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David Sweat Arraigned on Prison Escape Charges

David Sweat has been arraigned on three felony counts in connection with his escape from a maximum-security state prison.

The 35-year-old Sweat made a brief appearance August 20 in Clinton County Court

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Wisconsin Woman Held as Sex Slave in Endicott

An Endicott man is accused of luring a Wisconsin woman to his home and forcing her to engage in sex.

Village Police say 50 year old Larry Servedio is charged with felony rape.

He was arrested after Endicott and Vestal Police were contacted by the  Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Police about a possible missing endangered woman who may have traveled to Broome County to contact a man she met on line

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Rochester Shooting Leaves Three Dead

Several media reports are indicating three people are dead and four others injured at a shooting at around 11:20 p.m. August 19 near the Boys and Girls Club on Genesee Street in Rochester.

Police Chief Michael Ciminelli told reporters seven people were shot while a basketball game was going on in the area

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Category: Articles, Crime, News
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New York State Fair Featured on Southern Tier Close Up

Appearing on the August 22 edition of the weekly local public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up, New York State Fair spokesman, Dave Bullard details the many changes coming to the 2015 State Fair, August 27-September 7 at the fairgrounds near Syracuse

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Eugene Gologurski/Getty Images for Heineken USA [file]

Governor Paterson Discusses Trinidad Rally Controversy

Former New York Governor David Paterson sparked a bit of a controversy with an appearance at a political rally in Trinidad.

Paterson spoke on behalf of Dr. Keith Rowley, the People's National Movement candidate for prime minister

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Provided by Chris Thater Memorial
Provided by Chris Thater Memorial

Thater Memorial Weekend

The 32nd Annual Chris Thater Memorial presented by SEFCU is scheduled for this weekend, August 22 - 23 in Downtown Binghamton.  Organized by the Broome County Stop DWI Program the races and activities were developed and are held in honor of Christopher Thater, a 23-year-old cycling enthusiast and Binghamton University graduate who was killed by a drunk driver on October 16, 1983

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Andy Dean/ThinkStock
Andy Dean/ThinkStock

Driver Charged in Windsor Rollover Crash

A Johnson City man was hurt when the vehicle he was driving struck a guiderail and overturned in the town of Windsor.

Authorities say 20-year-old Shawn Stamper sustained facial lacerations in the crash

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Newark Valley Flood Damage Repairs Continue

The Town of Newark Valley is continuing efforts to repair damage caused by flash-flooding that occurred several weeks ago.

Town highway superintendent Charles Meade said the repair work will result in a road closure August 18

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Elderly Man With Dementia Missing in Chenango County

New York State Police News Release:

The New York State Police in Norwich is currently looking for 81 year old Alfred H. Turshman who is missing from his home at 232 Frye Road in the Town of German.  On August 15, 2015, at about 3:

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Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS
Bob Joseph/ WNBF NEWS

Ross Park’s Carousel May be Moved

The iconic carousel at Ross Park Zoo, which has sat for decades, nestled in the glen off Morgan Road at the entrance to the zoo, may soon be moving up the hill.

The City of  Binghamton is asking for a half million dollar grant from the New York State Department of Parks and Historic Preservation to rehabilitate the carousel and relocate the merry-go-round from the lower part of the zoo in front of the ticket booth to the area that now houses pavilions and a playground

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