Health Department seeks information after dog bite

Health officials say the dog bit a man on Sunday, and needs to be found and checked for rabies.


Reed speaks in Washington on education, college tuition

Congressman Tom Reed says he has a new plan for education to lower tuition costs using endowment money.


Mistrial declared in Charles Tan murder case

After eight days of deliberations, judge in Charles Tan murder case declared mistrial Thursday morning; Charles Tan will remain free on bail

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Cortlandville man charged in central New York bank robbery

Police say 26-year-old Matthew McCloskey of Cortlandville was charged in connection with September 15th bank robbery in Onondaga County


Group says $15 minimum wage will cost $15.7B

Business Council of New York State, in statement opposing minimum wage increase to $15, says private sector jobs would jump to $15.7 billion a year

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Airplane “Tommy” has successful first engine test

Officials with the project say the engine on "Tommy" is a milestone in attempts to restore the plane to flying shape.


Former Ithaca resident arrested in $10 million fraud scheme

Bruce Kane, former resident of Ithaca, is accused of using more than $10 million in investments for personal reasons as part of scheme

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Harold Square project gets another approval from city

Approval was needed once again because it was initially looked at by city planners two years ago.


Clayton back in jail after violating law again

Thomas Clayton is behind bars in Steuben County for violating an order of protection after he posted bail earlier this week.

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39-year-old man arrested for drug trafficking in Ithaca-area

Officials say a warrant was issued after an investigation into crack cocaine and heroin trafficking.

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Missing Humpty Dumpty from campground located

A Humpty Dumpty statue stolen from Spruce Row Campground was recovered from a group of RIT students this week.


Demolition, clean-up this week at Chapter House site

Fire heavily damaged Chapter House Pub in April; crews brought remaining structure down on Tuesday, and have started picking up debris


Undersheriff: body camera implementation will take time

Sheriff’s officials say the department plans on meeting with the provider in the coming weeks.


Products from Ithaca’s “Piggery” heading to Fenway Park

Owners of the Piggery announced Wednesday via Facebook that their products will be used at popular restaurant near Fenway Park in Boston


Tan jury deadlocked, still searching for common ground

Jury told judge Tuesday that they were deadlocked in their deliberations; jurors were instructed to keep reviewing facts to try and reach verdict

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Trucker hauling liquid manure dies in crash; manure spills

Accident happened Monday in Wyoming County in western New York; police say about 5,000 gallons of liquid manure spilled after crash

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New York AG wants details of DraftKings, FanDuel inquiries

Eric Schneiderman sent letters to executives of DraftKings, FanDuel, looking for information from their inquiries into employees


Police investigate Cortland car vandalism

Several cars damaged in Cortland Tuesday morning near Owego, Tompkins streets; police now looking for public's help during investigation


Good try, Yoko, but Ithaca always wins

Yoko Ono organized attempt in honor of late husband John Lennon, who would've turned 75 this year; Ithaca attempt at peace sign brought out 5,800 people


New York ranked number one for energy efficiency

A study by WalletHub shows New York's efficient use of energy for homes and vehicles overall is second to none.

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