NY voters could see 12 ballot lines for governor

New York voters could see as many as 12 parties putting up candidates for governor this fall.


Forest Home Bridge reopened

The Forest Home Bridge near the Cornell campus is officially open as of the end of last week.


Cuomo: NY to investigate Time Warner outage

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says regulators will investigate what caused Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage as the state reviews the company's merger with Comcast Corp.


Morning outages impact Time Warner Cable internet, cable customers

Outages started around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, impacting customers around U.S.


One person in custody after armed home robberies in Dryden, Lansing

Suspects took money in both incidents, which occurred late Tuesday night

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

New York Times withholds endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout primary

Paper criticized Cuomo for not doing enough to take influence of money out of state government

Meth arrests

Deputies find meth in backpacks, arrest three in Cortland

Authorities were acting on tip they received about suspicious activity

The mothers of a group of Ithaca teenagers who were chased down by police earlier this month addressed a crowd of more than 50 people at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Moms of Ithaca teens say police needed to identify themselves, excessive force wasn’t needed

Two of the parents of three Ithaca teens who were chased down by police say they are outraged and hurt that their sons were treated in such a dangerous manner.

Seth Peacock, an Ithaca attorney and Vice President of the Ithaca City School District Board of Education, was appointed by Mayor Svante Myrick as an interim city court judge on Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Candidate forum scheduled for Ithaca City judge position

Three candidates for an Ithaca City judge position will debate tonight in the City.

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NY state overtime costs on pace for record high

New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers.


Myrick: Private funding secured for police cameras in Ithaca

Mayor made comments on Morning Newswatch Tuesday; former police chief supports idea


Bowzer endorses Robertson in Ithaca campaign stop, highlights senior issues

Campaign event featured actor, performer known for roles dating back to 70's


Ithaca mayor: No evidence to support claim of racial bias by police

City says there's no evidence to back up claims of racial bias by police while detaining teens on August 9th

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Ithaca Mayor releases ‘Plan for Excellence’ for IPD following incident with young black teens

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick has released a 'Plan of Excellence' for the Ithaca Police Department following an incident earlier this month in which an officer drew a weapon while attempting to stop and question a group of black teens who were near the scene of two car arsons.


NY sees boost in local alcohol production

New York is seeing big increases in the number of local breweries, wineries and distilleries.


Amish to build garage for couple who returned girls

An Amish community is building a new garage for the northern New York couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home.

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Teachout wins endorsement of women’s group

Zephyr Teachout has won the endorsement of the National Organization for Women's New York Chapter as she seeks to oust Governor Cuomo.


Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

Talks could form third-largest fast-food restaurant company worldwide


Ithaca Fire Department asked to cut their budget

The city and town of Ithaca are in contract negotiations with The Ithaca Fire Department, and some officials say fire protection has become too expensive.


Health Report: Tompkins consider e-cigarette ban; Cornell researcher questions effectiveness

Could an e-cigarette ban be coming to Tompkins County? One researcher says proposal may lead to more smokers

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