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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Expect delays on Seneca Street through Downtown Ithaca today and tomorrow

Expect delays on Seneca Street through Downtown Ithaca today and tomorrow

The blocks of East Seneca Street adjacent to the Ithaca Commons will be reduced to one lane of traffic and one parking lane on Monday and Tuesday, June 2nd and 3rd. Expect delays traveling through downtown, or seek another route.

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SPCA gearing up for Maddie's Pet Adoption Days, a free adoption weekend

SPCA gearing up for Maddie's Pet Adoption Days, a free adoption weekend

"The goal of Maddie's Adoption Days is to find homes for 10,000 animals nationally," says SPCA of Tompkins County executive director Jim Bouderau, as the non-profit pet shelter and adoption agency gears up for a weekend of free adoptions on May 31st and June 1st.

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Ithaca police save teen from apparent suicide attempt at downtown garage

Ithaca police save teen from apparent suicide attempt at downtown garage

Ithaca Police Department officers responding to a 9:47am call of a woman climbing over a railing at the edge of the Cayuga Street Garage roof were able to save a 17-year-old woman from an apparent suicide attempt.

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