Man pleads guilty to having 6 guns, cocaine and marijuana, cash in his Manlius home
Manlius, N.Y. – A Manlius man pleaded guilty this week in federal court after agents found cocaine, a cache of guns and $23,277 in his home and car in December. Brandon Russell, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
What food services passed or failed health inspection Feb. 11-17?
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Onondaga County Health Department released its inspection reports for restaurants checked from Feb. 11 through Feb. 17. Freedom of Espresso – 403 First Street, Liverpool. Freedom of Espresso. Freedom of Espresso had four violations, with one in critical condition. Improper cooling and refrigerated...
79-year-old man dies after rollover crash in Manlius, police say
Manlius, N.Y. – A 79-year-old man died after a rollover crash in Manlius Wednesday, police said. Chester Williams, of Chittenango, was driving his 2011 Jeep Wrangler in the 8400 block of Salt Springs Road just after noon when the car went off the road and rolled over, according to a news release Thursday from the Manlius police.
OCSD Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week
Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers and the Oneida County Sheriff's Department are asking for people to share information on the whereabouts of this week's Wanted Person of the Week. According to Investigator Sahid Karcic, police are looking for 29-year-old Mercedes Lamb of Rome, after she allegedly violated terms and conditions of Drug Court.
Sunlight sparks fire inside N.Y. liquor store
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A strange fire at a Syracuse liquor store recently had firefighters and the store’s owner scratching their heads as to how a display case in the middle of the store caught fire. On Feb. 5, the fire broke out at Geddes Liquor and Wine at...
Want To Build A Snowman? Watch Olaf Enjoy A Snow Day In Upstate New York
Do you want to build a snowman or maybe blow some snow? Only in Upstate New York can you find Olaf enjoying a late-season snowstorm. You've seen the viral videos over the years of people in dinosaur costumes doing everything from delivering food to blowing snow. Olaf Comes to Town.
How fast did the wind howl in Upstate NY in late February storm? See chart of 270 locations
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Winds howled at speeds exceeding the Thruway limit Wednesday night and Thursday as a cold front tore through Upstate New York. The highest record gust was 72 mph, in Ticonderoga, which sits at the junction of Lake George and Lake Ticonderoga. That happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday.
CNY angler catches monster minnow: ‘It hit like a hammer’
John ‘Kid’ Corbett and his buddy, Pete Patnode, both of Syracuse, took advantage of the crazy warm weather earlier this week to target late season walleye in a section of Chittenango Creek in Bridgeport. The walleye, it seems, are still holding in Oneida Lake, but when Corbett flung...
Be prepared for lake effect snow in Central NY Thursday evening
The National Weather Service issued a report at 7:10 p.m. on Thursday for lake effect snow until 8 p.m. for Oneida, Onondaga and Madison counties. "At 7:10 p.m., a lake effect snow band was over Brewerton, or 10 miles northeast of Baldwinsville moving east at 35 MPH," according to the weather service.
Some Syracuse food pantries to start offering food for pets
The rising cost of pet food is just another stressor for struggling Central New York families, but local agencies are working together to help. Syracuse Dog Control officer Barbara Mortas sees loose dogs running through city neighborhoods more than ever. "We can just assume with the volume that they're not...
Weather causes school closings and delays, Thursday, Feb. 29
Some schools have made announcements due to the weather. Our information comes directly from school officials, school websites and news reports. We’ll continue to update the list as it changes. In addition to schools, community organizations are also making announcements. Can’t see the closings list? Visit our School Closings...
How much snow fell, how much more tonight and how our weather changes next
As expected, there was a very thin band heavy lake effect snow that hit parts of the immediate Central New York area late Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Depending on where you live and travel, you might be surprised to see how different snow totals were from place to place!
School closings and delays on Thursday, Feb. 29
Below is a list of organizations that are operating on a delayed or modified schedule this Thursday. To submit a closing, click here. ARC of Onondaga: Day Hab program closed ; Day staff still need to report.; Day Staff still need to report. Baldwinsville Central Schools: Closed Thursday. Baldwinsville Public...
A 'very, very scary' commute Thursday morning for CNY
CICERO, N.Y. — A travel advisory was posted for all of Onondaga County on Wednesday night in anticipation of Thursday’s terrible driving conditions. In Cicero, the snow piled up faster than people could handle it. Even so, some people looked danger in the face and decided to drive straight through the brunt of it.
Multiple car accidents in Syracuse this morning
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — After a warm weather fake out by mother nature, many central New Yorkers drove into work this morning with whiteout conditions. This led to several accidents and cars in ditches across the area. Onondaga County 911 says that they have been taking calls all morning...
'Rough one': Firefighters brave late night storm to battle Camden house fire
CAMDEN — One person has been displaced from their home after a house fire on Preston Hill Road in the middle of Wednesday night’s storm, according to the Camden Fire Department. Fire Chief Brian Christmas said the alarm was raised at 11:18 p.m. at 9235 Preston Hill Road,...
Syracuse families enjoy the first snow day of the season
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — For students, teachers and perhaps some parents too, this was the first snow day of the year. For some, it's also the first significant snowfall of the winter season. After months of a fairly mild winter, and just days following temperatures reaching into the 70s, many...
SpaceX Launch Delayed
Cape Canveral, FL -(WSYR-TV/NASA) – NASA has delayed the launch of the four-astronaut SpaceX mission, called Crew 8. One of the four astronauts that will be on board SpaceX is Syracuse native Jeanette Epps. NASA says the delay was caused by offshore weather concerns near the mission’s Florida launch...
NY Clay's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around clay..
New Jersey man arrested for Manlius burglary that targeted Asian American home
MANLIUS, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — On Tuesday, Feb. 27, Manlius police arrested 24-year-old Cristian Pena Ramos from Newark, New Jersey, for a Manlius burglary that targeted the home of an Asian-American. A neighbor spotted Pena Ramos burglarizing the home with two others and they immediately contacted 911, which led to...