Man rescued after 75-foot fall at Buttermilk Falls State Park

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — A man was rescued on Tuesday after he fell roughly 75 feet inside the gorge trail at Buttermilk Falls State Park in Ithaca. Crews used a rope system to lower themselves down to the victim and when rescuers made contact with the man, he stated that he had an ankle injury … Read more

Car crashes into building, minor injuries reported

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Emergency crews were on scene Saturday after it was reported that a car had crashed into a building at 140 Lark Street on the corner of Spruce Street. Officials say they received the call around 11:30 a.m. with conflicting reports about an incident that had taken place. During their investigation, officials … Read more

Empire State Weekly Upcoming Restrictions Loosened, Mask Mandate Confusion, and Legislative Session Recap

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York is on the verge of reaching a major milestone in the battle against COVID-19: 70% vaccination. Governor Cuomo says the state will be rolling back “virtually all” pandemic restrictions, once enough adults get at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, which could happen any day now. One of … Read more

Corning Police arrest man for throwing brick at Tom Reed’s office, leaving dead rat at the Congressman’s home

CORNING, N.Y. (WETM) – Jack Kahabka of Watkins Glen has been arrested and charged with throwing a brick through Congressman Tom Reed’s Market Street office and for leaving a dead rat at the Congressman’s home in Steuben County. According to Corning Police, Kahabka was arrested by members of the Corning Police Department and the F.B.I. … Read more

Going Green

(NEWS10) — As New York prepares to go green following the legalization of adult use marijuana, lawmakers don’t have to look too far for some cannabis infused inspiration. Recreational pot is proving to be a successful “high” for the Bay State. In November of 2016 voters in Massachusetts approved “question 4” and cannabis became legal … Read more

Hoosick FD responds to tractor-trailer crash on Rt. 7

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Hoosick Fire Department responded to a tractor-trailer crash on Route 7 Tuesday morning. The crash happened near Creative Custom Woodcraft in Hoosick Falls. The Hoosick Fire Department said all lanes of traffic remained open while they worked to clear the scene in a Facebook post at approximately 7:45 a.m. Why is … Read more

Grafton Lake State Park celebrates 50 years with community event July 1

GRAFTON, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Grafton Lakes State Park is celebrating its 50 year anniversary with a community event. The park partnered with the Grafton Historical Society for the event to be held Thursday, July 1. The park entry fee will be $.25, as it was when the park opened on July 1, 1971. All activities at … Read more

800 arrested after FBI-run messaging app tricks organized crime in global sting

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Criminal gangs divulged plans for moving drug shipments and carrying out killings on a messaging app secretly run by the FBI, law enforcement agencies said Tuesday, as they unveiled a global sting operation they said dealt an “unprecedented blow” to organized crime in countries around the world. The operation known … Read more

Most restrictions to lift when 70% have 1 dose of vaccine, masks to remain in class

NEW YORK (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a COVID-19 briefing on Monday where he provided clarity on masking in schools and announced that when 70% of adults have at least one dose of the vaccine, most of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted. New numbers The governor announced the following data: 70,635 COVID-19 … Read more

NY Dept. of Ag celebrates National Cheese Day, kicks off dairy month scavenger hunt

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Friday, National Cheese Day, New York State Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball kicked off Dairy Month with a visit to Ideal Dairy Farms and Argyle Cheese Farmer in Hudson Falls. Ball and state elected officials first visited Argyle Cheese Farmer, a NYS Grown and Certified farm, which purchased and opened … Read more