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May 21, 2018

Whitesboro Church closes after final service

WHITESBORO – St. John’s Episcopal Church, on Main Street in Whitesboro, closed its doors for good after Sunday’s service. The church was built in 1855, and […]
May 21, 2018

Woman’s death under investigation in Utica

UTICA — Utica police continue investigating the death of a woman found in her William Street apartment Friday. Police and firefighters responded to the medical call […]
May 18, 2018

State Police Work with Neighbors to Find the Suspects Responsible for Tearing up the Town of Deerfield’s Trails and More

It’s a group effort; State Police are working with neighbors who reportedly have cell phone video to find the person or persons responsible for tearing up […]

National News

  • Santa Fe High School shooter studied previous mass shootings, acted alone: Sources
    Galveston County Sheriff's Office(SANTA FE, Texas) -- The teenager who allegedly opened fire in a Texas high school and killed 10 people studied previous mass shootings before carrying out the attack, sources told ABC News. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, researched tactics used by other mass shooter..
  • As nation mourns Sante Fe shooting victims, Texas governor tries to find ‘solutions’
    Scott Olson/Getty Images(SANTA FE, Texas) -- Prayers were said at churches across Texas and the nation on Sunday for those killed and wounded in the nation's latest school shooting as investigators tried to learn what motivated a teenager to allegedly go on a rampage with his father's guns..
  • Increasing lava flow prompts new evacuations, first injury since eruption
    U.S. Geological Survey(PUNA, Hawaii) -- New evacuations were underway in Hawaii as active lava flows Saturday evening caused brush fires to spread in Puna, the easternmost district on the Big Island. As of 6:30 p.m. local time (12:30 a.m. ET on Sunday), officials were unsure how many homes in the re..
  • Stormy weather moves into Midwest as East dries out
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After a week of rainy weather, the East Coast is finally digging out of a wet and cool pattern. A stubborn stationary front that has been sitting in the mid-Atlantic for the last week has finally dissipated, and a cold front will dry things out in the next 24 hours. The cold fr..
  • Teacher’s aide among 10 victims killed in Texas high school shooting
    iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA FE, Texas) -- The 10 victims of the Texas high school shooting, whose names were released Saturday afternoon, included two faculty member, seven Santa Fe H.S. students and an exchange student from Pakistan. Cynthia Tisdale, an art room teacher's aide at Santa Fe High Sch..
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May 21, 2018

Sante Fe shooting victim ‘wanted to impact the world,’ foreign exchange host family tells mourners

iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA FE, Texas) -- She arrived from halfway around the globe but 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh was determined to bring her native Pakistan closer to America, the Texas family who took in the foreign exchange student told mourners at her funeral on Sunday. Politicians, religious leaders, and friends packed the Masjid al-Sabireen mosque in the Houston suburb of Stafford to celebrate the girl who was one of eight students and two teachers killed, allegedly by a 17-year-old classmate ..
May 20, 2018

Meghan Markle’s royal wedding dress designers speak out for first time

Karwai Tang/WireImage(WINDSOR, England) -- The two designers of Meghan Markle's wedding dresses are finally speaking out after the bride walked down the aisle to wed Prince Harry Saturday inside St. George's Chapel in front of hundreds of relatives and guests. Markle, now known as the Duchess of Sussex, first wore a wedding gown, made out of triple silk organza, featuring an open bateau neckline with three-quarter-length sleeves. Her look, which was seen by millions watching around the..
May 19, 2018

Royal wedding 2018: Top moments you may have seen and may have missed

Nick Edwards/WPA Pool/Getty Images(WINDSOR, England) -- The royal wedding had no shortage of special moments as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the Windsor knot inside St. George's Chapel today, and it even included a few unexpected moments that you may have missed! The dress Markle was a vision in white as she walked down the aisle Saturday to greet Prince Harry. Her wedding gown, made out of triple silk organza, featured an open bateau neckline with three-quarter-length sleeves. It w..
May 19, 2018

Who is the royal wedding cellist, 19-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason?

Handout/Getty Images(WINDSOR, England) -- A young cellist named Sheku Kanneh-Mason impressed guests today, as he performed at the royal wedding ceremony just after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married. The 19-year-old, who played with the orchestra during the signing of the register, is also the winner of 2016's BBC Young Musician award, Kensington Palace reports. "Last June, Prince Harry saw Sheku play at an event in London in support of the work of Antiguan charity the Halo Foundat..
May 19, 2018

Royal wedding 2018: Ceremony celebrating diversity took note of slavery, quoted Martin Luther King Jr.

Owen Humphreys/WPA Pool/Getty Images(WINDSOR, England) -- It's safe to say that the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was the most racially diverse ceremony of the British royal family in recent history. The couple, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, exchanged vows Saturday inside St. George's Chapel in England in front of about 600 guests, with another 2,000 outside on the grounds of Windsor Castle and millions more watching on TV around the world. The Most Rev. Michael..
May 19, 2018

Ceremony celebrating diversity took note of slavery, quoted Martin Luther King Jr.

Owen Humphreys/WPA Pool/Getty Images(WINDSOR, England) -- It's safe to say that the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was the most racially diverse ceremony of the British royal family in recent history. The couple, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, exchanged vows Saturday inside St. George's Chapel in England in front of about 600 guests, with another 2,000 outside on the grounds of Windsor Castle and millions more watching on TV around the world. The Most Rev. Michael..