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Protecting Your Pets Through the Bitter Cold VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - While you're keeping yourself warm during this weekend's frigid temperatures, don't forget about your pets. Officials at the Broome County Humane Society say to bring animals indoors if possible. ... more

Officials Say to Take These Measures to Prevent Frozen Pipes VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - The City of Binghamton and the American Red Cross are urging residents to take measures to prevent frozen pipes throughout the upcoming cold snap. Binghamton is expected to experience a prolonged... more

Four Teenagers Arrested for Robbery, Grand Larceny VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - Mayor David and Binghamton Police Chief Joe Zikuski held a press conference this afternoon to give an update on a series of robberies and vehicle thefts committed by a group of teenagers. The... more

Tri Cities Opera Gets Up Close And Personal VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - Melodic octaves filled the Tri Cities Opera center today during a dress rehearsal for the telephone trouble in Tahiti, a double bill opera event. "These two operas are about American suburban... more

Humane Society Offers Valentine's Special VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - Pets at the Broome County Humane Society are looking for true love this Valentine's Day weekend. The animal shelter is holding a Valentine's  Day adoption special for its rescue animals.  Dogs are... more

Local Businesses Swamped Ahead of Valentine's Day Weekend VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - You can't put a price on love -- but flowers and candy don't come cheap. Some small businesses were swarming Friday ahead of Valentine's Day weekend. "It's been extremely busy and getting busier... more

Cold Weather Postpones Annual Cupid's Chase 5K VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - The Binghamton Cupid's Chase 5K Run, originally scheduled for February 13th at Otsiningo Park, has been postponed to February 20th. In a Facebook post, event coordinators said, "We want to... more

Police Seeking Three in Binghamton Theft
February 12, 2016 - A theft at Lane's Wine and Spirits have police looking for three suspects. The Binghamton Detective Division is investigating an incident that took place on 1/24/2016 at Lane’s Wine and Spirits... more

Pirohi Sale Begins at St. Michael's VIEW VIDEO
February 12, 2016 - A Lenten tradition continues in Binghamton as St. Michael's Church on Clinton Street held it's 53rd annual pirohi sale... The event is a major fundraiser for the church, drawing people from both... more

What Will Keep Young Professionals in Area? VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - When it comes to young people staying in the area or choosing to leave, it's no surprise what the biggest factor is. "Ultimately most of my friends are planning to leave the area and looking... more

A Lengthy Investigation Into Meth Leads to Arrest of Binghamton Woman VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - A 50-year-old Binghamton woman has been hit with four counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of Methamphetamine Manufacturing Material and other charges. Police say... more

Akshar Wants More Addiction Treatment Covered by Insurance VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - State Senator Fred Akshar says he'll be working on ways to get more addiction treatments covered under insurance.   Akshar was recently appointed to the legislative task force to combat the heroin... more

Mobile Food Pantry Wheels Into Binghamton
February 11, 2016 - Hungry families got a helping hand Thursday afternoon, when the a mobile food pantry rolled through Binghamton. The Food Bank of the Southern Tier's truck was stocked with 10,000 pounds of food... more

Jumping Rope for Healthy Hearts VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - Some young Binghamton pupils jumped their way towards healthy hearts, for both themselves and others. On Thursday, students from the Calvin Coolidge Elementary School took part in the school's... more

SUNY Broome Students Take on Cold Waters for a Cause VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - With Thursday's bitter cold temperatures, jumping into a pool full of ice is probably the last thing on your to-do list. However, the weather didn't stop SUNY Broome students from diving right in... more

Lesko: Can You Train Like an Athlete for Your Finances? VIEW VIDEO
February 11, 2016 - Lesko: Can You Train Like an Athlete for Your... more

Young Entrepreneur Follows His Dreams in the Region VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - Fox 40 continues coverage on why young professionals are leaving the Southern Tier. A Cornell University study predicts that the number of Broome County residents in their 20s will decrease from more... more

Court Date For Man Accused of Killing Trooper VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - The man accused of running down State Trooper Christopher Skinner will be back in court on March 3rd for a pre-trial hearing.     Authorities say Almond Upton was driving north on Interstate 81... more

BPD: Assaults, Robberies Targeting Student Areas VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - Binghamton Police believe a Tuesday night assault of a BU student is connected to other reported assaults and robberies over the past several days on the city's west side. Police say a 22-year-old... more

Thousands of NYS Sex Offenders To Come Off Registry VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - Thousands of sex offenders will come off the state's public registry this year. Now, some are demanding a change in the law, for the sake of keeping our communities safe. A state law, enacted in... more

Polish Baltic Philharmonic Impresses at BU
February 10, 2016 - What better to do on a cold, winter tonight than to listen to the warm, rich music of Ludwig Van Beethoven? The Polish Baltic Philharmonic was at BU this Wednesday evening, drawing a large crowd... more

Students in Binghamton Explore Potential Careers VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - Students from Binghamton City School District were able to get a look into the business world on Wednesday. The Binghamton Club hosted 60 Career and Technical education students for their first... more

At BU, Students Search for Opportunity VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - On Wednesday more than 2,000 Binghamton University students visited the school's spring job and internship fair. These students connected with more than 100 businesses, government, and non-profit... more

Car Crash in Binghamton Residence
February 10, 2016 - Just after seven on Wednesday night, Fox 40 confirmed that an accident had occurred on Conklin Avenue where a car had crashed onto private property. Reporter Austin Tanner headed to the scene to... more

Sheriff Harder Weighs In On Cornwell's New Plan VIEW VIDEO
February 10, 2016 - A new drug treatment program introduced monday by District Attorney Steve Cornwell (R) has sparked backlash from county officials, who say they were planning to launch a similar program this spring.... more

Binghamton Fire Chief to Retire in April VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2016 - Binghamton Fire Chief Daniel L. Thomas will retire on April 9, ending a 40-year career with the Binghamton Fire Department. The announcement came from the office of Mayor Richard David Tuesday... more

SUNY Broome and WSKG Hold Drug and Alcohol Discussion VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2016 - In the Southern Tier, SUNY Broome hosted an event tonight focused on the challenges of drugs and alcohol...and how our young people can be kept away from these problems. Participants and attendees... more

Woman Pleas Guilty to Robbing Chinese Food Deliverymen
February 9, 2016 - A Binghamton Woman has pleaded guilty to robbing a pair of chinese food delivery men last October. Melinda Patak entered the plea to two counts of attempted first-degree robbery this morning. On... more

New Addiction Treatment Program Quickly Becomes Controversial VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2016 - One day after the Broome County District Attorney's Office launched a new addiction treatment program, the initiative is drawing ire from county officials. District Attorney Steve Cornwell (R)... more

A Local Young Professional Shares his Job Search Journey VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2016 - Why do some young professionals choose to leave the Southern Tier after graduation? What would make them stay? According to U.S. Census figures, Broome County's population is on the decline. It... more

Boys & Girls Club, Impact Project Earn Donations VIEW VIDEO
February 9, 2016 - Three local groups who help others got a helping hand themselves Tuesday. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Broome and Binghamton as well as the Impact Project each received $1,000 dollars... more

Cornwell Aims to Save Lives With Operation S.A.F.E. VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2016 - A lack of available treatment has become a local crisis as the heroin epidemic ravages the Southern Tier. The Broome County District Attorney's Office is launching a new program that will get addicts... more

'Love Yourself Day' at Binghamton's YWCA VIEW VIDEO
February 8, 2016 - "Make sure to love yourself," that was the message of a special day Monday at Binghamton's YWCA. The organization held a "Love Yourself Day" to promote self-love and boost self-esteem for its... more

Science Olympiad Competition Brings Out Student Passion VIEW VIDEO
February 7, 2016 - The tension was high as hundreds of high school students competed at this years Southern Tier Science Olympiad. All trying to prove that they have the skills to go to the state wide competition. ... more

Science Olympiad Competition Inspires Young Scientists VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2016 - Hundreds of science savvy high school students let their brains do the talking at the Southern Tier Science Olympiad competition on Saturday Students representing more than 15 schools faced off in... more

2016 Chinese New Year Gala Gets a Head Start on the New Year VIEW VIDEO
February 6, 2016 - Chinese New Year is on Monday, but one organization decided to get a jump start on the holiday on Saturday. The Southern Tier Chinese Culture Association along with the Binghamton City School... more

Two Arrested After Pursuit Through Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - A pursuit through Binghamton Thursday night ended in a crash and two arrests. At approximately 11:40 pm Thursday, a Broome County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle, driven by Robert C.... more

UHS Goes Red For Women VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - One in three women will die from Heart Disease or a stroke. That's why  it was a sea of red at UHS Vestal today, as people took time to raise awareness for women's Heart Disease. "Get that word... more

Local Wing Slingers Prep for Super Bowl Sunday VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - Nothing says 'Super Bowl' quite like chicken wings. The National Chicken Council says Americans will eat 1.3 billion wings this weekend. In Broome County, local restaurants are preparing for... more

Police Searching for Those Involved in Physical Altercation in Binghamton Store VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - Police are looking for individuals involved in a physical altercation at Maryam’s Mart on Court Street last week. On January 30th, at approximately 3:45 AM, the individuals depicted in the photos... more

February First Friday Shows Off The Binghamton Philharmonic and More
February 5, 2016 - Friday night was a big night in Binghamton. In fact, it was host to First Friday! That means that the region was able to check out the artwork and various attached events. One performance that... more

Hearts for Hope Fundraiser Benefits Organization that Helps Sick Children VIEW VIDEO
February 5, 2016 - A fundraiser for a local organization benefitting sick or recovering children was held at the Holiday Inn in Binghamton Friday night. The first annual "Hearts for Hope" fundraiser was held to... more

Do it For Daron Power To The Purple Day Addresses Suicide Prevention
February 5, 2016 - New York State Senator Fred Akshar (R) proclaimed February 6th as "Do It For Daron Power To The Purple Day" in order to bring awareness to youth mental health. Do it for Daron, is an organization... more

Man Hospitalized After Binghamton Blaze VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2016 - A 57-year-old man was hospitalized after an early Thursday morning fire on Binghamton's south side.   According to the Binghamton Fire Department, the fire began in the living room of a home at 14... more

City of Binghamton Sign Stolen
February 4, 2016 - Binghamton Police are investigating the theft of a City of Binghamton sign on the corner of Main St. and Front St. According to authorities, sometime during the afternoon hours of February 2, 2016... more

State Treatment Bed Database Draws Mixed Reaction VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2016 - The state has launched a website that updates in real time the number and location of treatment beds available to recovering addicts. This to make it easier for those across the state to determine... more

How Can a Small Business Owner Ignite Change? VIEW VIDEO
February 4, 2016 - Small business owners in the area had the opportunity to have breakfast and chat with city and state leaders on Thursday. The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce hosted their Eggs and Issues... more

Schumer Vows To Fight For More Federal Funding In The Southern Tier
February 4, 2016 - There could be hope for those applying for government funding in The Southern Tier. Senator Charles Schumer says that of the masses of applications that are sent to the federal Economic... more

Seton Catholic Students Collect Supplies for Haiti Trip
February 4, 2016 - Seton Catholic Central High School students got a helping hand in preparation for their upcoming missionary trip to Haiti. On Thursday, Seton Catholic Elementary students donated dozens of... more

State Gives Real-Time List of Treatment Beds
February 3, 2016 - New York State today launched a website that updates in real time the number and location of treatment beds available to recovering addicts. The State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse... more

Celebrations Continue with Catholic Schools Week VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - Wednesday marks the fourth day of National Catholic Schools week. Dozens gathered at Seton Catholic Central School for a mass to celebrate this year's theme of "Communities of Faith, Knowledge and... more

Habitat for Humanity Teams up with Broome-Tioga BOCES VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - Thanks to an $80,000 grant from the Hoyt Foundation, the Broome County Habitat for Humanity will be able to give a local family in need a new home, but this time they'll be killing two birds with one... more

Binghamton Librarian is National "Champion" VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - A local librarian is receiving national recognition for her work with students in the Binghamton School District. The Corporation of Public Broadcasting has named Lonna Pierce an American Graduate... more

Local 'Fight for $15' Campaign Launches VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - On Wednesday, while state leaders held a hearing in Albany on raising the minimum wage, a "Fight for $15" campaign kicked off in the Southern Tier.   Groups including Citizen Action of New York,... more

BU Asks for Old Community Memories for New Project
February 3, 2016 - Binghamton University is asking you to lend them some of your old memories of the Southern Tier to help out with a new project. The college is actively seeking letters, movies, photos, and other... more

Is Binghamton Cursed? Is Our Weatherman Involved?
February 3, 2016 - A local author says that Binghamton is cursed and that Fox 40's larger than life weatherman Mick Dwyer has something to do with it. The new book "The Curse at the Confluence" by LP Anthony tells... more

A Program Brings Out Students and Parents in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - A local school program that has been around for some time is up and running. It's called "pARTners," and it has been around for over 17 years. Parents and their children get together on... more

Binghamton Human Rights Commission Protested Amendments to the Code Made by Mayor David VIEW VIDEO
February 3, 2016 - Community members involved in the Binghamton Human Rights Commission protested a law amending the code in front of Binghamton City Council tonight. Binghamton Mayor Rich David has requested that... more

Hanna Wants White House Opioid Forums VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - Richard Hanna is one of eight New York Congressman calling for the White House to hold opioid forums in Upstate New York. Hanna's district has two main urban centers, Binghamton and Utica. Hanna... more

Does Iowa Primary Finish Put NY in Play? VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - Could the results of the Iowa Caucus put the Presidential nominating process in the hands of New Yorkers?.   New York's Presidential primary is April 19th. Usually by the New York Primary the... more

Man Arrested for Fenton Theft from Vehicle
February 2, 2016 - A Kirkwood man has been arrested in connection with property stolen from a vehicle in the Town of Fenton in January. The Broome County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dillon H. Fuller, 24 Monday. Fuller... more

Security Mutual Building Illuminated for American Heart month VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - With the beginning of February the American Heart Association is urging everyone to wear red this Friday in recognition of American Heart Month. Heart disease the number one killer of both men and... more

The Votes Have Been Tallied For The First "Pick-a-Tie" Tuesday VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - In the first ever Fox 40 "Pick-a-Tie Tuesday" vote sponsored by Thai Time restaurant, the viewers selected a maroon tie with gold logos over a red and white striped tie as well as a navy and gray... more

Some Youth Leaders Are Recognized in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - Recipients of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, or RYLA, from the Binghamton Rotary Club shared their experiences with the club on Tuesday.     The RYLA program, through Rotary International,... more

A Big Announcement From Fox 40's Managing Editor VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - Since you the viewers often approach him like he's family, Fox 40 Managing Editor Frank McCaffrey and his wife consider Fox 40 viewers to be family.Therefore, they have decided to give the viewers... more

Mayor recognizes Catholic School Week VIEW VIDEO
February 2, 2016 - The City of Binghamton is recognized "Catholic Schools Week" Tuesday with a flag raising ceremony. Students from Seton Catholic Central and St. James Middle School joined Mayor Rich David and Broome... more

Binghamton Police Search for Shooting Suspect
February 1, 2016 - Binghamton Police are looking for the suspect in a shooting early Sunday morning. Police say 21-year-old Shamel Hunter fired three to five shots from a handgun in the direction of a 25-year-old... more

Binghamton Police Investigate Possible Attack Over Weekend VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2016 - Three young people say they were assaulted in Binghamton this weekend. Early Sunday morning, in the area of Hawley and Exchange Streets, police say the three were confronted by another group of... more

STDs on the Rise in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2016 - Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Broome County, specifically syphilis, HIV, and gonorrhea. The Broome County Health Department says those at the greatest risk are 15-24-year-olds... more

NYSP Still Looking for Missing Binghamton Teens VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2016 - New York State Police are still looking for two teenage sisters who have been missing since April 27, 2015. Both live with their foster family in the Town of Binghamton. They were last scene at their... more

Runners to Race to Binghamton For New Empire Road Race Series VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2016 - Officials are announcing details of the upcoming Empire Road Race series. The series is made up of seven local road races, which will be held between March and August. All have routes that run... more

Predictions for Tuesday's Groundhog Day Prediction VIEW VIDEO
February 1, 2016 - For the past two years Punxsutawney Phil's shadow has revealed six more weeks of winter.  FOX 40 asked Binghamton National Weather Service  forecasters if they think this year's Groundhog Day will be... more

Man Rushed To Hospital After Vehicle Rollover VIEW VIDEO
January 31, 2016 - A man was rushed to the hospital after his vehicle flipped in an accident on Sunday. Broome County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene of the accident near 500 Foley Rd. in Windsor around... more

BU Women's Basketball to Host 'Play 4 Kay' Day Saturday VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2016 - Binghamton University's women's basketball team is fighting back against women's cancer with Saturday's 'Play 4 Kay' event. Play 4 Kay is an annual  effort for coaches and student athletes... more

Akshar's Proposals Aim To Help Small Businesses VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2016 - State Senator Fred Akshar (R) says New York doesn't do enough to help small businesses. He stopped by the Binghamton Precast & Supply Corporation Friday to announce three new proposals to give small... more

Annual Gymnastics Competition Kicks off at Veterans Memorial Arena This Weekend VIEW VIDEO
January 29, 2016 - The Veterans Memorial Arena was filled with high beams, leaps and somersaults Friday evening. The annual "I Love New York Cup Gymnastics Invitational" is officially underway. "The 'I Love New... more

Local Businesses Ask for Community Support in Competition VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - Two Binghamton companies are asking for community support in a big competition for small businesses. Best Bagels in Town and the Robinson Design Company joined the 2016 American Small Business... more

Celebrating Local Centenarians VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - A century of life calls for some celebration.  And celebration filled the air of the Good Shepherd Fairview Home for its annual Centenarian Party. The event honors residents who are at least 100... more

One Woman Feels Shut Out of Medical Marijuana Program VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - Patricia Murphy has Relapsing-Remitting multiple sclerosis. There is no cure for the disease. But there are a myriad of drugs to treat the symptoms. "Provigil, LDN (low-dose Naltrexone), Vitamin... more

Lesko: Why the Rich are Rich VIEW VIDEO
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Local Food Bank Starts "Check Out Hunger" Drive VIEW VIDEO
January 28, 2016 - The Food Bank of the Southern Tier started its annual "Check Out Hunger" event Thursday. For the past 22 years, the Food Bank has partnered with local grocery stores to bring in financial... more

Is Binghamton's Drinking Water Safe?
January 27, 2016 - If you're in Binghamton, the water you drink most likely comes from the Binghamton Water Treatment  Facility. It produces 5-6 million gallons of water per day. Water from the Susquehanna River is... more

A Broome County Meeting on Drone Safety VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2016 - Flying drones is a popular hobby in Broome County. Wednesday night, local leaders hosted a forum on drone regulations. To many, drones used to be those things the military used in the Middle-East.... more

Two New Beds Available For Recovering Addicts In Broome County VIEW VIDEO
January 27, 2016 - As the heroin epidemic overwhelms our community, available beds at treatment centers have grown scarce. Because of the growing need, state money is going to add more beds to a local addiction crisis... more

Parent of East Middle School Students Says Two of Her Children Have Been Bullied at School VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - East Middle School has the highest number of reported bullying incidents this year in Broome County, according to statistics from the New York State Education Department. The number? 55. But... more

Road Advisory Wednesday for Binghamton Roundabout
January 26, 2016 - Road construction crews will be excavating parts of Downtown Binghamton’s roundabout at the intersection of Court and Chenango Streets on Wednesday, Jan. 27 to repair a water leak that has been... more

Jobless Numbers Mixed for Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - The unemployment rate in Binghamton has dropped in the past year. And, in a bucking of a recent trend, more people in the area are working.     The jobless rate in December was 5.4 percent. That... more

Emergency Call for Blood Donations VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - Severe winter weather since the New Year has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives across 20 states.     That means more than 9,500 donations have gone uncollected, stressing an... more

David Calls for Berg to Temporarily Step Down VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David (R) is calling for City Councilman Bill Berg (D) to step down temporarily. This as Berg is facing questions about a voice mail he left with a contractor before a Council... more

Fate of Historic Binghamton House Uncertain VIEW VIDEO
January 26, 2016 - The future is still uncertain for what is known as the Sturtevant house, or 47 North Street in Binghamton. The house, owned by the Broome County Land Bank has been recognized as a building of... more

Spring Semester Begins at BU, SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - Monday was is the first day of the spring semester at SUNY Broome and Binghamton University.   Over 5,200 students returned to SUNY Broome while just under 17,000 students made their way to BU's... more

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive helps shortage VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - IN the Binghamton State office Building from 11am to 2pm, the American Red Cross managed to collect a total of 29 pints of blood, thanks to generous donors and support from both the Police and Fire... more

