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Report: Cuomo to roll out medical marijuana policy this week

Announcement could come during governor’s state of the state address Wednesday


NY task force reviews rollout of education reform

New York’s education policymakers say they really were listening, even to the shouting, during a series of public forums held to explain a slate of education reforms.


Viva Taqueria restaurant evacuated due to fire

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

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.


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.


Ithaca firefighters respond to multiple fires

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

taughannock falls frozen

IPD urges ice safety

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


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.


Warnings issued about price gouging after snow

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

Snow photo

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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Police arrest gunman after fatal siege at Colorado abortion clinic


Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Ithaca Police seek person of interest in East Hill burglaries


Police say man pictured in surveillance photos is "person of interest" in series of burglaries around East Hill in recent weeks

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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2 injured in rollover crash on Route 79


Accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning at intersection of Route 79, North Landon Road; two people sustained non-life threatening injuries

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The weekend sports schedule


From the Associated Press, here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events. All times are listed in…