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Employees of Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton Fight Vaccine Mandate
Four people who work for Lourdes Hospital have gone to federal court to challenge New York state's Covid-19 vaccine requirement.
Cortland Man Sentenced to 35 Years for Shooting Police Officer
A man convicted of attempted murder for shooting a Cortland city police officer has received a long prison sentence.
Cuomo: All New York Healthcare Workers Must Get Vaccination
Governor Andrew Cuomo says healthcare workers in New York state will be required to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
State Police Divers Recover Man’s Body from Otsego County Lake
Investigators say a man drowned after he went into a lake near Richfield Springs after he saw his boat drifting away while he was on an island.
Interstate 88 Closed After Collision Involving DOT Plow and Truck
A section of Interstate 88 near Sidney was shut down following a crash involving a snow plow and another truck.
UPDATE: Binghamton Amber Alert Canceled, Girls Located
Police have issued an Amber Alert after two eight-year-old girls reportedly were abducted on Binghamton's West Side.
Dozens of Guns and Illegal Drugs Found in Binghamton Home
A Binghamton man faces several felony weapon and drug possession charges after police seized assault weapons, heroin and fentanyl from a city residence.
NYS Attorney General Sues to Dissolve National Rifle Association
The National Rifle Association is being targeted by New York state attorney general Letitia James in a lawsuit accusing organization officials of illegally diverting money.
All Walmart, Sam’s Club Stores Will Soon Require Masks
Masks will no longer be optional for customers at all Walmart and Sam's Club stores as the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to rise.
Cuomo Declares Juneteenth a Holiday for New York State Employees
Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order making Juneteenth a paid holiday for state workers in New York.