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Exclusive: Syracuse teacher stabbed by student vows he'll return to classroom
June 26, 2017, 11:53 am | Source
Ryan Elsenbeck suddenly found himself the victim in a crime on which everyone in Central New York seemed to want to remark. His misfortune was used to demonize the kids he loved to teach.

'Have your boxes packed:' Syracuse landlords evict more than 10,000 people every year
June 26, 2017, 11:13 am | Source
The decisions are made, and deals are struck, in a little-known Syracuse court.

Unsettled, cool weather continues for Central New York
June 26, 2017, 11:08 am | Source
Temperatures will remain below normal much of the week with only Wednesday expected to be dry.

Syracuse's mayoral candidates grade Mayor Miner's administration A thru F
June 26, 2017, 11:00 am | Source
We asked each candidate to evaluate Miner's eight years in office

Man who caught girl falling from Six Flags ride: 'It's OK to let go' (video)
June 26, 2017, 10:36 am | Source
The accident happened on the Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape in Upstate NY.

Upstate NY police hunt for suspect after Rochester cop shot in head
June 26, 2017, 3:27 am | Source
Authorities were searching Sunday for a suspect involved in the shooting of a Rochester police officer.

Coast Guard, crews searching for 2 teens in Lake Ontario near Henderson Harbor
June 26, 2017, 1:01 am | Source
Coast Guard and other emergency crews are searching this evening for two missing teenagers in Lake Ontario in Jefferson County.

Syracuse's Fowler High School: Last class graduates 'first class' (video)
June 26, 2017, 12:18 am | Source
The students came dressed in full regalia with decorated mortar boards. They danced and shimmied their way across the graduation stage, and paid tribute to the school's history.

2 Syracuse homes damaged after flames from vehicle fire spread
June 25, 2017, 8:57 pm | Source
The American Red Cross is helping a family of five displaced by the fire.

Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
June 25, 2017, 7:24 pm | Source
It was the latest signs of high-stakes maneuvering over a key campaign promise, and the president signaled a willingness to deal.

State Police: Armed man threatens Central NY troopers responding to domestic call
June 25, 2017, 7:17 pm | Source
It took troopers about 20 minutes to convince a man to lower his weapon.

Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153
June 25, 2017, 2:44 pm | Source
The death toll could rise further as dozens are still in critical condition.

Have you seen this excavator missing in Cayuga County?
June 25, 2017, 2:09 pm | Source
Deputies say the equipment was stolen from a local business in Sennett.

Syracuse man stabbed another person multiple times during argument, police say
June 25, 2017, 12:24 pm | Source
Tar Pay was charged with second-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Family of slain Syracuse man grieving, in disbelief as funeral approaches
June 25, 2017, 4:26 am | Source
Police said 21-year-old Khalil Howard was killed the evening of June 18 in a shooting on Richmond Avenue in Syracuse. No one has been arrested for the killing.

Race a factor in off-duty black St. Louis cop being shot by white cop, lawyer says
June 25, 2017, 4:15 am | Source
An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contended Saturday.

Zac Brown Band fans fill Lakeview Amphitheater with cowboy hats, American pride (photos, video)
June 25, 2017, 3:32 am | Source
Zac Brown Band fans filled the parking lots of the Lakeview Amphitheater to party before the sold-out show.

Police: 11 cats living in 'deplorable conditions' in Clay house, 2 found dead
June 24, 2017, 11:35 pm | Source
About 9:45 a.m. Saturday deputies responded to a house at 7711 Fitzpatrick Drive in the town of Clay to help volunteers from the CNY Cat Coalition.

Cops: Florida man did not stop after RV hit bridge on Onondaga Lake Parkway
June 24, 2017, 10:07 pm | Source
The crash occurred just before 1 p.m. Saturday in the town of Salina at the CSX railroad bridge that passes over Onondaga Lake Parkway.

Syracuse graduate says without 1-on-1 help he wouldn't be crossing stage
June 24, 2017, 6:50 pm | Source
Three times, Ziair Dunlap thought there was no way he'd be able to graduate from Corcoran High School.

Military chiefs seek delay in allowing transgender enlistees
June 24, 2017, 5:48 pm | Source
The new request for a delay will go to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a final decision

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