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Grandmother mourns death of missing Sodus baby in Facebook post
SODUS, NY (WROC) - Ahead of an update from police, the grandmother of one-year-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon is mourning the death of her grandson.
New York man, 61, dies from rare disease after eating squirrel brains
A New York man died after he developed a rare and fatal brain disorder from eating squirrel brains.In a case report, researchers said the 61-year-old was brought to Rochester Regional Health in 2015 saying he was having trouble thinking, he was losing touch with reality and he couldn't walk.Doctors
Judge Astacio officially removed from bench, NYS Court of Appeal decides
On April 25, the Commission decided Astacio should be removed because she was convicted of DWI in 2016, tried to use her position as a judge to get out of trouble and violated the terms of her DWI sentence at least twice.
Steuben County man killed in car/motorcycle crash
Around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a 2003 Subaru station wagon operated by Robert Neally, 42, of Campbell, was northbound on state Route 415 in the Town of Campbell, according to New York State Police at Painted Post.
Deputies looking for woman who abandoned dog in Canandaigua
After tying up the dog, deputies say the woman, who they believe is between the ages of 30 and 40, left in a gray sedan.
Auburn native John Walsh, 'America's Most Wanted' creator, stars in TV ad for Katko
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR STARZ - John Walsh participates in the "The Missing" panel discussion hosted by STARZ at Soho House, on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Starz/AP Images)Evan Agostini
Canandaigua mom writes a tender letter to her child before breast cancer surgery
This is is how Ellen Scharf began the letter to her 2-year-old son, Jaxon, on March 28, 2018, the night before surgery for HER-2 positive breast cancer.
Police arrest former Yates Chamber leader
PENN YAN — The former interim director of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce faces two felony charges for allegedly cashing a forged check last year.Julie A. Coleman, 35, of Italy Friend Road, was charged Friday by sheriff’s office investigators with second-degree criminal possession of a forged i
Syracuse teen admits to robbing Byrne Dairy in Auburn
AUBURN — A Syracuse teen pleaded guilty to robbing an Auburn convenience store with a loaded weapon over the summer.Tuesday morning in Cayuga County Court, 18-year-old Javon English pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies. During his pl
Wayne Co. sheriff to hold briefing Tuesday on missing baby
Days after the missing person report, Selena was found dead in a wooded area near a farm on Joy Road in Sodus. However, Baby Owen still has not been found. Deputies have said they believe the boy is dead.
Hits & Misses: Auburn National Guard leadership, Syracuse recruit, Mentz train crash
"Derrick, you're here because you're the best man for the job," Lt. Col. Matthew Schaffer said during Saturday's ceremony at Lakeview Golf & Country Club in Owasco.
One dead, more injured on Sunday night bus from Ithaca to NYC
A 33-year-old California woman is dead after a bus heading from Ithaca to New York City crashed along Interstate 380 in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, according toWNEP. We understand the bus was being operated by Big Red Bullet as part of their regular service. Big Red Bullet has not responded to
Auburn elementary school placed on lockout after suicidal threat from parent
The lockout was initiated until sheriff's deputies located the parent and took him into custody for an evaluation, Dann said. The Auburn Police Department assisted the school district with the lockout, Dann said.
3 CNY school districts among the highest teacher turnover rates in Upstate NY
Here are the three Central NY districts that made the list, including their turnover rates, and the rates of turnover for teachers who have been with the district for less than five years:
Early morning crash closes Route 34 in Sennett
Upstate Paving backhoe/loader ends up on its side after a collision with a tractor trailer, owned by the same company, closing Route 34 to traffic in Sennett Monday morning. Both drivers were taken to the hospital.
Two cars stolen from Penfield gas station, deputies looking for suspect
According to investigators, the first theft was on the morning of Wednesday, September 26. Deputies say the car's owner left the vehicle, a red 2012 Honda Civic, running and unlocked while he went into the store. When he came back, the vehicle was gone.
Murder suspect made rambling statements, trooper testifies
LYONS — The local man accused of beating another man to death this past summer made several rambling statements after the incident, but could not be questioned in detail.That was the testimony of state police Investigator Jeff Governor during a suppression hearing Friday for Martin Smallwood in Wayn
Large dairy farms herded through permitting loophole as toxic algae blooms threaten local waters
“I don’t think it is either fair or appropriate or necessarily always legal to impose the burden on the municipal ratepayers to pay to clean up pollution of source water to get clean drinking water,” Peter Lehner, an Earthjustice attorney involved in litigation over the permits, told WaterFront.
Geneva man arrested, drove off and left dog stranded
The dog, a pit bull named Max, is now in custody of the Ontario County Humane Society and will be placed up for adoption.
Geneva man facing charges after allegedly abandoning dog
Geneva, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Geneva man is facing animal abandonment charges after he was arrested on Saturday.Ontario County Sheriff's Office arrested 51-year-old James Kemp.Deputies say Kemp was on Carter Road and let a brown Pit Bull out of his vehicle. The lieutenant was able to take down the license