Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Grant will help promote health benefits of maple syrup

    Grant will help promote health benefits of maple syrup SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Everyone knows that maple syrup is delicious, but not everyone knows it has potential health benefits too. A team of University of Rhode Island scientists is hoping to change that with a nearly $500,000 federal…

  • San Francisco to allow noncitizens to vote for school board

    San Francisco to allow noncitizens to vote for school board SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will become the largest city in the United States and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens, including people in the country illegally, to cast a ballot in a local election…

  • 3 Miami police officers face drug charges in FBI sting

    3 Miami police officers face drug charges in FBI sting MIAMI (AP) — Three Miami police officers are facing federal drug trafficking charges after they were snared in an FBI undercover operation. Authorities say the three received thousands of dollars in payments to protect purported shipments of illegal drugs…

  • Excitement, security builds ahead of World Series in Boston

    Excitement, security builds ahead of World Series in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Dedicated fans who skipped work and school lined up before sunrise outside Boston’s Fenway Park for a chance to watch the Red Sox in the World Series. Hours before the first pitch against the Los Angeles Dodgers…

  • Records say man who killed female student on University of Utah campus was registered sex offender

    Records say man who killed female student on University of Utah campus was registered sex offender SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Records say man who killed female student on University of Utah campus was registered sex offender. The post Records say man who killed female student on University of…

  • The Latest: Jury selection begins in border agent trial

    The Latest: Jury selection begins in border agent trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the second trial of a Border Patrol agent in federal court in Tucson (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Jury selection in the second trial against a Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican…

  • Historic Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday night

    Historic Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday night (WBNG) — The first out of two of massive lottery drawings this week is going down Tuesday night. The $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing takes place at 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The total is the largest in United States history, eclipsing the…

  • Palestinians: Israeli fire kills teen at Gaza protest

    Palestinians: Israeli fire kills teen at Gaza protest GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s Health Ministry says a 17-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire during a protest along the perimeter fence with Israel. The ministry says Montaser al-Baz was shot in the head Tuesday and died hours…

  • Yahoo to pay $50M, other costs for massive security breach

    Yahoo to pay M, other costs for massive security breach SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has agreed to pay $50 million in damages and provide two years of free credit-monitoring services to about 200 million people in the U.S. and Israel whose email addresses and other personal information were…

  • Cosby judge rejects bid for new trial, sentencing hearing

    Cosby judge rejects bid for new trial, sentencing hearing NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s trial judge is rejecting the actor’s bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing and directing him to file any appeals with the state Superior Court. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year state…