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Viva Taqueria restaurant evacuated due to fire

A structural fire broke out at a popular Mexican restaurant in downtown Ithaca Friday evening.

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Appeals planned in federal suit against NY gun law

Opponents of SAFE Act plan to appeal a federal judge’s ruling this week that upheld its main tenets.

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Central New York one of six sites for drone research

Central New York will play a critical role in drone research as one of six sites in the nation selected by the FAA to test unmanned aircraft.

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Ithaca firefighters respond to multiple fires

Cold temperatures didn’t prevent several fires from breaking out in Danby and Ithaca Friday.

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IPD urges ice safety

Ithaca Police are reminding residents and visitors to use extreme caution when enjoying parks and trails this time of year.

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Truck hauling helicopter crashes on Thruway

State police say a Mercy Flight helicopter has fallen off a tractor-trailer after the truck crashed into the median of the Thruway in western New York.

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Warnings issued about price gouging after snow

NY’s Attorney General issues warning to vendors, public over pricing for goods, services after snow

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Snow, cold bring big taste of winter to Ithaca

Up to 12 inches of snow has fallen in some areas; wind chill warnings in place

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Community Closings – Friday, Jan. 3

Non-school related closings and cancellations for greater Ithaca area

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Snowstorm followed by bitter cold temperatures

While the snow is letting up today, we’re facing bitterly cold temperatures.

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Cornell event looks to improve community relations

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Residents were given information and resources encouraging students and residents to build better neighborhoods.

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Deputies find one-pot meth lab on side of Cortlandville road

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Deputies were called to scene after bike rider noticed suspicious bottle Thursday afternoon

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Police: Man hit speeds above 100 mph during highway chase

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Police pursuit happened Wednesday on I-81 in Cortland County

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Ithaca police union publishes scathing response to mayor’s police reforms

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The president of the Ithaca police union says Mayor Svante Myrick has “cut the department to the point of catastrophe.”

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NFL sets new standards on domestic violence punishment

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Players will be subject to a 6-week suspension for their first domestic violence offense.