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Central New York, Crime, Health

Elderly Abuse Often Goes Unnoticed and Unreported

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

CNS High School Simulates DWI Crash Scene

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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

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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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Central New York, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, Syracuse

Syracuse Police face $12 million lawsuit from student

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Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)— The Syracuse Police Department, City of Syracuse and others are facing a $12 million lawsuit following a student-officer altercation last year.  A petition is demanding Officer Vallon Smith’s removal from district schools after a 14-year-old special needs student– referred to in the petition as “JB”–having “suffered a split lip and fractured […]

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UPDATE: Body found near Destiny USA

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By Amanda Caffey SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A body was found on the Creek Side Trail near Destiny USA on Monday, March 19 around 3:30 in the afternoon. Later, investigators identified the man as John C. Frazier, 25, of Syracuse. Fraizer has been missing since Nov. 18 and was last seen leaving Destiny USA. The […]

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

Sheriff’s Department Disability Training

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department is leading its Central New York Regional Law Enforcement Academy for a new class of recruits. They just finished the disabilities portion of their training. Their academy is open to all recruits who want to be police officers in Onondaga County. Forty-two potential […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, Syracuse

Syracuse Citizens Give Their Thoughts on Syracuse’s Black Poverty Problem

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By Calvin Dudley SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- The Century Foundation recently reported Syracuse has the highest concentration of Black poverty of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the country. In 2000, nine Syracuse neighborhoods were deemed “extremely impoverished” meaning 40 percent or more of the population lives in poverty. Today, almost 30 of these neighborhoods exist, […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Syracuse, Things to do

Renovations are in the Works for Syracuse Neighborhood

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Matt St. Jean SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s North Side neighborhood is line for some major upgrades. The Syracuse Neighborhood and Business Development department is in the process of applying for a five million dollar grant from Restore New York.  If approved, they plan using the money to rehabilitate vacant and rundown buildings. “It would […]

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