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Nozzolio calls for tougher laws against violent criminals

Local State Senator Michael Nozzolio is calling for tougher sentencing laws and more severe punishment for violent felons, in light of recent violent crimes in Rochester and across the State.

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Groton parents, community members voice concerns over hazing allegations

At Board of Education meeting Monday night, some parents said they were concerned about district's actions, rumors regarding hazing incident

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Cuomo, Astorino camps arguing over tax returns, football photos

Campaigns traded swipes Monday less than two months before Election Day

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After years of repairs, Cascadilla Gorge Trail opens in Ithaca

Trail has been closed for six years due to ongoing repairs


Suspect indicted in killing of Rochester officer

The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder.


“Cornell Now” campaign surpasses goal

Cornell has surpassed its $4.75 billion “Cornell Now” campaign goal, thanks to a record year of giving in 2014.


Nader campaigns for Green Party in NY

Ralph Nader is stumping for the Green Party's New York gubernatorial candidate.


Investigation into Groton football hazing continues

Officials at Groton Central Schools, along with Groton Police, continue their investigation into a hazing incident involving the High School’s Varsity Football team.


Cuomo wants Astorino to release tax returns

Governor Cuomo is calling on Republican opponent Rob Astorino to release five years of tax returns.

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Police seize over $200k in pot plants in Seneca County

Eradication effort is carried out every year throughout Seneca County


Tompkins health officials focusing on basic prevention efforts to counter respiratory illness

Cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in Syracuse, Albany areas


Gillibrand: Arming rebels in Syria won’t be productive

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said any action taken by U.S. should have Congressional approval


Police looking for Ithaca purse thief

Alleged purse theft happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in downtown Ithaca

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Trooper recovering after Friday night ambush in northeastern Pa.

Shootings happened at police barracks Friday night during shift change for troopers

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Cost of salt, asphalt expected to rise under Tompkins County budget

A higher cost for snow and ice removal following last year's harsh winter.


Health Report: Children consuming too much sodium

A new report from the CDC looks at sodium intake among U.S. children, and how that can lead to major health problems later in life.

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Students on Cornell campus still getting hit with paintballs

The incidents have been happening since September 4.

Laurie Murray and her husband, Ken, who was diagnosed with ALS.

Trumansburg High School takes ice bucket challenge

Trumansburg High School takes part in ice bucket challenge; one woman shares her husband's struggle with ALS.

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Groton High School cancels football game in light of hazing incident

The hazing incident occurred Wednesday, and was spotted by a bystander who then reported it to the school.

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New York deploys National Guard troops in response to “terrorist activity abroad”


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is starting to deploy National Guard troops and additional police to beef up security…

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Cornell paintball shooters caught, identified


The incidents were first reported two weeks ago.

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Police report theft of rare Chinese books at Cornell library

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Who stole 142 volumes of rare Chinese books from Kroch Library?

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Anti-casino group to attend Ithaca hearing


The City of Ithaca will host a hearing on casino proposals for New York State next week, and opponents plan to attend in droves.

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Making headlines this week


A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.