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Syracuse police called to shooting less than a mile from Upstate University Hospital

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police were called to a reported shooting Sunday night less than a mile from Upstate University Hospital. Someone called the Onondaga County 911 Center at 6:35 p.m. to report the shooting at 118 Frisbee Court, a dispatcher said.


Onondaga County faces $500 million sewer bill to save creeks, jobs

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – There's a $500 million repair bill coming due, to fix the sewers in Onondaga County. Our economic future may depend on it. Without a more sturdy sewer system, the county will fail to attract industry and jobs, County Executive Ryan McMahon said.


Ex-boyfriend identifies Syracuse woman shot by police after dispute

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- An officer-involved shooting Sunday night on Frisbiee Court in Syracuse began as a domestic dispute, according to police and witnesses. Anthony Weah and his brother said they called 911 around 6 p.m. because Weah was having problems with the mother of his child.


Pulaski High School principal charged with DWI, BAC allegedly twice the legal limit

HASTINGS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Pulaski High School principal Michael Bateson has been arrested and charged with aggravated DWI. On Feb. 9, State Police responded to a disabled vehicle on I-81 South in Hastings. Troopers say Bateson's vehicle was found in the median.


Search and water rescue training with the Bridgeport Fire Department

BRIDGEPORT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - No matter the circumstances, our first responders will jump into cold water if it means saving someone's life. Bridgeport firefighters put on their cold water suits and practiced water search and rescue scenarios today on Oneida Lake.


Bridgeport woman wins $1 million on lottery scratch-off: ‘I didn’t think it was real’ (video)

CICERO, N.Y. -- A Madison County woman who won the $1 million jackpot on a New York Lottery scratch-off game said she didn’t think the ticket was real. “I brought the ticket in to my husband and he couldn’t believe it either,” said Lori McGee, 57, of Bridgeport. “So, we brought it in the kitchen and


Best fish fry in CNY: See the finalists, vote for the winner

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - For something seemingly as simple as fried fish, there sure are a lot of places that serve it in Central New York and just as many opinions about who makes the best.


5 officers on leave as Syracuse chief says officer-involved shooting 'appears appropriate'

SYRACUSE N.Y. — Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner said Monday, that the actions of the officers involved in a shooting over the weekend “were appropriate.” At 6 p.m. on Sunday, five officers responded to a domestic incident on Frisbie Ct. involving multiple individuals, according to Chief Buckner


New York State Funding Should Help Ease Waiting Lists

The weather the last few weeks has really reminded us what WNY winters can dish out. It’s seems like it’s been a long time since we have had such cold temperatures and dangerously cold wind chills, not to mention blowing and drifting snow. Since February is heart month, I just want to remind older a


Elsa the 'frozen' cat on I-81/690 adopted

SYRACUSE N.Y. — The catfound frozen to an interstate highway in Syracuse last week is now headed to a new home. The CNY SPCA, which has been caring for 'Elsa' confirms that she's been adopted. The cat is still at the Mattydale shelter, where she's doing well. She will not be released to her new home


Syracuse women recognize five seniors on Senior Day, defeat Wake Forest for win No. 19

The Syracuse women's basketball team celebrated its seniors on Sunday, along with its 19th win of the year. The Orange held their annual Senior Day festivities, headlined by five players with reason to celebrate.


Downtown Dining Weeks kicks off Monday

Downtown Dining weeks kicks off Monday in Syracuse. The annual event offers diners a promotion to try different restaurants with deals for lunch and dinner. Alice Maggiore of the Downtown Committee of Syracuse says they are excited to be doing it again.


Funeral Arrangements Made for Myrtle Avenue Fire Victims

Funeral arrangements have been made for the five family members who died from injuries sustained in a Thursday morning house fire on Watertown's Myrtle Avenue. The father, Aaron Bodah, 38, and two daughters Alexa, 8, and Skylar,4, were the first three who died.


Here’s how to collect Crunch’s 3-bobblehead set

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Crunch is spicing up its home stretch of promotional giveaways by handing out a series of three bobbleheads. The featured models are mascot Crunchman, former Tampa Bay general manage Steve Yzerman and ex-Crunch goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy.


Police Blotter for Feb. 17

Thursday, Feb. 7: Matthew J. Servedio, 31, 151 Lebanon St., Hamilton, was charged with petty larceny. Wednesday, Feb. 6: Nicole M. Bornschein, 29, 211 Allen St., Oneida, was charged with inadequate headlights, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation


Corcoran’s unbeaten Mykle Thomas overcomes doubt ahead of state wrestling championships

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Mykle Thomas knew it could be his final high school wrestling match. The 195-pounder of Corcoran was standing toe-to-toe with Adam Honis of Jamesville-DeWitt for the Division I championship.


A more than 100-year-old lobster and his mate find their forever home

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — It's a lobster love story 100 years in the making, and it all started with a Facebook post. The owners of Twin Trees Pizza in Liverpool discovered a 100-year-old Lobster was being held for immediate sale at the Wegman's in DeWitt.


Closing Of Sackets Harbor Grocery Store ‘Almost Expected’ After Dollar General Opened Store

SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) – The village of Sackets Harbor is losing one of the only stores where residents could get groceries, and its owner is blaming the opening of a nearby Dollar General as one of the reasons for its closing. Residents are divided between wanting to support local businesses and keep


Reminder to ride safely after snowmobile accident sends woman to the hospital

TOWN OF VAN BUREN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - One woman is in the hospital after a snowmobile crash on Saturday morning in the Town of Van Buren. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, it happened right before noon on the Seneca Knolls Golf Course.


Grand opening celebration at the Madison County Courthouse

Wampsville, N.Y. — Madison County is celebrating like it's 1909 and inviting the public to come join them at the newly-renovated courthouse for a day to remember and honor the past.