Democrat Juanita Perez Williams, left, Republican Laura Lavine, independent candidate Ben Walsh, and Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins, are the 2017 candidates for Syracuse mayor. and Walsh are firmly ahead of Republican Laura Lavine Working Families Party candidate Joe Nicoletti and the Green Party's Howie Hawkins , according to the poll of likely Syracuse voters.
A police raid of a Main Street "spa" which has been the subject of numerous prostitution raids in recent years, has resulted in the arrest of a New York woman on prostitution charges. Police say that they conducted an investigation of the Emerald/Nirvana Day Spa at 181 Main St. in response to numerous tips about ongoing prostitution services there.
CHICAGO – A former Illinois congressman said Friday he's standing by a Twitter post he sent after the fatal shooting of police officers in Dallas in which he said President Barack Obama should “Watch out” and “Real America is coming after you.” Joe Walsh told The Associated Press on Friday he didn't intend to incite violence against Obama or anyone else. The one-term Republican congressman and syndicated radio talk show host from suburban Chicago is known for his often-provocative comments.