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Fire crews battle massive house fire in Mattydale (video)

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 8:05am
Multiple fire departments are on the scene. Sarah Moses | smoses@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/smoses/index.html

Today's obits: Eugene Cochran Jr. retired from the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:55am
He was a Vietnam veteran. Brenda Duncan | bduncan@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/brduncan/index.html

Flood alerts in Upstate NY as record highs mix with heavy rain

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:27am
Up to 2 inches of rain could fall this week. Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

How much money do New York's members of Congress take from the NRA?

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 7:15am
2 New Yorkers ranked 3rd in the country in 2016 election cycle Michelle Breidenbach | mbreidenbach@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/mbreiden/index.html

$15M In Septic System Upgrade Funding Goes To 31 Counties

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 6:33am

New York state is starting its $75 million program to replace aging septic system in more than 30 counties.

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Central New York High School and College Scores for Week of 2-19-18

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:50am

The high school winter sports season is in the home stretch and there is no better place to keep up with all the scores. We have everything you need in our CNY Scoreboard.

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State Police Investigating Sylvan Beach Hit and Run

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:44am

The New York State Police need the public's help to identify the driver involved in a hit and run.

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Oxfam: Witness Threatened In Sexual Exploitation Inquiry

NPR News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 3:34am

In a heavily redacted report of its 2011 inquiry into the hiring of prostitutes in Haiti, Oxfam said three staff members physically threatened a witness interviewed by investigators.

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Five Killed In Church Shooting In Russia's Dagestan

NPR News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:05am

The gunman opened fire at the Orthodox church as parishioners were leaving after Sunday service. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in the restive Muslim-majority region.

Power lines fall, porch collapses as Syracuse firefighters battle West Side fire

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:08am
Syracuse firefighters were told to "use caution" as they battled a house fire on Shonnard Street early Monday. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

Jefferson County man killed, 2 others injured when pickup hits flatbed truck

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:22am
Daniel E. Anderson, 38, of Henderson Harbor, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, state police said. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

Oswego County man injured in hit-and-run at Sylvan Beach Nice N Easy; driver wanted

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 9:50pm
State police released surveillance video images of a man, woman and the car they were riding in when it struck a 54-year-old Oswego County man in the Nice N Easy parking lot in the village of Sylvan Beach. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

Police: Upstate NY man hits probation officer he's upset with; kicks 2nd officer

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 8:25pm
Patrick J. Menegus, 52, of Seneca Falls, was sent to jail after police say he struck his probation officer and kicked another officer in the chest. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

McDonald's catches fire on Downer Street in Van Buren; restaurant evacuated

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:28pm
A McDonald's employee called 911 to say the deep fryer at was on fire Sunday afternoon at the restaurant on Downer Street in Van Buren, Baldwinsville fire officials said. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

'Black Panther' Breaks Records And Barriers In Debut Weekend

NPR News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:24pm

Steeped in cultural significance, the film opened to $192 domestically, the biggest February debut ever, said Disney. It's also already the highest-grossing film by a black director.

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Judge Orders Trump Administration To Implement Energy Limits

WIBX News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 3:46pm

A federal judge in San Francisco on Thursday ordered the Trump administration to implement energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products that were adopted during the last days of the Obama presidency.

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Trump Says FBI Missed 'Signals' Of Florida School Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

NPR News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:51pm

Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation from both sides of the aisle.

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Pot-Users Want Judge To Declare Marijuana Safe Under US Law

WIBX News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 1:05pm

Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder, and the drug that helped him cope best with the symptoms was one his Veterans Affairs doctors could not legally prescribe: marijuana.

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Tops employee union says it is 'monitoring' reported bankruptcy consideration

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:24am
The union president representing 12,000 Tops employees says the grocery chain is still meeting its obligations for worker benefits. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

All 65 People Aboard Plane Feared Dead After Crash Into Iranian Mountain

NPR News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:19am

An Aseman Airlines spokesman first said everyone was killed, but then the airline said it could not reach the crash site and could not "accurately and definitely confirm" everyone died.

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