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Central New York, Community, Consumer, Crime, Government

Web Extra: NY enacts new Raise the Age Law

By , BDJ 464.03

By Claudia Bellofatto SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– New York was previously one of only two states that automatically prosecuted 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. As a result, thousands of youths were unfairly punished and prevented from services that were needed to rehabilitate themselves. In many cases, this justice system led to even more youth crimes. Now, […]

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Central New York, Crime, Syracuse

No Alert Sent Out in Midland Shooting, DPS Assistant Chief Cites No Threat to SU

By , BDJ 464.02

By Jack Watson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (N.C.C. NEWS) On Midland Avenue the evening of Thursday, September 20, minutes from Syracuse University’s South Campus complex, at least 12 shots were reportedly fired, and five people were injured, including an eight-year-old child. The suspects still have not been apprehended by police. The city of Syracuse is still reacting […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Public Safety, Syracuse

Campus Law Enforcement Prepares for the Upcoming School Year

By , BDJ 663.02

Click the Play button to hear more about The Department’s plans during the summer. Audio Transcript: Safety in the Summertime By Dallas Jackson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Just over 20 million students attended colleges and universities across the country last fall, according to the U.S. Department of Education. For a college town like Syracuse, there is […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Health, Non-profit

Local Non-Profit Helping to Build a Better Life for Transitioning Residents

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Click below to hear about Center for Community Alternatives! Audio Transcript: Center for Community Alternatives Wrap By Alazia Williams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)— Since 1981, the Center for Community Alternatives has served the community as an outlet for youth and adults in their to transition back into everyday life after prison. They also help prevent young people from […]

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Central New York, Crime, Health

Elderly Abuse Often Goes Unnoticed and Unreported

By , BDJ 665.2

By Dominique Patrick SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Most elderly abuse cases go unreported because family members and close friends are usually the ones targeting them. “It’s hard to report family members. That’s just usually the case,” said Jenny Ackley, Vera House Project Coordinator. Today, Vera House had their 21st annual Elder Abuse Conference, and the […]

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Cicero-North Syracuse High School DWI Crash Demo
Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

By , BDJ 665.2

DWI demo crash script By Jonathan Singh Cicero N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – The North Syracuse School District in conjunction with the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of Cicero Police Department hosted a mock DWI crash Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on Route 31. More than 600 students stepped out of their classroom […]

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Crime, Feature, History, International, Syracuse

Syracuse University Students Address Japanese Military Sexual Slavery During World War II

By , BDJ 364.01

Click play to learn more about what the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery was. Audio Transcript: Lee_longformat_Homecoming By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A dozen South Korean students at Syracuse University conducted a fundraiser on April 12 to raise awareness on the forced sexual slavery during World War II by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Religion, Syracuse

Anti-Semitic Incidents in U.S. Rise Almost 60 Percent This Past Year

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Click the Play button above to find out CNY resident’s reactions to the historic rise in anti-Semitic incidents this past year. Audio transcript: Feature Story Anti-Semitism_Price By Jack Price SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Reports this morning said there have been an almost 60 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. this past year, the […]

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