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Hate crime arrest made in connection to vandalism, arson in Steuben County

Hate crime arrest made in connection to vandalism, arson in Steuben County
Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 19-year-old Campbell resident following an investigation into multiple reports of vandalism, which contained racial epithets, as well as a complaint of arson. Trenton Storms, 19, was arrested after investigators observed two areas of burnt grass, destroyed grave markers, spray painted signs, roadway, bridges and vehicles. Some items were spray painted with racial... more

Campbell teen arrested for burglary, endangering child

Campbell teen arrested for burglary, endangering child
Ya’Sin Richardson, 19, of Campbell was arrested after a burglary during which he allegedly threatened someone with a gun. On Nov. 30, 2019, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police responded to the Campbell residence where Richardson “threatened a member of his family or household with what appeared to be a firearm, placed a child... more

Steuben woman made threats with a weapon during domestic

Campbell woman made threats with a weapon during domestic
A Campbell woman has been arrested on menacing charges after deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute in the town of Campbell. According to Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard, on October 31, deputies arrested Heaven L. Robertson, age 31. Through the investigation it is alleged that Ms. Robertson menaced a member of her family or household with a weapon. In... more

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to support continued growth in local digital content

FingerLakes1.com launches Patreon to continue growth in digital content
FingerLakes1.com has officially launched a Patreon Support model, for readers, viewers, and listeners who want to support our mission. For 20 years now, FingerLakes1.com has focused on delivering news and information in a unique, interactive way and on a relentless, 24/7. 365 day a year publishing schedule. Whether that’s live-streaming local high school basketball throughout the winter, or showcasing in-depth... more

Campbell man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges

Campbell man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter, DWI charges
A Campbell man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and DWI charges related to a crash that killed a local fire chief. Robert Neally, 42, of Campbell has pleaded guilty to second-degree vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges, according to The Corning Leader. Prosecutors say Neally had a BAC of 0.17 percent when the vehicle he was operating struck a motorcycle. They... more

Hakes Landfill, Town of Campbell, DEC sued over evidence of radiation

Hakes Landfill, Town of Campbell, DEC sued over evidence of radiation
The Sierra Club and others filed suit this week against Hakes C&D Landfill Inc. and Town of Campbell in a bid to block the privately-owned Steuben County landfill’s proposed expansion. Petitioners argue that both the town and the state Department of Environmental Conservation failed to take “hard look” at evidence of radium and radon in the landfill, as required under the State... more

Man stabs wife ‘multiple times’ in the neck, charged with attempted murder in Campbell

Man stabs wife ‘multiple times’ in the neck, charged with attempted murder in Campbell
Police say a 31-year-old Campbell man has been charged with attempted murder after he stabbed his wife in the neck several times Monday night. Nicholas Rideout is accused of stabbing his wife Sarah several times in the neck with a knife at their home on State Route 415 in Campbell. Rideout took off before police arrived. Police say he was... more

Police: Drunk driver fatally struck fire chief in Steuben County

Alleged drunk driver fatally struck fire chief in Steuben County
Campbell native Robert Neally, 42, now faces DWI and traffic charges following a fatal crash in Campbell. Criminal charges are pending, after Neally fatally struck Fire Chief,Terry Hill of Lindley Presho Fire Department. Hill’s funeral is set to take place Sunday, October 21 at the Lindley Community Church. Calling hours will be from 2-5 p.m. with the funeral service will... more

Hamlet of Campbell residents can now return to their homes (video)

Steuben County officials announced residents will be allowed to return to their homes in the hamlet of Campbell effective 5 p.m. but will not be allowed to enter until appropriate safety checks have taken place. County Manager Jack Wheeler said homes in the hamlet must be checked by Corning Natural Gas and other emergency responders for potential problems with utilities... more

Sheriff: Campbell sex offender was advertising to teach kids

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on Monday, December 18th members of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit arrested a Campbell man for failing to register properly as a sex offender. Vernon I. Vanzile III, 36, of Campbell was arrested for Failing to Register or Verify as a Sex Offender and Failure to Notify DCJS of Change... more

Man who struck State Trooper Craig Foglia in Steuben Co. charged

New York State Police announced today that the driver who struck Trooper Craig Foglia has been issued several traffic tickets in relation to that incident. Trooper Foglia was struck during a traffic stop on May 17 of this year off of I-86 West in the Town of Campbell. Foglia was released from the hospital back in July. The driver, 78... more

RELEASED: Trooper badly injured in wreck along I-86 goes home after lengthy stay at Strong

The State Trooper who was critically injured in a serious crash along I-86 in Campbell in May has been released from the hospital. The good news came on Wednesday, nearly two months after the accident, which left the Trooper on a breathing tube. State Police confirmed that Trooper Craig Foglia was released from the hospital on Wednesday, and was met with... more

Campbell Kraft-Heinz Plant to Stay Open Under New Owner

The Kraft-Heinz Plant in Campbell will remain open, now under new ownership. That means 125 workers can now breathe a sigh of relief. Upstate Niagara has committed to invest $10 million to update and expand the plant. Senator Charles Schumer made the announcement Friday. Schumer says he and Governor Andrew Cuomo have worked tirelessly to keep the facility open since... more

Injured trooper off breathing tube, improving

The state trooper seriously injured in a traffic stop in Steuben County last week is improving. His condition has been upgraded from critical to guarded, according to Strong Memorial Hospital where Trooper Craig S. Foglia, is a patient. “The breathing tube was removed a couple days ago and I’ve been told, he’s slowly improving every day and we remain optimistic... more

Trooper critically injured in Steuben County, investigation into cause continues

State Police have released more information following a press conference on the State Trooper who was struck by another vehicle during a traffic stop on I-86 in Campbell. They say Trooper Craig Foglia, 45, pulled over a car on I-86 in Campbell when a pickup truck struck the rear of his vehicle. The accident happened at highway speed, so the... more

Hundreds of jobs in limbo as Steuben County plant seeks new ownership

More than 300 employees at the Kraft-Heinz plant in Campbell have been notified they will be terminated if a new owner for the plant cannot be found. Company officials say severance packages will be offered on May 26. Layoffs would continue in phases through the end of July. Kraft originally announced its intentions to close the plant in November 2015.... more
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