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Sheriff: Body found in Mt. Morris could be wanted man

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) -- Deputies say they have recovered a body in Mt. Morris that could be fugitive David Clyde Morgan, the suspect who was the subject of a manhunt in Geneseo last summer.


Mirabito employee arrested for not filling ATM while working

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y.-- A Richfield Springs Mirabito employee is charged for not filling an ATM while she was working. Amanda L. Gus, 33, of Hartwick, is charged with Grand Larceny in the third degree, a felony.


DNA Cited as Brothers Are Charged in Chenago County Burglaries

Two brothers have been arrested following a series of break-ins at homes in Chenango County. Authorities say both suspects are residents of Cortland. 24-year-old Matthew Maricle and 20-year-old Michael Maricle are accused of forcibly entering houses in Plymouth and Pharsalia.


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Chenango County supervisor charged embezzling taxpayer money

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A town supervisor from Chenango County has been charged with using taxpayer money to fund a lavish lifestyle. 70 year-old Dennis Brown of the Town of Pharsalia is accused of embezzling over 123 thousand dollars from the town's accounts.


Large police investigation underway in Mt. Morris

MOUNT MORRIS, N.Y. (WHEC) -- There is a large police investigation underway in Mt. Morris Friday. According to a tweet sent out by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, the investigation is being conducted on Mill Street in the village.


Honor Roll: Morris Central School

The following students at Morris Central School were named to the third-quarter honor roll. Principal’s list: Nathaniel Edwards, Kyle Martin, Chino Osuna, Emma Ryther, Anthony Schoentube and Jacob Walling.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State

ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s


WATCH: Sheriff updates media on investigation in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS, NY (WROC) -- A sheriff's investigation is underway in Mount Morris. Deputies have shut down Mill Street for the investigation. In a Facebook post, the sheriff says, "There is no cause for alarm as there is no danger to the public. Please avoid the area at this time. Thank you."


Unadilla woman arrested for allegedly slashing victim's tires, falsely reporting a crime

UNADILLA, N.Y.-- A Unadilla woman is arrested for allegedly falsely reporting a crime and slashing a victim's tires. Renee S. Rountree, 62, is charged with Menacing in the second degree, Criminal Mischief in the fourth degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident in the third degree, all misdemeanors.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Second Cortland couple in U.S. Court for child exploitation

A second Cortland couple accused of creating child pornography was arraigned Wednesday in federal court in Syracuse, less than a week after the first couple’s arraignment. Brittany E. Berry, 23, of 44 Rickard St. and her husband, Lawrence C. Berry, 25, were arraigned on the federal charge of conspir


N.Y. state population continues to decline

ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.


Otsego County Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Arson in Oneonta

An Otsego County man is under indictment for murder in the arson fire that claimed the life of a former Oneonta volunteer firefighter. Gabriel Truitt is charged with two counts of second degree murder and one count each of first degree murder and arson in the December fire that killed 38-year-old Jo


Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Rabies exposure cause for concern

Among the costs of assisting injured wildlife is one that brings the most concern from health officials. A trickle-down effect of trying to help wild animals hurt from human actions comes in the form of exposure to rabies.


Roadwork underway on West Dominick Street

Roadwork on West Dominick Street between Madison and George streets began Thursday morning. City officials say a median will be built, and the road and sidewalks will be replaced.