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Man Arrested After Stealing over $39,000 in Payments in Norwich VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - A New Berlin man has been arrested after forging nearly a year's worth of time sheets and receiving over $39,000 in payments. Timothy B. Green, 26, is charged with felony forgery and larceny and... more

William Danielson Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - Jurors were surprised Wednesday morning to find William Danielson waived his right to a trial and instead plead guilty to second degree murder. He'll face sentencing within the month. Danielson... more

Jury Selection Complete in Danielson Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - Opening arguments will begin Wednesday in the murder trial of William Danielson. He's the Oxford man charged with killing his girlfriend in front of their son.     Jury selection ended Tuesday.... more

Jury Selection in Danielson Murder Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2015 - Jury selection began Monday in Chenango County in the trial of a man accused of beating his ex-girlfriend to death while their son watched.   Nearly two years ago 49-year-old William Danielson... more

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2015 - A man was struck dead while walking out of his house in Norwich. Robert Gibbs was 77 years old. State police say Saturday afternoon Gibbs left his house and walked onto Route 12, when he was hit... more

Norwich man indicted on drug charges VIEW VIDEO
August 29, 2015 - Chenango County Sheriff's Detectives arrested a man they say was caught selling heroin on four separate occasions.   Fitim Latifi, 32, was indicted by a grand jury on four felony level drug... 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

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

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

More Charges for NYS Corrections Officer Involved in Norwich Shooting VIEW VIDEO
July 23, 2015 - The New York State Corrections Officer charged with attempted murder in connection to Sunday's shooting in Norwich is now facing more charges. 33 year old Wayne Spratley of Greene was in court... more

NYS Corrections Officer Faces Attempted Murder Charges VIEW VIDEO
July 20, 2015 - A New York state corrections officer is facing attempted murder charges after police say unlawfully fired a weapon early Sunday.    Norwich police arrested 33-year-old Wayne Spratley just before... more

NYS Corrections Officer Faces 2nd Degree Murder, Victim Transported to Hospital VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2015 - A New York state corrections officer is facing attempted murder charges after police say unlawfully fired a weapon early this morning. Norwich police arrested 33-year-old Wayne Spratley just... more

State Police Investigate Chenango Drowning Death VIEW VIDEO
July 19, 2015 - State Police are investigating a drowning death of a Binghamton man. State Police investigated a missing swimmer just after 6:15 Saturday evening at a quarry at 1564 State Route 12 in Chenango.... more

Woman Hospitalized After Norwich Car Crash VIEW VIDEO
July 18, 2015 - One woman is airlifted to the hospital in critical condition after a car crash Saturday morning in Norwich.   New York state police say Pamela Mikalunas, 25, collided with another vehicle around... more

Multiple Dogs Neglected in Norwich Home VIEW VIDEO
July 9, 2015 - Another case of neglected dogs, this time in the Town of Norwich. Chenango County Sheriff's say Keith Robinson and Mary Randall kept four dogs in dirty crates with little ventiliation for what... more

Crews Respond to Norwich House Fire VIEW VIDEO
June 7, 2015 - Fire officials say a lint filled dryer vent is the cause of a housefire in Norwich Friday night.   Four agencies including Norwich, North Norwich, Oxford and Chenango County Fire Departments... more

Chenango Commerce Pushes to Save Hundreds of Norwich Jobs VIEW VIDEO
May 13, 2015 - The Chenango Chamber of Commerce  is pushing to save more than 100 jobs before the end of this year.   Chamber members attended a manufacturing trade show Wednesday in Massachusetts, to market the... more

Norwich Woman in Custody After Police Say She Robbed Two Banks VIEW VIDEO
May 8, 2015 - A Norwich woman is in custody after police say she's responsible for a pair of bank robberies. The first robbery happened Friday afternoon around 4 o'clock at the People's National Bank at 1026... more

Chenango County D.A. Running for Re-Election VIEW VIDEO
May 4, 2015 - Chenango County District Attorney Joe McBride has officially announced his re-election campaign.     McBride was first elected District Attorney in 1999 and has been re-elected three times since.... 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

New Berlin Woman Faces Larceny Charges VIEW VIDEO
February 15, 2015 - A New Berlin woman is facing grand larceny charges. Friday, Chenango County Sheriff's officials arrested 49-year-old Mary Gorman for stealing more than $45,000 from an unnamed victim.... more

Drug Bust in the Town of Norwich VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2015 - Two town of Norwich residents are facing felony drug charges after police say they found heroin and other drug paraphernalia at a home in Norwich.   The Chenango County Sheriff's office says it... more

Ramsaran Sentenced 25 Years to Life VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2014 - A judge sentences a Chenango County man convicted of 2nd degree murder for the death of his wife back in 2012. Ramsaran has received the maximum punishment for killing his wife Jennifer, 25... more

Drug Raid Results in Norwich Arrests VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2014 - Three Norwich residents are behind bars after police find illegal substances in their home. Norwich police say 28-year-old Miguel Abreu, 34-year-old Shaun Sullivan and 34-year-old Samantha... more

Pair of Chenango County Accidents Leave Two in Critical Condition VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2014 - Two accidents in Chenango County have left a pair of people in critical condition.   On Monday at about 4 in the afternoon police say a 20-year-old man fell off of a moving vehicle on Preston... 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

Evidence Portion of Ramsaran Trial Closed; Closing Arguments To Start Tuesday VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2014 - A heated day on the stand for Remy Ramsaran, the man accused of killing his wife Jennifer in December of 2012. At times there was yelling back and forth between the Prosecutor, Chenango County... more

