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Roxboro Road Middle School evacuates, firefighters investigate gas smell

MATTYDALE, N.Y. -- Students have been evacuated from a Mattydale school while firefighters investigate the smell of fumes. The Mattydale Fire Department responded to Roxboro Road Middle School at 12:03 p.m. Thursday, Onondaga County 911 dispatch logs show. A gas smell was reported inside the 300 Ber

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 18:14:47

Search for winter birds at Sterling Nature Center

The Sterling Nature Center will host Winter Birding & Summer Nests at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. An indoor presentation will teach attendees how to identify winter birds. Then, they will take a winter hike in search of nests, chickadees, cardinals and the waterfowl that winter on Lake Ontario. The ce

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-19 20:00:00

Man taken into custody after fleeing scene of crash on Thruway

An accident on Interstate 90 attracted a large police presence and temporarily shut down a lane of the thruway Friday morning. The accident happened around 3:20 a.m. between the Electronic Parkway and Oswego Road exits on I-90 westbound. Onondaga County 911 said authorities were looking for a suspe

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-19 09:21:37

The Pizza Cutters opens in Lyncourt

Lyncourt, N.Y. - The Pizza Cutters serves Syracuse-style pizza. To co-owner Sal Mere, that means a slightly thicker crust that, more often than not, is cut into strips rather than wedges. "But we'll cut it any way you want," he said this morning, during the store's first day. Sal Mere, of The Pizza

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 17:19:09

National Grid proposal: After 3 years, you'd pay $16 a month more for power and gas

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - National Grid today proposed a rate settlement that would increase average residential electric rates about $2.20 a month this year and $8.50 per month over three years if state regulators approve. The proposal also would raise typical natural gas rates $1.20 a month this year and a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 23:35:00

Pedestrian struck by car in Auburn expected to make full recovery

The male pedestrian who was hit by a car Thursday night on South Street in Auburn is expected to make a full recovery, according to the Auburn Police Department. Jerrell Brooks was walking south on South Street around 7:30 p.m. in vicinity of Swift Street when he was struck from behind by a mid-siz

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-01-19 22:30:00

Miner's former chief of staff lands newly created job at Syracuse airport authority

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority created a new job late last year and gave it to the chief of staff to former mayor Stephanie Miner. The airport authority hired Bill Ryan in December as director of business development. It's a newly created position that pays $90,000. Ryan,

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:22:00

Dad of boy who shot brother now faces homicide, but that's not the worst of it

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse father whose young son shot and killed another son was indicted on a low-level homicide charge days before Christmas, but that's not the worst trouble he's facing. Jermaine Moore, 44, is accused of leaving an illegal handgun -- stolen by someone in 2016 from a now-fired Sy

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 16:31:46

Gas prices expected to rise - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

Driver getting the pump from the gas station Gas prices could go up this weekend according to Gas Buddy. Gas Buddy has sent out an alert saying gas prices in Illinois could jump more than 10 cents a gallon. Gas buddy said a refinery outage in Roxana, Illinois is to blame for the hike that could happ

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-19 01:15:00

Man hit by vehicle on Quincy's Broadway

Police say a Macomb man was hit by a vehicle at 33rd and Broadway in Quincy on Friday afternoon. The victim's fiance, Kaylee Lyles, said he ran across the street just before 2 p.m. and was hit by an SUV near KFC on Broadway. "That's when he kind of tossed onto the road," said Lyles. "I really can't

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-19 23:33:00

Quincy man pleads not guilty in domestic disturbance case

QUINCY -- A Quincy man accused of striking a woman with a firearm last month has pleaded not guilty. Court records show that Deandre M. Hobson pleaded not guilty to charges of armed violence, two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number, two

QUINCY HERALD-WHIG - 2018-01-19 06:01:00

Kahoka man arrested for kidnapping, assault

Terry Police say a Kahoka, Missouri, man faces kidnapping and assault charges following his arrest Thursday. According to a news release, David E. Terry, 47, was arrested by Kahoka Police on one count of assault first degree and kidnapping second degree. It states he was placed in the Clark County C

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-19 20:53:00

Quincy attorneys work on ride-sharing ordinance

Resident used Lyft app to request a ride. Quincy officials and residents have shared their excitement about Lyft coming to the Gem City, but right now drivers technically have additional hoops to jump through. City attorneys say Illinois law protects drivers using Lyft or Uber, but city ordinance re

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-20 07:22:00

Students get lesson on hissing, hairy bugs

KEOKUK - Considering bugs have three brains and outnumber humans by an enormous proportion, it seems strange they haven't taken over the world yet. But insect brains don't operate like human brains, said Ginny Mitchell, educational program coordinator of the Iowa State University Insect Zoo. Mitchel

HAWK EYE - 2018-01-20 04:49:35

Quincy School District addresses security concern

Following an incident where a child walked away from a Quincy school without staff noticing, district officials say new security measures are in place to make sure it doesn't happen again. Quincy Public Schools Security staff says it was important to figure out how a 1st grade student was able to wa

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-19 06:32:00

Local police department accepting applications

QPD is looking for new police officers. The Quincy Police Department is now looking for new officers. QPD is accepting applications to be an officer as of Friday. You must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be between 20 and a half to 34 years old at the time of testing. They will accept a

WGEM.COM - 2018-01-20 01:14:00

Birmingham teen indicted on 7 felony assault charges in Center Point church carnival shooting

Updated: 1:04 PM CST Jan 18, 2018 A Jefferson County grand jury has indicted a Birmingham teen in connection with a church carnival shooting in Center Point that left seven people injured, including a baby girl. Laeric Bailey, 17, is facing seven counts of second-degree assault. Bailey, a former H

WVTM13.COM - 2018-01-18 19:04:00

Blountsville woman dead after her car left the road and struck a ditch near Oneonta

An elderly woman died Thursday when she drove into a ditch on Valley Grove Road, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Marilyn D. Williams, 74, was driving a 2010 Chevrolet HHR on Valley Grove Road when the crash happened. She was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said. The crash hap

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 02:58:23

Winter storm yields few serious accidents in Talladega

TALLADEGA -- East central Alabama is finally starting to emerge from a second round of severe winter weather in just over a month. The roads in Talladega reopened at 9 a.m. Thursday, and although patches of ice remained, traffic seemed to be flowing fairly well. Still, Talladega City Schools remaine

ANNISTON STAR - 2018-01-19 02:36:00

New movie to begin filming in Alabama, according to report

A movie starring Robert Taylor of the Netflix series "Longmire," Luke Grimes of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movies and Frank Grillo from the "Captain America" franchise is expected to begin filming in Alabama next week, according to a report on the Hollywood website Deadline. The "Into the Ashes" fil

AL.COM - 2018-01-19 23:05:05