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Lysander man on witness stand: I killed my wife in less than 30 seconds
Syracuse, NY -- A Lysander man described to a jury today how he "snapped" in January and killed his longtime wife in a dispute over an elliptical machine. Pete Trifunovski, 69, of Woods Road, said he took a broken wooden rail -- snapped during a previous fight -- and beat his wife all over her body
Community overwhelmingly approves Cato-Meridian school energy performance contract vote
Cato-Meridian Central School District voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the state paying additional aid on an energy performance contract. The proposal was if residents wanted an additional 10 percent in state aid toward the costs of $2.4 million in upgrades to various systems within the dis
Christmas tree recycling program returning to Cayuga County
The Cayuga County Soil and Water Conservation District, Cayuga County Solid Waste Management Program and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Cayuga County will once again hold the Trade-a-Tree program this winter.
'Swatting' call claimed man killed girlfriend in Clay; SWAT team responded to hoax
CLAY, N.Y. -- Onondaga County 911 received a prank call this morning that claimed a man shot and killed his girlfriend in the town of Clay, the Sheriff's Office said. Deputies responded to McNamara Drive, off of Route 31, at about 9:32 a.m.
Police: Fulton man possessed, promoted hundreds of child porn photos and videos
FULTON — A 27-year-old Fulton man who allegedly possessed and promoted approximately 147 photographs and 136 videos depicting children less than 17 years old in “lewd and lascivious poses” is facing four felony charges, police said.
High School recap: Oneida girls down New Hartford; Corcoran boys hoops stays unbeaten
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Another big high school sports weekend is upon us. Some close games where undefeated teams remained... undefeated! Here are the highlights from Dec. 14. >> Despite a 32-point effort by New Hartford's Kaia Henderson, Oneida defeated the Spartans, 64-62 in a Tri-Valley League contest
Baldwinsville woman decks the halls of her home with 85 Christmas trees
BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - We're just 11 days away from Christmas, and many homes are already decked out with a family Christmas tree. Candace Edwards of Baldwinsville goes above and beyond with her multi-themed trees.
Pedestrian struck by SUV in Auburn transported to hospital
A pedestrian was transported to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse after being struck by a SUV in Auburn early Thursday morning. A call came in to Cayuga County 911 at 5:59 a.m. reporting a car and pedestrian accident on North Fulton Street, dispatchers said.
Oswego Man Facing Sex Abuse Charges
OSWEGO – On Thursday (December 13) at 8:52 a.m., Angel Gonzalez, 37, of 20 E. Van Buren St., Upper Apt., Oswego, was arrested on two counts of third-degree sexual abuse, a class B misdemeanor and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
Cayuga County appoints new county attorney, DPW, emergency management heads
AUBURN — The Cayuga County Legislature Thursday approved the appointments of several department leaderships positions, including one vacated earlier this year and two newly created, though not all unanimously.
Cayuga County Craft: The year in beer
Normally, the end of Cayuga County Craft is a hodgepodge. But this time I'm going to begin with one. There's no other way to recap the year in beer, both locally and personally. And it was a good year:
Cayuga County Legislature committee tentatively approves CCC project plan
AUBURN — A Cayuga County legislative committee Tuesday tentatively acknowledged a capital project plan from Cayuga Community College, a necessary step before the plan can be submitted as a budget request to the state.
Kuhl starts as new Cayuga County CVB executive director
AUBURN, N.Y. — Karen Kuhl on Monday started in her new position as executive director of the Cayuga County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) within the Cayuga County Office of Tourism.
9 bomb threats received in the City of Syracuse amid nationwide threats, police say
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- At least nine bomb threats have been reported in the City of Syracuse on Thursday, according to Syracuse police. Multiple bomb threats have been reported in Onondaga County, according to the Onondaga County 911 Dispatch Center. They did not specify where in the county the bomb thre
Syracuse's Westside neighborhood losing another supermarket
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse's Westside neighborhood is losing its second grocery store in a year. The Save-A-Lot discount supermarket in the Geddes Street Plaza will close for good at 6 p.m. Friday after more than 20 years in business.
Auburn police searching for missing teen
The Auburn Police Department is seeking help in locating a missing teenager. Kai're Forest, 16, of Auburn, went missing from his 73 Cottage St. residence Wednesday, according to a release from the department. Although police said his current whereabouts are unknown, they note he has numerous friends
Marcellus man arrested on child porn charges
MARCELLUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - State Police have arrested a Marcellus man on two child pornography charges. Troopers say 37-year-old Jeremy King uploaded several images “consistent with child pornography” online.
Cop Logs: Sheriff’s Office 12/13/2018
On 12/12/18 at 1:34 p.m., Randall H. Muir III, 22, of 38 Sundown Road, Apt. 8, Fulton, was arrested based on a Bench Warrant issued out of the Town of Mexico Court. Mr. Muir was arraigned in the Town of Mexico Court and remanded to the OCJ in lieu of $500 cash or $1,000 bond with a return to court d
Fulton man charged in Richland car arson
RICHLAND — Authorities say a 41-year-old Fulton man was charged with felony arson Monday from an incident from May where a vehicle was set ablaze in the town of Richland. John L. Williams, of 516 Seward Street in Fulton, was arrested at approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday based on an arrest warrant issue
Auburn woman arrested for allegedly taking car from Walmart parking lot
An Auburn woman was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly taking a car she didn't own from the Walmart parking lot. The Auburn Police Department received a report of a missing car on Dec. 10. The car was last seen in the Walmart parking lot. The driver left the car in the parking lot after being ar