Monthly Archives: October 2014

Key Witness Testifies in Belle Murder Trial

Originally reported on Oct. 20, 2014 By William Wheeler SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – The Lundy family looked stoic as their family members stood trial Monday afternoon in Onondaga County Court, both accused of a murder dating back to 2012. … Continue reading

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Witness’ Testimony Raises More Questions Than Answers in Murder Trial

Originally reported on Oct. 20, 2014 By Cameron Spera SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Handcuffed, the man believed to be the only eyewitness to a 2012 murder approached the bench of the courtroom. Jason “Peso” Acevedo, 20, was called to testify … Continue reading

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Key Witness Testifies in Murder Trial

Originally reported on Oct. 20, 2014 By Michael Tricarico SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Ralph Cognetti patted his client on the back Monday afternoon as proceedings were set to resume in the murder trial of Walter Belle III inside Judge … Continue reading

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Key Eyewitness Testifies in Lundy Brothers’ Murder Trial

Originally reported on Oct. 20, 2014  By Lauren Sinatra SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Dron Lundy, 26, sat calmly at the defense table, while his brother, Quincy, 21, was nervously hunched over the pile of paperwork in front of him. The brothers … Continue reading

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With Little Contention, Legislature Approved Budget

Originally reported on October 14th, 2014 By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE (NCC News) — Tuesday afternoon’s meeting was running smoothly as the Onondaga County Legislature met to vote on the 2015 budget. However, tensions arose when the proposal of a dog kennel … Continue reading

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Budget Passes, But Legislator Expresses Discontent Over Proposed Kennel

Originally reported on October 14, 2014 By Robert Romano SYRACUSE (NCC News)—His tie may have been orange, but discussion of more funding for a dog shelter left Onondaga County Legislator Kevin Holmquist’s face beet-red at the budget meeting inside the … Continue reading

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Onondaga County Taxpayers To Pay Less for County Government

By Ji Seo SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Seventeen legislators voted “aye” and none opposed the 15 amendments to a $1.2 billion budget, which will bring the county its lowest tax rate in years. Representatives of the sheriff’s office sat quietly … Continue reading

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County Budget Meeting Results In “Ruff” Future For Dogs

Originally reported on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. By Lauren Walsh SYRACUSE (NCC News) – Legislator Kevin A. Holmquist had a bone to pick with the county legislature Tuesday afternoon at the budget meeting. Holmquist gave a spirited … Continue reading

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Key Eyewitness Reluctantly Testifies at Lundy Brothers’ Murder Trial

Originally reported on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 By Regan Spencer SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A key eyewitness took the stand Monday afternoon in Dron and Quincy Lundy’s murder trial.  The brothers are each being charged with second degree murder … Continue reading

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Detective and Witness Testify in Syracuse Murder Trial

Originally reported on Oct. 20, 2014 By Marco Socci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) ­– Detective Jeff Okon and witness Jason Acevedo both testified in the Lundy brothers’ murder trial on Monday. Quincy and Dron Lundy are on trial for the … Continue reading

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