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Binghamton Woman Jailed After Custody Dispute

A 26-year-old woman was charged with reckless endangerment after a custody dispute in Tioga County.

Authorities say Marina Burnard of Binghamton was arrested following a reported altercation on Allyn Road in the town of Tioga

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Delaware Sheriff Reports IRS Scam

Vestal Police are warning residents about a scam where someone claiming to be from the IRS is calling homes and threatening legal action concerning tax filings in an effort to get money.

Investigators say the scammer typically alters their phone number so it appears they are calling from the IRS or a Washington DC exchange and tells the would-be victim they have been audited and owe money

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

A Kortright Man is Accused of Sexually Abusing an 11 Year Old

A Delaware County man is accused of felony sex abuse involving a child.

New York State Police responding to a report of child abuse to the Delaware County Child Protective Services office May 14 arrested 69 year old Burnett Burnside of Kortright May 19

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Nursing Home Worker Accused of Stealing Drugs

A nurse has been arrested for allegedly taking narcotics from Southern Tier nursing home patients.

Authorities say 45-year-old Lisa Rumsmoke Clark was accused of diverting nearly 200 pills intended for residents at Elcor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Horseheads

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Door to Door Solicitor Claims to be From BOCES

Authorities are cautioning residents to be wary of people going door-to-door asking for money.

Broome Tioga BOCES officials say a young man has apparently been going to homes near the Binghamton/Johnson City line soliciting sales and donations supposedly for a BOCES program

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Sherburne Man Accused of Stealing over 100 Library Books

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say a Sherburne resident is accused of stealing over 100 library books.

James Shurock is charged with 11 counts of petit larceny.  He’s accused of stealing 109 library books from the Sherburne Earlville High School

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Port Crane Man Accused of Sexual Contact With a Teen

A Port Crane man is facing charges after New York State Police received a report of child abuse from Broome County Child Protective Services May 5.

56 year old George Minor is accused of subjecting a girl under the age of 14 to sexual contact at his home

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Over 500 Bags of Heroin Found in Binghamton West Side Raid

Police confiscated 504 bags heroin and methamphetamine when a search warrant was executed on Binghamton's West Side.

Authorities say 36-year-old David Scanlin of 62 North Street was charged with three felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance

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New York and Pennsylvania Announce Seat Belt Enforcement Push

State Police and transportation officials in both New York and Pennsylvania this week are joining forces to announce a clampdown on seatbelt use through the end of the month.

The Click it or Ticket initiative underway involves state and local authorities to check for proper seat belt and child restraint use

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Pennsylvania State Troopers Cleared of Excessive Force

Troopers accused of excessive force in the arrest of a Vestal man, whose mug shot shows him with serious injuries to his face, have been cleared.

Robert Leone said he was brutally beaten by five Pennsylvania State Police officers following a low-speed chase in Bradford County in March of 2010

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