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Insane Inflatable 5 K is Coming

News Radio 1290 WNBF's Insane Inflatable 5K is coming !  For the first time in the Triple Cities the Insane Inflatable 5 K is set.  Perhaps you participated in last year's race at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Smoky Fire Damages Binghamton East Middle School

A spectacular fire damaged a section of Binghamton's East Middle School.

The two-alarm blaze at the school at 167 East Frederick Street was reported around 2:45 p.m. July 23.

Initial reports indicated about 10 workers who were involved in a roofing project may have been trapped on top of the three-story building

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New York State Department of Motor Vehicles [file]
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles [file]

Cuomo Wants Fiala to Succeed Libous in Senate

Governor Andrew Cuomo has started campaigning for Barbara Fiala for the state Senate seat vacated with the federal court conviction of Thomas Libous.

Less than 24 hours after Libous was found guilty of lying to the FBI, Cuomo said Fiala - a former Broome County executive - would "be fantastic" as a candidate

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton Job Market Recovery Is Slow

Binghamton’s job market is not rebounding at the pace analysts with the New York State Department of Labor in the area say they expected with some recovery being shown in the national economy.

Still, the unemployment rate from June 2015 to June 2015 decreased by a

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Kathy Whyte/ News Radio WNBF
Kathy Whyte/ News Radio WNBF

Towanda Man Accused of Planning to Sell Bath Salts

A Bradford County man is accused of getting the synthetic drugs: Bath Salts from China with the intent to sell the substance.

Pennsylvania State Police say they found about a thousand grams of Bath salts at 23 year old Jack Maloney-Williams’ home in Towanda July 20

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

New Jersey Man Admits Robberies from Marathon to North Carolina

A New Jersey man is accused of robbing a Cortland County antique store in November of 2013 and now has admitted to a spree of bank and business holdups in four states.

41 year old Francis Simmons of Warren, New Jersey pleaded guilty to 16 counts of felony robbery

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Category: Articles, Crime, Local News
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo
WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Mets Win Sixth Straight

The red-hot Binghamton Mets won their sixth straight game July 22 in New Britain, Connecticut as they downed the Rock Cats 9-5. Binghamton completes a sweep of the three-game series and puts the B-Mets into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Division

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Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014.  BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS
Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS

Libous Convicted of Lying to FBI Agents

State Senator Thomas Libous has been found guilty of lying to FBI agents when they interviewed him in 2010.

The verdict in the federal trial in White Plains was announced Wednesday afternoon.

United States Attorney Preet Bhrara announced the indictment of Libous on July 1, 2014

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

The Cuomo wage board made the recommendation Wednesday afternoon. The state Department of Labor would have to authorize the action before it is implemented

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Church Moves Forward Following Fire

Members of a Vestal church are continuing to worship and developing plans for the future following a devastating fire.

The May 18 blaze tore through the main building of Grace Lutheran Church at 709 Main Street. The church's fe

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