Salina, NY — Early this morning at approximately 8:18 AM, a large box truck collided with the low railroad bridge on Onondaga Lake Parkway, near the village of Liverpool. The accident has prompted a complete closure of the parkway in both directions as emergency services work to assess the damage and clear the scene.

Despite multiple signs warning against commercial vehicles on the parkway and traffic control measures in place, the bridge, known for its low clearance, continues to be a hotspot for collisions. Local authorities are on-site managing the situation and investigating the cause of the crash.

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Published: 04/26/2024 - 08:54 AM
Updated: 04/26/2024 - 10:32 AM

Update: 4/15/2024 4:15 PM

Updated Press Conference Report on Salina Officer Shooting

Key officials including Onondaga County Sheriff, Syracuse PD Chief Joseph Cecile, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, and County Executive Ryan McMahon have provided updated information on the tragic shooting incident in Salina.

Shooter and Victims Identified: The shooter, identified as 33-year-old Christopher Murphy, engaged in a confrontation that led to the deaths of SPD Officer Mike Jensen, who had been on the force for about two years, and Onondaga County Sheriff Deputy Hoosock, recently promoted to lieutenant and serving as watch commander and bomb squad commander since 2007.

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Published: 04/14/2024 - 11:30 PM
Updated: 04/19/2024 - 10:40 AM

On Friday evening, the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Oswego Rd and Meyers Rd in Salina, NY. According to a 911 caller, they heard six shots in the area. Upon arrival, Sheriff's deputies investigated the area. Sources in the area reported that a man was shooting barrels in his yard and refused to come out. The Liverpool Police Department and Onondaga County Sheriff's office have multiple roads closed in the area. The police are still investigating the incident, and the public is advised to stay clear of the area until further notice. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. In the meantime, we urge… Continue Reading

Published: 05/05/2023 - 09:59 PM
Updated: 05/05/2023 - 10:55 PM

A box truck traveling westbound on Onondaga Lake Parkway collided with the railroad bridge on Friday morning, causing the truck to slide into a ditch alongside the roadway. The incident occurred in Salina, NY, and the Sheriff's Office is currently on the scene. Crews are working to right the truck and remove it from the roadway. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible and to exercise caution if driving in the vicinity. We will provide updates as more information becomes available. 


NYS DOT UPDATE: NY 370 WB, Between Park St and Oswego St All lanes closed at 12:30 PM due to crash at 11:25 AM for up to 2 more hours


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Published: 03/31/2023 - 12:13 PM
Updated: 03/31/2023 - 02:15 PM

False Report of Mass Shooting at Westhill High School in Onondaga County On Wednesday morning, a false report of a mass shooting at Westhill High School in the Town of Onondaga led to a police response. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the report of mass casualties was false and there was no active shooter situation. The incident was a swatting call, which is a false 911 report, similar to what other schools have received. The Onondaga County Sheriff's Office is investigating the false report. The school district immediately implemented a "Hold in Place" protocol, and all students and staff are safe. Superintendent Steve Dunham thanked the school staff and students for… Continue Reading

Published: 03/30/2023 - 01:18 PM
Updated: 03/30/2023 - 01:20 PM

The National Weather Service Office in Binghamton has issued a special weather statement. A strong cold front is expected to hit the region from late afternoon into the evening hours, bringing heavy rain that will quickly turn into heavy snow as temperatures drop below freezing. The snow squalls and high winds are expected to create dangerous travel conditions, with near-zero visibility and a potential flash freeze on road surfaces. The heavy snow squall is expected to reach the Finger Lakes, central southern tier of NY, and the Syracuse, Utica, and Rome areas between 5 and 7 pm. The Twin Tiers of NY and PA to the western Catskills are expected to be affected between 7 and 9 pm, while… Continue Reading

Published: 03/29/2023 - 08:20 PM
Updated: 03/31/2023 - 12:13 PM

Yet another tractor-trailer collided with the railroad bridge on Onondaga Lake Parkway in Salina, NY, causing significant damage to the air diverter and exhaust of the tractor. The incident took place approximately 7:45 a.m. on Wednesday March 29th 2023. The truck was hauling a flatbed trailer with steel pipes that were not damaged in the collision. The incident occurred due to the driver missing the overheight vehicle signs. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. It is important for all drivers to pay attention to road signs and height restrictions to avoid such accidents. The Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.

Published: 03/29/2023 - 07:56 AM
Updated: 03/29/2023 - 07:59 AM

Firefighters from the Moyers Corners Fire Department responded to a report of an outdoor fire at the Amazon Warehouse on Morgan Rd in Clay, NY on Tuesday morning. The fire was reported to be behind the building in a cardboard compactor.

Upon arrival, the fire department quickly extinguished the fire. However, firefighters on the scene reported heavy smoke in the area as a result of the fire. Several trucks parked in the area had to be moved in order to access the compactor. Firefighters on scene reported issues with one of the fire hydrants in the area, despite the recent construction of the facility.

Despite the heavy smoke, the fire did not spread to anything outside of… Continue Reading

Published: 03/23/2023 - 08:06 PM
Updated: 03/24/2023 - 01:38 PM

Breaking News: Syracuse Police Initiate Pursuit of Suspect in Black SUV Syracuse Police initiated a pursuit of a suspect driving a black SUV this evening at approximately 6:50 PM. The suspect entered I690 Eastbound and continued onto i481 south, before returning to the city and leading police on a chase through several streets. However, the police lost sight of the suspect near Lexington Ave. At this point, the Syracuse Police moved their investigation to an encrypted channel to prevent the suspect from being able to monitor their search. Residents in the area are advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. We will continue to update this story as… Continue Reading

Published: 03/23/2023 - 07:11 PM
Updated: 03/23/2023 - 09:14 PM

A residential fire broke out at 716 Libby St, Salina, NY on March 23, 2023, at around 5:57 PM. The Liverpool Fire Department responded to the scene and found that the fire was on the outside wall of the house, behind the siding. The firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and prevented the fire from spreading to the inside of the house. Liverpool Fire, requested National Grid report to the scene. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

Update 6:30PM: Liverpool Fire requested that the American Red Cross respond to the scene. The Red Cross can provided financial assistance which can be used for immediate needs like… Continue Reading

Published: 03/23/2023 - 06:27 PM
Updated: 03/23/2023 - 06:50 PM