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25-year-old charged with disseminating indecent materials to 12-year-old Cayuga County child

Sheriff David Gould reports that last Thursday, the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into an allegation that an adult male from Syracuse had been engaging in inappropriate online contact with a 12-year-old child from Cayuga County. As a result of that investigation, 25-year-old Joshua E. Mauro of 209 ½ Lawrence Avenue in Syracuse was arrested on Monday for disseminating... more

Around the Lake: Transitioning to winter sports in the IAC

Before the temperatures plummeted and the first snow set in on the trees Saturday, it felt more like early season football weather than basketball. It would have been nice to have that weather when we were all bundled in winter jackets and scarfs during the final few weeks of local football action when the thermostat hovered near the freezing line.... more

Man charged with pair of Locke burglaries after being extradited from South Carolina

A man who was charged in December with committing a burglary in Locke was charged Wednesday in connection with a second burglary. Scott M. Stockton, 29, was charged with second-degree burglary on Feb. 1, according to the New York State Police in Auburn. State police said a burglary in Locke was reported on Sept. 28. State police said Stockton, who... more

Man charged after investigation into sexual contact with 13-year-old

A 21-year-old Binghamton man has been arrested after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 13-year-old from Cayuga County. Sheriff David Gould reports that David G. Leach, 21, of Binghamton was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal sexual act. The arrest stems from an investigation where it was concluded that Leach stayed for a short period of time as a... more

State Police: Genoa man charged with DWI after crash, faces multiple felony charges

A Genoa man is facing multiple felony charges after he was found driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content three times the legal limit, according to State Police. On Saturday, 48-year-old Shawn M. Case was on West Cayuga St. in Locke when he struck another vehicle. Police were called to the scene of the two car crash, after Case struck... more

27 acres of hydrilla found in Cayuga Lake

Surveys from the Department of Environmental Conservation and Finger Lakes Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management reveal 27 acres of Cayuga Lake are infested with an aquatic weed. The surveys, which were completed last fall, state there is a hydrilla infestation in 27 acres of the eastern portion of the lake by Aurora. Before last fall, hydrilla was found only... more

Latest from FLX as water levels continue to rise (full-coverage)

It’s a bad situation. As a whole, the region is several inches over “normal” rainfall amounts for the last two months. While the Finger Lakes didn’t see the snowmelt that sometimes contributes to springtime flooding — we have seen plenty of spring rains. On Thursday a road washed out in Geneva. Coastal communities along Lake Ontario have been on edge... more

Moravia cleans up on Tuesday after storm takes down trees

Crews were busy Tuesday clearing downed trees in Moravia one day after severe thunderstorm swept through the area early Monday night. Multiple trees were down at Fillmore Glen State Park and in various places around the Village. Damage widespread in #Moravia today after storm. This is one couple’s home on Skinner Hill Rd. More @ 5 on @CNYcentral pic.twitter.com/8o4tPaGSet —... more

Locke man charged with abuse at agency for children

A Locke man has been arrested for abusing adolescents at a children’s agency in Tompkins County, according to the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Special Prosecutor Patricia E. Gunning announced Thursday that three counselors at The William George Agency for Children’s Services in Freeville were charged in two separate incidents. Alexander Stewart,... more
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