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Branden Block

Branden has been a journalist for more than 15 years, working in newsrooms around Central New York, Western New York and the Capital District, where he covered urban crime and political news for Albany's WRGB. During his career, he's served as the New York State  Television Chair for the National Press Photographers Association (TVQCC)  and has won numerous awards for his video journalism. Prior to joining the WIBX Newsroom, Branden worked with Governor David Paterson's 2010 campaign for Governor. A Mohawk Valley native, Branden enjoys covering Utica politics and public safety issues. You can hear him Saturday mornings from 6-9 on WIBX 950AM.
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Image Courtesy New York State Police
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State Police Bust Sex Trafficking Ring Involving Oneida County Minor

Marcy, NY (WIBX) The New York State Police arrest 9 people in connection with a sex trafficking ring involving an Oneida County minor.

Authorities say the ring was lead by a Brother-Sister team, Edward and Lynnette Tilden who used the website Backpage

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Branden Block, WIBX
Branden Block, WIBX
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Demolition for North South Arterial Project to Begin

Utica, NY (WIBX) - The New York State Department of Transportation took some time out to update West Utica residents on the North-South Arterial project. Representatives meet with about 50 residents to let them know that the demolition phase of the project will soon be underway

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Accident Leaves Child in Serious Condition

Lebanon, NY (WIBX) - A Slippery roadway is being blamed for a two car accident that sends three to the hospital. According to the Madison County Sheriff, 30-year old Courtney Mills was driving on River Road in the Town of Lebanon  when she lost control of her vehicle, slamming into a vehicle driven by 34-year old Minnie Hook

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Image Courtesy Rome Police Department
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Former Rome Police Chief Dies

Rome, NY (WIBX) - The City of Rome Police Department is mourning the passing of a former Chief, retired Police Chief Joseph Grande.

Chief Grande joined the Rome Police Department in 1948. Throughout his career, Grande received promotions to the rank of detective and then in 1974, to chief

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Oneida & Herkimer Counties Offer Home Energy Assistance Program

Utica, NY (WIBX) - Both Herkimer and Oneida Counties will begin taking in applications for HEAP Monday November 19th, that's the Home Energy Assistance Program that helps defray home heating bills. HEAP assists eligible low-income households with heating costs, emergency heat related utility costs and applicant owned heating equipment repair or replacement

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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Search Continues for Missing Man

Clark Mills, NY (WIBX) - 64-year old John Bruce went missing on October 16th and search crews are still combing the area around his residence with K-9's and about a dozen searchers. According to the Kirkland Police Department, they are searching rural fields, woods and buildings around Fountain Street,Route 12 in Kirkland and Maxwell Road in Marshall

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Utica Teenager Arrested for Carrying a Stolen Handgun

Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica Police recover a stolen handgun after a routine traffic Stop. According to authorities, Utica Police pulled over 17-year old Bandr Alfalahi near Park Avenue and Eagle Street and after a search of the teen, the loaded 22-caliber handgun was discovered in his pant's pocket

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