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Several people bit by suspected rabid fox in Ithaca

Several people were bitten by a fox suspected of being rabid this weekend in Ithaca, the Tompkins County Health Department says. A suspected rabid fox was reported Friday afternoon on Kendall Street near Ithaca College's campus. The health department confirmed that several people were bitten by the fox "on and near the Ithaca College campus between Friday afternoon and Saturday... more

Ithaca boys tennis wins 7th straight STAC title

Ithaca’s boys extended their winning streak to 91 matches and won their seventh straight Southern Tier Athletic Conference tennis title Monday with a 5-2 victory over visiting Maine-Endwell. The Little Red (10-0) clinched the match when its first doubles team of Jackson Falk and Dennis Kang defeated Spencer Terry and Brad Cook, 6-4, 6-4 on a sunny and breezy day... more

Syracuse-Cornell at the Dome in NCAA first round

For the first time since 2015, the Cornell lacrosse team will be back in the NCAA Tournament. After clinching an automatic bid to the championships with an Ivy League Tournament title win over No. 1 Yale earlier on Sunday, the Big Red found out it will face No. 8 seed Syracuse in the first round in the Carrier Dome on... more

Serial flasher sentenced to 6 years in prison

Brooktondale resident Floyd Slater Jr., 26, who has been accused of flashing and harassing women on multiple occasions, has been sentenced to six years in prison for burglary and public lewdness. Slater was convicted of second-degree attempted burglary and public lewdness. According to the district attorney’s office, in addition to serving six years in state prison, he will also have... more

Cornell hammers Yale to claim Ivy title, NCAA bid

Christian Knight was again a wall, Jeff Teat orchestrated a buttoned-up offense and Jake Pulver’s longpole goal highlighted a 9-1 Cornell run as the Big Red won the 2018 Ivy League Men’s Lacrosse Tournament with a dominant 12-8 win over #1 ranked Yale on Sunday afternoon at Columbia’s Wien Stadium. The Big Red won its second Ivy Tournament title and... more

Gov. Cuomo announces $22 million makeover for Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport on Thursday to announce a $22 million expansion which would nearly double the facility’s size. Additions include a 5,000 square-foot federal customs facility to allow the airport to receive international flights, as well as six new gates at the airport, Cuomo said. The six new gates would more than double the... more

Cornell beats Brown to advance to Sunday’s Ivy Tournament final

Senior Christian Knight set the Ivy League Men’s Lacrosse Tournament record, and matched a career-high with 19 saves and the Big Red defense stymied Brown all night in a 7-4 win in the second semifinal at the 2018 Ivy League Men’s Lacrosse Tournament at Columbia’s Wien Stadium. No. 10 Cornell will face top-ranked Yale on Sunday at noon in the... more

SP: One Ithaca man faces rape, kidnapping charges; second accused of hindering prosecution

Two Ithaca men face charges in connection to a kidnapping, rape and domestic assault case in Tompkins County, according to New York State Police. Troopers say Ezra N. Broadwell, 23, faces charges of first-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree menacing. Those charges come after what troopers are calling a domestic assault... more

Ithaca man charged with rape after investigation

Police say a 20-year-old Ithaca man was arrested on a rape charge following an investigation into incidents involving a minor less-than 17 years old. On April 24th Sethik Howe was arrested by the Ithaca Police Department Criminal Investigations Division after an investigation into reports that he had forcible sexual intercourse more than one time with a female who is under... more

Late season loss could go a long way for Cornell

As the final buzzer sounded at Princeton’s Class of 1952 Stadium on Saturday, Cornell men’s lacrosse saw the end of its impressive seven-game win streak — a run that helped catapult the team to near the top of the national rankings. It was the second time in three years that Cornell’s regular season ended with a loss on its conference... more

Third quarter surge helps Princeton upset Cornell

A five-goal third quarter by Princeton proved too much for the No. 8 Cornell men’s lacrosse team to overcome, as the Tigers earned a hard-fought 14-8 victory on its Senior Day at Class of 1952 Stadium. The loss snaps the Big Red’s seven-game winning streak as Cornell slips to 10-4 overall and 4-2 in the Ivy League. Princeton, winners of... more

Former CU student sentenced to 5 years probation, ordered to pay $70,000 for loan fraud

A former Cornell student who admitted she obtained admission to – and attended – three universities between 2008 and 2014 by forging various documents was sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay Cornell $70,000 for student loan fraud. Cavya Chandra, 26, of Carmel, Ind., pleaded guilty to student loan fraud and admitted in October that she forged... more

Tompkins opts to dismiss Human Rights Director Karen Baer

Tompkins County Administrator Jason Molino has decided to dismiss Karen Baer, director of the Office of Human Rights, effective immediately. Molino’s determination was sent to Baer on Monday. In a letter to Baer, which The Ithaca Voice acquired through a freedom of information request, Molino said he chose to terminate Baer because of her failure to participate in an official... more

#8 Cornell rolls Brown, secures #2 seed in Ivy League Tournament

The No. 8 Big Red men’s lacrosse team scored twice in the first 54 seconds of the game and never looked back as it rolled to a 19-5 Senior Day victory over Brown this afternoon at Schoellkopf Field. Cornell jumped out to an 11-0 lead, holding the Bears scoreless for the first 25:59 of the contest, to improve to 10-3... more

Lansing woman faces felony drug charges after warrant execution

On Thursday the Ithaca SWAT Team served a search warrant at a residence on Holden Road in Lansing. A search of the residence resulted in the recovery of heroin, cocaine, scales, packaging materials, paraphernalia and cash. Also located in the residence was a small but very detailed marijuana grow operation. The resident, Sarah R. Monroe, was arrested on scene and... more

FLX WEEKLY: When will the never-ending winter finally end? (podcast)

As we move into the second half of April, we’re still waiting for winter to end here in the Finger Lakes. On this week’s edition of FLX Weekly we’ll tell you if the end is in sight, round up the week’s top local stories, check out some of our favorite local photos from the past several days, round-up your sports... more

Cornell seeks Ivy tourney bid vs. Brown on Saturday

The No. 8 Cornell men’s lacrosse team is looking for its first Ivy League Tournament bid since 2015 when it plays host to Brown on Senior Day this Saturday at 1 pm. The game will be the final regular season home game for Big Red seniors Dan Bockelman, Jack Bolen, Jordan Dowiak, Charlie Estill, Scott Flynn, Christian Knight, Tyler Miller,... more
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