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37 min ago | The Post-Standard

Massive search planned in woods for remains of 1994 kidnapping victim Heidi Allen

Dozens of searchers are expected to comb Thursday through a square-mile wooded area of Oswego County looking for the remains of 1994 kidnapping victim Heidi Allen.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Post-Standard

Riccelli offers unique reward to solve Oswego County burglary: $1,000 plus any stolen money recovered

A trucking company is offering a reward with a twist to help solve a burglary at one of its locations: $1,000 cash plus all the money that was stolen.

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The Post-Standard

State comptroller warns school districts to do more to protect access to sensitive student data

Employees in six school districts, including three in Central New York, had inappropriate computer access to sensitive student data and were able to change student grades and attendance records without proper authorization, according to an audit released today by New York state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Onondaga County, NY, Madison County, NY, Jefferson County, NY, Lewis County, NY

The Post-Standard

Man, 52, gets 22 years in prison for sexually abusing 3 young girls in Onondaga

A state Supreme Court Justice sentenced an Oswego County man to 22 years in prison today for sexually abusing three girls beginning when they were 6, 7, and 10 years old.

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Related Topix: Central Square, NY, Onondaga County, NY

The Post-Standard

Why horses in CNY are better protected than people against deadly EEE virus

There is a vaccine to protect horses against the deadly Eastern equine encephalitis mosquito-borne virus threatening Central New York, but nothing better than bug spray for people.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, James Walsh, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dan Maffei, Democrat, US Military, Fort Detrick, US Army

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Post-Standard

Police: Syracuse man threw baby powder in woman's face while she drove with three kids in car

A Syracuse man was arrested Saturday after police say he threw baby powder in a woman's face as she tried to drive along Interstate 81 with three children in the car.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Family, Kids, Central Square, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Oswego father drowns saving child

Sheriff David Gould says that deputies were called to the shore of Lake Ontario near the Cayuga and Oswego county border just before 4:30 p.m. Deputies say 42-year-old Adam McKelvey, of Oswego, was swimming with his children and other family and friends near where Eight Mile Creek empties into the lake.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY, Cayuga County, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

West Nile remains greater mosquito threat to region than EEE

When it comes to mosquito-borne viruses, the north country appears to be more vulnerable to the lesser of two evils.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Jefferson County, NY, Fort Drum, NY, Entomology, Science, Lewis County, NY

The Post-Standard

Rescuers pull body out of Lake Ontario after search

A body was pulled from Lake Ontario Saturday after a report of a possible drowning and a search for a missing swimmer.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Post-Standard

EEE virus kills Oswego County horse

A horse in southern Oswego County has died of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, the first reported EEE horse death this year in the state.

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Related Topix: Onondaga County, NY, Three Mile Bay, NY

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Post-Standard

Oswego County bar fire draws multiple fire departments

The fire started around 8:39 p.m. at Big Papa's Riverside Tavern in the town of Pennellville and caused extensive damage.

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Related Topix: Pennellville, NY

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Troopers Continue To Investigate Teen Drowning In Oswego County

State police continue to investigate the death of 17 year old Anna-Rose Shove that occurred August 9, between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's Office has determined the cause of death to be drowning, but the manner of death is still under investigation.

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Related Topix: Onondaga County, NY

The Post-Standard

Oswego County Sheriff Reuel Todd to run unopposed for re-election

Todd has been sheriff since 1999 after winning his first four-year term in November 1998.

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The Post-Standard

Heidi Allen kidnapping juror reacts to new evidence: Free Gary Thibodeau as soon as possible

One of the jurors who convicted Gary Thibodeau of kidnapping 20 years ago says she's haunted by the idea that she may have helped put an innocent man in prison.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

Small bear spotted in Fulton, shooed away by police

A small black bear was found meandering through the city of Fulton Tuesday night and was later chased out of the city by police officers.

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Related Topix: Fulton, NY

The Post-Standard

EEE found in Oswego, Madison counties, health officials say

More evidence of eastern equine encephalitis has been found in Oswego and Madison counties, both county health departments said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Onondaga County, NY, West Monroe, NY

The Post-Standard

Leaks force FitzPatrick nuclear plant to operate at reduced power

The FitzPatrick nuclear power plant in Oswego County has been operating at reduced power since mid-June to compensate for persistent leaks in the plant's aging cooling system that have plagued the facility for the past two years.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Post-Standard

Two families homeless after fire badly damages city of Oswego house

Two families were displaced Monday night after fire badly damaged their city of Oswego home, Oswego Fire Lt.

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Related Topix: Oswego, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Ritchie secures $50,000 to help Drug Task Force expand fight against heroin

State Sen. Patty Ritchie has obtained $50,000 to help the St. Lawrence County Drug Task Force expand its efforts in the fight against the heroin epidemic sweeping the north country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, St Lawrence County, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oswego, NY

The Post-Standard

Oswego County man accused of stealing trailer, charged with felony

An Oswego County man has been charged with a felony for allegedly stealing a trailer from a New Haven business, police said.

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