Christopher Berkman, 25, of Endicott pleaded guilty to one count of Robbery in the First Degree in Broome County Court on Friday. Berkman admitted to a January 24th armed robbery at the Sunoco Convenience Store in the Town of Union. Berkman will be sentenced on July... Read More.
Vestal Police made several arrests following a large fight at the Skylark Motel and Diner Saturday evening. Officers were initially called for a disturbance, but requested backup after the group refused to comply with their orders. About 12-to-14 men were involved in the fight. Police say it... Read More.
Douglas Cavanaugh, Jr., 45, formerly of Binghamton, was arraigned Friday in United States District Court, on an indictment charging him with six counts of filing false claims for tax refunds from the Internal Revenue Service. It is believed that Cavanaugh has sent more than $20... Read More.
Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey (D-NY) today announced that he is being treated for a curable form of colon cancer and has begun receiving a course of treatment that doctors expect to result in a full recovery. Hinchey will maintain a regular work schedule while... Read More.
The City of Binghamton has been awarded a $350,000 grant to help in its efforts to revitalize the city's First Ward. The state administered grant is part two of a three-part brownfield redevelopment initiative. It will allow for the city to move forward in its... Read More.
A Southport man has been found guilty of sexually abusing an eight-year-old girl. Lawrence Cook, 47, was accused of having sexual contact with the girl in the fall of 2009. Cook was also found guilty on one count of endangering the welfare of a child. Cook... Read More.
Chesapeake Energy has voluntarily suspended hydrofracking activity in Pennsylvania following a leak in Bradford County. This follows a spill Tuesday night when a piece of equipment failed at a natural gas well in Leroy Township, causing thousands of gallons of hydrofracking waste water to spill. There... Read More.
“Well-control efforts have been successful in significantly reducing flow from the leak. Overnight, Chesapeake removed all well-completion equipment from the location and brought in specialized equipment in preparation for additional work to completely seal the leak. This work is expected to commence this afternoon. The... Read More.
Patrick Brennan has officially been sworn in as Broome County Executive. He takes over for Barbara Fiala, who resigned to take a job running the state DMV. After being sworn in, Brennan gave a short speech addressing his top priorities moving forward. First on his mind is... Read More.
The Endicott Police arrested Joseph Ravenell, 19, of Endicott for one felony count of Attempted Robbery. Thursday morning at about 7AM the Endicott Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Quickway/ CITGO Convenience Store on E. Main Street. The female clerk at the store... Read More.