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Bail reduced for Syracuse man accused of shooting and killing girlfriend

SYRACUSE N.Y. — Lawyers for a Syracuse man who police say shot and killed his girlfriend argue that the shooting was an accident. Darien Shellman, 24, is charged with second-degree manslaughter for the shooting death of Sarah Tombs, 22, on Sunday, April 14 at their apartment on Village Drive.

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65 people charged in fentanyl, heroin, cocaine bust in Central NY

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Dozens of people linked to two drug rings have been charged with trafficking fentanyl, heroin and cocaine in Upstate New York, the state attorney general announced Thursday.

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Syracuse man’s threat list: A president, congresswoman, NAACP, arena, mayor

A Syracuse man convicted of threatening to kill a former president and a congresswoman also made threats against an NAACP office, a sports arena and former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner.

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10 Big-Ticket Events Coming Up Near Syracuse

SYRACUSE, NY — New and exciting events are coming to the Syracuse area all the time. Whether you're looking to attend a concert or sporting event, theater performance or magic show, Patch's partnership with TicketNetwork has you covered. Here's your weekly roundup of the top big-ticket events coming

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65 charged in two massive drug rings in Upstate NY

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WBNG) — Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday announced the indictment of 65 individuals charged with conspiring in two major drug distribution networks that transported heroin, fentanyl, and cocaine to Onondaga County, St. Lawrence County, Oswego County, Oneida County and Jeffe

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ShoppingTown trial postponed to wait for 2 key witnesses

SYRACUSE, NY -The trial between ShoppingTown and 3649 Erie LLC, which may decide the issue of the mall’s back taxes payment - has been postponed until Monday. The bench trial between the mall and 3649 Erie LLC - which represents Benderson Development - started Monday but was delayed after two key wi

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Singer Khalid parties in Syracuse before SU concert

Grammy-nominated R&B singer Khalid was spotted in Syracuse on Wednesday, two days before he’s scheduled to headline the 2019 SU Block Party. A Snapchat video shows Khalid walking around the Syracuse University campus in a colorful hoodie and bright sneakers. “OMG we love you too fam @thegr8khalid,”

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Traffic alert: Crash shuts down Old Liverpool Road in Salina

SALINA, N.Y. -- A car crashed into a utility pole Thursday morning in Salina, knocking down wires and shutting down a busy road. The accident happened shortly before 9 a.m. on Old Liverpool Road near Town Garden Drive, Onondaga County 911 dispatch logs show. No injuries were reported, said Sgt. Jon

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Get $20 All-In Tickets for Concerts at Amphitheater in Syracuse

In honor of National Concert Week, Live Nation has $20 All-In tickets all week to shows around the country, including in Syracuse at the amphitheater and SPAC in Saratoga Springs.

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Jim Boeheim to discuss status of driver's license with DMV following February crash

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — While cleared from a deadly accident in February, Syracuse University Head Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim must still go before the Department of Motor Vehicles to discuss the status of his driver's license.

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Second person dies after getting hit by tractor-trailer on NYS Thruway

SULLIVAN, N.Y. -- A man hit by a tractor-trailer Wednesday on the New York State Thruway in Madison County has died, hospital officials said. James F. Bowen, 21, of Syracuse, died at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, a hospital spokeswoman said. He was the second person killed in the crash.

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2 Syracuse lacrosse players are Tewaaraton nominees

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse University lacrosse players Nick Mellen and Emily Hawryschuk have been named nominees for the men’s and women’s Tewaaraton Award, respectively. That places each among 25 candidates for the award, given annually to the top player in each sport.

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Jamesville man pleads guilty for trying to pick up ecstasy from Syracuse post office

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- A Jamesville man was setenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty for trying to pick up ecstasy from a local post office. Matthew Lagoe, 34, admitted that he went to a Syracuse post office to pick up a package with 1,000 tablets of ecstasy he bought from Germany

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Neighbors discuss health and physical impacts of I-81 reconstruction

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- Interstate 81 is surrounded by homes and housing complexes that will be affected by the possible construction of the community grid. According to the DOT's 15,000-page report, the DOT says that zero dwelling units, four commercial properties and 35 employees will be displ

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Syracuse Jazz Fest return?; Woodstock ticket prices; more (Good Morning CNY for April 25)

Subscribe to get the Good Morning, CNY newsletter delivered to your email inbox weekday mornings. High: 67; Low: 49. Partly sunny. A DAY AT THE BALLPARK: It was "Education Day" Wednesday at NBT Bank Stadium, with students from around Central New York coming out to see the Syracuse Mets face the Buff

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Troopers identify Syracuse woman killed in Thruway crash

SULLIVAN, N.Y. -- New York State Police identified a 24-year-old Syracuse woman who killed early this morning in a crash on the Thruway. Grace L. Wilson was pronounced dead at Upstate University Hospital, troopers said.

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Restaurant inspections by the Onondaga County Health Department from April 7 to 13

There were no unsatisfactory inspections this week.

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Syracuse-area food festivals for 2019: Bacon, cream cheese, crawfish and so much more

Another Central New York winter has passed, which means it's time to head outside, enjoy the warm weather while it lasts and feast on local specialties and worldly fare. Festival season starts in May and ends with the apple festivals of autumn--or until the snow starts again.

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Syracuse's South Side Residents Worry What I-81 Report Means For Them

For people living along South Salina Street in Syracuse, Interstate 81 is in their backyard. "The first thing they should do is find out what's best for people who have already been here,” said resident Jacueline Lasonde.

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What channel is Syracuse lacrosse vs. UNC in the ACC Tournament on? TV, live stream info

The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team begins ACC Tournament play tonight, taking on North Carolina at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill, N.C. Syracuse is 9-3 overall, 2-2 in the ACC, and ranked No. 7 in the latest USILA coaches poll. The Orange is riding a four-game winning streak, including a 12-9 win at Nort

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