January 18, 2022

Crime increasing

December 4, 2021

Crime increased 17% in 2020 compared to the year before in Cortland County, state data show, in a year when the coronavirus pandemic was behind both an increase — and a decrease — in criminal […]

Kin of slain man seeks funeral aid

November 5, 2021

The family of David Sears-Lopez, who died Wednesday of a stab wound following a fight on Maple Avenue in Cortland, is asking for help paying for his funeral and his Puerto Rican mother’s travel expenses. […]

Man charged in 5 break-ins, sought in 6th

November 24, 2020

A homeless man charged in an Oct. 2 Cortland break-in was charged with second, third, fourth and fifth break-ins over the weekend, and was sought in connection with a sixth Monday morning — of a […]

12 years in sex abuse case

November 6, 2020

A Cortland man was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison for performing a sex act on a boy in late 2019. Johnathon Storm-Lee Berry, 26, who has multiple listed addresses in Cortland, pleaded guilty […]

Cortland man admits molesting boy younger than 11

September 4, 2020

A Cortland man accused of molesting children in 2019 pleaded guilty Thursday in Cortland County Court to performing a sex act on a boy. Johnathon Storm-Lee Berry, 25, who has multiple listed addresses in Cortland, […]

Man allegedly received $310K in drugs

August 8, 2020

A Cortland man was indicted this week on charges he had more than $310,000 in marijuana and cannabis products shipped to him. A grand jury handed up felony indictments this week in Cortland County Court […]

Stabbing victim a bystander in argument

August 3, 2020

A Cortland man made an incriminating statement to police about stabbing another man Tuesday on a Port Watson sidewalk, claiming the man started the fight, while the man said the confrontation was unprovoked. “I am […]

Police probe shooting in city

July 25, 2020

An 18-year-old man was stable in a hospital this morning after being shot about 1 a.m. near the Cortland County Office Building on Central Avenue in Cortland, city police said. Police responded about 12:52 a.m. […]

Cortland rape trial to resume Monday

July 17, 2020

The trial of a man accused of drugging, raping and holding a woman captive last year will resume Monday after a nearly three-month postponement because of the coronavirus pandemic. Raymond Cole Jr., 59, was indicted […]

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