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Four dead at barber shop, car wash in New York

NY Shootings - NBC News

Four people have been shot dead at a car wash and a barber shop in upstate New York, state police told NBC affiliate WKTV, and at least two others were shot and injured. The shootings occurred at John's Barber Shop in Herkimer and Gaffey's Car Wash in Mohawk, neighboring towns that lie roughly halfway between Syracuse and Albany.


Brothers arrested in plot to claim $5 million lottery ticket


Two Syracuse area men who claimed to be holding a $5 million lottery ticket sold at their family store were arrested this morning on charges they conspired to falsely claim the prize as their own.


DA: No state charges against Bernie Fine

A New York district attorney said Wednesday that despite credible allegations of sexual misconduct with minors, he cannot bring charges against a former assistant basketball coach at Syracuse University because the statute of limitations has expired.


Syracuse's Boeheim not worried about job status

Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim

After his Syracuse Orange had run away to another victory, men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim turned his focus to a far more important matter. Boeheim said Tuesday that "what happened on my watch" will be revealed once police complete their inquiry into child molestation accusations against his former longtime assistant.


Distracted-driving programs show success

Pilot programs to reduce distracted driving show success in Syracuse, N.Y., and Hartford, Conn.


4 Dead in Megabus Crash Near Syracuse, N.Y.

A double-decker bus traveling off its route hit a low railroad bridge overhead and flipped on its side early Saturday, killing four people and critically injuring others, authorities said.


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