Syracuse The NCAA released its long-awaited report at noon Friday into infractions committed by the basketball program. The team first self-report violations in 2007. 09:24 AM
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The Monster Jam Tour will be back at the Carrier Dome Saturday for the fifth straight year.
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Cortland, Onondaga Closer to Agreement on Incinerating Garbage Proposal
Cortland
There is still much debate over the partnership between Cortland and Onondaga counties that would allow Cortland County to use Onondaga's incinerator, and then have the ash stored in a Cortland County landfille. But, at a Thursday evening meeting, many residents at the meeting expressed concern about chemicals produced from incineration. 10:14 AM
Demonstrators Protest Governor Cuomo's Education Reform Proposals
Utica
The pounding of drums, chanting, singing and more could be heard through downtown Utica Thursday as those in opposition of Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed education reforms rallied. Elizabeth Jeneault explains why about 1,000 people felt compelled to brave frigid temperatures in support of public education. 03/05/2015 11:30 PM
Cal Harris Murder Trial Continues Focus on Blood Stains Found in Garage, Foyer
Schoharie County
A forensic investigator is back on the stand in the Cal Harris murder trial. Harris is accused of killing his wife in 2001. Tamara Lindstrom has more. 03/05/2015 04:30 PM
Dead Deer Shakes Up Trumansburg Central School District
Ithaca
It was scary scene at the Trumansburg Central School District Wednesday morning. The body of a deer was left in the student parking lot and attached to it was a note that raised a few warning flags. Brent Fox has more on what the school and the local police are doing about it. 03/05/2015 09:00 PM
Cardinal Edward Egan Dies at Age 82
Manhattan
Edward Cardinal Egan has died at the age of 82. 03/05/2015 03:56 PM
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Charlie Tan Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Released from Jail After Posting Bail
Rochester
Charlie Tan, a 19-year-old accused in the shooting death of his father, pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder at his arraignment Thursday in Rochester. Updated 03/05/2015 06:45 PM
Parents Advocate for Developmentally Disabled Children
Utica
Recent changes in state and federal mental health regulations have deepened concerns for parents with developmentally disabled children. Cara Thomas explains the state is slowly doing away with adult homes and sheltered workshops and instead integrating those with special needs into the community. 03/05/2015 05:30 PM
Deciding the Future of Route 81
Syracuse
The state's DOT commissioner, at a stop in Syracuse, says a "scoping" report on the future of Route 81 in the city will be done by the end of the month. As Bill Carey reports, there are new indications that a compromise proposal on the highways future look, seems to be gaining traction. 03/05/2015 06:29 PM
Massena Makes Top 10 List of "Micropolitan Areas" in U.S.
St. Lawrence County
A real estate magazine zeros in on three North Country communities as hot spots to live and work. Massena, Ogdensburg and Plattsburgh made the their list "Top U.S. Micropolitan Areas." Caitlin Landers spoke with officials in Massena who can use lists like this to rebound from loss of business over the years. 03/05/2015 08:30 PM
Education Reforms Don't Fit Into Usual Political Boxes
Albany
Every spring in Albany, there's a battle over the budget at the capitol, but a new twist this year is Governor Andrew Cuomo's education reform agenda. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman has more. 03/05/2015 08:00 PM
Plane Safely Evacuated After Skidding Off LaGuardia Runway
New York City
The FAA says Delta Flight 1086 slid off the side of runway 13 at around 11:20 a.m. shortly after landing. Updated 03/05/2015 05:00 PM
Winter's Crazy Extremes Keeping People Home
Jefferson County
In the North Country, it's been one of the craziest winters in a long time. It started with a green Christmas and then a major snow storm in January. February was the coldest it's ever been in Watertown. As Brian Dwyer explains, the extreme conditions have taken a toll on those who earn a living from people enjoying the outdoors. 03/05/2015 02:47 PM
New Onondaga County Sheriff's Department Deputies Sworn In
Syracuse
The Onondaga County Sheriff's Department welcomes its newest group of deputies. 03/05/2015 03:52 PM
Counting Down to Syracuse's St. Patrick's Parade
Syracuse
It's an annual event that has been heralded as the "unofficial" end to a tough Central New York winter. The 33rd annual Syracuse Saint Patrick's Parade is set to step off next Saturday, March 14th. Our Brad Vivacqua takes a look at how preparations are coming along. 03/05/2015 06:57 AM
Cortland Man Builds, Uses Bicycle That Plows
Cortland
You don't typically hear the words bicycle and plow in the same sentence. But for one Cortland man it's a way of life. In a story you'll only see on Time Warner Cable News, Iris St. Meran introduces us to Harry Bridger, the man who built his own pedal-powered snow plow. 03/04/2015 08:00 PM
Man Overcomes Adversity to Achieve Lifelong Dream
Utica
The Utica community is celebrating the achievement of a man who was once told he'd never be able to fulfill his lifelong dream. As Elizabeth Jeneault explains, David Dutton's perseverance in the face of adversity has inspired everyone he has touched. 03/04/2015 11:00 PM
Little Falls High School Teacher Writes Song Opposing Cuomo's Education Reform
Utica
The movement against the governor's proposed education reforms has a voice and its resonating from the Mohawk Valley. Dozens gathered in Little Falls to rally for public schools. And they were treated to a performance, that's already become a YouTube hit statewide. Alana LaFlore introduces us to the teacher behind the message. 03/04/2015 11:26 PM
Forensic Science Expert Takes Stand in Cal Harris Murder Trial
Schoharie County
Expert testimony from a celebrity witness leads to another call for a mistrial in the Cal Harris Murder trial. The Tioga County man is accused of killing his wife Michele in 2001. Tamara Lindstrom has the latest from court. 03/04/2015 05:45 PM
Syracuse University Students Charged in Alleged Hazing Incident, Fraternity Suspended
Syracuse
Two Syracuse University students are accused of hazing three fraternity pledges. 03/04/2015 09:04 PM
Firefighter Injured in Town of Onondaga Fire
Onondaga
A firefighter suffered minor injuries and a home was destroyed following a fire on Bull Hill Road in the town of Onondaga Wednesday. 03/05/2015 08:07 AM
Conceptual Agreement Reached for New Carrier Circle Hotel
DeWitt
A conceptual agreement has been reached between the developer of the old Howard Johnson Hotel on Carrier Circle, the adjacent McDonald's, and the town of DeWitt. 03/05/2015 08:51 AM
Boilermaker Opens Charity Bib Registration
Utica
Registration for the coveted Boilermaker Road Race has become tough through the years. Last year, the 15K and 5K races both sold out in just over two hours, and many runners didn't make the cut. Cara Thomas has more on the Boilermaker's charity bib program for this year's selection. 03/04/2015 07:00 PM
Police: Syracuse Woman Intentionally Hit Person With SUV
Syracuse
Syracuse police say Shameiya McKinney intentionally hit another person with her SUV. 03/04/2015 10:02 PM
Mohawk Valley Teacher Creates Youtube Video Expressing Opposition to Education Reform
Little Falls
One Mohawk Valley teacher is taking a 21st century approach to getting Governor Cuomo's attention. Little Falls High School science teacher Samuel Salamone created a Youtube video expressing his opposition to education reform, and now that video has gone viral. Brad Vivacqua has a look at how this message has really taken off. 03/05/2015 05:56 AM
5 Cows Dead, Several Injured After Barn Roof Collapse in Cortland County
Cortland County
Five dairy cows were killed, and several more injured after a barn collapse in Cortland County. It happened at the Whey Street Dairy in Cuyler just after midnight Wednesday. Brent Fox has more on the devastation. Updated 03/04/2015 02:30 PM

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