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Pennsylvania State Police Issue Amber Alert for Abducted Wilkes Barre Teen

August 1, 2015 update:Authorities said in an alert just before 2:30am that police found 16-year-old Jena Patterson unharmed and arrested Walter Lewis, the man accused of abducting her from her home on East View Drive in Wilkes-Barre. The two were reportedly found near Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, according to WNEP.

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Photo: Pool, Getty Images
Photo: Pool, Getty Images

Does the Time Fit the Crime? [POLL]

 

Joyce Mitchell, an instructor in the tailor shop at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY pleaded guilty today to charges of first-degree promoting prison contraband and fourth-degree criminal facilitation in aiding the escape of two convicted killers on June 6. 

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Photo by Fred Hadlick for WNBF News
Photo by Fred Hadlick for WNBF News

Truck Crashes Into West Corners Building

Two people were reported injured in a town of Union crash involving four vehicles, including a truck that slammed into a former hair salon.

The chaos occurred at about 9:45 Tuesday morning at a small shopping plaza on Union Center Maine Highway in West Corners

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Photo: Ingram Publishing
Photo: Ingram Publishing

Crouch Decides Against Senate Bid

Assemblyman Clifford Crouch says he will not run for the Senate seat vacated after Thomas Libous was found guilty of lying to FBI agents.

Crouch - a Chenango County Republican - released a statement Monday afternoon announcing he plans to focus on his current work in the state Assembly

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

Binghamton Man Dies After Downtown Shooting

Binghamton police are investigating a fatal downtown shooting incident.

Authorities say a report of shots fired was received at 12:22 a.m. July 24 at the Elks Antler Lodge at 201 Chenango Street.

When officers arrived, they discovered 33-year-old James High of Binghamton on the sidewalk in front of the building

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Smoky Fire Damages Binghamton East Middle School

A spectacular fire damaged a section of Binghamton's East Middle School.

The two-alarm blaze at the school at 167 East Frederick Street was reported around 2:45 p.m. July 23.

Initial reports indicated about 10 workers who were involved in a roofing project may have been trapped on top of the three-story building

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Chesapeake Conservancy
Chesapeake Conservancy

Virtual Tour of the Susquehanna

As you're driving or boating down the Susquehanna in the next few days, you might see something you haven't seen before.

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Patrick Lux-Getty Images

Microsoft Pushes Critical Update

Have you updated your Windows software lately? No? Do it now.

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Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014.  BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS
Senator Thomas Libous in the studio during a "Binghamton Now" interview on September 5, 2014. BOB JOSEPH/WNBF NEWS

Libous Convicted of Lying to FBI Agents

State Senator Thomas Libous has been found guilty of lying to FBI agents when they interviewed him in 2010.

The verdict in the federal trial in White Plains was announced Wednesday afternoon.

United States Attorney Preet Bhrara announced the indictment of Libous on July 1, 2014

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]
Bob Joseph/WNBF News [file]

NYS Minimum Wage Could Jump to $15 For Some

A panel created by Governor Cuomo is recommending a $15 an hour minimum wage for fast-food chain restaurants in New York state.

The Cuomo wage board made the recommendation Wednesday afternoon. The state Department of Labor would have to authorize the action before it is implemented

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