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Johnson City Patrolman Named New York Police Officer of the Year

It was March 31, 2014 when Johnson City Patrolman Louis Cioci braved a hail of bullets to prevent more people from being killed by the man who fatally shot Officer David "D.W." Smith.

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Cuomo Invited to New York State Secession Rally [LISTEN]

Representatives of groups supporting a New York State secession movement are planning a rally in Chenango County and they've decided to invited Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The event is to be held at the General Clinton Park in Bainbridge from 1:00 to 3:00 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Union: NY State Police Vehicle Fleet “Dangerous”

A union official says the aging New York State Police vehicle fleet is a "most dangerous and frightening situation."

Thomas Mungeer, president of the Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers, has filed a formal complaint about aging patrol vehicles

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

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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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JJ Bladester
JJ Bladester

Fish for Free in New York State This Weekend

If you've never been, it can be hard to understand why people love fishing so much. But if you ask someone who lives for fishing, they'll tell you that it's not just about snagging a huge catch.

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Digital Vision
Digital Vision

What Region of New York State Should You Live In?

I was born on the west coast, but grew up in Albany and have called the Southern Tier my home for five years of my life and according to this quiz, here is exactly where I belong. What region of New York State should you live in? Take this fun quiz from Siena Research and TWC News to find out!

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Libous Wants Property Tax Cap Retained

Senator Thomas Libous says he wants New York state's property tax cap to be made permanent.

The Republican-controlled Senate has voted in favor of retaining the tax cap which was enacted in 2011.

Libous, a Binghamton Republican, did not vote on the plan to keep the tax cap

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

New York State Schools to Receive Naloxone Kits

Schools across New York will soon be able to obtain a heroin overdose antidote.

State officials say money appropriated in the recently-approved budget will help to provide naloxone kits to school districts

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‘Operation Halloween’ Helping to Protect Your Kids From Sex Offenders This Halloween

I got a notice in the mail a couple of weeks ago letting me know that a registered sex offender has moved into a place a couple blocks from where I live.  I didn't think much about it until today when I realized that a lot of little kids will be roaming the streets of my neighborhood and got to wondering how New York State will protect those little people tonight.

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