Here are the weather headlines: •Scattered showers and a few storms in the Southern Tier have a chance of surviving a trip north Tuesday evening into CNY. •It will turn cooler mid-week, but the average high temperature right now is 66. We’ll be cooling through the 70s! •We’ll warm up again later in the work week, before much cooler, more
Lansing (WSYR-TV) – State Police are investigating a farming accident that took the life of a Lansing man on Monday. The incident occurred on Bensvue Farm on Lansingville Road in the town of Lansing. Police believe 44-year-old Craig Schenk was performing maintenance on farm equipment when he became pinned underneath it. According to police, he was alone at the time.
McGraw (WSYR-TV) – State Police have identified an 80-year-old man who died after being struck by a flatbed truck in the Cortland County village of McGraw. State Police say the flatbed truck was traveling west on Route 41 in the village when it abruptly jumped a curb and hit 80-year-old Oniel Lang of McGraw and 24-year-old David Tobias of Cincinnatus.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police confirmed on Tuesday that a second man has died after a crash on West Seneca Turnpike. 21-year-old Daouda Ndiaye of the Bronx died at the scene on Friday morning. 19-year-old Aaron Dykes of the Bronx was taken to the hospital in critical condition before he died on Monday. A third occupant – 22-year-old Jerell Malcolm
Cortland (WSYR-TV) – The Human Society is offering a $1,000 reward as part of an effort to catch a suspect – or suspects – responsible for shooting two cats in Cortland County. The Cortland County SPCA says both cats were shot in September – one in the city of Cortland and the other in the town of Cincinnatus. An investigator
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Two victims who were taken to Upstate University Hospital after a deadly Tompkins County crash involving an ATV and a motorcycle have passed away. Hospital officials confirmed on Tuesday that Billy Radcliffe, 21 and Zachary Radcliffe, 19, had died. Lynn Eastman, 19, was pronounced dead at the Cayuga Medical Center following the crash at 11:17 p.m. on
Auburn (WSYR-TV) – An Auburn man was arrested with approximately 600 bags of heroin, according to the Finger Lakes Drug Task Force. The task force took 35-year-old Robert Benjamin III into custody on an indictment warrant from the Cayuga County Court. Police estimate the value of the drugs at $12,000. He was arraigned in Cayuga County Court and taken to
Tully (WSYR-TV) - The Town of Pompey animal control officer has resigned her position after being charged with animal cruelty Monday evening, according to the Town Supervisor. More than 200 dogs and 50 cats were found hoarded at her home in Tully, the CNYSPCA says. The agency took a call Monday afternoon and responded to the home on Tully Farms
Surveillance images of three people Manlius Police are looking for Manlius (WSYR-TV) – Manlius Police have arrested three suspects who they believe used a forged credit card at a Kohl’s location in Fayetteville. Police say tipsters recognized the suspects when they were featured in NewsChannel 9’s On The Lookout segment. They charged: Veronis Burke of Syracuse with second-degree forgery, fourth-degree
Utica (WSYR-TV) – A Holland Patent school principal with a history of drinking and driving was arrested with a blood alcohol content of .18 – more than double the legal limit – over the weekend, police say. Utica Police charged 36-year-old Charles Pratt of Sauquoit with aggravated DWI, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, and driving without headlights
Granby (WSYR-TV) – Two people were killed after a FedEx truck and a car crashed in the Oswego County town of Granby on Monday afternoon. State Police say the driver of the FedEx truck, Kevin Frank, 41, of Liverpool died at the scene. Troopers say the driver of the car, Victoria Tully, 38, also died at the scene. Her daughter Elizabeth
Ithaca (WSYR-TV) – Cornell University announced on Tuesday that it had appointed its first female president in school history. Elizabeth Garrett is coming to Cornell from the University of Southern California, where she served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Garrett will take the office on July 1, 2015. Before arriving at USC, Garrett was a professor
Syracuse, NY (WSYR-TV) - The state is in the process of sending out tax rebate checks and we've heard from some of you that scammers are trying to take advantage of this. A viewer from Liverpool told us the caller claims they can help you determine if you qualify for the rebate. In order to do that, they'll ask you