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Today's Top Stories - May 26, 2018

Amber Alert for Sodus Infant
An Amber Alert has been issued for one year old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon. Owen is about 2 feet tall and weighs approximately 30 pounds, of Hispanic ethnicity, and was possibly last seen with Ebavardo Gutierrez Reyes last week on or about May 16. The child is believed to have been abducted from Sodus that day when his mother was murdered. Ebavardo is 25-years-old, Hispanic, with brown hair and brown eyes.  Anyone with information is urged to please come forward and contact the Wayne County Sheriff's Office or call 911.

Arkport on Lockdown Following Threats
Arkport Central School was placed on lockdown yesterday following two anonymous threats  made by a student there. Eric W. Carman, age 16 of Arkport, was charged with two felony counts of Making a Terroristic Threat. Steuben County Sheriff’s Office responded with assistance from New York State Police and Hornell Police Department. Bomb detection canines were also sent from the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Carman was arraigned in Town of Fremont Court and remanded to Steuben County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond and will reappear in court at a later date.


Two from Kansas Arrested for Grand Larceny
New York State Police of the Bath barracks arrested two people from Kansas for Grand Larceny following a report of vehicle larceny in the village of Arkport. Troopers from the North Hornell barracks responded. It was determined by Investigators from Cortland and Bath NYSP stations that Patrick S. McCullough, age 25 and 21-year-old Diana Lake, both from Winfield Kansas, stole the vehicle May 24th and drove it to the Westchester County location of Mohegan Lake. They were arrested there, transported to the Bath Troopers barracks for processing, arraigned in the town of Urbana Court where they were each charged with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree and remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of bail.


Cuomo Suspends Non-Emergency Construction for Holiday Weekend
Governor Cuomo has announced that non-emergency related road and bridge construction projects on New York State highways will be suspended from now until to 6 a.m. on Tuesday to accommodate increased travel throughout Memorial Day weekend. The Governor is also urging motorists to abide by New York's Move Over Law and to utilize the 64 text stops located statewide as needed for texting, making phone calls, and other non-driving tasks.


O’Mara Hosts Local Students for SIA Conference
State Senator Tom O’Mara this week welcomed two area high school students to the State Capitol. Kylee Miller of Bath, a home-schooled sophomore, and Kelly Proctor, a junior at the Charles O. Dickerson High School in Trumansburg , were among high school students from across the state who participated in the 18th Annual “Students Inside Albany” (SIA) conference sponsored by the League of Women Voters of New York (LOWV/NY) State Educational Foundation, Inc.  


NYS Republicans Nominate Attorney General Candidate
New York's Republican Party nominated New York City attorney Keith Wofford as their preferred candidate for attorney general on Thursday.  He defeated Joe Holland to win the nomination at the Republican state convention in Manhattan. Wofford said that if elected his priority will be combating New York's chronic problem with political corruption.


Corning Man Lands Glider Safe in Wellsville
A man escaped injury after his glider made an emergency landing Wednesday afternoon off state highway 417 in Wellsville. The Corning pilot landed his craft safely in a field. He said he lost his lift ability which brought him down. He was headed on a cross country flight when he had to declare an emergency. State police secured the scene.

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