A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 12-5-12

The Broome County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple tractor-trailers MVA on Interstate 81 south in the Town of Kirkwood Tuesday morning at about 5:40 AM.   Deputies arrived to find numerous vehicles on fire, blocking all lanes and with a significant diesel fuel spill. The Preliminary investigation revealed that a southbound tractor-trailer from Canada, hauling canned …

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-4-12

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit announces the arrest of seven suspects in connection with an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in the Village of Walton and the surrounding area. Deputies arrested 30 year old Edna Cering, 21 year old Brittany Bakker, 27 year old Ryan McGovern, 25 year old Robin Jordan, 23 year old Frank Mastrorocco, …

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 12-4-12

Jury selection began Monday in Broome County Court in the murder trial of Joseph Jones, who is charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of Daniel Martinez of the Bronx.  Martinez’s body was found stabbed and shot to death in a wooded area off Wilson Hill Road in the town of Chenango in October …

P.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-3-12

P.m. news Monday 12-3-12 The New York Farm Bureau will have their Annual Meeting at the Desmond Hotel in Albany tomorrow through Thursday.  There will be delegate sessions throughout the 3-day event along with two evening banquets; about 400 members are expected to attend.  The issue of the lack of a federal 5-year Farm Bill …

A.M. NEWS MONDAY 12-3-12

State Troopers arrested 29-year-old Francis Henry of Moosic, Pennsylvania for Unlawful Possession of Marihuana. The arrests were the result of a traffic stop in Colesville; Henry was issued an Appearance Ticket returnable to the Town of Colesville Court on December 12th. ————————– The Oneonta city council is considering a number of fare increases and adjustments …

P.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-30-12

P.m. news Friday 11-30-12 State Police conducted a traffic safety initiative over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend to crack down on impaired driving, speeding and those who fail to use safety restraints. From November 21st to November 25th Troopers conducted 16 DWI checkpoints across the state and 7 saturation patrols on state roadways. State Police made …

A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 11-30-12

The state  DEC filed a Notice of Continuation at yesterdays’ deadline, which extends the rulemaking process for another 90 days.  The DEC posted a few changes to their proposed regulations for hydro-fracking yesterday, the public will have from December 12th  to January 11th  to submit their comments. ——————————— O’Connor Hospital in Delhi will host a …

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 11-29-12

State Police have arrested 9 people in connection with an Oneida County child sex trafficking ring. 30 year old Edward Tilden 23 year old Alexandria Davall and 25-year-old Lynnette Tilden are accused of using Backpage.com to advertise and sell sexual favors, sometimes involving an underage victim. They were charged with felony sex trafficking. Police also …

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 11-28-12

Governor Cuomo said yesterday that the state will have to file for an extension for Thursday’s deadline on hydrofracking rules, which could mean the DEC would have to issue an updated set of proposals. Joint Landowners Coalition of New York president Dan Fitzsimmons said that the delays might be costing the state millions of dollars …