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NYS Increases Security At Planned Parenthood Clinics Following Colorado Shooting VIEW VIDEO
November 28, 2015 - Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced increased security measures at Planned Parenthood clinics across New York State. This follows, yesterday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado... more

A Look At What Area Residents Are Thankful For On This Holiday VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - As the name of the holiday implies, many are giving thanks around the table today. Fox 40 traveled around the Southern Tier asking those we came in contact with what they're thankful for. The... more

Police Crack Down On Drunk Holiday Driving VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - It's holiday time which means more drivers are starting up their engines and hitting the roads. Some of those drivers will have a drink before they do it. 70 year old Charles Woodruff is an... more

State Police Planning To Be Tough on Holiday Driving VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Be warned, Thanksgiving is not a time when authorities will be grateful about  irresponsible driving.  New York police forces are alerting us to the fact that they plan to crack down on impaired,... more

Leaders Vow Fight for BDC After Cuomo Veto VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Governor Cuomo has vetoed a bill sponsors said would have ensured people with developmental disabilities would have had services as they move into community residential settings.     This as the... more

Can President Obama's Ideas on Heroin Epidemic Help The Southern Tier? VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Last month, President Barack Obama visited West Virginia to push his new policy ideas in an effort to combat the growing national heroin epidemic. We spoke with a local soldier in the fight... more

State Suspends Construction Lane Closures for Thanksgiving Weekend
November 23, 2015 - If you're traveling the state's highways this Thanksgiving weekend your trip just got a bit easier.     Governor Cuomo announced Monday temporary lane closures associated with road and bridge... more

NYS AG Consumer Tips for Black Friday & Cyber Monday VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Attorney General Schneiderman issued the following tips for consumers shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Beware of misleading bargains and added fees: The “sale” price may have... more

Woman Arrested For Attempting To Smuggle Drugs Into NYS Prison VIEW VIDEO
November 22, 2015 - A Brooklyn woman was arrested after she tried to smuggle drugs into a prison. Tajmanera Mcdonald of was stopped by NYS Investigators after attempting to smuggle pain medication and synthetic... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple's School In Dominican Republic Reaches Amazing Heights VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2015 - Hurricane Sandy barreled over the first day of class at Bill and Birdie Levine's new school. Bill himself had to drive some of the children to safety, some of them had never been in a car. But... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple Develops School For Impoverished Children VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - Bill Levine, area businessman says, "Not only are we married but we work together." At work – they are surrounded by gems and pricey jewelry.  Career jewelers who know that so often, true beauty... more

STEM Teachers Learn New Tricks VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers takes creative teaching today.   More than 300 teachers from 200 districts throughout the state were in downtown Binghamton to attend the... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple Falls in Love With Other Culture VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - When many hear the Dominican Republic, they think about the beautiful beaches, sun and even the Merengue. And of course, in the "D.R." baseball rules. Area businessman Bill Levine, a huge fan,... more

Faces of Heroin: Keeping Kids off Heroin VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - To prevent heroin addiction it's important to know what it is. "It's related to brain chemistry. And if someone were to take opiates for about two weeks that person could potentially become... more

Statement Released by New York State Police Superintendent
November 13, 2015 - Here is the text of Superintendent Joseph A. D'Amico's statement this evening: "The New York State Police has been in contact with federal officials as well as our local law enforcement partners,... more

David Sweat Pleads Guilty VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - David Sweat, one of two convicted murderers who broke out of an upstate New York prison last year, pleaded guilty Friday to three counts related to the escape. Sweat and Richard Matt broke out of... more

NYS Police Warn of IRS Scam VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - A warning from the New York State Police about IRS scams. The New York State Police at Binghamton say they have recently received several reports of telephone callers claiming to be from the IRS... more

Local Girl Races During A Visit To Ellen VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2015 - A local girl is racing her way into the fast lane of celebrity!   Meckenzie Marsh of Candor appeared today on "The Ellen Degeneres Show." She raced against her role model Danica Patrick, as well... more

Faces of Heroin: A Profile of a Woman Who Struggles to Stay Clean VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - Now the story of someone who fights to stay away from this horrible drug, Bonnie Dix. If you told Bonnie two years ago, she would spending her Sunday in church, she might have thought you were on... more

New York's AG Strikes Fantasy Sports Sites
November 10, 2015 - New York's Attorney General appears to be reacting to recent controversy surrounding insider betting on fantasy sport sites.   AG Eric Schneidermann today ordered that DraftKings and FanDuel stop... more

Prosecutor Involved in Libous Case Pleas For Mercy on Libous VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - We have learned that a prosecutor in the case of former State Senator Tom Libous has asked the court involved in Libous's sentencing to, "consider the defendant's medical condition." The document... more

The State of our State VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - A new Sienna Research Institute poll reveals how New Yorkers perceive the future of the younger generation. A large majority believes that young people will graduate from high school, however, only... more

Joyce Mitchell Ordered To Pay $80,000 For Aid In NY Prison Escape VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2015 - Joyce Mitchell the former prison employee who admitted to aiding in the escape of two convicted murderers in June will pay about $80,000 in restitution. At a hearing Friday morning, Mitchell... more

Lockheed Martin Makes Multi-Billion Dollar Purchase of Sikorsky
November 6, 2015 - We can confirm that Lockheed Martin has completed its $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft today. Lockheed replaces United Technologies as the helicopter maker’s parent company.  We have... more

Where Are Area Residents Going For Health Insurance Questions? VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - This month, low and moderate income New Yorkers have able to obtain needed health care at an affordable price. We spoke with a local group focused on health care to find out who stops by for... more

Fatal Accident in Delaware County VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2015 - State Police are investigating a two-car crash in Delaware County which has left an elderly woman dead.     Police say it happened last night at 6:17 on State Route 28 in Middletown when... more

Whitney Point Voters to Decide on Capital Improvements VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2015 - It's not just candidates on the ballot Election Day. Voters in Whitney Point will decide whether to approve a $13 million Capital Improvement Project.     The vote will take place until 8 Tuesday... more

Endicott Man Barricades Himself from Police VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - An Endicott man accused of violating parole is facing more charges after a confrontation with police at a home in the village Monday morning.... Broome County Sheriff's deputies assisted New York... more

New York State To Have Huge Investment in Green Energy? VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - Are we to expect new financial incentives from New York State to convert to solar energy? That's what the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition and Southern Tier Solar Works spoke on in... more

A Day Before Elections, 52nd Senate Candidates Work to Win Over Voters VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - The one local race that has won a great deal of attention is between Fred Akshar (R) and Barbara Fiala (D) for the vacant 52nd District Senate seat. Both candidates used their final day of their... more

Fiala and Akshar Debate in Vestal as Election Day Appraoches VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Two local State Senate candidates meet in a debate with polls showing one holding a huge lead. Public station WSKG's headquarters in Vestal played host. As we reported last night, a new poll... more

Update From Senator Schumer on Recommendations After '14 Ithaca Crash VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer is announcing final road safety recommendations as a result of a deadly 2014 accident. The incident occured in Ithaca in June of '14, a tractor trailer crashed into... more

District Attorneys, Diocese Reach Agreement on Sex Abuse Rules
October 28, 2015 - After allegations of sexual misconduct within the Syracuse Diocese, a memorandum of understanding has been created between seven county District Attorneys, including Broome County's, and the... more

New Poll Shows Akshar Lead Has Grown
October 28, 2015 - Election day is next Tuesday November 3rd. We're in the home stretch. A new poll by Time Warner Cable News and Siena College shows that State Senate candidate Fred Akshar's lead over Democrat... more

Heroin Awareness Night in Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - Police, a recovering addict, and those who have had their families torn apart by heroin will take part in an awareness night about the drug Tuesday night in Johnson City.     The event will begin... more

Discussion on Issues Important to Disabled Veterans VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - The League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties offers a program for veterans with disabilities.   One major concern discussed in the fight for veterans with disabilities is that they are... more

AMBER Alert for Town of Walton - Cancelled
October 23, 2015 - Update: This Amber Alert has been cancelled. The alert was cancelled Saturday morning around 1:09 a.m. Walton Village PD confirms that the 2 day old infant was found last night and taken... more

Rabies Cases Confirmed in Delaware County
October 23, 2015 - Rabies, a horrible and infectious disease is reported as being present in Delaware County. State Rabies Laboratory testing has found that a raccoon in the Town of Sidney and a skunk in the Town of... more

New Multi-State Anti-Heroin Taskforce VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2015 - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced he and the Attorney General for Pennsylvania are co-chairing a new multi-state task force to fight heroin.     The group is inviting District... more

A New York Senator Fights Deceptive Wireless Coverage VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer is launching a statewide campaign to collect information on deceptive wireless coverage maps. According to his office, major wireless carriers are displaying areas in... more

Bills Signed For Women's Equality Programs VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - Pregnancy, discrimination, equal pay in the work place and domestic violence...these are real issues that New York women face everyday.  "And my doctor basically told me that I had to refrain... more

Cuomo Admin. Takes on Synthetic Drugs and Prescription Drug Abuses VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - Drug related issues are growing in New York State and Governor Andrew Cuomo is working to tackle some of them. His administration is launching the newest phase of a statewide campaign to combat... more

Court Upholds Core of NY Safe Act VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld core provisions of the NY Safe Act.     Responding to the ruling, Governor Andrew Cuomo said the ruling shows that it is possible to... more

Could We Enjoy Warmer-Than-Normal Winter? VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - After two brutally cold winters, could we actually enjoy some warmer weather in the coming months?     The National Weather Service released it's winter forecast for the country, and those of us... more

Can The Tioga Downs Upgrade Help Youth Unemployment? VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 - The staff and patrons of Tioga Downs have a certain glow about them today. The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board has given the group an OK on its plans to upgrade to a full-scale... more

Fiala Realizes She Must Hustle In The Final Stretch VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 - The Democratic Women of Broome County held its annual "Meet the Candidates" event and it brought out a local candidate who is entering the final stretch of her campaign. State Senate candidate... more

Tioga Downs Gets Approved to Apply for License VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - A second hand for Tioga Downs has come up aces.     The New York State Gaming Facilities Location Board has recommended Tioga Downs' application to the State Gaming Commission for a fourth casino... more

Update: Shooting Near Syracuse University Leaves One Teen Dead
October 14, 2015 - Updated from the Syracuse Police: The Syracuse Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at 148 Hope Ave on October 14th 2015 at about 7:20 pm.  A Syracuse Police detective in an... more

Some Young Women Were Arrested on Drug Charges And More In Your Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - Pennsylvania State Police have released surveillance photos of a suspect they say robbed a bank with a fake bomb. Police say the suspect robbed an NBT Bank in Great Bend Tuesday afternoon just... more

Rep. Richard Hanna Joins Fred Akshar for Event in Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - In around 20 days, local voters will go to the polls for election day. Congressman Richard Hanna is trying to give a fellow Republican a boost, appearing in Johnson City with State Senate candidate... more

Accident In Chemung County Takes A Child's Life
October 9, 2015 - An accident this afternoon in Chemung County takes the life of a child. After 3pm today, Sheriffs responded to reports of a one car accident on state route 14 in Town of Ashland. A 2002 Dodge... more

In Our "Five Questions" Segment We Speak With A Top Local Dem VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - Jim Testani, the head of the Broome County Democratic Party, answered Fox 40's Five Questions. He said he is not discouraged by recent polls showing that Democrat Barbara Fiala is behind by 28 points... more

Garbage Truck Overturns Spilling Trash In Broome County VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - An accident Monday evening in Broome County was a sight to behold. A VR Transport Trucking Company vehicle carrying garbage overturned on 17 westbound between Deposit and Hancock. It spilled... more

Heroin Rally In DC Brings Out Binghamton Crew
October 5, 2015 - The Southern Tier was represented well as part of a group of thousands who has visited Washington.   In fact, they have traveled by bus to the Capitol to discuss the heroin epidemic. Groups from... more

A Legal Expert Comments on Libous Motion For A New Trial VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A federal judge has rejected former Senator Tom Libous'  appeal to have a new trial. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti ruled that the evidence presented in July was enough to prove that Libous... more

Judge Refuses to Overturn Libous Conviction VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A federal judge has rejected former State Senator Tom Libous' appeal to have his felony conviction overturned. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti ruled that the evidence presented in July was... more

Police Need Help In Search For Woman Who Allegedly Used Cloned Credit Card VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - Police need your help in the search for a woman who allegedly used a cloned credit card locally.     This identity theft case  occurred in the Binghamton, Johnson City and Elmira area during... more

Various Candidates To Be Seen and Heard At Endwell Rotary VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - The Endwell Rotary Club has informed us that various local candidates will be presenting their views at noon time public forums at Brothers 2 Restaurant.   The schedule is as follows, Broome... more

Cuomo Details Upstate Prep for Joaquin VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - The Governors of New Jersey and Virginia have declared States of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Joaquin.     While we are not yet sure if Joaquin will effect New York Governor Cuomo has... more

Hanna Announces New Funding For Broome County Study VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - A New York Congressman is reporting that Broome County will have a pipeline risk study with close to $50,000 in funding. Congressman Richard Hanna has announced the Federal Grant. His office... more

Could David Sweat Get Plea Deal? VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - Could a plea deal be in the works for David Sweat? According to the Watertown Daily Times the escaped killer's lawyer says he is negotiating with Clinton County's District Attorney on a deal.     ... more

State Senate Candidate Fred Akshar Is On A Roll In The Polls VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - A new poll has given Republican State Senate Candidate Fred Akshar a big lead over Democrat Barbara Fiala. A new Siena/Time Warner Cable poll has Republican Fred Akshar leading Democrat Barbara... more

Akshar Shows A Commanding Lead Over Fiala In Polls VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2015 - A newly released poll by Siena Research Center shows that Republican Fred Akshar has a commanding lead in his race against Democrat Barbara Fiala for our vacant 52nd district State Senate seat.... more

Police Investigating Hunting Accident VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2015 - Police are still investigating a hunting accident they say happened off of Marsh Pond Road in the Town of Sanford Saturday afternoon...     They say 50-year-old Andy Patrick was struck by three... more

Funeral Service Held for Governor Cuomo's Aide Carey Gabay VIEW VIDEO
September 26, 2015 - A funeral was held Saturday morning for Governor Andrew Cuomo's aide, Carey Gabay, who was shot in a gun crossfire on Labor Day. Governor Cuomo delivered the eulogy at Emmanuel Baptist Church in... more

Rep. Richard Hanna Speaks On The Resignation Of Speaker John Boehner VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - Fox 40 spoke with the Congressman representing much of our area, Richard Hanna, about this announcement. Hanna tells us that he believes Boehner was tired and perhaps at the end of his rope. We asked... more

Local Priest Heads to Philadelphia to See Pope Francis VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - The Pope will visit a major US city a little further south from New York City.  One local priest has a chance to see the Pope in the City of Brotherly Love. Father Tim Taugher, St. Francis of... more

Is Fracking Really Banned In New York? VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Is fracking really banned in New York state? One anti-fracking activist says no.     Last December the Cuomo Administration prohibited high volume hydraulic fracturing. However Walter Hang of... more

New York Welcomes the Arrival of Pope Francis VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Pope Francis' visit to the United States continues to dominate national headlines. New York State is welcoming the popular Pontiff. Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a statement regarding Pope... more

Broome County GOP Head Bijoy Datta Has Been Re-elected VIEW VIDEO
September 23, 2015 - An important member of the local Republican Party will stay in office. Bijoy Datta has been unanimously re-elected by the local Republican Committee to keep his position as Broome County... more

Amanda's Law Signed In By Governor Andrew Cuomo VIEW VIDEO
September 23, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo today signed "Amanda Lynn’s Law" into policy. This is said to strengthen penalties against those who seek to unlawfully conceal or dispose of a body. The measure is named... more

A Look At Some Local Arrests And Stories Attached To Them In Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - A 32-year-old man from Pitcher, New York has been arrested by Chenango County Sheriffs. They say that they have arrested the man, Joshua Whaley,  for burglary and that he was in possession of... more

Fox 40 Kicks Off Football Season, Giants Lose VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - This afternoon, while fans gathered at the Krowbar and Grill in Endicott to watch the New York Giants take on the Atlanta Falcons, they were joined by some fellow football fans and news... more

A Stair Climb Memorializes Lives Lost During 9/11 VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - Sunday, firefighters and civilians came together to take on flights of stairs in the 5th annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb; all to remember the lives lost on that day. Almost 200 people came out... more

Animal Adventure Has a New, and Long-Necked, Addition VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2015 - Visitors to Animal Adventure in Harpersville, were in for a treat today. The park introduced its newest member to its animal family, a 16-foot-tall giraffe named April.   The 13-year-old female... more

New Yorkers Voice Their Opinion on Minimum Wage VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - New York State voters back raising minimum wage in the state.   According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 41 percent of those polled support raising minimum wage from $8.75 to something less... more

Binghamton Jobs Report Glows Less Than State Report VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - A key component to the read on the local economy is jobs statistics. A new report shows that, statewide, unemployment is down to 5.2 percent. This is its lowest rate since May 2008, the early stages... more

Republican Announces Candidacy for Congress VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2015 - We are more than a year away from congressional elections but one republican is already declaring his candidacy. Former State Assemblyman and 2006 Gubernatorial candidate John Faso will run for... more

Two Start-Up NY Companies Coming to BU VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2015 - Two companies are coming to Binghamton University as part of the state's Start-Up New York program. Angelsoft, LLC is a software company whose products connect entrepreneurs with early-stage... more

Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers of Online Car Scam VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo is alerting car buyers on the dangers of online scams. Governor Cuomo says authorities received an increase in complaints about online used car scams. They say as much as 1.5... more

A New Congressional Candidate Announces His Candidacy VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - A new candidate for the 19th district seat in the U.S. House. Republican John Faso, a 2006 candidate for Governor, will run for the seat. Of course, the 19th district covers portions of our... more

The Importance of Governor Cuomo's Fake ID Crackdown VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo has sent out the results of a statewide effort to crackdown on underage drinking and fake IDs. This crackdown took place at, where else?  Summer concerts in New York. The... more

Tioga Downs Hosts Chicken Wing Eating Contest VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - During halftime of this afternoon's football games, some local fans had a competition of their own. Tioga Downs held its first annual Touchdown Wing Challenge. Eight participants -- seven males... more

Senate Candidates Spar Over Heroin Issues VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - New remarks from State Senate 52nd District hopeful, Republican Fred Akshar, regarding his opponent's jab at his law enforcement career and his ability to address the ongoing heroin epidemic. ... more

Common Core Changes on the Way? VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - More changes could be on the way to how New York is implementing the controversial Common Core curriculum. Governor Cuomo says he will announce changes recommended by a new Commission at the State of... more

Cuomo Calls for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Statewide VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - Governor Cuomo is calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage for all workers in New York State. this as the State's Labor Commissioner signed an order Thursday designating that $15 per hour minimum wage... more

Tioga Downs Makes Its Pitch to the State VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - The owner of Tioga Downs made his pitch in New York City in front of the State Gaming Board for a casino license.     Jeff Gural answered questions regarding his second bid for a license. Tioga... more

Local Winners in Senator's Lottery To See Pope Francis VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - News on a lottery set up by Senator Charles Schumer. Its winners were selected to see Pope Francis's historic speech to Congress in Washington on September 24th. Senator Charles Schumer says,... more

U.S. Navy Has High Honor For Vestal High Grad VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - An Apalachin native and Vestal High School graduate has earned a big honor from the U.S. Navy. Yeoman 2nd class Alexander Perry earned the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for Support at a... more

Results For Police Labor Day Crackdown VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - The results are in for the state police's Labor Day Crackdown on drunk driving. From August 21, 2015 through September 7, 2015, The New York State Police issued over 47,000 tickets. Of the tickets... more

New Rules Could Mean More OT for Millions VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing changes to The Fair Labor Standards Act. Currently what are called exempt workers aren't eligible for overtime if they work over 40 hours per week, unless... more

Looking Back at the Broome County Floods of 2011 on Their Anniversary VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - Today marks the anniversary of the beginning of the 2011 flood. It was the area's second catastrophic flood in five years and put us all on alert for future disasters. Broome County officials... more

Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Town of Chenango Rocks Neighborhood VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - At around 1:46 this morning, Broome County Sheriffs responded to several 911 call about a motorcycle accident on castle creek road in Town of Chenango. When deputies arrived, they were unable to... more

Accident Reported on State Route 11 VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2015 - At around 3 this afternoon, Fox 40 heard scanner reports of a one-car rollover on State Route 11. It occurred about two miles from the state line. We also received reports of one of the vehicle's... more

Town of Triangle Celebrates Something Round with Tomato Festival VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2015 - Tomatoes are bringing the Town of Triangle together as a whole.   Today the Third Annual Triangle Tomato Festival was held at the Triangle Fire Station. While these wonderful vegetables were a... more

Bikers Ride in Tribute to Fallen Officer VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2015 - Half a dozen motorcyclists gathered outside of the Southern Tier Harley Davidson to embark on a journey to Elkland, Pennsylvania.  All in memory of a fallen officer. A weekend ride is nothing out... more

Getting Local School Buses to Pass Inspection? VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - "New York State has very strict Standards on Student Transportation," said State Bus Safety Supervisor Jeff Corey. Jeff Corey this knows better than most. he's personally inspected over a million... more

Tips for Labor Day Travel VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - More than 35 million Americans will be travelling this Labor Day weekend to send off the Summer, that according to AAA. With 85 percent of people making that trip by car officials say there are... more

Governor Cuomo Pushes For Review of The Common Core Standards VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo said he is calling for a comprehensive review of the implementation of the Common Core Standards. This includes curriculum, guidance and tests. Cuomo said the implementation... more

So. Tier Council Picks Priority Projects To Bring Millions to Area VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council announced it's more than two dozen priority projects that are in line for $30 million in funding from the state.     The projects include... more

Snoop Dogg Cancels Show at State Fair Due to Illness VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - We have received late breaking info that rap legend Snoop Dogg has cancelled his New York State Fair appearance. In a statement, fair officials say it is because of illness. He was slated to perform... more

"Local Winners" in Senator Schumer's Lottery to See the Pope VIEW VIDEO
August 31, 2015 - A little while back, news broke a lottery conducted by the office of Senator Charles Schumer to see Pope Francis live. Francis becomes the first Pope to address a Joint Meeting of Congress on... more

A Look At Local Crime in the Monday Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
August 31, 2015 - Music legend Kenny Rogers once sang, "you can't outrun the long arm of the law." Here's proof in tonight's crime wrap. 19-year-old Brian Palmer of Queens is in Broome County Jail for possessing a... more

Frank McCaffrey Tells His Katrina Story VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2015 - On the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Fox 40 Managing Editor Frank McCaffrey shares an amazing... more

Libous Asks For Conviction to be Thrown Out VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2015 - The Fox 40 news team has received legal documents confirming  that convicted former State Senator Tom Libous is asking for his conviction to be tossed! In a court filing, Libous outlined several... more

Binghamton University Moves Students In For The New Year VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2015 - We are getting close to the end of summer and kids all over New York are getting ready to go back to school. Today, you might have noticed the heavy traffic on the Vestal Parkway and that's... more

Schumer and Gillibrand Announce FEMA Funds VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2015 - Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced over twenty- million dollars in funds for Southern Tier Municipalities. This to upgrade bridges over flood-prone waters. Whitney Point... more

64-year-old Man Sentenced for Another Sex Offense VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2015 - A 64-year-old man has been sentenced as a Second Violent Felony Offender to a term of 15 years, with ten years post-release supervision. John Molowsky has this handed to him in connection to a may... more

Group Renews Call for Upstate Secession to Pennsylvania VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2015 - Upstate New York is broken and the only fix is to secede to Pennsylvania.     That was the message protesters shared in downtown Binghamton. They point to the state's decision to ban fracking and... more

An Update on the Cannonsville Dam in Deposit VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2015 - The issue of the Cannonsville Dam was a topic of talk in Deposit. The New York Department of Environmental Protection tonight told a crowd in the village that it has completed repairs on the dam,... more

Norwich Works To Top America's Best Communities VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2015 - As part of a national competition, local leaders are guiding  Norwich's revitalization plan. Norwich has advanced in the America's Best Communities competition and has been awarded $50,000 to... more

A Review of What the Long Arm of the Law Handled Locally in Our Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2015 - Charges will stand against Justin Holloway, the man accused in a standoff in Sayre, Pennsylvania on July 31st. Holloway is charged with terroristic threats, prohibited offensive weapon and... more

State Push to Spot Fake IDs VIEW VIDEO
August 21, 2015 - This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an initiative to help bar owners spot fake IDs. The new push comes as the state is issuing revamped ID cards. Cyntrece Brown, Manager at Tully's says, "I... more

A Look At Some Fun Happenings In The Region VIEW VIDEO
August 20, 2015 - It is August and a lot of fun is being had in our region. Here's a look at at least some of it! West Corners Fire Company celebrated over 95 years of service with an august ice cream social. For... more

Hanna Says Grant Will Help Craft Breweries VIEW VIDEO
August 20, 2015 - Congressman Richard Hanna announced that a federal grant will allow the U.S. Economic Development Agency, or EDA, conduct a "Southern Tier craft beverage incubator feasibility study."  The $8,000... more

Schumer Talks Jobs in Chenango VIEW VIDEO
August 19, 2015 - New York Senator Charles Schumer headed to Chenango County today. He took part in an Economic Roundtable to ensure local employers get the most out of programs coming out of Washington,... more

Potential State Senate Candidate Has Unfavorable Ruling VIEW VIDEO
August 19, 2015 - A ruling unfavorable to the quest of local State Senate Candidate Denver Jones was handed down today. This means the candidate will not get extra time to obtain necessary signatures to be on the... more

Man Said To Be Dangerous Arrested and Allegedly Found with "One Pot" Meth Machine VIEW VIDEO
August 19, 2015 - A big arrest has been made. Justin Knapp, a man who  police say has had violent tendencies and a history of making and using meth, was arrested this evening in Town of Fenton. Police had been... more

Man Charged Locally for Meth Manufacturing VIEW VIDEO
August 18, 2015 - Authorities have arrested a man along the banks of the Chenango River, for allegedly running a meth lab.   35-year-old Robert Collins was said to be cooking methamphetamine using the "one pot"... more

Local Missing Man Still Reportedly Not Found VIEW VIDEO
August 17, 2015 - A follow up to a story on the disappearance of Alfred Turshman, an 81-year-old man with dementia, last seen on August 14th at his home in Town of German. Well, as of now he is still reported as... more

Senator Schumer's Lottery...To See The Pope! VIEW VIDEO
August 17, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer has announced that his office will conduct a lottery state-wide for one ticket to the Joint Meeting of Congress on September 24th to see Pope Francis. Schumer received one... more

State Funds Cancer Screening and A Disaster Program, A Local Airport Has Some Funding Of Its Own VIEW VIDEO
August 17, 2015 - You might be worried about things like blizzards or even a disaster and how the state will recover. New York State has announced a plan called "NY Responds." This includes adding $50 million worth... more

Will Strong El Nino Affect Our Winter? VIEW VIDEO
August 17, 2015 - Experts are saying that this year's El Nino weather system will be stronger than normal.   El Nino is the warming of waters near the Equator, which affects the jet stream patterns especially for... more

Funds Raised for a Local Police Officer Stricken with Cancer VIEW VIDEO
August 15, 2015 - Over $20,000 has been raised  to help a Broome County Sheriff's Deputy who has a serious illness. Deputy Steve Blackman became ill in January,the diagnosis was stage 3 Hogdkin's... more

$22 Million in OT to Capture Sweat & Matt VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2015 - 22-million dollars in overtime. That is how much it cost to catch David Sweat and Richard Matt, according to the Associated Press.     The pair of killers escaped June 6th from the Clinton... more

Powdered Alcohol Banned in New York VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2015 - The sale of powdered alcohol, also known as palcohol, is now banned in New York State.     Governor Cuomo Friday signed legislation prohibiting the sale of the product. Cuomo calls palcohol a... more

Hanna Adresses The 21st Century Care Act VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2015 - It's called the 21st Century Care Act and it would steer $2 billion in medical research dollars to fight diseases like cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease. Congressman Richard Hanna was in... more

Executive Order to Investigate Police-Involved Civilian Deaths VIEW VIDEO
August 14, 2015 - Who should have the power to investigate police-involved civilian deaths?   In July governor Cuomo issued an executive order empowering the state attorney general to do so. Broome County district... more

Schneiderman Touts State Mortgage Programs in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2015 - State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in Binghamton Thursday to talk about efforts he says have helped 50,000 New Yorkers fight to keep their homes and ward off foreclosure since 2012. The AG... more

Deposit Man Arrested in Major Drug Bust VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2015 - A month long investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Deposit man. He now has multiple felony charges on his hands in fact. Thursday afternoon, 29-year-old Clint Stevens was cuffed by local... more

State and Local Leaders Discuss the Economy of The Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2015 - Thursday New York Lieutenant governor Kathy Hochul spoke at a business round-table event at the Tioga Chamber of Commerce in Owego. She addressed key issues to the local business community and we... more

Possible Extension of State Senate Petition Deadline VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2015 - A State Supreme Court judge in Albany has issued an Order to Show Cause to the State Board of Election over the issue of extending the deadline for submitting petition signatures in the race for the... more

NY Times: Prisoners Brutally Interrogated After Matt/Sweat Escape VIEW VIDEO
August 11, 2015 - The New York Times is reporting that an investigation by the paper found in the days after the june prison break of Richard Matt and David sweat corrections officers carried out what seemed like a... more

All-Time Jobs High in NY, but Decline in Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2015 - New York reached its highest employment level ever of more than 9 million jobs in 2014, after adding 538,000 jobs since 2009 - this according to a report released today by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli.... more

Schumer Speaks Out on DC's Proposed Cuts VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2015 - Proposed cuts in Washington could mean a loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in our region. In 2015 the City of Binghamton received $1.7 million in block grant money and $317,000 in HOME... more

NYS Firefighters Head West to Fight Wildfires VIEW VIDEO
August 8, 2015 - Some of our state's firefighters are heading west to help fight wildfires. Governer Andrew Cuomo  announced that a crew of 20 employees and volunteers from the New York State Department of... more

Local Distillery Benefits From State Policy VIEW VIDEO
August 7, 2015 - Regulatory reforms implemented in Albany have helped those looking to build business in places such as Village of Lisle in Broome County. Craft distilleries in our state are getting a nice... more

Synthetic Marijuana on the Rise VIEW VIDEO
August 6, 2015 - It's growing in popularity in our country and state: synthetic marijuana. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the passage of emergency health department regulations combatting its sale. The new... more

Richard Matt Toxicology Report VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2015 - New York State Police have released the toxicology report on Richard Matt, who along with David Sweat escaped the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York on June 6th. Matt had a... more

Libertarian Looking to be on Senate Ballot VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2015 - A fourth name has been added to the list of those looking to be on the ballot to fill the vacant seat in the Senate and its not from either of the two mainstream parties. Rich Purtell has earned... more

Denver Jones Plans Third-Party State Senate Run VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2015 - A third-party candidate is emerging in the race for the open State Senate seat vacated after the conviction of former Senator Tom Libous.     Candor businessman Denver Jones, who lost to Libous... more

600 Jobs Coming to Kirkwood Plant VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2015 - Hundreds of jobs are on the way to the mostly vacant Link Simulation building in Kirkwood. "600 jobs! This is a really, really big deal," said New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. Modern... more

Police: Chase Suspects Not Cooperating In Search for Others VIEW VIDEO
August 3, 2015 - State Police are still searching for two men on the loose after fleeing from a car chase in Whitney Point on Friday night. This is connection to a stolen ID and credit card  investigation.     ... more

The Race For The Vacant State Senate Seat Has Great Importance For Albany
August 3, 2015 - This race for the vacant 52 district seat has great importance to the overall picture in Albany. To understand, the Governor is Democrat, the State Assembly has a Democratic majority and should... more

Senator Schumer Pushes for Safe Limo Standards VIEW VIDEO
August 2, 2015 - Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing to upgrade safety standards on stretch limos and other motor coaches..   The call comes in the wake of a limo crash on Long Island that killed four women and... more

Senator Gillibrand Talks Southern Tier Revitalization VIEW VIDEO
August 2, 2015 - Senator Gillibrand is pushing for revitalization and job creation in the Southern Tier. Monday the senator will meet with local business and economic leaders, the Deputy Assistant Secretary and... more

50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Celebrated In Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2015 - President Lyndon Johnson joked that former President Harry Truman would have to fill out the application for Medicare benefits on the day the legislation was signed into law. Medicare and Medicaid... more

Fiala Announces Candidacy For State Senate VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2015 - An important announcement is a game changer in the race for a now vacant local Senate seat. A candidate endorsed by Governor Andrew Cuomo has decided to run for the District 52 State Senate... more

Prominent State Leader To Visit Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2015 - State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie will be visiting Binghamton Thursday. He plans an appearance on a local radio show, a stop at Little Venice Italian restaurant and an afternoon meeting with local... more

GOP Vetting Senate Candidates. Preston Says No. Bucci Out. VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2015 - While Democrats have seemingly settled on one candidate - former Broome County Executive and DMV Commissioner Barbara Fiala - as their choice to replace Tom Libous in the New York State Senate,... more

Staying Safe in the Heat VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2015 - A hot and humid day Tuesday, and the heat could be more intense Wednesday with temperatures in the 90's. For some of us that means finding ways to stay cool for comfort, but for others it means... more

Broome County Fair Underway VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2015 - The Broome County fair kicked off in Whitney Point this afternoon, with fair-goers young and old alike enjoying the festivities. "Oh we have a lot of fun, we come for the pull," says attendee... more

Crouch Won't Run for Vacant Senate Seat VIEW VIDEO
July 27, 2015 - One day after Binghamton Mayor Rich David said he will not run for the vacant senate seat formerly held by Tom Libous, another prominent Republican said he is not running as well. Assemblyman... more

David Touts Bucci as Senate Candidate VIEW VIDEO
July 27, 2015 - Rich David going into more detail Monday about his decision to not pursue the vacant 52nd District Senate seat.     David said he received a lot of encouragement to run but decided to pursue the... more

Republican Candidate Denver Jones Talks Bid in Special Election for Senate VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2015 - Republican candidate Denver Jones announces he will make a bid in a special election in November for the vacant 52nd district New York Senate seat. The announcement comes after former Senator Tom... more

NYS Police Officer Car Struck By Driver VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2015 - A New York State Police Officer suffers from minor injuries after his car was struck on the roadway Sunday afternoon. State police say Trooper Michael Rosenthal was stopped at a light inside his ... more

Governor Cuomo Honors Disabled VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo is honoring people with disabilities.  Saturday the governor signed two pieces of legislation to strengthen the state's support of people with disabilities. One... more

Senator Schumer Announces Push for New Impaired Driving Detection Technology VIEW VIDEO
July 26, 2015 - Senator Schumer wants to decrease the number of alcohol impaired crashes. Sunday, the senator announced a push to accelerate the development of a new technology that prevents drunk drivers from... more

Cuomo Endorses Fiala as Replacement for Libous in Senate VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2015 - With Tom Libous removed from office after his felony conviction yesterday for lying to the FBI, Governor Cuomo is weighing in on who he believes should succeed him. On the Capitol Pressroom radio... more

Republican Reaction to Vacant Senate Seat VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2015 - Local Republicans are also weighing in on the vacant seat in the 52nd Senate District. In a statement Broome County Republican Chairman, Bijoy Datta said he has met with neighboring county chairs,... more

State Senator Libous Found Guilty of Lying to the FBI VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2015 - A jury in White Plains finds State Senator Tom Libous guilty of lying to the FBI. Deliberations began at 9:35 this morning  and at 11:44 am. The jury sent a note requesting full testimony from FBI... more

Details on Broome County's Tax Auction VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2015 - Broome County officials announced details on its yearly tax foreclosure auction  which will feature over 125 properties throughout the county. The auction will feature a range of options from single... more

New Jersey Man Accused of Burglary String VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2015 - A New Jersey man accused of a string of burglaries in a number of states, including New York, has been charged. Francis Simmons of Warren, New Jersey is accused of robbing an antique's store in... more

A Columbus Man is Arrested After Sexual Contact With Girl Under 17 VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2015 - A Columbus man is in custody accused of felony rape, three counts of sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child. Donald J. Mercer was arrested in Sidney after an investigation... more

Medical Marijuana Company Collaborates with Cannabis Expert, Hopes for Southern Tier Jobs VIEW VIDEO
July 21, 2015 - A Syracuse-based medical marijuana company looking to manufacture their product  in the Southern Tier is teaming up with a well known Cannabis Genome Mapping expert. Salus Scientific Announced Dr.... more

National Children's Leukemia Foundation Faces Lawsuit VIEW VIDEO
July 21, 2015 - The National Children's Leukemia foundation is facing a lawsuit for allegedly using its funding for non-charitable purposes.   The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing  group,... more

Three Witnesses Take Stand in Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2015 - Three witnesses took the stand in the Tom Libous trial in federal court in White Plains. The senator is accused of providing false statements to FBI which was investigating his role in getting his... more

State's Tax Cap to Tighten Due to Rate of Inflation VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2015 - Local governments and school districts may have to tighten their belts. The state comptroller says the tax cap will tighten because of a drop in inflation. The state's tax cap law limits tax cap... more

Libous Case Rests. Closing Arguments Tuesday. VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2015 - The prosecution and defense rested their cases Monday at the trial of State Senator Tom Libous.  Libous is charged with providing a false statement to the FBI, a felony. The charge is in... more

New Poll Shows New Yorkers Support Supreme Court's Decision VIEW VIDEO
July 16, 2015 - Upstaters and downstaters don't always disagree.     Both support the Supreme Court same sex marriage decision. A new Siena research poll shows two thirds of New Yorkers polled supported the... more

Binghamton Lost Jobs For Month of June VIEW VIDEO
July 16, 2015 - If you have had a tough time finding work this year you're not alone. State job numbers for June show Binghamton lost about one thousand private sector jobs since June 2014.  Local labor... more

FBI Testimony in Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 16, 2015 - A late start Thursday in the trial of State Senator Tom Libous. Thursday's testimony began at 11:15am instead of 9:30am because attorneys argued before the judge to obtain advanced rulings on what... more

David Sweat Moved to Permanent Cell at Five Points Correctional Facility VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - Escaped convict David Sweat has been discharged from a prison infirmary and  moved to his cell in a special housing unit at the Five Points correctional facility in Romulus, New York.  The... more

Cuomo's Rating Continues to Fall VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - Governor Cuomo's favorability rating continues to slip, falling below 50% for the first time in his tenure in Albany. This according to a Siena College Poll released Wednesday.49% of voters view... more

Prosecution Testimony in Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2015 - The trial of state Senator Tom Libous continued Wednesday.   Libous is charged with one count of providing a false statement to the FBI. The agency was investigating Libous regarding his... more

State Senator Tom Libous Trial Begins VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2015 - jury selection is over ... the trial of state senator tom libous started in earnest Tuesday. Libous is charged with one count of providing a false statement to an FBI agent, a felony. The FBI... more

Protestors Seek Stiffer Charges In Alleged Anti-Muslim Plot VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2015 - Protesters from the Muslims of America are calling for stiffer charges against a Tennessee man charged with plotting a massacre on the muslim village of Islamberg in Hancock. Robert Doggart is... more

Jury Seated in Senator Tom Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
July 13, 2015 - A jury has been seated and opening arguments will take place Tuesday in the trial of State Senator Tom Libous. This according to the New York Times. The trial is taking place in White... more

Senator Tom Libous Trial to Begin VIEW VIDEO
July 12, 2015 - The trial for Senator Tom Libous is scheduled to start Monday. Libous is facing charges of giving a false statement to an FBI agent. His son Matthew was previously sentenced to six months in... more

Senator Gillibrand Pushes to Make Gun Trafficking a Federal Crime VIEW VIDEO
July 12, 2015 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing for a bill to make gun trafficking a federal crime. The Senator is collaborating  with NYPD and community advocates to crack down on illegal guns and gang... more

Adjustments Could Come to Ammunition Check Program VIEW VIDEO
July 11, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo agrees to suspend a proposal requiring background checks to the state's ammunition check program implemented in the Safe Act. Adjustments could be made to the current... more

