A.M. NEWS FRIDAY 5-30-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

State Police announced the arrest of 60-year-old Almond Upton of Florida, for 1st degree murder for the death of Trooper Christopher Skinner on I-81 in the Town of Chenango Thursday afternoon. Troop C Commanding Officer Major Donald Faughnan accused Upton of veering intentionally from the left lane, hitting 2 cars stopped on the right shoulder … [Read more…]

UPDATE ON TROOPER DEATH IN BROOME COUNTY

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

60 year old Almond Upton of Florida charged with 1st degree murder following the death of Trooper Christopher Skinner on I-81 in the town of Chenango this afternoon. Troop C commanding officer Major Donald Faughnan said that Upton veered intentionally from the left lane, hit 2 cars stopped on the right shoulder & intentionally struck … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 5-29-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

The State Senate Task Force on the rise of the use of heroin across the state has issued a package of 25 bills for the legislature to consider.  State Senator Jim Seward was on the task force, he submitted a bill to tighten up laws regarding insurance and those trying to break their addiction:   … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS THURSDAY 5-29-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Norwich Police arrested 51-year-old John Zangari and 44 year old Lynn Minck of Norwich for possessing and attempting to sell heroin.   Police seized more than $5,000 in bundled heroin in the couple’s car & apartment Wednesday night. Zangari & Minck were charged with Criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell & 1st … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-28-14

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Delaware County Deputies investigated a motorcycle accident Monday in the Town of Tompkins on State Highway 10.   52-year-old Cindy Beteau of Deposit lost control of her motorcycle, struck the guardrail, she was thrown from the motorcycle and landed on the embankment. Beteau was air lifted to Wilson Hospital in Johnson City, & was listed … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-28-14

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New York led the nation in yogurt production for the 2nd straight year, according to Governor Cuomo.   The state produced 741 million pounds of yogurt in 2013, an increase of 46 million pounds from the previous year’s total, beating out California by about 150 million pounds.   New York accounted for 15.7% of the country’s … [Read more…]

P.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-27-14

WCDO, News, Radio, NY, Sidney, New York

Sidney Village Police department arrested 6 people following a lengthy narcotics investigation. Charged were 37-year-old Richard Swislosky of Sidney, 30-year-old Stacey Dibble of Bainbridge, 56-year-old Bradley Winner of Mount Upton, 44-year-old Louella Schoener & 31 year old Rebecca Schoener of Greene and Mary Cutting of Unadilla on a variety of drug charges. All were arraigned … [Read more…]

A.M. NEWS TUESDAY 5-27-14

State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit conducted a 72-hour road check at 4 locations along I-86 & State Route 17.  833 inspections were conducted, 1,326 violations discovered and 101 vehicles taken off the road and placed out-of-service for serious safety violations. 45 drivers were taken off the road and placed out of service for severe … [Read more…]