Fire investigators have reported that the Saturday fire in a single room at the Vestal Quality Inn was accidental. A malfunctioning electrical outlet connected to a heating unit caused the fire. There was no one in the room at the time and no one was injured. The... Read More.
Police are investigating an early morning robbery of the Sunoco gas station on east Main Street in Endwell. A white male entered the station with a knife at about 3AM and grabbed cash from the register. He fled on foot.
Fire destroyed a restaurant at the Newark Valley Truck Stop. The fire was reported at about 2AM Monday. Initial reports from the scene indicate the front half of the business, the restaurant, has been completely destroyed. A cause has not yet been determined.
The STAC wrestling tournament in Owego saw Chenango Forks earn the team title for the third straight year with 203 points. Union-Endicott finished second with 169 followed by Johnson City, Vestal, and Chenango Valley. In the 285 pound class, Owego's James Merritt earned a tight 1-0... Read More.
Firefighters responded to a Saturday afternoon fire at the Vestal Quality Inn. One room sustained heavy smoke and water damage. Guests were able to remain in the hotel after the fire was put out. No one was injured in the fire, which took only a few minutes... Read More.
Jason Smith, 25, of Freeville has been arrested by New York State Police for allegedly kidnapping an 18 year old Ithaca man at gun point. The victim, who was at Smith's home, was forced into a vehicle, but managed to escape and alert police. Smith is... Read More.
Broome County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a burglary in progress in Whitney Point. Three suspects were taken into custody after breaking in a front door of an apartment at 6277 Main St. in Whitney Point; they had removed about $1000 in property. Arrested were Andrew Hackel,... Read More.
A Saturday evening fire destroyed a mobile home at 880 Stateline road in Windsor. There were no reported injuries.
Police have arrested Theresa Saunders, 23, of Johnson City for 3rd degree robbery. Saunders entered a hotel room at the Knights Inn in Endicott and attempted to steal the occupant's purse. The victim fought the suspect, was injured, and taken to Lourdes Hospital. Saunders was later arrested... Read More.
Villanova handed Syracuse its second straight loss at the Carrier Dome on Saturday. The Wildcats won 83 - 72 behind Mallik Wayns who had 21 points for the Wildcats. A season high crowd of 33,736, second largest in the building's history watched Syracuse fall behind early,... Read More.
NY State Senator James Alesi of Rochester has filed suit against a homeowner this week. Aparently Alesi was in a new home development, found an unlocked door, and entered a home under construction without permission. Alesi used a ladder to climb between floors, fell off, and... Read More.