Shooting at Ithaca hotel under investigation, victim hospitalized

Shooting at Ithaca hotel under investigation, victim hospitalized

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating a shooting that happened at a hotel in the 400 block of S. Meadow St. Officers responded to the area of the hotel, which happened around 10 p.m. on Monday for the report of shots ... MORE
Cornell University researchers developing weather forecasting system

Cornell University researchers developing weather forecasting system

Partnering with community organizations, Cornell University researchers are developing and planning a hyperlocal weather forecasting system designed to improve winter-storm emergency response and enhance natural disaster coordination for New York state’s rural communities. Max Zhang, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will ... MORE
Driver’s neck sliced with knife during armed, roadside robbery in Ithaca

Driver’s neck sliced with knife during armed, roadside robbery in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department says its investigating an armed robbery that happened around 11 p.m. on Saturday. The victims reported that they were driving east on W. State St. and pulled over at the 300 block near the driveway of the Ithaca ... MORE
Mayor Myrick apologizes for GQ article unveiling new concept for policing in Ithaca

Ithaca mayor wants to abolish police, apologizes for GQ article that beat local announcement

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick says he has developed a plan that would be one of the most-progressive in the United States. It would replace the current police force with an agency made up of armed ‘public safety workers’ and unarmed ‘community solution ... MORE
OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes Contributions to Making Movies Part 1/2 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: Finger Lakes contributions to movie making (Part 1/2)

Walter Gable hosts the first of a two part series of Our Finger Lakes History on FingerLakes1.com that deals with developments and events in the Finger Lakes that are significant contributions to movie-making and the movie industry, Part 1 focuses on the ... MORE
Police investigate car accident and shooting in Ithaca: Suspect(s) still at-large

Ithaca PD gives update on MVA, shooting investigation: Releases video of moments it happened

The Ithaca Police Department says they are still following leads as part of an investigation into a shooting and motor vehicle crash that happened at the intersection of Cascadilla and Fifth streets. It happened on Tuesday around 8:43 a.m. They released a ... MORE
Police investigate new stabbing 24 hours after shooting on Cascadilla St. in Ithaca

Police investigate new stabbing 24 hours after shooting on Cascadilla St. in Ithaca

Around 6 p.m. on Wednesday police were called to a stabbing, which happened in the city of Ithaca. It was the second serious incident in the last two days that occurred on Cascadilla St. The first officers on-scene located a male victim ... MORE
Ithaca man accused of stealing pickup truck from construction site

Ithaca man accused of stealing pickup truck from construction site

On February 16th around 6:50 p.m. police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle, owned by a laborer working at a construction site on Cherry St. The vehicle reported stolen was described as an early-2000s, black pickup truck. Several officer patrolled ... MORE
Ithaca man charged with attempted murder after firing gunshots into group of people

Ithaca man charged with attempted murder after firing gunshots into group of people

One person has been charged after a lengthy investigation into a shooting that happened in Ithaca on January 15. Michael Baez, 19, of Ithaca was charged with attempted murder. He is accused of firing gunshots into a group of people – which ... MORE
DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust announce water quality protections for Six Mile Creek

DEC, Finger Lakes Land Trust announce water quality protections for Six Mile Creek

The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Finger Lakes Land Trust says it has established a perpetual conservation easement on a priority parcel in the Six Mile Creek watershed in the town of Dryden. The easement will help protect public water ... MORE
Tops, Price Chopper will merge create larger grocery chain

Tops, Price Chopper will merge create larger grocery chain

Price Chopper/Market 32 and Tops Markets announced on Monday that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that creates an alliance between the two storied independent grocery chains. It’s a move that will nearly double their collective footprint in the Northeast ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Heather McDaniel talks about economic development in Ithaca, Finger Lakes (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Heather McDaniel talks about economic development in Ithaca, Finger Lakes (podcast)

This week on the show a conversation with Heather McDaniel. She leads Ithaca Area Economic Development, which was previously known in the community as TCAD. She says that a big focus after the pandemic will be bolstering waterfront development, and continuing to ... MORE
Cornell student makes donation to his hometown hospital after turning $1,700 into $30,000 in Game Stop stock surge

Cornell student makes donation to his hometown hospital after turning $1,700 into $30,000 in Game Stop stock surge

Cornell Sophomore Hunter Kahn had quite an experience with the Game Stop stock craze last week. “I started with $ 1,700 and after I sold my call options at about $30,000,” Kahn told CNYCentral. He wanted to do something good with it ... MORE
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After deadly accident Cargill will shut down salt mine, but company claims its not because of recent collapse

After deadly accident Cargill will shut down salt mine, but company claims its not because of recent collapse

Six weeks after a roof collapse killed two miners at its Avery, La., rock salt mine, Cargill has announced plans to permanently close the facility. Site of the facility six weeks after a roof collapse killed two miners in Avery, La. One of three Cargill mines ... MORE
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Police: House hit by multiple rounds, shots fired investigation continues in Ithaca

Days later police in Ithaca are still investigating a ‘shots fired’ incident that happened in the 500 block of Spencer Rd. on Friday around 11:45 p.m. Officers responded to the area following multiple reports of shots fired. They searched for victims, witnesses, ... MORE