Local news feed from the Syracuse Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, New York. Covering local and breaking news from the Central New York region.
Cities around the world seek creative ways to prevent car or van attacks
August 19, 2017, 7:14 pm | Source
From Barcelona to Times Square, extremists have used vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming frequency in recent years.
Boston 'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest
August 19, 2017, 6:53 pm | Source
Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston.
Central NY postal worker shot with BB gun while delivering mail
August 19, 2017, 4:00 pm | Source
Five children under 16 years old were charged with reckless endangerment.
Man in serious condition after double stabbing in Syracuse
August 19, 2017, 1:06 pm | Source
There is no suspect information available.
Va. Gov. McAuliffe suspends protests at Robert E. Lee statue, citing safety concerns
August 19, 2017, 2:39 am | Source
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Friday temporarily blocked protests at the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in a residential neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, following violent clashes in Charlottesville that led to three fatalities.
Local organizer cancels ACT for America rally planned for Syracuse
August 18, 2017, 11:33 pm | Source
The local organizer for the ACT for America's "America First" rally says the event planned for Syracuse is now cancelled.
After Charlottesville, Central NY religious groups call for love over hate
August 18, 2017, 10:36 pm | Source
The groups said the kind of hatred shown at the deadly rally should not be tolerated.
Former Hotel Syracuse: 75,000 guests, 120 weddings, 1,400 biz meetings in 1st year
August 18, 2017, 8:45 pm | Source
The historic hotel has become one of the top 50 performing Marriotts since its reopening a year ago.
Mahoney, Conway propose law placing jail under sheriff's control
August 18, 2017, 8:36 pm | Source
The law would transfer control of the Corrections Department to the Sheriff's Office
Oswego County beach reopens after closing last month due to high bacteria counts
August 18, 2017, 7:50 pm | Source
The Taft Bay beach at the David C. Webb Memorial Park reopens today for swimming after closing July 27.
Lost in translation? Accused murderer reportedly admitted: 'The woman I killed bit me'
August 18, 2017, 7:32 pm | Source
Award Kabayiza is accused of murdering Jesca Nyirakubanza in a Butternut Street apartment.
Republican Syracuse mayoral candidate condemns ACT for America rally in CNY
August 18, 2017, 7:21 pm | Source
ACT for America wants to hold a rally in Syracuse in support of President Donald Trump's immigration, refugee and border policies.
Police release surveillance photos from robbery at bank on Syracuse's East Side
August 18, 2017, 6:34 pm | Source
Syracuse police responded to the Syracuse Cooperative Credit Union on Westcott Street at about 11:10 a.m. in regards to a bank robbery call.
Syracuse lawyer who made bomb threat to courthouse avoids jail, hit with $20K fine
August 18, 2017, 5:28 pm | Source
The daycare supervisor who took the phone call urged the judge to consider jail time for the anguish the threat caused.
Poll: Do you think Syracuse should have issued a permit for ACT for America rally?
August 18, 2017, 4:53 pm | Source
Syracuse Corporation Counsel Joseph Fahey said the city's denial was based on a lack of police resources due to other events that are scheduled for the same day.
Police investigate robbery at bank on Syracuse's East Side
August 18, 2017, 3:46 pm | Source
The robbery was reported at the Syracuse
Are men responsible for killing drunken attacker on Onondaga Nation? Trial soon
August 18, 2017, 3:39 pm | Source
Carl Kettle was found dead on a gravel lot on the Onondaga Nation. He'd been in a fight the night before two two men, who are accused of killing him.
State police identify truck driver killed in fatal Interstate 81 crash in Tully
August 18, 2017, 3:10 am | Source
The right lane of I-81 south in Tully was closed for more than 12 hours after the crash.
8 charged, scores line up to 'confess' to vandalism of Confederate statue in NC
August 18, 2017, 2:15 am | Source
The Confederate statue was toppled from its pedestal at a protest on Monday.
State Police: Central NY man broke into ATM, stole over $2,000
August 17, 2017, 11:22 pm | Source
The ATM was inside a Cortland County restaurant, according to state police.
Gustav Stickley III visits his famous grandfather's Syracuse home
August 17, 2017, 11:05 pm | Source
Furniture maker's grandson returns to historic American Craftsman-style home as its restoration starts.
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