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Geneva police trying to ID bank robber
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Geneva police are trying to identify the person responsible for a bank robbery Monday morning. Officers were called to the Community Bank on Seneca Street at around 9 a.m. for the robbery. Investigators say a man wearing a mask displayed a handgun through a plastic bag and dem
Three juveniles charged with stabbing, seriously injuring man in Ithaca
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Three juveniles have been charged in connection with a stabbing that left a man seriously injured in Ithaca. A man was repeatedly stabbed shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of North Cayuga Street near the Ithaca Commons. Officers found a 24-year-old man bleeding "profuse
Full jury seated in trial of man accused in double fatal Waterloo shooting
WATERLOO, NY (WROC) - A full jury has been seated in the trial for Emerson "John" Tohafjian, the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and another man this past summer in Waterloo.
Holiday Traditions events in Auburn spark interest in history
AUBURN — The Seward House Museum in Auburn, once the home of former Secretary of State William Seward, allows self-guided explorations of the whole house only once a year. Sunday, visitors had that opportunity.
Local Roundup: Cayuga women's basketball tops Herkimer
Three players hit double digits, as the Cayuga Community College women's basketball team beat Herkimer 60-55 on Monday. The Spartans trailed by two at the half, but took a one-point lead into the final frame.
UPDATE: Arrests made in downtown stabbing
UPDATE: IPD officers have arrested three suspects in connection with the stabbing that occurred last Friday, Dec. 7 around 6:36 p.m. on Cayuga Street near the Commons. All three subjects are under 17 years old and their names are not being released at this time. They were all arraigned in Ithaca Cit
Two former Auburn inmates face additional charges for stabbing fellow inmates
Two former Auburn inmates were arraigned in Cayuga County Court Thursday for strings of felony charges related to prison stabbing incidents in July. Erick Lewis, 31, and Marven Lee, 27, both assaulted fellow inmates while incarcerated at Auburn Correctional Facility. The incidents, although unrelate
Woman pleads guilty to burglary, promoting prostitution in Cayuga County
Shannon Terwilliger entered dwellings on two Venice dairy farms in 2017 — at one, she offered another woman for prostitution services, at the other, she stole a wallet. Terwilliger, 38, who lived at 10827 Duck Lake Road when she was arrested by the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office in April, was schedu
Seneca Falls Celebrates Possible Connection to "It's a Wonderful Life"
SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV - It's that time of year again! The "It's a Wonderful Life" Festival is taking place the weekend of Dec. 7 until the 9th. Actors in the movie will be making appearances for signatures, there will be musical performances and a free screening of the film.
Police investigating Friday night stabbing at Ithaca Commons
ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Ithaca Police are investigating a stabbing that happened at the Ithaca Commons Friday. Officers were called to the 100 block of North Cayuga Street, near the intersection with West State Street around 6:36 p.m.
Meth bust in Auburn home ends with eight arrests
AUBURN, N.Y. -- A methamphetamine bust in Auburn has ended with eight arrests. The Finger Lakes Drug Task Force got a search warrant and raided 54 Orchard St. -- a home on a residential, city street -- on Nov. 9. Weeks later, after a lengthy investigation, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office arrested
Auburn man killed in rollover crash in Wayne County
An Auburn was killed Friday in a one-car crash in Wayne County. State police on Saturday said that at about 6:58 p.m. Friday, troopers in Wolcott responded to an accident on Route 31 in the town of Savannah.
Stabbing on North Cayuga Street leaves one person in serious condition
A Friday evening stabbing on North Cayuga Street has left one person in serious condition. According to the Ithaca Police Department, the stabbing occurred at about 6:36 p.m. on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street.
Aurora church holding Christmas events
The United Ministry of Aurora will host a performance of "The Glory of Christmas" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the church, 337 Main St., Aurora. The choir, organist and readers will perform the celebration of Christ's birth. That will be followed by a birthday party celebrating the 50th anniver
Seneca South: Schuyler County warns of real estate scam
Schuyler County Clerk Theresa Philbin and County Attorney Steven Getman are warning property owners to be aware of a deed scam that may be taking place in Schuyler County. “Reports have surfaced recently of a company soliciting homeowners in the area who recently have completed real estate transacti
Past Churchville Fire Department chief killed in snowmobile crash in Adirondacks
Thomas Hetherington, 46, of Middlesex, Yates County, died Friday night in a snowmobile accident near Raquette Lake in the Adirondacks. Hetherington is a native of Churchville and a former chief of the Churchville Fire Department.
14-year-old Waterloo student charged with making a terroristic threat, police say
WATERLOO, N.Y. -- A 14-year-old Waterloo Central School District student was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat, according to the Waterloo Police Department.
IPD investigating stabbing in downtown
During the evening of Dec. 7, Ithaca Police Department officers responded to a stabbing at the 100 block of North Cayuga Street near the Commons. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a victim who was bleeding "profusely" from the face and the back.
Road Closings for Wonderful Life Weekend
Here is a list of dates and times roads will be closed to thru traffic during the It’s a Wonderful Life Festival in downtown Seneca Falls. The Its A Wonderful 5K Run which will take place on December 8th, 2018 at 4:40pm.
Police investigating downtown dinnertime stabbing
The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a stabbing on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street during the dinner hour on Friday. Police released word of the incident about two and a half hours later, and IPD public information officer Jamie Williamson says “Suspect information is not being release