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Sheriff’s Department releases school safety tips

Sheriff Lansing is urging kids and teens to drive and walk safely as they return to school this week.


New York campers warned of danger for wildfires

Small wildfires reported throughout New York in recent days; dry conditions for Labor Day holiday leading to warning


Ithaca College prez: “Deeply troubling” that students feel unsafe

In lengthy message, Ithaca College President Thomas Rochon says first step is to accept that some students feel intimidated, marginalized

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Girl found in central New York after Amber Alert issued in Vermont

Amber Alert was issued Saturday morning after 4-year-old girl was reported missing; girl was found hours later in DeWitt with grandmother, woman's boyfriend


Old wiring blamed for town of Ithaca fire

Town of Ithaca fire along Bostwick Road was reported after 10 a.m. Friday; no one was injured, as old wiring was to blame

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Police ID 3 in cross burning at western New York mosque

Police say crosses were burned into lawn at western New York mosque; 3 people identified are under 21, all from near location of mosque


Investigators believe Endicott fire set to target firefighters

Fire was reported around 2 a.m. Friday; investigation revealed gas tanks, propane, butane left in spots to possibly injure firefighters

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Car accident, 1-year-old airlifted to hospital

The Ithaca Police Department says two vehicles collided at the intersection of Hancock Street and First Street.


Cornell, Ithaca gear up for Saturday’s Spartan Race

The Reebok Spartan Race will be held Saturday at Cornell University.

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Tompkins County Sheriff’s deputy indicted, 16 charges

Deputy Jeremy Vann has been suspended from the force since March following an arrest.

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Part-time faculty union moves forward at Ithaca College

Faculty members of the union hope they'll be able to sit down with administrators in the next few months.

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Pension fund for public workers declines for third year

The decrease will effect firefights and police officers.

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Lansing intersection to get traffic light from state

Lansing officials say they worry the traffic light could actually make things worse at the intersection.

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Police find pot after stopping Cortland driver doing 109 mph

23-year-old from Cortland was stopped Monday morning on I-81 in Cortland for speeding; police say he had 30 grams of pot on him

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Talib Kweli concert draws 2,000 to downtown Ithaca

Hip-hop star Talib Kweli drew large crowd to refurbished Ithaca Commons; artist spoke about Black Lives Matter, had shoes thrown at him


Enfield fire leaves home “a total loss”

Fire started before 2:30 Thursday afternoon; no injuries were reported, but property is considered a loss due to damage

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