Syracuse New York

Miss New York Nina Davuluri walks down the runway after winning the the Miss America 2014 pageant, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Miss America: ‘First and foremost American’

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Nina Davuluri isn’t the first Miss America of color. She’s not even the first Asian-American to wear the crown. But her victory has clearly struck a chord in some quarters. […]


Feds fire, demote employees over NY killing, rape

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Federal probation officers in upstate New York have been fired or demoted after a man they were monitoring was charged with slipping out of his electronic bracelet, raping a 10-year-old girl […]


Basketball at sea

A college basketball game has been postponed because of rain. What a minute — what? Ninth-ranked Syracuse and 20th-ranked San Diego State were going to play Friday night on the flight deck of the decommissioned […]


Police: NY bank thief claimed he was shortchanged

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) – Going back to a bank you just ripped off to claim you’d been shortchanged isn’t likely to end well. That’s what police say led to an arrest Monday in upstate New […]



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