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Saudi king stands by crown prince as outrage over Khashoggi killing spreads
November 19, 2018, 10:00 pm | Source

King Salman of Saudi Arabia stood by his son and crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, on Monday, av...


Senate Democrats sue to block Trump’s acting attorney general Matt Whitaker
November 19, 2018, 9:00 pm | Source

Three Democratic senators are filing a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of President Don...


SUV and tractor-trailer collide on blind bend in Lowville; one person injured
November 19, 2018, 8:58 pm | Source

LOWVILLE — A tractor-trailer collided into a Chevrolet Equinox on a sharp bend between Easton Str...


Report of migrant caravan members possibly trying to cross border illegally prompts temporary closure of some US port of entry lanes
November 19, 2018, 8:00 pm | Source

LOS ANGELES — After U.S. Customs and Border Protection received information about migrant caravan...


NY man fatally shot his wife while he worked on his handgun, police say
November 19, 2018, 7:00 pm | Source

Grief had been a frequent visitor to the home of Ashley and Eric Rosenbrock, years before a gunsh...


Croghan man who drove car into ditch charged with aggravated DWI
November 19, 2018, 6:58 pm | Source

CROGHAN — A man who claimed to have avoided an accident, thereby landing in a ditch, was found to...


Carthage woman allegedly failed to pay for cabin rental
November 19, 2018, 6:21 pm | Source

WATSON — A Carthage woman allegedly gave a false identity and tried to run out on the bill for a ...


‘I believed we were going to die’: An elevator in a Chicago skyscraper fell 84 floors, requiring a dramatic rescue of six people
November 19, 2018, 6:00 pm | Source

“Clack clack clack clack” was how they described the sound of your worst nightmare.

Just after mid...


Boonville woman charged with drunk driving in Lowville
November 19, 2018, 5:49 pm | Source

LOWVILLE — A Boonville woman was charged with multiple drunk driving related charges and traffic ...


Canton town budget approved
November 19, 2018, 5:46 pm | Source

CANTON — The Canton Town Board unanimously approved the 2019 budget during their Thursday night m...


Former Norwood officer pleads guilty for Home Depot attempted larceny
November 19, 2018, 5:43 pm | Source

CANTON — The former Norwood police officer who was accused of stealing nearly $30,000 from a Home...


DeKalb woman involved in roll-over crash avoiding buggy
November 19, 2018, 5:34 pm | Source

DEKALB — A DeKalb woman who was trapped in her car Monday morning following a roll-over crash was...


Why Finland is so good at handling forest fires. Hint: It’s not because of raking.
November 19, 2018, 5:00 pm | Source

Months before devastating wildfires caused havoc in California, firefighters from across Europe h...


White House tells Acosta his press pass will be suspended again when order expires, CNN says
November 19, 2018, 4:00 pm | Source

WASHINGTON - White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating t...


A look at Trump’s ‘A-plus’ weekend: Finnish leaf-raking, ‘Pleasure’ Calif., and Adam ‘Schitt’
November 19, 2018, 3:00 pm | Source

Asked how he would grade his presidency during a Sunday morning interview with Chris Wallace of F...


Potsdam woman charged with DWI
November 19, 2018, 2:06 pm | Source

POTSDAM — Village police on Saturday charged Amy J. Hubbard, 42, Potsdam, with driving while into...


Dannemora prison escape series premieres tonight on Showtime
November 19, 2018, 1:45 pm | Source

DANNEMORA — As details emerged about the June 6, 2015, prison escape from Clinton Correctional Fa...


Brasher Town Council members adopt 2019 spending plan
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

BRASHER FALLS — Although town of Brasher officials faced a 14 percent jump in health care insuran...


Ogdensburg council unanimously adopts 2019 budget of $19.9 million
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

OGDENSBURG — The City Council unanimously approved a 2019 spending plan for the municipality Tues...


Stockholm officials seeking names of World War II veterans from the town
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

WINTHROP — Town of Stockholm officials are looking for the names of any World War II veterans who...


People Project working to roll out integrated chamber of commerce in 2019
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

MASSENA — The People Project, an initiative that was started after Alcoa announced the closure of...


Clarkson University and Canton Central Schools to work together on food waste program
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

POTSDAM — Clarkson University will work with Canton Central Schools to discuss food waste and wha...


Two firms submit proposals to prepare ‘Massena Re-Organization Plan’ for village, town
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

MASSENA — Two firms have submitted proposals to prepare a “Massena Reorganization Plan” that woul...


