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Pedestrian dies hours after he's struck on Henry Clay Blvd. in Clay
CLAY, N.Y. -- A 28-year-old Syracuse man has died hours after he was struck by a van Monday morning in the town of Clay, Onondaga County sheriff's Sgt. Jon Seeber said. Thomas Rizzo was walking in the northbound lane of Henry Clay Boulevard at 5:27 a.m. when he was struck and seriously injured, Seeb
Lynsander man comes 'so close' to admitting wife's murder as jury waits
Syracuse, NY -- A Lysander man, who has for months resisted pleading guilty in his wife's murder, came "so close" this morning as his trial was set to begin, his lawyer said. Pete Trifunovski, 69, appeared ready to plead guilty moments before prospective jurors were called into the courtroom. He ans
Onondaga County, City of Syracuse seek proposals for homeless workforce-development program
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse are working together on a program to help the homeless find work and other “needed services.” The program, which they’re calling “hire ground workforce development,” will offer work experience and “connections to needed services for homeless
Ex-priest worked in Liverpool middle school for 25 years after teen reported sex abuse
A Catholic priest who resigned following allegations of sexual abuse was able to go on to a 25-year career as a guidance counselor at a Liverpool middle school. He resigned only after the district learned of the allegations in 2003 and threatened to fire him. He died shortly after.
Driver seriously hurt in crash with Oneida County school bus
CAMDEN N.Y. — Investigators say a Camden man was seriously hurt Monday morning in crash involving a Camden Central School District school bus. The Oneida County Sheriff said George Simmons, 27, was driving south on Penny Mix Rd. around 7 a.m. when his car became disabled in the southbound lane. Soon
‘Heim Time: Jim Boeheim doesn’t agree with who you think should be playing center for Syracuse basketball
The Syracuse Orange added another classic moment to both the Georgetown rivalry and the Youtube era of basketball consumption on Saturday. Tyus Battle’s game-winning shot in traffic will be replayed again and again for years.
Syracuse's Tyus Battle on wild final minutes: 'Nothing surprises me anymore'
Syracuse -- Tyus Battle's career at Syracuse has been filled with buzzer-beaters, comebacks and a team that was left for dead and made a run to the Sweet 16. A junior with 2,760 minutes played in his college career and a basketball lifer, Battle says there is little in basketball that surprises him,
Syracuse honing in on Camping World Bowl, preparing for WVU without QB Will Grier
The Syracuse University football team is preparing for its first bowl appearance in five year, and it's doing so knowing one of the nation's top quarterbacks will not be lining up across from it.
Onondaga County offers free exams and support for sexual assault victims through S.A.N.E. Program
ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A group of nurses in Syracuse are spreading a message about a free program to help sexual assault victims know they're not alone. They're known as S.A.N.E. nurses and they work through Vera House to give medical exams and emotional support.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Syracuse Area
SYRACUSE, NY — Looking for a new home nearby, but getting tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Central New York cops, firefighters take dozens of children shopping this weekend
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Collin Barrett wrote a letter to Cicero police officers, asking them to take him on their "Shop with a Cop" event this weekend. But the gifts, he said, wouldn't be for him.
Tyus Battle Plays the Part of Superhero Once Again
During his two-plus seasons at Syracuse, guard Tyus Battle has taken over games, made big plays and hit game winning shots. Routinely, whenever it was clutch time, Battle stepped up. The ability to rise to the occasion in those critical moments is something you cannot teach. You either have it, or y
CNY man caught in Geddes, charged with DWI after hit-and-run on Syracuse's North Side
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- State police say they had to use a Taser to arrest a drunken Syracuse man after he crashed on the city's North Side and left the scene. Troopers assigned to the Syracuse Initiative were investigating the property damage hit-and-run at the intersection of North Salina and Wolf stree
Syracuse store owner who shot robber also shot at other thief 6 weeks ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A tobacco shop owner who shot and badly injured a would-be robber Friday night at his North Side store also shot at and possibly injured a would-be robber six weeks ago at the same shop at the same time of night.
See Anthony Saccone's prison mug shot, earliest release date
Elmira, NY -- Anthony Saccone's first week in prison included getting an inmate-issued haircut and some sense of when he might be freed. Saccone, 31, of Camillus, is starting his 10-to-30-year prison sentence for the February deaths of 3 young people in a drunken, high-speed crash near Onondaga Comm
Speedway buys Express Mart stations, stores in upstate New York
Ten area Express Mart gas stations and convenience stores are now part of the Speedway network, after the parent companies of the two brands completed a larger transaction involving 78 stores across Upstate New York.
Onondaga County Hepatitis A outbreak linked to drug use, unprotected sex
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Onondaga County is seeing a spike in Hepatitis A cases among people who use recreational drugs and engage in unprotected sex. The county Health Department said five cases have been confirmed since November, significantly more than usual. All the cases involves recreational drug use
North Side market employee facing no charges for shooting alleged robber
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The employee at a North Side market is facing no charges for shooting an alleged robber who entered the market Friday evening, according to police. A man armed with a handgun entered the Alibaba Market at 419 Wolf St., around 7:45 p.m. and tried to rob the store, said police spokes
Syracuse basketball defeats Georgetown 72-71: Brent Axe recap
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Just in case you thought it was time to end the Syracuse-Georgetown rivalry, the Orange and Hoyas did all they could to place a renewal order on Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome.
Jim Boeheim, Patrick Ewing want more Syracuse-Georgetown games, but it's 'difficult'
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown helped built the Big East. The two arch-enemies staged some of the most memorable games in league, if not college basketball history.