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

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

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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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Man arrested in Ithaca, charged with stealing military documents

Authorities say Yu Long, 36, was arrested Nov. 7 at an Ithaca home, two days after he allegedly attempted to fly to China.

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NY casino proposals mulled as decision nears

The state board considering new casino sites in upstate New York is meeting again, but no decisions are expected.

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Police: Man broke into Cornell health center, stole pills

Nicholas Hudak, 22, is charged with third-degree burglary.

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NY picked for USDA farm-to-school project

New York is among eight states chosen to participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's pilot project supporting the purchase of locally sourced produce by school lunch programs.

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Court hears testimony in James Crosby trial

A 19-year-old Van Etten man is on trial this week in connection with a fatal car crash that happened on New Year’s Eve.

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State Police: 5 tractor trailers, 2 cars involved in fatal crash downstate

Accident happened on busy roadway between Southern Tier, New York City area

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Pockets of freezing rain lead to 13-car pile-up on Route 13 in Dryden

Icy roads caused problems in town of Dryden, as major crash shut down state road for 90 minutes

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New York board to hear final pitch on wages for tipped workers

State board will hold final hearing Tuesday, will meet Wednesday to come up with recommendations for Labor Department

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Newfield man admits to shooting dog in head, faces two years in prison

Jeffrey Wood faces up to two years in prison for September incident

Snow Totals Tuesday

Winter storm warnings in place, as prolonged storm heads Ithaca’s way

Storm will start as rain, shift to snow through the day Tuesday; WENY's Joe Veres predicts between 6-10 inches of snow through Thursday

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Moravia man gets 6 months in jail for leaving girlfriend on side of road

A Moravia man will spend six months in jail after an incident where his girlfriend was found dead on the side of a road.

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Rep. Reed hopeful to avoid government shutdown

Congress heads back to work to try and put together a funding bill to keep the government running ahead of a Thursday deadline.

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Cornell to purchase proposed Enfield wind farm’s power

Cornell University has announced it will be purchasing all electricity that would be generated by the proposed Black Oak Wind Farm in Enfield.

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Jury duty phone scam widespread in region, authorities say

Authorities in Tompkins, Chemung, Cayuga counties have publicly issued warnings about scam

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