IMAX theater planning to open in three weeks at Destiny USA; 'Man of Steel' will be first film
Summer movie blockbusters are just about to hit screens and, when they do, Central New Yorkers will have a whole new way of watching them.
Popular West Monroe blueberry patch ruined by hail
Two severe thunderstorms have swept through Central New York featuring heavy winds in some counties, hail in others.
Deer rescued from rock wall in center of Oswego River
A deer stranded on a rock wall in the center of the Oswego River was rescued Thursday.
Photos of the rescue
SUNY Cortland launches new education program
SUNY Cortland has been selected as a new hub for a new state education program. The Master Teacher Program, announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo earlier this week, will give incentives to high-performing teachers who stay in New York and share their expertise.
Double checking insurance coverage for wind damage
One Syracuse family worked for hours to cut apart a tree that fell on their garage after this week’s storms. They learned Thursday, however, that their insurance will not help pay for it.
Preparations underway for Watchfire event
Preparations are underway for a well known Memorial Day tradition honoring all veterans in Central New York.
Fire knocked down after seven departments respond to Granby blaze
Multiple crews responded to a fire in the town of Granby on Thursday afternoon.
Onondaga Lake Park trail is being extended on the west side of the lake
Big changes are happening to Onondaga Lake Park, where crews are a year into a project to expand it on the west side of the lake.
DA: Admitted murderer ‘is a manipulative, controlling, liar who becomes violent when forced to listen to the truth’
A Cayuga County woman with a history of domestic strife admitted on Thursday that she shot her boyfriend to death during a dispute at the town of Conquest home they shared in October.
Central Square man sentenced to 15 years to life for seventh DWI conviction
A Central Square man could spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced this morning for repeatedly drinking and driving.
Syracuse man whose arrest triggered Truce crackdown indicted on murder charge
A Syracuse man whose arrest in connection to a murder on the city’s East Side led to the first crackdown in the Truce campaign was indicted on Thursday.
Ramsaran, charged with wife’s murder, posts $300,000 bond to get out of jail
The Chenango County man charged with his wife’s murder months after she disappeared is out of jail after posting $300,000 bond.
Governor Cuomo announces ‘Tax Free NY’ initiative at Upstate Medical University
A new effort was unveiled Wednesday to light the fire for economic activity across New York State.
Showers, storms shift east tonight
Showers and thunderstorms will move through central New York during the first part of tonight. East of Syracuse there could be a few stronger storms. Most of the rain should be done by midnight.
Authorities in London continuing to investigate brutal attack on British soldier
A British soldier is dead after two men brutally attacked him with a cleaver. It happened in Woolwich, a district in southeast London, in broad daylight on Wednesday.
Police investigating early-morning stabbing in Syracuse
Police in Syracuse are investigating a stabbing outside 219 West Colvin St. that happened around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
Police investigating overnight double shooting in Syracuse
Syracuse Police are investigating a double shooting that happened in the 900 block of South Ave. just after midnight Thursday.
Thrift-store business booming in struggling economy
Unemployment rates dropped in Central New York last month, but rates remain relatively high. In April, Onondaga County's unemployment rate settled at 7.1 percent, lower than Madison County's 8.0 percent. Oswego County's figures registered little change in the past year, 9.8 percent in April 2013, compared to 9.9 percent in April 2012.
Crunch to meet Penguins in the Conference Finals
The Syracuse Crunch – undefeated in the American Hockey League postseason – learned on Wednesday who they will face in the Eastern Conference Final of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
Cops looking for suspect who swiped cell phones
Cell phones have become a top target for thieves. They will steal them anyway they can.
Hail, storms reported throughout Central New York; Send us your pictures
Central New Yorkers from Wolcott to New Hartford are reporting hail sightings and severe storms on Wednesday night.
Police: Three arrested after Cortland firefighters discover meth cook in progress
Three people are facing drug charges after firefighters in Cortland found methamphetamine being made inside an apartment.
Crews continuing search for missing canoeist on Cayuga Lake
Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel are continuing their search for an Ithaca man who disappeared while canoeing in Seneca County.
Oneida County man jailed on animal cruelty charge after dog dies
A Camden man was arrested on Wednesday on charges that his mistreatment of a dog led to its death.
State Police investigating deadly Oswego County crash
State Police are investigating a crash that took the life of an Oswego County man on Tuesday night.
Cops looking for suspects caught on tape in North Side pawn shop break-in
Two suspects were able to escape police, but not surveillance cameras when they allegedly broke into She Buys pawn shop at 927 North Salina Street, on Syracuse’s North Side.
Liverpool church organizes clothing drive for tornado victims
The tornado in Oklahoma has torn through homes and lives. As folks start to pick up the pieces, many are left with just the clothes on their back.
Boil water notice for portions of Annsville
A boil water notice has been issued in the Oneida County town of Annsville.
National Weather Service says no tornado in Cayuga County
Cayuga County was among the areas hardest hit when severe storms swept through Central New York on Tuesday evening.
What’s Going Around 5-22-13
The stomach bug is starting to taper off, but allergies are showing no signs of abating among Central New Yorkers.
In response to complaints, DOT creates new traffic plan for Rt. 370 bridge work
After complaints about a planned nine-mile detour around construction on the Route 370 bridge over the Seneca River, the State Department of Transportation has announced a new plan.
North Syracuse School District apologizes for voting problems that caused backups Tuesday
After voting problems Tuesday night at Cicero Elementary School, the North Syracuse School District has issued an apology.
Police: Aunt and grandmother were taking a nap when child was found alone in Syracuse
After a 5-year-old girl was found alone on Dewitt St. in Syracuse, police have charged her aunt and grandmother.
One of Manlius’ baby swans dies
One of the cygnets that hatched last week at the Manlius swan pond has died.
FBI shoots and kills man being questioned in connection with Boston bombing
A Florida man being questioned by the FBI over an alleged relationship with the accused Boston bombers was shot and killed Wednesday during what the FBI called a "violent confrontation" with authorities.
Cornell wrestler Kyle Dake named Sports Illustrated’s College Athlete of the Year
Cornell University wrestler Kyle Dake has won Sports Illustrated’s 2013 male College Athlete of the Year award.
North Syracuse School District voters defeat budget
North Syracuse School District residents defeated a budget that would have seen a tax levy increase of 5.33 percent.
Person transported after rollover accident in Oswego County
One person was transported from the scene of a rollover accident in the Oswego County community of Constantia on Tuesday night.
Standoff on Syracuse's East Side over; Scranton homicide suspect in custody
A man wanted on charges stemming from a homicide in Scranton, Pa., is in custody after a SWAT team deployed in a neighborhood on Syracuse's East Side on Tuesday evening.
Photos and videos from Tuesday's storms; Share yours
As the severe weather moved through Central New York on Tuesday, people from all over the area captured the storm on camera.
See photos and videos in this story.
Storm knocks out power for thousands; check latest updates
Thousands of people were without power in Central New York after a severe storm moved quickly through the area.
Interactive Map: Share your storm reports
The NewsChannel 9 Storm Team is looking for your storm reports from the severe weather that's going through Central New York. Add your reports to our interactive map.
Syracuse Police putting North Siders on the lookout for ‘Spiderman burglar;' Watch raw surveillance video
A recent case of a “Spiderman burglar” illustrates that any opening in a house can be exploited by criminals.
I-81 Challenge public meeting underway at the Oncenter
Central New Yorkers have another opportunity to learn more about the changes coming to I-81 in Syracuse today.
School Votes: Get full results here
NewsChannel 9 and 9WSYR.com have full coverage of Tuesday's school votes across Central New York. Results of budget votes, school board elections and other propositions are available here.
Central New Yorker to return to Boston Marathon
It’s not the way many runners expected to be part of the world’s most prestigious race AGAIN , but Boston Marathon organizers have decided to allow many of them back to finish what they started.
Head-shop owner facing time behind bars
The owner of Twist Headz will spend two months behind bars for criminal and civil contempt. He'll also have to pay about $25,000 in penalties.
Local trucking company fueling help for Oklahoma after devastating tornado
A local trucking company is looking to help tornado victims in Oklahoma. David Clark, part-owner of Syracuse Transportation, is hoping to fill one of his refrigerated tractor trailers with food and other necessities and personally drive it to the devastated area.
Geddes Police looking for suspected bank robber
Geddes police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Bank of America location on Tuesday.
Update: One lane of I-81 northbound reopened in Marathon after tractor trailer rolled over, spilling bricks
One lane of I-81 northbound is back open at exit 9 in the Cortland County town of Marathon after a tractor trailer rolled over, spilling bricks onto the roadway Tuesday morning.
