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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


3 men wanted in Cortland assault investigation

Police say assault happened October 10 outside Stone Lounge in Cortland; investigations released photos Tuesday, asked for public's help

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Libous, former State Senator, receives house arrest

Thomas Libous received house arrest, fine, for lying to FBI; prosecutors did not seek prison time for Libous because of illness

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Jurors clash during deliberations at Sheldon Silver trial

Juror asked judge Tuesday to be excused from Sheldon Silver trial, saying her heart was pounding as other jurors criticized her during deliberations


Binghamton man arrested for breaking Candor house contract

State Police say Timothy Rypkema took money to build a house in Candor, but never came back to do the work.


Simeon’s construction could see some changes to restaurant

The property manager for Simeon's says there's been talk of changing the entrance and putting in a second floor.

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Greek Peak prepares to open for winter season

The Greek Peak ski resort says it will be opening a bit later than usual this year due to warmer weather.

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New York AG reaches deal with Planet Fitness over tanning policies

Planet Fitness has agreed to stop offering unlimited tanning as part of premier packages; company will also offer training to employees who run tanning areas

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Ithaca teachers rally for fairer contracts

Around 400 people rallied on Elmira Road in Ithaca Monday afternoon, speaking out about low salaries for teachers.

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Woman airlifted after falling into creek

Ithaca Fire officials say a woman fell into the creek below the bridge on Clinton Street, near the Ithaca Police Station.


IFD says fire most likely caused by cigarette

A person walking along the 100 block of North Quarry Street in the City of Ithaca called in and reported heavy smoke.


State Police look to combat terror with technology

A new app from State Police gives people the ability to send picture tips from their cell phones to investigators.

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Rocker Jack White has launched his first Third Man Records venture in his native Detroit.