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Police investigate body found along Onondaga Creekwalk behind Destiny USA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police this afternoon are investigating a body found near Onondaga Creek behind Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, an official confirmed. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's staff arrived at the creekwalk that runs between the creek and the mall shortly after 5 p.m. to recover the bo

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 21:18:36

Syracuse woman, 18, 'not cooperative' with police after she's stabbed 3 times

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police say an 18-year-old woman showed up at a hospital Monday evening with three stab wounds, but officers don't know who hurt her because she refused to cooperate. The teen arrived at Upstate University Hospital with two stab wounds to her leg and one to her hand shortly

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 00:45:50

Syracuse man convicted of 2 murders going back to trial over 'nightmare' fire

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man, recently convicted of his second murder, is going back to trial accused of torching a Salt Springs apartment complex multiple times. Shaun Bowen, 50, is already facing 25 years to life for setting another fire that killed Richard Fabrizio, a resident of a North Side a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:22:30

Area Police Blotters - Week of Feb. 26 to March 5

Asia Cambell, 25, of Syracuse, was arrested on Feb. 26 for petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. Bobbie Gosslaux, 28, of Syracuse, was arrested on Feb. 28 and charged with petit larceny. Gregory Kulak, 32, of Canastota, was arrested on Feb. 28 and charged with leaving the scene of a pr

EAGLENEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:54:58

Syracuse man crashes SUV during police chase, then runs from cop who catches him

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- When Syracuse police tried to stop a driver they thought might have been involved in a shots fired incident earlier Sunday, the driver refused to stop, city police Sgt. Julie Shulsky said. Tyron Hines Jr.Provided by the Syracuse Police Department Police chased the white Chevrolet T

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 03:21:28

In Syracuse's suburbs, people's garage floors are collapsing; should you worry?

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- In 2009, Taunton firefighters responded to an unusual call. Pietro DiStefano's garage floor had collapsed, plunging his Mercedes-Benz SUV into an abyss and leaving his wife's convertible teetering on a concrete shelf. He was in the car when it happened. His 6-year-old grandson was

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 11:18:11

J. Ryan's Pub, one of Syracuse's top craft beer bars, to close

SYRACUSE, NY -- J. Ryan's Pub, long one of downtown Syracuse's top destination bars for craft beer fans, is closing March 24. The news was sudden, said manager Christopher Case, who held a meeting with staff this morning to break the news. "The lease was terminated," he said. The pub will stay open

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 16:35:38

Massive excavator demos couple's $500K Oneida Lake dream home in under 2 hours (video)

Syracuse, NY -- An enormous excavator began at dawn today dismantling a partially built dream home on Oneida Lake. Within two hours, the $500,000 home was a pile of rubble. It's the latest chapter in a saga that is now the subject of a lawsuit. The owners, after spending $750,000 to buy the land, te

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 16:24:19

Buffalo in danger of losing all-time snowfall record -- but not to Syracuse

Syracuse is America's snowiest city on average, but another Upstate New York city still holds the record for the all-time snowiest season. That record could soon fall to a city in another state. Buffalo was buried in 199.4 inches of snowfall in the winter of 1976-1977, still the snowiest season reco

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 12:43:52

Syracuse South Side neighbors hear 'boom,' see SUV hit car

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Murlene White was visiting her daughter after church Sunday when a Chevrolet TrailBlazer struck her car parked outside on Hunt Avenue in Syracuse. "My daughter was cooking and we heard a boom," said White, of Syracuse. "My daughter said, 'Oh my gosh, somebody hit your car." The SUV

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-18 22:15:33

Indictment IDs boy, 15, charged with five others in Syracuse home invasion murder

Syracuse, NY -- A sixth person charged in connection with the Dec. 12 home-invasion murder of a Syracuse man was identified for the first time in an indictment this month. Jonathan Mejia, 15, is accused of murder, burglary and weapons possession in the murder of James E. Smith Jr., 33, who was shot


The hidden story behind a Syracuse murder: 'A tragedy of immense proportions'

Syracuse, NY -- An Onondaga County Court judge said today a 64-year-old woman beaten to death in November 2016 lost her life chasing the American Dream. And the man who killed her? Someone so damaged from wars abroad that he had a limited idea of what he was doing. Award Kabayiza, 25, has readily ad


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Syracuse police: Woman assaulted, robbed after finding man in backseat of SUV

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A woman was assaulted and robbed after she found an unknown man in the backseat of her SUV Wednesday evening in Syracuse, according to Syracuse police. Nathaniel Williams, 42, of Syracuse, was charged with third-degree robbery and third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, p


Parish Man Allegedly Left Disabled Person Unattended In Van

OSWEGO - On Thursday (March 15) at 12:33 p.m., Brad T. McAuslan, 33, of 19 Lacasse Road, Parish, was arrested for first-degree endangering the welfare of a incompetent or physically disable person, a class E felony. Brad T. McAuslan The arrest stems from an investigation conducted by the New York St


Accused peeping Tom charged a 5th time: now at Cicero Walmart; DA wants prison

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of spying in women's bathrooms in some of Onondaga County's most public places has been charged again: this time at the Cicero Walmart. Garrett Monds, 27, was charged in Cicero for an incident that happened before his arrest on other peeping Tom charges across


Syracuse-based gas station, convenience store chain opens its first liquor store

A Syracuse-based chain of gas store/convenience stores has opened its first liquor store. Petr-All Petroleum Consulting Corp., which owns Express Mart Convenience Stores, has just opened a new liquor store off Carrier Circle in DeWitt. Express Liquors - a separate side of the business from the conve


Two people shot in car parked on Syracuse's East Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A man and a woman were seriously injured early Thursday morning in a shooting on Syracuse's East Side. The double shooting was reported at 1:23 a.m. outside Vincent Apartments in the 100 block of Roney Lane. The Syracuse Police Department rushed to the apartment complex and found t


Another winter storm could drop 'significant snowfall' on Upstate NY

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A fourth winter storm this month could slam Upstate New York next week with what the National Weather Service calls "significant snowfall." "There is a potential for another winter storm Tuesday into Wednesday," the weather service's Binghamton office said. "Our models indicate tha


Police: Upstate NY woman hit, killed by vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 75-year-old woman died Tuesday evening after she was pinned underneath a vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse instead of park, according to New York State Police. Bonnie Kraft, of Steuben County, stopped at her mailbox near the intersection of Fall Creek Road and Bearlick H