CRIME & SAFETY
On The Lookout: Steven Rosario
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Syracuse Police Department is putting NewsChannel 9 viewers “On The Lookout” for 23-year-old Steven Rosario of Syracuse. Rosario is wanted by the Syracuse Police Department for warrants involving carrying a handgun with no permit. His last known address is 339 North Beech Street in Syracuse.
Police investigate stabbing, shooting in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WHCU) — A teenage girl in Syracuse is recovering after a stabbing. Police say the attack happened Saturday afternoon on South Geddes Street. The 14-year-old was reportedly stabbed in her arm, and needed stitches. The injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was later arrested as a suspect.
Remember the naked man trapped in the Landmark Theatre wall? His real story is no joke
Syracuse, N.Y. — A firefighter carefully chisels the wall in the bathroom of the Landmark Theatre, one old white tile at a time. Cover your face, he says, looking through the small hole he made.
Motorcycle crash on New York State Thruway sends 2 to Syracuse hospital
East Syracuse, N.Y. — State police ticketed a Syracuse man they say was driving a motorcycle at an unsafe speed and crashed Sunday on the Thruway. Joshua Jones, 32, was operating a Honda motorcycle on Interstate 90 East shortly after 2 p.m. when he attempted to exit the Thruway at Exit 34A (the exit to Interstate 481) and crashed into a guardrail while rounding a curve, troopers said.
Syracuse firefighters battle overnight blaze at home on East side
Syracuse, NY. – Syracuse firefighters battled a house fire overnight at 263 Fellows Ave. on the city’s East side near the Westcott Street area. The fire was reported at 1:12 a.m., and when firefighters arrived at the home flames were shooting out from the side and back of the 2 1/2-story home, officials said.
Brexi’s legacy will live on
The Syracuse Housing Authority will dedicate a youth center this month to honor Brexialee “Brexi” Torres-Ortiz, an 11-year-old girl whose life was tragically lost earlier this year. The agency has also started accepting donations for a $5,000 scholarship that will be awarded in her memory to a public...
NYS Police arrest Utica man on Thruway
New York State Police have arrested a Utica man after a traffic stop in Madison County allegedly revealed a handgun and drugs.
Man, woman in car on I-690 in Syracuse hit by shots fired from other vehicle, police say
Syracuse, N.Y. - Two people were shot while driving on Interstate 690 East early Sunday morning when a vehicle pulled up next to them and opened fire into their car, police said. Around 5:05 a.m., police responded to a car crash on Interstate 690 at the Teall Avenue Exit, said...
Manlius Swan tradition deserves community examination, one week after killing: Matt's Memo
The evenings last forever as we reach the early part of our summer. I drove through the Village of Manlius tonight shortly after nine in the fading light of a beautiful June evening. I passed the bouquets of flowers and balloons adorning the wrought iron fence of the Swan Pond in memory of Faye. She was the matriarch of Manlius, killed one week ago in the dark of night.
12-year-old girl shot after fight in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — On June 2, around 5:14 p.m., Syracuse Police were sent to the 100 block of Eastman Avenue for a shooting with injuries call. At the scene, they found a 12-year-old girl who had been shot in her upper body. She was fired at several times after a physical fight, with one bullet hitting her.
12 year old shot, injured in Syracuse: a look at gun violence stats halfway through 2023
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — On Friday, Syracuse leaders and activist raised the orange flag to vow to stop gun violence. Hours later, a 12-year-old was shot following a fight on the Southside. Police say a fight ended with someone shooting multiple times at a 12-year-old girl and hitting her once....
UPDATE: Suspect arrested for Memorial Day Camillus Walmart gun threat
UPDATE: Camillus Police have arrested a 44-year-old Camillus resident, Adam Schadler, following the Memorial Day incident at the Camillus Walmart. Camillus Police have released further details on the situation: Around 5 p.m. they received a call regarding a man with a gun at the Walmart. When police arrived on scene they searched the building and […]
Part of roof collapses as firefighters battle Lysander house fire; more firefighters called to the scene
Update at 8 p.m.: River Road is back open and firefighters have cleared the scene of a house fire. Lysander, N.Y. — As firefighters battled a house fire Sunday afternoon on River Road, part of the roof collapsed, Onondaga County 911 dispatchers and firefighters said. No injuries have been...
Destiny USA security guard fired for threatening shootings at the mall and Pride parade
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A 21-year-old Destiny USA security guard has been fired after telling co-workers he wanted to commit mass shootings at the mall and at an upcoming local pride parade, police reports obtained by NewsChannel 9 reveal. The man, who NewsChannel 9 is not naming because he...
MISSING: Have you seen this Oswego County man?
FULTON, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — New York State Police in Fulton are looking for a 37-year-old who was reported missing by his family and friends. Michael Burr was last seen in January of 2023, in the Town of Schroeppel. Burr is homeless, but has been seen in Oswego County and the city of Syracuse frequently.
Central NY man hurt, burned in crash begs for delay in going to prison. Judge says no
Syracuse, N.Y. — Farquan Stewart appeared in Onondaga County Court Friday with bandages coverings his hands and wrapped up to his arms. The 33-year-old man, who was there to be sentenced on a drug charge, told the judge he was recently in a motorcycle accident and suffered injuries, including severe burns on his arms.
Warrant: Murder suspect executed victim without provocation, motive unknown
On Friday, Nelson Perez, 23, went before a judge in Bridgeport Superior Court for the murder of Michael Gaines, 58.
Neighbors: Syracuse police took over 2 hours to respond to possible overdose, man now dead
The NYS Attorney General's Office is investigating after Syracuse Police said that a man died of a possible overdose shortly after they took him into custody early Wednesday morning. Tenants at the apartment building where the man was living said that police failed to show up for over 2 hours...
Springfield Police Recover $650+ in Stolen Merchandise During Arrest
SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Springfield police recently recovered more than $650 in merchandise after making a motor vehicle stop last week. According to a police report, patrol officers observed a suspect vehicle wanted for shoplifting out of Wayne in the area of Meisel Avenue and effected a motor vehicle stop. A 34-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, both from Syracuse, N.Y., were arrested and charged with receiving stolen property. The merchandise that was stolen totaled $659.97 and was recovered at the scene.
Teen and two men caught with 15 grams of cocaine, over 3 pounds of marijuana, and $6.5K in cash
NEW YORK - A teen and two men were arrested and charged for possession of cocaine and marijuana on Wednesday, in upstate New York. Around 3 p.m., New York State Troopers from the Community Stabilization Unit (CSU), stopped a 2006 Honda Accord that was going westbound on State Route 17 in Liberty.
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