Student team from Ithaca College's Newswatch 16 earns NYS broadcaster award for pothole piece

Student team from Ithaca College's Newswatch 16 earns NYS broadcaster award for pothole piece

"Ithaca is Potholes," a Newswatch 16 piece produced by Ithaca College students this winter, caught the eye because it touched a topic everyone cares about, and it had a cute title, but it was more than that -- it was good journalism. The New York State Associated Press Association agrees; the ICTV piece on Ithaca's seasonal road complaint won Best News Story in the College Television category at NYSAPA's annual awards banquet in Saratoga Springs on Saturday.

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Injured man rescued after illegal jump into Six Mile Creek near Second Dam

Injured man rescued after illegal jump into Six Mile Creek near Second Dam

The Ithaca Fire Department says a man who injured himself jumping into the City of Ithaca's water supply reservoir on Six Mile Creek was rescued by IFD and Bangs Ambulance personnel after he couldn't make it back out of the gorge area, where swimming is prohibited.

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CUPD closes Cradit Farm Drive to investigate Friday morning bike accident

CUPD closes Cradit Farm Drive to investigate Friday morning bike accident

Cornell University says Cradit Farm Drive is closed until about 3:30pm so Cornell University Police Department officers can investigate a bicycle accident that occurred this morning. All drivers, including TCAT buses, will need to detour to other routes.

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Multi-car accident snarls East Hill traffic on Thursday afternoon

Multi-car accident snarls East Hill traffic on Thursday afternoon

Four cars were towed from the scene after an accident Thursday that snarled traffic for about an hour on East Hill during Ithaca's afternoon commute. The Ithaca Police Department, Ithaca Fire Department, and Bangs Ambulance responded to the intersection of Mitchell Street and East State Street at about 4:13pm to find four vehicles that had been involved, including one that had rolled onto its roof.

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Reportedly drunk Ithaca man flees the scene after car accident involving Chief of Police

Reportedly drunk Ithaca man flees the scene after car accident involving Chief of Police

Ithaca police chief John Barber suffered minor injuries in an accident Thursday afternoon in which the other driver fled the scene after apologizing. Police are actively searching for Christopher Rundt, the 23-year-old Ithaca resident who's been identified as the driver.

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Walmart reopening after nothing suspicious found following bomb threat

Walmart reopening after nothing suspicious found following bomb threat

The Walmart Supercenter in Ithaca's southwest is reopening at about 4:30pm after police investigated a bomb threat received earlier this afternoon.

The Ithaca Police Department says officers responded to the scene at about 2:34 on Thursday and assisted in evacuating the building. IPD requested assistance from the New York State Police and Cornell University Police Department K9 teams, and a dog brought to the scene by CUPD conducted a search of the building.

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Ithaca police seeking man pictured in security video

Ithaca police seeking man pictured in security video

The Ithaca Police Department says they're looking for the community's help identifying a man and a vehicle pictured in security footage.

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You're next, Provo! Ithaca advances to semifinal in Outside Magazine Best Town tourney

You're next, Provo! Ithaca advances to semifinal in Outside Magazine Best Town tourney

After knocking off Burlington in a close fourth round, Ithaca advances to the semifinal round in Outside Magazine's Best Place to Live contest. The Central New York town is facing Provo, Utah, which edged Anchorage, Alaska with 51% of the vote in the round that ended last night.

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West end resident rattled by early morning home invasion robbery

West end resident rattled by early morning home invasion robbery

The Ithaca Police Department says a man answering the door of his home on Floral Avenue at about 4:30 this morning found two men who forced their way in at gunpoint and robbed the apartment.

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Ithaca neck and neck with Burlington in quarterfinals of America's Best Place to Live contest

Ithaca neck and neck with Burlington in quarterfinals of America's Best Place to Live contest

The voting ends tonight just before midnight, and Ithaca is neck and neck with Burlington, Vermont in the East Quarterfinal of Outside Magazine's 2014 America's Best Place to Live tournament. As of this writing, Ithaca has a slim lead, with 20,906 votes to Burlington's 20,890.

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