Monthly Archives: February 2019

  • State Department of Environmental Conservation rescues bald eagle

    State Department of Environmental Conservation rescues bald eagle JEFFERSON COUNTY (WBNG) — An injured bald eagle is recovering and getting ready to be released back into the wild, and it’s all thanks to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. The department posted pictures on its Twitter account of…

  • The Latest: Minnesota cop renewed license after charges

    The Latest: Minnesota cop renewed license after charges MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the case of a former Minneapolis police officer facing trail in the 2017 death of an Australian woman (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A former Minneapolis police officer who’s facing trial in the 2017 death…

  • Louisiana Rep. Graves to lead GOP on House climate panel

    Louisiana Rep. Graves to lead GOP on House climate panel WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have named six lawmakers to serve on a special House committee on climate change. Louisiana Rep. Garret Graves will be the senior Republican on the 15-member panel, which is led by Florida Democratic Rep. Kathy…

  • Albany wine fest donates to arts groups

    Albany wine fest donates to arts groups ALBANY — The Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts, which drew an estimated 3,000 people to events during its 10th-anniversary weekend last month, donated more than $115,000 to a dozen arts groups during a presentation Thursday…

  • Forecast focus is shifting to a coastal storm Sunday

    Forecast focus is shifting to a coastal storm Sunday   Tonight: Clear early with clouds increasing. Chance of light snow with a Trace-1” possible by morning especially near/south of the NYPA border. Chance of snow is 60%, but decreases farther north. Wide temperature range possible. Wind: Light Low: 6-19…

  • Dempsey’s goal to finish regular season: Six conference wins

    Dempsey’s goal to finish regular season: Six conference wins BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Despite Sam Sessoms record-tying performance on Wednesday night, the Binghamton Bearcats fell to Hartford by 20 points. Binghamton is now 8-21 overall and 4-10 in conference. The Bearcats are locked into the seventh or eighth seed in…

  • Young adult novel pulled amid online criticisms

    Young adult novel pulled amid online criticisms NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a debut young adult novel has pulled his book amid criticism of how it portrayed the Kosovo War of the late 1990s. Kosoko Jackson tweeted Thursday that he had asked his publisher to withdraw “A…

  • The Latest: Texas jury acquits ex-Baylor football player

    The Latest: Texas jury acquits ex-Baylor football player WACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the rape trial of a former Baylor University football player (all times local): 5 p.m. A Texas jury has found a former Baylor University football player not guilty of raping another student in 2016.…

  • Outdoors: What gear do you hold dear?

    Outdoors: What gear do you hold dear? My husband, Herb, was standing in the kitchen when I approached with an important question. “Do these snowshoes bring you joy?” I asked him. As some of you may have guessed, I was about to KonMari our outdoors gear. For those of…

  • DEVELOPING: At least 1 hurt in Endicott crash

    DEVELOPING: At least 1 hurt in Endicott crash ENDICOTT (WBNG) — At least one person was hospitalized after a crash on Main Street in Endicott Thursday afternoon, according to the Endicott Police Department. At 5:30 p.m., police told 12 News over the phone that “at least one or two…