Words On the Streets in Tompkins County

Words On the Streets in Tompkins County

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)-- Reading is an important every day activity, especially for a young child's developing mind. The Children's Reading Connection group is promoting reading and learning new words all of this month around the county. If you have have the chance to drive by Ithaca's high school and middle school, you will see a large banner along the dividing chain link fence. The banner that you see is actually a story book blown up to a larger size. The CRC blew this book up to encou...

Former Ithaca College student files lawsuit against Ithaca Police officers, alleging use of excessive force

Former Ithaca College student files lawsuit against Ithaca Police officers, alleging use of excessive force

A former Ithaca College student has filed a lawsuit against the City of Ithaca, two police officers, the Ithaca Police Department and the former IPD chief, alleging officers used excessive force, illegally detained him and falsified reports to support their account following an incident that happened in 2016. 

Safety First While Hiking this Spring and Summer

Safety First While Hiking this Spring and Summer

ITHACA, N.Y.(WENY)--Spring as finally sprung here in the Twin Tiers which means hiking season is upon us. But, since the snow is just starting to melt and the ground is warming back up, not all of the trails are open just yet. For the trails that are open, park officials are asking those partaking in the outdoor activities to stay aware of their surroundings.  

Ithaca man arrested on gun charge after SWAT team responds

Ithaca man arrested on gun charge after SWAT team responds

Boutwell was sent to the Tompkins County Jail on $2,500 bail.

Concerns of dockless system discussed one year after Lime Bikes brought to Ithaca

Concerns of dockless system discussed one year after Lime Bikes brought to Ithaca

 For nearly a year, Lime Bikes have been a part of Ithaca.