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Explosion in Corning apartment caused while resident was making meth, police say

An explosion at an upstairs apartment on 315 Woodview Avenue in the City of Corning was caused while the apartment's resident was making methamphetamine, the Corning City Police said.Police say the Corning City Fire Department and Corning City Police were dispatched the the apartment early Friday mo

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 17:02:00

Tioga County: 11 arrested on drug charges - Eight Waverly residents taken into custody during round-up

OWEGO -- Eight Waverly residents were recently arrested as part of a multi-month, multi-agency investigation into the sale and distribution of heroin, methamphetamine and diverted prescription medications in Tioga County, according to county District Attorney Kirk O. Martin.Investigators made a tota

MORNING TIMES - 2018-10-20 08:30:00

Ticket Galaxy Beer Festival returns to Watkins Glen International for fifth year

More than 40 breweries, distilleries and cideries will be on hand, giving attendees the opportunity try offerings from throughout the region.


Man accused of inappropriately videotaping woman in Cortlandville store

CORTLANDVILLE, NY (WSYR-TV) - A man accused of inappropriately videotaping a woman inside the Dollar Tree on Route 13 in Cortlandville was arrested Friday. Dakota M. Malison, 25 was charged with unlawful surveillance in the second degree, after the Cortland County Sheriff's Office says a caller witn

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-10-20 07:01:33

Five charged in Twin Tiers burglary spree

The additional burglaries include unreported instances in the village of Savona, the Lindley Community Church, and the Presho Methodist Church.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 21:25:00

Letter: Corning dog control officer did the right thing

On Sept. 22, Christie Speciale, the Corning dog control officer, observed Amish vendors at a street festival selling puppies from the back of a wagon. Questioning them, she determined that the puppies were under 8 weeks old and had received no veterinary care, especially vaccinations. This is agains

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 13:03:00

State police release cause of death for 20 victims of limo crash

Speakers at a vigil in Amsterdam sought to console those grieving after a crash Oct. 6, 2018, killed 17 passengers, a driver and two bystanders.Georgie Silvarole and Laura Nichols, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-10-19 20:25:00

Ongoing meth lab investigation in Corning

CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): A man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester and is being treated for serious injuries to his head, face and hands after an explosion Friday morning.

WETM - 2018-10-19 20:30:58

In less than a week, Tioga County hands felony drug charges to 11 people

In less than a week, 11 people in Tioga County were faced with felony drug charges as part of a multi-month, multi-agency investigation.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-10-19 20:23:00

Tioga armed robbery suspect arrested in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WBNG) — The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office and Elmira City Police have arrested man in connection to an armed robbery in Elmira.The two police departments found Isaiah J. Ramirez in an apartment on West Fourth Street in Elmira on Thursday, according to a post on the Tioga County Sheriff


Elmira man charged with drug felonies

Elmira police on Thursday charged Richard K. Williams, 32, with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 14:18:00

Corning apartment explosion leads to meth lab find

The investigation revealed that an upstairs resident was allegedly in the process of making methamphetamine when a fiery explosion occurred, causing the upstairs window to blow out and cast broken glass and debris into the front yard, police said.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-10-19 21:50:00

Man busted for sale of drugs

On October 18th, 2018, the Elmira Police Department arrested Richard K Williams, a 32 year old male of Elmira, for two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rdDegree, a Class B Felony and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th.

WETM - 2018-10-19 12:55:00

Ithaca police request help in identifying vandalism suspects

Anyone with information can reach police by contacting police dispatch at 607-272-3245, police administration at 607-272-9973, police tipline at 607-330-0000, email atpoliceinfo@cityofithaca.org, via an anonymous email tip that can be sent at www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips, on Facebook at www.facebook

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2018-10-19 18:46:00

Arkport man charged with sex crime

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on October 10, 2018, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators arrested James H. Mayo, age 65, of County Route 67, Arkport, New York. Investigators responded to a report of possible sexual misconduct. As the result of the investigatio


Steuben County man charged with vehicular manslaughter in motorcycle fatality

New York State Police at Painted Post this week charged Robert Neally, 42, of Campbell, with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony, in connection with the accident that killed 65-year-old Terry Hill of Lindley.


Corning school bus involved in collision

A Corning-Painted Post School District school bus was involved in a motor vehicle accident Thursday, according to our broadcast news partner,WENY-TV.


State police warn of scam

“We can confirm this is a scam, and add that the state police would never ask for this information over the phone,” said Troop A Commander Edward Kennedy. “We are investigating the matter.”


Man caught after escape from sheriff's office

ROMULUS — Seneca County Undersheriff John Cleere said the sheriff’s office will be re-evaluating its security measures after a parole absconder slipped out of handcuffs at the Law Enforcement Center and escaped the building before he was caught about 40 minutes later.Robert A. Wilson, 43, of Elmira,


Elmira man charged with attempted assault

Police charged Katlynn L. Banks, 23, of Elmira, with second-degree attempted assault, a felony. Banks was sent to the Chemung County Jail following his arrest.