Cortlandville man, upset after hearing, rams cars in courthouse parking lot

David Southwick, 49, faces 16 felonies, 3 misdemeanors, after driving truck into vehicles in Cortland County courthouse parking lot Monday

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Former Assembly Speaker Silver guilty at federal corruption trial

Long-time State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted of all seven counts in federal corruption trial in Manhattan; Silver will lose Assembly seat


Gillibrand visits Freeville, talks small business growth

The New York senator used Incodema3D as an example of a business that needs federal capital to expand and succeed.


Feds want 300-year sentence for woman involved in kidnapping

Nicole Vaisey admitted to involvement in kidnapping of two Amish girls, sexual exploitation of six children; Vaisey, Stephen Howells to be sentenced in Dec.

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30-year State Police vet becomes highest-ranking woman in force

Patricia Groeber is new first deputy superintendent of New York State Police; she becomes highest-ranking woman in 98-year history of State Police


Police: Cortland man failed to aid in stabbing investigation

James Seybold, of Cortland, was arrested Sunday after refusing to speak with police about stabbing investigation outside Cortland bar


Bus safety group calls for more caution from drivers

The New York Association for Pupil Transportation says a study about drivers passing stopped buses shows some alarming statistics.

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Police: Freeville man harassed ex, forced his way inside home

Anthony Clarke, 25, of Freeville, is accused by police of harassing ex on Thanksgiving, then forcing his way into home, keeping her from calling police


New law brings tougher restrictions for repeat DWI offenders

ALBANY —┬áRepeat DWI offenders will now face tougher laws in New York under a┬ápiece of legislation signed by Governor Andrew…

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Public meeting Monday on Hotel Ithaca demolition, expansion

Hotel Ithaca is adding five-story building with 90 rooms, demolishing west wing of hotel; public meeting starts at 5 p.m. at Ithaca City Hall


Toddler dies after assault by caretaker

Dakota Miller, 22, of Hornell, was charged with assault after child's injuries were reported; police say they'll now consider upgraded charges against Miller


Ithaca College students to release results of no-confidence vote

Students at Ithaca College held no-confidence vote all month; student government association has already expressed no confidence in President Tom Rochon


Teen arrested after shotgun discharges, kills 7-month-old

18-year-old from Rome, NY, charged after loaded shotgun discharged, hit child in upper body; police say teen was holding shotgun in child's direction

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Rhode Island man charged in Cortland fatal stabbing

Mark Dill, 58, of Rhode Island, is charged with manslaughter in connection with stabbing outside Cortland bar; Cortland Police currently investigating


WHCU’s Weekend in Sports

Cornell, BU skate to 3-3 tie at Madison Square Garden The Cornell men’s hockey team is unbeaten in its last…

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State Police to aid Planned Parenthood safety planning

Troopers will be visiting Planned Parenthood locations around New York state to help with safety, emergency measures, following Friday's shooting in Colorado


Victim identified in fatal Route 13 crash

Lindsey Pou, 28, of Ithaca, died from injuries sustained in crash Thursday night on Route 13 in Lansing; police released more details of crash Saturday


Ithaca Police seek person of interest in East Hill burglaries

Police say man pictured in surveillance photos is "person of interest" in series of burglaries around East Hill in recent weeks


2 injured in rollover crash on Route 79

Accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday morning at intersection of Route 79, North Landon Road; two people sustained non-life threatening injuries

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NY to spend $2M in fight against invasive species

Some of the species include zebra mussels and the spiny waterflea.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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Royals players get $370K bonus for World Series win


The World Series champion Kansas City Royals generously split up their Fall Classic players' pool haul of more than $25 million into 55 full shares worth $370,069 apiece, Major League baseball said on Monday.

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Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting suspect to appear in court


Robert Lewis Dear, 57, is expected to face multiple counts of murder and attempted murder.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in December


Get your remotes ready for a new round of binge-worthy movies and TV.