'New information' prompts US to reopen Emmett Till case

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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2 people killed, 3rd person wounded in late-night shooting

Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third in an upstate New York village has been taken into custody
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2 Skaneateles Lake beaches closed due to algae bloom scare

Public health officials have closed two beaches on an upstate New York lake because of a potentially toxic algae bloom
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3 children killed, 4th child and parents hurt in house fire

Authorities say three young children have been killed and a fourth child and their parents are hospitalized after a fire broke out at the family's central New York home
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APNewsBreak: Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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Auburn is latest winner of downtown revitalization contest

The city of Auburn is the latest winner of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $10 million downtown revitalization contest
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Auto industry cries foul as Trump moves toward car tariffs

Upping the ante: Trump escalates his trade offensive by targeting auto imports
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Bail revoked for man charged in crash deaths of 3 people

A man free on bail after being charged with causing an alcohol-related crash that killed three young people in central New York is back in jail
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Boa constrictor falls from ceiling, lands on sleeping man

A central New York man got a rude awakening when a large snake fell from his bedroom ceiling and landed on him while he slept
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Coalition urges Cuomo to sign prosecutorial misconduct bill

A coalition of clergy members, labor unions, elected leaders and people whose criminal convictions were overturned are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that would create a panel to investigate prosecutorial misconduct
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Company to pay $15M to resolve false claims allegations

Federal authorities say a Hudson Valley-based health care provider and its subsidiary hospital have agreed to pay more than $15 million to the U.S. government and New York state in a false claims lawsuit settlement
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Cool dogs: Air-conditioned pet huts placed at travel plazas

Pet owners traveling the New York State Thruway now have a cool option for their dogs when taking a break from driving: climate-controlled, temporary shelters
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DA: Mother accused of killing girl had another child death

Prosecutors say a mother accused of killing her 4-month-old daughter had a child who died earlier and spoke of being 'blamed again for this'
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Defense in Buffalo Billion case: Ex-school head acted fairly

A defense lawyer at a corruption trial says a "fair and competitive process" led to contracts for an ambitious upstate New York redevelopment plan known as the Buffalo Billion
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Doctor gets $1M cash bail after murder conviction overturned

A judge has set bail at $1 million cash for an upstate New York doctor whose murder conviction was overturned in the 2012 death of his wife
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Doctor gets bail hearing after murder conviction overturned

An upstate New York doctor whose murder conviction in the 2012 death of his wife was overturned is getting a bail hearing
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Editorials from around New York

Editorials from around New York
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Editorials from around Pennsylvania

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
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EEE detected in central New York mosquito pools

Eastern equine encephalitis has been detected in mosquito pools in Onondaga and Oswego counties in central New York
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Elk believed to be 1 of the oldest in world dies at zoo

Officials at a zoo in upstate New York say an elk believed to be one of the oldest in the world has died
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Elk believed to be one of the oldest in world dies at NY zoo

Officials at a zoo in upstate New York say an elk believed to be one of the oldest in the world has died
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Evansville Courier & Press editor Spohr dies at 37

Evansville Courier & Press executive editor George Spohr has died at age 37
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Exhibit on NY's historic lighthouses set for State Fair

The dozens of lighthouses located across New York state will be featured in an exhibit at the New York State Fair
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Family mourning gun victim learns 2nd relative has been shot

An upstate New York family who'd gathered to mourn a gun violence victim learned that another relative had just been shot and wounded
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Fundraiser launched for family who lost 3 children in fire

Relatives of a couple who lost three of their four young children in a fire at the family's central New York home have started an online fundraising effort
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Government probing "new information" in Emmett Till slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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Government probing 'new information' in Emmett Till slaying

The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, a black teenager whose brutal killing in Mississippi shocked the world more than 60 years ago
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Groups to discuss Vatican edicts' impact on Native Americans

Members of the Six Nations of the Iroquois and experts in Native American legal and civil rights issues are hosting a conference in central New York for discussions on 500-year-old Vatican edicts whose impacts are still felt today
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Heastie to tour manufacturers in Syracuse

New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is traveling to Syracuse to tour two local manufacturers
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Ivanka Trump touts tax cut in upstate New York

Ivanka Trump has visited an upstate New York paving company to promote the Republican-engineered tax cuts approved by Congress last year
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Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

A federal jury in New York has convicted key players of corruption in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program
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Long-hidden history emerging from Steamtown collection

Steamtown National Historic Site historian Patrick McKnight donned a pair of archivist gloves and delicately turned the pages of the aged journal in front of him
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Man pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 3 in February

A 31-year-old man has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide for a crash that killed three young people near Syracuse earlier this year
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Manatee County has lots of grassroots pilots

You could call Airport Manatee the opposite of Sarasota Bradenton International Airport
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Memorial to April Tinsley being installed at her school

