An Ithaca College alum is suing the Ithaca Police Department for mistreatment when he was allegedly illegally detained at a party in 2016.
Jamie Williamson, public information officer of the Ithaca Police Department, said there is no update to report at this time on the case.
The Ithaca College Office of Public Safety and Ithaca Police Department have increased their patrols and presence on and around campus this fall, due to both standard protocol and recent crime.
The Ithaca Police Department is still trying to collect “crucial” video for the homicide investigation of Anthony Nazaire, the Ithaca College sophomore who died in an Aug. 28 stabbing on the Cornell University campus, according to the most recent release from the IPD.
Police have identified Anthony Nazaire, a 20-year-old Ithaca College sophomore, as the victim who was stabbed to death early this morning on the Cornell University campus.
On July 26, 20-year-old Eric Richardson, a Cortland High School graduate, jumped from a cliff into the water at Second Dam and did not re-emerge.
The Ithaca Police Department has hired two officers and re-established a youth education program. However, members of the IPD said the hires are not enough to address understaffing in the department.
The fate of Simeon’s bistro, following a tractor-trailer crash into the restaurant this summer, is yet to be determined as the investigation continues.
After a meeting on Oct. 17 where Ithaca residents gathered to express their concerns about noise pollution, Eric Zwerling, president of the Noise Consultancy, a company that consults for municipalities with noise policies, is helping the City of Ithaca update its noise ordinance.
Three Ithaca Police Department officers were injured while pursuing a vehicle that was reported stolen from the parking lot of the Hess gas station on Elmira Road on Thursday.