Oklahoma tornado: How to donate to help the victims
Both the Red Cross and Salvation Army are taking donations to help following the Oklahoma tornado on Monday.
Overnight storm causes damage in Liverpool
A localized heavy thunderstorm moved through the Liverpool area early Tuesday morning, causing damage.
Photos of the damage | Raw Video in the story
Trustees: Cayuga Community College Pres is staying put
The man in charge of Cayuga Community College isn’t going anywhere, despite mounting pressure from students and faculty.
C-NS grad Pat Corbin improves to 7-0 in complete game for the Diamondbacks
Cicero-North Syracuse High School graduate Patrick Corbin’s break-out season continued on Monday night as he pitched a complete game to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-1 win over the Rockies.
Syracuse Police identify victim in deadly Strathmore fire
Syracuse Police have released the identity of a woman who was killed in a fire on Sunday in the city's Strathmore neighborhood.
Company awarded contract to remove Camillus Cutlery debris
Changes are coming to the former home of the Camillus Cutlery Company.
Cops looking for fugitive with more than 72 arrests on her record
Syracuse Police are looking for the public’s help in finding a fugitive who has been arrested 72 times on an array of charges, including resisting arrest, prostitution, drugs, and assault.
Trenton Town Supervisor’s sex abuse trial begins
The trial of a Trenton Town Supervisor accused of sexually abusing a young boy began on Monday.
Iconic Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek dead at 74
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the legendary rock group The Doors, has passed away.
Child struck by car in the city of Syracuse; driver ticketed for imprudent speed
A Syracuse man was ticketed for imprudent speed after his car struck a child on Monday afternoon in the city.
Stolen backpack is Army widow’s cherished memory of her late husband
With her husband killed, a victim of war, Ginny Gaudet cherishes everything that brings back memories of him. It's why the events of this past weekend are so devastating. The backpack once owned by Army pilot Bradley Gaudet has been stolen.
School district budgets heading to the voters on Tuesday
Taxpayers in Central New York will head to the polls to vote on their respective school budgets on Tuesday.
Top ice creams: See Consumer Reports' picks
Summer is not far off, and for many adults and kids alike, thoughts turn to hot, sunny days and refreshingly cold desserts. If ice cream and frozen yogurt choices seem endless, have no fear. Consumer Reports has the scoop on what to keep stocked in your freezer.
City officials investigating water system after deadly fire
Officials in Syracuse are investigating low water pressure in an area of the city that saw a fatal fire that also injured five firefighters on Sunday.
Oklahoma tornado deaths revised to 24, according to medial examiner’s office
24 people were killed after a powerful tornado swept through a community outside of Oklahoma City on Monday.
Photos of the tornado and damage
Police investigating series of break-ins in the village of Manlius
Manlius Police are warning village residents about a series of burglaries in garages and vehicles.
SU students offer vision for the new I-81 as it passes through Syracuse
The results of a study regarding the future of I-81 as it runs through the city of Syracuse will be the focus of a public meeting on Tuesday evening.
Study: Binge drinking is a more significant problem among female college students than male college students
A new study is shedding light on binge drinking among college students.
Tiger Woods will be back at Turning Stone, with other PGA stars, for NB3 Challenge
Tiger Woods will return to Turning Stone in August for the sixth annual Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation Challenge.
Le Moyne College professor wins $16,500 on ‘Millionaire’; see photos and video
Le Moyne College professor Michael Barbour was a contestant on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” Monday. He was able to take home $16,500 in winnings.
Do you have 'lost money' waiting to be claimed? Search the state's unclaimed funds website
NewsChannel 9 is helping you hunt down your unclaimed funds that the state is holding on to. The state comptroller's office is holding on to $12 billion in "lost money." You could have a check just waiting to be claimed.
Police looking for suspect in attempted bank robbery in Syracuse
Police in Syracuse are looking for a suspect in an attempted robbery at the Chase Bank branch at James and Lodi streets.
Cortland man was making meth on state forest land, sheriff’s department says
A Cortland man is in jail after he was allegedly found making methamphetamine on state forest land.
Driver hospitalized after one-car crash on I-81
Syracuse Police are investigating a one-car crash on I-81 northbound near the Adams St. off-ramp late Sunday night.
As mosquito season returns, county prepares to start testing
Mosquito season is upon us and this week a program to trap and test the bugs starts up in Onondaga County.
Missing persons group shocked by Ramsaran arrest
The arrest of a Chenango County man for the murder of his wife comes as a shock to a non-profit that was called on to help find her.
As many as 28 tornadoes hit the Midwest, with more severe weather in the forecast
At least one person is dead and around a dozen are injured after a string of tornadoes ripped through the Midwest on Sunday.
22q at the Zoo Worldwide Awareness Day
Zoos around the world were helping to spread the word about a common, but little known genetic disorder called 22q, which affects 1 in 4,000 live births.
Autism Speaks Walk
More than 400 people took part in the 5th Annual Autism Speaks Walk on Sunday in Liverpool.
Sunday Commencement at CNY colleges
Commencement ceremonies were held at Le Moyne, Ithaca and Cayuga Community College on Sunday.
Syracuse Police search for suspects in double shooting
Syracuse Police are looking for two men linked to a double shooting on Steuben Street.
Nassau County official: Police gunfire kills Hofstra University student
Investigators say a Hofstra University student who died during a confrontation between a home invasion suspect and authorities was killed by police gunfire.
Winning ticket for Powerball jackpot sold in Florida
Lottery officials confirm that a single winning ticket for the huge Powerball jackpot was sold in Zephyrhills, Florida at Publix Supermarket.
One dead, five firefighters injured after house fire in Syracuse
One person is dead and five firefighters injured after an early-morning fire on Clairmonte Avenue in Syracuse on Sunday/.
Cornell Crushes Ohio St. 16-6 to Earn Final Four Berth
The Big Red is heading back to the Final Four, after a domination 16-6 win against Ohio St. Rob Pannell lead the way with 2 goals and 6 assists. He now has 347 career points -- 6 shy of the NCAA record.
Syracuse Stuns Yale to Advance to Final Four
Syracuse scored three goals in the final three minutes to beat Yale 7-6. Tewaaraton Trophy finalist JoJo Marasco found Dylan Donahue for the game-winner with just 13 seconds left in regulation. SU advances to its 27th Final Four.
Syracuse/Cornell headed to men’s lacrosse Final Four
The Syracuse University and Cornell men’s lacrosse teams are headed to the NCAA Final Four.
OCC students graduate
Onondaga Community College held its commencement ceremony on Saturday as 1,300 students received their Associates Degree.
Breast cancer survivor surprised by son at Race For the Cure
More than 600 breast cancer survivors were at the Race For a Cure on Saturday. Among them, a Liverpool teacher, whose son showed up to surprise his mom as she celebrates a major milestone.
Car crash leads to major backup
A two-car crash caused some big backups in the Onondaga Hill area Saturday afternoon.
Downtown Living Tour in Syracuse starts today at noon
The Downtown Living Tour will give residents a chance to see new commercial and residential spaces in Syracuse. It starts at noon and lasts until 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Feds investigate Connecticut train crash that injured more than 60 people
Federal transportation investigators are trying to determine what caused two passenger trains to collide during rush hour in Connecticut Friday, injuring more than 60 people.
Health Department issues warning after rabid raccoon is confirmed in Marcellus
The Onondaga County Health Department issued a warning to residents on Friday after a raccoon tested positive for rabies.
Downtown Syracuse street repair to begin on Monday
Multiple streets will be closed next week as city workers repair damage caused by a water-main break in Downtown Syracuse.
Crunch completes Springfield sweep, advances to conference finals
The Syracuse Crunch is advancing to the AHL Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1996 after beating Springfield 5-2 at the War Memorial. Images from the Crunch win
Saturday Powerball numbers; Jackpot $600-million
The winning numbers for the $600-million Powerball jackpot were drawn on Saturday night. They are...
Allergy season hitting Central New Yorkers hard
If you have itchy eyes, an itchy throat, and post-nasal drip, you’re not alone. Allergy season is hitting Central New Yorkers hard this year.
Habitat for Humanity building home for local veteran
Faced with injuries and financial hardships, a shocking number of veterans find themselves homeless – which is why Habitat for Humanity started a program to build homes for veterans.
Ride for Missing Children raises money and awareness
Earlier this month three Ohio women were rescued after being held captive for 10 years, reigniting hope for thousands of families, who have a missing child. Friday, nearly 1,000 people in Central New York spread that message of hope at the annual Ride for Missing Children.
Survivor to graduate from OCC this weekend
Graduates at Onondaga Community College will receive their diplomas this weekend. For one of the top graduates at Saturday’s ceremony, it’s a moment that almost never happened.
