Police nab man wanted in North Carolina robbery

Following a chase and search in Jefferson County, state police have nabbed a man wanted for robbery in North Carolina.

  ‘Let the baby die’ sign attacks parents raising money for infant son with rare disorders

The 4-month-old was diagnosed at birth with two rare disorders. His father says most babies with these diseases don’t live past age 2.


Walczyks buy downtown Watertown building

  Spotlight shines on 21st Congressional District

  Your Turn: feedback on adoption law, smoking age & Hobby Lobby

  Work begins on new Watertown playground

With write-in votes counted, Dexter mayor wins reelection

Dexter's mayor gets to keep his job for another term.
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Chick-fil-A Foundation’s donations to anti-LGBT groups end

The Chick-fil-A Foundation is focusing on three pillars - hunger, homelessness and education.

Watertown city council meeting streamed here live

Stefanik’s role in impeachment hearings

  City council to vote on funds for Thompson Park Zoo

Collision shuts down part of Rt. 3 into Sunday morning

  Sunday Sports: Clarkson women’s volleyball advances to Elite 8

  Fiddling and dancing at Carthage American Legion

  Cobb donations surge as Stefanik accused of playing “political theatre”

  Watertown gym teams up with church to feed families on Thanksgiving

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  Police: Home in California backyard shooting was targeted

Police searched Monday for two assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire while a small crowd watched football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded.


  Athlete of the Week: Deante Hall

  Morning sports: college, high school volleyball

Jefferson Community College’s volleyball team made it through the quarter-finals Thursday at the National Junior College championships, before falling to number one seed Owens.


  DPAO holds its first holiday craft show for disabled crafters

  Saturday Sports: States play in football, soccer and cross country

  Veteran residents at Ives Hill Retirement Community honored

  Saturday: crews knock down a garage fire in the town of Lyme

  Overdose deaths are heavy cross to bear for Watertown pastor

As Jefferson County faces a rash of possible overdose deaths, the effects are being felt throughout the community. A Watertown pastor knows drug overdoses all too well.
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  Trump suggests he may give written testimony in House probe

The House Intelligence Committee is preparing for a second week of public hearings, including with the man who is arguably the most important witness: Gordon Sondland, Trump’s ambassador to the European Union.

  Stefanik again plays key role in impeachment hearing

  Friday Sports: Carthage, Gouverneur football advance in state tournament

  Watertown’s old Mercy Hospital site to go back on the market

New York expands lawsuit IJC over flooding on Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River


Joe Overton, 53, native of Carthage

Charles L. Thomas Sr., 72


Host Announced for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

Choreographers’ Fusion Concert

It’s a Wonderful Life Radio Play at the Clayton Opera House


  Flu vaccine supply delayed at Fort Drum

  Weapons with paws

  Fort Drum’s 2nd BCT remembers one of its own


  Counting canines to keep communities safe