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Binghamton Man Dies After Independence Day Shooting

Binghamton police say a 19-year-old man who was shot on Independence Day has died.

Investigators had said Scott Wright Jr. had been wounded in the abdomen Friday night.

Wright initially had been listed in critical condition at Wilson Medical Center

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Man Charged In Scooter Attack

Binghamton police say they've arrested a city man in connection with an incident in which a person was struck in the face with a scooter.

Authorities say 21-year-old Shaquell Heyliger has been charged with second-degree assault in the attack

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Water Damage Closes Downtown Binghamton Store

The CVS store on Court Street in downtown Binghamton was closed today because of water damage, apparently related to the heavy rains that fell across the region Wednesday.

Signs on the front and back doors of the business indicated the store was not open but did not provide information as to when operations might resume

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Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Gun Buyback Event Planned For Downtown Binghamton

Gun owners will be able to turn in weapons at a buyback event that's been scheduled for this weekend in downtown Binghamton.

Organizers say $100 will be paid for an assault weapon and $75 for a handgun

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Last In Projected U.S. Economic Growth

The Binghamton region is receiving some less-than-flattering national attention in an economic growth forecast released by the United States Conference of Mayors.

The area comes in dead last out of 363 metro area economies ranked by projected growth over the n

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New “Grocery Store” Opens At Discovery Center

The last "Giant Market" in Broome County has vanished. The interactive grocery exhibit at the Discovery Center on Binghamton's South Side has become a Weis Market.

The transition at the children's museum comes five years after the Akel family sold its Giant Markets chain to Pennsylvania-based Weis Markets

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

New York State In Telemarketing Restitution Deal

Residents of Binghamton, New York City and Long Island are among those expected to benefit from a government settlement with so-called "hard-tactic" telemarketers.

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says an agreement has been reached with The Tax Club, Incorporated, which had an office in New York City

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Spray Park Opens In Downtown Binghamton

A recreational spray facility has opened at Columbus Park in downtown Binghamton.

Construction on the long-awaited "spray pad" began in March. The work was done by Pro Con Contracting of Vestal

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Traffic Detoured On Binghamton’s Front Street

Drivers can expect delays on a section of Front Street in Binghamton on Monday and Tuesday.

Construction crews on Friday began utility work in preparation of a project that will lower the road surface under two railroad bridges north of Clinton Street

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Reports: Binghamton Police Chief’s Son Arrested

A son of the Binghamton police chief reportedly faces drug and traffic charges after he was arrested in the city.

The Press & Sun-Bulletin and WBNG-TV report 22-year-old Joseph Zikuski III pleaded not guilty during his arraignment Friday morning in Binghamton City Court.

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