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1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

Victima s aunt: Alleged kidnappers used dog to lure younger child into vehicle

A puppy was used to lure two Heuvelton sisters into a car driven by two kidnap suspects who allegedly held the girls captive for 24 hours are now behind bars facing charges, according to an aunt of the victims.


Related Topix: Heuvelton, NY, Hermon, NY

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

5 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

Report: Couple accused of kidnapping Amish girls used a puppy to lure them

There is new information in the kidnapping case of two young Amish girls. A relative is speaking out and describes how the girls were lured to the pair accused of snatching them and authorities now say there were other victims.


Related Topix: Oswegatchie, NY

9 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

St. Lawrence County legislators sign on to Mohawk land claims settlement

St. Lawrence County lawmakers agreed to allow their chairman to sign a Mohawk land claims settlement agreement even though some legislators were cautious about their endorsement.

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Related Topix: Massena, NY, Colton, NY, Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY, Norfolk, NY

13 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Amish cope with tragedy and its 'Big Media' aftermath

As the legal side of the kidnapping case kicks into gear, the St. Lawrence County Amish community is coping with the tragic ordeal.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Potsdam, NY, SUNY College at Potsdam

17 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

Local residents respond to Amish girls kidnapping

It's been six days since the two Amish girls were kidnapped. People in this rural part of St. Lawrence County have been living crime up close.


Related Topix: Hermon, NY

21 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Canton man sent to prison on drug possession, probation violations

A Canton man was sentenced Monday in St. Lawrence County Court to prison for drug possession and continued violations of probation.


Related Topix: Drugs, Canton, NY, Norwood, NY, Potsdam, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Psychology behind couples crimes



Related Topix: Oswegatchie, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

North Country Now

DeKalb Junction man cited for criminal mischief, assault

A DeKalb Junction man has been charged with fourth degree criminal mischief and third degree assault, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff's deputies.


'It's sad': Amish father says he feels sorry for couple accused...

Marijuana legalization activist Marc Emery, who served five years in a U.S. prison for selling marijuana seeds, has returned to Vancouver.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Oswegatchie, NY, Howells, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

DA calls evidence strong against couple charged with kidnapping Amish children

St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary E. Rain says the evidence is “strong” against the Hermon couple charged with kidnapping two Amish girls.


Related Topix: Hermon, NY, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Heuvelton, NY

HOT 107.9

More Charges Expected Against Amish-Kidnap Suspects

A prosecutor says additional charges are planned against a northern New York couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters and sexually assaulting them.


Watertown Daily Times

St. Lawrence County colleges prepare to welcome large classes of incoming freshmen

As the seasons change, so, too, will populations, as new and returning students flood north country campuses and towns for the upcoming academic year.


Related Topix: Canton, NY, Potsdam, NY, Clarkson University, SUNY College at Potsdam, Saint Lawrence University

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena PD Public Record

Village police charged Brian E. Davis, 27, of 8 Brighton St., Massena, with second-degree harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief - damaging property and fourth-degree criminal mischief - preventing an emergency phone call at 9:31 p.m. Saturday.


Related Topix: Massena, NY, Potsdam, NY, Canton, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Property Transfers

The following list represents parcels of property transferred within St. Lawrence County between July 7-14.


Related Topix: Canton, NY, Gouverneur, NY, Massena, NY, Russell, NY, Riverside (Jacksonville, FL)

Daily Mail

Prosecutor reveals couple did sexually abuse the Amish sisters they ...

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Related Topix: Richville, NY

The Post-Standard

After Amish girls' kidnapping, two cultures overcome obstacles

With the abduction of two Amish girls in St Lawrence County this week, two different cultures collided with unprecedented intensity.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Heuvelton, NY, Oswegatchie, NY, Morristown, NY

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Prosecutor: Couple sexually abused 2 Amish sisters

The couple were arrested and arraigned Friday on charges of kidnapping with the intent to physically or sexually abuse the 7-year-old and 12-year-old sisters.


Related Topix: Religion, Amish, Canton, NY, Hermon, NY, Oswegatchie, NY

Sat Aug 16, 2014

North Country Now

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St. Lawrence County Cornell Cooperative Extension Horticulturist Paul Hetzler said he received three calls in one day regarding the increased snail and slug numbers.


Related Topix: Canton, NY

Watertown Daily Times

Hermon community fearful, stunned after abduction arrests in hometown

The next-door neighbor of a Hermon couple charged with kidnapping two Amish children said he had an “eerie feeling” about his neighbors but never dreamed they were capable of allegedly kidnapping and victimizing two young girls.


Related Topix: Hermon, NY, Heuvelton, NY, Canton, NY, Piercefield, NY

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Massena man sent to state prison

A Massena man who admitted assaulting a fellow inmate at the St. Lawrence County jail and unlawfully entering a Massena residence in October was sent to state prison Friday in St. Lawrence County Court.


Related Topix: Prison, Massena, NY, State Prisons