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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 , Community , Court , Crime , safety

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 , Public Safety , safety

Near West Side Neighborhood Mourns After Fatal Shooting

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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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Central New York , Crime , Public Safety , safety

Syracuse Police Use New Technologies to Combat Record Homicides

By , BDJ 364.01

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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Community , Court , Crime , Government , Politics , Public Safety , race , safety

Gun Violence: City Seeks Community Support

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By Benjamin Ekpenyong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) —Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says programs to stop the menace of gun violence can only succeed with the backing of the community. Miner says she appreciates the effort of organizations engaging in projects to make Syracuse streets safe. The most important part of this drive according to her is having these […]

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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 , Education , Public Safety

Cicero Police Department Offers Class to Promote Relationship with Community

By , BDJ 464.02

By Jake Falk CICERO, N.Y. (NCC News)— The Cicero Police Department has become one of the latest police departments in small towns in the U.S. to start its own Citizens’ Police Academy. The program aims to better develop the relationships between law enforcement and the community by providing hands-on workshops and classes with law enforcement instructors. […]

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Central New York , Public Safety

Castle Court Arrests

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By Alex O’Toole SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC NEWS) –  Four Syracuse University students were arrested on Wednesday at their Castle Court apartment for drug possession charges. Carlos Seminario, 22, SU senior; Aubrey Longfield, 22, SU senior; Denzel Deranamie, 20, SU junior; and Christopher Mancino, 22, SU senior, were arrested at 1017 Harrison Street, where the four were […]

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Central New York , Crime , Public Safety

Tioga St. shooting kills 35-year-old man, injures 10-year-old boy

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By Max Darrow SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A shooting on Syracuse’s West Side killed one person and injured a 10-year-old boy last night. Francisco Tejada, 35, of Syracuse, was shot multiple times and later died in the hospital, according to Syracuse police. The 10-year-old boy is in stable condition and is recovering from being shot in the […]

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Crime

Suicidal Man Shot by Police

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By Madison Lee CARTER, N.Y. (NCC News) – A man is being treated for gunshot injuries this morning after being shot by Syracuse police late last night. Last night, police got a call from a suicidal 32-year-old Jeffrey J. Kelley at 10:22 p.m. saying that he was planning to hurt himself and others. A family member told police that Kelly had […]

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Central New York , Education , Public Safety

SU Students Make Their Own Moves to Create Safer Environment

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By Angelica Rodriguez SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News)- A string of security issues on Syracuse University campus this month has students taking it upon themselves to ensure their safety. Some students are using social media to express their concerns regarding the security on campus. Others are taking action to protect themselves by installing security systems in their homes. […]

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