Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

    Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Coach Sean McDermott made the announcement Wednesday, when Buffalo returned to practice…

  • Man pleads in slaying of university student, faces life term

    Man pleads in slaying of university student, faces life term PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and awaits sentencing in the slaying of a University of Pittsburgh student in her off-campus apartment a year ago. An Allegheny County judge on Wednesday accepted the plea…

  • California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges

    California surgeon due in court on drug, assault charges NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend are expected to appear in court on charges they drugged and sexually assaulted two women. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office says 38-year-old orthopedic surgeon Grant Robicheaux and 31-year-old…

  • Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused him

    Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused him ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison’s recently unsealed divorce filings contain no allegations that he physically abused his ex-wife. But Ellison accused Kim Ellison of repeatedly hitting him throughout their marriage, before it ended in 2012 .…

  • Trump says US has requested audio and video from Turkey relating to missing journalist, ‘if it exists’

    Trump says US has requested audio and video from Turkey relating to missing journalist, ‘if it exists’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says US has requested audio and video from Turkey relating to missing journalist, ‘if it exists’ The post Trump says US has requested audio and video from Turkey…

  • Woman convicted of fraud; FBI said she cast ‘hoodoo’ spells

    Woman convicted of fraud; FBI said she cast ‘hoodoo’ spells GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A jury has convicted an investment adviser of charges she defrauded investors out of millions of dollars, some of which she used to pay more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India to…

  • Money pours into Montana senate race as Trump makes 3rd stop

    Money pours into Montana senate race as Trump makes 3rd stop BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — More than $45 million has poured into Montana’s U.S. senate race as President Donald Trump prepares a third trip to the Big Sky state in his crusade to unseat two-term Democratic Sen. Jon Tester.…

  • CBS says Secret Service blocked reporter from Kushner

    CBS says Secret Service blocked reporter from Kushner NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News says a Secret Service agent blocked one of its correspondents from asking Jared Kushner a question when he was walking out of an airplane, saying there was a “time and a place” for such interactions.…

  • Man gets life term after pleading guilty in wife’s death

    Man gets life term after pleading guilty in wife’s death EASTON, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his wife. Fifty-year-old Kenneth Cernobyl entered the plea Tuesday in…

  • GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

    GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with the message that her Republican challenger wants to end health insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The Republican, state Attorney General Josh Hawley, says that’s…