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 …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-22-13

State Senator Jim Seward commented on the state budget agreement reached in Albany among state leaders late Wednesday:   (Seward 3-22-13)   Voting in the state senate & Assembly on the budget bills will begin Saturday; the budget should be finalized before the April 1st deadline for the first time in 37 years. ————————– The …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 3-22-13

State police executed search warrants in Windsor and Colesville, which led to the seizure of meth labs in 2 homes and the arrests of 3 people.   Police arrested 39-year-old DONALD SIBLEY, 36 year old JENNIFER CREA of Windsor; and 32 year old NATE DENDLER of Colesville, on a variety of drug charges, following a month …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-21-13

Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Coalition Co-Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver outlined the agreement on the 2013-14 Budget AT A PRESS CONFERENCE IN Albany last night; the governor outlined some of the aspects of the plan   (Cuomo 3-21-13)   Senate Leader Dean Skelos agreed that the budget will work this year & …

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 3-21-13

Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders announced an agreement last night on the budget for 2013-2014 that closes a $1.3 billion deficit, & cuts taxes for middle class families and small businesses.  The budget has initial funding for 10 high-tech Innovation Hot Spots across the state to incubate businesses, workforce training program to link our SUNY …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-20-13

State Police are continuing with the investigation into the 2 shootings in Mohawk & Herkimer last week, by 64-year-old Kurt Meyers of Mohawk.  Police stated that Meyers  was broke,   unemployed since 2006, yet they have no motive of why Meyers targeted John’s Barbershop in Mohawk & Gaffee’s Car Wash in Herkimer last Wednesday, killing 4 …

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 3-20-13

The Chenango county sheriff’s department arrested 19-year-old Amanda Sgroi of Norwich, on an active bench warrant from Norwich city court, for failure to appear to the sheriff’s office to begin weekend sentences.  Sgroi was arraigned in town of Norwich court & was remanded to the county jail; she will appear in Norwich court at a …