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  • Non-dairy beverages like soy and almond milk may not be 'milk,' FDA suggests

    Non-dairy beverages like soy and almond milk may not be 'milk,' FDA suggests

    Friday, July 20 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-07-20 06:45:55 GMT

    Got milk? If you're buying "milk" made with non-dairy products like almonds or oats, the US Food and Drug Administration isn't so sure you do.

    Got milk? If you're buying "milk" made with non-dairy products like almonds or oats, the US Food and Drug Administration isn't so sure you do.

  • Corning Inc. and University of Rochester to offer special needs care in Southern Tier

    Corning Inc. and University of Rochester to offer special needs care in Southern Tier

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:08 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:08:07 GMT

    An agreement between Corning Inc., and the University of Rochester Medicine, has created a program which will help kids with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, access a whole new level of care. 

    An agreement between Corning Inc., and the University of Rochester Medicine, has created a program which will help kids with Autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, access a whole new level of care. 

  • Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Schumer: Measures needed to reduce toddler drownings in US

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:32:14 GMT

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls.  

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a new report shows the number of drownings involving toddlers in the U.S. has increased in recent years, with young boys dying at twice the rate of girls.  

  • Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

    Ford recalls 550K vehicles that can roll away unexpectedly

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:30 AM EDT2018-07-19 06:30:14 GMT

    Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

    Ford is recalling about 550,000 cars and SUVs in North America to fix a gearshift problem that could cause the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly.

  • Trump backs off siding with Russia over US intelligence

    Trump backs off siding with Russia over US intelligence

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-07-18 11:52:42 GMT

    President Donald Trump backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. 

    President Donald Trump backed away from his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. 

  • The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    The Latest: Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:49:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:41:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian...
    President Donald Trump will make remarks Tuesday afternoon about his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he faces mounting criticism allies and foes alike about his failure to publicly condemn Russian election meddling.
  • Utz Recalls Carolina BBQ Chips Over Undeclared Soy Allergen

    Utz Recalls Carolina BBQ Chips Over Undeclared Soy Allergen

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 7:57 AM EDT2018-07-17 11:57:08 GMT

    An undeclared soy allergen has caused the recall of select expiration dates of Utz Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips.

    An undeclared soy allergen has caused the recall of select expiration dates of Utz Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips.

  • The Latest: Woman transported to Honolulu after lava injury

    The Latest: Woman transported to Honolulu after lava injury

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:14:15 GMT

    Hilo Medical Center spokeswoman Elena Cabatu said Monday the woman was transferred in serious condition. 

    Hilo Medical Center spokeswoman Elena Cabatu said Monday the woman was transferred in serious condition. 

  • Judge postpones 'El Chapo' trial for 2 months to November

    Judge postpones 'El Chapo' trial for 2 months to November

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:04 AM EDT2018-07-17 04:04:50 GMT
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    A judge has postponed the New York trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for two months until November. 

    A judge has postponed the New York trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for two months until November. 

  • Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Probe into Increase in Toddler Drowning Deaths

    Sen. Schumer Calls for Federal Probe into Increase in Toddler Drowning Deaths

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:18:25 GMT
    New York, N.Y. (WENY) – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling upon the federal government to open a probe into the increased amount of toddler drownings across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2016, 463 children ages four or younger drowned, up from 420 in 2015. In addition to a rise in deaths, there was a large gender disparity of the victims. Of the deaths that occurred in 2016, 66.1 percent were boys, according to the da...
    New York, N.Y. (WENY) – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling upon the federal government to open a probe into the increased amount of toddler drownings across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2016, 463 children ages four or younger drowned, up from 420 in 2015. In addition to a rise in deaths, there was a large gender disparity of the victims. Of the deaths that occurred in 2016, 66.1 percent were boys, according to the da...
  • Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Prime time: A day of deals at Amazon, and at its rivals

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-07-16 08:24:43 GMT

    Amazon is extending its annual “Prime Day” promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. 

    Amazon is extending its annual “Prime Day” promotion to 36 hours this year and will try to lure more deal-seekers to the aisles of Whole Foods. 

  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Sunday, July 15 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-07-15 14:06:39 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events.    In an email sent to employees Thursday, company co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey said the company won't serve pork, poultry or red meat, and it won't allow employees to expense meals that include those meats to the company. Fish will stay on the menu. 

    NEW YORK (AP) - Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events.    In an email sent to employees Thursday, company co-founder and Chief Creative Officer Miguel McKelvey said the company won't serve pork, poultry or red meat, and it won't allow employees to expense meals that include those meats to the company. Fish will stay on the menu. 

  • Commission learning what caused and didn't cause Florida high school massacre

    Commission learning what caused and didn't cause Florida high school massacre

    Sunday, July 15 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-07-15 13:58:10 GMT

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before, during and after the shooting, but perhaps even more importantly what didn't happen.    

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before, during and after the shooting, but perhaps even more importantly what didn't happen.    

