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Search continues for NJ man wanted on manslaughter charges in Ithaca after fatal stabbing

Police search for ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in Ithaca
On Friday evening, the Ithaca Police Department provided an update to the homicide investigation, which now spans more than a half-dozen law enforcement agencies. The Ithaca Police Department said they are working closely with New York State Police, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, Cornell University Police, The FBI, the U.S. Marshal Services, and the Tompkins County District Attorney’s Office. At... more

THE DEBRIEF: Future of the Depot, Musselman, and War with Con Ed (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest in Seneca Falls; Gov. Andrew... more

SCORCHING: Relief in sight from heat, humidity in Finger Lakes

DAILY FORECAST: Tropical downpours, localized flooding possible as Barry’s remnants move through FLX
Relief is on the way, but don’t expect an overnight change. Following an extremely hot Saturday – things will cool off slightly on Sunday, as high temperatures top out in the mid-80s. There will still be plenty of humidity in the air, but a frontal passage will bring more moderate temperatures by nighttime. Find out how to dress for the... more

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario

Driver sent to Strong Memorial Hospital after rollover crash in Ontario
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reported on Wednesday that a crash along State Route 350 resulted in one person being sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Maryssa L. Keuer, 29, of Ontario was traveling north on State Route 350 when she lost control of her vehicle. As result, the vehicle overturned and came to rest in a cornfield. Keur... more

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)

FLX WEEKLY: Right to Run 19K race director Heather Zellers & hot weekend on tap (podcast)
Temperatures and humidity levels will be at high points for the summer so far this weekend with plenty of events happening across the Finger Lakes. In Seneca Falls, the annual Right to Run 19k race is being held as part of Convention Days. Race Director Heather Zellers is in-studio to talk about the event and help us preview the weekend... more

Penn Yan man accused of hitting deputy after Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC

Penn Yan man accused of hitting deputy after Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC
A Penn Yan man is facing charges after allegedly hitting a Sheriff’s deputy with his vehicle after leaving this weekend’s Lynyrd Skynyrd concert at CMAC. Joshua Freeland, 24, has been charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving, resisting arrest and failure to comply. Ontario County Sheriff’s deputies allege Freeland did not follow orders from deputies who were directing traffic, turning in... more

Dino Babers talks Clemson, Liberty and moon landing at ACC Media Days (video)

Babers talks Clemson, Liberty and moon landing at ACC Media Days
Before his team can take one giant leap, it must take two small steps. Clemson, Liberty, Maryland and, naturally, the moon landing came up during Dino Babers’ press conference at ACC media days in Charlotte. And while all eyes are on Syracuse football’s home opener against defending national champion Clemson in Week 3, Babers has the leadership of his team... more

5&20 temporarily closed near Auburn after crash

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A busy stretch of State Route 5&20 west of Auburn was temporarily closed in both directions on Wednesday after a crash. The accident occurred between Short and Cayuga roads around 2:40 p.m. One vehicle was reportedly blocking traffic, while the second involved was in a ditch. The road remained closed for about an hour before being reopened. It’s unclear if... more

Doubledays routed by Muckdogs, 11-0

Doubledays routed by Muckdogs, 11-0
A trio of explosive innings proved to be the unraveling point for the Auburn Doubledays (14-17) as they fell to 11-0 to the Batavia Muckdogs (19-12) on Wednesday night at Dwyer Stadium. Auburn’s three hits all came from the heart of the order with Caldioli Sanfler, Andrew Pratt and Jeremy Ydens picking up a base knock apiece. The first big-run... more

CMAC worker airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital for serious head injury

CMAC worker airlifted to hospital for serious head injury
During the early-morning hours on Wednesday a worker at CMAC in Canandaigua had to be airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital. The patient was airlifted after suffering a traumatic head injury. E-211 T-281 3389 Marvin Sands Drive pt. with a traumatic injury. Patient is being flown to SMH pic.twitter.com/Ir7UrInHE2 — Canandaigua Fire (@IAFF2098) July 17, 2019 The worker was reportedly cleaning... more

Police: Auburn man assaulted officer during arrest

Police: Auburn man assaulted officer during arrest
An Auburn police officer received minor injuries when an Auburn man allegedly resisted arrest Tuesday morning, the Auburn Police Department said. Auburn deputy chief Roger Anthony said an officer made a call about suspicious activity at 1:03 a.m. The officer saw Jason J. Murphy, 36, of 81 Bradford St., at the parking lot of Mavis Discount Tire, 33 E. Genesee... more

Mets complete two game series sweep of Twins

Mets complete two game series sweep of Twins
While the Mets have made it clear they have little interest in trading assets under team control beyond this season, perhaps Dominic Smith is an exception. Smith, a first baseman, is blocked at his natural position by Pete Alonso. Even though he’s acquitted himself just fine to the outfield, the Mets feature a fair bit of depth there heading into... more

Ithaca bids farewell to fallen firefighter, 36, with ‘Line of Duty’ memorial service

Ithaca bids farewell to fallen firefighter, 36, with ‘Line of Duty’ memorial service
The City of Ithaca paid tribute and said goodbye to a fallen firefighter Wednesday. Firefighter Daryl Pace, 36, died earlier this month from job-related cancer. A motorcade carried Pace’s body through the city as friends, family, coworkers and strangers came to pay their respects at a “Line of Duty” Memorial Service. “You can see the smile on my face because just thinking... more

Auburn development authority grants PILOT for Prison City expansion

Auburn development authority grants PILOT for Prison City expansion
Prison City Pub & Brewery’s plan for a new facility took another step Wednesday, as the Auburn Industrial Development Authority approved a tax deal for the project; the latest in a series of governmental approvals for the project. The award-winning brewery plans to build a new brewery, tasting room and restaurant, and beer garden at 251 North St., with approximate... more

Deputies: Auburn motorcyclist killed in Onondaga County crash

Deputies: Auburn motorcyclist killed in Onondaga County crash
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a pickup truck on Tuesday, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities identified the victim as 42-year-old Christopher Barnhart, of Auburn. Kevin Doupe, 21, of Marietta, was operating the pickup truck. Barnhart was traveling north on his 2005 Suzuki motorcycle when he “failed to negotiate a curve” and struck the south-bound... more
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