Broome County to Host Public Safety Meeting on Drones VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - Do you own a drone? Are you planning to? If so, Broome County wants you to attend a public safety meeting. The meeting will focus on the Federal Aviation Administration's current and upcoming... more

Officials to Survey Homelessness in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - Officials are set to canvas Broome County to count the homeless population and get them the help they need. Starting early Tuesday morning, human service providers from local agencies will perform... more

Administrators Meet with Parents at East Middle School to Discuss Bullying VIEW VIDEO
January 25, 2016 - This evening parents and administrators gathered at East Middle School to discuss bullying. Bullying has been reported as an ongoing problem for East Middle. The school's principal, Lori... more

Is America's Electoral System Rigged? VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2016 - Is the American electoral system rigged? Well, it's probably a question that you want answered since it is an election year. It's also a question one film addressed Sunday during a community... more

Jewish Community Center Hosts Character Themed Breakfast Ball VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2016 - What's better than a Sunday morning breakfast? How about a Sunday morning breakfast dressed as your favorite Disney character. The Jewish Community Center in Vestal hosted their first Breakfast... more

Fox 40 Hosts NFC Party VIEW VIDEO
January 24, 2016 - Tonight Fox 40 held their annual NFC Championship football party at Thirsty's Tavern in Binghamton.  Many people came out to watch the heated game between the Carolina Panthers and the Arizona... more

Does Your Babysitter Have The Proper Training? VIEW VIDEO
January 23, 2016 - Babysitting is a popular first job for many teenagers but a good baby sitter has to know the tips and tricks to child care The American Red Cross of the Southern Tier provided a training class to... more

Local Bernie Sanders Supporters Say He is For The People VIEW VIDEO
January 23, 2016 - The Iowa caucus is in 9 days and candidates are busy trying to gain votes. Bernie Sanders is one candidate whose had recent success in Iowa. According to the latest poll conducted by CNN and ORC... more

Tax Pro Says Watch for Obamacare Penalties
January 22, 2016 - Tax season is officially here. As you get your W-2 forms there are some things you need to keep in mind as you file. The big change this year according to one local tax pro is that the penalties... more

Broome Co. DA's Office Hands Over $50,000 to Local Police VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - A potential windfall for local law enforcement. The Broome County District Attorney's office announced today it is returning $50,000 to those agencies. That money has been "sitting in a box" in... more

Officials: Park Ave. Fire Intentionally Set VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - Binghamton fire officials say a fire at a home on park avenue Wednesday was intentionally set. The home went up in flames around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. It left heavy damage, but no injuries.... more

B.U. Professor: Ted Cruz Isn't Eligible For Presidency VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - The eligibility of republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has been a point of controversy throughout his campaign. One Binghamton University professor says one United States law isn't on his... more

Lourdes Offers Help With HealthCare Registration VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - Lourdes Hospital is making it easier for eligible patients sign up for health insurance. On Saturday, Lourdes will hold an enrollment session to help patients sign up for free insurance through... more

New East Middle Principal Addresses Bullying Issues VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - Binghamton's East Middle School has been facing criticism from parents who say their children are being bullied and the school's doing nothing about it.  The issues came to a head at a board meeting... more

Woman Convicted of Molesting Infant Gets 16+ Years VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - The US Attorneys office confirms with Fox 40 that 35-year-old Latasha Mitchell has been sentenced to 16 and a half years in prison and 30 years of supervised release. Mitchell was sentenced for... more

Catholic Charities' Homeless Youth Program Receives 10 Percent Less Funding This Year VIEW VIDEO
January 22, 2016 - A Catholic Charities program that helps homeless youth received less funding than requested this year. The "Teen Transitional Living Program," or TTLP, was cut by 10 percent by a community... more

Investigating The Cause of Park Ave Fire VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - A Wednesday night house fire at 106 Park Avenue on Binghamton’s south side remains under investigation. Robert Gardepe has lived next door at 104 Park Ave for about a year. He said he called... more

2015 Warmest on Record. What About Binghamton? VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - 2015 was the warmest year on record, beating the previous record set in 2014. This is according to a pair of federal agencies, including NASA. Experts say the record-breaking heat was fueled in... more

Training to Keep Parking Garages Safe VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - Following Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo's push for periodic structural inspections of all parking garages in New York State, the Department of State hosted a class on inspections for local code... more

Strong Arm Robbery Reported in Binghamton
January 21, 2016 - After 6:30 this evening, Fox 40 received scanner reports of a strong arm robbery on Morgan Street in Binghamton. The suspect allegedly stole a laptop from the victim. Police were searching for... more

Local Job Market Decreases While Majority Of New York State Job Market Increases VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - From December of 2014 to December of 2015 Binghamton has lost nearly 2,000 private sector positions according to a report released by the Department of Labor Thursday. A New York department of... more

Is Your Smartphone Outsmarting You? VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - When is the last time you logged onto a social media site like Facebook and posted about where you went on vacation or to dinner? A team of researchers based at Binghamton University say that post is... more

Lesko: Millenials and Money Problems VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 -

Who Has the Best Soup in the Area? VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - The Clash of the "Souper" Heroes was back for its second year tonight! SUNY Broome's public relations practicum class hosted the event at Maine-Endwell where a dozen local restaurants competed... more

NYS Education Commissioner Visits, Talks Common Core, Tax Cap VIEW VIDEO
January 21, 2016 - New York's Education Commissioner came to the Binghamton area to meet with students and school officials, but she also talked about Common Core and the school tax cap.   MaryEllen Elia visited... more

Fire on Park Avenue in Binghamton Damages Home, Blocks Off Street VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - Reports of a house fire on Binghamton's south side came in around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The house located at 106 Park Avenue in Binghamton was fully engulfed in flames. According to... more

Update on East Middle School Changes "In the Coming Weeks". VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - The head of the Binghamton City School District says it will provide an update to the School Board and public about the effect of changes it's making to East Middle School. That update should be in... more

School Tax Cap 0.12 Percent VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - Schools will have a property tax cap on near zero for the coming year. State Comptroller Tom Dinapoli announced that figure Wednesday. This affects the tax cap calculations for 677 school... more

Group: NY Tax Burden Tops Country VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - New York has the highest tax burden in the country. This according to the think tank the Tax Foundation. That group says New Yorkers' state and local tax burden as a percentage of state income is... more

The Souper-Heroes Are Back VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - Batman and bisque? That's what you'll see at this year's Clash of the Souper Heroes. SUNY Broome communications students pit local businesses against each other in this battle of the... more

The 2016 Heart Walk Kick-Off Raises Awareness at SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - In Binghamton Wednesday night, a gathering to kick off the annual Southern Tier Heart Walk. This takes place on Sunday, April 10th at the SUNY Broome Ice Center. The American Heart Association... more

BU Forum Discusses Southern Tier's URI Prize VIEW VIDEO
January 20, 2016 - On Wednesday, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger held a forum in the school's University Union.  At the forum, he discussed the Southern Tier's recent $500 million award of the Upstate... more

Parents and Teachers Confront School Board for Student Misconduct VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Teachers and parents  gathered to voice their concerns over student conduct in the city's schools. Parents say assault on teachers, drugs, and bullying are major problems. Those who addressed... more

$2 Million in State Money for Drug Treatment Beds VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Governor Cuomo announced $2 million in funding for 50 new drug treatment beds in the Southern Tier, Finger Lakes, or Western New York.     The beds will be at either one 50-bed site or two 25-bed... more

Pair Awaits Sentencing for Sex Trafficking VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Two people arrested last January for sex trafficking are now awaiting their sentence after pleading guilty.     33-year-old Alphonso Dennis has pleaded guilty to six felony counts after admitting... more

CHOW Gets Two Grants Totaling $45,000 VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Two grants totalling $45,000 will help the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse provide hunger relief and wellness. The grants are from SEFCU. A $25,000 award will go to CHOW's Wellness Center,... more

Greater Binghamton 2016 Annual Economic Forecast VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - With the New York upstate revitalization initiative to begin taking effect this year, the Binghamton area still trails other major metropolitan areas in the state in rate of job growth. However,... more

Grant to Help Halt Breast Cancer VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - With help from a new grant, a local program continues promoting early detection screening for women.  Screening that can help women cut their risk of breast cancer.    The Binghamton YWCA's... more

Seton Catholic Plays Host to a Bottle Drive VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - Details on a local bottle drive are made public. Seton Catholic Central's concert choir will be on collecting bottles Saturday  from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It will take place at the Binghamton... more

Fox 40 Staffer Reports Personal IRS Scam Email VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - In recent months, Fox 40 has reported on a growing epidemic of IRS scams by phone, email or regular mail.   Tuesday, it hit home with Fox 40 Managing Editor Frank McCaffrey. McCaffrey received an... more

Grant Brings New Planetarium Shows to Roberson VIEW VIDEO
January 19, 2016 - A grant helped widen the horizons of what education is offered at the Roberson Museum and Science Center. The Binghamton Rotary Club #64 Charities group awarded the museum with a grant of $18,800.... more

Binghamton Residents Honor Martin Luther King Jr. VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2016 - School was out, but Binghamton East Middle School was not empty. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, the Broome-Tioga National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, or... more

Hundreds Volunteer for Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2016 - The United Way of Broome County, in collaboration with Residence Life of Binghamton University, organized over 300 young people to participate in the Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, devoting... more

Kids Celebrate MLK at Discovery Center VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2016 - The youngest members of our community celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. At the Discovery Center in Binghamton kids enjoyed interactive games that helped share different facts about... more

Residents Remember MLK in Annual March VIEW VIDEO
January 18, 2016 - Area residents came out to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King in an annual march. "Tonight I came out to honor Dr. Martin Luther King," said Binghamton resident Hassen Reid. "A very... more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebrations For You VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2016 - Monday marks a day of honor to Martin Luther King Jr. A man who was instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement for not only African Americans but for all people of color in the United States. NAACP... more

Two Binghamton Girls Prove There Is More To Pageants VIEW VIDEO
January 17, 2016 - Aubrey Marroquin and Tiffani Schaefer are proving that girls can get dirty playing play sports and clean up to walk the stage of a pageant. "Not only I'm rocking the runway, I'm on the field and... more

BOOKS Party Encourages Kids To Read VIEW VIDEO
January 16, 2016 - A program encouraging children to pick up a book and read held a party to reward those readers on Saturday. "BOOKS" which stands for Books Open Opportunities for Kids to Succeed, hosted their... more

BGM Ready for $200 Million Contest VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2016 - The Greater Binghamton Airport says it's proposal for a $40 million grant from the state will be ready for takeoff. The state will award five airports approximately $40 million each to promote... more

Broome County Health Department Encourages Cervical Cancer Screenings VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2016 - January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and the Broome County Health Department is urging area residents to stay up-to-date on cancer screening tests. The department says testing is important... more

Binghamton Beer Lovers Have Fun Friday Outing VIEW VIDEO
January 15, 2016 - A big Friday night for Binghamton beer lovers! Several popular craft brewers offered their products at Binghamton On Tap Friday. The event, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, allowed attendees to... more

Broome County Designated High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, Will Receive Resources VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2016 - Additional resources will be coming to Broome County to fight drugs after being designated a "High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area". On Thursday, Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the... more

Winter for Binghamton Zoo Animals VIEW VIDEO
January 14, 2016 - The Ross Park Zoo has closed for the winter season, but inside there's still plenty of activity going on. “Our whole staff is here year round.  The staff keepers come out every single day and take... more

Trial of Man Accused of Killing Binghamton Teen Delayed VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2016 - The trial of the man charged with killing a Binghamton teenager is being delayed. Andre Lee is charged with second degree murder in the death of 19 year old Scott Wright Jr. The teenager was shot... more

Binghamton Senators Host Second Annual Career Fair VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2016 - Hundreds flocked to the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena for a Binghamton Senators' event, but there was no one playing hockey. It was for the B-Sens' second annual Career Fair in... more

A Drumroll for Hopeful Powerball Buyers VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2016 - Drumroll, please.  The Powerball jackpot is currently at $1.5 billion, the largest prize in lottery history.  Some Binghamton residents may hear literal drumrolls as they test their luck at that... more

Avoiding Lottery Scams VIEW VIDEO
January 13, 2016 - Wednesday's record Powerball jackpot is luring players and scammers alike. The Better Business Bureau says it expects to see scammers reach out via email, telephone, and even snail mail to let... more

I Won the Lottery!
January 13, 2016 - Excitement rang out from a New Jersey bar last week after someone thought they won Saturday's 900 million dollar Powerball. Turns out they were looking at the wrong numbers. This wasn't the case... more

Education Group Speaks on New York's Education Policies
January 12, 2016 - The executive director of an organization that analyzes schools in New York State, the Alliance for Quality Education, says he does not think Governor Andrew Cuomo will spend much time on the common... more

Binghamton Says It's Ready for Snow VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2016 - A rare sight Tuesday - snow. But we all know plenty more is likely on the way before Winter is out. The City of Binghamton says it is well prepared for any storms on the way, with enough salt... more

Binghamton Human Rights Commission Members Want Deal with Mayor VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2016 - Remaining members of Binghamton's Human Rights Commission are hoping to reach a deal with the Mayor's office that will allow them to finish their terms. The nine-member Commission currently has... more

Mollen Reacts to Lack of Charges over Moreland Closure VIEW VIDEO
January 12, 2016 - Former Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen was also a member of the anti-corruption Moreland Commission. He's saying that group should have been allowed to carry out its full term. This,... more

Local Woman Bambi Madden Missing 10 Years Today VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - It's been 10 years since a local woman disappeared but her family hasn't given up hope. 34-year-old wife and mother of three Bambi Madden left her home on foot at 11 p.m. on January 11, 2006 and... more

Some First Ward Binghamton Homes Close to Completion VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - If you come into Binghamton down Front Street you may have noticed the renovation of a number of homes. Now a number of those homes are close to being occupied. Four homes are close to completion:... more

$100,000s in Grants Coming to BU, SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered the State of SUNY address Monday. She called for the continuance of the SUNY 2020 program, which is meant to allow for predictable tuition hikes. Those... more

"Ourspace" Park Project Creates Playground for Disabled Children VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - Like most kids today, 9-year-old Mather Stover-Ling is playing indoors. But in a few months, Mather will be playing outside. Unlike most kids, finding a place where he can play isn't... more

Police Arrest Area Man for Tattooing Teen Without Permission VIEW VIDEO
January 11, 2016 - Did you know that you can get in trouble with the law for unlawfully giving out tattoos?     45-year-old Donald R. Douglas found this out. New York State Police arrested him after the father of a... more

Understanding the Islamic Religion VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2016 - Between politicians and extremists, a negative feeling is being associated to the Islamic world here in America. Just this past Thursday night a police officer was shot by a man who said he did... more

Cuomo Includes Binghamton in $25 Million Dollar Anti-Poverty Program VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2016 - A $25 million dollar anti-poverty program is set to benefit 10 Upstate NY cities including Binghamton. Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative Sunday... more

Give a Gallon Milk Challenge VIEW VIDEO
January 10, 2016 - The #Giveagallon milk challenge was created by The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council and is a part of Feeding America’s Great American Milk Drive. Each year over 46 million Americans... more

Conklin Man Found With Stolen Vehicle and Meth VIEW VIDEO
January 9, 2016 - Broome County Sheriff's arrested Luke Silver, 27 of Conklin after he took a car without permission. The theft was reported from  46 Doolittle Rd. in The Town of Colesville. Authorities say Silver... more

Binghamton Police Investigate Reports of Stabbing VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2016 - Binghamton Police Detectives are investigating reports of a stabbing that happened early Friday evening. Police confirmed the original incident happened on Binghamton's south side and later moved... more

90 MPH Police Chase Ends in Crash, Arrest VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2016 - Pennsylvania State Police say a Binghamton man was driving a stolen car when he led police on a high-speed chase. On Wednesday night Pennsylvania State Police pursued a car stolen from a... more

Father, Son Charged in New Year's Eve Fight VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2016 - A father and son from Binghamton are charged in connection to a New Year's Eve fight. Broome County Sheriff's Deputies say they responded to Light Road in the Town of Colesville at about two in... more

District Updates Parents Over East Middle Principal Resignation VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2016 - The Binghamton City School District has sent home a letter to parents of students at East Middle School, announcing that the school principal is resigning.     Lori Czeitner resigned from her... more

Brave Firefighters Honored For Saving Lives VIEW VIDEO
January 8, 2016 - Two local firefighters were honored tonight for going above and beyond the call of duty this year. Captain Dan Peck and Lieutenant Aaron Coney of the West Corners Fire Department each received... more

Man Arrested After a Week of Harassment
January 7, 2016 - Complaints of harassment, trespassing and threatening voicemails have led to the arrest of a Chenango Forks man. Over period of a week from December 27, 2015 through January 2, 2016, police... more

Lesko: Stick to the Fundamentals for 2016 VIEW VIDEO

Lupardo Calls for Structural Inspections of Garages VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - On the heels of this Summer's collapse of the UHS parking garage in Johnson City, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is calling for periodic structural inspections of all parking garages in New York... more

BU Named one of America's Healthiest Campuses VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - No wonder Baxter the Bearcat has so much energy. Binghamton University has been named one of the 25 healthiest colleges in the country. The website bestowed the honor on the school.... more

College Students Give Binghamton High Schoolers Tips for Success VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - College students returned to their alma mater to give tips for success to current students at Binghamton High School. More than 30 college freshmen came back to talk about life after high school. ... more

Impact of URI Win on Local Food and Agricultural Industries
January 7, 2016 - How will $100 million of the New York Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) affect local food and agricultural industries? That was the topic of Thursday's SUNY Business and Education... more

New York State Officially Allows For Medical Marijuana VIEW VIDEO
January 7, 2016 - Thursday was the day when New York State allowed the use of medical marijuana   Fox 40 has covered the efforts of a Johnson City dispensary to get up and running. Thursday, we learned that New... more

Schumer Vows to Help B.C. Transit Receive Federal Bus Funding VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - Senator Charles Schumer says he'll fight for Broome County's share of $1.5 billion in federal money to upgrade it's bus fleet. Wednesday Schumer came to B.C Transit's office in Vestal to talk... more

College Prep For Some Binghamton High School Students VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - It's time for some area teens to start thinking about life after high school. The Binghamton High School PTSA hosted a college prep forum for students and their parents tonight. The idea is to... more

Supporters Gather to Back Bernie Sanders VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - Citizen Action of the Southern Tier and grassroots organization, Binghamton for Bernie, teamed up tonight to show their support for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Binghamton for Bernie... more

Local Koreans Are Skeptical of North Korean Threat VIEW VIDEO
January 6, 2016 - North Korea says the test of their first hydrogen bomb was a success. North Korea's State run media released photos that show Kim Jong Un signing what they say was the order for the test. Seismic... more

Strict Gun Laws Are Nothing New For New York State VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - On Tuesday, President Barack Obama (D) issued an executive order to tighten gun control across the country. Fox 40 HD News took a look at how that order is being received in New York State -- which... more

Fox 40 To Be Exclusive New York Lottery Station VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - Fox 40 is now the Southern Tier's exclusive TV station for the New York Lottery. A familiar voice of the lottery, draw team member Yolanda Vega promises that she will be in tune with those who are... more

Mayor David: If You See Something, Say Something VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - On Tuesday, Binghamton Mayor Rich David joined state and federal public safety officials in reminding residents to contact law enforcement regarding any suspicious activity that could indicate... more

Cuomo Proposes Water Infrastructure, Downtown Funds VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - And in advance of the combined State of the State and Budget Address Governor Cuomo announced a number of proposed initiatives. These include lowering the tax rate for small businesses, a $250... more

CommuniKey to Expand to Syracuse VIEW VIDEO
January 5, 2016 - In 2011, Adam Sabol was a BU student with some friends, a dream and an appetite.  "We'd kinda be hanging out and want to grab lunch/dinner, so we would kinda name off places and our partner from... more

Local Seniors Learn about Healthy Beverages
January 5, 2016 - Just how much sugar is in what you're drinking?  On Tuesday, seniors at the North Shore Towers Senior Center got a lesson on healthy beverages.   It was all part of the "Healthy Beverage: Rethink... more

643 Bags of Heroin Found in Traffic Stop VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - A Waverly man arrested on New Year's Eve was in possession of 643 bags of heroin. Around 7:55 pm on December 31st, Troopers arrested Eric J. Derrig, 33, of Waverly for Criminal Possession of a... more

Local Non-Profit Receives $150,000 Grant VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - A local non-profit has received a grant to improve long term sustainability. Volunteers Improving Neighborhood Environments, Inc. (VINES) announced that it has received a $150,000 grant from The... more

Excitement Fills Halls of MacArthur Elementary As K-2 Students Arrive VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - MacArthur Elementary School's youngest students got a belated holiday gift Monday morning. The final group of students, from kindergarten to second grade, got to see their brand new building for... more

