Crime and Justice

Binghamton Honors Lives Lost In Orlando

Jun 15, 2016
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Binghamton residents gathered Tuesday night near downtown to mourn and honor the victims of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday.


(WXXI)  The owner of an LGBT-friendly bar in Rochester says she has been unable to hire security for her business and that has her concerned in the wake of Sunday's mass shooting at a gay club in Orlando, Florida.

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(WRVO) Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) is hoping that officials can learn from the tragedy in Orlando, to prevent another such deadly terrorist shooting going forward.

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Area representatives in Congress are responding to the massacre in Orlando. 

(WXXI) Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed flags at all state buildings to be at half-staff in solidarity with those impacted by the mass shooting in Florida.


(WRVO) An explosion that injured a state corrections officer at his home in Oneida County a week and a half ago had nothing to do with his job. But three people from Ohio have been arrested, in a case that involves the victim’s mother and suspected theft.



(NCPR) New York’s inspector general released a scathing report late Monday, blasting the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The report found widespread security lapses and breakdowns in oversight that led to last summer’s escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Dannemora, New York, located near the Canadian border.

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Governor Cuomo’s Inspector General found numerous security and oversight problems contributed to the prison break of two inmates last year from the state prison in Dannemora. 

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Several bills in the New York state legislature would extend or eliminate the criminal and/or civil statute of limitations for child sex abuse. Kathryn Robb with Massachusetts Citizens for Children, is a survivor of child sex abuse and an advocate for removing the criminal and civil statute of limitations.

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SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — A wealthy Southern Tier man on trial for a fourth time since his wife disappeared in 2001 has been found not guilty of murder.