Inmate Slashed at Elmira Correctional Facility

Inmate Slashed at Elmira Correctional Facility

An inmate was slashed at Elmira Correctional Facility and transported to a local hospital.

1 hr 41 mins ago by Dan Berman
Elmira Police arrest teenager for criminal possession of a weapon

Elmira Police arrest teenager for criminal possession of a weapon

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira teenager was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon. Ryan Cox, 18, was reportedly streaming himself online while holding a handgun, according to the Elmira Police Department (EPD). Officials eventually found him in t

4 hrs 34 mins ago by Katerina Belales
Fire destroys home in Spencer

Fire destroys home in Spencer

SPENCER, N.Y. (WENY) -- A fire tore through a Spencer home early Monday morning. Crews say the home near the top of South Hill Road is completely destroyed. The blaze started a little after 12 a.m. Monday. Crews from Spencer, Van Etten, Candor and Communi

7 hrs 37 mins ago by Kurt Martone
All Glory to God: Elmira couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

All Glory to God: Elmira couple celebrates 70 years of marriage

While January 31st is just another day of the week for most of us, one couple in Elmira is celebrating a big milestone. 

15 hrs 32 mins ago by Linsey Madison
'Tales for Tails': More than a meet and greet

'Tales for Tails': More than a meet and greet

Who benefits more, the cats or the children? Having kids read to shelter pets and getting to know the animals is more than meets the eye.

January 29th, 11:05 AM EST by Linsey Madison
Family Affairs-Stop the Violence hosts dinner to remember the ones who lost their lives

Family Affairs-Stop the Violence hosts dinner to remember the ones who lost their lives

Family Affairs-Stop the Violence organization hosted a dinner for parents who have lost a child or children to violence in the past year.

January 28th, 9:16 PM EST by Alexandra Deryn
Elmira Police arrest men charged with criminal possession of a weapon

Elmira Police arrest men charged with criminal possession of a weapon

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- On Wednesday Elmira City Police officers stopped a vehicle on the city's east side for various violations of the vehicle and traffic laws. The occupants of the vehicle, Elliot Barner, 37, and Ryan Bashore, 24 were taken into custody

January 28th, 5:22 AM EST by Dan Berman
Vietnam Reflections: Albert Warner

Vietnam Reflections: Albert Warner

In this week's Vietnam Reflections, we're hearing from Albert Warner, who served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee.

January 27th, 10:03 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Vietnam Veterans Reflect on 50th Anniversary of Paris Peace Accords

Vietnam Veterans Reflect on 50th Anniversary of Paris Peace Accords

Fifty years ago on January 27th, 1973, the United States signed the Paris Peace Accords, which effectively ended the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.

January 27th, 9:37 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Schuyler County Historical Exhibit pays respect to Vietnam War Veterans

Schuyler County Historical Exhibit pays respect to Vietnam War Veterans

January 27th, 2023 marks the 50th anniversary since the signing of the Paris Peace Accords. The treaty was meant to establish peace in Vietnam, and it ended the United States formal involvement in the war.

January 27th, 6:27 PM EST by Max Coven
House Fire in Waverly Damages Home; No Injuries Reported

House Fire in Waverly Damages Home; No Injuries Reported

Multiple crews responded to a fire in Waverly on Friday afternoon that damaged a home on Waverly Street. People inside the home were able to get out safely. The cause is under investigation.

January 27th, 4:16 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Elmira Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Elmira Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

An Elmira man plead guilty to manslaughter stemming from a car accident back in 2022 that caused the death of 49 year old Joseph Arguello of New Mexico.

January 27th, 3:45 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Updated: Massive fire at Tire-Land USA destroys storage facility

Updated: Massive fire at Tire-Land USA destroys storage facility

Firefighters have spent the better part of the morning battling a massive blaze at Tire-land USA. According to Tioga County officials, the structure was a storage facility.

