Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – St. Joseph’s Hospital's emergency department was placed on lockdown for about 30 minutes on Tuesday after a shooting victim arrived. The victim’s injuries are not life threatening, according to police, and the shooting did not happen near the hospital. Police say they are still looking for the scene of the shooting. They have not identified the victim.
Mexico (WSYR-TV) – Investigators have returned to a scene in a wooded area off of Rice Road in Oswego County that could be linked to the search for Heidi Allen. On Monday, Oswego County District Attorney Greg Oakes said that digging will begin Tuesday morning at the site. Oakes confirmed that State Police brought a cadaver dog to the site
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – An Upstate University Hospital doctor pleaded guilty to harassment for touching a patient’s tailbone for no medical reason. Dr. Ziad El-Zammar was also fined $10,000 as a result of the incident. In exchange for pleading guilty, El-Zammar was sentenced to a conditional discharge. Police initially charged El-Zammar with forcible touching in connection with the incident. In addition
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Amazon says it will offer 200 products – ranging from toys to jewelry – through the new 3-D printing store is has launched. A “personalization widget” allows customers to alter their purchases within a certain range – including changing the color or size. Additional details on the new service are available on CNNMoney.com and also on Amazon's
Geddes (WSYR-TV) – R&B singer Sean Kingston has been added to the New York State Fair’s Chevy Court roster. Kingston is scheduled to perform on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. In 2011, Kingston was involved in a serious accident while jet skiing in Miami Beach. His most recent album, “Back 2 Life,” was composed following the accident. Acts previously
Ithaca (WSYR-TV) – A worker was transported from a scene on College Avenue in Ithaca Tuesday morning after an accident involving a saw. Tompkins County emergency dispatchers did not know the extent of the worker’s injury. A helicopter was initially requested to respond to the scene, but was called off due to weather, according to Tompkins County 911. They said
Here are the weather headlines for the middle of the work week: •Drier air building in on northwest winds for Tuesday. •In spite of a return of sunshine, Tuesday will still be about 10 degrees below normal for late July. •Unsettled after for mid-week, we run the risk for a few showers or storms •Still question marks for the weekend.
Ithaca (WSYR-TV) More than a month after a truck crashed into the Ithaca Commons and killed a young mother, the city is taking steps to make the city safer. "It's very natural when something terrible happens for us to say - we need to make sure that never happens again," said Ithaca City Transportation Engineer Tim Logue. At a Common
Utica (WSYR-TV) – A Sherburne man who admitted that he killed his 1-year-old son appeared in Oneida County Court for his sentencing on Monday, but instead tried to withdraw his guilty plea. According to his June plea agreement, Ian Gulbin faces 22 years to life in prison. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Gulbin now claims he was heavily medicated
Syracuse (WSYR-TV)- Monday is World Hepatitis Day ; an effort aimed at raising awareness about a disease health officials consider a silent epidemic. Often there are no symptoms and the Centers for Disease Control estimates that 75 percent of people who are infected Hepatitis C are unaware that they have it. The Onondaga County Health Department says 300 hundred new cases
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The mother and father of a child who died in a Syracuse hospital were both arraigned in Onondaga County Court on Monday. Syracuse Police began investigating the pair after the Nov. 2013 death of 5-month-old Nataliah Trumble. Joseph Molina was arraigned on multiple charges, including first degree manslaughter. He is being held in jail in lieu of
Chittenango (WSYR-TV) - Army veteran Bob Hulchanski achieved his own American dream back in 2006 – that’s the year he opened his own company, Lakeside Innovative Technologies . He started in a small shop before receiving a Patriot Express Loan from the Small Business Administration, allowing him to expand into a bigger warehouse by 2008. At that time he had
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse man who stabbed two women to death and injured a third was sentenced on Monday. Justin Dallas pleaded guilty to first degree murder, two counts of second degree murder, and second degree assault in June. He will spend 46 years to life in prison in exchange for the plea. He was arrested in October 2013