Geddes (WSYR-TV) – Rick Springfield is returning to the New York State Fair. Six weeks ago, Springfield suggested that he was open to returning to perform in Central New York the same day that a jury determined that he was not liable in an injury case stemming from a 2004 performance at the State Fair. Today, the State Fair made
(Consumer Reports) - If you don’t mind giant sizes and you have room to store boatloads of things such as paper towels, warehouse clubs are a popular shopping option. But how do you decide which to join? Consumer Reports compared the two biggest—Costco and Sam’s Club. First up, membership cost. Both offer different levels. Costco starts at $55 and Sam’s
Here are the weather headlines: •Clouds remaining stubborn through tonight; perhaps a flurry. •High pressure builds in for the beginning of the weekend, keeping our weather quiet. •Sunshine Saturday; snow moves in Sunday afternoon. The weather will remain quiet into the weekend. We will have some stubborn clouds Thursday night, but with a light north wind, enough cold air should
Update: Feb. 26, 2015 Morrisville (WSYR-TV) – Morrisville College campus police confirmed on Thursday that the man they believe stole cell phones from locker rooms during a high school hockey game is the same man sought by Camillus Police. Police at both Morrisville College and the town of Camillus say they are working with other New York State agencies to
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – With Syracuse on the verge of its coldest month in more than 100 years, the Onondaga County Water Authority is urging people to take precautions against frozen pipes. They say people who live in areas that have been without water during unusual weather events in the past should: Keep one faucet running with a stream that is
Sun City, Ariz. (WSYR-TV/CNN) – Two llamas became the focus of national attention on Thursday as they ran in and out of traffic in an Arizona city evading their would-be captors. According to CNN, the llamas escaped a demonstration in the Sun City area. Click on the video above to see the llamas on the lam.
Ithaca (WSYR-TV) – The Tompkins County SPCA is trying to give dogs rescued from a “high kill” shelter in Alabama new homes in Upstate New York. The SPCA staff is giving each dog medical and behavioral exams and each dog will be spayed or neutered before going up for adoption. They hope to have the dogs ready for adoption by
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - You'll get more for your money if you're buying a house in Central New York, realtors say. The National Association of Home Builders names Syracuse the most affordable major housing market. It got the title because nearly 93 percent of all new and existing homes sold in the last quarter of 2014 were affordable to families earning
Skaneateles (WSYR-TV) – A Skaneateles Police officer and a resident were both taken to the hospital after a fire at a cottage early Thursday morning. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, officer Dan Emmi did not know the cottage’s sole occupant, 40-year-old Mary Oliver, had escaped from the burning home before he
Fort Drum (WSYR-TV) – Part of the 10th Mountain Division’s Second Brigade Combat Team will soon leave for Afghanistan. Approximately 1,660 soldiers will deploy to southern Afghanistan in the spring and summer. According to Fort Drum, the soldiers will serve as advisors to Afghan forces and protect U.S. forces on bases. The brigade’s last deployment ended in October 2013.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Celebrated Syracuse University senior Rakeem Christmas may not have a chance to play in the postseason, but he may have some individual honors to look forward to. On Thursday, the U.S. Basketball Writers Association released its list of Oscar Robertson Trophy finalists – and Christmas is among the final 14. Christmas is among the Atlantic Coast Conference’s
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his list of New York’s “Failing Schools” and 17 of them are in the Syracuse City School District. According to the Governor’s criteria, a school is named to the list if: It finished in the bottom 5 percent in math and English scores It is not showing improving test scores Or it
Cicero (WSYR-TV) – Multiple fire crews responded to a fire in the town of Cicero on Thursday afternoon. Investigators believe the fire at the home on Pegler Boulevard began in the attic. No one was injured during the incident. They are still trying to determine what caused the fire.
Oswego (WSYR-TV) – Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen has declared a state of emergency as the Port City grapples with frozen pipes. More than 25 cases of frozen pipes could leave many Oswego residents without water for days, according to the mayor’s office. A shelter is open at Laker Hall on the SUNY Oswego campus for residents who are without water.
Louisville (WSYR-TV) – Former Louisville guard Chris Jones has been charged with two sexual assaults several days after being kicked off the Cardinals basketball team. Chris Jones, who was benched last week against Syracuse University as a result of an unrelated case, has been arrested for first-degree rape and sodomy after incidents involving two separate victims, according to the Louisville