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Broome Police on High Alert for Prison Escapees

Law enforcement agencies in the Binghamton area are keeping an eye out for David Sweat and Richard Matt, the convicted killers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility.

Broome County Sheriff David Harder said police have been interviewing "all possible people" who may have any information about how the men managed to break out of the maximum-security prison in Dannemora

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Broome Emergency Services Director Leaving Post

The man who has been the director of emergency services for Broome County for the past eight years is about to take a job with New York state government.

Brett Chellis has advised county officials he intends to leave the post he's held since 2007

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County Synthetic Marijuana Cases Soaring

The number of Broome County residents requiring hospital treatment after using synthetic marijuana has risen dramatically in recent days.

In one 70-minute period, five people in the county were sent to hospitals after smoking the drug known on the street as "spike

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Endicott Man Accused of Using Stolen Credit Card

Authorities say an Endicott teen faces eight felony charges for allegedly buying hundreds of dollars worth of video games using a stolen credit card.

Investigators say 19-year-old Dylan Moelder has been accused of stealing a wallet and a credit card from a vehicle in Union Center on May 12

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New Push to Preserve Binghamton Public Space

People opposed to a plan to put parking spaces at the site of a downtown Binghamton courtyard are calling on the city to consider other options.

Some of those fighting the project say they intend to hold a free-form event on the Washington Street pedestrian mall Friday evening

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York School Bus Operators Want Higher Fines

A group that represents school transportation companies wants tougher penalties for drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses in New York state.

The New York School Bus Contractors Association is backing proposals to boost fines and suspend driver licenses for those who ignore the flashing red lights on buses

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Men Sought in Johnson City Credit Card Investigation

State police investigators say they want to interview two men in connection with the reported unlawful use of a credit card at stores in the Southern Tier.

Authorities say the card was used to make a purchase at the Walmart store on Gannett Drive in Johnson City last month

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