Writer who accused Trump of 1990s rape files new lawsuit

Writer who accused Trump of 1990s rape files new lawsuit

A writer who accused former President Donald Trump of rape filed an upgraded lawsuit against him Thursday in New York, minutes after a new state law took effect allowing victims of sexual violence to sue over attacks that occurred decades ago.

November 24th, 1:43 PM EST
'Bodies drop' as Walmart manager kills 6 in Virginia attack

'Bodies drop' as Walmart manager kills 6 in Virginia attack

Virginia police said multiple people are dead and others are wounded after a shooting at a Virginia Walmart on Tuesday night.

November 23rd, 8:45 PM EST
Loan Repayment Program For Mental Health Workers in New York

Loan Repayment Program For Mental Health Workers in New York

New York state announced today that $9 million in funding will go toward a loan repayment program to help agencies recruit and retain mental health workers.

November 23rd, 8:38 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Local suicide support group holds annual Toy Drive in honor of lost loved ones

Local suicide support group holds annual Toy Drive in honor of lost loved ones

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Members of a local suicide support group in the Southern Tier are honoring their lost loved ones by giving back to the community this holiday season. Smile Through The Storms

November 23rd, 8:08 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Ithaca City School District superintendent subpoenaed following safety concerns

Ithaca City School District superintendent subpoenaed following safety concerns

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- A State Supreme Court Judge subpoenaed the superintendent of Ithaca City School District to appear in court after students, parents and faculty members voiced their concerns over the district's response to school threats. According

November 23rd, 7:35 AM EST by Katerina Belales
PA House Republicans Elect Leadership Team for 2023-24 Legislative Session

PA House Republicans Elect Leadership Team for 2023-24 Legislative Session

This evening, House Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania announced their leadership team for the 2023-24 legislative session. The new GOP leaders were elected this afternoon by their peers. 

November 22nd, 8:24 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
PA Officials Offer Fire Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

PA Officials Offer Fire Safety Tips Ahead of Thanksgiving

Residential building fires are over twice as likely to occur on thanksgiving day than any other day of the year. Each year, an average of two-thousand-three-hundred residential fires occur nationwide on thanksgiving day. 

November 22nd, 5:11 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
Hochul Urges DFS to Expedite Insurance Claims Stemming from Snowstorm

Hochul Urges DFS to Expedite Insurance Claims Stemming from Snowstorm

In response to the massive snowstorm that took place in the Buffalo area over the weekend, Governor Kathy Hochul directed the department of financial services to help expedite insurance claims.

November 21st, 7:32 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Grandparents, Officials Discuss Challenges and Resources for Raising Grandchildren as Result of Addiction Crisis

Grandparents, Officials Discuss Challenges and Resources for Raising Grandchildren as Result of Addiction Crisis

According to Pennsylvania officials, nearly 260,000 children live in households headed by grandparents or other relatives. The number of grandparents raising grandchildren is rising, and in many cases is due to the drug overdose crisis. 

November 21st, 4:34 PM EST by Brendan Scanland
New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

New York issues first licenses for legal pot dispensaries

New York has issued the first 36 cannabis dispensary licenses on Monday, taking a monumental step in establishing a legal  — and lucrative — marketplace for recreational marijuana.

November 21st, 12:47 PM EST
Meet Moon Dust, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

Meet Moon Dust, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Moon Dust, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA! Moon Dust is a four-month-old domestic shorthair cat who gets her name from the little white speckles spread out on top of her black coat. Due t

November 21st, 8:01 AM EST by Katerina Belales
PA Attorney General Offers Complaint Link to Taylor Swift Fans Frustrated with Ticketmaster

PA Attorney General Offers Complaint Link to Taylor Swift Fans Frustrated with Ticketmaster

If you are one of the unlucky many in the Commonwealth who has had difficulty getting Taylor Swift tickets through Ticketmaster, Josh Shapiro wants to hear from you.

November 17th, 8:13 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit

Sunday's Buffalo Bills game moved to Ford Field in Detroit

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WENY) - Sunday's Buffalo Bills game vs the Cleveland Browns has been moved to Ford Field in Detroit due to the impending snowstorm set to hit the Buffalo area this weekend. The Bills and the NFL released the following statement on Thur

November 17th, 7:17 PM EST by Ryan Campbell
Buffalo, western NY brace for potentially dangerous storm

Buffalo, western NY brace for potentially dangerous storm

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency in parts of western New York ahead of a potentially dangerous bout of lake-effect snow.

