UPDATE: Waterloo pair airlifted from serious accident in Naples

Deputies have shed new light on the accident that shut down part of State Route 21 during the early-morning hours on Tuesday. It was an accident that resulted in two Waterloo residents being airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. Deputies say that around 4:06 am deputies along with the Naples Fire Department, Naples Ambulance, and Honeoye Ambulance responded to the area... more

Police: Auburn woman who injured 5 children in drunk driving crash again charged with DWI

An Auburn woman, described in 2014 as “the face of drug addiction” by the judge who sentenced her to prison for a drunk driving crash that injured five children, was charged with driving drunk in Auburn on Tuesday. Troopers out of the Auburn state police barracks reported that Michelle A. Andujar, 33, was charged Tuesday with felony driving while intoxicated,... more

Sheriff’s office investigating possible armed robbery at Aurelius farm

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday morning at a dairy farm in Aurelius. Employees at O’Hara Farms on Chamberlain Road were robbed at around 10 a.m., according to Cayuga County 911 dispatch. Initial reports indicated the assailants, a large black male and a white female with tattoos on her arms, were armed at the... more

Mets lose to Nationals by astounding 25-4 final

It was a case of unfortunate timing that the Mets’ 25-4 loss to the Nationals on Tuesday, the most lopsided defeat in franchise history, came mere hours after assistant general manager John Ricco discussed the team’s intention to compete for a playoff berth in 2019. Although a loss as bad as this portends little in terms of the team’s future... more

‘One bad night’: Owasco man sentenced for menacing family with shotgun

An Owasco man will spend the next six months in jail for menacing a family in what authorities deemed a “landlord-tenant dispute” last fall. At around 10:50 p.m. Nov. 5, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on North Road following reports of shots fired at the residence. At the time, the sheriff’s office said two males... more

Kicking out Charter Spectrum in New York called ‘pretty dramatic’

New York’s decision to try to kick out Charter Communications from New York was called an unprecedented step by analysts and experts who viewed the move as a way to force Charter to take more aggressive steps to expand its broadband network. On Friday, the state’s Public Service Commission voted in a hastily called meeting to revoke Charter’s license in... more

IPD SWAT Team finds fentanyl-laced heroin and handgun while serving search warrant

The Ithaca Police SWAT Team is accusing a 39-year-old Ithaca woman of possessing fentanyl-laced heroin and a handgun. The SWAT team served a search warrant at a home on the 500 block of Stewart Avenue at 6 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Police found the weapon and the drugs at Aisha Smith’s home. Police arrested Smith and transported her to the... more

Doubledays continue to roll with win over West Virginia Black Bears

For a third straight game, the Auburn Doubledays limited the opposition to a pair of runs in a single inning. The Doubledays pulled ahead with three runs in the third inning and held on for a 4-2 victory despite the West Virginia Black Bears plating a pair of runs in the fifth Tuesday at Falcon Park. “It’s just good baseball.... more

Deputies: Shortsville woman received $10K in assistance illegally

A 28-year-old Shortsville resident was arrested following an investigation into public assistance fraud in Ontario County. On July 25th Amanda Jo Tillman, 28, was arrested after failing to report the father of her child living with her for a time she was receiving public assistance. As result, Ontario County Department of Social Services determined that she received $10,058 that she... more

Auburn man sentenced to prison, ordered to pay nearly $15,000 for string of burglaries

Two months after his son was sentenced to prison, Patrick Langworthy received a similar fate for committing a string of burglaries in Cayuga County. Last summer, Langworthy and his son, John Munger, were arrested and charged with burglarizing several businesses in the county. Munger was ultimately charged with six felonies and five misdemeanors while Langworthy, 44, of Auburn, was charged... more

Zay Jones is at Fisher, but he still isn’t practicing with the Bills

Wide receiver Zay Jones continues to be somewhat invisible at Bills training camp, prolonging an absence that stretches back to the final gun of Buffalo’s AFC wild-card playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in January. Jones, the 2017 second-round pick, has not taken a single practice rep since before the Jacksonville game as he underwent labrum and knee surgery in... more

Poll: Cuomo leads Nixon by 31 points in Democratic primary for governor

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a 2-to-1 lead over activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in their Democratic primary election matchup, according to a new Siena College poll published Tuesday. Cuomo leads Nixon 60 to 29 percent among likely voters in the Sept. 13 primary, the poll found. Cuomo’s 31-point lead is down 4 percentage points from Siena’s last... more

State police veteran to be named next Trumansburg police chief

For the first time in more than 40 years, the Village of Trumansburg will hire a new police chief. Trumansburg’s Village Board will officially name New York State Trooper Bruce “Joe” Nelson as the next police chief during a monthly meeting on Aug. 13. The Village of Trumansburg Board of Trustees meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Village Hall.... more

Mentz manure lagoon work halted by DEC

The manure lagoon construction that caught Mentz residents by surprise last week has currently ceased progress due to a notice of violation issued by the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC had stated on July 24 that Hourigan Dairy Farm, which owns the land off of Maiden Lane Road in Mentz that the manure lagoon is being installed on,... more

Waterloo Premium welcomes Kate Spade store, H&M coming in August

Waterloo Premium Outlets is excited to welcome a new retailer. Now open, Kate Spade New York is known for their women’s handbags, ready-to-wear line, accessories and footwear. “We are excited to welcome kate spade new york to our center” said Daniella Conti, Director of Marketing & Business Development at Waterloo Premium Outlets. “This opening further exemplifies our commitment to providing... more

A sneak peek inside ‘The Hideout’ in Auburn, a safe place to play

There’s a new spot opening up in Auburn where you can go back in time and play old school video games, but it’s more than just technology. The “Hideout” in Auburn, located at 157 State Street, will open its doors Wednesday. It’s a place designed to give kids a safe place to play. Whether your mind is set on Pac... more
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