2 injured in rollover crash on Route 79

Accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning at intersection of Route 79, North Landon Road; two people sustained non-life threatening injuries

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NY to spend $2M in fight against invasive species

Some of the species include zebra mussels and the spiny waterflea.


Prosecutors seek 580 years for kidnapper of 2 Amish girls

The kidnapper will be sentenced Dec. 17 in federal court in Syracuse.


Shoppers told to come prepared during holiday weekend

The three most popular shopping days of the year are finally here this weekend.


Studies show variety of deals, fresh offers among stores for holidays

Data from WalletHub surveys show around half of stores are repeating the same offers they used last year.


Route 13 car accident Thanksgiving night

The Tompkins County Dispatch says Route 13 northbound from Stewart Park to Triphammer Road was closed from 7:50 p.m. to around 9:00 p.m.

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New Chapter House could open as early as next fall

Officials involved with the rebuild of the Chapter House say they've had to scrap plans to step up their timetable.


Upstate police chief offers “angels” to help drug addicts

COOPERSTOWN — An upstate New York police chief says starting today, his department is looking to make a “revolutionary change”…


Cornell frat faces suspension after hazing allegations

Officials at Cornell announced suspension of Kappa Sigma fraternity on Wednesday; hazing allegations are now under investigation by school, national chapter


Cortland Police searching for 2 bank vandals

Police say on Nov. 21, two people seen in surveillance photos did damage to drive-thru camera system at Tompkins Trust Company on Main St. in Cortland


Salmonella risk in raw milk products from Freeville farm

State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Wednesday that Salmonella risk was discovered after test of raw milk at Jerry Dell Farm in Freeville

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Jury to return Monday at Sheldon Silver corruption trial

Judge urged jurors to come up with verdict before end of deliberations Wed.; Silver is accused of collecting millions in kickbacks for legislative favors


New York court hears arguments over fantasy sports websites

Court heard arguments Wednesday in case against DraftKings, FanDuel; attorney general has said companies were operating illegally in New York


Man taken to hospital after run-in with police at Triphammer Marketplace

State Police, Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, Cayuga Heights Police were called to Triphammer Marketplace around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday


Runners warm up for Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot

The Thanksgiving run is in its 43rd year, and charity proceeds will benefit Ithaca Loaves and Fishes.


Ithaca man breaks protection order, uncooperative with police

State Police say they arrested Michael Delario because he had already been charged with contempt once before.


Southern Tier man gets prison time for hazardous waste violation

Brian Davis, of Owego, admitted to improperly storing hazardous materials, setting them on fire to evaporate them, in violation of federal laws


Gotta go! Busy Thanksgiving travel day expected Wednesday

Nearly 47 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more for Thanksgiving; officials at Ithaca's airport say they remain vigilant regarding security


8 charged in beating death inside central New York church

Prosecutors have filed charges against members of church, pastor, family members of Lucas Leonard, who was beaten inside Word of Life Church in October

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State Police start Thanksgiving enforcement campaign

Annual enforcement effort by state police to crack down on speeders, drunk drivers, starts today, runs through Wednesday

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