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NY state task force: Cutting plastic bag use could mean fees, stricter laws, ban

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A state task force has issued eight possible solutions to the problems caused by the 23 billion plastic bags used in each in New York state. After 10 months of study, the state's Plastic Bag Task Force has offered a range of recommendations, including stronger enforcement of curren

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:31:49

Snow and ice coat South, closing freeways, runways, schools

ATLANTA (AP) - Winter weather turned travel treacherous across the South, shutting down interstates in Louisiana, causing highway crashes in Kentucky and closing airport runways in Texas as snow turned the red clay white and prompted schools to close across the region. Snow was falling Tuesday after

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-16 21:38:08

Apartment tenants evacuated after meth lab explodes, starts fire; 2 charged

ONEIDA, NY - A meth lab in an apartment in the city of Oneida exploded Monday, resulting in a small fire and forcing tenants to be evacuated from the apartment building at 168 Madison St, police said. The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (CCSERT) responded to th

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 16:32:25

Wayne County man accused of making terroristic threat against del Lago Casino

A Wayne County man is accused of making a terroristic threat against a Seneca County casino Monday, according to the New York State Police. Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth is charged with making a terroristic threat and third-degree criminal trespass. State troopers responded to the del Lago Casino

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-17 01:50:22

I-81 southbound closes near Marathon

MARATHON, N.Y. -- Interstate 81 southbound has closed between exits 8 and 9, near Marathon because of a crash, according to 511 New York. Both lanes are blocked and southbound traffic is being diverted at exit 9 to Route 11, according to the site, which is managed by the New York Department of Tran

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 21:03:47

Perinton residents pack meeting to complain of landfill's stench, NYC trash

Steve Poggi, area director of operations for Waste Management, says the company knows what's causing the odors and is trying to address it. Meghan Finnerty Residents packed a meeting of the Perinton Conservation Board on Tuesday to demand that something be done about the odors at High Acres Landfil

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-01-17 06:29:05

HAUPTMAN, Shirley J. (Sierk)

HAUPTMAN - Shirley J. (nee Sierk) January 15, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Richard P. Hauptman. Loving mother of Thomas J. (Suzanne) Hauptman and Linda C. (Scott) Fotheringham. Dear grandmother of Sarah (Edward) Heft and Justin Fotheringham and Brian, Alexander and Jessica Hauptman. Great-grandmo

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Roycroft Campus looking for docents

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Roycroft Campus is East Aurora is looking for a new class of docents to help share the history of the campus with visitors. There are no age or residency requirements, but docents do need to be physically able to lead walking tours. They also need to attend one of two

WKBW-TV - 2018-01-16 21:49:43

Cheap and Free Events in Dallas This Week

Tue 1/16There are infinite examples of the stupidity of racists, but one particularly idiotic example is prohibiting the people you despise from serving in combat roles in the military. "You'd rather I stay home with your wives and daughters than go get blown up in your war? Cool," would probably ha

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2018-01-16 10:00:00

Tracking Dallas Traffic: Winter Weather Watch

DALLAS, TX - Despite overnight winter precipitation and numerous school closings, roadways in Dallas remain largely unaffected by the sleet and snow. While that comes as good news to most North Texans, some folks south and east of the Metroplex will certainly see icy roads during Tuesday's morning c

PATCH - 2018-01-16 12:17:03

Nearly two dozen residents displaced in East Dallas apartment fire

Nearly two dozen people were displaced from their homes after a residential building caught fire Monday night in east Dallas. There were no injuries reported as nearly 70 firefighters worked to knock out the fire which impacted 14 units in the 8100 block of Skillman Street, according to officials. T

WFAA - 2018-01-16 12:22:28

Parents say Texas 6-year-old hallucinated, tried to jump from window after taking Tamiflu

ALLEN, Texas - Parents of a 6-year-old in Texas say their daughter had hallucinations and tried to harm herself after taking a dose of Tamiflu, according to KTVT. The little girl took the medicine to treat the flu. Her family, who wanted to remain anonymous, said they were shocked by her alleged rea

KDVR.COM - 2018-01-16 02:03:06

Thousands Of Driver Jobs Up For Grabs In Dallas

DALLAS, TX - Looking to get your start in commercial driving? Check out our Dallas Patch Job Board, which features more than 1,800 driving jobs based within 10 miles of Dallas. Jobs vary, but there's something out there for professional drivers with every level of experience. Patch's Job Board is c

PATCH - 2018-01-16 15:14:20

Driver of stolen pickup crashes into 3 vehicles, utility pole in northwest Dallas, officials say

The driver of a stolen pickup ran through a red light and crashed into three vehicles Monday afternoon in northwest Dallas, officials said. About 4:30 p.m., a highway patrol trooper attempted to stop a GMC pickup heading south on the Dallas North Tollway near Interstate 635. The trooper was trying

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-16 00:24:56

Condo blaze in Lake Highlands displaces about 20 residents

About 20 residents were left without a home as fire heavily damaged 14 units at a condominium complex in the 8000 block of Skillman Street in Lake Highlands on Monday, Dallas fire officials reported. The three-alarm fire was reported around 9:25 p.m. and involved about 70 firefighters, Dallas Fire R

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-01-16 13:42:25

Prosecution Rests In Cochran Murder Trial; ME Finds No Sex Assault

DALLAS (CBS11) - The prosecution has rested in the Antonio Cochran murder trial. Cochran is facing a possible life sentence without parole in the death of 18-year-old Zoe Hastings. Antonio Cochran, alleged killer of Zoe Hastings (CBS11) Hastings disappeared in October of 2015 while stopping to retur

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:18:34

Evans Middle School student facing charges after allegedly hitting student

EVANS, Ga. (WJBF) - An Evans teen is facing charges after allegedly hitting another student in school. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office tells us that a 15-year-old 8th grader at Evans Middle School is charged with Simple Battery in the incident. The victim is a 13-year-old 8th grader at the scho

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 17:38:37

North Augusta City Council approves first and second readings for new apartment complex off exit 1

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 / News 12 at 11 o'clock NORTH AUGUSTA, Sc. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Exit one could finally be getting its share of the local boom. "[Exit one is] an area we've predicted will see a lot of growth in the very near future. And I think this is just the beginning of what you'll see aroun

WRDW-TV - 2018-01-17 07:55:00

Augusta's 'Sky City' music venue set to reopen with Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Sky City, a live music venue and bar located on Broad Street is set to reopen on Thursday, Jan. 18 with major enhancements. Headlining the grand reopening is music group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. The new owners of Sky City tell News 12 that the newly-re

WRDW-TV - 2018-01-16 18:20:00

School Bus crash on Highway 25 at bypass in Burke County

BURKE COUNTY, Ga.(WJBF)- The Burke County Sheriff's Office is at the scene of a school bus crash on Highway 25 at the bypass. Law enforcement says It appears that a vehicle pulled out in front of the school bus. The sheriff's department says there are several students on the school bus but most ju

WJBF.COM - 2018-01-16 23:53:44