State Police nab Ithaca suspect on NYS Thruway just hours after West Hill shooting

State Police nab Ithaca suspect on NYS Thruway just hours after West Hill shooting

An Ithaca man is in Tompkins County Jail on Friday night after police say he shot a man on West Hill and then fled toward New York City.

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End of an era: Dunbar's, Collegetown's last dive bar, is gone

End of an era: Dunbar's, Collegetown's last dive bar, is gone

The last of a long line of dive bars in Collegetown is no more. We're sorry to confirm the rumors that Dunbar's has closed its doors for good.

NHL (and Cornell) hockey legend Joe Nieuwendyk has visited Dunbar's regularly when he's in town, and graciously poses for photos.NHL (and Cornell) hockey legend Joe Nieuwendyk has visited Dunbar's regularly when he's in town, and graciously poses for photos.

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Ithaca firefighters extinguish Christmas Eve vehicle blaze on South Hill

Ithaca firefighters extinguish Christmas Eve vehicle blaze on South Hill

No one was injured on Thursday evening when Ithaca firefighters made quick work of a vehicle fire on South Hill. Engine 5 from the nearby South Hill Station was joined by firefighters from IFD's Central Fire Station just before 6pm on Christmas Eve.

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Free parking throughout City of Ithaca this Thursday and Friday

Free parking throughout City of Ithaca this Thursday and Friday

Haven't finished your holiday shopping yet? Got a little free time and want to relax with friends? The City of Ithaca is making it easy to do all of the above downtown by making parking free this Thursday and Friday.

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Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2015 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrow

Ithaca Farmers Market wraps up 2015 season with annual Rutabaga Curl tomorrow

Saturday will be cloudy and cold, with flurries or snow showers likely, but you can bet that won't chill the mood at the Ithaca Farmers Market, where the last Saturday market of the year will be punctuated by the 18th annual Rutabaga Curling World Championship.

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Missing Western New York man last seen in Buffalo area Wednesday afternoon

Missing Western New York man last seen in Buffalo area Wednesday afternoon

Update: A New York State Trooper located Mr. Lane in the Town of Wolcott a short while ago. He is reported to be in good health, and police are bringing him home to Amherst, according to the Amherst Town Police Department.

Original story: At the request of Amherst Town Police Department, a New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued in the case of John P. Lane, age 85, of Williamsville. Mr. Lane has Alzheimer's Disease and may be in need of medical attention.

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Tompkins Sheriff, Ithaca Police, and Cornell Police team up to deliver 1,050 bags of holiday cheer

Tompkins Sheriff, Ithaca Police, and Cornell Police team up to deliver 1,050 bags of holiday cheer

The simple name of "Cops, Kids & Toys" masks just what an impressive operation this is. This week, the local team effort of Tompkins County Sheriff's Department, Ithaca Police Department, Cornell University Police Department, Dryden Police Department, Cayuga Heights Police Department, Groton Police Department, and New York State Police Troop C delivered 1,050 bags of toys, gifts, and holiday supplies to area families who can't afford much holiday cheer on their own.

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Charges filed against Newfield couple in November animal hoarding case

Charges filed against Newfield couple in November animal hoarding case

The SPCA of Tompkins County filed charges on Friday in the Town of Newfield, following an investigation into a hoarding and neglect case in which 28 animals were seized last month. SPCA Executive Director Jim Bouderau says Kevin Pierce and Courtney Cotter will be arraigned this Tuesday.

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Missing Southern Tier teen may be in Ithaca, says mom

Missing Southern Tier teen may be in Ithaca, says mom

A missing Van Etten teen, 15-year-old Madison Hornbrook, "is thought to be in the downtown Ithaca area," according to her mother, Rachel E. MacCaskill Goehner. The girl has been missing since early Monday morning.

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Holiday Hockey: Cornell men and women face Boston University on Saturday

Holiday Hockey: Cornell men and women face Boston University on Saturday

In what's become a Thanksgiving weekend tradition, Big Red men's hockey heads to Madison Square Garden for tonight's non-league contest against Boston University. The women face the Terriers as well, in a weekend tournament at the University of Vermont.

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