| Mar 4, 2011
| 12:05 PM
A New York woman was arrested and charged with child endangerment after police say she left her 6-year-old grandson in her car while she gambled at a Westchester County casino.
According to authorities, Rose Thigpen-Grant, 53, of Syracuse, hit the Empire...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 8:07 PM
Name of press: Silverthought Press, Philadelphia, NY-- just outside of Syracuse-- and Chicago. And Seattle.
In what year was your press founded? 2001
How many people are on your staff? Silverthought's founder, Paul Hughes, handles acquisitions,...
| Aug 3, 2011
"Seventies Los Angeles is really not ever very far from my mind, for some weird reason," says author Dana Spiotta, a former Angeleno who now lives in upstate New York. "I just love '70s Los Angeles."
The city plays a big part in her latest novel,...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:18 PM
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that an earthquake just shook the town of Altamont, outside of Albany. Cuomo issued the following statement just after 5 p.m. Saturday:
"We have reports of a 2.9 magnitude earthquake just west-southwest of...
| Sep 1, 2011
When the reign of Oliver Cromwell and his fellow killjoys ended, one of the first things the new English king did was order the theaters to reopen.
Charles II didn't stop there. He allowed those theaters to do something previously unthinkable —...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 12:46 PM
A New York teen was sentenced to 2 to 6 years in prison for robbing an elderly man of a mere 7 cents, a judge ruled Monday.
Onondaga County Judge William Walsh handed down the harsh sentence to 15-year-old Anthony Stewart after the Syracuse teen...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:43 AM
WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania surveyed the damage Friday caused by near-historic flooding as the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee soaked the region for another day.
"Potentially thousands of homes" have been affected, Luzerne...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 5:15 PM
Hang on to your hats boys and girls. You’re about to take a lightning-quick cyber trip across America. Those prone to seizures may want to avert your eyes.
Freelance photographer Brian Defreese spent a couple of months traveling across the US...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 8:01 AM
The sex abuse scandal at Syracuse University is widening and some say it could eventually cost Hall of Fame Head Coach Jim Boeheim his job.
Pittsburgh, Pa. police now say they are prepared to launch an investigation into accusations made by 23-year-old...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 2:44 PM
Bernie Fine, the former Syracuse basketball coach and alleged pedophile, will not spend a day behind bars.
The Onandanga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick made the shocking yet somewhat expected announcement this afternoon, "The bottom line...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 4:09 PM
Jerry Sandusky is back in jail and his lack of funds might insure he'll be there for a while.
The former Penn State coach was arrested yet again from his home, after 2 new victims came forward. A judge ruled Sandusky could be released if he could make...