This is the latest in our series of "county spotlights" We have already featured Chenango and Genesee county's and now it is Broome County's turn in the spotlight. Broome County is one of the largest counties in Upstate's "Southern Tier." With around 200,000 residents, There are several big cities as well as many smaller villages and towns. Binghamton is the county seat and the biggest city with 50,000 residents.
The Broome County District Attorney is announcing a couple Binghamton men are headed to prison in separate cases up for sentencing last week. 32-year-old Zeke Wilmarth is to serve 15 years after pleading guilty to attempted murder for stabbing a 34-year-old woman repeatedly wit a knife, intending to kill her on July 11 of last year in Vestal.
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