Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescue

    Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescue MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Damaged roads, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment are hampering Indonesia’s rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 42 dead and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island. Operations are focused on about 10 locations…

  • Konecny records hat trick, leads Flyers past Penguins 5-2

    Konecny records hat trick, leads Flyers past Penguins 5-2 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Travis Konecny had his first career hat trick to lead the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2. The Flyers did lose team MVP Sean Couturier to an unspecified injury. Couturier was plowed into the boards and…

  • Best for you, best for baby: Birth defects prevention month

    Best for you, best for baby: Birth defects prevention month BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – January is birth defects prevention month. 1 in 33 babies are born with a birth defect every year and 1 in 5 eventually die from their birth defect. That is why the Mothers and Babies Perinatal…

  • Guthrie officials say number of COVID hospitalizations has plateaued, shows promise

    Guthrie officials say number of COVID hospitalizations has plateaued, shows promise Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 PA. (WBNG) — The Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in PA says coronavirus hospitalizations have plateaued since the end of the holiday season. They say it shows promise that the area…

  • Mexico publishes US evidence on ex-defense secretary

    Mexico publishes US evidence on ex-defense secretary MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has published 751 pages of evidence it received from the United States against Mexico’s former Defense Secretary, Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. The unprecedented move came a day after Mexico announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against…

  • EXPLAINER: Why expansion of vaccine to smokers caused a stir

    EXPLAINER: Why expansion of vaccine to smokers caused a stir TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey made millions of people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including smokers, a move that prompted gripes about them skipping to the front of the inoculation line. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy made people…

  • Broome County residents met with frustration when trying to make vaccination appt.’s

    Broome County residents met with frustration when trying to make vaccination appt.’s Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 JOHNSON CITY (WBNG) — Many residents county-wide are expressing frustrations with vaccine rollout locally, saying not only is it difficult to make an appointment for vaccinations but in some…

  • US lawyers ask 2nd Circuit to nix Trump from defamation suit

    US lawyers ask 2nd Circuit to nix Trump from defamation suit NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department lawyers have asked a federal appeals court to replace President Donald Trump with the United States as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her…

  • Biden: We’ll ‘manage the hell’ out of feds’ COVID response

    Biden: We’ll ‘manage the hell’ out of feds’ COVID response WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is pledging to boost supplies of coronavirus vaccine and set up new vaccination sites to meet his goal of 100 million shots in 100 days. It’s part of a broader COVID strategy…

  • Pence calls VP-elect Kamala Harris to offer congratulations

    Pence calls VP-elect Kamala Harris to offer congratulations WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has called Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations. That’s according to two people familiar with the conversation who spoke on condition of anonymity to share details of a private conversation. One of…