Vaughn Golden has been reporting across upstate New York since 2016. After graduating with a degree in Journalism and Economics from Ithaca College, Vaughn reported for the Watertown Daily Times in the North Country before returning home to WSKG in 2021. Vaughn leads WSKG's Environment desk.
Democrats on Binghamton City Council proposed legislation to hire a third party to conduct an independent investigation of the arrest of Hamail Waddell earlier this month, which Mayor Jared Kraham says is “moot” now the attorney general is involved.
Activists call on the city to act after officer kneels on man’s neck during arrest.
Community groups are demanding action after a Binghamton police officer was seen kneeling on Hamail Waddell’s neck during an arrest earlier this month.
Several prominent Republican leaders are vowing to challenge New York’s new firearms laws in court.