Albuquerque New Mexico Police are searching for MMA fighter Jon “Bones” Jones in connection with an early Sunday morning 2-vehicle crash. Police reports said that a Silver Buick ran a red light & crashed into a vehicle driven by a pregnant woman in her 20’s who was treated for minor injuries at an area hospital. Police said that the driver of the Buick left the scene, returned a short time later and left again. Police found Marijuana in a pipe in the vehicle and paperwork belonging to the Broome County Native, Bones is considered the main suspect in the case.
The Delaware County Sheriff’s Department announced that on Friday evening, 11 year old Nicholas Dungan of Hamden passed away at Albany Medical Center from injuries he sustained in an ATV accident in the Town of Hamden on Tuesday April 21st. Dungan lost control of the vehicle while attempting to make a turn, he overturned into a ditch, he was airlifted a short time later to the Albany Medical Center by LifeNet helicopter Tuesday afternoon with serious head injuries.
Firefighters from the Oneonta Fire Department, as well as Otego, West Oneonta & Pindars Corners were dispatched to a blaze this morning in Oneonta. The fire broke out this morning an abandoned house off of the East Bound lane of I-88 between exits 15 & 16. no injuries have been reproted & the cause of that fire is under investigation.
The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force and the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office concluded a month long investigation with the execution of a narcotics search warrant at 193 Matthews Street in the City of Binghamton. 26-year-old Christine Singer was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance & Unlawful Possession of Marihuana, 50 bags of heroin and an unspecified amount of marijuana were seized. Singer was also wanted on 3 active arrest warrants, on various drug charges from the City of Binghamton Court & the Town of Chenango Court, she was held at the Binghamton Police Department until her arraignment in the City of Binghamton Court.
State Police are investigating a 1 vehicle fatal collision on Saturday on Fredericks Road in the Town of Maine. A Jeep driven by 27-year-old Jason Coyne, of Newark Valley, went off the shoulder; Coyne overcorrected and hit a tree. Coyne was ejected and died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt and alcohol appears to be a factor in his fatal collision. The accident was discovered and reported to the State Police several hours after it happened; Troopers are asking anyone with any information to call 775-1241.
State Senator Tom Libous released the results of his “Pocketbook Survey” on his website. Senator Libous said that over 5,800 constituents responded, the first question was, Libous asked if State funding of political campaigns with taxpayer money was a good idea, 10% said yes, 80% said no and 9% were not sure. Another question asked was, should the 2% property tax cap should be permanent, 77% said yes, 10% said no and 12% were not sure. Another question was regarding the desire of some New York Border towns seceding to become part of Pennsylvania, 37% approved of the ides, 42% disapproved and 13% were not sure. The survey can be found at TomLibous.com.
Chloe from “Dance Moms” will be helping teach dance classes & will also perform over a 2-day period this coming weekend in Binghamton. Tara Judd of Triple Threat Talent explains:
(Tara Judd 4-27-15)
Tickets for the event are available at ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.
The Chenango Arts Council announced the allocation of $99,400 in cultural funding to 50 non-profit organizations and artists through the 2015 Broome, Chenango & Otsego Decentralization Grant Program. An additional $10,000 in funding for Broome County has been provided by the Stewart & Willma Hoyt Foundation, bringing the total cultural re-grant amount to $109,400 through the 2015 DEC Program.