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Syracuse doc arrested at hospital was cited for poor care in another state

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – St. Joseph’s Health is reviewing the vetting process it used to hire a doctor arrested last week who had previously been cited for providing poor care in another state.


Madison County business owner pays more than $363K to resolve sales-tax case

MUNNSVILLE, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced that Thomas Posloski, owner of an auto finishing shop in Madison County, has paid more than $363,500 in restitution, penalties, and interest to satisfy a plea agreement reached last year.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Area Police Blotters — April 8-15

Failing to yield the right of way to pedestrians: 1. Police Chief Michael Hayes encourages any residents with information concerning ongoing investigations or other crime tips to call the Cazenovia Police Department at 315-655-3276. Leave a message if an officer does not answer the phone. All calls


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Youth leaders clean up Madison Lake

Madison, N.Y. — Madison County Reality Check youth leaders took the opportunity to spend the last day of their school vacation cleaning up Madison Lake. This action was inspired by Francesca Matteson, a junior at Madison Central School.


Drunk driver who killed friend in 2010 arrested again for DWI in Syracuse

SYRACUSE N.Y. — A woman who served time in prison for driving drunk in a crash that killed her friend has been arrested again by Syracuse police for driving drunk and crashing in front of Rosie’s Pub last week.


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Softball: Carroll hits for cycle to power Madison over Cinicnnatus

Madison 25, Cincinnatus 12 — Madison got a big lift from one of its underclassmen in a league win over Cincinnatus on Tuesday. Kyleigh Carroll hit for the cycle, collecting five RBI on a 5-for-6 day at the plate to fuel a Blue Devil win. Kierston Abrams picked up the win from the circle, allowing th


Residents of Sylvan Beach mobile-home park decry eviction

SYLVAN BEACH — From their living room or dining table, Ed and Marilyn Kohler can see boats passing in the canal at Mariner’s Landing mobile-home and RV park, including sometimes tour craft Ed might have built in the commercial boat yard he used to run in Baldwinsville.


Oneida County man accused of sexually abusing 8-year-old girl, deputies say

ROME, N.Y. -- An Oneida County man is accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in the city of Rome, according to Oneida County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Derrick O’Meara.


‘Hamilton' coming to Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Get ready to rap through history. The Tony award-winning musical “Hamilton” is heading to Syracuse. As part of the 2020-2021 Famous Artist series, the musical based around the life of Alexander Hamilton will be coming to Syracuse.


Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer

ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.


Sheriff's office: Drunk Syracuse woman drove into Skaneateles Lake

A drunk driver plunged into Skaneateles Lake in Niles early Sunday morning, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched around 3:53 a.m. to Seveys Boatyard Inc. on Glen Cove Road in Niles for reports of a car entering Skaneateles Lake, the office reported on its Faceb


Rome man in serious condition following Oneida County crash involving fuel tanker

TOWN OF LEE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- A Rome man was seriously injured in a Town of Lee crash on Tuesday morning. Ronnie Pendarvis, 57, was driving south on Route 26 when his vehicle hit a fuel tanker.


The Ward Arcuri Law Firm Holds Estate & Medicaid Program at Oneida Health ECF

UTICA, NY (April 23, 2019) – The Ward Arcuri Law Firm will be hosting an Estate and Medicaid Program at the Oneida Health Extended Care Facility on Wednesday, May 8th at 5 p.m. Drew Ward, Partner at the Ward Arcuri Law Firm, will be presenting on Wednesday with Robert J. Malpezzi, the Firm’s Directo


Baseball: Stockbridge Valley rallies late to drop Brookfield

Stockbridge Valley 8, Brookfield 7 — Stockbridge Valley was in trouble Tuesday against CCL foe Brookfield. Sanders Shanks' Cougars trailed 6-1 in the bottom of the sixth before igniting for seven runs to grab the lead and the win, 8-7. The Cougars loaded the bases with one out before Tyler Fisher si