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1 – Wings Over Ithaca owner charged with tax evasion
Wings Over Ithaca owner charged with grand larceny, over 20 counts of tax evasion – The owner of local staple Wings Over Ithaca allegedly owes the State of New York over $220,000 in sales tax, according to a news release from the state’s Department of Taxation and Finance.
2 – Ithaca attorney tries to incriminate Tompkins legislator
Ithaca attorney accused of planting evidence, drugs in Tompkins legislator’s vehicle – An Ithaca attorney being charged with multiple felonies is accused of planting evidence — drugs — in a vehicle and making a false report to police about it.
3 – Details emerge on Stewart Ave. stabbing
Ithaca court records: Stewart Ave. stabbing stemmed from drug deal gone bad – Ithaca City Court records reveal that a stabbing that happened on Stewart Avenue nearly two weeks ago stemmed from a drug deal gone bad.
4 – Woman accused of $360k equipment theft from Cornell
Woman accused of stealing more than $360K worth of camera equipment from Cornell – A woman is being accused of stealing more than $360,000 worth of equipment from Cornell University over the course of several years, court documents show.
5 – Maguire proposal moves to Common Council on the backfoot
Ithaca officials: Maguire project doesn’t fit with comprehensive plan – The path forward for Maguire’s proposed new dealership at the Carpenter Business Park got a little bit narrower on Wednesday night.
6 – Cornell’s massive “corpse flower” blooms
Bigger than ever, Cornell corpse flower poised to bloom – One of Cornell’s famous corpse flowers once again to unfurled its fetid bloom.
7 – $640k Abatement passes for Cargill mine shaft
Tompkins approves $640k tax abatement for Cargill mine – On Thursday, the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) voted 6-1 in favor of a $640,000 sales tax abatement for the Cargill salt mine.
8 – Danby man sentenced for killing mother’s dog
Danby man sentenced to 6 months in jail for killing his mother’s dog – A Danby man accused of killing his mother’s dog this summer was sentenced to to six moths in jail and five years of probation at the Tompkins County Court Wednesday afternoon.
9 – Fatal accident claims young Ithacan man
Ithaca man killed, others injured in Horseheads crash – A one-car accident on I-86 in the Town of Horseheads claimed the life of 19-year old Luciano M. Servetto, of Ithaca, early on Thursday morning according to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department.
10 – Ithaca Voice and Journal team up for DA Debate
Ithaca Voice, Ithaca Journal hosting Tompkins DA candidate debate – The Ithaca Voice is teaming up with The Ithaca Journal to host a Tompkins County District Attorney candidate debate between Ed Kopko and Matt Van Houten.