Blizzard warning kicks in Thursday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Jefferson, Lewis, and Oswego counties.

  Caution, cancellations mark Ash Wednesday in time of virus

At the Vatican, Francis held his general audience as usual in St. Peter’s Square and sent his prayers to victims of the virus and the medical personnel treating them.
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  South Korea virus cases jump again, 1st US soldier infected

A U.S. military statement said the 23-year-old man is in self quarantine at his off-base residence. He was originally based in Camp Caroll in a town near the hardest hit South Korean city.

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  Highlights & scores: Section 10 & Section 3 basketball playoffs

  Red Raiders hope for deep postseason run

  Police beef up presence at Clayton school after girls report men tried to lure them into car

  St. Lawrence County joins fight against novel coronavirus

  Remembering couple who died from carbon monoxide poisoning

Friends and family we spoke to say Brian Merkley and Lisa Leroux were generous, kind people and the suddenness of their deaths is overwhelming.
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  Man, 18, allegedly headbutts, breaks window to grab woman inside her RI home

Police arrested the 18-year-old suspect outside the home. He allegedly acted aggresively toward officers and had to be forced to the ground during the arrest.

Ogdensburg man faces gun, choking and menacing charges

  Local DMV sees plenty of people upgrading to REAL ID

Corrections officers intercept contraband at Riverview, union says

  New York Air Brake shows local students what engineers do

  Pinwheels raise awareness of child abuse

  Watertown lawmakers express support for spending $70K more on zoo

  Highlights & scores: Malone takes 2 titles & 2 Indian River athletes head to states

Teenage girls face arson charges for fire at Watertown duplex

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  Girl, 7, died one minute into tonsil surgery at SC hospital, parents say

The girl's family says she was a healthy child with no issues, other than she snored in her sleep. Autopsy results were expected to help offer more clarification on her death.

SPORTS

  Highlights & scores: Section 10 & Section 3 basketball playoffs

  Saturday Sports: Lowville Basketball begins defense of section title

The defending Section 3 Class B boys champions, the Lowville Red Raiders, began defense of their title Saturday at home as they hosted Camden.

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Two dead of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

  Waterfront property owners await state money for flood protection

7 Massena students unhurt after bus crash

  Thompson Park Zoo to ask city for $100K in funding annually

  Fire damages home in Norfolk

Two adults and three dogs escaped a fire in the town of Norfolk Monday morning.
  • National Politics

  Democrats band together to knock Sanders during debate clash

The new wave of infighting came as Democrats met for the party’s 10th — and perhaps most consequential — debate of the 2020 primary season.

  Local party leaders react to poll about presidential election

Demolition underway at another Watertown property

  Your Turn: feedback on Second Amendment sanctuary, church bankruptcy & killing crows

  Hospice of Jefferson County offers patients peace of mind for their pets

OBITUARIES

Lisa M. Leroux, 53, of Star Lake

Harold M. Little, 92, of Watertown

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MILITARY MATTERS

  Fort Drum soldiers tested on marksmanship, fitness

  Fort Drum soldiers put fitness to test

  Fort Drum program welcomes kids with military affiliation