Philadelphia (WSYR-TV) - Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he bought Quaaludes with the intention of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with, according to the Associated Press. According to the documents obtained by the Associated Press , he gave drugs to at least one woman. The legendary comedian and former star of “The Cosby Show” has
Cortlandville (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse man is facing felony charges after State Police determined that he was driving drunk with eight children in his vehicle. Troopers pulled 39-year-old Edward Jones over on I-81 in Cortlandville on Sunday. They say his BAC was .11 percent when they stopped him. In addition to DWI, he was charged with eight counts of endangering
Auburn (WSYR-TV) – A serial flasher who exposed himself to multiple children in the Auburn area will only spend half of his sentence behind bars. The appellate court upheld Paul Goodrell’s conviction in a 2012 jury trial, but determined that his sentence was “unduly harsh.” The court reduced his original sentence of 12 years to six years. Goodrell will still
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A string of shootings over the weekend has left ten people injured and one dead. Raquell Jones was killed early Monday on Rich Street and Bellevue Avenue. On Monday, friends of Jones set up a memorial and plan on holding a vigil for him. “I’m lost,” said Jermesha Hightower, a close friend of Jones. “I’m tired of
Cortland (WSYR-TV) – A sulfuric acid spill at Apex Tool in Cortland is under control, according to fire officials. Fire crews responded to the scene on Crandall Street around 1:30 p.m. on Monday. They used a dyke to contain the spill and then placed a tarp over it before contacting the Department of Environmental Conservation. The DEC is now cleaning
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - On Monday, Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler held a news conference to address the string of shootings in the city over the holiday weekend. “This weekend clearly shows a dramatic increase in violence in our city,” said the chief. In total, 11 people were shot – one of the victims was killed, 19-year-old Rayquell Jones, and another
(Consumer Reports) – Professional pedicures are a luxury for beautifying your tootsies. But can you get your soles smooth at home? Consumer Reports enlisted 20 panelists to put home pedi products to the test—using the $12 Original PedEgg on one foot and one of two battery-operated callus removers on the other: the $21 PedEgg Power or the $38 Amopé Pedi
Here are the weather headlines: •Hot and humid through Tuesday •Temperatures much cooler for Wednesday and Thursday •Dry and pleasant heading into this weekend. An area of clouds and spotty showers associated with a weak impulse in the jet stream winds will slide from Pennsylvania northward over CNY Monday night. We expect quite a few of the showers to our
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police have confirmed that a 19-year-old man was fatally shot Monday morning on the 300 block of Rich Street. Around 12:14 a.m., officers on patrol in the area heard several gunshots. When they arrived at the scene, they discovered Rayquell Jones of 504 E. Colvin Street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead
Solvay (WSYR-TV) – Students at Solvay High School are holding a vigil this evening for teens Dekreon Reid-Cruz and Shannon Ingraham. After disappearing last fall, Reid-Cruz’s remains were found in June near the border separating the village of Solvay from the city of Syracuse. Police do not believe foul play was involved in Reid-Cruz’s death. "His favorite color was red.
Bethesda, Md. (WSYR-TV) – The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center was placed on lockdown after a suspected active shooter was reported. Police have indicated that there is no evidence to support the report, nor have any injuries been reported at the campus near Bethesda, Md., according to ABC News. Officers completed a search of the facilities on Monday afternoon.
Dryden (WSYR-TV) – The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office has identified a 20-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed on Sunday night on North Street in the town of Dryden. Kaila Mae Baraby of Dryden was taken to Upstate University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Sheriff’s Deputies are still investigating the crash, which was reported around 10:58
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A wide variety of Stella & Chewy’s dog food products have been recalled after Listeria was detected. The company says no human or pet illnesses have been reported. Nevertheless, the company is recalling a number of products that may have been exposed to the affected lot. The recall includes: Freeze-Dried Chewy’s Chicken Dinner for Dogs /15oz/UPC: 186011000045/Lot:
Geddes (WSYR-TV) – Upstate New York’s own Sawyer Fredericks is slated to perform at the New York State Fair this summer. “The Voice” winner will take to the Chevy Court stage at on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2 p.m. Fredericks was homeschooled in the Montgomery County community of Fultonville. All Chevy Court performances are free with the price of admission.
Galen (WSYR-TV) – A 5-year-old child is dead after being struck by a tractor on a dairy farm in the Wayne County town of Galen. State Police say the child was riding a scooter when the accident occurred around 6:45 p.m. They say the tractor was backing up with a large feeder trailer in tow. The child – who has