Pre-game party underway as Crunch look to close out second playoff series
The pre-game party is underway right now leading up to the Syracuse Crunch’s playoff game against Springfield.
Study suggests women with depression are more at risk for strokes
New research suggests that women who are depressed are also at an increased risk for stroke.
Husband of Jennifer Ramsaran charged with murder in her death
The husband of Jennifer Ramsaran, a Chenango County woman found dead months after she disappeared, has been charged with murder in her death.
Police looking for suspect in Auburn motorcycle shop theft
Police are looking for a suspect who they say was caught on tape stealing items from a motorcycle shop in Auburn.
Video: Storm Team Meteorologist Jim Teske explains the earthquake in Canada
Storm Team Meteorologist Jim Teske explains the 4.4 magnitude earthquake Friday morning west of Ottawa, Canada that was felt in Central New York.
Downtown Living Tour shows off places to live in Syracuse this weekend
With an increase in demand for places to live in downtown Syracuse, there has been an increase in construction recently. This weekend you can see it all for yourself during the Downtown Living Tour.
Interactive Map: Share where you felt the earthquake
People all across Central New York are reporting they felt an earthquake shortly before 10 a.m. Friday. We want to know where you felt it. Share your reports on our interactive map.
4.4 magnitude earthquake west of Ottawa, Canada felt in Central New York
The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered 15.5 miles NNE of Shawville, Canada was recorded at 9:43 a.m.
Did you feel it? Tell us on Facebook
Friends and family gather to say goodbye to a fallen soldier
People from throughout the US were in Auburn on Thursday to say goodbye to a fallen soldier.
Rome Police looking for suspect caught on tape stealing cash from a convenience store
Rome Police are hoping the public can help them identify a man who they say was caught in surveillance footage stealing cash from a convenience store.
Motorcyclist in serious condition after crash in the city of Syracuse
A motorcyclist is in serious condition after a crash on East Genesee Street in the city of Syracuse on Thursday.
22 busted in Syracuse Truce gang crackdown
Syracuse Police gave a stern warning to some of city’s most violent men in March that if they didn’t put down their guns and choose a different path, and there was another gang-related shooting, the weight of law enforcement and the courts would swing down hard on the entire group.
Tickets for Jeff Dunham on sale Friday
Tickets for a performance by comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham at the State Fair will go on sale Friday morning.
One person hospitalized in burn unit after fire at senior citizens’ high rise in Cortland
One person was hospitalized in a burn unit after a fire at a senior citizens’ high rise apartment building Thursday night.
Syracuse Police charge suspect who was allegedly caught on tape using stolen credit card
Syracuse Police have arrested a man who they say was captured in surveillance images using a stolen credit card.
Lawmakers looking for answers in light of brutal Clay murder, rape incident
It’s been two months since a Cicero man allegedly committed one of the most heinous crimes in Central New York in recent memory.
Students could pay more interest on some student loans starting in July
Students may soon be paying more for their education. Interest rates on federally-subsidized Stafford Loans will jump in July if congress does not take action soon.
Registration up for this year’s Komen Race for the Cure at the Fairgrounds
The Komen Race for the Cure is this Saturday at the State Fairgrounds and registration numbers are up from last year. More than 5,400 people have already registered online.
Scientists using state-of-the-art tech to study Lake Ontario
Scientists had a first-of-its-kind opportunity to evaluate the quality of water in Lake Ontario on Thursday.
F-M schools security upgrade on the ballot Tuesday
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in districts across Central New York to decide on budgets for the next school year, but many of us will have more than just that on the ballot.
Magazine cover with actress Zoe Saldana’s weight causing controversy
Actress Zoe Saldana, star of the new Star Trek movie, may be baring it all on the new cover of Allure magazine, but it’s the headline that’s generating a backlash.
Milton CAT workers on strike demanding equal pay
Milton CAT workers in Syracuse are still on the picket line after walking off the job.
Oneida Nation gets exclusive gaming rights in CNY in agreement with state, counties
The Oneida Nation will get exclusive gaming rights in Central New York and pay the state an estimated $50 million a year under an agreement announced Thursday.
Police looking for suspect in Solvay Bank robbery; Watch surveillance video
Police in Solvay are looking for a man who robbed a bank Thursday morning and claimed he had a gun.
Surveillance photos & video in the story
Syracuse man sentenced in liquor store robbery, shooting of Tom Dotterer
A Syracuse man involved in the robbery of a liquor store and shooting of its owner, Tom Dotterer, will spend the next 16 years in prison.
Firefighters battle house fire in Syracuse
Firefighters in Syracuse battled a house fire early Thursday morning. The fire started around 4:30 a.m. near South State Street and Martin Luther King East.
6 dead, 7 missing after as many at 10 tornadoes hit north Texas
The National Weather Service estimates as many as ten tornadoes, some as big as a mile wide, skipped across north Texas.
Fulton sees another part of its history crumble
Fulton residents are seeing changes at the former Nestle plant that was once so significant to a city built on manufacturing.
Driver in fatal Oswego County accident identified
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a man killed in an accident on County Route 3 late Wednesday night.
Crunch on the cusp of a playoff sweep after beating Springfield
The Syracuse Crunch is one win away from sweeping Springfield to advance to the semifinal round of the Calder Cup playoffs.
Police investigating meth lab discovery in the city of Oswego
One man is facing two felony charges as a result of the investigation. More arrests are possible.
Oswego County woman accused of stabbing her father, biting her uncle
An Oswego County woman is facing charges after she allegedly stabbed her father and bit her uncle on Wednesday.
Heroes honored after town of Clay incident
Two months have passed since a horrific attack on a woman and child occurred in the town of Clay.
Onondaga County statistics indicate a small minority of teenagers use alcohol, drugs
Images of teenagers abusing drugs and alcohol are all too common on television and in magazines. Many parents fear that these activities are becoming the norm among youths. But a surprising majority of youths do not participate in drinking or drug use.
Preemptive breast removal a growing trend
Shortly after revealing that she had a preventative double mastectomy, actress Angelina Jolie said she will also have her ovaries removed.
New season set for Symphoria
A new season is in store for a new symphony. Symphoria has announced its new line-up for the year, which includes everything from Masterworks performances to concerts for young people.
UFC makes push to bring Mixed Martial Arts to New York State
New York is one of only two states in the nation that still bans Mixed Martial Arts, but that didn't stop the sports biggest promoter from making a tour through the state Wednesday.
Study suggests American youths are heavily impacted by violence
According to a new survey, the number of kids being affected by violence may be worse than imagined.
What’s Going Around: Stomach bug and allergies
Doctors have been reporting allergies as their top concern the last couple of weeks, but this week, they’re saying the stomach bug tops the list.
A first look at the baby swans that hatched at Manlius Swan Pond; Watch raw video
Manny and Faye, the swans who call the Manlius Swan Pond home, had two eggs hatch on Tuesday. Central New Yorkers weren't able to take a look at the newly hatched cygnets until Wednesday. however.
DNA match leads to the arrest of a Salina man in connection to a 2002 child sex crime
Law enforcement agents say a positive DNA match led to the arrest of a town of Salina man for child sex crimes allegedly committed in 2002.
With judge’s ruling, Honeywell can continue disposing of dredging waste in Camillus
A U.S. District Court Judge has dismissed part of a lawsuit that attempted to keep Honeywell International from disposing of waste in Camillus from the Onondaga Lake dredging project.
Syracuse officer who died in 1937 honored on National Law Enforcement Day
Wednesday marks "National Law Enforcement Day" and in Syracuse there was a special honor for an officer who died 76 years ago.
Oswego man charged with rape
An Oswego man is facing a rape charge after allegedly having sex with an underage victim.
Fennec fox kit born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo
For the second time this week, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo is announcing the birth of a baby animal.
Photos of the fox
Man temporarily detained at Hancock Airport after fake grenade was found in his bag
A traveler at Hancock Airport was detained Tuesday morning after a security screener x-raying his bag saw what appeared to be a grenade, but turned out to be a novelty replica.
Jackpot for tonight’s Powerball drawing at $360M
The Powerball jackpot has hit $360-million, the third largest prize ever, and could go higher before tonight’s drawing.
Some travelers miss flights as new security checkpoint at Hancock Airport causes backup on first morning
The new security checkpoint designed to make the process faster at Hancock Airport slowed down travelers on its first day in use and caused some people to miss their flights Wednesday morning.
Auburn residents strive to restore the heart of their community
Central New Yorkers interested in downtown living can look beyond Syracuse this weekend, where tours of new projects will cost $12 per person.
Police offer advice for protecting homes against burglars
A recent rash of daytime break-ins in DeWitt shows that no neighborhood is immune to burglaries.
