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Man charged with manslaughter after deadly Oswego County crash in March

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- An Arkansas man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter following an investigation into a deadly crash in Oswego County that killed a 19 year-old girl from Pulaski in March.


Syracuse man in connection to Oswego County stabbing

AMBOY N.Y. — State police have arrested a Syracuse man they say stabbed another man at a cabin in Amboy. Investigators say Shakim E. Graham, 30, stabbed Eric C. Staring, 31, during a fight Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m.


Patrick Schedules Fulton Third Ward Meeting

FULTON, NY – The second quarterly meeting of the year for Fulton’s third ward is scheduled for Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. Third ward councilor Donald Patrick Jr. organizes quarterly ward meetings as a continued measure to keep an open line of communication between elected officials, city leaders,


Driver accused of being high in crash that killed Pulaski woman with 'huge heart'

WILLIAMSTOWN, OSWEGO CO. — A man from North Little Rock Arkansas is under arrest after a deadly crash in Oswego County on March 30. Investigators with the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department accuse Jeffrey A. Carroll, 45, of driving high on marijuana during the head-on crash that killed Mikayla G


Wednesday’s Varsity Roundup: Fulton softball tops Phoenix

FULTON — Ashley Jackson hit a home run and a sacrifice fly, singled, scored twice and drove in five runs as the Fulton varsity softball team defeated Phoenix, 14-9. Lydia Mirabito had two singles, drove in a run and scored twice for the Lady Raiders. Madison Gilmore had two RBIs, singled and scored


St. Joe's cardiologist arrested in illegal opioid prescription crackdown

SYRACUSE N.Y. — A cardiologist at St. Joseph's Hospital is on administrative leave after being accused in a nationwide prescription drug crackdown. Dr. Andrew Rudin is facing charges for crimes he allegedly committed in Tennessee. Dr. Rudin is a cardiologist at St. Joseph's Hospital and also worke


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


USDA Announces SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot in New York State

Earlier today the USDA announced the release of the new SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot. During the two-year pilot period, SNAP participants in New York State will have the option to select and purchase their groceries online, but they will not be able to use their benefits to pay delivery and service


St. Joseph’s Hospital doctor charged in nationwide prescription drug takedown

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A St. Joseph’s Hospital cardiologist was charged Wednesday in a nationwide prescription drug crackdown by the U.S. Attorney General’s Office. Andrew Rudin, who worked at St. Joseph’s Hosptial and Oswego Health in their cardiology departments, was arrested and charged along with two


Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.


N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud

PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.


Mexico robotics champs advance to worldwide competition

MEXICO — The Mexico High School robotics team will face off against students from across the world next week at the world’s largest robotics competition in Louisville, Kentucky.


Tops investing $40M in upstate New York stores

Tops Friendly Markets is putting millions of dollars into some of its stores in upstate New York. The announcement comes months after the chain closed several stores in our area.


Area Police Blotters — April 1-8

Motoyze D. Harper, 43, of North Syracuse, was arrested April 3 in Cazenovia and charged with failing to appear in court. Ronnie E. Hordge, 44, of Syracuse, was arrested April 8 in Cazenovia and charged with petit larceny.


Flash floods possible Friday into Saturday in Central New York

Flash flood watches have been issued for parts of Central New York ahead of expected rain Friday into Saturday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the following counties from Friday afternoon to Saturday morning:


SUNY Oswego Student’s WRVO Podcast Series Explores Local Mystery

OSWEGO — A mystery that captured the attention of a wide region before Ryan Zalduondo was born — the disappearance of local teen Heidi Allen — has turned into a WRVO podcasting series for the SUNY Oswego senior journalism major.


Oswego County Health Department raises funds for OCO SAF program

Oswego, NY – The Oswego County Health Department recently presented Oswego County Opportunities’ (OCO) Services to Aid Families (SAF) Program with a donation of $145. “The donations were collected as part of National Public Health Week,” said Public Health Educator Sonia Robinson. “The staff at the


May Food Sense Orders Now Being Accepted

OSWEGO – Any residents of the Oswego area who would like to make their food dollars go farther may order May Food Sense packages until noon on May 10. All Oswego-area residents may use the program.