Dryden girl’s suspension for dress code violation lessened after mom’s Facebook video

Twenty-four hours after Freeville mom Erin Kidney posted a live video asking Facebook users how she should react to her 17-year-old daughter’s two-day suspension from school due to a dress code violation, she was inundated with opinions. And the suspension, the Kidneys were later told after the video had been posted, was lessened to one day, the school said the... more

Bills WR Zay Jones arrested after naked fight in LA apartment building

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones is under arrest after a bizarre fight in a Los Angeles apartment building on Monday. According to TMZ Sports, Jones was naked as he fought with his brother, Cayleb Jones of the Vikings. Footage of the fight acquired by TMZ shows Zay yelling “I’m going to fight for Jesus”. TMZ reports that witnesses said... more

Deputies: Lyons man took off his clothes after walking into strangers home

Deputies say a Lyons man was taken into custody and arrested after allegedly walking into a strangers home, and taking off his clothing. Henry McKenzie, 28, of Lyons was charged with bribery and criminal trespass. According to deputies, the Lyons man even attempted to bribe arresting officers with money to have all charges dropped. He was sent to the Wayne... more

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon spotted in Fairport

Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon was seen Saturday night at Mulconry’s Irish Pub in Fairport. The world-renowned comedian and former Saturday Night Live cast member is friends with the bar’s owner, Damien Mulconry. The two were celebrating the bar’s tenth anniversary. Check out some Tweets from around town Saturday night and Rochester area media reaction below… Jimmy Fallon spotted in... more

Mynderse high school students involved in mid-air scare on Air Canada flight

Multiple injuries have been reported after a plane carrying several Mynderse Academy high school students en route to San José, Costa Rica hit severe turbulence and had to return to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. The incident happened onboard an Air Canada Rouge flight at around 8 pm on Thursday in the air over the mid-eastern United States. Paramedics told Toronto media... more

Police: Auburn man damaged hotel with fire extinguisher

An Auburn man is facing criminal charges after police said he beat a hotel room door with a fire extinguisher and activated it. The Auburn Police Department said Martin D. Homick, 46, of 304 S. Seward Ave., intentionally beat on the door of a room in the Finger Lakes Inn early Tuesday, causing damage. He also allegedly activated the fire... more

Weedsport Fire Department rescues hawk

The Weedsport Fire Department rescued an injured Red-tailed hawk that was stuck in a trap, according to a release from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. On Sunday, Dec. 3, the DEC responded to a report of a hawk stuck in a tree off of Route 34 in the town of Cato. Environmental Conservation Officer Scott Sincebaugh found the bird... more

Police: Canandaigua man ID’d himself as FBI, groped another resident

The Canandaigua Police Department has made an arrest after a Canandaigua man allegedly posed as law enforcement and groped another person. On November 2nd at approximately 2:34 pm, officers arrested 45-year-old Michael T. Treese, for second-degree criminal impersonation and forcible touching. It is alleged that on September 27th at approximately 10:30 pm, Treese went into a business in the City... more

Sheriff: Williamson woman stole ‘Natty Daddys’ from local IGA

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Conda Gardner, 31, of Williamson after a larceny in progress was responded to at the Breen’s IGA store in Williamson. Deputies say that Gardner entered the store and selected a 6-pack of “Natty Daddys”, 25-ounce cans of Natural Light beer. After selecting them she passed all points of sale without paying... more

Romulus’ most famous son, actor Chris McDonald, charged with DWI in Los Angeles on Saturday night

Christopher McDonald, born in Romulus, NY,  has appeared in nearly 200 films, and is best known as Shooter McGavin, his legendary character in the golf film, “Happy Gilmore.” On Saturday night, McDonald was arrested for drunk driving in the Lake Arrowhead area of Los Angeles, according to a report from TMZ. The 62-year-old actor reportedly lost control of his Porsche... more

Police: Clifton Springs man steals car in Canandaigua, pursuit ensue on 490

On Thursday around 4:02 pm members of the Canandaigua Police Department, Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, and New York State Police arrested a 26-year-old Clifton Springs man on grand larceny and assault charges. According to police, Shane M. Wolff, 26, of Clifton Springs was charged with second-degree assault and third-degree grand larceny. He is accused of stealing a vehicle at approximately... more

Ithaca Police investigate reports of males looking into, lingering around East Hill apartments

The Ithaca and Cornell University Police Departments are investigating multiple reports of “suspicious activity” taking place in the East Hill neighborhood. According to a news release by the Ithaca Police Department, multiple accounts of “males peering into windows of apartments, entering apartments, and lingering in and around the locked entryway of apartment buildings” have been reported. IthacaJournal.com: Read More more

Kangaroo makes a break for it down Route 96 in Trumansburg

As Darlynne Overbaugh was driving home from work Monday, she thought she saw a deer in the corner of her eye by Route 96 in Trumansburg. “I said, ‘Oh no, it’s a deer,’ because those live in our area,” Overbaugh said. “But it wasn’t.” Not quite. The animal she saw is more typically spotted in Australia than Trumansburg: a kangaroo.... more

‘Dunkin Hortons’ is NOT coming to Auburn; it doesn’t even exist

On Sunday morning, many people passing the old Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop on Grant Avenue in Auburn might have noticed a new sign on the property, and they might have gotten their hopes up. The sign was attached to the top of a billboard set up by Flaum Management Co., the real estate agency that’s currently listing the... more

Bloomfield 911 caller claimed he had a shotgun pointed at him

Deputies say a 19-year-old East Bloomfield man was charged with falsely reporting an incident after he claimed that another individual had pointed a shotgun at him. Jacbo A. Gresty was charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident after a 911 call was placed, asserting that a disturbance on Stetson Rd. in Bloomfield involved someone pointing a shotgun at him. This... more

Whitney Point alligator caught by the DEC, taken to Animal Adventure Park

The alligator that was on the loose in Whitney Point has been caught by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The three foot, three inch long reptile was captured Saturday afternoon behind the fairgrounds in Whitney Point after being recently spotted in the area. Officials with the DEC say the alligator has been permanently placed at the Animal... more

Ovid man flees Waterloo accident and leads police on wild, high-speed chase

Seneca County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested an Ovid man on numerous charges after a vehicle pursuit on Wednesday night. Deputies responded at about 7:00 pm to Route 5, west of the Village of Waterloo, for a property damage accident in which a white pickup truck struck the rear of another pickup truck and then fled the scene. The white truck was... more
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