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NCC Knows: Real ID Explained

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By Stefan Oliva and Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – NCC Knows is a franchise of “explainer” news stories produced by 2018 Broadcast and Digital Journalism graduate students at the Newhouse School. Explainer journalism clarifies the more complex facets of news stories, provides deeper background, or explains in greater detail how something that’s been in the news works […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Consumer, Public Safety

Perception of Self-Driving Car Changes Following the Death in Arizona

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Radler: Driverless Car Script By Josh Radler SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — On Sunday, a self-driving Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian walking across the street in Tempe, Arizona. It is the first time that a driverless car has ever killed someone. This technology has been years in the making but now is in the hot […]

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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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Activism, Central New York, Community, Government, Public Safety, safety

Students in Syracuse Lead Powerful ‘March for our Lives’ Protest

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By Elissa Candiotti SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Thousands of people took to the streets in Syracuse to participate in the national March for our Lives rally. High school students led participants along a mile-long route from the Everson Museum to the Federal Building. “It’s our march and it’s our time to show that this needs […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, food, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Student’s Concern Over Good Uncle Parking

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By Madi Van Den Eynde SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS)- Good Uncle made it’s debut to Syracuse University’s campus about a year ago. The company is a restaurant brand that delivers all different kinds of food from all over the nation. While student’s love to order their food, there has been much concern over where their delivery […]

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

2017 Cicero Citizens Police Academy ‘Building Relationships’

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By Tommy Farrell CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Cicero Citizens Police Academy is in its third year allowing academy members to get an inside look of the police department. The academy is a 14-week, once a week program that gives the 20 students behind the scenes access to law enforcement work that a regular citizen wouldn’t […]

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Central New York, Education, Health, Health Care, Public Safety, safety

Syracuse High School Students to be Tested for Tuberculosis

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By Jake Graziano SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With a case of tuberculosis confirmed at Syracuse’s Fowler High School, over 100 students at the school are being asked to get tested for the infection. Dr. Igna Gupta, Onondaga County Health Commissioner, said Wednesday morning at a press conference that while she does believe any of […]

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Central New York, Environment, Health, Public Safety, Syracuse

Onondaga County Legislature Postpones Extended Bike Trail Vote

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By Anthony Haynie III, Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — The Onondaga County Legislature gathered today to vote whether or not they would extend the bike trail that surrounds Onondaga Lake to Murphy’s Island. However, the vote was postponed to a later date, which pleased many representatives of the Onondaga nation as they urged the County […]

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Camps, Central New York, Community, Education, Health, Non-profit, Public Safety, safety

Annual Burn Run Raises Money for Burn Survivors

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Kennedy Crenshaw, SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)– The 11th annual Burn Run kicked off this weekend at the East Syracuse Fire Department. Over 500 people came out to run a 5k, 10k or both. By registering for the race, runners raised money for the Burn Foundation of Central New York. Each year the Burn Foundation puts on […]

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Agriculture, Central New York, Community, Environment, Public Safety, Syracuse

Samurai Wasps and Citizen Scientists Make for a Dynamic Duo versus Stinkbugs in CNY

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By Jose Cuevas Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Cornell Professor Arthur Agnello and Peter Jentsch are working on a project where everyday citizens can help bring the fight to stink bugs. Terri Lauber enlisted as a citizen scientist in Syracuse and was happy to help. “I like science and nature, and why not they need help in fighting the stinkbugs,” […]

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Central New York, Health, Public Safety, safety, Syracuse

Opioids Declared a Public Health Emergency

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By Stefan Oliva SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – President Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency last month. On average, Onondaga County has a higher fatality rate of overdoses than the country and state, excluding New York City. Between 2010 and 2015, the number of opioid-related deaths in Onondaga County skyrocketed from about 40 […]

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Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Public Safety

Safe disposal of medicines and needles in Onondaga County – A way to reduce drug abuse

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By Eshalaxmi Barlingay SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Old medicines and needles can be safely disposed off in a disposable bin provided by a joint effort of two central New York programs, including Sharps, Needles and Drug Disposal(SNADD) . Gail Banach, one of the program organizers of SNADD and director of public education at Upstate Poison Center, […]

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

Security Cameras are Coming to Euclid Avenue

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By Gabriela Knutson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News ) – Syracuse University’s off-campus student housing areas will soon have security cameras. The $11,000 security cameras will be scattered around Euclid Avenue between Comstock Avenue and Westcott Street, including one on the corner of Euclid and Westcott. “The National Grid finished putting up all the mounts like […]

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