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SUSPECTS CAUGHT: Waterloo liquor store robbery executed by duo from Rochester, Geneva

Two suspects have been arrested after a multi-day investigation into a robbery that took place at Abby’s Wine and Spirits on State Rt. 5&20 in Waterloo. The Waterloo Police Department responded to the liquor store for a robbery in progress, and when they arrived it was learned that a male had entered the store wearing a black mask covering his... more

Cayuga County abandons old stretch of Aurelius road

An Aurelius road to nowhere will be taken off the county books and abandoned for good. Blanchard Road, a stretch of highway that runs east and west between Routes 5 and 20, was relocated by the state Department of Transportation as part of work on that intersection in 2003. The project left an approximately 500-foot portion of the former Blanchard... more

Opening day: Stocked trout boost angler chances

Fishing enthusiasts who have been cooped up all winter will be out in force Saturday for opening day of trout season in New York. Many of those hopefuls will flock to the banks of legendary Catharine Creek and other Finger Lakes tributaries for a shot at hooking a giant spawning rainbow trout. For people who aren’t into standing elbow-to-elbow with... more

State budget talks stalled over youth-offender debate

While the average New Yorker could probably name a dozen or more places where they’d expect lawmakers to get hung up around the state budget deadline — this reason might not be quite as ‘expected’. Then again, those who have been following this story closely understand how important the issue remains for the state. Proposals to try 16- and 17-year-old... more

Canandaigua man who threatened to ‘shoot up’ VA hospital pleads guilty to federal charges

A Canandaigua man who has been in custody since July 14th, 2016 for threatening to shoot up a Veterans Affairs hospital in Albany pleaded guilty to threatening to use a submachine gun to kill people at the facility. Robert Seifert, of Canandaigua pleaded guilty on Friday to the charge of making an interstate threat to injure another. He admitted to... more

Spotlight on affordable child care after Eastview Mall employees arrested for leaving children alone

A polarizing story that started in Victor has continued to make headlines, now as a GoFundMe page was setup for the victims’ who were arrested at Eastview Mall. Jean Seide and Bilaine Saint are accused of leaving their children — ages 8, 6, and their one-month-old infant unsupervised inside an employee access hallway at the mall. The two work maintenance... more

Three injured, service dog killed in multi-vehicle crash in Ontario Co.

Three people were injured and a service dog was killed in a three-car crash that happened in Ontario County on Thursday. According to a press release from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office the three-vehicle wreck involved a tractor-trailer, an SUV, and a pickup truck. Deputies say Darryl E. Richardson, 50, of Rome was driving a 2016 tractor-trailer west on Taylor... more

March ends with a rainy day in the FLX

It’s going to be a soggy, dreary Friday in the Finger Lakes. Rain will dominate the forecast as temperatures struggle to climb throughout the day. The rain should taper off by evening hours, but that will leave plenty of time for the region to feel a long, soaking rainfall. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil had this to say on Friday... more

Residents on edge over Lake Ontario shore damage

March’s fierce storms devastated parts of the Lake Ontario shoreline, in the process freshening anger about high water and the new government plan to regulate the lake’s levels. As one storm after another battered the shoreline, waves ate away large chunks of the shoreline in some places, residents say, and battered breakwalls and other shoreline structures. A pair of narrow... more

3rd to 5th graders will participate in Women’s Right to Run 5K

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elementary School site of Girls on the Run has selected the Women’s Right to Run 5K event to culminate its season on May 13 in Seneca Falls, the birthplace of the women’s rights movement. The second annual Women’s Right to Run, which will have both 5K and 19K courses, will fundraise once again for the National... more

Sentence upheld in Auburn murder case; Brahney to serve 54 years

Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann announced that the Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed the conviction and sentence of Ryan Brahney, a convicted murderer. On October 4th, 2015, Brahney was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder, two counts first-degree burglary, two counts of first-degree criminal contempt, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He murdered Bridget Bell, who was 29-years-old... more

Best trout streams in the Finger Lakes

New York can justly lay claim to having some of the world’s best trout streams flowing within its borders, and at least a couple of those fishing holes are located in the Finger Lakes Region. Would you believe that the trout fishing around here is so good that the majority of anglers who frequent them no longer feel the need... more

Deputies: Clyde man fled police after domestic incident

Deputies in Wayne County say a 21-year-old Clyde resident fled authorities after an investigation into a domestic incident. Jordan P. Colbert, 21, of Clyde was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal trespass, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle. The arrest stems from an investigation... more

Seneca Falls woman accused of selling crack in Junius

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the Narcotics Unit recently arrested a Seneca Falls woman after an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine in Junius. Dorothy C. Taylor, 41, of Seneca Falls was charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count of criminal sale of a controlled substance — both in the third... more

Legislator Rich John will run for re-election in Tompkins County

It’s the time of year when politicians begin committing to running in the fall. Legislator Rich John, who represents District 4 in Tompkins County, has announced he will run for re-election. John was elected to Tompkins County Legislature as a write-in candidate in 2015 after filling a vacancy. IthacaVoice.com: Read More more
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