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Asteroid has the possibility of hitting earth between the years 2135 and 2300

An asteroid has been determined to have a possible chance of crashing into Earth in the 22nd century. NASA has collected data on Asteroid Bennu and determined there is a 1 in 1,750 chance of ... more
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Man takes a bus, train, and plane from Canada to Buffalo in order to see his girlfriend

While the border closure between Canada and the United States is frustrating many, it is especially frustrating for a man from Ontario and his girlfriend from Buffalo. Oliver Collins, of Port Colborne, Ontario, traveled for ... more
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Emma Sroka of Auburn eliminated from Scripps Spelling Bee competition; made it to the top 30

Emma Sroka, 12, of Auburn was eliminated during the first round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee semifinals on Sunday. Sroka was one of the top 30 spellers in the semifinals this year after tying ... more
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Skeletal remains of an infant found buried in a yard in Albany County

Skeletal remains of a newborn baby were found buried in the yard of a home in Watervliet on Friday. Watervliet Police Chief Joseph L. Centanni has stated that maltreatment against children cannot be tolerated and ... more
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Finger Lakes Railway first short-line railroad in the state to upgrade infrastructure using steel ties

Locally based Finger Lakes Railway has become the first short-line railroad in New York State to upgrade key infrastructure using steel ties. As part of a project in its Geneva Yard, the 25-year-old carrier has ... more
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Finger Lakes Film Company films burning truck scene in downtown Geneva

The Finger Lakes Film Company filmed scenes for their movie, "The Eastern," in downtown Geneva early Monday morning. The intersections at Castle and Exchange Streets was closed for the filming of a controlled burn of ... more
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Horseheads High School alum is featured by the Navy for work on the USS Vermont

The US Navy is featuring a Horseheads native for work he's done aboard the USS Vermont. The USS Vermont is one of the world's most advanced nuclear-power submarines. Petty Officer 2nd Dustin Whitesell is a ... more
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Waterloo resident finally receiving mail at home after 2 years

After two years, David and Gail Fridley are having their mail delivered to their home instead of a PO box. Gail is happy with the mailbox, but not with how the Waterloo Post Office handled ... more
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Jefferson County man killed in tractor accident on Monday

A tractor accident occurred in Jefferson County Monday morning resulting in the death of an elderly man. Troopers responded to Creek Road in Alexandria around 7:30 p.m. to a man trapped under a mowing attachment ... more
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Man fell 75 feet into gorge at Buttermilk Falls in Ithaca

A man fell 75 feet inside the gorge trail at Buttermilk Falls State Park on Tuesday in Ithaca. Hikers called 911 before 8 a.m. to let Tompkins County dispatch know there was a hiker off ... more
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Fayette Rural Cemetery receives access to water

The Fayette Rural Cemetery has been around since the 1800s, and until recently has not had accessible water. Residents have needed to bring jugs of water to he cemetery in order to maintain gravesites. The ... more
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Deputies: Galen man parked running cars in roadway to deter speeders, slow traffic

The Wayne County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Galen man after an investigation on Old Route 31. According to deputies, Alan Lee Caldwell, 62, of Galen was charged with reckless endangerment after he ... more
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Six Times Pranks Turned Deadly

Sometimes, pranksters don’t have the last laugh. A practical joke that seems like a harmless lark can quickly turn deadly. Seemingly innocent things such as ringing a doorbell and running away or egging a car ... more
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Kangaroo found safe in Yates County after going missing on Saturday (photos & video)

Officials say the baby kangaroo that went missing near Penn Yan while its handler was visiting family was found safe. The Yates County Sheriff's Office sent out an alert around 4 p.m. that a 2-foot ... more
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Sheriff: Canandaigua man used ladder off Spectrum truck to burglarize third story apartment

Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Canandaigua man following an investigation into a burglary that occurred on Wednesday. Around 8:20 p.m. deputies arrested Joseph Edward Heasley, 35, of Canandaigua for second-degree burglary. The ... more
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Citation arrest in Seneca Falls after errant arrow embeds in Daniel St. home

On Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:40 pm the Seneca Falls Police Department issued a local law citation to Jonathan M. Tohafjian, age 28, of Fayette, following a Local Law complaint. Police were called to the ... more
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You won’t believe the size of this bobcat spotted in Hornell

Earlier this week, a large bobcat was spotted near the Hornell Plaza in Steuben County by an employee of the Subway restaurant in the plaza. The employee, Taylor Pygott, snapped the photo below from the ... more
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Troopers arrest woman after fight at Little League baseball game

A woman from Corning was arrested by state police after threatening and shoving another parent after a Little League Baseball game. Multiple parents called 911 about an escalating argument at a baseball game in the ... more
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Canandaigua man charged after firing a bullet into neighbor’s house

A Canandaigua man was arrested after firing a pistol on his property that resulted in a bullet entering a neighboring residence and lodging in a wall over one-year ago. Ontario County Sheriff Henderson reports that ... more
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