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Broome County extends flood debris dumpster availability

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Broome County officials are extending how long dumpsters will be available for flood debris following powerful storms on Sunday and Monday. 

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Program to provide free backpacks for Binghamton youth in need

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The City of Binghamton has funded the purchase of 600 backpacks and approximately 7,000 school supply items to be distributed for free at four giveaways in July and August. 

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Windsor students share how they plan on improving the community

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Instead of spending their summer vacation watching TV and hanging out, dozens of teens from the Windsor School District spent their summer in the Windsor Strong Academy.

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Tioga Downs benefit concert rescheduled for Friday

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Friday will be the make-up date for the 38 Special concert at Tioga Downs in Nichols, according to the casino.

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Chenango Valley mural project now complete

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The Chenango Valley School District unveiled a mural on an old depot warehouse next to the high school Thursday.

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Suspect in major heroin trafficking ring bust pleads guilty

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One of six people charged in an October 2016 heroin bust pleaded guilty in court Thursday, according to the Broome County District Attorney's Office.

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Motorcycle club members accused of assaulting two teens in Endicott

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Endicott Police say four members of a motorcycle club face charges after an incident where two teenagers were assaulted in May 2017.

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UPDATE: Motorcyclist in critical condition after I-81 crash

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The Broome County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a crash that caused serious injuries to a motorcycle driver Thursday morning.

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Deputies: Probation search leads to crack-cocaine, cash, fireworks

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A man and woman from Roxbury were arrested by Delaware County Sheriff's Office investigators on felony drug possession charges following a probation search earlier this week.

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Actor William Fichtner films scenes at SUNY Cortland for new movie Video included

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On Wednesday, William Fichtner and his production team were on SUNY Cortland's campus filming scenes for Fichtner's upcoming movie "Cold Brook," of which, he is a director and co-writer.

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Diana Ross rocks the Southern Tier Video included

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Diana Ross brought thousands of people to the Anderson Center on Binghamton University's campus.

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Spencer Fire Department collects flood supplies for area residents Video included

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To help those affected by this week's devastating floods in Tioga County, the Spencer Fire Department collected relief supplies for residents who live in Nichols.

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County: Windsor mobile home park owner shut off residents' water Video included

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The Broome County Executives Office says the County is seeking legal action against the owner of a mobile home park in Windsor to request the closing of the park. 

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Wegmans home delivery expands to parts of Upstate New York Video included

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Wegmans has teamed up with an online grocery delivery system and now it is expanding locations to Upstate New York.

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Update on Route 17, Tioga County road closures Video included

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New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) say they are looking to reopen a closed stretch of Route 17 in Tioga County around Labor Day. 

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Ellis Bros. to occupy new location by year's end Video included

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The Ellis Brothers Rehabilitation Project is underway at one Hawley Street in downtown Binghamton.

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Broome County holds 1st 'Substance Abuse Treatment Fair' at Oakdale Mall Video included

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The Broome Opioid Abuse Council held its first Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Fair Wednesday at the Oakdale Mall

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Afton traffic stop leads to three drug arrests

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Three people have been arraigned in Town of Afton Court and sent to the Chenango County Jail without bail.

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Binghamton hit-and-run victim died from injuries, police say

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Authorities say a Binghamton woman struck in a hit-and-run on Friday has died from her injuries.

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New Yorkers react to President Trump's barring of transgender from military Video included

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The President's announcement that transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the military has garnered attention nationwide. That includes from leaders who represent the Southern Tier. 

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Officials: Colesville man faces ten years in prison after criminal sex act guilty plea

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A Colesville man pleaded guilty to having sexual contact with a child Tuesday, according to the Broome County District Attorney's Office.

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Complaint filed against Jason Garnar by Broome Land Bank director Video included

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The Executive Director of the Broome County Land Bank has filed a complaint against Broome County Executive Jason Garnar.

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Broome County facilitates flood debris removal in Vestal Video included

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The sounds of bulldozers could be heard for miles as people continue to clean up from the devastating floods.

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143rd Broome County Fair continues despite rainy conditions Video included

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Heavy rain this summer in the Southern Tier has caused some problems for the Broome County Fair. 

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12 News catches up with kayakers who spotted alligator Video included

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says two sightings of an alligator near Whitney Point have been reported. 

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Pastor holds services for community after Leroy Street stabbing Video included

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A pastor who provides religious services less than a half-mile from Leroy Street in Binghamton wants to help the community heal after a brutal stabbing incident Tuesday morning.

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Time for flood cleanup in Vestal, neighbors lend helping hand Video included

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Many Southern Tier residents are facing the aftermath of the flooding. Some are sharing their stories with 12 News. 

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Where to dispose of flood debris in Broome County Video included

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The Broome County Executive's Office says the County is working with the Town of Vestal and Taylor Garbage to facilitate flood debris removal for residents.

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Police: Man who died in Binghamton stabbing was the primary aggressor Video included

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The Binghamton Police Patrol Division and Detective Division were called Tuesday to the 100-block of Leroy Street for reports of a domestic-related incident with injuries.

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Broome County Executive declares State of Emergency Video included

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Broome County Executive Jason Garnar has declared a State of Emergency for those areas affected by flash flooding.

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Supervisor advises against travel in Town of Tioga

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The Town of Tioga Supervisor is advising residents against any unnecessary travel in the wake of damage from recent storms.

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Service for TC3 student who died in crash to be held Wednesday

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College officials at Tompkins Cortland Community College say there will be a memorial service for a student who died last week in a taxi van crash.

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Where to drop off items for Nichols residents impacted by flooding

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The Spencer Fire Department will collect flood-relief supplies for Nichols residents who've been impacted this week. 

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Severe weather closes roads

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The Department of Transportation says multiple roadways in Tioga and Broome County are closed in the aftermath of recent severe weather.

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Apalachin Fire performs water rescue for family of six Video included

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A family of six is safe after the Apalachin Fire Department was called to 4967 Pennsylvania Avenue Monday evening for a water rescue.

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