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Syracuse police chief must report on complaints

The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court has ruled that Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler must tell the city’s Citizen Review Board (CRB) the outcome of complaints filed against officers, even if the CRB doesn’t complete its portion of the ...

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Syracuse mayor reaffirms city’s stance to protect immigrants

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says her city will continue to offer sanctuary to immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, despite President Donald Trump’s plan to prevent immigrant-protecting municipalities from receiving some federal grants. In a statement released ...

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Ontario County man sentenced for lying to get a court-appointed lawyer

SYRACUSE — An upstate New York man convicted of transporting child pornography has been sentenced to an additional 1½ years for lying about his finances while seeking a court-appointed attorney to defend him. The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that Joseph Jenkins ...

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Berenger to film motion picture in Syracuse

Preparations are underway in Syracuse to begin filming for the major motion picture, “American Dresser,” SUNY Polytechnic Institute and The Film House announced Thursday. The multi-million dollar film boasts an all-star cast led by Golden Globe winner Tom Berenger (“Major ...

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Syracuse leads nation in basketball attendance

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Syracuse is the attendance leader in men’s basketball, edging Kentucky for the second straight year. The NCAA said Monday that Syracuse averaged 23,854 fans per game last season, just ahead of Kentucky’s 23,572. Louisville, at 21,386, was ...

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Sutherland bringing jobs to Syracuse

Sutherland Global Services, a business process and technology management services provider based in Rochester, is partnering with the state Department of Labor and Empire State Development to hire for 200 new positions in Syracuse. A career recruitment event will be ...

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Woman dragged trying to stop car from being stolen

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Syracuse say a woman is recovering after she was dragged while trying to stop a woman from stealing a car that slammed into a school bus carrying several students. Officials say the woman had ...

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Syracuse seeks to shelter young migrants

SYRCAUSE (AP) — The mayor of Syracuse has asked President Barack Obama to speed along the approval process to provide a local shelter for young Central American migrants surging across the border. Mayor Stephanie Miner wrote a letter to the ...

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The Bonadio Group names office manager

The Bonadio Group, an upstate independent provider of accounting, consulting and financial services, has named Donald Taylor managing partner in its Syracuse office. In his new role, Taylor will be responsible for overseeing office operations and partner and employee relations, ...

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Former Syracuse coach dropping ESPN lawsuit

ALBANY — Attorneys for former Syracuse assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine say he’s dropping his defamation lawsuit against ESPN. William Albert, spokesman for the Harris Beach law firm, said Fine filed notice of dismissal because he wants to put the ...

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Ex-Syracuse hoops coach’s wife: Life is ruined

GENEVA (AP) — The wife of fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine claimed Wednesday that ESPN maliciously trampled her reputation by broadcasting salacious stories about her and about claims that her husband molested ball boys. Laurie Fine held ...

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