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Thousands of Trump transition emails accessed by special counsel during investigation

8 hours 47 min ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump's campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, according to several people familiar with Trump's transition organization. Associated Press

Powerball numbers: Did you win Saturday's $250 million lottery jackpot?

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:05pm
Here are the winning Powerball numbers in Saturday's lottery drawing. National Desk

Suspected Syracuse ring thief turns himself in, police say

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 8:42pm
He was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Patrick Lohmann |

Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 1:50pm
The biggest figures in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct. The Associated Press

Walsh picks 17-year veteran to serve as new Syracuse fire chief

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:11pm
Lt. Michael J. Monds, the new chief, was born and raised in Syracuse. Samantha House |

Firefighters quickly extinguish South Side home fire

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 12:04am
The home is at 233 Furman Ave. Patrick Lohmann |

Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $208 million lottery jackpot?

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:01pm
Here are the winning jackpot numbers in Friday's Mega Millions lottery drawing. Associated Press

Trump admin gives CDC list of 7 forbidden words, including fetus, transgender, diversity

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 9:30pm
Trump administration officials are forbidding officials at the nation's top public health agency from using a list of seven words or phrases - including "fetus" and "transgender" - in any official documents being prepared for next year's budget. The Washington Post

FCC chairman Ajit Pai stars in 'smug,' 'incredibly condescending' video about ending net neutrality

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 7:40pm
Not long ago Ajit Pai was mostly unknown to the American people. Now he's among the most reviled. Douglas Perry | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules that could reduce access to birth control

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:40pm
A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control. Associated Press

One taken to hospital, one treated after frozen Seneca River rescue near Plainville

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 6:02pm
The county's dispatch website that agencies responded to a possible drowning about an hour ago. Patrick Lohmann |

Upstate New York's winter wonderland: Tug Hill has had nearly 7 feet of snow

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 4:06pm
Tug Hill residents love the snow: "It's beautiful." Glenn Coin |

Man found dead in Syracuse restaurant's bathroom after possible overdose

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:46pm
There was evidence the man overdosed, police said. Samantha House |

DeWitt police: Suspicious death ruled homicide; victim identified

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 3:32pm
The victim has been identified as Lyle A. Lyons. Sarah Moses |

Coach who fled to Central NY with teen now faces child sex charge in Florida

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:49pm
Rian Rodriguez, 27, was charged with unlawful sexual activity with a minor, a second-degree felony in Florida, according to reports. Sarah Moses |

'Suspicious' package found near Syracuse University was a minifridge

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 1:34pm
The minifridge was found outside the U.S. Postal Service office inside the Marshall Square Mall. Samantha House |

Creekwalk Commons in Syracuse evacuated due to odor from cleaning chemicals

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 12:45pm
Creekwalk Commons, a luxury apartment building is Syracuse, was evacuated this morning due to a chemical odor. Sarah Moses |

CNY cycling coach sentenced to 7 years in prison for sexually abusing teen girl

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:50am
Peter Von Zwehl, 74, admitted in July to felony criminal sex act. Sarah Moses |

Police investigate report of suspicious package near SU at Marshall Square Mall

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:28am
Marshall Square Mall and an area around the mall near Syracuse University has been evacuated as a precaution. Samantha House |

Vets, factories, soybeans, beer, lakefront: 35 projects getting state money in Central NY

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 10:51am
See list of some of the largest and more interesting projects receiving a piece of the $86 million the state is giving Central New York in development aid. Rick Moriarty |