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Online fundraising efforts pick up for families of Lansing crash victims

Accident happened Friday night on Decamp Road, involving three people, ages 19, 19, 21


Chicago airport troubles affecting the nation

The Federal Aviation Administration says it could take two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center after an act of sabotage brought the city’s two airports to a halt last week.


CU Police investigating pair of weekend burglaries

Cornell Police are investigating a pair of burglaries that occurred sometime over the weekend.


City of Ithaca, County announce solar partnership

The City of Ithaca and Tompkins County have announced a renewable energy partnership that will bring a 2.8 million-watt solar array to county owned land at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.


Cuomo: Speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program.

Simeons Mural

Mural painted on red walls surrounding Simeon’s Restaurant

Mural was finished last week by artist hired by business, tourism groups


Walkers raise over $34,000 for fight against Alzheimer’s

525 participants were recorded for Sunday's walk at Cass Park


Health Report: Cornell researcher looks at enzyme linked to cancer

There’s new research out on an enzyme linked to the development of skin cancer in mice.

The view from East State Street of a proposed 6-story Hampton Inn (Group One Partners, Inc.)

Ithaca shop owner frustrated with business climate downtown

A lull in business in downtown Ithaca has some local business owners concerned about a new hotel popping up just off the Commons.


Ithaca Police investigate burglary attempts on State, Seneca streets

Two teens stopped as part of investigation; police searching for third teen they believe was involved

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

Cuomo, fellow governors visit Afghanistan for terror briefings

Cuomo, three other governors made trip to discuss preparedness against terrorism threat


Two killed when planes collide in western New York

Authorities say two people have been killed in a collision involving two small planes in western New York. The Federal…

Anti-fracking protesters at Binghamton University in 2013

State democrats could take Senate, paving way for fracking ban

Senate Republicans have blocked any fracking-related bill from coming to the floor for a vote.


Police arrest Ithaca purse snatcher

Police tracked down 25-year-old Joshua Conklin Thursday afternoon in downtown Ithaca.


Authorities searching for missing Dryden teen

State police say 16-year-old Tyler Adams is a runaway.


Tompkins lawmakers continue budget talks

Tompkins County lawmakers heard from seven more departments this week as they continue their review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended budget for 2015.


Sears in Ithaca to close

The Shops at Ithaca Mall will say goodbye to one of its anchor stores by mid-December.

(photo courtesy of the Lansing Star Online)

Lansing juvenile detention center for sale; town looking at buyers

The center closed last year under pressure from New York City to bring facilities closer to the residents’ families.

Frein for web

Search for Pa. gunman focusing on abandoned hotel

Eric Frein is accused of shooting two state troopers, killing one, during Sept. 12 attack outside police barracks in Pocono Mountains

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

Siena poll shows status quo for Cuomo in lead over Astorino

Poll shows Cuomo with 56-27 percent lead over GOP challenger


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17 pictures of Katy Perry on her 30th birthday


The pop princess is saying goodbye to her 20s.

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This weekend in entertainment history


A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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Taylor Swift ‘Shakes Off’ country image


The "Shake It Off" singer fought with her record label to ditch her country girl image and become a pop star.

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TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’


The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.