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Deputies searching for missing boy
ONTARIO COUNTY (WROC-TV) - Ontario County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy. According to deputies, Jaceon Hadsell was last seen in Geneva at the America's Best Value Inn.
Geneva band feelin’ groovy about new album
GENEVA — A Geneva band won’t be quitting their day jobs anytime soon, but they’re hoping their new album will expand their base beyond the Finger Lakes region. Smooth Groovy has recorded its first record, “The Science of Right Now,” at Shortsville Sound, a recording studio in Manchester. The album w
Geneva police make arrest in bank robbery
GENEVA, NY (WROC) - Police in Geneva have arrested a man following a robbery at a bank on Monday. Investigators have charged 40-year-old Ortho Arnold with the crime. Officers say, around 9 a.m., he walked into the Community Bank and demanded cash.
Seneca Falls man faces new felony charges after pleading guilty to identity theft earlier this year
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a 30-year-old Seneca Falls man following an investigation into property damage at a home he was renting on Gravel Road. Raymond J. Tortorello, 30, of Seneca Falls was charged with second-degree criminal mischief – a Class D felony, and petit larce
Genevans Receiving e-Mailed bomb Threats: Not Legit
On December 13th, 2018 at approximately 1:49pm the Geneva Police Department responded to the Geneva General Hospital complex for the reported Bomb Threat which was received via e-mail.
Law enforcement personnel respond to multiple Ontario County bomb threats
ONTARIO COUNTY — Law enforcement personnel dealt with multiple bomb threats across Ontario County including a Geneva hospital. On Thursday at approximately 1:49pm the Geneva Police Department responded to the Geneva General Hospital complex for the reported bomb threat. Simultaneously the Ontario Co
Troopers release name of woman killed in Sodus crash
New York State Police say an 86-year-old woman died Tuesday following a two-vehicle crash involving a box truck in Wayne County. Troopers said Nancy Reibsome, of Sodus, was killed at Route 104 and South Geneva Road in Sodus when the vehicle she was a passenger in was struck by a box truck traveling
Man charged after leading chase from customs, assaulting officer
A Canadian man who sped through a customs checkpoint at the Lewistown-Queenston Bridge and led police on a high-speed chase, eventually crashing into a New York State Police patrol vehicle in Grand Island has been charged.
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.
Preliminary Settlement Reached in 2015 McDonald’s Hepatitis A Scare
WATERLOO, New York – A settlement of $250,000 has been reached in the class action lawsuit against the McDonald’s Restaurant located at 2500 Mound Road, Waterloo, NY. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of those exposed to Hepatitis A after eating at the restaurant. The class is represented by Marler Cl
Vape pen found responsible for IC dorm room fire
From a press release from the Ithaca Fire Department: Around midday on Dec. 9, the Ithaca Fire Department was called to a fire alarm going off at Ithaca College’s Talcott Hall. Ithaca College Campus Police arrived on the scene first and reported heavy smoke coming from Room 115 of the dorm’s south s
Fight with roommate over TV volume leads to assault charge for Wayne County man
ONTARIO, N.Y. -- A Wayne County man was charged Wednesday with assault after a fight with his roommate over a television's volume, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
2 men sentenced for teen's fatal stabbing in park last year
LYONS, N.Y. (AP) — Two men have been sentenced for the fatal stabbing of an upstate New York teenager a year ago this month. The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reports that 18-year-old Hunter Peck, of Newark, was sentenced Thursday in a Wayne County court to 23 years to life in state prison for
Passenger killed in Route 104 collision with box truck in Sodus
A person died Tuesday following a two-vehicle collision involving a box truck in Wayne County, according to the New York State Police. Troopers responded at 3:01 p.m. to the intersection of state Route 104 and South Geneva Road in Sodus for the report of the collision.
One dead in Sodus crash
Sodus, N.Y. (WHAM) - One person was killed in a crash in Sodus, Wayne County on Tuesday afternoon. State Police said this happened at Rt. 104 and South Geneva Road. At least two vehicles were involved in the crash.
Corning American Legion Auxiliary to host dinner
The Corning American Legion Auxiliary will host a Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner at 4 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Barrett Hall, 8 River Road, Corning. The cost for the dinner is $9 and includes tax. The proceeds from this dinner will be used to help support the veterans.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Newark teens Hunter Peck and Vaughn Gray sentenced for killing of Zackary Dwello
A pair of Newark teens were sentenced Thursday for their roles in the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Zackary Dwello. Vaughn Gray, 19, was sentenced to 18 years in state prison for his role in Dwello's killing on Dec. 8, 2017 at Perkins Park in Newark,. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter i
Trial begins in Waterloo double murder case
Waterloo, N.Y. (WHAM) - Opening statements on Tuesday morning ushered in the start of a double murder trial in Waterloo. Emerson Tohafjian is accused of shooting three people, two fatally, in July this year on Virginia Street.
DEC busts couch potato hunter, others for illegal deer kills
An Ontario County man who allegedly baited a deer into his backyard with piles of corn, then shot the animal from inside his house was busted late last month by state Department of Environmental Conservation police.