June 2, 2022 Daily Headlines

The Tompkins County Health Department is asking for help to find a dog that bit a person last Saturday. The dog was described as a large, brown, short-haired dog with a short nose, possibly boxer or boxer mix. The woman seen walking the dog is described as wearing a pink dress with medium brown hair in a ponytail. The Health Department would like to check whether the dog has rabies. Anyone with information is asked to call the Tompkins County Environmental Health Division at (607)274-6688.


A 16 year-old Lansing High School student has been arrested after allegedly threatening to carry out a school shooting on social media. The arrest was made yesterday at the high school by deputies from the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office. According to the Ithaca Voice, at the time of the report, no weapon belonging to the student has been found, and police have stated that there is no ongoing threat. The student is being charged with making a terrorist threat, a class D felony.


On Tuesday, Governor Hochul and State lawmakers announced a package of proposals aimed at tightening New York’s gun restrictions. If passed the bills would require anyone buying a semi-automatic rifle to be at least 21 and to obtain a license. The measures would also ban the sale of body-armor to anyone not in law-enforcement, and mandate the microstamping of ammunition. According to Bloomberg, lawmakers will attempt to pass these measures before the end of the State’s legislative session this week.

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