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Elmira, Ithaca ranked high in U.S. housing report

According to a report released this week by Nationwide Insurance.


New endoscopy center opens in Ithaca

Doctors and medical administrators hope to service more people around the area for colonoscopies in a laid-back environment.

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Police: Woman charged with DWI after driving wrong way on Thruway with child in car

Incident happened Wednesday afternoon outside of Rochester


Judge dismisses lawsuit in upstate New York ice cream truck fight

Judge ruled this week that stalking, harassment charges should be thrown out


Warmth! Finally! Temperatures to hit 60’s in Ithaca

Warmest temperatures of 2015 expected in Ithaca Thursday, Friday


Letchworth, Watkins Glen parks recognized as best in nation

Parks won Readers Choice Award for best park in USA Today contest


Ithaca lawmakers weigh pros, cons of state budget

Some local lawmakers are excited about competition prospects, others are worried about stagnant state aid numbers.

State Senator Jeff Klein, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced Thursday a deal has been reached on a medical marijuana bill

NY issues regulations for medical marijuana program in works

The law signed last July authorizes patients with certain diseases to be able to obtain non-smokeable versions of the drug.

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Homeless man arrested after bizarre attempted escape

Police say Adam Smith climbed inside a ceiling to get away after they tried to apprehend him at Planned Parenthood of Ithaca Wednesday.


Tompkins County sheriff’s deputy charged with assault, robbery

State Police arrested Jeremy D. Vann, 30, following a domestic incident


Sentencing delayed in upstate New York for 70’s star Cassidy

David Cassidy is expected to receive community service as part of DWI plea deal reached in 2014

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New York State budget on the books

Senate, Assembly reached final agreements early Wednesday

Crime 3

911 dispatcher in Rochester accused of trying to land nude pictures from middle schooler

Federal prosecutors say Jason Cortese, 33, was arrested Tuesday on the job at Rochester's 911 center

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Cornell approaches record for applications, admits more than 6,200 for Class of 2019

Class of 2019 accepted on Tuesday by Cornell University


Dryden superintendent: “no consideration” for cost of state education measures

Superintendent Sandy Sherwood of Dryden also says she's unsure if asking students to opt out of tests is the right response from educators.


Body pulled from river in Broome County was a Tompkins County man

Sheriff's deputies say they have no idea how 21-year-old Ryan Bell ended up in the river in a different county.


Police: Man arrested for shooting dog, harassing witnesses

According to Cortland County Sheriff's deputies, David Wacht shot the animal with a BB gun after he claims the dog bit him.


Health department uses exercise to simulate local emergency

The POD, or Point of Dispensing drill, was aimed at processing 250 people in under two hours.

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Gov. Cuomo bans non-essesntial state travel to Indiana

"With this action, we stand by our LBGT family members, friends and colleagues to ensure that their rights are respected," Gov. Cuomo said.

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