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NEW YORK

Central New York District Attorney Weighs-In on Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The grand jury system is the center of attention after a controversial decision not to charge the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. As Bill Carey reports, a local District Attorney, with ties to the prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, thinks his friend handled the case as well as he could. Updated 8:26 PM

More than two thirds of adults and about a third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. A third of calories people are eating are prepared outside the home - at restaurants, grocery stores and entertainment venues like movie theaters. But most people either don't know or underestimate the calorie counts of that food. As Katie Gibas reports, new FDA requirements will make it easier for people to know just how much they're eating.

Updated 5:58 PM

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Locals React to Protests, Looting That Continue in Ferguson

Protests, looting and rioting continued through the night in Ferguson, Missouri. Community members are reacting to a grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot the unarmed teenager Michael Brown back in August. Sarah Blazonis reports.

5:57 AM

Oneida County's 10 Most Wanted Criminals, Police Seek Public Help

Police agencies are constantly on the look out for criminals who skip bail, miss their court appearances, and are evading arrest. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office alone has hundreds of active arrest warrants. To help whittle down those numbers, they've released a Ten Most Wanted Poster. Cara Thomas explains how effective these posters can be.

Updated 5:45 PM

Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner Has Billion Dollar Plan for Syracuse

If you were given extra money, what would you do with it? Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner has a wish list if that was the case here. It's called, 'Syracuse Billion.' Iris St. Meran sat down with the the Mayor to discuss her long-term investment priorities for the Salt City.

Updated 10:29 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Ask Dan Eaton Thanksgiving Special

Dan Eaton is helping make your Thanksgiving dinner a success! Turning the turkey upside-down this year? Confused about cold-water thawing or cooking temperatures? The Cooking at Home chef responds to your top Thanksgiving cooking questions in a special video blog.

5:30 AM

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BINGHAMTON

Rally at Binghamton University in Response to Ferguson Decision

The time for waiting is over, the time for change is now.That was the message at a rally outside City Hall in Binghamton this evening in response to Monday's decision in Ferguson, Missouri. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains why organizers say the reason for coming together is bigger than Ferguson. Updated 10:03 PM

BINGHAMTON

Local DOT Crews Return Home From Buffalo

When Buffalo was hit with a massive snow storm last week, emergency crews from all over the state sprang into action and traveled to help. That included members from the Southern Tier's DOT. Reporter Alexa Green caught up with one worker who arrived back in Broome County this week, who said it was an experience he'll never forget. Updated 6:58 PM

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