New York State Police and the Department of Transportation joined together Wednesday in Tioga County for “Operation Hardhat” on State Route 17 in the town of Nichols in an active work zone. During the initiative, a state trooper dressed as a DOT worker and... Read More.
The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is launching a task force to investigate why a disproportionate number of residents died from COVID-19 in nursing homes and long-term care facilities across the state. As has been widely reported, some of the earliest and deadliest outbreaks... Read More.
Broome County Sheriff’s Office took 20-year-old Caleb A. Casteline into custody at roughly 9:30 p.m. Wednesday at a residence on Main Street in Apalachin. Casteline was arrested for 2nd degree murder, a class A-1 felony, in connection with the stabbing death of Q-Quan Richardson... Read More.
James T. McCloe, 69, of Waverly, passed away peacefully at his home in Williamsburg, Va., on Monday, August 17 after a battle with an aggressive form of leukemia. Jim was an integral part of Waverly High School, first as a student-athlete, and then returning as... Read More.
Owego Police Department made the following arrests: 08/14/2020: Colleen Kraszewski, 25, of Waverly NY for Trespass, Resisting Arrest, Criminal Possesion of a Controlled Substance and Fugitive from Justice 08/15/2020: Aaron Knox, 22, of Owego NY for Petit Larceny 08/17/2020: Scott Winston, 27, of Owego NY for Criminal... Read More.
Severe thunderstorms will be on the prowl in portions of the northeastern United States through midweek and meteorologists say that some of the storms can unleash damaging winds. The air in place at the start of the week has been quite warm and humid, setting... Read More.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced he will propose legislation to hold utilities accountable for failures to effectively respond to future power outages. In response to the unacceptable performance of multiple electric and telecom service providers during tropical storm... Read More.
Despite the cancellation of the 2020 New York State Fair, American Dairy Association North East is teaming up with the New York State Fair to bring this year’s annual butter sculpture to life. A long-standing tradition and one of the most recognizable... Read More.
Five states—Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Maryland and Montana—have been removed from New York State's COVID-19 travel advisory. Guam has been added. The advisory requires individuals who have traveled to New York from areas with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days.... Read More.
Law enforcement agencies throughout New York State issued 21,428 tickets for speeding during 'Speed Awareness Week,' which ran from August 6-12. During that time, officers also issued 30,273 tickets for other vehicle and traffic law violations, such as impaired and distracted driving. "Speeding... Read More.