Elizabethtown woman slapped with forgery charge

State police arrested an Elizabethtown resident this morning after she allegedly attempted to fill a forged prescription at a Plattsburgh pharmacy.

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Community rallies for kids following nickel nabber’s getaway

The community is uniting around Elizabethtown-Lewis Central fifth graders following news that a local businessman bilked the students out of their field trip funds.

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Tip sparks backyard dig in Elizabethtown neighborhood

Criminal investigators found nothing but rocks when they got a tip that something strange may be buried in the backyard of a Water Street residence.

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Child abuse investigators hailed for tireless efforts

Since 2009, the Clinton County District Attorney’s Child Advocacy Center has transformed how child abuse is investigated and prosecuted.

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Thompson case moved to Franklin County

The case of John “Jack” Thompson, the Westport teacher who was arrested earlier this month on a felony charge of unlawful surveillance, has been bounced from Essex County.

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Not so Rapid Returns

The strange saga of how a local businessman and civic fixture conned a trusting North Country community, one nickel at a time.

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(WITH AUDIO) Sandy Lewis talks William Morgan, other topics on radio

Essex farmer appears on Fred Dicker show

Essex County reached Capital-area airwaves this morning when Essex-based cattle farmer Sandy Lewis appeared on Fred Dicker’s Talk 1300 radio show to discuss a variety of local issues.

State police: Moriah man had “countless” child porn images

A local man awaiting trial has been charged with two additional counts of child pornography possession and promotion following the discovery of new evidence.

Lewis man nabs DWI for drunk ATV cruising

If you’ve ever had the urge to knock back a few beers, power up the ATV and go cruising, don't do it.

Westport Central teacher arrested for unlawful surveillance

Westport Central social studies teacher John "Jack" Thompson has been arrested on a felony charge of unlawful surveillance second degree.

Morgan granted bond

The embattled Essex town clerk has been granted conditional bond following his arrest last month on a series of federal pornography charges.

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Former federal prosecutor recalls fall from grace, redemption in new memoir

Andrew McKenna's memoir “Sheer Madness” is a taut tale of addiction laced with equal parts self-deprecation and acerbic wit.

State police: 1 dead, another injured in Jay fire

State police reported on Thursday that one person is dead and another injured following a fire early this morning in Jay.

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County lawmakers want to drug test welfare recipients. But will it work?

Should recipients of public assistance be required to submit to random drug testing? Absolutely, say Essex County lawmakers. But is it feasible?

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Traffic stop leads to drug, prostitution charges

On March 4, a New York State Police Trooper conducted a traffic stop in a parking lot off State Route 9 near Cumberland Head, on a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee for having an uninspected motor vehicle.