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More than three years later, Utica man charged with murder

Public Safety Utica Police have taken into custody and charged a man with a murder in the Cornhill section of the city that occurred more than three years ago. Lt. Bryan Coromato said at 10:40 p.m. Nov. 10, 2013, police responded to the corner of Eagle Street and Conkling Avenue regarding a report of shots fired. When patrol units arrived, they found a man, identified as Odum J. Shealey,... 4:00pm 02/18/17

Verona man suffers broken leg in snowmobile accident

Public Safety A Verona man was ejected from his snowmobile and injured after attempting to avoid striking the rear of another sled along the Erie Canalway Trail off Rome-New London Road Friday afternoon. Deputies said Thomas Larsen, 24, was operating a 2005 Arctic Cat southbound on Trail C7 when he stopped his sled for other approaching snowmobilers who were northbound on the same trail at... 4:00pm 02/18/17

Onondaga County man killed in snowmobile crash

Public Safety CAZENOVIA — An Onondaga County man was killed and another man seriously injured when their snowmobiles collided head-on on Trail S56 near Cobblestone Drive Friday. State Police at Morrisville said at 3:52 p.m. a 1990 Yamaha operated by George E. Verdow, 64, of Tully, was westbound with another snowmobiler traveling about 40 feet behind. Meanwhile, Jeffrey S. Hunt, 52, of... 4:00pm 02/18/17

Woman faces multiple charges in domestic dispute

Public Safety A 28-year-old woman is facing multiple charges after a domestic dispute on Depeyster Street Wednesday night. Police said Nicole Hammon threw her boyfriend’s cell phone to the ground during an argument in the 200 block at about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Police said the cell phone’s screen fractured, then Hammon picked up the phone and twisted it in half. When the boyfriend attempted... 4:00pm 02/18/17

26-year-old charged with marijuana possession

Public Safety A 26-year-old man was charged with marijuana possession during a traffic stop on Van Buren Avenue early this morning. Police said Brandon J. Wesseldine, of West Liberty Street, was pulled over for a traffic infraction at about 12:30 a.m. Once he was stopped, the officer detected the odor of marijuana, and police said Wesseldine admitted to having the drug inside the car.... 4:00pm 02/18/17