Chemung County torture killing: Who was the victim Juan Jose Gotay?

(WETM) – New details are being released tonight regarding Juan Jose Gotay, the victim in a disturbing torture-murder case in Chemung County. According to Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore, Gotay was 38-years-old when he was allegedly kidnapped, tortured, mutilated, and left to die in rural Pennsylvania by Thomas Bovaird of Horseheads and an undisclosed … Read more

Habitat for Humanity hammers home on a trio of Glens Falls houses

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Nestled in the neighborhoods of the city’s west side, near Glens Falls Hospital and the Hudson River, there’s a small, dead-end street that’s been going through quite a lot of commotion. The hammering and scraping are coming from Hovey Street, a stub of a road off of Woodlawn Avenue, where … Read more

National Grid voltage conversion in the City of Cohoes

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On September 21, National Grid will be adjusting the voltage on transformers on both sides of Columbia Street, and Chestnut Street to Sunset Court, on Tuesday. Residents in the area will be without power during the work period beginning at 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Hochul announces $23.7M in grants to combat gun … Read more

USDA wants you to kill this bug on sight

(WWLP) — The Department of Agriculture is asking residents in New England and beyond to kill one specific bug on sight. Invasive pest spotted laternfly found in Vermont That bug is the spotted lanternfly. It’s a colorful, polka-dotted moth that is completely harmless to humans, but it leaves a secretion that is extremely deadly to … Read more

See this year’s finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Strong National Museum of Play announced Wednesday this year’s finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame. This year’s finalists include: American Girl Dolls Battleship Billiards Cabbage Patch Kids Fisher-Price Corn Popper Mahjong Masters of the Universe Piñata Risk Sand The Settlers of Catan Toy fire engine “These … Read more

VIDEO: Three bears caught playing in backyard pool in Westfield

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Three bears in Westfield were caught on camera taking a dip in a viewer’s backyard pool then playing on the swing set. Friendly’s brings back Cones for Kids campaign Mike Lafond of Westfield sent 22News video of the three bears in his backyard. In the video, you can see the three … Read more

Biden, Trump make TIME’s list of most influential people of the year

(KTVX) – President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are among the politicians, athletes, celebrities and more featured on TIME’s 18th annual list of the 100 most influential people of the year. The magazine selected those who are “working to build a better future.” “They are disrupters, fixers, doers, iconoclasts, problem solvers — people who … Read more

Hochul’s statewide COVID update: Masks, vaccines, and incentives

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul held a press conference to provide a statewide COVID-19 update. She included new mask mandates for child and daycare centers, vaccine initiatives, and a new policy that will allow EMTs to administer vaccine and booster shots. Biden, Trump make TIME’s list of most influential people of … Read more

Chemung County man indicted for dismembering, killing male victim

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Thomas Bovaird, 21, has been indicted by a Chemung County Grand Jury for allegedly kidnapping, torturing, and killing Juan Jose Gotay. The arrest is in connection to the large New York State Police presence at two homes on 427 Partridge St. and 319 West Ave in Elmira on May 5. According … Read more