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Paving project on State Route 21 in Wayland and Cohocton

WAYLAND, N.Y. (WETM) - The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the first phase of a two-part paving project on State Route 21 from the Wayland village line to North Cohocton will begin Wednesday, May 1, weather permitting.


Steuben County woman charged with felony falsifying business records

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) - Amber Schoch has been arrested by the Steuben County Sheriff's Office on various offenses, including a class E felony. In January, 2019, Schoch allegedly provided false information to the 211Helpline and received a housing benefit in the amount of $119.98 from the Steub


Hornell area volunteer receives the Steuben County Child Abuse Prevention Award

HORNELL, N.Y. (WETM) - An active volunteer through the Hornell Area Concern For Youth has received the Steuben County Child Abuse Prevention Award. Michael Morey, of Hornell, was nominated for the award by the Prevent Child Abuse Steuben and recognized by the county Legislature.


Steuben County legislators met with youth involved with in the Government

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County legislators met with student interns participating in Steuben’s longrunning Youth in Government program, which introduces high school juniors and seniors to county operations.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Geneseo Police Department’s Weekly Arrest Blotter

Chief Eric Osganian released the Geneseo Police Department’s arrest activity for April 16th through April 20th. Joseph Floyd-Carter, age 24 from Geneseo, NY was charged with unlawful possession of marihuana on East South Street. Floyd-Carter is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village Court on May 14.


Livingston County Sheriff Department’s Weekly Activity Report

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department has released their weekly activity report. Russell H. Maurer 62, Livonia, NY, was charged with Disorderly conduct on April 18, and was issued an appearance ticket to answer charges in Livonia Town Court on a later date.


Two people arrested after crack cocaine investigation

BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Two people were arrested Monday afternoon after a no-knock search warrant was executed in the Village of Bath as part of a crack cocaine sale investigation.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Henrietta Woman Arrested For DWI And A Drug Charge

Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Monroe County woman on DWI and cocaine related charges after a traffic stop. On April 17, 2019 Deputy Matthew Thomas was assigned to the Sheriff’s STOP DWI Unit when he stopped a vehicle on East Avon Lima Road (State Route 5 & 20) in the Town of Av


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Reckless drive on Easter Sunday results in Leandra’s Law charges and jail for Allegany County man

PERRY — An Allegany County man was jailed Easter day for alleged reckless driving, drug possession and struggling with police. The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office started receiving multiple 911 calls about 3:45 p.m. Sunday about a car which had struck several objects in the village of Perry and was


I-390 Stop Leads To Another Arrest On Drug Charges

Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of Steuben County woman on drug related charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 390. On April 18, 2019 Deputy Shawn Whitford was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Operation Safe Interstate initiative when he stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 for a v


Woman involved in Geneseo manhunt sentenced

GENESEO, N.Y. (WHEC) — The woman charged in connection to last summer's manhunt in Geneseo will spend three years in state prison. Sandra Brown, 41, was sentenced earlier this month on a conviction of menacing a police officer.


Honeoye Falls-Lima Middle School releases honor rolls

Honeoye Falls-Lima Middle School released its honor rolls for the third quarter of the 2018-19 academic year. Eighth-graders named to the high honor roll: Dorthea Ackerman, Mia Arena, Ava Bagley, Sophia Bagley, Kaila Bartolotti, Carlee Bears, Katlin Blodgett, Taylor Blythe, Clara Bradley, Christophe


Man Pleads to Burglary, Drug Charges

An Allegany County man has pleaded guilty to a number of crimes including burglary and running a large marijuana-growing operation. 38-year-old Christopher Herron of New Hudson was arrested in November of 2017 after police found 282 marijuana plants growing at his home while executing a search warra


Pittsford man charged in sting where deputies say he messaged teen for sex

PITTSFORD, NY (WROC) -- Another man is facing charges as part of a sting by law enforcement officers in Ontario County. Thirty-three-year-old David Alva, of Pittsford, is accused of using the "Whisper" app to try and set up a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old child.


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


NY state Senate launches vaccination push

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state. Lawmakers in the Democrat-led chamber launched a public awareness campaign on Monday designed to give people accurate information about


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza