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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 , 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 , race , 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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Central New York , Crime , safety

Kitchen Manager Arrested for Sexual Relationship

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By Maddy Oleszkiewicz WESTMORELAND, N.Y. (NCC News) — A kitchen manager at Westmoreland High School has been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a student at the school. According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, Susanne K. Mizgala and a teenage student were allegedly having sexual contact in ‘various locations throughout the town of Westmoreland.’ […]

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Central New York

Arrests Made in Prostitution Ring

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By Monika Hammer SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) – Thirty people were arrested during a sex trafficking sting that took place in September, according to the Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office. The stings were held to coincide with the New York State Fair, which draws thousands of visitors from around the area. Local and federal law enforcement agencies […]

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