Ithaca man gets 26 years for sexually exploiting a child

Ithaca man gets 26 years for sexually exploiting a child

A 32-year-old Ithaca man was sentenced today to serve almost 27 years prison after being convicted of sexually exploiting a child.

January 25th, 12:34 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Elmira Police respond to shooting investigation

Elmira Police respond to shooting investigation

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- This morning Elmira Police Officers responded to a shooting investigation on 210 W. Miller St. for a report of gun shots in the area. The investigation is on going.

January 24th, 7:09 PM EST by Dan Berman & Alexandra Deryn
Stabbing in Ithaca

Stabbing in Ithaca

The Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at approximately 7:35 p.m. in the 100 Block of Chestnut Street.

January 21st, 10:39 PM EST by Alexandra Deryn
City of Ithaca dumps jungle garbage at Tompkins Co. Waste Center

City of Ithaca dumps jungle garbage at Tompkins Co. Waste Center

This week, the City of Ithaca has been cleaning up homeless encampments near Brindley Street. Roughly 25 tons of waste have been removed and brought to the Tompkins County Recycling and Solid Waste Center.

January 20th, 6:39 PM EST by Sam Shapiro
Tompkins Sheriff's patrol car struck in Ithaca hit and run

Tompkins Sheriff's patrol car struck in Ithaca hit and run

A Tompkins County Sheriff Office patrol car was damaged in a hit and run in Ithaca while responding to an emergency call today.

January 12th, 6:27 PM EST by Benjamin C. Klein
Ithaca Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Ithaca Man Sentenced to Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

According to the U.S. attorney's office, 54 year old Leroy Reed of Ithaca will serve 15 years in federal prison for possessing child porn.

January 11th, 2:27 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Late night fire in Ithaca damages home

Late night fire in Ithaca damages home

A late-night fire in Ithaca left two people without a home Thursday. While the home is not completely destroyed, fire officials say repairs are needed before the residents can return to their house on East Falls St.

January 6th, 3:20 PM EST by Kurt Martone
Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis Will Not Seek Re-Election

Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis Will Not Seek Re-Election

Ithaca Mayor Laura Lewis has announced that she will not be seeking re-election.

January 5th, 7:53 PM EST by Andrew Kane
Ithaca man facing narcotic, gun charges

Ithaca man facing narcotic, gun charges

Police said they anticipate more arrests in connection to this investigation.

January 5th, 1:05 AM EST by Nick Quattrini
A man arraigned for an attempted robbery in Tompkins County

A man arraigned for an attempted robbery in Tompkins County

The Ithaca Police Department reported that a man has been arraigned on charges, stemming from an attempted robbery at the Dandy Mini Mart, located at 805 W. Buffalo Street in Ithaca on December 30th.

December 31st, 5:33 PM EST by Alexandra Deryn
Inauguration date approaches for NY Gov. Kathy Hochul

Inauguration date approaches for NY Gov. Kathy Hochul

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- Final preparations are underway for Governor Kathy Hochul's inauguration. The ceremony will take place on Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. It will officially start the governor's first full term in office. Hochul, 64, was originally elected as New

December 28th, 7:44 AM EST by Katerina Belales
'On Your Feet!' kicks off National Tour in Elmira

'On Your Feet!' kicks off National Tour in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The story of one international sensation has come to the Twin Tiers. After a month of rehearsals in Elmira, the second national tour of the hit musical On Your Feet! has officially kicked off at the Clemens Center With songs like "R

November 2nd, 9:02 AM EDT by Katerina Belales
American Airlines to End Service to Ithaca

American Airlines to End Service to Ithaca

American Airlines is ending service to and from Ithaca, effective September 7th.

June 22nd, 6:05 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Ithaca Ballet to present "Snow White" this weekend

Ithaca Ballet to present "Snow White" this weekend

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- The curtain is set to rise on Ithaca Ballet's original production of Snow White this weekend. Based on the original Brothers Grimm fairytale, Ithaca Ballet's production of Snow White is danced to the original choreography and music

April 29th, 9:43 AM EDT by Katerina Belales
Shooting Victim Dies, Suspect Search Continues

Shooting Victim Dies, Suspect Search Continues

Ithaca police say the victim of the March 20th shooting has died from their injuries.

March 28th, 4:24 PM EDT by Renata Stiehl
Ithaca College Introduces 10th President

Ithaca College Introduces 10th President

Dr. La Jerne Terry Cornish became the 10th president of Ithaca College in the institution's 129 year history.

March 7th, 6:57 PM EST
NYS extends mask mandate to Feb. 10

NYS extends mask mandate to Feb. 10

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday the State will extend its indoor mask mandate for businesses through Feb. 10. Hochul made the announcement during a Long Island press briefing on winter storm emergency preparations, accor

February 1st, 1:15 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Opponents of Greenidge Plant call for NYS to have moratorium on bitcoin mining

Opponents of Greenidge Plant call for NYS to have moratorium on bitcoin mining

Burdett, NY (WENY)-- Local leaders who live on Seneca Lake, held a press conference on Monday, as the continued to push for New York State to deny the Greenidge Power Plant it's air permit. Joseph Campbell, who is the President of Seneca Lake Guardian, sa

February 28th, 6:10 PM EST
Open letter opposing Cornell University's vaccine mandate receives more than 900 signatures

Open letter opposing Cornell University's vaccine mandate receives more than 900 signatures

An open letter to Cornell University opposing the school's vaccine mandate received over 700 signatures. According to The Ithaca Voice, the letter addresses University President Martha Pollack and the Cornell Board of Trustees. On behalf of 783 students,

January 19th, 7:55 AM EST by Katerina Belales
Yates County Planning Board votes to not recommend Greenidge site plan

Yates County Planning Board votes to not recommend Greenidge site plan

Torrey, NY (WENY) -- The Yates County Planning Board on Thursday saw an application for a site plan involving a bitcoin mining factory and the plan to build several small facilities next to it.The application, involving the site plan includes building multiple equipment housing units on cement slabs. After much back and forth between the people of Torrey and a lawyer representing Greenidge Generation the board voted to not recommend the site plan for the expansion to the property. The...

February 28th, 12:17 AM EST