"Crime" Tagged Articles

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

Campus Law Enforcement Prepares for the Upcoming School Year

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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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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

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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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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 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, 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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Community

Syracuse Neighborhood Clean up Efforts Lead to Inconsistent Results

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By Jude Allume SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Syracuse’s Home HeadQuarters helps in developing high need communities in a number of ways, like with their annual event they call Block Blitz. Since 2009, Block Blitz has brought volunteers into neighborhoods deemed as high-needs to perform maintenance on as many homes as possible in a single day. The organization’s Chief […]

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Crime

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

Jury Deliberations Begin for Man Charged with Student’s Death

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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, Crime

Syracuse Man Charged with Shooting Driver in Parked Car

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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

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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, Crime, Public Safety

Syracuse Police Use New Technologies to Combat Record Homicides

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By Aodhán Doyle SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With just 44 days remaining until the start 2017, the Syracuse Police Department is devoting more resources to making sure the new year brings an improvement from the city’s record number of homicides in 2016. Syracuse Police Sergeant Richard Helterline said the department is putting more emphasis on […]

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Central New York, Crime, Public Safety

A Black Lives Matter Protester in Syracuse is on his way to become Police Officer

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By Wilenie Sepulveda SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)— Jovan Thompson is a Syracuse resident that never thought he would become a Police Officer. It all changed during the Black Lives Matter rally in Syracuse where hundreds of people marched from the Everson Museum to City Hall. Thompson interrupted Fowler and said that the city needed more officers from the […]

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Central New York

Keeping Your Neighborhood Safe: What You Can Do

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By: Annalisa Pardo SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – Syracuse law enforcement and residents are working together to keep their streets safe. They are doing this through regular Neighborhood Watch Meetings. Tony Borelli, Program Coordinator of Neighborhood Watch Groups in Syracuse, oversees about 130 neighborhood watch groups, serving as the liaison between police officers and the […]

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Central New York, Crime

Crime on North Salina Street: A big concern for the residents

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    By Isabel Sanchez Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — When the night falls, residents of North Salina Street don’t feel safe. In the past month,  a stabbing and fatal shooting that occurred in the area raised the neighbors’ concerns.They said at night, especially on weekends, it’s common to hear gunshots. According to Syracuse Police Chief, Frank […]

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