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Lieutenant Governor injured in skiing accident

State's second-in-charge suffered multiple injuries at Whiteface Mountain


Ithaca Gun site given clean bill of health

Local developers plan to construct apartment housing on the former industrial site.


Local business owner: Legalizing MMA in New York would “explode the sport”

A long-standing block on the sport by the State Assembly could be over soon.


Fire forces large family from Cortlandville home

Fire started around 10:30 p.m. at home on Route 41


Radiothon raises $5,350 for United Way

12-hour Radiothon was held Friday, March 6 to raise money for United Way of Tompkins County

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UPDATE: Ithaca firefighters put out North Cayuga Street blaze

The Ithaca Fire Department says the cause of the fire was likely the result of a plumber who was thawing the pipes.


Syracuse coach suspended for rule-breaking

According to the NCAA, Jim Boeheim committed numerous drug, academic, and gifts violations.


Future of city economy may rest with citizens

Ithaca leaders say it's a problem when only residents who speak out are against development projects.

Trumansburg issues “conserve water order” following major main breaks

Residents in Trumansburg are being asked to conserve water until the breaks are repaired.


Water main break reported near Cornell Vet school

It happened at around 6 a.m. on Caldwell Road near the Veterinary College.


Tan pleads not guilty to murder charge; reports surface about where gun was purchased

Cornell student was charged with murder on Feb. 9 in connection with father's death

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Prosecutor strikes back at Sheldon Silver’s claims

Silver was indicted two weeks ago on charges that he received $4 million in kickbacks from law firms for doing political favors.


Tough times in county echoed in economic report

According to the report, total growth for the Tompkins County economy in 2014 was zero percent.

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Suspect arrested in smoke shop robbery

The crime happened Wednesday afternoon at the State Smoke Shop on West State Street in Ithaca.

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Cornell police seek man who placed hidden camera in dormitory bathroom

The camera was discovered back in May in the women's bathroom in Jameson Hall.

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Advocates want $350M state investment to combat heroin, substance abuse

Groups say proposed spending is flat for addiction treatment providers


Police: Man hit, killed by car after running from trooper across highway

Incident occurred around 5 p.m. Wednesday along Interstate 87 in Hudson Valley

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Syracuse college student suffers severe frostbite in hazing incident; two students charged

Police say 20-year-old student could lose fingers on both hands after being told to roll around in snow


Former truck driver convicted of transporting minors for sex

Federal prosecutors say David Vickers also took victims to bed and breakfast he owned on Seneca Lake


Dog-walking still no-go for Ithaca Commons

Council members say drawbacks of a proposal to allow dogs on the Commons outweigh potential benefits.

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