A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-17-13

Governor Cuomo has directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today, in honor of the victims of the marathon bombing in Boston. Members of the New York National Guard were deployed to Boston to assist with the investigation into Monday’s bombing that killed 3 and injured more than 180. ——————————– The …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 29-year-old Jamell Shannon of Binghamton, 41 year old Charles Jones of new Hartford Connecticut and 30 year old Natasha Castillo of Binghamton on a variety of drug charges, following the execution of a narcotics search warrant at 15 Williams Street, in Binghamton. Police confiscated crack cocaine, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-16-13

GOVERNOR CUOMO has directed state agencies, including the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, State Police, the MTA and the Port Authority, to be on a heightened state of alert after yesterday’s bombing at the finish line at the Boston Marathon.  The New York National Guard is on hand to assist with emergency response …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-15-13

The New York safe gun law goes into effect today.   Those who own firearms that have been reclassified, as “assault weapons” need to register those weapons starting today. The state’s gun owners are also required to limit the ammunition in magazines to seven bullets except at competitions or firing ranges.  The State Police will post …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-15-13

Chenango county sheriff’s department picked up a fugitive from justice in Connecticut last Wednesday.  41 year old James Keeney of Sidney was wanted on an active arrest warrant issued in Chenango County Court on charges of 3rd degree Burglary, 3rd degree Grand Larceny & and Petty Larceny.  Keeney was arraigned and was remanded to the …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-12-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office executed a “no knock” search warrant, in Sherburne, 52-year-old Robert Reynolds was charged with 1st degree Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance and 4th degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon.  Police seized 100 pounds of high-grade marihuana, Oxycodone,  $ 36,000 in cash, about $20,000 in property gained from …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 4-12-13

Sidney village police arrested 33-year-old Christine Bochman of Sidney for falsely reporting an incident, Bochman is accused of reporting an assault that did not occur, she faces court action shortly. ———————————— Both the Sidney Village & Town boards are in support of a plan to begin setting up their own ambulance district.  Sidney village spokesman …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-11-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force arrested 30-year-old Rhamel Matthews, of Vestal, Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant of Matthews’s car & residence.  Police confiscated more than 100 grams of heroin, more than 1,100 wax envelopes of heroin packaged for sale, marijuana plants, a pistol and more than $4,000 in cash. …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 4-11-13

The Chenango County sheriff’s department is continuing the investigation into the death of 36-year-old Jennifer Ramsaran of New Berlin, who was reported missing in December, and whose body was found in the town of Pharsalia on February 26th.  Investigators are waiting for the results of an autopsy conducted in Onondaga County, anyone with information about …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 4-10-13

Governor Cuomo announced that there would be $1.2 billion in savings to employers due to reforms to the state’s Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Insurance systems.   Cuomo stated that workers’ COMPENSATION REFORM amounts to $800 MILLION IN SAVINGS TO BUSINESSES WHILE INCREASING BENEFITS FOR WORKERS, While the UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE REFORM amounts to $400 MILLION IN SAVINGS …