New Chief of Ithaca Police Department

New Chief of Ithaca Police Department

Mayor Lewis's Office announced Lt. Thomas Kelly of the Schenectady Police Department has been selected to serve as Ithaca’s Chief of Police.

Burglary on Bryant St. in Ithaca Saturday morning

Burglary on Bryant St. in Ithaca Saturday morning

Around 4:30 a.m. Saturday, November 25th, Ithaca Police responded to a call coming from the 300 block of Bryant Ave. in Ithaca for a reported burglary in progress. When police arrived, the victims reported being woken up by someone in their home.

Menacing investigation on-going in Ithaca without a named suspect

Menacing investigation on-going in Ithaca without a named suspect

On Monday, November 20th, the Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of a dispute between two inside a business on the 300 block of Third Street. The suspect has not been named or located at this time.

Twin Tiers events this holiday season

Twin Tiers events this holiday season

The holiday season is here, and despite the dropping temperatures, there will be a lot to do throughout the Twin Tiers. Here are some of the things you can look forward to this holiday season. 

Murder Charge Possible after Abducted Ithaca Woman Killed in Shootout in Virginia

Murder Charge Possible after Abducted Ithaca Woman Killed in Shootout in Virginia

Officials with the Virginia State Police confirmed they have finished their investigation into the death of Tatiana David of Ithaca and that a murder charge is possible.

Ithaca Woman Arrested After Stabbing Incident

Ithaca Woman Arrested After Stabbing Incident

The Ithaca Police Department Criminal Investigations Division arrested 36-year-old Natasha Padron-Martinez for a stabbing on Friday, October 27th.

All Ithaca City School District students to receive free breakfast and lunch

All Ithaca City School District students to receive free breakfast and lunch

All Ithaca City School District students are to receive free breakfast and lunch meals for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year.

Roadblock Continues in Horseheads as NYSP, FBI, Local Authorities Remove Hazardous Materials

Roadblock Continues in Horseheads as NYSP, FBI, Local Authorities Remove Hazardous Materials

3PM UPDATE 11/14/23 -- Horseheads and New York State Police have re-opened a portion of the closed off area near Hanover Square. South Main Street is now open, from the square to John Street.

Ithaca College Hosts 20th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Ithaca College Hosts 20th Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Just two days before Veterans Day, Ithaca College hosted its 20th Annual Veterans Day Celebration to honor active-duty military and veterans. A large portion of the event honored vets through music.

Cantelmo wins Ithaca mayoral race

Cantelmo wins Ithaca mayoral race

ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Democrat Robert Cantelmo wins the City of Ithaca mayor seat with 90% of the vote. The current 5th Ward City Councilman beat out his Republican challenger, Janis Kelly, by a vote of 3,128 to 336. During his campaign, Cantelmo promise