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Man's body recovered from Fall Creek, say Ithaca Police - 14850
The Ithaca Police Department has confirmed that a male body was recovered from the Fall Creek Gorge under the Stewart Avenue Bridge on Friday. Emergency responders were sent to the scene at around 1:30pm for a report that a body of “a male subject approximately 21 years of age” had been spotted in t
Police: Cortland standoff over; suspect in critical condition
In Cortland, city police deployed stop sticks and managed to slow Hobart’s vehicle down, but he was able to reach the hotel, where a woman who was riding with him already had a room.According to police, Hobart exited the car while holding a gun to the woman who had been riding with him. They say he
College-Age Male Dead in Ithaca Gorge
Vincent Monticello, deputy chief of the Ithaca Police Department, said that a college-age male was found in the gorge and police and fire personnel began responding about 1:30 p.m.
Standoff with parolee at Cortland hotel after pursuit from Broome County
Law enforcement officials from two counties have converged outside the hotel at 26 River St., and people have been safely evacuated. Police are trying to negotiate with the suspect, who is believed to be in one of the hotel rooms.
Breaking: Standoff situation at Cortland's Hampton Inn
Armed troops are seen standing outside the front entrance to the Hampton Inn on River Street, Cortland, Friday morning (Peter Blanchard/Cortland Voice)
Woman found dead in Wayne County had worked, lived on notorious Owasco farm
Selena Hidalgo-Calderon's body was found inside a plastic bag in the woods behind a Sodus farm, authorities said. She and her 14-month-old son, Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, went missing May 16. Police are still searching for the young boy and on Thursday, Hidalgo-Calderon's boyfriend, Alberto "Ebavardo Gu
Van Etten: VEFD closes its doors -- Village contracts with town's fire dept. for protection
VAN ETTEN -- The Van Etten Fire Department is officially no more as village Mayor Jake Briggs signed a contract Friday with representatives from Community Fire and Rescue Department No. 24 to provide fire protection and EMS services to the village, effectively immediately and extends through the rem
Standoff suspect captured at Cortland hotel, hospitalized with self-inflicted injuries
Corey J. Hobart, 28, of Powers Road in Conklin, was listed in critical condition Saturday and transported to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
Tioga Sheriff looking for suspects who used fake $100 bill at Richford gas station - 14850
The pair were a white male wearing a black Nike sweatshirt and a black cap on backwards with facial hair, and a white female, medium build, with shoulder length red-brown hair, wearing a grey sweatshirt. A video appears below.
Jessica Parker wanted by Elmira Police
Jessica L. Parker is wanted by the Elmira Police Department. Parker is wanted for fleeing officer in a motor vehicle, obstruction of governmental administration, reckless driving, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and having a suspended registration.
Ithaca businesses partner to develop Active Senior Housing on the site of former Tompkins County Lib
ITHACA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Travis Hyde Properties, a local developer of housing and commercial projects in Ithaca, and Bridges Cornell Heights, a pioneering senior living provider, have formed a partnership to develop an active senior residence on the site of the former Tompkins County library.
Town of Maine seeks Broome County funds to help natural gas pipeline
Shauna Stiles, lead teacher for Maine-Endwell Middle School's art department and adviser of Art Club, has recruited several of her fellow teachers and students to create a mural for the Endwell Fire Station.Maggie Gilroy / Staff video
DeWitt police seize pounds of marijuana, prescription pills during drug bust
DEWITT, N.Y. -- Pounds of marijuana, prescription pills and other drugs were seized by police during a two-month investigation in DeWitt.
Elmira woman indicted on grand larceny charge
Deborah S. Zazynski, 47, allegedly stole property valued in excess of $50,000 from Minier Brothers supermarket in Big Flats between April 2016 and February 2017, according to the indictment.
Developers with holdings in Ithaca indicted by feds
The investigation into possible illegal acts within Buffalo developer Robert Morgan's real estate portfolio has moved quickly, leading to criminal charges alleging fraud to obtain $167.5 million in loans over six years, federal authorities said Wednesday.
Town Of Ithaca’s deer management program gains support
Picture of a deer taken near Six Mile Creek.By Michael NocellaThe Town of Ithaca’s looming war on deer appears – from the onset – to be a popular one after a meeting of the Town Board’s Deer Management Committee on Tuesday night seeking public input on a plan to aggressively cull its ballooning deer
Sposito lifts Ithaca to second straight Class A lacrosse title
Senior Ryan Sposito came through, scoring with 12.1 seconds left in the first overtime to lift the Little Red to an exciting, 10-9 victory over Corning in Thursday’s Section 4 Class A boys lacrosse final on a beautiful night at Binghamton Alumni Stadium.
He got off the bus in Binghamton with 217 bags of heroin. Police were waiting for him
Rashi Johnson, 30, from Queens, was arrested at the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center by the Broome County Special Investigations Unit Task Force.
Elmira police warn public about apartment rental scam
When potential victims answer the ads, the men represent themselves as legitimate agents for the apartment. They utilize detailed rental agreements and even insert restrictions to make the scam seem that much more legitimate, police said.
Class AA softball: Horseheads, Corning to meet for title
Maiah Skakal singled in the eventual winning run as Horseheads beat Binghamton, 7-6, in its first game at its new field at Horseheads Middle School.Andrew Legare, firstname.lastname@example.org | @SGAndrewLegare