Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Man charged with shooting child now accused of killing baby

    Man charged with shooting child now accused of killing baby RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man charged with shooting a 5-year-old in the head is now accused of killing a toddler. News outlets report 20-year-old Derick Walton Jr. was charged Tuesday with offenses including felony homicide in the…

  • 2 Coast Guard cutters to help patrol Lake Champlain

    2 Coast Guard cutters to help patrol Lake Champlain BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says two vessels from New Jersey will be helping to patrol the waters of Lake Champlain this weekend. The 65-foot harbor tugs Hawser and Line will augment efforts of the Burlington Coast…

  • Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut second half

    Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut second half PITTSBURGH (AP) — Joe Maddon didn’t let the free time created by a rare ejection go to waste. Shortly after getting tossed by home-plate umpire Joe West on July 4 following an outburst in which the Chicago Cubs’…

  • Buffalo Zoo introduces baby rhino named Mohan

    Buffalo Zoo introduces baby rhino named Mohan BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Zoo is introducing its new baby rhinoceros, born in June after a 16-month pregnancy. The zoo announced Wednesday that the baby’s name is Mohan, which means fascinating or charming. His name was chosen by the public…

  • Taylor Swift shakes off drama with fun concert performance

    Taylor Swift shakes off drama with fun concert performance NEW YORK (AP) — In her first public appearance since discovering her masters were in the hands of someone she’s not a fan of, Taylor Swift didn’t directly address the issue, but she did play music from that rich catalog.…

  • Luma Festival adds first ever arena show to its lineup

    Luma Festival adds first ever arena show to its lineup BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – The Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena will now be a part of the iconic Luma Festival for the first time. Freckled Sky, an act that has produced shows for pop artist Pink and has made…

  • Weinstein overhauling legal team as trial looms in 60 days

    Weinstein overhauling legal team as trial looms in 60 days NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team yet again, this time a mere 60 days before he’s due to stand trial in New York on sexual assault charges. One lawyer bolted in May amid public…

  • Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane

    Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for parts of southeast Louisiana. It could contribute to the rising of an already high Mississippi River, with water reaching the tops of levees this weekend.…

  • BYU updates honor code following student criticism

    BYU updates honor code following student criticism PROVO, Utah (AP) — Brigham Young University has updated its honor code process following widespread student criticism that it lacks transparency and compassion. University officials announced the changes Wednesday. They include following an “innocent until proven guilty” policy and allowing someone to…

  • County health officials warn of rising disease from tick bites

    County health officials warn of rising disease from tick bites BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The most common disease heard of when talking about tick bites is Lyme Disease, but county health officials say there’s more than just Lyme. They say Anaplasmosis is a disease that can be contracted through a…