dioceses sued over disclosure of abuse allegations

    Catholic dioceses sued over disclosure of abuse allegations

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-09-18 11:42:18 GMT

    Parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy are suing Pennsylvania's eight dioceses and their bishops to compel them to release information about allegations. 

    Parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy are suing Pennsylvania's eight dioceses and their bishops to compel them to release information about allegations. 

  • CCC Offering Tuition-Free Education

    CCC Offering Tuition-Free Education

    Monday, September 17 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-09-17 11:20:03 GMT

    Corning Community College is offering a tuition-free education to high ranking high school students in Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler counties.

    Corning Community College is offering a tuition-free education to high ranking high school students in Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler counties.

  • Warm weather fuels toxic algal blooms in 90 NY waterways

    Warm weather fuels toxic algal blooms in 90 NY waterways

    Monday, September 17 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-09-17 07:08:18 GMT

    State officials say recent warm weather has fueled the expansion of toxic algal blooms in New York waterways, bringing the number to 90 this week.   

    State officials say recent warm weather has fueled the expansion of toxic algal blooms in New York waterways, bringing the number to 90 this week.   

  • $500k in grants for New York state parks

    $500k in grants for New York state parks

    Monday, September 17 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-09-17 07:06:01 GMT

    Organizations that support New York state parks have another chance to apply for grants to help improve them.

    Organizations that support New York state parks have another chance to apply for grants to help improve them.

  • New York horse owners advised to vaccinate against West Nile

    New York horse owners advised to vaccinate against West Nile

    Monday, September 17 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-09-17 06:58:14 GMT

    State agriculture officials are advising horse owners in New York to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus.

    State agriculture officials are advising horse owners in New York to vaccinate their horses against West Nile virus.

  • Two Rivers Church Opens in Corning

    Two Rivers Church Opens in Corning

    Sunday, September 16 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-09-16 17:13:45 GMT

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Today at 425 West Pulteney Street in Corning, Two Rivers Church held their ribbon cutting ceremony and first two masses. The non-denominational church is accepting of those from different religious backgrounds, encouraging all in the community to come and enjoy the upbeat service. Corning Mayor William Bolland was also in attendance at the church's opening, helping to cut the ceremonial ribbon to kick of a new era for the Two Rivers Organization...

    CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Today at 425 West Pulteney Street in Corning, Two Rivers Church held their ribbon cutting ceremony and first two masses. The non-denominational church is accepting of those from different religious backgrounds, encouraging all in the community to come and enjoy the upbeat service. Corning Mayor William Bolland was also in attendance at the church's opening, helping to cut the ceremonial ribbon to kick of a new era for the Two Rivers Organization...

  • $500k in grants for New York state parks

    $500k in grants for New York state parks

    Sunday, September 16 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-09-16 13:25:45 GMT

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Organizations that support New York state parks have another chance to apply for grants to help improve them.    The advocacy group Parks & Trails New York says $500,000 in state grants is available to organizations that support parks, trails, historic sites and public lands. It is the fourth round of $500,000 in competitive grants funded through the state's Environmental Protection Fund.  

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Organizations that support New York state parks have another chance to apply for grants to help improve them.    The advocacy group Parks & Trails New York says $500,000 in state grants is available to organizations that support parks, trails, historic sites and public lands. It is the fourth round of $500,000 in competitive grants funded through the state's Environmental Protection Fund.  

  • Warm weather fuels toxic algal blooms in 90 NY waterways

    Warm weather fuels toxic algal blooms in 90 NY waterways

    Saturday, September 15 2018 10:48 AM EDT2018-09-15 14:48:44 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State officials say recent warm weather has fueled the expansion of toxic algal blooms in New York waterways, bringing the number to 90 this week.    The Department of Environmental Conservation has added 21 new water bodies to the list of harmful algal blooms that have been confirmed or are suspected. Some affect small, localized areas and others are widespread.    Most algae are harmless, but certain types produce toxins that can sicken people...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State officials say recent warm weather has fueled the expansion of toxic algal blooms in New York waterways, bringing the number to 90 this week.    The Department of Environmental Conservation has added 21 new water bodies to the list of harmful algal blooms that have been confirmed or are suspected. Some affect small, localized areas and others are widespread.    Most algae are harmless, but certain types produce toxins that can sicken people...
  • Classes in Athens to Resume Monday

    Classes in Athens to Resume Monday

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-09-14 06:37:03 GMT

    Class is expected to be back in session next week for students in the Athens Area School District.

    Class is expected to be back in session next week for students in the Athens Area School District.

  • Canisteo Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Child

    Canisteo Man Charged With Sexually Abusing Child

    Friday, September 14 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-09-14 06:29:12 GMT

    A man from Canisteo is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a child earlier this year.

    A man from Canisteo is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a child earlier this year.

  • CPP Area Schools Fail PE Audit

    CPP Area Schools Fail PE Audit

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:41:34 GMT

    An audit released by the State Comptroller's Office shows the Corning-Painted Post Area School District is not complying with state physical education regulations. 

    An audit released by the State Comptroller's Office shows the Corning-Painted Post Area School District is not complying with state physical education regulations. 

