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October 17, 2018

Rome Man Facing Charges After Having Sexual Contact with a 15-Year-Old Female

A Rome man is accused of having sexual contact with a child-a 15-year-old female. Officials with the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center say it happened in July. […]
October 17, 2018

Close Race Brewing in the 121st Assembly District with Bill Magee & John Salka

A close race is brewing in the 121st Assembly district, where the 28-year incumbent, Democrat Bill Magee, faces his third challenge from Republican John Salka. In […]
October 17, 2018

Unadilla Man Facing DWI Charges After Driving 101 Miles Per Hour and Threatening a State Trooper

A Unadilla man faces a DWI charge for allegedly driving 101 miles per hour and threatening a State Trooper. State Police say Thomas Harris made numerous […]

National News

  • Harvey Weinstein prosecution suffers second significant blow in a week
    Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For TWC(NEW YORK) -- The Manhattan District Attorney’s office this afternoon issued a pre-emptive notice to Harvey Weinstein’s defense team, alerting them to yet another potentially serious problem connected with the investigation that led to criminal charges against the..
  • Salmonella outbreak tied to raw chicken products sickens 92 people in 29 states: CDC
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An outbreak of salmonella connected to raw chicken products and resistant to some antibiotics has infected 92 people in 29 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said on Wednesday that 21 people had been hospitalized but no deaths ..
  • Pennsylvania authorities warn residents of possibility of more hidden explosives after mysterious booms
    Bucks County District Attorney's Office(PHILADELPHIA) -- Amid an ongoing investigation into a spate of mysterious explosions that shook northeastern Pennsylvania earlier this year, authorities warned residents there could still be explosives in the area. The warning comes after investigators le..
  • Uber driver who allegedly groped customer charged with kidnapping, wire fraud
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of a highway. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Howard Beach, New York, was charg..
  • Friday Mega Millions jackpot soars above $900 million
    Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The prize for Friday's Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to more than $900 million after no one won it Tuesday. The projected prize would be the second-largest payout in U.S. lottery history. A lone winner taking the cash lump sum would receive about $513..
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World News

October 18, 2018

Friend of Jamal Khashoggi: Journalist ‘killed in a very barbaric way,’ according to Turkish officials

ABCNews.com(ISTANBUL) -- In his first sit-down interview with U.S. media, a close friend of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post columnist who disappeared after being seen entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, described to ABC News what he'd been told in briefings by Turkish security officials. "I talked with some Turkish government and security officials and they said Jamal was killed. I didn't know what to do. I really couldn't answer. Then I called a f..
October 18, 2018

Three dead in Venezuela after widespread outage leaves hospitals without power

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Three people, including a newborn, have died in Venezuela after an hours-long power outage in 16 states left hospitals with no power, a persistent problem in what is already a struggling nation. The explosion of an electrical transformer in the interior of Venezuela left most of the country without power on Monday and Tuesday, Luis Motta Dominguez, the Minister of Electric Energy, said in a video on Instagram. Power outages in Venezuela have become common, with Ven..
October 17, 2018

Meghan Markle makes homemade banana bread for Australian farmers on royal tour

Pool/Samir Hussein/WireImage via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle has confirmed while on a royal tour of Australia that she's the type of guest anyone would like to invite over. When the Duchess of Sussex, 37, visited a family-run farm in Dubbo, Australia, Wednesday, she did not arrive empty handed. The duchess brought with her for tea a homemade loaf of banana bread that she reportedly made in the kitchen of the Admiralty House in Sydney, where she and Prince Harry are staying. Meghan..
October 17, 2018

Lone 18-year-old kills 19 people, many of them teens, in shooting and bomb attack at college, Russia says

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- At least 19 people, many of them teenagers, were killed, and over 50 others were injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. Investigators said a lone 18-year-old student at the state polytechnic college entered the school on Wednesday afternoon armed with a gun and began shooting people and also setting off a bomb planted in the college's cafeteria, before killing himself. Russia’s ..
October 17, 2018

Canada moves to expedite pardons for minor marijuana convictions

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) -- The Trudeau administration has announced a plan to expedite pardons for Canadians convicted of minor marijuana offenses. "We will be introducing legislation to introduce an expedited pardon process, with no fee, for those with previous convictions for simple possession of cannabis," Scott Bardsley, a spokesperson for Canada's Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, told ABC News on Wednesday. The announcement comes the same day as th..
October 17, 2018

Russia says a student’s shooting rampage and bombing killed at least 18 at college in Crimea

iStock/Thinkstock(KERCH, Crimea) -- At least 18 people, most of them young, were killed and over 40 injured in a bomb and shooting attack at a college in Crimea that local officials said was carried out by a student. The attack occurred at a state polytechnic college in the Black Sea city of Kerch on Crimea eastern coast. Investigators said a lone 18 year-old student at the college entered the school on Wednesday afternoon armed with a gun and began shooting people, before killing himself. A hom..