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Man Shot by Vestal Cop Pleads Guilty to Attempted Menacing Charge
A Michigan man who was wounded by a Vestal police officer during a strange encounter on Route 17 has admitted he pointed an air pistol at the officer before he was shot.
Police: Man Stole “Twisted Tea” After Lottery Machine Malfunction
A disgruntled Lotto player is accused of stealing more than $70 worth of alcoholic beverages from an Otsego County convenience store.
33 Dogs, 15 Chickens, One Pony Seized in Apalachin Cruelty Case
A Tioga County resident faces 49 counts of animal cruelty after authorities found dogs, chickens and a miniature pony being kept in poor conditions.
Byrne Dairy Can Begin Constructing Endicott Store “Immediately”
The Endicott village planning board has cleared the way for Byrne Dairy to open its first convenience store in Broome County.
20 Years Later: Case of Michele Harris of Tioga County Still Open
35-year-old Michele Harris of Spencer was reported missing two decades ago and the state police investigation into her disappearance has not closed.
Veteran Binghamton Broadcast Journalist Bernard Fionte Dies at 90
Bernard Fionte, who guided several Binghamton television and radio newsrooms for decades, has died.
Father of Broome NYS Trooper Shooting Suspect Faces Felony Charge
A town of Colesville man whose son is accused of shooting a New York state trooper has been indicted on an evidence tampering count.
Binghamton Fire Station Work “A Little Chaotic” for Neighbors
The people who live next door to the site of Binghamton's future fire department headquarters are dealing with some intense construction-related noise.
Cleanup Completed at Mildew-Marred MacArthur Elementary School
An expensive project to clean the badly-discolored wood siding on Binghamton's MacArthur Elementary School has been finished.
Fatal Fiery Crash Shuts Down I-81 in Broome County for Hours
Authorities are investigating a deadly one-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in northern Broome County.
Binghamton Man Charged After Several “Ghost Guns” Found Downtown
City police seized "ghost guns" and ammunition after investigating a report of a gunshot in downtown Binghamton.
Owego Free Academy Students Build Storage Facility at Roberson
Several students in Owego Free Academy's building trades program have been busy working on a project in Binghamton.
Kathy Hochul Sworn In As New York State’s 57th Governor
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul has become governor of New York, succeeding Andrew Cuomo who resigned amid a swirl of investigations into a wide array of allegations.
Binghamton Fire Ambulance Stolen from Downtown Headquarters
Someone drove off in a city-owned ambulance that had been parked in front of the temporary Binghamton fire department headquarters.