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2 days ago

Driver injured after car winds up in ditch in Newfield

Accident happened just before 10:30 p.m. Monday night on Connecticut Hill Road

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Right-to-die legislation clears committee hurdle in New York

Bill still faces challenges in full New York legislature; it would allow patients to request life-ending drugs


3 days ago

Rate freeze coming for National Grid customers through March 2018

Utility has service areas in Cortland, Cayuga counties

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3 days ago

New activist group calls for changes in Albany ethics

The group calling itself Demand Democracy is looking for greater disclosure on ethics reforms and campaign finance, among other changes.


3 days ago

Majority of New York Republicans stand by LGBT protections amendment

Seven out of nine New York Republicans in the House supported an amendment protecting LGBT employees from discrimination as others switched their votes.

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Police arrest one in Cortland County drug bust, investigation continues

Aziz Hicks of Georgia was arrested Friday in the Cortland city drug bust, and police say they're still looking for others involved.

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Police: Attempted murder suspect hit victim with car, drove over him

Jordan Stevens, 21, of Newark Valley is accused of hitting victim with car, assaulting him, then running victim over


3 days ago

Bear spotted Sunday in Trumansburg

Police monitored bear's movements for several hours Sunday through village of Trumansburg


3 days ago

Solar program for New York schools faces obstacles

Programs to install solar panels at state schools are running into problems after the collapse of their supporting company.

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Hotel work to block off portion of South Aurora St. through Tuesday

Work will install water, sewer service to new Marriott Hotel on east end of Ithaca Commons


3 days ago

Ithaca College grads told to follow their curiosity

1,332 graduates made up Class of 2016 at Ithaca College

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4 days ago

Police: Prison worker smuggled drugs, had sex with inmate

Margaret Jones, civilian employee at Cayuga Correctional Facility, allegedly committed acts of period of months


4 days ago

Police: Twin boys killed in western New York house fire were home alone

2-year-old boys died in house fire Friday in Batavia; police continue their investigation

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5 days ago

Shots fired in Ithaca Friday night; no arrests made

Shots reported near South Corn St., Cleveland Ave., around 10:15 Friday night; no injuries reported


6 days ago

Pedestrian hit in Ithaca, airlifted to regional hospital

Police say pedestrian was hit just before 5 p.m. along West State Street


6 days ago

1 injured in Ithaca rollover crash

Crash happened just before 1 p.m. on Bostwick Road in Ithaca


6 days ago

Flu no longer prevalent in New York

With announcement comes end of regulation requiring health workers who aren't vaccinated to wear masks while working

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

6 days ago

No verdict in Cal Harris murder trial; deliberations to continue Tuesday

Judge Richard Mott did not announce verdict on Friday; deliberations to pick back up at 12:45 Tuesday afternoon

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Carousel at Stewart Park ready for riders

All thirty horses were repainted last year with the help of local artists.

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6 days ago

Slaterville church opens its doors for Sacred Sites Open House Weekend

A member of the church will be on hand to answer questions about some of the church's history.

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TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines


The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

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New York reports dip in serious crimes in 2015


Crimes characterized as "serious" include murders, aggravated assaults, sexual assaults, robberies

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Stepped-up police enforcement coming Memorial Day weekend

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More than 12,000 traffic tickets written during Memorial Day Weekend in 2015

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Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters


Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

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Funding battle begins with House bill on regulators, agencies


The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.