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Teens use BB gun to rob grocery store in Syracuse, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two teenagers used a BB gun to rob a grocery store Thursday evening on Syracuse's North Side, police said. The robbery happened around 8:15 p.m. at the Shiv Grocery Store at 1001 Park Street, said Sgt. Julie Shulsky, a Syracuse Police Department spokeswoman. Two suspects walked int

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-17 19:33:28

Syracuse police investigate after car crashes, flips on James Street

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A car crashed into a telephone pole and flipped over on St. Patrick's Day morning in Syracuse. Multiple people called 911 at 7:02 a.m. Saturday after a car struck and snapped a pole on James Street near Teall Avenue, according to Onondaga County 911 and police scanner archives. The

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-17 13:36:32

Two Syracuse men arrested for having more than 200 grams of cocaine, heroin

Syracuse Police arrested two men on drug charges late last week. According to Syracuse Police, Marvin Reaves, 43, was pulled over on Thursday night for running a red light at the intersection of West Onondaga Street and Seymour Street when the officer noticed a bag of cocaine on the passenger side

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-03-17 16:50:46

Indictment IDs boy, 15, charged with five others in Syracuse home invasion murder

Syracuse, NY -- A sixth person charged in connection with the Dec. 12 home-invasion murder of a Syracuse man was identified for the first time in an indictment this month. Jonathan Mejia, 15, is accused of murder, burglary and weapons possession in the murder of James E. Smith Jr., 33, who was shot

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-16 16:36:18

DeWitt police: Child found unresponsive in hotel pool; in critical condition

DEWITT, N.Y. -- A child was found in an East Syracuse hotel pool unresponsive and was transported to a local hospital on Saturday night, DeWitt police said. The child is in critical condition, police said. Police responded to a call at the Ramada Inn at 6555 Old Collamer Road South at approximatel

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-18 04:10:36

Syracuse-based gas station, convenience store chain opens its first liquor store

A Syracuse-based chain of gas store/convenience stores has opened its first liquor store. Petr-All Petroleum Consulting Corp., which owns Express Mart Convenience Stores, has just opened a new liquor store off Carrier Circle in DeWitt. Express Liquors - a separate side of the business from the conve

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-16 19:00:39

Thank you, Syracuse City School District, for honoring volunteers (Your letters)

Syracuse Board of Education, once again you did not fail. On March 7, 2018, you invited all your volunteers to Le Moyne College for a thank you luncheon. The room was packed the food wonderful. Henninger High School's jazz band supplied us with great music. The Grant Middle School chorus sang. Every

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-17 11:40:59

Accused peeping Tom charged a 5th time: now at Cicero Walmart; DA wants prison

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of spying in women's bathrooms in some of Onondaga County's most public places has been charged again: this time at the Cicero Walmart. Garrett Monds, 27, was charged in Cicero for an incident that happened before his arrest on other peeping Tom charges across

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-16 15:58:00

Parish Man Allegedly Left Disabled Person Unattended In Van

OSWEGO - On Thursday (March 15) at 12:33 p.m., Brad T. McAuslan, 33, of 19 Lacasse Road, Parish, was arrested for first-degree endangering the welfare of a incompetent or physically disable person, a class E felony. Brad T. McAuslan The arrest stems from an investigation conducted by the New York St

OSWEGOCOUNTYTODAY.COM - 2018-03-16 12:28:03

Two people shot in car parked on Syracuse's East Side

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A man and a woman were seriously injured early Thursday morning in a shooting on Syracuse's East Side. The double shooting was reported at 1:23 a.m. outside Vincent Apartments in the 100 block of Roney Lane. The Syracuse Police Department rushed to the apartment complex and found t


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Syracuse police: Woman assaulted, robbed after finding man in backseat of SUV

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A woman was assaulted and robbed after she found an unknown man in the backseat of her SUV Wednesday evening in Syracuse, according to Syracuse police. Nathaniel Williams, 42, of Syracuse, was charged with third-degree robbery and third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, p


Police: Upstate NY woman hit, killed by vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 75-year-old woman died Tuesday evening after she was pinned underneath a vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse instead of park, according to New York State Police. Bonnie Kraft, of Steuben County, stopped at her mailbox near the intersection of Fall Creek Road and Bearlick H


City, county pays electrician $37/hour as he fights murder rap: 'I'm just trying to work'

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse electrician has landed temporary jobs for the city of Syracuse and Onondaga County while facing murder charges, public records show. Maurice Files, 31, was arrested in September 2016, accused of being one of the drivers in an overnight shootout between vehicles on Interst


Syracuse St. Patrick's Day Parade 2018: Wear winter coat, sunglasses

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Dress warmly for the Syracuse St. Patrick's parade on Saturday. The latest forecast calls for a temperature of 28 degrees when the parade kicks off at noon. Strong northwest winds will make it feel like 16 degrees. That's warmer than last year, though when the wind chill was about

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-16 11:47:33