Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur

    Fashion capital New York considers banning sale of fur NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur…

  • Top Stories 4/17

    Top Stories 4/17 (WBNG) — Top stories for Wednesday, April 17, include a late-night fire in Binghamton, a man arrested in connection to a stabbing, a man accused of crashing his car into a Broome County Sheriff’s Deputy indicted, and the future of Johnson City Field Days. The post…

  • Police: Man accused of throwing iguana in restaurant

    Police: Man accused of throwing iguana in restaurant PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police say an unruly customer at a restaurant in Ohio pulled an iguana from under his shirt, swung it around and threw it at the manager. Painesville police were called to the Perkins restaurant around noon Tuesday.…

  • Ben and Jerry’s recalls ice cream

    Ben and Jerry’s recalls ice cream (CNN) — A small quantity of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream is being recalled. According to a release from the FDA, some pints of Chunky Monkey and some bulk containers of Coconut Seven Layer Bar are impacted. These products might contain tree nuts that…

  • Rail cars carrying trash derail in Pennsylvania

    Rail cars carrying trash derail in Pennsylvania WYOMISSING, Pa. (AP) — Crews are on the scene cleaning up after at least 16 containers carrying trash on a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania. The Reading Eagle reports it happened when the Norfolk Southern rail cars went off the tracks dumping…

  • Appeal focuses on Newtown officials’ actions before shooting

    Appeal focuses on Newtown officials’ actions before shooting HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a lockdown that could have saved lives before a gunman killed 20 first-graders and six educators…

  • This Day in History: Apollo 13 returns

    This Day in History: Apollo 13 returns (CBS) — 49 years ago Wednesday, The Apollo 13 spacecraft and her crew splashed back to Earth and were successfully rescued. The crew-members, Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert, were unharmed. The U.S. Space Program launched Apollo 13 six days earlier,…

  • Sun today, but more rain on the way

    Sun today, but more rain on the way WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny. High 60 (58-62) Wind SE 3-8 mph WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with showers. 0-.15” 60% Low 42 (40-48) Wind S 10-20 mph THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy, showers. 0-.05” Less than 20% High 58 Wind S 10-20 G30 mph THURSDAY…

  • Heightened alert after threat locks down Columbine

    Heightened alert after threat locks down Columbine LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Schools in the Denver area are on heightened alert after authorities say a woman who is “infatuated” with the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School made threats just days before the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed…

  • The Latest: Flag design to stay on California police cars

    The Latest: Flag design to stay on California police cars LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Southern California town’s decision on whether to keep flag graphic on police cars (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Laguna Beach is keeping the U.S. flag on its police cars after…