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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
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
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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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fleeing Endicott Man Found With Drugs

An Endicott man is facing a half dozen charges along with tickets for traffic violations after he allegedly tried to run from Broome County Sheriff’s Deputies.

Officials say 33 year old Sengamany Savatxath was seen running a red light at the intersection of Downs Avenue and Prospect Street in the Town of Dickinson at around 4:45 a

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New York State Police Photo
New York State Police Photo

Sweat Wounded and Captured

Killer David Sweat has been wounded and captured.  Sweat was spotted shortly after 3:00 p.m. June 28 by  New York State Police Sergeant Jay Cook who saw him walking along a road in Constable, NY located within two miles of the Canadian border

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New York State Police Photo
New York State Police Photo

David Sweat Shot, Captured

Multiple media reports confirm escaped convicted murderer David Sweat, who shot and killed a Broome County Sheriff's Deputy in 2002, has been shot and captured in northern New York.

The reported capture came days following the fatal shooting of Richard Matt in Malone in Franklin County on June 26

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New York State Police Photo
New York State Police Photo

One Escapee Dead

Authorities say one of the two murderers who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6th is dead.  Richard Matt has been shot by police near Lake Titus in Franklin County.

David Sweat, who escaped with Matt and was in prison serving a life sentence for the murder of Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia, is still on the run

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