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Local Updates from ABC News Radio for Binghamton.

Monday
Sep152014

Endicott Man Arrested After Threatening to Kill Deputies

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- Broome County Sheriff Sheriff's Office deputies arrested an Endicott man Saturday for disorderly conduct after an incident at Mountain Top Grove.

Law enforcement providing security at the venue took Jack Goham into custody after he "caused public annoyance and alarm," according to officials.

While allegedly intoxicated, the 44-year-old yelled that he was going to kill a deputy sheriff, while pointing his finger at officers as if he had a gun. Goham also used "foul and abusive language," officials said in a statement.

During the attempt to take him into custody, police say Goham struggled and continued threats. He was arraigned in the Town of Conklin on behalf of the Town of Binghamton.


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Friday
Sep122014

Endicott Man Arrested in Monro Muffler Burglary 

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- State Police arrested an Endicott man Wednesday after seeing him run from the back of a Monro Muffler store in Endwell.

Troopers saw a broken window by the front door of the building, located at 3200 East Main Street, while on patrol around 11:30 p.m. As they looked inside, they saw a man, identified as Matthew C. Verry, run out of the establishment.

Officers arrested the 20-year-old following a short foot chase. An investigation revealed a bleeding cut on Verry's right hand and 41 quarters in his pants pocket.

Verry was transported to the Broome County Jail with no bail set and is on probation for a prior petit larceny arrest.


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Thursday
Sep112014

Man Injured in Crash, Charged with DWI

(WINDSOR, N.Y.) -- A 26-year-old man has been charged with DWI following a vehicular crash in Windor on Wednesday.

The crash happened in the area of North and Dodd Roads. State Police said Justin Mullen was behind the wheel of a car that drove off the east shoulder of the roadway, and crashed into a concrete culvert. Mullen was left trapped in the car, and had to be freed by responders using the "Jaws of Life."

He was airlifted to a hospital in Johnson City with multiple internal and external injuries.

Officials said an investigation determined that Mullen was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the crash.


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Wednesday
Sep102014

Cuomo, Hochul Win Democratic Primary

(NEW YORK) -- The results are in from Tuesday's Democratic primary, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is officially through to seek re-election as governor in November.

According to results provided by the New York State Board of Elections, Gov. Cuomo won the Democratic nod by defeating Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout.

Cuomo's running mate Kathy Hochul also came out on top Tuesday night, emerging victorious over Timothy Wu.

Gov. Cuomo will square off against Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in the November election.


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Tuesday
Sep092014

Johnson City Police Investigating Larceny at Walmart

Johnson City Police Department(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- Authorities are investigating an August 24 larceny at a Walmart.

As a part of the investigation, the Johnson City Police Department is looking to identify the subject in a newly released photo.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 607-798-9318.


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Monday
Sep082014

Fire Breaks Out at Endicott Apartments; Bomb Squad Summoned

(ENDICOTT, N.Y.) -- An investigation continues into the cause of a fire at an apartment complex in Endicott on Sunday.

According to published reports, fire crews responded on Sunday morning to the Hillside Court Apartments. Crews worked to get the flames under control, however, they then had to call in members of the bomb squad from the Endicott Police Department, after some suspicious items were found at the scene.

Nearby homes were reportedly evacuated while the bomb squad investigated.

There were no reports of injury.


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Friday
Sep052014

Binghamton Cops Arrest Two Wanted Men

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- A couple of wanted men were arrested during a traffic stop in Binghamton on Tuesday.

Police said the arrests came after officers pulled over a vehicle in the area of Carroll and Pine Streets, where Sherman Wilborne and Icota Shaw were passengers.

Police said Wilborne was wanted in connection with a shooting in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where he was being sought for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm. He's to be extradited back to Pennsylvania.

Shaw was wanted on an active parole warrant.


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Thursday
Sep042014

Man, Woman Sought for Theft at Binghamton Store

Binghamton Police Department(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- Police in Binghamton are seeking the public's help with identifying and locating a man and woman being sought in connection with a theft from a local store.

Police have released photos of the pair, who investigators said acted together in committing a larceny at the Dollar General store,  located at 357 Court Street, on Aug. 25.

Anyone with information on the suspects is asked to contact police at 607-772-7080, and refer to case number: 14-25944.


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Wednesday
Sep032014

Aaron Powell Gets Life Sentence

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- A man convicted of killing his estranged wife and her friend has been sentenced to life in prison.

Aaron Powell was sentenced on Wednesday after being found guilty in July of one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder, according to published reports. He was given the life sentence for the first-degree murder charge, and was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for each second-degree murder charge.

Officials said Aaron Powell killed his estranged wife Christina Powell, 35, and her friend Mario Masciarelli, 24, in March 2013.


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Tuesday
Sep022014

Hooper Road Bridge Closure Begins Tuesday

(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) -- The Hooper Road Bridge will close starting Tuesday afternoon, blocking off traffic in the area for three weeks.

Detour signs will be posted for the pathway over Route 17C, according to the Broome County Sheriff's Office.

Detour routes include Watson Boulevard in the Town of Union, Harry L. Drive in Johnson City, Route 201 South, and Route 17C East and West.

The bridge is expected to reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 5 p.m.


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