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October 23, 2018

Rome Man Facing Multiple Charges After Unlawfully Entering a Home Sunday Morning

A Rome man faces a list of charges after police say he unlawfully entered a west Liberty Street home around 2:30 Sunday morning. Investigators say one […]
October 23, 2018

Edmeston Man Facing Charges After 27 Dead Cows were Found at a Dairy Farm

An Edmeston man faces charges after 27 dead cows were found at a dairy farm.  Police found the carcasses in several inches of manure and say […]
October 23, 2018

National Grid Forecasting Lower Energy Bills this Winter

While you’ll be paying more for water, you’ll be paying less for heat. National Grid is forecasting lower energy bills this winter, based on anticipated decreases in […]

National News

  • ‘Go back to your f—— country’: Woman verbally attacks Spanish-speaking group
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A woman verbally attacked a group speaking Spanish in a Virginia restaurant, telling them to "go back" to their country and "don't freeload off America." The video of the verbal altercation was first shared on Spanish-language station Telemundo 44. The news site r..
  • How to know when a hurricane is coming and other key facts to know
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa is churning north toward Mexico as a Category 4 storm and is expected to make landfall Tuesday, bringing with it dangerous storm surge and heavy rain. This hurricane season has already seen other major storms. Hurricane Florence brought torrential flood..
  • Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor
    Christine Courtney(SYLVANIA, Ohio) -- An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor and longtime family friend will give him her kidney on "Good Morning America" today. Nancy Seigneur, 52, surprised Dave Courtney, 63, her decade..
  • Suspect in fatal University of Utah shooting found dead after manhunt
    iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) -- A University of Utah student was fatally shot on campus Monday night, prompting a university lockdown and a citywide manhunt as police scoured the area for clues. Officers with the university and the Salt Lake City Police Department found the suspected shooter, M..
  • Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight
    iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history could be decided tonight. The prize is an estimated $1.6 billion, which a single winner could choose to take as a lump sum of more than $900 million. Are you going to win? Probably not. Your odds are about 1 in 302.5 million...
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October 23, 2018

Hurricane Willa to make landfall in Mexico as Category 3 storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa, now a Category 3 storm, is churning toward Mexico with winds up to 125 mph. Deadly storm surge is expected between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, which has already seen heavy rain and flooding. Willa was passing over Las Islas Marias, Mexico, Tuesday morning and is forecast to make landfall Tuesday afternoon. As Willa continues inland, it will lose its tropical circulation but not tropical moisture, as heavy rains will continue into Texas on Wednesday. Flash..
October 23, 2018

China opens world’s longest sea bridge and tunnel connecting to mainland

iStock/Thinkstock(HONG KONG) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated China’s latest mega-infrastructure project on Tuesday: The world’s longest sea crossing. The 34.2-mile bridge and tunnel that have been almost a decade in the making for the first time connect the semi-autonomous cities of Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai by road. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge spans the mouth of the Pearl River and significantly cuts the commuting time between the three cities...
October 23, 2018

Turkish President Erdogan says Saudis’ killing of Jamal Khashoggi was ‘savagely planned’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned by the Saudis. Erdogan said Khashoggi, a columnist for the Washington Post, "was the victim of a murder which was savagely planned," laying out a timeline of events from the moment a team of Saudis arrived in Istanbul. "The information and evidence we have gathered until now shows that Khashoggi was the victim of a murder which was savagely planned,” Er..
October 23, 2018

Hurricane Willa to make landfall in Mexico as Category 4

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Willa, now a lower-end Category 4 storm, still boasts winds of about 130 mph and is about 120 miles south-southwest of Mazatlan. It's expected to strike Mexico today. Willa likely will hit a few islands off the Mexican coast this morning and make landfall later this afternoon. Deadly storm surge is expected today between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta, which has already seen heavy rain and flooding. As Willa continues inland, it will lose its tropical circulati..
October 23, 2018

Why some doctors would still call Meghan Markle’s pregnancy at 37 ‘geriatric’

Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is not old by any means at 37, but when she announced her pregnancy earlier this month, she immediately fell into the category of being an "older mom," according to the medical community. Markle's pregnancy, her first, will be treated by the medical community as -- and called by many doctors, much to the derision of their patients -- "geriatric" because she'll be giving birth past the age of 35. When Amanda Candy, a mom..
October 23, 2018

Meet Harriet, the Irish singing donkey

iStock/Thinkstock(DUBLIN) -- A singing donkey in Ireland is now an internet sensation. Martin Stanton, a local who has visited Harriet the donkey regularly for over a year, posted a video of her singing on Facebook last week. The donkey was praised for her operatic tones and stage presence and Stanton's post was shared more than 2,000 times. Stanton told ABC News he was shocked to hear her sing. “She lives about 20 minutes away from me in Toureen, Connemara,” he said. “I know the family who..