Ankle Monitoring Bracelets
2:25 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

US Senator calling for more oversight for probation after Renz murder, rape case

Ankle Monitoring Bracelets are being disabled by criminals

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to see more oversight of probation offices and how they monitor ankle bracelets given to suspects on home-detention.  She cites the David Renz case here in Syracuse in a letter to US administrative Judge Thomas Hogan. 

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3:40 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Newhouse Partners with City School District on Student Film Project

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Undergraduates from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University partnered with students from Fowler High School to produce three films.
Students from Syracuse's Fowler High School partnered with undergraduates from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to produce three films about life in the halls, classrooms and playing fields of Fowler. The Fowler students, Khang Tran, Phuc Do, Vincent Ndabaruta and Deemah Abdulwahed, participated in a 10-week seminar taught by Newhouse Professor Richard Breyer.
Storm Aftermath
3:14 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Power outages from severe storms fixed, damage being cleaned up, but more on the way?

Downed tree blocks Cleveland Road on Onondaga Hill Tuesday night
Credit Chris Bolt

The powerful Thunderstorms that traveled through Central New York Tuesday night left some clean-up behind.  Hundreds were left without power the Manlius area. 

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Kenny Malone hails from Meadville, PA where the zipper was invented, where Clark Gableâââââ

As Senior Editor at NPR, Uri Berliner oversees coverage of business and the economy. He has supervised and edited much of NPR's work on the financial crisis, the auto industry, energy and the workplace. Berliner has helped to build Planet Money, a prize-winnng multimedia team that covers the global economy.

Until recently, Berliner also edited NPR's sports coverage and was part of a team that won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Synthetic Drugs
4:32 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Local Head Shop owner gets jail sentence for violating court order

The owner of a Syracuse head shop will spend 60 days in jail after violating a court order for selling synthetic drugs.  Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had sought the punishment for Gary Schiffer, who owns Twisted Headz.  The complaint says he made and sold a substance called “extreme rampage” in direct violation of a previous court order not to sell synthetic drugs.  D-E-A agents found 29-hundred packets of the substance in Schiffer’s car.

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Camillus Mills progress
3:52 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Former Camillus Cutlery site takes major steps forward toward redevelopment

Camillus Mills project artists rendering, for the former Camillus Cutlery site.
Credit Sweet Spot Companies

The medical, retail and housing project on the former Camillus Cutlery site is taking a few more steps toward redevelopment. 

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8:22 am
Tue May 21, 2013

SU Lacrosse to the Final Four

SU Lacrosse defeats Yale
Credit Citrus TV Sports

Top-seeded Syracuse Lacrosse beat Yale 7-6 in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals to advance to the Final Four in Philadelphia. The Orange plays 4-seed Denver Saturday at 5 PM for the right to play in the Championship game on Memorial Day. The Orange jumped out to a 4-goal lead in the 1st quarter with help by junior attack Derek Maltz, who had 2 goals. But then the 'Cuse was held scoreless for a stretch of over 43 minutes and allowed Yale to take a 6-4 lead in the 4th quarter. Syracuse was resilient, however, and chopped away at the lead.

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Transportation Changes
5:23 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

What's going to happen with I-81 and what do you have to say about it?

Central New Yorkers will get another opportunity to add their opinions to the debate over the future of Interstate 81 Tuesday. 

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Lake Ontario Quality
6:00 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

ESF Scientists use high-tech device to find why some of Lake Ontario is cleaner, other waters worse

This device lurked in the waters of Lake Ontario to see if a temperature barrier affects water quality.
Credit Great Lakes Observing System

Researchers are trying to find out why the water at many of the Lake Ontario beaches is not improving like the rest of the lake.  A high-tech device might shed some new light on a scientific and ecological mystery.

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