Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator

    Police: Tip that Smollett, 2 brothers together in elevator CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are investigating a tip that on the night “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two masked men he was in an elevator of his apartment building with two brothers later arrested and released…

  • AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence

    AP source: FBI had backup plan to save Russia probe evidence WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with FBI internal discussions says after FBI Director James Comey was fired the bureau developed a plan to protect evidence in its Russia investigation. The concern was that other senior officials might…

  • Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to US

    Alabama woman who joined Islamic State seeks return to US BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State after becoming radicalized online wants to return to the United States. A lawyer for the family of 24-year-old Hoda Muthana told The Associated Press…

  • BC HEARS program helping people reach goals for higher education

    BC HEARS program helping people reach goals for higher education BC HEARS stands for Broome County Higher Education Access, Retention and Success. It’s a State University of New York (SUNY) Excel Grant-funded program. It functions as a partnership program among Binghamton University, SUNY Broome and Binghamton University Community Schools.…

  • Hospital, doctor face 3 new lawsuits over drug doses, deaths

    Hospital, doctor face 3 new lawsuits over drug doses, deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three more wrongful-death lawsuits have been filed against an Ohio hospital system and a doctor accused of ordering potentially fatal doses of pain medication for dozens of patients over several years. The Columbus-area Mount Carmel…

  • 3 more arrested in connection with robbery, police shooting

    3 more arrested in connection with robbery, police shooting HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Three more people have been arrested in connection with a robbery and the shooting of a Kentucky police officer. Hopkinsville Officer Jeremy Davidson was shot in the head and arm Monday as he attempted to pull…

  • DA, defense clash in push to seal records in officer’s case

    DA, defense clash in push to seal records in officer’s case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A prosecutor says family members of an armed black man who was fatally shot from behind by a white Nashville police officer in July want a slew of records made public in the officer’s…

  • Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strike

    Clergy sex abuse survivor plans hunger strike PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts survivor of clergy sex abuse says he will stop eating until the Vatican acknowledges receipt of messages from several the families of victims he was assured would be sent to Pope Francis. Olan Horne, one of…

  • The Latest: New charges filed against man in fiancee’s death

    The Latest: New charges filed against man in fiancee’s death DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the case of the death of a missing Colorado woman (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Prosecutors have filed additional charges against the Colorado man charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder in…

  • Sanders announcement revives criticism from Clinton backers

    Sanders announcement revives criticism from Clinton backers WASHINGTON (AP) — The tension between supporters of Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is resurfacing after the Vermont senator announced his second run for the White House. One longtime Clinton aide, Philippe Reines, tweeted that the media had given Sanders a “WELCOME…