Phillips Files Paperwork for Congressional Run VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - Endwell Republican George Phillips has filed a statement of candidacy for the 22nd Congressional District with the Federal Election Commission. Phillips, who unsuccessfully ran for Congress in... more

JCPD Make Burglary Arrest After Calling Suspect VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - A Johnson City resident arrived home on Wednesday to discover someone they knew burglarizing their home. Johnson City Police Department arrested Matthew J. Neer, age 33, of Binghamton on December... more

Cuomo: SUNY Workers to Get $15 Minimum Wage VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - In an effort to make New York the first state in the country to enact a $15 minimum wage for all workers, Governor Cuomo announced today the SUNY system will raise the minimum wage for more than... more

New Members Sworn into City Council VIEW VIDEO
January 4, 2016 - Broome County residents voted for new delegates in November and tonight new members of Binghamton City Council were sworn in. Republican Giovanni Scaringi of District 1 was the first to swear an... more

Keeping the Homeless Safe During Cold Winter Temperatures
January 4, 2016 - In wake of Governor Cuomo’s executive order to protect the homeless from harsh winter conditions, a local organization continues its mission of keeping people safe during Broome County's coldest... more

Routine Traffic Stop Results In Drug Bust VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2016 - A Binghamton woman was arrested Saturday for drug possession. Broome County Sheriffs arrested Courtni Rozelle, 31, in the Town of Dickinson, for possession Methamphetamine, Crack Cocaine, Heroin,... more

Rummage Sale Provides More Affordable Way To Shop VIEW VIDEO
January 3, 2016 - Volunteers meet at the Temple Concord Sisterhood rummage sale every month. People constantly come in to shop for great prices and a great cause. "We do this to fundraise not only for the Temple... more

Drunk Driver Caught On New Years Day VIEW VIDEO
January 2, 2016 - A man was arrested for drunk driving on New Years Day. Broome County Sheriff's arrested James M. Kiddy, 52, after responding to a car accident where Kiddy showed signs of intoxication. The... more

The Gym Is Packed! Here's Why VIEW VIDEO
January 2, 2016 - Saturday marks the second day of the new year which means many of us are on day number two of our resolutions.  A popular choice for resolutions is fitness. A Neilsen survey showed that in 2015... more

Shots Fired in Binghamton Leads To Investigation VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - Binghamton Police are investigating a shooting in the City of Binghamton after shots were fired around 10 a.m. on New Year's Day. Police say an "after hours party" was going on at 345 Clinton... more

Broome County Has a New D.A. For the First Time Since 1987 VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - On New Year's Day, Steve Cornwell got to claim his spot as Broome County's top prosecutor. He earned the coveted seat by ousting 28-year incumbent Gerry Mollen in the November election. Cornwell... more

The First Babies of 2016 VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - Some little ones decided to say their first hello's to the new year Friday morning. Sarah Getter was the first woman to give birth at the UHS Hospital this year. She welcomed baby Jackson this... more

Four People Rushed To The Hospital After Car Crash VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - Four people were rushed to the hospital this morning after a car accident in Binghamton. According to scanner reports the accident happened near the corner of Tompkins and Webster streets around 8... more

An Inspirational Update to a Story of Hardship VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - FOX 40 recently received a happy update on a past story we covered about a 13-year-old boy diagnosed with a serious medical condition.  Now 17 years old, Binghamton resident Kashawn Stroman shared... more

Art Pieces Display Family History in Binghamton Restaurant VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - During the First Friday of the new year, the owner of a Binghamton restaurant is showing off art that shows her family's history. Citrea Restaurant and Bar is displaying the late Abraham Alt's... more

Binghamton First Friday Impresses with Annual Photography Competition VIEW VIDEO
January 1, 2016 - This month's First Friday in Binghamton was for the photographers. The First Friday Art Walk featured 10 different venues including the Cooperative Gallery where the 5th annual Bob Johnston... more

The Biggest Story of the Year Voted by You - The Binghamton Mets VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - All week, we've been asking you what you thought were the biggest stories of 2015, and you made your voice heard. A saga that was resolved in the last week of the year was your biggest story. The... more

Free Rides Home Available on New Year's Eve VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - Starting the New Year off right means doing so safely. That means having a plan to get home without getting behind the wheel after drinking. Local attorney Tom Schimmerling is holding his 19th... more

Crowds Gather Downtown for New Year's Eve Festivities
December 31, 2015 - State Street is where the New Year's Eve party was at Thursday night. Social on State blocked off the street for a special VIP party that included a live outdoor concert, fireworks, and a 65-foot... more

A Jump Start on a Healthy 2016 for YMCA
December 31, 2015 - 150 runners got a head start on a healthy 2016 at Otsiningo Park with the YMCA Resolution 5K. The event is a fundraiser which brought in about $5,000. It also coincides with the YMCA's Open House.... more

New Year's Eve Ball to Drop in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - On Thursday, FOX 40 got an inside look at the New Year’s Eve ball that will help Binghamton residents count down to 2016. It’s all part of the 1st annual Greater Binghamton New Year's Eve ball... more

YMCA Runners get Early Jump on Healthy 2016 VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - 150 runners got a head start on a healthy 2016 at Otsiningo Park with the YMCA Resolution 5K. The event is a fundraiser which brought in about $5,000. It also coincides with the YMCA's Open House.... more

Local Seniors Share Hopes for 2016 VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - Food and friends is a great recipe to help ring in the new year and that's what seniors throughout Broome County did Thursday.   The county's senior centers held New Year's Eve luncheons Thursday.... more

City Leaders Look Back to '15 and Forward to '16 VIEW VIDEO
December 31, 2015 - New Year's Eve was a time of reflection for city and county leaders as they wrap up their 2015 schedules. It was also a time to look forward into new and continued initiatives for 2016. "Your... more

Victims Assaulted After Trying To Help A Homeless Man Ends In Arrests
December 30, 2015 - Two Binghamton men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a Christmas Day assault. Syracuse police arrested Hamza, Khan, 20 and Nouman Khan, 18 of Binghamton, after turning themselves in... more

An Alternative New Year's Eve Party for Former Addicts VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - New Year's Eve is a night packed with parties, which can pose a challenge to those hoping to avoid alcohol and other inhibitors. That's why Brand New Addiction Recovery, a program dedicated to... more

BPD Seeking Two Suspects in Armed Robbery of Female Victim VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Binghamton Police are searching for two suspects accused of the armed robbery of a woman last night in the city. Officers responded to the area of 16 Grand Blvd. at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police say a... more

Staying in Good Health this New Year VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Is achieving a more fit physique on your New Year's resolutions?  If so, you're in good company.  In an early 2015 Nielsen survey, 37 percent of Americans said their resolution for this year was... more

Fast Food and Minimum Wage Workers Ring in 2016 with a Pay Hike VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Several new laws going into effect on January 1st reflect big issues brought up in the New York State Legislature this past year. From minimum wage increases to lowered taxes and even new gender... more

Binghamton Professor Publishes Book on Entrepreneurship VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Dr. Angelo Mastrangelo is an Endicott native and Business Professor at Binghamton University, but his expertise in business came from humble beginnings. After starting out as a stock boy in the... more

Binghamton Receives CDC Award for Water VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - Refreshing news for residents of Binghamton, fluoride levels in the water supply is optimal; so optimal that the city was presented with an award. Binghamton was presented a Water Fluoridation... more

Parking Downtown on New Year's Eve Raises Concerns VIEW VIDEO
December 30, 2015 - New Year's Eve is expected to be a major event in Binghamton this year. Thousands of people are expected to gather downtown for the festivities that will include a ball drop, fireworks show, music,... more

Conklin Car Dealership Worker Accused of Faking Theft VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2015 - An employee of a local car dealership has been arrested reporting a robbery that police say did not happen. Binghamton Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at Joe Guardi Auto Sales,... more

Binghamton Police become SWAT Team Certified VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2015 - The Binghamton Police have received New York State SWAT Team Certification. Binghamton Mayor Richard C. David announced Tuesday that the city’s Police Department’s Metro SWAT Team has been... more

What's Your New Year's Resolution? VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2015 - Many see the passing of the New year as a fresh start, and one way to celebrate that is to come up with a New Year's Resolution. The Four most common resolution's include Saving Money, Quitting a... more

City Council Approves New Year's Eve Fireworks in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
December 29, 2015 - Binghamton City Council approved a resolution to allow fireworks on New Year's Eve this year.   This is the first time the city will have fireworks to celebrate the holiday. Co-owner of... more

Police: Drunk Driver Responsible for Three-Tractor-Trailer Crash VIEW VIDEO
December 28, 2015 - An accident that caused a tractor trailer to swerve off the road and crash into a grove of trees near the Kirkwood Industrial Park was the result of drunk driving. One of the tractor trailers was... more

B-Mets to Stay in Binghamton with New Ownership VIEW VIDEO
December 28, 2015 - Good news for Binghamton Mets fans, baseball is here to say. The Binghamton Mets have formally announced a new owner. At 2:30 p.m. Monday, the club welcomed John Hughes as the new owner of the... more

Detours Coming on State Route Seven Southbound On-Ramp VIEW VIDEO
December 28, 2015 - Expect slow movement and sudden stops on a local road. The New York State Department of Transportation says, starting Wednesday, the State Route 7 southbound on-ramp traffic to Interstate 81... more

Local Bars Open Til The Sun Comes Up For New Years Eve VIEW VIDEO
December 27, 2015 - It's almost time for the new year, and if you're looking to party until the sun comes up then you're in luck. Local bars are already preparing to be open all night long. Nearly 40 bars in... more

Wife Stabs Husband on Christmas Eve VIEW VIDEO
December 26, 2015 - A Christmas Eve stabbing sent one man to the hospital Thursday night. According to Binghamton Police Franklin Reyes, 26 of Binghamton was stabbed, by his wife. Wilson Hospital Emergency Room... more

Bringing A Piece of the 70's Back One Key At A Time VIEW VIDEO
December 26, 2015 - Binghamton's Art and Theater community is a thriving one and at the heart of that community is the Forum Theater. On Sunday afternoon's you can catch Jim Ford, downtown,  interpreting music for... more

What's Up With This Warm Weather? VIEW VIDEO
December 26, 2015 - If you've stepped outside you've probably noticed the unusually warm temperatures. Well you're not the only one, all of the east coast is feeling it too. This is thanks to a little something... more

Grant to Help Addicted Mothers VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2015 - A pilot grant could have a big impact on mothers fighting addiction while trying to raise their newborns.     Mothers and Babies Network received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of... more

That's Not Santa's Sleigh, It's An Asteroid VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2015 - It's a bird, it's a plane, no wait... It's an asteroid...and it's passing by earth on Christmas Eve. Before you go and look out your window, you should know that it is 28 lunar distances away,... more

Lesko: Weigh Less and Be Richer VIEW VIDEO
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Knitting Newborn Hats for a Cause VIEW VIDEO
December 24, 2015 - The American Heart Association is asking those with a passion for knitting and crocheting to create hats for newborns. To raise awareness of heart health, the organization is asking the community... more

Police Searching for Suspect in Binghamton Stabbing VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2015 - Police are asking for your help in finding a suspect from a stabbing on 59 Griswold St. Tuesday. Binghamton Police responded to a report of a stabbing on at about 11:30 a.m Tuesday. Officers found... more

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Allowing Syrian Refugees VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2015 - American voters may be split in similar ways as Binghamton City Council when it comes to accepting Syrian refugees.     A Quinnipiac Poll shows 51 percent of American voters oppose accepting... more

FDA Lifts Ban on Blood Donations From Gay Men -- With a Catch VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2015 - The Food and Drug Administration (or FDA) is lifting a lifetime ban that bars gay and bisexual men from donating blood -- but that policy change comes with a catch. Some local officials are calling... more

Binghamton City Council Vote Spurs Refugee Debate VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2015 - In a 4-3 vote Tuesday night Binghamton City Council struck down a resolution welcoming foreign refugees. The resolution was only symbolic but with great meaning to those on both sides of the... more

The Binghamton Airport Dishes Out Holiday Traveling Tips VIEW VIDEO
December 23, 2015 - There are only a couple more days until one of the biggest holidays of the year. According to the Deputy Commissioner of Aviation at the Greater Binghamton Airport, Mark Heefner, Wednesday and... more

Binghamton Council Votes Down Welcoming Refugees Into City VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - Binghamton's City Council has voted down the resolution calling for the welcoming of refugees. Opinions were voiced at a public discussion in City Hall on a top issue in America... more

City Council Votes "No" On PLA Override VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - Binghamton's City council has voted "no" to the idea of an override of Mayor Rich David's veto of a Project Labor Agreement. This is, of course, often referred to as the PLA. It was regarding a... more

Macballer Gang Defendant Gets 30 Years in Prison VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - Another member of the Macballers street gang learns how long he will spend in federal prison.     Derek Carr was sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to drug trafficking conspiracy and... more

Rep. Hanna Announces Retirement in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - A day after announcing he will retire after next year, three-term Republican Congressman Richard Hanna came to Binghamton to explain his decision.   He said the decision came down to wanting to... more

It's the First Day of Winter. So, Where's Winter? VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - We're a few hours away from the official start of Winter, but we're quite a few degrees away from it actually feeling like Winter You may have heard it by now. A major El Nino weather pattern in... more

New Snow Plows to Take on Broome County Roads VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - While snow may seem like a distant thought at this point, the Department of Transportation unveiled a new tool to help clear roads on Tuesday. This is a tool that it says will be very efficient once... more

Benches Used as Sign of Peace for the Community VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - A high school mentor club worked with a local artist to create a symbol of peace. The symbol was created with mosaic benches.  On Tuesday, the Binghamton High School club, The Brotherz, unveiled... more

Unemployment, Labor Force Down in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
December 22, 2015 - Unemployment was down in Binghamton in November, but, once again, the labor force shrunk in the area as well.     The jobless rate in November was 5.3 percent. This compares to 5.8 percent in... more

Macballers Gang "Enforcer/Shooter" Gets 15 Years VIEW VIDEO
December 21, 2015 - The Binghamton man federal prosecutors called an enforcer and shooter in the Macballers street gang was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday.     Prosecutors say 24-year-old Saquan Johnson was... more

Hanna Announces He'll Retire After Term in 2016 VIEW VIDEO
December 21, 2015 - Three-term congressman Richard Hanna announced Monday he will not run for re-election in 2016.     The Republican made the announcement with his family by his side at his home in Barneveld. Hanna... more

Hanna Retirement Leads to Speculation About Successor
December 21, 2015 - Congressman Richard Hanna's retirement announcement will no doubt set off a flurry of activity among both Democrats and Republicans hoping to succeed Hanna in Washington. The 22nd District spans... more

Lupardo Seeks State Funding to Step Up In-school Drug Prevention VIEW VIDEO
December 21, 2015 - Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D) is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) to fund the addition of  substance abuse counselors in Broome County schools. On Monday morning, Lupardo joined local... more

Religious Leaders Call for End to Religious Discrimination Toward Muslims VIEW VIDEO
December 21, 2015 - Religious leaders of various faiths gathered at Confluence Park in Binghamton Monday afternoon to call for an end to religious discrimination of Muslims. The word 'Islam' stands for peace and... more

Wrapping Presents To Fight Cancer
December 20, 2015 - While everybody is out getting their Christmas shopping done, some Binghamton High School students decided to wrap their gifts in hopes to raise money for Relay For Life. The students set up a... more

Souper Heroes Ending Holiday Hunger VIEW VIDEO
December 20, 2015 - More than 15 local restaurants came together for the first ever "Souper Hero Sunday" Chefs from Greater Binghamton restaurants donated soups to CHOW (Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse) at... more

Binghamton Selected to Host N.Y. H.S. Basketball Championship Tournament VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2015 - Thousands of basketball fans and families will be headed to Binghamton to watch the state's most talented basketball players compete. On Friday, the city of Binghamton was selected to host New York's... more

Man Arrested with Twelve License Suspensions/Meth VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2015 - An equipment violation stop led to the arrest of a man with 12 active suspensions of his driver’s license. A Broome County Sheriff’s Sergeant stopped Alan Kelley, 61, for an equipment violation... more

Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2015 - Eating healthy can be tough this time of year, between holiday parties and big family feasts.     So how do you avoid the temptations many of us will face? One registered dietician says go for... more

Stressed During the Holidays? We've Got Some Tips VIEW VIDEO
December 18, 2015 - We are days away from Christmas and for some of us that means last-minute prep for parties and, of course, last-minute shopping.     It can also mean stress. seeing family can bring up old issues... more

Some Local Drug Arrests to Report in Your Friday Crime Wrap
December 18, 2015 - A narcotics trafficking investigation has lead to three felony drug arrests in Village of Sidney. A 22-year-old named Harry A. Ramirez, known as "J.R." or "Junior," of Sidney and the Bronx was... more

Clayton Pleads Not Guilty in Wife's Death VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - A Binghamton native charged with killing his wife in Steuben county has pleaded not guilty to murder charges.     Thomas Clayton is charged with one count of murder in the first degree and two... more

Activists Mark One-Year Anniversary of Fracking Decision VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - One year ago Thursday New York state banned fracking. Activists on both sides of the debate marked the anniversary.     Isaac Silberman-Gorn of Citizen Action of New York said in a statement, ... more

DWI Crackdowns Set to Begin VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - Starting Friday you can expect more DWI patrols and checkpoints through the new year.   From December 18th through January 3rd a number of police agencies throughout Broome County will take part... more

Lourdes Hospital Brightens Christmas for Familes in Need VIEW VIDEO
December 17, 2015 - A holiday celebration is a treat no family should have to go without. This year, more than 85 local families won't have to -- thanks to Lourdes Hospital's Christmas Mission Project.  During the... more

NYS Parole Officer Arrest for Fraud
December 17, 2015 - A New York State Parole Officer has been arrested for fraud. On Wednesday, New York State Police arrested Arnold C. Grab, 55, of Vestal, NY for felony insurance fraud, offering a false instrument... more

President Lou Santoni to Retire from Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce
December 16, 2015 - Lou Santoni will retire April 30, 2016 as President and CEO of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce. Santoni shared his decision Wednesday with the Chamber’s Board of Directors, staff, and... more

Fighting Porch Pirates & Other Shipping Tips
December 16, 2015 - If you want to be sure your loved ones get your holiday gift by Christmas the deadline is quickly approaching. Pack and Mail in Endwell says December 16th is the last day to get cross country... more

New Start-Up NY Business Coming to BU VIEW VIDEO
December 16, 2015 - The state has announced 16 new businesses as part of the Start-Up New York program, including one coming to Binghamton University. The program offers new businesses areas on or near SUNY campuses... more

Thomas Clayton Indicted in Wife's Murder VIEW VIDEO
December 16, 2015 - The Binghamton native charged with killing his wife in Steuben County has been indicted in her death. Thomas Clayton was indicted by a Steuben County grand jury on one count of murder in the first... more

Parlor City Celebrated Through Student Art VIEW VIDEO
December 16, 2015 - More than 60 art exhibits were displayed at the SUNY Broome Library to celebrate the diversity of the Greater Binghamton community. Art and Design students studied local historical landmarks to... more

Postal Shipping this Holiday Season
December 16, 2015 - For many, after the holiday shopping -- comes the holiday shipping. The holidays are a busy time for local post offices and mail carriers.  From Thanksgiving to New Year's, the United States... more

Rotary Speaker Discusses Economic Forecasts VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - Gas prices and real estate prices are things many of us take into consideration when planning our budgets.  So how can we predict the costs of these items as the economy changes? One expert says you... more

FEMA Grant Helps Binghamton Step Up its Firefighting Arsenal VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - Binghamton firefighters are suited up with the latest equipment -- thanks to $322,000 in FEMA funding. The new equipment, which was unveiled today, includes breathing apparatuses, air cyclinders,... more

Binghamton Sertoma Club Wraps Presents for Local Families VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - The halls of the Binghamton Club were decked with holiday spirit. This is because the Binghamton Sertoma Club was there wrapping hundreds of presents for three local families. The Sertoma Club has... more

Man Arrested After Breaking Window with Birdfeeder Pole VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - A Binghamton man has been arrested for breaking a home’s window with a bird feeder pole in Johnson City. Shawn M Ampula, 36, was arrested Saturday after Johnson City police received a complaint of... more

Finalized Binghamton Parking Study Expected in February VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - Some solutions to the parking squeeze in Downtown Binghamton could be on the way. City leaders and members of the Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study are awaiting the final results of a... more

Republican Binghamton City Council appoints new City Clerk
December 15, 2015 - City council democrats are up in arms over the new republican majority in the council's choice to dismiss its city clerk Joseph Merill in favor of Republican Leana P. Testani in a move they are... more

