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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim hits, kills man walking on I-690

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man Wednesday walking outside a vehicle on Interstate 690 shortly before midnight, authorities said.


Democrats say someone needs to challenge McMahon for Onondaga County executive

As Democrats in Onondaga County put together their petitions to collect signatures for candidates, the party still has yet to find a designated challenger to Republican County Executive Ryan McMahon. He was appointed by the legislature last year following former County Executive Joanie Mahoney’s dep


Syracuse police identify officer who shot woman who was armed with multiple knives

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Police Department identified the officer who shot an armed woman Sunday evening in the 100 block of Frisbie Court. Officer Andrew Murphy discharged his departmental firearm striking Tyiesha Fletcher, 33, of Syracuse, who was armed with multiple knives, according to Sgt


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Onondaga County officials not happy with revenue sharing compromise from the governor

The dispute between the state and local governments over revenue sharing funds called Aid and Incentives for Municipalities (AIM) continues. Local governments aren’t satisfied with the latest proposed compromise from the Cuomo administration.


Auburn man sentenced for city burglary that led to car chase

AUBURN — An Auburn man was sentenced in Cayuga County Court Thursday morning for his involvement in a May burglary that led to a police chase in Auburn. Jerad Stiles, 30, pleaded guilty in November to two separate counts of second-degree burglary, class C felonies, for his involvement in a burglary


Conservatives endorse Gary Lavine for Onondaga County District Attorney

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Onondaga County Conservative Committee has endorsed Republican attorney Gary Lavine to run for District Attorney. In recent elections, the party has backed Lavine’s opponent, seven-term incumbent District Attorney William Fitzpatrick, also a Republican.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Upstate poison center warns public not to use herbal supplement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – An official with the Upstate New York Poison Center is warning the public not to use the herbal supplement kratom because it can cause rapid heartbeat, other serious health problems and even death.


Car crash shuts down portion of I-690E

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Emergency crews responded to a car crash on I-690 Wednesday night. According to Onondaga County 911 dispatch, the crash happened just before 11:30 p.m. on I-690 eastbound.


75 mph winds possible in Upstate NY this weekend

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Winds gusting as high as 75 mph are possible Sunday in Upstate New York, the National Weather Service said. The high winds from the west could knock down trees and power lines, causing scattered power outages, and could cause flooding along the shorelines of Lake Erie and Lake Onta


ESPN’s College GameDay cancels Saturday’s trip to Syracuse

Syracuse, N.Y. -- ESPN officials have decided to cancel Saturday’s scheduled broadcast of College GameDay from the Carrier Dome in light of Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim’s involvement in a fatal car accident late Wednesday night.


Accused DeWitt Chili’s murderer denied guilty plea by death-penalty case

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of killing two former co-workers during a late-night robbery at the DeWitt Chili’s restaurant wanted to plead guilty today in state court and spend the rest of his life in prison.


Woman dies after being mowed down by 'drug driver'

A woman has died after she was mown down by a suspected drug driver in Liverpool. Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after the fatal horror crash in Netherley area during the early hours of this morning.


Auburn duo likes being 'cool background music' at local bars, restaurants

For years, Kevin Minnoe and Michael Montagna played the same stages as part of Auburn's music scene. They even lived two minutes apart. But it wasn't until Montagna answered Minnoe's ad on Bandmix, a music networking website, that the two actually met in November 2017. And it didn't take long for th


Police Release Victim’s Name In Deadly Car Accident Involving Jim Boeheim

According to police, Syracuse men’s basketball head coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man who was standing outside his vehicle on Interstate 690 late Wednesday night. Details are continuing to trickle in regarding the tragedy.


NewsChannel 9's Jennifer Sanders nominated for New York Emmy for ‘Hidden History: The Syracuse 8'

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Congratulations are in order!. NewsChannel 9’s Jennifer Sanders and photojournalist Jack Estabrook have been nominated for a New York Emmy award for their work on the half hour special, “Hidden History: The Syracuse 8.”


College basketball coach 'heartbroken' after fatal crash, charges not expected

Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian late Wednesday night, according to local police. No criminal charges are expected in the case, Syracuse police officers said at a Thursday news conference, calling it a "tragic accident."


Oneida man, already jailed on child porn charges, accused of sexually abusing young girl

An Oneida man has been accused of having sexual contact with a child. State police charged 42-year-old Robert Douglas after they say he sexually abused a girl under the age of 11 at a home in Syracuse back in 2011.