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Shooting on Elmira's East Side
11:45PM UPDATE: Elmira police released information regarding Friday night's shooting. EPD says officers were called to an apartment at 150 Harriet Street for a gunshot victim at approximately 6:10. When officers arrived, they found a male with a gunshot wound to the leg in a stairway outside the apartment. The victim was taken by ambulance to the hospital, and Elmira police say he is stable.
PSP investigates counterfeit cash used in Bradford County
NEW ALBANY BOROUGH, BRADFORD COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a report of counterfeit cash used at a store in Bradford County. According to PSP on Tuesday, November 21, troopers received a report of a man who used a counterfeit $100 bill at the Dandy Mini Mart in New Albany, Bradford County. The […]
Man allegedly keys car over relationship woes
Columbia Cross Roads, Pa. — A man keyed a vehicle after becoming upset over his relationship with a person inside the home, police said. Scott John Aubry, 23, allegedly scratched the car after entering a home in the 60 block of S. Calaman Lane in Bradford County. Aubry left the area shortly after the incident in mid-October, according to the complaint. During an interview with police, Aubry claimed to be...
Horseheads Trustee Mark Cronin declines plea deal on DWI and vehicular assault
PENN YAN, N.Y. (WENY) -- Yates County District Attorney Todd Casella announced on Friday, December 8th that the deadline for Horseheads Village Trustee Mark Cronin to accept a plea deal on vehicular assault and DWI charges has come and gone. As a result, Cronin is set to appear before a grand jury on December 28th.
Pennsylvania man arraigned on 105-count indictment; Animal Cruelty charges are now on the table, among others
On Friday, Dec. 8, Boyd H. Fenton of Athens, Pa. was arraigned in Tioga County Court on a 105 count Indictment. According to Tioga County, New York’s District Attorney, Kirk Martin, the Indictment alleges that he unlawfully entered a barn at Tioga Downs Casino and Racetrack on Nov. 9, 2023 and started a fire that destroyed a barn, injuring a trainer, and killing 30 horses and one cat.
Elmira man arrested on assault charges following issued warrant
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — An Elmira man was arrested on Thursday following an assault where police say he struck another man in the head with a metal object. According to a release sent out by the Elmira Police Department, 41-year-old Damen D. Brown was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 7, and was charged with assault in […]
Crash closes portion of Route 6 in Bradford County
Route 6 is closed in both directions between Route 2010 (Wyalusing-New Albany Road) in Wyalusing and Route 187 in Wysox, due to a vehicle crash, according to PennDOT. A detour using Wyalusing-New Albany Road and Route 187 is in place. Be alert, slow down, expect delays in travel, and drive with caution, advises PennDOT.
Updates on Court Proceedings in Elmira Torture-Murder Case
ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- WENY News has an update on the court proceedings regarding the four men allegedly involved in the 2021 torture-murder case in Elmira. Thomas Bovaird, Eddie Marte, Kavon Sanders, and Malik Weems are all accused of torturing and killing Juan Jose Gotay in January 2021. According to...
"Elmira is Beautiful" a local artist showcase
ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- "Elmira is Beautiful" came to the Southern Tier for the first time to celebrate and support local artists. The event featured local painters, glass makers, singers, and musicians within the community. The purpose of the event was to share "our hearts and our art with the...
Shot in a parked car, four people were charged in Elmira man's death. Here's the latest
One of four people charged in connection with the January shooting death of an Elmira man has been found guilty of murder. Following a four-day trial that started Monday in Chemung County Court, a jury Thursday found Shamel T. Swan, 29, of Elmira, guilty of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies.
DUI checkpoints set in Pennsylvania
EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — State police announced DUI checkpoints will be placed for a month across various roadways in Northeastern Pennsylvania. According to Pennsylvania State Police, the aim of sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols is to deter drinking and driving. Police say they are operating with a “zero-tolerance enforcement policy.” Police say one or more […]
Search for drive-by scooter shooter in downtown Elmira
ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – 18 News is learning new details in the search for a drive-by shooter who opened fire while riding a scooter in downtown Elmira. The shots hit a man who was on the sidewalk on West Water Street near the corner of North Main. It happened Nov. 27th around 11 a.m. Police […]
Watkins Glen International names Elmira native as new track president
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (WENY) -- Watkins Glen International, the fabled road course in the Finger Lakes, is set to enter a new era with the appointment of new track president, Dawn Burlew. Burlew, who was born in Elmira and attended Horseheads High School, developed an interest in the track during her tenure at Corning Incorporated.
Twin Tiers Most Wanted: Stephen Campbell
Stephen Campbell is wanted by the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Campbell has violated his probation. Campbell was convicted of grand larceny. Campbell is 57 years old. Campbell has brown eyes and is bald. Campbell is 5’8″ tall and weighs 250 pounds....
Jersey Mike's now open in Horseheads
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The southern tier has got a new addition to the region's fast food game. Jersey Mike's subs opened it's doors in Horseheads on Wednesday morning. To help hit the ground running, the new location said they are raising money for the Horseheads Central School District. WENY...
Elmira man found guilty in January 2023 murder of Jeremy Shazer
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — One of the suspects involved in the Murder of 34-year-old Jeremy Shazer back in January was found guilty on Thursday after several days in court. According to an 18 News reporter inside the courtroom, Shamel Swan was found guilty Thursday afternoon, Dec. 7, of 2nd-degree murder and 2nd-degree criminal possession of […]
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in east smithfield, PA
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of east smithfield..
Did an Elmira man kill the last Labrador Duck? Last known sighting occurred during flood
I grew up in the “Buttonwood Settlement” (the Brand Park area) of Elmira's Southside, where my Janowski family has lived since 1872. Our first homestead was on Robinson Street at the end of Horner Street, near today’s 567 Robinson St. Six years later, a great flood from...
Elmira River Sharks Break Losing Streak with Victory on Teddy Bear Toss Night
The Elmira River Sharks break their 8-game losing streak with an 8-3 victory over Watertown on Teddy Bear Toss night. The game saw a rain of teddy bears onto the ice, all set to be donated to local children. The team is now gearing up for their next face-off with Watertown on December 15th.
Organization suing commissioners in Bradford County for closed door meetings
Group advocating for a library in Bradford County are taking legal action against commissioners that held closed door meetings for the future of the library.