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Parolee in Chenango County accused of threatening to shoot neighbor, dog

COVENTRY, N.Y. -- A Chenango County man was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot his neighbor and a dog. On Friday last week, state police say Bradly Falkenmeyer, 27 of Coventry, was fighting with his neighbor about the dog next door being on his property.


Two men charged with stealing catalytic converters from Otsego County auto shop

MIDDLEFIELD, N.Y. — New York State Police at Richfield Springs in Otsego County have arrested two men, and charged them with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony. Troopers were dispatched to Wahl to Wahl Auto in Middlefield on March 6 for a report that the business was missing several catalytic con


Sentencing date set for Chenango County man convicted of killing adopted son

NORWICH, N.Y. -- The Chenango County man found guilty of killing his adopted, disabled son, and setting the house on fire will be sentenced May 3. His wife's trial is set to begin April 1.


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


New York State Man Steals Little Debbie Snack Truck

Maybe this guy just really wanted a Zebra Cake or one of their Oatmeal Creme Pies? In one of the state's stranger stories, WETM is reporting that an Elmira man allegedly took off in a Little Debbie snack delivery truck Monday. The 38 year-old man reportedly stole the truck from a loading dock.


Bodies of Man and Woman Found in Binghamton Apartment

Binghamton police are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were discovered at a downtown apartment complex. Authorities say police were called to Woodburn Court II Apartments at 100 Susquehanna Street around noon Sunday.


Broome County leaders concerned over AIM funding

(WBNG) — The deadline for the state budget is now less than a week away and county leaders are calling for a change to be made before it passes. Their concerns are over whats called the Assistance and Incentives for Municipalities funding, or AIM.


Gov. Cuomo: Upstate voters, 'they don't know me as well'

NEW YORK (WHEC) -- During a nearly 30-minute radio interview on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed the Mueller report, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign, and the state budget.


N.Y. man wanted for Va. rape captured in Luzerne

- LUZERNE — State police captured a man they say has been wanted on rape and robbery charges in Virginia since 2010. A trooper stopped the driver of a Nissan Altima for driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone on the North Cross Valley Expressway just after 11 p.m. Sunday.


New York lawmaker wants to raise limo insurance minimums

In wake of deadly Schoharie crash, State Sen. Neil Breslin seeks change. State Sen. Neil Breslin is pushing legislation that would significantly raise the minimum insurance requirements that upstate limousine companies have on their vehicles.


(10:47 AM) Cuomo Announces Assistance For Farmers Impacted By Weather

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced available assistance for farmers impacted by extreme rainfall and wet weather conditions last summer. Last week, the federal government declared 12 counties across the state as natural disaster areas — among them Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.


Crews battle tire fire near Cortland-Chenango county line

CINCINNATUS, N.Y. (WBNG) — Multiple fire departments were called to a smoky scene in Cortland County Tuesday afternoon. A photo captured by Chad Stein shows black smoke billowing from a large pile of tires on Staley Road in Cincinnatus.


West Side Binghamton Man Indicted for Murder, Arson

A 45-year-old man accused of viciously attacking two neighbors and then torching their Binghamton apartment house has been indicted on murder and arson charges. Wilfredo Pica-Torres of 107 Walnut Street was named in a five-count indictment handed up by a Broome County grand jury.


Cortland County Court: Syracuse man to serve 7 years in prison

CORTLAND, N.Y. — A convicted drug dealer who pled guilty to threatening another man with a loaded pistol in April in a city motel was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday in Cortland County Court—a sentence he will serve after he completes his current, unrelated prison term.


Greene students create a mosaic with Jablon Studios

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Students in the Greene Central School District are creating a lasting tribute to one of the village's biggest annual events. Kids in Mrs. Becker's 9th grade English class have been busy creating a glass tile mosaic under the tutelage of community artist Emily Jablon.


Direct care workers get a boost in Cuomo’s budget talks

A budget deal won’t be signed off on by Gov. Andrew Cuomo without a raise for the direct care workers who work with people who have developmental disabilities, his top legal advisor told a rally of advocates on Monday at the Capitol.


Apalachin House Fire Linked to Wiring

Authorities now say a man and a woman living in an Apalachin home that burned March 24 had to be treated for smoke inhalation. The blaze on Marshland Road was reported at around 11 p.m. and called about a half dozen fire departments from Tioga and Broome County to the scene. The house is believed to


Vehicle crashes into manure spreader in Groton

CORTLAND COUNTY, N.Y. - New York State Police at Ithaca responded to an accident involving a manure spreader and two other vehicles on State Route 222 near Salt Road in the town of Groton Tuesday morning. One driver was transported by helicopter to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.


Don McLean, singer of 'American Pie,' performing in Broome County

VESTAL, N.Y. - Don McLean, the singer-songwriter associated with classic hits like "American Pie" and "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)", will be performing in Vestal this August.


Marathon to Host Central New York Maple Festival 2019

If you love all things maple, then Marathon is the place to be for the Central New York Maple Festival!. The 2019 Central New York Maple Festival will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. You don't have to worry about saving