Utica It has nothing to do with college basketball, but it can still draw a crowd. Hundreds gathered for the 6th annual "March Meatball Madness" to pick the best meatballs in Utica. Alana LaFlore explains how the competition helps the community. 03/01/2015 05:47 PM
It's become one of the largest fundraising events for the St. Baldrick's Foundation, in the world. Hundreds walked into Kitty Hoynes Sunday looking one way, and walked out with a lot less on the top and sides. Alexa Green spoke to those who participated to find out why they chose to brave the shave.
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Purim begins Wednesday evening and many families and organizations throughout the world are hard at work preparing for annual traditions. Emily Lorsch shares why many consider this one of the most joyous holidays.
03/01/2015 07:00 PM
Syracuse Police Investigate Shots Fired Incident at Local Bar
Syracuse
Officials say around 2 a.m. Sunday morning an altercation took place outside Rosie O'Grady's Sports Bar on West Genesee Street. 03/01/2015 01:49 PM
Syracuse Boxer Hopes to Get Back in Ring After McAvan's Shooting
Syracuse
It was the beginning of February when a gunman opened fire inside McAvan's Pub in Syracuse, injuring six, including bouncer Lawrence Gabriel. Candace Hopkins spoke with him, about his determination to get back in the ring. 03/01/2015 12:34 AM
Parents, Students Attend Technology Expo in Syracuse
Syracuse
As the Syracuse City Schools are facing scrutiny over a state report on failing schools, the district is showcasing a program that offers students real-life experience. Alexa Green met with some of those, interested in the program. 02/28/2015 06:01 PM
Icicle Prevention Can Save Costly Damage to Properties, Dangerous Situations
Southern Tier
They're heavy, they're sharp, and they can be deadly. With this cold weather, icicles are forming on rooftops all over -- damaging property and hurting people. But Emily Lorsch spoke with one expert who says he has the answer. 02/28/2015 05:50 PM
First Ever Syracuse Area Youth A Cappella Festival Preps Underway in Liverpool
Liverpool
The first ever Syracuse area youth A Cappella Festival is underway at Liverpool High School. Photojournalist Jim Gibbons takes us behind the scenes of the prep before the big show. 02/28/2015 04:51 PM
Healthy Living Special: All About Food
This month's Healthy Living special focuses on food -- from what we put into our bodies and our children's bodies, to reading nutrition labels. Plus, we touch on the latest medical advancements.
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High School Students Attend Girls in STEM Expo at MVCC
Utica
Girls in grades 9 through 11 were invited to take part in activities that taught them about physics, chemistry and biology. It was made possible through a grant from the MVCC Foundation. 02/28/2015 06:04 PM
Syracuse Orange Back on the Court Against Duke Blue Devils
Syracuse
The Orange are carrying some momentum after Tuesday's upset win over Notre Dame. 02/28/2015 11:47 AM
Local Animal Lovers Giving Greyhounds Life After the Races
Utica
Local animal lovers are working to give retired racing greyhounds better lives after they retire from their careers. 02/28/2015 06:08 PM
CSA Farms Make Getting Fresh, Local Produce Easier
Cayuga County
When you're looking to buy fresh produce do you look to the grocery story or the farmers market? What if it was even easier than that? Brent Fox shares how farms across the country and some right in your own communities are catering to your individual needs. Updated 02/28/2015 05:30 PM
30th Annual New York Farm Show Held at NYS Fairgrounds
Syracuse
It's the largest indoor trade show in the northeast for people in the agriculture industry. 02/28/2015 12:41 PM
Syracuse Teachers Union President Blasts Cuomo on Education Plans
Syracuse
In his budget address this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo called for tough new steps to improve school performance, including the state takeover of schools that repeatedly underperform. Now a new report is out showing just what schools would be affected. Reporter Bill Carey says there is intense concern in the city of Syracuse. 02/27/2015 06:19 PM
Rescue Mission Seeking Help with Effort to Transform Syracuse Property into Home
