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Watertown unexpectedly received a second full-time city judge when the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo passed a law requiring additional city judges statewide.
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Ashley L. Carr, no address given, Watertown, was arrested at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday after police said she stole nearly $400 worth of merchandise from Rite-Aid on Arsenal Street with the intention of selling the items to purchase heroin.
A former Deferiet man twice convicted in Jefferson County Court of killing his ex-girlfriend in 1996 now claims in a federal action that he is being wrongly detained.
Matthew B. Anderson, 33, Alexandria Bay, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct. He had faced a third-degree rape charge levied Nov. 10 by sheriff's deputies.
The upside to being declared an entitlement community is that the city of Watertown won't have to compete for funding from the Community Development Block Grant program.
As the city looks to improve its struggling neighborhoods, local leaders learned about collaborative work underway to improve the health of underserved residents of one Syracuse neighborhood.
A city woman will become the president of the New York State chapter of Philanthropic Educational Organization in June.
When it comes to historic sites with a reputation for being haunted the history that supports these reputations is usually a long and tragic one.
An attorney representing a city man accused of trying to kill his live-in girlfriend by stabbing her said Tuesday he intends to employ a 'psychiatric defense' in the case.
Three of David L. Roll's cabin units are sure to have water damage, but he suspects that number will grow to five or six by the time the flooding of Black Lake starts to recede.
Jefferson County is facing a $1.5 million budget shortfall by the end of the year based on first-quarter sales tax collections, according to county Legislator Scott A. Gray, R-Watertown, chairman of the Board of Legislators Finance and Rules Committee.
Authorities say a toxicology report has confirmed that a 52-year-old northern New York man who died after being convicted of sexual abuse had ingested cyanide upon hearing the verdict.
City officials were still working out the details before Wednesday morning's deadline that will change the way suspects arrested by city police are held prior to arraignment.
A Flood Watch continues for a large swath of central and northern New York, generally north and east of Syracuse as new rainfall combined with melting snow pushes some rivers and streams over their banks.