10/30/2015 11:10:43 AM
There was a brief police standoff in the Town of Lyons Thursday night. Wayne County Sheriff's deputies were sent to an home on Old Route 31 around 9:30 on the report of a distraught man. When th...read more
7/16/2015 4:51:04 AM
Update, 1:00 p.m.
A 10 hour police standoff in Waterloo ended just after 9 Thursday morning when police announced that 28 year old Andrew Sheppard had been taken into custody at a North Road home nea...read more
4/29/2015 12:49:02 PM
Neighbors on Miller Street in Seneca Falls were told to stay inside last night as Seneca Falls Police, State Police,' and Seneca County Sheriffs Deputies dealt with an armed individual who had threa...read more
2/7/2015 12:11:47 PM
Police used tear gas to end a standoff at an Attica hotel early Saturday morning after hours of tense negotiations failed to dislodge a man who claimed to be armed with a weapon.
According to a...read more
2/5/2015 5:46:32 AM
A sentence of 20 years to life was handed down to the Penn Yan man found guilty in December of trying to burn down his Main Street home during a standoff with police in 2012. Greg Garno was foun...read more
2/3/2015 5:58:38 AM
The Penn Yan man found guilty in December of trying to burn down his Main Street home during a standoff with police in 2012 has been found to be a persistent felony offender by Yates County Judge Patr...read more
1/7/2015 5:24:12 AM
Authorities say a man who barricaded himself inside his home during a three-day standoff with police died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office said that 36-year-o...read more
1/2/2015 3:24:27 AM
Friday 1 2 2015 1pm
The man who held police at bay during a tense hostage standoff in the Town of Danby was found dead in the barricaded home this morning around 8AM according to v...read more
12/30/2014 12:03:26 PM
2014 was a busy year at Finger Lakes Daily News with more than six million page views. Using Google analytics, we know that over 600-thousand unique visitors looked for news and information from the s...read more
12/29/2014 5:46:48 AM
A mixture of emotions is running through the Finger Lakes region of New York in the wake of Governor Cuomo’s announcement on Wednesday, December 17 to ban hydraulic fracturing (“fracking&r...read more
12/15/2014 5:25:27 AM
The retrial of a Penn Yan man accused of trying to burn down his Main Street home during a standoff with police in 2012 resulted in guilty verdicts returned by a Yates County jury.
Greg Garno...read more
12/3/2014 5:26:24 AM
The retrial of a Penn Yan man accused of trying to burn down his Main Street home during a standoff with police in 2012 will begin next week.
The new trial was ordered by Judge Patrick Falvey a...read more
5/11/2014 6:21:24 AM
Seneca Falls Police Release-
Five people are facing several charges following an incident at the Great Swamp Enterprises, located at 61 Ovid Street, Seneca Falls, NY.
At approximately 5:09 a.m. the ...read more
4/30/2014 12:43:15 PM
UPDATE: 10:30 PM 05/01/2014
The Cayuga Nation's leadership standoff enters its fifth day as the two competing factions for control of the Cayuga Nation met on Thursday and the...read more
10/7/2013 11:05:34 PM
The government shutdown is in its eighth day while Congress barrels toward an October 17th deadline to raise the debt ceiling. Congressman Tom Reed calls the week ahead "dynamic." [audio:Reedbigweek.M...read more
2/24/2013 10:24:39 PM
The government is scheduled to slash $1.2 trillion in spending starting on March 1, and Congress is at a standoff. Congressman Tom Reed say the House has proposed to realign the sequestration cuts, sa...read more
4/25/2013 9:48:02 AM
An Ontario County grand jury will investigate the case of a Victor man charged last month following a standoff with law enforcement at his Ketchum Street home.
Ontario County District Attorney Michae...read more
3/23/2013 3:10:45 AM
Ontario County Judge William Kocher has ordered that a mental competency exam be conducted for the Victor man charged last week following a standoff with law enforcement at his Ketchum Street home.
3/14/2013 10:42:53 AM
The man allegedly responsible for a 12 hour police standoff in Victor on Monday appeared in court Thursday afternoon.
31-year-old Ryan Whidden was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and cou...read more
3/12/2013 3:47:11 AM
Ontario County Deputies have charged a man that was the center of a 12-hour standoff in Victor that ended Monday night.