November 17th, 4:50 PM EST
Steuben County Wind Farms has Compliance Approved

Steuben County Wind Farms has Compliance Approved

The New York State Public Service Commission approved compliance fillings for four major wind farms in Upstate New York, two of which are in Steuben County.

November 17th, 1:34 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Southern Tier a cappella chorus recognized internationally, previews upcoming events

Southern Tier a cappella chorus recognized internationally, previews upcoming events

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A Southern Tier performance group recognized internationally for its talent is looking to spread holiday cheer. Crystal Chords Women's a Cappella Chorus was recently recognized by Harmony, Inc. in multiple categories. Out of a g

November 17th, 8:55 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Tips for Transporting Food For the Thanksgiving Holiday

Tips for Transporting Food For the Thanksgiving Holiday

TSA is sharing tips for transporting food through airports for the Thanksgiving holiday.

November 16th, 7:32 PM EST by Andrew Kane
One Million Meals Distributed to New York Veterans

One Million Meals Distributed to New York Veterans

One million meals have been distributed to New York Veterans through a partnership between the state and HelloFresh.

November 16th, 7:22 PM EST by Andrew Kane
New York Announces Grand Prize Winners in Clean Transportation Program

New York Announces Grand Prize Winners in Clean Transportation Program

New York awarded ten grand prize awards as part of the state's $85 million dollar Clean Transportation Prizes program.

November 16th, 7:15 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

Shapiro to take office with mandate from Pennsylvania voters

Democratic Gov.-elect Josh Shapiro will take office with a decisive mandate from Pennsylvania voters, who overwhelmingly rejected a Republican drive to pare back abortion rights and voting laws in the premier battleground state.

Meet Cora, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!
Meet Cora, WENY's SPCA Pet of the Week!

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Meet Cora, WENY's Pet of the Week from the Chemung County Humane Society & SPCA. Cora is a six-month-old Labrador retriever/mix who loves a good snuggle time. She also has a lot of energy, so she will need an owner or family that ca

The Lake Country Players to present 'The Sound of Music'
The Lake Country Players to present 'The Sound of Music'

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Lake Country Players are set to present their production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music. Based on Maria von Trapp's 1949 memoir The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, The Sound of Music tells the story of

'On Your Feet!' kicks off National Tour in Elmira
'On Your Feet!' kicks off National Tour in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The story of one international sensation has come to the Twin Tiers. After a month of rehearsals in Elmira, the second national tour of the hit musical On Your Feet! has officially kicked off at the Clemens Center With songs like "R

Home Energy Assistance Program applications open today
Home Energy Assistance Program applications open today

Tuesday, low-income New York families who need help paying their heating bills can start applying for the Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP. This year because of higher heating costs, the value of these benefits increased. 

President Biden Visits Syracuse, Touts Micron Semiconductor Investment
President Biden Visits Syracuse, Touts Micron Semiconductor Investment

President Joe Biden made an appearance at Onondaga Community College (OCC) Thursday afternoon regarding the new Micron Technology Incorporation’s new project. 

Abortion Advocates and Democrats Rally Ahead of Election
Abortion Advocates and Democrats Rally Ahead of Election

Today, dozens of abortion rights advocates took to the State Capitol with just 15 days until the general election. High-profile races in Pennsylvania, specifically the race for governor, could shape the future of abortion access in the commonwealth.

Registration open for 16th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot
Registration open for 16th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot

SAYRE, PA. (WENY) -- A beloved holiday tradition and the largest 5K in Bradford County will make its return to the Northern Tier this Thanksgiving Day. Registration is officially open for the 16th Annual Guthrie Sayre Turkey Trot. The race will start and

Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library to hold annual Book Sale
Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library to hold annual Book Sale

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) -- Final preparations are underway for the Friends of the Southeast Steuben County Library 2022 Fall Book Sale. The sale will be held at the East Corning Fire Hall at 11873 East Corning Road from Saturday, Oct. 1 through Saturday, Oct