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  • Local family welcomes soldier home for holidays

    Town of Maine, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Christmas came early for one local family, as their son returned home from basic training.

  • 9th annual New Year’s Resolution Blood Drive

    Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) This holiday season, the American Red Cross urges people to give a gift that means something-- a blood donation. Holiday activities, weather, and seasonal illnesses, like the flu, often result in fewer blood donations during the winter holidays.

  • Woman sentenced for stealing from fire department

    (WBNG Binghamton) The former treasurer of a volunteer fire department was sentenced for stealing thousands of dollars from the department.

  • Deputies: Drunk man driving wrong way on Route 17

    Town of Sanford, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Broome County Sheriff's Office arrested a man driving the wrong way on Route 17. Deputies said his blood alcohol content level was twice the legal limit.

  • NYS to ban fracking

    Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Acting state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker and DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens both rejected the decision for New York to move further with hydraulic fracturing.

  • AG cracking down on sales of illegal toy guns

    (WBNG Binghamton) The New York Attorney General's office has announced that action has been taken against several major retailers after an investigation revealed many were selling toy guns that appear to be real.

  • Lago Resort selected for casino bid

    Albany, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Lago Resort & Casino, in Seneca County's town of Tyre, won the opportunity to apply for a Las Vegas-style casino license, the New York Gaming Facility Location Board announced Wednesday.

  • Man arrested for driving drunk on 81-N

    Town of Chenango, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Broome County Sheriff's Office found a man to be intoxicated after his parked car was found facing the wrong way.

  • DEC Commissioner speaks on fracking ban

    (WBNG Binghamton) The Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation Joseph Martens spoke with Action News Wednesday night about the fracking ban in New York.

  • Sotak, Santoni react to gaming decision

    (WBNG Binghamton) "Extremely disappointed” was the reaction from the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, after it was announced that Lago Resort and Casino was awarded the Las Vegas-style casino gaming license.

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