  • Speaker calls window for sex abuse lawsuits 'a compromise'

    Speaker calls window for sex abuse lawsuits 'a compromise'

    Thursday, September 13 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-09-13 06:25:30 GMT

    The Republican speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says his chamber is poised to take up changes to the state's limits on child sexual abuse lawsuits, predicting a 2-year window to allow victims with older claims to sue would pass.    

    The Republican speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives says his chamber is poised to take up changes to the state's limits on child sexual abuse lawsuits, predicting a 2-year window to allow victims with older claims to sue would pass.    

  • St. Bonaventure University rescinds McCarrick honorary degree

    St. Bonaventure University rescinds McCarrick honorary degree

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:55:55 GMT

    St. Bonaventure University is rescinding an honorary degree bestowed to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

    St. Bonaventure University is rescinding an honorary degree bestowed to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.

  • US marks 9/11 anniversary; Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

    US marks 9/11 anniversary; Trump to mark it at Pa. memorial

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:36:21 GMT

    Americans are commemorating the Sept. 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims.

    Americans are commemorating the Sept. 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims.

  • Nixon slams mailer questioning her support for Jewish people

    Nixon slams mailer questioning her support for Jewish people

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-09-11 06:30:56 GMT

    Cynthia Nixon's campaign is crying foul over a Democratic Party mailer supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo that questions her support for Jewish people.  

    Cynthia Nixon's campaign is crying foul over a Democratic Party mailer supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo that questions her support for Jewish people.  

  • Teachout: I'll investigate Cuomo if elected attorney general

    Teachout: I'll investigate Cuomo if elected attorney general

    Tuesday, September 11 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-09-11 04:20:04 GMT

    Democrat Zephyr Teachout says that if elected New York attorney general she will investigate whether Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes.

    Democrat Zephyr Teachout says that if elected New York attorney general she will investigate whether Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes.

  • Toxic algal blooms found in more than 80 New York waterways

    Toxic algal blooms found in more than 80 New York waterways

    Monday, September 10 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-09-10 07:49:28 GMT

    Toxic algal blooms have been reported in more than 80 lakes and ponds across New York state. 

    Toxic algal blooms have been reported in more than 80 lakes and ponds across New York state. 

  • NY lawmaker wants regular testing for lead in schools, parks

    NY lawmaker wants regular testing for lead in schools, parks

    Monday, September 10 2018 3:47 AM EDT2018-09-10 07:47:38 GMT

    A New York state lawmaker is proposing new rules for the testing of lead in drinking water at schools and parks.   

    A New York state lawmaker is proposing new rules for the testing of lead in drinking water at schools and parks.   

  • States eye Pennsylvania's clergy probe as court battle looms

    States eye Pennsylvania's clergy probe as court battle looms

    Monday, September 10 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-09-10 07:42:17 GMT

    Pennsylvania's sweeping grand jury report on child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses is drawing attention from prosecutors elsewhere. 

    Pennsylvania's sweeping grand jury report on child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses is drawing attention from prosecutors elsewhere. 

  • Chef admits to drinking while driving, causing fatal crash

    Chef admits to drinking while driving, causing fatal crash

    Wednesday, September 5 2018 10:39 AM EDT2018-09-05 14:39:19 GMT

    FLEMING, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York chef has admitted he was drunk when he crashed his car into another vehicle and killed a man.    The Cayuga County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that Stephen Landon pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and other charges in county court. The 53-year-old Skaneateles man now faces up to 13 years in prison for the crash that killed Travis Manwaring. Landon was driving in Cayuga County last March when he crossed a center...

    FLEMING, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York chef has admitted he was drunk when he crashed his car into another vehicle and killed a man.    The Cayuga County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday that Stephen Landon pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and other charges in county court. The 53-year-old Skaneateles man now faces up to 13 years in prison for the crash that killed Travis Manwaring. Landon was driving in Cayuga County last March when he crossed a center...

  • NY county leaders seek stronger rules on water contaminants

    NY county leaders seek stronger rules on water contaminants

    Sunday, September 2 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-09-02 14:16:48 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - County leaders from across New York state are urging state and federal environmental officials to set higher standards for industrial chemicals that have contaminated some communities' water.    The state Association of Counties wrote to state and federal health and environmental agencies last week asking them to set a maximum level for PFOS and PFOA to limit how much of the chemicals can legally be allowed in public drinking water systems.    P...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - County leaders from across New York state are urging state and federal environmental officials to set higher standards for industrial chemicals that have contaminated some communities' water.    The state Association of Counties wrote to state and federal health and environmental agencies last week asking them to set a maximum level for PFOS and PFOA to limit how much of the chemicals can legally be allowed in public drinking water systems.    P...
  • PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    PA House's $2B no-new-taxes revenue plan could be thorny

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:59 PM EDT2017-07-22 03:59:36 GMT

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

    The thorny question of where to find $2 billion will dominate the upcoming weekend session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House members were expected to reconvene in Harrisburg on Saturday amid a three-week budget stalemate with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and the Senate. 

  • Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Tornado damage confirmed in western NY

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:04 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:04:36 GMT

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

    No injuries have been reported as severe storms ripped through the area Thursday, uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.

  • Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed 1 is indicted

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-05-24 20:03:46 GMT

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

    A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury.

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