Members Push DOJ to Denounce "Racist" Insular Cases Which Shaped, Limited Rights in US Territories

Members Push DOJ to Denounce "Racist" Insular Cases Which Shaped, Limited Rights in US Territories

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressional lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, are pushing the Department of Justice to condemn the Insular Cases. From 1901 to 1922, a series of the Insular Cases helped shape the landscape for people in US territories. These case

Senate Declares Mayorkas Impeachment Articles Unconstitutional, Putting an End to Trial

Senate Declares Mayorkas Impeachment Articles Unconstitutional, Putting an End to Trial

The historic impeachment trial for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary wrapped up just before 4:30 p.m. after two party-line votes declared both articles brought against Mayorkas, unconstitutional.

Agencies Across the Southern Tier Show Support for Fallen Syracuse Officers

Agencies Across the Southern Tier Show Support for Fallen Syracuse Officers

The two police officers who were killed in a city outside of Syracuse on Sunday night are receiving support from around the state. When their funerals are held, agencies from across the Southern Tier plan to attend their services to show support.

Bill Combating Dark Money Passes House in Harrisburg

Bill Combating Dark Money Passes House in Harrisburg

$1.3 billion dollars. That was how much was spent in the 2020 election on campaigns for state legislature candidates, according to the National Conference of State Legislators.

Suspects plead not guilty for alleged role in incident that hurt Inv. Theetge

Suspects plead not guilty for alleged role in incident that hurt Inv. Theetge

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Fatiuna Massaline and Dominick Haley both pled not guilty at their first court appearance Monday to charges stemming from their alleged role in a shoplifting incident at the Target in Big Flats that sent Chemung County Sheriffs Inve

House Republicans Deliver Mayorkas Impeachment Articles to Senate

House Republicans Deliver Mayorkas Impeachment Articles to Senate

Today, House Republicans delivered articles of impeachment against DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate. In February, Mayorkas, the top immigration official in the U.S., became the second cabinet official in U.S. history to be impeached.

NYS requiring engineering study before Brand Park Memorial Pool demolition can begin

NYS requiring engineering study before Brand Park Memorial Pool demolition can begin

According to officials, plans for the demolition of Brand Park Pool have hit a snag. In March, the city received approval from NYS to tear down the pool, but the mayor said the state is requiring another step in the process before demolition can begin.

Jill Stein launches her New York ballot access drive

Jill Stein launches her New York ballot access drive

As the presidential election gets closer, Green Party candidate Jill Stein is trying to get herself on the ballot in New York.

Overcoming tragedy: a new barn being built at Tioga Downs

Overcoming tragedy: a new barn being built at Tioga Downs

Back on November 9th, 2023, a man burned down a horse barn at Tioga Downs, killing 30 racehorses inside. Fast forward to today, there seems to be a little good that has come from the tragedy.

PA Reps. Kelly, Meuser React to Speaker's Foreign Aid Proposal

PA Reps. Kelly, Meuser React to Speaker's Foreign Aid Proposal

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After months of stalling, the House of Representatives might take up legislation that aims to help our foreign allies. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R- LA) told members he’s considering separate votes for Israel, Ukraine and

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Restaurant in Yates County

Possible Hepatitis A Exposure at Restaurant in Yates County

Yates County Public Health announced announced that anyone who ate food at the Main Deck restaurant between April 4 and April 12 may have been exposed to hepatitis A.

Fallen CNY Law Enforcement Identified

Fallen CNY Law Enforcement Identified

Syracuse Police Officer Michael Jensen, and Onondaga County Sheriff's Office Lt. Michael Hoosock both died in the line of duty on April 14th. 

New Yorkers stand in solidarity for immigration rally in Albany

New Yorkers stand in solidarity for immigration rally in Albany

Advocates are calling for the passage of a few bills they feel will help immigrant communities.

Hochul reaches conceptual budget agreement with legislative leaders

Hochul reaches conceptual budget agreement with legislative leaders

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a conceptual agreement with legislative leaders on the New York State budget.

U.S. Leaders Focused on De-Escalation Following Iran Attack, Lawmakers Weigh Legislative Options for Israel Aid

U.S. Leaders Focused on De-Escalation Following Iran Attack, Lawmakers Weigh Legislative Options for Israel Aid

Both countries have been on a collision course since the Oct. 7 attacks on Israel were carried out by Hamas and other militant groups backed by Iran. 99% of the 300 or so drones and missiles launched by Iran were intercepted, according to the IDF. 

The Moving Wall is Coming to Pennsylvania in July of 2024

The Moving Wall is Coming to Pennsylvania in July of 2024

Ken Leone is a Vietnam veteran and is inviting everyone to come and see the wall in July. He said it's a way to honor the more than 58,000 fallen service members who made the ultimate sacrifice.

National Work Zone Awareness Week & PA’s Distracted Driver Laws

National Work Zone Awareness Week & PA’s Distracted Driver Laws

Tackling distracted driving during National Work Zone Awareness week.

FAFSA Week of Action: How low-income and first-generation students are challenged with the new form

FAFSA Week of Action: How low-income and first-generation students are challenged with the new form

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Millions of college students and high school seniors started the year off with a delay. The application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, has been experiencing glitches in the newest rollout of the application. In 2020

Civilian Vehicle Collides with a Marked Elmira Police Car at an intersection Sunday night

Civilian Vehicle Collides with a Marked Elmira Police Car at an intersection Sunday night

NEW THIS MORNING: A civilian car crashed into a marked Elmira Police Car at an intersection Sunday night. The Police Officer was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Registration is open for the 2024 Elmira Street Painting Festival

Registration is open for the 2024 Elmira Street Painting Festival

Registration is open for artist, volunteers and vendors for the 2024 Elmira Street Painting Festival. Sign up is open through May 24th.

Elmira Heights Fire Department hosts first annual BBQ fundraiser

Elmira Heights Fire Department hosts first annual BBQ fundraiser

On Sunday Afternoon, the Elmira Heights Fire Department hosted their first annual pulled pork BBQ fundraiser.

Horseheads Fire and Rescue Department Reports Increased Calls about Odor Sunday

Horseheads Fire and Rescue Department Reports Increased Calls about Odor Sunday

NEED TO KNOW: the Horseheads Fire and Rescue Department took to Facebook to address a surge in reports regarding a gas-like odor in the area.

Sunday Afternoon Fire Damages an Ithaca Apartment Building

Sunday Afternoon Fire Damages an Ithaca Apartment Building

A fire this afternoon in Ithaca required additional help to put out a fire at an Ithaca Apartment building. The incident is under investigation.

Pathways Hosted their Annual Fundraiser at the Corning Museum of Glass

Pathways Hosted their Annual Fundraiser at the Corning Museum of Glass

Pathways, Inc. hosted their 2024 annual fundraiser at the Corning Museum of Glass. This is a peak inside the highly anticipated event.

Southport VFD holds open house to boost recruitment

Southport VFD holds open house to boost recruitment

A statewide push for volunteer firefighter recruitment kicked off this weekend. Departments across New York, including some in our backyard are ready and eager to display their craft to potential applicants.