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Man shot in Elmira, Police seeking information
ELMIRA (WBNG) — The Elmira Police Department is seeking help regarding an incident where a victim was struck by a stray bullet early Saturday morning. Elmira Police say they responded to a report of a “fight in progress” at the Field House Bar on Mt. Zoar Street around 1 a.m.
Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting In Elmira
Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning on Elmira’s Southside. This morning at around 1:00am the Elmira Police Department were called to The Field House bar on Mt. Zoar St. for a report of a fight in progress.
Car crashes into Dunkin Donuts sign
ELMIRA, N.Y. WETM 18 NEWS - A car crashed into the Dunkin Donuts sign this morning at the Madison Avenue location in downtown Elmira. Police on the scene say the driver was an elderly man.
The community enjoys an evening with Santa at Lights in the Heights
ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. - Christmas cheer was in the air at the Lights in the Heights event. Santa and Mrs. Claus made an appearance at the Elmira Heights Historical Society for the event. They met and took pictures with children.
One injured after fight turns into shooting
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - One person is injured after a fight turns into a shooting early Saturday morning. Elmira Police said they responded to a fight at the Field House Bar around 1:00 a.m.. They later learned shots were fired.
Elmira Heights homeowners to find out who have the best holiday-decorated homes
ELMIRA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WETM) - Some cash prizes will go to a few lucky homeowners in Elmira Heights on Sunday. The prizes are for the sixth annual Lights in the Heights. The contest hosted by the Elmira Heights Historical Society judged homes on Friday, in four different categories. The winners will
Suspect in Elmira police hit and run indicted
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Billy McGinnis has been indicted on two counts of second-degree assault for allegedly hitting Elmira Police Officer Joshua Pratt with his car on Nov. 14, 2018.
Forecast Discussion: 12/17/18 AM
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 17TH: 36°. Wake up temperatures Monday morning begin in the 30s. We are transitioning back to colder weather as a cold front approaches from the west, bringing the chilly temperatures and light snow to central New York and Northeast PA through the afte
Food bank of the Southern Tier distributes free food to the community
ELMIRA, N.Y. - The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is spreading cheer by helping to fill bellies this holiday season. December 15, they hosted their second community food distribution of this year.
Elmira history: What was Christmas like here 100 years ago?
One hundred years ago, the first World War was recently ended. The Spanish influenza epidemic was prevalent in the world and in Elmira. Soldiers were returning home to the U.S.
Forecast Discussion: 12/15/18 PM
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 16TH: 37°. Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Bradford and Tioga (NY) Counties from 2am-5pm Sunday. Tioga (PA) from Midnight - 1PM.
Wayfair call center expected to influence Berkshire job scene
PITTSFIELD — By paying a hefty premium over a rising minimum wage, a new Wayfair call center could help lift earnings for working people across Berkshire County, a local expert says, as existing employers compete to fill jobs in a tight market.
Elite 24 Offense: From A(llen) to Z(ikuski) on Section 4 all-star team
The Elite 24 team is a collaboration of the Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton, Star-Gazette of Elmira and The Ithaca Journal. Members of the newspapers’ sports staffs choose the team as well as the player and coach of the year.
Several holiday events happening across the Twin Tiers
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM - If you're looking to get into the holiday spirit for the weekend, there are plenty of chances to do so in the Twin Tiers. Variety show featuring three short plays, skits, and traditional Christmas carols.
Motor vehicle accident involving Chemung County Sheriff's Office vehicle
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Emergency crews where on the scene Friday night of a motor vehicle crash involving a Chemung County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Elmira police said around 6:15 p.m. they responded to E. Church St., at Clemens Center Parkway for a crash involving two vehicles. One of those vehicles
Shake-Up in Leadership Slated in Chemung County
Big changes are on the way in Chemung County where nine employees were let go Friday. A new administration is set to take over after nearly two decades. The communications director, the director of aviation and public defender were all fired.
Daron Driscoll scores 24 as Elmira holds off Corning in boys basketball
Elmira escaped Friday night's Southern Tier Athletic Conference home encounter against a young Corning team still unbeaten, holding off the Hawks by a 58-49 score in boys basketball.
Elmira girls hoops cruises, Horseheads tops Vestal
CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - High school roundup from Thursday night from around the Twin Tiers. The Elmira Express rolled to a big win over Corning on the road, plus, Horseheads earned a crushing win over visiting Vestal. Check out the scores and highlights from Thursday in the the region.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Police search for suspect in Gridley Place stabbing
Elmira police are searching for a man who stabbed a woman in the leg Thursday evening. The stabbing happened on Gridley Place west of South Main Street, authorities said. The victim was walking west with a friend when she heard two people talking behind her and then felt a hand reach into her front