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Village of Phoenix police search for missing man
July 20, 2018, 5:28 pm | Source
Virgil Roberts, of Barnes Street in Phoenix, was last seen driving a 2008 red Honda Civic, according to police.

Schumer to Trump drug czar: Add Oswego County to drug trafficking list
July 20, 2018, 5:26 pm | Source
Oswego County seeks federal designation as a high-intensity drug trafficking area.

Gas pipe breaks, shuts down stretch of Erie Boulevard East in DeWitt
July 20, 2018, 4:52 pm | Source
The pipeline rupture was happened around 10:15 a.m.

Syracuse begins testing Skaneateles Lake drinking water for toxic algae
July 20, 2018, 4:42 pm | Source
City officials hope they won't have a repeat of last year's outbreak.

Syracuse Nationals 2018: Don't miss the Wall of Death stunt show (video)
July 20, 2018, 3:41 pm | Source
The show features antique Indian and Harley-Davidson motorcycles and 4-wheeled racing machines, riding around a silo-shaped vertical wooden cylinder.

Despite extraordinary push, judge refuses to seal record in Corcoran teacher stabbing
July 20, 2018, 3:36 pm | Source
Zhuantina Hayes was sentenced to 3 years in prison today.

MacKenzie-Childs founders selling NYC historic ferry turned into floating home
July 20, 2018, 3:24 pm | Source
The floating home was once used as a hotel.

Victims' families fill courtroom as OCC fatal driver appears in court
July 20, 2018, 2:54 pm | Source
Anthony Saccone is due back in court on Wednesday.

Syracuse University extends contract of Chancellor Kent Syverud
July 20, 2018, 2:22 pm | Source
New contract will keep chancellor at SU until 2024.

A stroke paralyzed his hand; 2 months later Todd Hobin rewired his brain to play again
July 20, 2018, 2:04 pm | Source
Hobin returned to the stage in CNY after a pair of strokes and major surgery

Upstate Medical hides ex-chief of staff's travel records, citing law enforcement probe
July 20, 2018, 1:46 pm | Source
Upstate says releasing records could interfere with investigation.

Tax breaks sought for $32M redevelopment of ex-Post-Standard building
July 20, 2018, 1:17 pm | Source
Developers say the tax exemptions will make the project financially feasible.

Hops and horses: Lorenzo Driving Competition kicks off at Empire Farm Brewery
July 20, 2018, 9:55 am | Source
Forty teams of horses and drivers will make their way from Lorenzo State Historic Site in Cazenovia to the lawn of Empire Farm Brewery on Friday morning.

Missouri sheriff reports 11 confirmed dead after duck boat capsizes
July 20, 2018, 3:05 am | Source
A sheriff in Missouri says a tourist boat has apparently capsized on a lake, leaving eight people dead and several others hospitalized.

Tornadoes slam central Iowa, causing injuries and major damage
July 20, 2018, 2:35 am | Source
A flurry of tornadoes swept through central Iowa Thursday afternoon, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital.

Suspect convicted in killing of aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo
July 20, 2018, 1:28 am | Source
A suspect arrested in the slaying of an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been convicted of manslaughter, but was acquitted of murder charges.

Source: New York launches tax probe of Trump Foundation
July 19, 2018, 11:59 pm | Source
New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law.

GOP candidate Molinaro raises cash in Syracuse, talks fracking, Cuomo, corruption
July 19, 2018, 11:32 pm | Source
The Dutchess County executive makes a stop in Central New York.

Ivanka Trump tells execs at White House: Syracuse tech students an inspiration
July 19, 2018, 9:52 pm | Source
Graduates of Syracuse's Institute of Technology at Central High School join President Trump as he signs executive order to boost job training.

51 rid themselves of non-criminal city warrants; 2 more chances coming up
July 19, 2018, 7:42 pm | Source
The program is aimed at clearing city warrants for minor infractions.

Onondaga County indictments: 56 people indicted in past month
July 19, 2018, 7:09 pm | Source
Indictments released from June 15 to July 16, 2018.

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