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A 2 car accident at the intersection of State Route 14 and Leach Road in the town of Torrey injured an Elmira man Sunday afternoon.  30 year old Veronica Harper, of Elmira, was northbound on Rou...read more
A 27 year old Elmira man has been charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly drove his car into a flock of geese, killing one.  Matthew Zimmer is accused of driving into a flock of Canada gee...read more
A 25 year old Elmira woman was charged with two counts of animal cruelty following an investigation into the abandonment of a dog at a Columbia Street residence.  Elizabeth Rios faces one count o...read more
      John Plumb, a political unknown, who resigned his post in May at the White House National Security Council has decided to seek the Democratic nomination to run against Republ...read more
The driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident over the weekend in Elmira has been identified by city police.  18 year old Zachary Travis, of Elmira, was the driver that fled the scene after...read more
A 55 year old Elmira man was killed early Sunday morning after being stuck by a car on the city's Southside.  Russell Hartman was walking across West Miller Street, near Burdick Street, at around...read more
An Elmira City Police Officer has been arreseted for allegedly hitting a woman in the head and face late earlier this month outside of a Market Street bar in Corning.  34 year old Bryan Townsend ...read more
Elmira Police arrested a city man, Thursday afternoon, after reports of a gun being fired in a residential neighborhood.  According to 18 News in Elmira, neighbors told police they heard a half-d...read more
An Elmira man pleaded guilty in city court Friday to a charge of animal cruelty.  According to animal control, Chad Sills' Doberman pinscher was a week or two away from starving to death and weig...read more
A man that was pulled over speeding on Interstate 86 in the village of Horseheads Friday morning attempted to set himself and his car on fire.  Darren Desruisseaux is wanted in Pennsylvania for a...read more
Sparklers, poppers and cone fountains are legal on the Fourth of July in New York State, but not in every county and only in those counties where the local government permits it. As of this week, 29 ...read more
A 56 year old Millport man will spend the next 40 years in prison after being convicted of distributing and receiving child pornography.  An undercover agent with the U.S. Attorney's office down...read more
A 45 year old Watkins Glen woman faces up to three years in state prison after being accused of keeping nearly 200 prescription pills from nursing home residents where she worked. Lisa Clark is accuse...read more
The Yates County Sheriff's Office and the National Weather Service in Binghamton have issued a frost advisory, effective from midnight tonight until 8AM, Thursday morning.  The advisory means tha...read more
A former highway superintendent in Chemung County will spend six months in jail after admitting to stealing from the town he served. 60-year-old Roger Burlew served as Town of Erin Highway Superintend...read more
Elmira Police have charged three men for an alleged attack and robbery, early Monday morning, of a Totem Taxi driver on North Main Street in the city. Police say the three suspects -- Reece Brewer, D...read more
A 40 year old man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday night in Elmira.  According to police, the train was traveling north, crossing the railroad bridge over the Chemung River near West Se...read more
A 30 year old Chemung County man faces up to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiring to steal from a health care benefit program.  Paul Harnas, Junior, a member of ...read more
Starting this month, Big Flats residents have access to superior high-speed internet for around $50 a month through a fiber optic line provided by Empire Access. This comes as a first for Chemung Co...read more
Support for area farmers has emerged as a touchstone issue in the state's new budget with a whole crop of farmer friendly provisions targeted at the state's farming industry.  According to State ...read more
Some major economic news was announced on Monday in the form a $500,000 grant issued to the Southern Tier Startup Alliance, a collaboration between Binghamton University, Cornell University, Corning I...read more
A bi-partisan Medicare reform bill, passed by the House last week, is good news for rural hospitals in the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes and for their senior patients who depend on Medicare. ...read more
State Senator Tom O'Mara, newly-appointed to the Senate Task Force on Workforce Development, says the emphasis needs to shift from job-creating tax cuts to retraining workers to qualify for hard-to-fi...read more
A popular packaged food product is being recalled because it might contain small pieces of metal and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier has issued an urgent advisory to those who received the product ...read more
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A bipartisan group of 114 state legislators, organized by state Senator Tom O’Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano, joined county and town highway superintendents and other local leaders from acr...read more
A 20 year old Elmira man has been arrested after police seized a stolen Uzi assault weapon, a stolen handgun, two pounds of marijuana, and a large sum of U.S. currency and packaging materials Friday. ...read more
The Elmira man who was convicted of murdering a Chautauqua County couple will spend at least 50 years in prison. Davide Coggins was sentenced in a Chautauqua County courtroom to 50 years to life Monda...read more
State Police have arrested a Hammondsport man for allegedly stealing a car. Dewane Burdick is accused of stealing a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Elmira Police Department and recovered ...read more
Two offices combine to pull out a dentist invoicing false dental care for inmates at 26 correctional facilities in upstate New York and the Finger Lakes region including Livingston, Cayuga, and Elmi...read more
A 41 year old Elmira man has pleaded guilty in a federal court to a charge of producing child pornography.  Elmira Police learned of Shannon Lewis, who harbored at-risk minors that ran away from ...read more
A 45 year old Horseheads man was arrested Monday on a petit larceny charge after an incident that occurred in the village of Penn Yan. Brent Strobridge is accused of opening a package inside of a Penn...read more
A 32 year old Elmira man has been arrested in connection with the theft of the Mark Twain bronze plaque taken from an Elmira cemetery in December.  Daniel Ruland was arrested after Elmira Police ...read more
Very few details are known at this time, but State Police and the Horseheads Police Department are investigating the death of an infant that occurred Tuesday night in the Chemung County village. The i...read more
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Thurday morning at 10AM, in the Horseheads Holiday Inn Express, will hold a much anticipated Issues Conference on a  controversial pro...read more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [audio:FoodBa...read more
Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, who was Rob Astorino's running mate in last November's gubernatorial election, is planning to run for a statewide office. Moss, a Republican, says he's exploring h...read more
A 44 year old Elmira man will spend the next 8 years in prison after being convicted on federal charges of conspiracy to import and distribute narcotics.  Ronald Tuttle imported hundreds of gram...read more
A 28 year old Elmira woman has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing more than two thousand dollars from an elderly Corning man she was taking care of.  Tara Girardi is a home h...read more
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A group opposed to casinos in New York state has urged state gambling officials not to grant a license to a facility in the state's Southern Tier. The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to ...read more
A Corning man has been indicted by a Chemung County grand jury on two felony counts of aggravated cruelty to animals in connection with alleged incidents that occurred in November. Erik Miller is accu...read more
A 20 year old Elmira man has been arrested by Schuyler County Sheriff's Deputies on sexual abuse charges.  Stephen Benting was charged with felony sexual abuse along with misdemeanor charges of f...read more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that we...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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