Category Archives: Northern New York

  • Another defendant in Pamelia man’s murder going to prison

    Another defendant in Pamelia man’s murder going to prison WATERTOWN — The mother of the town of Pamelia man murdered last year wants to know how five codefendants could decide to go to her son’s home and kill him while he was playing Xbox. Speaking at his sentencing on…

  • Apollo Restaurant to close after Dec. 29

    Apollo Restaurant to close after Dec. 29 WATERTOWN — The owners of the 30-year-old Greek eatery Apollo Restaurant in the Arsenal Plaza will close its doors after its final business day Dec. 29 Michelle Tinsley, who has co-owned it with her husband, William, for 11 years, said they were…

  • Senators to question Trump’s border security chief about immigration policies

    Senators to question Trump’s border security chief about immigration policies WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony Tuesday from U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan during an oversight hearing expected to bring tough questions from lawmakers angry at the Trump administration’s immigration policies.Several of the…

  • Faulty alarm sensor prompts evacuation of Carthage Central High School

    Faulty alarm sensor prompts evacuation of Carthage Central High School CARTHAGE — Students were evacuated from Carthage Central High School for a short period of time this morning due to a malfunctioning smoke alarm.According to Superintendent of Schools Peter J. Turner, a smoke detector in the school’s basement sounded,…

  • High-speed chase involving stolen car across two counties ends in Port Leyden; teenager in custody

    High-speed chase involving stolen car across two counties ends in Port Leyden; teenager in custody PORT LEYDEN — A high-speed chase that started on State Route 12 near Pritchard Road in Remsen ended over 20 miles north with a poorly-chosen turn onto a road with a chain across it.The…

  • Across 5 tweets, Trump makes a meandering case for border wall funding

    Across 5 tweets, Trump makes a meandering case for border wall funding WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday made a meandering plea for border wall funding just hours in advance of a high-stakes meeting with Democratic congressional leaders as a deadline approaches next week to reach a budget…

  • Norfolk man faces prison for Stockholm safe heist

    Norfolk man faces prison for Stockholm safe heist CANTON — A Norfolk man who failed to successfully complete the county court’s drug program now faces 12 years in prison on charges of grand larceny and burglary.Shawn L. McGregor, 41, of 55 West Main St., Norfolk, failed to successfully complete…

  • May gambles running down Brexit clock will focus political minds

    May gambles running down Brexit clock will focus political minds Faced with a Brexit vote she can’t win, British Prime Minister Theresa May appears to be gambling that running down the clock to a no-deal departure might change the arithmetic in Parliament.Less than 24 hours after Environment Secretary Michael…

  • West Turin house fire detected early, damage minimized

    West Turin house fire detected early, damage minimized CONSTABLEVILLE — Light sleeping and a quick reaction saved a family and their home from devastation when a fire broke out above the ceiling of a new construction area.Owner of 5735 Kessler Road in the town of West Turin, Dennis Barringer,…