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Prison escapee David Sweat busted for sex act during visiting hours in Attica

Attica, N.Y. -- Prison escapee David Sweat was caught in a sex act with a woman during visiting hours at Attica Correctional Facility earlier this month. Sweat, 37, was in the visiting area for Attica's Special Housing Unit, where he is being held in solitary confinement, according to the New York

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-03-23 14:10:00

Sheriff's staff blocks release of records after inmate lands in hospital

Aides to Sheriff Timothy B. Howard are refusing to release basic records on an inmate who, her family says, ended up near death in a hospital when jail staff withheld her prescribed medication. The inmate, Jessica D. Huber, has recovered and is back behind bars. But she and her family want to draw a

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-23 16:12:43

Elmira Heights man charged with bringing meth into jail

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - An Elmira Heights man is charged with promoting prison contraband, a felony. It's alleged that 41-year-old John Grantham was in possession of an unknown quantity of meth as he entered the Chemung County Jail after being arraigned in court on a separate charge. Grantham was

WETM - 2018-03-23 19:52:29

New restaurant coming to Arnot Mall

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A new restaurant is coming to Big Flats. 'Hometown Teams BBQ' is described as a family style restaurant with a local sports theme, located inside of the Arnot Mall. The restaurant also plans on working closely with local sports teams to help give back to local children. The

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-24 01:10:00

WENY News - Elmira man arrested, at least two pounds of crystal meth seized

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man was arrested after police allegedly found at least one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, oxycodone, narcotic paraphernalia, and cash during a search of a home. According to Elmira Police, 35-year-old Chris Kimbell of Elmira was charged with crimin

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-23 02:37:00

Steuben County woman joins boyfriend in jail on meth production, tampering charges

A woman from Steuben County is facing drug and other charges after a three-month investigation revealed she was involved in the production of methamphetamine. On March 20, State Police arrested 35-year-old Hollie A. Taft, a resident of the town of Dansville in Steuben County, on charges of unlawful


WENY News - Waverly Woman Accused of Stealing From Sears While Employed Ther

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A Waverly woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing from Sears while she was employed there. Alisha Talmage is charged with 4th degree Grand Larceny. According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, Talmage was an Office Associate at Sears at the Arnot Mall. She's accu


Bath man facing rape charges

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A 23-year-old Bath man is facing a felony rape charge after State Troopers responded to Ira Davenport hospital for a report of an alleged sexual assault. It's alleged that Cody Marvin had sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17. He is charged with rape in the thi


Grandmother pleads guilty to attempted murder of child

54-year-old Stephany Ruckdeschel of Rochester has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Police say she gave a child, under 10-years-old a drug that she knew would kill her. News partner, News10NBC A Rochester grandmother has plead guilty to charges of attempted murder on Wednesday. Stephany Ruckdes


Groveland man facing drug charges after 390 traffic stop

A Groveland man, found driving on Interstate 390 with three ounces of marijuana and THC wax in his vehicle, is facing drug charges from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Shawn Whitford initiated a traffic stop on the roadway near Exit 8 March 20 at around 10:10 p.m. after witnessing a t


WENY News - New Restaurant in Horseheads Offers Authentic, Texas-Style Barbe

Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY)-- A new restaurant bringing the taste of Texas to the Southern Tier is open for business on Old Ithaca Road in Horseheads. Sample This Barbecue is dishing up home-style barbecue for all to try. Andrew Sample moved to upstate New York from Texas a little over a year ago. Afte


Randy Reid announces run for NYS Assembly

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Elmira School Board Member, Randy Reid, announced his run for New York State Assembly. Reid is running for the state's 124th Assembly District on the Democratic ticket. The 124th district runs from the Elmira Corning Regional Airport, to the Binghamton Regional Airport. In a n

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-23 04:50:00

Three arrested after Arcade PD chase stolen FL vehicle

Three people were arrested in Arcade Tuesday after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit. ARCADE, NY - Three people have been arrested after a traffic violation turned into a police pursuit Tuesday in Arcade. Just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday evening, an Arcade Police Officer attempted to st


Former Groveland inmate convicted of assaulting corrections officer

A former Groveland Correctional inmate was convicted of assaulting a corrections officer after a jury trial last week in Livingston County Court. Lance Williams, 38, was found guilty of second-degree assault March 14. The crime, a class D felony, comes with a maximum sentence of seven years in state


Bath justice will run for Steuben County judge seat

A municipal judge in Steuben County will take another shot at running for county judge. Chauncey Watches, who serves as justice in both Town of Bath and Village of Bath courts, plans to run for the seat that will be vacated by county Judge Peter Bradstreet when he retires at the end of 2018. Watches


Fatal crash closes part of I-86 EB in Cuba

CUBA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A fatal crash has shut down part of I-86 near Cuba. The eastbound lanes in that area will be closed for an undetermined amount of time, Cuba police say. "There will be increased traffic flow through the Town and Village for the better part of this morning and possibly into this a


POLICE: Woman drove drunk with infant in car

CHAFFEE, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chaffee woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after State Police say she was driving drunk with her five-month-old daughter in the car. 32-year-old Heather Gearman was pulled over by Troopers Sunday around 1:00 p.m. on Liberty Street in the Village of Arcade. Police say she


Steuben County man facing meth production charge

A March 17 investigation into a domestic dispute in Dansville led to the arrest of a 39-year-old on felony level drug charges. State Police officers from the agency's Wayland and North Hornell barracks were dispatched to a residence on Oak Hill Road in the town of Dansville, Steuben County, at aroun


Former Corning Fire Lieutenant Sentenced to Fire Years Probation for Selling Heroin

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS)- - The former Corning Fire Lieutenant accused of selling heroin is granted a plea deal and sentenced to five years probation in Chemung County Court Monday. 43-year-old, Thomas Margeson was arrested and charged with selling heroin back in September. The arrest came after a 1


Sisters Suspect in Walmart Cosmetics Theft, One with Cocaine

GENESEO - Two people are charged with misdemeanors for allegedly stealing cosmetics from Walmart, and one charged for allegedly possessing cocaine. According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Alecia Werder, 25, of East Bloomfield, is charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. Jessi