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9 hours ago

Cornell president: “Deeply disturbed” by sexual assault allegations at frat

President Elizabeth Garrett issued statement Saturday following arrest this week of president of frat at school; said "sexual violence has no place at Cornell"

cuomo

10 hours ago

Radioactive material found in groundwater below New York nuclear plant

Governor Andrew Cuomo says contaminated groundwater was discovered below Indian Point Nuclear Plant outside New York City; he says there is no immediate public health risk

Tompkins County sheriff

1 day ago

UPDATE: 3 injured in Groton crash Friday afternoon

Accident happened after 4 p.m. Friday when driver hit disabled vehicle along Route 38 in Groton

state leg

1 day ago

NY lawmaker: NFL should require synthetic marijuana testing

State Senator Jeff Klein says NFL should screen for drug to protect players

seneca county sheriff

1 day ago

Seneca County authorities hold “Sex Offender Sweep”

Sweep Thursday night was used to verify residence information, photos of 54 offenders; two people were charged with providing false information

DrydenPolice

1 day ago

Police: Disgruntled parent sent threatening email to wrong Dryden school

Lockdown was ordered before 11 a.m. Friday, but police now say threatening email was sent by parent who addressed it to the wrong school

crime

1 day ago

Two car accident shuts down part of Rt. 38 Friday night

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the accident.

marijuana

2 days ago

551 patients certified for NY medical marijuana program

More than 20 states now have medical marijuana programs.

The Director of Upstate Revitalization Richard Tobe gives details of the governor's State of the State Address. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

2 days ago

State official meets with Ithaca business leaders on upstate development

ITHACA — Local business leaders met with a member of the governor’s administration who is working on upstate revitalization. The…

Chili1

2 days ago

18th Annual Ithaca Chili Cook-Off kicks off Saturday

About 30 restaurants will be competing for the title of best chili.

State Police

2 days ago

Police not pursuing charges in pedestrian hit case in Groton

State Police say their investigation shows the incident was just an accident, and they won't be filing charges.

DrydenPolice

2 days ago

Dryden Elementary School calls lockdown after threatening email

Dryden Police were called and the school was put on lockdown after teachers got a threatening email naming a student.

Water

2 days ago

Brown: ICSD water sources “very safe”, no cause for alarm

The superintendent of ICSD commented on concerns raised about lead level in water at Enfield and Caroline Elementary Schools.

CornellPolice

2 days ago

Cornell Police make arrest in reported sexual assault

Police say Wolfgang Ballinger, 21, of New York City was charged after turning himself in Thursday

tompkins legislature

2 days ago

Tompkins lawmakers want “timely development” of wind farm

Tompkins County lawmakers heard over one hour of comments, then voted unanimously Thursday to support development of Black Oak Wind Farm

crime

2 days ago

State, local police to step up drunk driving enforcement this weekend

Annual campaign has state, local police conducting sobriety checkpoints, increasing patrols for Super Bowl weekend

LANSING STAR

2 days ago

Town, village officials look to smooth over relationship in Lansing

Lansing Star Online reports on optimism as town, village look to improve relationship between two municipalities

smoker

2 days ago

Cortland sets sights on creating tobacco free city property

The City of Cortland’s Mayor is working on a new law that would make parts of the city tobacco free.

crime

2 days ago

3 sent to hospital after altercation on TC3 campus

4 people were involved in altercation outside campus cafeteria Thursday afternoon; police say three required medical treatment at hospital

Water

2 days ago

Lead levels in water supply at Enfield school prompt community meeting

After repeated testing, higher-than-acceptable levels of lead were found in water supply in room at Enfield Elementary School; meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss findings

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