Police: Woman Attacked Elderly Man in Home Invasion
8/13/2014 (Updated 6:53:28 PM)
A Johnson City woman is facing charges after Binghamton Police say she attacked an elderly man during a home invasion last week.
Binghamton Police arrested 54-year-old Valerie Fleming-Spencer, charging her with Burglary in the First Degree.
Police say she entered the home at 65 Cleveland Avenue on August 7th at 5 a-m through an unlocked door. Police say she attacked an 88-year-old resident with a knife, who was able to fight the suspect off. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Binghamton Police Detective Bureau at 607-772-7080.
Broome County Executive Preston Not Running For 52nd District
Broome County Executive Debbie Preston will not run for the 52nd state senate seat, afterall.
Preston sent a statement Tuesday morning putting an end to days of speculation.
“While I am flattered and intrigued about helping the people of the 52nd District, I will not seek the Republican nomination. My main focus continues to be the people of Broome County."
Preston is being treated for lung cancer, which was diagnosed in April 2014.
"I’ve been through a lot during my time as County... more