Tuesday, July 7, 2015



Army Cuts Announcement Expected Thursday
An announcement of significant cuts to the U.S. Army, civilian work force, is expected Thursday.

Ritchie Secures Extra $$$ For Hospitals, To Help Fort Drum
North country hospitals are getting $550,000 in state funding, according to state senator Patty Ritchie.

Tuesday: Urban Mission's Backpack Drive Underway
The Watertown Urban Mission's annual drive to collect backpacks and school supplies is underway.

Tuesday: Teen Pleads in Indian River Rifle Case
A former Indian River high school student pleaded guilty to attempted murder Tuesday in Jefferson County court.

Man Charged In Fatal UTV Accident
A Russell man has been charged as the result of an investigation into an accident that killed a Canton man earlier this year.

Tuesday: City Sales Tax Collections Off
Sales tax collections for the City of Watertown were disappointing for the just-concluded budget year.

Cuomo Signs New 'Yes Means Yes' Measure
New York state's private colleges and universities have a new, affirmative sexual consent policy to combat campus sexual violence.

Detective Offers Primer On Bogus Bucks
Are you in trouble if you unknowingly try to spend a counterfeit $50 bill?

Energy Company Pays $1M In Fraud Case
An energy company must pay back more than $1 million to New York customers after promising -- but not delivering -- lower energy rates.

Braman's Block Progress: Concrete Poured
Concrete was poured Monday for two houses at the Habitat For Humanity project.