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Binghamton Police Looking Into Armed Robbery on Chenango Street

A Binghamton Police Officer says they're "still working on" a potential armed robbery in Binghamton that took place on Saturday. A store employee for the Family Dollar located at 142 Chenango Street says he was robbed by a male "with a backpack full of weapons." Multiple Binghamton Police Officers w

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-24 01:42:00

Binghamton Restaurant Week overlaps with Rosh Hashana, leads to decreased student attendance

Binghamton Restaurant Week, organized by eatBING, occurs every fall and spring in Downtown Binghamton. The 10-day event offers students, locals and visitors discounted meals at restaurants from predetermined menus. Usually, Restaurant Week is packed with BU students looking to score deals on fine di


Over 600 People Participated in Dicks Greater Binghamton Marathon

The 3rd annual Greater Binghamton Marathon, sponsored by Dicks Sporting Goods, attracted over 600 runners. That number doesn't include the nearly 300 people who came out for the live music after the race. The event took place at 3000 Old Vestal road, behind the Town Square Mall. "Its a crazy hot da

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-25 04:10:00

City of Binghamton Committed to Welcoming Refugees and Immigrants

Despite federal restrictions on immigration, local officials have been working to make Binghamton a more welcoming city for immigrants and refugees. President Trump unveiled more restrictions on travelers from particular countries in replacement over his first controversial travel ban, which expired

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2017-09-25 03:42:00

1 dead, several stabbed in California prison riot

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say an inmate has been killed and several others were stabbed in a large riot at a prison on California's central coast. Corrections officials say the melee involving more than 160 inmates broke out around midday Sunday in the yard at California Men's Col

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 01:52:00

1 dead, 7 wounded in Tennessee church shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Nashville police say gunman captured after opening fire at church, killing 1 and injuring 7 ------------------------------------------ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in Tennessee say eight people were injured in a shooting at a church in the Nashville area. Nashville fir

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 20:53:00

LI police use stun gun on naked, bloody man who later dies

INWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - Nassau County police say officers used stun guns to try to subdue a naked man covered in blood, but the man stopped breathing and later died. Authorities were called to a home on New York's Long Island at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday after neighbors reported an intoxicated man scream

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 01:59:00

Four Vestal HS football players sit out Saturday's game following inappropriate texting allegations

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- The Vestal High School football team kicked off Saturday's game against Johnson City High School without any incidents, just a day after the Vestal Central School District announced it's investigation a student group chat involving inappropriate language. Head football coach,

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 06:58:00

Locals raise money at bone marrow drive for 3-year-old boy with leukemia

TOWN OF CHENANGO (WBNG) -- Locals are supporting a three-year-old diagnosed with Leukemia who's now in need of a bone marrow transplant. Young Cooper Busch, who has Down Syndrome, was diagnosed with Leukemia for the second time this year. He was first diagnosed in November 2016, finished treatment i

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 06:59:00

Boil water advisory in place for Endicott, Endwell and West Corners

(WBNG) -- There is a boil water advisory in effect for the village of Endicott, as well as parts of Endwell and West Corners. According to a post on the Village of Endicott Facebook page, a water main break on South Street caused those in affected areas to lose pressure. The chance of harmful microb

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 20:56:00

7 charged with rioting after protest in St. Louis County

(Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). State Rep. Bruce Franks chants in front of the Buzz Westfall Justice Center as more than a hundred people wait for the release of almost two dozen people arrested earlier in the day at the Saint Louis Gall... ST. LOUIS (AP) - Seven people are facing rio

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-24 23:07:00

Convicted Craigslist killer appeals death sentence

(Paul Tople/Akron Beacon Journal via AP, Pool, File). FILE - In this April 4, 2013, file photo, Richard Beasley addresses the court after sentencing in his capital murder case by Summit Common Pleas Judge Lynne S. Callahan in Akron, Ohio. Beasley, conv... AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A man convicted of killin

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 07:37:00

Editorial: The room where it happens

The mayoral race in the City of Binghamton is well underway, and Binghamton University students must take full advantage of this opportunity to learn more about local politics and their effect on the community. The mayoral race in the city of Binghamton is well underway, and Binghamton University s


NY lawmaker: LLCs should be required to disclose owners

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York state senator is proposing new disclosure rules for limited liability companies to give the public more information about who is influencing state politics and cashing in on big real estate deals. Manhattan Democrat Brad Hoylman announced new legislation Monday that wo

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 13:09:00

Memo to GOP: Red states also among losers in health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health care bill headed for a possible showdown in the Senate this week. Among states expected to lose are Arizona, Florida,

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 12:37:00

APNewsBreak: Planes designed for Alaska to take final flight

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. The captain soon came on the speaker to apologize for the odor, which was coming from 70 skittish baby reindeer headed for Tex

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 11:47:00

Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidents

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week. Yet their path to succeeding in their last-gasp effort has grown narrower, perhaps impossible. GOP senators' oppositi

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 11:27:00

'The Codfather' to be sentenced for evading fishing quotas

BOSTON (AP) - A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced. Carlos Rafael is the owner of one of the nation's largest commercial fishing operations. It includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 07:37:00

Weiner due in court for sentencing in sexting scandal

NEW YORK (AP) - Anthony Weiner is scheduled to be sentenced on Monday in a sexting scandal that some blame for Hillary Clinton's presidential loss. The former New York congressman faces up to 27 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to one charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. Prose

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 07:37:00

NY lawmakers to study best ways to stop identity theft

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state lawmakers say they want to make sure the state is doing everything it can to protect residents from identity theft. A state Senate committee plans to hold a hearing Thursday in Albany to learn more about the problem and the best ways to protect personal information

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 07:16:00