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Tioga Sheriff: Drug Raid Was a “Mistake”

Tioga County Sheriff Gary Howard acknowledges a police search of a town of Owego couple's home was a big mistake.

Howard, speaking on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program April 1, said he didn't want to "downplay it at all."

The she

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Count Against Former Binghamton Mayor May Be Dropped

A judge has issued an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal ruling in connection with a harassment count lodged against former Binghamton Mayor Matthew Ryan.

The case stemmed from an alleged incident on August 20 involving Ryan and Victor Furman, a Chenango Forks man, at Davey's Last Chance Saloon in the town of Barker

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Tioga Terror: Police Raid Home, Find Nothing

A town of Owego couple say no one's apologized to them after police took them into custody and conducted a futile nighttime search for drugs and guns at their home

Steven and Cindy Dunlap say they no longer feel safe in their home since the events of February 11

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New BC Transit Buses Were Built in California

The seven buses most recently added to the BC Transit fleet traveled about 3,000 miles before hitting the roads of Broome County.

The vehicles were produced by Gillig Corporation at the company's manufacturing facility outside San Francisco

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Broome County Town Officials May OK Fracking

Despite Governor Cuomo's announced fracking ban, officials in the town of Windsor are looking to find a way to allow development of natural gas resources.

A report on the website of The Patriot-News in Harrisburg indicates the town plans to adopt its own regulati

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Retired Deputy Sheriff Files Lawsuit Against Preston

Broome County Executive Debra Preston is being sued by a woman who recently retired as a sergeant with the county sheriff's office.

In the lawsuit, Dawn Shafer claims she left her job as of last week because of "ongoing harassment and discriminatory conduct" by Preston

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Two Broome RadioShack Stores Remaining Open

Three of the five RadioShack stores in Broome County are being closed after the company filed for bankruptcy.

Liquidation sales at the affected stores have been underway with signs indicating some items would be sold at up to 90 percent off the original selling price

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Ice Conditions Look Promising for Crappie Derby

After being postponed from its originally-scheduled date, it appears likely the New York State Crappie Derby will be held next week in northern Broome County.

Derby coordinator Dave Hughes says he's optimistic that the ice conditions will be adequate for the fishing tournament to take place on February 14

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Police: Broome Woman Choked 10-Year-Old Sister

A town of Nanticoke woman has been accused of punching, slapping and choking her ten-year-old sister.

Authorities say 20-year-old Aubree Shoemaker was arrested Tuesday following an incident in a mobile home on Leekville Road

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Former Broome DMV Building Vacant One Year Later

Broome County has been unable to find a buyer for the building that had housed the Binghamton DMV office in the city's First Ward.

The office at 181 Clinton Street was closed more than a year ago in what was billed as a money-saving move by county officials

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