WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 7-15-16

The State DEC issued a drought watch for the entire state of New York following consultation with the State Drought Management Task Force and Federal partner agencies. DEC officials said that below normal precipitation over the last 9 months, low stream flows, and reduced groundwater levels have prompted the need for the action. Residents are … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 7-14-16

The Explosion at a house on state Route 206 in Masonville has been ruled as accidental, it was apparently caused by attempts to ignite a water heater in the basement last night at about 9:25 PM, according to the Delaware County Emergency Services investigation. 3 people were injured, the home at 3949 state Route 206is a … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-13-16

A Delaware county man was killed in an accident Sunday, when a deer hit by one vehicle on state route 30, ricocheted into another car. 49 year old John Peters of Roxbury was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 35 year old Renee Wojciechowski, Investigators reported that the deer was first hit by a … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 7-12-16

Amanda Hellman of Vestal was sentenced in Broome County Court to 10 years in state prison for her role in the kidnapping of Shaleen and Kylea Fortner in April of 2015, from their foster home. Both girls were found at Hellman’s residence in Vestal, their biological mother Cindy Fortner is accused of assisting Hellman with … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 7-11-16

Jury selection for the Almond Upton Trial began today In Broome County Court. Upton is accused of purposely running down Trooper Christopher Skinner on I-81 in the town of Chenango, while the Trooper was conducting an unrelated traffic stop. The trial is expected to take about 4 weeks. Upton is being tried for 1st degree … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 7-8-16

Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vacant property on Williams Road in the Town of Windsor for a report of suspicious vehicles and people on the property. Upon arrival, a deputy observed several vehicles attempting to leave, While attempting to approach a vehicle to identify and speak with it’s occupants, a 2nd vehicle driven … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 7-7-16

Binghamton Police arrested 34-year-old Nelson Romero of Binghamton for 2nd degree murder in connection with the death of 44 year Walter Slater of Binghamton. Slater’s body was found in the backyard at 2014 Oak Street in Binghamton last Thursday morning, several blocks from his home. Romero was arraigned & was remanded to the Broome County … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 7-6-16

21-year-old Pate Balde of the Bronx was arrested in the Town of Davenport Tuesday morning and charged with possessing narcotic drugs with intent to sell following a collaborative investigation by the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Oneonta City Police Department and State Police. Balde was arrested at the Rock Inn Motel on State Highway 23, Oneonta, … [Read more…]