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Steuben County woman charged with felony falsifying business records

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Amber Schoch has been arrested by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office on various offenses, including a class E felony. In January, 2019, Schoch allegedly provided false information to the 211Helpline and received a housing benefit in the amount of $119.98 from the Steub


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Steuben County legislators met with youth involved with in the Government

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County legislators met with student interns participating in Steuben’s longrunning Youth in Government program, which introduces high school juniors and seniors to county operations.


Reckless drive on Easter Sunday results in Leandra’s Law charges and jail for Allegany County man

PERRY — An Allegany County man was jailed Easter day for alleged reckless driving, drug possession and struggling with police. The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office started receiving multiple 911 calls about 3:45 p.m. Sunday about a car which had struck several objects in the village of Perry and was


Hornell area volunteer receives the Steuben County Child Abuse Prevention Award

HORNELL, N.Y. (WETM) - An active volunteer through the Hornell Area Concern For Youth has received the Steuben County Child Abuse Prevention Award. Michael Morey, of Hornell, was nominated for the award by the Prevent Child Abuse Steuben and recognized by the county Legislature.


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Two people arrested after crack cocaine investigation

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Two people were arrested Monday afternoon after a no-knock search warrant was executed in the Village of Bath as part of a crack cocaine sale investigation.


Gas line replacement to close road in Steuben County

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Gansevoort Street near East Washington Street will be temporarily closed while Bath Electric, Gas, and Water Systems complete the tie-in of a gas main.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


J-T Future Farmers plant signs in Hornell

HORNELL — Monday was warm and sunny, providing any number of opportunities for fun and relaxation on what was the final day of spring break for many high school students in the region.


Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer

ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.


1919: Women rule in Cleveland, N.Y. and they got right to work

In the spring of 1918, the women of New York State were finally given the right to vote. While this was a significant event for every adult female in the state, the women of one small Oswego County village decided to take it one step farther.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Managers now owners of Fassett Lane

WELLSVILLE — Fassett Lane Building and Home Center is back in its original location, and with new owners in the year of its 40th anniversary. The home improvement store opened back in 1979.


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


I-390 Stop Leads To Another Arrest On Drug Charges

Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of Steuben County woman on drug related charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 390. On April 18, 2019 Deputy Shawn Whitford was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Operation Safe Interstate initiative when he stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 for a v


Woman involved in Geneseo manhunt sentenced

GENESEO, N.Y. (WHEC) — The woman charged in connection to last summer's manhunt in Geneseo will spend three years in state prison. Sandra Brown, 41, was sentenced earlier this month on a conviction of menacing a police officer.


Woman arrested after leaving young children in vehicle at Allegany Walmart

ALLEGANY, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Allegany County woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. According to State police, Everlyn Raub, 31, of Friendship, left a five-year-old and a seven-month-old child inside a parked vehicle outside the Walmart store on Plaza Dr. in Allegany.


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza


Prosecutors: man accused of threatening congresswoman had illegal guns in his home

Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) - The man accused of making threats against Muslim Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, appeared in federal court in Rochester Monday. Fifty-five-year-old Patrick Carlineo, Jr., of Addison, Steuben County, is charged with threatening to assault and murder a United States official, the U