  • State election officials in US meet amid security concerns

    State election officials in US meet amid security concerns

    Saturday, July 14 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-07-14 13:55:31 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The top state election officials from throughout the U.S. are gathering this weekend in Philadelphia amid fresh revelations of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.    The annual gathering has typically been a low-key affair highlighting such things as voter registration and balloting devices. This year's meetings are generating far greater interest.    The conference is sandwiched between Friday's indictments of 12 Russian mi...
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The top state election officials from throughout the U.S. are gathering this weekend in Philadelphia amid fresh revelations of Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.    The annual gathering has typically been a low-key affair highlighting such things as voter registration and balloting devices. This year's meetings are generating far greater interest.    The conference is sandwiched between Friday's indictments of 12 Russian mi...
  • Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

    Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

    Friday, July 13 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-07-13 04:43:22 GMT

    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

    Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation.

  • Salmonella cases linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal reach 100

    Salmonella cases linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal reach 100

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-07-13 01:03:42 GMT
    Salmonella outbreak in 31 states is linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, CDC saysSalmonella outbreak in 31 states is linked to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal, CDC says
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. This brings the...
    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. This brings the total...
  • Sears is laying off 200 more people

    Sears is laying off 200 more people

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:24:16 GMT

    Sears is eliminating about 200 jobs, including 150 in its Illinois headquarters.  

    Sears is eliminating about 200 jobs, including 150 in its Illinois headquarters.  

  • Man buys prosthetic hand at Las Vegas pawn shop to return to owner

    Man buys prosthetic hand at Las Vegas pawn shop to return to owner

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:05 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:05:19 GMT

    A high-tech hand recently showed up at a Las Vegas pawn shop and one man is desperate to get it back to its owner. 

    A high-tech hand recently showed up at a Las Vegas pawn shop and one man is desperate to get it back to its owner. 

  • Sen. Schumer Praises Passage of Firefighter Cancer Registry Bill

    Sen. Schumer Praises Passage of Firefighter Cancer Registry Bill

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-07-11 17:43:26 GMT

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WENY) – Congress has passed a bill creating a national firefighter cancer registry. 

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WENY) – Congress has passed a bill creating a national firefighter cancer registry. 

  • Appeal in texting suicide case says woman's free speech rights were violated

    Appeal in texting suicide case says woman's free speech rights were violated

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-07-11 15:34:53 GMT

    Attorneys for Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in her boyfriend's suicide, have filed an appeal, saying her texts encouraging the teenager to kill himself were protected free speech.

    Attorneys for Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in her boyfriend's suicide, have filed an appeal, saying her texts encouraging the teenager to kill himself were protected free speech.

  • NATO summit: Trump accuses Germany of being a 'captive of Russia'

    NATO summit: Trump accuses Germany of being a 'captive of Russia'

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 7:10 AM EDT2018-07-11 11:10:54 GMT

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused fellow NATO ally Germany of being beholden to Russia.

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused fellow NATO ally Germany of being beholden to Russia.

  • 7-Eleven celebrates 91st year

    7-Eleven celebrates 91st year

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-07-11 06:26:53 GMT

     If you're looking to cool down today, you can head to 7-Eleven, grab a free Slurpee and help the chain celebrate its 91st year.

     If you're looking to cool down today, you can head to 7-Eleven, grab a free Slurpee and help the chain celebrate its 91st year.

  • Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

    Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-07-10 12:53:17 GMT

    All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world.

    All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world.

  • News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    News organizations push for opioid data to be made public

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-07-10 11:24:32 GMT

    News organizations are pushing for the public release of data detailing the distribution of prescription opioids throughout the U.S.

    News organizations are pushing for the public release of data detailing the distribution of prescription opioids throughout the U.S.

  • Thai cave rescue: 11th boy freed

    Thai cave rescue: 11th boy freed

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-07-10 11:18:44 GMT

    Only one boy and his soccer coach remain trapped in a Thai cave.

    Only one boy and his soccer coach remain trapped in a Thai cave.

  • NOLA family chooses unique but loving way to say goodbye to son

    NOLA family chooses unique but loving way to say goodbye to son

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:23:20 GMT

    Family honors deceased son in unique viewing.

    Family honors deceased son in unique viewing.

  • Macy's Warns Customers of Data Breach

    Macy's Warns Customers of Data Breach

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-07-10 04:12:31 GMT

    Macy's is warning customers that the retailer discovered a cyber threat that targeted customer profiles for almost two months.

    Macy's is warning customers that the retailer discovered a cyber threat that targeted customer profiles for almost two months.

  • Mazda recalls 250K+ cars for defective airbag

    Mazda recalls 250K+ cars for defective airbag

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:20:14 GMT

     Mazda says the Takata airbags are defective, and could explode with too much force.

     Mazda says the Takata airbags are defective, and could explode with too much force.

  • Trump announces nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

    Trump announces nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

    Monday, July 9 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-07-10 01:24:37 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump announces nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court, calls it "honor and privilege"

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump announces nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court, calls it "honor and privilege"

  • Thai cave rescue: Another 3 boys rescued on Monday, 5 plus coach still inside

    Thai cave rescue: Another 3 boys rescued on Monday, 5 plus coach still inside

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-07-09 12:06:15 GMT

    Rescuers working at a cave site in northern Thailand have brought at least three more boys out of the flooded cave system Monday, according to a witness working with the rescue team, leaving five boys and their coach still inside. 

