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Home Burglaries Are on the Rise in Onondaga County

By , BDJ 663.01

Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Recently, there has been an increase in the number of burglaries in Onondaga County. Investigator James Gallup of the Manlius Police Department says it is easier for a person to break into someone’s home during the day, because it is less suspicious. Burglaries that happen during the day are most […]

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The Flip Side Of Parking In Handicapped Parking

By , BDJ 663.01

By Christine Morton SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) Have you ever thought to yourself, “I’ll only be a minute” and parked in a handicapped parking spot? Well, one ex-Sheriff  says this type of behavior hits too close to home.  For more than three years, Ruth Schwartz worked as a Deputy Sheriff for SHAPE overseeing public parking lots. […]

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Central New York , Crime , Government , Public Safety , Transportation

Textalyzer Device in the Works to Bust Distracted Drivers in New York

By , BDJ 663.01

By Alana Seldon SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Texting while driving remains a problem in Central New York, but a new device may be introduced to stop texters in their tracks. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a study on the Textalyzer. The device’s evaluation will be conducted by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, under Cuomo’s direction. By tracking phone activity, […]

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Central New York , Community , Crime , safety

New Security and Maintenance Coming to Downtown Syracuse

By , BDJ 665.1

By Kristen Edwards (NCC News) — The Syracuse Industrial Development Agency is funding the addition of new security measures and maintenance for the downtown Syracuse area. $213,000 will cover the cost of seven to ten new security cameras and extended hours for both patrol officers and maintenance workers. While one business owner downtown said the new […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , Crime , Government , History , holiday , Politics

Coming up on NCC News at 4:45

By , BDJ 665.1

Tonight, the nine candidates running for the position of Mayor in Syracuse will speak at a forum discussing problems and issues pertaining to the city. Onondaga county celebrates Juneteenth. A look at why this festival is so integral to the county. Forty two people arrested after police busted a cockfighting ring in the village of Frankfort. […]

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Central New York , Court , Crime

Jury Deliberations Begin for Man Charged with Student’s Death

By , BDJ 665.1, BDJ 665.2

By Bridget Chavez ITHACA, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Tompkins County Court jurors have begun deliberations in the trial of a man charged with fatally stabbing a college student during a fight at Cornell University last August. The jury started deliberating Wednesday over 24-year-old Nagee Green’s second-degree murder trial in the slaying of Anthony Nazaire of New York City. […]

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Central New York , Community , Court , Crime , safety

Syracuse Man Charged with Shooting Driver in Parked Car

By , BDJ 665.1, BDJ 665.2

By Bridget Chavez SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse police have charged 34-year old Vernon Brockington with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Brockington is alleged to have fatally shot another man as the victim sat in his car while parked on a Syracuse street last weekend. The victim is 38-year-old Samuel Dixon. Police […]

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Central New York , Community , Crime

Park Vandalism Raises Concern Among Residents

By , BDJ 465.02

By Jackie Prager SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse residents are voicing their concerns over the bizarre vandalism found throughout parks across the city. Police arrested David Thomas, 30, of 336 Wendall Terrace, Syracuse, and charged him with second-degree criminal mischief. He allegedly drove through barricades knocking down over 60 trees in three parks and one cemetery. […]

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

Near West Side Neighborhood Mourns After Fatal Shooting

By , BDJ 364.02

by Peter Levchuck SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) A Syracuse community continues to grieve after a young man died after being shot in Syracuse’s Near West Side. Friends, family, and other members of the neighborhood gathered Tuesday morning at the 500 block of Gifford Street. The victim, Naqual Bloodworth, 21, was shot just after 10:40 p.m. […]

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