Chemung County’s Captain Douglas Hooper Retires

Later this morning, the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement personnel will bid farewell to Captain Douglas Houper, who is retiring from the Sheriff’s Office after 27 years of service. Captain Houper began his career... Read More.

Teen Has Died Following Swimming Pond Accident

A Horseheads teen has died from injuries suffered on Memorial Day, when he was swimming in a pond and went underwater. 16-year-old Michael Parker was brought to the surface by emergency workers from a pond on East... Read More.

Race for the Cure Holds 20th Annual Event

The Susan G. Komen Foundation hosted their 2018 Twin Tiers race for the Cure in Elmira. Plenty of runners clad in pink or donning their own custom shirts walked or ran their way around the city to help... Read More.

Big Flats Woman Fatally Injured in Accident

A Big Flats woman was fatally injured while walking her dog on Suburban Drive on Monday morning. 48-year-old Barbara Velasquez and her dog were struck by a Ford dump truck owned by the Premier Landscaping Company of... Read More.

Kimani Meadows Found Guilty of Murder

Jurors in Elmira have found Kimani Meadows guilty in the murder of Robyn Roper in 2016. Meadows was also found guilty on three weapons charges. Meadows is currently serving 20 years in prison on an unrelated charge.

Two Arrests Made for Manufacturing Meth

On Wednesday, State Troopers responded to a disturbance at OBrien’s Inn in the Town of Chemung. During the investigation Trooper ’s interviewed the residents of a rented room and discovered evidence of methamphetamine use and manufacturing within the... Read More.

Chemung Sheriff Conducting College Safety Seminar May 23rd

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a ‘College Safety 101’ seminar at Elmira High School on May 23rd at 7PM. The seminar will feature topics such as personal and financial safety, social media pitfalls, alcohol consumption, as well... Read More.

Chemung County To Participate in Drug ‘Take Back’ Initiative

The Chemung County Sheriff ’s Office will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Nationwide prescription Drug “Take Back” Initiative on Saturday from 10 til 2. Chemung County residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused prescription... Read More.

Man Arrested Following Search Warrant Execution

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant Tuesday at a residence on Lake Street in Elmira. The search followed an investigation into the sale of drugs from the residence. 47-year-old Gregory Lloyd was arrested... Read More.