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Fatal accident prompts St. Lawrence County legislators to reconsider rules for Amish buggies and wagons
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

HEUVELTON — After hearing about a fatal accident involving an Amish wagon, St. Lawrence County le...


Arsenal Street Aldi reopens Tuesday
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — Aldi Inc. reopened its Arsenal Street store Tuesday and celebrated it with a ribbon ...


Two staff sergeants pulled allegedly drunk Border Patrol agent from sinking truck
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

CLAYTON — Matthew Kinne was sitting outside at his friend Terry Craddock’s house around a dying f...


Tedra Cobb receives Sierra Club endorsement
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

Democratic congressional candidate Tedra L. Cobb said Tuesday that she has received the endorseme...


“Gravy Train” trial adjourned to January
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

CANTON — The four people scheduled for trial Tuesday on charges related to the interstate drug st...


Subdivision approved
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

WEST CARTHAGE — Following a public hearing during the Sept. 11 Town of Champion Planning Board me...


Working Families Party will attempt to get Tedra Cobb on their ballot line this week
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

The Working Families Party is attempting a shell game with three candidates, a week after the pri...


Salvation Army plans major expansion
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — For decades, about 80 people in need have crammed into a small dining room at lunchti...


Massena’s Northside Community Church creates Blessing Box Food Pantry
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

MASSENA — As part of its effort to help the community, a Massena church has created a food pantry...


Correction
September 19, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

n Due to an editor’s error, an editorial published Saturday in the Watertown Daily Times containe...


Second teen pleads guilty to arson in Newell Street fire
September 19, 2018, 4:30 am | Source

WATERTOWN — The second of two teenagers accused of setting a vacant Newell Street building on fir...


Watertown commits to dog control program until June
September 19, 2018, 4:30 am | Source

WATERTOWN — The City Council on Monday night informally agreed to remain involved in Jefferson Co...


Bull moose surprises Lowville residents
September 19, 2018, 4:30 am | Source

LOWVILLE — A young bull moose strolled down Mill Creek Monday afternoon and ended up surprising a...


Massena man charged with contempt
September 18, 2018, 9:45 pm | Source

MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 3 charged Christopher LeFrancois, 47, of 32 Douglas Ave., with ...


Norfolk woman charged with narcotics possession
September 18, 2018, 9:44 pm | Source

MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 7 charged Terri L. McGregor, 30, of 94 Grantville Road, Norfolk...


Potsdam woman charged with possessing controlled substance, endangering
September 18, 2018, 9:42 pm | Source

MASSENA — Renaissance A. Wakefield, 35, Potsdam, was charged Sept. 7 with seventh-degree criminal...


Norfolk man charged with choking another person in domestic dispute
September 18, 2018, 9:40 pm | Source

NORFOLK — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 11 charged Ronald J. Joubert, 26, of 18...


Hermon man jailed for allegedly not returning girlfriend’s car
September 18, 2018, 9:38 pm | Source

HERMON — St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies on Sept. 14 charged Carl W. Smith, 35, of 22 Chur...


Brasher Falls woman charged with reckless endangerment after child found with multiple burns
September 18, 2018, 9:35 pm | Source

STOCKHOLM — Judith A. Ellison, 27, of 504 Hurley Road, Brasher Falls, was charged Friday with sec...


Gouverneur man charged with DWI
September 18, 2018, 9:33 pm | Source

ROSSI — State police on Friday charged Brandon L. Eaton, 26, of 51 Williams St., Gouverneur, with...


Ogdensburg man charged with DWI
September 18, 2018, 9:32 pm | Source

OGDENSBURG — Larry F. Latimer, 47, Ogdensburg, was charged Friday night with misdemeanor driving ...


Gouverneur man charged with aggravated harassment
September 18, 2018, 9:30 pm | Source

GOUVERNEUR — State police on Friday charged Christopher J. Shampine, 32, of 6207 Route 58, Gouver...


Watertown man charged with driving while intoxicated
September 18, 2018, 9:27 pm | Source

WATERTOWN — Joshua N. Roshia, 35, of 227 Francis St., Watertown, was charged by city police at 3:...


Potsdam man charged with felony DWI
September 18, 2018, 9:25 pm | Source

POTSDAM — State police on Sept. 11 charged Kristopher R. Richards, 32, of 7 Washington St., with ...


