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Fayetteville-area home linked to Syracuse drug dealer seized by feds, will be sold

TOWN OF MANLIUS, NY -A large suburban home not far from Wellwood Middle School in the town of Manlius has been seized by the federal government as part of the owner's guilty plea in a drug case. The six-bedroom, 4 1/2-bathroom colonial home at 5188 Hoag Lane has been the object of neighbors' concern

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 18:26:47

Driver pleads guilty to felony charges in connection to deadly N. Syracuse hit-and-run

Vontelle Sparks, 33, appeared in court Thursday morning and pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of a crash, tampering with evidence and vehicular manslaughter.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-10-18 12:12:15

Marcellus school earns Blue Star

Oct 15, 2018Jason GabakEagle ObserverHigh school once again named Blue Star schoolMarcellus High School has once again been named a Blue Star School by the educational non-profit Working in Support of Education (W!se).A school earns the designation in one of three ways: achieving at least a 75 perce


Court docs: Man accused of killing 12-year-old fired gun ten times

Alberto Pinet, the man accused of killing a 12-year-old boy in the city of Syracuse, fired his gun ten times, according to court documents obtained by CNYCentral.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-10-18 18:14:01

Syracuse man sentenced for second kidnapping attempt

UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A Syracuse man will spend the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a second attempted kidnapping in the last eight years. 38-year-old Raoul Baldwin pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal sex act in relation to a March 2018 incident involving the sexual assault a

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-10-18 17:54:55

Cazenovia mom dies on way to rehab; parents share her story, hope to help others

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - I don't want to die. I don't want to use. I don't know how to do this anymore. That's what a young Central New York mother struggling with heroin addiction told her sponsor before she attended the calling hours of a friend who died of an overdose. Saige December Earley, of Cazenovia

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 14:02:12

John Katko defends TV ad about Dana Balter's taxes (video)

U.S. Rep. John Katko on Thursday defended his decision to continue airing a controversial TV ad about a business tax debt that Democrat Dana Balter owed in Florida. A fact-check showed the ad omitted key details about a state tax lien and Balter's stay in her brother's condominium in Florida from sp

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 19:31:19

6 New York Cities, 3 in Central New York Have the Most Rats in the Country

The number of New York cities withratscontinues to grow. Six places made the annualTop 50 Rattiest Citiesthis year, 3 incentral New York.So where are all the rats hanging out? Chicago....for the 4th year in a row. But since rat activity increases when it's cold, it's no surprise New York makes the l

BIGFROG104.COM - 2018-10-18 05:03:07

All That Remains guitarist Oli Herbert found dead in pond at 44

All That Remains guitarist Oli Herbert has died at age 44, the metal band confirmed on Wednesday. MassLive.com reports the Massachusetts native was found dead in a pond on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. According to Connecticut State Trooper spokesperson Tanya Compag

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 12:06:54

Shackled murder suspect pulls note from sock in court; judge, lawyers intervene

Syracuse, NY -- Defense lawyer Ben Coffin had just finished making a strenuous argument about a key witness in a murder case today when his client asked to speak. Vladimir Brown, 35, shackled and in jail garb, reached down to his sock as he stood in County Court Thomas J. Miller's courtroom. As the

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:56:43

Syracuse accidents slow traffic on Interstate 690 east, west

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two separate accidents have slowed traffic in Syracuse on Interstate 690 east and Interstate 690 west during the morning commute. The first accident was reported at 7:48 a.m. on I-690 west near the Teall Avenue (Exit 14) off-ramp. The Syracuse Police Department responded to the pro

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-10-18 12:44:26

Cuomo to send State Police troopers to Syracuse to combat recent rash of violence

Then Cuomo said the state will engage with the region's community leaders, clergy, law enforcement and elected officials to identify additional long-term solutions to not only reduce violence, but address many of the systemic socio-economic problems that violence-plagued communities face.


Syracuse teen admits to robbing Byrne Dairy in Auburn

AUBURN — A Syracuse teen pleaded guilty to robbing an Auburn convenience store with a loaded weapon over the summer.Tuesday morning in Cayuga County Court, 18-year-old Javon English pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felonies. During his pl


State suspends license of Syracuse nurse for forging stolen prescriptions

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A nurse disciplined three years ago for prescribing diet drugs for herself is in trouble again, this time for forging stolen prescription forms and taking them to pharmacies.


City of Syracuse to close part of Geddes, W. Onondaga streets for 1 week

Depending on the weather, the repairs should be completed by next Monday, Oct. 22, city officials said.


Fugitive who crashed car in Syracuse arrested in North Carolina, U.S. Marshals say

Deshawnte Waller was arrested Friday by the U.S. Marshals Service in North Carolina, announced Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal Chris Amoia on Tuesday. The 41-year-old man was arrested in Mecklenburg County and is being held in the county jail, Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office arrest and inmate lo


CNY probation officer leaves post after admitting to sex with probationer

Bridget Duerr, 44, of Cicero, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor official misconduct in September for the relationship with a man she was supervising. The encounters were consensual, authorities said.


Mets' new Class AAA team to be called Syracuse Mets, will stay in Syracuse for 25 years

The new team will also be called the Syracuse Mets, and New York State, Onondaga Count and Syracuse will invest $26.26 million to upgrade NBT Bank Stadium.


Auburn native John Walsh, 'America's Most Wanted' creator, stars in TV ad for Katko

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR STARZ - John Walsh participates in the "The Missing" panel discussion hosted by STARZ at Soho House, on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for Starz/AP Images)Evan Agostini


Auburn teen sentenced for attempted knifepoint robbery of 75-year-old man

AUBURN — A 19-year-old Auburn man was sentenced to a term of shock probation for attempting to rob an elderly man at knifepoint in June.Tuesday, Cayuga County Court Judge Mark Fandrich sentenced Shane Andrews, of 36 Franklin St., to six months in the county jail followed by five years of post releas