Donald Trump has reached 50 percent support from Republicans and Republican-leaners nationally for the first time since the beginning of the NBC News SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll in late December. This milestone is significant as the 2016 primary heads into its final few weeks of contests, as there has been intense speculation that Trump's support has a ceiling. Though his support has hovered in the high 40s since mid-March, the front-runner had yet to secure half of Republican voters.
A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
An icon, a leader, a superstar, a legend. That's what Dwayne "Pearl" Washington will be remembered as, with news of his death circulating around the sports world, Wednesday. Washington lead the way for the Syracuse basketball program to be put on the map nationally as he was one of the biggest talents in the Big East Conference as it exploded onto the scene. Pearl played for the then-Orangemen from 1983-1986, and in that time, helped Syracuse become a national powerhouse.
Syracuse Orange basketball coach Jim Boeheim becomes overhwelmed with emotion and leaves the room during a press conference highlighting the life of legendary SU basketball player Dwayne 'Pearl' Washington.
The first criminal charges have been filed in Flint's lead-tainted water crisis, including allegations that two state regulators and a Flint water plant supervisor tampered with evidence and that the state regulators knowingly misled U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials and the county health department.
New Orleans police say the first officer to arrive on the scene of the shooting death of former Saints player Will Smith found a gun on the hood of a vehicle with the empty magazine removed and one round in the chamber.
CICERO, N.Y.- Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is scheduled to make an appearance in Cicero today. Syracuse.com is reporting the Texas Senator will rally at the Center Court in Driver's Village at 2:00 PM. Syracuse media is also reporting that volunteers say no tickets are needed for the event.
Southern Tier news media reports Cruz will make an appearance at the Forum Theater at 11:15am in downtown Binghamton, preceding the Cicero rally.
A court document filed Thursday says that Donald Trump's campaign manager will not be prosecuted on a misdemeanor battery charge after prosecutors determined there wasn't enough evidence to convict him of forcibly grabbing a female reporter.
NASA Scientists were in town on Wednesday, to encourage students to dive into science, technology, and math. Frankfort native Scott Wilson is the Production Manager for the Orion Mission. Wilson spoke with students at Jarvis Middle School in Mohawk about his project. When it came time to ask questions, nearly every hand in the room went up.
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have written letters to several national retailers expressing concern about on-call scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers with only a few hours' notice.