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Jury indicts Bova on murder, attempted murder charges

PLATTSBURGH | An AuSable Forks man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend last month as she rode in the passenger seat of a truck has been indicted by a grand jury in Clinton County.


Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York

LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.


Casting call at the Recovery Lounge

UPPER JAY – The Recovery Lounge is looking for men and women ages 30-ish to 50-ish who are interested in performing in this summer’s play. No experience is necessary.


Tops investing $40M in upstate New York stores

Tops Friendly Markets is putting millions of dollars into some of its stores in upstate New York. The announcement comes months after the chain closed several stores in our area.


Report: NY state agencies overtime pay highest in a decade

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state agencies paid nearly $787 million in overtime for more than 18 million extra hours worked by state employees in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.


GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State

You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.


Au Sable Forks man arraigned on murder charges

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) An Au Sable Forks, New York, man on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges. It happened last month in the town of Black Brook. Police say David Bova killed his girlfriend, Magen Goyette, by shooting her in the head through the passenger window of a pick


Ask the Expert: Does New York State tax Roth IRA withdrawals?

I've had a Roth individual retirement account since 2009, and I'm in my 70s. I took a distribution for the full amount last month. I know there's no federal tax on the interest income, but what about New York State taxes on the interest?


Businesses worry about salt problem in Mirror Lake

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (WCAX) The AuSable River Association has a new report on Mirror Lake's water quality. For the third year in a row, it shows high salt levels which the association says is killing the lake.


New home for Hudson Headwaters

TICONDEROGA | The Hudson Headwaters primary care health clinic in Ticonderoga will move from its present location into a new 10,300-foot facility at the Ticonderoga campus of the University of Vermont (UVM) Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital, officials announced last week.


Hoppy Easter? This Upstate New York beer is made with Peeps

MANCHESTER, NY -- It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate bunnies, brightly colored eggs -- and a beer brewed with Peeps. At least that’s what they’re thinking in Upstate New York, where a brewery in the Finger Lakes collaborated with one in Rochester to come up with this beer that some might call s


If Cuomo’s parole board can free terrorist Judith Clark, it’ll free anyone

The decision Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Parole Board to set free onetime domestic terrorist Judith Clark decades ahead of schedule makes it painfully clear: There’s just no limit to who it’ll let out of prison.


Extras sought for HBO series to be shot in region

LAKE PLACID — Scenes for the HBO TV series “Succession” will be filmed on the sidewalk outside the Palace Theatre on Main Street here. The Lake Placid Village Board has approved the filming.


Peru home badly damaged by fire

PERU — Flames left the home unlivable at 267 Barney Downs Road on Wednesday. A wildland fire was reported at the address, then the building. "Confirmed structure fire, flames through the roof," a firefighter reported in a radio call heard over the scanner at about 2:27 p.m.


Flooding concerns on the AuSable River

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Our entire region is under a flood watch due to the anticipated rain this weekend. The AuSable River has been known to flood in the early weeks of spring.


Four face murder charges in Burlington shooting death

Four individuals suspected in the shooting death of 23-year-old Benzell Hampton in Burlington’s Old North End have been located and will face charges, Burlington Police announced Thursday.


HBO to film outside theater in Lake Placid, looking to cast extras

LAKE PLACID — The village board approved filming for the HBO TV series “Succession” on the sidewalk outside the Palace Theatre on Main Street at Monday night’s meeting.


Firefighters battle flames in Peru

PERU — Tankers are hauling in water to fight the fire at 267 Barney Downs Road here. Firefighters have climbed a ladder to the roof of the home to work from there; one hose is being used inside.


Paid time off for voting not popular

PLATTSBURGH — A new measure will allow employees three hours off, with pay, to go vote; that's not sitting too well with some in the North Country. "I think it is very generous of the governor to be giving away other people's money," said Clinton County Legislator Mark Dame (R-Area 8, City and Town


Man pleads guilty of trafficking drugs

PLATTSBURGH | A New York City man accused of trafficking crack cocaine and fentanyl from New York City to Plattsburgh pleaded guilty in federal court last week. Stephen Jacques-Scott, 33, pleaded guilty April 11 to two counts of distribution of a controlled substance, and one count of conspiracy to