May 5, 2016

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Amherst Police: Male teen pressured girls for nude photos on Instagram

AMHERST — A male teen is expected to face charges for trying to obtain sexually oriented photos from high school-aged females, police said. Amherst police Lt. Dan Makruski said no photos were exchanged or transmitted to the teenager, whom police have not identified or charged since the investigation is continuing. Makruski also declined to name Read More…

Amherst police investigating online harassment and obscenity

AMHERST — Police are investigating a high school student believed to use Instagram to harass other teens online for lewd photos. Police received a complaint Feb. 23 alleging telecommunications harassment, pandering obscenity and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. Police believe the suspect, using the name Joshua Hall, contacted girls on the social media network seeking “photos of a sexual nature.” Read More…

Sikh actor sees ‘small victory’ after Aeromexico announces changes in screening policy

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Indian-American actor and designer who was turned away from an airline flight after refusing to remove his Sikh turban during a security check said he’s “thrilled” that Aeromexico is vowing to overhaul its screening protocols. In an interview Tuesday night at a Mexico City hotel where he ended up extending Read More…

The Morning Hit–12/2/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and it’s becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. Enough of the pleasantries, let’s hit it. Marine and Walmart compromise. Earlier in the Read More…

The Morning Hit–9/1/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about online. The web has become the digital equivalent of the office water cooler, and its becoming more necessary by the day to stay in the loop. With that being said, let’s hit it.  The difficulty of getting into a book. Read More…

Warnings on Instagram hint at North Korean blacklist

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that claim access to the popular photo-sharing app is being denied and the site blacklisted for harmful content. Opening the app with mobile devices on the North Korean carrier Koryolink has resulted in a notification in English saying: “Warning! You can’t connect Read More…

Hollywood rolls out red carpet for young ‘influencers’

LOS ANGELES — Clad in his pajamas, Reid Jones often blogs about Marvel superhero movies, with starry ambitions of one day becoming an entertainment journalist. A few weeks ago, the 16-year-old woke up to that opportunity when he was invited to conduct red carpet interviews with the stars of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” during Read More…

#Battle4Elyria: Elyria beats Elyria Catholic Friday night

Elyria Catholic 33 Elyria (Final score) 48 Find several other high school football score updates here. Tweets about “#Battle4Elyria”   Friday night will mark the fourth and final football matchup between Elyria High School and Elyria Catholic High School. While The Chronicle-Telegram (@YourChronicle) will be posting live score updates Friday evening on the website and Read More…