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New York State urges horse owners to vaccinate their horses against West Nile

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine confirmed that horses in Steuben, Suffolk, Cattaraugus and Livingston counties were infected.


Harpursville man gets federal indictment on meth conspiracy, illegal firearm charges

An indictment Wednesday in federal court charged Mazepa with felony counts of conspiracy with intent to distribute and to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute meth, felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, possession of cocaine base, and felon in possession of amm


Binghamton North Side McDonald's closing

The owner of the property is Robert J Skrabalak, of Montrose, Pennsylvania, according to county property records.


Big welfare fraud probe nets arrests

LYONS — Following a long investigation dubbed “Operation Find the Dough,” two Savannah residents accused of illegally getting nearly $70,000 in public assistance were arrested Wednesday on multiple felony charges.Francis A. Steen, 43, and Alicia M. Sanders, 36, of Prospect Street, were charged by Wa


Two Corning residents charged with making meth

Investigating officers found two people hiding in the attic, and also discovered numerous items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, according to the Corning Police Department.


Schuyler County woman busted for making meth

Accused violated her paroleMONTOUR FALLS, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Rachael Pyhtila of Montour Falls has been arrested for the unlawful manufacture of meth. The Schuyler County Sheriff's Office says that Pyhtila was in possession of several materials to make meth.Pyhtila was arrested Tuesday night at her Mo


DSA’s Julia Salazar Is Headed to the New York State Senate

“Oh, my God,” Salazar said aloud to no one in particular as her campaign staff swarmed her. The 27-year-old democratic socialist candidate for state Senate had done what socialists do not typically do in American politics: She’d won, and won big, knocking off longtime incumbent state Sen. Martin Dil


Walton's annual Hunger Walk set for Sept. 30

WALTON — Organizers have set a goal of 100 or more walkers for the annual Hunger Walk in Walton set for Sunday, Sept. 30, according to a media release. The event, sponsored by UHS Delaware Valley Hospital and A&D Taxi and Transport, features a 5K and one-mile option. It will start at Austin-Lincoln


2 Men Arrested Trying To Bring Drugs Into Prison

FISHKILL, NY — Two men are facing charges that they attempted to bring contraband into a prison. State police said Kennard Blount, 40, of New Windsor, was charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, first-degree promoting prison contraband and fourth-degree conspiracy, all fe


Girlfriend charged with manslaughter in Ashley | Times Leader

State police charged Haley Ann Rimmer, 38, with involuntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of Brian Breymeier, 31, inside their residence at 144 S. Main St. on May 20.


Scranton High School Delayed Due to Social Media Threat

Scranton HS will operate on a 2HR Delay today, Friday, Sept. 14th. This is due to a social media threat against the school. Law enforcement has been notified and extra security will be present on campus.— Scranton High School (@ScrantonHS)September 14, 2018


Cortland child porn bust: Husband jailed in conspiracy to use boy in sexual performance

Lawrence C. Berry, 25, is accused of conspiring with Brittany Berry to have her perform sexual acts with a boy less than 5 years old and send him the video, according to Cortland police.


More problems found at River Common fishing pier wall | Times Leader

The stones fell over because the footing supporting them deteriorated, officials said. New anchoring is needed, along with a crane to move the heavy stones.


Manafort pleads guilty in Mueller probe, will cooperate with prosecutors

Paul Manafort, with his lawyer Richard Westling, pleads guilty before judge Amy Berman Jackson.Art Lien


As Binghamton police investigate shots fired on Murray Street, lockout at high school

The lockout atBinghamton High Schoolwas lifted by Thursday afternoon. A block away from the high school, on Murray Street, police were investigating after getting a call about gunshots.


Every New York state primary race you need to know about, briefly explained

New Yorkers head to the polls for a second time this campaignseason, thanks to the Empire State’swacky scheduleof separate primariesfor its federaland state elections. This Thursday, key New York stateoffices are on the ballot, featuring a high-wattage Democratic primary for the governorship and an


Can Teachers Stop Teens From Considering Suicide? New York State Thinks So.

The internal voice inMaddy Horowitz’s head regularly told her she wasnothing. She had just finished her junior year of high school, a crazy whirlwind of taking and re-taking the SAT and ACT tests, college applications, student council, volleyball, and the resume-building often expected of high-achie


Police News — Sept. 15

MONTOURSVILLE — On Monday, Sept. 10, at 5:12 p.m., Morgan Ferdinand, 19, of Jersey Shore, was negotiating a turn from Lycoming Crossing Shopping Center traffic onto South Lycoming Mall Road, at which point her vehicle drove off the east side of the highway, striking an advertisement sign and two tre


Troopers: Assemblyman's  aide forged signatures

State Police in Sidney announced that a paid intern for 101st District Assemblyman Brian Miller, R-New Hartford, was arrested on charges of second-degree forgery, a felony offense.According to a media release, Kajus Normantas, 22, faces five counts of forgery after an investigation revealed that he


Charter, ordered out of New York State, begs for its life

This summer, Charter Communications wasordered to leave New York State, reversing its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and selling off the assets; the move came after the cable company broke its promises to expand broadband access in the state to less-profitable markets and then repeated lied to sta