Lightning knocked out power at multiple State Fair locations on opening day as a thunderstorm swept through Central New York.
A New Jersey man was drunk when he drove his vehicle the wrong way on I-81 and crashed in Cortland County, according to State Police.
The Birthing Center at the New York State Fair had its first calf birth early Thursday morning, even before the gates opened to the public.
One man was killed and two other people were taken to the hospital after a crash in Seneca County on Wednesday afternoon.
(Thursday Afternoon, August 21, 2014) Thursday will be another humid day across central New York with a few showers and thunderstorms, especially during the afternoon. Some of the storms will have heavy downpours.
Take a look back at the butter sculptures at the New York State Fair through the years.
On the corner of County Routes 7 & 20, you'll find the brightest fire hydrant in the Town of Oswego, painted purple with pink trim in memory of Theresa Lynn Mosier. The former volunteer with the fire department was killed one year ago.
Syracuse Police are investigating a homicide in the Sedgewick neighborhood.
Here’s a look at what’s happening on opening day of the 2014 New York State Fair: Thursday, August 21.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office is asking homeowners in the town of Mexico for permission to search a large area off of Rice Road in connection with the Heidi Allen case.
Find your way around the State Fair with the NewsChannel 9 App. The interactive map shows you where all the buildings and attractions are. Check the full daily Fair schedule, plus Live Doppler 9 is just a tap away.
State Fair-goers can expect to see a number of new activities that are sure to impress even the most experienced Fair-goer.
A company in Texas has acquired Canastota-owned chain Nice N Easy.
A Tompkins County man was arrested when investigators found him hiding in the woods following a robbery at Turning Stone Casino.
Police at state colleges – including Oswego and Cortland – are among the 12 colleges that will be equipped with a well known heroin antidote, according to the State Attorney General’s office.
That dreaded moment your hard drive crashes. Do you know where to turn? Consumer Reports can tell you the best places to fix a failed computer, after surveying more than 4,400 computer owners about their experiences with tech support.
The health department says no mosquitoes with EEE or West Nile virus have been found near the Fairgrounds.
Schools around the area will start opening for another year in a couple of weeks and many districts are still working hard to make sure everything is in order for the first day of class.
"No More": – a message Le Moyne College plans on sending to new students with a video.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart will sit out his third consecutive Sprint Cup Series race this Saturday, three weeks after a deadly crash in Canandaigua that took the life of North Country driver Kevin Ward Jr.
New students began arriving on the college campus Wednesday morning.
EEE and West Nile have been identified in mosquito samples collected in Oswego County, according to the health department.
The 2014 State Fair Butter Sculpture was unveiled on Wednesday. Spoiler: Click through to see an image of the sculpture.
More evidence of EEE has been found in pools collected in Syracuse’s northern suburbs, according to the Onondaga County Health Department.
With the State Fair underway on Thursday, the speed limit will be reduced on I-690 in the Geddes area through Wednesday, Sept. 3.
The American Red Cross bloodmobile will return to the State Fair this year for a special blood drive.
If you're looking to get rid of that old refrigerator, you could get paid to do it and have it hauled away for free too. The Real Deal on refrigerator and freezer rebate programs being offered again this year.
A woman arrested as part of a suspected multi-state crime ring linked to burglaries throughout Onondaga County died in her jail cell.
Facing a room full of anxious parents and taxpayers, the Homer Central School District Board of Education approved a vote to "repurpose" Hartnett Elementary School, despite months of protest.
"In My Father's Kitchen" is a non-profit organization that aims to help bring homeless people off the streets. For the past few years, it has served meals out of a truck to work on building relationships. Now, the organization finally has a home of their own.
The city of Oneida Water Department has issued a precautionary boil water notice for parts of the town of Annsville.
Onondaga County Sheriff's Deputies credit tips from NewChannel 9 viewers in helping them identify three suspects caught shoplifting from a liquor store on surveillance cameras.
The kids will be back in the classroom soon and now is the time to cash in on back to school deals.
Parking in Syracuse has just gotten a little easier. No need to find one of the pay stations anymore, you'll now be able to pay by using an app on your cell phone.
The news is sinking in that 105 Central New Yorkers are losing their jobs at Remington Arms, the largest gun-maker in the nation and Herkimer County's largest employer.
More than 100 people are being laid off from the Remington Arms plant in the Herkimer County village of Ilion, according to the president of the union representing workers.
Next step taken in redevelopment of long-vacant Hotel Syracuse.
Phone batteries always seem to run out when you need them!
We've told you about this one before, but we continue to hear from many of you. The Internal Revenue Service has also issued yet another warning, after more than 90,000 taxpayers say someone tried to rip them off.
Downtown Syracuse is on the verge of another large development project. There are plans to revitalize the old Sibley's building on South Salina Street and turn it into what's being called City Center.
The Town of Geddes is receiving thousands of dollars to buy the police department life-saving equipment.
A LaFayette man who was convicted in the 2006 death of a State Trooper who was chasing him has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges.
For the first time ever, the Air National Guard's 174th Attack Wing will operate a drone at Hancock Field.
While students and their parents are preparing to head back to school with clothes and supplies, bus drivers are getting ready by test driving their assigned routes.
It was one year ago this week that President Barack Obama made a visit to Central New York.
Four people who were allegedly part of a criminal organization linked to burglaries throughout Onondaga County and beyond are under arrest on Monday.
The countdown has officially begun for the Great New York State Fair.
Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.
NewsChannel 9 WSYR-TV has announced that beginning Monday, September 15 it will expand upon the station’s award-winning local news programming with the launch of the market’s first 4:00 p.m. newscast: NewsChannel 9 – First at Four.
Firefighters and emergency responders need to have tickets in order get into the New York State Fair for free, while seniors and veterans only need to show their IDs on special days, and NewsChannel 9 viewer Henry wants to know why.