Norfolk pair charged with conspiracy, trespassing
September 18, 2018, 9:19 pm | Source

STOCKHOLM — State police on Sunday charged Eugene H. Chapman, 54, and Anne M. Randall. 52, both o...


Massena woman charged with choking another person
September 18, 2018, 9:12 pm | Source

MASSENA — Village police charged Christina L. Rizzo, 30, of 49 Roosevelt St., with criminal obstr...


Teen charged with trespass in high school prank
September 18, 2018, 9:08 pm | Source

MASSENA — Village police on Sept. 6 charged an 18-year-old with third-degree criminal trespass.

P...


Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV awards
September 18, 2018, 9:00 pm | Source

Netflix won the most Emmy awards of any TV network Monday night, capping a sudden and dramatic ri...


Markets in Asia and Europe Unfazed by Trade-War Escalation
September 18, 2018, 8:00 pm | Source

The trade war between the United States and China has escalated. Markets are largely shrugging it...


Rabid skunk found in Ellisburg
September 18, 2018, 6:31 pm | Source

ELLISBURG — The New York State Department of Health laboratory has reported to the Jefferson Coun...


Glens Falls man charged with DWAI-drugs
September 18, 2018, 6:26 pm | Source

BRASHER FALLS — State police on Sept. 15 charged Jeffrey J. Mattison-Santana, 18, of South Glens ...


Russia blames Israel after its reconnaissance plane downed by Syrian air defense
September 18, 2018, 6:00 pm | Source

BEIRUT - One day after a Russian aircraft was downed over Syria’s Mediterranean coast, Russia and...


FDA targets flavored electronic cigarettes for excessive teenage use
September 18, 2018, 5:01 pm | Source

Following smoking policy in schools has gotten trickier to enforce with the use of electronic cig...


Crystal owners buy restaurant building at auction
September 18, 2018, 5:00 pm | Source

WATERTOWN — After more than 90 years, the Dephtereos family finally owns the Public Square buildi...


China says it will immediately retaliate when Trump tariffs take effect
September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm | Source

BEIJING - Beijing will immediately retaliate against President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on $200...


German Chancellor Merkel has a new rival with powerful supporters: her own spy chief
September 18, 2018, 3:00 pm | Source

BERLIN - For a few months this summer, it looked as if German Chancellor Angela Merkel had succes...


‘Gravy Train’ trial adjourned to January
September 18, 2018, 2:58 pm | Source

CANTON — The four people scheduled for trial today on charges related to the interstate drug stin...


Giant marijuana bundles wash up on Florida beaches, but don’t try to keep them
September 18, 2018, 2:12 pm | Source

It sounds like the opening for another stoner movie, maybe “Harold and Kumar Go to Heaven.” Giant...


Land use training workshop to be held in Lowville tonight
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

LOWVILLE — The Lewis County Planning Department will be presenting a land use training workshop t...


Company that owns Fowler zinc mine announces new senior management staff
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

FOWLER — A mining engineer with more than 20 years’ experience developing underground mines has b...


Brasher Falls man identified as victim in Friday ATV crash
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

NORTH LAWRENCE — A Brasher Falls man has been identified by state police as the person killed Fri...


State’s new ‘Raise the Age’ rules take effect Oct. 1; St. Lawrence County officials still figuring out gameplan
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

CANTON — As the deadline approaches, St. Lawrence County officials are still fine-tuning how they...


Village of Potsdam to continue fluoridating the water
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

POTSDAM — The Village of Potsdam will continue to fluoridate its water.

After a long, and at time...


Potsdam woman charged with making up robbery story
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

POTSDAM — The woman who told police she was tied up and held at gunpoint in a home invasion and r...


Laborer hired
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

DEFERIET — The village board at its September meeting approved the hiring of Seth Lapp as a Depar...


Massena Senior Citizens celebrating 50th anniversary with open house, dinner
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

MASSENA — It’s a milestone year for members of the Massena Senior Citizens, who are celebrating t...


Police: Shop owner fired handgun at Watertown business Saturday
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

WATERTOWN — The owner of a downtown pawn shop fired a handgun in his shop endangering customers o...


Police investigating Flackville crash involving motorcycle, truck
September 18, 2018, 9:15 am | Source

LISBON — Police are investigating a Monday afternoon crash involving a motorcycle and a truck at ...


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