Suspect arrested, charged following high-speed chase Thursday

first_imgCHENANGO BRIDGE (WBNG) — The Broome County Sheriff’s Office says one person was arrested following a high-speed chase that occurred early Thursday morning. ORIGINAL STORY: The sheriff’s office says two other occupants were in the vehicle with Frost. They were taken into custody but released without charges, they say. Police haven’t shared any information on possible injuries, people in custody, or what started the high-speed chase in the first place. Frost was taken to the Broome County Sheriff’s Office where he was processed on his charges. Authorities say the chase continued onto Airport Port, the city of Binghamton, Route 7 and eventually Route 88 where the chase ended with Frost crashing his vehicle. The New York State Police aided in the investigation. The sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Paul A. Frost of Johnson City was arrested and charged with criminal mischief in the 2nd degree, a class D felony. He was also charged with a misdemeanor and 31 vehicle and traffic violations, authorities noted. The Broome County Sheriff’s Office, Hillcrest Fire Department and State Troopers all responded to the scene.center_img The car caught fire and came to stop between Exits 1 and 2 on I-88 eastbound. (WBNG) — A high-speed chase early Thursday morning ended in a vehicle fire. 3:30 P.M. UPDATE: When 12 News crews arrived at the scene, the fire was already out, but they did see fire damage to the side of the car. They say his vehicle caught fire but was later put out by a deputy with an extinguisher. They say Frost was spotted travelling at a “high rate of speed” on Glenwood Road in the town of Dickinson. The sheriff’s office attempted to conduct a traffic stop but Frost did not comply, they say. This is a developing story and will be updated as we learn more information.last_img read more

Students tackle challenge of building and running a company

first_img“It taught me that leadership isn’t just about telling people what to do, it’s about motivating them to do so, and making someone want to do something,” said Beardsley. In just three months, the student group sold 300 packages, each containing five reusable bags. “Looking back at what I’ve done, it’s a really rewarding feeling and a great feeling all at the same time,” said Beardsley. “Spending the past three months running this company was really nice, there were a few struggles along the way, but we got through those,” said Beardsley. TOWN OF DICKINSON (WBNG) — A group of bright students can add “running a company” to their resume. “We’re the highest grossing New Visions company to date,” said CEO and Maine-Endwell student, Nick Beardsley. center_img The team spent countless hours testing their product, launching their marketing campaign, and watching their reusable bags make a difference. The company made a profit of more than $6,000. The money will benefit five local charities after liquidation. The company, “2020,” a Junior Achievement Company, tackles the challenge of finding a replacement for plastic bags, combating New York’s recent plastic bag ban. The program, students say, gives them new skills they can carry into their future careers. last_img read more

CDC confirms 6 new COVID-19 symptoms

first_imgResearchers are learning more and more from patients who have contracted coronavirus. Broome County Health Department Medical Director Dr. Christopher Ryan says the health department does case investigations, interviewing COVID-19 positive patients which ultimately leads to determining new symptoms. ChillsRepeated shaking with chillsMuscle painHeadacheSore throatNew loss of taste or smell “Like” Nicole Menner on Facebook and “Follow” her on Twitter. (WBNG) — The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed six new symptoms of coronavirus, as research on the disease rapidly develops. The six new symptoms are: “That’s also why it evolves sometimes because we learn more. we learn more about this virus and this illness every time we interview a patient, every time we investigate a case, we learn more about the illness and it informs the next iteration,” he says. The three original known symptoms were cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing and fever. last_img read more