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LATEST: Teen charged in Ithaca stabbing is connected to out-of-state homicide

Victim in serious condition after Friday night stabbing
Multiple warrants uncovered as investigation continues Police have released new information on the juveniles arrested in connection with a stabbing that happened last Friday in Ithaca. The juveniles, 13, 15 and 16-years-old, are accused with stabbing a man Friday night on N. Cayuga St. Police said in an update that one of the suspects has two warrants from another state.... more

Big Red begins four-games in six days at Niagara

Big Red begins four-games in six days at Niagara
After a break of more than two weeks, the Cornell men’s basketball team will sprint to the holiday break with its first of four games in six days beginning with a visit to Niagara on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Gallagher Center. Cornell is off to a 4-4 start, including three true road wins (Binghamton, NJIT and Lafayette) and... more

Driver runs red light, hits trooper cruiser – injuring two in Ithaca

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A State Trooper and her young passenger were hospitalized Sunday night after a 23-year-old struck the police car after running a red light. Troopers say Molly J. Donovan, 23, of Ithaca went through a red light on Sunday around 8:51 p.m. at the intersection of Route 13 and West Buffalo Street. She was traveling east on West Buffalo Street and... more

Ithaca Police Department, Mayor don’t see eye to eye on staffing

Ithaca Police Department, Mayor don’t see eye to eye on staffing
Ithaca’s a growing city with around 30,000 people, and two universities. The police department has 69 officers and Union President Eric Doane says it’s not enough. “There are more college kids than ever, there are businesses, everything’s growing around here, but we are not allowed to grow to meet that need,” said Doane. In the last five years Doane says... more

Ithaca father accused of assaulting 3-year-old, fleeing state after investigation launched

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Police say a 21-year-old Ithaca man was arrested after fleeing the state on assault charges related to injuries sustained by a 3-year-old child. On Monday Joshua Barnes, 21, of Ithaca was arraigned in Ithaca City Court on a felony assault charge after being taken into custody on November 20th in Baltimore, Maryland. Police say the investigation began on October 4th... more

Morgan scores 26 as Cornell’s upset bid falls short at the Dome

Morgan scores 26 as Cornell’s upset bid falls short at the Dome
Senior Matt Morgan scored 26 points and Cornell erased a 15-point second half deficit, but Syracuse was able to pull through for a 63-55 win over the Big Red on Saturday evening at the Carrier Dome. The Big Red slipped to 4-4 with the loss, while the Orange improved to 5-2.. CornellBigRed.com: Read More From last night: Cornell's Matt Morgan... more

Eastview Mall, Waterloo Premium among most-popular shopping centers in Upstate New York

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Like to shop? The holiday season is here and shoppers are taking to area malls and shopping centers like always — and Yelp — has provided a regional ranking of the most-positively reviewed destinations for shopping. However, not all of them on the list are malls, exactly. Some of them are shopping centers and plazas that offer a slightly different... more

Cornell has ties to NASA spacecraft that landed on Mars

Cornell has ties to NASA spacecraft that landed on Mars
An out-of-this-world project has a big local tie. This week, many people will be following the InSight Probe that landed on Mars. Cornell University is playing a major role in the NASA mission: Professor Don Banfield is one of the investigators and science team members. The team will be studying the interior geology of the planet. Cornell University professor Jonathan... more

IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month

IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month
On November 19th, 2018 IPD Officer Jamie Williamson and several members of the Ithaca community were presented with the Frank G. Hammer Officer of the Month award at a ceremony at Kendal of Ithaca. The group was recognized for their efforts in community police outreach. Recognized were Officer Williamson, Petula McBean, Gibrian Hagood, Phoebe Brown, Shari Kartius, and Laura Burch.... more

UConn tops Cornell 91-74 on Tuesday night

Big Red takes on UConn tonight in Hartford (preview & info)
Connecticut went on a 13-0 run midway through the first half to erase a Cornell lead and held off the Big Red despite a game-high 26 points from Matt Morgan as the Huskies earned a 91-74 victory on Tuesday evening at the XL Center. UConn improved to 4-1, while Cornell dropped to 3-3. Morgan’s 26 came on 11-of-15 shooting and... more

Rt. 96 reopens in Tompkins County after morning closure

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rt. 96 closed in Tompkins due to accident
New York State Department of Transportation officials said a stretch of State Route 96 in Ithaca would be closed for several hours due to an accident. The closure was announced around 8:30 a.m. However, at 9:30 a.m. officials announced that the closure had ended and that normal traffic flows had returned. The closure was on Route 96 in Ithaca between... more

New local television station opens in Downtown Ithaca

New local television station opens in Downtown Ithaca
Ithaca and Tompkins County residents can now tune in to a new local television station, New York Local Ithaca, which opened a location in Downtown Ithaca this week. NY Local Ithaca held an official ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, Nov. 15, at its new television station at 112 W. State St. A variety of people including local business owners, Ithaca High... more

Aldi to now offer delivery

Aldi to now offer delivery
Aldi is teaming up with Instacart in Central New York to make it easier for you to get your groceries. Aldi will now do the shopping for you and deliver your groceries right to your door. There is a delivery fee for some products. Check the Instacart app to see if your local Aldi is participating. All you do is... more

College student in Ithaca pleads guilty to federal weapons charges

College student in Ithaca pleads guilty to federal weapons charges
A college student in Ithaca has pleaded guilty to felony firearms offenses. Federal prosecutors said Maximilien Reynolds, 21, of Rumson, New Jersey, pleaded guilty to one count of willfully causing false statements to be made to a licensed firearms dealer during the purchase of a firearm, and one count of possessing firearms not registered in the National Firearms Registry and... more

Cornell looks to bounce-back against Delaware tonight

Cornell looks to bounce-back against Delaware tonight
The Cornell basketball team will close out the inaugural Central New York Hoops Classic when Delaware visits Newman Arena on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Newman Arena. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN+ with Barry Leonard and Eric Taylor ’05 on the call. A win would move the Big Red to 3-1, the team’s best start... more

NY Attorney General orders Ithaca auction house to pay $230,000 in fraud restitution

NY Attorney General orders Ithaca auction house to pay $230,000 in fraud restitution
The state Attorney General’s Office ordered an Ithaca auction house Tuesday to pay nearly $250,000 in restitution for tricking customers into giving up their property for auction without returning the proceeds. Finger Lakes Estate and Auction and owner Charles Dorsey were ordered to pay $237,739 in customer restitution and $12,000 in civil penalties and costs, Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced.... more
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