Edgar database –from the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. Get basic information and finances for publicly-held companies:
10-K — the annual report
10- Q – covers business operations, property, finances, pending suits, officers, general background
8-K — required for significant changes such as a sale, new management, a lawsuit, court judgment or fines
DEF 14A of Form 14(a) breaks down executive compensation
S-4 — shows when corporate management buys of sells shares in the company, for example if the CEO or CFO is unloading or buying up the stock
S-1 outlines the company’s initial public offering (IPO) when the company is first going public
NERDS database from Edunomics Lab at Georgetown — provides the federal data on how much is spent per school (rather than by district). Must register to download the spreadsheet . This will take some time and data crunching to analyze and see the webinar on this page for an overview.
Violation Tracker from Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First — corporate misconduct of consumer protection, environment, wage & hour, safety, discrimination, price-fixing, and more from 2000. Plus some state cases.
Civil case search for Auburn, Cortland, Ithaca, Oneida, Rome Syracuse, Utica and other City Courts in NYS
Blotters — CNY/local blotters — searchable by name, date, charge and agency. Updated weekly by Post Standard/syracuse.com
note: without any federal guidelines or statistics some media and organizations keep a variety of statistics on gun violence. Be sure to understand what each counts and doesn’t. See more information in this Rand paper.
US Mass Shootings — from Mother Jones magazine. Counts indiscriminate shootings in public places, with four or more victims; compiled from media reports.Excludes armed robbery, gang violence or domestic violence.
Gun Violence Archive — from independent research group. All gun incidents, but has a sub-category of mass shootings of four or more victims. Compiled from law enforcement, media, government and commercial sources.
Onondaga County Sheriff inmate lookup — find if someone is being held at the Justice Center downtown
Onondaga County UCR/index crimes, 2015-2019 — by agency. see info above of what comprises the UCR reports.
Syracuse crime from CompStat — These are statistics from the federal so-called “index crimes” reported in the Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) Part 1 offenses: murder and non-negligent homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny-theft, and arson. note: as of 2021, the city and county are working to move to the new federal NIBRS system which will provide statistics on more crimes.
New York State Annual Crime Report — a narrative report with statistics including reported crime trends, violent crime rates and homicides. note: this information is always 12-18 months old because of the time it takes to compile it
New York State Index and violent Crime Rates by county note info above about index crimes
Syracuse.com Data & Statistics — includes many lookup databases for regional statistics including housing prices, federal relief money, job losses, election rolls, graduation rates and much more. From Post Standard/syracuse.com
CensusReporter – an independent site for journalists to make it easier to search data. From Knight Foundation
Poverty data for Syracuse from Community Foundation. Updated Jan. ’21 and each summer
Quick Facts — use to search for basic common data by state, county or city