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PLATTSBURGH | A woman arrested in connection with a heroin trafficking ring last year has been sentenced, marking the final judgement in a case that saw 10 people accused of conspiring to shuttle drugs... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Two men implicated in an alleged scheme to defraud the state out of millions of dollars in Medicaid funds have pleaded guilty. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Four area residents have been sentenced for their roles in a heroin distribution ring. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the region gears up for the premiere of Showtime’s “Escape at Dannemora” this week, the miniseries isn’t the only media revisiting the notorious prison break which terrified local residents and riveted the nation’s attention. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The Olympic Regional Development Authority’s (ORDA) former finance director has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with allegedly using a state-issued credit card to purchase alcohol at local bars and restaurants. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | A former ORDA executive has been arrested after he allegedly used his state-issued credit card to run up alcohol tabs at local bars and restaurants. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Phantom trips and cash kickbacks are among the tactics authorities allege the owners and drivers of at least 10 cab companies in the Adirondacks have been using for years to defraud the state of millions. Read more

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Systemic failures, chronic complacency led to prison break, says scathing report issued one year to the day after escape Read more

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WELLS — A bridge inspector has been arrested for allegedly falsifying a safety inspection report of the bridge spanning Elbow Creek. Read more

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    The former finance director at the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) has been arrested after allegedly using his state-issued credit card to run up alcohol tabs at local bars and restaurants.