A Legal Setback For Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre VIEW VIDEO
July 10, 2015 - A legal setback for the proposed Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. A New York State Appeals Court has voided the proposed plan to build the  casino and resort in Tyre. The court said the... more

New York State Police Release Statistics for July 4th Weekend VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2015 - New York State Police issued over 10 thousand tickets to drivers state wide over the July 4th holiday weekend which began on Friday and ended on Monday. State Police were cracking down on drunk... more

Upstate NY Economy Still Trailing Behind VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2015 - Upstate residents feel better about the economy today than they did this same time last year. But the latest Siena research shows we are still trailing behind  the rest of the over 14... more

Pilot Recovers After Plane Crash Near Oneonta VIEW VIDEO
July 7, 2015 - A pilot is recovering from his injuries after his plane crashed into a corn field near Oneonta.     State Police say the accident happened last night just after 8:00. Authorities say the pilot,... more

DWI Felony Arrest over Holiday Weekend VIEW VIDEO
July 6, 2015 - A Cortland County woman is facing DWI charges after police say she was involved in a traffic accident July 4th. State Police say 29-year-old Christina Lynch crashed her car with two children... more

Prison Escapee David Sweat Out of Hospital, Back Behind Bars VIEW VIDEO
July 5, 2015 - David Sweat is out of the hospital.   The New York State Department of Corrections and Community supervision  announces Sweat was released from Albany Medical Center just after 3:00 Sunday... more

Officials React After Bid Dropped for Binghamton Casino VIEW VIDEO
July 5, 2015 - Tioga Downs is now the sole applicant for a casino license in the Southern Tier. According to county officials Jeffrey Hyman has dropped his bid for a casino in Binghamton. Hyman considered... more

Funeral Details Released for Killed Prisoner Richard Matt VIEW VIDEO
July 4, 2015 - Fox News confirms no services have been planned for Richart Matt -- the prison escapee shot to death after three weeks on the run in upstate New York.   A funeral director claims Winthrop Allen... more

NY State: Stay Vigilant on the 4th VIEW VIDEO
July 3, 2015 - In light of recent terror warnings by the federal government, New York State's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management to enhance monitoring of... more

Tourism in New York State Reaches a New Milestone VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2015 - If your Fourth of July plans include visiting some of the Empire State's historic sites, you're not alone.     Governor Cuomo announced Thursday that in 2014 for the first time the tourism... more

Tioga Downs Sends Casino Application to the State VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2015 - The race is on for the fourth and final gaming license in New York State, and two prospective casinos in the Southern Tier will have their applications in the hands of state officials by Monday... more

Busy Travel Weekend for July 4th VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2015 - 42 million Americans are travelling for this holiday weekend, with 85 percent of them doing so by car.     This according to AAA. Some good news for hitting the roads this year - gas prices. They... more

Fireworks Safety for the Fourth VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2015 - Dale Countermine shops at Mess's Fireworks every year for the 4th of July. He's never had any mishaps while igniting his colorful displays but that doesn't mean he's not cautious. "Everything... more

Police: Intoxicated Man Driving with Pot, Shotgun VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2015 - Police have arrested a Castle Creek man after they say he was driving while intoxicated while in possession of marijuana and a shotgun.     Police say they were responding to a 911 report of of... more

Fracking Debate Continues after DEC Ban VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2015 - The state has made official what has been known for months - that fracking is banned in New York State. the Department of Environmental Conservation took the final step Monday when it issued a... more

City Council OKs Binghamton Casino Bid VIEW VIDEO
June 30, 2015 - Could a casino come to Binghamton? Tuesday night the Binghamton City Council unanimously voted to support a bid led by Jeffrey Hyman to place a casino at the old Stow Manufacturing site....   ... more

Pamela Sweat Speaks Out After Son David's Capture VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2015 - The 22 day manhunt for convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat is over. Matt shot and killed Friday by police. Sweat shot by authorities Sunday and is in police custody. We've reached... more

David Sweat Captured Brings Relief to Family, Community VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2015 - The capture of David Sweat provided a sense of relief to many in upstate New York, including his own mother. Pamela Sweat feared for her son's life and was anxious to see him captured and returned... more

Pennsylvania State Police Search for Missing Inmate VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2015 - Pennsylvania State Police are on the search for a missing inmate.     Jesse W. Colegrove was to return to the Tioga County Prison after a work release program. According to troopers, he had... more

Prison Escapee David Sweat Shot and in Custody, Currently in Critical Condition
June 28, 2015 - FOX News has confirmed that prison escapee David Sweat has been shot by police in Constable, New York near the Canadian Border. Sweat has been taken to Albany Medical center and reports claim he... more

Convicted Killer David Sweat's Mother Speaks Out After Son's Capture VIEW VIDEO
June 28, 2015 - The search finally over ... David Sweat shot and in police custody -- this after a 3 week long manhunt for he and accomplice Richard Matt who was shot and killed by authorities Friday. Sweat is... more

Manhunt Continues for Convicted Killer David Sweat VIEW VIDEO
June 27, 2015 - Saturday's search for escaped prisoner David Sweat continues to create roadblocks in Malone, New York. State Police have set up a five mile perimeter in the area where they think Sweat might be.... more

Free Fishing Weekend Kicks Off Throughout New York State VIEW VIDEO
June 27, 2015 - No fishing license?  Well, this weekend, that's not a problem. Saturday, fishers of all ages took out their fishing poles to enjoy New York State's Free Fishing Weekend.  According to the... more

Richard Matt Killed, Police Pursuing David Sweat. Sister Says, "Turn Yourself In."
June 26, 2015 - Fox News has confirmed that Richard Matt one of two New York prison escapees, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers this afternoon.     He reportedly was killed in a remote area of... more

Legislative Session Ends, Assembly Members Speak Out VIEW VIDEO
June 26, 2015 - The New York State Legislative session has ended. Before closing the session, leaders extended the property tax cap for an additional four years.     That legislation also provided a new property... more

Free Fishing in Hopes to Attract Tourism in New York VIEW VIDEO
June 25, 2015 - You can catch a big fish this weekend  - and here's another catch, you can do it for free. On Saturday and Sunday you can fish for free without a license at any New York State lake, pond, river or... more

Binghamton Fugitive Caught Following Five Hour Manhunt VIEW VIDEO
June 25, 2015 - A man wanted for an armed hold-up in Binghamton led police on an almost-five hour manhunt in the Albany area Wednesday. According to police Justin Creeley fled into a wooded area in Colonie after... more

New York's Maple Syrup Production Breaks Records VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced maple syrup production in New York has reached its highest level in 70 years. The state was able to retain its standing as the nation's number two producer, behind... more

Volunteers of America to Close its Thrift Stores VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2015 - Volunteers of America Upstate New York is closing its thrift stores and recycling operations. Volunteers of America currently operates 11 thrift stores in seven counties throughout upstate New... more

Albany Leaders Announce Framework of Legislative Session Agreement VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2015 - Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders announced framework for an agreement Tuesday on a number of issues.   The framework extends rent laws in New York City and other metropolitan areas for four... more

What is Behind Disappearance of Otsego County Man? VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2015 - Could there be sinister motives behind the disappearance of an Otsego County man? New York State Police say 31-year-old Yashiro A. Hamata, also known as Tyrell Avery Rogers, has been missing since... more

Free HIV Testing Week VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - Today marks the beginning of free HIV Testing Week at family planning of south central New York. Back in May Governor Cuomo called for the total number of new infections annually to be just 750 by... more

Kayaking Summer Safety Tips VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - Over the weekend a stranded kayaker had to be rescued on the Susquehanna River. First responders found the kayaker clutching a log right below the Ouquaga Bridge in Windsor. So what are some... more

Police Need Help Finding Missing Morris Man VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - New York State Police are looking for a missing man from Morris. Police say 31-year-old Yashiro A. Hamata, also known as Tyrell Avery Rogers, has been missing since June 16, 2015. On June 18th... more

Interfaith Service To Honor Charleston Victims VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - Meanwhile local religious leaders are standing with those in South Carolina. The Broome County Council of Churches is sponsoring an interfaith/ecumenical prayer Wednesday in response to the... more

Bill to Extend Services to Developmentally Disabled Heads to Governor VIEW VIDEO
June 22, 2015 - Both houses of the New York State Legislature have passed a bill which sponsors - including Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Senator Tom Libous - say would ensure that state services are still... more

State Police Still Search for Escaped Prisoners VIEW VIDEO
June 21, 2015 - New York State Police are reminding the public to remain vigilant as searches continue for prison escapees...   Authorities are still searching primarily in the Dannemora area for prisoners... more

Police Conduct Extensive Search in Friendship, NY For Escaped Prisoners VIEW VIDEO
June 20, 2015 - Police are still on the hunt for escaped inmates Richard Matt and David Sweat --  now two of the most wanted criminals in America.     New York State police released they have narrowed their... more

U.S. Attorney Wants to Keep Cancer Mention Out of Libous Trial VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - Federal prosecutors want to keep State Senator Tom Libous from mentioning his cancer at his upcoming trial.     Libous is facing trial in July for one count of providing a false statement to an... more

Libous Returns to Senate Floor, Thanks Well Wishers VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2015 - The end of the legislative session has coincided with the return of State Senator Tom Libous to Albany.     Libous returned to the Senate Floor Tuesday after a lengthy recuperation from cancer... more

BPD Officer Accusing Chief of Sexual Harassment Withdraws Complaint VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - The Binghamton police officer who took her complaints of sexual harassment against Chief Joseph Zikuski to the State Division of Human Rights has withdrawn her complaint.     Kristi Sager has... more

"Enough is Enough" Bill to Combat Campus Sex Abuse Passes VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - With the legislative session winding down this week, leaders in Albany are passing an number of items, and Tuesday leaders passed the "Enough is Enough" Bill to combat sexual assault on campus. ... more

Fire Departments to Receive Narcan Training VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - You can add fire departments state wide to the list of groups being trained on the heroin antidote naloxone, also known as narcan...     The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency... more

What Would Legal MMA in New York Mean to Local Fighters VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2015 - The legislative session is scheduled to end Wednesday which means time is running out on an 11th-hour deal to legalize mixed martial arts in New York State.     As one of the sponsors on the bill... more

Cuomo Begins State Investigation on Prison Escape VIEW VIDEO
June 15, 2015 - Governor Cuomo has directed the state's Inspector General to investigate the escape of Richard Matt and David Sweat from the Clinton Correctional Facility.      Catherine Leahy Scott will... more

Massive Manhunt Continues Into Day 9 for Convicted Murderers VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2015 - New York's governor says they've had "hundreds" of leads in the search for two escaped prisoners.  The massive manhunt for David Sweat and Richard Matt is now in its ninth day.      On... more

Father Arrested After Friday Amber Alert VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2015 - An 18-month-old child is back in the hands of his mother after an active Amber alert was issued Friday evening.   New York State Police released details Sunday, on the arrest of the child's father... more

Governor Cuomo Unveils Millions in Funding for Upstate Schools VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo unveils a $100 million fund to help upstate New York's neediest school districts.   The Governor's new initiative called the Upstate Distressed School fund is designed to... more

NYS Wage Board to Discuss Minimum Wage In Fast Food Business VIEW VIDEO
June 14, 2015 - The New York State Wage Board will discuss an increase in the minimum wage within the fast food industry. A hearing will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at New York University's Kimmel Center in New... more

Manhunt For Escaped Prisoners Continues Through New York State VIEW VIDEO
June 13, 2015 - The manhunt continues in New York for the two convicts who escaped from prison last weekend.   Authorities started searching in Cadyville, New York early Saturday morning. The two men are... more

Assemblywoman Lupardo Says Education Group Misleading Voters VIEW VIDEO
June 12, 2015 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says her position on public education has been distorted by a series of mailings and robo-calls criticizing her opposition to what's called the education investment tax... more

Murderer Manhunt Continues. Sweat's Mother Reacts VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2015 - The manhunt continues for David Sweat and Richard Matt, who escaped over the weekend from the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora.   Sweat is serving a life sentence... more

Safe Act Changes Likely Dead in Assembly VIEW VIDEO
June 9, 2015 - Could there be changes to the controversial NY Safe Act, the state's gun-control law?     The State Senate has passed a bill that would repeal the requirement that every purchaser of ammunition... more

Tarsia Killer Manhunt Continues, Hits Close to Home VIEW VIDEO
June 8, 2015 - The manhunt continues for David Sweat who, along with Kevin Nabinger, was sent to prison for life for the death of Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Tarsia in July of 2002. Sweat and another... more

$100,000 Reward for Information Leading to Arrest of Escaped Prison Inmates VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces a $100,000 reward for for information leading to the arrest of escaped inmates. New York State Police are on the hunt for the two prisoners -- one responsible for... more

Candor Boil Water Advisory Lifted VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2015 - Residents in the Village of Candor are no longer under a boil water advisory. According to Trustee Jennifer Bennett the advisory has been lifted Sunday. The boil water advisory was due to a water... more

State Police Search for Prison Escapees VIEW VIDEO
June 6, 2015 - New York State Police are on the hunt for two escaped prisoners -- one responsible for the death of a Broome County Sherriff's deputy. New York State Police say they received a call Saturday... more

Medical Marijuana on Way to Southern Tier? VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - Friday is the final day for interested businesses to apply to New York for one of five medical marijuana licenses.   Each licensee will set up four dispensaries for a total of 20 dispensaries... more

State Senate Passes Bill to Name Bridge After Trooper Skinner VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - The State Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would rename the bridge over Route 81 in the Town of Chenango in honor of State Police Trooper Christopher Skinner.     Skinner was killed in... more

Did EPA Fracking Study Hit the Mark? VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - A new EPA study on fracking has those on both sides of the debate digesting the findings.     According to a draft assessment by the agency while fracking procedures have been carried out in a... more

State Attorney Sues College Network After College Scam VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2015 - State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing a company named the College Network, saying it duped prospective nursing students across the state into buying expensive, ineffective study guides... more

Schumer Urging DEA to Keep Drug Disposal Program VIEW VIDEO
June 4, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer is urging The New York State Drug Enforcement Agency to continue one of it's programs which he says reduces crime and saves lives. Schumer is asking the New York State DEA... more

Poll: Ethics Issue Weighs Down Cuomo Approval Rating VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2015 - The issue of ethics is proving to be an anchor on Governor Cuomo's approval ratings.     According to a new Quinnipiac poll Cuomo's approval stands at 44 percent to 42 percent of voters who... more

Legal Fire Work Sales in (Some of) New York VIEW VIDEO
June 1, 2015 - Monday marked the first day fireworks could be legally sold in New York State - just not everywhere in New York State.     A state law signed last November allowed for the sale of novelty items... more

Trial Date Set for Man Charged With Killing State Trooper VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2015 - A day before the one-year anniversary of the death of New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner, a trial date has been set for the man charged with killing him.     60-year-old Almond Upton of... more

Cuomo Receives Low Ratings in Recent Poll VIEW VIDEO
May 26, 2015 - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's job favorability and performance ratings have hit an all time low in his five years in office. This according to a new Siena Poll. Cuomo's favorability rating is... more

Universal Health Care in NYS? VIEW VIDEO
May 26, 2015 - Could Universal Health Care make it's way to New York State? Most likely not, but it does seem likely the State Assembly will pass the measure on Wednesday. Once that happens, the  "New York... more

Parade Celebrations to Kick Off Across Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
May 24, 2015 - Several locations across the Southern Tier will host Memorial Day celebrations. Monday in the City of Binghamton, the Memorial Day parade will being at 2 p.m. Route: American Legion Post 80 on... more

Pick-Up Truck Collides with Charter Bus in Owego VIEW VIDEO
May 23, 2015 - A pick up truck crashes into a fully loaded charter bus charter bus in Owego. State police responded to the bus crash off of route 17C past exit 64. Police say route 17C remained closed for a... more

Unemployment Numbers Remain the Same in New York VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2015 - According to the department of labor, The State of New York added more than 126,000 private sector jobs over the past year. However from March of 2015 to April of 2015, the unemployment rate for... more

Could Heroin Antidote be Sold Over the Counter VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2015 - It's been credited with saving lives with more and more people being trained on using the heroin antidote narcan. But could that antidote soon be available over the counter?     New York State... more

Former Congressional Pleads Guilty to Plotting Muslim Massacre VIEW VIDEO
May 18, 2015 - Members of the Muslims of America Inc are speaking out after former Tennessee Congressional Candidate Robert Doggart  pleads guilty to plotting a massacre on the Muslim Village of Islamberg  in... more

Seat Belt Campaign Making Sure You Buckle Up VIEW VIDEO
May 15, 2015 - Click it or ticket. That's been the New York State law since 1984. Governor Cuomo announced today that New York will be participating in the annual Border to Border Seat Belt Enforcement... more

Sen Kirsten Gillibrand Pushes for More Engineering Training in NYS Colleges VIEW VIDEO
May 11, 2015 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to connect more New York universities with the manufacturing and engineering work force.   Monday, the Senator took to Binghamton University to discuss new... more

Breakfast Memorial Honors Fallen Heros VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2015 - As Police Memorial Week continues, the memories of Johnson City Police Officer David Smith and New York State Police  Trooper Christopher Skinner were honored at a breakfast this morning. Johnson... more

Prospect Mountain Construction Continues VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2015 - If you've spent the past year dodging detours at the Prospect Mountain construction site, you may soon have a lot less to worry about. " Currently we sit at 83% complete with the project and the... more

Governor Cuomo Calls for Decrease in Future AIDS Infections VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2015 - Could AIDS be a thing of the past in New York state by 2020? That's the goal of Governor Cuomo, but how realistic is it? The governor is calling for the total number of new infections annually to... more

Senate Leader Skelos, Son Charged with Corruption
May 4, 2015 - The leader of the New York State Senate and his son surrendered this morning as they were charged on six counts of extortion, accepting bribes and honest services fraud. The complaint alleges that... more

Should Governor's Car Be Emergency Response Vehicle? VIEW VIDEO
May 1, 2015 - The State Department of Motor Vehicles has adopted a new rule which would allow the following state officials to designate their vehicles, complete with red and white lights, as emergency vehicles:... more

Details on $500 Million Competition for Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2015 - Governor Cuomo released more details Thursday on a state competition that could bring half a billion dollars to the Southern Tier.     Seven regions, including the Southern Tier, will compete in... more

Cal Harris' Defense Team Delivers Closing Arguments VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2015 - After ten weeks of testimony, the jury finally hears closing arguments in the trial of Cal Harris. He's the Owego businessman charged with second degree murder for the death of his wife Michele back... more

Local Childcare Provider is Being Investigated by the State VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2015 - The New York State Office of Children and Family Services says it is investigating a local childcare provider.   ABC Childcare and Learning Center has two locations: on Upper Front Street in... more

Town of Maine Native Brings His Company Back to Area VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2015 - A Town of Maine native is bringing his company back home. Jared Bowling is the head of Lightspin Technologies, which develops semiconductor photo sensors for physics experiments or medical... more

Start Up NY Continues to Create Jobs Despite Criticism VIEW VIDEO
April 27, 2015 - After a report showing the state's Start Up New York program created just 76 jobs in 2014 spurred criticism of the program, Governor Cuomo announced today 17 additional companies will create 343 new... more

Applications Now Available for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries VIEW VIDEO
April 27, 2015 - New York businesses hoping to become registered manufacturers and dispensaries of medical marijuana can now apply through the state's department of health. The Compassionate Care Act allows the... more

Local Fire Departments Recruit Volunteers VIEW VIDEO
April 25, 2015 - Do you think you have what it takes to be a volunteer firefighter?  Well, local fire stations are asking for your help.     More than 30 local volunteer fire departments, including the East Maine,... more

Sentencing for Matthew Libous Postponed VIEW VIDEO
April 23, 2015 - The sentencing for Matthew Libous, son of State Senator Tom Libous, for tax fraud has been postponed until May18th. Matthew Libous was originally supposed to receive his sentence on April... more

Police: Johnson City Man Arrested for Theft from BAE Systems VIEW VIDEO
April 23, 2015 - Endicott police have arrested a Johnson City man for the theft of more than $50,000 dollars worth of equipment from BAE Systems. 25-year-old Michael J. Callahan is accused of stealing electrical... more