Prosecution Rests at Ramsaran Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 16, 2014 - The last witness who took the stand Tuesday for the prosecution was Lieutenant Richard Cobb from the Chenango County Sheriff's Office. Jury heard an audio tape from March 22nd, 2013 when the... more

Progressive Dental Holds Free Clinic VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2014 - Progressive dental offices in  Endwell, Montrose, Norwich and Kirkwood are encouraging dental visits with their 20th annual "Free Dental Exam Clinic." Combined, the offices saw hundreds of... 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

Jurors Learn of Victim's Online Relationship in Ramsaran Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2014 - As testimony continues Wednesday in the trial of Ganesh Remy Ramsaran, the New Berlin man accused of killing his wife Jennifer in 2012, jurors learned more about Jennifer's relationship with an... more

Testimony Continues for Ramsaran Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2014 - Graphic testimony Tuesday in the murder trial of Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran, the New Berlin man charged with second-degree murder in the December 2012 death of his wife Jennifer. A detective from the... more

Opening Arguments for Ramsaran Trial VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2014 - Opening arguments and testimony began Thursday in the trial of Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran. He is the New Berlin man charged with second degree murder in the death of his wife, Jennifer Ramsaran in... more

Norwich Woman Arrested on 41 Felony Counts VIEW VIDEO
August 25, 2014 - A Norwich woman has been arrested on 41 felony counts surrounding what police are calling false business records. New York State Police at Norwich arrested Donna Huzinec after an investigation... more

167th Chenango County Fair VIEW VIDEO
August 7, 2014 - The Chenango County Fair is in full swing and fair officials say that ticket sales are booming. Hundreds gathered on Thursday to see a variety of tractor pull events. Photojournalist Eric... more

The City of Norwich Making Upgrades To Water Facilities VIEW VIDEO
August 5, 2014 - The City of Norwich is making some upgrades to its water storage facilities. Congressman Richard Hanna announced the city has received a federal loan worth $1.8 million dollars to pay for the... more

Utica Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Selling Cocaine to Police VIEW VIDEO
July 25, 2014 - A Utica man in behind bars after he sold crack cocaine to an undercover police officer in Norwich.   Takell Henry, 18, was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over during a routine traffic... more

Norwich Resident Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges VIEW VIDEO
July 14, 2014 - A Town of Norwich resident has been arrested on various sexual abuse charges. 29-year-old Kyle Hackett is accused of engaging in forcible sexual intercourse and contact with a female victim. He... more

Facebook Plays a Part in Grand Larceny Arrests VIEW VIDEO
July 1, 2014 - Users on Facebook helped the Cortland County Police identify four suspects after authorities say they stole from Walmart. Lawrence Golden of Pitcher, and Corey Little, Chad Cain and Richard Small,... more

Four Arrested In Norwich Drug Bust VIEW VIDEO
June 27, 2014 - Four people were arrested in Norwich after police searched an apartment where they say drugs were being sold. Norwich police say they seized thousands of dollars in drugs, paraphernalia and cash... more

Norwich Man Arrested For Rape VIEW VIDEO
June 25, 2014 - A Norwich man has been arrested after police say he had forcible intercourse with a 15 year old female. 18 year old Lucas Wright is facing charges of rape and endangering the welfare of a child. He's... more

Norwich Heroin Arrest VIEW VIDEO
May 29, 2014 - Norwich police arrest two individuals for allegedly importing a large amount of heroin into the city of Norwich.   The arrests were made late Wednesday afternoon during a traffic stop of a vehicle... more

Classic Car Museum Gets A Modern Update VIEW VIDEO
May 25, 2014 - A local bank is helping keep the motor running for one of the largest tourist attractions in Chenango County.   Through the funding of NBT bank, The Northeast Classic Car Museum in Norwich is in... more

Norwich Man Facing Pornography Charges VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2014 - State Police in Norwich have arrested a man for multiple counts of promoting and possessing sexual acts by a child. 27-year-old Darren Pollock is facing five felony charges of promoting a sexual... more

Police: Man Arrested in Relation to Toys for Tots Fire VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2014 - New York State Police say they have caught the man responsible for a fire that destroyed thousands of dollars in toys meant for needy children. As we reported, a blaze at the storage center in... more

Free Throw Contest in Norwich VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2014 - Meet Nicole Jeffrey, a 12 year old girl who says she loves her family, friends, and basketball. I had the privilege of meeting Nicole at the 2014 Knights of Columbus Free Throw  in Contest in... more

Local Teen Headed to Hollywood VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2014 - 15-year-old Kaitlyn Jackson of Norwich auditioned in Boston and was given the golden ticket to Hollywood on Wednesday night's season premiere of American idol. Jackson watched the episode at home... more

Mayhood's Buglary Suspect Died of Hypothermia VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2014 - Police say the man involved in a burglary at Mayhood's Sporting Goods in Norwich last week died of hypothermia. 29-year-old Christopher Gonzalez was found dead on Friday in a wooded area off Guinn... more

Mayhood's Robbery Suspect Found Dead VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2014 - The man wanted for questioning in a pair of gun burglaries in Norwich earlier this week has been found dead and police have made a surprise arrest in the case. Police say 29-year-old Christopher... more

Three Arrested for Possession of Crack Cocaine VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2014 - The Chenango County Sheriff's Office and the City of Norwich Police Department arrested three people after an investigation on the distribution of crack cocaine.   Thirty two year old Tarik... more

State Police Investigating Gun Burglaries in Norwich VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2014 - New York State Police in Norwich are currently investigating two separate gun burglaries. Numerous firearms were taken from Mayhood's Sporting Goods on State Route 12 in Norwich. The incidents... more

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