Community

As break approaches, local officials urge students to take proactive steps to prevent burglaries

The Southern Tier Crime Analysis Center reported four burglaries on Murray Street in Binghamton over Thanksgiving break, and as a longer holiday approaches, officials are warning the students to take precautions against...


Community

Nine arrested during protest at Broome County Legislative Chambers against proposed law

Protests erupted in the Broome County Legislative Chamber on Thursday night as legislators met to vote on a law that would criminalize “annoying, alarming or threaten[ing] the personal safety of any emergency...


Community

Graduate student creates 'Community Meal Maps'

For community members looking to enjoy a free meal, a new resource is available. Ben Levine, a first-year graduate student studying geography, created a map of Binghamton and Johnson City with indicators...


Community

Broome County sheriff opposes Bail Elimination Act, but local organizations voice support following jail deaths

The Broome County Jail will be seeing major changes when New York state implements the Bail Elimination Act on Jan. 1. The act aims to end monetary bail and pretrial incarceration for...


Community

Former BU student Orlando Tercero sentenced to 30 years in prison in Nicaragua

As Haley Anderson’s parents and friends looked on, former Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero was sentenced to 30 years in Nicaraguan prison on Friday. Anderson, 22, a senior nursing student at BU...


Community

'No justice, no peace': Group gathers to support student arrested for taking down Birthright International advertisements

Binghamton University students chanted “no justice, no peace” on Thursday morning in the parking lot next to the Vestal Town Court in support of a student who was arrested for taking down...


Community

'Jail on Trial' forum discusses inmate mistreatment

Students and community members met on Thursday to discuss an alleged history of mistreatment at the Broome County Jail and how to combat it, just a day after another inmate died within...


Politics

Broome County elections see victories for BU faculty, alumna

Nearly all of the 2019 elections have wrapped up in Broome County, resulting in two Binghamton University faculty members and an alumna winning council seats. However, the Broome County district attorney (DA)...


Community

Tercero found guilty by Nicaraguan judge in Haley Anderson murder case

On Friday, former BU student Orlando Tercero was found guilty of murdering senior Haley Anderson in March 2018, eight weeks after the start of his Nicaraguan femicide trial. After the trial was...


Community

Columbus Day protesters plead not guilty to disorderly conduct

Binghamton community members and Binghamton University students gathered at the Binghamton City Court on Monday morning for the first court appearance of four protestors who were arrested at last week’s Columbus Day...