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Ithaca Woman Arrested After Hitting Trooper’s Car
An Ithaca woman has been arrested after she struck a trooper’s patrol vehicle, sending the trooper and her passenger to the hospital Sunday night. 23 year old Molly J. Donovan of Ithaca was arrested for the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree, the viola
Blind Boys of Alabama's gospel, blues and Christmas music lifts up Homer (Review)
Before anything else, 89-year-old Jimmy Carter said "Roll Tide," after the University of Alabama beat University of Georgia for the SEC Championship title earlier on Saturday.
Police respond to fatal car crash in Cortland County
WILLET (WBNG) — New York State Police say one person died in a car crash Sunday morning in the town of Willet. Police responded to the crash around 7:15 a.m. along State Route 221.
Man stabbed in Ithaca, airlifted to trauma center, police say
ITHACA, N.Y. -- A man was stabbed in Ithaca Friday night and airlifted to a regional trauma center, according to Ithaca police. The man was listed in critical condition after the stabbing, police said.
Deputies investigate serious car-pedestrian crash in Clay
CLAY, N.Y. -- A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a van this morning in the town of Clay, according to Onondaga County Sheriff's deputies. Deputies were called to Henry Clay Boulevard at about 5:27 a.m. and found a man unconscious in the road with serious injuries. The pedestria
Anthony Brindisi to host ‘Thank You’ parties across the Southern Tier
(WBNG) — Democrat Anthony Brindisi will host various ‘Thank You’ parties across the Southern Tier starting Monday. In a Facebook post, the group, ‘Anthony Brindisi For Congress’, announced the democrat will have parties in Cortland, Binghamton, and Utica the week of December 10 and a party in Norwic
Sexual Intelligence: My Private Lessons with Tantrika Liv Love
[This essay contains sexually explicit material, which I feel is written in a responsible and healthy way, and is in the service of a good cause, but if that kind of thing bothers you, now is the time to pull out.]
Central New York cops, firefighters take dozens of children shopping this weekend
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Collin Barrett wrote a letter to Cicero police officers, asking them to take him on their "Shop with a Cop" event this weekend. But the gifts, he said, wouldn't be for him.
Meth bust in Auburn home ends with eight arrests
AUBURN, N.Y. -- A methamphetamine bust in Auburn has ended with eight arrests. The Finger Lakes Drug Task Force got a search warrant and raided 54 Orchard St. -- a home on a residential, city street -- on Nov. 9. Weeks later, after a lengthy investigation, the Cayuga County Sheriff's Office arrested
Stabbing on North Cayuga Street leaves one person in serious condition
A Friday evening stabbing on North Cayuga Street has left one person in serious condition. According to the Ithaca Police Department, the stabbing occurred at about 6:36 p.m. on the 100 block of North Cayuga Street.
Town of Moravia ends summer recreation program
The Moravia Town Council has voted to stop operating its summer recreation program after losing thousands of dollars on it in recent years. The town council made the unanimous decision at a meeting Nov. 28, town supervisor Terry Baxter said earlier this week. When Baxter asked the Moravia Central Sc
VIDEO: Watch speed carvers bring ice blocks to life
ITHACA, N.Y. — In a fast-paced spectacle Friday evening, talented ice carvers showed off their skills and speed in the opening competition of Downtown Ithaca's Ice Fest. From 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Bernie Milton Pavilion on the Ithaca Commons, carvers faced off in groups. Each round, carvers had
See photos of stunning ice sculptures from Ithaca's Ice Fest
ITHACA, N.Y. — Ithaca's coolest festival this weekend brought thousands of visitors to the Ithaca Commons to enjoy chowder, sip on beverages from the ice bar and watch champion ice carvers sculpt masterpieces.
Cortland First Friday: December brings art, activities
Join in for the last Cortland First Friday of 2018 on December 7th from 5 to 8 pm. Coordinated by the Cultural Council of Cortland County (CCCC), this month’s event features four venues: the 1890 House Museum, Cinch Art Space, the Cortland Free Library, and the YWCA Cortland. Attendees can choose to
Local Roundup: Moravia boys basketball wins Tully tournament
Moravia boys basketball continued a strong start to the season this weekend, defeating Canastota 75-59 in the championship game of the Tully tip off tournament. Kaden Hooper was the Blue Devils leading scorer with 20 points, while Deegan Sovocool and Gavin Genson both had 13 points.
IPD investigating stabbing in downtown
During the evening of Dec. 7, Ithaca Police Department officers responded to a stabbing at the 100 block of North Cayuga Street near the Commons. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a victim who was bleeding "profusely" from the face and the back.
See Anthony Saccone's prison mug shot, earliest release date
Elmira, NY -- Anthony Saccone's first week in prison included getting an inmate-issued haircut and some sense of when he might be freed. Saccone, 31, of Camillus, is starting his 10-to-30-year prison sentence for the February deaths of 3 young people in a drunken, high-speed crash near Onondaga Comm
Jim Boeheim, Patrick Ewing want more Syracuse-Georgetown games, but it's 'difficult'
Syracuse, N.Y. -- The rivalry between Syracuse and Georgetown helped built the Big East. The two arch-enemies staged some of the most memorable games in league, if not college basketball history.
2 Ithaca Women Erase Millions in Medical Bills for New Yorkers
Statistics show most bankruptcies are caused by enormous medical bills. More than 12-hundred New Yorkers who were burdened with mounting medical debts will get a break thanks to the efforts of two Ithaca women. It's a story sure to warm even the coldest heart.
Police investigating Friday night stabbing at Ithaca Commons
ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Ithaca Police are investigating a stabbing that happened at the Ithaca Commons Friday. Officers were called to the 100 block of North Cayuga Street, near the intersection with West State Street around 6:36 p.m.