WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 9-8-16

Governor Cuomo today announced that State Police arrested 739 individuals for driving while intoxicated during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over national crackdown on impaired driving. The campaign ran 18 days from Friday, August 19th to Labor Day. State Police reported that of the 739 DWI arrests over the enforcement period, 219 occurred during … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-7-16

Cal Harris was sentenced in Owego Village Court today on a harassment charge. Harris was found guilty of harassing a student at a SUNY Broome satellite campus back in March of 2015, he will serve no jail time, he was ordered to undergo anger management and an order of protection was issued, & Harris will … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS 9-6-16

The Broome County Sheriff Department is investigating a fatal 2-vehicle car vs. motorcycle accident Monday afternoon. Deputies reported that a Jeep Cherokee, operated by 28 year old Adam Alexander of Afton, struck a motorcycle operated by 36 year old Jason Smith of Binghamton, at State Route 235 & State Route 7. Smith suffered traumatic injuries … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 9-2-16

Governor Cuomo today announced that non-essential lane closures for road and bridge construction projects on State highways will be suspended today until Tuesday Morning at 6:00 AM to accommodate travelers during the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Governor’s construction suspension seeks to make it easier for motorists to travel with minimized traffic congestion and travel … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 9-1-16

1 man was dead, another 1 was wounded & the shooter was taken into custody, after Binghamton Police responded to the report of a shooting at 1 Mozart Street in the city yesterday at about 11:30 AM. Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski said that officers found 1 victim dead and another man shot in the … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 8-31-16

Binghamton city officials have found out the names of 4 area people who pulled a woman out of a burning car last thursday, after a 10 vehicle pile up on state route 17 Eastbound. Doug Kumpon, Ed Staff, Chris White and Albert Fiori have been identified as 4 of the people who came to the … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 8-30-16

Helping those deal with Heroin & Opioid abuse continues to be at the forefront for area lawmakers. State Senator Fred Akshar said that his ideas about how to deal with this crisis has changed since his law enforcement days: (Akshar 8-30-16) Akshar said that another “Shed the Meds event, to collect old outdated prescription medications … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 8-29-16

In April, the Department of Defense ordered a stop shipment at Amphenol of Sidney, which led to a layoff of about 100 employees, an expected 2 year wait for the order to be lifted, but today, U.S Senator Charles Schumer, Congressman Chris Gibson & Amphenol leaders announced that the ordered was revered in 4 months, … [Read more…]