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10 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

Massive drug sweep in Seneca County turns up more than $200,000 worth of marijuana plants

The Seneca County Sheriff's Department was joined by members of the State Police and the State Department of Environmental Conservation in what was called a "marijuana eradication detail." Officials say they found marijuana plants growing in fields in four of the ten towns in Seneca County.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Post-Standard

Oneida Nation critical of potential casino competition from Wilmorite in Seneca County

Customers at Turning Stone Casino, in Verona, owned by the Oneida Indian Nation. The state is reviewing applications for other casino licenses in New York.

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Related Topix: Verona, NY, New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Tioga County, NY, Johnson City, NY

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Seneca County neighbors warned of phone scammer pretending to be IRS

Many Seneca County residents have been receiving suspicious calls from people claiming to represent the IRS, according to the Sheriff's Department. These neighbors have been told by the scammer that they are in a difficult situation and that the IRS would be filing a lawsuit against them and the local police would be coming to arrest them.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

New York casino applicants make public pitches

Today, casino developers are pitching their plans to bring new facilities upstate. One of the developers making a presentation to a state panel over the next two days is planning to build a casino in Seneca County.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Post-Standard

Man who pleaded guilty to crushing son under truck now wants to appeal

Karl Karlsen, the Seneca County man who told a judge last year he knocked a pickup truck onto his son's chest and walked away to let his son die, now wants to appeal his guilty plea.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Clinton Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Prison

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Man who killed son now charged in 1st wife's death

A padlocked fridge, no store trips and even dog food has to be hidden: The heartbreaking condition driving Hannah, 14, to 'eat herself to death' and how her insurance won't pay out for treatment Joan Rivers' daughter Melissa is an 'emotional wreck' as her mother, 81, remains in serious condition after being placed in a medically-induced coma ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Romulus, NY

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Post-Standard

Karl Karlsen charged with murdering first wife in 1991 California fire

Karl Karlsen, the Seneca County man who pleaded guilty in November to killing his son by dropping a truck on his chest, was charged in California today with the murder of his first wife 23 years ago.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WSTM-TV Syracuse

Authorities identify body found on the shore of Cayuga Lake

The Seneca County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 54-year-old Douglas W. Laughlin, originally from Horseheads.

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Related Topix: Horseheads, NY, Ovid, NY

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Body washes up on shore of upstate NY lake

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body washed up on a lakeshore in New York's Finger Lakes region.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WENY

Spencer Man Killed in Seneca Co Car Crash

A Spencer man is dead after his car collided with another in Seneca County. It happened at around 2:30 Thursday afternoon in the area of State Route 89 and Hatch Road.

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Related Topix: Spencer, NY

WENY

Spencer Man Killed in Seneca Co Car Crash

A Spencer man is dead after his car collided with another in Seneca County. It happened at around 2:30 Thursday afternoon in the area of State Route 89 and Hatch Road.

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Related Topix: Spencer, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

13WHAM

Finger Lakes businesses get federal grant

Two farms and two small businesses in the Finger Lakes region will benefit from a $643,800 federal funding grant, U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Wayne County, NY, Monroe County, NY, Livingston County, NY, Agriculture, Science

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