Apr 05, 2013 — Forcing young women and men into a life of prostitution is a very lucrative business.
It may sound like the stuff of Hollywood, but the sex trafficking trade is alive and well in Central New York, but a movement to end it in New York State is gathering momentum, with a bill in the legislature to protect those who are trafficked, and bring traffickers to justice. Go to full article
The car wash in Herkimer where two people were killed Wednesday. Photo: Google street view
Herkimer, NY, Mar 14, 2013 — It was 25 hours between the time a shooting spree started in a small town Barber Shop, and a shootout with police in an abandoned building, that led to the death of 64-year old Kurt Meyers. State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico says police had tried to coax Meyers out of the building during an all-night standoff, before deciding to go after him soon after daybreak. Go to full article
Syracuse, NY, Aug 29, 2012 — CORRECTION: According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, there will still be 7 print editions produced per week. Three editions will be produced for home delivery to subscribers. The other four days, a scaled-down print edition will be available on newsstands within Onondaga County.
The digital world has finally caught up with Syracuse's daily newspaper, as the Post Standard has announced it is cutting back the number of print editions it puts out every week. Starting Jan. 1, 2013, a new business structure takes over the Syracuse Post Standard and its website Syracuse.com. Go to full article