A.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-9-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

At approximately 1:00 am Friday morning members of Delhi, Andes and Bovina Fire Departments, responded to a structure fire at 3150 Maggie Hoag Road, Delhi. The residence was fully engulfed, during the initial search of the ruins, the home owner, 51 year old Helen Stroppel, was located deceased inside. Investigators have developed no evidence indicating …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-6-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The murder trial of Cal Harris will continue in Schoharie County Court, after Judge George Bartlett ruled against a defense motion for a mistrial following yesterday’s opening statements by the prosecution. Harris has been convicted twice before for the murder of Michelle Harris in Tioga County Court, both convictions were overturned on appeal, & the …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 2-6-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Police issued 1,390 tickets during the Super Bowl Sunday STOP-DWI enforcement period. The campaign began at noon on Sunday until midnight. State Police arrested 31 people for DWI during this 12-hour campaign, they also arrested 408 for speeding, 39 for distracted driving, 55 for not wearing seatbelts and 16 for violating the Move Over …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-5-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Opening statements began in Schoharie County Court today, with Tioga County District attorney Kirk Martin telling the jurors that Cal Harris murdered Michelle Harris in 2001, and Harris attorney Bruce Barket seeking an immediate mistrial based on those opening remarks. Schoharie County Judge George Bartlett is expected to rule on he mistrial request this afternoon. …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 2-5-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Opening statements are scheduled to begin this morning at 9:30 in Schoharie County Court, in the 3rd murder trial of Cal Harris. 12 jurors & 6 alternates are set for the trial, where Harris is once again charged for the murder of his wife Michelle, around September 11th 2001 in Tioga County. Harris had 2 …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-4-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Opening statements are scheduled to begin tomorrow at 9:30 in Schoharie County Court, in the 3rd murder trial of Cal Harris. 12 jurors & 6 alternates are set for the trial, where Harris is once again charged for the murder of his wife Michelle, around September 11th 2001 in Tioga County. Harris had 2 previous …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-4-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Greene Firefighters responded to a house fire at 671 Hotchkiss Road yesterday afternoon at around 3:40 PM. Mutual aid from Coventry, Chenango Forks and Port Crane responded, with no injuries reported. All occupants escaped without injuries, damage was significant. The investigation into the cause of the fire is continuing. ————————————— Jury selection in the trial …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-3-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx is expected to be voted in as the new Assembly Speaker today in Albany. The 47-year-old democrat will succeed Sheldon Silver, who resigned from the position after 21 year, following his recent arrest on corruption charges. —————————————- Governor Cuomo has submitted a 5-point plan to correct the ongoing issue …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 2-3-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Governor Cuomo has an executive budget proposed, Area assemblyman Cliff crouch comments: (Crouch 2-3-15) A state budget plan is due April 1st, the beginning of dealing with budget bills has been stalled by the arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. —————————————– Area Assemblyman Pete Lopez is waiting to see some movement in the top levels …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 2-2-15

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Police agencies across the region are responding a number of accidents today attributed to the weather & slippery road conditions. All roads are open, police advise that if you must travel, leave extra time and drive with extra caution. —————————————– Area Congressman Chris Gibson has begun his 3rd & final term in the U.S. House …