September 17, 2021
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Tompkins County and Ithaca pass public safety reforms

By | Apr 8, 2021

The Tompkins County Legislature and the Ithaca Common Council each voted to approve a set of resolutions seeking to reform local law enforcement.


Editorial: Abolishing police is a threat when policing still exists

By | Mar 4, 2021

The systems that were designed to protect society do not include Black people. Our current policing system upholds systems of oppression.


Ithaca community reacts to public safety reform

By | Mar 4, 2021

The proposed plans for public safety reform in Ithaca are receiving mixed reactions from the Ithaca community. 


Explosive materials found in hate crime suspect’s home

By | Oct 30, 2020

The Ithaca Police Department said a hate crime suspect is no longer in the community. Anti-Semitic and racist posters and vandalism were found on local businesses.


Hundreds of protestors show up to oppose Back the Blue rally

By | Oct 29, 2020

On Oct. 24, the Ithaca Democratic Socialists of America held a Festival Against Hate in response to a Back the Blue rally, resulting in a tense face-off.


Ithaca Police Department investigates Oct. 21 homicide

By | Oct 22, 2020

The Ithaca Police Department (IPD) is investigating a homicide that took place on the night of Oct. 21 on West State Street.


Ithaca Police arrest 12 at protest against Chase Bank

By | Feb 19, 2020

Approximately 50 people participated in a protest outside Chase Bank downtown Feb. 13 that resulted in 12 arrests.


IPD warns students about people getting drugged in bars

By | Feb 12, 2020

The Ithaca Police Department is warning people to be aware of possible drugs being slipped into drinks at bars located on The Commons.


Editorial: Police need repercussions after excessive use of violence

By | Jan 23, 2020

It is unrealistic to expect a college town to not have college parties, and it especially is wrong for a person to be treated like a dangerous criminal when they do. 


Ithaca police settles lawsuit with IC alum for $251,000

By | Jan 22, 2020

The City of Ithaca has paid an Ithaca College alum $251,000 to settle a federal lawsuit against the Ithaca Police Department. 


Ithaca Police settles lawsuit with college alum

By | Dec 4, 2019

The Ithaca Police Department settled a lawsuit filed by an Ithaca College alum following his arrest in 2016. 


Police raid bars for illegal IDs and underage drinking

By | Oct 2, 2019

The Ithaca Police Department, along with other agencies, caught 37 people using fake IDs to enter bars during an operation the night of Sept. 26.