Sunday afternoon, the Elmira Police responded to a structure fire on the 300 block of East Thurston. Initially, police provided traffic control support at the scene. Shortly after arrival, the Elmira Fire department advised the police that there appeared to be a meth lab... Read More.
Governor Cuomo has announced that $9.7 million has been awarded to 12 Southern Tier municipalities in his Restore New York Communities Initiative. The funds are intended to reinvigorate downtowns and generate new economic opportunities. Statewide, $81 million was awarded. Among the projects are: Village of... Read More.
The publisher of the Binghamton Press and Sun, the Ithaca Journal, and the Elmira Star Gazette will be cutting 93 jobs in the next few months. The Gannett Company has filed notice that they will be closing their printing facility in Johnson City by... Read More.
Elmira Police are reporting that three people have died in a house fire on Home Street in the city on Saturday night. When the Elmira Fire Department arrived, they were informed that there were people trapped inside. The three people were rescued and taken... Read More.
On Friday, the Elmira Police Department and the New York State Police made an arrest in Elmira following an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine. 47-year-old Cassondra M. Carey of Elmira was charged with two counts of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled... Read More.
There were no injuries in a four car crash on I-86 eastbound in Elmira on Monday afternoon. One of the cars involved was that of a New York State Trooper. The investigation has not yet determined a cause of the accident.
Police in Oswego believe a missing 14-year-old girl may be heading for the Binghamton-Elmira area. Samantha Palmer was last seen on December 7th. Palmer may be in the company of 25-year-old Andres Perez of Fulton. Perez has an outstanding warrant from the New York... Read More.
The Sayre teenager that left her seven-month-old baby in a plastic bag in Elmira has entered a guilty plea.17-year-old Harriette Hoyt entered the plea on the charge of Attempted Murder in return for a nine year jail sentence with five years of post-release supervision.... Read More.
Akeem Williams, of Elmira, has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of Tiko Head. Williams murdered Head in a dispute over a missing Xbox. Williams was also sentenced to 15 years for Criminal Possession of a Weapon. The... Read More.
An investigation into the sale of crack cocaine has resulted in one arrest. 29-year-old William Albritton, of Elmira, has been charged with three counts of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. The arrest was the result of a joint effort between the Elmira... Read More.