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Grand jury indicts two teens for bathroom video of special needs classmate
According to court records, Andrew Peterson 17, of Cazenovia, was indicted on six criminal counts, including Class E felony charges of unlawful surveillance in the first degree, two counts of dissemination of an unlawful surveillance image in the first degree and endangering the welfare of an incomp
Liverpool man killed in Madison County motorcycle crash, deputies say
Deputies said as he was turning, he struck Brian Livingston, 59, who was riding a motorcycle.
4 facing charges after meth lab found in Oswego County
The following people were arrested and charged:Kurt C. Merithew, 38 of Oneida charged with Unlawful Manufacturing of Methamphetamine, Unlawful Disposal of Methamphetamine making materials, Tampering with physical evidence and Criminal Possession of a controlled substanceJennifer M. Stoddard, 23, of
Residents: Abandoned homes are hazardous
Three crumbling buildings in the heart of Sidney Center have residents worried for their safety.A group of Sidney Center residents started a civic action group, Sidney Center Improvement Group, in 2005 to address beautification in the hamlet, and one of the main drivers was the dilapidated houses.“W
Gravy Train defendant charged with filing false $4.5 million lien against judge
CANTON — Shaka Williams, the Plymouth man who has repeatedly denied his identity in charges related to Operation Gravy Train, has been indicted again, this time for allegedly filing a false $4.5 million lien against a St. Lawrence County Court judge with the intent of “making his life miserable.”
City briefs public on rat problem at Cortland's Dexter Park - Cortland Voice
The rat colony originated at a private residence, city officials said Tuesday, but after the colony grew in size, some of the rats began making their way into the wood chips and mulch at the Dexter Park playground.
Former Norwich native's ï¿½Blues Experimentï¿½ performing at local shows
A long-time native of both Norwich and Syracuse, Golden currently calls Music City, Nashville, Tennessee, and its surrounding communities, home. Since relocating to Middle Tennessee in 2016, the guitarist has released ï¿½binomial,ï¿½ a five-song EP credited to the Brian Golden Blues Experiment; form
Four accused of making meth at campsite
State police said they were called to the Town of Orwell for suspicious people at a campsite off Dam Road, where they found four people and an active meth lab. Troopers said one of the four threw a portable meth lab into the camp fire, but no one was injured.
BOCES bomb threat leads to evacuation and test interruption
The threat was seen during regents testing at BOCES, and school officials said many students who were in the middle of exams will have to retake them after a bomb search and an evacuation plan was set into motion by school staff, New York State Police, the Chenango County Sheriff's Office, and the N
Two people crash into golf course
According to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, on Aug. 15 at around 5:30 p.m., Hussein Mohamed, 22, of Utica was driving his 2007 Toyota Prius on Snyder Road with Halima Mohamed, 37 of Utica.
Madison Bouckville Annual Antique Week
Madison Bouckville is hosting their annual summer event and it's all about antiques! Madison County is having their annual Madison Bouckville Antique Week which started August 13th and runs through August 19th. The event features over 2,000 vendors placed throughout the 14 show fields and admission
Electrical fire claims Norwich trailer; considered total loss
NORWICH ï¿½ A trailer fire on Horstman Lane in Norwich on Monday was considered a total loss for family members after first responders arrived to a fully involved fire.Norwich Fire Chief Jan Papelino said the fire at 132 Horstman Lane was electrical and originated by a panel box in the trailer.,
Upstate NY rainfall: One spot had over 11 inches in two days (chart)
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Torrential rainfall Monday and Tuesday turned tiny creeks into raging rivers, flooded basements and streets, and sent tons of debrisflowing into Seneca Lake.
18-year-old dies in car crash
According to police, Blake J. Lucas, 18, of Jamesville was traveling east on Quintard Road in his 2015 Toyota Ray4 and failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Jamesville Road.
Man receives 20-year sentence for killing 11-year-old girl
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — One of two men charged in the attempted rape and killing of an 11-year-old girl in New York has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison.Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty in June to felony murder and rape.Investigators say the 34-year-old
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
Norwich man gets 20 years-to-life for rape and murder of young girl
NORWICH ï¿½ After accepting a plea deal, convicted rapist and murderer Tobias Rundstrom-Wooding was sentenced to 20 years-to-life on Monday, and court officials said they'll recommend to the parole board that he should never be released.
Several officers assaulted in separate attacks at Mohawk Correctional Facility
The first incident happened on Saturday, July 28, just after midnight. Three officers and a supervisor entered an inmate’s room to remove papers he had placed on the windows blocking visibility.
Fire guts home on Ford Avenue, kills dog
The front of the two-story building burned as firefighters arrived from Oneonta, then Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego departments. Four fire trucks lined the street up the hill, and New York State Electric and Gas arrived to restore power to several streets after the flames burned through wire
Correction Dept. officer arrested after falsifying business records
Giovanni Procino, 27, a Sheriff’s Office employee assigned to the Jamesville Correctional Facility, has been charged with misdemeanor crimes of Falsifying Business Records and Official Misconduct.