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This section displays all of the Southern Tier news articles published in the past 7 days.


Ramsaran Takes the Stand in Murder Trial

CNY

Ramsaran Takes the Stand in Murder Trial

The murder trial of a Chenango County man takes an unexpected turn. Closing arguments were expected to begin Thursday morning. But at the last minute, Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran changed his mind and took the stand with permission from the judge. Alexa Green reports. Updated 09/18/2014 07:34 PM

City of Elmira Sues the Elmira Water Board

Elmira

City of Elmira Sues the Elmira Water Board

The lawsuit accuses the water board of violating municipal law by withholding funds from the city. Elmira lawmakers claim the city charter calls for the Water Board to give any of its profits back to the city for general municipal services. 09/18/2014 06:26 PM

Funeral Held for Fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper

Binghamton/Oneonta

Funeral Held for Fallen Pennsylvania State Trooper

Friends and family, along with the law enforcement community, said goodbye to Corporal Bryon Dickson II at his funeral Thursday. The Pennsylvania State Trooper was killed on Friday in an ambush at the Blooming Grove barracks. Updated 09/18/2014 02:25 PM

Judge Weighs In on Redistricting Language

New York State

Judge Weighs In on Redistricting Language

In addition to voting for the major offices, voters this fall will decide on whether to approve what lawmakers *were calling an 'independent' redistricting commission. That commission would be tasked with drawing new district lines following the 2020 census. But this week, a judge struck down the word 'independent', saying the commission would not be that at all. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman explains. 5:00 AM

Senate Votes This Week on ISIS Plan, House Approved Wednesday

Washington D.C.

Senate Votes This Week on ISIS Plan, House Approved Wednesday

The House approved a bill Wednesday to allow the United States to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight back against the militant group ISIS. Washington Bureau reporter Michael Scotto was in Washington this week while lawmakers went back and forth on how to respond to the group's violent actions. He has more on their reaction to the move. 09/18/2014 10:04 AM

Behind the Scenes at Restaurant Week

Binghamton

Behind the Scenes at Restaurant Week

Binghamton Restaurant Week has become a staple event throughout the city, with thousands of people dining out for lunch and dinner on a discount. But how much work actually goes into making that delicious food you're eating? Carmella Mataloni got a behind the scenes look in the kitchen of one of the restaurant participants. 09/18/2014 07:40 AM

Last Minute Request to Throw Out Ramsaran Case Denied

New York

Last Minute Request to Throw Out Ramsaran Case Denied

Testimony wraps up in the murder trial of a Chenango County man. Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran is accused of killing his wife Jennifer in December 2012. Alexa Green was in court when both the prosecution and defense rested their case. Updated 09/17/2014 04:03 PM

President Obama Addresses Plan to Deal with ISIS

US

President Obama Addresses Plan to Deal with ISIS

President Obama addresses his plan to deal with ISIS. He gave a speech in front of troops at Central Command in Florida. Michael Scotto has more on what the president had to say. Updated 09/17/2014 03:03 PM

Johnson City Mayor Appoints New Police Chief

Broome County

Johnson City Mayor Appoints New Police Chief

The Johnson City police department is once again under local leadership. As Emily Lorsch explains, Village Mayor Greg Deemie appointed Lieutenant Brent Dodge to head up the department at Tuesday night's board meeting. Updated 09/17/2014 08:22 AM

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