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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, Court, Crime, Education, Government, Public Safety, 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 change.org 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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Central New York, Community, Crime, Education, Public Safety, 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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Community, Crime, safety, Syracuse

Off-Campus Robberies Unnerve Residents

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Click the play button above to hear why students are nervous about walking home this semester. Audio Transcript: Gruber-Off Campus Safety By Jason Gruber Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — A number off-campus robberies have residents and Syracuse University students increasingly nervous about their safety this semester. Between Jan. 28 and Jan. 31 alone, there were six theft […]

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Central New York, Community, Crime, Government, Jobs, Poverty, race, 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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Surveillance Cameras Being Installed to Combat Crime on Milton Avenue

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By Jude Allume SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Citizens of West Syracuse have been calling city officials to take action against the neighborhoods recent increase in criminal activity. Syracuse Police department has recognized the neighborhood as a growing crime area through crime mapping, supporting the concern of local residents. The Syracuse common council has decided to install cameras […]

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Central New York, Crime, Health, safety, Syracuse

Drugs on College Campuses: a SU Student Dealer Speaks Out

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By Mac Konrad SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Drug culture is a popular scene at many colleges. The National Addiction Center says college-aged students are twice as likely to abuse drugs as the average person. However many people don’t get to see the insidious nature of drug distribution on campus. The dealers who distribute these drugs have wide […]

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