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in Weird

‘Darth Vader’ arrested in attempted armed robbery

The "force" was with this man - the police force, that is.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Nov. 25

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.


in Local

3 men wanted in Cortland assault investigation

Police say assault happened October 10 outside Stone Lounge in Cortland; investigations released photos Tuesday, asked for public's help

Photo from New York Senate website

in Local

Libous, former State Senator, receives house arrest

Thomas Libous received house arrest, fine, for lying to FBI; prosecutors did not seek prison time for Libous because of illness

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in Local

Jurors clash during deliberations at Sheldon Silver trial

Juror asked judge Tuesday to be excused from Sheldon Silver trial, saying her heart was pounding as other jurors criticized her during deliberations


in Entertainment

The first word of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie is …

Director J.J. reveals the first word spoken in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," which hits theaters next month.


in National, World

Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq

French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.


in Local

Binghamton man arrested for breaking Candor house contract

State Police say Timothy Rypkema took money to build a house in Candor, but never came back to do the work.


in Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence named entertainer of the year

The star is one of the biggest and bankable actresses in Hollywood and has featured in a number of blockbusters including the "X-Men" franchise and "The Hunger Games" films.


in Local

Simeon’s construction could see some changes to restaurant

The property manager for Simeon's says there's been talk of changing the entrance and putting in a second floor.

Greek Peak

in Local

Greek Peak prepares to open for winter season

The Greek Peak ski resort says it will be opening a bit later than usual this year due to warmer weather.

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in Local

New York AG reaches deal with Planet Fitness over tanning policies

Planet Fitness has agreed to stop offering unlimited tanning as part of premier packages; company will also offer training to employees who run tanning areas


in Black Friday, National

PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon

Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?


in Music

Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard plan ‘White Hot Holidays’ special

The "Empire" stars will welcome Mary J. Blige, Jamie Foxx, John Legend, and more.

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in Local

Ithaca teachers rally for fairer contracts

Around 400 people rallied on Elmira Road in Ithaca Monday afternoon, speaking out about low salaries for teachers.


in Entertainment

‘Rocky’ successor ‘Creed’ highlights Philadelphia’s revival

Adonis Johnson, the son of Balboa rival-turned-mentor Apollo Creed, leaves behind a life of privilege to walk in the footsteps of a father he never knew.


in Weird

Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies

Houston-area police have arrested a man dubbed the "Cookie Monster" robber who is suspected in holdups at more than 30 fast-food restaurants, often demanding that a cookie be handed over along with the cash.


in Sports

NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl

The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


in Entertainment, Sports

FanDuel NFL entries have fallen sharply after New York shutdown

Entries at daily fantasy sports site FanDuel's NFL contests have fallen sharply since New York's attorney general declared the games to be illegal gambling in the state and the company stopped taking money from New Yorkers.


in Sports

FIFA ethics committee seeks life ban against Michel Platini

Michel Platini's lawyer says the FIFA ethics committee has requested a life ban for the UEFA president.


in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.

in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending


Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.

in Entertainment

WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

in Black Friday, Entertainment

Change your Amazon password now


With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.