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Know a tree thief in Ithaca? Earn $200!

Reward now offered for info leading to identification, prosecution of suspect(s)


UPDATE: 9 hurt in 2-vehicle crash east of Syracuse

Several people injured in roll-over accident in front of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School.


NY tells insurers to cover transgender treatment

New York's financial regulators have advised health insurers statewide to cover transgender treatment deemed to be medically necessary.

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Cuomo to roll out economic development awards Thursday in Albany

Yearly awards ceremony grants money for projects in 10 regions throughout New York

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Clean-up begins in upstate New York after mid-week snow storm

More than 2 feet of snow on ground in some spots


Heavily-criticized education commissioner leaving New York for Obama administration

King is leaving New York to work under U.S. education secretary Arne Duncan

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Snow totals climb over 12 inches throughout region; winter storm warnings through Thursday morning

Over 12 inches of snow reported in parts of Onondaga, Cortland, Cayuga, Tompkins counties

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Travel bans in place through Thursday morning across region; more snow expected

Advisories against unnecessary travel in place for Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca counties; travel bans for I-81, Thruway


Cornell police chief speaks at Senate hearing on sexual assault

Cornell Police Chief Kathy Zoner spoke at a congressional hearing on Tuesday.


Crash expert testifies in James Crosby trial

State police investigator Travis Webster recreates the scene of the crash.

Christopher Brown, 35, of Ithaca, and Abdullah Yoda, 18, of New York, NY

Two arrested for drug possession in Ithaca

Ithaca Police arrested two men on the 400 block of Elmira Road in the City Tuesday for drug possession.

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UPDATE: More than two dozen accidents reported in Tompkins County

About 28 property damages were reported throughout the day.


Lansing, Spencer-Van Etten School projects approved by voters

Upgrades to schools, district facilities will be coming, thanks to Tuesday's votes


Report: Jets brought in $4.6 million to Cortland County economy in 2014

Report suggests nearly $1 million more in revenue was generated by 2014 training camp, cpmpared to 2013 visit by team

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Cortland County man accused of beating father with baseball bat

Attack happened Tuesday at home in Cuyler


Homicide charge for Seneca County man for giving drugs to overdose victim

11-month investigation resulted in criminally negligent homicide charge against Ryan Reeder


Nearly 12 inches of snow dumped on eastern New York

Power outages, slippery roads reported from Vermont border to Hudson Valley

Weather New Wednesday

Snow totals vary, as winter storm warnings last for Ithaca through Thursday

5-7 inches expected in parts of city of Ithaca; higher snow totals in Cortland County, rural parts of Tompkins County

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New York lawmakers push for special state prosecutor in police killings

Group of Democratic state senators says prosecutor would automatically review any incident involving police officer which led to death of unarmed person

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Hurry up, already! Snow finally starts falling on Ithaca area

6-10 inches still possible in immediate Ithaca area, with snow totals approaching 12 inches in Cortland County.

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