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  • Copenhagen man charged with contempt

    Copenhagen man charged with contempt pMASSENA — State police on Friday charged John M. Swinyer, 33, of 9765 State Route 12, Copenhagen, with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor./ppTroopers charge that about 6:32 p.m. on Center Street in the village, Mr. Swinyer contacted a protected party, April L. Castle, 26,…

  • Some back to work despite state’s payment lag

    Some back to work despite state’s payment lag BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Whether the state has made good on an estimated $80 million in late payments to contractors at Solar City remains in question. But at least one of the major unions representing dozens of workers there returned to…

  • Bronx man accused of using $50 counterfeit bill

    Bronx man accused of using counterfeit bill pWATERTOWN — Gabriel Castillo, 20, Bronx, was charged by city police on Sunday morning with first-degree possession of a forged instrument, a felony, and second-degree falsifying business records and false personation, both misdemeanors. /ppPolice said he used a counterfeit $50 bill to…

  • Explaining the Jamie McGinn trade

    Explaining the Jamie McGinn trade BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — It appears the 2016 NHL trade deadline had a case of the Mondays. On a deadline day that saw a paltry thirteen trades completed, the Buffalo Sabres — known to be trade-heavy under GM Tim Murray — made just one deal, trading…

  • Potsdam man charged with forgery

    Potsdam man charged with forgery pPOTSDAM — State police on Friday charged Ronald G. Rice, 57, of 21 River Drive, with second-degree forgery and second-degree possessing a forged instrument, both felonies./ppTroopers charge that about 2:25 p.m. on Tuesday , at the Village Market, Mr. Rice signed his wife’s name…

  • Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case

    Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case A corrections officer who provided contraband to David Sweat and Richard Matt is heading to jail.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Officer Gene Palmer gets 6 months for prison-break case

  • Oswegatchie man charged with petit larceny

    Oswegatchie man charged with petit larceny pSTAR LAKE — State police on Sunday charged Harry J. Cooper, 33, of 89 Dowling Road, Oswegatchie, with petit larceny, second-degree criminal contempt and acting in a manner injurious of a child less than 17 years old, all misdemeanors. /ppTroopers charge that at…

  • Apple vs. FBI could have larger impacts, UB professor says

    Apple vs. FBI could have larger impacts, UB professor says BUFFALO, N.Y.(WIVB)- The line in the sand between privacy and security is becoming harder to see. Tuesday, Apple’s legal team will address Congress in an ongoing battle to justify why the company shouldn’t have to give the FBI access…

  • Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver snow

    Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver snow A winter storm watch is in effect for Monroe County and points west from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service says.               Source: Rochester New York Latest News Bundle up: Tuesday winter storm likely to deliver…

  • ALL ACCESS: A trip inside a medical marijuana growing facility

    ALL ACCESS: A trip inside a medical marijuana growing facility Fulton County, New York (WBNG Binghamton) Medical marijuana is being grown legally in New York for the first time in more than a century. Josh Martin of Action News was given an exclusive look at a brand new medical…