NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie discusses EOP with Cornell students

NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie discusses EOP with Cornell students

 Monday, as part of his statewide tour, New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie visited Cortland and Tompkins Counties. 

5 hrs 14 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Closing arguments heard in rape trial against Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputy

Closing arguments heard in rape trial against Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputy

Monday morning, closing arguments were heard in the trial of a Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputy who was accusing of raping a woman in Lansing in 2013. 

5 hrs 34 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Charter School Supporters Rally Against Gov. Wolf’s Reform Proposals

Charter School Supporters Rally Against Gov. Wolf’s Reform Proposals

Parents and students of Pennsylvania’s Charter Schools filled the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg to voice their opposition to Governor Wolf’s proposals to overhaul the charter school system.

8 hrs 2 mins ago by Cody Carlson
AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns.  

8 hrs 27 mins ago
NYSP: Child hit by car after second child starts vehicle, puts it in gear in Candor

NYSP: Child hit by car after second child starts vehicle, puts it in gear in Candor

 A child is in “serious but stable” condition after Troopers say they were hit by a car when another child started the vehicle and put it in gear.

12 hrs 1 min ago by Caitlin Murphy
Trooper Nicholas Clark among those honored with Certificate of Exceptional Valor

Trooper Nicholas Clark among those honored with Certificate of Exceptional Valor

Fallen New York State Trooper Nicholas Clark is among those being honored by receiving a Certificate of Exceptional Valor. 

12 hrs 27 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Walmart offering gift cards in exchange for old car seats

Walmart offering gift cards in exchange for old car seats

In recognition of September being National Baby Safety Month, Walmart is offering gift cards in exchange for old car seats.

12 hrs 55 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Weill Cornell Medicine to offer full rides to qualifying students

Weill Cornell Medicine to offer full rides to qualifying students

Cornell University's medical school, Weill Cornell Medicine, has announced they will make the cost of attendance free for students who qualify for financial aid. 

13 hrs 16 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

 A town official says a propane gas explosion has destroyed a building in Farmington, Maine, and killed a firefighter.

14 hrs 3 mins ago by Caitlin Murphy
Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America's biggest automaker

Nearly 50,000 UAW workers go on strike against GM, America's biggest automaker

The United Auto Workers union went out on strike against General Motors Sunday night, the first work stoppage in the US auto industry in 12 years.

15 hrs 21 mins ago
Pennsylvania police investigate deadly crash in Towanda

Pennsylvania police investigate deadly crash in Towanda

Police in Pennsylvania are investigating a deadly crash. According to a press release, Jacob Anderson was driving a side-by-side UTV when he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over. 

September 15th, 8:30 AM EDT by Vanessa Rizzitano
New York board approves 242 megawatt wind farm

New York board approves 242 megawatt wind farm

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A wind farm with up to 68 turbines in Steuben County has been approved by New York's Electric Generation Siting Board. The 242 megawatt Baron Winds project will be built in the towns of Cohocton, Dansville, Fremont and Wayland. It will connect with the state's electrical grid through New York State Electric and Gas transmission lines.    

September 14th, 7:08 PM EDT by Nicholas Phillips
'Gold Out' game to benefit two local children with cancer

'Gold Out' game to benefit two local children with cancer

Friday, September 20th, is the homecoming football game at Athens Area High School. But it's more than just a game as the community rallies around two local children, Seeley and Ariah, who both have cancer. It'll be called the 'Gold Out' game versus Athens and Canton.

September 13th, 7:01 PM EDT by Brandon Menard
Bradford Co. man pleads guilty to sexually abusing a child

Bradford Co. man pleads guilty to sexually abusing a child

 A Bradford County man arrested for being involved in photographing or filming a sex act with a minor has pleaded guilty. 

September 13th, 4:14 PM EDT by Caitlin Murphy
College Students Discuss Food Insecurity With Wolf Admin. Officials

College Students Discuss Food Insecurity With Wolf Admin. Officials

After helping to kick off Hunger Action Month last week, First Lady Frances Wolf sat down with college students to learn more about the issue of food insecurity college students are facing.

September 13th, 4:02 PM EDT by Cody Carlson
The Latest: Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

The Latest: Huffman gets 14 days behind bars in college scam

 The Latest on the sentencing of actress Felicity Huffman in the nationwide college admissions bribery scam (all times local):    

September 13th, 3:51 PM EDT
US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

US finds contaminant in popular heartburn drug

U.S. health officials are investigating low levels of a potentially dangerous contaminant in the popular heartburn medication Zantac and related drugs. 

September 13th, 1:39 PM EDT
Leader of the Pack Challenge takes over Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Leader of the Pack Challenge takes over Food Bank of the Southern Tier

Elmira Heights, NY (WENY) -- A competition unlike any other was held at Foodbank of the Southern Tier in Elmira Heights. The winner got a trophy but the ultimate prize went to thousands of kids across the southern tier region, who would otherwise go hungry. Three, two, one, a loud honk is heard, that reverberates through the warehouse of the foodbank.

September 13th, 1:26 PM EDT by Nicholas Phillips
This Week in Wine Country: The Windmill Farm and Craft Market - September 14, 2019

This Week in Wine Country: The Windmill Farm and Craft Market - September 14, 2019

This Week in Wine Country, WENY's Renata Stiehl and Laury Ward with Finger Lakes Wine Country visit The Windmill Farm and Craft Market in Penn Yan.  

September 13th, 1:20 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

Appeals court revives suit against Trump over business ties

A federal appeals court in New York has restored a lawsuit by restaurant workers, a hotel event booker and a watchdog who say President Donald Trump has business conflicts that violate the Constitution.

September 13th, 12:24 PM EDT
Bath VA raises awareness for suicide prevention
Bath VA raises awareness for suicide prevention

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) - The month of September is known as National Suicide Prevention Month. For several years now, the Bath VA Medical Center has been honored for raising awareness for suicide prevention.  With this week being Suicide Prevention Week, the Bath VA Medical Center hosted their annual event for veterans and their families, as well as the public. On Thursday, the Bath VA held their "Power of One Walk" and their VA and Community Provider event. More than 40 VA...

Propane emergency training held in Schuyler County
Propane emergency training held in Schuyler County

Over the past three days, around 50 professionals have gone through intensive training on how to handle propane emergencies. Experts say the facility in Schuyler County offers something not found anywhere else in the state. 

PA BrainSTEPS Program Helps Students With Brain Injuries
PA BrainSTEPS Program Helps Students With Brain Injuries

With Fall sports in full action, officials at the Pennsylvania Department of Health want to make sure athletes, coaches, and parents are aware of traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.

Legionnaires' cases up to 11 in Chemung County
Legionnaires' cases up to 11 in Chemung County

The Chemung County Department of Health has confirmed to WENY News that the number of Legionnaires' cases in the county is now up to 11. 

Tioga County, NY man indicted after being accused of murdering 8-month-old daughter
Tioga County, NY man indicted after being accused of murdering 8-month-old daughter

The Tioga County, New York man accused of murdering his 8-month-old daughter last summer has been indicted on two counts of second-degree murder, according to our media partner The Star Gazette.