Ithaca (WSYR-TV) Ithaca police are looking for a man, accused of punching someone and trying to steal his wallet. Patrols were called to the 200 block of Willow Avenue just before 11 p.m. on Saturday. A man told officers that someone he didn't know approached him and demanded his wallet and backpack. The robber closed his fist and hit the victim several times
Here are the weather headlines for the rest of the weekend: •A beautiful day Easter Sunday, highs in the low 60s and dry. •A few extra clouds will cover the sky Sunday afternoon. •Even warmer Monday with temperatures in the 70s. •A cold front will pass Tuesday, chance of showers and turning cooler by Wednesday. An area of high pressure
Constantia, NY (WSYR-TV) - A West Monroe man is dead after a crash in the Oswego County town of Constantia on Saturday. The Sheriff's Office said John Scrimale was driving his car west on Dutcherville Road east of Lewis Road when he left the road and hit a culvert and a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Sheriff's Office
York, Pa. (WSYR-TV/WHP-CBS) -An 18-year-old Central York (Pa.) High School student has been punished with three days of in-school suspension after asking Miss America, and Fayetteville's own, Nina Davuluri to prom. Patrick Farves said the idea started as a joke. He then got so much attention at school for the idea, he decided he had to go through with it.
(WSYR-TV) - On Saturday evening, a wide-ranging outage concerning Time Warner Cable telvision service affected much of Central New York. The outage started around 6:00 p.m. and was resolved before about 7:30 p.m. A spokesperson told NewsChannel 9, "Earlier this evening we had a technical issue that impacted TV service for our customers in the Syracuse area. Engineers worked to
Clay (WSYR-TV) -- Everyday, firefighters across Central New York risk their lives to keep our community safe. Not only do they fight fires, they also deal with major crashes, making sure the drivers and passengers are safely removed from badly damaged vehicles. Something they don't see often are school bus accidents and that's why the Moyers Corners Fire Department is
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - A Syracuse firefighter, who was searching a vacant building during a fire, was taken to the hospital with facial burns on Saturday morning. Firefighters were called to the 100 block of Clyde Avenue around 8:18 a.m., when they found flames and smoke on all three floors of a building. Crews had to be careful of holes throughout the building,
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - The Syracuse University football team returned to the field on Saturday for its annual Spring Game. The intrasquad scrimmage featured the offense and defense facing off against each other. The offense scored points in the traditional manner. The defense scored points for takeaways and stopping the offense on downs. The offense passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns en route
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Syracuse Police say they are investigating a rash of heroin overdoses that have occurred over the course of the last 24 hours. They say one overdose led to a woman’s death. In addition, police say they are increasing their drug enforcement efforts in the city. Anyone who can help police with their investigation should call (315) 442-5222.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) Hundreds of volunteers from the Northside Baptist Church in Liverpool spent all day Saturday setting up the Oncenter for Easter Sunday services. Thousands of chairs are lined up in front of a stage with lights for what they're calling a worship experience, with a choir and a band. Church members moved into the Oncenter this weekend, hoping for
Rome (WSYR-TV) -- The West Rome Drive-In movie theater in Oneida County recently announced that it's closing it's gates for good. The Davidson Car Dealership in Rome took over the property in 2011. Managers there worked with Zurich Cinema Corporation to keep to keep the drive-in open, but with low attendance and costly upgrades, they say they had to shut
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Lunch at the American Legion in Syracuse was "sold out" on Saturday, thanks to a special guest. The Easter bunny made a stop for pictures, games, and food. The Syracuse Department of Parks and Recreation treated hundreds of kids to hot dogs, chips, and goodie bags full of surprises. Three hundred tickets were given away and local
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Onondaga County Sheriff’s Investigators say they found an assault weapon under a pile of debris behind an abandoned house on Syracuse’s West Side. They have not determined who owns the weapon. The Sheriff's Office says the weapon is being tested for prints. They say they found the gun behind the building on Putnam Street. Sheriff’s Investigators described