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Auburn man charged after domestic incident

An Auburn man was arrested by police following an investigation into a domestic incident on Sheridan Street. Police say the incident took place on Sunday around 3:15 a.m. when authorities were called to the scene ... more
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REPORT: Auburn prison guard suspended since August accused of waterboarding inmates, vicious assaults

REPORT: Auburn prison guard suspended since August accused of waterboarding inmates, vicious assaults
An Auburn prison guard has been accused of waterboarding two inmates and brutally beaten ghtem in their genitals in two separate incidents, according to a report by New York Daily News. Lt. Troy Mitchell, a ... more
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Girls are princesses for a day at Fingerlakes Mall in Aurelius

Girls are princesses for a day at Fingerlakes Mall in Aurelius
Over 100 princesses held court at the Fingerlakes Mall in Aurelius Saturday. The Princess for a Day event event featured young girls decked out as either royalty from Disney films or in their own regal ... more
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‘Keep on plowing’: Auburn plow drivers keep roads clear for residents

'Keep on plowing': Auburn plow drivers keep roads clear for residents
Dale Smith is always alert. From the driver's seat of his 27-ton city plow truck, his eyes bounce between watching what's in front of him on the road and looking in his mirrors for what's ... more
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Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 26-year-old woman

Cayuga County Sheriff's Office searching for missing 26-year-old woman
The Cayuga County Sheriff's Office is searching for a missing Town of Brutus woman Thursday evening. Deputies said Ashley Vroman,26, was reported missing by a family member. Vrooman lives in the County Line Trailer Park ... more
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Projects identified for Auburn’s 2018-2019 block grant program

Projects identified for Auburn's 2018-2019 block grant program
The city of Auburn identified 12 areas in the community that will benefit from its 2018-2019 Community Development Block Grant funding from the federal government. The funding, which the city has received from the U.S ... more
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Man sentenced for attempted rape, possessing child porn in Cayuga County

A 35-year-old man will spend the next two years in prison for attempted rape and possessing an obscene sexual performance by a child in the village of Weedsport. Jason Stein was one of 11 people ... more
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FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your week & look ahead to the weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Round-up your week & look ahead to the weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a wrap up of the week in the Finger Lakes, the latest on today's winter storm, and a look at your weekend ahead. Find out how ... more
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Auburn man taken into custody after crashing into Famous Footwear

Police say an Auburn man with an extensive history with law enforcement drove through a storefront on Grant Avenue — and then exited the same way. Joshua LaClair, 31, was charged with second-degree unlicensed operation ... more
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Auburn woman struck multiple times by vehicles, deputies say

Auburn woman struck multiple times by vehicles, deputies say
Investigators say four vehicles struck an Auburn woman on Route 298 Thursday night, fatally wounding the 26-year-old. Deputies identified Heather Lardeo as the victim of the February 1 accident, which happened near East Taft Road ... more
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Auburn Comptroller Laura Wills resigns; city begins search for replacement

Auburn Comptroller Laura Wills resigns; city begins search for replacement
A search is underway to replace Auburn Comptroller Laura Wills. City Manager Jeff Dygert announced Thursday that Wills will be leaving her position with the city "on very good terms" for a job closer to ... more
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Freedom Recreational Services merges with ARISE

Freedom Recreational Services merges with ARISE
Two central New York nonprofit organizations that provide services for people with disabilities have merged. Auburn-based Freedom Recreational Services for Youth with Disabilities has become a part of ARISE, an Independent Living Center serving people ... more
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THE LOVING CUP: India Cheema-Dow & John Dow of Auburn (podcast)

THE LOVING CUP: India Cheema-Dow & John Dow of Auburn (podcast)
This week Katie welcomes India Cheema-Dow & John Dow of Auburn to talk about their marriage, their businesses, and the many reasons why they are grateful for each other on the Loving Cup Podcast.  ... more
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Cayuga County man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 12-year-old girl

Cayuga County man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 12-year-old girl
A 32-year-old man has admitted having oral sex with a preteen girl in the town of Genoa. Ira Thresher, of 8752 Route 90, Genoa, pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Court Tuesday to one count of ... more
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Generators, heaters brought in after power outage at assisted living facility in Auburn

Generators, heaters brought in after power outage at assisted living facility in Auburn
Portable generators, heaters and extra blankets had to be brought to an Auburn assisted living facility after the power went out in the midst of bitterly cold temperatures Friday afternoon. The Auburn Fire Department received ... more
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Competitive eaters vie for the Golden Pierogi trophy in Auburn

Competitive eaters vie for the Golden Pierogi trophy in Auburn
Brian Hooper brought his lucky fork to help him eat 35 pierogies and win the men’s division of the Ukrainian National Club’s eighth-annual pierogi eating contest Saturday afternoon. Hooper powered down the potato-and-onion-filled dumplings in ... more
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‘Organized chaos’: An inside look at an Auburn pizzeria on Super Bowl Sunday

'Organized chaos': An inside look at an Auburn pizzeria on Super Bowl Sunday
Pizza and chicken wing orders on Super Bowl Sunday just might make for the busiest few hours in the year for a local pizza shop. Orders for the big game started trickling in last Tuesday, ... more
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Seward House Museum awarded $20K grant for Underground Railroad project

Seward House Museum awarded $20K grant for Underground Railroad project
The Seward House Museum in Auburn has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Network to Freedom, the museum announced in a news release. The money will be used for preservation, research and an exhibition ... more
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Auburn receives state grant to replace lead water line fixtures

The city of Auburn was recently awarded a grant from the state health department to fund the replacement of lead water fixtures in the city's water lines. Director of Municipal Utilities Seth Jensen said the ... more
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DOCCS: Cayuga Correctional Facility reforms solitary confinement, tests tablet initiative

DOCCS: Cayuga Correctional Facility reforms solitary confinement, tests tablet initiative
The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has announced its new and ongoing initiatives for 2018, and many of them actually take root in Cayuga County. In a budget hearing Tuesday, DOCCS' Acting Commissioner Anthony ... more
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Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close Sunday night

Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close Sunday night
The Lincoln Street parking lot in Auburn will permanently close at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4 to make way for the construction of the $10 million Equal Rights Cultural Heritage Center. Work to create a ... more
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