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Wolcott man pleads guilty to additional child porn charges: Could spend decades in prison

Wolcott man pleads guilty to additional child porn charges: Could spend decades in prison
A convicted sex offender from Wayne County faces more prison time after pleading guilty to distributing child pornography before U.S. District Court Judge Charles Siragusa. U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced that 37-year-old Jacob Ritchie, ... more
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Moravia man who harassed his ex-wife repeatedly could spend 28 years in prison

Staffing shortage forces closure of two housing units at Seneca County Jail
A Moravia man faces up to 28 years in prison after repeatedly violating court orders to stay away from his ex-wife. Raymond Decker, 57, was found guilty of six counts of aggravated family offense, which ... more
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Family of teen who died at Bristol Mountain sues over fall: Says operators should have blocked off olympic slope

Bristol Mountain starts making snow, says it will be ready for start of season
A lawsuit has been filed by the mother of a Syracuse-area sutdent who was killed in a skiing accident at Bristol Mountain last winter. Lisa Cuomo, a Manlius resident, said in court filings that her ... more
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Jury finds former county manager John Sheppard guilty in Waterloo Village Court

Jury finds former county manager John Sheppard guilty in Waterloo Village Court
It took more than five hours of deliberation, but the former county manager of Seneca County has been found guilty of official misconduct. A six-person Waterloo Village Court jury deliberated for more than five hours ... more
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Nexo Capital: New York joins lawsuit against crypto investment firm claiming it lied to customers

Cryptocurrency: Are Shiba Inu and Dogecoin going to crash?
New York State has joined a lawsuit filed against a cryptocurrency investment firm. The state's Attorney General's Office announced that it joined seven other state regulators in a lawsuit against Nexo Incorporated and Nexo Capital ... more
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Attorney General James sues cryptocurrency platform for operating illegally and defrauding investors

Circuit Court rejects Exxon Mobil’s attempts to sue New York
New York Attorney General Letitia James joined seven state securities regulators in suing cryptocurrency companies Nexo Inc. and Nexo Capital Inc. (Nexo), for failing to register with the state as securities and commodities brokers or dealers ... more
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Former bank in Macedon serves as updated Town Court building

Former bank in Macedon serves as updated Town Court building
The Town of Macedon has a new court building. The Town announced the opening of its first standalone Town Court building, located at 1890 State Route 31 in Macedon. During the COVID-19 state of emergency, ... more
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Court battle over Local Law 3, Seneca Meadows to continue on November 1st

Seneca Meadows, Ontario landfills to be approached by Auburn in two years
The dispute over Local Law No. 3 in Seneca Falls is headed back to court. State Supreme Court Justice Dan Doyle has granted a motion from Doug Zamelis to include a new affirmative defense that ... more
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Auburn drug dealer who attacked man with a machete will spend years in prison

Geneva man has manslaughter conviction overturned, will get new trial
An Auburn man who attacked and robbed an illegal drug sale competitor in Cayuga County is headed to prison. Vincent Deangelis, 44, of Auburn was among a handful of people involved in a robbery and ... more
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Geneva man convicted of trafficking cocaine, other drugs from California sentenced to 17+ years in prison

Manhunt subject pleads guilty after Willard Drug Treatment incident
A convicted felon from Geneva is headed back to prison. This time for his role in a cocaine trafficking ring. Prosecutors in Ontario County say Rudolph “Rudy” Brumfield, 36, was convicted of felony gun and ... more
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Corning: Second brother sentenced in 2019 meth lab fire

Corning: Second brother sentenced in 2019 meth lab fire
Another brother has been sentenced for a 2019 meth lab fire that resulted in the death of their 82-year-old grandmother. Jarrett Gause, 36, of Corning, was sentenced to 364 days in the Steuben County Jail ... more
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Trump sued by New York AG Letitia James: Seeks to bar him from serving as officer of any corporation

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Former President Donald Trump, three of his children, and his company are being sued by New York Attorney General Letitia James. An array of claims are made inside the filings, which were made public on ... more
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Attorney General James sues Donald Trump for years of financial fraud

Circuit Court rejects Exxon Mobil’s attempts to sue New York
New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, senior management, and involved entities for engaging in years of financial fraud to obtain a host of economic benefits ... more
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Arcadia contractor pleads guilty after taking money, not completing work in Ontario County

Mennonite farmer pleads guilty to shooting-and-killing neighbor’s dog in Yates County
A Wayne County contractor has pleaded guilty to one count of petit larceny after being accused of grand larceny earlier this year. Kevin Hall, of Arcadia, pleaded guilty to the charge in Phelps Town Court ... more
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Geneva Foundry: $42M settlement for local couple driven down to $3M

Geneva City Council Revisits Budget Deletions And  Returns $8,700 For Foundry Voucher Program And $2,500 For Colony Care Givers
A local couple who had been awarded more than $42 million in damages related to the city of Geneva's handling of the Geneva Foundry will get much less than anticipated. According to court documents examined ... more
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Attorney General James calls for investigation into Puerto Rico energy provider

Attorney General James calls for investigation into Puerto Rico energy provider
New York Attorney General Letitia James urged federal authorities to investigate the energy situation in Puerto Rico, and the energy provider LUMA Energy, LLC. Attorney General James noted that five years after Hurricanes Irma and ... more
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Waterloo man sentenced 5+ years in prison for selling drugs

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A 24-year-old was sentenced in Seneca County Court to more than five years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony count of criminal sale of a controlled substance. Joshua Rotondo, 24, was accused of ... more
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Cayuga County jail inmate population on the rise, Sheriff cites several factors

Cayuga County jail inmate population on the rise, Sheriff cites several factors
The inmate population at the Cayuga County Jail has been on the rise this summer. Boarding federal prisoners brings the county revenue Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck says the inmate population was 160 as of ... more
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Lyons man who tried hitting vehicle head-on found guilty

Abortion: Doctor investigated over privacy laws and 10-year-old rape victim cleared
Prosecutors say a Lyons man who purposely hit another car with his vehicle has been convicted in Wayne County Court. Tylor Felix was found guilty of second-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a ... more
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