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Manlius man wins $7.7 million asbestos verdict

The family of Lewis Nash, a deceased Manlius man who worked as a bus driver for the Fayetteville-Manlius school district, has received a $7.7 million

Cazenovia police warn residents of new National Grid phone scam

A new phone scam has begun hitting Cazenovia residents in recent days and citizens should be on the lookout, said Cazenovia Police Chief Michael Hayes. The scammers are saying that they represent National Grid and are calling to warn people that their power is about to be disconnected unless they pay overdue costs.

Manlius police take down multi-county burglary ring

The Manlius Police Department has made an arrest in relation to a multi-county burglary ring that had been operating throughout the summer of 2014. Working in conjunction with the New York State Police, Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Town of DeWitt Police Department, Manlius Police Investigators were able to locate and arrest the following individual.

Q&A with Onondaga County Sheriff Gene Conway

In this year’s midterm elections, Onondaga County had to elect a new sheriff after Kevin Walsh announced his retirement from the position he held for 20 years. In a competitive race between Republican Gene Conway and Democrat Toby Shelley, Conway won the race by a margin of 8,000 votes. Conway, who was chief of police for the town of DeWitt when he was elected, was sworn-in as sheriff on Dec. 17 at DeWitt Town Hall. Eagle Newspapers reporter Hayleigh Gowans got the chance to interview Conway shortly before he takes office at midnight on Dec. 31.

Three arrested for assault, burglary in Fenner

On Thursday, Dec. 18, at approximately 6:50 p.m., Madison County sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported robbery and assault on State Route 13 in the Town of Fenner, between the villages of Chittenango and Cazenovia. Upon arrival, the victim was located and interviewed before he was transported to the hospital for injuries he received.

Morris cited for bravery

L’pool police chief receives Sheriff’s award recognizing his 2013 arrest of a double murderer

Liverpool Police Chief Don Morris received a Sheriff’s Award for Bravery Monday, Dec. 8, in recognition of his Oct. 28, 2013 arrest of double murder suspect Justin Dallas, 26, of Syracuse.

Couple who embezzled $444,000 from United Methodist Church of Manlius sentenced to prison

A couple who pleaded guilty to embezzling $444,000 from a central New York church are scheduled to be sentenced to prison terms.

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Portable meth lab found near Cazenovia library

Cazenovia police this week found a backpack containing a portable meth lab behind a garage on Mill Street in the village. The backpack contained all the common items used in the manufacture of methamphetamine in what is called the “shake and bake” method, where the drug is created in a plastic bottle — in this case, a 1-liter plastic soda bottle.

Cazenovia police chief warns residents to beware scam IRS phone calls

Cazenovia Police Chief Michael Hayes wants all village residents to be aware that several local residents have recently reported receiving scam phone calls from people identifying themselves as the IRS, asking for individuals' bank account numbers and other personal information.

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Police make second arrest in Chittenango bank robbery

Two days after a female who robbed a Chittenango bank was on the loose in the village of Chittenango and reported as “armed and dangerous,” state police made a second arrest to close out the case. New York State Police in Oneida announced the arrest of Alyssa L. Boswell, 22, of Canastota, on Thursday, Dec. 4, for robbery in the first degree, a class B felony.

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DeWitt substitute teacher accused of inappropriate “sexting” with a student

Onondaga County Sheriff’s detectives have charged a town of Dewitt man after allegedly disseminating indecent material through his cell phone and social media, to a student less than 17 years of age.

Manlius PD looking for information regarding identity thefts

The Town of Manlius Police are looking for any information regarding 10 recent reports of identity thefts in the area involving five suspects, four male and one female.

Gunshots at Covered Bridge Apts.

Detectives believe victim targeted, incident not random

Two gunshots were reportedly heard by witnesses at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Covered Bridge Apartments, at 850 Vine St., just outside the village of Liverpool.

Manlius police request information regarding burglaries

The Town of Manlius Police Department is currently investigating two residential burglaries that occurred on Nov. 18 and 19.

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Rise in DeWitt burglaries brings concerned residents to public meeting

It was standing room only on Monday, Nov. 17, at DeWitt town hall for a community meeting led by the DeWitt police department concerning the rise in home burglaries in certain areas of the town.