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A man from Jamaica has been arrested by Cornell University Police for possessing 250 bags of heroin. A Cornell police officer stopped a car in a Stewart Avenue parking lot Monday afternoon and noticed...read more
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More snow and cold tempatures for the Finger Lakes Region. Two-to-three inches of new snow fell on the region overnight. Tempatures are expected to remain in the single numbers and with the wind chil...read more
Cayuga Mall on North Triphammer Road in Tompkins County was closed Wednesday after a partial roof collapse.  The Ithaca Journal reports the collapse occurred in a vacant store near Party City Wed...read more
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The Ithaca-Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau has officially given up. It's recognizing this winter is lousy in the Finger Lakes and encouraging people who visit its website to go to the F...read more
A tractor trailer hauling a load of cars that lost control and crashed into Simeon's Restaurant in downtown Ithaca, last June, killing a pregnant bartender and injuring five others has prompted Senato...read more
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A Korean Air executive that graduated from Cornell University has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating aviation law after throwing a tantrum over nuts. ABC's Joohee Cho reports from Seoul,...read more
An Ithaca man accused of stealing more than five hundred dollars in men's clothing from a Target store in Lansing is now in custody. 33 year old Jason Brown, Senior, turned himself into State Police W...read more
The Finger Lakes region has not seen gas prices this low in 6 years:Victor Mobil $2.54Canandaigua Arrow Mart $2.45Penn Yan Sunoco A Plus $2.42Watkins Glen Lakes Gas $2.38Newark Express mart $2.35Ithac...read more
A former Cornell University wrestler was found guilty Thursday of sexual abuse and burglary in connection with an incident that occurred in March of 2013.  According to law enforcement, Peter Mes...read more
A 23 year old Ithaca woman has died from injuries she suffered in a Wednesday morning crash on Route 79 in the town of Enfield.  Ashley Hair was a passenger in the pickup truck 49 year old Paul ...read more
A senior in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' School of Applied Economics and Development at Cornell University died over the weekend after being struck by a car. Oluchukwu Onuora was walk...read more
An accident involving a Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit bus on the Cornell University campus Monday morning resulted in the death of a staff member in the College of Human Ecology.  Angela ...read more
HWS Presidential Fellow and Ithaca Mayor Svante L. Myrick will address Geneva High School on Friday, Jan. 30 at 9:15 a.m. in the GHS auditorium, as part of the LEAP (Lead Excel Achieve Progress) Initi...read more
A Tompkins County man was sentenced to 120 days in jail for shooting his dog twice in the head last fall. Jeffrey Wood shot the German Sheppard dog and left her in his yard overnight last September. S...read more
Charles Osgood and CBS Sunday Morning featured Taughannock Falls State Park. Here's the video of the frozen falls.   #TompkinsCounty #FingerLakes...read more
A two month investigation into the alleged theft of a large sum of money that had been stolen from Classen Home Health Associates in Ithaca has resulted in the arrest of a 33 year old Ithaca woman.&nb...read more
State Police in Ithaca are asking for the public's help for information in a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred in May of 1990.  22 year old Phillip Zerrillo, of Cortland, was struck and k...read more
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In terms of food distribution, 2014 was a banner year for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier. Jonathan Fuller is the Food Bank's Community and Public Relations Manager. He tells us more. [audio:FoodBa...read more
The Trumansburg man accused of harming a 2 year old girl in 2013 has pleaded guilty to attempted assault charges.  Christopher Brown returned the girl to her mother in November of 2013 with bruis...read more
Benjamin Rifkin has been named as the new provost and vice president for Educational Affairs at Ithaca College. Rifkin comes to Ithaca from The College of New Jersey, where he has served as dean of th...read more
Ten people, nine from Tompkins County and one from Cayuga County, were arrested Friday for blocking the gates of Crestwood Midstream in the town of Reading. 180 arrests have been made at Crestwood's p...read more
Authorities say a man who barricaded himself inside his home during a three-day standoff with police died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office said that 36-year-o...read more
She is getting settled in her new office. Dr. Susan Brown starts the new year as the new Director of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva and associate dean for Cornell University'...read more
The 32 year old Cayuga Heights man accused of murdering his girlfriend Thanksgiving night pleaded not guilty in Tompkins County Court Friday. Benjamin Cayea is accused of choking to death 23 year old ...read more
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Thursday will mark the 37th year the Great American Smokeout will be celebrated in America. Helen Dunlap with the Tobacco Action Coalition of the Finger Lakes.[audio:2012GreatAmericanSmok.MP3]  ...read more
