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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

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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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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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

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

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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Endicott Woman Accused of Attacking Former Boyfriend

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly attacked a former boyfriend and another woman inside a Johnson City residence.

Authorities say Amber Gorda of Endicott was charged with first-degree burglary, a felony

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fire Prompts Evacuation at Vestal Business

No injuries were reported in a fire at a Vestal business.

The blaze at White Rose Day Spa and Hair Design at 4535 Vestal Road broke out around 11:30 a.m. June 25.

The fire started on a porch at the rear of the building

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Johnson City Man Charged in Stabbing

An arrest has been made in connection with a stabbing in Johnson City.

Authorities say 46-year-old Roberto Robles of Johnson City was taken into custody June 25.

Robles was charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon

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