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AP source: Bills agree to sign receiver Emmanuel Sanders

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to sign veteran receiver Emmanuel Sanders, a person with direct knowledge of the move confirmed with the The Associated Press on Wednes...

Longtime Cavaliers broadcaster Joe Tait dead at 83

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Tait, a longtime Cleveland sports broadcaster and voice of the Cavaliers for more than four decades, died Wednesday. He was 83. Tait had recently gone into hospi...

Grammy-nominated or not, No. 1 hits over the years

NEW YORK (AP) — The exclusion of The Weeknd's “Blinding Lights" at the 2021 Grammy Awards shocked many, but he's in good company: Prince's “When Doves Cry" never scored a nomination either. ...

Sister of George Michael dies exactly 3 years after he did

LONDON (AP) — One of pop superstar George Michael's sisters has died exactly three years after her brother's Christmas Day death in 2016. A statement from family lawyer John Reid con...

No easy mark: Female bodybuilder, 82, clobbers intruder

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An intruder didn’t count on an 82-year-old woman living alone being an award-winning bodybuilder with nerves of steel. Willie Murphy tells WHAM she was getting...

Review: 'Last Christmas' isn't the rom-com cliche it appears

Paul Feig's "Last Christmas" looks every bit like your standard holiday romantic-comedy, but it has some surprises under its gauzy wrapping. Kate (Emilia Clarke) works in a year-roun...

Eastman School of Music scraps China tour over ban of South Korean members

An upstate New York orchestra reversed course on Tuesday and canceled plans to tour China this winter after China refused to allow the group's three South Korean musicians to perform. The Eastm...

'Reprehensible' anti-Semitic flyers found at university

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at the University of Rochester say dozens of anti-Semitic flyers have been found on campus. WHAM-TV reports the flyers were found Monday morning on a...

Searchers using heavy equipment looking for missing toddler

SODUS, N.Y. (AP) — Searchers looking for a missing toddler have been using heavy equipment on a New York farm where his mother's body was found buried last week. WHEC says the family...

Teen candidate running for spot on western NY school board

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager is among the school board candidates in a western New York town. Nineteen-year-old Derek Schrank tells WHAM -TV that the Greece, New York, school board...

Singapore's plan to crackdown on 'fake news,' triggers dissent from activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Activists in Singapore on Monday criticized a Singaporean parliamentary committee examining possible legislation to combat "fake news," claiming it could threaten fre...

US flu season still worsening; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. A government report out Friday shows 1 of every...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2017. There are six days left in the year. This is Christmas Day. Today's Highlight in History: ...

Runaway garbage truck hits store named A Beautiful Mess

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — A runaway garbage truck has slammed into the front of a New York gift shop named A Beautiful Mess, causing extensive damage. Owner Jeri Flack says he received ...

Anchor sets record for longest career as TV news broadcaster

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — This just in: A New York television news anchor officially holds the world record for longest career as a TV news broadcaster. This week, Guinness World Record...