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About 100 Cornell University students held a sit-in at the intersection of East Avenue and Campus Road Friday morning. TCAT says to expect delays in its service.

Cornell students hold May Day protest

TCAT says to expect delays until further notice.


Report: 67-year-old man admits to role in Cayuga County scheme

Howard Monell pleaded guilty Thursday in Cayuga County court

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Schumer: Rebuild Cornell potato research lab

New York Senator Chuck Schumer says lab needs upgrade; lab studies pests that can harm potato plants


Police investigate Thursday night assault in Ithaca

Investigators looking for three men responsible for suspected attack


Cornell police identify suspicious device from Tuesday incident

The device was found in a University drainpipe on campus and removed by a bomb squad for analysis.


City board gets first look at proposed downtown building

The 11-story "Trebloc" building would go on a triangular piece of land currently occupied by Elmira Savings Bank on State Street.


Dryden man convicted of sex abuse, faces prison time

Andre Alexander was found guilty Thursday of sexually touching a 12-year-old girl on New Year's Eve 2014.

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

Deliberations begin in third trial of Cal Harris

Several objections raised by Harris's defense over the prosecution's closing arguments were also denied.


National racism study finds Ithaca in uncomfortable position

According to the study, New York's Southern Tier region has one of the highest levels of probable racist sentiments in the country.


State moving slowly on development for upstate region

Many residents say they're concerned that more jobs for the Southern Tier won't come fast enough and aren't being pushed for by the state.


Students from Nepal start fundraiser at Cornell

Students hope to raise $20,000 to help with relief efforts in their home country, and they say they need the community's help.


State officials may get police sirens for personal vehicles

The new rules include top Cuomo aides and would allow government officials to defy speed limits and road closures.


Ithaca school bus involved in Thursday accident; no students injured

Car collided with rear of school just after 8 a.m. on Route 96


Bald eagle shot in New York; Cornell vets work to save bird

Young bald eagle discovered this past weekend in Otsego County

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

Closing arguments, heated exchanges in Cal Harris trial

Jurors will begin deliberating Thursday on whether or not Harris killed his wife and disposed of her body in 2001.


Tompkins County gets good grades for air quality

Accodring to the American Lung Association of the Northeast, Tompkins has one of the best ratings for air quality in New York state.


Cuomo announces new plans, measures to combat AIDS

The governor's remarks came Wednesday at New York City's LGBT Center.


NY legislators to push for criminal justice reforms

They are calling for special prosecutors and grand jury disclosure in police killings.


Texas fugitive arrested in Newfield

Peter Romero, who violated Texas State Parole, was rumored to be in the Ithaca area.


UFC suspends Jones, strips him of title following latest arrest

Southern Tier native was charged in connection with hit-and-run crash Sunday in New Mexico

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This week’s top rock tracks

Zac Brown as Zac Brown Band performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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A man evading police almost got away - if it wasn't for his lost hat.

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Mom shames daughter for inappropriate Facebook profile


After Val Starks found her 13-year-old daughter's secret profile - posing in her bra and claiming to be 19 - she set the record straight and the video has gone viral.