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Johnson City man, 88, practiced law for over 50 years

As a family, the Lyonses loved to visit Old Forge. Traditionally, they went for a big spaghetti dinner. Afterwards, they went to the dump. There, they would watch black bears eat the garbage. "It was like going to the movies," said Barbara Cole. "Everybody was there." This pastime was something the

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-26 20:52:27

Wegmans delivery service expands to Johnson City location

Lugging Wegmans grocery bags on and off the bus is no longer the only way for students without cars to go grocery shopping. The Wegmans in Johnson City partnered with a delivery service this month, called Instacart, that allows customers to order their groceries online or on the Instacart app and ha


Small plane crashes in front yard of home, injuring pilot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A small plane has crashed in the front yard of a suburban Philadelphia home, leaving the pilot injured. Police say the crash happened around 5 p.m. Sunday in Montgomery County's Whitpain Township about a mile from Wings Field airport. Witnesses and police tell WCAU-TV the plane l

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-25 09:17:00

Republican leaders: Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). U.S. Capitol Police maintain order as hundreds of people, many with disabilities, arrive for a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the last-ditch GOP push to overhaul the nation's health care system, on Capitol Hill in W... (AP Photo/Adam Beam). Kentucky Republican U.

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 10:47:00

Jury sees handgun, shooting victim's bloodied clothing in murder trial's second week

The second week of Joshua Taylor's murder trial for the shooting of another man outside the Antler Lodge in Binghamton opened Monday with jurors examining some of the prosecution's physical evidence. There was the .45-caliber handgun and an ammunition magazine, which police found under a stairwell b

PRESSCONNECTS - 2017-09-26 12:18:05

Syngenta settles US farmer lawsuits in China corn trade case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said Tuesday it has agreed to settle tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits by farmers over the company's rollout of a genetically engineered corn seed variety before China approved it for imports. Terms weren't disclosed. Syngenta said in a statement

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 21:18:00

Organizations team up to help Broome County residents

VESTAL (WBNG) -- Three organizations are teaming up to help feed families in Broome County. Price Rite, United Way, and Feed the Children joined forces Tuesday to provide food and other essential items to about 800 local families in need. Price Rite, alongside vendor partners, comes up with and prov

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 20:21:00

US sexually transmitted disease hit another high

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials are reporting another record increase in infections from three sexually transmitted diseases. More than 2 million new cases of chlamydia (kluh-MID'-ee-uh), gonorrhea (gah-nuh-REE'-uh) and syphilis were reported in the United States last year - the most ever. The dise

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 20:08:00

Conviction reversal adds intrigue to Menendez bribery trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The overturning of another politician's corruption conviction has added intrigue to the bribery trial of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey. On Tuesday, a New York appeals court invalidated the 2015 conviction of former Republican state Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKE

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 19:52:00

Parents of Ohio student speak out against North Korea

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The parents of a young Ohioan who was detained for more than a year and died soon after being released by North Korea are describing his condition when he arrived home as they blast "terrorists" they say tortured him. Fred and Cindy Warmbier talked Tuesday in a "Fox & Friends" int

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 19:22:00

The Latest: US to pick up tab for Puerto Rico debris removal

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and Puerto Rico (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The federal government will pick up 100 percent of the costs of for debris removal and other emergency assistance provided to Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. President Donald Trump made th

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 18:58:00

Ex-NY Senate leader Skelos gets new trial in corruption case

NEW YORK (AP) - A former state Senate leader and his son were granted new trials Tuesday in a corruption case that roiled a scandal-ridden statehouse. The New York lawmaker is the latest in a series of powerful politicians whose convictions unraveled because of a recent Supreme Court decision. A fed

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 18:28:00

NY Gov. Cuomo to speak at Las Vegas labor convention

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to Las Vegas to address a labor gathering. The Democrat traveled west Tuesday to deliver remarks before the Transport Workers Union. Cuomo plans to return to New York late in the day. The governor has avoided much out-of-state travel since bec

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 17:27:00

NCAA coaches among 10 charged with fraud and corruption

NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have announced charges of fraud and corruption in college basketball, including against four coaches. The coaches work at Oklahoma State, Auburn University, Arizona and the University of Southern California. They were among 10 people charged in New York City fede

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 17:08:00

NCAA assistant coaches among 10 accused of fraud, corruption

NEW YORK (AP) - Four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in bribes to steer NBA-destined college stars toward cer

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 16:59:00

Body of Pennsylvania fisherman recovered from Lake Ontario

SCRIBA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they've recovered the body of a Pennsylvania man who died when his boat sank on Lake Ontario last weekend. The Oswego County Sheriff's Office says 56-year-old Mark Deiter, of Walnutport in eastern Pennsylvania, was fishing with two other people when their 23-foot

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 16:58:00

Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

NEW YORK (AP) -- Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 16:22:00

'Critter shelf' project aims to help wildlife cross NY roads

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The New York state Department of Transportation and The Nature Conservancy are testing a new "critter shelf" installed in a highway culvert to help wildlife cross safely. The structure was installed this summer inside a 138-foot-long, 14-foot-tall culvert south of Boonville, i

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 15:23:00

Fort Drum aviation unit set to deploy to South Korea

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) - A contingent of soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division is preparing to depart Fort Drum in northern New York for a nine-month deployment to South Korea. U.S. Army officials say a deployment ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon for members of the 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Re

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 15:23:00

The Latest: Feds to pay for Puerto Rico's emergency response

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Hurricane Maria (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The federal government will pick up 100 percent of the costs of debris removal and other emergency assistance to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. President Donald Trump made the change Tuesday as part of an ame

WBNG-TV - 2017-09-26 15:00:00