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2 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies charged Todd J. Tyo, 25, of 417 Belmont Courts, with fourth-degree grand larceny at 9:58 p.m. Friday at Ogdensburg city police headquarters, 800 Park St. Mr. Tyo is accused of stealing $1,593.90 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter on Route 3 in the town of Watertown.
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6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times
Kensington Publishing Corp. will release the novel 'What She Left Behind' by Ellen Marie Wiseman of Three Mile Bay on Dec. 31. Mrs. Wiseman's debut novel, 'The Plum Tree,' was published by Kensington last year.
Santa and Mrs. Claus came to town this weekend to help raise money for Spay/Neuter/Now, a nonprofit organization based in Hammond with a mission to reduce pet overpopulation in St. Lawrence, Jefferson and Lewis counties.
Sirens, Santa and smiles helped make the 10th annual 'Shop with a Cop' program a success for about 50 children and their law enforcement or emergency personnel partners.
This year's outbreak along Lake Ontario's eastern shore is the deadliest there since 2006.
A former member of the Sackets Harbor Fire Company is asking a judge to set aside a determination made by the state Division of Human Rights that concluded she was not discriminated against because of her gender.
Brenda L. Jacobs, 60, of 32886 Old Town Springs Road, Chaumont, was charged Nov. 24 with third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle after allegedly speeding away from state police at a speed over 100 mph.
A Buffalo engineering firm that performed work for a proposed wind farm on Galloo Island has filed suit against the project's developers claiming it has not been fully paid.
An Ellisburg man was arrested by Jefferson County sherriff's deputies Friday morning after he was accused of stalking, harassing and forcibly touching a Brownville woman.
The Jefferson County Local Development Corp. manufacturing council has released a video on DVD to promote interest in the manufacturing and skilled trades among high school students.
The Jefferson County district attorney's office has declined prosecution of a Watertown woman charged Sunday with petit larceny, determining that it is a civil, rather than criminal, matter, according to state police.
A debate about staffing at the Jefferson County dispatch center has broadened into a discussion about scheduling and best practices at the center, where call volumes have increased and employees say they are overworked.
Jefferson County economic development leaders officials will consider cooperating with Purcell Construction to create an industrial park with railroad access off outer Bradley Street at Interstate 81. Such a move could put plans for a business park at Watertown International Airport on the back burner because of concerns about competition and a ... (more)
Jefferson County will hold a public hearing about eminent domain proceedings at the Watertown International Airport at 5:30 p.m. today at the airport's Fire/Rescue Building on Route 12F near Dexter.
Now that one individual has jumped into the race for sheriff of Jefferson County, let's start the discussion about how to restore people's confidence in the department as a professional and competent police agency.