Finger Lakes Daily News News 20 Latest News Articles 2015-06-30T04:29:41Z Waterloo Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender After Kiddie Porn Is Found On His Cell Phone <a href=";id=180628" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Waterloo Police arrested a registered sex offender today when kiddie porn was found on his cell phone. They say a phone belonging to 34 year old Matthew Hutchinson was found laying on the road by&nbsp; a passerby . That person was stunned to&nbsp; di... Joe Nittler 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Linden St. Could Become Occasional Entertainment Hub <a href=";id=180609" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; The Geneva City Council Wednesday night will talk about a pilot project to close Linden Street&nbsp; to traffic every once in a while in the summer and transformed it into a&nbsp; pedestrian walk way with&nbsp; outdoor dining and entertainm... Joe Nittler 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Husband Kills Wife Days Before Setting Palmyra Apartment Fire <a href=";id=180607" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; The Wayne County Sheriff's office now estimates that 81 year old Constance Edell was killed as early as Tuesday last week&nbsp; by her 82 year old husband Donald. Chief Deputy Sheriff Bob Hetzke says the husband slit his wifes throa... Joe Nittler 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z VA Call Center In Canandaigua Evacuated After Bomb Threat Was Called In <a href=";id=180603" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tense moments this morning at the&nbsp; Canandaigua VA Medical Center as a bomb threat as called into Building 37 which houses the National&nbsp; Veterans Crisis and Homless Hotline Call Center. The VA's Dan Ryan tells us au... Joe Nittler 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Clinton Correctional Facility Replacing Leaders <a href=";id=180598" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The search is over for two inmates of a northern New York maximum-security prison, but the fallout continues. Nine security staff employees and three members of the Clinton Correctional Facility's Executive Team have been placed on administrative lea... Joe Salzone 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Project Engineer: Walnut Street to Re-Open by July 4th Weekend <a href=";id=180594" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It's been nearly half a year since the work began, but Walnut Street in Auburn is almost ready to re-open. The project to replace the culvert allowing for two-way traffic began in November. Project Engineer Paul Tennity tells Finger Lakes News Radio ... Joe Salzone 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z 5 Points Conducting "Mock" Escape Drill <a href=";id=180566" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If you see extra activity around the 5 Points Correctional Facility in Romulus today be aware that staff is conducting an annual&nbsp; "mock escape drill"&nbsp; at the maximum security men's prison. The New York State Department of Corrections and Co... Joe Nittler 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Penn Yan Woman Accused of Selling Stolen Property <a href=";id=180530" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 32 year old Penn Yan woman was arrested Sunday for criminal possession of stolen property.&nbsp; The investigation began when Yates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a Liberty Street residence in Penn Yan to investigate the fraudulent sale of ... Lucas Day 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Elmira Man Killed in Hit and Run Accident <a href=";id=180529" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A 55 year old Elmira man was killed early Sunday morning after being stuck by a car on the city's Southside.&nbsp; Russell Hartman was walking across West Miller Street, near Burdick Street, at around 1 a.m. when he was struck by a car and seriously ... Lucas Day 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Cayuga County Seeing Traffic Increase This Summer <a href=";id=180523" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> School's out, and people are planning their vacations. Cayuga County Sheriff Dave Gould says a rise in pedestrian traffic means more dangers lurking for drivers.[audio:6301542209-gouldsummer.mp3] [/audio] The Sheriff suggests re-instituting drive... Joe Salzone 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Newark Man Convicted of Attempted Murder of Ex-Girlfriend <a href=";id=180520" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It took a Wayne County jury less than three hours on Monday to find a Newark man guilty of attempted murder in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend and her 11 year-old son, last December.&nbsp; The Daily Messenger reports that 45 year-old Aron Bell.&nbs... Fred von Wiegen 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Road Rage Results in Charges Against Phelps Man <a href=";id=180519" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A horrifying tale of road rage was played out in the early morning hours of Friday resulting in charges being filed against a 20 year-old man. Ontario County Sheriff's Deputies say Collin Fox, of Phelps, was drunk behind the wheel of his pickup truck... Fred von Wiegen 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z Petroleum Industry Calls NY Fracking Ban Bad for Economy <a href=";id=180511" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The State of New York made it official Monday: Large-scale hydraulic fracturing is prohibited. The ban on the controversial process that involves the use of water, sand and chemicals blasted into underground shale formations follows seven years of re... Fred von Wiegen 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Geneva Man Arrested For Break In At Boathouse Beer Garden <a href=";id=180488" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A Geneva man has been arrested in connection with the break in at the Boat House Beer Garden and the Shops at Traders Village in the Town of Romulus. Seneca County Sheriff's Deputies took 33 year old Moises Ruiz into custody Friday and charged him ... Joe Nittler 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Geneva Considers Smoking Ban In Neighborhood Parks <a href=";id=180470" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Geneva City Council is being asked to pass an outright ban on smoking in the city's 12 neighborhood parks. Wednesday night the City Council will take up a measure to amend the municipal code. Last month members of the Boys and Girls Club made a... Joe Nittler 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Cyber Peeping Tom Pleads Guilty <a href=";id=180468" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>An electronic peeping tom has pled guilty to spying on minors as they changed in the dressing room of his store, Tri Running and Walking, in Victor. In Ontario County Court this morning, 47 year old Glen Siembor pled guilty to 33 counts of unlawful s... Joe Nittler 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Cayuga County 911 Radio Towers Fully Functional <a href=";id=180424" target="_blank"><img src=" -- Cayuga County Seal.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Cayuga County has invested millions of dollars in upgrading 911 radio towers countywide in the last couple years. County 911 Administrator Denise Spingler tells Finger Lakes News Radio the system is fully in place, and there have been no problems.[... Joe Salzone 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Update: Elderly Couple Dies in Palmyra Apartment Fire <a href=";id=180423" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Update, 5 p.m. Sunday night's fire at the Park Hill Apartment Complex on Johnson Street in Palmyra has been deemed as suspicious. The elderly couple who died, 82 year old Donald Edell and his 81 year old wife Constance, were found inside their uni... Joe Nittler 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z Second Inmate Captured Near Canadian Border <a href=";id=180363" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> (Photo @CNN) From New York State Police: At approximately 3:20 p.m. on June 28, Technical Sergeant Jay Cook a member of the New York State Police&nbsp;spotted a suspicious man walking down a roadway in the Town of Constable. Sgt. Cook shot and i... Lucas Day 2015-06-28T05:00:00Z Two Yates County Inmates Create Problems at Jail <a href=";id=180390" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Two inmates at the Yates County Jail face tampering charges following two separate incidents at the facility. On June 18th, 21 year old Raymond Perry, of Watkins Glen, was accused of intentionally plugging his toilet in cell number 38 and repeatedly ... Lucas Day 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z