Monthly Archives: May 2016

Syracuse Man Awaits His Fate at Syracuse Criminal Courthouse as Two Attorneys Battle it Out

By: Meredith Kava SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)—An elderly, black woman sat in the last row of the court room, alone and murmuring to herself, “Jesus take the wheel.” She looked down and repeatedly uttered this phrase as her son, Justin Hymes, 39, … Continue reading

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The Director of On Point For College Will Shake President Obama’s Hand

By Amber Hunter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Sam Rowser nearly missed his opportunity to meet the President, until he came across the deleted email from the White House inviting him to a celebration for New York educators. Rowser, the deputy … Continue reading

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Syracuse Man is on Trial for Sexual Assault Against a Child

By Amber Hunter SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A mother sat in the back of the courtroom Thursday afternoon with her head down as she nodded it side-to-side and whispered, “take the wheel Jesus.” Her son, Justin Hymes, 39, of Syracuse, … Continue reading

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In Onondaga County, Uncertainty And Optimism Mix Like Runoff and Rainwater

By Connor Federico, Eric Horowitz, Amber Hunter, and Meredith Kava SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — With a history steeped in the muddied waters of Onondaga Lake, the Onondaga Nation is searching for clarity along a sacred shoreline. In a protracted … Continue reading

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Yeshua Restoration Ministries Gives Syracuse Youth Refugees Support, Friendship, and Community

By Rebekah Castor, Alexis EauClaire, Taylor Epps Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Jessica Vinciguerra is the youngest of eight children. With her older siblings already moved out of the house, Vinciguerra always wanted a younger brother or sister to spend time with. That … Continue reading

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