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Car chase takes Syracuse police through North, East sides; ends with ‘bang’ near SU

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A car chase that started in the city’s North Side took officers onto two highways, through the city’s East Side and into the university-area neighborhood before it ended with a crash, according to scanner reports.


Animal Years, Crystal Bowersox, and The Brother Brothers: 5 shows to see this week

For fans of Sara Evans, Ingrid Michaelson, or Emmylou Harris, Ohio native Crystal Bowersox is an artist who ought to be on the radar. Bowersox’s smooth vocals and introspective lyrics combine to create rootsy contemporary folk. Crystal Bowersox won over the hearts of millions as a contestant on the


Your Stories 3-for-1: Hinmansville bridge, Onondaga Co. veteran burials, new business in Clay

(WSYR-TV) -- In a Your Stories 3-for-1, reporter Josh Martin has answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. What happened to the Hinmansville bridge? What business is opening in Clay? Will families of former veterans be able to apply for refunds after Onondaga County's new policy on vet


FORECAST: Mainly dry today, just a few spotty afternoon showers

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV)-- Sunday (Easter):. Easter Sunday does not look like a wash out for central New York, but there will be a few scattered showers hopping, I mean popping up during the late morning, afternoon and evening hours especially around Syracuse and points south and east.


Restaurant inspections by the Onondaga County Health Department from March 24 to 30

There were no unsatisfactory reports this week.


Some downtown Auburn business owners say back-in parking is causing problems

AUBURN — It’s been almost a year since back-in, on-street parking was installed along a downtown strip of Genesee Street in Auburn. The goal behind ditching front-angle parking was to cut the risk of accidents on the busy street. Some downtown business owners, though, feel as if they’re paying a tol


Weedsport Free Library: Author to share story behind Durant book

It is that time of year again to honor our loved ones who served in the military. Our library will continue the Field of Honor flag display, giving you the opportunity to honor a deceased veteran. For a donation of $5, an American flag (8 by 11 inches) will be placed in our Field of Honor. The veter


County Executive Ryan McMahon Announces Onondaga County to Take Part in Solar for All Program

Published monthly by: URBAN CNY Send mail c/o Eagle Media 2501 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13206. EMAIL: news@urbancny.com. Program reduces the energy burden of low-income households.


What Spectrum's deal with New York State means for consumers

Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. The deal, if granted final approval by the state Public Service Commission, would settle allegations that Charter —


Michael Chavis' mad scramble to reach The Show

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- As he packed for a quick three-game road trip to Syracuse, New York, on Thursday, Michael Chavis stared at his bag, then his locker, and again at his bag.


Husband of Auburn patient thanks hospital

My wife was at Auburn Community Hospital from March 18 through March 22, 2019. Her name is Barbara L. Smith, she was put on 3rd memorial, she had the best care and treatment by everyone, doctors, nurses, aid and all staff. We will never be able to thank you enough. We would not hesitate to go there


HIRING 716: Governor Cuomo creates task force to train for jobs in auto industry

Hiring 716 is WKBW's new initiative committed to highlighting job opportunities, challenges and success stories in Western New York. Learn more at Hiring716.com. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the creation of the Excelsior Automotive Technician Task Force, which will develop progr


Syracuse Closes Regular Season with Blowout of Navy

Stephen Rehfuss had seven points (two goals, five assists) while Bradley Voigt had five goals and Drake Porter tied a career high with 16 saves as Syracuse earned its fourth straight win in dominating fashion. The Orange knocked off Navy on the road 18-9. Syracuse has held each opponent to single di


Police: Man accused of stealing Cicero Fire Department vehicle

CICERO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - CICERO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Cicero Police Department is trying to identify a man accused of stealing a fire department vehicle Friday evening. Officers say the Brown 2017 Jeep Cherokee was taken around 6:40 p.m. on April 19, while firefighters at Station #2 on Route 31 were


Jason Savacool throw a no-hitter in Baldwinsville baseball win

Baldwinsville pitching ace Jason Savacool tossed a no-hitter in the Bees 4-0 blanking of Auburn in a non-league baeball game on Saturday. Savacool, a junior who as committed to the University of Maryland, struck out 16 of the 21 batters he faced in the win.


Easter excitement: Multiple generations attend egg hunt in Auburn

AUBURN — For Brad Beardsley, the community Easter egg hunt in Auburn is a family tradition. Beardsley, who was at the annual hunt at Hoopes Park Saturday with his granddaughter Aurora Beardsley, said between taking his children when they were younger and now his grandchildren, he estimated he has be


Westminster Presbyterian: Living the Easter faith through service

Happy Easter! Today’s the big day when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and its power on our lives as Easter people. Easter is more than an anniversary of an historic event. It encompasses the core of Christian faith: That God is greater than anything we can imagine, and that even deat


Marriott Syracuse Downtown getting ready for a busy brunch

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- A busy holiday this weekend for the Marriot Syracuse and other restaurants downtown known for their brunches on Easter and Mother's Day. "We do rely on these holidays from a profit perspective, it's not the most profitable stuff we do by any means. It's more about having


Andrew Cuomo arrives at the New York International Auto Show in style

Even the governor has given up on the subways. Gov. Cuomo rolled up to the annual New York International Auto Show Saturday morning in a Roush Mustang, flanked by comic actor Tracy Morgan.


Newsmakers: Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner

(WSYR-TV) -- Dan's guest this week is Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Bucker. He discusses his strained relationship with rank and file officers and the PBA, efforts to cut overtime costs and staffing levels, youth crime in the city, his meetings to date with community members, decisions on reorganizat