Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • 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,…

  • Slain man’s brother frustrated by 23-year wait for justice

    Slain man’s brother frustrated by 23-year wait for justice POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Chris Parks has waited more than two decades for justice to be served for his brother. Marion Wilson Jr. and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the March…

  • Mariska Hargitay: Haven’t been in touch with Linda Fairstein

    Mariska Hargitay: Haven’t been in touch with Linda Fairstein NEW YORK (AP) — “Law & Order: SUV” star Mariska Hargitay says she hasn’t been in touch with friend Linda Fairstein since the former “Central Park Five” prosecutor was dropped by her publisher, though the actress acknowledged Fairstein resigned from…

  • Texas longhorn sets Guinness world record for longest horns

    Texas longhorn sets Guinness world record for longest horns GOODWATER, Ala. (AP) — A Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty’s face. News outlets cite Guinness World Records as announcing…

  • Trump says he’ll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

    Trump says he’ll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. In an escalating trade dispute with Beijing, Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs…

  • Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments

    Alabama mayor walks out of meeting with no talk of comments CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor and city leaders refused to acknowledge questions on the mayor’s statements about “killing out” gay and transgender people at a city council meeting. News outlets report Mayor Mark Chambers and…

  • Consumer group warns of dangers of classic summer toys

    Consumer group warns of dangers of classic summer toys BOSTON (AP) — A consumer advocacy group is reminding parents of the dangers of classic summertime toys like baby pools, high-powered water guns and inflatable pool rings. Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm issued its annual list of 10 “summer…

  • Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:15AM EDT until June 18 at 1:15PM EDT by NWS Binghamton NY

    Flash Flood Warning issued June 18 at 10:15AM EDT until June 18 at 1:15PM EDT by NWS Binghamton NY The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Southeastern Susquehanna County in northeastern Pennsylvania… * Until 115 PM EDT. * At 1013 AM EDT,…

  • Wolf wants power plant emission plan to fight climate change

    Wolf wants power plant emission plan to fight climate change HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf wants Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature to authorize the state to join a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. The Democratic governor’s move is part…