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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 [file]

Riverside Drive Reconstruction Project Resumes

Drivers on Binghamton's West Side should expect detours over the next six months as reconstruction work on Riverside Drive gets underway.

Crews from G. DeVincentis and Son began the first phase of the project last July

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BC Transit Driver Hurt in Chenango Bridge Crash

A Broome County government bus driver was injured when the vehicle he was operating struck a tree in Chenango Bridge this morning.

The crash happened around 9 a.m. at 91 Chenango Bridge Road.

According to the Broome County Sheriff's Office, the 52-year-old Vestal man who was driving the BC Transit bus temporarily lost consciousness due to a medical emergency

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Broome Relaunches Prescription Discount Card

Broome County is relaunching its prescription discount card program that was first introduced in 2009.

County officials say since it started, the ProAct Prescription Discount Card program has been used to fill over 210,000 prescriptions and save $7

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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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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Johnson City Woman Accused of Forging Prescription

An alert pharmacist has halted an alleged attempt by a Johnson City woman to illegally get the pain medication, Oxycodone.

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say 31 year old Ryan Neff is accused of trying to pass a forged prescription at a pharmacy in the Town of Chenango in March

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Meth Lab Found in Cortlandville Mobile Home

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say when they went to a mobile home on Kingsley Avenue in the Town of Cortlandville to make an arrest at 10:32 p.m. April 12, they detected a strong smell of chemicals

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

Polkapalooza II Energizes Tioga Downs

There was a lot of dancing, clapping and toe tapping at Tioga Downs Casino in Nichols during Polkapalooza II April 11.  Four polka bands entertained from Noon - 8 p.m.  Kicking things off at Noon was Joe Stanky and the Cadets

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Drugs and Weapons Seized in Delaware County

State police say two people face drug and weapon possession charges in Delaware County.

Authorities say 28-year-old Jose Ozuna of Newark, New Jersey, was stopped by troopers on Route 28 in the town of Middletown

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

New York State Schools to Receive Naloxone Kits

Schools across New York will soon be able to obtain a heroin overdose antidote.

State officials say money appropriated in the recently-approved budget will help to provide naloxone kits to school districts

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