Council Dems, GOP Clash over Clerk Choice VIEW VIDEO
December 15, 2015 - Some Binghamton Democrats are crying foul after the incoming Republican majority on City Council is replacing the city's Clerk and Deputy Clerk.     Democrat Joseph Merrill, who first held the... more

Man Arrested in Motel Assault
December 14, 2015 - A traffic stop has led to the arrest of a Binghamton man who allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in a motel room. Devon Butler, 38, is accused of punching and choking his girlfriend in the Motel 6... more

Binghamton Council Looks For Homestead Tax Exception From State VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - At a special meeting Monday evening, the city council held a vote to approve a local law requesting Home Rule from New York state regarding the Homestead Tax as it relates to cooperative apartments... more

New Numbers Show Spike In Addicted Babies Born in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - New data released by the New York State Department of Health show a spike in the number of drug addicted infants being born in Broome County. In 2014, 34 newborns were born with opiate addictions... more

Are You Getting The Internet Speed You're Paying For? VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - Are you getting the internet speeds companies promise you? New York's Attorney General wants to find out.     Eric Schneiderman has launched an on-line form where New Yorkers can test their... more

Regents Board Meets About Common Core Changes VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - The State Board of Regents met Monday to review the recommendations a task force has made to overhaul the Common Core curriculum.     The recommendations include calling for providing educators... more

What's Up with this Warm Weather?
December 14, 2015 - With a record high of 61 degrees in Binghamton Monday, FOX 40 went to the National Weather Service in Binghamton to find out, "what's up with this warm weather?"  The organization says a... more

Binghamton City Officials Discuss Residency For Those Running For Office VIEW VIDEO
December 14, 2015 - In Binghamton Monday evening, the city rules and procedures/special studies commission met to discuss potential residency requirements to run for office in their jurisdiction. The rules are... more

House of Reardon's Reveals Christmas Tree
December 13, 2015 - It's been eleven years and many different Christmas tree. Nancy Libous enjoys giving her trees a unique look, one unlike any other. "When I get the idea and sometimes they come at the strangest... more

Red Cup Challenge Encourages BU Students To Help Tidy Up The City VIEW VIDEO
December 13, 2015 - A group of BU students, along with community members participated in the Red Cup Challenge on Sunday. BU's College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) partnered with the office of Binghamton... more

$20 million Binghamton development to begin soon VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - A day after learning the city of Binghamton will receive $3.45 million from New York, Binghamton Mayor Richard David began laying out the steps of the project to create a new parking garage, housing... more

Will We Really Get $500 Million? VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - So just what made the Southern Tier's proposal good enough to grab the $500 million dollar prize in the Upstate Revitalization Initiative? And will we actually see half a billion dollars?.     ... more

US Senator Gillibrand Lends A Helping Hand To CHOW VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - The fight to end hunger is an ongoing one and it's the main focus of CHOW. Friday, Girl Scout Troop 30303, along with Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, and United States Senator from New York, Kristen... more

Local Companies Donate Gifts to Children in Need VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - On Friday, Binghamton NYSEG employees partnered with Coughlin & Gerhart to continue a holiday tradition of providing gifts to children in need. For more than 25 years, the companies have been... more

BU Grad Students Protest for Equal Pay and Representation Outside Meeting
December 11, 2015 - Binghamton University Grad School workers protested Friday for equal pay and representation outside of a meeting hosted by administration in the college's Event Center. Protesters told FOX 40... more

PBA Pushes for Bill That Would Allow SUNY Cops to Retire After 25 Years VIEW VIDEO
December 11, 2015 - Every police department in the state allows their officers the option to collect their pension after 20 or 25 years -- except the New York State University Police Department. The Police... more

Early Look at Where The $500 Million is Going VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - The Southern Tier won the $500 million from the state as part of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative. Of the half-billion dollars, $117 million has already been allotted to 100 projects throughout... more

Panel Calls for Common Core Overhaul VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - Education leaders, parents and groups against New York's Common Core standards weighed in Thursday on a task force's recommendations to overhaul the program. In its final report, more

Health Officials: Get the Shot Before the Flu Strikes VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - Have you gotten your flu shot yet? Officials from the Broome County Health Department say if not, you should get moving.  Walk-ins were welcomed  at the Health Department's flu-shot clinics... more

Lesko: Defense Tips for Holiday Shopping VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 -

BOCES Criminal Justice Students Get Hands on CSI Experience VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - Criminal justice students at Broome-Tioga BOCES are learning to solve crimes -- using their math and science skills.  Dozens of students, who are aiming for careers in law enforcement, got... more

Hundreds of Gifts Collected in SUNY Broome's Giving of Toys Event VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - SUNY Broome's Giving of Toys event works towards one goal each year: making sure less fortunate children receive a holiday gift. In its 20th year, the event still has as much holiday spirit as... more

Local Groups Join Statewide Protest Over Giant Pharma Merger VIEW VIDEO
December 10, 2015 - On Thursday, local groups rallied in front of the Federal Building in Binghamton protesting the $160 billion merger of NY-based pharmaceutical company Pfizer with Allergan, the maker of Botox.... more

Libous Appeals Conviction VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - Former State Senator Tom Libous has appealed his felony conviction for lying to the FBI. Libous was sentenced on November 24th to six months house arrest and a $50,000 fine, as well as two years... more

Binghamton Gets $100,000 SWAT Team Grant VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - The Binghamton Police Department is getting a grant of over $99,000 for SWAT team equipment and training.   The Metro SWAT team consists of ten officers from the Binghamton department, four from... more

BU Students Give A Gift That Keeps On Giving VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - It's the holiday time and on Wednesday morning, some local elementary students received an early gift. Engineering students, who are members of the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity... more

Seton Catholic Students Learn About Jewish Beliefs VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - Seton Catholic High School students expanded their knowledge of Hanukkah and Jewish beliefs Wednesday afternoon. Freshman and sophomores visited Temple Concord in Binghamton to take a tour through... more

City Council Passes Measure to Change Tax Rates on Two Co-Ops VIEW VIDEO
December 9, 2015 - City council passed a measure for residents living in two Binghamton co-ops to be taxed at a different rate. At both 5 Riverside Towers and Rivers Edge at 4 Oak Street, residents have been paying... more

Local Play Takes a Stance Against Drones
December 9, 2015 - An interesting play in the area protested a controversial subject. Drones. The play was put on by the Unitarian Universalist Church in Binghamton. Playwright and peace activist Jack Gilroy... more

Former Drug Users Seek to Rebuild at Endicott Forum VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - A special thing happened at the Endicott Visitors Center Tuesday night. Drugs, violence, and sexual abuse are problems in every community, and Broome County is certainly no exception. Tonight... more

Details Revealed on New Binghamton Police Body Cameras VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - By the end of January, every Binghamton police officer will be wearing body cameras while on duty. “We are literally entering a new era of transparency and accountability for the Binghamton Police... more

Hanna Blasts Trump over Muslim Comments VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - Congressman Richard Hanna has strong words in reaction to Donald Trump's suggestion that the U.S. ban all Muslims from entering the country. Hanna says, “Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims from... more

Deputies Begin Training on Project Livesaver VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - Broome County Sheriff's deputies began their training on new tracking equipment that could mean the difference between life and death for lost people.     Project lifesaver helps find locating... more

Catholic Schools and The Common Core, Are They A Match? VIEW VIDEO
December 8, 2015 - The National Catholic Education Association says about half of U.S. dioceses have not adopted the Common Core curriculum in i's schools over the past five years.   As private schools they are not... more

Trial delayed for man accused of sex trafficking VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - The trial for a Binghamton man accused of sex trafficking a teenage girl has been pushed back until next year. Jury selection for the trial of Antonio Ballard, 25, was slated to begin Monday. A... more

PLA Talks Continue VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - It seems like it never ends. The PLA, or Project Labor Agreement, for the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant, was approved by the Binghamton City Council on November 18th, and... more

Binghamton Prepares for Upstate Revitalization Initiative VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - Thursday could be a transformative day for The Southern Tier. Our region is one of seven upstate competing for the $500 million prize in the Upstate Revitalization Initiative.   Three of the seven... more

Local Bikers Make a Huge Donation to Toys For Tots VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - A group of bikers called the Binghamton H.O.G Chapter (H.O.G standing for Harley Owners Group) has gone shopping for gifts!   The group was able to raise a whopping $13,000 to purchase toys at the... more

Project Lifesaver to Help Authorities Find Missing People VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - A new program could help the Broome County Sheriff's Office bring missing people home safely. The Project Lifesaver program helps authorities locate people with dementia disorders or... more

Female Addicts to Have More Opportunity for Help VIEW VIDEO
December 7, 2015 - Women struggling with addiction in our area will soon have a greater chance of finding help.     Fairview Recovery Services in Binghamton is building a $3.6 facility that will have 18 beds - 16... more

A Behind The Scenes Look At Wreckless Marci VIEW VIDEO
December 6, 2015 - This local band is redefining the definition of cover band. Click the "view video" link to check out Wreckless... more

Holiday Bakes Sell Helps Out Local Vets VIEW VIDEO
December 6, 2015 - Are you tired of baking? Well here is a way for you to escape the kitchen while supporting a good cause. Today, the First Ward American Legion post 1254 took holiday cookie orders. Their building... more

Benefit Held For Floral Avenue Fire Survivor
December 5, 2015 - The community came together today in support of a woman who fell victim to the October 19th fire on Floral Avenue in Johnson City. Binghamton's Social Club was packed with people who came out to... more

Man Charged with Sexually Abusing His Four Children VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2015 - A Port Crane man is under arrest for sexually abusing his four children.     State Police say 45-year-old Michael Clark committed the abuse in 2011 while living in the Town of Fenton. All four of... more

SUNY Broome Students Kick Off Food Drive VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2015 - SUNY Broome students are looking to end hunger for the holidays in Broome County.     The Medical Assisting Club and Student Assembly are holding a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of the... more

Seton Catholic Central Students Give Blood For The Holiday VIEW VIDEO
December 4, 2015 - Tis the season to give...blood. Some Seton Catholic Central students laid back, relaxed and saved some lives today... all to benefit the American Red Cross during their big holiday... more

Lesko: Too Big to Fail a Thing of the Past? Or Future? VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 -

State, Local Leaders To Announce Increase In Drug Treatment Beds VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - On Monday state and local leaders will announce new substance use disorder treatment beds at Fairview Recovery Services in Binghamton.   This as many providers and addicts say there aren't enough... more

Seminar Aims to Help Students Understand The Steep Cost of Student Loans VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - As many students graduate college, they enter the workforce with an overwhelming amount of debt. The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce held a seminar Thursday morning on how to help students... more

$15,000 Grant for BC Humane Society VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - a $15,000 grant is making the holidays a bit brighter for our four-legged friends. The BC Humane Society in Binghamton will use the money to buy a new surgical table and equipment, flea medication,... more

Tips for Staying Healthy During the Winter VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - During the holiday season, as temperatures drop, sometimes holiday cheer is not the only thing being spread.  Germs and illness can also be shared. Thursday afternoon FOX 40 spoke with Lourdes... more

Holiday travelers should expect stricter security as threat of terror looms VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - Startling acts of terrorism have recently shaken the world. As a result, travelers may notice even stricter security as they head to their holiday destinations later this month. Some local... more

Broome County Public Library Holds "Food for Fines" Program VIEW VIDEO
December 3, 2015 - If you have charges from overdue books, the Broome County Public Library is offering a way to reduce those fines while helping those in need.   Throughout the month of December, the library is... more

Upcoming Fundraiser Will Benefit Johnson City Arson Victim
December 2, 2015 - A benefit is behind held this weekend to raise money for Jessica Baxter, 27, who was severely burned in an October arson in Johnson City. According to event organizers, 70 percent of Baxter's... more

Binghamton K-9 Units to Conduct Drug Sweeps at Bus Station
December 2, 2015 - In an effort to keep drugs from entering the city, Binghamton K-9 units will begin conducting regular drug sweeps at the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center. The sweeps will be held at... more

City of Binghamton Sends Lockdown Warning to Local Bar
December 2, 2015 - The City of Binghamton has sent a lockdown warning to the owner of the Ice House bar on Charlotte Street in Binghamton.   This following the attack and robbery of an unnamed Binghamton University... more

After School Program Teaches Kids About Zombies VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2015 - Zombie's a concept that students at West Middle School examined today.     The students studied science with a cultural investigation of zombies in history. This educational... more

Local Residents Speak Out On Proposed Cuts To Earned Income Tax Credits VIEW VIDEO
December 2, 2015 - "We live in a country where the wealthy are becoming more wealthy," said  Ordained Minister of the United Methodist Church, Fred Brooks. This point was echoed tonight by a variety of local... more

Binghamton man will spend 1-5 years behind bars for stabbing half-brother VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - Antonio Jenkins, 38, of Binghamton, was sentenced Tuesday morning to up to five years in state prison for the July stabbing death of his half-brother, James Williams, 22. During his sentencing in... more

Reward Grows to $3,000 in Case of BU Student Assault VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - There is now a $3,000 reward leading to an arrest and conviction in the case of a 20-year-old Binghamton University student who was left unconscious and in critical condition after a robbery and... more

Cuomo Honors World AIDS Day by adding $200M to Fight The Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - World AIDS Day is being honored across the globe Tuesday. That includes here in New York - where Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has just committed $200-million dollars to the next phase of his plan to end... more

Seton Students Return from Trip to Haiti VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - 23 students from Seton Catholic are truly thankful after spending their Thanksgiving in one of the poorest areas in the western hemisphere. They spent a week working at a medical clinic in Cite... more

$3.6 Million Restored to BC Transit VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - $3.6 million in funding earmarked for BC Transit that was on the chopping block has been saved.     Congressman Richard Hanna announced Tuesday the House-Senate Conference Committee which is... more

SUNY Broome Volunteers Pull All-Nighter VIEW VIDEO
December 1, 2015 - Could you stay up for 24 hours straight? That's what volunteers at SUNY Broome are doing for it's first ever Giving Day.     It's part of a national campaign, kicked off in 2012 that has already... more

Mayor David Vetoes PLA Agreement in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2015 - Today Mayor David vetoed the legislation allowing for a Project Labor Agreement, or PLA, that has created controversy in local politics.   The legislation allowed for a PLA  to be approved for the... more

NYSP Working with Planned Parenthood Clinics on Security VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2015 - In the wake of last Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado New York State Police announced today it's agency is having discussions with staff at Planned Parenthood Clinics... more

Cyber Monday: Tips for Shopping Online VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2015 - While Black Friday kicks off the Holiday Shopping Season, many people prefer to avoid the crowds by taking advantage of online deals offered on Cyber Monday, which is estimated to generate about $3... more

Students Begin Classes at New MacArthur Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
November 30, 2015 - A first day of school of a different kind this Monday as students at MacArthur Elementary School in Binghamton enjoyed a homecoming more than four years in the making. Students and teachers... more

Man Who Hit Toddler In Stroller And Ran Turns Himself In VIEW VIDEO
November 29, 2015 - A Binghamton man who was involved in Wednesday's hit-and-run that injured a toddler, turned himself in yesterday according to Binghamton police. Authorities say that Joseph Pascarella, 31 stuck a... more

Promise Zone Helps Keep Binghamton Youth Focused On Goals VIEW VIDEO
November 29, 2015 - After school programs might seem like a dime a dozen, but this particular program is focused on keeping Binghamton Youth safe. "The time after school is critical, research indicates that that's... more

New Details Released On Eddie Block Gang Drug Investigation VIEW VIDEO
November 28, 2015 - Authorities released a document today, with detailed information about their investigation into the Eddie Block Family, previously known as the Eddie Block Gang.  The 64 page document from the... more

Preventing Holiday Weight Gain VIEW VIDEO
November 28, 2015 - Holiday foods are great to indulge in but fitness experts say that it is important to keep a healthy diet even when surrounded by all of your favorite treats. A study from Texas Tech University... more

Local Businesses Benefit From Small Business Saturday VIEW VIDEO
November 28, 2015 - Today is a day for shoppers to show some love at their local small businesses.  Every year the day after Black Friday is dedicated to help the smaller businesses that might not have generated as... more

Minor Injuries Reported in Three-Vehicle Accident VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - Minor injuries were reported in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Upper Front Street in Binghamton. Broome County Sheriff's deputies say the accident involved two SUVs and a tractor... more

Children's Charity of Greater Binghamton to Host 8th Annual Toy Drive Benefit VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - A local organization is asking for the community's help in brightening the holidays of children in need.  Tonight, the Children's Charity of Greater Binghamton will host the 8th annual Give Back... more

Humane Societies Free Adoption Day VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - Barking fills the halls of the humane society, it seems almost like the animals are calling out for a new home. Today was the day to make it happen. All pets at all ages were labeled fee free... more

Staying Fit During the Holiday Season VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - Worried about putting on a few pounds after all then mashed potatoes and gravy? you're not alone. Fitness experts from Gaslamp Gym in Binghamton recommend 30 minute cardio exercises daily to... more

A Prescription Drug Related Arrest in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - According to authorities, a young man has been arrested locally for trying to steal  prescription drugs yesterday.   Broome County Sheriffs say 22-year-old Michael Nicholas was arrested after he... more

Local Retailers Gear Up for Small-Business Saturday VIEW VIDEO
November 27, 2015 - Busy box stores swarmed with shoppers throughout Black Friday -- but Saturday is a big day for local businesses, who are preparing for what's known as 'Small Business Saturday.' Southern Tier... more

BU Student Robbed, Assaulted, in Critical Condition. Reward Offered VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - A 20-year-old Binghamton University student is unconscious and in critical condition after a robbery and assault. Police say the incident happened at the Ice House on Charlotte Street in the... more

One in Custody After Standoff Early Thanksgiving Morning VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - Binghamton police say a man is facing charges following an early morning standoff in the city. Police responded to a domestic dispute at 257 Robinson St. just before 12:30 a.m. A female managed to... more

Mugshot of Suspect in Early Morning Standoff
November 26, 2015 - Here is a mugshot acquired by Fox 40's Kerry Longobucco of the suspect in an early morning stand-off in Binghamton. Details are listed in an article titled, "One in Custody After Standoff Early... more

A Look At What Area Residents Are Thankful For On This Holiday VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - As the name of the holiday implies, many are giving thanks around the table today. Fox 40 traveled around the Southern Tier asking those we came in contact with what they're thankful for. The... more

BHS Community Dinner Draws 1,500 VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - An annual tradition continued this thanksgiving as 1,500 people made their way to Binghamton High School for the 20th annual Community Dinner.     200 students and staff prepared the meal. Diners... more

Prospect Mountain Lane Closures Next Week VIEW VIDEO
November 26, 2015 - While many of us will enjoy a long Thanksgiving weekend, your commute next week could take a little longer due to Prospect Mountain construction.   From Monday, November 30th through Friday,... more

BPD: 3-Year-Old OK After Being Struck During Hit-and Run VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2015 - A three-year-old child is OK after being struck by a car Wednesday afternoon while in a stroller. Binghamton police say the child suffered minor lacerations as a result of a hit-and-run accident at... more

Unemployment Down in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2015 - The unemployment rate in Binghamton continues to drop. The jobless rate was 5.2% in October, down from 5.6% in October of 2014.   The total labor force in Binghamton continued to shrink over that... more

Binghamton Students Prep for Annual Community Dinner VIEW VIDEO
November 25, 2015 - Thanksgiving is right around the corner and students at Binghamton High School are busy prepping food in the kitchen. The Patriots will be hosting their 20th Annual Community Thanksgiving dinner... more

Libous Sentenced to 6 Months House Arrest, 50K Fine, Probation
November 24, 2015 - Former State Senator Tom Libous was sentenced today to six months of home confinement, a $50,000 fine and two years of probation in a White Plains courtroom today. Libous was convicted in July on... more

Tour of New MacArthur Elementary School VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - More than four years since flood waters destroyed the old MacArthur Elementary School in Binghamton, a new one is set to open its doors to students next Monday. On Tuesday afternoon, FOX 40 took... more

Binghamton Man Facing Grand Larceny Charges for Unbuilt Home
November 24, 2015 - A Binghamton man has been arrested for grand larceny after allegedly collecting a down payment and never starting a construction project. A New York State Police investigation determined that... more

Tips for Staying Safe and Sober Behind the Wheel VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Thanksgiving is known as a time to be spent with family, but for many, the holiday means getting together for drinks with friends. Unfortunately this also means more people get behind the wheel... more

State Police Planning To Be Tough on Holiday Driving VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Be warned, Thanksgiving is not a time when authorities will be grateful about  irresponsible driving.  New York police forces are alerting us to the fact that they plan to crack down on impaired,... more

Dog Rescued and No Injuries in Binghamton Fire VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - No injuries and a dog rescued after a house fire in Binghamton Tuesday afternoon.   A single-alarm fire broke out in the cellar of 19 Lockwood Street shortly after noon.  None of its occupants... more

