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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

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:09:08

Attorney warns city fire dispute could last much longer than hoped

WATERTOWN - The bitter contract dispute between the city and the firefighters' union could last much longer than the year deadline that City Council members hope. Syracuse attorney Nathaniel Lambright, who is representing the Watertown Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 191, warned on Tues

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-17 08:30:00

'Surprise': After winning appeal, B'ville husband admits killing wife 33 years ago

Syracuse, NY -- Ronald Meadow spent more than three decades denying his role in the 1985 strangulation of his estranged wife in a Syracuse apartment. Meadow, 63, successfully appealed a 2014 murder conviction after new DNA evidence linked him to skin cells found under his dead wife's fingernails. Bu

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:01:53

Syracuse woman set shirt on fire, left it burning on neighbor's doorstep, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police say a North Side resident was so upset at a neighbor in her apartment building that she set a shirt on fire and left it burning in front of the other person's apartment door. Bridget Thomas, 32, of 824 Kirkpatrick St., was charged with second-degree attempted arson,


Police ID Syracuse district fire chief injured in 3-vehicle crash

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police have released the name of the Syracuse district fire chief injured Monday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash. District Chief Colin Duffy was responding to an emergency on Fitch Street when his city-owned vehicle was hit by a van, said Sgt. David Sackett, of the Syracuse Poli

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:59:17

2 residents injured in fire on Syracuse's Far West Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two people were injured Tuesday morning after their home on Syracuse's Far West Side caught on fire. The Syracuse Fire Department rushed to 125 Erie St. at 5:32 a.m. after multiple people called 911. Residents living in the two-family home -- along with neighbors -- called for help

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 13:08:17

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

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:31:49

Could Syracuse remove snow from sidewalks like Rochester does?

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- With a new mayor and new Common Council, Syracuse policy talk has once again turned to the perennial issue of clearing snow from sidewalks. Last week, Mayor Ben Walsh said Syracuse will explore a snow removal program similar to one in Rochester. There, taxpayers fund a multi-milli

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 18:12:00

New Holstein man, 19, dies when revolver goes off during gathering

NEW HOLSTEIN - A 19-year-old died Saturday when a .38-caliber revolver he was handling went off and struck him in the head. Brandon Paulson, of New Holstein, has been identified as the victim of the incident, which was reported at 11:42 p.m. at a residence on Calumet County Q, according to the Calum

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-01-16 19:21:59

I-43 crash snarls traffic at Manitowoc-Sheboygan county line

CLEVELAND - Emergency crews were diverting traffic around a crash on Interstate 43 near the Sheboygan County-Manitowoc County line Tuesday morning. The crash, which occurred on the highway's southbound lanes, was expected to block all southbound traffic on the interstate for about two hours, accordi

SHEBOYGANPRESS.COM - 2018-01-16 17:09:19

3,200+ vehicles ticketed during second night of snow plow operation

Milwaukee motorists apparently didn't get the message. The city's first snow plow operation, which mandates that drivers utilize alternate side parking, resulted in 1,835 tickets being issued on the first night. On the second night, parking checkers nabbed 3,231 cars for being on the wrong side of

WISN - 2018-01-16 22:36:00

Sheboygan house fire, Nemak manufacturing plant fire under investigation

SHEBOYGAN - Sheboygan fire officials Monday were still investigating a pair of fires that started around the same time Friday night on different ends of the city. There was no word yet on what caused a north-side house fire on the 1500 block of North Avenue that injured one person and damaged two ho

SHEBOYGANPRESS.COM - 2018-01-15 21:44:39

17-year-old driver, adult passengers charged after pursuit that ended with light pole falling onto MPD squad

MILWAUKEE - Three Milwaukee men have been charged after prosecutors say they led police on a high-speed chase that ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a concrete light pole, which then fell onto a squad car, injuring two officers. According to a criminal complaint, on Thursday, Jan. 5, Milwa

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-17 03:10:11

Two former Milwaukee County prosecutors accused of obstructing police investigation

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Two Former Milwaukee County Prosecutors are accused of obstructing a police investigation. It stems from a drunk driving arrest in Fox Point on July 16. One of the arresting officers called the "Duty DA" phone line to ask whether or not to get a search warrant for the suspect's

CBS 58 - 2018-01-17 02:20:00

Kohler golf annexation: Town of Wilson, Sheboygan seek to end case without trial

Subscribed, but don't have a login? SHEBOYGAN - The Town of Wilson and the City of Sheboygan have sought separately to end a case pertaining to plans for a Kohler golf course. The two's reasoning, however, for wanting to end the case are very different. The Town of Wilson filed a civil lawsuit again

SHEBOYGANPRESS.COM - 2018-01-16 21:57:42

Milwaukee man charged after driving recklessly, crashing into ditch with 2 young children

RACINE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A 26-year-old man is now facing numerous charges after driving recklessly and crashing into a ditch with two young children in the vehicle. According to the criminal complaint, a deputy located a vehicle nose first in the ditch in the north side of County Highway C in

CBS 58 - 2018-01-16 19:48:00

Breaking point: Rage Room offers safe place for releasing emotions

The sound of shattering glass and loud, continuous bangs are music to Karrie Maloney's ears. "Hear that?" she said as a series of smashes emanated from behind closed doors. "I love that sound!" Loud smashing is a typical sound at Healthy Expressions Rage Room, a new business co-owned by Nicholas Tru

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 00:20:36

Grand Lake Township home total loss after fire

A Grand Lake Township home is a total loss after a fire razed the structure Tuesday afternoon. The call came in at about 3 p.m. when a neighboring resident noticed flames as he was driving by, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office. The home, located at 5555 Bergstrom Junction Road, nor

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 01:44:06

Apostle Islands sea caves remain closed; officials warn of false ice-safety reports

This month's frigid weather hasn't pushed the needle toward opening the popular, ice-coated Apostle Islands mainland sea caves to the public. Staff at the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore reported last week that it was like "walking on bowling balls" when checking Lake Superior ice conditions arou

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 23:49:29

Halfway through winter: Colder, less snow than normal

Look on the bright side: We're halfway through winter. Whether you consider winter strictly as December-January-February, as meteorologists do, or whether you're a Northland realist and assume winter often starts in late October and can linger into April - we're halfway home. There's light at the en

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 00:54:13