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The Food Bank of the Southern Tier recently concluded its 4th annual Canstruction of the Southern Tier fundraiser.  The Food Bank's Community & Public Relations Manager, Missy Goetschius, has...read more
  Election Day is tomorrow. Every seat in the New York State Legislature is up for grabs. That’s 213 separate, individual spots that could look very different Wednesday morning. Many leg...read more
    Wegmans has issued it's 3rd product recall in a weeks time. The recall covers  Wegmans Food You Feel Good About Organic Spinach and Spring Mix, in the 5 and 11ounce bags that we...read more
As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues on Long Island, New York City and New Jersey, farmers are being encouraged to donate. The New York Farm Bureau says food is desparately needed downstate. ...read more
On Friday, a search warrant was served at an Ithaca residence following an investigation into the illegal distribution of pot and crack cocaine. Officers found and seized marijuana, crack cocaine, a l...read more
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With his victory Tuesday, Congressman Tom Reed earned another 2 years in the House of Representatives. He took some time Wednesday to talk about his election opponent, Nate Shinagawa.[audio:Reeddayaft...read more
Ithaca Police arrested a 37 year old Ithaca man in connection with a bomb scare on the Commons last month.  Matthew Whitney was charged with felony placing a false bomb or hazardous substance.&n...read more
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Here's an updated look at the impact Hurricane Sandy is expected to have on the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier this afternoon and evening from staff meterologist Kevin Williams...First, the rain.... ...read more
If Ithaca married couple Troy and Wendy Kastenhuber were looking to spend some quality time together, some would say they went about it the wrong way.   Troy Kastenhuber is accused of attem...read more
Ithaca police bust a would-be burglar. Cops say Brett Heroy was spotted in the shrubbery outside a building last evening on West Seneca Street. Not long after someone called 911 to report Heroy, cop...read more
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The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning and Flood Watch from 2 p.m. Monday until 5 p.m. Tuesday for all of Central New York and Pennsylvania.The land falling of Hurricane Sandy wil...read more
Huricane Sandy’s 40- to 50-mph gusts brought more than just heavy rain to the Finger Lakes. Bird watchers  have spotted rare birds from a remote North Atlantic island and one from the high...read more
The Ithaca City Police officer shot in the line of duty last Thursday night will be released from the hospital today. Officer Anthony Augustine was shot while trying to arrest a car thief in the West ...read more
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With Hurricane Sandy set to impact the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier over the next 24 to 48 hours, Congressman Tom Reed wants residents to make safety their top priority..... [audio:ReedSandy.mp3] ...read more
Enough is enough. Cornell University in collaboration with the DEC is taking the bull by it's horns as they announced Friday it's plans to conduct an 2.1 million dollar intensive study of Cayuga Lake ...read more
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The first of three debates between Congressman Tom Reed and challenger Nate Shinagawa will be held Friday night at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva. Shinagawa spoke about how he's preparing...read more
Ithaca Police have concluded their investigation into what they've determined to be an unattended death at the homeless encampment better known as the "Jungle."  36 year old Gary Delaney was fou...read more
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Time is running out this year for the Assembly to pass and the Governor to sign Brittany's Law. State Senator Mike Nozzolio who has lead the charge for the bill's passage in the upper house confirms h...read more
The hazing death of one of its pledges has resulted in a hefty fine being levied against former Cornell University fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon.  The fraternity was convicted of several charge...read more
Just before 3 o'clock this morning, Wendy Kastenhuber was arrested for threatening an employee at Tops with a knife, demanding money and cigarettes. The employee, whose name has been been released, ...read more
On Friday, Oct. 26, a congressional debate between the two candidates running for the 23rd District of New York will be held at 7 p.m. in Albright Auditorium on the campus of Hobart and William Smith ...read more
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A big endorsement has been received by Congressman Tom Reed in his bid for re-election.  [audio:Houghtonendorsement1.MP3]             &nbs...read more
Ithaca Police Officers were removing 23-year old David Wiles of Trumansburg from The State Theatre of Ithaca during a sold out concert last night when things got out of hand. Around 8:45, Wiles was ...read more
It's no longer a hurricane. Sandy has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but it still doesn't hurt to take extra precautions. We will still be getting the after-effects of Sandy, combined with a col...read more
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