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Police investigating accidental death of baby boy

Officials say a dead tree fell on the baby and his 12-year-old sister.


Woman accused of striking Ithaca police officer

The officer had minor injuries and didn’t need any medical attention.


Gillibrand reintroduces college campus safety bill

16 bipartisan senators are reintroducing a bill that would make it easier to report sexual assaults on campus.


Duenas sentenced to jail time after 2012 Cornell assaults

Police say Duenas assaulted two female students at Cornell before fleeing to California.


Cortland man hits son with van after argument

State police say 43-year-old David Sanford hit his 16-year-old son with the van as he was driving away.


Former state Senate leader and son plead not guilty

Dean Skelos was arrested on conspiracy and extortion charges in May.


Workers’ Center speaks out on payroll debit card issues

Members of the Tompkins County Workers' Center say getting wages through debit cards can lead to many problems.

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NY man finds grenade while removing tree stump

He says he hit something "hard and metal-like" while digging.


Trespassers ticketed at Second Dam in Ithaca

A number of trespassers at Second Dam Wednesday were arrested and received tickets from local police.

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Heastie: Upstate is just as important as downstate

Carl Heastie visited Ithaca this week during his tour of upstate New York.


Newfield man rolls car, charged with DWI

Accident happened just after 4:15 Wednesday afternoon; sheriff's deputies say man behind the wheel was not injured

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Police: David Sweat providing details of prison escape

Police major says interviews with David Sweat providing information about how he and Richard Matt escaped Clinton Correctional Facility in June

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The Cayuga Waterfront Trail has its grand opening celebration Sunday after 15 years of work.