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Man Charged After Dryden Death Investigation

A Cayuga County man has been arrested as police investigate the death of a woman whose body was found near a roadway in the town of Dryden.

According to the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Arthur Basso of Moravia has been charged with leaving the scene of an incident without reporting it

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Identity Released In Ithaca-Area Death Investigation

State police are trying to determine the cause of death of a Syracuse man whose remains were found in Tompkins County.

Investigators say the remains have been tentatively identified as those of Brian Austin, who had been reported missing from the Syracuse area since 2011

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2013.06.20  POLICE CAR

Ithaca Police: Veteran Officer Died At Her Home

The Ithaca police chief says a long-time department officer has died.

According to a statement released Monday morning by Chief John Barber, Police Officer Amanda Van Houten passed away at her home late Sunday evening

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Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Ithaca-Area Women Accused Of Swiping Air Conditioners

Two women have been arrested in connection with the theft of two air conditioner units from a Tompkins County juvenile detention facility.

Authorities say 52-year-old Linda Labrake of Richford and 48-year-old Stephanie Lucena of Freeville are suspected of stealing the air conditioners from the Lansing Residential Center

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Scott Olson/Getty Images

Dryden Man Arrested In Counterfeiting Investigation

A Tompkins County resident faces charges following an investigation into the making and passing of counterfeit money.

According to the New York State Police, 41-year-old Charles Stillwell Jr. of Dryden has been charged with first-degree forgery and first-degree possession of a forged instrument

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Woman Dies After Crash Near Ithaca

A 20-year-old Tompkins County woman died following a two-vehicle crash in the town of Dryden.

Authorities say Victoria Howell of Groton died at Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca of injuries sustained in Sunday afternoon's collision

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

State Police Probe Case of the Purloined Propane

Police in the Southern Tier are looking for someone with gas. A lot of gas, as in propane.

Authorities in Tompkins County say 21 full propane tanks have been reported stolen from the Manley's Mighty Mart on Danby Road in the town of Ithaca

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2012.09.20  HEMERA

Two Dead After Ithaca Area Car Crash

Two women died and a man was critically injured as the result of a two-car crash near Ithaca.

Authorities say a southbound 2010 Honda CR-V veered into the opposite lane on Route 13 in the town of Newfield just after 3:30 Wednesday afternoon

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