At Founders Weekend, the battle goes on

Van Rensselaer point in Ogdensburg was busy the past two days as re-enactors staged battles from the French and Indian War.

Newborn left on apartment doorstep in Florida

Police are investigating, and the Florida Department of Children and Families was notified.
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Attorney: Deputy had no obligation to confront school gunman during mass shooting

Scot Peterson's attorneys say prosecutors stretched the laws "beyond their breaking points" when they charged him last month with child neglect, culpable negligence, and perjury for his actions during and after the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead.

TOP STORIES

  SMASH! CRASH! Lewis County Fair goes out with a bang

  Saturday in Sackets: beating the heat at Can-Am Festival

  In Sackets Saturday: how fast can you go?

  ‘Vile Vixens’ ride for charity

Saturday: Alcoa, Steelworkers ‘take a break’

The United Steelworkers Union said early Saturday that negotiations with Alcoa were “taking a break” while Alcoa considers the union’s proposals.
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  Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Portions of the Central Plains and Mississippi Valley and much of the East Coast were still expected to see temperatures approaching nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).

Sheriffs: the driver was going fast, and then...

Cooling stations open during heat advisory

  Ky Sawyer: Overcomes the odds, hits the gridiron again

  Friday Sports: Rapids on the road; lose in doubleheader

Watertown man accused of raping girl

Carthage man sentenced for sexually assaulting a child

Watertown man gets 8 years in prison for child sex abuse, making meth

Man gets year in jail for stabbing, will be deported

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  Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign

Rosselló is facing public furor over an obscenity-laced online chat that showed the governor and his close advisers insulting women and mocking constituents, including victims of Hurricane Maria.

SPORTS

  Sunday Sports: Rapids take a break, changes on the way in Section 3 Football

  Rapids down Elmira in collegiate baseball action

The third-place Watertown Rapids were looking to stay in the playoff hunt with a win over the last-place Elmira Pioneers in a West Division matchup in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League.

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  Watertown’s tied mayoral race goes to court

  Report: parental drug abuse leads to more kids in foster care

  SLC lawmakers bring back message about jobs from Washington

  Weathering the heat - how people are coping

  Man brings vintage music poster collection to Thousand Islands

The Thousand Islands Art Center in Clayton is displaying a collection of vintage music posters through September 6. The exhibit is called 'Outta Sight.'
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No prison time for man who had ‘nearly 200’ child porn images, videos

Steven Payne, who was the longtime volleyball coach at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis at the time of his arrest, registered as a sex offender on June 14.

Potsdam man charged in alleged weekend assault

Man ticketed following investigation into fatal accident last month

  Blast From The Past: 1994 folk life festival

  Hearing sees more Watertown charter commission members than public

CRAIG'S TO-DO LIST

The 71st Annual Emmy Award Nominations

Glory 30th Anniversary on the Big Screen

Nine to Five Watertown Lyric Theatre Production

MILITARY MATTERS

  Military tribute on wheels visits Fort Drum

  Soldiers who deploy without leaving home

  97 year old firefighter responds to alarm