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Kathy Whyte brings a wealth of news writing and broadcasting experience to the air every weekday morning with First News and the WNBF Morning Team.  Kathy joins Morning Show Host Roger Neel beginning at 5:30 AM with the latest local news, weather and travel information.

A graduate of Elmira College, Kathy worked in broadcasting in the Elmira market before heading East to our community. A long-time News Director with WAAL she also is part of that station’s Morning Team.

Kathy and her husband Randy are the proud owners of two Greyhounds that keep them quite busy.  They both enjoy camping when a busy broadcast schedule permits. WNBF First News and Kathy Whyte information you can depend on!

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Sa 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Binghamton 18-Year-Old Is Charged With Felony DWI

A Binghamton teen is accused of almost hitting a Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy head-on on Prospect Street in the City of Binghamton.

Authorities say the Deputy was westbound March 1 when he encountered the wrong-way vehicle driven by 18 year old Jose Martinez

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Man Arrested in Cortland County Bowling Alley Altercation

A 36 year old man is accused of causing a ruckus at a Cortlandville bowling alley then hurting himself banging his head against a window in the Sheriff’s Department patrol car.

Deputies arrested William Greenwood after receiving a complaint about a man getting into an altercation at the Cortlanes Bowling Alley and damaging a glass display case

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

McDonald’s Near Hickories Park is Robbed

New York State Police in Tioga County are looking for a suspect in an robbery that reportedly put the employees of a fast food restaurant through a harrowing experience.

Early reports indicate a man jumped an employee of the McDonald's on Hickories Park Road in the Town of Owego at around 1:20 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

March Comes in Like a Lion in the Twin Tiers

The National Weather Service advising the Twin Tiers that the latest system set to move through could leave several inches of snow and a glazing of ice in the region.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3 p

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Vestal Woman Accused of Stalking Ex-Boyfriend

A Vestal woman is charged with stalking after she allegedly bothered her ex-boyfriend at work.

New York State Police say 36 year old Lisa Finkelstein reportedly went into the Express Mart on Union Center Highway in Maine February 26 when she was told not to enter the store

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Heroin is Found in a Chenango County Traffic Stop

An Afton man and a Harpursville man are charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and other counts.

Chenango County Sheriff’s officials say they attempted to stop a Toyota RAV 4 at 11:18 a

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Man Suspected in Two Endwell Robberies

New York State Police say the man who robbed an Endwell liquor store February 26 is believed to be the same man who robbed a computer business located at a home on North Street a few hours earlier

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Town of Tioga Mobile Home Burns in Pipe Thawing Attempt

A three-alarm fire in the Town of Tioga has left a family of three homeless.

Officials say the fire on West Whitcomb Hill Road broke out at noon February 28 when homeowners were attempting to thaw frozen pipes with a space heater under their trailer

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Fire Destroys a Popular Hancock Italian Restaurant

Officials are looking into the cause of a massive fire, seven alarm that destroyed a building housing a Hancock Italian restaurant/ pizzeria and a hair salon March 1.

The blaze at the building housing Little Italy II and Uptown Hair Salon on West Main Street broke out at around 12:30 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Man Stabbed in Johnson City Robbery

Bob Joseph/WNBF News Police are looking for two suspects in an early morning stabbing in Johnson City. 

Authorities are looking for a light skinned black man and a dark skinned black man who reportedly approached the victim from the back in the area of Main Street, just west of Carhart Avenue at around 3 a

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