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Report: Authorities make progress in major Schuyler County meth investigation

WENY-TV reports that 14 arrests were made this week after year-long investigation into meth conspiracy ring in Schuyler County


4 hours ago

Police: Ithaca man stole over $500 in items, involved in two scuffles

Donald Hicks, 24, was charged after police say he stole items from Benjamin Peters store, then got into two physical altercations


4 hours ago

6 killed in Syracuse house fire

Fire broke out in residential neighborhood on city's north side around 4 a.m. Friday; victims believed to be members of same family


4 hours ago

New York prison guard pleads guilty in hearing aid scam

Joshua Powers, who worked at Auburn Correctional Facility, was reportedly paid by Syracuse-area store owner, who then charged state for hearing aid devices


18 hours ago

County lawmakers start budget talks, including tax increases

Property taxes might need to go up in the county to compensate for declining sales tax revenue.

Photo from the non-profit group Seneca White Deer. Credit: Carl Patrick

20 hours ago

Seneca army depot unsold, future of white deer uncertain

The president of the non-profit group Seneca White Deer says the bidding process has been very secretive.


23 hours ago

Elizabeth Garrett memorial run to be held at Cornell University

Organizers say proceeds from the renamed 5K run will raise money for cancer research, and will be a tribute to the life of Elizabeth Garrett.

24 hours ago

PICTURES: Marriott hotel construction in Ithaca

Construction is expected to be finished by August.

Sean Fitzgerald mug shot

1 day ago

Police: New York teacher dragged 2nd grader, threw student over counter

Sean Fitzgerald, 31, has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child, harassment; he's been put on leave by Oswego school officials


1 day ago

Crews called to diesel spill after Lansing crash

Accident happened just after 4:15 p.m. Wednesday on Route 34 in Lansing; drivers of bus, truck were both ticketed


1 day ago

New York to spend $1 million to enhance prison safety

State will spend more money on technology that allows for full body scans of inmates, scans of mail, laundry, other items in prisons

Marriott topping off

1 day ago

Marriott hotel project on Commons celebrates topping off

The finished hotel will include local products at the restaurant and bar.

Naturalization ceremony

2 days ago

Thirty-six new citizens sworn in at Boynton Middle School

The applicants came from eighteen different countries.


2 days ago

Attorney General charges Cortland County man who flooded cemetery

The man's water discharge project did not have a permit, and desecrated numerous graves.


2 days ago

ICSD budget will address costs of lead in water situation

District officials say they've adjusted their plans to pay for consultants and bottled water in schools during the investigation into lead levels.


2 days ago

Paladino defeats 18-year-old in reelection bid to school board

High school challenger Austin Harig took on Paladino despite the latter's experience, including a run for the governorship.


2 days ago

Tompkins County approves more funding for gorge ranger program

In 10-3 vote, Tompkins County lawmakers voted to spend $7,500 to expand program for one year to help city pay two additional gorge rangers


2 days ago

Dryden residents vote “no” on proposed land purchase

Vote against land purchase was 1,188-936; unclear what money will now be used for


2 days ago

New York AG: Data breaches are “escalating threat” in state

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office has seen 40% increase in data breaches for first four months of 2016, compared to 2015 numbers

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2 days ago

Cortland development to provide housing for low-income, mentally ill

The mayor of Cortland says local mental health providers will also work with people living in the new development.

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