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Truck driver saves dogs thrown from vehicle on New York highway
Two beagles are now recovering after they were thrown out of a vehicle on an upstate New York highway and rescued by a truck driver on Wednesday. New York State Police said in a news release the incident happened on Interstate 81 in Whitney Point, located north of Binghamton.
Injured puppy is now walking steadily after being tossed out of vehicle
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WETM) - (Images courtesy of the Broome County Humane Society) One of the puppies thrown out of a car window on Friday is steadily recovering. The Broome County Humane Society said Trooper the beagle pup had a leg amputated due to extensive injuries.
Binghamton Children's Choir Brings Holiday Cheer
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. - The Binghamton Children's Choir held a live performance on Saturday at the Raymour & Flanigan Holiday Party. The 18 choir members aged 7-12 from across the Greater Binghamton Area sang songs like "Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and fan favorite's like Bruno Mar's hit "H
Residents displaced by Binghamton apartment house fire
Several residents had to find temporary living quarters after fire damaged a small apartment building in Binghamton on Saturday night. The blaze erupted shortly after 11 p.m. at 20 Emma St. Firefighters were on the scene for about two and a half hours.
Heavy police presence on Vestal Parkway
VESTAL (WBNG) — The Vestal Police Department has responded to an incident in front of the Parkway Plaza. An investigation is underway near a busy stretch of the Vestal Parkway. Officers appear to be searching near the roadway.
Johnson City Man Charged With Burglary
VESTAL, N.Y. - Vestal Police patrols responded to a business alarm at Matco Electric at 3913 Gates Road in Vestal Thursday evening. Officers observed an individual inside the business and discovered a burglary in progress. The suspect fled after seeing the officers.
Women's Basketball Dominated By No. 2 Notre Dame
South Bend, I.N. - The Binghamton women's basketball team traveled to the Joyce Center to take on the no. 2 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish and fell to the defending NCAA Division I Champions 103-53. The Fighting Irish were the Bearcats' highest-ranked opponent in their 18 year NCAA Division I era.
High School hoops roundup – December 14
BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Christian Sage led the way with 25 points as Owego knocked off Johnson City, 69-61. Kobe Bogart had 16 points for Owego in the victory. In Union, Maine-Endwell routed rival, Union-Endicott, 71-49. Jack McFadden has 10 rebounds in the win.
Two beagles recovering after being thrown out moving vehicle on New York interstate
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – After two beagles were allegedly tossed out a moving vehicle on an interstate highway in New York, police are asking the public to help identify the driver.
Binghamton University in New York set to kill up to 50 deer on campus in bowhunt
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – After years of debating methods to address deer overpopulation on campus, a New York university will conduct a controlled hunt next week. Bowhunters will enter the Binghamton University Nature Preserve on Sunday in a pilot program announced by the school and recommended by the Com
Elite 24 Offense: From A(llen) to Z(ikuski) on Section 4 all-star team
The Elite 24 team is a collaboration of the Press & Sun-Bulletin of Binghamton, Star-Gazette of Elmira and The Ithaca Journal. Members of the newspapers’ sports staffs choose the team as well as the player and coach of the year.
Meet Our Furry Faces: Gertie
JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. - Meet this week's adorable Furry Face!. This week we have Gertie. This lovely 12-year old cat is a social butterfly who's nothing short of sweet and charming. Having been at Every Dog's Dream Rescue for quite some time now, she's been nick named the 'Office Cat.'
Windsor woman arrested after chasing pedestrian through yards, hitting him with vehicle
TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) — The Broome County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was arrested after she hit a pedestrian with her vehicle and then left the scene. Authorities said after interviewing a witness they identified the suspect’s vehicle. They then found the vehicle with the driver and the pedest
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.
Support Meals on Wheels during the Subaru Share the Love event
Meals on Wheels of Western Broome is partnering with Matthews Subaru in Vestal for the 2018 Subaru Share the Love Event. Meals on Wheels of Western Broome serves Endicott, Endwell, Vestal, Johnson City, and Maine, New York. It’s a not-for-profit organization that provides and delivers nutritious mea
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
Update: Police Seek Help Finding Who Threw Dogs Out of Moving Vehicle
HOMER, N.Y. - New York State Police is seeking the public’s assistance catching those responsible for throwing two dogs out of a moving vehicle in Cortland County on Wednesday.
Endicott woman spreads holiday joy through random act of kindness
JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Hundreds of bags of hats, gloves and jackets were hung on the fences of Floral Park, CFJ Park and West Endicott Park to spread joy this holiday season. The clothing items vary in size from infant to adult and range in colors.
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
Why state regulators came down so hard in the Wegmans-liquor store case
The legal term in New York state alcohol beverage control law is "availing a license." The plain translation, more or less, is when someone who is not listed on a liquor license owns, manages or otherwise controls the licensed business. It's illegal under state law.