Lesko: Protecting Retirement Savings VIEW VIDEO
April 23, 2015 - The government has new rules to protect those saving for retirement.   The ways people save for retirement today are very different than they were 41 years ago, when the labor department put rules... more

State Police Search for Armed Robbery Suspect VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2015 - The New York State Police are investigating an armed robbery in the Village of Hancock, and are looking for your help to find the suspect.     Police say that around 9:59 Tuesday night a white... more

A Call for Volunteer Firefighters VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2015 - Broome County officials and local fire companies are looking for volunteer firefighters.     Officials gathered at the Endwell Fire Department Wednesday morning to promote Volunteer Firefighter... more

National Crime Victims Rights Week Begins VIEW VIDEO
April 20, 2015 - Three years ago, the Mills family in Deposit tragically lost their 20 year old son. "My son was brutally murdered. He was struck in the head, he died and was murdered," said Jane Mills from... more

State Attorney General Proposes Microbead-Free Waters Act VIEW VIDEO
April 20, 2015 - Could some beauty products have ugly consequences for the environment? State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says yes.   Schneiderman is sending a bill to the legislature called the... more

New York State Police Launch "Speed Week" VIEW VIDEO
April 17, 2015 - If you seem to have a lead foot when you get behind the wheel, you could find yourself paying some hefty fines and penalties.     Starting Friday New York State Police began targeting aggressive... more

Operation Safe Stop in Effect VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2015 - Law enforcement officers in the Southern Tier and across the state are cracking down on drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.     Thursday they were taking part in the 22nd annual... more

New York's Unemployment Rate Ticks Down VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2015 - The state's unemployment rate dropped slightly as it's private-sector job count ticked up.     The state's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in March as it added 8,600 private-sector jobs. The... more

Home Elevations Begin in Owego VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2015 - The first of what could be dozens of homes in the Village of Owego is being elevated to better protect it from future floods.     This home at 567 East Front Street is across from the Susquehanna... more

Is Common Core Opt-Out the Right Move? VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - Tests and protests. State Common Core tests began today throughout New York. 60,000 students opted out of those tests last year with more expected to this year....     Test results are used as... more

Lupardo: Castle Funding Will Come Back to BU VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2015 - The almost 12 and a half million dollars earmarked for Binghamton University to rehab Binghamton's old Inebriate Asylum Castle vetoed by Governor Cuomo could soon once again make it's way to the... more

Local Political Committees React Following Clinton's Announcement VIEW VIDEO
April 13, 2015 - Local political committees are sharing their reactions to Hillary Clinton's big announcement.     Sunday, the former Secretary of State announced she is officially running for president. Clinton... more

Heroin Antidote to be in Schools VIEW VIDEO
April 13, 2015 - The heroin antidote naloxone - also known as narcan - will soon make it's way into schools throughout the state. Governor Cuomo has announced this year's budget has $272,000 in funding to be used... more

Organizations Promote Safe Prom Season VIEW VIDEO
April 12, 2015 - Prom season is around the corner and a local organization is trying to encourage high school teens to make healthy choices. The Tioga County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse is... more

NYS A.G.: Tips to Avoid Tax Scams VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - We are just over a week away from tax day which means it's prime time for tax scams. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is issuing some tips.     Among them, the IRS will never demand... more

Governor Cuomo to Tackle Obesity in Statewide Initiative VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to tackle obesity in New York State. The governor announced, acting Public Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker will lead a statewide tour addressing obesity and the... more

NYS Health Improvement Program to Receive 2 Million VIEW VIDEO
April 6, 2015 - The Southern Tier region of the state's Health Improvement Program will receive $2 million to help improve the flow of medical information and fight disease.     Some of the funds will also be... more

Officials Still Investigating Triple-Fatal Otsego County Fire VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2015 - State police have released the identities of the three people killed in a fire in the Otsego County Town of Cherry Valley.   The blaze happened at about 3:45 Thursday morning at 165 Hone Road.... more

Sen Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Bill to Support Paid Family Leave VIEW VIDEO
April 1, 2015 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is touring New York state to build support for her proposed bill that would provide all workers in the country with paid family leave.   Earlier this month the senator... more

Johnson City High School Principal Named NYS Principal of the Year VIEW VIDEO
March 31, 2015 - Johnson City High school's principal has a new title.     The school's principal Kimberly Beukema is now the New York State Principal of the Year, according to the Administrators Association of... more

Police Investigate Body Found in Susquehanna River VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - Police are asking your help to identify the man recovered from the Susquehanna River in the Town of Union Sunday night.    Emergency crews responded on the scene Sunday night at around 6 p.m. ... more

Sister-In-Law: Michele Harris Said Cal Threatened Her with Gun VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - Jurors learn of threats Cal Harris allegedly made to Michele prior to her disappearance. Harris is the Town of Spencer man charged with 2nd degree murder for the death of his wife Michele who... more

Childhood Poverty Rampant in New York State, Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - Childhood poverty can have a number of effects. "Problems with anger, acting out impulsively. There seems to be higher rates of attention deficit disorder, and emotionally things like depression... more

State Leaders Reach Budget Agreement VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2015 - It looks like New York State will have it's fifth straight on-time budget after the Governor and leaders of the Assembly and Senate announced they have reached an agreement.     The Governor has... more

Cal Harris Trial; Former NYS Trooper Leslie Hyman Takes the Stand VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2015 - Former NYS Trooper Leslie Hyman analyzed Michele's cell phone as well as all the phone records in this case. Wednesday, Hyman testified that there was one missed call on Michele's cell phone from... more

Greene High School Holds Southern Tier Robotics Competition VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2015 - A competition based on proper planning, ingenuity, and the construction and design of robots was underway on Wednesday at Greene High School. See video... more

Thousands Attend 9th Annual BU Health Fair VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2015 - Binghamton University is encouraging students to live a healthier life. The campus held its ninth annual health fair. More than 70 vendors set-up providing free food and drink samples, exercise... more

Binghamton University Career Fair Connects Students with Local Community
March 24, 2015 - Upstate college students got connected with local employers today. More than 30 regional stem companies set up inside Binghamton University's Fleishman Center for the 2015 Sci-Tech Career... more

Estate of Dead Inmate Sues Broome County, Sheriff VIEW VIDEO
March 23, 2015 - The estate of the Broome County inmate who was found dead in jail in January is now suing Broome County, Sheriff David Harder, and others in connection to his death. On January 15th, Salladin... more

Defense Names Other Suspects in Michele Harris' Murder VIEW VIDEO
March 19, 2015 - Cal Harris' defense team outlines evidence they say proves Cal's innocence and points to the real persons responsible for the death of Michele Harris. This is Harris' third time on trial for the... more

Michele Harris' Best Friend Testifies in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 18, 2015 - An emotionally charged day in Schoharie County Court as Michele Harris' best friend testifies in the third trial of Cal Harris. The Owego business man is charged the death of his estranged wife... more

Neighbors Testify in the Third Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - Neighbors of Cal Harris took the stand Tuesday as testimony continues in Harris' third murder trial. The Town of Spencer man is charged with the death of his wife Michele who disappeared in September... more

Binghamton Residents Celebrate St. Patrick's Day VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - Sporting all green several Binghamton residents hit the bars celebrating the St. Patrick's holiday.   Plenty headed down to Irish Kevin's bar in Binghamton for some saint Patrick's drinks, food... more

Daughter of Alleged Murderer Cal Harris Responds to Harassment Claim VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2015 - The daughter of Cal Harris is responding on social media to a recent harassment claim against her father stemming from an incident in her class.   A man alleges that Harris confronted him after... more

Cal Harris Faces New Harrassment Charges, Despite Ongoing Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - Cal Harris also faces harassment claims after a recent incident with a student at SUNY Broome's Owego campus.     The victim alleges that Harris confronted him after an American History class,... more

Budget Proposal Set to Improve Availability of Electronic Medical Records VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - Have you ever been sick while you're out of town? Well Healthlink New York is trying to make things easier for you by trying to improve it's health information technology. With the approval of... more

Assemblywoman Pushes to End Human Trafficking in NY VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - New York State is trying to put a stop to human trafficking. A new bill is geared toward helping victims, increasing survivor access to services and increasing penalties for those convicted of... more

An Assessment of the December Standoff in Danby VIEW VIDEO
March 16, 2015 - In the aftermath of December's 61-hour-standoff on Hornbrook Road in Danby between David Cady and police, officials are taking the opportunity to look back and assess how they handled the... more

Otsego County Man Facing Felony Charges VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2015 - An Otsego County man is facing felony charges after state police say he beat up his ex-girlfriend.     Police say 34 year old Lamar Jones of Laurent punched his ex numerous times causing visible... more

Should Powdered Alcohol be Illegal? VIEW VIDEO
March 13, 2015 - Should powdered alcohol or palcohol as it's known be illegal? Senator Charles Schumer says yes. He's introducing a bill that would keep it from hitting shelves as early as this summer. His... more

Locals Gather to Demand the Return to Fair Funding for Public Schools VIEW VIDEO
March 12, 2015 - Hundreds of community members gathered at the West Middle School in Binghamton tonight to show their support for public schools and education. However, teachers, parents and public officials say... more

DNA Analyst Takes The Stand in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 12, 2015 - A DNA Analyst takes the stand in the Cal Harris Murder Trial. Testimony continued on Thursday in the third trial of the Owego businessman charged with second degree murder for the death of his... more

Governor Proposes Initiative to Boost Southern Tier Agriculture Industry VIEW VIDEO
March 12, 2015 - Plans were recently unveiled for the Governor's proposed Southern Tier Agricultural Economic Development Initiative. "Our Southern Tier farms have been struggling for many, many years," says New... more

Will Maple Season be Short and Sweet? VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2015 - Under the sun - and under the gun. Mike Blachek of Sugar Creek Maple Farm in Vestal is off to a late start this maple season. The coldest February on record has kept sap from flowing through his... more

Oneonta Deaths Ruled Murder - Suicide VIEW VIDEO
March 9, 2015 - Autopsies reveal what caused the deaths of two Oneonta residents whose bodies were found outside a home in the Town of Oneonta this past weekend. Forensic Pathologist, Dr. James Terzian has ruled... more

Governor Cuomo Launches "Raise the Age" Campaign VIEW VIDEO
March 9, 2015 - A new campaign launched by Governor Cuomo calls for an increase in the age of criminal responsibility in New York. Cuomo's "Raise the Age" campaign would prevent sixteen and seventeen year olds... more

Forensic Blood Analyst Takes Stand in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2015 - Jurors learn more about blood spatter Wednesday, in the case of Cal Harris. This is the third trial for Harris who is charged with the murder of his estranged wife Michele who disappeared in... more

Town of Windsor Supervisor Calls for Alternative Forms of Fracking VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2015 - Despite New York's ban on high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, one town is insisting it wants to move forward with drilling.   The supervisor for the Town of Windsor Carolyn Price says her... more

Legislation to Limit Terms for Legislative Leaders Heads to Assembly VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2015 - In the wake of Sheldon Silver ending a 20-year reign as State Assembly Speaker after being indicted on federal corruption charges Republicans in the State Senate want to limit the terms of... more

Experts Talk National Nutrition Month VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2015 - March marks National Nutrition Month and  health experts are marking it with a mix of new and old advice. The traditional advice that still stands: fresh fruits and vegetable on a regular basis... more

Gas Prices Are Rising, But They Are Still Lower Than Last Year VIEW VIDEO
March 2, 2015 - According to the Fuel Gage Report at AAA, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 35 consecutive days. That totals out to be 39 cents more per gallon which is the... more

Gas Prices on the Rise VIEW VIDEO
March 1, 2015 - Peaks at the pump! Have you noticed a rise in gas prices lately? According to Fuel gage report at AAA, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has increased for 28 consecutive... more

Congressman Hanna Co-Sponsors Bill to Help Americans Start Saving Sooner VIEW VIDEO
February 27, 2015 - A new bill could help young Americans start saving at an earlier age and help them be more financially sound for the future.   Congressmen Richard Hanna and Ron Kind introduced a bill and... more

Southern Tier Continues to Inch Toward Casino License VIEW VIDEO
February 27, 2015 - The fight to gain a casino license for the Southern Tier continues. In December the Gaming Facility Location Board recommended that Lago Resort and Casino receive the license for the Southern Tier... more

Governor Cuomo Launches "Enough is Enough" Campaign VIEW VIDEO
February 26, 2015 - Governor Cuomo has launched his "Enough is Enough" campaign to combat sexual assault on college and university campuses. Last year SUNY campuses across the state adopted a uniform policy to... more

Solar Power Advocates Are Disappointed With Policy Changes VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2015 - Solar power advocates say some recent decisions by the state  have hurt the economics of solar in New York and are taking their case to the governor. The solar advocates say in December, the... more

Attorney General Investigating Casino Bidding Process VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2015 - The owner of Tioga Downs in Nichols says he doesn't believe anything illegal happened but feels a conflict of interest led to biased information the gaming facility location board used to make it's... more

Assemblywoman Lupardo On Budget Negotiations VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2015 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is speaking out just before budget negotiations are set to begin in Albany next week.   Lupardo outlines the final steps prior to negotiations. She says she hopes... more

Cal Harris Trial Continues into Third Week VIEW VIDEO
February 24, 2015 - The trial of Cal Harris enters its third week of testimony on Tuesday. Harris is the Town of Spencer man charged with second degree murder for the disappearance of his wife Michele in... more

Health Benefits of Staying Active Despite Frigid Temperatures VIEW VIDEO
February 20, 2015 - With this week's frigid temperatures,many might be hesitant to brave the outdoors However local physicians say that staying active in freezing temperatures is critical to your health. "The less... more

Broome County Moves Bidding Process Online VIEW VIDEO
February 18, 2015 - In a move that should save thousands of dollars and countless pieces of paper each year, Broome County is moving it's bidding process on line.   The county is now participating in the Empire... more

Senator Schumer Shares Thoughts on Drone Regulations VIEW VIDEO
February 16, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer  weighs in on new regulations on small commercial drones. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing allowing drones weighing up to 55 pounds to fly within sight of... more

Sharing Governor Cuomo's 2015 Opportunity Agenda Around the State VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2015 - Members of Governor Cuomo's cabinet continue bringing the 2015 opportunity agenda to communities across the state.     On Thursday in Chenango County, Commissioner Roann Destito from the Office... more

NYPIRG on Ethics Reform VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2015 - Last week Governor Cuomo announced that he would not sign a state budget that did not include a legislative ethics reform plan.     Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research... more

Harris' Defense Team Spends Hours Cross Examining First Witness VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2015 - Cross examination of the prosecution's first witness continued Wednesday in the trial of Cal Harris. He's the Owego businessman accused of second degree murder for the disappearance of his wife... more

Research Suggests Hugs Can Affect Health VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2015 - Who knew there's power in a hug? The non-verbal gesture promotes positive emotion but research also shows it could keep you from getting sick.   Carnegie Mellon University researchers claim... more

Working to Align Individualized Education Program With Common Core Learning Standards VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2015 - Schools in the southern tier are working to align the Individualized Education Program meant for those with developmental disabilities with the new common core learning standards.   A program at... more

Susquehanna Schools Vote on New Bus Purchases VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2015 - Voters in the Susquehanna Valley School District are voting on a proposition to purchase four buses.   The proposition would authorize the district to buy a 72 passenger bus, two 66 passenger... more

Governor Cuomo Proposes Exemptions for Craft Beer Tasting Industry VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2015 - Could a new state tax break help the craft beer industry? Governor Cuomo hopes so..     Cuomo is proposing an exemption on the use tax, currently enjoyed by the wine industry for tastings, be... more

Governor Cuomo Announces NYS Housing Funding VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to fix up housing around the state. The governor announces $7.3 million in funding for the construction and rehab of 19 affordable home ownership developments that... more

NYS Assembly Members Speak State Bugdet and Ethics Reform VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2015 - Andrew Cuomo is drawing a line in the sand over ethics reform - one that could mean a late state budget.   Last week the Governor said he would not sign a state budget that doesn't include a plan... more

Senator Schumer Fights for Free Measles Vaccines and Booster Shots VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2015 - Cracking down on measles, Senator Schumer is calling on the CDC to make measles vaccines and booster shots free. The senator wants the CDC to make the vaccine readily available and not just the... more

Owego School Must Raise $500,000 to Remain Open VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2015 - The clock is ticking on efforts to save St. Patrick's school in Owego. According to parents of students at the school the Diocese of Rochester has given them until March 15th to raise $500,000. ... more

State Grant Money Heads to 7 Counties to Protect Agriculture & Farmlands VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2015 - Broome County is one of seven counties throughout the state that is receiving grant money to be used towards developing agriculture and farmland protection plans. A total of 376 thousand dollars... more

Panel Discusses Energy Initiatives VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2015 - Several energy initiatives and projects are underway throughout the Southern Tier to reduce costs, improve efficiency and enhance sustainability. Thursday at Binghamton University's Downtown... more

Governor Cuomo Urges Caution As Snow Approaches VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2015 - Governor Andrew Cuomo is urging residents to use extreme caution while traveling Sunday night and into the morning hours. The Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has more than 1,400 snow plows... more

Businesses Prep For Super Bowl VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2015 - Although millions are tuning into the biggest football event of the year, the Super Bowl comes with a lot of prep-work.  Between finding the right television and chowing down on some favorite gameday... more

Black History Month Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2015 - Sunday marks day one of Black History month. The month of February was chosen by historian and educator Doctor Carter G. Woodson back in 1926. Woodson originally pushed for a "Negro History... more

Day Five of Jury Selection for the Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2015 - More time is needed to select alternate jurors for the Cal Harris murder trial. Thursday marked day five of jury selection and more alternate jurors are still needed before opening statements can... more

Is There an Answer to Corruption in Albany? VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2015 - With Sheldon Silver charged with using his Speaker position to make off with millions in payoffs, Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen says it's easy to see why the opportunity for... more

Jury Selection Continues in Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2015 - Day four of jury selection continued in Schoharie County today. Harris is on trial for the third time for the alleged murder of his wife Michele Harris in September of 2001. In the past four days... more

Southern Tier Regional Economic Council Eyes $500 Million Prize VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2015 - Governor Cuomo's plan to award $500 million in economic development money to three of seven upstate regions has the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council sharpening it's plan to win a... more

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to be Replaced VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2015 - State lawmakers announced Sheldon Silver will be replaced as New York State Assembly Speaker. After meeting behind closed doors for two days Assembly lawmakers said there will be a vacancy for... more

Reed Introduces New Bill That Would Compensate Landowners VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2015 - Congressman Tom Reed has introduced a bill that would compensate landowners for the taking of property rights. This comes in the wake of New York State banning fracking in December. The bill... more

Jury Selection Continues for Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2015 - Day three of jury selection continued Monday for the third murder trial of Cal Harris, with four more jurors selected to serve on the 12 person jury. Harris is charged with second degree murder... more

Apple Picking: Seasonal Fun, Year Round Work VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2015 - it can be a favorite past time in the Fall and a multimillion dollar in New York State. But apple picking is more than just a seasonal activity, it takes year round planning. Long after the... more

Survey Shows CEO Optimism Hits High VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2015 - According to a Siena College survey,CEO confidence hits it's highest point in eight years. In the 8th annual Upstate New York Business Leader Survey, 32% of Upstate CEO's say that they plan to... more

Attorney General Schneiderman Warns About Price Inflation In Face of Winter Storm VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2015 - While New York could experience a historic winter storm, a New York attorney general is posting warnings on more than just the road conditions. Price inflation during major weather events is... more

Jury Selection Continues In Cal Harris Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2015 - Jury selection for Cal Harris is scheduled to continue Monday, but anticipated severe weather may postpone proceedings.   Harris is charged with second degree murder in connection with the... more

Jury Selection Continues in Cal Harris Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 23, 2015 - Friday's pool was slightly larger than yesterday's--about 100 potential jurors reported in the morning, but again potential juror questioning didn't even begin until late afternoon.     Out of... more

Educators Respond to Cuomo's School Aid Plan VIEW VIDEO
January 23, 2015 - Governor Cuomo is proposing a $1.1 billion increase in aid to schools - but it's coming with some conditions. "38 percent of high school students are college ready. 38 percent. 98.7 percent of... more

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested for Corruption Charges VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2015 - One of our state's most powerful politicians is under arrest. New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is facing  public corruption charges. He's accused of using his position to obtain... more

