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No. 1 BC edges Syracuse women’s lacrosse

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Senior attack Sam Apuzzo once again provided Syracuse a painful reminder on Saturday why she’s the best woman’s college lacrosse player in the country. The Boston College star scored seven times, added two assists and tossed in six draw controls in a dominating effort that keyed th


Elbridge mom and son seriously hurt when tire smashes through windshield in Pennsylvania

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP P.A. — Relatives say a family of five from Elbridge was involved in a serious accident Friday when an unsecured tire from a tractor trailer smashed through their windshield.


West Genesee girl scared of man let on school bus; mom catches bus, but girl not allowed off

CAMILLUS, NY - The mother of an 11-year-old student on a Camillus Middle School bus that picked up a 21-year-old adult Thursday said she chased the bus down after her daughter called her saying she “was scared" of the man on the bus.


Trucking company owned by Paul McCartney’s in-laws goes bankrupt, closes Cicero terminal

Cicero, N.Y. -- New England Motor Freight Inc. shut down without warning this week, closing its terminals and laying off workers throughout the Northeast, including about 60 in Cicero.


Flu Cases Rising in Onondaga County

Doctors in Onondaga County are seeing a big spike in flu cases. The health department says the biggest jump was in the middle of January, where the reported number of weekly cases went from 85 to 150 in one week.


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


NY mental health housing providers rally for funding, say fast food workers make more

Advocates for increased funding of mental health housing programs rallied in Syracuse and across New York State Thursday. They said there has not been a substantial increase in funding for more than 10 years.


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Volunteers Needed for 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course

HELP WANTED! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County and The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition are excited to announce the launch of their 2019 New York State Seed to Supper course. Throughout this 5-week class, new gardeners will learn the ins and outs of vegetable gardening—on a bud


House of the Week: Camillus home remodeled for comfort and function

CAMILLUS, N.Y. - When Tyler Dixon decided to renovate the house at 124 Munro Drive in Camillus, the house had already sat vacant for two years. Neighbors expressed excitement that the empty structure would be getting new life.


DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


Bridgeport woman wins $1 million on lottery scratch-off: ‘I didn’t think it was real’ (video)

CICERO, N.Y. -- A Madison County woman who won the $1 million jackpot on a New York Lottery scratch-off game said she didn’t think the ticket was real. “I brought the ticket in to my husband and he couldn’t believe it either,” said Lori McGee, 57, of Bridgeport. “So, we brought it in the kitchen and


Skaneateles uses second quarter explosion to advance past Adirondack

Skaneateles, N.Y. -- Skaneateles advanced to the third round of the Class B sectional playoffs with an 88-53 win over No. 15 Adirondack on Saturday. The Lakers separated themselves in the second quarter, when they exploded for 28 points. Nate Fouts, the game’s leading scorer had 18 points at halftim


1919: A mysterious ‘Woman in Black’ (with large feet) frightens Syracuse’s Westside

In February 1919, many people who lived on the Westside of Syracuse hid in their homes in fear. In areas around the newly built Vocational High School, named the Westside Academy at Blodgett today, a “Mysterious Woman in Black” had been appearing at all hours of the night and early morning.


Syracuse: 5 New Foreclosures On The Market

SYRACUSE, NY — Have a lower price point, but still looking to buy a home nearby? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Syracuse area might be your best bet!


Democrats choose Vera House attorney to fill vacant Syracuse council seat

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Democrats picked the newest member of the Syracuse Common Council Saturday and designated more than a dozen people to run for open positions in city and county government this year.


Woman saves cat frozen to guardrail on I-81/690 interchange

SYRACUSE N.Y. — TheCentral New York SPCA is caring for a cat found frozen to a guardrail on the interchange between I-81 and I-690 in Syracuse. Joyanna Lathrop told CNYCentral she saw a post on Facebook saying a cat was sleeping on the guardrail, so she went to go get it Thursday morning.


CNY leaders echo stance: Amazon would be prime project for region

State Sen. Bob Antonacci didn't want to see New York lose a project that could bring 25,000 jobs to the state, so he called Amazon. On the day Amazon announced that the company wouldn't open a headquarters in Queens, Antonacci received a call back. In a tweet Thursday night, he said he urged Amazon


Katko, Brindisi invite Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit Upstate New York

WASHINGTON – Central New York’s two congressmen Friday invited Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit the region, urging him to consider the area for its HQ2 campus after the collapse of a deal in New York City.


DeWitt Chili's double homicide suspect now eligible for the death penalty

WSYR-TV - The man accused of shooting and killing two inside a DeWitt Chili's back in September is now facing the death penalty after being charged in federal court on Friday. William Wood Jr is accused of fatally shooting two employees inside the restaurant over what police say was a robbery.