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LATEST: Two remain hospitalized, one unconscious after domestic incident on Saturday

Stabbings on Chapin Street in Seneca Falls
SUNDAY UPDATE: Two remain hospitalized after domestic incident in Seneca Falls Police provided an update late-Sunday afternoon as the investigation into a stabbing and domestic incident continued. On Saturday around 10:55 a.m. the Seneca Falls Police Department responded to an address on Garden Street for the report of a domestic incident between a male and female in an apparent parking... more

Wilmot family sells out of del Lago; Peninsula Pacific takes over as sole owner

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The Wilmot family is getting out of the casino business. This week the Tyre Town Board unanimously approved a resolution, paving the way for Peninsula Pacific to take over as sole owner of Del Lago Resort & Casino, located in Tyre. In a statement, Tom Wilmot Sr. said this is an opportunity that will have long-term benefits for all owners,... more

Governor Cuomo wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

Gov’t wants a new 911-like number just for suicide hotline
With suicides on the rise , the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach. Once implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help. Currently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline uses a 10-digit number, 800-273-TALK (8255). Callers are routed to one of 163 crisis centers, where counselors answered 2.2 million calls last year. A law... more

Wayne County woman finds dead body in her truck in Niagara County

Dead body found in back of Wayne County woman’s pickup truck
Officials say that a woman who was on her way for a weekend camping trip discovered a dead body in the back of her pickup truck in Niagara County. Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies say the woman, who had departed from Wayne County Friday morning to go to campgrounds in Niagara County, had stopped in Wright’s Corners to shop for groceries... more

Syracuse basketball slams Siena Select, 115-56 (full coverage)

Syracuse basketball slams Siena Select, 115-56 (full coverage)
Syracuse cruised to its third straight victory on its tour of Italy, defeating the Siena Select team Saturday afternoon 115-56 inside the Palazzetto Men’s Sana. The Orange played the best basketball of the trip here Saturday. SU arrived at the arena earlier than its previous two games and players had already worked up a healthy sweat by game time. The... more

Provenzano says he ‘cares deeply’, wants power restored to mobile home park in Lyons

Canalside owner speaks out on getting power back to mobile home park in Lyons
With the Canalside Mobile Home Park in Lyons still in the dark, the owner of the property is finally speaking out. “There’s no way that any human being would wish this upon anybody,” says Phil Provenzano of EPCP Properties. Provenzano says he’s been working non-stop over the past four weeks trying to restore power. There have been roadblocks, namely parts... more

Bath man accused of forging checks, selling man’s car without consent

Bath man accused of forging checks, selling man’s car without consent
A Steuben County man is facing a slew of charges after stealing and forging checks – in addition to selling another person’s vehicle without their consent. Terence Vang, 56, is facing multiple charges including criminal possession of a forged instrument, forgery, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. Additional charges are said to be pending. State Police say an... more

Two years later, an Ithaca woman is still missing

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Sunday, August 18th, marks two years since Nicole Marranca was last seen in Ithaca. Her family still holds out hope that they will someday find her, or at least get answers about why she suddenly disappeared. “We still know absolutely nothing,” Kelley Marranca, a family member, said Thursday. “It’s frustrating. It’s upsetting. I just think somebody knows something.” Nicole Dawn... more

Local researchers using drones and rovers to increase resiliency in agriculture

Local researchers using drones and rovers to increase resiliency in agriculture
Cornell University has been using Musgrave Research Farm to conduct studies for the past 80 years. Recently they’ve added something new: Digital technology. They are using new technology and working with the United States Department of Agriculture to create resiliency in the field. A massive drone and a rover aren’t just responsible for taking pictures. They’re collecting data, saving money... more

NY issues health advisory after 11 cases of pulmonary disease linked to vaping

NY issues health advisory after 11 cases of pulmonary disease linked to vaping
A new advisory was issued Friday from the New York State Department of Health about pulmonary disease linked to vaping products. Health care providers were notified after 11 reported cases of pulmonary disease who used vaping products in New York. Of those 11 cases, eight were in Western New York. People who vape and develop concerning respiratory symptoms are advised... more

Webster man accused of breaking into Wayne County home in July

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The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Webster man on felony charges following the investigation of a July 25th incident in the Town of Williamson. According to deputies, Joshua Rivera, 25, was arrested upon release from the Monroe County Jail on unrelated charges. He was charged with criminal mischief, burglary, criminal contempt, and aggravated family offense in... more

Deputies say Palmyra man threatened child during domestic incident

Deputies: Palmyra man accused of breaking window, threatening child during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Palmyra resident on multiple charges following a domestic incident. According to deputies, Joshua T. Bondell, 29, was charged with criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child after a domestic incident. Deputies say that Blondell broke a window following a verbal argument with a female, and then threatened... more

Two juveniles arrested for calling in fake threat to Cortland Walmart

Two juveniles arrested for calling in fake threat to Cortland Walmart
Two juveniles have been arrested for creating a panic at the Walmart in Cortland by saying someone in the store had a gun. A Walmart employee received two phone calls Saturday night saying someone with a gun had entered the store. The Cortland County Sheriff’s Office as well as Cortland and State Police responded and evacuated the property. It caused... more

Deputies: Wolcott man accused of taking wife’s keys, leaving her stranded in Wayne County

Deputies: Wolcott man accused of taking wife’s keys, leaving her stranded in Wayne County
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Wolcott resident following an investigation into a domestic incident. That incident occurred on Friday around 2 p.m., according to deputies. Heath Roberts, 38, was charged with petit larceny and criminal contempt after entering his wife’s vehicle without permission – taking the keys – and running down the road. According to... more