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Today's Top Stories - Thursday, November 15th

Bath P.D. Seeking Home Invasion Robbery Suspect:


The Village of Bath Police Department is searching for a man wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery in October.  25-year-old Kyle Krisher of Cohocton is also wanted by New York State Police Parole for parole violation.  Krisher has allegedly made threats to not be taken alive and should be considered armed and dangerous.  The public should not attempt to apprehend him, instead contact your local law enforcement agency.



Elmira Police Officer Struck in Hit-and-Run:


An Elmira Police Officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries Wednesday after they were struck in a hit-and-run.  In a statement on its Facebook page, the Elmira P.D. said that is attempting to locate the vehicle that struck the officer.  The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Partridge Street in the City of Elmira.  The vehicle is described as a dark-colored Acura 4-door sedan, believed to have gold NY license plates reading HVG-6361.  Anyone with information should contact the Elmira PD at (607) 735-8600. 



Domestic Incident Arrest:


A Hornell man is facing multiple charges following a domestic incident in Hornell.  44-year-old Leo Lippincott is accused of strangling and causing physical injury to another person as well as damaging property.  He has been charged with strangulation, assault, and criminal mischief.  He was arraigned and sent to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $500 cash bail.



Corning Man Allegedly Impersonated Police Officer to Illegally Purchase Weapon:


A Corning man has been arrested after he allegedly impersonated a police officer in order to illegally purchase a weapon.  40-year-old John Risely is charged with criminal impersonation, criminal possession of a weapon, and falsifying business records.  He was arraigned and released to reappear in court at a later date.



Mitrano Announces Another Bid for Congress:


Tracy Mitrano has announced that she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for the 23rd District seat in the House of Representatives.  Mitrano lost the race last week against incumbent Republican Tom Reed.  In a statement, Mitrano said that her loss on November 6th didn’t affect her commitment to working for causes such as affordable healthcare, education, and modern infrastructure.  According to her staff, she plans to “launch her 2020 campaign with a Thank You Tour of events for her volunteers and supporters in each of the district’s eleven counties.  Then she will commence a Listening Tour of communities to hear the concerns of constituents.” 



Haverling B.O.E. Meeting:


The Board of Education of the Haverling Central School District will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library.



Snow Plow Safety Tips for Winter Travelers:


With more wintery weather predicted, the New York State Department of Transportation is offering some safety tips for sharing the roads with snow plows.  Snow plows are large, heavy vehicles with many blind spots.  They cannot maneuver easily or stop quickly.  Plowing can create a cloud of snow around the truck that causes limited visibility and whiteout conditions for passing motorists, it also creates a ridge of snow between lanes that makes passing inadvisable.  Motorists should: never follow a snowplow too closely or attempt to pass one, adjust speed for road conditions and schedule extra travel time, assume that bridge surfaces are slippery as they freeze more quickly than road surfaces, have a cell phone handy and equip your vehicle with emergency supplies, and inform a responsible person of your destination, intended route, and estimated time of arrival.



NBC to Air Neurauter Murder Case:


Dateline NBC will be taking another look this Friday at a murder case that shocked the area community.  The Ultimatum, airing at 10 p.m., will cover the death of Michele Neurauter in Corning.  Her ex-husband, Lloyd Neuratuer, is accused of murdering her and staging it to appear as a suicide with the help of his 19-year-old daughter.

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