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Police: Stabbing Tuesday night in Syracuse

Syracuse Police were called just before 1 am to the 100 block of E. Kennedy Street for a reported stabbing. When they arrived, officers found a 35-year-old male suffering from stab wounds to his left shoulder. The victim was taken to Upstate University Hospital and treated for non life threatening i

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-21 10:14:10

Lawyer: Syracuse man shot in the head attacked shooter first

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man who was critically injured in April 2017 by a bullet to the head was seen on security camera attacking the assailant before the shooting, a defense lawyer said today. Justin Williams, 24, is charged with assault and illegal weapon possession in the Butternut Street sho

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 19:23:47

Highest number of rapes were reported to Syracuse Police in 2017 in the past decade

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - The topic of sexual misconduct and violence has been in the spotlight over the past couple of years, but have these national conversations and movements made any real difference? In Syracuse, it looks like it. Countless women have come forward accusing men like Harvey Weinst

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-20 23:13:18

Syracuse woman, 18, 'not cooperative' with police after she's stabbed 3 times

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police say an 18-year-old woman showed up at a hospital Monday evening with three stab wounds, but officers don't know who hurt her because she refused to cooperate. The teen arrived at Upstate University Hospital with two stab wounds to her leg and one to her hand shortly

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 00:45:50

CNY karate instructor admits oral sex with 2 teen girls, gets 6 months in jail

Syracuse, NY -- A Central New York karate instructor admitted today to having oral sex with two girls -- ages 14 and 16 -- and will spend 6 months in jail. Douglas Reynolds, now 54, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sex act for the incidents in 2016 and 2017. In both cases, he admitted to hav

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 14:33:49

Downtown sports arena would give Syracuse a shot of adrenaline (Your letters)

To the Editor: As a new political tide has emerged in Syracuse, it's time to continue the conversation of replacing the Carrier Dome with a new arena downtown, and not a simple upgrade. As an alumnus, the Dome is obviously recognized as the Church of the Orange - the Vatican of Syracuse. However wi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 12:40:13

Photo Gallery: The 2018 Syracuse St. Patrick's Day Parade

This year's annual St. Patrick's Parade, which actually fell on March 17 for a change, featured mostly sunny skies and chilly temperatures that helped make matters more bearable than 2017's dangerously frigid edition. Former Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh once again led the parade as St. Pat

SYRACUSENEWTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 14:55:38

Queens For A Night At Syracuse's Salt City Drag Battle

A different form of entertainment will grace Syracuse Stage's Archbold Theatre on Friday, March 23: During the inaugural Salt City Drag Battle, nine queens from across the state will strut across the runway for a chance at a $1,000 prize. "I feel like everything that encompasses drag overlaps with

SYRACUSENEWTIMES.COM - 2018-03-21 15:09:25

Police investigate body found along Onondaga Creekwalk behind Destiny USA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police this afternoon are investigating a body found near Onondaga Creek behind Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, an official confirmed. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's staff arrived at the creekwalk that runs between the creek and the mall shortly after 5 p.m. to recover the bo

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 21:18:36

Syracuse in the Sweet 16, Salt City Drag Battle: 14 things to do in CNY this weekend

The longest-running Beatles tribute band is coming to Syracuse. Rain will perform "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in its entirety in honor of the album's 50th anniversary, as well as many other classic Beatles hits. Where: Landmark Theatre, 362 S. Salina St., Syracuse. When: Thursday, Marc

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:00:24

Police: Man stabbed in Syracuse refuses to say where attack happened

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A man was stabbed early Wednesday morning in Syracuse. But it's not clear exactly where the attack happened, police said. The stabbing was reported just before 1 a.m. in the 100 block of East Kennedy Street, said Sgt. Richard Helterline, a Syracuse Police Department spokesman. When

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 11:17:44

In Syracuse's suburbs, people's garage floors are collapsing; should you worry?

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- In 2009, Taunton firefighters responded to an unusual call. Pietro DiStefano's garage floor had collapsed, plunging his Mercedes-Benz SUV into an abyss and leaving his wife's convertible teetering on a concrete shelf. He was in the car when it happened. His 6-year-old grandson was

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 11:18:11

Beatles tribute 'RAIN' brings the Fab Four to life in Syracuse this Thursday

Photo provided by NAC Entertainment SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - "It was 50 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play." While not quite 50 years to the exact date, one Beatles tribute group will be coming to Syracuse on Thursday to perform and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-20 19:22:11

Judge: DeWitt athletic club's defibrillator was still in box when lawyer died

Syracuse, NY -- An emergency defibrillator was still in its box at DeWitt's Aspen Athletic Club when a Syracuse lawyer collapsed and died from a heart attack in 2013, a judge found. Lawyer Ronald Pelligra, 58, suffered cardiac arrest while working out on May 13, 2013. The club was required to have a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 18:00:08

Syracuse man convicted of 2 murders going back to trial over 'nightmare' fire

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man, recently convicted of his second murder, is going back to trial accused of torching a Salt Springs apartment complex multiple times. Shaun Bowen, 50, is already facing 25 years to life for setting another fire that killed Richard Fabrizio, a resident of a North Side a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:22:30

Syracuse man crashes SUV during police chase, then runs from cop who catches him

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- When Syracuse police tried to stop a driver they thought might have been involved in a shots fired incident earlier Sunday, the driver refused to stop, city police Sgt. Julie Shulsky said. Tyron Hines Jr.Provided by the Syracuse Police Department Police chased the white Chevrolet T


How St. Patrick's Day changes beer-drinking habits in Syracuse and around the country

SYRACUSE, NY -- If you suspected that beer drinkers' preferences are different on St. Patrick's Day than on other days, you're right, according to a Syracuse company that monitors beer taps across the country. Stouts, typified by Guinness dry Irish stout, vaulted from the No. 8 most popular style on

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 20:55:03

Area Police Blotters - Week of Feb. 26 to March 5

Asia Cambell, 25, of Syracuse, was arrested on Feb. 26 for petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. Bobbie Gosslaux, 28, of Syracuse, was arrested on Feb. 28 and charged with petit larceny. Gregory Kulak, 32, of Canastota, was arrested on Feb. 28 and charged with leaving the scene of a pr


Syracuse football WR Steve Ishmael turned NFL Combine omission into motivation

Syracuse, N.Y. -- When Zaire Franklin saw that his name wasn't included on the NFL Scouting Combine invitational list, he felt motivated. When the former Syracuse linebacker saw Steve Ishmael's name absent, he was shocked. "I was crazy surprised Steve didn't go," Franklin said at SU's Pro Day on Mon

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 15:32:00

OTDA Highlights Nutrition Programs in Syracuse for Older New Yorkers as Part of 'March for Meals' Campaign

The New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) today is highlighting the importance of good nutrition for older adults during an event in Syracuse, in support of the national March for Meals campaign. OTDA Commissioner Samuel D. Roberts will help serve lunch 11:45 a.m. at th

URBANCNY.COM - 2018-03-20 09:50:55