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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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Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Smithville Man Sentenced for Fatal Stabbing

A plea deal is sending a Chenango County man to prison for five years for stabbing a man at his home in Smithville last year.

30 year old Kyle Whitfield pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter for the death of 33 year old James Button of Greene

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Florida Man Accused in Afton Break-in

 

A former Afton resident is being charged with felony burglary.

New York State Police say 26 year old Kody Profitt of Palm Coast, Florida is accused of forcibly getting into a home on Cathy Lane April 23.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Child Dies in Cortland County Crash

 

A Cortland County man is charged with vehicular homicide and other counts in connection with the death of a child in a crash near the Virgil Fire Department April 24.

Cortland County Sheriff’s officials accuse 29 year old Daniel Haynes of driving at a high rate of speed on West State Road at about 8:45 p.m. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Person Sought in Broome Fraudulent Credit Purchases

(Wegmans surveillance photo)

New York State Police are looking for a person of interest in connection with the use of an Endwell family’s credit card to make purchases at several Broome County stores

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Cortland County Legislature Votes Out Chairwoman

 

Cortland County has a new legislative leader. 

The legislature voted 12 to 4 to remove Democrat Susan Briggs as chair of the panel due to lack of confidence in her ability to act in the best interest of the county. 

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Broome County Welfare Enforcement Saves $12 Million

Broome County officials are reporting on-going operations to crack down on Welfare Fraud have saved over $12 million in potential undeserved payments last year.

Broome Security last year reviewed almost 12,000 filings, disqualifying 437 on non-criminal grounds and charging 83 people with welfare fraud

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Senator Thomas Libous Tells Judge He’s Dying

In spite of his office issuing several statements in the past saying New York State Senator Thomas Libous’ health is well enough for him to continue doing his work in state government, the New York Post has printed an article containing a plea from the Republican to a judge asking to spare his son jail time to allow Matthew Libous to stay with the Senator in the career politician’s final days.

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WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

First Ward, Binghamton Business Damaged by Fire

City of Binghamton Fire Captain Robert Parke says a woman was taken by a private party to be evaluated for possible smoke inhalation after bystanders told authorities she helped a second floor resident get out of a burning building on Glenwood Avenue at Lake Avenue in the First Ward at 12:02 a

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Grilled Chicken Fettuccini in Parmesean Cheese Bowl Recipe

Why wash dishes when you can eat the bowl?

Grilled Chicken & Fettuccini in Parmesan Bowl (single serving. Prep. time about 10 minutes)

1 chicken breast (pre-marinated or marinate in Italian dressing for at least 1 hour)

1 C. each sliced mushrooms, cherry tomato

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iStock photo

107 Bags of Heroin Seized in Binghamton

iStock photoA Binghamton couple is accused of having over 100 bags of heroin in a home on Rutherford Street.

 

New York State Police say 20 year old Christopher Frederick is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a fire arm, criminal possession of stolen property, criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana.

 

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