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Drunk driver crashes into pole in Aurelius, injures passenger

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash in Aurelius Tuesday night after the driver, who state police said was drunk, crashed into a utility pole.Just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lori N. Skinkle, 30, of Auburn, was driving on state Route 326 when she crashed the blue Ford Ranger pickup truck she

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-15 15:30:00

2 August UFO Sightings In Syracuse Raising Eyebrows

Here in August, twoUFOsightings reported to theNational UFO Reporting Centerare causing debate and conversation.One sighting reported was onAugust 4th in Baldwinsville, while the other was inSyracuse on August 7th. Are both sightings related?August 4th 2018 - Baldwinsville, NY

BIGFROG104.COM - 2018-08-15 07:21:27

Syracuse man charged with more than 999 grams of Molly, 560 grams of cocaine

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Syracuse man was charged with possession of more than 560 grams of cocaine, 999 grams of Molly and other drugs, according to Syracuse police.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 10:56:00

Auburn teen pleads guilty to attempted robbery of 75-year-old man

AUBURN — A 19-year-old will likely spend several months in jail for attempting to rob an elderly man at knifepoint.Late Wednesday morning, Shane Andrews, of 36 Franklin St., pleaded guilty to one count of third-degree attempted robbery, a class E felony. During his plea, he admitted to targeting a 7

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-15 18:30:00

State police: Auburn man fled troopers in Aurora

Just before 1:30 p.m. on Monday, state police attempted to pull over a vehicle driven by Troy D. Olney on state Route 90 in Aurora. According to state police, Olney was driving a grey Ford Fusion with no license plate and no drivers-side brake lamp. The chase continued for about eight minutes along

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-15 14:30:00

Auburn bakery looking for new owner to carry on legacy

AUBURN — Maggie's Pies and Pastas has been a staple in the Auburn community for around 40 years and Nancy Slayton, who has owned the business for 21 of those years, is now looking to retire and sell the business to someone who will keep the shop's legacy going.

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-16 04:45:00

More EEE found in Oswego County

WEST MONROE —Four more samples of mosquitoes collected near the Toad Harbor Swamp tested positive for the Eastern equine encephalitis virus this week, according to local health officials.The Oswego County Health Department announced the findings Tuesday, less than a week after the first positive tes

OSWEGOCOUNTYNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-08-15 19:43:00

Man who died in jump from Crouse Hospital went out 5th floor window in unused ward

Bob Allen, a hospital vice president, said the window of the room was secured, but it appears the man tampered with it. He did not smash the window, Allen said.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:25:00

Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges

ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-08-15 19:55:00

Congress is back in session: Syracuse's historic beer returns to local taps (video)

SYRACUSE, NY -- For the first time in 56 years, Ed "Bud" Burns today took a sip of Congress Beer."It's a little more bitter than I remember," said Burns, a longtime Syracuse resident who sported a Haberle Congress Brewing Co. T-shirt. "But it's good."Burns was among the crowd of revelers at the Marr

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 18:24:00

Cop Logs: Fulton PD 08/06/2018 – 08/12/2018

Narrative——-On the 11th day of August, 2018, at approximately 11:38 A.M., while at1100 Emery St. Apt. 314, in the City of Fulton, County of Oswego, State ofNew York, the defendant, Karen R. Gabbard, was arrested on the charge ofCriminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument.It is alleged that on the

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2018-08-14 19:44:02

Oswego to spray for mosquitoes; EEE virus suspected in horse death

The virus can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. Initial symptoms, which usually start four to 10 days after the bite, can include fever, headache and vomiting. Illness can then progress to altered mental status, confusion, seizures, coma and even death. The greatest risk for infectio

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 09:05:00

Fire investigation on trailer home in Fulton

FULTON -- Dispatchers say crews are investigating a trailer fire on Great Bear Road in the Town of Fulton.911 dispatch says 5 different fire departments are responding right now.Right now, there are no reports of any injuries.This story is still developing, and we will keep you updated.


Auburn police: Man charged with attempted robbery of Custom Cleaners

An Auburn man faces multiple charges after police say he tried to rob Custom Cleaners on Monday afternoon.In a press release, Auburn police said the initial report came in at 12:43 p.m. of a white male with his face partially covered entering the North Division Street business. Displaying a large hu


Director defends Skaneateles Lake summer camp's abrupt closure

Faced with the prospect of getting bottled water and portable hand washing and bathing stations for 300 campers and 75 staff members on short notice, the director of a Skaneateles Lake summer camp made the decision to shut down Monday afternoon, roughly 24 hours after children had arrived for the we

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:30:00

CNY man arrested after hitting pedestrian with car while on drugs, police say

CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. -- A Fayetteville man has been arrested after hitting a pedestrian with his car while impaired by drugs, according to a Wednesday news release from New York State Police.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:26:00

After damaging floods, Upstate NY could see more heavy rain

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Upstate New York residents cleaning up after severe flooding Tuesday will get a break in the weather today, but more heavy rain could be on the way later this week.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 08:16:00

Man arrested for boating while intoxicated following serious accident on Owasco Lake

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Additional EEE Found in Oswego County

OSWEGO COUNTY – The Oswego County Health Department announced today (August 14) that four additional samples of mosquitoes, collected Aug. 6 and Aug. 8 from the Toad Harbor Swamp, have tested positive for the Eastern equine encephalitis virus.

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2018-08-14 23:43:04

Man killed in Oswego County crash identified

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