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Police: 55-year-old killed in one-car crash in Watertown
WATERTOWN, N.Y. —Watertown Police are investigating a one-car crash that killed a man late Wednesday night.Officers responded to the 1700 block of State Street around 10:34 p.m. for a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Police says the preliminary investigation shows the vehicle was tr
Troopers: Teens charged with ‘crime spree’ in Harrisville that included car theft, burglary
HARRISVILLE -- Two Harrisville teens are facing a slew of charges stemming from what state police describe as a crime spree in late June.On Wednesday, troopers arrested Dylan Richards, 17, and a 15-year-old juvenile who they are not identifying due to his age.
Woman accused of ramming vehicle into man, robbing him
Kadi Schroy, 24, Watertown, was charged with second-degree robbery, third-degree assault and leaving the scene of an accident in the Nov. 13 incident in LeRay.
Teen really gearing up for Boonville-Oneida County Fair
DiNitto, who works on his family’s farm in Marcy, will be part of the tractor pull at the Boonville-Oneida County Fair on Thursday, July 26. It’s the culmination of a lifelong ambition.
Woman arrested, charged with drunk driving after civilian call-in
Wendy A. Galutia, of Red Creek, N.Y., was driving toward Lowville on State Route 177 when a concerned civilian called in an erratic operator.
Three people arrested following Watertown raid
Members of the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force seized 5.3 grams of crack cocaine, a small amount of marijuana, $430 in cash and packing material associated with the drug trade from 126 N. Orchard St., Apt. 1, after executing a search warrant.
Man sentenced to prison time for threat against Camden schools
In the early morning hours on March 5, the Oswego Police Department was notified by an acquaintance of Davis that Davis had sent him concerning messages on Facebook, where he indicated that he planned to shoot up an unidentified school within the Camden Central School District.
River Rat triathlon to benefit CMNH of NNY
Josh and Liv visited the Watertown Farm and Craft Market this Wednesday to help promote the River Rat triathlon/duathlon. Are you registered yet? Go toriverrattri.orgto get signed up! ABC50'sOlivia GrantandJosh Baughnwill be the MC’s for the family-friendly after-Party taking place at the Antique Bo
Watertown man charged with harassment, mischief
WATERTOWN — City police charged Nathan L. Baker, 38, of 416 Flower Ave. East, apt. 2, with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief at 2:42 p.m. July 10 at his residence.
Dover Plains man crashes ATV in Martinsburg
Eric J. Puglisi was traveling south on Leonards Lane Road when he suddenly lost control of his 2009 Kawasaki, left the road and struck a tree. Mr. Puglisi, 29, was treated at the scene and transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Utica by Lewis County Search and Rescue to treat leg injuries.
Watertown man accused of fleeing officer and having stolen vehicles
City police charged Joshua J. Sweeney, 33, of 814 Academy St., Apt. 4, with third-degree unlawfully fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle, two counts of third-degree criminal possession of stolen property, reckless driving, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle and
Oneida Police to drug dealers: ‘We offer free service to help eliminate your drug competition'
“Attention drug dealers! Is your drug dealing competition costing you money? We offer a free service to help eliminate your drug competition."
Two men charged with having open containers and marijuana in West Leyden
Leonard S. Spadter, 38, Canastota, was operating a pick-up truck, speeding down State Route 26 in a 30 mph zone, when sheriff’s deputies stopped his vehicle. Deputies said both Mr. Spadter and his passenger, Christopher G. Bailey, possessed open containers of alcohol inside the motor vehicle. Both m
More repairs slated for Watertown hydroelectric plant
WATERTOWN — The city will have to spend another $400,000 to get the city’s hydroelectric plant on Marble Street back in operation, this time for some emergency repairs on one of its three turbines.
Watertown woman accused of having 43 grams of marijuana and stolen car part
City police charged Denise R. Mitchell, 55, of 24275 Route 12, with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana Monday.
Sex trafficking linked with opioid crisis
WATERTOWN — Victoria J. Recor’s daughter was only 15 years old when she was entered into a sex-trafficking ring, but how she got there is probably not what most would think.In her first year at Watertown High School, Recor’s daughter was approached by a local woman who was older than her.The two bec
High-speed chase ends in arrest in Leyden
Abner Rosbrook, of 5585 West Ava Road, Ava, was observed going 89 mph in a 55 mph zone while traveling south on Golden Road in the town of Leyden, deputies said. The deputy on scene attempted to catch up to Mr. Rosbrook, but Mr. Rosbrook tried to escape by using back roads and increasing his speed t
Turning Stone celebrates 25th anniversary
Verona, N.Y. >> From longtime supporters to new members of the family, the Oneida Indian Nation celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Turning Stone Casino.
Watertown man accused of domestic offense
Steven S. Scheel, 49, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing at 2:11 a.m. Monday.
Ava man faces multiple charges after high-speed chase
Sheriff’s deputies said Abner Rosbrook, 36, of 5585 West Ava Road, was spotted speeding at 89 mph in a 55 mph zone on Golden Road at about 11:44 p.m.