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DA: Man charged with 12-year-old's murder on video elsewhere; freed from jail
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The man accused of killing a 12-year-old boy in Syracuse has been released from jail after he was seen on video elsewhere at the same time, Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick said. The investigation is continuing. Alberto E. Pinet, 22, was released from the Onond
State Troopers Make Drug Arrest In City Of Syracuse | 570 WSYR
Troopers found that the front seat passenger,Christie L. Menkins, 43 from Phoenix, NY was in possession of crack cocaine. She was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and released on an appearance ticket.
Three People Arrested Following Meth Lab Bust In Bridgeport
New York State Police have arrested 3 people following an alleged meth lab bust in Bridgeport.According to police, a search warrant was executed on October 12th at a home on Shackelton Point Road.As a result, investigators discovered about 5 ounces of liquid methamphetamine, a gas generator and seve
Trooper patrols have started in Syracuse to help combat violence in the city
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed additional state and local law enforcement departments to Syracuse to help combat violence in the city. The additional patrols started on Friday, Oct. 19, State Police confirm to NewsChannel 9. Initially, New York will expand State Police pa
Police testify in Seneca Falls murder case hearing
WATERLOO — Late on the night of May 12, two police officers responding to a Seneca Falls apartment found a small child unconscious and barely breathing.That was the testimony of Seneca Falls Police Department Sgt. Angela Anderson and former SFPD Officer Brad Clouston during a suppression hearing Thu
Dunkin' Donuts, please give worker a second chance (Your letters)
Dunkin' Donuts, please give Shakeen Robbins his job back. He acted impulsively, thoughtlessly and immediately regretted it. He works a difficult shift and has family to support, and he is willing to do community service. We need more compassion and kindness in this world. Georgie McIntoshAuburn Stra
No verdict in Syracuse police brutality case; jury to continue deliberations next week
UTICA, N.Y. -- The jury in a Syracuse police brutality case will continue deliberations next week. Seven jurors began deliberations this afternoon after hearing closing arguments in the case of Alonzo Grant, 57, who was bloodied in an arrest in 2014. Grant sued the city and police officers Damon Loc
Syracuse teen gets probation, sealed record, for repeatedly raping sister
Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man was sentenced to 10 years of probation and will have his record sealed after admitting to repeatedly raping his 11-year-old sister during several months in 2017. The perpetrator was 17 years old when the abuse began and was the victim of sexual abuse himself, defense l
Two arrested on drug charges after traffic stop in Syracuse
Two people are facing charges after a traffic stop in Syracuse. According to New York State police, troopers did a vehicle stop on Tuesday, October 16th on Onondaga Avenue in Syracuse. Police say Christie Menkins, 43, of Phoenix had crack cocaine. She was arrested and charged with criminal possessio
BREAKING: Man arrested in connection with 12-year-old's shooting death, released from jail
On October 10th, a group of people were standing together near Springer's home on John Street and Park Street on Syracuse's North Side, when Springer was shot and killed. Police say the intended target may have been in that group -- where Springer was.
Fayetteville-area home linked to Syracuse drug dealer seized by feds, will be sold
TOWN OF MANLIUS, NY -A large suburban home not far from Wellwood Middle School in the town of Manlius has been seized by the federal government as part of the owner's guilty plea in a drug case. The six-bedroom, 4 1/2-bathroom colonial home at 5188 Hoag Lane has been the object of neighbors' concern
Driver pleads guilty to felony charges in connection to deadly N. Syracuse hit-and-run
Vontelle Sparks, 33, appeared in court Thursday morning and pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash, tampering with evidence and vehicular manslaughter.
John Katko defends TV ad about Dana Balter's taxes (video)
U.S. Rep. John Katko on Thursday defended his decision to continue airing a controversial TV ad about a business tax debt that Democrat Dana Balter owed in Florida. A fact-check showed the ad omitted key details about a state tax lien and Balter's stay in her brother's condominium in Florida from sp
Syracuse police find stolen gun block away from where 15-year-old was fatally shot
The14-year-old boy was shotshortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Sterling Avenue. The teenager remains in critical condition late Wednesday morning at Upstate University Hospital, said Sgt. Richard Helterline, a Syracuse Police Department spokesman.
More NYSP to Patrol Syracuse, Deter Violence: 10-17-18
Taking new steps to protect everyone in Syracuse after a rash of young violence. NewsChannel 9's Farah Jadran is at the Public Safety Building as Governor Cuomo adds more officers to patrol the streets.
Eastwood double homicide suspect charged with first-degree murder
Back in June, Elmore and his 13-year-old brotherwere charged withtwo counts of murder in the second degree, robbery in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree for the shooting deaths of 21-year-old Luis Sepulveda and 28-year-old Christopher McLauren.
Cuomo to send State Police troopers to Syracuse to combat recent rash of violence
Then Cuomo said the state will engage with the region's community leaders, clergy, law enforcement and elected officials to identify additional long-term solutions to not only reduce violence, but address many of the systemic socio-economic problems that violence-plagued communities face.
'Sid is Dead': Cast, plot revealed for new movie filming in Syracuse
"Sid is Dead" begins shooting this week at the former A.V. Zogg Middle School in Liverpool, N.Y., and the surrounding area around Syracuse. Garelick bought the school last year to turn it into a film school and movie studio, dubbedSyracuse Studios, for filming teen comedies set in high schools, focu
Horse in Oswego County dies from EEE
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A second horse in Oswego County has died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) this year, the Health Department confirmed on Tuesday.
Syracuse woman charged with welfare fraud
On October 16th, 2018, 63 year old Frances Jackson of Syracuse, NY was arrested on a warrant for Welfare Fraud 3rdDegree, Grand Larceny 3rdDegree, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1stDegree.