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Cofounders of the Black Lives Matter movement Alicia Garza and Opal Tometi spoke with members of the press before the event. (WHCU/Sara McCloskey)

5 days ago

Hundreds attend speech by Black Lives Matter cofounders in Ithaca

Cornell officials say they had to turn away people because the building had reached maximum capacity.

StatePolice

5 days ago

Pedestrian hit in Groton accident in critical condition

Police say pedestrian was hit around 7:30 p.m. along Route 38 in Groton; pedestrian now in critical condition

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5 days ago

Work continues to determine cause of Cargill mine accident

Officials at the Cargill mine in Lansing say operations are still suspended while they work to figure out what went wrong.

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Police: Cortland County man drove drunk with 1-year-old in car

Cortland County Sheriff's office says Thomas Marks, 27, was intoxicated when his SUV was pulled over Sunday night in Cortland; 1-year-old in car was not injured

Photo Credit Sara McCloskey

6 days ago

Ithaca lawmakers approve “Officer Next Door” program

Program was approved in 9-1 vote Wednesday night at city council meeting; officers had already moved into West Village Apartments before program gained city approval

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6 days ago

UPDATE: Pedestrian seriously injured in Groton accident

Accident happened around 7:45 p.m. on Route 38 just north of Stevens Road

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6 days ago

Enfield residents continue to raise concerns over Black Oak Wind Farm

Residents say they're still worried about the potential health and safety impacts of the Black Oak Wind Farm.

State Police

6 days ago

State Police: Mistakes were made in missing guns case

State Police say they should have warned the public earlier about guns that went missing in Syracuse after a training session.

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6 days ago

Sweat sentenced to new prison term, restitution payments

David Sweat was one of two convicted killers who escaped from an upstate prison last year.

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6 days ago

Man arrested in Ithaca found to be fugitive from justice

Police say Tyrell Simms, arrested on drug charges in Ithaca, is also wanted on separate charges in Connecticut.

Tompkins County sheriff

6 days ago

Phone, door-to-door scams reported across Tompkins County

IRS phone scam, door-to-door scam attempts have been reported throughout Tompkins County; sheriff's office is issuing warnings for people to be on the lookout

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6 days ago

Collegetown building evacuated after filling with smoke

Firefighters say the Dryden Road building was flooded with smoke after a pot boiled over on a stove.

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6 days ago

West Village resident hopes “Officer Next Door” stays

The program will be discussed during the Common Council meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the Ithaca City Hall.

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6 days ago

Sweat to be sentenced for northern New York prison escape

Sweat, who is already serving life sentence, could get 7 more years tacked on for June 2015 escape from Clinton Correctional Facility

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7 days ago

NY Assembly passes paid family leave bill

The measure would be funded by a weekly employee payroll deduction that would start at 45 cents in the first year.

Nozzolio

1 week ago

Citing health problems, Nozzolio says he won’t seek reelection

State Senator Michael Nozzolio says he'll need surgery for a heart condition, and won't be running for office again in 2016.

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1 week ago

Hancock Street project set to begin construction this month

Construction at the site at 210 Hancock Street could begin as early as the end of this month, according to INHS officials.

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1 week ago

CARS officials say they’ll need state support for min wage hike

A recovery center in Ithaca says while they support raising the minimum wage, the hike may put them out of business.

FLU BASIC

1 week ago

Study shows Super Bowl could be tied to flu cases

Researchers at Cornell say upticks in flu cases can be found in areas that have a team going to the big game.

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1 week ago

Firefighters issue warning about dangers of thin ice

Firefighters say every winter they have to rescue people who fall through ice in the Cayuga Inlet, streams, and ponds.

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Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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The pouting male models are back for ‘Zoolander 2’

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Kelly Clarkson teases top-secret new project with adorable daughter

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It was a mother-daughter version of a "Super Bowl" ad.

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Honda, Mazda issue recalls

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Honda Civics, Mazda SUVs, and Dirt Devil vacuums have all issued recalls this week.