Governor Cuomo Delivers State of the State and Budget Address VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2015 - Governor Cuomo lays out an ambitious agenda in his combined State of the State and Budget address in Albany.   The Governor proposes spending $5.4 billion dollars in settlement money which... more

Preview of Cal Harris Trial in Schoharie, New York VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2015 - Jury selection begins on Thursday in the trial of Cal Harris, the Owego man facing his third trial for the murder of his wife Michele in 2001. Our Samantha Bleiweis was in Schoharie for a hearing... more

Local Anti-Fracking Activists Thank Governor Cuomo in Albany VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2015 - One major issue not a part of Wednesday's State of the State speech - fracking. The governor settled that issue for the time being when his administration banned the drilling practice in... more

Senator Libous Son Waives Right to Jury Trial VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2015 - The son of State Senator Tom Libous has waived his right to a trial by jury, instead opting for a trial by judge. According to a court document filed by a United States district court in the... more

Oneonta Man Arrested for Alleged Sex with Minor VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2015 - An Oneonta man is under arrest for rape and endangering the welfare of a child after the Otsego County Sheriffs Office says he had sex with a 14 year-old girl.   Thirty-five year-old Robert J.... more

Gaming Facility Location Board Re-Opens Application for Southern Tier Casino License VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2015 - The Southern Tier is one step closer to gaining a casino. On Tuesday night members of the State's Gaming Facility Location Board voted unanimously to re-open the application process for a casino... more

Facebook Collaborates with NYS to Deliver Amber Alerts VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2015 - New York State and Facebook are teaming up to better deliver amber alerts to help find missing children.     Facebook's new distribution system will send amber alerts to people's news feed if... more

Southern Tier Residents Voice Their Opinions on Constitution Pipeline Project VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2015 - Southern Tier residents got the opportunity to voice their opinions on the constitution pipeline project Monday night at a public hearing hosted by the DEC. Tempers were flaring at Monday's public... more

NYSDOT's "Tow-Plow" Headed to Our Region VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2015 - It can plow two lanes at once, it can't be passed and there's only one of them in the state and it's in our region. Region nine of the department of transportation has the state's only tow plow... more

Senator Schumer Talks Future of Jets Training Camps VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2015 - Senator Chuck Schumer in Syracuse today, calling on the New York Jets to keep their training camp at SUNY Cortland. There are currently talks of moving the summer training camp to the team's... more

Citizen Action Group To Thank Governor Cuomo After Ban on Fracking VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2015 - After Governor Cuomo announces a ban on all fracking in New York State, members of Citizen Action are celebrating the victory. The group has been present at just about all fracking hearings within... more

New Laws In Place Geared Toward Helping Veterans for 2015 VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2015 - The office of Senator Libous announces some laws geared toward helping veterans and the businesses that hire them. Some business managers are saying a reward for hiring a vet can serve as an... more

NYS Thruway Re-opens VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2015 - As of 10 a.m. Saturday, The New York State Thruway is back open. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a closure on the Thruway after Thursday night's heavy Lake Effect snow hit parts of Western New... more

New York State Umpire Association Clinic Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2015 - Well it's not baseball season yet, but some umpires are practicing their best "You're out!", "Strike!", and "Foul!" voices.   It's all part of the annual New York State Umpires Association... more

Gaming Commission to Re-Consider Southern Tier for Casino License VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2015 - The State Gaming Facility Location Board says it plans to discuss reopening the application process for a second casino license in the southern tier. Last month, the board had the ability to... more

Postponement in Senator Libous' Request to Dismiss Charge Against Him VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2015 - Friday was the day a judge was expected to rule on whether or not to dismiss the charge against Senator Tom Libous. But his attorney is currently involved in another case and the meeting has been... more

State GOP Chairman on Congressman's Retirement Announcement VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2015 - The announcement by Congressman Chris Gibson that this will be his final term in congress and that he could be a candidate for statewide office in 2018 has captured the attention of state republican... more

What Local Leaders Want to Accomplish as NYS Legislative Session Gets Underway VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2015 - The New York State Legislative session began on Wednesday and local representatives struck a common refrain when talking about their priorities this year - boosting the local economy.   ... more

Southern Tier Landowners Rally Against Fracking Ban VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2015 - The Cuomo administration banned natural gas drilling based on findings in the SGEIS.  The study sheds light on health concerns associated with fracking. Less than three weeks after Governor... more

New Law Could Boost Veteran Employment VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2015 - Some new laws are on the books in New York State this year -- and a few of them are geared toward helping veterans.     Businesses can now receive a tax credit for hiring a veteran. The credit is... more

Study Ranks NYS One of Most Moved-From States VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2015 - A recent study has New York State rated number two on a list of most moved-from states in 2014.   United Van Lines performed the study the Friday before the New Year and found that 64 percent of... more

Pay Increases for Some Minimum Wage Workers VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2014 - New laws mean more money for many minimum wage workers.     In the new year, higher minimum wages take effect in 21 states, effectively giving many people a pay raise. Most of those changes take... more

Governor Cuomo Asks Gaming Commission to Reconsider Casino Bid VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2014 - After the Gaming Commission gave a recommendation for casino application for to Lago Resort in the Town of Tyre, we're now finding out that the Southern Tier could be seeing a casino after all.   ... more

NYS Minimum Wage Increase Begins Next Week VIEW VIDEO
December 27, 2014 - Some New Yorkers may see a spike in their paycheck in a few days. According to the New York State Department of Labor New York State's minimum wage is going up from $8.00 to $8.75 an hour on... more

F.D.A Lifts Homosexual Blood Donor Ban VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2014 - TheFDA lifts the ban prohibiting gay and bisexual men from donating blood.   The ban was put in place at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic in 1983. With advanced science and a better... more

Holiday Travel Tips VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2014 - This Wednesday is expected to have the highest travel volume for the holiday to date. AAA predicts that 98.6 million people across the country will travel 50 miles or more from their... more

Poll Shows Voters Approve of Fracking Ban VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2014 - Governor Andrew Cuomo's ban on fracking seems to be a decision that New York State voters approve of.   According to survey conducted by Quinnipiac University 55% of New York State voters approve... more

Governor Announces Proposed Regulations for Medical Marijuana Program VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2014 - Governor Cuomo has released proposed regulations to the state's medical marijuana program. They would require patients to be certified by their physician before applying for the registry to receive... more

Bill Walsh and Family React to Gaming Board's Decision VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2014 - The Walsh family and all those at Traditions say they're stunned and disappointed at the announcement that they will not receive a recommendation from the state gaming board. According to Bill... more

Reaction to Board's Decision Not to Award Casino License in Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2014 - Samantha: While many were pleased with the board's recommendations across the state, the two applicants from Broome and Tioga Counties were upset by how today's decision will impact the southern... more

Casino Officials Speak Prior to Licensing Decision Wednesday VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2014 - In just a few days we should know who will be awarded casino licenses in New York. The New York State Gaming Board will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. inside the Empire State Plaza building in Albany.... more

New Law to Protect Household Pets from Cosmetic Procedures VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2014 - A new bill signed into law by Governor Cuomo earlier Monday will better protect pets across New York State. The law prohibits the unnecessary piercing and tattooing of cats, dogs and any other pet... more

REDC Funds 24 Projects That Aim To Make Communities More Resilient VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2014 - Communities throughout New York are set to receive state funding to aid in resilience following the flood of 2011. Round four of the state's Regional Economic Development Council will distribute... more

End of the Year Tax Tips VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2014 - With less than a month left of 2014 and tax season on the horizon tax preparer and financial advisor Gerri Harrison has some final tips for closing out the year. Harrison says that if you have... more

Fatal Accident in the Town of Hamden VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2014 - A Delaware County man was killed in a one car crash on Tuesday in the Town of Hamden. Delaware County Sheriff's say 48 year old Kelvin McKnight was traveling north on State Highway 10 near the... more

Officials Speak Computer Scam Prevention VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2014 - As you're browsing the web for some holiday shopping this season, officials are warning clicking on the wrong thing could leave you in dilemma.   Laptops, tablets and Smart TV's are susceptible to... more

Health Officials Talk Proper Shoveling Techniques VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2014 - Many will be reaching for our shovels soon ready to battle the snow. But health officials want people to know there is a proper technique to shoveling - and a potentially fatal danger. Here are some... more

Congress Passes Bill To Take Away Social Security from Nazis VIEW VIDEO
December 5, 2014 - US Senator Charles Schumer is applauding both houses of congress which Friday passed a bill that closed a loophole that had been allowing Nazis expelled from the United States to collect social... more

NYS Assemblyman Proposes Safety Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2014 - According to the CDC, more than one third of U.S. adults are considered obese. One contributor to the obesity epidemic, soda. Dietician Julie Douglass says, "If you go out and just walk around... more

Government Responds to Libous Motion to Dismiss VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2014 - The federal government is having it's say on the request by State Senator Tom Libous' defense to dismiss the case against him. Libous' defense has argued since the alleged crime of providing a... more

Suny Sexual Assault VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2014 - As of today, a new uniform sexual assault policy is being implemented on all SUNY campuses throughout the state. The policy defines affirmative consent as a clear, unambiguous, and voluntary... more

World Aids Day VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2014 - Monday is World Aids day and experts say efforts against the disease are working in New York State. The head of the Southern Tier Aids Program says new HIV infections in the state are down 37%... more

Bargain Buys Aren't Just Online This Cyber Monday VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2014 - As consumers around the globe logged on to the internet to gift shop today, local shoppers at the Oak Dale Mall say that they have their doubts about online shopping.   While they don't deny the... more

Pennsylvania Police Search For Missing Teen VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2014 - Pennsylvania State Police need your help locating a missing teen. Fourteen year-old Kailey Rae is described as approximately 5'5, 112 pounds, with blue eyes and red hair. Police say she was... more

Free Rapid HIV Testing In the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2014 - Those in our area who need to be positive that they are negative can get a free rapid HIV test at Family Planning of South Central this week. The agency has a location on Hawley Street in... more

Cyber Monday Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2014 - After thanksgiving, all the shopping starts. We had Black Friday --which in some places started Thursday -- small business Saturday and Cyber Monday!   You can catch all the bargains online... more

Tips for Eating Heart Healthy This Thanksgiving VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2014 - Thanksgiving is all about friends, family and food, but the American Heart Association is reminding you to stay heart healthy during Thursday's festivities. The American Heart Association... more

Violence Breaks Out in Ferguson, Missouri
November 24, 2014 - According to CNN violence has erupted on the streets of Ferguson with rocks and bottles being thrown at police officers. Tear gas is being fired and according to CNN reports gunshots have  been... more

Officer Darren Wilson Will Not Be Indicted for the Killing of Unarmed Ferguson, Missouri Teen Michael Brown VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2014 - A grand jury will not indict police officer Darren Wilson, who shot unarmed african-american teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri in August. The tension is evident in the predominantly black... more

Police Crackdown on Drinking and Driving During the Holiday Weekend VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2014 - With drinking and driving remaining a top safety issue within Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania State Police say they will be taking extra precautions this upcoming holiday weekend. The... more

Locals React After Threat of Chocolate Shortage VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2014 - Could there be a shortage of chocolate in the near future? The possibility leaving many Americans in fear.  Cocoa companies are saying We're consuming more than they can produce and predict we... more

Local Fire Crews Assist in Buffalo VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2014 - Multiple local fire agencies head out to assist residents in Buffalo. Fire officials confirm units are already in Buffalo -- with 41 response crew members. Some assisting agencies include:... more

Officials Warn Residents About Flooding Issues In Surrounding Counties VIEW VIDEO
November 22, 2014 - New York State Police are reminding residents in Lewis, Jefferson Oswego and Oneida counties about flooding and drainage issues after this week's snowstorms. Just a few hours west, Buffalo, one... more

NYS DOT Prepares For Winter VIEW VIDEO
November 21, 2014 - Luckily we haven't had the devastating snowfall that Buffalo has seen lately, but the Department of Transportation is getting ready for winter.     The agency is stressing caution about bridges... more

Latest New York State's Unemployment Numbers Released VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2014 - New York State's unemployment rate is it's lowest in six years. The 6.0% rate for October is down from 6.2% in September and 7.4% in October of 2013.   It's also the lowest mark since October of... more

Price Chopper Markets to Undergo Massive Re-brand VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2014 - Price Chopper groceries will have a new name. The company announced the store will be known as market 32. So far three Price Chopper stores are being converted with the new name, however the... more

Detergent Pods Pose a Threat to Children VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2014 - An alarming statistic shows that over 17,000 children have eaten colorful, extra toxic detergent pods in the last two years. Four hundred of those cases were right here in upstate New York. In... more

New York State Parks Employee is Killed in One Car Crash VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2014 - A New York state employee is killed in a crash while on duty. Sidney State Police say the crash happened about 9:00 this morning on East Afton Road in Afton.    State police say 33-year-old... more

State Senator Tom Libous Wants Federal Indictment Thrown Out VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous wins a political battle to keep his seat and is now looking  for a legal victory.  The newly re-elected Libous filed to have his federal indictment thrown out. Libous's... more

Fracking Issues Discussed After Cuomo Wins Another Term VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2014 - One issue that wasn't on the ballot but was very much on the mind of many voters in the area: fracking.   Now that Governor Cuomo has won re-election, could his victory finally spur a decision on... more

Recap of Tuesday's Local & State Elections VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2014 - The campaigning is now over and the results are in, except for a couple of races that will come down to absentee votes being counted.   In the state wide races Governor Andrew Cuomo clinched... more

State Senator Tom Libous Wins Re-election VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous has defeated Challenger Anndrea Starzak in the 52nd district.  Libous had 28,139 votes, with Starzak coming in with 19, 552 votes and  209 votes going to a... more

Broome County Sheriff Dave Harder Wins Re-election, Leg. Fiala Loses Race and Town of Union Supervisor Rose Sotak Back For Another Term VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - Broome County Sheriff Dave Harder has defeated Challenger Chris Bracco in the race to be the county's top cop.  Harder received 28,789 votes with Bracco receiving 19,617 votes. Meanwhile... more

Tom DiNapoli Wins Another Term As Comptroller VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - Democrat incumbent Tom DiNapoli has won another term as the state's Chief Financial Officer.  He beat republican challenger Bob Antonacci. Democrat incumbent Eric Schneiderman has also won another... more

Oneonta Pays Respects to Former Mayor VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2014 - Oneonta is remembering their former mayor -- Richard Miller Sunday. Funeral services were held at the Foothills Performing Arts Center in Oneonta Sunday afternoon. Capacity was maxed-out... more

Memorial Service for Mayor Richard Miller to Be Held Sunday VIEW VIDEO
November 1, 2014 - Funeral services will be held for Oneonta Mayor Richard Miller tomorrow afternoon. 71-year old miller died last Sunday after a self-inflicted gunshot  wound to the head. Grummons Funeral Home... more

Vestal Chosen As Key Location For Strategic Fuel Reserves VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2014 - Vestal has been chosen  as one of six upstate locations that will house strategic fuel reserves.     Governor Cuomo says having the fuel reserves at six key locations will help ensure that... more

Democratic Challenger For State Senate Criticizes Senator Libous VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2014 - The Democrat challenging State Senator Tom Libous is once again making an issue of the number of debates her race has had, now criticizing Libous for turning down an invitation to debate at... more

Senator Charles Schumer Speaks NY State Faulty Guardrails VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2014 - Could potentially deadly construction be putting drivers in upstate New York at risk? Senator Charles Schumer says at least five deaths have been linked to a faulty guardrail component called "ET... more

Assemblywoman Urges Voters to Pass Proposition Two VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2014 - Saying the State Legislature is drowning in paperwork, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is urging voters to pass proposition two. The proposition would amend the state constitution to allow legislators... more

Mayor David Attends Conference on City Design VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2014 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David discussed plans on economic development at a conference at Syracuse University this past week. David was one of eight mayors, and the only New York State mayor present... more

Oneonta Mayor Commits Suicide VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2014 - Oneonta Mayor Richard Miller is dead after a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The Otsego county coroner says, the mayor was found sitting in a chair inside his garage on maple street.... more

Congressman Hanna Says More Needs To Be Done To Contain Ebola VIEW VIDEO
October 24, 2014 - After a New York City doctor tested positive for Ebola, Congressman Richard Hanna is calling for an immediate travel ban from affected West African countries. In a statement, the Republican... more

New York State Has First Ebola Patient VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2014 - New York State has its first Ebola patient. Health officials say a physician in New York City has tested positive for the Ebola virus. Officials say the physician from Doctors Without Borders ... more

Cuomo Announces NY's First "Green Bank" Transactions
October 22, 2014 -

New York's state-operated green financial institution has been up and running for over a year, but on Wednesday Governor Cuomo announced the first round green bank funded energy projects, with... more

Governor Cuomo Signs CPR in Schools Bill VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2014 - Could New York join 19 other states that require students to be CPR trained? The American Heart Association is hopeful as Governor Cuomo signed the CPR in Schools Bill Tuesday. The law would... more

Possible Change in High School Graduation Requirements VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2014 - New York State may be less strict about the high school graduation requirements for next year.   The state board is looking into making a change for students to have the option of not taking a... more

National School Bus Safety Week Begins Monday VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - 2.3 million children ride school buses in New York State every day. To help keep them safe, officials want drivers to know how important it is to stop for buses that have red lights flashing. It... more

New Legislation to Eliminate 2 Local Agencies VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - Governor Cuomo signed legislation Monday that will eliminate 36 groups that he calls "ghost authorities" across New York State, including two in our area.     The legislation will terminate either... more

SUNY Taking Additional Precautions To Deal With Ebola
October 17, 2014 - After Governor Cuomo outlined the states plan on how it will handle an Ebola outbreak, the Chancellor of SUNY campuses says its taking additional precautionary measures to ensure its students and... more

Anti-Frackers Call For A Renewed Moratorium On Gas Drilling VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2014 - Saying a new and growing body of science is raising serious concerns about the health effects of fracking, anti-fracking activists renewed their call for a moratorium on the gas drilling practice. ... more

New York State Prepares To Treat Potential Ebola Patients VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2014 - As the Ebola virus infects another Texas health care worker this week, here in New York State, Officials are working to ensure that the state is prepared to treat potential patients with ebola.   ... more

Governor Cuomo to Begin Initiative to End AIDS Epidemic in New York VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2014 - Could the number of HIV-AIDS infections eventually go down to zero? That's the goal --  Governor Cuomo is trying to implement a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State.     The... more

First Multi-State Heroin Task Force VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2014 - New York is joining forces with Pennsylvania and other states to combat the heroin crisis in the Northeast. Officials say it will be the first multi-state heroin task force, and will allow top... more

NY Honors Two Fallen Firefighters VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2014 - Two local firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty were honored by the state today.    The names of Owego Fire Captain Matthew Porcari, who was killed in a blaze in January of 2013,... more

Did Cuomo Administration Alter Methane Study? VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2014 - Did the Cuomo Administration alter and delay a report studying methane in water wells? According to a report by, yes.   The 2011 federal study was commissioned by the Cuomo... more

Airlines See Smaller Seating, Is Binghamton Affected? VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2014 - Airline seats are getting smaller. According to a USA Today article, a rash of air-incidents comes from smaller seating, limited leg room and claiming that middle arm rest -- but are we having... more

Federal Funding On Its Way To Help Agriculture Industry VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2014 - Federal funding has been announced to help New York's growing agriculture industry.   All of five-plus million dollars in USDA money will be aimed at growing and supporting the specialty crop... more

Sienna Poll Shows Governor Cuomo Ahead VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2014 - Election day is less than five weeks away and in the race for New York State Governor a new Siena poll shows incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo with a 29 point lead over his Republican... more

Traditions Casino Development Plan Gets Approved VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2014 - Traditions Casino and Resort may still be waiting to learn its future from New York's Gaming Commission. But tonight, developers got the green light from the town of union to move ahead with the... more

NYS Senate Candidates Square-Off in Forum Before Election VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2014 - The two candidates running for state senate in the 52nd district went head to head in Binghamton Tuesday. Anndrea Starzak and Senator Tom Libous laid out their priorities if elected. Both sides... more

