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FBI raids Essex Town Hall

The FBI raided the Essex Town Hall on Thursday, examining municipal computers and seizing one.

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Police: Fatal bus crash due to drowsy, distracted driver

Following an investigation by the New York State Police Troop B Collision Reconstruction Unit, State Police have concluded that the primary cause of last year’s fatal bus collision on the Northway was the failure of driver Rejean Perron to maintain control of the tour bus within his driving lane.

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Arrest made in Mineville hunting accident

On Jan. 8, State Police arrested 33-year-old Shawn M. LaValley of Moriah for the accidental shooting of 83-year-old Joseph R. Rodriguez of Mineville, which occurred Dec. 1.

Sisto cops plea in crash that left two dead

Trevor Sisto has pled guilty to nine charges in connection with a high speed pursuit last year that left two dead and a young girl orphaned.

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Suspect still at large in Port Henry restaurant robbery

The investigation is still underway for a suspect who robbed the Golden Palace restaurant in Port Henry Tuesday night.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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State police issue warrant for Lewis woman following drug sweep

Following last week's Essex County drug sweeps, state police have issued an active warrant for Lewis resident Bobbie Jo LaMotte.

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13 nabbed in Essex County drug sweep

A multi-agency drug sweep netted 13 suspects on felony drug charges across the county this morning. Investigations are ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated, say state police.

Downed tree causes three-car crash in North Elba

A downed tree caused three motor vehicle accidents in Lake Placid last night, injuring one.

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Five years later, Morette family continues to grieve, look for answers

2009 accident claimed life of A.T. Morette

Morette, who was 60 at the time of his death, was an avid runner and community pillar in Ticonderoga. He was allegedly hit by a tractor-trailer truck at around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Route 22 and Shore Airport Road in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2009. The case remains unsolved.

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Essex County Sheriff Department seeks six new correctional officers

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.

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Essex County horse rescuers honored

Local officials and volunteers were honored last week by the New York State Humane Association for their role in rescuing 41 neglected horses from an Essex farm.

Stowaway collared in Willsboro

On Oct. 21, State Police arrested 19-year-old Eric Simon Jalbert of Verdun, Quebec, for stowing away on a train.

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Updated: Peru woman dead following collision with state trooper

A Peru woman is dead following a collision with a New York State trooper this morning in the town of AuSable.

Lewis man arrested for child abuse

On Oct. 18, State Police arrested 30-year-old Robert L. Orr III, of Lewis, for physically abusing a 9-month old infant male.

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