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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.


in Entertainment

We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’

We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.

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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.


in National, World

Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.


in Local

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


in Local

Undersheriff: body camera implementation will take time

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


in Local

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


in Music

Newcomer cast as lead in Toni Braxton biopic

Production is underway on "Unbreak My Heart: The Toni Braxton Story," a film based on the Grammy winner's 2014 memoir.


in National

Gov’t health insurance website getting upgrades

Consumers shopping on the government's health insurance website should find it easier to get their questions answered this year.


in Sports

Cleveland appeals ‘jock tax’ ruling to Supreme Court

The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.


in Local

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


in Weird

‘Mystery’ soda machine delivers a surprise every time

You never know what you're gonna get ...


in Music

Beyoncé, Rihanna among the pop stars suing Paris clothing company

Beyoncé, Jay Z, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, and Rihanna have teamed up to sue a Paris clothing retailer they say has been "brazenly" selling shirts, hats, cellphone cases, and other items featuring their likenesses without permission.

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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


in Sports

FIFA’s Blatter calls Swiss investigation ‘outrageous’

The outgoing FIFA President said a criminal investigation against him was "not correct" and defended his decision not to step down sooner as head of the world soccer body.

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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


in Lifestyle

Myths about the flu

It's that time of year again.


in Local

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


in Music

Illness forces Shania Twain to scrap shows

The "You're Still The One" singer has canceled two of her upcoming tour dates as she battles as respiratory infection.


in Music

Giant human peace sign celebrates Lennon’s 75th

More than 2,000 people joined Yoko Ono in New York's Central Park in an attempt to set a world record for the largest group of people forming a peace sign.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 9


A look back at the entertainment headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

in Lifestyle

‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

in Music

Taylor Swift is taking a break


After seven months on the road the "Shake It Off" singer is ready for some time off.