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Gun Found in Fowler Student’s Bookbag; Police Say it Was Hidden There By Boyfriend

By Staff   Syracuse City School District officials said a gun found in an 18-year-old Fowler High School student’s backpack was...

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Miner Joins “Infrastructure Week” Kickoff Event in Washington, D.C.

By Staff   Mayor Stephanie Miner joined leaders from across the nation for the “Infrastructure Week” kickoff event in...

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Syracuse Citizen Review Board Names New Administrator Amid Police Misconduct Disputes

The Syracuse Citizen Review Board has selected a new administrator for the city’s police “watchdog” organization. David Chaplin II is...

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Update: Syracuse Fire Chief Deems Martin St. House Fire An Accident

(Update, May 12):  Syracuse Fire Chief Paul Linnertz announced Thursday that the Martin St. house fire, which killed four children and...

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Hired in June, Left in May: Syracuse AD leaving for Minnesota

“Are you serious? No comment,” Dino Barber, the new Syracuse football coach told ESPN, after finding out for the first time...

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Miner, DiNapoli: Syracuse Passes Fiscal Stress Test for Third Year in a Row

By Staff   Syracuse has passed the New York State comptroller’s fiscal stress test for the third year in a row, State...

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YWCA Holds 2016 Day of Commitment to Eliminate Racism and Promote Diversity

By Berenice Bonilla   On Thursday, April 21, the YWCA of Syracuse and Onondaga County hosted its 18th Annual Day of Commitment to...

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Syracuse Police Officers Repeatedly Beat Suspects After Surrender, Report Finds

A total of 44 complaints have been filed against Syracuse police officers for the use of excessive force against unarmed criminal suspects....

District Attorney’s Office Ordered to Reinstate Wrongfully Terminated Assistance Coordinator

The Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office has recently been ordered to rehire Gigi Potocki, the DA’s victim assistance...

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Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office to Promote Kathleen Ford as First Female Captain

By Staff   The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office will promote Lt. Kathleen Ford as its first female Custody Captain Friday,...