Syracuse schools students’ parents pack board of ed meeting
Syracuse City School District officials were met with a packed house at their board meeting on Tuesday night as parents raised concerns about recent issues in the school district.
Congressman pushes for investigation into US probation office
Congressman Dan Maffei called for an investigation into the US Probation Office in Syracuse in the wake of horrific crimes allegedly perpetrated by a Cicero man who had been released on bail after being arrested on child pornography charges.
16-year-old Tompkins County girl taken to hospital after being struck by a car
A 16-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being struck by a car in Tompkins County on Tuesday morning.
Future uncertain for class car in CNY
For more than 13 years, some of the most expensive cars to hit the road have been made in Onondaga County.
Consumer Reports tests as-seen-on-TV grout cleaners
If dirty grout in your bathroom drives you crazy, you may be tempted to try some of those miracle grout cleaners you’ve seen advertised on TV. Well, Consumer Reports was, too, and it has a few things to tell you before you place your order.
Cayuga County soldier’s remains return home
The remains of a Central New York soldier slain in Afghanistan returned home on Tuesday.
Syracuse City Ballet looking for help after warehouse fire ruins props, costumes, and sets
The Syracuse City Ballet is looking for help from the community after a warehouse fire ruined countless costumes, theater backdrops, and props used for a special annual performance.
Seneca County man accused of killing son for insurance money indicted on new charges
A Seneca County man already accused of murdering his son in 2008 was indicted on new charges that he tried to conceal his son’s will, which was made out shortly before his death.
Fake IRS email phishing scam: The Real Deal
An email being sent to inboxes around Central New York appears to be from the IRS, telling you to reply with several pieces of personal and financial information.
NTSB recommends lowering drunk-driving threshold
The National Transportation Safety Board recommended Tuesday that the threshold for drunken driving be lowered from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05.
Lewis County man charged with murdering son
A Lewis County man is facing a murder charge after allegedly shooting his son in the town of Watson on Monday evening.
Former OCC employee who stole students’ tuition payments gets two years in prison
A former cashier in the Bursar’s Office at Onondaga Community College who stole thousands of dollars in tuition payments will spend the next two years behind bars.
Two charged with making meth in Oswego County
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people who were allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine at a home in Hannibal.
Angelina Jolie reveals she underwent double mastectomy
Actress Angelina Jolie revealed in a New York Times Op-Ed Tuesday morning that she has undergone a double mastectomy after discovering she had a very high risk of developing breast cancer.
Skechers lawsuit settled; checks for those who filed may be months away
A $40-million settlement has been approved in the class-action lawsuit against Skechers USA Inc. over charges that it deceived customers by claiming some of the company’s shoes would help you lose weight and tone your body.
Burn ban is ending, but fire risk remains
The statewide ban on outdoor burning expires Tuesday, but firefighters in Central New York are warning conditions are still very dangerous.
Administrators, workers at CCC reach compromise
Concerned Students and staff at Cayuga Community College have some closure after a Monday night meeting, but it’s not the ending that many people were hoping for.
Syracuse Police looking for covicted rapist who failed to register as a sex offender
Syracuse Police ran a special detail over the weekend in which they targeted sex offenders and other wanted criminals in the city.
Cops looking for man wanted on sex charges involving teen
Syracuse Police are looking for a 24-year-old man who they say had sexual contact with a girl under the age of 16.
DeWitt cops putting residents on alert after burglary in broad daylight
Police are putting residents on the lookout after a daytime burglary on Falstaff Road in the town of DeWitt.
Slim Jim theft suspects nabbed by police
Two people who were allegedly caught on tape stealing nearly $150 in Slim Jims and beef sticks from a Cicero drug stores are facing charges.
Columnist Joyce Brothers dies at 85
A popular psychologist has passed away at the age of 85. According to CNN, Joyce Brothers passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her family.
Organizations trying to find areas of concern for disaster preparedness
The Onondaga County Department of Emergency Management and the Department of Health are working with the Food Bank of Central New York and the Red Cross to determine how prepared communities are to handle natural disasters.
1 person injured in town of Clay accident
One person was injured during an accident on Route 57 in the town of Clay on Monday afternoon.
City set to crack down on vacant properties
Vacant and run-down properties have become a growing problem for neighborhoods in the city of Syracuse.
Cold weather putting apple orchards on alert
The cold weather Central New Yorkers are bracing for on Monday night has staff in the region’s apple orchards working overtime.
‘Under the Lights’ lacrosse benefits breast cancer research
When the Tully and Jordan-Elbridge girls' lacrosse teams take to the field on Monday night, the focus wasn't just be on winning, it was also on helping the fight against breast cancer.
Gannon's Isle ice cream opens new location with downtown-themed flavor
Gannon's Isle ice cream opened its new downtown Syracuse location on Monday.
New on 9WSYR.com: Regional Forecasting with 60-second local video forecasts
Now, you can get a specific forecast for the weather where you live with new Regional Forecasting on 9WSYR.com and in the Storm Team App for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.
Ariel Castro’s brothers say they hope he spends the rest of his life in prison
The brothers of suspected Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro are speaking publicly for the first time on the case.
Watch the interview:
Baldwinsville Post Office dedicated to fallen Marine Cpl. Kyle Schneider
A special ceremony was held on Monday to dedicate the Baldwinsville Post Office to Cpl. Kyle Schneider, a Central New York native who died while fighting in Afghanistan.
Chicken coop fire in Clay kills baby chicks
A fire in the town of Clay late Sunday night killed baby chickens and damaged two homes.
O.J. Simpson back in court on Monday
Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson is scheduled to return to a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.
Recent trend: Lyme disease cases on the rise in CNY
It's more important than ever to check for ticks this season. Lyme disease cases are on the rise in Central New York.
Barbara Walters officially announces retirement plans; Watch the video
The legendary newscaster announced on "The View" Monday morning that she will leave TV journalism next summer.
Photos: Barbara Walters through the years
19 injured in New Orleans parade shooting
According to police, 19 people were injured in the shooting, including two children. Ten men and seven women were among the victims. Shots were fired from different guns, and officers saw three suspects running from the scene, police said.
Tiger Woods wins Players Championship
He overcame a double bogey on the 14th hole by making a birdie on the 16th to win.
Rescued puppies on road to recovery in Oswego County
Nine puppies and their mother are on the road to recovery after they were found locked in a crate and abandoned on Friday in Oswego County.
Rite Aid robbed; reward offered
New York State Police are on the lookout for a suspect wanted in a robbery at the Rite Aid on State Route 12 in the Oneida County village of Barneveld.
SU/SUNY ESF Commencement
Commencement was held at the Carrier Dome for thousands of students graduating Syracuse University and SUNY ESF on Sunday.
Post office to be rededicated in honor of fallen Marine
The Baldwinsville Post Office will be rededicated to honor Marine Corporal Kyle Schneider on Monday.
OCC men's lacrosse team wins fifth straight national title
The Lazers defeated Nassau Community College by a score of 15-11.
SU graduation day at Carrier Dome
Thousands of students graduated from Syracuse University at the school's 159th commencement Sunday.
Syracuse man arrested after police see him pointing loaded rifle at another man
A Syracuse man was arrested after two officers found him pointing a loaded 9mm rifle at another man on Kirkpatrick Street.
Mother, son, and suspect dead as 3 hostages freed
Police burst into a home early Sunday in Trenton, New Jersey, finding a woman and her 13-year-old son dead, and three of her other children being held hostage, authorities said.
Racing resumes at Vernon Downs after equine herpes outbreak
A week after an equine herpes outbreak, racing has resumed at Vernon Downs.
Crunch win Game 2, lead series 2-0
The Crunch were led by league MVP Tyler Johnson’s hat trick. Syracuse won 5-3.
New Jersey police: Gunman barricaded in house with 3 children
A gunman who had barricaded himself and three children in a home in Trenton, New Jersey, on Friday continued the standoff into Saturday night and was still negotiating with police, authorities said.
Brother of 8-year-old California girl arrested in her stabbing death
Detectives on Saturday arrested the 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler on a homicide charge in connection with his 8-year-old sister's death, Calaveras County, California, Sheriff Gary Kuntz said.
Paralyzed after crash, teen walks into prom
A teenager who was paralyzed from the neck down after a car crash last year walked into her senior prom on Saturday night.
SU Newhouse convocation
The convocation ceremony for Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications was held on Saturday. ESPN analyst and 1988 Newhouse alum Mike Tirico gave the keynote address.
Socci Stiletto Stampede
The 2nd Annual Socci Stiletto Stampede raised $8,000 to help in the fight against domestic violence.
Sandy Hook task force recommends demolition and rebuilding
To erase some of the emotional scars left behind from the December shooting massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, an advisory board wants the building torn down and replaced.
