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Thousands of New Yorkers Ticketed for Texting

New York State Police issued nearly 2800 tickets to drivers for cell phone or texting violations over a six-day period.

Officials say troopers targeted drivers who were using handheld devices while behind the wheel during a special enforcement campaign between April 10 and April 15

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Crime Victims Rights Highlighted

The victims of crimes in the Greater Binghamton area and their families are being remembered this week during National Crime Victims Rights Week.

The Crime Victims Assistance Center in Binghamton has erected its memorial wall honoring homicide victims

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Budget Inn Motel Fire is “Suspicious”

Officials in Cortland County are looking for information about a fire overnight April 16 that heavily a vacant motel on Route 11 in Homer.

Investigators say the fire at the Budget Inn has been labeled suspicious

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Larry W. Smith/Getty Images [file]

Endwell Man Accused of Making Meth

A 21-year-old Endwell man faces charges after police say they found ingredients used to manufacture methamphetamine in his home.

Authorities say Dakota Askew of 38 North Avenue B was arrested this morning

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Johnson City Meth Lab Arrest Announced

An Endicott man is under arrest in connection with the discovery of a methamphetamine manufacturing operation on Lester Avenue in Johnson City over the weekend.

April 11, someone reported a smell of chemicals coming from the building and police found what they believed to be an active “one-pot” meth lab and evacuated the building

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Endwell Man Charged in Second Robbery

An Endwell man, arrested April 12 for a robbery at a Town of Union business, is now also accused of robbing an Endwell liquor store.
Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 27 year old Wilhelm Kamysek II April 13 in connection with the robbery of J&S Wine and Liquor on February 26.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Police Officer Guilty of Leaving Crash Scene

An appeal is planned, but, for now, a suspended Binghamton Police Officer is being ordered to pay a fine and court fees after being found guilty of leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

Judge William Pellela ruled April 15 Kristi Sager did not provide necessary information to the owner of a parked car she hit while off-duty on Eldredge Street in February and didn’t stay on the scene until police arrived

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Former Comfort Gifts Employee Admits Stealing

An Endicott woman will be sentenced in June for stealing thousands of dollars from the jewelry store and engraving business for which she worked.

49 year old Lynn Orlando has pleaded guilty in Broome County Court to grand larceny

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Two Women Charged After Conklin Custody Dispute

A Conklin woman was ordered held in Broome County jail following a child custody dispute in which she allegedly entered a residence without permission.

Authorities say 29-year-old Jacqueline Van Wert was charged with second-degree criminal trespass

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

NYSEG Billed in Identity Theft Case

A Binghamton man is facing three felony counts after he allegedly used someone else’s information to open an account with New York State Electric and Gas.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 57 year old Timothy Rypkema is accused failing to pay $1,5000 dollars on the account, stealing services from NYSEG

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