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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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Cayuga-Seneca canal closed to boat traffic due to high water levels

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Heavy rain over the past few weeks has caused high water levels on the lakes.

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AAA projects 41.9 million will be travelling Fourth of July weekend

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The organization's travel forecast says this may be the most traveled July Fourth holiday in five years.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

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Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Escaped murderers did a “dry run” before prison break

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More details are being released about David Sweat and Richard Matt's big escape.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.