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In Crosby trial, crash expert challenges defense testimony

"I saw the measurement was wrong, and I noted a few errors in the measurement log."

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Woman admits to stealing, selling gun used to shoot Ithaca officer

Ciera Leann Bennett is due to be sentenced in March, faces up to 10 years in prison

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NY proposes rules for medical marijuana

It authorizes patients with one of 10 diseases to be able to obtain non-smokeable versions of the drug.

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AMBER alert issued for 5-year-old abducted in Albany County

Two suspects wearing all black and ski masks forced entry into a home and abducted the child.

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Police: Dryden man threatened woman with knife, gun

State police have charged David E. Cornell, 41, with menacing.

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Wineries “ecstatic” over casino announcement in Finger Lakes

Executive Director of Cayuga Lake Wine Trail says partnership between new casino, wine trail is "just like a marriage"

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New York AG wants big stores to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns

Eric Schneiderman has written to K-Mart, Sears, Amazon, Walmart

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Cuomo to visit counties chosen for casino sites

Cuomo to visit Sullivan, Schenectady, Seneca counties on Wednesday

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No fracking, no casino expansion, but Tioga chamber prez says “we still need jobs”

Chamber president says she's "saddened, disappointed" about fracking, casino decision

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Dryden officials says town played some role in fracking decision

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration essentially banned high-volume hydraulic fracturing on Wednesday. After years of debate about the controversial drilling process,…

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Community members critical of Ithaca’s moves on community, police relations

Mayor Svante Myrick called Wednesday meeting productive, but says more needs to be done to improve relations

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Seneca County one of three winners in bid for casino license

Lago Resort & Casino in the Seneca County town of Tyre will be recommended for a casino license.

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Fracking decision comments highlight “momentous decision,” “extreme liberal agenda”

Critics, supporters walked across party lines following Cuomo administration decision Wednesday

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Pro-drilling group: Cuomo made post-election fracking decision to avoid criticism

Spokesperson for Energy In Depth says decision means oil, gas companies will now look to more business-friendly states

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New York will ban fracking

Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens said Wednesday that he is recommending a ban.

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Pataki considering White House run in 2016

Former New York governor says he's visited states like New Hampshire as he considers 2016 run

An artist's rendering of Wegmans proposed expansion at its current Ithaca location (photo: Wegmans)

Approval given for Wegmans expansion in Ithaca

Wegmans representatives have declined to say who or what will occupy the future building.

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Former TCAT employee to plead guilty to embezzlement; TCAT seeking $295k in restitution

Pamela Johnson pleads guilty to stealing $250,000 from TCAT.

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Police looking for rim, tire thief in Ithaca area

Investigators are looking for the person responsible for stealing rims and tires of cars at local dealerships. The Tompkins County…

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Decision due Wednesday on new casino for Southern Tier, Finger Lakes

Three casino proposals on table in Southern Tier, Finger Lakes; state board due to make decision Wednesday

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Noel Gallagher embarrassed daughter in front of Harry Styles

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Noel Gallagher left his teenage daughter mortified by embarrassing her in front of One Direction heart-throb Harry Styles.

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Donny Osmond predicts end is near for One Direction

Singer Donny Osmond performs in Bryant Park on ABC's "Good Morning America" show on Friday, August 15, 2008, in New York.

Donny Osmond predicts One Direction will split up in 2016 and Harry Styles will launch a successful solo career.

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Taylor Swift and J. Cole rule Billboard charts

"Woman of the Year" honoree Taylor Swift attends the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York.

Taylor Swift is celebrating her longest reign at the top of the U.S. pop chart after Blank Space racked up a fifth week at number one.