Democratic Headquarters Hold "Meet the Candidates Night" VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2014 - Tonight at the Democratic Headquarters on Upper Court Street, the Democratic Women of Broome County held a "Meet the Candidates Night." Candidates ranging from Family Court to the State Senate were... more

New Yorkers Urged to Take Precautions Against Enterovirus VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2014 - The New York State Department of Health has confirmed enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) has officially spread across the state. Dr. Debra Blog of the state department of health said officials want to begin... more

New Campaign Seeks to Combat Heroin VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2014 - The state's fight against heroin is headed to your television and smartphone with the launching of the combat heroin campaign. The campaign will consist of public service announcements, a website... more

STREDC Makes Pitch In Albany For State Aid VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2014 - The Southern Tier's Regional Economic Development Council made its pitch on Tuesday in Albany for the fourth round of  funding for its economic development projects.     The Southern Tier is one... more

State Senate Candidate Calling For Government Reform VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2014 - The democrat running for State Senate in the 52nd district says there needs to be anti-corruption reform in Albany.     Anndrea Starzak criticized the Senate's rejection of the 2014 Fair... more

Forensic Investigator: Blood Stains Found in Ramsaran's Home and Vehicle VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2014 - Testimony continued Thursday in the murder trial of Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran. He's charged in the death of his wife Jennifer. The prosecution introduced more video and blood evidence in its... more

CVS Stores Drop Tobacco Products VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2014 - In an effort to reposition themselves as health care providers rather than one of many large chain retail pharmacies, CVS has taken one harmful product off its shelves. More than 7,600 CVS stores... more

Senator Schumer Announces New Prescription Drug Act VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2014 - A new act passed Monday will take un-used old prescription drugs off of the streets and help dispose of them properly. Following his push, Senator Charles Schumer announced  that the Drug... more

Three-Year Anniversary of Major Broome County Flood VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2014 - Today marks the three-year anniversary for major flooding in Broome County. Back in 2011, Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Broome County and other parts of the Southern Tier.  It... more

State Senator Candidate Denver Jones' Historic Pledge VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2014 - While saying he has had enough of politicians' broken promises, the republican challenging State Senator Tom Libous in next week's primary made some promises of his own today. Denver Jones signed... more

"Taste of the Tier" Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2014 - Personal stories were told and food was shared tonight to raise money for a disease that still has no cure. Tonight the central New York chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation put on an event... more

Libous in Court for Pre-Trial Conference VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous was in a White Plains Courtroom Wednesday. His pre-trial conference was held in the Federal Courthouse of the Southern District of New York. Libous is charged with one... more

Christopher Moss Rails Againsts NY Safe Act VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2014 - The republican candidate for lieutenant governor is on the campaign trail in Chenango County Wednesday.   Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss spent the afternoon at Mayhood's Sporting Goods to... more

Ramsaran Jury Selection Wraps in Chenango County Court VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2014 - Jury selection in Chenango County continued today in the trial of a New Berlin man charged with killing his wife.   Jury selection wrapped up Wednesday afternoon after a few rounds of jury... more

Court Allows Republican Denver Jones To Remain On Ballot VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2014 - A loss in court Wednesday in Libous' battle to keep his Republican primary opponent Denver Jones off of next week's ballot. According to Jones' attorney Douglas Walter Drazen, the state's... more

NYS Police Crackdown During Labor Day Holiday VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2014 - If you were traveling this Labor Day weekend you might have noticed extra law enforcement on the roads.     This was all part of the National Drunk Driving, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over... more

Dairy Farmers Encouraged To Sign Up For New Insurance Program VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2014 - New York State is one of the top dairy producers in the country.  With the new Farm Bill in effect dairy farmers across the state can sign up for affordable insurance policies.     Senator Chuck... more

Poll Suggests Full-Time Employees Work More Than 40 Hours a Week VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2014 - On this Labor Day a new study suggests the idea of the standard 40-hour-work week may be just a wish for many full-time workers. According to a Gallup poll half of all full-time employees work... more

How to Stay Healthy When Heading Back to School VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2014 - Tieliek Curry is an example of an all too common trend among college students. Coming into college, Curry says he gained not a freshman 15, but a freshman 20. "You know you get bombarded with... more

The Expenses of Starting School VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2014 - "I'm excited about rotating classes, but I'm also nervous about rotating classes," says Aidan Kiefer. On Wednesday, Aidan Kiefer will start middle school. But before he can head back to school... more

Road Construction Halted VIEW VIDEO
August 29, 2014 - Governor Cuomo has directed multiple state agencies to suspend all non-emergency construction over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Cuomo says that the government needs to adjust to the needs of... more

Louisiana Governor Challenges Common Core VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2014 - There's a new twist in the fight to end Common Core. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is suing the government saying  the program violates states rights. Fox 40 has been reporting on parents... more

Grant Allows Two Local Women to Attend Entrepreneurial Assistance Program VIEW VIDEO
August 28, 2014 - Two local women will get a helping hand so they can help themselves. The Women's Fund of South Central New York will pay tuition for two women to enroll in the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program.... more

Anndrea Starzak Opens Campaign Headquarters VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2014 - Anndrea Starzak's campaign headquarters are officially open. The democratic candidate for New York State Senate held a party earlier this evening at her new campaign headquarters on Clinton Avenue... more

Zephyr Teachout Speaks in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2014 - Following the announcement of the Sierra Club's endorsement of the gubernatorial candidate, Zephyr Teachout met tonight with members of the Southern Tier Sierra Club to discuss what she hopes to... more

Traditions Team Prepares for Upcoming Hearings VIEW VIDEO
August 27, 2014 - Traditions at the Glen is still hoping their $150 million casino project is approved.     Traditions is competing with Tioga Downs in Nichols and a proposed casino in the town of Tyre for the... more

Tioga Downs Plans to Expand VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2014 - Tioga Downs is making plans to improve the quality of it's venue if it gets a full gaming license this fall. As part of it's expansion plan, Tioga Downs will have a business network fair on... more

Education and Learning Summit VIEW VIDEO
August 26, 2014 - With schools set to start next week researchers say we should focus on children and their development at an even earlier age. New York State Assembly Woman Donna Lupardo led  a discussion at the... more

Man Charged with Passing Counterfeit Money at State Fair VIEW VIDEO
August 23, 2014 - One man is facing criminal charges after police say he was using  counterfeit money at the New York State Fair.   State police arrested 34-year-old, James C Hines II, from Troy, NY. Hines is... more

Fallen Officers Honored at State Fair VIEW VIDEO
August 22, 2014 - A somber ceremony today at the New York State Fair as two local fallen officers were among those honored on Law Enforcement day at the Fair...     The names of four New York State Police... more

Flash Flooding Around the Area
August 21, 2014 - Parts of Route 267 and accompanying side roads were washed out with scanner reports of many people being trapped in stalled vehicles. As the rainfall and flash floods continue both Vestal and... more

Cal Harris Back in Court VIEW VIDEO
August 20, 2014 - The man facing trial for a third time in the death of his wife had a date in a Choharie County Courtroom Tuesday. Tioga County businessman Cal Harris is charged in the death of his wife Michele... more

Southern Tier Parents Against Common Core Discuss Dangers of Common Core Testing VIEW VIDEO
August 18, 2014 - With only two weeks left before the month of September, many students are preparing to see their friends back at school, but some local parents are deciding to home-school their children this fall... more

Senator Libous Responds to FBI Raid VIEW VIDEO
August 18, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous was on hand to honor this year's Woman of Distinction and he also addressed a recent report that the FBI raided his home on August 8th. Taking a laptop belonging to his... more

Cortland County Sheriff's Office Looks For Missing Teen VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2014 - The Cortland County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing girl from McGraw. Makayla Standish, 16 was last seen outside of Cortland Jr/Sr High school on August 8th leaving voluntarily in a... more

Speed Week Comes to an End VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2014 - Wednesday marks the end of "Speed Week" in New York state, and the number of tickets issued has improved from last years statistics. According to state police just over 10,000 tickets were issued... more

Bob Antonacci Attends B-Mets Game VIEW VIDEO
August 13, 2014 - Candidate for New York State Comptroller Bob Antonacci made an appearance Wednesday night at the B-Mets game. The B-Mets game Wednesday is the second stop on antonacci's tour across the state of... more

Cuomo Heads to Israel VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2014 - New York state leaders are making their way to Israel Tuesday night. A delegation comprised of Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, as well as Assembly Speaker... more

Cuomo: "NYS AIDS- Free by 2020" VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2014 - Governor Cuomo recently set the ambitious goal of making New York state AIDS free by 2020. John Barry, the director of the Southern Tier AIDS program said in Binghamton Tuesday that there is not... more

Local DEC Volunteer Returns From WA Wildfires VIEW VIDEO
August 12, 2014 - Some local forest rangers are back from fighting wildfires in Washington State -- a blaze officials say was caused by a strike of lighting. A 20 man crew from New York State --including one right... more

Racing Fans React to Tony Stewart Accident VIEW VIDEO
August 11, 2014 - An accident can happen at any place and time during your day whether it is on the track or on the street. "I still believe being in a racecar is much safer than driving down the highway on an... more

Police: Suicide Follows High Speed Chase, Double Murder VIEW VIDEO
August 11, 2014 - Police say a New York State parole officer took his own life after a high-speed chase. That chase, police say, followed him killing his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Early Monday morning state... more

Poll: Voters Overlook Moreland Controversy VIEW VIDEO
August 11, 2014 - Governor Cuomo may be hounded by questions about his disbanding of the anti-corruption Moreland Commission, but the controversy is seemingly not affecting his standing in the polls. In the latest... more

Fitness App Could Be Invasion of Privacy VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2014 - That GPS watch you're wearing or the phone in your pocket can be a great way to track your fitness levels--but it could also be an invasion of privacy.   Senator Chuck Schumer says fitness... more

Governor Cuomo to Arrive in Israel VIEW VIDEO
August 10, 2014 - State officials announced today plans to visit Israel as a symbol of unity in spite of the continued violence abroad.   Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate majority co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein... more

Denver Jones Appealing Booting from Ballot VIEW VIDEO
August 8, 2014 - A battle to get on the ballot continues for business man Denver Jones. He is pledging to fight back on Friday after the state deemed  some of his signatures for the Republican Primary invalid at a... more

Binghamton Projects to be Included in Regional Economic Development Funding VIEW VIDEO
August 7, 2014 - Four projects in downtown Binghamton will be included when the next round of regional economic development funding is announced. After today's announcement of the Empire State Development capital... more

New Sienna Poll Shows New Yorkers Worse Off Financially VIEW VIDEO
August 6, 2014 - A research study has found that the current outlook among consumers is now much weaker in New York than in other parts of the U.S.     According to the Sienna Research Institute, the New York... more

Cuomo's Aide to Meet with Federal Prosecutors VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2014 - One of Governor Cuomo's top aides is going to meet with federal prosecutors about the probe into Cuomo's disbanding of the Moreland Commission, the group Cuomo established to fight corruption in... more

Sex Offenders Outlawed from Serving as Volunteer Fire, Ambulance VIEW VIDEO
August 4, 2014 - Registered sex offenders can no longer be members of volunteer fire or ambulance companies in New York, thanks to a new law just signed by Governor Cuomo. The law also provides for the termination... more

Schumer on Drones VIEW VIDEO
August 3, 2014 - According to U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, drone technology has huge potential. But the New York State representative is concerned that without clear rules from the federal government, it could lead to... more

Tougher DWI Law Now on Books in New York VIEW VIDEO
August 1, 2014 - Tougher DWI laws are on the books in New York after Governor Cuomo signed Vince's Friday.     The law extends the time frame in which multiple DWIs can be considered to automatically invoke a... more

Changes to Privacy Laws in New York VIEW VIDEO
August 1, 2014 - The New York privacy law has some new changes. Today Governor Cuomo also signed an amendment that will ensure a more extreme penalty for anyone broadcasting another person's image without their... more

Oneonta Man Faces Sexual Assault Charges VIEW VIDEO
July 31, 2014 - An Oneonta man is facing charges after an investigation into a sexual assault by Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies. William Hilgers, 19, is accused of forcibly engaging in sexual intercourse by... more

Cuomo Announces Thousands of Jobs on Jobs Express Website VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2014 - Governor Cuomo is announcing more than 100,000 available jobs are now listed on the Jobs Express website. The site sorts thousands of jobs by region and occupation and also allows users to... more

Johnson City Tax Preparer Faces Suspension VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2014 - New York State has suspended 40 tax preparers, including one in Johnson City, for not filing their own personal income tax returns for 2011 and 2012. Ida Edwards of Johnson City can no longer... more

Cuomo to Hasten Medicinal Marijuana Use Process For Children VIEW VIDEO
July 30, 2014 - After the deaths of two children in western New York due to Epilepsy Governor Cuomo wants to speed up the process that will allow children to use medical marijuana.   Wednesday governor Cuomo sent... more

Binghamton Vendors to Partake in NY State Fair VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2014 - There will be plenty of Binghamton flavor at this year's New York State Fair. About 30,000 to 40,000 people from Binghamton. And the Southern Tier are expected to make their way to Syracuse in... more

Sheriff Moss Criticizes Cuomo Over Disband of Moreland Commission VIEW VIDEO
July 29, 2014 - In the wake of questions surrounding Governor Cuomo's disbanding of the Moreland Commission -- the group he set up to investigate corruption in Albany - the GOP's Lieutenant Governor candidate hit... more

The Joint Land Owners Coalition of New York Appeals Fracking Decision VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2014 - The Joint Land Owners Coalition of New York has appealed the dismissal of it's suit against the state. The appeal comes after  Judge McDonough dismissed the suit that would have forced the governor... more

Gov. Cuomo Speaks About Moreland Commission VIEW VIDEO
July 28, 2014 - Governor Cuomo broke his silence today about questions surrounding his disbanding of the Moreland Commission - the group he established last year to investigate corruption in Albany. The New York... more

Three Local Fire Districts to Receive Thousands, Senators Say VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2014 - Hundreds of Thousands of dollars are on their way to three fire districts in Broome County, according to US Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand.   Harpursville, West Colesville, and... more

Endicott Contributes to Future Flight Technology VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2014 - Technology developed in Endicott will help fuel-efficient planes take flight in the near future.   Boeing has chosen BAE systems to contribute flight control electronics to their new 777X... more

Assemblywoman Lupardo Speaks Out About Disbanded Moreland Commission VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2014 - Local leaders are weighing in on questions raised by a New York Times Article on Governor Cuomo's disbanding of the Moreland Commission - a group he created to investigate corruption in Albany.   ... more

Governor Cuomo Issues Wage Board VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2014 - Workers in the food service industry might see a significant pay raise in the future. Governor Cuomo is directing State Labor Commissioner, Peter Rivera to convene a wage board. The board will... more

Assemblywoman Lupardo Announces Candidacy for Sixth Term VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2014 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo announced her candidacy for a sixth term at the 123rd Assembly District's Representative this evening. Lupardo was first elected to the New York State Assembly in... more

New York Times Questions Cuomo on Moreland Commission VIEW VIDEO
July 24, 2014 - The New York Times is raising questions about Cuomo's disbanding of the Moreland Commission - the group he established to investigate corruption in Albany.   According to the newspaper the... more

Lockheed Martin to Develop Storm Damage Location Technology VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - More jobs could be coming to the Lockheed Martin Owego facility.   Lockheed Martin is hoping to develop a new $300,000 system that could locate damages after major storms. The goal is to... more

The Jets Return to Cortland for Training VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - The rain was pounding when the Jets arrived in Cortland Wednesday afternoon. But, not even the downpour of rain could keep these Jets fans from greeting their team. "We love the jets here, you... more

TSA Officials Talk Prohibited Items on Airlines VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - TSA officials were at the Binghamton Airport today to talk about prohibited items that people bring to airport checkpoints. TSA's Lisa Farbstein says that many people may carry these items on... more

Cuomo Efforts to Provide Better Services for LGBT Community VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announced a new effort by the state to collect data for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender New Yorkers in an effort to better provide services to the LGBT community. Cuomo's... more

Officials Analyze Heroin Use VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2014 - It's been in the headlines and unfortunately, in the lives of too many in the community - it's the heroin epidemic. Wednesday in Owego hundreds who deal with clients who may be users tried to find... more

Experts Offer Advice About Lyme Disease VIEW VIDEO
July 22, 2014 - In 2014 more than 450 new cases of Lyme disease have been reported in New York alone, according to the state Senate. The size of a sesame seed; that's how small a deer tick is--but the results of... more

Broome County Receives NYS Grant to Help Fight Tobacco VIEW VIDEO
July 21, 2014 - The Broome County Health Department has been awarded a five-year grant of over $300,000 to help make the Southern Tier tobacco-free.   The grant will be used to fund education and awareness... more

Reported Cases Of Lyme Disease in New York VIEW VIDEO
July 21, 2014 - According to the State Senate more than 450 cases of Lyme Disease have been reported so far in 2014 in New York alone. The disease is transmitted to humans through a bite from a deer tick. Not... more

Unemployment Numbers Are Released VIEW VIDEO
July 18, 2014 - Local labor analysts are hoping one bit of good news in the recent employment numbers can turn into a trend.     Numbers released by the state Friday showed total non-farm jobs stayed flat in the... more

Fatal Vehicle Accident in Bradford County VIEW VIDEO
July 17, 2014 - A Louisiana man is dead after a fatal crash in Wyalusing Township in Bradford County early Thursday morning. Pennsylvania State Police say 30-year-old James Avery from Shreveport, Louisiana was... more

NYSEG Offers Tioga Hardwoods Grant for Business Expansion VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2014 - Tioga Hardwoods is receiving a $230,000 economic development grant from NYSEG to help the business expand. The Grant is helping to fund a $2 million expansion at the company that will help it... more

New York State Data Breeches VIEW VIDEO
July 15, 2014 - Almost 23 million records of New Yorkers have been exposed to 5,000 data breaches since 2006, this according to state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.   According to his report, 2013 was a... more

Gym Leads to Academic Success VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2014 - We all know the physical benefits of exercise and while there's no doubt hitting the gym makes us feel better new research suggests it may also make us think better too.   This new research looked... more

Deadly Tornado in Madison County VIEW VIDEO
July 10, 2014 - We now know more about the storm that passed through our area Tuesday. The National Weather Service says it was an E-F-2 tornado with estimated wind speeds between 125 and 135-miles per hour. ... more

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Madison County VIEW VIDEO
July 10, 2014 - The National Weather Service says it was an EF-2 tornado with estimated wind speeds of between 125 and 135 miles per hour which touched down in the town of Smithfield in Madison County on Tuesday. ... more

Democratic Challenger Announces Run Against State Senator Libous VIEW VIDEO
July 10, 2014 - A Democrat looking to challenge Republican State Senator Tom Libous made her candidacy official by submitting more than 2,100 signatures to the New York State Board of Elections in Albany.   ... more

Local Resident Gets POW Medal VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2014 - A resident at the Willow Point Nursing Home in Vestal was honored Tuesday for service he gave to his country 70 years ago.     Maxwell Preston from Elmira Heights entered the Army Air Corp in... more

Traditions Holds Family Day VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2014 - It was family day at Traditions at the Glen, and owners are hoping its family of employees will grow if its bid to build a $150-million casino is approved.   The Walsh family turned in their... more

New Grant Encourages More College Attendance VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announces a new grant that will encourage more students in the state to attend college.     It's called the College Access Innovation Grant and releases 3.2 million dollars that... more

Federal Disaster Relief Approved For Eleven Upstate Counties VIEW VIDEO
July 8, 2014 - Officials announced that New York State's request for a major disaster declaration has been approved.     After back to back storms in mid May caused severe flooding and damage to personal and... more

Siena Poll: New Yorkers More Optimistic About Economy
July 3, 2014 - New Yorkers are feeling better about the current state of the economy, if you go by the latest consumer sentiment numbers put out by Siena research institute. It's the third straight ... more

Following Libous Indictment: Dems Announce Challenger for 52nd District VIEW VIDEO
July 2, 2014 - It is too early to tell the political fallout of yesterday's news of state Senator Tom Libous's indictment. Local democrats are wasting no time and have announced the person they want to... more

Government Watchdog Reacts To Libous Indictment VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2014 - Fox 40 had the chance to catch up with Blair Horner, the Legislative Director for NYPIRG. NYPIRG is a watchdog group that focuses on ethics. Horner agrees that instances like this put more pressure... more

