The 62 year old sex offender accused of a home invasion in Vestal and armed robberies in several counties isn't accepting a plea deal --he wants to go to trial instead.
Police say in February, John Malowsky who'd been released from prison just three months before, forced his way into a home on Jensen road, and held a woman and two young children at knifepoint, before they fled unharmed.
Later that night, Malowsky is accused of robbing a CVS Pharmacy in Owego.
He's charged with Predatory Sexual Assault and Burglary.
The plea deal would have Malowsky serving concurrent sentences of 20 years and 25 years to life.
He's also charged with armed robberies that same week in Corning and Big Flats.
Nelson Mandela Dies at 95
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
The announcement was made by South African president Jacob Zuma this afternoon.
Mandela became the country's first black president after spending 27 years in prison for opposing apartheid.
Mandela was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.... more