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At least one person airlifted to hospital after crash on Route 13 in Newfield
The Newfield Fire Department, state police, the state Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Conservation were at the scene.
Hydrocodone pills, tools were allegedly stolen by Tioga County jail sergeant
A Tioga County jail sergeant is accused of stealing about 20 hydrocodone pills from a sealed evidence box, snatching tools and other supplies from the correctional facility, all while on duty.
Accident on State Route 13 Causes 100 Gallons of Fuel to Be Spilled
NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) –One lane on State Route 13 was closed on Thursday, June 21 due to an accident.
Campbell man charged with passing counterfeit money
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on June 19, 2018, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s office arrested Patrick M. Rafferty, age 26, of Forty Dollar Road, Campbell New York.It is alleged that Mr. Rafferty possessed counterfeit twenty dollar bills and attempted to pass them at a ret
Health Department Says "More Pros than Cons" for Regulated Marijuana Legalization
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Medical marijuana...legal here in New York State for patients with qualifying medical conditions only. But, a statement released Monday by the state's Health Department leads some to believe it's only a matter of time before recreational use of the drug is legalized too.
Van Etten: Mayor dismisses FD pool-filling controversy as a 'misunderstanding'
VAN ETTEN -- Village Mayor Jake Briggs this week dismissed the recent pool-filling controversy encircling the municipality's fire department, describing the events that took place on June 14 as a "miscommunication."The controversy regarding the Van Etten Fire Department taking water from the municip
Elmira Man Facing Charges in Joint Meth Investigation
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A joint state and city police investigation on the sale of drugs in Elmira lands a 35 year-old local man behind bars.Frank Williams of Elmira was arrested Wednesday, according to officials with the Elmira Police Department. They said;This arrest is the result of an investiga
County Sheriffs looking for armed robbers caught on video
The sheriff's responded to a report of a robbery around 12:01 a.m. at McDonalds, where it was reported two suspects entered the restaurant with handguns and demanded money from the employees. Once they had received an undisclosed amount of money, they fled in an unknown direction.
Sewage workers recognized for helping child porn case
A couple months ago, Howard Edward Brooks, former teacher at Elmira Christian Academy, was sentenced to seven years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for multiple child pornography related charges.
Tioga County: Prison guard arrested on theft, drug charges
OWEGO -- A corrections sergeant at the Tioga County Jail has been arrested on theft and drug charges.According to Tioga County Sheriff's Deputies, Jonathan Edwards, 36, of Candor, was charged with burglary in the third degree, petit larceny, official misconduct and criminal possession of a controlle
Lansing woman who was reported missing is located
Tompkins County deputies said Sophy Sok, a 21-year-old Lansing woman who wasreported missing Sunday, was located in good condition.
Raid leads to pot bust of more that 6 pounds
On June 14, 2018, the New York State Police arrestedRoger Cole, age 24, of Nichols, NY for the felony of Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd degree and the misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.At approximately 5:45 a.m., members of CNET Southern Tier, Troop C Uniform Troopers an
Ithaca Police looking for woman acting “strangely” on West Hill - 14850
The woman, described as a white female in her mid 20s, barefoot, with dark curly hair, wearing a black half shirt and dark leggings, was last seen running into the woods on Westfield Drive.
Sheriff's office investigating armed robbery of Lansing McDonald's
At about 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, two people entered the McDonald's and demanded money while displaying handguns, the sheriff's office said. The two suspects then exited the restaurant "with an unknown amount of cash" and fled the area.
Tioga County jail sergeant arrested on burglary, official misconduct, drug charges
Jonathon Edwards, 36, who worked as a sergeant in the Tioga County jail, is accused of stealing property from the county's public safety building. He was taken into custody there Monday night by investigators with theTioga County Sheriff's Office.
Damaged light pole leads to arrest
On June 16, 2018 at 2:48 a.m., New York State Police at Owego arrestedWesley J. Garrity, age 65, of Waverly, NY for the felony of Driving While Ability Impaired by Combined Influence of Drugs or Alcohol. He was also issued several traffic tickets.Troopers were dispatched to Tioga Downs in the town
Watkins Glen State Park unveils new entrance
Rose Harvey, commissioner of the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, joined other state and local officials for Monday's ceremony, according to our broadcast news partner,WENY-TV.
Missing vulnerable adult alert issued for 21-year-old Lansing woman - 14850
According to the alert, Sok is “developmentally disabled and may be disoriented and confused.” She is five feet tall and weighs 95 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.
Police Looking for Hit & Run Suspect
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Elmira police investigate weekend shooting incident
While investigating the shooting incident, officers located another gun inside of the fenced-in patio area of the Field House bar. The gun was fully loaded, but police do not believe it was involved in the original shots fired call.