Frank Fowler http://wrvo.org en Area politicians want smartphone manufacturers to install technology to prevent thefts http://wrvo.org/post/area-politicians-want-smartphone-manufacturers-install-technology-prevent-thefts <p></p><p>Several local politicians, including Rep. Dan Maffei (D-Syracuse) and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman appeared at city hall in downtown Syracuse to throw their support behind the federal Smartphone Theft Prevention Act.</p><p>The act would require smartphone makers to install a “kill switch” on their devices that would allow customers to delete data and deactivate their phone remotely.</p><p>Schneiderman says the major manufactures have the technology to do this but are choosing not to.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:03:37 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 54149 at http://wrvo.org Area politicians want smartphone manufacturers to install technology to prevent thefts Syracuse leaders come together to advocate for pre-K funding http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-leaders-come-together-advocate-pre-k-funding <p></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:10:57 +0000 Ellen Abbott 52998 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse leaders come together to advocate for pre-K funding Syracuse Police Department receives animal first aid kits http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-police-department-receives-animal-first-aid-kits <p></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:25:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50181 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse Police Department receives animal first aid kits DNA helps crack Syracuse cold case http://wrvo.org/post/dna-helps-crack-syracuse-cold-case <p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:22:21 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48488 at http://wrvo.org DNA helps crack Syracuse cold case Syracuse commemorates 9/11 http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-commemorates-911 <p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:05:06 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 43994 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse commemorates 9/11 Syracuse awarded federal grant to fight gang violence http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-awarded-federal-grant-fight-gang-violence <p>The city of Syracuse is taking some new steps in the fight against gun crime and gang violence. "Syracuse Truce" will bring police and community organizations together to deter crime. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:47:36 +0000 Ellen Abbott 26732 at http://wrvo.org New police cameras added to help reduce crime in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/new-police-cameras-added-help-reduce-crime-syracuse <p>Police are installing more cameras on the streets of Syracuse. The addition is part of a program they say has already cut crime, and in neighborhoods that need it the most.</p><p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 20:24:33 +0000 Ellen Abbott 23554 at http://wrvo.org Remembering fallen members of the police force http://wrvo.org/post/remembering-fallen-members-police-force <p>It was a day of remembrance today in Syracuse at the newly renovated Forman Park. Mayor Stephanie Miner, Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler, and Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh were all on hand to honor members of the police force that have fallen in the line of duty.</p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 18:32:18 +0000 Matt Johnston 19301 at http://wrvo.org Remembering fallen members of the police force Syracuse Police changes sex abuse policy in the wake of Bernie Fine case http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-police-changes-sex-abuse-policy-wake-bernie-fine-case <p>The Syracuse Police Department has changed some policies regarding allegations of sex abuse that come into the department, in the wake of the Bernie Fine investigation. &nbsp;Fine is the former assistant S-U &nbsp; Basketball coach who is accused of sexually molesting three young men, at different times since 1990 . &nbsp; Police Chief Frank Fowler says an initial allegation came into the department in 2002, from Bobby Davis, a former Ballboy with the team. &nbsp;Fowler says in a brief conversation, Davis told a detective he&#39;d been molested in 1990 at Fine&#39;s home. Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:14:13 +0000 Ellen Abbott 10282 at http://wrvo.org Updated: Syracuse Police Chief issues statement on Bernie Fine investigation http://wrvo.org/post/updated-syracuse-police-chief-issues-statement-bernie-fine-investigation <p>Police chief explains his department's handling of the investigation into former Syracuse coach Bernie Fine.</p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:07:12 +0000 Jason Smith 10213 at http://wrvo.org