Donovan McNabb tweets SU is going retire #5
Donovan McNabb tweeted Saturday that Syracuse University will retire his #5 jersey in the 2013-2014 football season.
Police: Suspect threatens Family Dollar employee with gun
Police said the suspect, a black male wearing a black stocking mask over his face, entered the Syracuse store and demanded money.
Syracuse Police investigate North Side shooting
The victim, a 24-year-old man, walked into Saint Joseph's Hospital with gunshot wounds to his left arm and left side.
Fire Chief and Firefighter arrested after arson investigation
The McConnellsville Fire Chief and a firefighter are both charged with arson after allegedly setting fires in Oneida County.
Massive fire destroys Oswego County home
Authorities are investigating the cause of a massive house fire in Oswego.
Tickets on sale today for Reba, Carly Rae Jepsen at the State Fair
Tickets for two of the State Fair’s premier Grandstand acts are on sale today.
Syracuse Truce campaign takes another step
The effort to end gun violence on the city of Syracuse’s streets took another step on Friday.
Cold case haunts a Madison County family
Gunshots rang out 20 years ago tonight – ending the lives of great-grandparents Jessie and Carl Stabb while they watched television in their Wampsville home.
Crunch clips Falcons’ wings 5-2
The Syracuse Crunch took a one-game lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals Friday night when they beat Springfield 5-2.
New Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend in her dorm room appears in court
A New Hartford man accused of murdering his girlfriend in her SUNY Brockport dorm room appeared in court on Friday.
Family of young victim in brutal rape, murder incident presents bracelets in thanks to police
The family of a 10-year-old girl who was raped during a brutal incident in the town of Clay that also claimed the life of a 47-year-old woman honored police by presenting them with bracelets.
Elderly rape victim: I can forgive, but never forget
Vincent Torres will spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced to nearly eight decades on Friday. Now 86 years old, his victim says she’s relieved that he will be returning to prison.
Onondagas marking 400th anniversary of treaty
The Onondaga Nation is marking an important moment in history with a special endeavor.
Mattydale boy with cystic fibrosis gets to continue treatment; insurance company changes decision
A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Owin Perry, a Mattydale boy struggling with cystic fibrosis. His mother was fighting with the insurance company for coverage of a critical treatment.
SU, Villanova to renew Big East rivalry next year
Syracuse University may no longer be part of the Big East Conference, but the Villanova Wildcats will still be a part of their schedule.
Man convicted in brutal Jamesville murder to be released from prison
In 1982, Howard Marnell snuffed out the life of his 20-year-old sister-in-law in her Jamesville home.
City’s plans to seize Hotel Syracuse building halted by last-minute tax payment
The city of Syracuse’s plans to take over the old Hotel Syracuse building were halted on Friday when the lien holder made a last-minute payment on its back taxes.
New Chipotle restaurant and Verizon Wireless store coming to Clay: What’s in Store
COR Development has built a 6,000 square-foot retail space for a new Verizon Wireless store and a Chipotle restaurant in front of the Lowe’s on Rt. 31 in Clay.
LaFayette country club closed down: Your Stories
The LaFayette Hills Golf & Country Club has shut down operations because of a battle over taxes.
Gannon’s opening downtown ice cream location Monday
On Monday, Gannon's Isle ice cream will hold a grand opening of it’s new downtown Syracuse location.
Police: Oswego County teens sold stolen rifle to 14-year-old
Three teens are facing charges after a rifle was allegedly stolen from an Oswego County home and sold to a minor.
Syracuse students finishing home makeover project
They're only 8th and 9th graders, but a group of Syracuse students is taking on a big project to give one family a home makeover. Their work this week will not only make the home beautiful, but safer.
Stiletto Stampede event Saturday in honor of Katie Socci
This weekend, an event will be held to remember an Auburn woman who was murdered by her ex-boyfriend two years ago.
Man who sexually assaulted elderly Syracuse woman gets 77 years in prison after retrial
A man who was granted a retrial after being sent to prison for sexually assaulting an elderly Syracuse woman is going back behind bars.
Elderly Rome man ticketed after allegedly driving into pedestrian, multiple cars in Walmart parking lot
An elderly Rome man was ticketed on Thursday after he drove into a pedestrian and multiple other vehicles in a Walmart parking, according to Sheriff’s Deputies.
Biologist: Manlius swan eggs could hatch on Mother’s Day
At least one local biologist claims that Manlius’ iconic swans could have new cygnets by Mother’s Day.
8 Syracuse University students arrested after confrontation outside Faegan’s
Police arrested eight Syracuse University students after an incident outside of Faegan’s Bar early Thursday morning.
Baby patas monkey born at Rosamond Gifford Zoo
For the fifth time, a baby patas monkey has been born at Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse. The mother, Becca, gave birth in April.
Photos of the baby monkey | Raw Video:
2 transported from suspected meth lab in Auburn with burns; police investigating
Two people were transported to the hospital with burns after a fire at a location that police say may be a meth lab in Auburn on Thursday.
Drivers brace for deer season – on the road
Spring has arrived and deer are on the move in Central New York – often ending up in the middle of the road and in the paths of drivers.
Officials working to draw tourists to the Syracuse area
The Syracuse area is ramping up its tourism message to travelers around the state, country and even the world.
Auburn Police identify subject of suspicious-death investigation
Auburn Police have released the identity of woman whose death on Wednesday they described as suspicious.
Metal detectors and bag checks for this weekend’s SU Commencement
If you're heading to the Syracuse University Commencement on Sunday, you'll run into extra security measures.
Land cleared near OCRRA compost facility in Amboy: Your Stories
NewsChannel 9 viewer Norm drives by the OCRRA compost facility in Amboy fairly frequently and noticed some of the land there has been cleared. He wants to know why.
Cops looking for man suspected of stealing from Camillus stores
Camillus Police and other law enforcement agencies are looking for a man who was caught on surveillance video stealing tools from a Lowe’s location.
Police say suspect in Near Northeast Side murder had 18 prior arrests
Syracuse Police say the suspect in the murder of a woman in a Near Northeast Side apartment Thursday had 18 prior arrests.
Driver airlifted to hospital after car crashes into Ithaca home
One person was taken by helicopter to the hospital after a car crashed into an Ithaca home Thursday morning.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev buried
The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried. Police in Worcester, Massachusetts said in a statement that Tsarnaev was buried outside their city.
Ariel Castro arraigned in Cleveland kidnapping case
Ariel Castro, charged with kidnapping and raping three Cleveland women made his first court appearance Thursday.
Racing at Vernon Downs can resume Friday after equine herpes cases
The New York State Gaming Commission will allow horse racing to resume at Vernon Downs on Friday, nearly a week after horses were diagnosed with the equine herpes virus.
State Fair concerts: Country stars highlight Grandstand announcements
Some of country music's premier acts will be headliners at the New York State Fair this year. The Fair announced many of its Grandstand acts on Wednesday – and the lineup includes some of country music’s top stars.
Photos: Grandstand performers
Photos: See this year's State Fair Grandstand performers
The State Fair has announced the first group of Grandstand acts that will take the stage later this year. Look through a slideshow of the performers.
Senator leading the charge to stop sexual assault in the military
Marching orders came swiftly from the nation's capital with news that sexual assaults in the military are rising – and New York's senator is among those leading the charge against the trend.
Syracuse Police identify teen killed in South Side homicide
Syracuse Police have identified the 17-year-old shot and killed on the city's South Side on Wednesday night.
Crunch to face Springfield in the next round of the Calder Cup tournament
The Syracuse Crunch has finally learned who it will face in the Eastern Conference Semifinal in the Calder Cup tournament.
East Syracuse Police trying to ID suspects who tried to steal from ATM
East Syracuse Police are trying to identify two people who they believe extensively damaged an ATM at a village laundromat that they were trying to steal from.
Syracuse budget passed by common council
The Syracuse Common Council passed the city budget Wednesday, including some controversial items.
Family fighting for law named after man killed by serial drunk driver
Tougher penalties for repeat drunk drivers have cleared the state Senate and now face the Assembly. Vince's Law is named after Vincent Russo, a Liverpool man killed by a drunk driver who was awaiting sentencing for his fifth DWI conviction.
Palace Theater to host 'King Lee' showing
One of the most compelling periods in the Salt City’s history will hit the big screen on Thursday night.
1 Castro brother charged in Cleveland kidnapping case
A Cleveland man has been charged with kidnapping and rape after three women who had been missing for more than a decade escaped from his home on Monday.
East Syracuse fireworks show cancelled; neighbors trying to save the event
The East Syracuse fireworks show, an annual tradition for more than 40 years, has been grounded by budget troubles. The decision is setting off opposition from hundreds who want to save the show.
