P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-29-13

State Police at Oneonta arrested 34 year old Gerard Knutsen  of South New Berlin for Driving While Intoxicated.   The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on State Route 23 in the Town of Laurens, Knutsen was arraigned in the Town of Laurens Court and remanded to the Otsego County Correctional Facility on $500 cash bail. …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-29-13

The Afton and Bainbridge Fire Departments were called to a house fire at 103 Warren Lane in the Town of Afton at around 11:30 Saturday Night.  Fire personnel found the mobile home engulfed, they were able to control and extinguish the fire in approximately 30 to 45 minutes. 3 people were found deceased in the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-26-13

State Police in Oneonta responded to a reported home invasion robbery at 1829 Stone Fort Road in the Town of Kortright, Thursday. Investigators discovered that a masked male subject forced his way into the residence at around 2:00 AM and assaulted the 81 year old sleeping occupants by striking them with a long gun before …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-26-13

The American cancer society is hosting their annual “Paint The Town Purple day” today throughout the Tri-Town Area.  Cancer society spokesperson Helen Gregory explains:   (Helen Gregory 4-26-13)   The annual tri-town relay for life will be held May 3rd & 4th at General Clinton Park in Bainbridge, Gregory said that last year’s efforts raised …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-25-13

State Assembly minority Republicans are proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow voters the ability to remove an elected official from office through a direct vote before his or her term has expired, Assemblyman Cliff Crouch explains:   (Crouch 4-25-13)   The legislation was revived following the continuing string of arrests and indictments of elected …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-25-13

Chenango county sheriff’s deputies arrested 2 Norwich area youths for 2nd degree Burglary, 5th degree Conspiracy & Criminal Mischief.  The arrests followed an investigation into a residential burglary in the Town of Norwich in which the subjects allegedly forced their way into the victim’s residence and stole items inside.  Both subjects were issued Juvenile Appearance …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-24-13

State Police Reported that 71-year-old Barbara Cadwell died in the blaze at 311 Tunnel Road in the town of Fenton Tuesday morning.  Firefighters responded to the blaze at around 4:29 AM to find the home engulfed in flames, the cause of Cadwell’s death has been ruled as asphyxiation due to smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-24-13

State police announced that one woman was killed in a fire in Port Crane.   State Police,  the Broome County Fire Investigation Team, the New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control, and the Broome County Coroner’s Office are investigating a fatal structure fire occurring Tuesday morning at 311 Tunnel Road in the Town of …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-23-13

Oneonta Police arrested 24-year-old Joshua West of Oneonta and 21-year-old Kyle Macken of Oneonta on charges of 1st degree robbery and 2nd degree assault.  The 2 were charged in connection with a robbery at knifepoint, the victim suffered a broken nose in the attack.  West and Macken face court action on the charges shortly, the …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-23-13

Governor Cuomo today appointed Daniel Horwitz to serve as the Chair of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, known as “J-COPE”.   The current Chair, Westchester County DA Janet DiFiore, will resign in order to run for reelection in November.  JCOPE was created as part of Governor Cuomo’s ethics reform package passed in 2011 to address …