Regional Briefs – Nov. 22, 2016

Upstate Man Gets 4 Years in Prison for One Single Bullet

ALBANY – One single bullet was all it took for an upstate man to be sentenced Monday to four years in federal prison, The Associated Press reported. The judge cited the extensive criminal history of Tyron Jackson, 28, for why the sentence was warranted. Felons are banned from owning bullets.

Christie Keeping Decades-Old Tax Pact With Penn.

TRENTON – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday reinstated a 1977 tax reciprocity agreement with Pennsylvania that allows residents who work in either state to pay income taxes at whichever state’s rate was cheaper, The Associated Press reported. He had announced in September that he was pulling out of pact.

Student Suspended for Posting Photo Deemed Racist

ALLENTOWN, N.J. – A high school student was suspended Monday for posting the day after Donald Trump was elected a photo deemed to be racist, The Associated Press reported. The picture of black students waiting in line at the school’s cafeteria was captioned: “Last Free Meal.”