Breaking News from Auburn
Find the latest Auburn News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.
Auburn man pleads guilty to selling cocaine
AUBURN — An Auburn man faces several years in prison for selling cocaine in Cayuga County.Damien Smith, 25, of 21 Venice St., pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class B felony.Smith was initially arrested in October andcharged with several
Auburn's agency clothing site closed indefinitely
For more information, contact the agency at 89 York St., Auburn, (315) 255-1703 ext. 123, or .
Costs increasing for 2 downtown Auburn construction projects
The Auburn City Council will vote Thursday to spend more money on two ongoing projects: the Genesee Street paving project and the Equal Rights Heritage Center construction project.Because of work beyond the project's original scope, the city will pay the project's construction contractor, F. Rizzo C
Auburn McDonald's locations purchased by Lansing couple
The two Auburn locations of McDonald's are now under the ownership of a local couple.Courtney and Mike Feehan, of Lansing, have purchased the 198 Grant Ave. and 357 Genesee St. restaurants in the fast food chain, they announced in a news release Wednesday. As owners of the Cayuga Restaurant Group, t
Auburn police report increase in crime, calls for service
In May, officers answered 3,527 calls for service — that's 516 more than the month before. In addition, APD made 46 more arrests (112) and handled 26 more drug investigations (29), 13 more larcenies (48) and 46 more complaints of disorderly conduct, fights and noise (108). There were also 17 more ha
Fayette man charged with rape
FAYETTE — Rape is one of the charges a local man is facing following his June 19 arrest.Emerson J. Tohafjian, 48, of Route 336, was charged by Seneca County Sheriff’s Office investigators with first-degree rape, a class B felony; first-degree unlawful imprisonment, a class E felony; criminal obstruc
50 of the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in the Auburn Area
Enjoy year-round living on 90 feet of private level Skaneateles Lakefront and magnificent waterfront views from three levels of covered decks. This property would make a great investment property as a vacation rental in the booming Skaneateles vacation rental market. As a residence, this modern and
Surprise witness testifies in murder trial
CANANDAIGUA — A Geneva man has surfaced as a second witness in the fatal shooting of Pliekou Irvin Sr.Jason Frederick testified Wednesday in the murder trial of Willie “June” McKoy Jr. McKoy is accused of shooting Irvin on the night of Dec. 5, 2017, in a parking lot behind an Exchange Street buildin
Gallery: Vice President Mike Pence tours NUCOR Steel in Auburn
After touring the steel mill, Pence addressed a crowd of employees and company executives. His speech, which lasted for nearly 15 minutes, focused mainly on economic issues.
Cayuga Co. sheriff weighs in on possible marijuana legalization in NYS
"When I started, marijuana was a big thing," he said. "You had possession of it and you had a certain amount of weight, it was a felony, and it still is if you have a certain amount right, but now it's certainly more-accepted in society."
NYS Releases Action Plans to Combat Harmful Algal Blooms in Skaneateles, Other Lakes
Harmful algal blooms can have the appearance of pea soup.Credit dec.ny.govPlans are now in placeto try and prevent harmful algal blooms in Skaneateles, Owasco, Cayuga, and nine other lakes across New York. They were named as priority water bodies as part of the Cuomo administration’s $65 million pl
TODAY'S FORECAST: Sunny, high near 73
Sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid 70s are in the forecast today for Auburn and Cayuga County.Today's National Weather Service forecast: Sunny, with a high near 73. North wind 6 to 13 mph.Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.For
Police investigating fatal shootings of 2 men in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shootings of two young men in a home in Syracuse.The victims were found with gunshot wounds in the upstairs apartment of a home Wednesday afternoon.Police chief Frank Fowler toldThe Post-Standardhe believes the victims were the intended target
Husband-and-wife humorists: Ducharme, Pauley returning to Auburn Public Theater
The last time comedians Al Ducharme and Bernadette Pauley came to perform in Auburn, they didn't tell the audience they were husband and wife until the end of their sets.This time, they figure everyone's wise to the act.Ducharme and Pauley will return to Auburn Public Theater Friday, about five year
Syracuse Police responding to double shooting
Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Auburn Doubledays blanked by Williamsport Crosscutters
Auburn Doubledays' Jose Sanchez calls off teammate Jamari Blash to catch an infield pop-fly against the Batavia Muckdogs on opening day at Falcon Park.The Auburn Doubledays were held to five hits in a 4-0 loss to the Williamsport Crosscutters at BB&T Ballpark Tuesday.Gage Canning and Jose Sanchez ea
Auburn High class plans 25-year reunion
The adult-only picnic is scheduled for 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Everest Park, 5343 North Road, Owasco.
In Auburn, Pence blames 'failed immigration policies' for family separations
AUBURN — A speech that was intended tohighlight the Trump administration's economic successesbegan on a different topic: immigration.As Vice President Mike Pence arrived Tuesday at Nucor Steel Auburn, he was greeted by more than 100 protesters who gathered outside the facility to criticize the Trump
South Townsend Street blocked in Syracuse; truck leaking hazardous material
South Townsend Street in Syracuse is blocked off as crews address a truck leaking hazardous material.The closure affects the area of South Townsend Street near E. Adams Street.Multiple crews are on the scene trying to address the leak. A witness in the area says they heard a loud "boom" and spotted
Pence in Auburn: ‘We don’t want children taken away from their parents’ at Southern border
“We could either, release all illegal immigrant families, including minors, who show up at our Southern border, or we could prosecute adults for the federal crime of illegal entry," Pence said. "Neither of these options solve the problem that we face today. It is tragic that these failed immigration