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Oswego County man crashes car, flees scene in Onondaga County
SALINA, New York — State police have arrested an Oswego County man for drunk driving following a Saturday night crash in Onondaga County. Police responded to the intersection of Court Street and Berwick Road North in the town of Salina following reports of a motor vehicle accident with injuries shor
Onondaga County Executive to hold final town hall of 2018 Monday
Throughout the month of December the new Onondaga County Executive has been holding a series of town hall meetings and the final one of 2018 is Monday night. It will be at Salina Town Hall in Liverpool at 6:30 PM. It's an opportunity for neighbors to talk and hear from officials.
Local Roundup: Southern Cayuga swimming wins eight events in rout of Watkins Glen
The Southern Cayuga boys swim team earned first-place finishes in eight events in a 65-28 win over Watkins Glen Monday. Jamison Murray, Brett Jillson, JD Rejman and Owen Overhiser started the meet by touching first in the 200 medley relay (2:07.45), and Hunter Ford, Aidan Brown, Murray and Rejman wr
Missing teen from Auburn allegedly seen in Utica
AUBURN, N.Y. -- A missing teen from Auburn was allegedly seen in Utica, and police are requesting public help locating her. According to the Auburn Police Department, 16-year-old Alexis Frost, was seen at the Dollar General store in Auburn on Saturday.
Newfield students raise ducks in biology class
Students at Newfield High School got living, breathing, cheeping subjects to study this semester in Vicki Tibbals’ biology class. For the first time, the school’s biology classroom hosted a small brood of ducklings. The students tended to them when they were eggs, making sure the temperature, humidi
Lysander man who described killing wife in chilling detail found guilty of murder
Syracuse, NY -- A Lysander man, who spent hours on the witness stand Friday describing in chilling detail how he killed his wife, was found guilty of murder today by a jury. Pete Trifunovski, 69, testified in his own defense Friday that he beat his 62-year-old wife with a broken rail as she tried to
Syracuse, Onondaga County legislators predict quick approval for sales tax deal
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Legislative leaders from Onondaga County and the city of Syracuse today predicted speedy approval for a deal to extend the sales tax-sharing formula between the city and county through 2030. County Executive Ryan McMahon and Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced the proposal today, sa
Jury finds Lysander man guilty of murdering his wife
LYSANDER, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A jury has found a Lysander man guilty of murdering his wife back in January. Pande "Pete" Trifunovski was found guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife, 62-year-old Snezana "Suzie" Trifunovski.
Onondaga County villages to receieve more funding over the next decade
Onondaga County has worked out a deal to provide increased funding to villages over the next decade. This enhanced village improvement program will allocate millions of dollars to the 15 village governments within Onondaga County, based on their size.
Cayuga County theater thrills children with special showing of 'The Polar Express'
AURELIUS — A line of families stretched from Track Cinema's doors to the Fingerlakes Mall's food court as they eagerly waited to see "The Polar Express" Sunday. For 25 cents, people of all ages could purchase a ticket to see the holiday film at the Track Cinema inside the Aurelius shopping center.
Cuomo calls for legal recreational marijuana in NY State
ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Monday for the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in New York, saying it was beyond time for the state to deal with the "debilitating criminal stigma" of prior convictions related to the drug.
Jordan-Elbridge students may be able to attend OCC tuition free
Some Jordan-Elbridge High School students may be able to attend Onondaga Community College tuition free. OCC representatives presented the OCC Advantage college readiness program to the Jordan-Elbridge district's board of education Dec. 5, according to a press release. The program would start for J-
Syracuse children are poisoned by lead paint even when taxpayers pay the rent
Syracuse family discovers lead poisoning of children. Al-Tyrric Harrell said he found used heroin needles in the hallway outside the Syracuse apartment he rented for his family – partner Tara Nerau and their two toddlers.
State police in Auburn looking to reunite ladder with owner
State police are hoping to reunite a ladder with its owner. Auburn-based state police said Saturday that a large ladder was found on Route 20 between Auburn and Skaneateles Tuesday. Troopers said the ladder might belong to a contractor.
Oswego County man charged with DWI after two-car crash in Salina
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A 49-year-old Oswego County man was charged with DWI after a two-car crash Saturday night in Salina that sent one vehicle careening into a building, state police said.
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
Lysander man on witness stand: I killed my wife in less than 30 seconds
Syracuse, NY -- A Lysander man described to a jury today how he "snapped" in January and killed his longtime wife in a dispute over an elliptical machine. Pete Trifunovski, 69, of Woods Road, said he took a broken wooden rail -- snapped during a previous fight -- and beat his wife all over her body
Man shot multiple times after exiting his car at Parkside Commons: Syracuse Police
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A male victim is recovering from his injuries after being shot overnight in the city of Syracuse. Syracuse Police say they were first called to the Parkside Commons Apartments on East Fayette Street around 11:51 p.m. Friday after reports of a stabbing and shooting.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Marcellus man arrested on child porn charges
MARCELLUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - State Police have arrested a Marcellus man on two child pornography charges. Troopers say 37-year-old Jeremy King uploaded several images “consistent with child pornography” online.