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Hornell woman arrested in connection with overdose

HORNELL, N.Y. (WENY) -- A Hornell woman was arrested after police say she sold narcotics to a man who reportedly overdosed. Hornell P.D. says 23-year-old Dana Masterson was arrested and charged with criminal possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance, along with assault. Police say back


Steuben County air given passing grade

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County, New York received a passing grade from the American Lung Association and was tied for first for cleanest metropolitan areas in the country for 24-hour particle pollution.


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


23 Year Old Hornell Resident, Facing Charges After Near Fatal Overdose

HORNELL, NY – Hornell Police Chief Ted Murray reports that Dana Masterson, 23, Maple City Drive, Hornell, is facing charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd degree, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, 3rd degree, and Assault in the 2nd degree. Masterson is alleged to have s


Man Charged After Catt County Crash

An Allegany County man is facing charges in Cattaraugus County following a crash in Hinsdale on Monday. Sheriff’s deputies say 20-year-old Jacob Wilcox of Black Creek was under the influence of marijuana and had a child younger than 16 in the vehicle when it crash at just after midnight.


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


Bridge closing in front of the Bath VA

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - In order to complete some repair work, the Bath VA Medical Center will be closing the front entrance bridge to all vehicle traffic starting on Tuesday, May 28.


Upstate New York prepares as Lake Ontario water rises again

SOMERSET, N.Y. (AP) Emergency officials in upstate New York are again preparing for possible flooding along Lake Ontario. Director of emergency services for Niagara County Jonathan Schultz says lake levels have risen about five inches in 10 days.


New York State DOT issues travel advisory ahead of construction

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Department of Transportation announced a travel advisory for motorists along Route 390 in the Town of Gates, Monroe County, north of the I-490 interchange.


2018 SAT scores ranked at 450 Upstate New York public schools

More than 2.1 million students - more than ever before - took the SAT in 2018, according to the College Board, the group that administers the test. Syracuse.com created a searchable database of average 2018 SAT scores for more than 450 Upstate New York public school districts. Enter a school name or


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


ICE Agents Appear at a Westchester Court the Day After New York State Restricts Access

A day after the Office of Court Administration created a new rule to limit Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses, three ICE agents showed up to an undocumented man’s criminal court hearing in an attempt to arrest him.


Falls cleanup at Belmont Dam on track for summer

BELMONT — Spring cleaning is on the mind of the Allegany County Soil & Water Conservation District. First, though, the spring rains have to relent. Soil & Water Executive Director Scott Torrey reported at the April Resource Management Committee meeting that cleanup of the Belmont Dam is on the agend


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.


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.


Fillmore man faces two counts of Leandra's Law after Easter Sunday arrest

A Fillmore man was arrested Easter Sunday on multiple charges, including two counts of Leandra’s Law, after he nearly struck a deputy who was trying to stop his vehicle, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office reported.


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.


Village plans 'aggressive' tree trimming campaign

WELLSVILLE — The tree canopy above the Village of Wellsville will be a little thinner this summer. Director of Public Works Bill Whitfield reported Monday that DPW crews will be embarking on a “fairly aggressive” tree trimming program this summer around electric lines in the village.


Water and Fire Departments to carry out series of hydrant flushings in Hornell

HORNELL, N.Y. (WETM) - The Hornell Water Department and Hornell Fire Department will be flushing hydrants throughout the city, and in Hornellsville and North Hornell this week. It's part of needed maintenance to the water system.


Cuomo hails Netflix deal to create NYC production hub

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, will expand its presence in New York with a production hub in New York City, bringing hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in investments to the city.