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'Game of Thrones' star spotted in downtown Syracuse

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:18pm
Nathalie Emmanuel, who plays Missandei in the hit HBO show, is in the Syracuse area to film "Holly Slept Over." Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

St. Louis readies for 3rd day of protests over acquittal of police officer

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 3:01pm
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens issued a warning Sunday on Facebook that anyone caught destroying property would be held accountable The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

'High toxins' confirmed in Skaneateles Lake algae bloom

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 1:42pm
Toxin levels are nearly nine times the "high toxins" threshold Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

Oswego County man killed after running motorcycle into mailbox

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:24pm
Joel Waterman, of 130 Sheepskin Road in Albion, was killed. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North Korea

NPR News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:13pm

As President Trump tweeted, Ambassador Nikki Haley talked tougher Sunday. "We're trying every other possibility that we have," she said, "but there's a whole lot of military options on the table."

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London subway attack: 2nd arrest made; nation's threat level reduced

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 12:13pm
Police on Sunday also launched an urgent search of a property in the southwestern suburb of Stanwell that authorities said was linked to the latest arrest. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

New Hartford Traffic Stop Uncovers 7-Ounces of Cocaine; Heroin, Marijuana Found Too

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:57am

A New Hartford Traffic Stop Uncovers 7-Ounces of Cocaine; Heroin, Marijuana Found Too

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Woman stationed in Army at Fort Drum killed in crash in Oneida County

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:30am
Wilson-King, 23, of Virginia, was driving northbound on Route 26 in the Town of Ava when he struck a tree, killing his female passenger. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

Week 2 NFL on WIBX

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:22am

Catch LIVE radio coverage of the NFL each week on WIBX 950. 

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Sentencing Set For Woman Who Killed Social Worker, Relatives

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:10am

The Vermont woman who pleaded guilty to killing a social worker and three relatives will be sentenced in November.

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Sheriff's office identifies motorcyclist badly injured in Salina crash

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:34am
Deputies said Philip Hart, 28, of Kirkville, is the motorcyclist. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

Second Man Arrested In Connection To London Attack

NPR News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:19am

Police in the U.K. say they arrested a 21-year-old man late Saturday in west London. He has not yet been charged.

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4 US tourists attacked with acid in France, officials say

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 10:11am
Four young female U.S. tourists were attacked with acid Sunday in the French city of Marseille by a woman who has been arrested, the Marseille prosecutor's office said. Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html

One killed in single-vehicle crash in Oneida County, deputies say

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:25am
The crash occurred around 3 a.m. on State Route 26. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

Slender Man Case On Trial; Girl's Mental State At Issue

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:18am

A jury in Wisconsin will begin hearing testimony at a trial to decide the mental competency of a girl accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional horror character known as Slender Man.

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Syracuse man shot in back of head but survives after shooting on LeMoyne Avenue

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:09am
He said the gunshot wound amounted to a "flesh wound" that is not life threatening. Patrick Lohmann | plohmann@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/plohmann/index.html

The Remsen Barn Festival Of The Arts – This Week In The Mohawk Valley

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 8:12am

Long known as the ‘Getaway Region’ of New York, Oneida County and the Mohawk Valley always have something interesting to offer, this week the Remsen Barn Festival Of The Arts comes to the Mohawk Valley.

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Railroad Begins Construction To Fix Bridge Clearance Problem

WIBX News - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 7:00am

Local officials are pleased that an upstate New York railroad has decided to raise a bridge that has been jamming up trucks not able to clear the bridge.

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Syracuse University professor seeks to challenge Rep. John Katko for Congress

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:30am
Dana Balter becomes second Democrat to enter race in 24th Congressional District. Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/mweiner/index.html

U.S. Still Out of Paris Climate Agreement After Conflicting Reports

NPR News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 8:07pm

The White House has reaffirmed its position on the climate pact "unless we can re-enter on terms that are more favorable to our country," despite reports from AFP and the WSJ that the U.S. would stay.