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Multiple DWI arrests over the weekend in Steuben County

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reported a trio of arrests related to impaired or intoxicated driving over the weekend. – Alicia Fay Young, 39, of Beaver Dams was stopped on Reynolds Avenue, in Corning by patrols. She is accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of both drugs and alcohol.


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Ask the Manager: Steuben County receives $180K grant

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County received about $180,000 in grant money from 9-1-1 cell phone surcharges. Steuben County Manager Jack Wheeler said New York State typically embargoes a vast majority of this surcharge money for their own purposes rather than funding local 9-1-1 costs.


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.


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Andreatta: Steuben County woman wants Ricola to cough up $5 million

There is a tidal wave of class-action food labeling litigation flooding federal courts right now, led by lawyers looking to cash in on subjective interpretations of marketing terms like “natural” and “healthy.”


NY woman arrested after 16 dogs seized

ADDISON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Numerous dogs were seized from a Steuben County woman Monday after she allegedly failed to provide them with proper shelter. According to state police, the owner, Susan Clark, was issued an appearance ticket for inappropriate shelter for dogs left outdoors.


State police seize 100 bags of crack cocaine during 390 traffic stop

State Police out of Wayland and Geneseo arrested two motorists on Interstate 390 Monday after a traffic stop and subsequent vehicle search turned up about 100 bags of crack cocaine, according to police.


Geneseo Police Department Reports Two Arrests

Chief Eric Osganian reports that the Geneseo Police Department had the following activity:. by Covered Wagon Tours, A Division of Niagara Scenic Tours - 5 days ago. Casey White, age 17 from Geneseo, NY was charged with criminal possession of stolen property. It is alleged the White was in possession


Intruder reported inside sorority house near SUNY Geneseo

GENESEO, N.Y. (WHEC) – Police are investigating an intruder reported inside of a sorority house near the SUNY Geneseo campus. Around 3 a.m. Sunday, a student inside the Alpha Kappa Phi sorority house saw a strange man in the living room, according to Police Chief Eric Osganian.


Driver hospitalized after one-vehicle crash in Livonia

The driver of a pickup truck was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via ambulance Tuesday morning after being extricated from the scene of a serious accident in Livonia. Emergency personnel from Livonia, Lakeville and Hemlock were dispatched to Gray Road between Lima-Livonia Townline Road and S


Three Steuben County residents arrested on animal cruelty charges

HOWARD, N.Y. (WETM) - Thirty-nine animals were turned over to shelters and animal control after a tip resulted in the arrest of three people associated with Triple R Mountain Spring Farm.


Cocaine arrest made in the Village of Bath

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - On Feb. 15, the Village of Bath Police Department arrested Dahna Turner, 34, of Bath, on warrants for two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree along with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.


Dansville Mustangs Have A Great Night At The Indoor Track Sectionals

The Indoor Track Sectionals were held on Saturday, February 16th at R.I.T. It was a great night at Sectionals for the Mustangs. The team had 8 personal best improvements at Sectionals and have entered Jade Simons (weight throw) and Alex Rodriguez (1600m) into State Qualifiers.


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


Is there a culture of corruption amid NY State Troopers ranks?

Following Frank Report’s publication of the story entitled, ‘Albany area State Trooper lies in court, is caught; sex offender gets 10 years shaved off sentence’, the story of a New York State Trooper who lied on the witness stand and was caught – but probably won’t be punished — several New York Sta


Ice threat prompts winter weather advisories across region

Winter weather advisories begin Wednesday afternoon across much of upstate New York due to expected mixed precipitation. In Livingston County, the advisory from the National Weather Service will be in effect from 1 p.m. until 1 a.m. Thursday.


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


Driving under the influence of drugs rates rising in the Twin Tiers

(WETM) - As the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana continues, some new data shows an increasing number of residents throughout the Twin Tiers are already misusing the drug.


Arkport's Flanders battles esophagus cancer

ARKPORT — Arkport Village Mayor Charles Flanders is battling esophagus cancer with his chin up and his trademark sense of humor intact. The quick-with-a-quip Republican mayor presided over Tuesday night’s Arkport Village Board meeting, cracking jokes and moving briskly through a full agenda in a lit