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Adam Weitsman shares lie detector results amid long-running rumor in Michele Harris case

After winning a lawsuit for defamation, a falseclaim that he was involved in Michele Harris' still-unsolved disappearance, Owego scrap metal dealer Adam Weitsman recently took one more step in an attempt to prove false one of many local rumors surrounding the 17-year-old Tioga County murder case.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-20 16:41:00

Tioga County jail sergeant arrested on burglary, official misconduct, drug charges

Jonathon Edwards, 36, who worked as a sergeant in the Tioga County jail, is accused of stealing property from the county's public safety building. He was taken into custody there Monday night by investigators with theTioga County Sheriff's Office.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-06-19 18:29:00

FEATURED WARRANT: Deputies looking for man with outstanding warrant

Top StoriesFEATURED WARRANT: Deputies looking for man with outstanding warrantStarbucks plans to close 150 locationsProtesters shout at VP's motorcade entering and leaving Katko fundraiserVice President Pence visits SyracuseBINGHAMTON, N.Y. - The Broome County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-20 17:42:00

Binghamton police arrest trio in armed Oak Street home invasion

Three suspects, believed by police to be carrying firearms, were chased on foot through nearby back yards, until they were caught on Markey Court by Binghamton police and a Broome County sheriff's sergeant.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-06-20 14:09:00

Two teens injured from fall at Waverly Glen Park

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WETM - 2018-06-20 22:11:26

Waverly man sentenced for attempted rape

On Monday, June 11th, 2018, Wayne E. Woods (37) of Waverly, NY was sentenced to 10 years in state prison and 10 years post release supervision. Wood was convicted of Attempted Rape in the first Degree, a class C violent felony, after pleading guilty in the middle of the second day of his jury trial

WETM - 2018-06-20 16:08:10

Raid leads to pot bust of more that 6 pounds

On June 14, 2018, the New York State Police arrestedRoger Cole, age 24, of Nichols, NY for the felony of Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd degree and the misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.At approximately 5:45 a.m., members of CNET Southern Tier, Troop C Uniform Troopers an

WETM - 2018-06-19 17:50:45

Sayre man charged with sharing of child pornography, 193 charges of sexual abuse of children

Pennsylvania State Police have charged Jack William Hunter Jr., 54, of Sayre with 188 counts of dissemination of media, 193 counts of sexual abuse of children, and five counts of criminal use of communication facility following investigations of child pornography on April 15.

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-06-21 09:00:00

Drug raid on Mygatt Street nets 2 arrests, cocaine and loaded handgun

Police made two arrests Tuesday after a Mygatt Street drug raid that revealed cocaine, a loaded handgun and $1,750 in profits from narcotics trafficking.

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-06-19 19:20:00

Fire on East Franklin Street in Endicott damages house, displaces 8 people

Firefighters responded to 309 E. Franklin St. around 1:30 a.m., and found flames in the walls of the residence. Two apartments were impacted by the fire, according to theSouthern Tier Chapter of the American Red Cross, and five adults and three children are receiving assistance from disaster action

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-06-19 20:07:00

Damaged light pole leads to arrest

On June 16, 2018 at 2:48 a.m., New York State Police at Owego arrestedWesley J. Garrity, age 65, of Waverly, NY for the felony of Driving While Ability Impaired by Combined Influence of Drugs or Alcohol. He was also issued several traffic tickets.Troopers were dispatched to Tioga Downs in the town

WETM - 2018-06-19 17:18:19

Binghamton man indicted on manslaughter charges for March beating death

Top StoriesVice President Pence visits SyracuseIndependent candidate for Governor Stephanie Miner to visit BinghamtonCongresswoman Tenney opens second campaign office in EndicottThe Agency hosts breakfast to report accomplishments, future projectsBINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A Broome County Jury has indicted

BINGHAMTONHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-19 21:44:44

Binghamton, Newark Valley residents ID'd as victims of Nanticoke fatal crash

Broome County Sheriff's deputies have identified the victims of Saturday's fatal motorcycle crash as Kathryn Schultheis, 41, of Binghamton and Brandy Lynn, 39, of Newark Valley.


Sewage workers recognized for helping child porn case

A couple months ago, Howard Edward Brooks, former teacher at Elmira Christian Academy, was sentenced to seven years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for multiple child pornography related charges.


Two motorcyclists killed crash with pick-up truck in Nanticoke

The NY State Police, NY State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit, Glen Aubrey Fire Department, Maine Fire Department, Chenango Fire Department, Maine Ambulance, Union Ambulance, Chenango Ambulance, NY State Police and NYS DOT also assisted at the scene.


No injuries as Brackney Inn goes up in flames again

The Brackney Inn, a bar and restaurant in Silver Lake, went up in flames Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m., just weeks from reopening after a previous fire occurred there last October.


A repeat winner and first-timer in Vestal XX

Steve Esposito’s 1-hour, 14-minute, 24-second clocking was five minutes clear of the morning’s next-best reading at the finish line approaching the Vestal Senior Center. And make that two victories and a couple third places for the Chenango Bridge resident in the longest-running race in Broome and s


Gunshots rattle Elmira neighborhood during the early morning hours on Saturday

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BREAKING: Brackney Inn On Fire, Second Time In Less Than A Year

According to Silver Lake Fire Chief Joe Tims, the inn is at a total loss. Tims said at approximately 4:15, Silver Lake received a call that a fire had been spotted at the rear corner, on the outside of the Inn.


BUZZ ABOUT YOU: Glenwood Elementary School principal is 'Principal of the Year'

McSain, who has been the principal of the school since 2009, was honored during an awards ceremony May 17 at the Pheasant Hill Country Club in Owego.