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Escapee David Sweat May Have Taken Survival Course

David Sweat, one of the two killers who escaped from a maximum-security state prison, may have had an important advantage in living in the North Country while on the run.

Sweat actually may have benefited from tips he learned from a prison wilderness survival course

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David Sweat Reportedly Talking to Investigators

Former Broome County resident David Sweat is said to be speaking with police after his capture following his escape from a maximum-security state prison.

Sweat was shot by a state trooper near the Canadian border Sunday afternoon, more than three weeks after he and Richard Matt broke out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora

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Prison Guard Arrested in Escape Investigation

A second Clinton Correctional Facility has been arrested in connection with the escape of two convicted killers nearly three weeks ago.

Authorities say 57-year-old prison guard Gene Palmer of Dannemora faces four charges for allegedly helping David Sweat and Richard Matt break out of the maximum-security facility

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Woman Dies After Town of Dickinson House Fire

A town of Dickinson woman has died following a fire in her home.

Authorities say 45-year-old Christine Clark was pronounced dead on arrival at Wilson Medical Center in Johnson City.

According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, smoke was seen coming from Clark's residence at 127 Adams Drive just before 7 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Motions Filed in Preparation For Libous Trial

Senator Thomas Libous wants to be able to discuss his health challenges at his upcoming federal trial.

The Binghamton Republican has been accused of making false statements to the FBI. His indictment was announced nearly a year ago

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