NOON NEWS UPDATE-FUGITIVES 6-11-15

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

State Police continue to search for escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat. The focus of the ground search today is a heavily wooded area off State Route 374, east of Dannemora. Search teams are following up on a lead that was developed late Wednesday. More than 500 law enforcement personnel, along … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 6-11-15

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

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin held a joint news conference Wednesday afternoon in Dannemora, detailing the ways in which Vermont authorities are working to prepare in case David Sweat and Richard Matt headed there. David Sweat and Richard Matt escaped from the maximum-security prison Saturday, by drilling through a steel … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-10-15

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

Governor Cuomo today announced that the State Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund has achieved a positive balance for the first time since January 2009. Reforms to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund signed into law by the Governor in 2013, along with improved economic conditions over past years have led to a positive trust fund balance. The … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 6-10-15

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

State Police continue to investigate leads in the search for David Sweat & Richard Matt, who escaped Saturday from the Clinton Correctional Facility. Leads continue to be generated along the Clinton and Essex County border and Members of law enforcement will be going door to door in and around the surrounding area and checking homes … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-9-15

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

The State Police, Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, the DEC, Forest Rangers, U.S. Marshals, and the FBI have teamed up to conduct grid searches in Clinton County & into the North Country, to locate fugitives David Sweat and Richard Matt. Police concentrated their efforts this afternoon in Willsboro New York in Essex County; law … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 6-9-15

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

State Police continue to search for the two prisoners who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, 34-year old David Sweat and 48-year old Richard Matt were reported missing from the facility early Saturday. Approximately 300 leads have been developed since the escape was reported; State Police continue to investigate leads and tips that … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-8-15

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

State Police responded to a Delaware County 911 report of a fatal accident Sunday, involving 2 vehicles on State Route 23 in the Town of Roxbury. 19 year old Thomas Schmiedel of Prattsville was driving a Chevrolet Silverado, he moved into the opposing lane & and collided head-on with a Toyota RAV4 driven by 71 … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 6-8-15

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

New York State is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and arrest of Richard Matt and David Sweat, who escaped from the Clinton correctional facility. Governor Andrew Cuomo commented: (Cuomo 6-8-15) David Sweat is 34 years old; white, 5’11” tall, 165 pounds, brown hair and green eyes, with tattoos on his … [Read more…]