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Elmira man convicted of murder to be sentenced Monday

A Chemung County Court jury found Kimani Meadows, 40, guilty of second-degree murder, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-22 15:22:00

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

WETM - 2018-06-21 10:05:10

Smoke spotted billowing from storage unit

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - It was a scene of smoke, billowing from a storage facility on Sullivan street in Elmira.

WETM - 2018-06-22 04:08:08

Sayre woman charged with assault, child endangerment

The Sayre Police Department on Thursday charged Michelle L. Bevan, 34, of Stevenson Street, with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-22 21:34:00

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.

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2018-06-21 19:14:00

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.

WETM - 2018-06-21 11:46:21

Elmira Man Arrested on Superior Court Warrant for Alleged Meth Sale

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY )– On Wednesday, June 20, the Elmira Police Department arrested a man on a Superior Court Warrant.


Town Justice resigns over residency

The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced that Thomas P. Brooks, II, a Justice of the Veteran Town Court, Chemung County, who resigned from office effective June 6, 2018, has agreed never to seek or accept judicial office at any time in the future. The Commission accepted a stipul

WETM - 2018-06-22 18:56:07

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.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-21 15:20:00

Bath woman jailed on drug charges

The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of the following individual as a continuation from Operation Safe Summer.Amber L. Stiles of 12 West Washington Street, Bath, N.Y. was arrested on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree a class D felony,

WETM - 2018-06-22 15:39:23

Bath man to face manslaughter charges in connection to overdose death

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WETM - 2018-06-22 04:21:47

Sayre man charged with sharing of child pornography, 193 charges of sexual abuse of children

Pennsylvania State Police have charged Jack William Hunter Jr., 54, of Sayre with 188 counts of dissemination of media, 193 counts of sexual abuse of children, and five counts of criminal use of communication facility following investigations of child pornography on April 15.

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-06-21 09:00:00

Your Turn: Route 13 project has unanswered questions

On the surface, this plan makes sense. Currently, there is no direct access to Interstate 86 for truck traffic to and from the Horseheads Sand and Transloading (HOST) Terminal, formerly known as Center at Horseheads Industrial Park. Consequently, heavy trucks with their accompanying noise, dust, dir

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-22 11:00:00

Crash reported on Route 13 in Newfield

YOUR LOCAL NEWS IS MADE POSSIBLE BY SUPPORT FROMNEWFIELD, N.Y. — Emergency crews are responding to a crash involving multiple vehicles on Route 13 in Newfield.The crash occurred on Route 13 near Ithaca Recreation Sports. Avoid the area if possible.

ITHACAVOICE.COM - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Elmira hopes to make street painting festival a tourist draw

Students from Elmira, Notre Dame and Watkins Glen high schools, as part of the Reality Check of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties, painted storefront windows on the Williams Capital Corporation building Water Street in Elmira.Kelly Gampel / Staff Video


Two teens injured from fall at Waverly Glen Park

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Adam Weitsman shares lie detector results amid long-running rumor in Michele Harris case

After winning a lawsuit for defamation, a falseclaim that he was involved in Michele Harris' still-unsolved disappearance, Owego scrap metal dealer Adam Weitsman recently took one more step in an attempt to prove false one of many local rumors surrounding the 17-year-old Tioga County murder case.


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.


Waverly man sentenced for attempted rape

On Monday, June 11th, 2018, Wayne E. Woods (37) of Waverly, NY was sentenced to 10 years in state prison and 10 years post release supervision. Wood was convicted of Attempted Rape in the first Degree, a class C violent felony, after pleading guilty in the middle of the second day of his jury trial


State audit finds problems with Beaver Dams Fire Department bookkeeping

An audit performed by the state Comptroller's Office determined that the board of directors of the fire company didn't provide adequate oversight, that treasurers did not maintain complete, accurate, and up-to-date accounting records and reports or perform monthly bank reconciliations, and that comp