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Recent heroin overdoses cause for concern

An increase in heroin overdose cases over the past several days has Ithaca police and health officials on high alert.

Ithaca firefighters put out a vehicle fire in Brooktondale

Brooktondale resident loses Mercedez-Benz in car fire

A Mercedez-Benz was declared a total loss.

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Cayuga Medical Center, Schuyler Hospital announce partnership

Partnership joins hospitals serving Tompkins, Schuyler counties;

The City of Ithaca announced Thursday that it will enhance its parking enforcement program through the use of two new LIcense Plate Readers, which have been installed in the Community Service Officer vehicles.

Ithaca rolls out parking boot program, tries to collect on $1.5 million in unpaid tickets

City sent warning to 750 drivers earlier this month, who are eligible for parking boot

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Police investigate possible new sighting of Pennsylvania gunman

Gunman Eric Frein, accusing of shooting two state troopers, killing one, has been at large since September

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SUNY to increase study abroad numbers by 25 percent

New initiative designed to get more students time studying overseas by 2020

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Local wine sellers voice opposition to Wegmans Ithaca expansion

Several wine merchants showed up to city hall Tuesday.

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Bud Garrity, former WHCU broadcaster, dies at 68

Bud Garrity was a former news director at WHCU.

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Cortland sting operation could be ‘wake up call’

With the annual Cortaca jug game in mind, police in Cortland recently conducted an undercover sting of 27 businesses that are licensed to sell alcohol.

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Ithaca police: Increase in drug overdoses may be linked to laced heroin supply

Police have responded to multiple overdoses in the past several days.

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NYS to lower flags for Sandy anniversary

New York state is marking the death and destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy by lowering flags and observing a moment of silence in honor of those who perished in the storm.

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Working group on truck safety plans meeting

Elected officials from the local and state level will continue their talk about truck safety in Ithaca next month.

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Poll: Republican Katko takes lead over incumbent Maffei in central New York race

Poll out Tuesday shows major swing in competitive race in Syracuse area, growing support for Rob Astorino

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Workers find Ithaca man in basement of Commons cafe; suspect charged with burglary

Police say workers at Mate Factor found Michael Robinson in basement just before midnight

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New York lawmakers to pitch restricted uses of GPS devices

Ban would focus on placement of GPS devices on someone's car without consent

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One dead, one injured in road-rage shooting; police charge suspect with murder

56-year-old man charged with murder in connection with incident in Chenango County

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Ithaca doctor talks effectiveness of Ebola quarantines, travel bans

Dr. Doug MacQueen addressed stories over quarantines, travel bans, during Monday interview

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Homeless man, 23, found dead on Ithaca’s West Hill

A body was found in Ithaca Saturday afternoon.

Police and fire trucks lined streets of Cortland Saturday night following Cortland's win in the annual Cortaca Jug game.

Twelve people arrested following undercover sting of Cortland bars, liquor stores

Police say they planned the stings in order to get the businesses in compliance with state and local laws prior to this year's game, which will be held in Cortland.

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