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Fight with roommate over TV volume leads to assault charge for Wayne County man
ONTARIO, N.Y. -- A Wayne County man was charged Wednesday with assault after a fight with his roommate over a television's volume, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
Online predator targets students at Wayne Central
ONTARIO, N.Y. (WHAM) - The Wayne Central School District announced Friday that several students have become targets of an online predator. Superintendent Mathis Calvin released this statement Friday night:
Attempted abduction reported in Geneva
GENEVA, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - The Geneva Police Department is alerting the public after an attempted abduction Monday afternoon. Police say a 13-year-old male was walking home from Geneva Middle School, in the area of Pulteney Street near William Street, when a black minivan parked behind him.
NYSP seek suspect for passing fake money
BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WETM) - The New York State Police confirm with 18 News that they are in seeking the whereabouts of at least one suspect who allegedly passed several fake $100 bills at 'multiple locations' in and around Big Flats.
Rochester man arrested in Bath for selling drugs
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - A Rochester man faces charges for selling drugs in the Village of Bath. Bath Police said 23-year-old Jahari Hush was arrested at a home in the village. Police found crack cocaine, marijuana and a large amount of cash on him.
Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler County lend familes helping hand for holidays
(WETM) - This holiday season, Catholic Charities of Chemung and Schuyler County will help seventy five families in need this Christmas. This is part of the charities Christmas adoption program.
Auburn man killed in rollover crash in Wayne County
An Auburn was killed Friday in a one-car crash in Wayne County. State police on Saturday said that at about 6:58 p.m. Friday, troopers in Wolcott responded to an accident on Route 31 in the town of Savannah.
Police seeking information on fatal Highway 17 collision
The Ontario Provincial Police Sudbury detachment is requesting the assistance of the public in relation to a fatal collision that occurred on Highway 17 on Dec. 16. At around 3:20 p.m. on Dec. 16, members of the Sudbury OPP and Technical Collision Investigations (TCI) as well as the Markstay-Warren
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Glenn Curtiss’ Place in History
New York’s aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss (1878-1930) warrants a more prominent place in history. He is often sidelined or slighted by historians who focus on the Wright brothers.
Luck runs out for lottery winner after cashing ticket
A lottery winner was robbed of $40 late Saturday afternoon minutes after cashing in his tickets at an Ontario Street convenience store, according to a police report. The robbery occurred around 5:30 p.m. around the corner from Ontario Best Value, 500 Ontario, police said. The victim told police he w
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Search conducted for man who went over Canadian side of Niagara Falls
Crews spent Sunday afternoon searching for an elderly man that was seen going over Niagara Falls on the Canadian side of the border. According to reports from the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Buffalo, Niagara Parks Police in Ontario said the incident occurred about 11 a.m. Sunday when the man, descri
NYS Police searching for stolen truck in Steuben Co.
ERWIN, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - State Police are looking for a Dodge pickup truck stolen from a residence in Steuben County in the town of Erwin. The truck has a small dent on the drivers side and window stickers "bison" on the drivers side and "Peavey on the passenger side.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Deputies searching for missing boy
ONTARIO COUNTY (WROC-TV) - Ontario County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy. According to deputies, Jaceon Hadsell was last seen in Geneva at the America's Best Value Inn.
Forecast Discussion: 12/15/18 PM
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - AVERAGE HIGH FOR DECEMBER 16TH: 37°. Winter Weather Advisory in effect for Steuben, Schuyler, Chemung, Bradford and Tioga (NY) Counties from 2am-5pm Sunday. Tioga (PA) from Midnight - 1PM.
Wreaths are laid to honor service-members in Bath
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Many gathered on Saturday for Wreaths Across America at the Bath V.A. National Cemetery. About 4,900 wreaths were placed at grave sites there with almost 400 people in attendance. There were also 20 regional groups that supported the wreath sponsorship.
Motor vehicle accident involving Chemung County Sheriff's Office vehicle
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) - Emergency crews where on the scene Friday night of a motor vehicle crash involving a Chemung County Sheriff’s Office vehicle. Elmira police said around 6:15 p.m. they responded to E. Church St., at Clemens Center Parkway for a crash involving two vehicles. One of those vehicles
Nationwide bomb threat spree hits Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport
Tompkins County has issued a press release regarding a bomb threat that was received today at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. According to the press release, at 1 p.m. on Dec. 13, the airport received a bomb threat. It's part of a nationwide trend today in which bomb threats were sent to many