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Binghamton Man Charged With Grand Larceny

The Broome County Sheriff's Detective Division has arrested Nathaniel Awuah, 24-year-old male of the City of Binghamton, for Identity Theft and Grand Larceny. Awuah is accused possessing the credit card information belonging to another subject, without permission, and using the credit card informati

FOX 40 NEWS WICZ TV - 2018-03-23 17:40:00

Official results for Village of Owego recounts

VILLAGE OF OWEGO (WBNG) - Official voting results are in from the Village of Owego Clerk-Treasurer for races that were recounted Friday, one of which resulted in a one-vote victory. Votes cast in Tuesday's village elections were recounted Friday morning by the Tioga County Board of Elections. In the

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-23 20:25:00

WENY News - Waverly Woman Accused of Stealing From Sears While Employed Ther

BIG FLATS, N.Y. (WENY) - A Waverly woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing from Sears while she was employed there. Alisha Talmage is charged with 4th degree Grand Larceny. According to the Chemung County Sheriff's Office, Talmage was an Office Associate at Sears at the Arnot Mall. She's accu

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 15:58:00

WENY News - Elmira man arrested, at least two pounds of crystal meth seized

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man was arrested after police allegedly found at least one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine, oxycodone, narcotic paraphernalia, and cash during a search of a home. According to Elmira Police, 35-year-old Chris Kimbell of Elmira was charged with crimin

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-23 02:37:00

Canton man charged with aggravated assault

A Canton man has been jailed with charges of felony aggravated assault as well as simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct after an incident in Canton in January. According to police documents, police received reports on Jan. 20 that Dennis Franklin Bacon, 27, had kicked in an apartment doo

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-03-23 09:00:00

WENY News - New Restaurant in Horseheads Offers Authentic, Texas-Style Barbe

Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY)-- A new restaurant bringing the taste of Texas to the Southern Tier is open for business on Old Ithaca Road in Horseheads. Sample This Barbecue is dishing up home-style barbecue for all to try. Andrew Sample moved to upstate New York from Texas a little over a year ago. Afte

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 11:21:00

Tioga County: Barriers to revitalization: old and vacant homes, study says

OWEGO -- There may not be a shortage of hurdles in the process toward community revitalization, but the recent completion of a study of housing options in Tioga County illustrates that some of the biggest barriers to area development are a significant number of vacant and chronically aging homes. On

MORNING TIMES - 2018-03-23 08:30:00

Elmira Police Department destroys illegal weapons

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - The Elmira Police Department destroyed 77 illegal firearms on Thursday. The Department says that the firearms were confiscated through numerous arrests and investigations. They encourage anyone with any information on illegal weapons in the City of Elmira to contact them by

WETM - 2018-03-22 16:31:39

Recounts on Friday for three Village of Owego races

OWEGO (WBNG) - Following close finishes, there will be recounts Friday for three elections in Owego on Friday. Village of Owego Clerk-Treasurer Rod Marchewka told 12 News Thursday there will be recounts for Village Mayor, Ward One Trustee and Ward Three Trustee races. Tuesday's race for mayor was a

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-22 18:17:00

Two firefighters die in Pa. building collapse

Vestal Police Chief John Butler was a Binghamton police detective in 1984, when he was interrogating James Wales, who killed 12-year-old Cheri Lindsey in Binghamton. Anthony Borrelli / Staff video YORK, Pa. - A section of a burned-out former piano factory in Pennsylvania collapsed Thursday a day af

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 19:07:36

Owego woman charged with hitting robbery victim in face, stealing phone and pills

OWEGO (WBNG) -- An Owego woman has been charged with a felony following a robbery in the village earlier this week, according to the Owego Police Department. Police say they responded to reports of a woman being assaulted on William Street around 9 p.m. Sunday. According to officers, the woman repor


Endicott street briefly blocked off for sparking utility pole

ENDICOTT (WBNG) -- Emergency crews responded to Exchange Avenue in Endicott Friday morning for reports of a sparking utility pole, according to Endicott police. Police say it happened around 7:30 a.m. Exchange Avenue was blocked off by an Endicott police vehicle for a brief period of time. Just befo

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-23 14:53:00

Manager: Johnson City Toys R Us liquidation sale delayed

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- The manager of the Toys R Us store in Johnson City says a liquidation sale will not begin Thursday as originally planned. John Fleming told 12 News Thursday morning that it's being pushed back because the store still needs court approval. According to Fleming, store officials

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-22 16:55:00

Local newspaper set to lay off nearly 100 employees

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Close to 100 workers who work for, and print, the Elmira Star-Gazette, The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin, and the Ithaca Journal, are being laid off. Gannet, which publishes the papers, is closing down its 12-year-old, $50 million printing facility in Johnson City th


'I explode': Cheri Lindsey's killer was denied parole in 2017

Jean Lindsey of Binghamton talks about her family staying together after the murder of daughter Cheri. In the 34 years since Cheri was killed, the Lindsey family has stayed together; Jean and her husband David recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Wochit Thirty-three years were spent behind bar


JC Walmart bathrooms temporarily out of order

JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) -- The customer bathrooms inside the Johnson City Walmart are currently out of order, a Walmart spokesperson tells 12 News. The spokesperson says a plumbing issue forced the bathrooms to go out of commission. They said the restrooms went out of order "within the past two weeks."

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-22 00:35:00

Two men charged with Pine Street murder

BINGHAMTON - Binghamton Police have arrested two men for killing a third man last Friday in downtown Binghamton. Police were called to 84 Pine Street for a report of a man down on the second floor. When they got there, they reportedly found 51 year-old Lazar Jones lying unresponsive on the front p


Driver turning onto Endicott street struck and killed 85-year-old woman, sheriff says

An 85-year-old Endicott woman died after being struck by a car last week while crossing the street. No tickets were issued to the driver, Broome County Sheriff's deputies said. Antoinette Wenner was crossing Nebraska Avenue just north of the East Main Street intersection March 10 around 10:19 p.m.,


WENY News - DA, Police Seeking Binghamton Man, $10K Reward Offered

BINGHAMTON, NY (WENY) -- Officials in the Southern Tier are looking for a witness in a murder case. They're offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Valentino Mondolfi. Binghamton Police say he's approximately 5'6", weighs 140lbs and has brown eyes and black hair. According


Wanted: Reward Offered For Arrest

The Broome County District Attorney's Office and Binghamton Police Department are offering a $5,000 reward, leading to the arrest of Valentino F. Mondolfi. A material witness warrant has been issued for Mondolfi's arrest. Last known address: 124 Mason Ave., Binghamton. Mondolfi is described as a whi