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Chenango County man accused of holding woman down, raping her

COLUMBUS, N.Y. -- A 20-year-old Chenango County man is facing rape charges. Lukest Wahlberg, of the town of Columbus, is accused of holding down a woman on two separate occasions and raping her.


Man charged with rape, menacing

Chenango County deputies said a Columbus man was arrested on Feb. 15 on rape charges. According to a media release, Lukest J. Wahlberg, 20, was arrested after an investigation into a rape complaint. It is alleged that Wahlberg forcibly held down a female victim twice on the morning of Feb. 15 and ra


High school boy's basketball rankings, 2/20/19

Now, let's move down to the high school level and check out this week's boy's state basketball rankings. No Section IV teams ranked in either Class Double-A or A. Only one in Class B and that's Seton Catholic Central at #20.


Four Mt. Morris residents arrested in cocaine bust

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - Four people have been arrested after a cocaine bust in Mount Morris. Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says the four individuals were arrested after deputies, police and FBI members executed two search warrants in the village.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Bold photographs reveal a lifetime of looking

Pictures of people, farms, and the striking landscapes of Central New York populate “Tommy Brown: Upstate,” on view through April 7 in the Museum of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. This retrospective is a definitive look at photographer Tommy Brown’s decades-long study of his home in an


NYS troopers assaulted after father, son fight

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WETM) - Two New York State troopers remain off duty after being treated for injuries for breaking up a fight between a father and son. On Feb. 19, State Police in Oneonta dispatched to Interstate 88 in the Town of Worcester for two men caught in a physical fight.



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New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Pitcher Teen Charged with Felony Rape

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a 19-year-old is charged with felony rape and criminal sex act. Jamie Andre-Lopez Junior of the Town of Pitcher was arrested February 14 following reports he had inappropriate contact with a 13 year old girl between March and May of last year in Cortlandville


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Meth Bust: Two Charged in Cortland County

Cortland, NY - Cortland County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop in the Big Lots parking lot, located on Route 281 in the Town of Cortlandville Tuesday morning. The vehicle which was occupied by the above two defendants was stopped for being unregistered. Officers located a loaded handgun, a


Winter Weather Advisory for much of CNY

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the following counties in Central New York:. Onondaga, Yates, Seneca, southern Cayuga, Schuyler, Tompkins, Cortland, Oneida, Madison, Chenango and Otsego from 10 AM Wednesday to 7 AM Thursday.


WATCH: Sheriff briefs media on drug bust in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) - After an apparent drug bust in the Village of Mount Morris Wednesday evening, the sheriff's office is holding a news conference Thursday afternoon. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty is expected to provide an update around 1 p.m.


Pounds of Meth Found in Cortland County Traffic Stop

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say they found a huge amount of methamphetamine, measuring in pounds, not grams, during a stop of an unregistered vehicle in the Big Lots parking lot February 19.


4 lbs of meth, loaded gun seized after unregistered vehicle stopped, deputies say

CORTLANDVILLE, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office says a homeless man and a California woman are behind bars after a drugs and a loaded gun were found during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.


Utica police: Underage drinking stings focus on frequent complaints

For businesses that sell alcohol, keeping up with ever-changing identification technology — and the ways people try to skirt it — can be a job in itself. But it's an important job, because if they're caught selling alcohol to minors, fines, penalties and even jail time could be in store.


Cortland man may accept plea deal in fatal stabbing

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A city man accused of stabbing Damian S. Grant to death in August is expected to decide on whether or not to accept a plea deal this morning in Cortland County Court—a deal outlined in a plea agreement document that includes details of the stab wound that pierced Grant’s heart.


How much is that ticket?! For Duke-Syracuse basketball game, it’s a lot

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Zion Williamson and the Duke Blue Devils are the hottest college basketball ticket in America. So says Nate Rattner of SeatGeek, one of the secondary ticket market purveyors that matches buyers with sellers for games, concerts and the like.