Supporters rally for iconic record store in Downtown Syracuse
Supporters of an iconic Downtown Syracuse record store gathered Wednesday for a rally outside of city hall.
25-year-old woman charged in Geddes arson
A town of Clay woman has been charged with setting a fire on the porch of a building in the town of Geddes on Tuesday night.
Overnight air traffic control shifts will stay at Hancock
The FAA has backed off of a decision to close dozens of airport control towers after midnight, including the one at Hancock Airport in Syracuse.
Police looking for suspect after Warren Street KeyBank robbery
Police are looking for a suspect after a KeyBank location on South Warren Street in Downtown Syracuse was robbed. On Wednesday afternoon, police released surveillance images of the suspect. Surveillance images showing suspect |
Police investigating ‘suspicious death’ in Auburn
Police are investigating what they call the “suspicious death” of a woman at an Auburn home.
Syracuse will face Indiana in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge
The Syracuse Orange will face the Indiana Hoosiers in the 2013 Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Dec. 3 matchup was announced Wednesday afternoon
Two men plead guilty in string of bank robberies
Two men from the Utica area have pleaded guilty in a string of bank robberies in Central New York and as far away as Massachusetts.
Police find body of man who jumped into Black River trying to save child
Watertown Police have recovered the body of a man who jumped into the Black River attempting to save a boy who drowned.
Trooper Amanda Anna, West Webster Lt. Chiapperini honored at police ceremony in Albany
New York State Trooper Amanda Anna, who died while on duty nearly a year ago, was honored at a ceremony in Albany Wednesday. Also being honored is Lt. Michael J. Chiapperini of the Webster Police Department.
Plans unveiled for this year’s Duck Race to End Racism
Plans were unveiled Wednesday morning for the annual Duck Race to End Racism. This is the 11th year for the event that will be held next month at the Syracuse Inner Harbor.
Albany-area ice cream truck owners accused of stalking turning to state Supreme Court to keep permit
The Albany-area couple who operated the Sno Cone Joe ice-cream truck, accused of stalking and harassing competitor Mr. Ding-A-Ling, are headed to state Supreme Court.
Teenagers can expect another competitive year looking for summer jobs
If you have a teenager looking for a summer job, the numbers on paper don't look great again this year.
Syracuse Crunch make a sweet season a little sweeter with a playoff donut
The Syracuse Crunch are making their already sweet 2012-13 campaign a little sweeter with a playoff donut that will be chosen from players’ designs.
OCC students to see 3 percent increase in tuition
Students at Onondaga Community College can expect a 3 percent increase in tuition next year.
Police issue rabid animal warning after fox attack New Hartford man
Police are warning people to be wary of animals that may be infected by rabies or other illnesses after a gray fox attacked a man in New Hartford.
Fire breaks out at Weedsport grocery
Volunteers made short work of a fire at a Weedsport grocery story, but the store will be temporarily closed while the damage is repaired.
Syracuse fire officials considering cutting minor emergencies
The Syracuse Fire Department is being faced with some tough decisions in light of this year’s budget.
Cameras on school busses could be used to ticket drivers under proposed state law
A bill has been introduced in the state Senate to allow a camera attached to the outside of a school bus to be used for ticketing drivers who ignore the flashing stop sign.
Syracuse girl defies odds to peruse dream of racing
Le Moyne college student Katelyn Kane had dreams of one day breaking into the male-dominated sport of racing and making a name for herself. That came to a halt when she got a grim diagnosis that she might not live to fulfill her dream.
Cleveland missing women case evokes memories of DeWitt kidnapper
An incident in Cleveland in which three women reported missing were discovered more than a decade later has brought back haunting memories of the case of a convicted DeWitt kidnapper.
Sheriff's Office identifies suspect shot after allegedly drawing hidden shotgun on officers
The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office has identified a burglary suspect who was shot after allegedly drawing a hidden shotgun on officers Tuesday afternoon in Nedrow.
Photos from the scene | Raw Video:
Considering eyelash enhancement? Consumer Reports looks at the hazards
Women have been looking for ways to darken and thicken their eyelashes since the days of Cleopatra. But Consumer Reports’ medical adviser says be careful how you get that long lash look.
Study: Doctors finding connection between prostate cancer and sleep problems
Doctors have found a surprising connection between sleep problems and an increased risk of prostate cancer.
Proposed online sales tax rules would affect businesses and tax revenue
You could soon be paying a little more for things you buy online. Lawmakers in the Senate have passed the "Marketplace Fairness Act," a bill that's aimed at leveling the playing field for brick and mortar stores and would force online retailers to charge sales tax.
Dow finishes above 15,000 for the first time
The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 85 points to close above 15,000 points for the first time on Tuesday.
Motorcycle passenger laws: Your Stories
Question: Are children younger than 10 years old allowed to ride on the backs of motorcycles?
Police trying to locate endangered missing Syracuse man
Syracuse Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing city man who they say is endangered.
Firefighters respond to Valley blaze
Syracuse fire crews responded to an incident at a home in the city’s Valley neighborhood in which people were reportedly trapped. After two extensive searches, firefighters determined that no one was inside the house.
Police still looking for woman reported missing one year ago
Syracuse Police are still looking for the public’s help in finding a woman reported missing one year ago.
30 horses killed in tractor-trailer fire on I-81, south of Cortland County
30 horses being transported on I-81 Monday evening were killed when the tractor-trailer carrying them caught fire.
Justin Pugh, SU offensive tackle drafted by the Giants, talks to students at Bishop Ludden
The Giants’ top draft pick made a stop at Bishop Ludden High School on Tuesday before heading to rookie camp.
Watch raw interview with Pugh:
Hear from Charles Ramsey, neighbor who called 911, broke down door where missing women were found
Charles Ramsey, a neighbor near an Ohio home where three missing women were found, is credited with helping save the women when he broke down a door and called 911.
Watch the full interview:
Students rallying against staff cuts at Cayuga Community College
Dozens of students are rallying against cuts at Cayuga Community College as trustees work to close a $1.5 million budget gap.
19-year-old arrested after robbery in Rome
A 19-year-old from Utica has been arrested in connection to a robbery that occurred early Monday morning in Rome.
Missing women found in Ohio released from hospital; three brothers arrested
The three women found alive in a Cleveland, Ohio home after being missing for years are now with their families after being released from the hospital.
Watch raw video from the scene in the story
Health department to launch mosquito surveillance program
The Onondaga County Health Department announced on Monday that it will soon launch its annual program to monitor for mosquito borne illnesses.
Vehicle crashes into house on West Seneca Turnpike
Police are investigating an incident in which a vehicle crossed three lawns and crashed into a home on Monday afternoon.
Police: Be on the lookout for taxi fare scams in the city of Syracuse
Syracuse Police are telling residents of the Salt City and the surrounding area to watch out for predatory fares charged by a select number of cab drivers and companies.
Some trees being killed to help save others as Emerald Ash Borer spreads
The Emerald Ash Borer has already killed millions and millions of trees across the country and is as close as Monroe County. Some Ash trees are being killed in Onondaga County before the pest even.
Consumer Reports tests more than 100 gas grills; see the top-rated models
More people are grilling with gas these days. Consumer Reports tested more than 100 gas grills costing from less than $200 to more than $2,000. Some grills do more than the basics, including one with a rotisserie that also has a side burner, perfect for keeping a pot boiling.
Road crews on ‘pothole patrol,’ repairing roads after winter
Potholes are always a problem in spring; it's just the nature of the roads in Central New York. With the inconsistent weather during the winter, crews are now seeing a spike in potholes around Syracuse.
Missing 32-foot dock located at nearby private marina
The 32-foot floating dock reported stolen from the Oneida Bay Marina has been found at a nearby private marina.
When will a traffic light be installed at Route 31 and Lawton Road in Cicero? Your Stories
Question: When will the Department of Transportation install a traffic light at the intersection of Route 31 and Lawton Road in Cicero?
What’s going on with the covered traffic light on Route 174 near Marcellus? Your Stories
Question: There’s a traffic light covered with a black plastic bag on Route 174 north of Marcellus. Why is it there and when will it be in use?
Dave & Buster’s to open this fall at Destiny USA
Dave & Buster’s will open this fall at Destiny USA, the mall announced Monday. The restaurant and arcade will open on the third floor of the mall’s expansion.
Truck carrying pudding hits West Genesee St. bridge
A tractor-trailer hit the railroad bridge over West Genesee Street on Monday morning around 11:30.
Making guns with 3D printers would be illegal under bill planned by Sen. Schumer
Sen. Schumer says a 3D printer made a fully functional handgun last week and because it’s made of plastic, it can slip through metal detectors.
