I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
STAR rebates in New York: Why tax assessors are 'vehemently opposed' to new changes
Tax assessors in New York are ripping a law means homeowners earning between $250,000 and $500,000 a year will get a check for STAR rebates.
Ask a Trooper: Why are muffler laws not enforced?
Question: I see vehicles with straight pipes, motorcycles with straight pipes and hear many others that sound as if they have no muffler. If the law is there why is
Adam Weitsman's horse Concrete Rose earns stunning victory on Kentucky Oaks undercard
The Southern Tier businessman's horse stunned the heavy favorite in Friday's Edgewood Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Tompkins Cortland Community College graduate dies after one-car crash in Dryden
A 26-year-old woman died after a crash that happened on Livermore Road in the early morning on Wednesday.
Did he kill her, too? An Alabama-related mystery, Part 4
In 1960, Larry Lord Motherwell was sentenced to prison for killing Pearl Putney During the investigation of Putney’s disappearance, the police tracked Motherwell’s moves, and they discovered he had duped many women and had pulled off lies and cons across the country They also made a gruesome discovery in connection to his daughter, Heather Robin Motherwell, his only child with Sarah McClurkin Motherwell from Wilcox County, Alabama. According to the book “Chronicle of a Crime: The Larry Lord Motherwell Story” by Eleanor Dabrohua, sister-in-law to the slain Pearl Putney, Heather may have been another victim of Motherwell’s. Heather was born on May 16, 1953. After her birth, her parents and doctors realized the child had Down’s…
Apex police fatally shoot armed man; 2nd officer-involved shooting in Wake in 6 days
Apex Police and Wake County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident where a law enforcement officer fatally shot and killed a man Thursday night.
Robinson hired as Sikeston R-6 superintendent
SIKESTON -- The Sikeston R-6 Board of Education announced today the district has hired a new superintendent. Dr. Anthony Robinson will begin his duties as superintendent July 1, following the retirement of current superintendent, Tom Williams, who has served the Sikeston district for the past 29 years, seven of those as superintendent...
State bound: Pioneers edge Enid in regional championship
Drew Blake gave up what would become the tying run to the first batter he faced Monday night at Couch Park.
Bothwell walk-in clinic to open next week
The Bothwell Regional Health Center Board of Trustees made a number of announcements during its board meeting Tuesday night that will have an impact on health care in the area.