Local Politicians Release Statements About Libous Indictment VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2014 - All day local officials have been releasing statements regarding Libous's indictment. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says quote: “Today’s news about Senator Libous is very troubling and I am... more

Senator Libous Indicted
July 1, 2014 - State Senator Thomas Libous has been indicted on a one charge of making a false statement to the FBI. The one-count indictment was unsealed Tuesday morning and deals with the investigation into... more

Schumer Pressures FDA On E-Cig Regulations VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2014 - Senator Chuck Schumer is after the FDA to help keep dangerous elements of electronic cigarettes out of the hands of children. Schumer says the liquid nicotine in the devices can smell and taste... more

Cuomo To Fight AIDS Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
June 29, 2014 - Following Friday's free HIV testing in Broome County--Governor Cuomo announced his plans to fight the disease that he says has become an epidemic in New York. Cuomo released the details of his... more

Hanna Wins Republican Primary Over Tenney VIEW VIDEO
June 25, 2014 - Turning to politics Richard Hanna seems all but certain to return for a third term in Congress... This after he won the 22nd district Republican primary last night, defeating challenger Claudia... more

Governor Signs Legislation Adding 20 Family Court Judges Positions VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2014 - Among the bills the Governor signed is a law that adds 20 Family Court Judges in New York State, including one in Broome County. The bill's sponsor Donna Lupardo, says it will help address the... more

Local And State Leaders Want Mandate Relief VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2014 - Leaders from local businesses, governments and schools say they're not happy with state lawmakers, saying they failed to enact any type of mandate relief measures prior to closing their legislative... more

Gov. Cuomo Signs Heroin Legislation VIEW VIDEO
June 23, 2014 - Governor Cuomo came to Binghamton University Monday to sign a series of bills aimed at combating the state's heroin epidemic.     Cuomo, along with Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and State Senator... more

State Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill On Friday
June 20, 2014 - (Albany) New York is set to become the 23rd state to legalize medical marijuana. State Senators scheduled a 10 a.m. session to vote on the bill and did pass the legislation. The bill passed the... more

Broome Developmental Center May Stay Open For 2 More Years VIEW VIDEO
June 18, 2014 - State leaders are two steps closer to freezing the closure of the Broome Developmental Center and three other similar facilities in New York.     On Wednesday the State Senate passed the Freeze... more

State Leaders Agree On How To Combat New York's Heroin Problem VIEW VIDEO
June 18, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announced an agreement Wednesday with the Legislature on a series of bills meant to combat the state's heroin epidemic.     The legislation includes new programs and insurance... more

NYS Assembly Passes Moratorium On Fracking VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2014 - The New York State Assembly has passed a three-year moratorium on fracking. This as the state has had a de facto moratorium on the drilling process since 2008.     This bill would ban fracking... more

A Bill for CPR Training in Schools is Headed to the Governor VIEW VIDEO
June 17, 2014 - High school students throughout the state could soon be trained in life-saving techniques.   On Tuesday the State Assembly passed the CPR In Schools bill.  This bill requires the Commissioner of... more

Poll Shows Governor Cuomo With Large Lead Over Challenger VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2014 - According to a new Siena College poll Governor Cuomo enjoys a large lead over his Republican Challenger , Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.     The survey shows Cuomo is leading the race... more

Cuomo's Challenger Wants Reforms To Combat Albany Corruption VIEW VIDEO
June 16, 2014 - Meanwhile Astorino is calling for term limits and other reforms to combat corruption in Albany.    Citing a University of Illinois study which puts New York at the top of the nation for federal... more

John Cahill Starts Campaign for NYS Attorney General VIEW VIDEO
June 13, 2014 - The race for the New York State Attorney General is officially on. The challenger has started his campaign around New York state.   Republican John Cahill will run against incumbent Eric... more

Hemp Research Bill Passed VIEW VIDEO
June 13, 2014 - A bill authorizing research on growing hemp in New York State has been passed by both the Assembly and the Senate. All that's left to do is wait for a signature from Governor Andrew Cuomo.   ... more

CPR in Schools Bill to Assembly VIEW VIDEO
June 13, 2014 - State Senators voted unanimously on a bill proposing to put CPR and AED instruction in the schools curriculum. The CPR in Schools Bill Sponsored by Senator Mark Grisanti and Assemblyman Harvey... more

Man Facing Charges After Crashing Car On Test Drive VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2014 - It was a test drive gone wrong in the Town of Homer. Police say a Syracuse man who traveled to Cortland County was arraigned after stealing and crashing a car he was test driving. Thirty one... more

State Assembly Joins Senate In Fight Against Heroin Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
June 10, 2014 - A day after the State Senate passed 23 bills aimed at curbing the state's heroin epidemic, Assembly Leaders say they are working on their own set of bills.   Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says the... more

State's Top Teacher Union Files Additional Lawsuit Against State Over Property Tax Freeze VIEW VIDEO
June 9, 2014 - The state's top teachers union which is suing New York over it's property tax cap is now saying the state's property tax freeze plan is also unconstitutional.     NYSUT filed suit against the... more

SUNY System Accepting Applications For NYS Master Teacher Program VIEW VIDEO
June 9, 2014 - The SUNY System is accepting a third round of applications for the New York State Master Teacher Program.  The program is meant to identify, support and reward exceptional  teachers in the stem... more

NYS Dept. of Labor To Hold Job Recruitment Event VIEW VIDEO
June 9, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announced the opportunity for Southern Tier workers to find employment.  The State Department of Labor will hold eight specialized job recruitment events across New York State. The... more

Memorial Headstones For National Guard and Reserves VIEW VIDEO
June 5, 2014 - Members of the National Guard and Reserve units will now be able to receive the same honors as those who actively served in the military. Congressman Richard Hanna has passed a bill called the... more

Driveway Paving Scams VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2014 - With summer on its way, many are looking to improve paving on their driveways--but New York's Better Business Bureau says beware. Consumers in the upstate area have reported paving scams. salesmen... more

Governors Bet On Stanley Cup VIEW VIDEO
June 3, 2014 - The fight for the Stanley Cup between the Rangers and the Kings just got tastier. Governor Cuomo has placed an interstate wager with California Governor, Jerry Brown Cuomo and Brown struck a deal,... more

Public Warned of Donation Scams in the Name of Slain State Trooper Christopher Skinner VIEW VIDEO
May 31, 2014 - It's not the type of thing that well-intentioned people should have to think about at a time like this--   But authorities are warning  the public to beware of  potentially fraudulent accounts... more

Funeral Services Set for Trooper Skinner VIEW VIDEO
May 30, 2014 - Services for New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner have been set for Monday and Tuesday. Calling hours will be Monday,  3 to  8:00PM at Community Baptist Church in Port Dickinson.  The... more

Medical Marijuana Bill Headed to Senate VIEW VIDEO
May 28, 2014 - More than 20 states across the country have legalized medicinal marijuana--and New York may be added to the list.   The State Assembly has passed the Compassionate Care Act, which is now headed... more

NY #1 in Yogurt Production VIEW VIDEO
May 27, 2014 - And it might not be a tourist draw, but New York has another distinction it's holding on to:   For the second year in a row, it is ranked as the number one producer in the nation --of... more

Schumer: 100 Million Needed to 'Uproot Heroin Pipeline' to Upstate New York VIEW VIDEO
May 26, 2014 - New York Senator Charles Schumer wants more federal dollars to fight what he says is a  "new heroin pipeline"  from Mexico through New York City--and up into upstate New York.  He wants... more

Expected Travel for Memorial Day Weekend VIEW VIDEO
May 23, 2014 - 35 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more for the kick off this year's driving season. But, AAA a expects that Memorial Day travel will be down slightly this year. They say... more

Obama in Cooperstown, Pushes Tourism as Economic Stimulus VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2014 - If you're going to promote a tourist attraction-- it's good to have a big celebrity telling everyone how great it is:   On Thursday, it was the President of the United States who played that... more

Obama Visit Update VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2014 - On Thursday, President Barack Obama traveled to Cooperstown to talk about tourism as an economic stimulus for the nation's ailing econony. Fox 40's Ayla Ferrone was there to hear about the... more

Anti-Fracking Protests During President's Visit to Cooperstown VIEW VIDEO
May 22, 2014 - Tourism is not the only industry promising an economic boost for our area. Fracking is another one--but it has battle lines drawn between those who support such drilling, and those who fear... more

Cumo Picks Hochul for Lt. Governor VIEW VIDEO
May 21, 2014 - Governor Cuomo has made his pick for lieutenant governor and, despite some recent speculation, it is not Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo...   Instead, Cuomo has selected Kathleen Hochul, a former... more

Bijoy Datta Joining Astorino Campaign VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2014 - Deputy Broome County Executive Bijoy Datta is leaving his post for a new job. He's going to be deputy campaign manager for GOP Gubinatorial Candidate Rob Astorino. Bijoy has been Debbie... more

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo for Lieutenant Governor? VIEW VIDEO
May 20, 2014 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo isn't saying much about speculation that she could be considered for the lieutenant governor position this week at the State Democratic Convention on Long... more

State Money for Youth Summer Jobs in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
May 19, 2014 - Broome County is getting a piece of the 27.5 million dollars the governor is providing state-wide for the youth summer jobs program:   The governor says helping young people find jobs will allow... more

Brittany's Law Passes Senate, Moves on to Assembly VIEW VIDEO
May 14, 2014 - New York State could soon require violent felons to register with the state when they leave prison... The State Senate has passed "Brittany's law", named after 12-year-old Brittany Passalacqua who... more

Lupardo on Legislation of Legalize MMA Bouts in New York State VIEW VIDEO
May 14, 2014 - As we reported to you earlier,  the New York State Senate has--for the fifth year in a row-- passed proposed legislation that would legalize mixed martial arts contest in New York State:   That... more

New York Senate Passes MMA Legislation --Again VIEW VIDEO
May 13, 2014 - While boosters say a casino in this area would be a big boost to the economy-- state-wide, the same argument is being made about allowing mixed martial arts matches in New York:   Because it is... more

Astorino Chooses Upstate Sheriff for Running Mate VIEW VIDEO
May 13, 2014 - The Republican challenging Governor Cuomo in this year's gubernatorial election now has a running mate: --and he is from upstate: GOP candidate Rob Astorino has chosen Chemung County Sheriff Chris... more

Hanna on EPA Regs: 'Navigable' Mud Puddles Will Cost Farmers, Consumers VIEW VIDEO
May 12, 2014 - New federal regulations are threatening farms in the area-- so says  Congressman Richard Hanna who is trying to stop those new rules.   Tighter regulations from the Environmental Protection... more

Authorities: Plot to Kill Asst. D.A. in Tioga County VIEW VIDEO
May 12, 2014 - Meanwhile two people are charged with plotting to kill an assistant Tioga County district attorney. According to Owego Town Court, 30-year-old Ashley Nugent and 42 year-old Russell Towner are... more

Woman Dead, Daughter Survives in Kayak Mishap in Chemung River VIEW VIDEO
May 12, 2014 - A woman has died following a boating accident on the Chemung River Sunday night.   58 year old Donna Bailey and her 32 year old daughter, both of Corning, entered the river at Bottcher's landing... more

Consumer Warning of IRS Tax Scam VIEW VIDEO
May 9, 2014 - A local accountant and financial adviser says scammers are pretending to be IRS agents in an effort to attain sensitive personal information...   Gerri Harrison of Ever Evolving Enterprises says... more

Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy will Not Run Again VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2014 - An announcement from Governor Cuomo today, LT Governor Robert Duffy is not running for re-election. In a letter to Governor Cuomo, Lt. Governor Duffy states the reason for  his exit is health... more

Cloudy in Binghamton? No Problem for New Solar Energy Systems VIEW VIDEO
May 7, 2014 - For the past several weeks, we've been covering a series of solar power workshops being conducted by the Southern Tier Solar Works group.   The point being made repeatedly during these workshops... more

Professor: History of Cinco de Mayo Misunderstood, Celebration Perpetuates Stereotypes VIEW VIDEO
May 5, 2014 - May 5th or Cinco de Mayo, a holiday with many misconceptions:.   We spoke with Binghamnton University Professor Aja Martinez about the history of the holiday and she says that one of the main... more

Schumer Speak Out Against Powdered Alcohol VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2014 - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the FDA to halt federal approval for powdered alcohol--also known as Palcohol. The new form of alcohol could hit shelves as early as this fall. But... more

Expert Tells Students Wage and Benefits Issues Will Soon Affect Them VIEW VIDEO
May 1, 2014 - On Thursday, students at SUNY Broome learned more about the minimum wage, and the history of the labor movement:   Kim Bobo travels the country explaining what she says are the positive effects of... more

Childcare Subsidies Increase VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2014 - An announcement from Governor Cuomo on Wednesday means more money for more families--$794 million will be allocated to provide affordable childcare for working New Yorkers and their children. The... more

Common Core Reforms VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday that several changes to the Common Core rules are expected to protect students and parents. As math testing begins this week in grades 3 through 8, the Common... more

Casino Bidders Voice Concerns, Ask Questions in Albany VIEW VIDEO
April 30, 2014 - Twenty-two bidders for casino licenses, including at least two from the Southern Tier, gathered tWednesday at a pre-bidding conference in Albany. Bill Walsh of Traditions at the Glen and Jeff... more

State Senate Bill Would Stiffen Penalties for Meth Production VIEW VIDEO
April 29, 2014 - The state Senate has passed, by a near unanimous vote --a bill that would sharply increased penalties for methamphetamine  production:   Senator Tom Libous, who strongly supports the bill, tells... more

Severe Weather Awareness Month VIEW VIDEO
April 28, 2014 - It might have been beautiful out Monday, but severe weather can strike quickly.   With summer on its way, thunderstorms, damaging winds, and even tornadoes can be an issue. One way to be prepared... more

Effects of Wine on Kidney Disease VIEW VIDEO
April 23, 2014 - An occasional glass of wine may help keep your kidneys healthy. Furthermore, for those who already have kidney disease, moderate wine drinking might help the heart. When researchers looked at... more

Siena Poll Shows Cuomo Could Lose Half his Lead in a 3-Way Race VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2014 - Polls have been showing Governor Cuomo far ahead of any single possible challenger in a re-election bid for the governorship--   But now, a Siena poll is showing that the large lead-- 30 points... more

Mixed News in Binghamton Jobless Rate VIEW VIDEO
April 22, 2014 - Binghamton's unemployment rate is higher than the rest of the state, but lower than it was last year at this time:   According to preliminary figures released Tuesday, the unemployment rate in... more

Police Cruiser Hit on Shoulder of Highway VIEW VIDEO
April 21, 2014 - State Police in North Syracuse are reminding motorists to pay attention to police cruisers as well as all emergency vehicles on the shoulders of highways--   This comes after a state police... more

Governor Urges 'Clingy Darts' Toy Recall VIEW VIDEO
April 21, 2014 - The governor is urging the federal government to recall a children's toy sold in stores throughout New York State:   The plastic toy is called "Clingy Darts" and  it is sold at Dollar Trees and... more

Two Million Dollar STREDC Telemedicine Grant for Rural Health Care VIEW VIDEO
April 18, 2014 - More than two million dollars is closer to making its way to the Southern Tier to enhance health care in rural areas...   This money is part of a $5.6 million package approved by Empire State... more

Chobani Expanding Product Line VIEW VIDEO
April 18, 2014 - One of the biggest business success stories in recent years in the Southern tier had been the enormous success of chobani yogurt.   Although it is now the biggest seller of Greek yogurt in the... more

David Introduces New Binghamton City Judge
April 17, 2014 - There is a new judge in Binghamton city court. Binghamton Mayor Rich David introduced Carol Cocchiola to the community Thursday. Cocchiola was appointed to fill  the seat of Mary Ann Lehmann,... more

Kill Switch for Your Smartphone? VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2014 - The New York Attorney General is pushing to strengthen anti-theft tools in future smartphones. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is partnering with San Francisco's District Attorney in a program... more

Extra Road Patrols during 'Speed Week' VIEW VIDEO
April 16, 2014 - Are you ready for speed week? The New York State Police are:   Starting Thursday, and running through next Thursday-- state police will be running a week-long enforcement campaign to target... more

Chemung Dog Dispute VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2014 - In Chemung County, police say a man is in trouble for firing a shot during a dispute over a dog:   21 year old Naquan U. Moore, of 150 Harriet Street, Elmira became involved in an argument with... more

New York Joins National Popular Vote Compact VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2014 - New York has joined ten other states and the District of Columbia in what's called the National Popular Vote Compact.   Under the agreement, New York would award all 29 of its electoral votes to... more

Binghamton Police seize Heroin, Pot in Routine Traffic Stop VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2014 - Police in Binghamton seized heroin and five pounds of marijuana during a recent traffic stop. Members of the Community Response team arrested Anthony Zuccaro after searching his vehicle on April... more

Waverly Police Investigate Possible Mobile Meth Lab VIEW VIDEO
April 15, 2014 - Police in Waverly are investigating a possible mobile meth lab. Police say the driver of a red Jeep sped off early this morning on Orange Street when an officer tried to make a traffic... more

Taxes are Due but so is Registration for Assault Rifles VIEW VIDEO
April 14, 2014 - Tuesday isn't just the deadline for taxes, it's a deadline for New Yorkers to file what the state classifies as assault weapons under the New York Safe Act. Those gun owners who don't could face... more

NYS Tax Dept. $413 million Recover in Bad Refunds
April 14, 2014 - The tax deadline is here and New York's Department of Taxation and Finance is telling New Yorkers to think again before cheating on your taxes. On Monday, it released results of its fraudulent refund... more

Landowners, Fracking Foes React to Dr. Shah Resignation VIEW VIDEO
April 11, 2014 - There is a change atop the state's Health Department, but will there be a change in the state's approach to fracking, a gas drilling practice currently not allowed in New York?...   Dr. Nirav... more

Scammers Pretending to be IRS VIEW VIDEO
April 11, 2014 - April 15th--tax day-- is fast approaching. Are you sure you've done your taxes correctly, and paid Uncle Sam what you owe?   Well, what if you get an e-mail, with "IRS" on it,  claiming there... more

Media Report: Gang Members Sold Drugs on B.U. Campus VIEW VIDEO
April 10, 2014 - A New York City television station is reporting that  members of the Bloods street gang known as the "Macballas"  were involved in drug trafficking that  included the sale of narcotics on the campus... more

Lesko Report: Mutual Funds or Individual Stock Buys? VIEW VIDEO
April 10, 2014 - What's better for investors--to buy stocks through a mutual fund, or to go it on your own, and use your own time and judgement to acquire shares in companies which you hope will be... more

Hunting Homicide Arrest VIEW VIDEO
April 9, 2014 - Criminally negligent homicide is the charge that's now lodged against a man who police say fatally shot a hunting companion in the chest back in November.   57-year-old Robert Gerbino of Garden... more

Schumer Pushing for Upstate Yogurt VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - Senator Charles Schumer is still pushing hard for a New York Industry that is adding economic strength to the upstate area.   He's urging makers of Greek yogurt to apply for the USDA's expanded ... more

State Senate Tackles Heroin Addiction VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - There will be a dozen forums throughout the state to address the growing problem of heroin and opioid addiction...   The state senate majority coalition is holding the forums  to develop... more

Tributes and Grief During Final Farewell to Officer Smith VIEW VIDEO
April 4, 2014 - Fox 40 News extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Officer David Smith.  We end our newscast with sights and sounds of both grief, and unity among those who knew him, or who... more

Fracking Battle Headed to Court VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2014 - With the state asking a judge to toss a pair of lawsuit's challenging New York's delay in allowing fracking, an attorney leading one of those suits says the state is off base.     The suits are... more

ACA: Remembering Another Tragedy VIEW VIDEO
April 3, 2014 - While the community is dealing with one tragedy, it is remembering another. Thursday marked the fifth anniversary of the shooting at the American Civic Association which left 13 people dead.   ... more

Tax Collection Scam VIEW VIDEO
April 1, 2014 - Some New Yorkers have been targeted recently by individuals attempting to solicit personal information and and even payments.   On Tuesday the state division of Consumer Protection and the state... more

Lupardo Says State will have Budget by Midnight VIEW VIDEO
March 31, 2014 - In Albany, they will have a budget by midnight Monday. We spoke with State Representative Donna Lupardo, and she told us that the governor has issued a message of necessity, which will allow... more

