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Man Dies After Motorhome Crash at Demo Derby

A 43-year-old man is dead following a collision between the motorhome he was driving and another vehicle during a demolition derby event at a New York state race track.

The crash happened late Tuesday night at Lebanon Valley Speedway, about 25 miles southeast of Albany

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All Fireworks are Illegal in the Southern Tier

As the Fourth of July rapidly approaches, several law enforcement officials and fire agencies are telling area residents to leave the fireworks to the professionals.

The Delaware County Sheriff is among those sending out formal reminders telling residents in the Southern Tier that, while some counties in New York have approved use of sparklers and fountain fireworks, many other counties, including Delaware, Broome and Tioga have not, and fireworks are still illegal

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Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Binghamton Council Approves Casino Proposal

Binghamton City Council is unanimously supporting plans to develop a casino resort at the old Stow Manufacturing site on the North Side.

It was also confirmed that Albany-area developer Jeffrey Hyman is the project manager hoping to land the Southern Tier casino license

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Mistakes Prolong Project at Busy Binghamton Intersection

A $3 million project to improve access to downtown Binghamton at a busy intersection still isn't finished, more than a year after work began.

Road surfaces at Front and Clinton streets were lowered because of ongoing problems with trucks getting stuck under railroad bridges

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome Man Accused of Threatening Wife with Rifle

A 37-year-old Johnson City man has been charged with two felony counts following a dispute with his wife.

Authorities say Matthew Britton is accused of entering his wife's residence and pointing an assault rifle at her

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

B-Sens Hold Open House

Closer than you think. Hockey season that is.  So close that the Binghamton Senators are holding an Open House on Saturday, July 11 from Noon - 3 PM.  Hockey fans are invited to visit and reserve their seats before Binghamton's home opener set for Saturday October 10th

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Endicott Police Charge Man Linked to Girl’s Video

Investigators in Endicott say they've arrested a man for allegedly encouraging an 11-year-old girl to send him a cellphone video recording of herself performing a sex act.

The man also was accused of sending the girl a video of himself performing a sexual act

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Twelve Dannemora Prison Workers Placed on Leave

A dozen Clinton Correctional Facility employees have been placed on administrative leave in the aftermath of the escape of David Sweat and Richard Matt.

The state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced the action Tuesday morning

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Binghamton Lays Flood Mitigation Plans

Bob Joseph/ WNBF NewsThe City of Binghamtonis outlining a number of actions focusing on flood hazard mitigation.

Included in the plans are flood wall repairs, including the conduits that penetrate the flood wall system, sewer upgrades, modification to pump stations and help in moving residents in flood prone areas to safer sites

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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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