Motorcyclist airlifted after accident on Slaterville Road

The accident happened between a man on a motorcycle and a SUV.

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Police warn of car thefts in Cayuga Heights

There were multiple reports of thefts between Monday night going into Tuesday morning.

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Jury selection for Cayea trial will continue for second day

Benjamin Cayea is accused of killing his girlfriend after an argument last Thanksgiving.

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One teen dead, another hospitalized after church assault

Police in New Hartford say they've made six arrests so far after an assault that left a 19-year-old boy dead and a 17-year-old in serious condition.

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Budget hearing Tuesday to focus on police, attorneys in Ithaca

Lawmakers say they want to talk about a number of budget issues, from Commons maintenance to code enforcement.


Do you know him? Public’s help wanted in Collegetown investigation

Ithaca Police released picture of person they want to speak with related to suspicious activity in Collegetown, however, they haven't released many details


Decision on Southern Tier casino could be reached soon

The State Gaming Commission is expected to announce its decision on whether to give Tioga Downs a casino license for the Southern Tier.


Accused murderer Clayton free again on bail

Thomas Clayton was charged in late September in murder of his wife; last week, Clayton was arrested for alleged violation of order of protection

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Food Bank calls Fill the Bus campaign a success

Officials with the Food Bank of the Southern Tier say the annual campaign brought in over 65,000 pounds of food.

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Police: Interlaken man hit parked cars, crashed truck

Michael Holcomb of Interlaken is accused of hitting two parked cars in Interlaken, then crashing truck in Covert; Holcomb was treated at Syracuse hospital

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Sick animals discovered on downstate farm, brought to Ithaca

SPCA, law enforcement officials seized more than 170 animals from farm in Orange County; farmer charged with neglect, improper disposal of animals


NYC Mayor: Utley “guilty as sin” for slide on Mets shortstop

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio likened slide by Chase Utley on Ruben Tejada to "tackle"; de Blasio will attend Game 3 in New York Monday night


Reports: Cayuga County man fired shot at girlfriend during dispute

Incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday in Venice, Cayuga County; police say Michael Dec fired shot at girlfriend, hit wall behind her

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Cayea trial shines spotlight on Ithaca’s domestic violence problems

The Advocacy Center reports the case of Benjamin Cayea highlights the problem of domestic violence in the Ithaca area.

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul joined Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick in a walking tour of the Commons Monday.

Hochul leads New York delegation to Puerto Rico

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul traveled with state's health commissioner, secretary of state; Hochul trip expected to last until Wednesday


UPDATE: No explosives found after bomb threat in downtown Ithaca

Police shut down portions of Seneca, Tioga just before 3 p.m., after call indicating bomb threat; no explosive device was found, and roads were reopened at 5 p.m.


Bomb threat prompts evacuation in downtown Ithaca

Ithaca Police report a bomb threat was made Monday for the Hilton Garden Inn across the street from the Ithaca Commons.


TECH MINUTE: Local startup website GiveGab promotes giving back to community

GiveGab CEO Charlie Mulligan talks about how his website connects volunteers and organizations for community benefit.


Cortland apartment resident arrested for harassing worker

24-year-old Simon Fraser-Amsterdam is charged with verbal harassing and making threats of physical violence.


Flight makes emergency landing in Buffalo after fire

Plane headed from New Jersey to Seattle made emergency landing in Buffalo around 8 a.m. Monday; no injuries reported

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