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Suspect wanted in armed robbery on Ithaca street

Police say armed robbery happened just before 10 p.m. near intersection of Aurora, Falls streets; suspect allegedly stole victim's purse, ran off


Jail time for woman who kept mother’s corpse, cashed checks

Mary Kersting, 60, of Gloversville was sentenced to two, six-month jail terms after keeping her mom's body in downstairs apartment, cashing her checks

Photo Credit Sara McCloskey

TCAT: We’ll lose more than $200K under House bill

TCAT leaders criticized House move this week; TCAT officials say they stand to lose more than $200,000 in federal funding annually


Police: Woman stole from donation jar at upstate animal hospital

Police say woman stole $11.69 from jar at animal hospital, which was collecting money for animal shelter; woman is charged with petit larceny


Woman with dementia missing near Binghamton

Officials say she was last seen Thursday driving a brown 2009 Honda CRV, with the license plate CAL-1954.


Lawyer says Groton nuisance law is “unconstitutional”

A property owner has filed a lawsuit against the village.

Photo from the non-profit group Seneca White Deer. Credit: Carl Patrick

Seneca non-profit group looks to create white deer preserve

A herd of about 200 all-white deer live on the former Seneca Army depot site.


Cornell study recommends personal hospital rooms to cut infections

A Cornell researcher says one-person hospital rooms might cost more initially, but could mean overall savings.

State Police

Dryden man, on drugs, found slumped behind wheel

Police say Joshua Rutan, 31, was stopped on Second Street in Dryden around 6 a.m. Thursday; police say he resisted arrest, was taken into custody

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Power outage leads to early dismissal at Ithaca High School

Dismissal at 12:10 p.m.; power outage has also forced cancellation of after-school, weekend activities


Officers break up fight, charge Cortlandville man with rape

Police made arrest after responding to Cortlandville apartment just after 8 a.m. Thursday to break up fight; they say fight was over reported sexual assault

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4 arrests made in Cayuga County prostitution investigation

Recent complaints led to investigation by Cayuga County Sheriff's Office, State Police; 4 arrests were made this week, with police keeping an eye on problem


RECALL: Wegmans issues warning over two products

Pine Nuts, Kozy Shack pudding cups are included in Wegmans recall announced this week; Wegmans officials say products can be returned for full refund

Photo Credit Sara McCloskey

City approves $50K increase in TCAT spending

The bus service will be finalizing their budget in the beginning of December.


Common Core Task Force meeting Friday throughout New York

Task Force, put together by Governor Andrew Cuomo to review Common Core standards, will hold five sessions Friday; Binghamton, Syracuse sessions next week


Police identify body at Ithaca Falls

Authorities say no criminal activities played a role in the death.


Cortland cop sting catches 13 with fake IDs

Police are cracking down on underage people using fake IDs to get alcohol.


Cornell president Garrett to embark on series of speaking trips

Elizabeth Garrett will visit over a dozen cities to speak with Cornell students, alums, and others in the next six months.


Lowe’s reaches settlement with New York over flooring refunds

Settlement comes after Lowe's was accused of deceptive sales practices with flooring installations; Lowe's will pay $1.1 million in refunds, $900k to state

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Ithaca mayor hails “boring” budget, with some improvements

Mayor Svante Myrick says lawmakers have made some changes to the budget, including some construction projects around the city.

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