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Category: Spring 2019

Covering Ithaca and All of Tompkins County

March 7th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we bring you updates on the Michael Cohen case, the devastation of a tornado in Alabama, and cover the tragic death of Ithaca College student, Kelly Perkins.

March 3rd, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch, a minister at Ithaca College is under investigation for sexual abuse allegations dating back to the 1970s. Reporter Emily Chavez visits the United Methodist Church in Ithaca to get their take on the national church’s decision to strengthen its ban on LGBTQ rights. Also, officers who shot and killed Stephon Clark, a…
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February 28th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we discuss President Trump and Kim Jon Un’s meeting in Vietnam, Michael Cohen’s testimony in front of Congress, and a pipeline break in Ithaca.

February 24th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch, Representative Tom Reed holds a town hall meeting in Groton to address residents’ concerns. Local lawmakers start a petition to stop Governor Cuomo’s plan to close three state prisons. Also, Pope Francis holds a summit at the Vatican to address sex abuse cases. All that, plus weather and consumer news.

February 21st, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch the Ithaca’s History Center moves, a former Cornell University student is sentenced on weapons charges, Ithaca College opens a weekly food pantry, and actor Jussie Smollett turns himself into police for allegedly filing a false police report regarding an assault.

February 17, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch Governor Cuomo wants to shut down three New York State prisons by Labor Day. State congressmen invite Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to visit upstate New York to consider the possibility of having its second headquarters in the region. Plus, Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador. All that, plus weather and…
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