New York State Troopers had to use a taser to subdue a suicidal Tioga County man on Tuesday. Troopers Jeremiah Allen and Lucas Anthony were called to assist EMS with a 60-year-old Nichols man who was threatening to commit suicide with a hunting knife. After... Read More.
The Village of Johnson City will look to share more services in 2011. Mayor Dennis Hannon says he hopes that the village will be able to share code enforcement with the Town of Union next year and create a joint fire district with the Village... Read More.
Police are asking for the public’s help to find the man responsible for Sunday night’s murder in Johnson City. 21-year-old Eric Dantzler was shot to death while sitting behind the wheel of his SUV on Corliss Ave. An unidentified passenger was not injured. Police believe robbery was... Read More.
A large fire destroyed a collection of buildings collectively known as the Midtown Mall in downtown Binghamton Tuesday night. The group of five buildings form an “L” shape between Court and Chenango Streets. The blaze was reported around 9:45pm. By the time firefighters arrived, they... Read More.
The federal government has released the numbers from the 2010 Census. Overall, they show that the population of the United States is growing at the slowest rate since the Great Depression, only 10 percent more than the 2000 Census. The nation’s population was measured at... Read More.
Stephen Yanchus scored a career-high 35 points to lead the Owego boys’ basketball team to a 75-65 win over Susquehanna Valley Tuesday night. Only five players scored for Owego, including 13 each from Mark Merritt and Matt Warchocki along with 11 from Robbie Black. Brendon Normile... Read More.
A Broome County man is facing several charges after he allegedly threatened and choked a woman in Norwich. City police say 19-year-old Devin White of Chenango Forks threatened the woman with a gun during a violent dispute Monday. The two were involved in some kind... Read More.
New York Gov. David Paterson is facing a hefty fine for accepting free tickets to last year’s World Series. The State Commission on Public Integrity has levied a $62,000 fine on the governor for accepting the tickets to the opening game of the 2009 World... Read More.
The Elmira Police Department is donating used bulletproof vests to other departments. The city will donate 85 vests to departments across the country that need them but can’t afford them. The City Council agreed to donate the vests Monday. A vote was needed since they are... Read More.
The American Red Cross has announced the details for the 2010 Communities that Care Blood Drive in Owego. The drive, proudly sponsored by News Radio, WEBO, will be held from 11:30am to 6:30pm at the Owego Treadway Inn. This year’s goal is 125 donations. Each one... Read More.