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41 min ago | Watertown Daily Times

Two Utica men charged with felony marijuana possession in DeKalb

State police on Tuesday charged Elisantiago R. Rivero-Goitia, 25, and Miguelangel R. Gonzalez, 26, both of Utica, with felony second-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Utica, NY, Canton, NY

4 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

Notorious child molester Ray Younis moved to psychiatric facility in Ogdensburg

A new development as we continue to monitor the whereabouts of the most notorious sex offender in Oswego County history.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Oswego County, NY, Phoenix, NY

7 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Former SUNY Canton student pleads guilty to attempted arson

The former SUNY Canton student accused of setting fire to her Potsdam apartment pleaded guilty in St. Lawrence County Court Friday morning in a plea deal that will put her in prison.

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, Fire, Potsdam, NY, Winthrop, NY

13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Couple who kidnapped Amish sisters planned to make 7 and...

Kidnap couple used a puppy to lure Amish sisters into their car and planned to keep the girls as slaves chained to a bed, court hears Nicole Vaisey and boyfriend Stephen Howells Jr were arrested last week in connection to the kidnapping of two Amish sisters, aged 7 and 12 Her defense attorney says she is not as culpable for the crime since she was ... (more)

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Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Oswegatchie, NY

17 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Public health agencies receive $50k in incentive payments

The trend has been discussed for a couple of years, but now incentive payments for improved performances are here for local public health agencies.

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Related Topix: Lewis County, NY

21 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Corning celebrates expansion, 40 new jobs in Canton

Photo: New York Power Authority State and local leaders dug shovels into dirt yesterday to celebrate the expansion of the Corning plant in Canton.

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Related Topix: Corning, NY, Canton, NY, Clarkson University, Russell, NY, Hunt, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Kidnap suspect sent back to jail after hearing; detective says couple ...

The Hermon couple accused of kidnapping two Heuvelton girls last week handcuffed them to a bed and planned to make them slaves, according to a St. Lawrence County detective who testified Thursday afternoon at the preliminary hearing for one of the suspects.

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Related Topix: Prison, Hermon, NY, Heuvelton, NY

ABC News

No Bail for Woman in Amish Girls' Kidnapping in NY

A northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves, an investigator said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Religion, Amish

North Country Now

St. Lawrence County Sheriff's office warns of scam perpetrated by what they call "gypsies"

The St. Lawrence County Sheriff's office is warning of a scam they say is being perpetrated by what they refer to as "gypsies" from Georgia.

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Related Topix: Lisbon, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Rain details new DWI policy for district attorneya s office

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain released the following statement on Thursday concerning the office's new DWI policy: Over the course of thirty years in the criminal justice system I have worked with many victims of crimes.

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Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence County will borrow $10 million

St. Lawrence County will pay back next week the $10 million it borrowed to make sure it could pay its bills this year - only to turn around and borrow another $10 million to cover what it believes will be continuing cash flow shortages.

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Watertown Daily Times

DA Rain to cease reductions in DWI and DWAI drug charges

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain says she will no longer accept plea deals reducing the charges in cases of driving while intoxicated or driving while ability impaired by drugs.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing.

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Prince George Citizen

Preliminary hearing set for woman accused of kidnapping Amish girls in northern NY

A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting and sexually abusing two young Amish sisters is due in court for a preliminary hearing.

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Related Topix: Hermon, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County legislators reset workersa compensation formula

St. Lawrence County legislators are likely changing the workers' compensation formula to one in which the county pays the costs of volunteer and paid firefighters and rescue squad members.

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Related Topix: Ogdensburg, NY, Canton, NY, Massena, NY, Norwood, NY

North Country Now

Story from NorthCountryNow.com

The New York State American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations has endorsed Elizabethtown Democrat Aaron Woolf in his race for Congress in New York's 21st District.

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Related Topix: US News, New York, Willsboro, NY, Russell, NY, Canton, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Canton man faces 10 1/2 years in prison after admitting he rammed...

The Canton man accused of trying to run his family off the road resulting in a two car crash following a domestic dispute in October has pleaded guilty to a felony count of second-degree assault Wednesday morning in St. Lawrence County Court in a plea bargain agreement that calls for him to be sentenced to a determinate sentence of 10 1/2 years in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Post-Standard

St. Lawrence County town justice resigns following drunken driving arrest

Madrid Town Justice Anya A. Tendler, charged earlier this month with driving drunk with her three 5-year-old triplets in the car, has resigned.

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Related Topix: Canton, NY, Potsdam, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Massena woman pleads guilty to aggravated DWI

In a deal with the St. Lawrence County district attorney's office, a Massena woman has pleaded guilty in county court to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Potsdam, NY, Morristown, NY

Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence County grand jury indicts four on meth charges

A St. Lawrence County grand jury indicted four Gouverneur-area people Monday on felony drug charges related to a May methamphetamine bust in the town.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Gouverneur, NY

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