1 taken to hospital following fire on Burr Avenue in Binghamton

first_imgFiree officials says heavy smoke and fire damage was done to the kitchens on the first and second floors. —– —– BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Binghamton Fire Department says one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. They say the cause of the fire is under investigation. This article has been updated to reflect the house in question is located at 34 Burr Ave. Dispatchers told 12 News the house number was 24. Our crew reports heavy damage done to the back of the house and multiple crews are on the scene. As of 4:58 p.m., dispatchers cannot confirm further details with 12 News. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Fire officials tell 12 News the fire is out. 6 P.M. UPDATE: 5:13 P.M. UPDATE: 5:39 P.M. UPDATE: This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for further information. —– 12 News has a crew on the way to the scene BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Emergency crews are responding to a report of a house fire at 34 Burr Ave. in Binghamton. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — A 12 News crew on reports the corner of Burr and Conklin avenue is blocked to traffic.last_img read more

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‘You don’t sell your best players!’ – Koeman planning to keep Romelu Lukaku

first_img1 Ronald Koeman has revealed he has no desire to sell Romelu Lukaku this summer, as ‘you don’t sell your best players’ when manager of a club.The Dutchman was appointed Goodison Park boss earlier this week, replacing Roberto Martinez, with the aim to mould a promising group of players into one of the best teams in the Premier League.His first job is to keep hold of his promising starlets; the most important being John Stones, Ross Barkley, and the aforementioned Lukaku.Whilst the first two seem content to remain on Merseyside, Belgian forward Lukaku has voiced his desire to join a club who are able to win silverware.His goal record makes him a keen target for a number of sides – Chelsea and Manchester United included – but Koeman has revealed he will have meetings to convince his ‘best players’ to remain at Goodison Park.The 53-year-old said: “I have had that experience in my last two years, always a lot of interest in players.“Like everybody, we like to keep all these key players, because you don’t sell your best players. But that is about meetings I will have with these kind of players and then we will see what happens.”Koeman left Southampton after two years, and he has admitted that Everton’s ambition to grow and develop into a European force was one of the reasons he left the South Coast for the North West of England.He added: “Always the most important (thing) is if they show that ambition to grow, and everybody knows the history of Everton.“It is a big history and it is nice to be part of that, to win, to play European Cup football, to win titles.“Everybody at the club is ready to take the next step and I am one of them. From the start, when we had the discussions about Everton, (everyone) was lovely.“Everyone is hungry from the beginning – the people in the club, the fans – to come back and put Everton in a place where they need to stay. We will do everything to take the next step.” Ronald Koeman wants Romelu Lukaku to stay at Everton last_img read more

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PAYBACK Ticos beat US 31 take first place

first_imgCosta Rica slowed the USA’s march toward the 2014 World Cup with a 3-1 win Friday, while Mexico were on even shakier ground after a 2-1 loss to Honduras.Costa Rica moved to the top of the six-nation final qualifying group in North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) with the victory in San José that ended the USA’s 12-match winning streak.The Ticos now head the group on 14 points, one more than Jurgen Klinsmann’s United States. Mexico, long the powerhouse of the region, are in worse straits heading into another crucial round of matches Tuesday.Two goals in the space of three minutes in the second half lifted Honduras to victory in Mexico City and into third place in the group that will see three teams advance directly to next year’s finals, and the fourth-placed team play off for a berth against New Zealand.Mexico, held to three dispiriting goalless draws in their three prior qualifiers at Azteca Stadium – the venue where they once dominated all comers – appeared poised to turn things around when Oribe Peralta put them ahead 1-0 in the sixth minute.But Jerry Bengtson in the 64th and Carlo Costly in the 66th ensured Honduras came away with a maximum three points that take their total to 10, with Mexico fourth on 8.In San José, Costa Rica were out for revenge after a bitter 1-0 defeat to the United States in Denver in March, in a match played in heavy snow.The hosts jumped to a quick lead as Johnny Acosta beat DaMarcus Beasley on a set-piece corner and headed home a goal in the third minute. Bryan Ruiz #10 battles for a header against Matthew Besler #5 of the United States. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP Johnny Acosta #2 celebrates scoring the first goal against the United States with Christian Gamboa #16 during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at Estadio Nacional on Friday in San José. Costa Rica schooled the U.S. team 3-1. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP Clint Dempsey #8 of the United States reacts after falling 2-0 to Costa Rica. The U.S. never recovered. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP Ticos go nuts after Johnny Acosta scored against the United States during their FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, CONCACAF qualifier football match at the National Stadium. For Costa Rica, now in first place, it was a sweet payback for March’s blizzard match. Hector Retamal/AFPlast_img read more

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