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Police charge several people with DWI, related offenses
Aric James Donaldson, 26, of 99108 Forrest Drive, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving a motor vehicle on a sidewalk and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Under state law, a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher constitutes intoxication. Aggravat
Watertown man charged with unlawful imprisonment, assault, resisting arrest
WATERTOWN — City police on Tuesday charged Gene D. Rivers III, 32, 177 Mechanic St., with second-degree unlawful imprisonment, assault with the intent to cause physical injury and resisting arrest, all class A misdemeanors.
What happened overnight? Police blotter report for Tuesday, Aug. 14
Gerald A. Woodard III, 22, of 150 Stone St., Apt. 2, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 3:48 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, in the 300 block of Stone Street with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree reckless endangerment and second
WWNY to air Cuomo-Nixon debate
It will include questions from moderator Maurice DuBois, co-anchor of CBS2 News, and Marcia Kramer, chief political correspondent at WCBS-TV.
Dexter woman charged with aggravated DWI
WATERTOWN — Sherry A. Ayen, 53, of 24979 Road 416, Dexter, was charged by city police at 6:30 p.m. Monday in a Washington Street parking lot with aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures
U.S. President Donald Trump observes a demonstration with U.S. Army 10th Mountain Division troops, an attack helicopter and artillery as he visits Fort Drum, New York, U.S., August 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
DEC hosts 9th annual Jefferson County Youth Waterfowl Hunt
WATERTOWN, NY— The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the ninth annual youth waterfowl hunt for youth ages 12 through 15. The youth waterfowl hunt is a two-day event with an educational day at the Sackets Harbor Sportsmen’s Club beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Su
Trump boasts about ‘great new trade deals.’ So far, he hasn’t finalized any.
© Hans Pennink/APPresident Donald Trump speaks before signing the $716 billion defense policy bill named for Sen. John McCain during a ceremony Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hans Pennink/AP)
Fox Business host compares Denmark to Venezuela, gets slammed as ‘fake news’
“There’s something rotten in Denmark,” Regan began, before launching into an anti-socialism rant about taxes, unemployment and cupcakes.
Despite Trump's snub, defense policy bill is still called 'The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act' (Letters)
In an orchestratedsigning ceremony at Fort Drum, New York, President Trump could not give credit or respect to Senator John S. McCain (R-Az), who has served his nation for five decades, and is dying of brain cancer.
Rural Immersion Program shows students rural needs in health care
The Rural Immersion Program will introduce students in health fields to rural areas of New York that face shortages of physicians and qualified health professionals. Over the course of six days, students will shadow and engage with a variety of professionals at the hospital. Additionally, students w
Sci-Tech Center launches campaign to save its building on Stone Street
WATERTOWN, NY— The Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York announced today that it is beginning a major fundraising campaign, to repair the roof of its museum at 154 Stone Street in Watertown, as well as to complete other long overdue building repairs.
BREAKING: Severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern Jefferson County
The Weather Service spotted the storm near Clayton, moving east about 25 miles per hour, with potential gusts of wind up to 60 miles an hour and golf-ball-sized hail. Around 5 p.m., the weather service said the storm stretched from Cape Vincent to Kring Point State Park and was currently passing ove
Trump signals he may ignore Russia provisions in defense bill he just signed
US President Donald Trump signs the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FY19 at Fort Drum, N.Y., on Aug. 13, 2018. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
Fort Drum hosting joint mass casualty exercise
FORT DRUM — Officials of Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division emergency response personnel, along with civilian responders, will hold a joint mass casualty exercise today and Thursday.
Appointed leader resigns from foreign aid agency used to give jobs to Trump supporters
Robert Blau, a retired Foreign Service officer and speechwriter for Trump’s presidential campaign, was named vice president of operations at theMillennium Challenge Corporationin May 2017. He assumed the duties of the chief executive in May of this year, after the Senate failed to move on Trump’s no
President Trump Doesn't Mention John McCain as He Signs Defense Bill Named for Him
(FORT DRUM, N.Y.) - President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in Arizona. Trump and McCain are engaged in a long-running feud that dates to Tr
Black River woman charged with DWI, leaving the scene of property damage accident
DEXTER, NY—Deonna G. Hairston, 32, of 124 N. Main St., Black River, was charged by Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies at 3:00 a.m. Sunday at Brown and Water streets in Dexter with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, leaving the scene of a property damage acciden
Watertown man accused of shooting man with BB gun
WATERTOWN — Gerald A. Woodard III, 22, of 150 Stone St., Apt. 2, was charged by city police on Tuesday with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and misdemeanor charges of fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree reckless endangerment as well as second-degree harassment,
President Trump Arrives in Watertown
WATERTOWN - President Trump exits Air Force One and greets incumbent Republican Congresswoman Elise Sefanik (NY-21) before he is scheduled to sign the National Defense Authorization Act--Vice President Mike Pence will observe the bill signing at Fort Drum, in Watertown. Trump is then scheduled to de