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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

Lawyer: Syracuse man shot in the head attacked shooter first

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man who was critically injured in April 2017 by a bullet to the head was seen on security camera attacking the assailant before the shooting, a defense lawyer said today. Justin Williams, 24, is charged with assault and illegal weapon possession in the Butternut Street sho

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 19:23:47

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

Man charged in Oswego County child torture case pleads guilty

ALBION, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A man who was involved in what the Oswego County Undersheriff described as one of the worst instances of abuse that the agency has seen in its recent history has pleaded guilty. Shawn Whaley has pleaded guilty to 13 counts in connection with the torture of a 10-year-old in

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-19 22:20:25

Foreclosure sale set for site tied to Cayuga Community College Fulton campus

Foreclosed building parcels adjacent to Cayuga Community College's Fulton campus will be up for auction April 2, and a corporation formed by the college's foundation that owns the properties will dissolve. Cayuga County owns the campus parcel at 11 River Glen Drive, which is not being foreclosed on,

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-03-20 23:30:00

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

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

Man hit girl with screwdriver, dragged her behind car

OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) - A New York man has admitted that he struck a 10-year-old girl with a screwdriver, dragged her behind a vehicle with a rope and forced hot sauce into her duct tape-covered mouth. The Post-Standard reports that Shawn Whaley pleaded guilty to 13 charges on Monday in Oswego County.

WETM - 2018-03-20 21:11:16

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


Judge asks for more psychiatric testing before releasing man who killed 3 year old son

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - An Onondaga County judge denied release of a man who killed is 3-year-old son in 2011. Judge Stephen Dougherty ordered further psychiatric testing to be done on Marcell Washington, who pleaded "not responsible by reason of mental illness" in the 2014 trial. After the tria


School closings and delays for Wednesday

305c0d49-c8f8-4ca4-90b2-4a1863b4725f-large16x9_SchoolClosings_WINTER_WebGraphic_1200x750.jpg The follow schools have issued a delay/closure for Wednesday. UPDATED WEDNESDAY, MAR 14 AT 5:55 AM Baldwinsville Central Schools: Closed Today Fayetteville-Manlius Schools: Closed Today Immaculate Concep.Sch


Sexually transmitted disease, child poverty hurt health in Onondaga County, report says

(The video above was produced by Syracuse University students for the Onondaga County Heath Department.) SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Rising rates of sexually transmitted disease and child poverty are two worrisome Onondaga County health trends identified in a national report released today. The annual County


Yet another winter storm this month for Upstate NY? Maybe three or four

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Next week could bring a fourth coastal storm this month to the Northeast, and several more could be on the way during the rest of March. "It's just a messy weather pattern for the rest of this month, with storm systems tracking across the country every three to five days," said Bri


School closings in the Syracuse area: Early dismissals announced, Wednesday March 14

There were several delays and closings this morning, but now many schools have announced early dismissals due to the weather. Our information comes from email and text alerts, Tweets and news reports. We'll continue to update the list as it changes. The following information reflects the most curre


CNY students say 'never again' to gun violence during National School Walkout protests

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Saoirse Murphy-Collins wasn't surprised, at first, when she heard about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. School shootings happen all-too often, the 16-year-old Syracuse student said. But then, Murphy-Collins said she learned more about the 17 people who were gunned down in