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New York extends protection orders in domestic sex assaults

New York law now requires longer orders of protection in domestic sexual assault cases where probation is included in sentence

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Officials: pilot in fatal crash shouldn’t have had passenger

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Myrick asks EPA to make Ithaca Falls priority

Cleanup crews from the EPA are continuing to work on removing lead-contaminated soil from the Ithaca Falls this week.

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Excitement from Catholics as Pope arrives in U.S.

Many Catholics communities are planning trips to see the Pope, including the Diocese of Syracuse.

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Syracuse University rethinks “kiss cam”

An editorial said fans cheered as men forcibly kissed women who were clearly saying no.


Officials: passerby response to fire could have saved lives

Firefighters in Slaterville report quick thinking by a passerby may have changed the outcome of an apartment fire Sunday.


IPD K9 unit gets donation from upstate club

It's the second time the K9 team has gotten money from the regional chapter of the Protectors Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club.


Groton landlord defends himself despite village, public complaints

Norfe Pirro owns properties in Groton; residents of village have expressed frustration over repeated nuisance violations, illegal activity at properties

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College student from Trumansburg injured in dorm fall

Officials at Hartwick College in Oneonta confirmed Monday that 20-year-old student from Trumansburg was injured in early Sunday morning incident


Jury selected in former Cornell student’s murder trial

Charles Tan has been accused of killing his father inside his family's home in suburban Rochester; Tan was a Cornell student at time of shooting


1 injured in Cortland County motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accident involving truck happened around 1 p.m. Monday along Route 90 in Homer


Kinge, wrongfully convicted in 1989 Dryden murders, dies

Shirley Kinge served two years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted of helping her son cover up 1989 murder


Groton community gathers, stresses need for change

Village officials say the nuisance law is working, but the legal process takes time.


Sheriff’s deputy honored for long-time service in tough job

Deputy Jami Pier was honored with Frank Hammer Officer of the Month Award on Monday; award is given by Ithaca Kiwanis Club

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Big week for Catholics as Pope Francis visits NYC

The Pope will spend a few days in the city this week presiding over several masses and delivering a speech to the United Nations.


Truck driver avoids serious injury in Snyder Hill Rd. crash

Accident happened just after 9:30 a.m. Monday on Snyder Hill Road, about a mile from Route 79 east of Ithaca


Hillary Clinton poll numbers dip among New York voters

Hillary Clinton is now shown to be viewed unfavorably by a majority of New Yorkers for the first time ever.


TECH MINUTE: Cornell University enters NASA’s newest space race

A team of students and faculty from Cornell University are taking part in a NASA competition to design a new satellite for exploring the solar system.


Large crowd expected for Groton meeting Monday

Residents of village of Groton have voiced continued concerns about drug, quality-of-life issues; Groton village board members to hear complaints Monday

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Brooktondale man busted for 2 home burglaries

State Police say Jeffrey Cornell, 31, of Brooktondale, was responsible for two home burglaries in Caroline in 2015

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