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Broome Sheriff Capt. Akshar Talks Scams in Close Up Encore

In a requested encore presentation of Southern Tier Close Up, Broome County Sheriff Captain Fred Akshar II, speaking on the May 16 edition of the weekly local public affairs program talks extensively at some of the most recent efforts by bad guys to try to part residents from their hard-earned cash

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Pa. State Police Brutality Case in Court

Arguments are underway in federal court in a police brutality case involving a Vestal native.

36 year old Robert Leone accused Pennsylvania State Police in Towanda of punching, kicking and stomping on him following a fender-bender on Route 6 in Bradford County

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Police: Driver Clocked at 107 mph Before Crash

Authorities say a motorcycle operator who sped past a state trooper at more than 100 miles per hour died after he failed to stop and struck a guide rail in Steuben County.

According to state police, 27-year-old Albert Ventry of Niagara Falls was thrown from the motorcycle after it went off Interstate 86 in the town of Erwin May 11

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Wilson Hospital Patient Accused of Stealing Electronics

A patient at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center is accused of stealing medication and electronics from the hospital.

Johnson City Police say 27 year old Derek Davies of Whitney Point is charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property

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Tioga County Sheriff surveillance photo
Tioga County Sheriff surveillance photo

Candor EMS Chicken Barbecue Cash Stolen

Tioga County Sheriff’s officials are looking for a man they believe stole the proceeds from a Mother’s Day chicken barbeque at the Candor Fire Hall.

Officials say the burglary happened at around 1 a

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Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images [file]

Skelos Out as New York Senate Majority Leader

Amid growing pressure, Republican New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos of Long Island is retaining his senate seat but relinquishes his leadership role.

Skelos is accused of corruption, allegedly using his power in state government to extort payments to his son, Adam from an environmental technology company and a real estate firm

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Ky-Lea and Shaeleen Fortner. NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Ky-Lea and Shaeleen Fortner. NEW YORK STATE POLICE

Two Binghamton Teenage Girls Reported Missing

Authorities say two Broome County teenagers have not been seen in two weeks.

According to state police, 13-year-old Shaeleen Fortner and 15-year-old Ky-Lea Fortner live with a foster family on Stevens Road in the town of Binghamton

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Driver With Dozens of Suspensions Arrested in Johnson City

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say a Bronx man, pulled over for driving erratically on Route 201 in Johnson City had 34 suspensions on his driver’s license.
Officials say 28 of the suspensions for 37 year old Andre Collins were for failure to answer a summons or pay a fine on 11 separate dates, mainly in New York City

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Broome SIU photo
Broome SIU photo

Syracuse Woman Accused of Drug Dealing in Broome

Broome SIU mug shotMembers of the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force accuse a Syracuse woman of selling crack cocaine in the area. 

23 year old Wynona Williams was arrested May 8 on Susquehanna Street in the City of Binghamton for allegedly selling crack cocaine on a previous date

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Norwich Woman Arrested for 2 Broome County Bank Robberies

 

A Norwich woman is accused of robbing two banks in Broome County in a week.

New York State Police and the Broome County Sheriff’s Office report 36 year old Jamie Blewett was arrested May 8 in connection with a robbery earlier in the day at the Peoples National Bank on Conklin Road and a similar robbery May 1st at the Peoples Bank branch on Upper Front Street in the Town of Chenango.

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