Syracuse
A once-abandoned property in Syracuse is being transformed into a home for three men who haven't always had a place to lie their heads at night. Elizabeth Jeneault explains more about the Rescue Mission project and why the the organization says it needs the community's help. 02/27/2015 08:55 PM
Syracuse Man Faces Vehicular Homicide Charge in Fatal Crash Near Destiny USA
Syracuse
A grand jury indicted 38-year-old Leonard Glowacki on multiple counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter, and aggravated driving while intoxicated, among other charges. 02/27/2015 04:06 PM
As Loonie Drops, North Country Businesses Give Discount to Buyers with Canadian Dollar
North Country
At one time, the US dollar had lost so much value that the Canadian dollar, the Loonie, became worth more. But the American dollar is getting stronger and the Loonie is taking a nose dive -- hurting North Country tourism. As Brian Dwyer reports, some businesses are getting creative. 02/27/2015 04:27 PM
Obama, ATF Seek to Ban Popular Sport Rifle Ammunition
Albany
The Obama administration could be close to banning one of the most common types of bullets used in sport rifles, sparking a debate between gun enthusiasts and safety advocates. Jim Vasil has the details. 02/27/2015 05:36 PM
Gov. Cuomo Begins Initial Closed-Door Budget Sessions
Albany
Governor Andrew Cuomo this week held his first closed-door meeting with top lawmakers to hash out the details of the state budget. As Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman reports, it included three old faces and one new addition. 02/27/2015 08:00 PM
Syracuse Crunch Host Hockey and Heels for Women's Health
Syracuse
Raising awareness about heart disease and breast cancer was top priority Friday evening during the Hockey and Heels event with the Syracuse Crunch. 02/27/2015 10:51 PM
Frigid Temperatures Create Structural Concerns Across the Region
Central NY
People know heavy snow can cause roofs to collapse, but the frigid temperatures can have their own damaging effects as well. Foundations can crack and shift, and doors can heave up. Iris St. Meran reports. 02/27/2015 02:01 PM
'Majority' of Onondaga Legislature Backs Tunnel, Boulevard Plan for I-81
Onondaga County
The DOT, in the past, has limited options to a rehabilitation of the existing highway viaduct or a removal of the viaduct with a boulevard constructed in its place. 02/27/2015 04:32 PM
Gas Explosion Damages Car in Auburn
Auburn
NYSEG officials are looking into a gas explosion that damaged a car in Auburn Friday afternoon. 02/27/2015 10:40 PM
'Star Trek' Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at Age 83
New York City
"Star Trek" fans here in the city are mourning the loss of actor Leonard Nimoy who died Friday at the age of 86. Updated 02/27/2015 11:39 PM
DC Non-Profit Trains Service Dogs for Wounded Warriors
New York City
A unique non-profit group based near the nation’s capital is helping to improve the lives of disabled military veterans. They do it by pairing wounded warriors with service dogs that have an extraordinary set of skills. 02/27/2015 02:41 PM
NYS Gaming Board Meets, Releases Report on Reasoning Behind Recommendations
New York State
The New York State Gaming Facility Location Board releases a robust report, detailing its findings through the process of making recommendations for three upstate casinos last year. Geoff Redick has a complete review of the report, including what it could mean for one region lobbying for a second license. Updated 02/27/2015 01:00 PM
Gas Prices Continue to Rise Across the Country
Syracuse
The days of $2 gas appear to be in the rear view mirror. Prices at the pump have been on the rise for the past couple weeks now, and may continue to head in that same direction. Brad Vivacqua reports. 02/27/2015 07:10 AM
Staying Active Can Help Children Struggling with Type 1 Diabetes
New York State
With daily distractions like video games and social media, there are many reasons it's even more challenging getting your kids out there and active but -- what if being fit is a matter of life or death? As we continue our coverage of Fit Kids February, Tanja Rekhi reports on one girl's struggle to overcome just that. 02/27/2015 10:30 AM