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Report: 67-year-old man admits to role in Cayuga County scheme

Howard Monell pleaded guilty Thursday in Cayuga County court

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Schumer: Rebuild Cornell potato research lab

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says lab needs upgrade; lab studies pests that can harm potato plants


Police investigate Thursday night assault in Ithaca

Investigators looking for three men responsible for suspected attack


Cornell police identify suspicious device from Tuesday incident

The device was found in a University drainpipe on campus and removed by a bomb squad for analysis.


City board gets first look at proposed downtown building

The 11-story "Trebloc" building would go on a triangular piece of land currently occupied by Elmira Savings Bank on State Street.


Dryden man convicted of sex abuse, faces prison time

Andre Alexander was found guilty Thursday of sexually touching a 12-year-old girl on New Year's Eve 2014.

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

Deliberations begin in third trial of Cal Harris

Several objections raised by Harris's defense over the prosecution's closing arguments were also denied.


National racism study finds Ithaca in uncomfortable position

According to the study, New York's Southern Tier region has one of the highest levels of probable racist sentiments in the country.


State moving slowly on development for upstate region

Many residents say they're concerned that more jobs for the Southern Tier won't come fast enough and aren't being pushed for by the state.


Students from Nepal start fundraiser at Cornell

Students hope to raise $20,000 to help with relief efforts in their home country, and they say they need the community's help.


State officials may get police sirens for personal vehicles

The new rules include top Cuomo aides and would allow government officials to defy speed limits and road closures.


Ithaca school bus involved in Thursday accident; no students injured

Car collided with rear of school just after 8 a.m. on Route 96


Bald eagle shot in New York; Cornell vets work to save bird

Young bald eagle discovered this past weekend in Otsego County

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