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Emotions run high as Syracuse man sentenced for 2016 murder on city's South Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Emotions ran high in the courtroom this morning as a self-admitted gang member was sentenced to 47 years to life in prison for a 2016 drive-by shooting in the city of Syracuse. A jury found Laquan Kitchen, 24, guilty in October for the death of Jamar Bachus and the shooting of anot

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:48:08

Dad of boy who shot brother now faces homicide, but that's not the worst of it

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse father whose young son shot and killed another son was indicted on a low-level homicide charge days before Christmas, but that's not the worst trouble he's facing. Jermaine Moore, 44, is accused of leaving an illegal handgun -- stolen by someone in 2016 from a now-fired Sy

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:31:46

State suspends Syracuse bar's license after 7 stabbed in fight on New Year's Day

ALBANY -- The New York State Liquor Authority suspended the license for Cougars on Butternut after seven people were stabbed during a fight at the bar in the early morning hours on New Year's Day. The suspension was ordered by Chairman Vincent Bradley today and effective immediately, no alcohol may

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:55:18

Syracuse University student sues: I was kicked out for sex assault I didn't commit

Syracuse, NY -- A former Syracuse University student was kicked out of school for a sexual assault he says he didn't commit. John Noakes, who is black, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit saying a female student, who is white, misidentified him months after the attack in a Marshall Street alley. He

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 12:53:11

Creole Soul Cafe in North Syracuse closes after four months

Creole Soul Cafe's North Syracuse location closed Jan. 7, just four months after it opened. "We just weren't getting the business," said Vinita Chavis, who runs the restaurant with her husband Darren. The North Syracuse location opened in September 2017. The couple's Creole Soul Cafe in downtown Sy

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:08:09

NY corruption trial: Feds say email trail lays out crime in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A string of emails between two Syracuse executives and their lobbyist shows how bribes to a high-ranking member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's staff got results, federal prosecutors say. Cor Development executives Steven Aiello and Joseph Gerardi go on trial next week on charges that they p

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 09:56:34

Former Syracuse football player Antonio Anderson loses home, belongings in fire

Syracuse, N.Y. -- In the week after he lost his apartment and nearly all of his family's belongings to a fire, after warning his neighbors and getting his son out safely, former Syracuse and Dallas Cowboys football player Antonio Anderson racked his brain for what he might have done differently. At

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:43:25

Syracuse man rejects 20 years to life in murder of man shot in back last Easter

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of shooting a murder victim in the back today rejected a plea that would have sent him to prison for 20 years to life. Jovon McGloun, 24, was offered the chance today to accept or reject the plea with trial scheduled for later this month. McGloun was charged a


Livonia woman accused of using stolen credit card

LIVONIA - A Livonia woman is facing felony larceny charges following an investigation into the use of a credit reported stolen by a Conesus resident, reports the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. The investigation alleges that a co-worker of the victim had stolen the card while they were both at w

THELCN.COM - 2018-01-18 20:11:00

Pair arrested at Canandaigua hotel on drug charges

A Canandaigua woman and Rochester man were arrested this past week on multiple drug charges after deputies searching their hotel room reported finding a cache of drugs packaged for sale. Arrested were Ted J. Edmunds, 39, of 20 Epworth St. in Rochester, and Ashley K. Hammer, 28, who was listed as bei

MPNNOW - 2018-01-17 18:27:06

Police wait for autopsy results

NEWARK - Village police said it may be several weeks before they know what caused the death of a man who was found lifeless on a sidewalk last week. "To date, there is nothing to indicate foul play," Newark Police Chief Dave Christler said Wednesday. Officers responded to East Union Street about 8 a

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:00:00

Casella opens new landfill cell; still cleaning up from wind storm

CANANDAIGUA - The manager of the Ontario County Landfill for Casella Waste Services delivered two pieces of news to the Board of Supervisors Planning and Environmental Quality Committee Tuesday. First, Rob Fadden told the committee that the landfill has opened a new solid-waste disposal cell at the

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-18 19:30:00

Alleged threats vs. casino land man in jail

TYRE - A Wayne County man is accused of making threats against del Lago Resort & Casino after he was charged with a misdemeanor there. As a result, he now faces a felony count. The original incident happened Jan. 15, when state police said they found Scott C. Furey, 47, of Walworth, sleeping on a co

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-01-17 21:05:00

NY state task force: Cutting plastic bag use could mean fees, stricter laws, ban

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A state task force has issued eight possible solutions to the problems caused by the 23 billion plastic bags used in each in New York state. After 10 months of study, the state's Plastic Bag Task Force has offered a range of recommendations, including stronger enforcement of curren


BJ's reinstates orders of Weber's Mustard in Western NY after viral Facebook post

Jan. 16--Weber's Mustard is back on shelves at BJ's Wholesale Clubs in the Buffalo Niagara market, following an outcry from local foodies. The Western New York favorite had been discontinued at BJ's locations in Amherst, Clarence, Hamburg and Olean; the only stores where it was carried by the nation

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-17 20:04:48

Apartment tenants evacuated after meth lab explodes, starts fire; 2 charged

ONEIDA, NY - A meth lab in an apartment in the city of Oneida exploded Monday, resulting in a small fire and forcing tenants to be evacuated from the apartment building at 168 Madison St, police said. The New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency Response Team (CCSERT) responded to th


Fundraiser Helps Family Of Man Found Dead On I-75

EMERSON, GA - A GoFundMe account has been created to help the family of the man found dead last week along Interstate 75 in Bartow County. The fundraiser for Mack Owen Griggs is hoping to raise $2,000 and as of early Thursday afternoon, $775 has been donated to the cause. Griggs' body was discovere

PATCH - 2018-01-18 18:46:18

GDOT worker killed in accident with train identified

The accident happened at the intersection of Railroad Street and Bethlehem Church Road in Moreland Thursday morning. CSX released a statement saying that one of its trains bound for Atlanta hit the truck on the tracks. The Coweta County sheriff's department told Channel 2 Action News that the worker

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-18 18:14:06

Schools close as many counties continue to see icy roads

ATLANTA - The remaining snow and ice is still causing issues for some areas in Georgia as temperatures dropped below freezing Thursday night. [DOWNLOAD: WSB-TV's weather app for winter weather alerts] Several schools across the metro will be closed on Friday due to the lingering weather. School Clos

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2018-01-19 08:28:00

Man wanted in 2008 New York murder arrested in Alpharetta

Alpharetta police arrested a man in September on several charges, and now that same man has been charged with the 2008 murder of a man in Yonkers, New York. Damon Scott, 41, was arraigned before a judge in Westchester County, New York on Jan. 12 and charged with one count of murder in the second deg

MYAJC.COM - 2018-01-18 21:40:03