Local

Woman stabs boyfriend in Ithaca Jungle, charged with assault

kaufman_mug

Couples argue all the time, but it’s rare for them to lie to police and say they were stabbed and robbed instead.

Ithaca Police talked to 31-year-old Jill Kaufman and her boyfriend last Saturday after responding to the city’s Jungle.

Kaufman’s boyfriend was stabbed in the leg, and police say the couple told them it was part of a robbery.

Police put the pieces together and determined that Kaufman stabbed her boyfriend during an argument.

Kaufman is now charged with assault.

More Local Headlines

in Local

Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

in Local

Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

lilly

The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

in Local

Ithaca area gets another Start Up NY business

CORNELL LOGO

The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

in Local

Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

in Local

NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

prison

New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.