P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-7-13

State Police investigated a tractor-trailer fire on Interstate 81 in the Town of Lisle at around 8:00 PM Monday.  Police found the vehicle engulfed in flames,  the operator was 56 year old CLARENCE PHELPS of Watertown, who pulled over & unsuccessfully attempted to extinguish the fire.  30 horses in the trailer died, the preliminary investigation …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-7-13

State troopers in Oneonta arrested 26-year-old Alexandria Benson of Schenectady, for Driving While Intoxicated. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on County Route 56 in the town of Maryland; Benson was issued tickets returnable in the Town of Maryland Court on May 21st. ——————– Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 29 year old Chelsea Dunphy …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-6-13

Former State Senate Majority Leader John Sampson of Brooklyn was taken into custody by the FBI on federal corruption charges this morning.   Sampson is accused of embezzling about $440,000 in funds involving the sale of foreclosed properties.  Sampson was charged with embezzlement, obstruction of justice and witness tampering, he is the 5th downstate lawmaker to …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 5-6-13

A Broome County grand jury on Friday handed up an indictment against 39 year old Aaron Powell on 2 counts of 2nd degree murder and 1 count of 1st degree murder in connection with the March 22nd murders of his estranged wife Christina Powell & 24 year old Mario Masciarelli.  The 2 were found murdered in …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-3-13

The Appellate Division, Third Department has rejected an appeal from Anthony Pacherille Jr. of Cooperstown, of the 11-year prison term in Otsego county court for a 2010 shooting in Cooperstown.  The ruling stated that there was no bias against Pacherille by Otsego county judge Brian Burns in his sentencing of Pacherille, for the racially motivated …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-3-13

The annual Tri Town Relay for Life event gets underway tonight through tomorrow morning at general Clinton park in Bainbridge.  American cancer society spokesperson Helen Gregory invites the public to see what the event is all about:   (Helen Gregory 5-3-13)   The event annually raises about $100,000 dollars for cancer research & programs, WCDO …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 5-2-13

State Troopers arrested 24-year-old Nathaniel Bracci, 18-year-old Sarah Gangell and 23-year-old Brayan Thompson of Delhi for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. The arrests resulted from a traffic stop on State Route 10 in Stamford,  Bracci and Thompson were issued Appearance Tickets and are scheduled to reappear before the Town of Stamford Court on May 14th,  Gangell …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 5-2-13

A rally against the proposed CONSTITUTION Pipeline is scheduled in downtown Oneonta later today.  The rally will be in front of Foothills Performing Arts Center on Market Street in Oneonta at 5:00pm. The rally is in response to the Paradigm Liaison Services meeting inside Foothills for local government and business leaders. —————————— Assemblyman Cliff Crouch will …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-1-13

The Chenango county sheriffs department arrested 31 year old Andrew Whitney of Norwich for driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with .08, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, numerous equipment violations, and on arrest and bench warrants.  Whitney is accused of operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated state; deputies also found that …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-1-13

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested Elizabeth Polasik Of Norwich for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Fleeing and Failure to Comply with Lawful Order.  The arrest followed a traffic stop on State Highway 8 in the Town of Guilford, after deputies witnessed a vehicle traveling at an unsafe speed, …