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This section displays all of the Southern Tier news articles published in the past 7 days.


Holiday Shoppers Urged to Take Safety Precautions

Corning

Holiday Shoppers Urged to Take Safety Precautions

It's that time of year again, when people flock to the stores for holiday bargains. But the increased traffic can sometimes mean more targets for thieves. Time Warner Cable News reporter Crystal Cranmore has some tips to help you stay safe this holiday season. Updated 9:04 PM

Central New York District Attorney Weighs-In on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Central New York

Central New York District Attorney Weighs-In on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The grand jury system is the center of attention after a controversial decision not to charge the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. As Bill Carey reports, a local District Attorney, with ties to the prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, thinks his friend handled the case as well as he could. Updated 8:26 PM

Local DOT Crews Return Home From Buffalo

Binghamton

Local DOT Crews Return Home From Buffalo

When Buffalo was hit with a massive snow storm last week, emergency crews from all over the state sprang into action and traveled to help. That included members from the Southern Tier's DOT. Reporter Alexa Green caught up with one worker who arrived back in Broome County this week, who said it was an experience he'll never forget. Updated 6:58 PM

Do You Know How Many Calories You're Eating?

US

Do You Know How Many Calories You're Eating?

More than two thirds of adults and about a third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. A third of calories people are eating are prepared outside the home - at restaurants, grocery stores and entertainment venues like movie theaters. But most people either don't know or underestimate the calorie counts of that food. As Katie Gibas reports, new FDA requirements will make it easier for people to know just how much they're eating. Updated 5:58 PM

Rally at Binghamton University in Response to Ferguson Decision

Binghamton

Rally at Binghamton University in Response to Ferguson Decision

Protests and rallies have been held across the country in response to Monday night's announcement that the police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, would not be indicted. Matt Jachow was at one rally at Binghamton University. Updated 5:32 PM

Broome County Law Enforcement Enforces Thanksgiving DWI Crackdown

Vestal

Broome County Law Enforcement Enforces Thanksgiving DWI Crackdown

Officials and members of law enforcement in Broome County are reminding community members about the risks of drinking and driving and why it's important to have a plan in place before going out to celebrate with friends and family. Carmella Mataloni reports. 7:56 AM

County Concerned Over Hospital Closure

Hornell

County Concerned Over Hospital Closure

Steuben County has joined a number of municipalities in asking the state to ensure local health care is provided to the area. Updated 11/24/2014 11:25 PM

Legislators Pass Steuben County Budget

Steuben County

Legislators Pass Steuben County Budget

The county legislature unanimously approved next years budget Monday night, and some residents will see lower taxes. Updated 11/24/2014 11:07 PM

Would $2 Million in Street Signs Make You Stop Texting While Driving?

New York

Would $2 Million in Street Signs Make You Stop Texting While Driving?

Drivers have probably seen the signs on the highways that say, "text stop." It's one of many initiatives aimed at reducing the more than 3,000 distracted driving deaths every year. But how much do those signs cost? Who's footing the bill? Are they actually working? Katie Gibas filed a freedom of information law request to get the answers. Updated 11/24/2014 06:34 PM

Former Village of Greene Police Chief Sentenced

Chenango County

Former Village of Greene Police Chief Sentenced

The former Village of Greene Police Chief was in court Monday, sentenced for official misconduct. Alexa Green was there and explains why prosecutors believe his sentencing sends a clear message to those in power. Updated 11/24/2014 06:12 PM

Decision on Casino Projects Expected on December 17

Albany

Decision on Casino Projects Expected on December 17

The New York State Gaming Commission's Facility Location Board will announce the decisions on four casino projects that will be built in the Capital Region, the Hudson Valley and the Southern Tier at its final meeting on December 17. 11/24/2014 02:53 PM

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