    Rescuers working at a cave site in northern Thailand have brought at least three more boys out of the flooded cave system Monday, according to a witness working with the rescue team, leaving five boys and their coach still inside. 

  • Meetings planned to discuss cancer in 4 New York areas

    Meetings planned to discuss cancer in 4 New York areas

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:47:00 GMT

    The state Health Department is holding public meetings to discuss the launch of cancer studies in four communities across New York state.

    The state Health Department is holding public meetings to discuss the launch of cancer studies in four communities across New York state.

  • Giuliani: No Cohen concerns 'as long as he tells the truth'

    Giuliani: No Cohen concerns 'as long as he tells the truth'

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-07-08 13:58:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's attorney says they are unconcerned about anything the president's longtime personal lawyer could tell authorities.    Rudy Giuliani says on ABC's "This Week" Sunday that they have no worries about Michael Cohen "as long as he tells the truth." FBI agents raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room in New York in April as part of a probe into his business dealings. Cohen recently told ABC's George Stephanopoulos th...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's attorney says they are unconcerned about anything the president's longtime personal lawyer could tell authorities.    Rudy Giuliani says on ABC's "This Week" Sunday that they have no worries about Michael Cohen "as long as he tells the truth." FBI agents raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room in New York in April as part of a probe into his business dealings. Cohen recently told ABC's George Stephanopoulos th...
  • Off to Europe: President Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin

    Off to Europe: President Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:40 AM EDT2018-07-08 13:40:06 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies.    And it will put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office. Trump departs Tuesday on a four-nation tour amid simmering disputes over trade and military spending with fellow Western democracies and speculation about whether he will rebuke or embrace Russian President V...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies.    And it will put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office. Trump departs Tuesday on a four-nation tour amid simmering disputes over trade and military spending with fellow Western democracies and speculation about whether he will rebuke or embrace Russian President V...
  • Deal for Weinstein Co. covers back pay for De Niro, Streep

    Deal for Weinstein Co. covers back pay for De Niro, Streep

    Sunday, July 8 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-07-08 13:07:07 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - An agreement reached in the sale of Harvey Weinstein's movie studio won't leave Hollywood stars like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep holding the bag.    Lantern Capital Partners said Friday it's agreed to make payments to unsecured creditors, such as actors seeking residuals, as part of a $289 million Weinstein Co. acquisition it expects to close Friday. A judge must approve the deal. A Wednesday hearing is scheduled in Delaware.    De Niro and Brad...
    NEW YORK (AP) - An agreement reached in the sale of Harvey Weinstein's movie studio won't leave Hollywood stars like Robert De Niro and Meryl Streep holding the bag.    Lantern Capital Partners said Friday it's agreed to make payments to unsecured creditors, such as actors seeking residuals, as part of a $289 million Weinstein Co. acquisition it expects to close Friday. A judge must approve the deal. A Wednesday hearing is scheduled in Delaware.    De Niro and Brad...
  • The Trump 25: Life on Trump's list is complex, jolting

    The Trump 25: Life on Trump's list is complex, jolting

    Saturday, July 7 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-07-07 14:14:39 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Being among the Trump 25 means little notice, lots of flyspecking and long waits on word of who has been chosen by the president for a seat on the Supreme Court.    President Donald Trump says he'll reveal on Monday whom he's chosen from among 25 candidates for the seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.    But after that, 24 names will remain on the list designed by the Federalist Society to appeal to the president's core base of suppor...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Being among the Trump 25 means little notice, lots of flyspecking and long waits on word of who has been chosen by the president for a seat on the Supreme Court.    President Donald Trump says he'll reveal on Monday whom he's chosen from among 25 candidates for the seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.    But after that, 24 names will remain on the list designed by the Federalist Society to appeal to the president's core base of suppor...
  • Coast Guard evacuates ailing crew member from Queen Mary 2

    Coast Guard evacuates ailing crew member from Queen Mary 2

    Saturday, July 7 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-07-07 14:03:04 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials in New York have evacuated a Queen Mary 2 crew member who was suffering from abdominal pains.    The Coast Guard says it was notified at 6:15 p.m. Friday that a crew member on board the ocean liner needed medical attention. The Fire Department of New York joined the Coast Guard in transferring the 32-year-old woman to a Coast Guard facility. From there she was taken to Staten Island University Hospital.    The woman's name...
    NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard officials in New York have evacuated a Queen Mary 2 crew member who was suffering from abdominal pains.    The Coast Guard says it was notified at 6:15 p.m. Friday that a crew member on board the ocean liner needed medical attention. The Fire Department of New York joined the Coast Guard in transferring the 32-year-old woman to a Coast Guard facility. From there she was taken to Staten Island University Hospital.    The woman's name...
  • Get ready to gobble! Eating titans take on hot dog contest

    Get ready to gobble! Eating titans take on hot dog contest

    Wednesday, July 4 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-07-04 11:44:31 GMT

    Chowdown champions will face off Wednesday at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

    Chowdown champions will face off Wednesday at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

  • BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
  • GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
  • Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
  • Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-07 08:18:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:03:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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