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  • Man sentenced for running major marijuana-smuggling ring

    Man sentenced for running major marijuana-smuggling ring ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Canadian man has been sentenced for being part of a marijuana-smuggling ring that brought thousands of pounds of pot in to the United States through northern New York. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says in…

  • Newly released records show lead-up to parking lot shooting

    Newly released records show lead-up to parking lot shooting ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities have released hundreds of new pages in the case of a white man accused of fatally shooting a black man in a parking lot dispute in July. According to a transcript of Michael…

  • Saratoga Springs man convicted of beating dog with hammer

    Saratoga Springs man convicted of beating dog with hammer SARATOGA SPRINGS – A Saratoga Springs man was convicted Monday of beating his dog with a hammer that led to the 29-pound Boston Terrier’s death. Aaron Brinkley, 31, was convicted of felony aggravated cruelty to animals by a Saratoga County…

  • El Chapo prosecutors seek to bar Trump’s ‘flipper’ remarks

    El Chapo prosecutors seek to bar Trump’s ‘flipper’ remarks NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a judge to keep lawyers for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (wah-KEEN’ ehl CHAH’-poh gooz-MAHN’) from using President Donald Trump’s negative comments about government cooperators to help defend the notorious Mexican drug lord. A recent…

  • Political organizations set to unite at Binghamton University

    Political organizations set to unite at Binghamton University VESTAL (WBNG) — Political organizations at Binghamton University, College Democrats, College Republicans and College Libertarians, will join around the campfire on Monday night. It begins at the university at 6 p.m. Groups will speak openly and enjoy s’mores! Roosevelt Institute and…

  • Name of man found dead in field released

    Name of man found dead in field released LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man found dead in a Pennsylvania field over the weekend, but they haven’t yet determined how he died. The Lancaster County coroner’s office said 48-year-old Ronel Villanueva-Mejias was the person…

  • Audit: New Yorkers notified of drinking water issues late, or not at all

    Audit: New Yorkers notified of drinking water issues late, or not at all An audit of the state Health Department’s drinking water monitoring program found that district and local offices did not always notify the public of drinking water violations in a timely or appropriate fashion. Source: Times Unition…

  • 3 deaths found in investigation of impaired pathologist

    3 deaths found in investigation of impaired pathologist FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A Veterans Affairs hospital official says investigators have discovered 11 significant errors including three deaths in more than 30,000 cases originally seen by a fired Arkansas pathologist officials say was working while impaired. Veterans Health Care System…

  • Meeting on marijuana to be held in Vestal next week

    Meeting on marijuana to be held in Vestal next week (WBNG) — A listening session on the proposal to legalize marijuana in New York state is scheduled for next week. You can voice your opinion on the topic on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Binghamton University. Click here…

  • East High football star Seven McGee decommits from Oregon

    East High football star Seven McGee decommits from Oregon McGee transferred to East this summer and is off to a fast start for the Eagles (3-0).            Source: Rochester New York Latest News East High football star Seven McGee decommits from Oregon