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Murder suspect hit, injured sergeant at Wayne jail

Deputies say a murder suspect at the Wayne County Jail hit and injured a corrections sergeant while being transferred to another portion of the facility late last month. The incident took place on September 25th when Knowledge Couser, 21, took a swing at the sergeant, hitting him in the temple. Before being subdued, Couser is said to have taken a... more

Bengals hand Bills second loss of the season, 20-16

The Buffalo Bills offense didn’t have enough firepower to capitalize on a strong effort from their defense as they dropped their second game of the season to the Bengals on a rainy day in Cincinnati on Sunday. FingerLakes1.com will have a full recap later tonight… Boxscore & Stats from CBSsports.com Highlights & Recap at BuffaloBills.com Cincinnati’s defensive unit is not... more

Yankees drop game 2 to Tribe in 13 innings

Yan Gomes’ RBI single scored Austin Jackson as the Indians rallied for a thrilling 9-8 walk-off win in 13 innings over the Yankees on Friday night to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-five American League Division series presented by Doosan. This one had a little bit of everything, making for a memorable Game 2. The fans shook Progressive... more

Auburn downtown plan loses to Cortland in $10 million state competition

For the second year, Auburn’s efforts to win a state competition for millions of dollars in downtown improvement funding has come up short. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the city of Cortland has won the 2017 Downtown Revitalization Initiative contest for the central New York region. That city’s winning application will bring $10 million in state funding for a... more

Sheriff: Seneca Falls man faces felony identity theft charges

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce reports the arrest of a Seneca Falls man following an identity theft investigation. Investigators say Adam W. Spinner, 46, of Seneca Falls was arrested on Monday after allegedly forging an online application for a credit card in someone else name, obtaining that credit card, and using it on multiple purchases in the Seneca Falls area.... more

Burdett to get new $2.83M fire station, village offices

The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development has approved a loan for $2.83 million with an accompanying grant of $211,000 to the Village of Burdett to build a fire station and village offices. Congressman Tom Reed made the announcement this week. The Rural Development funds will assist the village to construct a 10,000 square foot building that will house... more

State lawmakers propose banning purchase of bump-fire stocks in NY

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, state lawmakers are rallying behind a bill that would ban the type of device that accelerates the firing rate of a semi-automatic weapon. A bipartisan proposal announced Thursday would make bump-fire stocks illegal. This bill would close any loopholes that now allow people to purchase and possess what... more

Two airlifted from September motorcycle crash in Lodi

Deputies in Seneca County responded to the intersection of State Route 414 and Rhodes Rd. in Lodi for a mulit-vehicle accident with injuries on September 24th, according to Sheriff Tim Luce. Adam D. Smith, 29, of Pennsylvania was traveling in a 2005 Harley Davidson Motorcycle traveling north on Rt. 414 when he struck the rear of a Dodge van truck,... more

Weekend will feature rain and sun in FLX

Friday will feature tapering rain, which will give way to mostly cloudy conditions. While the region is not expected to see extreme amounts of rain, the rainfall coming will be welcomed. The weekend will deliver much of the same with a good mix of rain showers and sun. Here’s what FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil had to say about this... more

Sen. Pam Helming to hold mobile office hours in Cayuga County

State Sen. Pam Helming announced two upcoming mobile office events, including one in Cayuga County. Helming, R-Canandaigua, will hold mobile office hours from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at Springport Free Library, 171 Cayuga St., Union Springs. Later this month, she has scheduled a similar event from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Wood Library,... more

Cayuga woman charged with DWAI-drugs after Rt. 89 crash

Deputies arrested a Cayuga woman following a personal injury crash that took place on State Rt. 89 on September 20th in the Town of Fayette. Barbara L. Deangelis, of Fayette was charged with DWAI-drugs after an accident where she went off the road, into a ditch, striking a culvert. Deputies say her vehicle overturned in the process. She suffered minor... more

Sheriff Virts gives October update

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What is Domestic Violence? Domestic violence is one person’s use of a variety of tactics to control another person in an intimate relationship. Does your partner: Hit, punch, slap, kick, shove or bite you?  Threaten to hurt you or your children? Abuse or threaten to harm pets?  Have sudden outbursts of anger or rage?... more

Canandaigua man accused of selling cocaine throughout city

Police in Canandaigua arrested a 22-year-old Canandaigua resident after an investigation into cocaine sales in the city. According to police, Robert Northrup, 22, of Canandaigua was charged with third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance after he was found to have sold cocaine in the city on multiple occasions. He was processed, and is now being held at the Ontario... more

Police: Penn Yan woman issued $965 in bad checks

Penn Yan police arrested a village woman after issuing nearly $1,000 in bad checks in one week. Police say Tia L. Sheldon, 30, of Penn Yan was charged with eight counts of issuing a bad check after issuing several checks with insufficient funds over the course of six days in August. The eight checks totaled $965, according to police. The... more

Sheriff: Driver had BAC of .33 near time of Ontario crash

Deputies in Wayne County arrested a Webster man following a one-car crash that happened this summer. Jamie C. Smith, 25, of Webster was arrested following an investigation into an accident that took place on July 23rd. According to investigators, Smith was traveling at a high rate of speed on Furnace Rd. in Ontario when he failed to reduce his speed... more

Police: Canandaigua man sold marijuana throughout city

Police say on October 3rd around 2:30 pm a 16-year-old Canandaigua resident following an investigation into marijuana sales within the city. The Canandaigua Police Department worked with the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, and charged Jimmy Dang, of Canandaigua with second-degree criminal sale of marijuana. Dang is accused of selling marijuana on several different occasions while in the City of Geneva.... more

Webster teacher accused of recording students changing in bathroom pleads guilty

A Webster teacher who was arrested after police say he recorded two students changing in a bathroom has pleaded guilty. Terrance Hoctor, 44 of Webster, pleaded guilty to unlawful surveillance on Thursday. He was originally charged with two counts of unlawful surveillance and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Police say they were alerted on March 4 about an... more
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