Boys and Girls Club Hosts Thanksgiving Dinner VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - Thanksgiving is indeed a time of giving. The Binghamton Boys and Girls Club hosted a dinner for 200 club members in its decorated gym Tuesday night. Club staff said that for many of its kids,... more

Blighted Property to Become Upscale Apartment Complex VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - A brand new apartment complex may be it on its way to 50 Front Street. At a Landbank meeting this afternoon, a manager from a housing development group shared his plan to demolish the blighted... more

Tree of Life Lighting at Binghamton High School VIEW VIDEO
November 24, 2015 - A tree lighting Tuesday morning to remember one life and try to save others at Binghamton High School.     Students lit the Katie Titus Tree of Life Tuesday. Titus died in 1996 in a non-alcohol... more

Leaders Vow Fight for BDC After Cuomo Veto VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Governor Cuomo has vetoed a bill sponsors said would have ensured people with developmental disabilities would have had services as they move into community residential settings.     This as the... more

Space Heater Causes A Fire in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - No one was injured after a small fire broke out in a Binghamton apartment this afternoon.   The Binghamton Fire Department was called to 26 North Street just after 3 p.m. for reports of the... more

Can President Obama's Ideas on Heroin Epidemic Help The Southern Tier? VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Last month, President Barack Obama visited West Virginia to push his new policy ideas in an effort to combat the growing national heroin epidemic. We spoke with a local soldier in the fight... more

BU Grad Student Employees Protest Administration VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Graduate student workers at Binghamton University are protesting against the school's administration, demanding what it's calling equal pay for equal work. Protesters say starting in the Fall of... more

Heroin Program Coming to Cooperstown PD. Broome Sheriff's Next? VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - The Cooperstown Police Department plans to implement it's "Angel Program" for heroin addicts starting on Thanksgiving. Could the Broome County Sheriff's Office be far behind?...     Starting... more

NYS AG Consumer Tips for Black Friday & Cyber Monday VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Attorney General Schneiderman issued the following tips for consumers shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Beware of misleading bargains and added fees: The “sale” price may have... more

Salvation Army Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Meal VIEW VIDEO
November 23, 2015 - Thanksgiving is three days away and the Binghamton Salvation Army cooked a special meal for those in need. The annual dinner was held at the Binghamton Worship and Community Center on Washington... more

Disney Organ Player Comes To Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 22, 2015 - The man behind the music of Disney's "Frozen," and "Mickey Mouse," as well as many other famous Disney movies brought the well known music to Broome's Forum Theater today. John Ledwon, who is... more

Church Holds Thanksgiving Service To Give Back VIEW VIDEO
November 22, 2015 - Multiple churches came together tonight to put on a special Thanksgiving service. Sarah Jane Johnson Methodist Church held it's annual Johnson City Ecumenical Thanksgiving service to the public. The... more

Area Residents Party To Support Young Adults With Cancer VIEW VIDEO
November 21, 2015 - Community members partied it up at the Binghamton Club tonight. This wasn't your average was a special one aiming to support some young adults that struggle with cancer. Attendees... more

Citizen U Gives Back For The Holidays VIEW VIDEO
November 21, 2015 - Food drives are a big part of the holiday season. "This time during Thanksgiving, a lot of people don't have stuff. i was in that situation a couple times," said  Nyangenga Kol. A reason why... more

Details Emerge as Alleged Members of 'Eddie Block Gang' Appear in Court
November 20, 2015 - Some of the alleged gang members arrested in Tuesday's drug raids appeared in federal court this afternoon. They each had a chance to make their case for bail. Theodore Cook, 27, Anthony Boyd... more

Eddie Block Gang Gallery VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 -

Prospect Street Interchange Opens, Lowering Commuter Frustration VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - The Prospect street interchange has opened today after a lengthy project that left many commuters frustrated. We have been following this story for several months now. Officials wanted the project... more

Seton Catholic High School Students Donate to Catholic Charities VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - Students from Seton Catholic Central High school in Binghamton delivered the food that it had spent the past month collecting to catholic charities of Broome County's food pantry. We talked to... more

LED Lighting Comes to Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David  announced that the city would be converting about 7,000 street lights to led light bulbs, which shine brighter and are believed to be more energy efficient. "So on a... more

BU Students Brave the Cold for Homelessness Awareness VIEW VIDEO
November 20, 2015 - Temperatures will be in the 20s tonight and some BU students will be sleeping outside. They want to know what it feels like to be homeless. "It really is devastating to think that people have... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple's School In Dominican Republic Reaches Amazing Heights VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2015 - Hurricane Sandy barreled over the first day of class at Bill and Birdie Levine's new school. Bill himself had to drive some of the children to safety, some of them had never been in a car. But... more

Leaders look for answers ahead of Broome Developmental Center closure VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2015 - The clock is ticking, and local leaders want an answer from Governor Andrew Cuomo. The Broome Developmental Center is set to close as soon as March 2016, under a plan that would close all but two... more

Demolition of Vacant Property Expands Park Space in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 19, 2015 - An unoccupied property was demolished to provide more room for a park in the Southside of Binghamton. After being vacant for approximately ten years, 10 Alfred St., next to Alfred Street Park, was... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple Develops School For Impoverished Children VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - Bill Levine, area businessman says, "Not only are we married but we work together." At work – they are surrounded by gems and pricey jewelry.  Career jewelers who know that so often, true beauty... more

Flu Shot Clinic at Broome Co. Health Dept. Thursday VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - If you haven't gotten your flu shot this year Thursday is your chance. The Broome County Health Department is holding a walk-in clinic for flu shots Thursday morning from 9-11:30 and in the... more

Manufacturing Facility Completes Million Dollar Project VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - A 1.7 million dollar project has been completed in downtown Binghamton. The Association for Vision Rehabilitation and Employment, Inc., or AVRE, unveiled their new copy paper sheeter machine... more

STEM Teachers Learn New Tricks VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers takes creative teaching today.   More than 300 teachers from 200 districts throughout the state were in downtown Binghamton to attend the... more

Uber Hopes to Come to Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - A popular ridesharing service could be coming to the Southern Tier. Representatives from Uber ridesharing company were in Binghamton Wednesday trying to find people interested in becoming... more

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School collects Food for CHOW VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - Students from Thomas Jefferson Elementary School have been collecting non perishable food items for the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse this Thanksgiving season, and on Wednesday the fruits of... more

City Officials Take A Serious Look Into Downtown Binghamton Parking Concern VIEW VIDEO
November 18, 2015 - The Hawley St. parking ramp, downtown is closed and this is one of the setbacks people in Binghamton are frustrated about when it comes to parking downtown. Parking is a growing concern among... more

The Science Behind Heroin Addiction VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - Many experts on the front line of heroin treatment say addiction is a disease. "I personally feel this is a medical issue. I don't feel that this is a criminal issue," said Lynn Skinner,... more

Nine in custody after federal sting in Binghamton, Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - Nine people face drug trafficking conspiracy charges after a federal sting Tuesday morning, according to U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian. The operation led to a dozen homes -- eleven in... more

The Beauty of Helping From Afar: Local Couple Falls in Love With Other Culture VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - When many hear the Dominican Republic, they think about the beautiful beaches, sun and even the Merengue. And of course, in the "D.R." baseball rules. Area businessman Bill Levine, a huge fan,... more

Home for the Holidays Kicks Off In Local Museum VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - The holidays are right around the corner and the Roberson Museum is opening the doors for its sixty-first annual holiday display. Home for the Holidays is here! Starting tomorrow, area residents... more

Tenney to Challenge Hanna for 22nd District Seat VIEW VIDEO
November 17, 2015 - In Binghamton Tuesday morning, Claudia Tenney announced her bid for the Republican nomination for the 22nd Congressional District seat currently held by Republican Richard Hanna. The Republican... more

Faces of Heroin: Keeping Kids off Heroin VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - To prevent heroin addiction it's important to know what it is. "It's related to brain chemistry. And if someone were to take opiates for about two weeks that person could potentially become... more

Binghamton to Hold Second Parking Study Meeting
November 16, 2015 - The City of Binghamton will hold a second public meeting Wednesday night regarding the downtown parking study.     The meeting will be at the Metro Center lobby on Court Street from 5-7 pm. The... more

Greater Binghamton Bridge Run names Charitable Recipient VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce opened registration today for the 6th annual greater Binghamton bridge run. The half marathon and 5k drew over 2,000 runners last year. The proceeds from... more

Puppet Show helps Elementary Students learn about Healthy Eating VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - Using puppets to teach kids life lessons is nothing new - look no further than the muppets. But how can Colby Carrot and Brian Broccoli teach kids about eating healthy and local? Homer brink... more

Hot Air Balloon Ride in Greater Binghamton's November Sky VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - Warmer temperatures Monday morning brought an unusual sight to the skies for this time of year. Fox 40 spotted a hot air balloon above the Vestal Parkway before 10 a.m. and we decided to track it... more

Chinese Acrobats Impress at BU VIEW VIDEO
November 16, 2015 - Audience members at BU Monday night were transported all the way to China. Tonight's show featured a lavish display of Chinese acrobats and dancers. The National Circus and Acrobats of the... more

Binghamton Zoo Cuts Ticket Prices For End Of Season VIEW VIDEO
November 14, 2015 - The Binghamton Zoo's 140th year is coming to an end and they celebrated today with the start of half price admission. For around 3 bucks, area residents can come out and visit with all of their... more

Faces of Heroin: Emergency Workers Struggle to Cope With Crisis VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - The ongoing heroin crisis is raising new challenges and concerns for first responders. The horribly addictive drug has plagued the southern tier over the past few years. Since then, local fire... more

Multiple Accidents in Village of Johnson City
November 13, 2015 - Accidents in Village of Johnson City around 6pm tonight cause traffic back-ups. Authorities tell us the incidents occurred on 17 eastbound and westbound. There were possibly four accidents.... more

Two Shots Fired in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - Reports of two shots fired near the corner of Gerard Ave and Chapin St. Crime Scene Investigators are currently on the scene. Police are currently searching for a red SUV. No arrests have yet to... more

Seven Of Broome County's Finest Graduate From Binghamton Fire Academy
November 13, 2015 - Seven of Binghamton's finest firefighter recruits graduated from the fire academy today. Bagpipes played at an awards ceremony where the recruits were granted badges identifying them as... more

Catholic Charities Turkey Drive VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - The Catholic Charities of Broome County is holding its Thanksgiving Turkey Drive again this year. Their goal is to collect 4,000 donated turkeys along with dollar donations for underprivileged... more

Recruits Graduate from Broome County Sheriff's Law Enforcement Academy VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - Seven months of intense training; including academic, physical, firearm and self-defense, led to this day.   On Friday afternoon, local law enforcement welcomed new members to its agencies. More... more

And The Funniest Comedian In The Southern Tier Is... VIEW VIDEO
November 13, 2015 - Jim Mencial was crowned the funniest man in the Southern Tier tonight at the Make Me laugh finals. He competed against some of the best comedians in the community. After, passing 2 rounds of cuts... more

BPD: No Arrests in Shots-Fired Incident VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - Binghamton Police say there have been no arrests in a shots-fired incident on Chapin Street Tuesday afternoon.     Police responded to the area of 162 Chapin Street Tuesday afternoon just before... more

Mayor Launches Effort to Clean up Blighted Property VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - Today's demolition on Gaines Street in Binghamton was the first of eight properties to be demolished throughout the city, in an effort by the mayor to clean up blighted properties throughout the... more

25 Properties to be Auctioned by Broome County VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - Broome County Executive Debbie Preston along with Real Property Director David Hamlin announced the details of the upcoming auction of tax foreclosure properties on Thursday. The auction, which... more

Lesko: Is Government MYRA Worth It? VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 -

NYS Police Warn of IRS Scam VIEW VIDEO
November 12, 2015 - A warning from the New York State Police about IRS scams. The New York State Police at Binghamton say they have recently received several reports of telephone callers claiming to be from the IRS... more

Recovering Heroin Addict Video-Journals for Fox 40 VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2015 - Check out this journal of a week in the life of Bonnie Dix, a heroin addict who fights to stay clean. It is a compelling look into her world. This is the first entry in Bonnie's video journal,... more

How Heroin Tears Apart Families VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2015 - It's the shocking discovery any parent fears making. "They said he had burglarized houses. I didn't understand and couldn't believe it because he closed the restaurant he worked at that night so... more

New World War II Memorial at First Ward Veterans Park VIEW VIDEO
November 11, 2015 - A new monument which holds the same honor. A new World War II Memorial was dedicated to Veterans Wednesday at First Ward Veterans Park in Binghamton. Last year, the 60 year old pool at the park... more

Free Oil Change for Veterans
November 11, 2015 - Two local Meineke Car Care Centers want to thank Veterans, active and retired, on Wednesday by offering free oil and filter changes. The two Meineke locations include 2295 Vestal Parkway in Vestal... more

Faces of Heroin: A Profile of a Woman Who Struggles to Stay Clean VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - Now the story of someone who fights to stay away from this horrible drug, Bonnie Dix. If you told Bonnie two years ago, she would spending her Sunday in church, she might have thought you were on... more

Obstacles to Help for Heroin Addicts VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - A narrow window and limited options. Those are some of the obstacles heroin addicts face when they look for help. "They want it for that ten minutes. And if you give them an appointment for a week... more

Shots Fired on Chapin Street VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - Police responded to reports of shots fired on Chapin Street in Binghamton this afternoon. The reports came in around 2 p.m. On the scene, neighbors told FOX 40 that they heard around 9 shots... more

An Important Member of Broome County's History is Honored VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - The County Executive is remembering an important leader in Broome County's history.   Edwin J. Crawford was elected as the first County Executive of Broome County in 1968, and was thought of as a... more

Work After War: Helping Local Veterans Find Jobs VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - The New York State Department of Labor celebrated Veteran's Day by helping those who have served our country, find a place in the local workforce. The department celebrated Veteran's Day with a... more

A Local Opera Holds a Dress Rehearsal VIEW VIDEO
November 10, 2015 - The Tri-Cities Opera holds a full dress rehearsal for "Iolanta," Fox 40 was there. This marks the first production in the newly named and renovated Savoca Hibbitt Hall in Binghamton. For the... more

Tracing the Path from Pills to Heroin VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Heroin used to be a drug associated with limited numbers of people in poorer, more urban areas. "Heroin used to almost be non-existent. It was in very, very small user sets," said New York State... more

Heroin Helpline Numbers VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - For help with a heroin addiction in Broome County you can call the following: Addiction Center of Broome County: 607-723-7308 Fairview Recovery Services Addictions Crisis Center:... more

Prosecutor Involved in Libous Case Pleas For Mercy on Libous VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - We have learned that a prosecutor in the case of former State Senator Tom Libous has asked the court involved in Libous's sentencing to, "consider the defendant's medical condition." The document... more

Court Street Gas Leaks Resolved VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Several buildings in downtown Binghamton were evacuated Monday morning after a gas leak near Court Street. Several hours later, the Binghamton Fire Department confirmed that the leaks have been... more

BU Hosts Discussion on Ideas to End Violence Against VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Binghamton University's Center for Civic Engagement hosts an event focused on ending violence against women. Tonight's event featured a round-table discussion exploring what is known as the... more

Local Woman Turns 100 Years Old VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - A local woman turned a century old today. In fact, 100-year-old Ida Epstein held a party to celebrate her birthday at Brookdale Senior Living Community. Se was joined by family and friends.... more

Concerned Residents Discuss Pet Crematory Construction and TCE Scares at City Council VIEW VIDEO
November 9, 2015 - Concerned residents on Smith Avenue and Travis Avenue in Binghamton could speak before City Council tonight to appeal for help in dealing with the spread of TCE in some homes, as well as protest... more

November 8, 2015 - People laced and warmed up today for the Stop-DWI Returning Warrior run. American Flags lined the walkways of Otsiningo Park for the Returning Warrior Run. People ran to help raise money in... more

President of Rotary International Visits Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2015 - Binghamton's Rotary got a very special visit today from the president of Rotary International. The local chapter of the humanitarian organization held its annual Rotary District 7170 foundation... more

Public Hearing For Binghamton Transitional Home VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2015 - A home in Binghamton that has been housing parolees and those transitioning from homelessness is facing a road block. The Binghamton Planning Commission is holding a public hearing tomorrow to... more

Beauty Pageant Helps Women To Develop Self-Esteem VIEW VIDEO
November 8, 2015 - "I've been through hell, my self-esteem was truly tested on this pageant," said founder, Elaine Green-Luke. Elaine Green-Lake is the founder of The Big Bold And Beautiful Pageant. An event that... more

Plunging Into Freezing Water For Special Olympics VIEW VIDEO
November 7, 2015 - Over 300 people jumped in the water to get freezing for a reason today for Binghamton's 4th Annual Polar Plunge at the Chenango Valley State Park. All to help raise money for the Special Olympics... more

Tiger Sisters to Leave Binghamton Zoo VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - Two Amur Tiger sisters are leaving the Binghamton Zoo for breeding purposes...     Koosaka and Terney came to Binghamton in 2012 and are now eight years old. They will head to the Philadelphia... more

Pre-Trial Hearing for Man Charged with Killing Binghamton Teen VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - There was a pre-trial hearing Friday morning in the case of the Binghamton man charged with shooting and killing a city teenager. Andre Lee is charged with second degree murder in the death of... more

Binghamton Pageant Brings Out Local Beauties VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - A beauty pageant took place in Binghamton tonight, but this pageant had a twist. "I am 87, almost 88, I don't know how I got into this," said contestant, Marilyn Dickstein. Marilyn, along with... more

First Friday Event Celebrates Local Civil War Heritage VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - An event tonight at Atomic Tom's transported guests back in time, to the 1860s. While the battle of Gettysburg is perhaps the most well-known of all Civil War events, many don't know that the... more

Where Are Area Residents Going For Health Insurance Questions? VIEW VIDEO
November 6, 2015 - This month, low and moderate income New Yorkers have able to obtain needed health care at an affordable price. We spoke with a local group focused on health care to find out who stops by for... more

Transitional Home in Binghamton Drawing Concern, Support VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2015 - A home in Binghamton that has been housing parolees and those transitioning from homelessness is drawing concern from some neighbors.     The co-owner of the 16-bedroom house at 2 Mill Street... more

Police Make Arrests Over Stolen Baby Formula VIEW VIDEO
November 5, 2015 - The Broome County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests after a petit larceny complaint at the Price Chopper at 33 Chenango Bridge Rd. in Binghamton.  Price Chopper security had been conducting a... more

Binghamton Man Arrested in Shots-Fired Incident VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - A Binghamton man is charged in a shots-fired incident in the city.     Police say 20-year-old Ryan Rafferty was responsible for shots fired near 35 Saratoga Avenue on the southside of Binghamton... more

Election Night Brings Change, Questions VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - Fred Akshar's win with 79 percent of the vote ushered in a new era of politics in the Southern Tier. Akshar becomes the first Senator elected from the 52nd District other than Tom Libous since... more

Fred Akshar meets with Mayor and Broome County Land Bank VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - Media and aides swamped Fred Akshar this morning as he entered his new office. As he met with Binghamton Mayor Rich David, his focus turned to cleaning up the streets. Tina presser is among those... more

Vigil Held For Local Man Who Was Brutally Murdered VIEW VIDEO
November 4, 2015 - Family and friends of Jordan Dordell came out to grieve in remembrance of a young Binghamton man who was very close to being a husband and a father. "He taught me integrity, you can still have... more

Man Arrested After Binghamton Police Find Guns and Drugs
November 4, 2015 - Binghamton police have arrested a man after finding loaded guns, ammunition and cocaine. According to police, Bryan McCollum was arrested Saturday at 67 Broome Street after Binghamton Police... more

Election Results
November 3, 2015 - State Senate 52nd District (D) Barbara Fiala 9,746 24% (R) Fred Akshar 31,100 76% Broome County District Attorney (D) Gerald Mollen 19,025 49% (R) Steve Cornwell... more

Federal Funding Aids Local Crime Victims Assistance Program VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2015 - A local program that provides assistance to crime victims is getting some help of its own.   Governor Cuomo has announced the Crime Victims Assistance Center on Robinson Street in Binghamton will... more

Could Increased Capital Grow Agriculture? VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2015 - Could increased access to capital help upstate farmers unlock the potential of the agriculture industry in our area?     Officials from over 20 county, state, and federal agencies who can provide... more

Police Investigating Crash Which Sent Officer to Hospital VIEW VIDEO
November 3, 2015 - Binghamton police are still investigating a crash which sent an officer to the hospital.   Police say just after 7:40 Monday night patrolman Matthew Hodnik was responding to a call when a vehicle... more

