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BREAKING: Boston College Lands Commitment from Ireland Burke
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Invasive fish new to north country spotted near Akwesasne
Matthew Windle, an aquatic biologist with the St. Lawrence River Institute, Cornwall, Ontario, said members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe captured two tench, a Eurasian fish that can threaten native species and water quality, on Sept. 27 south of Cornwall Island. The two fish, each about a foot long
Tarana Burke: #MeToo Creator ‘Deeply Offended’ by Lee Daniels’ Plan to Create a Comedy Based on the Movement
When it was announced that Daniels was gearing up tomake a comedybased on the movement she created, Burke immediately took to Twitter to note that while her work supports all survivors of sexual assault, it “has always centered on Black and Brown women and girls. And it always will.”
Police: Victim hit with bat, threatened with machete
PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man threatened to kill a woman with a machete and struck her with a baseball bat and a table leg, police say.Alfonzia Lee, 49, was arrested Oct. 5 and charged with second-degree assault, first-degree menacing and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapo
Police: Man assaulted, robbed by group of men in downtown Burlington
While some of the suspects fled north on Elmwood Ave, one man stayed behind long enough to kick the victim while he was on the ground. The suspects stole various personal effects from the victim, police said.
Police seek suspects who left student with fractured skull
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police are offering a $500 reward for information on an assault that left a Vermont student with a fractured skull.Burlington police say the 20-year-old male student was walking home in the city early Sept. 30 when he was harassed and struck in the head by a group of men.Polic
Blair picked up on warrant
BURLINGTON – A Barre woman has denied having sexual contact with a child.Crystal Blair, 38, pleaded not guilty Monday in Chittenden County criminal court in Burlington to a felony count of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. If convicted, Blair faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. S
Me Too founder Tarana Burke: 'Survivors need to know they're worthy of life, dignity and protection'
Every time we had a trusted space where girls were allowed to talk about their lives, they inevitably talked about their experiences of sexual violence. And in some ways, it was just so second nature. These girls had normalized some of the ways that violence had affected their lives, so much so that
Are you owed cash? New York has $15.5B in unclaimed funds!
They include old bank accounts, stocks, life insurance, uncashed checks and gift cards.
Franklin Co.: Voter fraud will be prosecuted
MALONE — After an alleged case of hostile election fraud during the Sept. 13 primary election in Malone, Franklin County election commissioners from both major parties say they will pursue, investigate and prosecute those who commit election fraud and intimidation at polling sites in the Nov. 6 elec
Malone resident charged with drug possession on Waddington
Keeley J. Fraser, 31, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and an equipment violation for broken glass at 5:10 p.m., police said.
Massena teacher hopes to join St. Lawrence County legislature, says drug epidemic is major concern
By ANDY GARDNERMASSENA -- Nicole Terminelli, the Democratic hopeful for the 14th District, says spurring economic development in downtown Massena would be focus if she is elected and wants more county focus on the area’s drug problem.She is a Massena Central School District teacher.
Three apartment residents escape Massena kitchen fire
Tim Beaulieu, a Massena Fire Department member who served as chief at the scene, said the 3:47 p.m. fire broke out at an apartment above the Fourth Coast Diner.
Search continues for downtown developers
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh is still looking for a developer to build, own and operate a mixed-use development at 22 Durkee St.Transforming the parking lot there is critical to the downtown redevelopment plan for which the city won a $10 million grant from New York state.The Common Council
Weather: Freeze Warning overnight for much of the Champlain Valley (10/21/18)
Where has the weekend gone?! Only if we could hit restart, and go back to Friday evening. Overall the weather this weekend hasn't been all that bad, Saturday was clearly the better of the two days. Saturday brought temperatures in the low to middle 60s and sunshine... Today brought the feeling of ea
Late-night crash ends in DUI arrest
MARSHFIELD - A Plainfield woman is facing a charge of drunken driving following a late-night crash on Nasmith Brook Road.State police said they responded to a report of the one-vehicle crash shortly after 11:30 p.m. on Friday and identified the driver as 38-year-old Emily Comstock after arriving at
Boy denied bail in murder case
PLATTSBURGH — The 14-year-old Black Brook boy accused of stabbing a man to death was sent back to the Albany Juvenile Detention Center without bail, following the adjournment of his case Friday afternoon.Hunter Welch was charged Oct. 11 with second-degree murder in the death of Michael Zindler, 29,
Winthrop man charged with rape of minor
Nathan B. Arquiett, 21, was charged with five counts each of third-degree rape and third-degree criminal sexual act, both Class E felonies, police said.
Ogdensburg man jailed after allegedly threatening firemen
OGDENSBURG — City police on Tuesday charged Christopher M. Sharland, 36, of 715 Riverside Ave., with first-degree coercion, second-degree strangulation and first-degree reckless endangerment, all felonies, and the misdemeanors of third-degree assault, second-degree menacing, second-degree obstructin
NY teen murder suspect appears in court
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX)The 14-year-old New York juvenile charged in last week's stabbing death of a West Chazy man appeared in court Friday.As Hunter Welch entered the courtroom Friday, family members began to cry. The judge in the case ordered no video or audio recording of the status conference d