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Wegmans evacuated following fire

Wegmans evacuated shortly after 6 p.m. Friday


Tompkins lawmaker Robison to step down, become county undersheriff

Robison will become county undersheriff, fill number two position behind Sheriff Ken Lansing


Three people safe after Buffalo hostage situation ends in suicide

Man entered pawn shop in Buffalo around 9:30 Thursday, held police off for four hours


Georgia man guilty in 1985 death of estranged wife in central New York

Ronald Meadow was arrested last year in Georgia, convicted of murder charge Thursday


Fountain drinks and slot machines; Indian tribe putting slots in convenience store

Slot machines will be place in gas station in Madison County starting Monday


TC3 adjunct professors make push to unionize

More than 200 adjunct professors at TC3 are looking to unionize.


Man injured in Route 89 rollover crash

The man was trapped upside down in his seat for an hour before firefighters were able to get him out.


Lansing firefighters trained in handling Ebola victims

If a responder is contaminated, they’ll follow quarantine protocols issued by New York State.

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Schneiderman to focus on corruption, wages, banks

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, fresh from re-election by a wide margin, says he'll focus on government corruption, wage theft and drug trafficking, expanding initiatives from his first term.


Vaccine spray may not work for swine flu in kids

Health officials say the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine did not protect young children against swine flu last winter and might not work again this year.


Candor Schools gets capital project approved

It may have been by a relatively slim margin, but district voters for Candor Schools in Tioga County approved a major capital project.


Home energy assistance applications begin this month

If you’re struggling to meet your home heating needs, you may qualify for assistance from New York State’s Home Energy Assistance Program.


State Police: Two New York troopers exposed to heroin during traffic stop

Police say suspect ripped open bag of heroin while fleeing from police; heroin hit one trooper's mouth, eyes


Syracuse jury to decide fate of Georgia man charged with 1985 murder

Ronald Meadow was arrested last December in connection with 1985 death of estranged wife


Despite election loss, Hawkins touts Green Party success in New York

Hawkins collected more than 173,000 votes on Tuesday, with Tompkins County showing the most support in terms of percentage of votes

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Southern Tier lawmaker Libous asks judge to dismiss federal charge

Libous is accused of lying to FBI agents, making political deals to land his son law firm job


UPDATE: Bus driver, 26 passengers injured in I-81 crash south of Syracuse

Crash happened on I-81 after 2:30 a.m. Thursday

The view from East State Street of a proposed 6-story Hilton hotel.

Ithaca development boom raises concerns over quality of life, cost of living

Several Ithaca city lawmakers raised the issue Wednesday night.


Five hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak at West Village Apartments

When Ithaca firefighters arrived at around 12:30 p.m., one tenant was “complaining of a headache and drowsiness.”

Unchained Properties , LLC (UP) of Horseheads, N.Y., announced plans Monday to redevelop the Emerson Power Transmission site in Ithaca

More pollutants discovered at Emerson site

The site has a long industrial history and state environmental officials are overseeing its cleanup effort.

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