A flowering pink magnolia tree and a bench will be installed as a memorial at the school that 8-year-old April Tinsley was attending when she was abducted and killed in 1988
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Minnesota court sees burgeoning backlog of deportation cases

Today, twice as many cases are pending before Minnesota's immigration court as in 2015
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Nationals set team scoring record, rout Reyes, Mets 25-4

In the highest-scoring game in franchise history, Daniel Murphy hit two home runs and the Washington Nationals kept pouring it on against emergency reliever Jose Reyes and the New York Mets in a 25-4 rout
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New York jury set to deliberate in 'Buffalo Billion' case

A New York jury is set to begin deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute and three developers
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New York man refuses to lower Nazi flag flying at home

A central New York man who has been asked to remove a Nazi flag on his property says he's being hacked and that it's a "distress call."
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New York mistakenly shortchanged schools on some funding

New York state education officials say they inadvertently shortchanged most school districts when distributing federal funding for teacher training last year, and gave charter schools more than their share
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Northern NY man punished for contraband cigarette sales

48-year-old northern New York man sentenced to short prison term, ordered to pay more than $3 million in scheme to avoid paying taxes on cigarette sales
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NY Army National Guard soldiers touring WWI battlefields

A group of soldiers from a Syracuse-based New York Army National Guard unit are in Europe to commemorate the U.S. military's role in World War I.
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NY regulators revoke Charter merger, tell them to leave

New York regulators have revoked their approval of Charter Communications' merger with Time Warner Cable and ordered the company to find another cable provider for its more than 2 million customers in the state
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Obituary for prolific letter writer begins 'To The Editor'

The obituary for a prolific writer of letters to the editor at a Syracuse newspaper begins with three familiar words: To the Editor.
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Officials: Skaneateles Lake algae bloom could be toxic

Environmental officials say an algae bloom on an upstate New York lake could be toxic
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Oneidas mark 25th anniversary of Turning Stone Resort Casino

The 25th anniversary of the opening of the Oneida Indian Nation's first casino in central New York is being celebrated
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Overnight shooting wounds 21-year-old in Syracuse, NY

Police in Syracuse, NY say a 21-year-old's neck was grazed by a bullet in an overnight shooting
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Police identify van crash victim as 16-year-old boy

Police have identified the driver who was killed in a one-vehicle crash on a road near Syracuse
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Police: 2 18-year-old men shot, wounded in Syracuse

Police in upstate New York say two young men are being treated for gunshot wounds following an evening shooting
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Police: 2-year-old struck in hit-and-run

Police in upstate New York are searching for a driver who they say struck a 2-year-old girl
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Police: 36-year-old Syracuse man dies after being shot

Police in upstate New York say a man has died after he was shot on a city street
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Police: 58-year-old man dies in motorcycle crash

State police say a 58-year-old central New York man has died in a motorcycle crash on a highway outside Syracuse
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Police: Driver dies in 1-car crash on road outside Syracuse

Police say one person is dead after a one-car crash on a central New York road outside Syracuse
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Police: Large fight in Syracuse leads to multiple stabbings

Police in Syracuse say a large fight left multiple people with stab wounds over the weekend, but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening
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Police: Man injured in shooting in Syracuse

Police in upstate New York say a man was injured in a shooting
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Police: Man recently charged with rape killed 2, wounded 1

Authorities say the gunman who fatally shot two people and wounded a third in an upstate New York village this week was recently released on bail after a rape charge
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Schumer: Collapse shows need for more rail bridge inspectors

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says the recent collapse of an elevated railroad sidewall shows the need to hire more federal railroad bridge inspectors
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Texas murder suspect violated probation but wasn't sought

Authorities didn't search for a Texas man who violated parole terms by cutting off his ankle monitor until a week later
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The Latest: Mississippi DA mum on new Till investigation

A Mississippi prosecutor isn't saying whether federal authorities have given him new information since they reopened an investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till in 1955
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Toddler OK after being ejected during multivehicle crash

Police in Syracuse say a 2-year-old child has survived being thrown from a car during a five-vehicle crash that left a motorcyclist with serious injured
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Trump, European Union leaders pull back from trade war

Pulling back from brink of trade war over autos, President Donald Trump and European Union leaders say they have agreed to work to tear down trade barriers.
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Tulane wins $10M grant to study school reform

Tulane University has won a $10 million grant to study school reform across the country
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Upstate NY bookkeeper repays stolen money, gets prison time

A 63-year-old bookkeeper has been sentenced to one to three years in prison after paying back the more than $850,000 he stole from the central New York contractor he worked for
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Upstate NY zoo announces birth of twin red panda cubs

Officials at an upstate New York zoo have announced the birth of twin red pandas, an endangered species found in Asia
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Witnesses tell police naked man tried to strangle dog

Police say a Syracuse man is facing a charge of aggravated cruelty to animals after witnesses told authorities he tried to strangle a dog and pull its legs apart
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