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Ithaca’s Brown named to U.S. Olympic hockey team

Dustin Brown was named to U.S. Olympic roster Wednesday; selection is second for Ithaca native to Olympic team

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Snow shuts down Route 13, leads to plenty of problems

Slippery conditions on Route 13 north of Ithaca led to road being shut down just after 7 a.m.

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Major snowstorm headed to New York; 6-12 inches expected by Friday

Storm warning covers entire region, as heaviest snow will fall Thursday

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Arrest made after robbery attempt on Ithaca Commons

Robbery attempt on Commons leaves Ithaca man behind bars

UPDATE: Police identify victims of fatal Newfield crash

Crash happened after 5 p.m. Tuesday night, shut down portion of 34/96 through the evening

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Seneca County inmate makes unsuccessful escape attempt

An inmate at the Seneca Count y Correctional Facility made an unsuccessful escape attempt Monday night.

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Judge upholds most of NY gun control law

A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s new gun control law.

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Ithaca lawmakers take oath of office at City Hall

2014 council includes eight sitting members, one previous member and new representative

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Cayuga County man accused of murdering stepfather

An 18-year-old man from Cayuga County is accused of murdering his stepfather Monday night.

Investigation finds state lawmaker sexually harassed staff

Committee found Micah Kellner sexually harassed staff members by making inappropriate comments

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Next step taken for $15/hour wage for fast-food workers

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On Friday, board that came up with recommendation filed paperwork with State Department of Labor; final approval could come in September

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Man accused of knocking upstate New York officer unconscious

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Suspect was reportedly dancing in street with traffic cone; officer attempted to get him to stop when attack occurred

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Standoff in Sayre ends, man taken into custody

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The subject’s name has not been released at this time.

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Person falls off cliff at Taughannock Falls State Park

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Emergency workers at Taughannock Falls State Park say one person was extracted and airlifted to a hospital.

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New arrest for snow plow scammer first charged in Tompkins County

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Thomas Zackoski, 28, faces charges in Tompkins County, across central New York; latest arrest came Thursday night in Oswego County