Cops: Fugitive from Texas was living under assumed name in Fulton for years
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man living in Fulton for being a fugitive from justice from Collin County, Texas.
Roadwork and closures underway at Adams and Almond streets near I-81 in Syracuse
New sidewalks and crosswalks are being installed at Adams and Almond streets in Syracuse, causing various lane closures near I-81.
Team from Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES wins Street Cents competition on The Morning News
Another edition of the stock market game Street Cents has wrapped up on The Morning News. With the stock market on a roll, this group of students had some big profits.
Meals on Wheels affected by federal budget cuts
Federal budget cuts could mean as many as four-million fewer meals this year for seniors who depend on volunteers to get a hot meal everyday.
Bride, four friends killed in California limo fire
Five members of a bachelorette party, including the bride-to-be, died when their limo caught fire on a bridge near San Francisco.
All lanes back open after accident on I-690 east
An accident on I-690 eastbound near the Teall Ave. exit caused delays just before 9:00 Monday morning.
Apartment destroyed by fire in Town of Clay
An apartment was destroyed by fire in the Town of Clay on Sunday night.
OCC to compete in NJCCA men's lacrosse semifinals this coming weekend
OCC has won the national championship four straight years and are on a 68-game winning streak.
NCAA women's lacrosse brackets set
Syracuse University, Le Moyne and SUNY Cortland will compete for NCAA Championships.
SU, Cornell, Le Moyne and SUNY Cortland headed to NCAA men's lacrosse tournaments.
Click through the story for links to the brackets for all three NCAA divisions.
Benefit for boy battling brain cancer
A benefit was held on Sunday for 4-year-old Aiden Erwin of Pennellville, who is battling brain cancer.
Five injured in crash in Syracuse
Syracuse Police said officers responded to Hiawatha Boulevard West near Solar Street at about 9:55 a.m.
Syria Warns Israel of 'All Possibilities' After Strikes
Syria responded angrily to the overnight air strikes on military targets that it accused Israel of carrying out, warning that the attack "opens the door to all possibilities."
Feds search Boston bombing suspect's apartment
Federal authorities were at the apartment of deceased bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev on Sunday, executing a search warrant, an FBI spokeswoman said.
Investigators looking into cause of Liverpool apartment fire
Firefighters responded at about 4:30 p.m. on Sunday and found a lot of smoke inside the building.
Crews from several fire departments battle large brush fire in Lafayette
The fire started before 2:00 p.m. Lafayette Fire Department Chief Greg Hoxie told NewsChannel 9 the cause is believed to be a campfire that got out of hand.
Two dead after Herkimer County crash
Two men are dead after a car crash in the Town of Fairfield.
Police investigate early Saturday morning stabbing
Police say a woman was found highly intoxicated with lacerations to her head, shoulder and arm.
Sisters attacked as they leave home on Syracuse's south side
One woman was hit in the head. The other was shot in the stomach.
Syracuse Police investigate early Saturday morning shooting on city's north side
Police are looking into the circumstances that led to a 30-year-old man walking into Upstate University Hospital with a gunshot wound to his calf.
Horse diagnosed with equine herpes at Vernon Downs; racing cancelled until further notice
Equine herpes is more like a severe cold in horses and it is common. The five-year-old female horse was put down after a blood sample sent to Cornell University tested positive for the disease.
Thousands turn out for Mountain Goat race
More than 3,000 runners hit the streets of Syracuse on Sunday for the annual Mountain Goat run. The race is known for its difficult terrain, but just how difficult is it?
NewsChannel 9 wins at Syracuse Press Club Awards
NewsChannel 9 won numerous awards at the Annual Syracuse Press Club Awards Dinner on Saturday night.
Regan Smith wins Nationwide Series Race
Smith was declared the winner after the race was delayed by rain and several crashes.
SU men's and women's lacrosse teams capture Big East titles
Both teams secure a spot in their NCAA tournaments.
Investigation into fire at home in Fabius
Investigators are looking into the cause of a house fire on Swift Road in Fabius on Saturday.
Syracuse Police investigate armed robbery at Family Dollar store
Police said the suspect hid in the store until after closing. Then, he robbed two employees.
Orb wins 139th Kentucky Derby
The Derby is the first jewel of the Triple Crown. The 138th running of the Preakness, on May 18 in Maryland, is the second, followed by the Belmont Stakes, in New York on June 8.
"I Love My Park Day!"
The 6th Annual Crawfish Festival returned to Clinton Square in Syracuse on Saturday.
Sketch-A-Thon to benefit autism research
A sketch artist put his skills to work on Saturday to help in the fight against autism.
NY Canal System Opens for 189th Season
The system includes the Erie, Champlain, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca Canals spanning 524 miles across New York.
Teenager charged with DWI after his vehicle is involved in a crash that injured a Utica Police Officer
Utica Police said an officer was patrolling the area near Albany Street and Kossuth Avenue around 3:30 a.m. when the car he was in was hit by a vehicle.
Five U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
A bomb blast killed five U.S. service members in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, U.S. and NATO officials said.
The cost of fire prevention: Your Stories
Flames can spread uncontrollably in minutes. If a neighbor smells smoke, firefighters may force their way into a house to investigate, even if the owner isn’t home, but a Liverpool couple says a false alarm left them with hundreds of dollars in damage.
CNY teachers awarded for excelling in science, technology, engineering & math instruction
There are plenty of outstanding teachers in New York. Six of those teachers were honored Friday for excelling in STEM education.
Nestle recalls four popular pizza brands due to manufacturing issue
Nestlé has recalled four types of its frozen pizza sold under the popular DiGiorno and California Pizza Kitchen brands. The pizzas may contain fragments of plastic due to a manufacturing issue.
‘High risk’ for wildfires; burn ban in effect through May 14
The warm weather and lack of rain is fueling a reminder from the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that a burn ban remains in effect.
Empire Brewing customers now able to pay by smart phone
More and more, people are using their smart phones to do just about anything, except make phone calls. A Cortland company is teaming up with a popular Armory Square restaurant to launch the next enhancement to your dining experience.
Average starting salary for college grads increases
The average starting salary for college grads is just less than $45,000, that’s up 5.3 percent, according to the National Association of Colleges. The engineering industry is leading the way.
Color Me Rad event set for Saturday
The “color bombs” at the Color Me Rad event will soon be flying in Liverpool.
Suicide rate sharply increases among middle-aged New Yorkers
A rise in suicide rates among middle-aged New Yorkers is growing at an alarming rate. According to the CDC, the suicide rate among 35 to 64 year olds grew 42 percent in the last decade, from 8.3 suicides per 1,000 people in 1999 to 11.7 in 2010.
County ordered to pay $385K in Justice Center death
The death of a pregnant woman at the Justice Center in 2009 will cost Onondaga County $385 thousand. A State Supreme Court justice has awarded Chuniece Patterson’s mother damages for pain and suffering and wrongful death.
LL Bean in Fayetteville to become a full-retail store: What’s in Store
LL Bean in Fayetteville will soon become a full retail location, according to the company.
‘Iron Man 3’ opens this weekend
“Iron Man 3” made $15.6 million on its midnight screenings in North America. That’s according to the box office tracking company Exhibitor Relations.
Ballonfest set for June 28 at Jamesville Beach
Hot air balloons will fill Central New York skies once again this year. Details surrounding the 34th annual Balloonfest were revealed Friday morning.
Alert cancelled for missing woman from Jefferson County
911 dispatchers tell NewsChannel 9 Tamara Hall was found safe.
1 killed in Oswego County motorcycle accident
A Central Square man riding a motorcycle was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Route 49 on Friday.
Street closures in Syracuse for weekend events; See the full list
The City of Syracuse issued traffic advisories on Friday for two weekend events – the Crawfish Festival on Saturday and the Mountain Goat Run on Sunday.
Dow passes 15,000 for the first time
The Dow Jones Industrial average surged to 15,000 for the first time on Friday in the wake of a better-than-anticipated jobs report released by the government.
Crawfish Festival returning to Downtown Syracuse
Seafood lovers will return to Downtown Syracuse Saturday for the annual Crawfish Festival.
Victim in deadly Oswego County logging accident identified
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of a 45-year-old man who was killed Friday morning in a logging accident.
Jobs report: Unemployment fell to a 4-year low in April
The US economy added 165,000 jobs in April, dropping the national unemployment rate to a four-year low.
Grant Village stabbing victim, suspect identified
Police have identified the victim and suspect in a deadly stabbing at Grant Village Apartments in Syracuse early Friday morning.
