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Police: Busts yield crack cocaine, heroin

PLATTSBURGH - Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with drug trafficking in the City of Plattsburgh, and police reported seizure of narcotics with an estimated street value of $10,000. Plattsburgh City Police charged Cody J. Grenier, 24, of Dannemora and Eryn Devins, 31, of Ellenburg wi

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 21:24:23

NYSP investigate Mooers home invasion

MOOERS, N.Y. (WCAX) New York State Police are investigating a home invasion in Mooers. It happened Wednesday night around 8 p.m. at a home on Hemingford Road. Police say an unknown white male wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt and a gray bandana over his face broke into the home and demanded

WCAX - 2018-03-22 16:32:00

Drug bust in the North Country

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. Three people arrested in the North Country after a drug investigation. Police say 24-year-old Cody Grenier of Dannemora and 31-year-old Eryn Devins of Ellenburg were caught with drugs. The arrests stem from an ongoing investigation that resulted in police finding heroin and crack c

WCAX - 2018-03-22 06:22:00

Plattsburgh City Police arrest three in multi-agency drug investigation

PLATTSBURGH, NY - Plattsburgh City Police say three people were arrested Tuesday after an ongoing, multi-agency drug investigation. According to a media release, law enforcement seized heroin and crack cocaine during a vehicle stop, plus during the execution of a search warrant in two separate loca

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-22 02:31:30

Police: Robber forced entry into Mooers home

MOOERS - State Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at about 8 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Hemmingford Road in Mooers. "An unknown white male wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt and a gray bandanna over his face forced entry into the residence and demanded money from a female victi

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-22 13:43:00

New York State Police investigate robbery in Mooers

MOOERS, NY - New York State Police are searching for a robbery suspect who troopers say entered a woman's home and stole her purse. State Police say this happened around 8:00 Wednesday night. Troopers say the man is white, and was wearing a dark colored, hooded sweatshirt and gray bandana over his f

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-22 13:53:17

Plattsburgh medical-marijuana dispensary changing hands

PLATTSBURGH - A New York City-based company will assume operation of Plattsburgh's medical-marijuana dispensary. Curaleaf New York will take over at 345 Cornelia St. on April 5 from Columbia Care, which set up shop in that location two years ago. Columbia Care will open a new medical marijuana disp

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 20:41:54

Franklin County locations feel earthquake

MOIRA - An small earthquake struck at 12:59 a.m. Wednesday. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.7 and occurred at a depth of 3.11 miles, about 15.5 miles outside Malone, according to information posted on the U.S. Geological Survey website. Quakes in the 2.5-to-3-magnitude range are the small

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 18:50:00

Charge dismissed against Mooers woman in hypothermia death

PLATTSBURGH - A judge has dismissed the indictment of criminally negligent homicide against Amanda Yelle, and her court records have been sealed. The Mooers woman's case was resolved in Clinton County Court today, five days after her co-defendant, Jason LaFountain, admitted to that same charge in th

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:18:00

Minor earthquake shakes Northern New York

MALONE, N.Y. (WCAX) If you live in the Malone area and were up in the middle of the night, you might have felt a small earthquake. The USGS says a 2.7 magnitude quake struck just before 1 a.m. Wednesday between Malone and Potsdam. MALONE, N.Y. (WCAX) If you live in the Malone area and were up in the

WCAX - 2018-03-22 00:33:00

Student pledge tells tobacco to 'butt out'

CHAZY - During National Kick Butts Day on Wednesday, fourth- and fifth-graders at Chazy Central Rural School pledged to #bethefirst generation to be tobacco-free. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is holding events all week at CCRS to educate students about the harmful effects of smoking and other

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-22 05:38:00

Snowmobilers and injured hikers rescued

State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers rescued snowmobilers in three separate incidents last week, and also helped several lost and injured people in the Adirondacks. Town of Indian Lake Shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, March 16, forest rangers, along with environmental cons


Fire displaces one in Keeseville

KEESEVILLE - One person was displaced by a fire Tuesday at 46 Grove St. in the hamlet of Keeseville. Carol Baker, the lone resident in Apartment 2, is staying with family members until minor repairs can be made to the residence, Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Grant Brass

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:41:54

Many support local filming of ;Escape"

DANNEMORA - Filming of the Showtime series "Escape from Dannemora" has brought excitement to the area but has also disrupted routine. The traffic detours and closures of streets, and sometimes businesses, has prompted some griping. But most people responding, via Facebook and email, to a Press-Repub


Police: 3 arrested in Plattsburgh drug bust

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Three people were arrested in Plattsburgh following an investigation into drug dealing in the area. City police say Chane Davis, 23, and Monquest Stokely, 23, both of Utica, and Darlene Peryea, 52, of Plattsburgh, face charges. Investigators say when they searched Peryea's h


Synthetic pot found in packages mailed to inmates

ALTONA - Correction officers at Altona Correctional Facility found synthetic marijuana inside two packages mailed to inmates, including some hidden in vegetables. The packages arrived on consecutive days at the end of February. BUNDLES IN PEPPERS The first package arrived on Feb. 27, according to th


Closer look at the Plattsburgh vs. Plattsburgh lawsuit

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Questions that arose in December over a revenue-sharing agreement now have the city and town of Plattsburgh facing off in court. Our Kelly O'Brien takes a closer look at what's behind this dispute. The dispute dates back to a 1992 agreement that required the Falcon Seaboard


Move over Burlington, here comes Plattsburgh!

Many moons ago, I graduated from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh with a B.A. in Broadcast Production. Little did I know then that I'd return 25 years later to shoot several travel videos for the local Mountain Lake PBS station. Hold on... 25 years, can that be right? My calculator is