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One person charged, another in custody as Phelps homicide investigation continues

Suspicious death under investigation in Ontario County after body found along Rt. 96
One charged, another in custody as homicide investigation continues. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest as the homicide investigation in Phelps continues. Ontario Count Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Ontario County District Attorney James Ritts announced that one person had been arrested, and another was being held after the body of Jean Carlos-Rentas, 28, was found alongside State... more

FLX WEEKLY: Hypnotherapist Dani Turcotte in-studio & Jessica Lahr’s farewell show (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Hypnotherapist Dani Turcotte in-studio & Jessica Lahr’s farewell show (podcast)
Dani Turcotte is a hypnotherapist who is opening a business in Waterloo. She will be in-studio to help preview the upcoming August weekend in the Finger Lakes as Jessica Lahr says goodbye after 4 years of hosting FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com. . more

What Finger Lakes Residents Should Do To Prepare For Fall And Winter

What Finger Lakes Residents Should Do To Prepare For Fall And Winter
Fall and winter are right around the corner. Before you know it, the temperatures will begin dropping and the leaves still start changing color. This lets you know that Halloween will be here before you know it. After that, you’re going to be facing some dreadfully cold temperatures. After all, New York is one of the coldest states in the... more

Spectrum will carry the ACC Network when it launches

Spectrum will carry the ACC Network when it launches
The ACC Network will be available on Charter Spectrum when it launches, ESPN announced on Wednesday. The channel is set to launch on Aug. 22. The news came as Disney and ESPN announced a new multi-year agreement with Charter for the television provider to carry a wide array of its channels. The announcement provides clarity for Syracuse fans concerned they... more

Investigation continues after accused kidnapper posts bail in Cayuga County

Investigation continues after accused kidnapper posts bail in Cayuga County
Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck reports the arrest of a 27-year-old following a kidnapping investigation in the city of Auburn. Darnell Wilson, 27, of Auburn is accused of felony kidnapping, felony unlawful imprisonment, misdemeanor menacing, and misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon. Deputies say he arrived at a woman’s home in the city of Auburn, who was later discovered to... more

Rushville driver ticketed after striking two kids in busy Canandaigua crosswalk

Rushville driver ticketed after striking two pedestrians in crosswalk in Canandaigua
On August 13th at approximately 3:50 p.m., officers with the Canandaigua Police Department responded to South Main Street at Coy Street for the report of two children struck in a crosswalk by a vehicle.  A 7-year old male and a 9-year old female, both from Middlesex, were crossing South Main Street in the crosswalk with their grandmother when a vehicle... more

Syracuse throttles Oxygen Bassano in second game of Italy tour

Syracuse throttles Oxygen Bassano in second game of Italy tour
The Oxygen Bassano defender dogged Jalen Carey. He picked him up at about three-quarter court. And he stayed with Carey as the sophomore point guard navigated the floor, pushing toward the Syracuse offensive end. Carey stayed calm. He stayed collected. He dribbled the ball into the lane and lofted a jump shot that splashed through the rim. All of this... more

Victor man accused of biting, injuring person during altercation; arrested on felony charges

Victor man accused of biting, injuring person during altercation; arrested on felony charges
The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Victor resident on felony charges following an incident in Victor. Deputies say that Edward Garcia, 46, of Victor had even been convicted on similar charges earlier in the year. This time, Garcia was charged with aggravated family offense, criminal contempt, and assault following a physical altercation with another person.... more

Yankees make it 16 straight wins over Orioles

Yankees make it 16 straight wins over Orioles
With each jaw-dropping drive, Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres knew they were doing special things against the Orioles’ beleaguered staff. You’ll need to flip back to the days of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig to find a Yankees tandem that produced similar dominance. Sanchez belted his 10th home run off Baltimore pitching to power a 6-5 victory and complete a... more

Braves pounce on bullpen to take second straight from Mets

Braves pounce on bullpen to take second straight from Mets
Though the Braves have recently experienced frequent frustration with their bullpen, they have spent this season routinely damaging opponents with late-inning uprisings similar to the five-run seventh that gave them a 6-4 win over the Mets on Wednesday night at SunTrust Park. After Mets starter Steven Matz made an unexpected exit after batting in the top of the seventh, Seth... more

Canandaigua woman possessed cocaine, other drugs during traffic stop

Canandaigua woman possessed cocaine, other drugs during traffic stop
Deputies arrested a Canandaigua woman on felony drug charges after an incident in Manchester. Tiffany A. Boyd, 35, of Canandaigua was identified as the operator of a vehicle parked in the middle of State Street in Manchester on August 13th. Boyd showed signs of impairment and was placed in custody for driving while ability impaired. Further investigation yielded the discovery... more

Cayuga County Department of Public Works Director resigns unexpectedly, days after deputy’s firing

Cayuga County Department of Public Works Director resigns unexpectedly
The Cayuga County Department of Public Works, which includes the county’s highway, parks and trails, buildings and grounds, and weights and measures divisions, is now leaderless after both the director and deputy left recently, legislators announced Tuesday. Director of Public Works David Gardner resigned Tuesday afternoon, just a few days after firing Deputy Director Carl Martel last Thursday, legislators said... more

Officers, inmate involved in incident at Auburn Community Hospital

Officers, inmate involved in incident at Auburn Community Hospital
Sheriff Brian Schenck reports that on August 12th at approximately 9:30 p.m. an inmate at the Cayuga County Jail was transported by ambulance to Auburn Community Hospital after complaining of a medical condition. The inmate, identified as Justin McDeid, 29, formerly of Auburn was accompanied by Sheriff’s Custody Officers while outside the jail facility. While at the hospital McDeid initiated... more

Sex offender who removed monitor in Skaneateles transferred to prison

Sex offender who removed monitor in Skaneateles transferred to prison
The convicted rapist and kidnapper who removed a parole monitoring device in Skaneateles last month is back in state prison. Christopher Block entered a guilty plea to violating the conditions of his prior release during a parole revocation hearing held at the Onondaga County Justice Center on Aug 6. On Tuesday, he was transferred to Elmira Correctional Facility to begin... more

Construction creates more traffic around Ontario County Landfill

Construction creates more traffic around Ontario County Landfill
A county committee heard from a landfill engineer Monday on activity at the Ontario County landfill. Casella Waste Systems regional engineer Amy Dill showed recent photos from the landfill in the town of Seneca, explaining ongoing work — some routine, some tied to a landfill expansion project, and some based on recommendations of an odor control report. Hopewell Town Supervisor... more
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