Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Man accused of beating officer with flagpole ordered held

    Man accused of beating officer with flagpole ordered held LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered an Arkansas man accused of beating a police officer with a flagpole during the riot at the U.S. Capitol to remain in jail as he awaits trial. U.S. Magistrate J.…

  • ICE frees potential witnesses in Georgia medical abuse case

    ICE frees potential witnesses in Georgia medical abuse case HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities have released the last of nine detained women who were taken to see a rural Georgia gynecologist accused of performing unnecessary hysterectomies or other medical procedures. Lawyers say the last woman was released on…

  • Biden’s early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver

    Biden’s early approach to virus: Underpromise, overdeliver WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged in his inaugural address to level with the American people — and the message from his first three days in office has been nothing if not grim and grimmer. He has painted a bleak picture…

  • No charges against Indianapolis police in Black man’s death

    No charges against Indianapolis police in Black man’s death INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors say no criminal charges will be filed against four Indianapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of a Black man. Nineteen-year-old McHale Rose was fatally shot May 7 after he called 911 to falsely report a…

  • Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

    Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8 WASHINGTON (AP) — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump on the charge of incitement of insurrection will begin the week of Feb. 8. That’s according to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who announced the schedule…

  • Philly man charged in $700K protective equipment scheme

    Philly man charged in 0K protective equipment scheme PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is accused of scamming $700,000 from two New York-based companies by falsely promising to sell personal protective equipment. New Jersey Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced Wednesday that Gauravjit Singh is charged with wire…

  • Jill Biden thanks Guard members with chocolate chip cookies

    Jill Biden thanks Guard members with chocolate chip cookies WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden hand-delivered chocolate chip cookies to National Guard members who blanketed Washington this week to bolster security for President Joe Biden’s inauguration. Biden was sworn into office two weeks after Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol…

  • Lawsuit: NRA’s rhetoric spurred deadly synagogue shooting

    Lawsuit: NRA’s rhetoric spurred deadly synagogue shooting PITTSBURGH (AP) — The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, saying the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the violence. Marc Simon is the son of Sylvan and Bernice…