UPDATE: N.Y.S. Missing Child Alert canceled for 15-year-old Ithaca girl

UPDATE: N.Y.S. Missing Child Alert canceled for 15-year-old Ithaca girl

The search for an autistic 15-year-old in Ithaca has come to an end. As of 3:03 a.m., a cancellation notice of the New York State Missing Child Alert for Shawna Reese was issued on behalf of the Ithaca Police Department.

UPDATE: Ithaca Police find missing boy

UPDATE: Ithaca Police find missing boy

The Ithaca Police Department has located 13-year-old Elijah Richards, who went missing last night.

Ithaca Police looking for missing boy

Ithaca Police looking for missing boy

Elijah Richards was last seen on Abbott Lane around 8:45 p.m. Thursday night (11/21).

After fire destroys building, Lawrenceville F.D. looks to the future

After fire destroys building, Lawrenceville F.D. looks to the future

After the Lawrenceville Fire Department burnt completely to the ground over the summer, the department wants to rebuild and get back to work. A community forum was held Thursday night to discuss the department's future. 

Local Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Voice Concerns about NYS Bail Reform

Local Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Voice Concerns about NYS Bail Reform

ELMIRA, N.Y.(WENY)-- As numerous law enforcement agencies and prosecutors did across the state, local sheriffs, police chiefs, district attorneys and others gathered in Elmira this morning to stress their objections against the new criminal justice reforms. 

Ithaca Police looking for missing teenager

Ithaca Police looking for missing teenager

As of right now, IPD says there's no reason to believe that she is the victim of a crime. Police are concerned for her well being because she has been diagnosed with autism.

Guthrie partners with Sayre Area School District for the 'Great American Smokeout'

Guthrie partners with Sayre Area School District for the 'Great American Smokeout'

 Thursday, Guthrie partnered with the Sayre Area School District to the Great American Smokeout. 

17-year-old in custody after two bodies found in Allegany County fire

17-year-old in custody after two bodies found in Allegany County fire

 New York State Police are searching for a suspect they believe is armed and dangerous after two bodies were discovered following a house fire in Allegany County. 

PA House Democrats Push Workers' 'Bill of Rights'

PA House Democrats Push Workers' 'Bill of Rights'

Some of the Bills in the legislative package include paid sick leave, a Paid Family Leave Act, and a Bill protecting public sector workers.

Owlett's Physician Credential Bill Passes House, Moves to Senate

Owlett's Physician Credential Bill Passes House, Moves to Senate

A Bill to to improve the credentialing process in Pennsylvania for health care practitioners is moving forward. House Bill 533, introduced by Representative Clint Owlett (R- Bradford, Tioga, Potter), unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House today.

Syracuse University student arrested after graffiti appears supporting protests against racism on campus

Syracuse University student arrested after graffiti appears supporting protests against racism on campus

By Mirna Alsharif, Rob Frehse and Eric Levenson, CNN Police arrested a Syracuse University student in connection with a series of new graffiti markings in support of protests against several recent racist incidents on...

Steuben Co. man arrested for allegedly shooting, killing domestic animal

Steuben Co. man arrested for allegedly shooting, killing domestic animal

 A Steuben County man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after police say he shot and killed a domestic animal, and then moved its body.

General Motors recalls more than 640K trucks due to fire concerns with seat belt

General Motors recalls more than 640K trucks due to fire concerns with seat belt

 General Motors is recalling more than 640,000 pickup trucks because the seat belts could potentially catch the carpet on the floor of the truck on fire. 

Tompkins Financial's annual campaign raises more than $62,000 for United Way

Tompkins Financial's annual campaign raises more than $62,000 for United Way

Organizers announced Wednesday that Tompkins Financial's annual United Way Campaign raised more than $62,000 for the United Way of Tompkins County. 

Judge rules Nauman Hussain's statements cannot be suppressed in court

Judge rules Nauman Hussain's statements cannot be suppressed in court

A judge has ruled that statements given by limousine service operator Nauman Hussain to State Police and DOT officials, before and in the hours after the fatal Schoharie crash, cannot be suppressed in court.

New charges for undocumented immigrant in DWI case

New charges for undocumented immigrant in DWI case

A Wayne County man who sheriff’s deputies say was behind the wheel in a fatal crash in Cayuga County is facing new charges.

Amid new grief, schools finish playoff game on Eagles’ field

Amid new grief, schools finish playoff game on Eagles’ field

A 10-year-old New Jersey boy who was shot at a high school football game last week died shortly before the game was resumed at the home field of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles.

Ithaca firefighters participate in 'Operation Warm'

Ithaca firefighters participate in 'Operation Warm'

The Ithaca Professional Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 737 partnered with “Operation Warm” to provide children in need with brand new winter coats.

Corning, Inc., DEC provides update into Houghton Plot cleanup efforts

Corning, Inc., DEC provides update into Houghton Plot cleanup efforts

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Corning, Inc. have provided an update into ongoing cleanup efforts in the Houghton Plot neighborhood.

Elmira Police investigating after woman damages statues outside Vietnam Veterans War Museum

Elmira Police investigating after woman damages statues outside Vietnam Veterans War Museum

The Elmira Police Department is investigating after a woman destroyed two statues of soldiers outside of the Vietnam Veterans War Museum.

Elmira celebrates completion of two major housing projects

Elmira celebrates completion of two major housing projects

It was a historic and exciting day in the City of Elmira on Wednesday when officials held ribbon cutting ceremonies for both Libertad Elmira and Chemung Crossings housing projects.

Minimum Wage Increase Bill Advances in PA Legislature

Minimum Wage Increase Bill Advances in PA Legislature

After years without raising the minimum wage in Pennsylvania, a Bill to do just that is gaining traction in the legislature.

Gov. Cuomo confirms New York State's second vaping-related death

Gov. Cuomo confirms New York State's second vaping-related death

 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has confirmed the state's second death from a vaping-related illness. 

Trooper injured after patrol car hit by tractor trailer in Nichols

Trooper injured after patrol car hit by tractor trailer in Nichols

 A tractor trailer driver was arrested after hitting a New York State patrol car Tuesday night along State Route 17 in the Town of Nichols, injuring the trooper inside.

Tioga Co., NY man dies after Sunday fire

Tioga Co., NY man dies after Sunday fire

The Tioga County Sheriff's Office is investigating after one man died in a house fire Sunday evening in the Town of Barton.