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Audit: School districts fail to limit access to student data

Audit recommends that districts review policies, user rights for employees, outside vendors


Sheriff: Break-ins are “sporadic, all over the place”

Sheriff says they're sharing leads with other police agencies to find those committing break-ins at local businesses this summer

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Organizers say Cayuga Lake fishing tournament could generate millions in revenue

Four-day Bassmaster Elite Series event happens on Cayuga Lake up in Cayuga County


Man sentenced to 20 years for killing father in 2013 shootout

Prosecutors say Michael Buck killed his dad, Joseph, as he fired back at son during shootout in Otsego County


Father to serve six months in jail for accidentally shooting, killing son

Former Rochester Police captain Michael Leach thought his son was intruder when he fired gun at Adirondacks motel in 2012

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Newfield man accused in armed robbery at Turning Stone Casino

Police say Jacob Walsh, 30, robbed cashier around 11:30 Tuesday night; arrest was made shortly after incident

Kristan Cowen, 37, of Meadville, PA, arrested by Cortland County Sheriff's Deputies on August 19, 2014, had mobile meth lab in his car

Pennsylvania man had mobile meth lab in Cortland

A Pennsylvania man was arrested by authorities in Cortland Tuesday after they found a mobile meth lab in his car.

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Ithaca Police swear in three new officers

New members of force sworn in as police officials ask for funding to hire two more officers


Tompkins County to consider adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

Smoking ban in workplaces, restaurants, bars would be modified to include use of e-cigarettes

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Break-ins reported across Ithaca area; police investigate theft at Cornell sailing center

Break-ins reported at Cornell's Sailing Center on East Shore Drive, business on Hanshaw Road in Dryden


100+ workers to lose jobs at central New York plant

Remington Arms is shifting production of two assembly lines from Ilion to Alabama


Good government group files lawsuit, says New York ballot question is deceptive

Common Cause New York says question on redistricting is misleading, should be rejected by state


Cold winter means New York wineries can seek products out-of-state

New York law requires wines to be made with products grown in New York, but cold winter activated provision of state law allowing for help outside New York


Police, sheriffs talk strategies against break-ins

A Tompkins County sheriff's deputy says burglaries and property crimes


No AFL-CIO endorsement for Cuomo

The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. Notably missing from the list was Cuomo.


Corrections officers honored for saving life of inmate

Award recipients included Sgt. Mark Miller and Officers Robert Butcher, Jay Barrett and John Talcott.


NY political candidates take advantage of multiple party lines

State law allows candidates to run on multiple lines, allowing them to get their names on the ballot two, three, even four times.


Man killed in Tioga County motorcycle crash

Accident happened Sunday afternoon in Apalachin; one person was killed

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Police report more break-ins, attempts at Ithaca businesses

Reports of break-ins follow string of burglaries, attempts in recent weeks throughout Ithaca


Two more Ithaca businesses targeted in Friday incidents; multiple suspects charged

Police responded to calls of people on top of Firehouse Subs, Home Depot stores in Ithaca Friday night

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Ithaca businesses offer $1,000 reward for arrest in break-in spree

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A $1,000 reward is now in place for anyone with information leading to an arrest in connection with a string of break-ins on Ithaca’s West End this summer.