Suspect Enters Not Guilty Plea in Binghamton Stabbing Death VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - The man charged with stabbing a Binghamton man to death has pleaded not guilty.     30-year-old Donniel Trent entered that plea Monday morning in City Court. He is charged in the death of... more

Groups Rally Opposing Views on a Project Labor Agreement VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - Two groups rallied in front of Binghamton City Hall Monday afternoon voicing opinions on a PLA, or Project Labor Agreement, to rebuild a local joint sewage treatment plant. Associated Builders and... more

End of Binghamton 2015 Street Improvement Plan VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - In what he called an  unprecedented number of city streets fixed this year, mayor Rich David announced the end of phase II of the Riverside Drive construction project today. The announcement... more

Unions Protest PLAs at City Council Work Session VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - You have seen the signs for PLA. Fox 40 has covered the story for a few weeks now and tonight it has a certain milestone. Binghamton's City Council heard arguments on the concept of project labor... more

Broome County District Attorney Candidates Prepare for Election Day VIEW VIDEO
November 2, 2015 - In the District Attorneys race, incumbent DA Gerald Mollen and Republican opponent Steve Cornwell are preparing with Election Day just hours away. Recent attack ads include accusations that Mollen... more

Fire Crews Come Together To Help Find a Cure for Cancer VIEW VIDEO
November 1, 2015 - Multiple fire crews in the area are responding to an emergency - but it's not a blaze. Instead, it's the search for a cure for cancer. Firefighters from Johnson City, Binghamton, and Endicott are... more

Local Couple Gets Hitched At The Cemetery VIEW VIDEO
November 1, 2015 - Michael and Crystal Sackett decided to get hitched at the same place where they had their second date....a cemetery. The ceremony was complete with skulls, coffins and a Ouija board cake. The... more

No Tricks But Some Treats For The Animals At The Zoo VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2015 - Everybody seems to be getting into the Halloween spirit today...even the animals at the Binghamton Ross Park Zoo.   Today, some of the animals got a few fall themed treats including carved... more

Local Family Takes Halloween Decorations To The Next Level VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2015 - Get ready to be spooked tonight on Margaret street in Binghamton. Sully's yard haunt is more than just your average jack-o-latern at the front door. For over twenty years the Sullivan family has... more

Fundraising With The Living Dead VIEW VIDEO
October 31, 2015 - What do you get when you pair food tasting with zombies? An early evening of the living dead. Also known as the Art and Mission Theater's annual fundraiser.  The organization hosted the event in... more

Man Dies After Binghamton Stabbing
October 31, 2015 - Police arrested a Binghamton man today who allegedly stabbed and killed another man early this morning. Police arrested 30-year-old Donniel Trent for stabbing 28-year-old Adam Gray. The... more

Female Allegedly Stabs Man Near 9 Titchener Place in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - Police have arrested 27-year-old female Alease M. Downey of Binghmaton in connection  with a stabbing that occurred near a house located at 9 Titchener Place in the City of Binghamton. Officials... more

New York Firemen's Association Says to Check Your Fire Alarms When You Turn Back Your Clocks VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - On November 1st, Daylight Savings Time comes to an end so it's time to set your clocks back an hour. The New York Firemen's Association says you should use this event to also check your fire... more

Local Business to Reform Practices After Complaints
October 30, 2015 - A Binghamton business has agreed to reform its practices in delivering accessibility equipment to consumers. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced that his office reached an... more

Binghamton Mayor Raises Mets Flag over City Hall
October 30, 2015 - Binghamton City officials and the Binghamton Mets convened at city hall today to show support for the New York Mets in their World Series campaign against Kansas City. Of the 25 players on the... more

All-Star Golf Proceeds Presented to Community VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - Security Mutual Life Chairman, President and CEO Bruce W Boyea presented the proceeds of the All-Star Golf tournament to four local organizations. These organizations include The Broome County Urban... more

Doubletree in Binghamton Plays Host to Halloween Fun VIEW VIDEO
October 30, 2015 - A Friday night Halloween event of note to report. It was called Early Evening of the Living Dead.   The Doubletree in Binghamton hosted this outing which featured food, wine and beer... more

Reports of a Stabbing in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Scanner reports came in at around 9pm of a stabbing in Downtown Binghamton. We hear that there are two victims. We are hearing scanner reports that one of the stab wounds was a superficial wound to... more

Carbon Monoxide Victims Moved to Syracuse Hospital VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - The three people taken from a Binghamton home after suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning were moved to a Syracuse hospital this morning.     This according to the Binghamton Fire Department.... more

Audit Shows Status of City of Binghamton's Fiscal Health VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - An independent audit of the City of Binghamton’s finances has revealed that the city’s fiscal health is improving. The audit was conducted during the 2014 calendar year by Ciaschi, Dietershagen,... more

Lesko: Keeping Elderly Safe from Scammers VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 -

Business Works to Fill Charity Thanksgiving Baskets VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Of course, another holiday is coming up. Safelite auto glass is collecting food to help fill Thanksgiving baskets for Catholic Charities of Broome County.   To encourage donations, a open house... more

Fiala and Akshar Debate in Vestal as Election Day Appraoches VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Two local State Senate candidates meet in a debate with polls showing one holding a huge lead. Public station WSKG's headquarters in Vestal played host. As we reported last night, a new poll... more

Former NBA Star Visits Binghamton Boys and Girls Club VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Some area young people at the Boys and Girls Club of Binghamton were in for a real treat today. Former NBA star and ESPN personality Jay Williams stopped by to talk to young people about doing... more

Local Elementary School Hosts Safety Night In Time For Halloween VIEW VIDEO
October 29, 2015 - Many children and their parents came out to Theodore Roosevelt Elementary tonight to participate in safety focused activities like talking to police and firemen. "We're just here to let them know... more

DA's Meet With Bishop on Clergy Sex Abuse Rules
October 28, 2015 - District Attorneys from throughout Central New York will join Bishop Robert Cunningham of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse in Binghamton at 2pm Wednesday. They will announce the signing of... more

Fiala/Akshar Debate Thursday
October 28, 2015 - League of Women Voters of Broome and Tioga Counties and WSKG Public Media will co-host a debate featuring the candidates for New York Senate District 52, Democrat Barbara Fiala and Republican Fred... more

Andre Lee back in Court VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2015 - The Binghamton man charged with shooting and killing a city teenager was back in court Wednesday. Andre Lee is charged with second degree murder in the death of 19 year old Scott Wright Jr. the... more

Long-Term Care Workers Honored for Valuable Services VIEW VIDEO
October 28, 2015 - Those who dedicate their lives to caring for others received recognition for their services. On Wednesday afternoon, more than 55 long-term care professionals were presented a "thank you" along... more

District Attorneys, Diocese Reach Agreement on Sex Abuse Rules
October 28, 2015 - After allegations of sexual misconduct within the Syracuse Diocese, a memorandum of understanding has been created between seven county District Attorneys, including Broome County's, and the... more

SUNY Broome Increases Enrollment VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - SUNY Broome has announced it's student enrollment is up five percent, bucking a national trend.     According to the school it added 315 students over the past year to bring it's total enrollment... more

Police: $7 Theft Leads to Stolen Vehicle Recovery VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - Police say a man's theft of a $7 item leads to his arrest for stealing a car.     A Broome County Sheriff's deputy responded to the CVS on Upper Front Street in the Town of Chenango at four... more

Broome County Police Officers Announce Support for District Attorney Gerald Mollen VIEW VIDEO
October 27, 2015 - A group of Broome County police officers announced their support Tuesday for District Attorney Gerald Mollen. Current and retired officers announced their endorsement for Mollen’s 2015... more

Accused Murderer Fiocco Back in Court VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - The man accused of killing his common-law wife in the town of Maine was back in court Monday. 33-year-old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of 34 year old Shannon... more

Another Robbery Charge for Binghamton Man VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - A Binghamton man already under arrest for an armed robbery in Port Crane now faces additional charges.      24-year-old Ruslan Opatskyy is charged with robbery in the second degree. police say... more

Tips for Keeping Kids Safe on Halloween VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - With Halloween approaching, it's important for parents to be aware of trick of treating tips to make sure that their kids have a fun, safe time. The Broome County Sheriff advises parents to make... more

Binghamton's Vet Center Works To Prevent Military Suicide VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - According to the Federal Government, 22 veterans commit suicide every day.  The Binghamton Vet Center will do what it can to lower those numbers when it hosts a suicide prevention training session... more

Joan Osborne, Mavis Staples perform at BU VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - The crowd was rockin' like they did during the Bill Clinton era at BU this evening. 7-time Grammy-nominated singer Joan Osborne performed along with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Mavis Staples. They... more

Two Binghamton Brothers Arrested for Filing False Reports of Child Abuse VIEW VIDEO
October 26, 2015 - Two Binghamton brothers have been arrested after police say they filed false reports of child abuse. A state police investigation determined that 39-year-old Charles Clauson made six false reports... more

Binghamton to Close Collier St. Garage
October 23, 2015 - The City of Binghamton will close the Collier Street parking garage permanently on November 9th.   Mayor Rich David said crews discovered more extensive damage to the structure than originally... more

Career Day for People with Disabilities
October 23, 2015 - The American Association of People with Disabilities held it's Career Day Friday at Broome Workforce New York. The program helped participants with disabilities take advantage of a variety of... more

New York State Attorney General Warns of Cold Weather Scams VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2015 - Friday may have been a brilliant, sunny fall day but now is the time to prepare for winter scams. New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman laid out tips to prevent being a victim while... more

Lourdes Event has Mission to Assist the Community VIEW VIDEO
October 23, 2015 - On Saturday, Lourdes Hospital will host their first ever "Medical Mission at Home" event at St. Mary's Recreation Center.  The center is located at 154 Hawley Street in Binghamton. The event will... more

Lupardo Announces New Afterschool Programs Funded by State Assembly
October 23, 2015 - The hours after school, between 3 and 5 p.m, are about to become a lot more exciting for middle school students in the Binghamton City School District. Programs offered when school is over for the... more

Magic City Music Hall Makes Its Magical Return
October 22, 2015 - It's about to get real loud in Binghamton...The Magic City Music Hall is back. The Music joint that was once located in Johnson City closed back in 2008. But it's back this time located on Upper... more

Another Drug Related Arrest In The Southern Tier Further Highlights Heroin Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - More news to highlight the growing epidemic of drugs in the Southern Tier. Of course, we hear regular reports of arrests and overdoses. Perhaps the most notorious of the drugs that are prevalent in... more

The Humane Society in Binghamton Hosts Local Wineries For Fundraiser VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - A local organization utilizes something that New York has a lot of -- wineries -- to raise funds. In Binghamton tonight, the Humane Society hosted its fifth annual wine tasting and silent... more

Program Highlights Mental Illness in the Workplace VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Not all disabilities are directly visible to the eye.  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, about 25 percent of U.S. adults currently have a mental illness diagnosis, with the most... more

Hundreds Read for the Record at Broome Co. Library VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Over 200 local students joined millions around the world to try to set a world record for most people reading the same book on the same day.     213 children ages two through five came to the... more

Mayor David Pushes to Ease City Regulations on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Could more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations be coming to Binghamton? Mayor Rich David is pushing for changes to the City’s zoning code to make this happen. David released plans in... more

New Tesla Supercharger Station Coming to Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - A place to supercharge your ride in Binghamton could be just weeks away.   The area next to the Spot Restaurant on Front Street is going to be the location of Binghamton's first Tesla... more

Sen. Schumer Rallies to Keep Christmas Train Running through Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Senator Schumer is rallying to keep a popular Christmas train chugging through the Southern Tier this year. For years the Canadian Pacific Rem ran its holiday train through Binghamton and Oneonta... more

A Local Production Of A Beloved Musical VIEW VIDEO
October 22, 2015 - Everyone loves the musical "Grease" right? Well, we had a school version of it tonight in the Southern Tier. Seton Catholic Central High School presented this legendary tale in Binghamton. The... more

Binghamton City Council Discusses Tax Budget and Project Labor Agreements
October 21, 2015 - The Council of the City of Binghamton holds a public hearing on an ordinance adopting the Tax Budget for 2016. Also the council looked at a labor agreement. The council will make a decision on an... more

Broome County Urban League gets Lifesaving Equipment VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - More than 326,000 people suffer from cardiac arrest every year outside of the hospital. The lives of these people often depends on how quickly CPR is administered. Their chances of survival could be... more

Can Neighbors Save Abandoned West Side House? VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - A group of people are working to preserve what they are calling a piece of Binghamton history.     The fate of the house at 47 North Street, also known as the Sturtevant House, is currently in... more

College Day Gives Students Step Up Towards Future Education VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - Local students are getting a step up towards their future education. On Wednesday, two sessions of the 44th annual Greater Binghamton College Day took place at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans... more

Fall Harvest Dinner Allows Students To Eat What They Had Grown VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - A celebration of the successes of the Roosevelt School garden and the vegetables grown by students seemed to be one that tasted pretty darn good!   The Fall Harvest Dinner at this Binghamton... more

Local Science Fair Sparks Student Interest in Math and Science VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - At East Middle School, local teens from the 4-H Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County's Citizen U. Program showed up to get kids excited about  science and math. Students participated in... more

Binghamton city council holds budget hearing, hears union pleas for PLAs VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - Binghamton City Council held a public hearing on an ordinance adopting the tax budget for 2016. They also looked at a labor agreement. Tonight the council heard calls for something that is... more

Disability Mentoring Day gives Window into World of Work VIEW VIDEO
October 21, 2015 - October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. As a part of their efforts, the Broome-Tioga Disability Awareness Committee is giving locals with disabilities the opportunity to shadow... more

SUNY Broome Hosts Forum On Heroin Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - The Assembly Minority Task Force on Heroin Addiction & Community hosted its 7th annual Regional Forum at SUNY Broome tonight.     Organizers of the event say the goal was to identify problems in... more

Heroin Roundtable Tuesday Night at SUNY Broome
October 20, 2015 - Another group will look for solutions to the area's heroin epidemic Tuesday night at SUNY Broome. The State Assembly Minority Task Force on Heroin Addiction & Community Response will hold a... more

So. Tier to Present Potential $500 Million Plan in Albany VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - Tuesday is a big day in the Southern Tier's efforts to gain $500 million in state economic development money. Representatives from the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council, as well... more

26th Annual Labor and Employment Law Update VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce held it's annual labor and 'employment law update seminar at Traditions at Glen Tuesday. The annual seminar serves to inform local business owners on up to... more

Broome County Breaks Ground on Year-Round Farmer's Market VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - A new market for fresh produce is coming to our area. Broome County officially broke ground on it's first year-round Farmer's Market behind the Cornell Cooperative Extension on Upper Front Street in... more

A New Project Known As Lincoln Apartments Has Strong Backing VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2015 - You may remember the old Lincoln Hotel on Clinton Street in Binghamton. Fire tore through the abandoned building in the summer of 2013. Since then, the lot has become the construction site for a... more

AG Settles With Local Company Over Sale of Untested Airbags VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - The New York Attorney General has reached an agreement with a Binghamton-area company over the sale of salvaged air bags. According to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, Don's Automotive in... more

Sex Trafficking Activist Speaks at SUNY Broome VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - According to the State Department there were 100,000 sex slaves in the US in 2011. Activist Carol Metzker spoke at SUNY Broome today. She said many people are surprised to find out this... more

Fiala Hosts Education Round Table VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - Democratic State Senate candidate Barbara Fiala held an education round table Monday in downtown Binghamton - and the number one topic on the agenda - the Common Core.     Fiala hosted the... more

Community Hosts Vigil to Honor Two Children Killed in Johnson City Fire VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - Dozens gather at the corner of Floral Avenue in Johnson City to honor the lives of two children who were killed in a house fire that was intentionally started last night. The two brothers, ages... more

Two Arrested for Robbing Chinese Food Deliverymen VIEW VIDEO
October 19, 2015 - On Saturday, 10/17/2015, Binghamton Police arrested and charged two Binghamton men with two counts of Robbery in the First Degree. The charges stem from two separate robberies with the first... more

EXCLUSIVE: A Chat With Potential US Presidential Candidate Dennis Ball VIEW VIDEO
October 18, 2015 - Dennis Andrew Ball is the founder of the American Party of America. He is an Illinois resident, a retired marketing specialist, and a potential candidate for the US Presidential Election. Ball... more

SPEAK Animal Hospital Throws Event To Get Cats Adopted. VIEW VIDEO
October 17, 2015 - Today was a fun filled afternoon with lots of sweets and furry friends to not only play with, but bring home. From kittens to adult cats, there was quite the variety to choose from at the Purrs... more

CORRECTION: CVS Binghamton Robbery Report VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - **Correction** On Friday, FOX 40 erroneously reported on a robbery at a CVS pharmacy on Main Street in Binghamton. The information was published based on scanner reports. CVS District... more

Restaurant Week Nets $10,000 for Charities VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - After diners filled up on specials during Binghamton's Restaurant Week, a pair of local charities were able to fill up their coffers.     Friday Restaurant Week organizers donated over $10,000 to... more

"Last Chance" for Needy Families for Thanksgiving Help VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - Those who need some help having a Happy Thanksgiving have a last chance to sign up for food baskets at Catholic Charities.     The agency announced Friday it is extending it's deadline to sign up... more

New Korean War Memorial in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - More than 2,000 soldiers from New York lost their lives in the Korean War. A new plaque is honoring these lives, along with all brave souls, who risked their life to serve their country.     The... more

Special Education Students MOVE at BOCES VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - A special education program at BOCES received national recognition Friday for it's efforts to get students to use their ability to increase their mobility. Representatives from Mobility... more

Could We Enjoy Warmer-Than-Normal Winter? VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - After two brutally cold winters, could we actually enjoy some warmer weather in the coming months?     The National Weather Service released it's winter forecast for the country, and those of us... more

Discovery Center Hosts Walk for Classmate with Cancer VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2015 - The children and staff of The Discovery Center in Binghamton are hosting a fun run for one of their own. Maddie Shaw is an 11-year-girl who used to attend the after school program here. She... more

Nigel Smith Gets 25 Years to Life in Prison
October 15, 2015 - Nigel Smith entered the Broome County courtroom in chains Tuesday afternoon. Over two years have passed since the murder of heroin dealer Bretnie "Sha" Owens, a time that saw the acquittal of Smith's... more

New "Items of Interest" in Clayton Murder
October 15, 2015 - Police say they have found new items of interest in the Steuben County murder of Kelley Clayton.     Her husband, Thomas Clayton, is the Binghamton native charged in her death. According to the... more

Teens Learn About Driving Safety
October 15, 2015 - Over 750 High School Students from Broome County flocked to Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton today for Teen Traffic Safety day. The event, sponsored by State Farm and put... more

Traffic on 81 South Improving in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 - The Prospect Mountain Construction project has made traffic difficult today in Binghamton. We're told that there is now one open lane on 81 South to 17 West. Expect every lane in the blocked roadway... more

Lesko: New Mortgage Rules Affect Borrowers VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 -

Fiala Realizes She Must Hustle In The Final Stretch VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 - The Democratic Women of Broome County held its annual "Meet the Candidates" event and it brought out a local candidate who is entering the final stretch of her campaign. State Senate candidate... more

Lourdes Hospital Celebrates Women VIEW VIDEO
October 15, 2015 - If you thought 5K runs and walks were the only way to raise awareness for breast cancer, think again. Tonight Lourdes Hospital hosted it's 7th annual "Celebration of Women." The special... more

Endicott Code Violation Dispute Heads to Court VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - A man claims he was evicted because he reported code violations in his apartment. The Endicott code enforcement department has received multiple reports of violations over the past several years at... more

Man Pleaded Guilty to Firing Loaded Gun in Belmar Tavern VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - Today, October 14, 2015 in Broome County Court, Jamel Corbett of Johnson City, New York, pleaded guilty as a Second Violent Felony Offender to Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree in... more

New Mobile App Helps Binghamton Locals Save Money VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2015 - If you're looking to save money in the area, there's a new app for you. It's called Loop. Loop was developed by local entrepreneurs in Binghamton with one goal in mind: to save you money at... more

Friday Night Police Chase Ends In Town of Dickinson VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - Details are coming out about a police chase on Friday night that ended in Town of Dickinson.   Police say they noticed 17 year old La-Tee Baker of Utica driving a red 2007 Hummer traveling south... more

Clayton Free on Bail for Second Time VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - The Binghamton native charged with killing his wife in Steuben County is free on bail for a second time.     Thomas Clayton is charged with second degree murder after his wife Kelley Clayton was... more

Democratic Presidential Debate Preview VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - Anticipation at the Broome County Democratic Headquarters today, leading up to the first democratic presidential debate. In a race led by Hillary Clinton, the challenge is on the other candidates,... more

CHOW Offers New Community Wellness Center In Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - The Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse - or CHOW - is expanding its Hunger Relief Program with a new community wellness center on the south side of Binghamton.   A ribbon-cutting ceremony opened... more

