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  • Authorities: Va.-to-NYC ring smuggled 4 million cigarettes

    Authorities: Va.-to-NYC ring smuggled 4 million cigarettes NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a dozen people collaborated to smuggle nearly 4 million cigarettes from Virginia to New York City and resell them, dodging over $1.3 million in city and New York state taxes. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood…

  • CORRECTS: Judge upholds verdict saying Monsanto’s weed killer caused worker’s cancer, but cuts $289 mil award to $78 mil

    CORRECTS: Judge upholds verdict saying Monsanto’s weed killer caused worker’s cancer, but cuts 9 mil award to mil SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — CORRECTS: Judge upholds verdict saying Monsanto’s weed killer caused worker’s cancer, but cuts $289 mil award to $78 mil. (Corrects APNewsAlert to say that original award was…

  • Authorities: 2 charged in Kansas road-rage shooting of boy

    Authorities: 2 charged in Kansas road-rage shooting of boy WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man and woman have been charged in a road rage shooting that wounded a 4-year-old boy in Wichita. Nineteen-year-old Tylin Atkinson and 21-year-old Ramonyka Smith, both of Wichita, were charged Monday with criminal…

  • ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election

    ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is calling for “mavericks” like him to vote in the Nov. 6 election and focus on human rights around the world. The McCain Institute for International Leadership, led by his…

  • Eric Trump making Tuesday stop in Oneida County

    Eric Trump making Tuesday stop in Oneida County NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WBNG) — President Donald Trump’s son is paying a visit to upstate New York to support Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (R). According to the U.S. Representative’s campaign, Eric Trump will attend a rally for Congresswoman Tenney at the Republican…

  • The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoff

    The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoff ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on Alaska police standoff with a suicidal man outside a hospital (all times local): ___ 4:50 p.m. Police in Alaska say they’ve detained a suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a…

  • Florida city commissioner resigns after murder charge

    Florida city commissioner resigns after murder charge BARTOW, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city commissioner has resigned after being charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of shoplifting a hatchet from an Army-Navy surplus store. News outlets report 47-year-old Michael Dunn resigned Monday from the Lakeland…

  • Sodus double homicide: Search continues for male shooter

    Sodus double homicide: Search continues for male shooter The Wayne County Sheriff's Office and State Police are investigating a reported shooting.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Sodus double homicide: Search continues for male shooter

  • Planes scrape wingtips while taxiing at NYC’s LaGuardia

    Planes scrape wingtips while taxiing at NYC’s LaGuardia NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two arriving airplanes touched wingtips while taxiing at New York’s LaGuardia airport, but the planes were able to continue to their gates without a problem. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to investigate the mishap, which…