Woman’s quick thinking saves home struck by lightning

TOWN OF PAMELIA, N.Y. (WWNY) - In the Town of Pamelia, a house got hit by lightning and was saved by a neighbor because she knew how to use a fire extinguisher.

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported Wednesday.


  Man accused in animal abuse case denies wrong-doing

  Honoring local veterans with a picnic

  Thompson Park Zoo wants to showcase YOU

Woman charged in home invasion draws year in jail

Watertown man made a ‘terroristic threat’; now he’s headed to prison

A Watertown man who made what state police said were “several threats to harm American citizens” is now going to prison. It wasn’t always so.
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  Trump says he’s again open to strengthening gun background checks

President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases after backing off of them a day earlier.

State Republicans decry new license plates as a ‘scheme’ to impose a “stealth tax’

He drove nearly 100 miles per hour with woman & baby; now what?

River Hospital names new CEO

Man accused of hitting woman in the head with a burning candle

Thunderstorms sweep through north country

  People protest alleged animal abuser during court appearance

  After a tough couple years, Comets boys’ soccer on the rise

  Tuesday: council members defend pool vote

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Tropical Storm Chantal forms over north Atlantic

Chantal is currently not forecast to impact the United States.


  After a tough couple years, Comets boys’ soccer on the rise

  Friday Sports: Offensive changes coming for the Watertown Red and Black

Change is in the air concerning the offense of the Watertown Red & Black as a player moves from running back to quarterback.


  Ribbon cut at SMC’s Center For Women & Children

Lewis County man had a machine gun: the judge said...

  Lowville’s ‘5 Streets’ project coming along

  Watertown’s Urban Mission is giving out school supplies

  Watertown’s Flower Memorial Library is selling books

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - You can find a cheap new read, and help a local library.
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  Trump administration moves to end limits on detention of migrant children

The move is almost certain to spark a new court fight over the government's ability to hold families until their cases are decided.

  Firefighters battle Lawrenceville fire

  Watertown mayor: not proud of city? Move

  Massena choral group ready for Foreigner concert

Troopers investigate possible meth lab remnants


Annual Juried Arts and Crafts Show and Sale

The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged)