Man Threatens Ithaca Lowe’s Employee with Hatchet

A hatchet-wielding homeless man has been arrested for robbing the Ithaca Lowes Store located on Fairgrounds Memorial Parkway. 31-year-old Zachary Burlingame was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree menacing. A store worker told Ithaca... Read More.

Ithaca Police: Man Locked Children in Bedroom

On April 4, Ithaca police investigators arrested Zachary L. Pesold, 58, of West Village Place, and charged him with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. The charges stemmed from multiple incidents... Read More.

Ithaca Chili Cook-Off Winners

The ballots have been counted for the 21st Annual Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-Off and some of the winners are... People's Choice Best Chili winner is Ithaca Beer; Best Meat Chili winner is McCormick's at... Read More.

21st Great Downtown Ithaca Chili Cook-Off

It’s the 21st annual Great Downtown Chili Cook-Off tomorrow in Ithaca. It all happens at the Commons and the surrounding downtown area. The event features chili prepared by more than 40 restaurants as they... Read More.

Ithaca Police Chief Announces Retirement

Ithaca’s police chief says he’ll walk into the police station as a full-time sworn officer…for the final time on May 31st. Chief Pete Tyler announced Tuesday he is retiring. Tyler says whomever replaces him... Read More.