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Man Charged After Fleeing Scene of Domestic Incident

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 2/19/2019 at approximately 10:08PM, Deputies responded to the area of Wagner trailer park in the Town of Waterloo for the report of a domestic incident in progress.


Rape defendant in Ontario County Court claims it was ‘consensual’

Opening statements and first witnesses were called Wednesday during a rape trial in which a Hopewell man is accused of fueling an underage party and then raping one of the victims.


Naples man airlifted from Yates County after tree falls on him

A Yates County man is recovering at Strong Memorial Hospital after a tree fell on him over the weekend. Deputies say 54-year-old Darryl Lemay, of Naples, was cutting trees on Northrup Hill Road in Potter when one of the trees fell the wrong direction.


Upstate lawmaker wants to know economic impact of separating New York City and surrounding counties from state

An upstate lawmaker wants to know if it makes cents to split New York in two. State Sen. Daphne Jordan (R-Halfmoon) introduced a bill last week that would create a panel within the state controller's office to study the economic impact of upstate New York severing ties with the city and surrounding


Newark man arrested on drug charges after hiding in freezing creek

Newark, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Newark man was arrested and treated for hypothermia after state police said he hid from them in a creek Tuesday night. Our news partners at the Times of Wayne County reported the incident began with a traffic stop at 9:20 p.m. in front of the Newark Walmart on Route 31 on Tue


On the calendar: February 21

Babe Café will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 21 at Penn Yan Public Library, 214 Main St., Penn Yan. Do you have questions about pregnancy, breastfeeding, and/or parenting? Lactation Counselors are available to help you at Baby Café! This is a free drop-in for all families and older siblings are


Woman charged in Sodus double murder due in court

LYONS, N.Y. (WHEC) - The woman charged in connection to the murder of a Sodus couple is scheduled to be in court Thursday morning. Charlene Childers is due in Wayne County Court for a status hearing.


Penn Yan girls defeat LeRoy; face undefeated Dansville Friday

The Penn Yan girls' basketball team began sectional play last night with an impressive 65-42 win over the LeRoy Oatkan Knights. The 23-point win did not seem realistic after a sluggish first quarter from the Mustangs. Penn Yan was not shooting the ball well and the LeRoy handled the press the Mustan


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,


Sheriff Spike gives update on 2002 homicide involving 16-month-old child

Yates Sheriff Ron Spike has issued a statement following media inquiries regarding the investigation into a 2002 homicide – involving a 16-month-old in Dundee. The child’s mother, Kelly L. Axtell, who was 24-years-old at the time, found Ethan M. Eslick, the 16-month-old, deceased at a home in Dundee


Stalled project in Canandaigua may move forward next week

Canandaigua, N.Y. – The vacant steel structure sitting along the north end of Canandaigua Lake is a constant reminder of the hotel that could have sat on what is considered prime real estate in the city proper.


Yates County man arrested for barricading someone with machete

DUNDEE, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - A Yates County man was arrested Saturday afternoon for barricading someone with a machete. Yates County deputies arrested 19-year-old Jeremiah Fogarty of Dundee.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Locals: ‘NY should take different aim’

Last week Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed budget amendments to the fiscal year 2020 Executive Budget to restore funds to towns and village that were cut in the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities (AIM) program. According to a Cuomo press release, the proposal would use additional sales tax revenue from


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.


Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County

Deputies arrested a Farmington teen on child endangerment charges following an investigation into an incident on a local school bus. According to authorities, a 17-year-old was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he struck a juvenile on a school bus on February 13th.


NewsChannel 13 nominated for New York state Emmys

Congratulations are in order for a number of our NewsChannel 13 colleagues. They’ve been nominated for New York state Emmys. Death of Dairy: Kathy Barrans, Producer; Asa Stackel, Reporter; Justin Wambach, Photographer.


Sheriffs oppose legalizing marijuana across New York

Joining sheriffs and police chiefs from across the state, the sheriffs of Ontario, Seneca, Wayne, and Yates counties are voicing their opposition to legalizing recreational marijuana.


Trial set for attempted murder suspects

CANANDAIGUA — Eight lawyers later, the final scheduled pre-trial court appearance is concluded and the attempted murder case in the shooting of Michael Cosentino will start on Mar 11.


Deputies: Teen stole bus, crashed it in Springwater

SPRINGWATER, NY (WROC) - A teen is facing charges after deputies say he stole a bus in Steuben County and crashed it in Livingston County. Now, the 17-year-old is facing charges of criminal possession of stolen property along with other motor vehicle offenses.