A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-29-13

State Police will continue with special traffic enforcement efforts today & through the weekend.  The State Police will focus on aggressive driving, impaired driving, and distracted driving. The effort will also incorporate fixed sobriety checkpoints and the “Operation Hang Up” initiative, which utilizes Concealed Identity patrol vehicles to locate drivers talking or texting on cellular telephones. …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-27-13

State Police investigated a car-pedestrian fatal motor vehicle accident Tuesday night on State Route 17 in the town of Hancock. The investigation revealed that the victim was 36 year old Sherylle Redulfin of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; she had been involved in a 1 car property damage accident and was standing in the roadway when she …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-27-13

State Police reported a multiple vehicle crash on State Route 17 east at exit 90 near East Branch last night.  Eastbound lanes were closed at the exit and traffic was detoured, all lanes have been re-opened.   State Police have not yet released the identity of the deceased. —————————– Governor Cuomo today announced that State Police …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-26-13

Sidney village police have arrested 27-year-old Jordan O’Neill of Sidney, following the report of a self inflicted gunshot wound to the hand Monday night.  O’Neill was charged with 2nd & 3rd degree criminal possession of a weapon & falsely reporting an incident.  O’Neill was arraigned in Sidney Village court and was remanded to the Delaware …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 11-26-13

Sidney Village Police investigated a reported shooting on Johnson Circle last night.  During the course of the initial investigation, it was determined that the incident was a self inflicted gunshot wound to the hand.  State Police assisted Sidney Police last night at the scene, the investigation is continuing. ———————— Governor Cuomo announced $4.5 million in …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-25-13

The Otsego County Office of Emergency Services and the State Office of Fire Prevention and Control Fire Investigators have determined that the fatal structure fire in Richfield Springs on November 16th was due to an electrical malfunction.   Richfield Springs Teacher Mary Weingates was killed in the fire, investigators believe that the fire started in the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-22-13

Delaware County Board of Supervisors voted in favor recently of constructing a new recycling center, to take advantage of the growing markets for recycled materials.  County Solid waste management coordinator Sue McIntyre told WCDO News of the timeline for this project:   (Sue McIntyre 11-22-13)   McIntyre said that the county residents would recycle plastics …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 11-25-13

State Police in Norwich report that a body of a deceased male was located submerged in the Unadilla River in the Town of Butternuts, about 2 miles south of South New Berlin. The discovery followed the search by State Police, New Berlin Police, State Forrest Rangers, Chenango County Sheriff’s Deputies and Civilian volunteers, searching for …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-22-13

State troopers arrested 41-year-old Todd Utter of Whitney Point for unauthorized use of a vehicle.  The arrest resulted from a complaint on State Route 11 in Whitney Point on November 11th where Utter had allegedly taken a person’s car without permission.  Utter was located in the town of Chenango; he was arrested and was arraigned & …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 11-21-13

State police are continuing with the investigation into the death of 52 year old Charles Bruce of Long Island, who was fatally shot in the chest while hunting in Westford Saturday.  Bruce was hunting with friends Saturday, when he was shot by an unidentified person hunting from a tree, Bruce died at the scene, the …