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1 — Serious charges after a chaotic attack inside the Tompkins County Jail
Records: Melee in Tompkins jail began after inmate refused to uncover head – An inmate in the Tompkins County Jail assaulted corrections officers — sending three to the hospital — after he refused to stop sleeping with a blanket over his head. Ithaca Voice
2 — Looking more closely at a decision to bring a big new addition to downtown Ithaca
Why the Tompkins Trust Company is building a 7-story HQ in downtown Ithaca – The Tompkins Trust Company has decided that it wanted to bring 300 employees under one roof. Ithaca Voice
3 — A local cop is accused of multiple felonies
Why Tompkins County deputy charged with felonies is still getting paid – A deputy has been suspended from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office after he was accused of assault and robbery this week Ithaca Voice
4 — Admit it: Our April Fool’s joke tricked you
SOURCES: Gov. Cuomo reverses fracking ban; drilling to begin in Ithaca next week – By April D. Furst. Ithaca Voice
5 — Ithaca Voice editor takes ride with IPD for a night
What I learned riding with the Ithaca police for a night – Compared with the last two, this one seemed like a walk in the park…. Ithaca Voice
6 — Cornell chemists pull off terrific remake of pop hit
Cornell chemists brilliantly cover Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ – The Cornell Graduate Association of Chemistry has synthesized a remarkable new compound. Ithaca Voice
7 — Commons reopening in sight
Reopening festivities for Ithaca Commons scheduled for Aug. 28-29 – Bank Alley is partially open— the pavers are mostly installed and the area is walkable. Ithaca Voice
8 — Scary & bizarre incident at the Planned Parenthood in Ithaca; nobody hurt
Ithaca police: Man on drugs fell through drop-ceiling at Planned Parenthood – Police say the incident was not politically motivated.
9 — Understanding new charge in Simeon’s crash
DA: Don’t use speeding ticket to draw inferences about cause of Simeon’s crash – The driver in the Simeon’s crash has been ticketed for speeding in the fatal June 2014 accident on the Commons. Ithaca Voice
10 — An update on a Cornell/Ithaca lawsuit
Family of graduate who died in gorge trail drops claim against Cornell – The family of a Cornell graduate who died in a 2012 gorge trail accident has dropped the portion of its lawsuit filed against the university. Ithaca Voice