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Producers: Nick Polisi, Bec Legato, Connor Smith, Ally Mahoney, Liz Wiley, Inbaayini Anbarasan, Hannah Broxmeyer, Mikayla Savageau, Romeo Maslin

April 4th, 2019

Tonight, we cover important resolutions approved by the Tompkins County Legislature. An ex-convict came forward claiming he was Timmothy Pitzen, a boy who has been missing since 2011. Also, today marks the 51st anniversary of MLK’s assassination. All that, plus weather and sports.

March 31st, 2019

Tonight, we bring you updates on the New York State budget proposal and how these changes will affect state residents. Also, New York State joins several others in a lawsuit against the family who owns Purdue Pharma. All that, plus weather and business news.

March 28th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we cover possible budget cuts to Special Olympics, a recent measles outbreak, the trial of the Charlottesville attacker and more as well as the latest in weather and sports.

March 24th, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch, Reporter Emily Chavez explains how a local climate-focused organization is helping to offset carbon emissions. A federal judge says that New York State’s stun gun ban is unconstitutional. Also, Robert Mueller released his long-awaited report on President Trump’s possible collusion with Russia. All that plus weather and business news.

March 21st, 2019

Tonight on Newswatch we cover the lastest in local and international news, weather and sports!

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.