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Crews battle tire fire near Cortland-Chenango county line

CINCINNATUS, N.Y. (WBNG) — Multiple fire departments were called to a smoky scene in Cortland County Tuesday afternoon. A photo captured by Chad Stein shows black smoke billowing from a large pile of tires on Staley Road in Cincinnatus.


One person flown to hospital after three-vehicle crash in Groton

GROTON, N.Y. — One person was flown to a trauma center by helicopter after a three-vehicle crash early Tuesday on Route 222 in Groton. At around 7 a.m. Tuesday, a pick-up truck struck a tractor hauling a manure spreader on Route 222 and another vehicle then struck that vehicle, according to New York


Cortland County Court: Syracuse man to serve 7 years in prison

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A convicted drug dealer who pled guilty to threatening another man with a loaded pistol in April in a city motel was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday in Cortland County Court—a sentence he will serve after he completes his current, unrelated prison term.


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Woman Airlifted to the Hospital After Crash Involving Manure Spreader

A woman was airlifted to the hospital after the vehicle she was driving was hit by another vehicle not long after she ran into a manure spreader. According to New York State Police, officers responded around 7 a.m. Tuesday to an accident involving the large and heavy piece of farm equipment and two


Marathon to Host Central New York Maple Festival 2019

If you love all things maple, then Marathon is the place to be for the Central New York Maple Festival!. The 2019 Central New York Maple Festival will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You don't have to worry about saving


Two vehicles collide with manure spreader in Groton

Shortly after 7 a.m., New York State Police Officers in Ithaca responded to an automobile accident on State Route 222 near Salt Road in the town of Groton. One driver was transported, by helicopter, to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.


Winter storm warning issued for Cortland County

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A winter storm warning has been issued for Cortland County from 2 a.m. Friday through 8 a.m. Saturday. Heavy snow is expected, with total accumulations of 5-9 inches in the lower elevations and up to 9-15 inches over higher terrain, forecasters said.


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


New York State Man Steals Little Debbie Snack Truck

Maybe this guy just really wanted a Zebra Cake or one of their Oatmeal Creme Pies? In one of the state's stranger stories, WETM is reporting that an Elmira man allegedly took off in a Little Debbie snack delivery truck Monday. The 38 year-old man reportedly stole the truck from a loading dock.


Dorian Bohn's defense wants murder conviction tossed

The public defender’s office requested Monday a McGraw man’s conviction for murdering a two-year-old be thrown out as “new evidence has come to light” that defense witnesses were threatened over the weekend and police refused to help, according to court documents.


Marathon's Effort Not Enough In 3 Point Semifinal Loss

Binghamton, N.Y. - The Marathon Olympians entered their Class D semifinal game against Harrisville as the only Section IV boys team left in the state tournament. They also looked to win the programs first ever state semifinal game. Unfortunately their efforts came up short after going 22-for-53 from


New York state health officials stunned by Post report on accused killer doctor

State health officials only learned about an accused killer cardiologist from The Post’s reporting on the story Tuesday — and said they are now considering suspending his medical license.


Onondaga County probation officer had sex with 2nd man she supervised

An Onondaga County probation officer had sex with not one but two of the men she supervised, the district attorney said. Bridgett Duerr, 46, of Cicero, pleaded guilty in October 2018 to official misconduct after a man on probation came forward alleging they had a sexual relationship.


New York lawmaker wants to raise limo insurance minimums

In wake of deadly Schoharie crash, State Sen. Neil Breslin seeks change. State Sen. Neil Breslin is pushing legislation that would significantly raise the minimum insurance requirements that upstate limousine companies have on their vehicles.


Sayre: Man jailed after attempted to assault police officer

SAYRE — An Ithaca man is in the Bradford County Jail in lieu of $40,000 bail after he allegedly attempted to assault a Sayre Borough Police officer last week during an incident at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.


(10:47 AM) Cuomo Announces Assistance For Farmers Impacted By Weather

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced available assistance for farmers impacted by extreme rainfall and wet weather conditions last summer. Last week, the federal government declared 12 counties across the state as natural disaster areas — among them Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.


Traffic alert: Truck stuck on Ithaca’s south hill

Plan on the possibility of delays if your afternoon commute involves Ithaca’s south hill. A delivery truck is stuck at the intersection of Hudson Street and Giles Street, just east of South Aurora Street.


N.Y. man wanted for Va. rape captured in Luzerne

- LUZERNE — State police captured a man they say has been wanted on rape and robbery charges in Virginia since 2010. A trooper stopped the driver of a Nissan Altima for driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on the North Cross Valley Expressway just after 11 p.m. Sunday.


Broome County leaders concerned over AIM funding

(WBNG) — The deadline for the state budget is now less than a week away and county leaders are calling for a change to be made before it passes. Their concerns are over whats called the Assistance and Incentives for Municipalities funding, or AIM.