Deputies say that 31 year old Ryan Whidden of Victor is facing a charge of ...read more
11/27/2012 12:44:05 PM
A Penn Yan man faces charges after barricading himself inside his Main Street home Tuesday and then setting it on fire. The incident began at around 1:30 and lasted approximately 45 minutes.&nbs...read more
5/31/2012 2:30:19 AM
Seneca Fallls Police Release-
On May 29th, 2012 at approximately 9:00 PM the Seneca Falls Police Department responded to an address on Daniels Street in the Town of Seneca Falls for the report of a s...read more
6/18/2013 3:26:59 AM
One man is dead after a standoff in the town of Savona last night in which gunshots were allegedly fired at Steuben County Sheriff's Deputies.
The incident started shortly before 9 p.m. at 7091...read more
12/21/2011 4:40:04 AM
(Photo: Ithaca Journal)
Following a four hour standoff at his Steuben County home, a m...read more
5/29/2013 4:07:25 AM
Last week, the Salty Dog Rescue Team presented the Schuyler County Sheriff's Department's two K-9 dogs with protective Kevlar ballistic vests purchased with money raised from community donations. Schu...read more
3/13/2013 2:00:59 PM
THURSDAY 8:20 AM -
The suspect in Wednesday’s fatal shootings has been killed by police.
After a nearly 19-hour standoff, police officers this morning swarmed the building where shooting sus...read more
10/21/2011 3:47:28 AM
The 25 year old Burdett man accused of shooting at passing vehicles on State Route 79 Tuesday afternoon was specifically targeting unmarked sheriff's vehicles. That's the finding of the contining in...read more
8/30/2011 3:27:36 AM
It was a tense situation this past Friday night when a 27 year old town of Milo man engaged law enforcement in a standoff that lasted more than four hours. The incident included the man, an Iraq war...read more
12/22/2011 4:58:56 AM
A three hour standoff with Ithaca Police Tuesday night resulted in the arrest of a 37 year old Elmira man. George Wilson has been charged with criminal contempt and harassment. I...read more
12/3/2012 12:24:07 PM
The man responsible for the standoff with police in Penn Yan last week has been arrested.
The charges were filed after Greg Garno barricaded himself in his house, started multiple fires inside ...read more
6/24/2013 9:13:02 PM
The Steuben County Sheriff's Office has identified the man killed during a police standoff and barn fire last Monday night in the town of Bath.
According to the Monroe County Medical Examiner's offic...read more
6/19/2013 3:41:49 AM
A few more details have been released by the Steuben County Sheriff's Department regarding that standoff Monday night in the town of Savona.
Deputies responded to the home on Velie Road s...read more
10/28/2011 3:27:01 AM
Richard Hill Jr. (photo: Facebook)
A 35 year old Savona man was shot and killed by members of a State Police SWAT team following a close to four hour standoff i...read more
8/29/2011 4:01:27 AM
A 27-year-old Milo man surrendered peacefully to Yates County Sheriff's Deputies Friday night after engaging in an approximate four-hour standoff with them. The unidentified man reportedly carried a g...read more
8/3/2011 3:23:47 AM
A 29-year-old Bath man was arrested Tuesday after engaging village police and a Steuben County Sheriff's SWAT team in a standoff for more than two hours.
When Bath Police attempted to arrested David ...read more
3/11/2012 6:28:56 PM
The man who held Geneva Police at bay for 2 and a half hours Sunday morning has now been charged in the incident. Police were s...read more
6/7/2011 10:25:15 AM
ORISKANY -- Oneida County sheriff's deputy Kurt Wyman is dead after a shootout with a man who'd barricaded himself inside a home. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. this morning.
At a news...read more
10/18/2011 11:32:46 AM
The mother of a Schuyler County man who was charged with attempted murder after an armed standoff with police Tuesday afternoon says her son was high on drugs.
State Police spokesma...read more
8/14/2012 9:35:05 AM
A standoff that involved a Fair Haven man ended without incident last night. Deputies were called to South Hadcock Drive in the village of Fair Haven around 7 p.m. after a resident calle...read more
9/27/2011 6:58:40 PM
State Police say they were running out of options when they fired five rounds of tear gas to end a standoff at a Wellsville Trailer Park Tuesday afternoon. They were after a man and woman who sho...read more