Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The US economy beat analysts’ expectations when it added 175,000 jobs in February, according to the most recent Department of Labor report. Analysts attributed a slight increase in unemployment – from 6.6 percent in January to 6.7 percent in February – to more Americans joining the workforce. According to CNN Money , the jobs market made strong
Sullivan (WSYR-TV) – Multiple departments are responding to a fire at a house in the Madison County town of Sullivan on Friday morning. Around 9:10 a.m., approximately 10 departments had been called to the scene, according to Madison County emergency dispatchers. They say no injuries have been reported at the incident on Olmstead Road. A NewsChannel 9 photographer is en
Tully (WSYR-TV) – A Tully man is in critical condition after his ATV crashed late Thursday night in the town of Marcellus. State Police say Kevin Richards was thrown from his ATV when he failed to negotiate a curve on Amber Road and struck a snow bank. The ATV continued northbound, struck a utility pole, and landed on Richards, according
Here are the weather headlines for the end of the week: . •Waking up to another chilly morning (but not as cold as yesterday morning) Friday morning. •South winds will do wonders for us Friday. •Friday’s high temperatures will be near 40°! •Cooler weather will build back south over us later Saturday and Sunday; but not nearly as cold as
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The Downtown Committee of Syracuse has proposed putting 10 surveillance cameras in Downtown Syracuse. Although the exact locations haven't been determined - the proposed cameras would go along Salina, Jefferson, Warren, Clinton and Walton streets. The move would be funded by grants and money from the Downtown Committee and the cameras would be managed by Syracuse Police.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV/CNN) - New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) lost her battle to pass legislation that would overhaul the way the military prosecutes sexual assault crimes after the U.S. Senate blocked it on Thursday. By a vote of 55 to 45, the bill failed to get the 60 votes needed for passage. The bill would have taken the power of
DeWitt (WSYR-TV) - A plant in the town of DeWitt announced it will be relocating 72 jobs to its operations in Monterrey, Mexico on Thursday. The Advanced Motors and Drives plant owned by the Nidec-Kinetek Corporation confirmed it will reduce the workforce at its location on East Molloy Road near Hancock International Airport. The 72 non-union, hourly positions will be
Junius (WSYR-TV) - A woman is facing charges after the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office says she used Craigslist to sell drugs. 27-year-old Rachel Cook of Red Creek was arrested after deputies say she sold marijuana to an undercover officer in the town of Junius on Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Office says it received a tip that Cook was advertising marijuana on
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - In February the Your Stories team introduced an Ithaca family who was out thousands of dollars after a handicap-accessible van they ordered never arrived. The vehicle was supposed to be for their brother Michael and was paid for back in 2009, but the company Craftsman Mobility Systems filed for bankruptcy and Michael later passed away. The Yours
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police are On The Lookout for a thief, or possibly thieves, who are prowling restaurant parking lots and targeting cars for valuables. The trend has been growing all over the city and dozens of people have felt the pain of stolen cell phones, laptops, wallets purses and broken glass. “It is such a gigantic hassle for
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Emergency crews responded to a fire at an apartment building on James Street in Syracuse on Thursday afternoon. One firefighter suffered a hand injury during the incident, according to the Syracuse Fire Department. Fire officials say the fire appears to have begun in the back of the building. Most of the damage was confined to one unit.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police are turning to the public in an effort to solve the murder of a 65-year-old woman on the city’s West Side. Nancy Harris’ body was discovered early Monday afternoon in an apartment on Grand Avenue. Police say they don’t have a lot of information on the victim, so they’re asking her neighbors – and anyone