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  • NJ Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stealing Car, Givi...

    Monday Sep 24 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. Deputies from the Chemung County Sheriff's Office arrested a New Jersey woman after she allegedly gave a false name to officers, did not have a valid driver's license, stole a car in Pennsylvania and had a warrant out for her arrest out of Texas. According to police, 21-year-old Krissean Smith-Newhart of Jersey City, New Jersey was allegedly in a disabled car on I-86 in the Town of Elmira when police responded.

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  • Elmira man arrested for stabbing two people

    Sep 16, 2018 | via WENY 

    The West Elmira Police Department says Brooks stabbed two people with a knife early Saturday morning in the 900 block of W Gray Street. The two victims were treated and released from the Arnot Ogden Hospital.

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  • Elmira Police investigating early morning shooting i...

    Sep 15, 2018 | via WENY 

    According to the Elmira Police Department, officers were called to the 900 block of Grand Central Avenue for a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, officers learned that a house party had just ended and say there were several shell casings of the same caliber at the scene.

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  • Man pleads guilty in Southport shooting case

    Sep 6, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. A man indicted in connection of a 2017 incident in which he was alleged to have fired several shots into the home of a former girlfriend has pleaded guilty, according to the Chemung County District Attorney's office. 28-year-old Wilfredo Maisonet has plead guilty to two counts of Attempted Aggravated Manslaughter in the First Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

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  • Elmira Police looking for suspects who reportedly cl...

    Sep 6, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. The Elmira Police Department is investigating two cases where cloned credit cards were used to make purchases at two Rite Aid and Walgreens stores within the city. Both cases reportedly appear to involve the same suspects.

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  • Three arrested following reported gunshots in Gush's...

    Sep 3, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. The Elmira Police Department have arrested three people following an investigation into shots fired in the rear parking lot of Gush's Thirsty Bear bar. According to police, officers responded to the intersection of Lake Street at Linden Place for the report of several gun shots on Saturday around 8:45 in the evening.

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  • Man convicted for murder in role in stabbing death t...

    Aug 27, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. An Elmira man convicted of murder for his role in the stabbing death of a man at Gush's Thirsty Bear Bar last year will serve the maximum prison sentence. According to our media partner, the Elmira Star Gazette, Willie Jenkins was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison following his July conviction for second-degree murder.

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  • Man accused of being involved in death of Elmira man...

    Aug 24, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. One of the suspects accused of being involved in the fight that left another man dead in February has plead guilty to Assault in the Third Degree. Kharii Monroe, 20, was originally charged with first-degree manslaughter, along with Fabian Bonaparte and Jullian Rivera, in connection with the death of Israel Luna, 36. In April, Bonaparte and Rivera were indicted on felony counts of criminally negligent homicide.

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  • Man accused of fatal stabbing convicted of Second De...

    Aug 20, 2018 | via WENY 

    ELMIRA, N.Y. The man accused of fatally stabbing another man at Gush's Thirsty Bear in June 2017 has been found guilty of Second Degree Murder. Demetrius Mack was charged for fatally stabbing 29-year-old Albert Sturgis at Gush's Thirsty Bear on East Washington Avenue.

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