Massena man serving 95-year federal sentence handed another 40 years
November 19, 2018, 10:15 am | Source

CANTON — A Massena man serving a 95-year sentence in an Arizona correctional facility on child ex...


Hogansburg woman charged with cocaine possession at port of entry
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

MASSENA — State police on Monday charged Erica K. Francis, 26, Hogansburg, with misdemeanor seven...


State awards six-county north country region $24.7 million more for bridge and culvert work
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

CANTON — As part of the Bridge NY Initiative, the state has awarded an extra $24.7 million to the...


SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Canton offer food pantries to fight food insecurity
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

“No one can do well if they’re hungry,” said Tammy L. Haradine, secretary for SUNY Canton’s couns...


Missing Alexandria Bay teen home safe, police report
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

ALEXANDRIA BAY — Hayley I. Neuroth, who was missing since Oct. 25, was returned home to her famil...


JCC Foundation interim head lays out goals
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

WATERTOWN — Benjamin G. Foster has been on the job for only a few weeks, but he already has big g...


Gouverneur man charged with petit larceny
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

GOUVERNEUR — Village police on Wednesday charged Christopher L. Trombly, 33, Gouverneur, with pet...


Jack Frosty
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source


Man cited with DWI after domestic incident call, hitting other vehicle
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

John W. Holmes, 27, Massena, was arrested Wednesday by state police following a traffic stop on R...


DeKalb Junction man charged with reckless endangerment
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

LERAY — State police on Tuesday charged David J. Stiles, 20, DeKalb Junction, with three counts o...


Farmhouse a total loss in Croghan blaze; no injuries reported
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

CROGHAN — A large, old home was devastated by fire Sunday morning.

The farmhouse belonging to Euge...


Quebec woman charged with possessing crack-smoking device with residue
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

MADRID — State police on Nov. 8 charged Cheyenne R. Anderson, 28, of Snye, Quebec, with misdemean...


Should health-care workers press charges when they are attacked by patients?
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

I tap my badge against the scanner, and the hospital doors open mechanically. As the on-call psyc...


Norwood Lake being lowered more
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

The Raquette River water level at Norwood Lake was lowered in September.

However, Brookfield will...


Guidelines show exercising in small doses works
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

Americans seeking to stay healthy can get their exercise in small increments of just a few minute...


Inmates accused of possessing contraband
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

CANTON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Monday charged Marcus G. Bresett, 23, of 929 K...


Nature center celebrates 50th anniversary next year (VIDEO)
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

FINEVIEW — The nature center that artist and naturalist Catherine Common Johnson dedicated in 196...


Watertown woman accused of drug possession
November 19, 2018, 5:30 am | Source

WATERTOWN — A Watertown woman was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled...


Auto racing: Logano wins race and NASCAR season title
November 19, 2018, 12:13 am | Source

In the lead-up to Sunday’s season-ending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami...


‘Something being legal does not make it right’: Abrams says she still has concerns about Georgia’s election
November 18, 2018, 10:00 pm | Source

Stacey Abrams refused to utter the l-word.

As the Associated Press called the Florida governor’s r...


Trump suggests Navy SEAL commander should have found bin Laden faster
November 18, 2018, 9:30 pm | Source

President Donald Trump derided retired Adm. William H. McRaven as a “Hillary Clinton fan” and an ...


Florida recount nears an end as counties finish manual tally
November 18, 2018, 9:00 pm | Source

MIAMI — Florida’s turbulent midterm election appeared to near its long-delayed end on Sunday, as ...


Incoming Democrats weigh Pelosi vote
November 18, 2018, 8:30 pm | Source

WASHINGTON - Rep.-elect Donna Shalala, D-Fla., a contemporary of House Democratic leader Nancy Pe...


Journalist who survived the Jonestown massacre 40 years ago warns it could happen again
November 18, 2018, 8:00 pm | Source

Forty years ago, Charles Krause lay on the tarmac of a remote jungle airstrip in Guyana, shot in ...


Camp Fire death toll continues to rise while list of people unaccounted for surpasses 1,000
November 18, 2018, 7:30 pm | Source

PARADISE, Calif. - Amid a throat-piercing haze, disabled retiree Michael French walked with effor...


Andrew Gillum concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida governor’s race
November 18, 2018, 7:00 pm | Source

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee and mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the ...


Correction
November 18, 2018, 6:28 pm | Source

n WATERTOWN — Due to a reporter’s error, a story in Thursday’s Times included incorrect dates. Th...


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