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Millport woman charged with welfare fraud

MILLPORT, N.Y. (WETM) - Rene Harrington, 36, of Millport, N.Y. was arrested on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 on a warrant for Welfare Fraud 3rd Degree, Grand Larceny 3rd Degree, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st Degree.


Steuben County man faces rape charges

WAYLAND, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - New York State Police officers arrested 30-year-old Justin Pratt of Wayland on Saturday for rape allegations. He was arraigned at Livingston County Centralized Arraignment Court the next day.


Winter storm warnings begin Saturday across region

This morning’s snow is but a tease for what is forecast for the weekend, which could bring a significant storm system to the region Saturday and Sunday with the potential for heavy snow, with significant blowing and drifting snow – followed by bitterly cold wind chills and areas of lake effect snow.


First all-female justice panel for upstate New York appeals court hears arguments

Arguments in the state's Appellate Division, Fourth Department last week marked the first time in the court's history that such a proceeding was heard solely by female justices.


Building's final court session

PAINTED POST - The Town of Erwin said its court on West Water Street in Painted Post will permanently close on Friday, Jan. 25, and will reopen shortly afterward at a new location next to the Erwin Town offices on Town Center Road.


List of winter storm cancellations

School districts and other organizations across Livingston County are cancelling or rescheduling events in anticipation of a winter storm that could dump 10 to 14 inches of snow on the region over the weekend.


High speed chase in Watkins Glen ends in crash

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WETM) - The Watkins Glen Police Department made an arrest in a high-speed car chase. According to police, they have apprehended 37 year-old Jazmany Caraballo of Reading Center, New York.


Corning garbage pickup delayed due to winter storm

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - The City of Corning's garbage pickup will be delayed the week of January 21-25 due to the approaching winter storm. Each pickup will be delayed one day, meaning pickups scheduled for Monday will happen on Tuesday, and so on for the remainder of the week, ending on Friday.


NY state municipalities cry foul over Cuomo's proposed funding cuts

Towns around New York state are objecting to a budget proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would cut $58 million in funding to local governments. James Quigley, town of Ulster supervisor and also president of the Ulster County Association of Town Supervisors and Mayors, said the governor's plan will


Police Car Struck While Assisting Traffic Control On I-86

On Thursday at about 8:27 pm, the Horseheads Police Department was assisting the New York State Police on I86 East with a motor vehicle accident with traffic control near the Elmira City Church Street exit.


New smoke detector law in New York State

UTICA, N.Y. - This year a new law is taking effect in New York State aimed at increasing your odds of escaping during a fire. If you've been tempted to take out the batteries of your smoke detector, this new law will prevent you from doing that.


Winter Storm Warning issued, 12 to 15 inches of snow forecast

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE. Warren-McKean-Potter-Elk-Cameron-Northern Clinton-Tioga- Northern Lycoming-Sullivan-Southern Clinton-Southern Lycoming- Including the cities of Warren, Bradford, Coudersport, St. Marys,


Tioga County's Most Wanted

The Tioga County Sheriff’s Department is currently looking for information which will lead them to Sheldon M. Moon, 30, of Elkland for non-payment of fines. His last payment of $20 was made on Feb. 27, 2017. He is on probation for theft stemming from July 9, 2014.


NY State Emergency Operations Center activated for winter storm

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has activated the Emergency Operations Center to enhanced monitoring mode in preparations for the weekend storm. Gov. Cuomo says several thousand snow plows and other assets around the state are preparing to be deployed at a moment's notice to k


Winter Storm: Getting those "bare necessities" before the storm

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - People across the Twin Tiers spent a good part of their Friday getting those much-needed essentials before hunkering down for an approaching winter storm.


Second Woodstock 50th Anniversary Celebration Scheduled, This One At Watkins Glen

Music lovers will have two ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the legendary 3-day 1969 Woodstock festival on the same weekend. Bethel Woods announced last month that they will host a 50th-anniversary celebration at the original site of the renowned groove fest Aug. 16-18, 2019, at the Bethel


Car chase through Schuyler, Yates Counties ends in crash

Charges are pending against a Reading Center man and two bystanders are being treated for injuries following a Jan. 17 accident on State Route 14, according to Watkins Glen Village Police.


Marcus Speed wanted by the Chemung County Sheriff

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Marcus Speed is wanted by the Chemung County Sheriff's Office. Speed has violated his probation. Speed was convicted on a felony charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.


Forecast Discussion: 1/18/19 PM

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR JANUARY 18TH: 33°. Winter Storm Warning in effect 12 PM Saturday through 4 PM Sunday for the entire Twin Tiers. The chance for light snow continues tonight and temperatures drop to the mid-teens. Winds will be light, out of the northwest, anywhere from 5-10 mph


Area Municipalities Enact Parking Restrictions For Easier Snow Removal

With the upcoming predicted major winter storm event, the City of Elmira urges residents to only drive if necessary, and to follow all local parking restrictions, especially overnight odd/even parking, to allow efficient clearing of snow from roadways. The city also asks that you do not park vehicle