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Auburn police: Man charged with attempted robbery of Custom Cleaners
An Auburn man faces multiple charges after police say he tried to rob Custom Cleaners on Monday afternoon.In a press release, Auburn police said the initial report came in at 12:43 p.m. of a white male with his face partially covered entering the North Division Street business. Displaying a large hu
Geneva man charged with killing Jawuan Brumfield
Police responded to a home on Hallenbeck Avenue in Geneva in September 2017 for a reported burglary. Inside, officers found 23-year-old Jawuan Brumfield unresponsive. He was taken to Strong Hospital, where he died the following day.
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
Auburn Housing Authority seeking tax breaks for Melone Village renovation
The Auburn Housing Authority will ask the Auburn City Council to approve two payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements Thursday that will help the organization continue renovating an aging affordable housing complex.The PILOTs, which would be in effect for 40 years with annual payments of $6,000 a year —
Annual Auburn school supply giveaway to be held
The Auburn/Cayuga branch of the NAACP and the Auburn Enlarged City School District will host the annual "Back to School/Stay in School" School Supply Giveaway from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at Genesee Elementary School, 244 Genesee St., Auburn.
Man arrested for boating while intoxicated following serious accident on Owasco Lake
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'Culture of secrecy': Auburn native, college professor publishes book on CIA
After spending 15 years working on his book "Selling the CIA," David Shamus McCarthy was thrilled to finally have a copy of it in his hands.The book by McCarthy, an Auburn native who is an assistant history professor at Richard Bland College of William & Mary, was published in June. It tackles the C
Auburn police Taser man who tried to rob dry cleaners, asked cops to shoot him
AUBURN, N.Y. -- Auburn police say they Tasered a man after he tried to rob a local dry cleaning business, waved a large hunting knife around and asked officers to shoot him Monday.
Severe flooding in southern Seneca County; Cuomo to visit
LODI — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce declared a state of emergency for parts of the county Tuesday morning after torrential rains caused severe flooding, resulting in rescues from homes and vehicles being washed down creeks.Luce and the county emergency management office declared the state of emerg
Ontario County deputies locate truck involved in bizarre, deadly accident
The truck involved in a bizarre accident that killed a 74-year-old Waterloo woman has been located, and the driver ticketed, according to the Ontario County Sheriff's Office.
4 people stabbed after a large fight in Syracuse
Three men, a 33-year-old, 22-year-old and 19-year old all suffered stab wounds to the abdomen. A 17-year-old female suffered cuts to her hands. The victims were treated at Upstate University Hospital. None of the injuries are life threatening.
Skaneateles Lake summer camp explains closing, to offer refunds
"It was difficult, but the well-being of the campers and staff always comes first," he said in an email to Syracuse.com.
Former 84 Lumber location in Sennett lands new tenant
A major roofing supply company has signed a long-term lease to occupy the former 84 Lumber location in Sennett, the property's owner has announced.American Builders & Contractors Supply Co., which is headquartered in Wisconsin, will occupy the 9.45-acre property and its 37,000 square feet of buildin
Auburn fire, police unions endorse Mannion for NY Senate
John Mannion, center, is running for State Senate with the support of the Auburn police and fire departments. Pictured l-r: John Breeze, Chris Major, Sean Corcoran and Tim Springler.
Man dies after he jumps from 5th floor of Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, police say
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A man has died Monday evening after he jumped from a fifth-floor window at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse police spokesman Sgt. Richard Helterline said.Someone at the hospital called 911 at 4:42 p.m. to say a man had jumped from the fifth floor on the north side of Crouse Hospital.When
Gallery: Founder's Day in Auburn 2018
Buy NowPeople wait for motorcyclists to take off for the auBURN Bike Fest and Ride fundraiser during Founders Day in Auburn Saturday.Kelly Rocheleau, The Citizen
Two people rushed to hospitals after Fleming boat accident
AUBURN — Two patients were transported to area hospitals Sunday following a boating accident on Owasco Lake.Cayuga County dispatchers confirmed that a 911 call came in just after 6 p.m. for a boating accident in which a boat's propeller seriously injured an adult woman and an adult man. The accident
The Candlelight House: Woman restoring historic Auburn home
Hoping to relocate to the East Coast, she found the house online in March of last year and made an offer a week later. That June, she closed on it. And the next month, she moved to Auburn from Highland, Utah, to restore and live in the house with her twin 16-year-old sons, Dashawn and Davyse.
Gary Thibodeau dead: Convicted kidnapper of Heidi Allen maintained his innocence
Syracuse, NY - Gary Thibodeau, the convicted kidnapper of Heidi Allen whose fight for a new trial spanned two decades, has died. He was 63.
Auburn Doubledays' offense can't keep up in loss to State College Spikes
AUBURN — The Auburn Doubledays’ offense got rolling in the sixth inning, but it wasn’t enough to overcome an early deficit.The Doubledays scored three times but the State College Spikes plated the first seven runs and led wire-to-wire in a 9-3 victory at Falcon Park Sunday.The Spikes finished with a