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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Ithaca police seeking person of interest as they investigate East Hill burglaries

Ithaca police seeking person of interest as they investigate East Hill burglaries

The Ithaca Police Department says they are looking for "a person of interest in a series of burglaries" and they're reaching out to the community for help identifying him.

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Woman airlifted to trauma center after witnesses say she jumped into Six Mile Creek

Woman airlifted to trauma center after witnesses say she jumped into Six Mile Creek

A woman was airlifted to a regional trauma center tonight after reportedly jumping into Six Mile Creek in Downtown Ithaca, according to the Ithaca Police Department.

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Mayor Myrick spared a turkey today at the Ithaca Farmers Market's Thanksgiving market

Mayor Myrick spared a turkey today at the Ithaca Farmers Market's Thanksgiving market

The Ithaca Farmers Market had its annual Thanksgiving Market this year, as folks came to stock up on local squash, vegetables, and meats for their holiday table, and Mayor Svante Myrick joined in the festivities to ceremonially pardon a local turkey.

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Cornell Police investigating late-night car crash through architecture building wall

Cornell Police investigating late-night car crash through architecture building wall

The driver was "seriously injured" but none of the students working inside were hurt when a car crashed through the wall of Rand Hall late Saturday night. The Cornell University Police Department says they're investigating the crash.

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Dozens of animals seized by SPCA of Tompkins County in Newfield hoarding case

Dozens of animals seized by SPCA of Tompkins County in Newfield hoarding case

Executive Director Jim Bouderau of the SPCA of Tompkins County says 28 animals were seized from a home in Newfield in a suspected hoarding and neglect case. Three additional animals were found already deceased in the home.

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