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Steuben County Making Strides In Combating Substance Abuse

BATH — As Steuben County agencies took a stand for recovery during the county’s second annual Stand Up For Recovery Day Wednesday, county officials noted some significant steps in combating substance abuse during the past year:


Suspect arraigned after woman stabbed in Campbell

BATH, N.Y. (WENY) – The man accused of stabbing his wife in the neck at their Campbell home was arraigned before a judge at the Steuben County Court Tuesday evening. Nicholas Rideout was charged with attempted murder in the second degree, a felony. If convicted, he faces up to 25 years in prison.


Police: Addison man assaulted a cop

CORNING - An Addison man is facing felony charges after he allegedly assaulted a Corning City patrolman who attempted to detain him on an outstanding warrant. Police said Timothy A. Heck, 29, of Hardscrabble Road, Addison, was walking along Sterling Street in the city when he was approached by a pat


WATCH: Video captures moment when law enforcement officer uses Taser on stabbing suspect

CAMPBELL, N.Y. (WIVB) - A reporter with Elmira Nexstar contributor WETM captured the moment when law enforcement officers used a Taser to take a man down in Steuben County. At the time when Nicholas Rideout was confronted by the Sheriff's Office, he was holding a knife and would not cooperate with o


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Addison Woman Killed In Crash Involving A School Bus

On Wednesday morning around 7:45 a.m., the New York State Police responded to State Route 417 in the town of Erwin for a report of a serious accident involving an Addison Central School District Bus.


UPDATE: Woman in critical but stable condition after being stabbed in the neck

UPDATE (3/26/19) WENY News has an update following an attack that left a woman in critical condition after being stabbed in the neck in Campbell. Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard told WENY News the victim is in critical but stable condition.


Driver Killed in Erwin Crash Wednesday Morning Identified

Erwin, N.Y. (WENY)-- The driver killed in the crash in Erwin Wednesday morning has been identified. According to New York State Police, the driver of the passenger vehicle that hit a school bus was 23-year-old Kayanna Lehman of Addison. Police say the crash happened around 7:45 Wednesday morning, wh


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


Rideout charged with attempted murder following Campbell stabbing

CAMPBELL - A Campbell man was charged with second-degree attempted murder for allegedly stabbing his wife several times in the neck at about 9 p.m. Monday at their 8832 State Route 415 residence.


Traffic stop on County Rt. 99 results in meth arrest

WOODHULL, N.Y. (WETM) - A traffic stop on County Route 99 led to the discovery of methamphetamine and the arrest of a Farmington man. Joshua Serine, 38, was allegedly in possession of suspected methamphetamine and did not possess a valid driver’s license when he was pulled over on March 22 in Woodhu


New York State Man Steals Little Debbie Snack Truck

Maybe this guy just really wanted a Zebra Cake or one of their Oatmeal Creme Pies? In one of the state's stranger stories, WETM is reporting that an Elmira man allegedly took off in a Little Debbie snack delivery truck Monday. The 38 year-old man reportedly stole the truck from a loading dock.


New York state health officials stunned by Post report on accused killer doctor

State health officials only learned about an accused killer cardiologist from The Post’s reporting on the story Tuesday — and said they are now considering suspending his medical license.


Bath man arrested for assault

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - The Steuben County Sheriff's Office arrested William P. Niver, 39, of Bath after a physical altercation with another man at his residence. Niver has been charged with Assault in the Second Degree, a class D Felony, after the victim was injured by a weapon in Niver's home.


North Main Street Construction To Begin April 1

The City of Elmira has announced that crews will begin construction on the North Main Cultural Connector Monday, April 1. Two-way traffic will be maintained during construction, but motorists should expect delays on North Main Street between W. Second Street and W. Clinton Street.


UPDATE: 18-year-old Burdett man released on court order following arrest in connection to two incidents

UPDATE (3/25/19) According to the Schuyler County Sheriff's Office, 18-year-old Logan Teemley has been released from prison on a court order. In a Facebook post, County Sheriff Bill Yessman, Teemley was transported to a "secure facility outside of Schuyler County for evaluation."


2020 WGI NASCAR weekend later in August

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Adjust your calendars, NASCAR weekend at Watkins Glen International will be a little later next year. NACAR released the 2020 schedule on Tuesday and the summer's biggest racing event is coming at a later date. On August 16th, 2020 NASCAR will race at the track which will be tw


New York lawmaker wants to raise limo insurance minimums

In wake of deadly Schoharie crash, State Sen. Neil Breslin seeks change. State Sen. Neil Breslin is pushing legislation that would significantly raise the minimum insurance requirements that upstate limousine companies have on their vehicles.


Five-year-old asks for shelter donations instead of Birthday presents

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) - Not many children would give up Birthday gifts to help a greater cause. However, that's exactly what Corrinne Gillette of Horseheads did for her fifth birthday, asking friends and family to donate to the Horseheads Animal Shelter.


(10:47 AM) Cuomo Announces Assistance For Farmers Impacted By Weather

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced available assistance for farmers impacted by extreme rainfall and wet weather conditions last summer. Last week, the federal government declared 12 counties across the state as natural disaster areas — among them Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.