Affordable Health Care Deadline VIEW VIDEO
March 31, 2014 - Monday is the deadline for the Affordable Care Act's first enrollment period. That means if you don't enroll by midnight, you may be without coverage until 2015, and have to pay a federal tax... more

NYS Budget Update VIEW VIDEO
March 30, 2014 - This year's New York State budget agreement announced Saturday holds spending below two percent for the fourth year in a row. But what else should we expect?   The budget includes 8 million... more

NYS Budget Update: Good News For Education VIEW VIDEO
March 29, 2014 - Politicians in Albany have officially come to an agreement on this year's state budget. The main thing local politicians were concerned with received additional funding. Education will see an... more

Update: State Budget Delay VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2014 - They were working late in Albany Friday night-- having failed to wrap up the last-minute negotiations that had been expected to have produced a spending plan by the evening, that would be largely... more

Attorney General Trying to Toss Landowners' Lawsuit VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2014 - And there's word that the State Attorney General's Office is working hard to get the courts to toss out two lawsuits related to fracking. --The lawsuits  allege that New York's delay in reviewing... more

Budget Snags Friday; Lawmakers Still Pushing for On-Time Passage VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2014 - With the deadline for the state budget quickly approaching, local government officials say there's a couple things they're looking forward to. Education tops that list for local representatives.... more

Frm. Homeland Security Chief Visits Hanna, National Guard VIEW VIDEO
March 28, 2014 - Friday Binghamton played host to former Pennsylvania governor and the very first secretary of the U.S. Homeland Security, Tom Ridge. Ridge was joined by Congressman Richard Hanna and Binghamton... more

Police: 14 Street Gang Members Charged with Drug Trafficking VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2014 - Federal search warrants executed at nine Binghamton locations Thursday morning, and others in New York City, resulted in the arrest of 14 members of  a "Bloods" street gang...   The gang is known... more

Bus Hoping to Carry Minimum Wage to Higher Level VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2014 - People making a nationwide bus tour looking to give America a raise made a stop in Binghamton today...   The group behind the tour is lobbying for an increase in the federal minimum wage to... more

Sheriff's Office Reacts to Mandatory DWI Testing in Serious Accidents VIEW VIDEO
March 26, 2014 - Law enforcement is weighing in on a bill passed by the state Senate that would require DWI testing after serious accidents...   On Wednesday, the Senate passed a bill that would require drivers... more

Anti-Frackers Continue to Get Message Out to Public VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - Following Monday's wide-spread coverage of activist Vera Scroggins' bid to get a judge to life an injunction banning her from  land that Cabot owns or leases in Pennsylvania, Scroggins and other... more

Senate Bill Would Require DWI Checks in Serious Accidents VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - The New York Senate is trying to give law enforcers  another tool to detect and properly punish drunk drivers:   It has passed a bill that would require chemical tests to be performed on a driver... more

Senator Tom Libous on the New York State Budget VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous says there will be funding for pre-kindergarten in New York as part of the upcoming state budget. He says there is agreement on many issues and that the negotiations have... more

Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo on New York State Budget VIEW VIDEO
March 25, 2014 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says there is plenty still to negotiate when it comes to aid for education.   She says the assembly is still trying to find ways to distribute foundation aid to... more

New York Land Surplus Auction VIEW VIDEO
March 20, 2014 - New York's department of transportation was selling off pieces of the state Thursday. Just tiny pieces, five parcels of land, which consisted of a few acres apiece, in Broome, Delaware and Otsego... more

Schumer Introduces Legislation to Tighten Security Checks on Airline Passengers VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2014 - As the search for the missing Malaysian jetliner continues, Senator Charles Schumer is introducing legislation that would close loopholes in  global aviation security:   Schumer says he wants such... more

Schumer Pushing Dept. of Agriculture for Programs to Help Dairy Farmers VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2014 - New York's small dairy farms are always in danger of financial ruin--through natural disasters and other challenges to the small herds  that keep them in business. But the federal government's... more

8900 Drivers' Licenses Suspended for Failure to Pay State Backtaxes VIEW VIDEO
March 17, 2014 - Governor Cuomo said he meant business when he singed into law last year a measure that would suspend licenses of motorists who own more than 10-thousand dollars on back taxes to the state:   Well,... more

Senator Gillibrand Pushes U.S. Geological Survey to Maintain Owego Stream Gauge Funding VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2014 - After winter comes spring, and with spring comes flooding-- sometimes, serious flooding--that's why Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing the U.S. Geological Survey to restore funding to keep the... more

NYS Department of Health: Average American Drinks 40 Pounds of Sugar Yearly VIEW VIDEO
March 14, 2014 - 32 percent of children in New York are overweight or obese, and the number for adults is 59 percent. However experts say it's not just because of what we eat but also what we drink. Further, these... more

NY Yogurt in Other States VIEW VIDEO
March 12, 2014 - Senator Chuck Schumer announced Wednesday that the USDA pilot program for Greek yogurt will be expanding. This program added Greek yogurt to school lunches in an attempt to add more high nutrition... more

Buyck on Common Core Corrections: Proceed with Caution VIEW VIDEO
March 11, 2014 - You might call them mid-course corrections but BOCES Superintendent Allen Buyck thinks those making the adjustments should proceed with caution. The Common Core Implementation Panel, formed just... more

Twice Arrested for DWI, Same Day, in Four Hours VIEW VIDEO
March 10, 2014 - It's not unusual for us to report a drunk driving arrest-- But now we have a report of a man arrested twice on the same day for DWI,  with the arrests just four hours apart:   31 year old... more

Support for the Developmentally Diabled VIEW VIDEO
March 8, 2014 - Statewide advocacy groups are calling on Governor Cuomo to amend this year's state budget to greater benefit the developmentally disabled.   Support services like the ACHIEVE program in Dickenson,... more

Libous Convict College VIEW VIDEO
March 7, 2014 - Republican State Senator Tom Libous says he is strongly opposed to Governor Cuomo's plan to provide free, taxpayer-funded college education to prison inmates across the state. Libous says he... more

Sagan's Influence Still Felt as Cosmos Relaunches VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - FOX Network's remake of the series Cosmos is bringing new attention to the man behind the ground breaking original series in 1980, late Cornell professor Carl Sagan. In addition to the Cosmos series,... more

Fracking Suit Delay VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - One of the lawsuits against New York State meant to challenge its delay on deciding whether to allow fracking has been adjourned. Norse Energy's suit against the state was scheduled to be heard... more

Astorino Announces Candidacy for Governor VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, who made his way through the Southern Tier last week, officially announced his candidacy for governor Wednesday. Astorino claims the state is... more

New Siena Poll Depicts Consumer Sentiment VIEW VIDEO
March 5, 2014 - According to the latest Siena Research Institute poll, the endless winter may be responsible for a slip in consumer spending. The poll said that at 76.3, New York's overall index of consumer... more

Broome County DA Supports Access to Driving History VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2014 - Prosecutors are speaking out about Governor Cuomo's plan to make driving history records available of original charges that would have carried points against your license...    People often... more

New Fracking Coalition Looks for Strength in Numbers VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2014 - Pro-fracking groups are hoping there is strength in numbers as they have formed a new coalition to try to get the state to lift its moratorium on the drilling practice. The group is called... more

Radio Shack Might Close more than 1,000 Stores VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2014 - Radio Shack isn't saying where, but up to 1,100 under-performing  stores throughout the United States are set for potential closings in the coming months.   Financial results for the fourth... more

Siena Poll Shows Hillary Leading Christie, Paul, and Ryan VIEW VIDEO
March 4, 2014 - A recent Sena College poll shows Virginia, New Jersey, and New York, all in favor of Hillary Clinton for president, over  New Jersey Governor, and potential 2016 presidential candidate Chris... more

Prosecutors will have Access to past Driving Offenses VIEW VIDEO
March 3, 2014 - When deciding what kind of plea to offer you for a traffic offense, should prosecutors have access to  past  charges of which you were not convicted?   Governor Cuomo says yes.  So, he is making... more

March 3, 2014 - With tax day approaching, Governor Cuomo announced new regulations Monday that makes New York one of four states to regulate the tax preparer industry.   New preparers must take a 16-hour basic... more

Winning Student Singing Videos to be seen on Lottery Facebook VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2014 - Students at the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in Binghamton are raising their voices to raise money for their music program...   The 4th- and 5th-grade students sang their rendition of the... more

February 28, 2014 - The Hallstead woman who tried to steal items from a local Wal-mart and then fled from police who were pursuing her--pleads guilty:   28 year old Sara Muskas admitted that back in September, she... more

Protesters Greet "Gastorino" VIEW VIDEO
February 28, 2014 - "I would explore natural gas drilling.  We are blessed. This region in part is blessed," said Rob Astorino, potential Gubernatorial candidate. Anticipated GOP Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino... more

Clock Ticking Down To Coverage VIEW VIDEO
February 27, 2014 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is reminding Southern Tier residents that the clock is ticking on the countdown to coverage. March 31st is the last day to enroll in health coverage through the New... more

Sexual Misconduct with Cows Story appears in Huffington Post VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2014 - We have an update on a story that attracted a lot of attention on our news and our website when we first aired it on Friday: It's the report of two farm hands in Herkimer who were arrested for... more

Siena Poll: Cuomo Vs Trump VIEW VIDEO
February 25, 2014 - We don't know if Governor Cuomo is getting blamed for potholes along with a  lot of other problems, but the  latest Siena Research Poll shows that Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating has... more

Local Activists Join Movement Against Proposed Tax Breaks VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2014 - Less than a month after Governor Cuomo unveiled his proposed budget for the year, local groups have joined a statewide movement speaking out against Cuomo's proposed tax breaks. Area activists... more

Schumer May Rescuse Himself From Cable Deal VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2014 - There were reports Thursday that Senator Charles Schumer will recuse himself from any Congressional action involving Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable--because his brother is... more

Police Need Help Finding Missing Pennsylvania Woman VIEW VIDEO
February 19, 2014 - State police are seeking your help in locating a missing Pennsylvania woman. 24-year-old Tiffany Ann Myers was last seen Tuesday, standing in the driveway  of her home in Austinville, Columbia... more

On Presidents Day: New York Ranks High in President Count VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2014 - Six Presidents have come from, or lived in New York State. Only Ohio, with seven,and Virginia, with five, rank higher.  New York's count ranges from two of the nation's  most remembered chief... more

A Way to Help K-9 Units Stay Safe VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2014 - A national non-profit that has outfitted local police dogs with ballistic vests is asking for help. Vested Interest in K-9's has provided vests for dogs with the Broome County Sheriff's Office as... more

College Classes for Prison Inmates VIEW VIDEO
February 17, 2014 - Should prison inmates get a college education behind bars? Governor Cuomo has announced a new statewide initiative to give prisoners... The opportunity to earn a college degree through funding... more

Quinnipiac Poll: Cuomo VIEW VIDEO
February 13, 2014 - Good news early in this election year for Governor Andrew Cuomo, courtesy of a new Quinnipiac Poll. According to the survey, Cuomo has a job-approval rating of 63%, as opposed to 28% unfavorable.... more

Voters Still Divided on Fracking VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2014 - According to a new Quinnipiac Poll, New Yorkers are split between environmental concerns and economic benefits when it comes to fracking. Upstate voters were divided: 46% in favor, 45%... more

Board of Regents Approves Changes to Common Core Implementation VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2014 - The State Board of Regents approved 18 changes to the way the state is implementing the controversial Common Core Curriculum Tuesday.   One change delays when students would be held accountable... more

Lupardo Not in Favor of Tax Freeze Plan VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says she doesn't much like the Governor's "tax freeze" plan because it would favor downstate suburbs and shortchange upstate communities. Proponents say the... more

Schumer Calling for Ban on Azodicarbonamide VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2014 - What do yoga mats and  McDonald's sandwiches have in common? The surprising answer could be a toxic chemical, according to Senator Charles Schumer. He is pushing to ban azodicarbonamide from... more

Libous Supports Two Year Ban on Common Core Testing
February 10, 2014 - State Senator Tom Libous is adding his voice to those calling for a delay in Common Core testing of students. Llibous, who wants to curriculum delayed at least two years,  says he's received... more

A Change In Rules For Snow Plow Drivers VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2014 - The recent storms have brought about a rule change that will allow drivers to get more salt delivered more quickly to New York communities. Senator Charles Schumer says the Federal Department of... more

Assembly, Senate Call for Two Year Moratorium on Common Core Testing VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2014 - The New York State Senate and Assembly are calling for a two year delay in Common Core based testing. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo says it's something she supports and that a moratorium will stop... more

Libous Pushes Bill to End Abuse of Public Assistance Cards VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2014 - Senator Tom Libous hosted a press conference Tuesday in Albany to push his Public Assistance Integrity Act.   Currently under state law, EBT public assistance cards come with a cash benefit... more

Department of Transportation Prepares for Storm VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2014 - With the possibility of snowfall reaching double digits by Wednesday the New York State Department of Transportation is in preparation mode for the big storm. According to DOT officials there... more

Avoiding Utility Scams VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2014 - NYSEG and RG and E have been alerted of a bill payment scam geared toward utility customers. Customers have been contacted and asked to pay current or past charges by individuals who do not work... more

United Way Helps New Yorker's with Tax Preparations VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2014 - Need some help with your taxes? The United Way is offering assistance. If you're a New York State taxpayer and have a household income of under $58,000 you can dial 2-1-1 to call the United Way and... more

Is CrossFit Safe? VIEW VIDEO
January 31, 2014 - Its a high intensity interval workout. "Running, swimming, jumping on boxes, swinging on bars," said Leslie Heywood.  Co-owner of Southern Tier CrossFit Leslie Heywood says she started doing... more

Prospects of Shale Gas in New York VIEW VIDEO
January 31, 2014 - Fracking experts came together Friday night to educate the public on what they say fracking would mean to New York State. Scientists and geologists came together at the ITC campus in Binghamton to... more

50 Million To Help Heat Homes VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2014 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says more than 50 million dollars is on its way to New York.   The money will go towards the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.  The LIHEAP funding is part of... more

BBB Warns of Telephone Scam VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2014 - The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to beware of scams from outfits pretending to be agencies of the federal government. One such scam involves a phone call from a person pretending... more

Hanna on Farm Bill Passage VIEW VIDEO
January 30, 2014 - Things might get a little easier for New York State farmers after the House of Representative passed the farm bill Wednesday. The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act speeds up... more

Fracking Not on 2014 DEC Agenda VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2014 - Agriculture and the environment was the topic of conversation at Wednesday's budget discussions in Albany. Assemblyman Clifford Crouch says the Department of Conservation  Commissioner Joe... more

Congressman Richard Hanna Reacts to State of the Union VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2014 - "A year of action" is how President Obama described his plans last night in his fifth State of the Union address. Congressman Richard Hanna seems to think that part of the President's year of... more

State Budget Negotiations Underway VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - State budget negotiations are underway in Albany. The State Assembly is about a quarter of the way through the governor's spending plan.   According to Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo. She is... more

State Police Warn of IRS Scam VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - State police from Endwell and Owego are warning residents in that area to beware of a phone scam in which someone calls pretending to be an IRS agent. The impostor convinces victims that they owe... more

John Desisti Dies in State Prison VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - The crime he was accused of shocked the community. A double killing in November of 2006 by shotgun, of his cousin Carol Keefe, and her husband David, a prominent attorney, in Athens Townshiip,... more

New York Weather Service On Recent String of Cold Temperatures VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2014 - Well, here's some breaking news. It's cold outside. But how cold has it been? Somewhat surprisingly this month won't go down as one of the five coldest Januaries on record. But, we have already... more

Fiala Supports Three Strike Law VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2014 - According to Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Barbara Fiala, New York State already has some of the toughest drinking and driving punishments in the nation. She says that current research... more

Schumer: Raise Minimum Wage VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2014 - While the Binghamton School District seems to be trying to keep tax levys low, Senator Charles Schumer is looking for pay increases for his constituents.   After announcing Friday that Lockheed... more

Tougher Penalties for Vehicular Manslaughter? VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2014 - Two days after a Binghamton woman received three to nine years in prison for a drunk-driving crash that killed three people, family members of one of the victims are calling for tougher... more

Local Lawmakers Focused On Governor's Education Budget VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2014 - Funding for Binghamton University's Pharmacy School might not be the only state money making its way to the Southern Tier. Local lawmakers will be paying close attention to the governor's budget... more

New Yorkers High on Idea of Medical Marijuana VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2014 - New Yorkers are high on the idea of medical marijuana and the governor's job performance. According to a Siena College poll, 77 percent of New Yorkers either agree with Governor Cuomo's pilot plan... more

NYSUT Launches New Campaign VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2014 - A teachers union has launched a  new campaign that would add to the quality of education for SUNY and CUNY schools. The New York State United Teachers created the "Keep New York a State of Mind"... more

Fracking Lawsuit Delayed VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2014 - The attorney suing New York State over its failure to make a decision on hydrofracking says the latest request to delay the hearing is another example of stall tactics. Attorney Tom West... more

Cuomo Releases Report on Education Commission VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2014 - Governor Cuomo has released a final report from the new New York Education Reform Commission. The report contains recommendations for transforming the state's schools by breaking down barriers to... more

Cuomo Introduces College of Emergency Preparedness VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2014 - In Governor Cuomo's State of the State address last week, he announced plans to create the nation's first ever College on Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security. Cuomo has already named... more

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Proposes Paid Leave Insurance Program VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced plans to create a national paid family and medical leave insurance program on Friday. But what does that mean for families if the bill is... more

NYSUT President Calls for Vote of No Confidence VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - They've called for a moratorium on state mandated testing, now the New York State United Teachers Union will call for a vote of no confidence on the state's education commissioner. The president... more

Governor Cuomo Proposes Tougher DWI Laws VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - Tougher DWI laws could be on their way to New York state. The governor proposed stricter penalties during his State of the State address on Wednesday. Cuomo proposed revoking drivers licenses for... more

2014 Agenda: Stopping Harassment in Schools VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - The governor has said he'll propose amending a law to require school officials to report harassment and discrimination against students to law enforcement. Cuomo highlighted a case at Pine Bush... more

Increasing Tourism throughout New York State VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday a campaign to help double tourism in New York state. In his State of the State address, the governor announced the state will open 50 new properties for... more

Chris Christie ranked "Hottest Politician in the Nation" VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2014 - The New Jersey Governor is considered the hottest politician in the nation when it comes to how voters rate their feelings toward players on the national political stage. The latest Quinnipiac... more

Cuomo outlines ambitous plan in 2014 State of the State Address VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2014 - ALBANY -- Thousands gathered as Governor Cuomo gave his fourth State of the State Address Wednesday in Albany.  While New York has come a long way in the past three years, the governor has big plans... more

Anti-Frackers send Cuomo message at State of State VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2014 - Governor Cuomo did not mention the word "fracking" in his State of the State Address today but over 2,000 anti-fracking protesters were happy to give their take on the drilling process.     The... more

Traditions unveils latest plans for casino push VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2014 - New developments in Traditions at the Glen's proposal to open a casino in the Southern Tier. Wednesday night at the Broome County Public Library, the Broome County Environmental Management Council... more

Governor Cuomo Unveils Tax Plan VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2014 - Today Governor Cuomo announced details of his more than $2 billion tax relief plan. He's calling for a freeze in property taxes and eliminating the tax rate on upstate manufacturers... He plans to... more

Local Government Officials Respond to Medical Marijuana VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2014 - And local government officials respond to Governor Cuomo's plans to legalize medical marijuana in 20 hospitals across the state.   Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo supports the step, saying medical... more

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and How to Protect Yourself VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2014 - Carbon monoxide, colorless, odorless and responsible for 400 American deaths each year. That's according to Broome County health officials. And that number spikes during the winter due to... more

Tips on Maintaining Your New Year's Resolution VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2014 - Is losing weight one of your New Year's resolutions? You're not alone. But, experts say, there are things you should and should not do in order to reach your goal. First, you need to decide what... more

Tips to Save on Your Heating Bill VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2014 - Some of you may be inclined to crank the thermostats up as those temperatures drop... but there are a couple tips to help save on that utility bill. NYSEG officials suggest not setting your... more

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