Prices for oil and gold are closing higher as tensions build between the U.S. and Syria.
Benchmark oil for October delivery rose $2.16, or 2 percent, to $110.53 a barrel Friday. Most other energy futures also rose, except for natural gas.
Gold and silver also rose as investors parked money in safe-play assets.
Gold for December delivery rose $13.50, or 1 percent, to $1,386.50 an ounce, while silver for delivery in the same month rose 63.60 cents, or 3 percent, to $23.891 an ounce.
Russian media reported that three Russian naval ships were sailing for Syria and that a fourth was on its way. President Barack Obama continued to press the case for military action against Syria.
Wheat and corn futures rose, while soybeans ended little changed.
A jury has convicted 16-year-old Dylan Schumaker of second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's young son.
A second arrest has now been made in connection to a suspected meth lab on Saunders Settlement Road in Cambria.
Minor Lk Snow develops & shifts south. Lake Snow increases later Tue north & settles south.
The Erie County Water Authority is warning the public about people posing as water meter service workers.
A City of Buffalo employee who was arrested over the weekend on animal cruelty charges says he did nothing wrong.
A former doctor from Youngstown who admitted obtaining prescription pills through fraud will surrender his medical license.