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Heat advisory issued from midday Monday across eight counties upstate

The advisory, issued Sunday afternoon, applies to Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga, Oswego, Livingston, and Ontario counties and includes the swath of upstate New York from Niagara Falls through to Oswego and Canandaigua.


Oswego County man accused of breaking into homes, vehicles to steal items

Drew M. Pelkey, 27, of Oswego, was charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny and one count of second-degree burglary, both felonies, and two counts of petit larceny, a misdemeanor.


City of Oswego begins milling & paving project Monday

OSWEGO, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The City of Oswego is scheduled to begin its Milling and Paving Project Monday. Weather permitting, the project will be completed on or before August 3rd.


UPDATE: Suspect in custody after standoff in Montezuma

A man was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff Friday in Montezuma.Cayuga County law enforcement officials were on the scene of a standoff situation on Fuller Road in Montezuma involving a man inside a residence at 7391 Fuller Road. The situation was reported just before 1 p.m. Friday, an


Crews investigate head-on crash in Sodus

Sodus, N.Y. - Multiple crews are investigating a two vehicle head-on crash in Sodus.The accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday at Pratt Road and Route 104.Fire crews at the scene told 13WHAM it was a head-on crash, but couldn't comment on possible injuries.This is a developing story. We'll bring


Documentary Preserves Cousins’ Memories Of Oswego’s Safe Haven

So, Giglio, a professional screenwriter and SUNY Oswego Assistant Professor, English and creative writing, enlisted the aid of one of her former students and a May 2018 SUNY Oswego graduate.


Port Byron man charged with making a terroristic threat against a judge

LYONS, N.Y. (WHAM) - Deputies say a Port Byron man is facing charges after she threatened a Wayne County Family Court Judge.The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Joseph Wilmarth is charged with making a terroristic threat after an investigation revealed that posted a Facebook comment th


Multiple ambulances called to vehicle accident on I-81 South

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SPD: Four men arrested for forcing woman into car, beating her boyfriend

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Four Syracuse men were arrested for allegedly robbing a man and forcing the victim's girlfriend into their vehicle, according to Syracuse police.


Traffic alert: Crash shuts down part of NYS Thruway west of Syracuse

A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 West at milepost 297.3, between exits 39 and 40, was temporarily closed in both directions for about a half-hour. At 4:45 p.m., the Thruway Authority sent an updated release saying the left lane remained closed.(Provided by the NYS Thruway Authority)


'What's the point?' Some Cayuga County municipalities sit out shared services process

Cayuga County Assigned Counsel Executive Director Lloyd Hoskins, right, shares examples of possible court system savings with town supervisors and village mayors at a June 15 shared services panel.


11 cars vandalized in Auburn

"We just got sprayed. I think If I hadn't happened to get gas within 5 hours of when it happened, then it might've been more difficult to remove," Lovell said.


Port Byron man arrested for making terroristic threats against court judge

PORT BYRON, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Wayne County Sheriff's deputies arrested Port Byron native Joseph Wilmarth, 36, for making a terroristic threat following the investigation into an anonymous complaint regarding his alleged posts on Facebook.


Have you seen this man? Cayuga County Sheriff looking for sex offender

According to a press release from the sheriff's office, William M. Ward's last known address was 2510 Hill Road, Genoa. He is listed as 5-feet, 8-inches tall, 197 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 39 years old.


Motorcyclist injured after crash with pickup truck in Oswego County

The accident on Route 3 in Palermo was reported around 6 p.m, said the Oswego County Sheriff's Office. The crash shut down the road for over two hours between County Route 104 and Pople Ridge Road, according to the state Department of Transportation.


Syracuse police arrest man with 122 grams of cocaine in car

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Syracuse man was arrested with 122 grams of cocaine in his car Thursday night, according to Syracuse police.


State Police responding to stand-off at Montezuma home

MONTEZUMA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A heavy law enforcement presence can be seen at a home in Montezuma as police respond to a stand-off, according to Cayuga County dispatch.


Lewis County deputies: Drunk woman collided into bridge during traffic stop

LOWVILLE, NY—Wendy A. Galutia, 48, of 7972 Caywood Rd., Red Creek, NY, was charged by Lewis County sheriff’s deputies early Saturday, July 14, on Route 12 in the town of Lowville with driving while intoxicated, driving over pavement markings and open container of alcohol on a motor vehicle.


Woman steals from her place of work, faces grand larceny charges

Frazer allegedly stole between $5,000 and $8,222 from the business she was a secretary at.


13 arrested in Syracuse synthetic drug bust

Detectives recovered 53 Phenobarbital tablets, small amounts of cocaine and heroin, 5 grams of marijuana and 50 grams of synthetic cannabinoids.