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Owego Woman Sentenced in Fatal Crash

An Owego woman was sentenced in court today on charges of first degree vehicular manslaughter and DWI.  20-year-old Kari Bensley was the drunk driver of the SUV that crashed on Montrose Turnpike in Owego last August, killing 18-year-old Viviana Peña and 23-year-old David Ammerman. ... Read More.

Victim Identified in Fatal Binghamton Apartment Fire

Raymond K Anderson has been identified as the victim of yesterday's apartment house fire in Binghamton. The fire near at 116 Henry Street, was reported at about 11AM. The fire started in the apartment of the victim. It took firefighters only five minutes to extinguish the blaze. The... Read More.

Owego Planning Board Cancels February 8th Meeting

A February 8th meeting of the Owego Planning Board to review the proposed Taylor Garbage recycling facility in Apalachin has been cancelled. Taylor needed additional time to make revisions to their proposal. The meeting has not yet been rescheduled.

Arrest Made in Broome County Scrap Metal Theft

On Wednesday evening, an employee of Bothar Construction in the Town of Fenton alerted police to a scrap metal theft in progress. Timothy Pruitt, 47, of Binghamton had loaded about 10 pounds of scrap metal into his pickup truck. Pruitt was arrested by a Broome County... Read More.

Tioga Chamber of Commerce Announces Award Winners

The Tioga County Chamber of Commerce announced the names of the Community Award recipients at Thursday evening's Annual Dinner. The Beautification Award was presented to the Owego Riverwalk with Mayor Arrington accepting the award. The Community Service Award was presented to the Angels Over Iraq group. The... Read More.

Owego Citizens Party to Announce Candidates

The Owego Citizens Party will announce their candidates for the March Village of Owego elections on Friday, February 4th at the Baker Firemen’s Fountain, Courthouse Square at 9 AM. Party candidates for village Trustee include Jon Boland in the 1st Ward, Earl Hartman and Jim... Read More.

Update: Fatal House Fire in Binghamton

One person has died in an apartment house fire Thursday morning in Binghamton. The fire near NYSEG Stadium, at 116 Henry Street, was reported at about 11AM. The fire is believed to have started in the apartment of the victim. The victim had safely left the apartment... Read More.

Two Arrested in Heroin Bust in Vestal

The Broome County SIU Task Force arrested Andrew Lebron and Edwin Garcia, both of New York City, for the illegal possession and sale of heroin. Thursday, the investigators searched room #24 of the Skylark Motel in the Town of Vestal and seized 530... Read More.

T'Burg Man Indicted for Murder of His Father

Matthew Taranto, 28, of Trumansburg has been indicted for the November 2010 shooting of his father, Salvatore. A Tompkins County Grand Jury charged Taranto with second degree murder. Conviction could bring a sentence of 25 years to life. Taranto, who has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndome, lived... Read More.