Binghamton Police will release further details later today, regarding a Christmas day shooting between Police & 2 assailants, on the memorial bridge. One police officer was shot, one of the assailants was shot & killed by police, the investigation is continuing.
Governor Cuomo & the state legislature will be looking at tightening up gun laws, with bipartisan support expected following the December 14th massacre in a Connecticut elementary school. State Senator Tom Libous of Binghamton told WCDO news that Lawmakers will be looking at the gun control issue:
Cuomo mentioned last week that he supports the closing loopholes in the state’s assault-weapon ban, which contains exemptions for certain semiautomatic guns.
The Chenango county sheriff’s office arrested 24-year-old Matthew Willis of Sherburne for possession of narcotics. Deputies arrested Willis after he was found to be in possession Heroin and Oxycodone Powder during a traffic stop. Willis was processed at the Chenango County Sheriffs Office and is scheduled to appear in the Town of North Norwich Court at a later date.
Governor Cuomo announced that the 2013 State of the State Address would be held in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany on January 9th at 1:30 PM. New Yorkers wishing to attend should visit the Governor’s homepage to register: www.governor.ny.gov. The registration period runs through this Friday, December 28th at 5:00 PM. Guests will be notified of their selection for tickets by email by January 4th.
SUNY Cortland’s Men’s Soccer Coach Steven Axtell, and members of his staff will be providing quality, skills oriented, professional training to all age groups at the Chenango soccer club in Oxford. Sessions will run from January 22nd until the end of April, on Sundays from 9:00 to 11:00 AM and 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, or Tuesdays 4:00 to 6:00 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM. More information is available at 334-5038.