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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


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


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.


Winterfest adds more restaurants and family activities to the celebration in Downtown Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - If you missed out on Winterfest Saturday, you still have a few more chances to celebrate the season in Downtown Syracuse! In between Saturday's treasure hunts, beer tastings and ice carvings, past Winterfest visitors like Allison Clifford said the annual event helps her an


High school sports schedule, scoreboard for Saturday (Feb. 16, 2019)

Syracuse, N.Y. — Section III high school sports schedule and scores for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (schedule subject to change, check back for updates) Section III state qualifier at Nottingham High School.


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.


Man gets 25 years to life for killing wife, stashing body

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A 69-year-old central New York man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for killing his wife and stashing her body in a storage unit. In December, a Syracuse jury found Pande “Pete” Trifunovski guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Snezana “Suzie” Trifunovs


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


Vacant former sandwich shop catches fire in Syracuse’s North Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Hazem Atmaliti picked up a call from a neighbor of a building he recently bought and the neighbor told him his building was on fire. Atmaliti jumped in a car at his house a few blocks away and drove.


ESPN's College GameDay set to visit Carrier Dome for Syracuse vs. Duke

The ESPN GameDay crew's next stop is snowy Syracuse on Saturday, February 23. The Syracuse Orange will take on No. 2 Duke Blue Devils at the Carrier Dome. The last time ESPN GameDay came to the Dome was in 2014 when Syracuse played Duke for the first time as members of the ACC. The Orange beat the B


Man Charged in Chili's Murder Arraigned

The man charged with killing two people during a robbery at Chili's in Dewitt could face the death penalty. William Wood was arraigned Friday in Syracuse in front of a federal judge. The indictment charged Wood with robbery and murder.


Business booming in Downtown Syracuse this month

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Business is booming in downtown Syracuse--not just for Valentine's Day, but for Dining Week coming up on Feb. 18. Those working at Sugar & Company have been baking for three days straight to keep up with sales.


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.


Another messy, mid-week storm possible for Upstate NY

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another sloppy storm of snow, sleet and ice could hit Upstate New York next week, which could create slippery conditions for commuters and school buses. The storm system is still developing, and the forecasts are still fuzzy. But there’s a good enough chance of a storm that the Nat


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!


Syracuse zoo's animals get Valentine's sweet treats

The animals at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo are celebrating Valentine's Day. The Valentine treats , come in heart shapes and they're aimed at giving them mental stimulation as part of the zoo's enrichment program.


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


Auburn hospital CEO dawdled as ‘Jekyll-Hyde’ doc created chaos, ICU chief says

AUBURN, NY – The intensive care unit chief at Auburn Community Hospital says he briefed the hospital’s CEO on a weekly basis last year about a slew of staff complaints concerning a doctor accused of endangering patients and verbally abusing staff.


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.


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