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Cortland Downtown Partnership calls for better handling of trash

Members say Cortland is seeing problems with amounts of curbside waste that are making downtown a less fun place to be.

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New leads investigated tied to convicted murderer with links to Tompkins County

Lewis Lent is serving life in prison for abductions, murders of three children, including 12-year-old found in Newfield in 1990


Dryden woman sentenced for failing to register as a sex offender

Amanda Rojas, 36, was required to register with state resulting from a 2010 conviction for rape in the second degree.


School budget votes, board of education positions on ballot Tuesday

Staggered start to day; polls open until 9 p.m. across all districts

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Feds to help Tompkins County complete review of Danby standoff

County will get help with technical review of Hornbrook Road standoff, identifying strategies to improve community relations

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Cuomo again pledges special oversight in police killings

Cuomo says the basic problem of mistrust between police and minority communities needs to be addressed this year.


Son of Sen. Thomas Libous gets 6 month sentence

Matthew Libous, son of Sen. Thomas Libous, was convicted of tax fraud in January. His father goes on trial in July.


Former Tompkins County undersheriff calls for sheriff’s resignation

It’s not clear yet what action, if any, county lawmakers will take to address Derek Osborne’s claims.


UPDATE: Man in stable condition following Lansing crash

The extent of the man's injuries are unknown, according to a Tompkins County sheriff's deputy on scene.

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State lawmaker raises doubts about independent monitor plan for police-related deaths

State Senator Michael Nozzolio said there is universal opposition in law enforcement community, called for additional reforms

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Ithaca fire crews investigate cause of South Hill fire overnight

Fire was reported just before 3 a.m. Monday on Hudson Street

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Ithaca College grads reminded to not “fear failure”

1,398 students graduated from college on Sunday


Vigil set for Monday night to remember Cortland teen

Amie Leland, 16, was found dead inside Cortland home May 8

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Report: State spending, revenue both rising

As spending rose for latest fiscal year, state report shows more than $149 billion in revenue collected


Allergy season hits Ithaca with high pollen count

Experts say recent hot and dry conditions are partially to blame for the severity of this year's allergy symptoms.

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

Mistrial declared in Cal Harris murder trial

It's not immediately clear if prosecutors will seek to try Harris for a fourth time.


Lansing reports lower costs, more space in this year’s budget

Voters will get a chance to approve or reject the district's budget proposal next Tuesday.


Cornell issues statement on gorge death

William Ruoff, 60, graduated from the university in 1977.

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