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Altercation leads to Buffalo Police officer’s suspension

A Buffalo police officer is suspended without pay after being shown on camera shoving a man into the hood of a car and hitting him with a nightstick.

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Prosecutors intend to prove excessive speed in fatal Newfield crash

The 19-year-old Van Etten man is facing two counts of manslaughter.

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Coltivare, TC3 venture, to open up Saturday in Ithaca

17,000 square foot facility opens with restaurant, events center, classroom, training facilities

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Serious crash shuts down Route 13 at Warren Road; at least one injured

Crash happened around 11 a.m. near intersection of Route 13, Warren Road

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Schuyler County man sentenced for burglaries, selling guns to Ithaca drug dealer

Prosecutors say Stephen Jakob committed crimes dating back to late 2012

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State: Flu now “prevalent” in New York

State Health Department reminding medical professionals of mandate to wear masks, if they haven't received flu shot

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Come January, New Yorkers must recycle old electronics

State environmental officials pushing reminder leading up to 2015

Moonyoung Lee, an electrical engineering student at Cornell University, explains the functions of his autonomous underwater vehicle to Republican Congressman Tom Reed [NY-23]

Reed: “Many victories” in House spending bill approved Thursday

Republican Congressman Tom Reed called bill passed Thursday "victory for taxpayers" in statement

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Board rejects tax breaks for Ithaca apartment proposal

After hearing from members of public, board voted to deny tax breaks for proposed apartment building

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Cuomo: Tab for western New York snow clean-up exceeds $46M

Total of damages goes over threshold for federal aid

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Former NY governor Mario Cuomo released from hospital

82-year-old was hospitalized in November due to heart condition

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Southern Tier, Finger Lakes regions big winners in latest Economic Council funding

Both the Southern Tier and the Finger Lakes regions are among the five regions recognized as a “Top Performer” in this year’s Regional Economic Development Council competition.

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NY State Ed Commissioner leaving post for D.C.

New York’s top education official is joining the Obama administration.

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Know a tree thief in Ithaca? Earn $200!

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

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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.

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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

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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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