Syracuse apartment building rocked by explosion (Good Morning CNY July 11)


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EXHAUSTED: Morgan Wall drew more than 18,000 country fans to St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater in Lakeview on Friday night, the biggest crowd at the Amp since a sold-out Florida Georgia Line sale in 2019. See our review of concert, the set list and more photos. (photo David Lehr)

What is the trend

Syracuse man making homemade fireworks causes explosion at Vinette Towers: About 40 people were displaced by an explosion on Saturday evening in a 12-storey building caused by a man making homemade fireworks, according to firefighters and police. The blast was so loud it toppled the wall of an apartment in Vinette Towers, police said. Scott Dimond, 38, of Syracuse, was charged Sunday; he and another person were hospitalized.

Salt City Coffee expands after buying another store: Salt City Coffee is expanding with a new store located in Fayetteville. This is the fourth location for the local Syracuse cafe, which debuted five years ago, and will replace Soleil Cafe in the horseshoe-shaped plaza known as Fayetteville Square.

Liverpool man drives almost 200 miles in rental car to rob 3 banks in 4 days: A Liverpool man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison on Friday after pleading guilty to bank robbery and attempted bank robbery, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York. Michael Tyo, 34, drove 200 miles in a rental car to rob three banks in four days in western New York.

  • Liverpool man sentenced to 15 years in prison after killing two in high-speed crash
  • Teen admits Syracuse murder; fired a gun in a previous murder and also faced 2 attempted murders

Look forward

More 80s music at NYS Fair: “Stranger Things” is the hottest TV show right now and Kate Bush is back on the charts, now making a good time for more 80s music at the New York State Fair. .38 Special has been added to the free concert lineup, joining Great White, Foreigner, Boy George & Culture Club, Night Ranger and Resurrection – A Journey Tribute.


The 2022 Boilermakers Road Race in Utica NY

BOILERMAKER UTICA: More than 8,300 people raced in Sunday’s 5K and 15K Boilermaker races in Utica, which regularly draw participants from around the world. See results, photos. (photo Dennis Nett)

Breanna Stewart gives a nod to C-NS with a signature basketball shoe: Puma has unveiled its first look at WNBA star Breanna Stewart’s new sneaker, the Stewie 1, featuring a North Star on the sole to acknowledge her central New York high school roots. Cicero-North Syracuse’s mascot for the sports team is the North Star. See photos of Stewie’s kicks.

  • Breanna Stewart pays tribute to Brittney Griner at WNBA All-Star Game


In short

What bank robber DeWitt says he did with the $10,000 he stole

Lynyrd Skynyrd celebrates 50 years at St. Joe’s Amp (concert review, photos)

Upstate New York driver arrested for ‘very bad attempt’ at fake inspection sticker

Here are the top lottery winners in CNY: Search statewide winners

Restaurant inspections: 63 satisfactory; 1 fixes previous violations

Why We Didn’t Write About Cease and Desist Cannabis Letters in New York

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