Frein for web

Pa. gunman Frein still at large; authorities comment on ties to Finger Lakes

Prosecutors say documents related to 2006 arrest, conviction in Schuyler County were found on Eric Frein's nightstand during recent search of home


New York gains 3,900 jobs in August

State numbers show 21st straight month for job growth


New York bans use of chemical in child products

TDCPP is known to cause cancer; chemical is now banned from products such as toys, car seats in New York

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Ithaca developer seeks tax breaks for “mediocre” housing project

Jason Fane made the comments Thursday at a public meeting regarding the project.

cornell solar farm

Cornell unveils 11-acre solar farm

Expected to count for 1 percent of the university's total electricity use.


IPD issues 64 tickets in school speed zone enforcement

Ithaca Police issued 64 speeding in a school zone tickets during a special enforcement week earlier this month.


Tioga County ends public bus service

Tioga County has decided to end its bus service following changes to the Medical Transportation System.


NY man denies plotting to aid ISIS

An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others has denied new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.


Federal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping case

Federal prosecutors have charged the couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York last month with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.


Opposing sides fight at Cayuga Nation business

Police were called to Union Springs business Wednesday after report of fight; no arrests reported

Crime 3

Convicted sex offender from Tioga County found in western New York

Police say Dustin Shrauger was found at Buffalo-area community college thanks to GPS device


Unemployment benefits to increase in New York

State officials announce increase in minimum, maximum payments for weekly unemployment checks

Frein for web

Police: Penn. gunman had documents related to Schuyler County conviction

Eric Frein spent more than 100 days in Schuyler Co. jail back in 2006 for stealing from WWII reenactment site

From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

Ithaca lawmakers mull city residency requirement for police

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick wants the city’s police officers to live within city limits.


IPD officer saves life of suicidal woman

Police Chief John Barber said he is "immensely proud" of Officer Christopher Cady’s efforts.

Crime 3

Drug deal near Cass Park turns violent

It was a drug deal gone bad near Cass Park in Ithaca Tuesday.


Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor

Police say the suspect in last week's fatal ambush outside a rural state police barracks belonged to a "military simulation unit" based in eastern Pennsylvania whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe.


Cortland man found dead in creek had ties to Ithaca, police say

Peter Felko, 20, lived in Cortland but also had ties to the Ithaca area.

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Homeless man tries to rob Taste of Thai Express

Police say employees at the popular Thai restaurant refused to hand over any money.


NYCLU: New data shows holes in legal aid for poor

The New York Civil Liberties Union says data on public defenders in five counties highlights the state's ongoing failure to provide adequate criminal defense to the poor.

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