Brian Cheung's Articles

Central New York, Transportation

TSA Pressured to Open Pre-Check Enrollment Site in Syracuse

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By Brian Cheung SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Since October 2013, fliers enrolled in the Transportation Security Administration’s Pre-check program have had access to an expedited security clearance that doesn’t require passengers to take their shoes, belt, and jacket off. The problem is that travelers cannot register for the service in the city of Syracuse; they’ll have to travel to Oswego or Rochester. […]

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Education, Public Safety

Rape Investigation at UVA Suspended

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By Brian Cheung SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Charlottesville Police have suspended their investigation into an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house. Police say they found no evidence of the attack, which was profiled in a detailed Rolling Stone article last November. “The department’s investigation cannot rule out that something may have happened to ‘Jackie’ somewhere […]

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Central New York, Education

Syracuse University Celebrates National Orange Day, 145th Birthday

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By Brian Cheung SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Syracuse University is celebrating National Orange Day and the school’s 125th birthday by hosting toy drives, food drives, and tutoring sessions at alumni clubs all over the country. On campus, students are participating in the Fast Forward Student Competition to win $1,000 to fund projects aimed at improving campus. National […]

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Transportation

150 Feared Dead in France Plane Crash

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By Brian Cheung SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— UPDATED: 3:38PM A Germanwings passenger plane carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday morning in the French Alps. French President Francois Hollande said no survivors are expected to be found. The flight was en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf in Germany before the plane began a sudden 8-minute descent and crashed near the […]

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Central New York

Coming Up on NCC News at 4:00pm

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Updates on the Neulander Trial as the prosecution continues to present its case TSA pressured by Sen. Chuck Schumer to open a TSA pre-check enrollment center in Syracuse Syracuse gears up to host the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s East Regional Registration opens for volunteers eager to clean up NY State parks on ‘I Love My Park Day’ Plane […]

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Consumer, Government

Safe Act Says “No Guns” to Almost 35,000 New Yorkers

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By Brian Cheung SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– Governor Andrew Cuomo’s controversial Safe Act law was passed last year, crowning New York state’s gun control laws among the strictest in the country. A report earlier this week shows that the legislation’s strict “no gun” policy towards those with mental illnesses is blacklisting about 34,500 people. One of the […]

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