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  • Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet

    Amazon adds more jets to its growing fleet NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon’s fleet of jets is getting bigger. The online shopping giant says it will lease 15 more Boeing 737s as it seeks to grow its delivery business and get packages to shoppers’ doorsteps faster. Amazon says it…

  • Police identify pilot killed in Endicott plane crash

    Police identify pilot killed in Endicott plane crash ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The Endicott Police Department has identified the pilot who fatally crashed near the Tri-Cities Airport on Monday as 77-year-old Russell Darrow of Brackney, Pennsylvania. According to police, Broome County Emergency Services received the report of the crash at…

  • NYC doctor pleads guilty to manslaughter in overdose deaths

    NYC doctor pleads guilty to manslaughter in overdose deaths NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who ran a clinic in Queens has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the prescription drug overdose deaths of three patients. New York City’s special narcotics prosecutor announced that Lawrence Choy pleaded…

  • Police: Horseheads man died after Candor motorcycle crash

    Police: Horseheads man died after Candor motorcycle crash CANDOR (WBNG) — New York State Police say a Horseheads man died after his motorcycle crashed in Candor Monday night. According to police, 41-year-old Jeremy Taylor was traveling west on Spencer Road around 9:20 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a…

  • Hospital cleared in handling of newborn cut from mom’s womb

    Hospital cleared in handling of newborn cut from mom’s womb OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — Officials have cleared a suburban Chicago hospital for its handling of a baby who was cut from his mother’s womb and later died. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the federal Department of Health and…

  • Governor vetoes $100M private schools bill in Pennsylvania

    Governor vetoes 0M private schools bill in Pennsylvania HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is vetoing budget-season legislation to substantially ramp up taxpayer support for private and religious schools in Pennsylvania. In Wolf’s veto message Tuesday, he questioned why Pennsylvania should expand a tax credit that subsidizes private…

  • US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity

    US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy. The research offers fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates among these kids weren’t a fluke. Results were…

  • One-time death row inmate being freed after plea

    One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snellgrove…

  • UE XC 24 Hour Relay will raise money for Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier

    UE XC 24 Hour Relay will raise money for Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier Ten runners will be running a 24-hour relay at Union Endicott High School to raise money for the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier. During the event there will be ultimate frisbee, cornhole,…

  • Food Network show seeking free skilled labor

    Food Network show seeking free skilled labor From Steve Barnes’ Table Hopping blog: The 12-year-old LT’s Grill in Niskayuna, which describes itself as an “old-timey bar/eatery with Southern BBQ, steak & seafood fare,” will be the subject of a future episode of “Restaurant: Impossible,” in which tall and loud…