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Syracuse Police Department Make Arrests in Oakwood Ave. “Eddies Eagle Market” Homicide Investigation

Published monthly by: URBAN CNY Send mail c/o Eagle Media 2501 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13206. EMAIL: news@urbancny.com. The Syracuse Police Department has made arrests in a homicide investigation. On Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at about 9:27 P.M, the Syracuse Police Department responded to Eddie


110 Grill in Destiny USA looking to hire 70 new employees

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - 110 Grill, a new restaurant coming to Destiny USA, is looking to hire 70 new employees. The restaurant is taking appointments or walk-in interviews at its location on the second floor of the mall near the food court Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Februa


Syracuse corpse-mover’s unremorseful rant causes buzz: Read transcript

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man, who admitted moving a naked corpse after a May 2018 murder, had been called “totally insensitive” and a man who “played by his own rules.”


Mayor Ben Walsh: Syracuse 'is on the cusp of a renaissance’

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A confident Mayor Ben Walsh laid out a vision for his second year in office tonight. He promised that, despite persistent poverty, the city’s "best days are within our reach.''


Mother of girl hit by car at busy Syracuse intersection demands change

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A Syracuse mother is pushing for a crossing guard at a busy intersection after her 8-year-old daughter was hit by a car this week. According to Syracuse Police, it happened Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of James and Oak Streets.


Syracuse daycare closing amid failed state inspections

SYRACUSE N.Y. — A daycare in Syracuse that just last month had not corrected issues outlined by New York State inspectors tells CNYCentral they are closing in early February.


2 feet of snow could fall in Upstate NY winter storm

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The first snowfall forecasts are in for Upstate New York’s weekend storm, and they’re big. Nearly 2 feet of snow could fall Saturday afternoon through Monday afternoon, with the heaviest bands in Central New York, the National Weather Service said.


CNY Reads One Book selects Trevor Noah memoir 'Born a Crime' for 2019 season

Last summer, first year students at Syracuse University were assigned a shared reading experience: every incoming freshman was to read Trevor Noah's memoir Born a Crime. CNY Reads One Book has also selected the book for its 19th season, which kicks off tonight at Barnes & Noble in DeWitt.


Long wait for Social Security disability benefits may get worse in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Syracusans waiting up to two years to collect Social Security disability insurance benefits may have to wait even longer now that the federal government has added another step to the appeals process.


Syracuse woman charged with contraband possession

OGDENSBURG — State police on Jan. 12 charged Victoria L. Cochran, 37, Syracuse, with felony promotion of prison contraband and misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance.


Bracket Watch: Duke Hangs on as a No. 1 Seed Despite Syracuse Stumble

The SI.com Bracket Watch has been fully operational for two weeks, and we already have our first shakeup on the top line—sort of. The top four teams—Virginia, Michigan, Tennessee and Duke—remain the same as we head into the January 17–20 weekend, but their order has changed after Duke’s loss to Syra


Syracuse firefighters battle house fire on city’s West Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse firefighters battled a house fire this morning at 445 W. Kennedy St. One person was injured in the blaze, which was reported at 10:30 a.m., according to Deputy Fire Chief Bob Cussen of the Syracuse Fire Department.


One third of Syracuse schools land on new list of struggling NY schools

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – About one third of Syracuse city schools are among the lowest performing schools in the state according to a new ranking released today by the state Education Department.


Hundreds expected at Women’s March events across Upstate NY

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Several Upstate New York communities will hold “sister marches” Saturday as part of the Women’s March in Washington D.C. on the same day. Hundreds of Central New Yorkers are expected to participate in a march in Syracuse, which will begin at 10 a.m. at the Everson Plaza, 401 Harris


Syracuse man, acquitted of murder 22 years ago, indicted for new one

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man has been indicted this month for shooting a man in the back before leaving town in 2016. Eduardo Vazquez, 40, was indicted on murder and weapons charges in the August 2016 death of Gerald Solomon Jr., 26, on Coolidge Avenue. He is awaiting arraignment on the charges th


Deputies: N. Syracuse man left phone with nearly 700 images of child porn at restaurant

NORTH SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A North Syracuse has been arrested after leaving a phone with nearly 700 images of “child sexual exploitation images" on his cell phone at a local restaurant, according to a Wednesday release from the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office.


Central New York faces Winter's wrath this weekend

Syracuse- A major winter storm will impact Central New York this weekend. Winter Storm Watches are already in effect and will almost certainly be upgraded to Winter Storm Warnings.


Dunkin' Donuts and Rescue Mission team up, locations to accept donations

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - The Rescue Mission and Dunkin' Donuts are teaming up to help people who are homeless in these cold, winter months. Starting Tuesday, Jan. 15, participating Dunkin' locations will be accepting donations of winter clothing.


Winter storm to affect Amtrak service through Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Service on at least one Amtrak route through Syracuse will be affected by a winter storm expected to sweep through New York, Amtrak announced Thursday. Service on Saturday for the Lake Shore Limited Route, which runs from Chicago to New York, has been canceled for trains 49, 449, 4


Fake video of beautiful-looking Onondaga Lake goes viral

Fake video of beautiful-looking Onondaga Lake goes viral. A fake video of Onondaga Lake in Syracuse, N.Y., is going viral on social media. David Stuenzi shared a video last week showing a woman wearing a crown of tropical flowers, relaxing in a pool that overlooks gorgeous blue water with huts and m