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Binghamton man added to Broome County's convicted animal abuser registry
After being sentenced for animal neglect charges, a Binghamton man was added Thursday to Broome County's public registry of convicted animal abusers. John Elmer, 40, of Clinton Street, kept 11 animals including four underweight sheep and a donkey with contagious skin diseases at a Hawkins Road prope
Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for a sexual abuser
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for a sexual abuser. Keith Billet is wanted for violating his probation on a sexual abuse conviction. This photo provided by the Sheriff's Office was taken in April, 2017.
Binghamton man arraigned on felony charges following October drug raid
A Binghamton man was arraigned on felony charges in Broome County Court Wednesday morning, following an October drug raid at Susquehanna Street residences in Binghamton that resulted in five arrests.
Downtown Binghamton Beer Store Robbed at Gunpoint
Binghamton police, state police and sheriff's deputies searched the downtown district after a reported armed robbery at a beer emporium. The apparent heist at the Beer Depot store at 218 Court Street occurred around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Mirabito is giving away a year of free gas
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - One lucky driver was given the gift of not having to worry about filling up her tank. Masonville resident Hayo Keidel was this year's winner of Mirabito's 5th annual "Gas for a Year" contest.
Once home to blight, Binghamton properties set to house the homeless
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — City of Binghamton and Family Enrichment Network officials gathered on Wednesday to announce a new housing project to fight local homelessness. According to Binghamton Mayor Rich David, a new multi-million-dollar homeless housing project is being planned for the city’s north side
BC Humane Society treating dogs ‘allegedly thrown from vehicle’ on I-81
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Broome County Humane Society has taken in two dogs it says were reportedly thrown from a vehicle on Interstate 81 north. “Our hearts are breaking right now,” the organization wrote on its Facebook page. “One is severely injured and in route for emergency veterinary care. The
FEATURED WARRANT: Deputies are looking for Keith Billet
The Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in finding a man wanted on an outstanding warrant. Keith Billet is wanted for Violation of Probation: Sex Abuse 1st. The photo above, provided by the Sheriff's Office, was taken in April, 2017.
Only Rubble Remains of Landmark Endicott EJ Factory
Workers are continuing the arduous task of hauling away the the debris from a huge old shoe manufacturing plant in West Endicott. Demolition crews started tearing down the massive five-story former Endicott Johnson building on North Page Avenue more than seven weeks ago.
Man Who Killed N.Y.S. Trooper Christopher Skinner Dies in Prison
A tragic chapter in local history closes as a Florida man who deliberately mowed down a New York State Trooper with his pickup truck, killing him in 2014, has died in prison. The New York State corrections Department says 64-year-old Almond Upton died December 9 at Clinton Correctional Facility in D
Meet Binghamton University’s new police chief
VESTAL (WBNG) — Binghamton University’s new top cop is a familiar face on campus. John Pelletier, BU’s police chief, got his first job at the colllege 11 years ago as one of the university’s police officers.
Plane makes emergency landing in Scranton
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A special flight with the remains of a deceased baby had to make an emergency landing yesterday in a residential neighborhood south of Scranton. The plane, and its volunteer pilot went down in a field in Spring Brook Township just before 11 AM.
Man who intentionally drove into, killed NYS trooper on I-81 dies in prison
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A Florida man convicted of deliberately running down and killing a state trooper standing along an upstate New York highway has died in prison, where he was serving a life term without possibility of parole.
Binghamton Man Dies Weeks After Being Hit by Vehicle
Authorities say a Binghamton man who was clipped by the side-view mirror of one car before reportedly being run over by a second vehicle in November has died. Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file][/caption] 62-year-old Glen Shoen was hit on Upper Court Street at around 7 p.m. November 24th. Authorities said h
City of Binghamton Runs Out of Recycling Bins
People who've visited Binghamton City Hall seeking recycling bins lately have been disappointed. The city has had no plastic bins to distribute to residents for at least several days.
Florida man who mowed down New York trooper dies in prison
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A Florida man convicted of deliberately running down and killing a state trooper standing along an upstate New York highway has died in prison, where he was serving a life term without possibility of parole.
Binghamton Man Sentenced for Repeated Animal Neglect
A Binghamton man repeatedly accused of abusing and neglecting animals must register with the Animal Abuser Registry and is banned from possessing any animals for 15 years in sentencing for the latest neglect case in which a donkey, goats, cats and foxes were found on a property in the Town of Sanfor
Housing Visions looks to secure additional funding
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A recipient of Greater Binghamton Fund money is looking to the state to help pay for the rest of the project. Housing Visions, a non-profit affordable housing developer based in Syracuse, is planning to convert the former Henry B Endicott School on Jackson Avenue in Endicott into
'I need some time:' Suspect in Susquehanna Street shooting has one week to decide on plea
The suspect in a Binghamton shooting that left a man in critical condition has one week to decide whether he will accept one of two plea deals, or go to trial. Travon J. Sanders, 23, appeared in front of Judge Joseph Cawley in Broome County Court Tuesday morning.
Endicott Man Indicted for Assault Of Two Year Old Child
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell today announced an indictment. has been handed up against Michael W. Merwin, for felony assault of a two-month-old child.