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 …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 3-26-13

Delaware County Deputies arrested 31-year-old Jerry Tolbert of Virginia Beach Virginia as a Fugitive from Justice.   Tolbert was arraigned in the Town of Hamden and was remanded to the Delaware County jail pending extradition back to Virginia Beach. ——————————— Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 42-year-old William Schenkel, of Downsville for 3 counts of Aggravated Harassment, …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-25-13

State lawmakers began passing budget bills Sunday in Albany, as they work around religious holidays to get the budget passed by the April 1st deadline.  The state Senate approved three budget bills in a rare Sunday session, the state Assembly, will return to Thursday Albany to vote on the $143 billion spending plan. ————————– The …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 3-25-13

The Broome county sheriff’s department is searching for 39-year-old Aaron Powell of Binghamton, following the discovery of the bodies of 35-year-old Christina Powell and 24-year-old Mario Masciarelli at 4185 Lisi lane in Binghamton Friday.  Powell may be driving a black 2007 GMC Denali SUV with license number GDU 3346.  Anyone with information on Powell’s whereabouts …