Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Bill Cosby victim settles defamation suit with ex-prosecutor

    Bill Cosby victim settles defamation suit with ex-prosecutor PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The victim in Bill Cosby’s criminal sex-assault case has settled a defamation lawsuit against a former prosecutor who said she added details to her story over time. Andrea Constand’s suit against Bruce Castor had been set for trial…

  • Kentucky delays start time for some new Medicaid rules

    Kentucky delays start time for some new Medicaid rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State officials in Kentucky have delayed the start of some new eligibility rules for a portion of its Medicaid population. Kentucky is one of 36 states to expand its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama’s…

  • Two measles cases reported in Spencerport school

    Two measles cases reported in Spencerport school The county is working to determine whether these individuals may have exposed other Monroe County residents.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Two measles cases reported in Spencerport school

  • Andreatta: Autism fraud spreads measles

    Andreatta: Autism fraud spreads measles Measles cases are perpetuated by parents refusing to vaccinate their children for fear of autism – a link that has been thoroughly debunked.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Andreatta: Autism fraud spreads measles

  • Man accused in Super Bowl ticket scam goes missing

    Man accused in Super Bowl ticket scam goes missing LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police are looking for a prominent Atlanta-area businessman accused of exploiting Super Bowl fans out of tens of thousands of dollars as part of a ticket scam. News outlets report Gwinnett County police are searching for…

  • Knicks trade Porzingis to Dallas Mavericks

    Knicks trade Porzingis to Dallas Mavericks BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The New York Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, the Mavericks announced Thursday evening. It’s a seven-player trade with Dennis Smith Jr. as the centerpiece coming to New York. The Knicks are sending Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr.,…

  • Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Halfmoon

    Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Halfmoon Fiorello Pharmaceuticals will open a medical marijuana dispensary in Halfmoon on Friday. Located just off the Northway in the town’s Watkins Plaza, the store is the Capital Region’s third medical marijuana dispensary to open since the state legalized its use in 2014, and…

  • Judge rejects request to delay removal of Confederate statue

    Judge rejects request to delay removal of Confederate statue WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina judge has rejected an emergency plea to delay removal of a Confederate statue. The Winston-Salem Journal reports the United Daughters of the Confederacy made the request Thursday to halt removal of the statue…

  • Trooper charged in Mississippi crash that killed athlete

    Trooper charged in Mississippi crash that killed athlete STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi state trooper has been indicted on a manslaughter charge in connection with a 2017 crash that killed a former track athlete at Mississippi State University. Local news outlets report Oktibbeha (awk-TIHB’-ee-hah) County grand jurors indicted…

  • Abortion quickly becomes key issue in Virginia politics

    Abortion quickly becomes key issue in Virginia politics RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Missteps by Virginia Democrats in a debate over late-term abortions are giving Republicans hope they’ve found a powerful issue in a tough political environment. Virginia Republican leaders vowed Thursday to make abortion a front-and-center issue during this…