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Troopers: Elmira man charged with DWI after early-morning traffic stop

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State police arrested a 37-year-old man from Elmira on charges of driving while intoxicated early Wednesday morning. According to a statement from the state police, troopers conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 86 in the ... more
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Addison man held on $10,000 bail after being charged with rape

Theft at Lyons gas station results in charges
A man was arrested for rape on January 23rd in the town of Horseheads, according to the New York State Police. Chevis G. Sargent, age 26, from Addison was arrested after an investigation into a ... more
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Unemployment rates across the Finger Lakes are among lowest in New York

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Unemployment rates across Upstate New York are historically low. Here in the Finger Lakes counties have reported some of the lowest jobless numbers of any in the state. The latest round of data released by ... more
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Heavy, wet snow blankets the region Wednesday afternoon; What can we expect next?

Difficult travel conditions
UPDATE at 6:38 pm - The entire region was impacted by heavy, wet snow that fell in measurable amounts between 2-7 inches from Buffalo to Albany Wednesday afternoon. Local temperatures are hovered just below the ... more
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Victim remains hospitalized after Big Flats stabbing: Suspect charged with attempted murder

Victim remains hospitalized after Big Flats stabbing: Suspect charged with attempted murder
Police have identified the victim of a stabbing that took place on January 20 in Big Flats as 29-year-old Joseph Hartford. He remains hospitalized at Robert Packer Hospital, but has been upgraded to stable condition ... more
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Driver charged with aggravated DWI after traffic stop in Elmira

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
On January 19th at around 1:30 a.m., state police from Wellsburg conducted a traffic stop on South Walnut Street in the city of Elmira for multiple vehicle and traffic law violations. During the stop, the ... more
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Troopers: Steuben man charged with DWI on UTV

Watkins Glen man arrested after attacking two people at Dunkin’
On January 20th state troopers from Bath conducted a traffic stop on a UTV on County Route 17 and Moss Hill Road in the town of Bradford. During the stop, troopers detected a strong odor ... more
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Horseheads man charged with contempt after violating court order

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State police arrested a Horseheads man following an investigation on January 18th. Around 6:51 p.m. troopers arrested Richard Fiore, 36, of Horseheads for violating an active order of protection. Details of the incident were not ... more
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Flu cases drop 50% across New York: How many cases are there in the Finger Lakes?

Flu cases drop 50% across New York: How many cases are there in the Finger Lakes?
Flu cases are still considered widespread across New York, but there's been a 50% reduction in total cases recently. The New York State Health Connector reported a significant decrease in confirmed flu cases. According to ... more
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NWS: Areas southeast of Finger Lakes will see greatest snowfall by Monday AM

NWS: Areas southeast of Finger Lakes will see greatest snowfall by Monday AM
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for a few counties in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. While no one will see heavy snow, light to moderate snow will overtake the ... more
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One charged with second-degree murder after Big Flats stabbing

Police investigate new stabbing 24 hours after shooting on Cascadilla St. in Ithaca
One person is in critical condition and a suspect in custody following an intense standoff that took place in Big Flats on Friday. Theodore C. Swan, 34, of Big Flats has been arrested and charged ... more
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State police arrest man for felony criminal contempt at Erwin Motel

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On Thursday, January 19th New York State Police in Painted Post responded to a harassment complaint at the Erwin Motel located at 806 Addison Road. Upon arrival, troopers were advised that there had been a ... more
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Police: Dump truck overturns, trapping two drivers

Police: Dump truck overturns, trapping two drivers
An accident occurred on West Water Street in Elmira on Thursday morning, when a dump truck rolled over and spilled dirt on a white car, trapping both drivers. The drivers were freed by emergency responders ... more
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Five officers injured in three separate incidents at Elmira Correctional Facility

Five officers injured in three separate incidents at Elmira Correctional Facility
Five officers were injured in three separate inmate attacks at Elmira Correctional Facility in the first two weeks of January. The first incident took place on Friday, January 6th when an inmate refused to get ... more
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Troopers: Drunk driver found unconscious at Byrne Dairy in Horseheads

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
On January 14th at approximately 12:17 a.m., state police out of Big Flats responded to the Bryne Dairy in the town of Horseheads for a report of an unresponsive male inside a vehicle. Upon arrival, ... more
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TSA says there’s been a significant increase in firearms confiscated at checkpoints in Upstate New York

Employment: Working here could earn you $1,000 for not calling in
The Transportation Security Administration has reported a significant increase in the number of firearms confiscated at airport security checkpoints in Upstate New York. In 2022, TSA officers stopped 23 handguns at Upstate New York airport ... more
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Timothy Dean: Elmira Southside grad, former Seneca Falls resident and ACC wrestling champion passes away at 62

Timothy Dean: Elmira Southside grad, former Seneca Falls resident and ACC wrestling champion passes away at 62
Timothy Donald Dean, 62, passed away peacefully at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pa. surrounded by his loving family on Monday, (January 9, 2023). Tim was born in Elmira, N.Y. on May 26, 1962, to ... more
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Lansing man faces charges after pursuit: Police say he’s a suspect in home invasion shooting

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On Friday, January 6th, the Ithaca Police Department arrested Lasalle D. Hargrove, 31, of Lansing, New York in connection with a December 30th home invasion shooting in the 100 block of Chestnut Street. Hargrove was ... more
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Officers hurt at Five Points, Elmira prisons after separate incidents involving inmates

Officers hurt at Five Points, Elmira prisons after separate incidents involving inmates
A pair of corrections officers were injured in separate incidents at Elmira and Five Points Correctional Facilities last week. On December 29th, an officer at Elmira Correctional Facility was punched multiple times in the face ... more
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