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

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

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

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 ... MORE
Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon spotted in Fairport

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

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 ... MORE
Police: Auburn man damaged hotel with fire extinguisher

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 ... MORE
Weedsport Fire Department rescues hawk

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 ... MORE
Police: Canandaigua man ID'd himself as FBI, groped another resident

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 ... MORE
Sheriff: Williamson woman stole 'Natty Daddys' from local IGA

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

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

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

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, ... MORE
Second alligator captured in Whitney Point

Second alligator captured in Whitney Point

See you later alligator? Not so fast. For the second time in a month, an alligator was captured in the Broome County village of Whitney Point on Monday, according to Animal Adventure Park and New York Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC ... MORE
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'Dunkin Hortons' is NOT coming to Auburn; it doesn't even exist

‘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 ... MORE
Kangaroo makes a break for it down Route 96 in Trumansburg

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 ... MORE
Scuba diver finds Amerks legend's Hall of Fame ring in Canandaigua Lake (video)

Scuba diver finds Amerks legend’s Hall of Fame ring in Canandaigua Lake (video)

“X” doesn’t always mark the spot. It’s not often that we get treasure hunting stories in sports, but this quest for buried gold in Canandaigua Lake certainly fits — like a perfectly-sized ring. “Right then and there I knew, here’s a significant ... MORE
Seneca Falls woman allowed 5-year-old to run unclothed through neighborhood

Seneca Falls woman allowed 5-year-old to run unclothed through neighborhood

On Wednesday at approximately 11:39 pm members of the Seneca Falls Police Department arrested a 31-year-old woman after they received the report of a young child running down a nearby street unsupervised, and without clothing. During the investigation, police determined that Shannon ... MORE
Ovid man flees Waterloo accident and leads police on wild, high-speed chase

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 ... MORE