January 27th, 3:35 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Update: Pine City woman dead after being hit by pick-up truck in West Elmira

Update: Pine City woman dead after being hit by pick-up truck in West Elmira

A 72-year-old Pine City woman died as a result of her injuries after being struck by a pick-up truck yesterday afternoon in Elmira.

January 27th, 10:29 AM EST by Andrew Kane & Benjamin C. Klein
Harbor Hotel hosts 11th annual Fire and Ice Festival and Charity Weekend

Harbor Hotel hosts 11th annual Fire and Ice Festival and Charity Weekend

The Fire and Ice charitable fundraiser is back for the 11th year, and just as in years past, all proceeds will go to a good cause.  All money raised this weekend will go to the Schuyler County Health Department.  

January 27th, 10:08 AM EST by Max Coven
Human Trafficking Prevention Training program highlights the dangerous threat, locally

Human Trafficking Prevention Training program highlights the dangerous threat, locally

Catholic Charities of Chemung & Schuyler organized a human trafficking prevention training program to teach people how to protect themselves against the dangerous threat.

January 26th, 9:12 PM EST by Alexandra Deryn
New York Reminds Homeowners to Test for Radon

New York Reminds Homeowners to Test for Radon

The New York State Department of Health is reminding New Yorkers to test their homes for radon during National Radon Action Month.

January 26th, 7:10 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Vietnam Reflections: Neil Lampe

Vietnam Reflections: Neil Lampe

(WENY) -- In this week's Vietnam Reflections, we're hearing from Neil Lampe, who served in the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. Lampe explains how his time in country and in the service was cut short after he was exposed to Agent Orange in the jungl

January 26th, 5:46 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Vietnam Reflections: Larry Green

Vietnam Reflections: Larry Green

(WENY) -- In this week's Vietnam Reflections, we're hearing from Larry Green, who served in the U.S. Navy with the Seabees.

January 26th, 5:45 PM EST by Renata Stiehl
Public comment encouraged at upcoming NYSEG forums

Public comment encouraged at upcoming NYSEG forums

Residents throughout the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes will have an opportunity to share any issues they may be having with NYSEG during a number of upcoming virtual and in-person forums.

January 26th, 3:36 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Waverly home destroyed by fire
Waverly home destroyed by fire

According to the Waverly Fire Department, the home was vacant at the time of the fire. The cause is under investigation.

Police: Trio break window with dumbbell during Big Flats mini-mart burglary
Police: Trio break window with dumbbell during Big Flats mini-mart burglary

After leaving the store, the trio ran through several neighborhood yards -- including yards on Hayes Drive.

Victim identified in Big Flats stabbing
Victim identified in Big Flats stabbing

Police have identified the victim of a Big Flats stabbing on Friday that left one man in critical condition. Joseph Hartford, 29, remains hospitalized at Robert Packard Hospital but has been upgraded to stable condition.  

Politics in Two: More Classified Documents Found
Politics in Two: More Classified Documents Found

WENY Political Analyst Dr. Jim Twombly discusses the recent revelations surrounding former Vice President Mike Pence and his handling of classified documents.

Local environmental groups file lawsuit against Greenidge
Local environmental groups file lawsuit against Greenidge

Another lawsuit was filed against Greenidge Generation today on behalf of local non-profit groups in an effort to shut down the facility's crypto-mining operation. For their part Greenidge officials say they are not concerned.

Hundreds of Acres to be Cut Down in Finger Lakes National Forest
Hundreds of Acres to be Cut Down in Finger Lakes National Forest

About 250 acres of trees in the Finger Lakes National Forest are set to be cut down this year and many environmental experts think it's a good idea.

Experts explain the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning
Experts explain the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

Carbon monoxide can be fatal for people exposed to it for too long, and residents in the Twin Tiers could be at a greater risk. In the event of exposure, when symptoms like headaches and nausea start to set in is when people should act. 

New Corning assessment values in the mail
New Corning assessment values in the mail

Starting on Jan. 27th, the City of Corning will begin mailing Assessment Disclosure Notices to all property owners in the City. The notices are part of Corning's property re-assessment process.