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Broome Man Accused of Threatening Wife with Rifle

A 37-year-old Johnson City man has been charged with two felony counts following a dispute with his wife.

Authorities say Matthew Britton is accused of entering his wife's residence and pointing an assault rifle at her

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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Twelve Dannemora Prison Workers Placed on Leave

A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

Escapee David Sweat May Have Taken Survival Course

David Sweat, one of the two killers who escaped from a maximum-security state prison, may have had an important advantage in living in the North Country while on the run.

Sweat actually may have benefited from tips he learned from a prison wilderness survival course

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

David Sweat Reportedly Talking to Investigators

Former Broome County resident David Sweat is said to be speaking with police after his capture following his escape from a maximum-security state prison.

Sweat was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border Sunday afternoon, more than three weeks after he and Richard Matt broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora

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New York State Police
New York State Police

One New York Fugitive Shot Dead

According to CNN, "Richard Matt, one of two escaped murderers from an upstate New York prison, has been shot and officers involved in a three-week manhunt are pursuing fugitive David Sweat, a law enforcement source briefed on the investigation said Friday."

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Endicott Woman Accused of Attacking Former Boyfriend

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked a former boyfriend and another woman inside a Johnson City residence.

Authorities say Amber Gorda of Endicott was charged with first-degree burglary, a felony

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Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Prison Guard Arrested in Escape Investigation

A second Clinton Correctional Facility has been arrested in connection with the escape of two convicted killers nearly three weeks ago.

Authorities say 57-year-old prison guard Gene Palmer of Dannemora faces four charges for allegedly helping David Sweat and Richard Matt break out of the maximum-security facility

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Boston Marathon Bomber Apologizes to Families at Final Court Hearing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spoke in court Wednesday for the first time about the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon. “I would like to apologize to the victims and the survivors,” he said. “I did do it.”

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Motions Filed in Preparation For Libous Trial

Senator Thomas Libous wants to be able to discuss his health challenges at his upcoming federal trial.

The Binghamton Republican has been accused of making false statements to the FBI. His indictment was announced nearly a year ago

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Tioga Woman Charged in Hit-and-Run Crash

A Tioga County woman has been arrested following a vehicle crash in the town of Barton.

Authorities say 27-year-old Sasha Hall of Henton Road, Barton, faces several charges in connection with the incident

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