P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-26-13

U.S. district court Judge Thomas McAvoy sentenced 43-year-old Jeffrey Turner of Fenton, to 30 years in federal prison for producing child pornography, to run concurrent with the 8 years he was sentenced in Broome County court for rape & criminal sexual act charges.  Turner was sentenced in the federal court in Binghamton this morning. ————————– …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 9-26-13

The State DOT has scheduled a public information meeting tonight, to discuss the planning study for the I-81 Pedestrian Bridge. The meeting will be held in the Dickinson Town Hall at 531 Old Front Street, Binghamton at 6:30 PM with the presentation will beginning at 7:00 PM. The pedestrian bridge remains safe for cyclists & …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-25-13

Chenango county judge Frank Revoir has rejected a request from the defense attorney for Ganesh Ramsaran of New Berlin, to hold a hearing to reconsider the amount for bail.  Judge Revoir ruled that there was no basis for a hearing currently, Ramsaran is accused of killing his wife Jennifer last December, her body was found …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 9-25-13

Broome County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 38 year old Donnette Russell of Bainbridge Monday on charges of DWI, reckless endangerment, aggravated DWI, criminal mischief & leaving the scene of a personal injury incident.  Deputies responded to the report of an intoxicated driver in a driveway in the town of Chenango, when they arrived, the driver struck …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-24-13

Broome County Judge Joseph Cawley this morning found 25-year-old Jaclyn Wesley of Binghamton guilty of vehicular manslaughter.  Wesley was accused of driving with a blood-alcohol content of .13 percent when her SUV left I- 88 in the Town of Fenton on May 20th 2011, and plunged into the Chenango River. Her passengers, 25 year old …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 9-24-13

The Delaware County Sheriffs Office Criminal Investigations Division arrested 29 year old John Donaldson Jr. of Walton Monday for 1 count of 2nd degree Burglary, Petty Larceny and Criminal Possession of a controlled substance.  Donaldson was arraigned in the Town of Delhi Court & was remanded to the Delaware County Jail on $2,500.00 cash bail pending …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-23-13

  The Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a 1-vehicle fatal motor vehicle accident Sunday in the Town of Delhi. 18-year-old Michael Ackerman of South Kortright was operating a pick up truck Northbound on State Hwy 10 the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and left the roadway, struck a tree and caught fire. Ackerman was …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 9-23-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office investigated a shooting at 427 Lyon Brook Road in the Town of Oxford. Deputies reported that a victim was shot at through the passenger side of the vehicle he was operating; he was then involved in a motor vehicle accident fleeing the area. A search warrant was executed, and 40-year-old …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 9-20-13

Governor Cuomo announced that $48 million in grants have been awarded for transportation improvements across the State, which will leverage an additional $80 million in federal, state and local funding. The grants are funding projects that will improve transportation infrastructure and support economic development.  Grants are being awarded locally for the Eaton Airport in Norwich for …