Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Expo connects local veterans to the resources they need

    Expo connects local veterans to the resources they need NICHOLS (WBNG) — Two local groups are joining forces to help out veterans. The Tioga County Veterans’ Service Agency and Tioga Downs Casino Resort held the second annual Veterans Expo on Tuesday The event helps connect veterans with various local resources…

  • As caravan moves north, Trump struggles with what to do

    As caravan moves north, Trump struggles with what to do WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials say they are still evaluating what to do if a migrant caravan arrives at the U.S. southern border. That’s despite threats by the president to declare a national emergency or rescind aid from…

  • 1 suspect shot in attempted robbery at ex-mayor’s pharmacy

    1 suspect shot in attempted robbery at ex-mayor’s pharmacy LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say an attempted robbery at a former Pennsylvania mayor’s pharmacy ended with one of the suspects shot. Lancaster police say a clerk shot at and struck one of the suspects multiple times at about 2:45…

  • Trump signs water projects bill; 1 aimed at Fla. toxic algae

    Trump signs water projects bill; 1 aimed at Fla. toxic algae WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a wide-ranging bill to improve the nation’s water infrastructure, including a Florida project intended to reduce toxic algae blooms that have devastated coastal marine life and emptied beaches. The law…

  • Lawsuits: Georgia absentee ballots improperly rejected

    Lawsuits: Georgia absentee ballots improperly rejected ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether a Georgia practice of rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications because of a mismatched signature is unconstitutional. Two lawsuits allege election officials are improperly rejecting absentee ballots and absentee ballot applications without first…

  • Florida sheriff won’t pay man left paralyzed by deputy

    Florida sheriff won’t pay man left paralyzed by deputy WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff’s office says it has not settled a lawsuit and won’t pay millions to a black man who became a quadriplegic when a deputy shot him. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office…

  • Authorities make arrest on Susquehanna Street early Tuesday morning

    Authorities make arrest on Susquehanna Street early Tuesday morning BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Detectives say multiple search warrants were executed by the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force (BCSIUTF) in Binghamton on Tuesday. According to Binghamton Police Detective Bureau Captain John Ryan, the warrants were executed on Susquehanna Street,…

  • Grand Canyon chief being investigated, will be reassigned

    Grand Canyon chief being investigated, will be reassigned FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The National Park Service says it will reassign the Grand Canyon superintendent amid a federal investigation into undisclosed allegations. Investigators from the Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General arrived at the park this week. Park spokeswoman Vanessa…

  • Western New York housing official charged with lying to FBI

    Western New York housing official charged with lying to FBI ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York housing official has been charged with lying to FBI agents who were investigating a consulting contract. Federal prosecutors say Rochester Housing Authority Chairman George Moses was asked twice in July about…