Updated at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 Van Buren (WSYR-TV) – A Baldwinsville teacher was killed when a tire struck her windshield on I-690 on Thursday afternoon. Two children who were riding in the car were taken to the hospital with injuries police described as minor. The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. near Farrell Road. According to State
Here is Chief Meteorologist Dave Longley's and the NewsChannel 9 Storm Team's forecast for the upcoming summer. What happened this winter For snow lovers, the winter of 2013-14 was an old fashioned winter. All months (December-March) were below normal in temperature. The average temperature for January was the coldest monthly average we’ve seen in Syracuse in the past decade (19.9°).
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Your Stories team has introduced viewers to Central New Yorkers accusing a local independent contractor of swindling thousands of dollars from shoddy work performed. Many of the people who reached out to us wanted to know what kind of legal action they can take against a fraudulent contractor. Since our original story aired , several more
Auburn (WSYR-TV) – A woman has been indicted on charges that she killed a Cayuga County woman in a car crash last summer while trying to use her GPS. 45-year-old Rebecca Lackey of Phelps was arraigned in Cayuga County Court on charges of: Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree Assault in the 2nd Degree Vehicular Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree Vehicular
Updated at 2:16 a.m. on Friday, April 25: Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – CNN journalist Anderson Cooper spoke to a packed house at Syracuse University Thursday evening. Cooper was part of the third annual “Truth Be Told” event, which features speakers from all different platforms discussing their opinions on various topics. The award-winning journalist spoke of his experiences out in the
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - In today’s health headlines: The CDC says illness from foodborne bacteria increased 32 percent last year and the National Center for Health Statistics says children aged six to 17 using mental health medication has increased five percent since 2005. Read more on the stories in the links below, and watch Carrie Lazarus’ full Family Healthcast in the
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – While councilors, the police chief and the mayor have sung their praises for the anti-violence Syracuse TRUCE program, it’s latest praise comes from someone who knows how it's supposed to work more than anyone else in the country; its creator. The architect of the concept, David Kennedy, was in Syracuse to access the program and gave great
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Fort Drum soldier whose wife gave birth to twins, only to find herself battling a rare form of cancer will be able to spend more time with his family. Sgt. Brandon Hinman’s extended leave from the US Army was announced on the Prayers for Jenna Facebook page . Jenna Hinman is fighting choriocarcinoma – a rare
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A town of Clay man who was already on probation for previous child pornography charges was arrested on Thursday on new charges that he exchanged images with a person in Toronto, Canada. State Police arrested 21-year-old William Futrell on a charge of promoting a sexual performance by a child, a class D felony. In 2011, Futrell was
Here are the weather headlines heading through the end of the week: •Clear skies and dry air will allow the temperature to cool quickly Thursday night. •Southerly winds and a delayed onset to some rain will allow the temperature to rise quickly Friday. •A storm approaching from the middle of the U.S. will spread moisture our way for the weekend.
Updated at 11:33 a.m. on Thursday, April 24 Albion (WSYR-TV) – The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office says that speed and alcohol “appear to have been factors” in a crash that took the life of a woman early Thursday morning. Andrea Raszl, 29, was killed when her Chevrolet Venture struck a guardrail on State Route 13 near Smokey Road in the
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – From a list that includes activists, statesmen, and world leaders, a pop star has been selected as the world’s most influential person. Recording artist Beyonce was picked to top Time’s 100 Most Influential People list on Thursday. During her 16-year career in the industry, Beyonce has won 17 Grammy Awards and sold more than 118 million records.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse woman who was arrested after her daughter allegedly stabbed another teenager at Nottingham High School is out of jail. Corinne Monaghan, 36, was charged with second-degree harassment, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Monaghan was behind bars until she was released on her own recognizance on Thursday morning. Police say Monaghan and her daughter – 17-year-old