Democratic Headquarters in Binghamton hosts Debate Watch Party VIEW VIDEO
October 13, 2015 - Fox 40 was at the Democratic Headquarters in Binghamton earlier this evening where guests seemed to be primarily either Team Hillary or Team Bernie, but the stronger sentiment seemed to be for the... more

Update on the Details of the Conklin Fire This Afternoon
October 12, 2015 - Crews from Binghamton, Conklin and other localities were called to a fire in Conklin this afternoon.     Fox 40 arrived at the scene at around 5pm as the blaze was largely extinguished. NY 7 was... more

56th Annual Columbus Day Parade in Downtown Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - The streets are empty now, but this is where the Columbus Day Parade went down earlier.  We spoke with local area residents about why this was such a great day for the event. “Every year we come... more

Fall Foliage in Peak Color VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - Fall foliage, a change so dramatic, it can be seen from space, and heard with every step. Fall in New York, it's hard to beat when the color and the weather cooperate. "Yeah this is the best place to... more

Broome County Health Department Holds Flu Clinic VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - Monday's sunshine and 70 degrees may not have you thinking about the flu but health officials say now is the time to get your shot.   The Broome County Health Department held a flu vaccine clinic... more

Trailer Fire in Conklin News Comes In VIEW VIDEO
October 12, 2015 - Multiple crews responded to a trailer fire in Conklin Monday afternoon.     It happened just before 4:30 Monday afternoon at 227 Montrose Drive at the Blue Ridge Trailer Park. Our crew on scene... more

Columbus Day With An Italian Touch VIEW VIDEO
October 11, 2015 - Schools are out and some businesses are closed tomorrow for Columbus Day. Here's something fun for tomorrow.   The 56th annual Mirabito Columbus Day Tournament of Bands Parade and Italian... more

Pumpkin Patch Helps Raise Funds For Church Youth Program VIEW VIDEO
October 11, 2015 - It's the perfect time of year for picking out that perfect pumpkin. One local church is selling pumpkins to raise money for their youth program.   Our Lady of Sorrows is holding their annual... more

Schreiber Chocolate Shop Come Back To Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 11, 2015 - Chocolate's by Leopold returns to the Southern Tier. A favorite of many since Leopold Schreiber opened his first chocolate store in Binghamton in 1994. He's moved around, but his chocolate stays... more

Ground Breaks For New Community Garden in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 10, 2015 - Wouldn't it be nice to save some money and grow your own food?  Well a new community garden will allow some Binghamton residents to do that. The salvation army teamed up with the Binghamton Noon... more

NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Motivates Students At BU VIEW VIDEO
October 10, 2015 - Binghamton University's homecoming welcomed many prominent alumni, including the first one to have a seat in congress. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries spoke to the College of Community and Public... more

Family Enrichment Network Hosts Community Awards VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - The Family Enrichment Network thanked it's volunteers this morning at it's annual meeting at the holiday inn in Binghamton. The agency, located on Cherry Street in Johnson City, is the largest... more

Rockbottom Dam Memorial Awaits Approval VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - A memorial almost a decade in the making to honor those lost 40 years ago once again could be on track. Binghamton City Council is expected to approve plans for a memorial at the Rockbottom dam... more

Update: Smoker's Choice Robbery VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - An update to last week's robbery at Smokers Choice on Pennsylvania Ave. in Binghamton.   Police are looking for a suspect they say threatened the cashier with a knife and demanded money before... more

Binghamton University Homecoming Kicks Off VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - Approximately 1,000 alumni head back to Binghamton University. Hundreds checked into BU's new Alumni Center for homecoming 2015.  This weekend the school will host presentations, panel... more

Wine Tasting, Craft Brews, Food and Music at Binghamton Event VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - A night of wine tasting, craft brews, food and music in Binghamton! The event  was hosted by the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and SEFCU at the Doubletree Hotel. It featured a number of... more

Conrad Taylor holds campaign rally in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 9, 2015 - City council candidate and BU student Conrad Taylor held a rally this afternoon at Confluence Park to kick off the final three weeks of his campaign. Taylor was introduced by Assemblywoman Donna... more

Man Arrested after car chase on Route 17 VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - A police chase on route 17 at around 9:30pm on Wednesday night reached a top speed of 90 miles per hour! New York State Police say 26 year old Christopher Kuiper was arrested for operating a vehicle... more

Obstacle Course for Next Generation of Police VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - Criminal justice students at SUNY Broome are getting a better idea of just what stands between them and a career in law enforcement. The sheriff's office debuted an obstacle course that criminal... more

Attendance Matters: National Campaign to keep kids in school VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - Almost 7.5 million students miss at least 10% of school every year according to the U.S. Department of Education, prompting a nationwide campaign to reduce chronic absence. The program, called Every... more

Red Ribbon Day: Encouraging Elementary Students to make good choices VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - Having a role model early in life can help kids make the right choices later on. That's exactly what Vestal High School students had in mind when visiting elementary classrooms today. Members of... more

Man who Hit and Killed State Trooper has trial moved VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2015 - The trial of the man accused of running down New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner has been postponed. 60 year old Almond Upton of Melrose, Florida was originally set to stand trial in November.... more

Delayed Sentencing for Libous VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The sentencing for former State Senator Tom Libous has been delayed to accommodate Libous' chemotherapy treatment. Libous will now be sentenced on November 24th. Sentencing was originally scheduled... more

Binghamton Native Accused of Killing Wife Back in Jail VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The Binghamton native charged with killing his wife in Steuben County is headed back to jail. Steuben County Sheriff's arrested Thomas Clayton for violating an order of protection.  He appeared... more

Man Charged With Death of Town of Maine Woman in Court VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - The man accused of killing his common-law wife in the town of Maine was back in court today with a new lawyer. 33 year old Michael Fiocco is charged with 2nd degree murder in the death of 34 year old... more

Binghamton Council Discuss Budget VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - Today in Binghamton the city council met to discuss the budget. Among topics of interest were stabilizing taxes for commercial and residential city properties. Regarding taxes, Director of... more

The Harmony Club of Binghamton Celebrates 90 years VIEW VIDEO
October 7, 2015 - Ninety years never sounded so good. The Harmony Club of Binghamton celebrated a milestone anniversary today in Endwell. It did so in style with a 1920's-era fashion show. The club began in 1925... more

Vestal Fire Safety at Elementary Schools VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - "We don't want fire safety to take a back seat, this year's message is if you hear the beep, move your feet, you know, have a smoke detector in every bedroom." - Ken Fortier, Vestal Fire Prevention... more

Anti-Addiction Rally in Washington Gives Locals Hope VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - 18 people from the Binghamton area traveled to Washington DC last weekend as part of the UNITE to Face Addiction rally. The goal of the rally was to change the conversation surrounding addiction, and... more

Broome County DA Candidates Square Off VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - When you flip through the channels you may come across this advertisement, Mirella Masciarelli supporting Steve Cornwell for Broome County District Attorney. "She followed me on Facebook, I never... more

Road Closures on Route 17 VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - Expect road closures on on state route 17 starting tonight and continuing during evenings until Friday 17 westbound between exits 63 and 62 will close nightly beginning tonight from 10 p-m to 6... more

A Local Attorney Speaks on the 20th Anniversary of the OJ Simpson Verdict VIEW VIDEO
October 6, 2015 - Many are surprised to find out in recent days that it has been twenty years since the verdict in the OJ Simpson trial was read in California. We spoke with a local attorney, Paul Battisti, about the... more

Heroin Rally In DC Brings Out Binghamton Crew
October 5, 2015 - The Southern Tier was represented well as part of a group of thousands who has visited Washington.   In fact, they have traveled by bus to the Capitol to discuss the heroin epidemic. Groups from... more

Broome County GOP Chair Joins Fox 40 For First Ever "Five Questions" VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - Here is a new segment we will have from time-to-time on Fox 40, Five Questions. This is when we speak with some local news-makers and get their take on the issues of the day, but have some fun as... more

Binghamton Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Shooting VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A Binghamton man is charged with attempted second degree murder after an early-morning shooting Saturday in the city.     Police charged 26-year-old Walter Andino Jr. in connection to the... more

Binghamton Man Indicted on Attempted Murder VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A Broome county grand jury has indicted a Binghamton man on attempted murder, attempted assault and other charges. Prosecutors say 37-year-old Dushon Goldwire fired multiple shots at 26-year-old... more

Job Fair for Homeless VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - The homeless can face a number of obstacles as they look for a job. "Substance use, lack of education, gaps in employment history, mental health disorders, and sometimes just not having a good... more

Southern Tier Makes Pitch for $500 Million VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - In what's been called the hunger games of upstate New York the Southern Tier has put in it's bid to win half a billion dollars in economic development money from the state. Our area is one of seven... more

Judge Refuses to Overturn Libous Conviction VIEW VIDEO
October 5, 2015 - A federal judge has rejected former State Senator Tom Libous' appeal to have his felony conviction overturned. U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti ruled that the evidence presented in July was... more

Authorities Investigate A Possible Meth Lab in Endwell VIEW VIDEO
October 4, 2015 - Police are investigating a possible meth lab in Endwell. Hazmat and fire crews were on the scene of a home on Richmond Rd. this afternoon where they believe the lab is operating. Police... more

Shooting Incident Leaves Man In Critical Condition VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2015 - A man is in critical condition right now following a shooting this morning. Authorities say they found a 20-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound in the chest. The incident occurred... more

Robbery At Smoker's Choice in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2015 - Police are investigating an confirmed robbery at Smoker's Choice. Authorities responded to the scene earlier today and brought out their K-9 unit to sniff out traces of the suspect. According... more

Car Crashed Into Old Giuseppe's Convenience Show VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2015 - A car crashed into a building this morning on Leroy St. and Murray St. You might remember this building as the old mom and pop convenience store named Giuseppe's. Police and ambulances... more

Binghamton Zoo Kicks Off Howloween VIEW VIDEO
October 3, 2015 - Lions and tigers and rain? Oh my? Well... it was a little rainy, but our furry friends at the zoo were loving it. Howloween kicked off at the Binghamton Zoo today, to celebrate the start of the... more

Police Need Help In Search For Woman Who Allegedly Used Cloned Credit Card VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - Police need your help in the search for a woman who allegedly used a cloned credit card locally.     This identity theft case  occurred in the Binghamton, Johnson City and Elmira area during... more

The Zombies Have Arrived! Well, Kinda. The Zombie Walk Kicks Off! VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - The living dead are lurking the streets of Downtown Binghamton tonight. The 6th annual zombie walk is apart of Binghamton's First Friday, in celebration of the start of October. We met up with a... more

Binghamton Man Charged In Attempted Armed Robbery VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - A Binghamton man is under arrest, charged with robbing a convenience store in Newark Valley. The Tioga County Sheriff's Office says 34-year-old Travis Cornell robbed the Xtramart on the evening of... more

Open Farm Weekend in Broome County VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - Eight farms this weekend are opening up to the public as part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension's Open Farm Weekend...     From 10 a-m to 4 p-m Saturday and Sunday you can enjoy fresh produce... more

$1.25 Million to Fight Obesity in Local Schools VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - Four school districts in Broome County are getting over a million dollars in state grants to fight obesity in high school.     The Broome County Health Department announced the 1.25 million... more

Making Strides Walk For A Good Cause This Sunday VIEW VIDEO
October 2, 2015 - Thousands of area breast cancer survivors, caregivers and volunteers are heading to Rec Park in Binghamton this Sunday to walk for a good cause. This in an effort to help finish the fight against... more

City of Binghamton Extends Lease with VINES Urban Farms VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - Urban farming will continue in downtown Binghamton. the city announced Thursday it is extending it's lease with the VINES program for five years.     VINES is part of an urban revitalization... more

Cuomo Details Upstate Prep for Joaquin VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - The Governors of New Jersey and Virginia have declared States of Emergency in advance of Hurricane Joaquin.     While we are not yet sure if Joaquin will effect New York Governor Cuomo has... more

Lesko: Americans Not Saving Enough for Retirement VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 -

Can Binghamton Attract Top Health Talent? VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - How to bring better health care professionals to Binghamton? That's the goal for recruiters from Lourdes and UHS who spoke today to the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce.... They say there... more

Railroad Controversy in Dickinson VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - In the town of Dickinson, where residents believe that idle trains prevent emergency vehicles from entering this side of the street. Charlotte Truxal lives on rogers mountain way, and knows fist hand... more

What to Expect if Hurricane Joaquin Hits the Southern Tier VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - If Hurricane Joaquin hits the Southern Tier what should we expect? Officials from the National Weather Service say that if this storm does hit us it will be moving at a high speed, which would... more

Rain Or Shine, The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Will Go On In Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - Event organizers tell us that rain or shine, the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk will take place this Sunday at Rec Park in Binghamton. The walk is a part of an effort to halt breast... more

BU Students and Police Chief react to Oregon Shooting VIEW VIDEO
October 1, 2015 - At least thirteen people were killed today when a gunman opened fire on a community college campus in Oregon. Gun legislation has once again become a topic of intense and emotionally charged... more

Flood Warning Issued for Hurricane Joaquin VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - The area is no stranger to natural disasters with one of the most severe floods happening just a few short years ago in 2011. Heavy rains totaling more than seven inches flooded the region... more

Woman Who Triggered Amber Alert in Jail VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - A woman who police say abducted her child, triggering a region-wide amber alert, is now in jail.     Authorities say 26- year-old Veronica Mitchell, who had non-custodial rights to her... more

Man Found Guilty in Binghamton Rape of Teen VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - A man has been found guilty of raping a 17-year-old girl in Binghamton last year. 22-year-old Hemchandra Persaud from Ozone Park, New York was convicted of rape in the third degree Monday. The... more

Zombies to Invade Binghamton (But Don't Worry) VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - A zombie apocalypse in Binghamton? Not quite, but Friday October 2nd will be the sixth annual Zombie Walk. Organizers say there's no registration needed. Just show up, presumably  undead, at... more

Actor Bill Gorman Receives A Star In Binghamton's Walk Of Fame VIEW VIDEO
September 30, 2015 - It seems that everything from performing on  local stages to narrating Emmy winning documentaries are on the resume of Binghamton's own Bill Gorman.   He was awarded a star on the city's Wall of... more

An Amber Alert in Binghamton Has A Happy Ending VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - Great news this evening after an Amber Alert in the afternoon brought about great distress among authorities and our viewers. We reported at the outset of our six o'clock news that an Amber Alert... more

Court Rules Against Fiala in Ballot Suit VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - A State Supreme Court Judge in Albany has ruled that Democratic State Senate candidate Barbara Fiala can not run on the Women's Equality Line on November's ballot...     The court ruled that the... more

40th Anniversary of Rockbottom Dam Tragedy VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - 40 years ago three Binghamton Firefighters were killed trying to rescue rafters near the Rockbottom Dam.     A memorial service honored the lost lives of Binghamton Fire Chief John Cox,... more

State Senate Candidate Fred Akshar Is On A Roll In The Polls VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - A new poll has given Republican State Senate Candidate Fred Akshar a big lead over Democrat Barbara Fiala. A new Siena/Time Warner Cable poll has Republican Fred Akshar leading Democrat Barbara... more

One Local Reaction To The Common Core Is Not So Warm VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - Fox 40 has reported on the Cuomo Administration's efforts to develop the Common Core standards in state schools. Recently, we received a not so warm reaction from Dr. Marion Martinez , the... more

A Binghamton Rally On A "Moral" Federal Budget VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - Activists want the Pope's recent message to America to be reflected in the federal government's bottom line.   They protested in front of the Federal Courthouse in Binghamton this afternoon... more

Lupardo says green energy will create jobs at forum VIEW VIDEO
September 29, 2015 - At a smart energy jobs forum this evening in Binghamton, a number of experts spoke on renewable energy. Among the speakers were members of the Southern Tier Startup Alliance and the Binghamton... more

Team Up With FOX 40 to Fight Breast Cancer VIEW VIDEO
September 28, 2015 - There is no cure for breast cancer but there are ways to help find one.     About six thousand walkers will be meeting up this Sunday at 8:30 at Recreation Park in Binghamton for the Making... more

A Shooting Suspect Is On The Run VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2015 - An update to the shooting that occurred around 3 a.m. Saturday morning in Binghamton. Police have confirmed that one person was shot near the Kennedy Fried Chicken on Main St. Authorities say... more

Witnesses Take Down An Elderly Woman's Attacker VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2015 - Strangers acted as heroes Sunday morning when they witnessed an attack to an elderly woman in Binghamton.   According to Binghamton police, a female suspect assaulted an elderly woman by knocking... more

A Race Relations Forum Opens It's Floor To The Community. VIEW VIDEO
September 27, 2015 - Race relations in the community is sometimes a topic that people don't like talking about.  But with the increasing racial tension nationally, a local group said that needs to change. The... more

Binghamton Home Invasion VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - Three people are under arrest after what police are calling a home invasion in Binghamton. Police say the incident happened on September 17th at 35 Saratoga Avenue. Responding officers say they found... more

Guns and Drugs Traffic Stop VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - Binghamton police arrested three others after they say a traffic stop yielded a gun and drugs. 26-year-old Nathanael Manwaring of Lisle, 29-year-old Devin Engle of Whitney Point, and 25-year-old... more

Local Meteorologist Fight Wildfires To Save Lives VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - We've been having beautiful weather here in the Southern Tier but some parts of the country have not been as fortunate. Wildfires have ripped through the west these past few months and the... more

Third Annual Roberson Sci-Fi Convention This Weekend VIEW VIDEO
September 25, 2015 - Sci-fi and and pop culture fans, it's time to let your geek flag fly. For the third year in a row, Roberson Museum is hosting its annual sci-fi convention, Robercon. Marketing and public... more

Broome County Budget Cuts and Staffing Cuts Discussed VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - A plan for 2.2 million dollars in staffing cuts due to budget concerns drew quite a few residents out to a public hearing earlier to discuss the plan. A budget proposed last week details multiple... more

Local Priest Heads to Philadelphia to See Pope Francis VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - The Pope will visit a major US city a little further south from New York City.  One local priest has a chance to see the Pope in the City of Brotherly Love. Father Tim Taugher, St. Francis of... more

More Details on Widespread Steroid Bust VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - More details on just how widespread the drug bust was that led to four men in the Binghamton area facing federal charges of conspiring to distribute steroids.     New York State Police announcing... more

Fiala, Akshar Campaign Spar Over Ad VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Fred Akshar's campaign, but not the candidate himself, responding to what it's calling a negative ad about him.     The ad makes an issue of the amount of overtime Akshar made as a member of the... more

Is Fracking Really Banned In New York? VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Is fracking really banned in New York state? One anti-fracking activist says no.     Last December the Cuomo Administration prohibited high volume hydraulic fracturing. However Walter Hang of... more

New I-81 bridge opens in Prospect Mountain project VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - Out with the old, in with the new. Spectators looked on as the demolition of the old I-81 bridges over the Chenango River took place today. It's the last part of the bridge work in phase 1 of... more

Information fair helps local veterans VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - The American Legion hosted an event to help retired servicemen this afternoon. More than 20 organizations had tables set up to help veterans find jobs, housing, and fulfill other basic... more

Details on Binghamton Transportation Long-Term Plan VIEW VIDEO
September 24, 2015 - The Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study is up for review, and weighing several of its proposed projects, going into the year 2040.    Among the projects  under review by the BMTS policy... more

Broome County steroid bust VIEW VIDEO
September 23, 2015 - Four suspects were arraigned in court this afternoon for allegedly operating steroid labs out of two homes in the region. The suspects were arrested early this morning around 6 a.m. where both police... more

Broome County GOP Head Bijoy Datta Has Been Re-elected VIEW VIDEO
September 23, 2015 - An important member of the local Republican Party will stay in office. Bijoy Datta has been unanimously re-elected by the local Republican Committee to keep his position as Broome County... more

Fair Housing Practices Discussed in the Parlor City VIEW VIDEO
September 23, 2015 - In the Parlor City tonight, talk of fair housing policy. An analysis of impediments to what is called fair housing in the City of Binghamton has been conducted by a private nonprofit group known... more

Candidates for District Attorney Outline plans to combat Heroin Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - How to deal with the area's heroin epidemic has once again become an issue in local politics - this time in the race for Broome County District Attorney. Republican candidate Steve Cornwell says... more

Latest Unemployment Numbers VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - The latest employment numbers show a continuing trend in Binghamton - the unemployment rate is going down but so is the number of people in the local workforce. The unemployment rate for Binghamton... more

Group Builds New Room For Teen Brain Cancer Victim VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - A 13-year-old Endicott girl battling brain cancer comes home to a new room built specially for her, thanks to one nonprofit dedicated to helping her heal.   By finding out a child's interests,... more

