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Article by LukeStarnes
March 17, 2012

Police Segway use inspires criminal Segway use

Columbia Police released a report Sunday revealing a massive spike in Segway use by a new criminal gang over the past two years. The bi-wheeled bandits have ravaged the city’s streets for a little over 26 months, waging war on the men in blue, themselves motoring about upon Segways. The gang has brought a level... MORE »

Article by Leah Folta
September 25, 2011

Crimes they are a-changin’… Or ARE they?

Written by Leah Folta and Lia Woodward DPS robbery reports have upsurged unsettlingly this semester, and we here at CB have noticed (napping on our desks isn’t all we do, Mom). There seem to be more robberies at more unusual times of day, and students are being put in danger over ridiculously minor personal possessions. Getting mugged at 10 AM... MORE »

Article by loganeastman
March 5, 2011

Shooting Not Worth Reporting

TODAY IN NON-NEWS: You probably don’t care, but a twenty-something male was shot near the corner of 29th Street and Hoover early Saturday morning in a drive-by shooting.  Before you emote a natural response out of empathy or concern for your own safety, you should know that this person had absolutely nothing to do with... MORE »

Article by Tyler Marchewski
March 5, 2011

Indecent Exposure Case Solved

The mysterious man who has been flashing students for the last 18 months has finally been caught by State College Police. The man responsible for these incidents is the “Wild Thing” himself Charlie Sheen. Investigators believed that these cases would eventually lead to sexual assault, but in fact only ended in drug abuse and partying.... MORE »

Article by Homegrizzown
March 5, 2011

UB Fan Kills Falcon With Car, Plans to Use Mother’s Homemade Recipe

In the spirit of March Madness, UB fan and Buffalo native Clyde McHale stands as one of UB’s most die hard fans, despite not having a high school education or any real affiliation with the University.  He claims to be a lifetime fan of UB, especially basketball all of his life.  “My kids grew up... MORE »

Article by Piliour
April 21, 2010

Stop! In the Name of Incompetency!

On Friday, a stop sign was stolen from Lancaster Avenue. Upon learning of its theft, the Syracuse Police Department immediately put 99% of its resources into finding the stop sign and reprimanding the perpetrators. “How will people know whether to stop or not?” asks SPD Chief Steve Grabowski. “We need that sign back or else”¦it’d... MORE »

Picture by Piliour
March 3, 2010
Article by Piliour
March 2, 2010

Study: Locking Doors Prevents Robberies

In the past few months, the Syracuse has been the victim of several robberies. In an effort to discover why particular students are targeted more than others, the Sociology department dispersed a survey among the student body, and the results were surprising. One hundred percent of the students who were robbed said that they did... MORE »