Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Boy’s mother called 911 before Indiana school shooting

    Boy’s mother called 911 before Indiana school shooting RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Police say a 14-year-old Indiana boy’s mother was the 911 caller who warned authorities before the teenager shot his way into a middle school and exchanged gunfire with officers. State Police said Friday that the mother warned…

  • Christmas debate: White or multi-colored lights?

    Christmas debate: White or multi-colored lights? (WBNG) – Families across the country have the same debate about Christmas lights every year. Are white lights better? Or do you like the multi-colored variety? According to a study from BJ’s Wholesale Club, 62 percent of Americans prefer multi-colored lights vs. 38 percent…

  • Local grads able to expand business by sticking to their roots

    Local grads able to expand business by sticking to their roots BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — What started off as an attempt by two Binghamton University students to create some merchandise for a play has grown into a thriving small business. In the seven years since it was founded, Muckles’ Ink…

  • Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

    Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics — most likely for 2030 — in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided the backdrop…

  • Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus

    Migrant girl’s dad said she was ill on bus WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Border Patrol says a 7-year-old girl who died while she was in custody appeared to be in good health when she was first detained along a remote stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. An intake form…

  • Kentucky’s Benny Snell Jr. leaving early for NFL draft

    Kentucky’s Benny Snell Jr. leaving early for NFL draft LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. says he’ll skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft, but will play in the Wildcats’ New Year’s Day bowl game. Snell announced his decision in a video posted…

  • Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted to Harvard

    Parkland survivor, gun-reform advocate accepted to Harvard PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high schooler who survived a school shooting massacre and co-founded the “March For Our Lives” gun-reform movement has been accepted to Harvard. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior Jaclyn Corin posted a photo of her admissions…

  • Familia, Mets finalize $30 million, 3-year contract

    Familia, Mets finalize million, 3-year contract NEW YORK (AP) — Jeurys Familia and the Mets finalized a $30 million, three-year contract on Friday, bringing the reliever back to New York, where he figures to serve as a setup man for newly acquired closer Edwin Diaz. Familia gets a $2…