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Five Trumansburg businesses targeted in break-ins, burglaries

Police say five businesses in Trumansburg were broken into and burglarized early Wednesday morning.


Cornell, city officials to hold BEAR Walk to improve community relations

First-of-its-kind event in Ithaca uses example from other schools, such as Penn State


Audit: Poor decisions by New York officials delaying affordable housing projects

Audit uses delays for Cortland project as one example of delays


NY Times endorses Wu over Hochul

The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for New York lieutenant governor over Kathy Hochul, delivering another snub to Governor Cuomo's re-election campaign.

Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss meets with reporters during a campaign stop to Cortlandville Town Hall, Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (photo: Peter Blanchard)

Lieutenant Governor candidate gives positive review of police cameras

Sheriff Chris Moss says technology for police is often expensive, smaller agencies often can't afford it


Hospital investigating suspect involved in abduction of northern New York girls

The hospital that employed a suspect in the abduction of two Amish girls in northern New York this month is…


Report: State Fair attendance numbers rising in 2014

Attendance up by more than 20,000 compared to this time last year


NY voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

New York voters could see as many as 12 parties putting up candidates for governor this fall.


Forest Home Bridge reopened

The Forest Home Bridge near the Cornell campus is officially open as of the end of last week.


Cuomo: NY to investigate Time Warner outage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says regulators will investigate what caused Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage as the state reviews the company's merger with Comcast Corp.


Morning outages impact Time Warner Cable internet, cable customers

Outages started around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, impacting customers around U.S.


One person in custody after armed home robberies in Dryden, Lansing

Suspects took money in both incidents, which occurred late Tuesday night

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

New York Times withholds endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout primary

Paper criticized Cuomo for not doing enough to take influence of money out of state government

Meth arrests

Deputies find meth in backpacks, arrest three in Cortland

Authorities were acting on tip they received about suspicious activity

The mothers of a group of Ithaca teenagers who were chased down by police earlier this month addressed a crowd of more than 50 people at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Moms of Ithaca teens say police needed to identify themselves, excessive force wasn’t needed

Two of the parents of three Ithaca teens who were chased down by police say they are outraged and hurt that their sons were treated in such a dangerous manner.

Seth Peacock, an Ithaca attorney and Vice President of the Ithaca City School District Board of Education, was appointed by Mayor Svante Myrick as an interim city court judge on Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Candidate forum scheduled for Ithaca City judge position

Three candidates for an Ithaca City judge position will debate tonight in the City.

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NY state overtime costs on pace for record high

New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers.


Myrick: Private funding secured for police cameras in Ithaca

Mayor made comments on Morning Newswatch Tuesday; former police chief supports idea


Bowzer endorses Robertson in Ithaca campaign stop, highlights senior issues

Campaign event featured actor, performer known for roles dating back to 70's


Ithaca mayor: No evidence to support claim of racial bias by police

City says there's no evidence to back up claims of racial bias by police while detaining teens on August 9th

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Health Report: Does protective headgear really reduce the risk of concussion in football?


The risk of head injuries and concussions in football continues to be an issue at the professional and grade school level.

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Working group on truck traffic in Ithaca has yet to meet

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A working group tasked with coming up with ways to try and prevent tragic accidents involving large trucks in downtown Ithaca has yet to meet.

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State officials look to fix battered Route 327


State Route 327 in Enfield is still damaged due to heavy rainfall in the summer of 2013.

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Report critical of New York’s anti-smoking efforts


Report from American Cancer Society shows New York is making cuts in programs to prevent tobacco use

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Investigation continues into early Sunday stabbing in Ithaca

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Stabbing happened before 1 a.m. on Hillview Place on Ithaca's South Hill