CNY Centralâ??s top 25 stories of 2012

      As the end of 2012 nears, letâ??s take a look back at CNY Centralâ??s 25 most read stories of the year.

      1 â?? Read: Munnsville woman allegedly high on 'bath salts' dies after attacking child

      2 - Read: Karate and Mixed Martial Arts instructor Steve Lavallee found dead

      3 - Read: Was the Cortland County District Attorney a 70â??s porn star?

      4 - Read: Bernie Fine accuser recants saying it was all a game

      5 - Read: New synthetic drug 'Smiles' sweeping across the country

      6 - Read: Transvestite demands apology from Central Square Wal-Mart

      7 - Read: Man arrested for doing wild speed of 166 MPH on Thruway

      8 - Read: Syracuse University graduate student and filmmaker killed in Syria

      9 - Read: Price of stamps increasing in January

      10 - Read: Paul McCartney talks Springsteen with workers at East Syracuse trucking company

      11 - Read: Greece school bus monitor tormented by students, video spreads around the web

      12 - Read: Hundreds mourn at funeral for SUNY Brockport student Alexandra Kogut

      13 - Read: SU football star reduced to panhandling in downtown Syracuse

      14 - Read: Elderly woman goes missing in Tompkins County

      15 - Read: Caught on video: Erratic car speeds down snowy I-81 median

      16 - Read: Three snowmobile deaths in 24 hours

      17 - Read: Two killed in Oswego County crash

      18 -Read: Syracuse mother locked 3-year-old alone in bedroom for up to 22 hours a day

      19 - Read: Syracuse girl burned playing internet fueled game "Ice and Salt Challenge"

      20 - Read: Legendary Syracuse Karate instructor was facing sexual abuse allegations before suicide

      21 - Read: Rescuers find missing Sennett woman

      22 - Read: Suspected Manlius swan egg smasher arrested

      23 -Read: Oswego parents want protection for their children from 9-year-old "sexual predator"

      24 - Read: DeWitt police identify skeletal remains found near Shoppingtown mall

      25 - Read: Infant pulled from home where horses found neglected, covered in manure