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Ithaca man who posed as NYSEG worker in custody on burglary charge with more pending

Ithaca man who posed as NYSEG worker in custody on burglary charge with more pending
Police have provided an update on the burglaries that took place in the city, where a person posed as a NYSEG worker. Nicholas Denmark, 29, of Ithaca was arrested for felony burglary, with additional charges ... more
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Retired pro-fighter opens family-friendly Martial Arts studio in Danby

Retired pro-fighter opens family-friendly Martial Arts studio in Danby
Matt Sung Lee, a former professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter with 30 professional fights, runs a little-known Martial Arts studio in Danby - just 10 minutes outside of downtown Ithaca. Lee, who has run the ... more
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Multiple drug charges against Ithaca woman after vehicle search

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Police say an Ithaca woman was arrested on multiple charges following a drug search. Amanda L. Freelove, 35, of Ithaca was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia, and possessing ... more
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Cornell football blown out by Yale, 38-14

Cornell football blown out by Yale, 38-14
The Cornell Big Red football team was blown out by the Yale Bulldogs, 38-14, on Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. Cornell fell to 1-1 on the season with the loss. Yale dominated on both sides ... more
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Troopers ask for public’s help ID’ing man accused of stealing from Lansing Best Buy

Troopers ask for public's help ID'ing man accused of stealing from Lansing Best Buy
New York State Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man implicated in a robbery at Best Buy in Lansing this past weekend. Troopers say that on Sunday, September 18 around 1:45 p.m., ... more
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Cornell Design Connect students working with town of Geneva to plan resource recovery park

Cornell Design Connect students working with town of Geneva to plan resource recovery park
The Cornell University Design Connect program has chosen to work with the town of Geneva next spring. Student-led program helps communities with planning projects Design Connect is an interdisciplinary, student-run design organization at Cornell University. Design Connect ... more
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Tompkins Bank extends deadline for Awards for Excellence nominations until September 30

Tompkins Financial Corporation reports second quarter earnings
Tompkins Community Bank has announced it will accept nominations for the 2022 James J. Byrnes Awards for Excellence, an annual program that recognizes outstanding individuals and volunteer-based non-profit organizations for their contributions in Tompkins County, ... more
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Police cruiser, businesses, and residential homes among targets of recent graffiti in Ithaca

Police cruiser, businesses, and residential homes among targets of recent graffiti in Ithaca
The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a string of incidents of graffiti in the city. Numerous businesses and residential houses have been targeted, including an IPD car. IPD is following a number of leads, asking ... more
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Cornell football holds off VMI in season opener

Cornell football holds off VMI in season opener
The Cornell Big Red football team opened its season with a 28-22 victory over Virginia Military Institute Keydets on Saturday afternoon at Foster Field. Cornell's defense dominated for the first three quarters, forcing three turnovers ... more
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Man arrested in Ithaca for bringing loaded gun into hospital waiting room

Lyons man arrested on bench warrants in Wayne County
A man was arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded gun into the emergency room at Cayuga Medical Center on Tuesday, September 13. The Tompkins County Sheriff's deputies responded to the medical center at 101 Harris ... more
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20-year-old Ithaca College student dies in one-car crash

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New York State Police at Ithaca are investigating a fatal crash that occurred just after 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 10. Shea T. Colbert, 20, of Bridgewater, New Jersey was traveling southeast on Coddington Road ... more
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Police: One hospitalized, numerous vehicles and home hit in Ithaca shooting

Police investigate after bullet goes through window frame at Ithaca home
On Saturday around 11:30 p.m. the Tompkins County 911 Center received numerous reports of shots fired in the North Side neighborhood in the city of Ithaca. Responding officers located the scene of a shooting in ... more
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Ithaca TCAT driver punched, spit on by intoxicated riders

Ithaca approves overhauling policing in the city, votes to create ‘Public Safety Department’
On Wednesday around 9:48 p.m. officers were dispatched to East Green Street for the report of a dispute between a TCAT bus driver and two passengers. It was reported that the two passengers were fleeing ... more
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Not all Ithaca residents support reimagine public safety plan: Especially as crime ticks upward

Ithaca approves overhauling policing in the city, votes to create ‘Public Safety Department’
Not all Ithaca residents are pleased with the Reimagining Public Safety Plan that has been unveiled and touted by local officials to date. The county says the goal of the plan is simple: Increase transparency ... more
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Driver flees after crashing into tree head-on: Ithaca man caught and charged with DWI

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On Sunday around 8:40 p.m. police in Ithaca responded to the report of a pickup truck that crashed head-on into a tree in front of Diane's Automotive on West State Street. Initial reports indicated the ... more
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Large parking garage set to reopen in Ithaca this week

Large parking garage set to reopen in Ithaca this week
In a few days the Green Street Garage will reopen in Ithaca. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be hosted by the City of Ithaca and Downtown Ithaca Alliance on September 6. Acting Mayor Laura Lewis ... more
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Shots fired in middle of day: Police seek two in Ithaca

‘DEEPLY TROUBLING’: Report finds that IPD failed to properly investigate a decade worth of cases
Police were called to a report of shots fired on North Plain Street on Friday around 12:30 p.m. According to a news release, officers found there was an altercation between two people, one of which ... more
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Police respond to mental health crisis at Ithaca Commons

Ithaca approves overhauling policing in the city, votes to create ‘Public Safety Department’
Police say they responded to a mental health situation around 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The report came in as a person threatening another individual with a knife at the Ithaca Commons. Upon arrival, officers located ... more
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Police find loaded handgun, but suspect escapes after domestic dispute in Ithaca

Theft at Lyons gas station results in charges
On Friday a little before 3 a.m. police say they responded to a third-party report of a domestic dispute on Cherry Street. Responding officers were provided with information that the suspect involved may be in ... more
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