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Police: Drunk driver faces 3 counts of vehicular assault after head-on crash in Oswego County
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.Y. -- An Oneida County man was drunk Sunday night when he drove his pickup truck off McConnell Road, through a grassy area and entered state Route 13 -- striking a car head-on, state police said.
Camden man charged following Oswego County accident, three-hour manhunt
TOWN OF WILLIAMSTOWN — Three people, including two children, were hospitalized following a head-on crash in Oswego County Sunday night. Law enforcers said the Camden man responsible for the accident led law enforcers on a three-hour manhunt. State police said Hunter O. Grass, 21, of 11613 Route 13,
Walters sentenced to life without parole for murder of wife, state trooper
WATERTOWN — Justin Walters was sentenced to life in prison without parole in Jefferson County Court on Tuesday. Walters, 33, was found guilty by a jury on March 20 of intentionally killing his wife, Nichole V., and state police Trooper Joel R. Davis on July 9. A third person, Rebecca Finkle, was sho
Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids
A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp
Fishing Opportunities Abound in Oswego County’s Pristine Waters
OSWEGO COUNTY – Few areas can match the quality and diversity of fishing found in Oswego County. Anglers the world over make the pilgrimage to these pristine waters with the hope of landing the next record-breaking catch.
Police: Oswego man on drugs fled police, rolled car
OSWEGO — City police have charged an Oswego man in connection with a high-speed car chase earlier this month that started in the city and ended with a rollover crash in the town of Scriba.
State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.
Syracuse man arrested in connection to Oswego County stabbing
AMBOY N.Y. â€” State police have arrested a Syracuse man they say stabbed another man at a cabin in Amboy. Investigators say Shakim E. Graham, 30, stabbed Eric C. Staring, 31, during a fight Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m.
Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky
While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.
Oneida County man accused of sexually abusing 8-year-old girl, deputies say
ROME, N.Y. -- An Oneida County man is accused of sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in the city of Rome, according to Oneida County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Derrick O’Meara.
Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer
ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.
New York State Police Investigate Brewster Stabbing
BREWSTER, NY — New York State police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours Monday at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street in Brewster.
The Stage Is Set, The Actors Are Ready
OSWEGO – The Oswego Players’ 81st season of continuous live community theater opens April 26 in the Frances Marion Brown Theater, Civic Arts Center, Oswego with the hilarious adult comedy, “What the Rabbi Saw.”
Oswego veterans board Honor Flight to D.C. Saturday
WASHINGTON D.C. — This weekend, eight Oswego County veterans will fly to the nation’s capital for a day-long tour of memorials dedicated to men and women who have served in uniform, courtesy of Honor Flight Syracuse.
Friendly's closing not end of company's impact
OSWEGO — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to increase workers’ protection in the wake of the recent mass closure of upstate Friendly’s restaurants, and the local rep for the now-vacant West Bridge Street location’s owners says he’s confident a “strong” new tenant
With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say
A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.
WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES 2019 PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST WINNERS
Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV announced the winners from the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest earlier this month. The annual contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active storytelling and empowers children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and bui
Oswego DMV office closed tomorrow, future Wednesdays
OSWEGO — The Oswego Department of Motor Vehicles office will be closed on Wednesdays until further notice starting April 24, according to county officials. The Oswego DMV, located at 384 E. River Rd., will re-open tomorrow, Thursday, at 9 a.m.
1919: Women rule in Cleveland, N.Y. and they got right to work
In the spring of 1918, the women of New York State were finally given the right to vote. While this was a significant event for every adult female in the state, the women of one small Oswego County village decided to take it one step farther.
State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew