Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • The Latest: Corruption case rocks Chicago’s mayoral race

    The Latest: Corruption case rocks Chicago’s mayoral race CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a corruption case against Chicago Alderman Ed Burke (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A federal corruption case against a powerful City Council member has rocked the crowded race for Chicago mayor. Some hopefuls sought Friday…

  • Small freezing rain chance overnight

    Small freezing rain chance overnight Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and perhaps spotty freezing rain. Wind: Light Low: 30-35 Saturday: 40% chance of rain showers, but 70% southeast. Chance of spotty pockets of freezing rain early. Some afternoon clearing possible from west to east. Wind: E/N 3-7 increasing…

  • Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel

    Shutdown spares federal park rangers at site in Trump hotel WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourists frustrated by the federal shutdown still have one amply staffed National Park Service site they can visit — and it’s at the Trump International Hotel. About a half-dozen national park rangers were on duty midday…

  • NYC street collapse triggers gas line and water mains breaks

    NYC street collapse triggers gas line and water mains breaks NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street near a construction site has collapsed, puncturing a gas line and water main that sent debris flying into vehicles. Fire officials say no one was injured Friday afternoon in Queens’…

  • Whistleblower alleging sex abuse at Ohio State is wanted man

    Whistleblower alleging sex abuse at Ohio State is wanted man COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man whose complaints helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor is a wanted man in Columbus after missing a court date he says he thought was…

  • Girl, 6, rescued after posting photos of dead father online

    Girl, 6, rescued after posting photos of dead father online MOUNT MORRIS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in southeast Michigan say a 6-year-old girl has been rescued from a home after posting photos on social media of her dead father and unconscious stepmother. Police in Mount Morris Township, just…

  • New hearts forge new friendship for transplant recipients

    New hearts forge new friendship for transplant recipients CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Michigan woman and a South Side Chicago father have forged a new friendship at the University of Chicago Medicine after each received a new heart, kidney and liver within 30 hours of one another. Daru Smith…

  • Woman thwarts abduction by running into karate studio

    Woman thwarts abduction by running into karate studio CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina woman thwarted a man trying to abduct her by running into a karate studio. Capt. Jonathan Thomas of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a woman was walking to a store Thursday night…

  • Police say armed man was buzzed into elementary school

    Police say armed man was buzzed into elementary school DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man with a loaded handgun was buzzed into an elementary school near Philadelphia and was later arrested after trying to get inside neighborhood houses. Darby Borough Police Chief Robert Smythe says the man,…

  • Congresswoman displays transgender pride flag outside office

    Congresswoman displays transgender pride flag outside office WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly elected Virginia congresswoman is displaying a transgender pride flag outside her Washington office. Rep. Jennifer Wexton is a Democrat from the 10th District in northern Virginia who was sworn in Thursday. The pink-, blue- and white-striped flag…