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BB Gun Found in Dumpster at Oakdale Mall

Investigators say there was no threat at the Oakdale Mall Monday morning after a report of a gun discovered in a dumpster. JCPD says the gun was actually a BB gun.Officers say there was no threat to the public and no one was arrested.No further details were immediately available.

Man Indicted for Threatening WalMart Employees

A Binghamton man has been indicted on several charges after threatening employees at Walmart in Johnson City with scissors during a robbery, according to the Broome County District Attorney’s Office.20-year-old Davon Dozier-Gannaway was indicted by a Broome County Grand Jury last week on charges of robbery, burglary, and criminal possession of a weapon. Police say…

Evolution Jets Signs Lease with Binghamton Airport

Broome County signed a contract with Evolution Jets to lease hangar space at the Greater Binghamton Airport. Evolution Jet is a private aviation company that specializes in chartering jets. Company president Jamie Thomas says Evolution was looking for a location to serve the Northeast. It will also bring at least twenty jobs to our community…

No Injuries in Fire at Legends Golf Center

The Legends Golf Center in the town of Union caught fire Wednesday night. Flames broke out around 6 p.m. at the driving range–130 Dimmock Hill Road.The owner believes the fire was sparked by outdoor heaters.A neighbor saw smoke and called 911. There were no injuries. Multiple fire departments responded, along with the Broome County Sheriff’s…

Arrest Made in Theft from Storage Company

The New York State Police have made an arrest in the theft of several items from the Five Star Store in Kirkwood. The items were stolen in January. 42-year-old Kevin Williamson has been charged with felony Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. The items stolen included an ATV and tools. Williamson is alleged to have sold…

Candor’s Corey Whatley Named an ‘Akshar All-Star’

Senator Fred Akshar visited Candor High School on Wednesday to continue his “Akshar’s All-Stars” student recognition program. Akshar’s 15th All-Star is Candor High School junior Corey Whatley, recognized for his commitment to academic excellence and service to his fellow students and community. In addition to founding and facilitating the Candor High School recycling program, Corey…

Suspect Sought Following Three County Car Chase

On Monday, the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office tried to pull over a vehicle on Route 17 eastbound. The car would not stop and was then chased to the county line, where the State Police picked up the chase. The vehicle reached speeds of about 103 miles per hour, as it sped through Tioga County and…