A Local Drug Treatment Facility Hosts An Open House VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - The Addiction Center of Broome County has opened its doors to the public.   The reason? It's National Recovery Month. Community members were permitted to tour the State Street facility and learn... more

Local Discussion Focuses on the Common Core VIEW VIDEO
September 22, 2015 - "Issues in education," that was the topic at a local discussion tonight. The League of Women voters of Broome and Tioga Counties review an important element involving local education. The... more

Sexual Harassment Policy Discussed By Binghamton City Officials VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - Tonight, officials took part in a review of sexual harassment policy in city of Binghamton.   The city's Employees Committee met tonight to discuss updates to Binghamton's policy including ideas... more

A Look At Some Local Arrests And Stories Attached To Them In Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - A 32-year-old man from Pitcher, New York has been arrested by Chenango County Sheriffs. They say that they have arrested the man, Joshua Whaley,  for burglary and that he was in possession of... more

Funding for Endicott Bomb Squad VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - More than $103,000 is on it's way to the Endicott Bomb Squad. This as part of $2 million in Federal Homeland Security grants going to 12 bomb squads throughout the state. The Endicott Bomb Squad's... more

Akshar Supporters Sue Fiala VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - The race for the 52nd District State Senate seat may be headed to court before it goes to the ballot box.     A number of plaintiffs including the head of the Broome County Republican Party are... more

Binghamton, Woodburn Court Agree to Tax Deal VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David says the city has an agreement with the owners of Woodburn Court one to secure affordable senior housing.     The agreement was broken up into four main parts:... more

Bucci Set for Papal Mass at Madison Square Garden VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - Broome County's President of Catholic Schools Richard Bucci is headed to New York City to attend Friday's Papal Mass at Madison Square Garden. Bucci was one of 87 recipients selected by lottery by... more

Famous Pilot talks Career Opprotunities to Chenango Forks Students VIEW VIDEO
September 21, 2015 - Students from Chenango Forks High School filled the auditorium this morning, listening to a message about what their future's could look like. The high school hosted Captain Barrington Irving, the... more

A Bizarre Story Behind A Local DWI Arrest VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - Authorities arrested a drunk driver this morning after they found a vehicle stuck in a yard. Their investigation revealed that 34-year-old Michael Quail was traveling westbound up Smith Hill Road... more

CHOW's Walk Provides For Good Cause VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - Some area residents walked the grounds of Binghamton University's campus to help stomp out hunger in the community.   More than 600 walkers came out for the 33rd annual CHOW Hunger Walk.  CHOW, or... more

Blues On The Bridge Takes Over Downtown Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - This year's Blues On The Bridge brought thousands out today for food, dancing, and of course...lots of blues music. Sounds of a harmonica flowed over the river while a couple danced in the... more

A New Marathon in Binghamton Gets Off to a Running Start VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - The inaugural Dick's Greater Binghamton Marathon kicked off with a running start.   Bright and early this morning, more than 65 runners laced up their running shoes to take on terrains along the... more

A Stair Climb Memorializes Lives Lost During 9/11 VIEW VIDEO
September 20, 2015 - Sunday, firefighters and civilians came together to take on flights of stairs in the 5th annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb; all to remember the lives lost on that day. Almost 200 people came out... more

A Vehicle Crashes Into Binghamton Laundromat VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2015 - A vehicle collided with  a laundromat in Binghamton this morning. The incident occurred around 7am this morning. According to Dud's n Sud's owner Jack Weiss, a minivan backed into his building... more

Binghamton Harvest Festival Brings The Feeling of Autum VIEW VIDEO
September 19, 2015 - The event was held outside NYSEG stadium in Binghamton this afternoon.   A wide selection of fall seasonal craft beers, hard ciders and a variety of locally harvested foods were available. The... more

Public Hearing for Tioga Downs Casino License Application VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - An interested and enthused audience filled the Suny Broome gymnasium today for public comments on the Tioga Downs application for a casino license.  The gaming commission issued three licenses late... more

Major Meth Bust in Endicott and More on an Interesting Idea to Fund Heroin Treatment VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - Endicott police have alerted fox 40 to a major meth lab bust in their area. The bust happened this afternoon and we will have more on it tomorrow. This is perhaps one more reason public interest is ... more

European Food and Culture on Display at Local Festival VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - If you love authentic Eastern European food, you may want to check out the St. Michael's Carpathian Festival this weekend. The smell of food - - namely delicacies - - was in the air today during... more

Men Who Cook Chef Competition Celebrates It's 13th Year VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - Our very own Jason Weinstein got to put his cooking skills to the test today.  Jason took part in an event known as "Men Who Cook." This was hosted by the Mental Health Association of the Southern... more

A New Marathon Gets Ready To Start in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 18, 2015 - The inaugural Dick's Greater Binghamton Marathon is about to take off with a running start. The marathon will begin and end this Sunday at 3010 Old Vestal Road. It will go through the rail... more

Efforts to Fund Heroin Treatment with Marijuana Revenue Tabled VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - An idea to fund heroin treatment in Broome County is on hold! Earlier Broome County legislators discussed an idea to fund heroin treatment in the county with revenues from medical Marijuana. The... more

Akshar Releases Heroin-Fighting Plan VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - Republican State Senate candidate Fred Akshar says he has a plan to fight the heroin epidemic.     Saying we can't arrest our way out of the problem, Akshar wants to secure the funding needed to... more

Start-Up NY Business Opens Up About Move to BU VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - A business which is moving onto Binghamton University's campus under the Start-Up NY program says it may deliver more jobs than it has promised the state.   Callsign, inc is an international... more

Binghamton Jobs Report Glows Less Than State Report VIEW VIDEO
September 17, 2015 - A key component to the read on the local economy is jobs statistics. A new report shows that, statewide, unemployment is down to 5.2 percent. This is its lowest rate since May 2008, the early stages... more

Mayor Rich David Delivers 2016 Binghamton Budget Address VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - At an address in Binghamton, Mayor Rich David address the ebb and flow of the city's 2016 budget. Mayor David used his budget address to bring up one of the two things you can count on,... more

Car Fire In The Kirkwood Region Destroys Classic Red Corvette VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - This evening, we captured video of the aftermath of a car fire in the Kirkwood area near I-81. This classic red Corvette burst into flames, The driver exited quickly and was unharmed. Firefighters... more

Downtown Binghamton Arrest Caught on Camera VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - At 5:55 this evening, on the intersection of Court and State, Fox 40 captured a dramatic arrest in front of a crowd on on-lookers on camera. From our vantage point, the young man arrested was... more

Fiala Unveils Jobs Plan. Akshar Campaign Responds VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - Senate candidates Barbara Fiala and Fred Akshar are talking about jobs.     Fiala toured a pair of Johnson City businesses Tuesday as she unveiled her jobs plan. She says she would be best to... more

US Attorney: Libous Conviction Should Stand VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - The US Attorney who prosecuted former State Senator Tom Libous says his conviction should stand - this as Libous has appealed to have his conviction tossed and a new trial.     Libous' defense is... more

Stoughton Corn Maze returns for 11th year with new design VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - "The MAiZE" at Stoughton Farm in Newark Valley is a maze carved into an 8-acre cornfield. "It takes a couple of weeks to make the actual maze, it probably takes longer than that to figure out... more

A Discussion in Binghamton on Transgender Issues VIEW VIDEO
September 15, 2015 - The Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier hosted a presentation this evening on transgender issues. Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, brought a great deal of publicity to this... more

Exchange Street Bridge Reopens VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - As the summer comes to an end, so does construction on the Exchange Street Bridge. If you are one of the 10,000 drivers who relied on the bridge to get to work every day, this is good news for... more

Binghamton Mayor Rich David Previews 2016 Budget Address VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - Mayor David will be addressing the city's financial concerns with the 2016 budget address Tuesday evening. In the 2015 budget, David says he was able to present the city with only 0.48% in tax... more

Scarborough Legal Trouble VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - An assemblyman who is said to have defrauded the state with travel vouchers has been sentenced to 13 months in prison.Former state assemblyman William Scarborough was convicted of wire fraud and... more

Senator Schumer Cortland Visit VIEW VIDEO
September 14, 2015 - Senator Charles Schumer is slated to visit Cortland tomorrow morning. Why? To address federal restrictions that he says keep farmers in the Southern Tier from buying new equipment. He says his new... more

Prospect Mountain Construction Project Brings About Lane Closures VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - Construction work will require lane closures at various locations in City of Binghamton and Town of Dickinson. It's part of the Prospect Mountain Construction Project. From Monday until Friday,... more

Get Ready To Eat Up In Binghamton Restaurant Week VIEW VIDEO
September 13, 2015 - We are about to enter a time that hosts what is known as Binghamton Restaurant Week. Starting Tuesday, Downtown Binghamton will host those who want to take advantage of what is offered on its... more

Beer Lovers Enjoy Binghamton's Brewfest VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2015 - Beer lovers traveled to the Arena in Downtown Binghamton to taste test all different types of drinks for Brewfest. With more than 60 vendors and over 120 options to sample -- including wines and... more

Binghamton Police Investigating Home Invasion VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2015 - Binghamton police are looking for three suspects in a suspected home invasion. Detectives say it happened on Louisa Street at about 11:30 Saturday afternoon. The first suspect is a black male... more

Broome County Candidates Officially Kick off Campaign Season in New Headquarters VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2015 - Broome County Democratic candidates are officially kicking off their campaign season at their new headquarters on 95 court street in Binghamton.   The building used to be the corporate office for... more

Lives Lost to Heroin Remembered at Candlelight Vigil VIEW VIDEO
September 12, 2015 - Community members gathered at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in Binghamton to remember lives lost to heroin.   I'm Dope Without Dope and the Addiction Center of Broome County came together to... more

Identity Released in Suspicious Binghamton Death VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - Binghamton Police have released the identity of the body officers found at a home on Mather Street on Tuesday. Police say they found Michael C. Thomas of New York City in an apartment at 11 Mather... more

Binghamton University Ranks Among Top Universities in the Country VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - Binghamton University has been named one of the top universities in the country.   U.S. News and World Report ranked the school in a seven-way tie for 89th best university in the country.  Two of... more

Senate Candidates Spar Over Heroin Issues VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - New remarks from State Senate 52nd District hopeful, Republican Fred Akshar, regarding his opponent's jab at his law enforcement career and his ability to address the ongoing heroin epidemic. ... more

Binghamton Remembers 9/11 VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - 14 years have passed since the tragic events of 9/11. Ceremonies across the United States Friday to remember    some of those events honoring the victims of the terrorist attacks, and the brave... more

A Day of Caring VIEW VIDEO
September 11, 2015 - On this September 11th 850 workers workers from a number of local companies spent their days volunteering for local non-profits as part of the United Way's Day of Caring. Some of the 70 projects... more

County Executive Discusses the County Budget VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - Thursday night County Executive Debbie Preston delivered her 2016 Budget Address to a crowded legislative chamber. Preston announced a 2.2 percent tax increase in Broome  which totals an estimated... more

A Few Burglaries at the Johnson City Wal-Mart And More in Your Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - Three people of different age ranges have been cuffed by Delaware County Sheriffs for allegedly growing marijuana. 47-year-old Michael D. Spencer, 39-year-old Toni Spencer and 18-year-old Bradley... more

Binghamton Man Admits to Killing Half-Brother VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - A Binghamton man has pled guilty to stabbing his half-brother to death.     38-year-old Antonio Jenkins pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the death of 22-year-old James Williams on... more

Can Binghamton Be an Economic Hot Spot? VIEW VIDEO
September 10, 2015 - Could the southern tier ever rival economic hot spots like New York city or silicon valley? But officials at a panel and Binghamton university's downtown center this morning say it won't be easy.... more

Detectives on the Scene on Hayes Street in Binghamton
September 9, 2015 - At around 10:15 Wednesday night scanner reports blared about an incident at 33 Hayes Street in Binghamton. Detectives were on scene. According to witnesses, there were four police cars on the scene... more

Binghamton Police Talk About Suspicious Death Investigation VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - Binghamton Police are talking about their ongoing investigation into a suspicious death in the city.     Police say they received a phone call regarding suspicious circumstances at the address of... more

Local Winners in Senator's Lottery To See Pope Francis VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - News on a lottery set up by Senator Charles Schumer. Its winners were selected to see Pope Francis's historic speech to Congress in Washington on September 24th. Senator Charles Schumer says,... more

Mercy House of the Southern Tier breaks ground at St. Casmir VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - Excitement filled the air in St. Casmir Church as Mercy House of the Southern Tier announced its hospice facility will have an approach that is different than most. "What we're gonna do differently... more

Counterfeit Money and a Town of Dryden Burglary in Tonight's Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - It is time to, once again, quote the old Kenny Rogers song. "You can't outrun the long arm of the law." Want proof? We have recently received word that a 25-year-old named Carl Keys was arrested... more

Controversy On Where A Local Legislature Lives VIEW VIDEO
September 9, 2015 - Despite a push for him to resign now, Garnar says he will resign from his seat at the end of this month. In June, Garnar bought a house at 756 Chenango Street which is about a mile out of his... more

Fiala Speaks Out Against Facebook Ads VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - "It's what you expect when you are running against a five year old," said Barbara Fiala. Democratic candidate Barbara Fiala feels she is getting cyberbullied on social media for false attacks on... more

Binghamton Police Investigate Suspicious Death VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - Binghamton Police are investigating a suspicious death Tuesday morning. Police say officers responded to 11 Mather Street just before 10 am Tuesday morning. The incident is currently under... more

Dealing with Back-to-School Anxiety VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - Sometimes heading back to school can be an anxious time for kids. But there are things parents can do to lessen that anxiety.     Experts say you should first focus on the basics. Make sure your... more

Binghamton Officials Look At Mayor's Changes on Police Work VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - Binghamton City Council is taking up changes Mayor Rich David wants to make to the Binghamton Police Department. At a work session this evening, Council reviewed an Executive Order David signed... more

Two Operas Slated for the Forum Theatre VIEW VIDEO
September 8, 2015 - Whether you're a die hard opera fan or have a more casual interest, you may find something to your liking at the Tri-Cities Opera this season.   Two operas for this season will take place at the... more

Binghamton Man Charged in Armed Robbery VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - Binghamton Police have made an arrest in what they're calling an attempted armed robbery Sunday afternoon. Police say 31-year-old Bradley Miles of Binghamton went to the West Side Mini Mart on... more

BPD Look for Suspect in Stabbing VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - Binghamton Police are looking for the man they say is responsible for a stabbing Sunday night on Main Street.     Police describe the suspect as  a light-skinned black male, 5’8’’, 20 years of age... more

New Rules Could Mean More OT for Millions VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing changes to The Fair Labor Standards Act. Currently what are called exempt workers aren't eligible for overtime if they work over 40 hours per week, unless... more

BPD Could Soon Be Equipped with Body Cameras VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - New body cameras could be on Binghamton Police officers as soon as October. Mayor Rich David has submitted legislation that would allow the city to sign a five-year contract for 93 cameras.   The... more

Looking Back at the Broome County Floods of 2011 on Their Anniversary VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - Today marks the anniversary of the beginning of the 2011 flood. It was the area's second catastrophic flood in five years and put us all on alert for future disasters. Broome County officials... more

Binghamton Police Respond to Car Rollover VIEW VIDEO
September 7, 2015 - At around 4:30 today, Binghamton Police responded to reports of a car rollover. The accident occurred on Conklin Avenue on an on-ramp to the parkway. There were no injuries as result of the... more

Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Town of Chenango Rocks Neighborhood VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - At around 1:46 this morning, Broome County Sheriffs responded to several 911 call about a motorcycle accident on castle creek road in Town of Chenango. When deputies arrived, they were unable to... more

Bennett Ordained as Priest in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 6, 2015 - A Deacon became a Priest Sunday at St. Michael's Church in Binghamton.   William Bennett is now the second of three Seminarians from the church to be ordained in recent years. Father Bennett says... more

State Street Block Party Adds Some Excitement to Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2015 - The second day of the State Street Block Party, a collaboration between businesses and residents on Artist's Row, drew a crowd to enjoy fresh local food,  music and artistry.   This in an effort... more

Bikers Ride in Tribute to Fallen Officer VIEW VIDEO
September 5, 2015 - Half a dozen motorcyclists gathered outside of the Southern Tier Harley Davidson to embark on a journey to Elkland, Pennsylvania.  All in memory of a fallen officer. A weekend ride is nothing out... more

Binghamton Man Arrested for Syracuse Murder VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - A Binghamton man is under arrest for a murder in Syracuse. Officers from Binghamton, Syracuse, and the US Marshall's office arrested 42-year-old michael walker on Pine Street Thursday. They say he... more

Keep Kids Safe While Sharing the Road VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - As students head back to school, the Broome County Sheriff's Office is reminding everyone to make safety a priority while sharing the roads.     The Sheriff's office has issued more than 280... more

Tips for Labor Day Travel VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - More than 35 million Americans will be travelling this Labor Day weekend to send off the Summer, that according to AAA. With 85 percent of people making that trip by car officials say there are... more

LUMA Lights Up Downtown Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 4, 2015 - Thousands of people are in downtown Binghamton to see it lit up like never before.     LUMA is a projection arts festival which is making it's Binghamton debut Friday night. It's projecting images... more

BU Has Big Plans for Johnson City VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - Citing more enrollment, more staff, and more research, Binghamton University President Harvey Stenger says his school is feeling the pinch. "We've run out of space on this campus and we feel it as... more

Lesko: Could This Debt Strategy Work? VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 -

Jim "Mudcat" Grant All Star Golf Tournament VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - The 14th annual Jim "Mudcat" Grant All-star Golf Tournament teed off Thursday at The Links at Hiawatha Landing in Apalachin. With over 35 sponsors and about 40 guest celebrities, the tournament... more

Law Enforcement is Busy, Here is Proof in our Crime Wrap VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - Three women have been arrested after an alleged gang assault of another woman in the Town of Union. Sherriffs say the three confronted a 59-year-old woman who was leaving a local business. Police... more

Police Respond to Reported Armed Robbery in Binghamton VIEW VIDEO
September 3, 2015 - Reports of an armed robbery in Binghamton early Thursday night rang out on police scanners. Police responded to calls at around 5:30 pm after reports of a robbery at 56 Clinton Street. An... more

Car Rollover on Vestal Parkway VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - Traffic on the vestal parkway was slowed down earlier this afternoon following a three-car collision outside of the U-haul of Vestal. A red Pontiac Firebird flipped over in the collision, the... more

National Emergency Preparedness Month VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - September is National Emergency Preparedness month, and Broome county officials are urging people not to wait for disaster, but to plan for it. The major themes that Broome county residents are... more

Mudcat Grant Golf Tournament Preview VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - Over 35 sponsors and 40 guest celebrities, including the namesake himself are gearing up for the 14th annual Jim Mudcat Grant all-star golf tournament. It is set to start Thursday. Security... more

A Second Car Rollover in Vestal for the Day VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - At about 4:45 this afternoon, Fox 40 heard scanner reports that a car had overturned on 84 Vestal Avenue. According to authorities, two people were in the vehicle in this one car wreck. One has... more

Details on This Year's Binghamton Brew Fest VIEW VIDEO
September 2, 2015 - Over 50 brewers, 12 wineries, and 120 sample options - all part of the 2nd annual Binghamton Brew Fest.   The event will take place on Saturday, September 12th at the Maines Veterans Memorial... more

Nigel Smith Murder Trial Verdict: Guilty VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - "There are no swans in a sewer" is how prosecutor Kevin Dooley summarized this case in closing arguments last Friday, and that phrase held true for the jury today. Despite defense efforts to... more

So. Tier Council Picks Priority Projects To Bring Millions to Area VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - The Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council announced it's more than two dozen priority projects that are in line for $30 million in funding from the state.     The projects include... more

Binghamton Parking Amnesty Month Begins VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - The City of Binghamton’s one-month parking ticket amnesty program started Tuesday...     During September the city will allow the total cost of any ticket issued prior to January 1st of this year,... more

David: Webb Should be off BLDC. Webb: Say That Face-to-Face VIEW VIDEO
September 1, 2015 - Binghamton Mayor Rich David is calling for a member of City Council to be replaced on a city economic development group.     In a letter to Council President Bill Berg David claims Lea Webb has... more

A Look at Happenings in the Southern Tier as Summer Winds Down
September 1, 2015 - Summer might be winding down, but there is a lot of fun to be had with a holiday weekend approaching. Here are some stories of such fun in our southern tier wrap....starting in Endwell. A Catholic... more

Trying to Halt the Heroin Epidemic VIEW VIDEO
August 31, 2015 - Officials say about 13-percent of people in Broome County suffer from substance use disorders. This led to 39 overdose deaths in 2014 alone.     Monday officials gathered at the Tri-Cities Opera... more