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Syracuse duo led police on chase in Auburn after stealing from Bass Pro Shops

Syracuse duo led police on chase in Auburn after stealing from Bass Pro Shops
Two Syracuse residents were arrested on a number of charges after a theft and pursuit that happened along a busy stretch of highway in Auburn and Aurelius. Police say Lorenzo Grainger, 25, and Dennaisha Moody, 22, stole items from Bass Pro Shops at the Fingerlakes Mall, and fled in a vehicle to Clark Street. The duo headed east, toward the... more

Canisteo woman accused of arson, now faces new charges including making terroristic threat

Canisteo woman accused of arson, now faces new charges including making terroristic threat
A Canisteo resident has been arrested on new felony charges following an arson investigation, as it connected to an insurance scheme. Sheriff Jim Allard says that on November 22nd deputies arrested Rebecca Manry-Miller, 40, of Canisteo. She was taken into custody following a joint-investigation between the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and Canisteo Village Police Department. He says a search warrant... more

Troopers: Wrong way driver on NYS Thruway was intoxicated

Troopers: Wrong way driver on NYS Thruway was intoxicated
State Police say a Canandaigua driver was found to be intoxicated, and arrested on felony charges after driving the wrong way on the New York State Thruway in the Town of Brutus. Troopers say they were conducting a traffic stop when a vehicle passed dangerously close, and then proceeded to turn around further down the highway. They say the vehicle,... more

Police: Owasco highway superintendent used town funds to buy equipment for his business

Police: Owasco highway superintendent used town funds to buy equipment for his business
The man who has served as Owasco Highway Superintendent since 2012 was arrested by state police on Thursday. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation reports that Robert Bruno, of Owasco was charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor. He’s accused of using Town funds to purchase privately owned construction equipment for his personal gain. His next court appearance is scheduled for December... more

Comparing safety procedures of Eastview Mall and Destiny USA

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Less than a week after the gang-related shooting at Destiny USA – officials and residents are looking to an example in Ontario County – to help make shoppers feel safe at the Syracuse mall. That example is Eastview Mall in Victor, Ontario County. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office has a substation there. Putting a substation at Destiny USA could be... more

Outgoing Mayor Polimeni honored at final Canandaigua City Council meeting

Officials, residents show support for outgoing Canandaigua mayor
On a night when Mayor Ellen Polimeni presided over her final regularly scheduled Canandaigua City Council meeting, councilmembers and city staff made sure her contributions to the city will be remembered long after she leaves office. On Thursday night, City Council recognized Polimeni’s 28 years as mayor, along with her years of prior service on City Council and the City... more

Minimum wage to increase again across Upstate NY later this month

Minimum wage in CNY to increase again at end of December
Central New Yorkers making minimum wage will get a raise at the end of the month. The minimum wage for most of the state will increase from $11.10 to $11.70 on December 31, 2019. It’s part of the state’s plan to gradually increase minimum wage to $15 an hour. It’s already $15 for New York City businesses with more than... more

Contractors lobby to NYS that gambling, marijuana revenue should go toward roads

Contractors lobby to NYS that gambling, marijuana revenue should go toward roads
A contractors industry group is calling for New York lawmakers to dedicate revenue from sports betting and legalized cannabis to road and other infrastructure improvements. Sports betting — currently allowed on-site in the state’s commercial casinos — is estimated to generate $75 million, while the legalization of retail cannabis would send $300 million to the state. The Long Island Contractors’... more

Crunch fly past Rocket, 5-2

Crunch fly past Rocket, 5-2
The Syracuse Crunch put up four goals in the first period as they flew past the Laval Rocket tonight at the War Memorial Arena. Cory Conacher paced the team with two goals and an assist, while Peter Abbandonato and Chris Mueller earned two assists each. The win advances the Crunch to 12-9-2-0 on the season and 1-1-0-0 in the six-game season series... more

Cornell uses quick start to down Harvard, 3-1

Cornell uses quick start to down Harvard, 3-1
Playing against the nation’s top-scoring team in first periods, the Cornell men’s hockey team flipped the switch Friday night on Harvard. The Big Red used a dominating opening 20 minutes to jump ahead and eventually ride out a 3-1 victory in a match-up of previously-undefeated ECAC Hockey teams at Bright-Landry Hockey Center. Right from junior forward Kyle Betts’ win of the... more

RIT shoots down Mercyhurst, 7-3

RIT shoots down Mercyhurst, 7-3
RIT sophomore forward Will Calverley (Scarborough, Ontario/Chilliwack Chiefs) totaled two goals and an assist while junior forward Alden Dupuis (Edmonton, Alberta/Bonnyville Pontiacs) and freshman forward Andrew Rinaldi (Pierrefonds, Quebec/Wellington Dukes) each scored two goals as the Tigers defeated visiting Mercyhurst, 7-3, in Atlantic Hockey action, Friday, at the Polisseni Center. Trailing, 2-0, with 11:49 left in the second period, the Tigers (9-6-2, 6-5-2 AHA) scored five-straight... more

Mother of missing Steuben County man looks to take his story nationally

Mother of missing man looks to take his story nationally
Nieko Lisi went missing at the end of September in 2011. Since then his mother, Monica Button of Jasper, has been looking for him. Nieko’s cellphone was last pinged in Franklin, Tennessee. At the time he disappeared in 2011, he was 18 years old. Now, Button is speaking out and spreading his story on a Facebook Watch series called “Vanish:... more

Central New York judges prepare for culture change as bail reform takes effect

Central New York judges prepare for culture change as bail reform takes effect
Chief Administrative Judge of the Fifth Judicial District Jim Murphy is in charge of Central New York courts, and the 300 judges in six counties who preside over them. It’s his job to help them navigate the state’s new bail reform law that takes effect on January 1, 2020. At least 250 inmates in CNY currently held on bail throughout... more

DOJ weighs in on Green Light Law in New York

DOJ weighs in on Green Light Law in New York
The federal Department of Justice, for the first time is weighing in on New York’s new Green Light Law. Under the law, effective December 14th, undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for driver’s licenses at Department of Motor Vehicle and county auto bureau facilities. The DOJ filed a memorandum Thursday as an intervenor in Rensselaer County Clerk Frank Merola’s... more
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