Drought Warnings Issued
Persisting dry conditions are prompting New York State officials to place 22 counties under a drought warning including the Ithaca, Elmira and Corning areas as well as counties further to the west.
Helicopter Used By NYSEG Crashes in Corning
A helicopter that was being used by New York State Electric and Gas to inspect transmission lines in Steuben County crashed around midday Thursday.
Police at the scene in the city of Corning reported there were no survivors.
Authorities reported two people were dead in the aftermath of the crash...