Camillus water bill increase: The Real Deal
Homeowners in Camillus say their water bills have suddenly doubled. Voters handed over control of their local water system to OCWA (AQUA), the Onondaga County Water Authority, hoping to save money, but residents who contacted NewsChannel 9 say that’s not the case.
Crunch headed to round 2 of Calder Cup Playoffs with 4-3 OT win over the Pirates
The Crunch’s Ondrej Palat scored with 16.2 seconds remaining in overtime to defeat the Portland Pirates 4-3 Thursday night. The Crunch now advance to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
SU lacrosse team advances to Big East Championship game with 9-3 win over Notre Dame
Junior Derek Maltz and senior JoJo Marasco led the Orange to their second straight conference championship game Thursday night.
Bicyclist critically injured after being hit by SUV in the Town of Clay
A bicyclist suffered life-threatening head injuries after being hit by an SUV on Oswego Road in the Town of Clay Thursday night.
Suspect charged, another sought in connection with Brenda’s Diner break-in
A Wayne County man is charged with burglary nearly six months after a break-in at a Cayuga county restaurant.
Five kittens found in a plastic bag on the side of the road in Madison County
They were found one week ago by someone walking on Gee Road in the Town of Sullivan. The kittens were found in an orange Kinney bag, which is thicker than the typical plastic grocery bag, and it was tied shut.
Apps that lead you off the beaten path
How adventurous are you? There are some new apps out there that will direct you through a city, without really telling you where you’re going. Get tips on how to get off the beaten path and explore something new.
Ink in exchange for pay raise
For most people, tattoos are a form or art or self-expression, but for some Rapid Realty employees in New York City, it’s the fast track to a 15 percent pay raise.
Assembly passes early voting in NY State, Senate says no
We’re a small step closer to voting early here in New York, like many other states in the country. The Assembly this week passed a bill calling for voting two weeks before Election Day at less than five polling places. The Senate, however, is not expected to act on the bill.
North Country man charged in deadly crash
A Jefferson County man has been charged in a rollover accident that took the life of his passenger.
Sex offender accused of abusing 3 children in the town of Onondaga
A Level 1 sex offender living in Central Square is facing charges that he sexually abused three children in the town of Onondaga in 2006.
Evidence of cannibalism found in Jamestown
Archaeologists have found evidence of cannibalism in Jamestown, Virginia hundreds of years ago. Experts say colonists were doing everything they could to survive.
Five-year-old Kentucky boy accidentally shoots, kills two-year-old sister
Family friends in Cumberland County, Kentucky are mourning the tragic death of a two-year-old girl who was accidentally shot and killed by her five-year-old brother.
DIY cracked iPhone repairs: Consumer Reports
Cracked iPhone screen? There’s an app for that! Well, not exactly. But there are online videos on how to fix a broken screen and move on!
State Police seeking public assistance in investigation of human remains found in Herkimer County
Police in Herkimer County are asking for the public’s help in their investigation into human remains that were found at a home on Flint Avenue in Little Falls on Wednesday.
Camillus lottery winner takes lump sum, walks away with more than $600K
A Camillus man claimed his lottery prize on Thursday and walked away with $661,800 after taxes.
Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Auburn to close
After seven decades, Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School in Auburn will close its doors.
4 charged for food-stamps fraud in the city of Syracuse
Syracuse Police and several other law-enforcement agencies cracked down on three city stores accused of bilking New York State’s Food Stamps program out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Four suspects were arrested during the sweep.
Donations still being accepted for Combating Cancer campaign
NewsChannel 9 and the Foundation for Upstate are still accepting donations to the Combating Cancer campaign.
Ice-cream truck operators accused of stalking, harassing rival
An Albany-area couple operating Sno Cone Joe ice-cream trucks has been accused of stalking and harassing a competing truck, Mr. Ding-A-Ling.
Auburn to begin mobile phone parking system
Starting on Friday, Auburn will become the first city in New York State in which drivers can pay to park using their smartphone.
Rome Catholic to close junior, senior high school
The Syracuse Diocese announced Thursday evening that it will close Rome Catholic Junior/Senior High School at the end of the year.
Investigators say Spencer Street fire was caused by an electrical failure
Investigators have identified the cause of a fire that erupted at a vacant building on Spencer Street in the city of Syracuse on Wednesday night.
Chris Kelly of Kris Kross dies at 34
Chris Kelly of 90s rap duo Kris Kross died Wednesday night. He was 34. Kris Kross is best known for their hit 1992 song "Jump,” which topped billboard charts for eight weeks.
Salina man accused of threatening neighbor with a rifle
A man accused of pointing a rifle at a neighbor and threatening to kill her baby was arrested Wednesday night in the Town of Salina.
Meteor in the skies of CNY Wednesday evening
A meteor was seen by many streaking across the skies of CNY just after 9:30 Wednesday evening. This flash may have been part of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower.
Sullivan residents push for tougher mining regulations
The scenic view in Sullivan may be altered soon, as a decade-long legal battle over a proposed quarry comes to a head.
Two hurt in Cicero crash
Two people were hurt in a two car crash on Rte 481 at the Bear Road on ramp in the Town of Cicero Wednesday night.
Daytime burglaries reported in DeWitt, Syracuse
Police in DeWitt and Syracuse are asking neighbors to be on the lookout for daytime burglars.
Thousands expected to volunteer at this year’s ‘I Love My Park Day’
Thousands of volunteers are expected to participate in this year’s “I Love My Park Day” -- a day devoted to the clean up and beautification of state parks throughout New York.
Cancer survivor says Upstate saved her life
A 12-year-old Fulton girl says cancer treatment at Upstate saved her life. Ashley Carbonaro was diagnosed with cancer in December 2011. Hours of cancer treatments turned into days, weeks, and then months.
Cancer survivor shares her story with ‘Beads of Courage’
Cazenovia’s Ganli Demyttenaere’s struggle with cancer began at just 16 years old. Now, more than a year later, she’s sharing her story of survival with “Beads of Courage.”
Former St. Joe’s Hospital employee pleads guilty to embezzlement
A former employee of St. Joseph’s Hospital pleaded guilty to embezzlement in U.S. District Court on Wednesday.
Pennellville man wrongly convicted of brutally attacking wife awarded $5.5M
New York State will award a Pennellville man $5.5 million after spending nine years behind bars for a crime he did not commit.
East Syracuse man arrested on child porn charges
An East Syracuse man is facing child pornography charges after a State Police investigation.
SUNY ESF seniors launch bike rental program
At first glance, it seems that everyone at SUNY ESF already has a bicycle, but two seniors recently decided that there’s still room for at least a few more.
Dinosaur Barbeque makes Forbes’ top ‘barbeque joints’ list
A hometown favorite is getting some national notoriety. Dinosaur Barbeque has been named to Forbes’ list of “10 Great BBQ Joints across the USA.”
Camillus man wins $1M in Powerball drawing
A Camillus man is Central New York’s newest lottery millionaire.
KISS to rock the Turning Stone this August
Legendary rock band KISS is bringing its 2013 Monster Tour to the Turning Stone Resort Casino on August 9.
Why is my quarterly water bill higher in Camillus? The Real Deal
Some residents in the town of Camillus have noticed that their quarterly water bill was quite a bit higher when they opened it and they want to know why.
Police reissue robbery surveillance photos in hopes of identifying suspect
Syracuse Police have reissued surveillance photos of a bank robbery in hopes that someone will recognize the suspect.
Witnesses tell police: North Side man died trying to save woman in fire
Syracuse Police have identified two people killed in a fire on North Salina Street on Friday night.
Cops: Elderly couple blasted Iron Maiden to take revenge on neighbor
An elderly couple is facing harassment charges after investigators say they blasted Iron Maiden at an inappropriate hour to take revenge on a noisy neighbor.
6-year-old injured in Lysander crash
A 6-year-old child was trapped and had to be pulled out of a vehicle following a two-car crash in the town of Lysander on Wednesday.
Netflix losing more than 1,700 streaming titles this month, starting tonight
Netflix is losing more than 1,700 titles from its streaming catalog this month.
Boston Police: 3 additional suspects in custody in connection to Marathon bombing
Boston Police say that three additional suspects have been taken into custody in connection to the Marathon bombing.
Man suspected of pawning stolen jewelry surrenders to police
A Syracuse man suspected of selling stolen jewelry to local pawn shops has surrendered to police.
What happened to Digital Channels 9.1 and 9.2? Your Stories Question
Question: What happened to my digital channels 9.1 and 9.2?
Meeting set to discuss future of I-81
Massive changes could come to the stretch of I-81 that cuts through the city of Syracuse within the next few years.
Sheriff’s Investigators looking for suspect in Tompkins County shootings
Sheriff’s Investigators in Tompkins County have identified a man they believe shot two men in a Newfield trailer park on Tuesday.