A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 4-2-13

The Binghamton Mets will host their annual “Welcome Back B-Mets” Dinner at the Binghamton Riverwalk Hotel & Conference Center in downtown Binghamton tonight.  B-Mets players and mascots will arrive at 5:30 PM for the “Meet the Mets” autograph reception. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM followed by a special baseball program with players & …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-1-13

Governor Cuomo is signing the final budget plan today, to bring the state the 3rd on time budget in a row.  The governor discussed the achievements of the budget plan:   (Cuomo 4-1-13)   The budget wraps up at around 141.5 billion dollars, the increase in the total from last year is from federal money …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 4-1-13

The Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force & Binghamton Police arrested Jerell Thompson of 21 Baxter Street following a search of his apartment.   Police confiscated 30 envelopes of heroin and over $1,000 in cash, Thompson is accused of tampering with evidence by swallowing cocaine, he was taken to and area hospital for treatment, he …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-29-13

The state Assembly wrapped up voting on Budget Bills Thursday after the State Senate completed their budget bills Wednesday.  Area assemblyman Pete Lopez commented about the final product:   (Lopez 3-29-13)   The budget will finish up at 141.5 billion dollars, Governor Cuomo is expected to sign it today, and it’s the third straight on …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-29-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office and Sherburne Police investigated a suspicious incident on North Main Street in the Village of Sherburne Thursday night.   The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious pipe on the sidewalk in front of a building on North Main Street, The area was cordoned off and people were evacuated.  The …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-28-13

The state senate finished up their work on the state budget plan Wednesday, area state senator Jim Seward said that he was pleases with the school aid increases:   (Seward 3-28-13)   Seward also approved of the budgets ability to continue to control state spending, cut taxes, & send money to municipalities for road & …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-28-13

State Police CNET Team and Vestal Police arrested 2 Johnson City residents for drug possession, following the execution of a search warrant Wednesday morning.  Charged were 34 year old Kevin Turner & 36 year old Kevin Andrews for 3rd degree Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Turner was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-27-13

Sidney fire fighters & the Sidney village police department responded to a fire at 7 Clinton Street in the village at around 1:25 AM today.  Sidney Police reported that 33 year old David Ruling died in the fire, the autopsy is being conducted today and the results are expected later this afternoon, investigators are trying …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-27-13

39 year old Aaron Powell of Binghamton was brought back to Broome County Tuesday afternoon, he was charged with 2 counts of 2nd degree murder for the killing of his estranged wife Christina and 24 year old Mario Masciarelli of Binghamton.  Both bodies were found at Christina Powell’s residence, Aaron Powell was apprehended in Montrose …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-26-13

The Broome County Sheriff’s Department announced that the Susquehanna County Sheriff’s Office has 39-year-old Aaron Powell in custody. Powell is the ‘person of interest’ in the double homicide in Powell’s house in the Town of Binghamton.  An autopsy ruled that the deaths of 35 year old Christina Powell, and 24 year old Mario Masciarelli were …