Oswego (WSYR-TV) – Years after an Oswego County man was sent to prison for the abduction and presumable killing of Heidi Allen, his defense team is taking legal action to try to free him. Attorney Lisa Peebles says she has new evidence in the case that implicates three other men in Allen’s disappearance. Peebles told NewsChannel 9 that she will
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - For decades, children from Northern Ireland have visited Central New York, welcomed by a new family for a brief escape from violence back home. It was the mission of Project Children for 34 years. Now that peace has returned to the country, the program is no longer needed. On Thursday, the last group of children headed back
Manlius (WSYR-TV) – A Trooper was injured on Thursday morning when a suspected car thief who was being pursued by local authorities rear-ended him, according to State Police. They say the suspect, Solomon Ochieng of Syracuse, was speeding when he rear-ended an unmarked police car on State Route 92. Sgt. Scott Kedenburg was injured during the collision, as was Ochieng.
Cortland (WSYR-TV) -- The New York Jets have kicked off their fifth training camp at SUNY Cortland. Fans were lining the field Thursday to catch some of the action, as the NFL players had their first practice of the season. Gang Green members came from as far as Florida to be at training camp. The practices are free and many
The medical marijuana bill was passed one month ago, but the debate continues. Advocates from across New York State are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to allow emergency access' to medical marijuana for critically-ill patients, after a young girl from Buffalo died. 9-year-old Anna Conte suffered from a rare seizure disorder. Now, some are questioning whether safe access to marijuana
DeWitt (WSYR-TV) – DeWitt Police have released information on the most recent incident in a rash of break-ins in Syracuse’s eastern suburbs. Police have been looking into multiple break-ins in DeWitt, Manlius, and Syracuse’s east side. Today’s burglary occurred on Roycroft Road near Radcliffe. Police say two black men in their 20s were reportedly seen running from the scene, toward
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Pine Street is shut down near East Genesee Street after an SUV crashed and damaged a natural gas valve. The incident was reported around 3:10 p.m. on Thursday. Pine Street is closed between East Fayette and East Genesee streets. East Genesee Street is closed between Comstock Avenue and South Beech Street. Police say the 43-year-old driver was
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse man who investigators believe caused the fire that killed a woman on the city’s North Side has been indicted for murder. Beverly Palmeteer was in the hospital when police charged 56-year-old Patrick Kelley with first-degree arson for the fire on Butternut Street. She died shortly after his arrest. In addition to second-degree murder, he has
Onondaga (WSYR-TV) – A woman and a 16-month-old child survived a rollover crash on East Seneca Turnpike in the town of Onondaga without injury on Thursday, while the driver of a second vehicle is being treated at a local hospital. According to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office, a 22-year-old Jamesville woman had been waved onto East Seneca Turnpike with a
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner will meet with North Side residents tonight to discuss the possibility of migrant Central American children coming to Court Street in the city. Last week, the mayor sent a letter to President Barack Obama indicating that Syracuse would welcome the children. Miner – along with members of the Syracuse Common Council – will
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police say a man in his 70s was taken to the hospital after a vehicle crashed into a glass front at The Galleries in Downtown Syracuse. Police have not indentified the man, nor have they released the extent of his injuries. NewsChannel 9 and LocalSYR.com will have more information as it becomes available.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Baby monitor manufacturer Mayborn is recalling nearly 25,000 units because of a strangulation risk. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, children can pull a cord on the sensor pad and accidentally wrap it around their necks. The recall includes two different models that were sold at Toys R Us, Babies R Us, and at Amazon.com. To
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Officials say an Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people has likely crashed in Mali. The plane dropped off of radar on Thursday morning. Flight 5017 lost radar contact about 50 minutes after it took off from Burkina Faso, CNN reports . Additional details and updates are available on CNN.com .