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  • On second day of government shutdown, Congress still deadlocked but a bipartisan glimmer of hope

    On second day of government shutdown, Congress still deadlocked but a bipartisan glimmer of hope “I think we're making some good progress,” South Dakota Republican Sen. Mike Rounds said.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News On second day of government shutdown, Congress still deadlocked but a…

  • North Tonawanda man charged after pouring beer on police car

    North Tonawanda man charged after pouring beer on police car CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)- A North Tonawanda man was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest on Friday after police say he walked up to a city police car and poured his beer out. Officials say Officer Eric Foels…

  • Writer Caleb Carr keeps TV's 'Alienest' at arms length

    Writer Caleb Carr keeps TV's 'Alienest' at arms length Almost 25 years after Caleb Carr first thought a novel he was writing would make a good movie, a screen version has finally been made. “The Alienist,” a 10-episode series based on Carr’s 1994 novel of the same name, premieres…

  • Philly’s ‘Crisco Cops’ to keep fans down

    Philly’s ‘Crisco Cops’ to keep fans down PHILADELPHIA (AP) Workers in Philadelphia are greasing light poles in a bid to prevent fans from climbing up them after the NFC Championship game. Officials say the grease should make the poles too slippery to climb. The workers applying the grease are…

  • A flood watch is in place for the Rochester region

    A flood watch is in place for the Rochester region The Rochester region is under a flood watch for Monday due to melting snow and potential ice dams on creeks.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News A flood watch is in place for the Rochester region

  • Jordan’s king delivers pointed public remarks to Pence in wake of Jerusalem decision

    Jordan’s king delivers pointed public remarks to Pence in wake of Jerusalem decision AMMAN, Jordan — In pointed public remarks, Jordan’s King Abdullah II told Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday that he had repeatedly warned Washington about the risks of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and that he…

  • Cuomo: NY will pay salaries to keep Statue of Liberty open

    Cuomo: NY will pay salaries to keep Statue of Liberty open NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will be open for visitors on Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for federal workers. The two sites have been closed because of the…

  • Workweek looming, Congress seems far apart on ending shutdown

    Workweek looming, Congress seems far apart on ending shutdown WASHINGTON — Lawmakers appeared to make little headway early Sunday toward ending a two-day-old government shutdown, trading blame as Congress was set to reconvene for another rare weekend session to try to find a resolution before the workweek began.With the…

  • Cotton says no one ‘expressed offense’ at Trump’s Africa comment

    Cotton says no one ‘expressed offense’ at Trump’s Africa comment No one “expressed offense” during a recent Oval Office meeting on immigration where President Donald Trump allegedly used the term “s–thole countries” to describe Africa, said Senator Tom Cotton, a shift from comments he made last week.“I was not…