A.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-11-14

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State Police and other law enforcement agencies gave to chase on I-81 for a man wanted for a double homicide in Greene County.  Early reports state that the suspect is dead; following a chase that reached speeds of more than 140 MPH through Broome and Cortland counties, the unidentified suspect hit a stop strip and …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 8-8-14

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The State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit conducted a 72 hour road check at four locations along I-86 & State Route 17 last week.   795 inspections were conducted, 1,341 violations discovered and 167 vehicles taken off the road for safety violations.  Vehicle violations included unsecured loads, brake violations, steering violations and serious lighting defects such …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 8-8-14

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This weekend, Boston Red Sox fans will have a chance to see all of those recent World Series trophies at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum hosts Red Sox Weekend.  Among the items on display are a  Bat used by David Ortiz,  Spikes worn by Koji Uehara,  Catcher’s helmet and mask worn by David …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 8-7-14

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60-year-old Almond Upton of Florida was indicted in Broome County Court on 11 charges, including 1st degree murder.  Upton is accused of killing State Trooper Christopher Skinner during a May 29th traffic stop, Upton intentionally struck Skinner with a pickup truck while the trooper was conducting a routine traffic stop on I-81. Upton will also …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 8-7-14

Governor Cuomo announced that more than $14 million in funding is available to promote and support stem cell research in New York State. Stem cell research opportunities will be made available to middle- and high-school biology teachers to spend 6 to 8 weeks conducting research in a stem cell laboratory and will carry their experiences …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 8-6-14

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The state legislature passed a bill this year to raise the agricultural inheritance tax exemption from 1 million dollar to 5 million dollars.  Dean Norton of the New York Farm Bureau said that the increase would make a huge difference to family farms that are handed down to the next generation:   (Dean Norton 8-6-14) …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 8-6-14

The Otsego county health department will hold a free rabies clinic today for dogs & cats at least 3 months of age.  The clinic will be held at the Neahwa Park from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.  Delaware county Public Health also will hold a Free Rabies Vaccination ClinicFor dogs, cats, and ferrets today, from 4:00 …

NEWS 8-5-14

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Governor Cuomo signed a bill designed to provide support for women facing maternal depression during pregnancy and following childbirth. The new law provides information and guidelines on maternal depression screening; information on follow-up support and referrals; and public education to promote awareness of and de-stigmatize maternal depression.  The legislation is also intended to ensure that …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-4-14

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Windsor Firefighters & those from surrounding communities were called to a 2 alarm blaze at about 10:00 AM, at an apartment building at 1075 Old State Route 17 this morning. Firefighters knocked down the blaze quickly, all occupants escaped without injury. The Windsor Fire Department was assisted by firefighters from West Windsor, Deposit, 5 Mile …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 8-4-14

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Governor Cuomo signed “Vince’s Law” Friday that extends the time frame in which multiple DWI’s can be considered to automatically invoke a felony.  The bill is Named after Vincent Russo, who died after being struck head-on by a driver with multiple DWI’s, Vincent’s Law will raise the penalty levels for offenders who commit 3 or …