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Syracuse car chase began with auto theft at North Side convenience store

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A car chase that ended with a bang last night along Westcott Street began with an auto theft, when thieves jumped into a running, unattended car as it idled in front of a Court Street market, according to Syracuse police.


Statement by Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh regarding Syracuse University‘s endorsement of the Community Grid alternative to replace the Interstate 81 Viaduct

Published monthly by: URBAN CNY Send mail c/o Eagle Media 2501 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13206. EMAIL: news@urbancny.com. “Syracuse University is a crucial stakeholder. I have tremendous admiration for Chancellor Syverud and his very thoughtful approach to community issues. Given the University’s p


Syracuse: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

SYRACUSE, NY — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but getting tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.


FORECAST: Areas of fog develop with a shower or two east of Syracuse tonight

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV)-- An upper level low just to the south and east of New York State and CNY on Easter Sunday will slowly continue to slide to the east-northeast tonight into Monday. This will ensure CNY of a mainly, if not totally dry start to the week.


Newsmakers: Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner

(WSYR-TV) -- Dan's guest this week is Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Bucker. He discusses his strained relationship with rank and file officers and the PBA, efforts to cut overtime costs and staffing levels, youth crime in the city, his meetings to date with community members, decisions on reorganizat


State police identify girl, 6, killed in Seneca County crash

JUNIUS, N.Y. -- New York State Police have identified the 6-year-old girl who was killed Friday in Seneca County. Camyra Watts, 6, died at Geneva Hospital on Friday after being struck in a vehicle driven by her mother, 26-year-old Mary Taylor, of Seneca Falls.


Marriott Syracuse Downtown getting ready for a busy brunch

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- A busy holiday this weekend for the Marriot Syracuse and other restaurants downtown known for their brunches on Easter and Mother's Day. "We do rely on these holidays from a profit perspective, it's not the most profitable stuff we do by any means. It's more about having


Syracuse Crunch vs. Cleveland in Game 2: Live updates, fan chat

The Crunch takes on the Monsters at 7 p.m. Saturday at the War Memorial in Syracuse. https://twitter.com/hashtag/RaiseIt?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw. — y - Syracuse Crunch (@SyracuseCrunch)


It’s a little N.Y. and a little PA. Meet the only N.J. town squeezed between 2 other states.

The only municipality in our state that borders both New York and Pennsylvania is finally starting to feel a little bit more like New Jersey. Residents of rural Montague Township, population 3,753, no longer have a New York mailing address. High school students are no longer being bused across the b


Gov. Cuomo directs state police to increase patrols at churches, other houses of worship following Sri Lanka attacks

(WBNG) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed state police to increase patrols at churches and other houses of worship today across the state following the attacks in Sri Lanka.


Paramedics adapt to dangerous conditions responding to overdose calls: Heroin Too Close to Home

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- Every day paramedics and EMTs put themselves in the line of danger, working to keep all of us safe. AMR of CNY tells NewsChannel 9, 25 percent of the overdose calls they respond to are opioid-related.


Rescue Mission volunteers serving the homeless for the holidays

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) -- The Rescue Mission of Syracuse feeds the homeless three times a day, 365 days a year. However, on the holidays, they don't just give people meals, they serve them.


Suspects rob two SUNY ESF students in Syracuse’s Oakwood Cemetery, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Two college students were robbed Friday evening in Syracuse’s Oakwood Cemetery, campus police said. The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry students were in the cemetery around 8:30 p.m. when they were approached by a group of males, campus police said. There were ab


Police: Syracuse man stole gift cards from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

A Syracuse man was arrested after allegedly stealing gift cards from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, New York State Police said. Edward J. Blair Jr., 47, a former member of the cleaning staff at the Onondaga County building complex where the foundation operates, is accused of stealing $1,


Earth Day "Trash Blitz", NY DOT employees to clean up roadsides state-wide

(WSYR-TV) -- In recognition of Earth Day, the New York Department of Transportation will participate in a state-wide "Trash Blitz" on Monday, April 22. NYSDOT employees will volunteer to pick up litter along roads, highways, and other locations across the state.


NY State Supreme Court judge strikes down regulations ordering more secular studies in yeshivas

(JTA) — A New York State Supreme Court judge has struck down regulations announced by the state’s education commissioner, which would have ordered increased hours of secular study in non-public schools.


What Spectrum's deal with New York State means for consumers

Charter Communications will begin offering high-speed internet to more rural customers following a preliminary deal announced Friday between the company and New York State regulators. The deal, if granted final approval by the state Public Service Commission, would settle allegations that Charter —


Mets sweep Red Sox with 4-1 win on Sunday afternoon

(SYRACUSE METS) -- The Syracuse Mets completed a three-game sweep of the Pawtucket Red Sox with a 4-1 victory on Sunday afternoon at NBT Bank Stadium. This is third series win for the Mets this year and their first series sweep.


No. 7 Syracuse ends the regular season in dominant fashion

(SYRACUSE ATHLETICS) - The No. 9 Syracuse men's lacrosse team (9-3, 2-2 ACC) couldn't have asked for a much better way to end the regular season, dominating Navy (5-7, 3-4 Patriot League) in every way Saturday night, defeating the Midshipmen 18-9.


CNY Inspirations: Inspirational Visionaries Part 1

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY. Follow this theme and author posted Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and ta