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LAKE PLACID | Four powerful films, an array of drama, crime, comedy and sci-fi, arrive in Lake Placid with the Adirondack Film Society Screening Series, a Friday-nights only event that continues now through April. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | The controversial state Bail and Discovery Reform laws which went into effect Jan. 1 has forced the release of suspects who are linked to serious crimes, Warren County officials were informed last week. Read more

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FRANKLIN | The illegal killing of a moose here has sparked public outcry and left a Saranac man facing charges. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | The Village of Champlain issued an official curfew for those under the age of 18. The idea of a curfew came after Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reported numerous acts of vandalism or petty crime after the sun went down. Read more

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BRISTOL | As the investigation continues into the Dec. 3 shooting that involved two state troopers, Vermont State Police officials are identifying the man who was shot as Greg West, 28, of Bristol. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A Ticonderoga man was sentenced the maximum 25 years to life last week for the murder of William “Liam” Brown, retired U.S. Army veteran who was shot at a private residence a year ago and dumped in the La Chute River. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Clinton, Essex and Franklin County District came to the Clinton County Mental Health and Addiction Amphitheater to criticize the impacts of the Bail and Discovery Reform laws, which will go into effect on New Year’s Day 2020. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Keith M. Moses, 31, of Paterson, New Jersey, pleaded guilty recently to conspiring to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh City Police arrested Ronald Black, 56, and Ethan Provost, 18, both of Plattsburgh, Monday, June 10, for their alleged roles in a series of burglaries in the Center City. Read more

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A Corinth boy, 23 years old, is under arrest, accused of misconduct with his sisters, 16 and 13 years old. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | A local business owner who years ago was a Warrensburg town council member was arrested May 14 and charged with sexually abusing an underage boy, police said. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | A Ticonderoga Man was in custody this week after shooting a passing motorcyclist and then refusing to give himself up to police, according to the Ticonderoga Police Department. Read more

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WEST RUTLAND | The Vermont State Police is investigating a shooting that occurred April 26, at 938 Pleasant St., in West Rutland. No one was injured. Read more

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To all but the most obtuse of us, criminal collusion with foreign entities by public servant Trump and his followers is clearly evident. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | An AuSable Forks man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend last month as she rode in the passenger seat of a truck has been indicted by a grand jury in Clinton County. Read more

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RUTLAND | Following a one-day trial, a Rutland jury convicted Eric Bryan, 39, of Rutland, of attempted burglary and unlawful mischief for his role in the Jan. 15, 2017, attempt to break into a Vermont Railways System’s building... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | While on pre-trial release for another drug charge, a Cohoes woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly possessing both cocaine and a heroin-fentanyl mix with the intent to sell them. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Plattsburgh City Police have confirmed that attorney Justin Herzog was found dead in his law office Monday afternoon. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Plattsburgh man called police Sunday morning to report an intruder, only to be taken into custody shortly after officers arrived for allegedly running a meth lab out of his home. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two men have been arrested in connection with a couch fire in downtown Plattsburgh. Read more

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  • North Country lawmakers are livid that Joyce Mitchell, who pled guilty to her role in the escape of two inmates from Clinton Correctional last month, will continue to receive her state pension.

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    On July 28, at approximately 6:08 p.m., the Vermont State Police received a call regarding a theft of an automobile from Monkton Road in Bristol.

  • Joyce Mitchell is escorted out of Plattsburgh County Court on Tuesday, July 28 after pleading guilty to a pair of charges related to last month's escape from Clinton Correctional.

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  • Joyce Mitchell, the prison seamstress charged with aiding inmates in last month’s escape from Clinton Correctional, is set to appear in court next week. Pictured above: Gov. Andrew Cuomo (center left) tours the prison following the escape on June 6 with soon-to-be-former superintendent Steve Racette (left) and Acting Corrections Commissioner Anthony Annucci (center right). Courtesy of the Office of the Governor.

  • Victim: Dr. Kenneth Narjarian (Photo by UVM College of Medicine)