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Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

After apprehension, Avon fugitive facing extradition to Montana

By THE LCN STAFFNEWS@LIVINGSTONNEWS.COMPREVNEXTAn Avon man was arrested as a fugitive from justice and is now facing extradition to Montana after a traffic stop in the village of Lima.On August 10, Deputy Matthew Thomas stopped a vehicle on Rochester Street in Lima for a traffic violation.The driver

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 12:21:00

Sparta man arrested on unlicensed driver charges, again

Bortle has a lengthy criminal history dating back to at least 2010, when he was charged by Wayland Police with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He continued to rack up criminal charges over the years,

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

Big casino, big debts: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months

MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in the first half of 2018, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 15:15:00

Hamlin woman facing charges after allegedly driving wrong way on Interstate 390

Deputy Shawn Whitford, who was assigned to the Sheriff’s Operation Safe Interstate initiative, was on scene within a few seconds and observed the vehicle in question headed southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway. Whitford was able to travel parallel with the suspect vehicle and was ultima

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 15:37:00

Oneida County teen killed in hit-and-run crash after Darien Lake concert; driver charged

DARIEN, N.Y. -- An Oneida County teen was killed this weekend in a hit-and-run crash after leaving a concert at Darien Lake, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-13 10:44:00

Northgate church invites community to Prayer Walk a week after Tennessee driver tried to run its prayer team over

Each Wednesday evening, a team from Northgate Free Methodist Church meet at 8160 Bank Street Road (North Campus) and walk a trail around the perimeter of the church property, praying for the community, the church and congregational needs as they walk.

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-08-14 20:12:51

CNY man arrested after hitting pedestrian with car while on drugs, police say

CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. -- A Fayetteville man has been arrested after hitting a pedestrian with his car while impaired by drugs, according to a Wednesday news release from New York State Police.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:26:00

Tonawanda woman facing Leandra’s Law, other charges after crashing ATV, allegedly drunk, with children aboard

Responding Sheriff’s Office personnel arrived on scene and found that 51-year-old Sheryl A. Palermo was driving the ATV on Vanbuskirk Road with two children passengers, ages 8 and 10. The Sheriff’s Office investigation determined that due to high speeds, Palermo failed to navigate the intersection o

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 11:34:00

Deputies: Wrong way driver arrested for DWI

August 14, 2018 01:34 PMA Hamlin woman was arrested on DWI charges after multiple 911 calls reported a vehicle driving the wrong way on Interstate 390.Livingston County Sheriff Deputies say that at approximately 11:30 p.m. on August 10, 58-year-old Cynthia Harper was observed driving southbound in t

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

The weather science behind Tuesday's flash floods

If you dissect a typical storm system, there is an area of low pressure near the surface, and a second low well above the surface, typically well to the west of the surface low.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 10:01:00

Geneseo Woman Charged with Theft and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Samantha Irwin, 28, was charged with petit larceny and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Allegedly, Irwin stole a variety of items including grocery items, Tylenol, benadryl, drain cleaner, vitamins and Mike’s Hard Le


Two injured in rollover crash in Avon

Avon, N.Y. - Two people were taken to the hospital following a crash in Avon Sunday night.Crews responded to Bronson Hill Road around 8:45 pm.Firefighters said the crash involved just one vehicle. The extent of the two victims' injuries is unclear.The East Avon Fire Department tweeted that one patie


Barn a total loss after East Avon fire

Personnel with the East Avon, Lima, Honeoye Falls, Avon, Caledonia, Lakeville and Livonia Fire Departments responded to the scene.

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-13 11:06:00

Trump claims Cuomo told him he wouldn’t run against him

Trump, a New York native, mentioned his home-state governor repeatedly during his remarks at a hotel, arguing that New York could have the lowest taxes in the country if Cuomo pursued different energy policies.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-14 01:59:00

Driver hit, killed in accident with two drunk drivers near Albany

Police said August Rice, 23, of Rexford, NY was driving east when he hit a vehicle, pushing it across the median and into the westbound lane. Then, Rex Tucker-Moss, 41, of Poughquag, NY, hit the same vehicle in the westbound lane.


Trump snubs rival John McCain at Fort Drum military bill signing

The Commander in Chief was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, Major General Walter Piatt and Rep. Elise Stefanik, the New York Congresswoman (R-21st Congressional District) who invited Trump to Fort Drum.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-13 16:00:00

Orleans County farm sued by workers who claim unlawful pay and living conditions

Seven migrant workers, saying they've been shorted on wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions, have filed suit against a large Orleans County farm.


Flash flood watch expanded into Central NY

The watch is in effect for Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schuyler, Steuben, Sullivan and Tompkins counties through late tonight.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-13 11:22:00

Weaving the threads of history

Answering questions and weaving rugs and towers, Swanson — a coordinator of the weaving program from Perry — and Kennedy, of Mills Mills, spent their Sunday weaving fair’s historical building.

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-08-13 08:00:00