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Canton man charged with aggravated assault

A Canton man has been jailed with charges of felony aggravated assault as well as simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after an incident in Canton in January. According to police documents, police received reports on Jan. 20 that Dennis Franklin Bacon, 27, had kicked in an apartment doo

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-03-23 09:00:00

Elmira Heights man charged with bringing meth into jail

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - An Elmira Heights man is charged with promoting prison contraband, a felony. It's alleged that 41-year-old John Grantham was in possession of an unknown quantity of meth as he entered the Chemung County Jail after being arraigned in court on a separate charge. Grantham was

WETM - 2018-03-23 19:52:29

New restaurant coming to Arnot Mall

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) -- A new restaurant is coming to Big Flats. 'Hometown Teams BBQ' is described as a family style restaurant with a local sports theme, located inside of the Arnot Mall. The restaurant also plans on working closely with local sports teams to help give back to local children. The

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-24 01:10:00

Elmira man faces felony drug charge after search

An Elmira man is in custody after police report finding illegal drugs at a residence on the city's Southside on Thursday. Elmira police charged Chris M. Kimbell, 35, with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. The charge is the result of an investigation conducted by

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 13:00:54

WENY News - Elmira man arrested, at least two pounds of crystal meth seized

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man was arrested after police allegedly found at least one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, oxycodone, narcotic paraphernalia, and cash during a search of a home. According to Elmira Police, 35-year-old Chris Kimbell of Elmira was charged with crimin

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-23 02:37:00

Pennsylvania State Police ramp up school security

WELLSBORO, P.A. (18 News) - In light of recent events with school shootings becoming more common, Pennsylvania's State Police are ramping up a program that enures school safety and focuses on creating a different relationship with students. "Were going from school to school, doing safety checks, se

WETM - 2018-03-24 04:31:42

Tioga Central Schools: High school not allowing students to carry backpacks during class hours

TIOGA -- Students and staff are in the midst of adjusting to the reinforcement of a Tioga Central School District policy that requires students to leave their backpacks at their lockers during class hours. "To ensure greater safety and as a recommendation from law enforcement, the Tioga Central Scho

MORNING TIMES - 2018-03-24 08:30:00

Two men charged with stealing items from truck outside casino

PLAINS TWP. - Two men from Lackawanna County were arrested after an alleged smash-and-grab at the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino parking lot early Friday. Township police said they caught Christopher Chalk, 42, of Covington Township, and Clifton Fussell, 42, of Mayfield, driving away from the casino at a

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-03-23 01:54:38

WENY News - Waverly Woman Accused of Stealing From Sears While Employed Ther

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A Waverly woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing from Sears while she was employed there. Alisha Talmage is charged with 4th degree Grand Larceny. According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, Talmage was an Office Associate at Sears at the Arnot Mall. She's accu


WENY News - New Restaurant in Horseheads Offers Authentic, Texas-Style Barbe

Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY)-- A new restaurant bringing the taste of Texas to the Southern Tier is open for business on Old Ithaca Road in Horseheads. Sample This Barbecue is dishing up home-style barbecue for all to try. Andrew Sample moved to upstate New York from Texas a little over a year ago. Afte


Classroom sealed after white powder found

MANSFIELD - An unknown white powder turned out to be nothing of concern, but its presence in a folder brought to school by a student initiated the emergency protocol at W. L. Miller Elementary School last week. According to Southern Tioga School District Superintendent Sam Rotella, the student "unin


9th Annual Taste of Downtown

Elmira, N.Y. (18 News) - The 9th Annual Taste of Downtown took place Thursday evening at the Arnot Art Museum. The event raises money for Elmira's three day Street Painting Festival in July. 25 local vendors showed up and donated their time and samples. Adam Bunce, owner of Turtle Leaf Cafe, has bee

WETM - 2018-03-23 03:44:48

Elmira Police Department destroys illegal weapons

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Elmira Police Department destroyed 77 illegal firearms on Thursday. The Department says that the firearms were confiscated through numerous arrests and investigations. They encourage anyone with any information on illegal weapons in the City of Elmira to contact them by


Bath man facing rape charges

BATH, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A 23-year-old Bath man is facing a felony rape charge after State Troopers responded to Ira Davenport hospital for a report of an alleged sexual assault. It's alleged that Cody Marvin had sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 17. He is charged with rape in the thi


Local newspaper set to lay off nearly 100 employees

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Close to 100 workers who work for, and print, the Elmira Star-Gazette, The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, and the Ithaca Journal, are being laid off. Gannet, which publishes the papers, is closing down its 12-year-old, $50 million printing facility in Johnson City th


Billboard To Pay Tribute To Cows In I-86 Crash

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- The 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' wants to honor the cattle killed in a crash last Friday. The animal rights organization announced its plan to place a memorial billboard on I-86 near eastbound exit 56. Last Friday, at around 12:30 a.m. a tractor trailer was invo


'I explode': Cheri Lindsey's killer was denied parole in 2017

Jean Lindsey of Binghamton talks about her family staying together after the murder of daughter Cheri. In the 34 years since Cheri was killed, the Lindsey family has stayed together; Jean and her husband David recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Wochit Thirty-three years were spent behind bar


Athens Township: Child porn suspect waives hearing on sex assault charges

ATHENS TOWNSHIP -- A Rome man who was charged last year with possession of child pornography waived his preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Larry Hurley Tuesday on series of sexual assault charges stemming from two incidents that occurred in the Valley over 20 years ago. The case a


Owego woman charged with hitting robbery victim in face, stealing phone and pills

OWEGO (WBNG) -- An Owego woman has been charged with a felony following a robbery in the village earlier this week, according to the Owego Police Department. Police say they responded to reports of a woman being assaulted on William Street around 9 p.m. Sunday. According to officers, the woman repor


Intoxicated Columbia Cross Roads Man Assaults Sayre Officers

SAYRE, Pa. (18 NEWS)- - A Columbia Cross Roads man is behind bars after assaulting multiple police officers on St. Patrick's Day. According to Sayre Borough Police, it started at about 10:30 Saturday night when they received reports of a black male knocking on doors and yelling obscenities in the ar