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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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


Rep. John Katko hasn't read Mueller report, but wants to 'follow the facts'

OSWEGO — U.S. Rep. John Katko has reading material for Easter weekend. The Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report examining Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election and whether there was any coordination between Russia


Be Part of a Country Music Video in Camden

Want to be part of a music video? It can happen this Saturday at Nicole's of Camden. Here's everything you need to know. Joe VanDresar, one of the Central New York acts you voted to play FrogFest 31, is shooting the video to his new song, "Heart Stealer." Joe says just show up at Nicole's at 4:30 to


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.


No sealed record for teen, 15, in Syracuse robbery, murder

Syracuse, NY -- Jonathan Mejia, 15, broke into a Near West Side with older, fellow robbers. After the group tied up the downstairs resident, Mejia remained as others went upstairs to confront and kill the man who lived there.


Cicero’s Vicinos Brick & Brew: Big flavors with a neighborhood vibe

Service is as much a part of Vicinos Brick & Brew as the food. Our recent Friday evening visit, with children and grandparents in tow, saw the co-owners combine tables and set up high chairs. Our waitress treated us as if we were her only customers, playfully making our kids giggle, while ensuring b


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


Syracuse woman accused of forging checks using deceased boyfriend’s name

A Syracuse woman is facing three counts of forgery after allegedly writing checks from her boyfriend’s account after he was killed. The Times-Union reports 39-year-old Leslie Patrick is also charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death in connection to the crash that lead t


Novelis seeks exclusions from aluminum tariffs on Canada, which are 'hurting' Oswego plant

Aluminum tariffs on Canada are hurting companies like Novelis in Oswego, which has to pay significant duties on material it imports from Kingston, Ontario. Novelis is seeking exclusions from the federal government on some of the products they import.


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.


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.


Federal representatives call on Mueller to testify

WASHINGTON — Weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his findings on Russian interference during the 2016 election and potential involvement of President Donald Trump’s associates, a redacted version of the report was made available Thursday and local congressmen are calling for Mueller


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.