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Pa. Jail Escape Caught

A prisoner on temporary release from a Tioga County, Pennsylvania jail, who failed to return to the lockup near Mansfield as scheduled has been found.

26 year old Jesse Colegrove of Lawrenceville had been arrested in April for theft, receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of a vehicle

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Casino License Attempt Moving Forward

A second casino bid for the area seems imminent.

Binghamton City Council is holding a special business meeting to consider a resolution to support a casino at the Stow Manufacturing site.

Tioga Downs had already publicly announced plans for a casino resort in Nichols after losing out in the original bidding process for a full-service casino license

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New York Fracking Ban is Official

High Volume Hydraulic Fracture drilling for natural gas is now officially banned in New York State.

The Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner said the ban was the only reasonable alternative after years of research into the effects of fracking

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Getty Images Photo by Richard Wolowicz
Getty Images Photo by Richard Wolowicz

Ottawa Inks Wideman

Standout defenseman Chris Wideman has agreed to terms with the Ottawa Senators.  Wideman, who had an all-star season with the Binghamton Senators last year, has signed a one-year, two-way contract with Ottawa

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Category: Articles, Local News, Sports
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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton U. Economic Development Efforts Recognized

Binghamton University's efforts to improve the region's economic are being acknowledged by an international research and advocacy organization.

Binghamton has been designated as an "Innovation and Economic Prosperity University" by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

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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Scott Olson/Getty Images

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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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Tioga County Fair Wants Vendors & Volunteers

Organizers of the Tioga County Fair are looking for vendors for the event July 7 to the 11th.

The fair Flea Market takes place July 11 with booth space available at $25 for a ten foot by ten foot space

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Rotary Charities Feeds Children in Philippines

A donation from Binghamton Rotary Charities is allowing dozens of children in the Philippines to get food.

Binghamton Rotary Charities funded the entire $2,000 for a six month-long temporary feeding program to assist families impacted by a large fire

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Baby Formula Truck Tips in Dickinson

The driver of a tractor trailer loaded with 34,000 pounds of powdered baby formula is being ticketed for speeding, failure to maintain lane and other counts with further charges pending.

Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a tractor trailer rollover crash on Interstate 88 west at the Interstate 81 south interchange at 7:11 a

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