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Local Tupper Lake Man Arrested After Domestic Dispute on Byram Road
Kirk A. Gagnier, a 56-year-old man from Tupper Lake, NY, was arrested by State Police on December 2, 2023, after a domestic dispute. He was charged with criminal mischief 2nd and endangering the welfare of a child. The incident took place around 4:51 p.m. on Byram Road in Tupper Lake.
Canton woman facing multiple drug charges after being found with contraband
CANTON, N.Y. (WWTI) – A 32-year-old Canton woman is facing multiple felony charges after authorities allege she was found with cocaine in jail. St. Lawrence County Sheriffs Deputies charged Elizabeth Briggs with felony counts of Promoting Prison Contraband and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, The charges stem from an investigation at the St. Lawrence […]
Roadside drug bust leads to local woman's arrest
LAKE PLACID | A Saranac Lake woman is now behind bars following a routine traffic stop that led to the roadside discovery of methamphetamine, crack cocaine and cocaine. Lake Placid Village Police pulled Nancy G. Nixon over on Main Street at about 5:15 a.m. Nov. 30 when she was allegedly found with approximately 33 grams of meth, 85 grams of cocaine and 126 grams of crack cocaine.
Long Lake man charged with murder in fatal shooting
A Hamilton County man has been charged after a shooting.
Bronx woman ticketed for rollover crash in St. Lawrence County
TOWN OF DEKALB, New York (WWNY) - State police have ticketed the driver in Saturday’s rollover crash in St. Lawrence County. Troopers and fire crews were called to the area of 2287 Route 11 in the town of DeKalb just outside Richville shortly before 10 a.m. and found a car on its roof in a field.
Domestic Violence and Firearm Tragedy in Long Lake: A Call for Action
In the quiet town of Long Lake, a domestic dispute has ended in irreversible tragedy. Sixty-four-year-old Terrance J. Skerrett was fatally shot by Patrick B. Skerrett, a 65-year-old relative, within the walls of their Deerland Road residence. The State Police were alerted to the incident early Sunday morning, and an autopsy confirmed the homicide, which resulted from gunshot wounds to the head and abdomen. Charged with second-degree murder, Patrick Skerrett is being held without bail, and the nature of his relationship with Terrance remains undisclosed amidst a community reeling from the shock.
Police: New York man crashes car into Clifton home, chased by resident in the area
None of the people in the home were injured, police say.
Three St. Lawrence County schools get state grants for mental health clinics
CANTON, N.Y. (WWTI) – A trio of north country schools will get state funding to help establish school-based mental health clinics. On Thursday, November 30, the state announced 137 schools will get money to support these new clinics. St. Lawrence County-based school districts Parishville-Hopkinton, Edwards-Knox and Colton-Pierrepont were among the three to receive state money. […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.79 in Childwold as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Winter weather advisory slated for Northern St. Lawrence County until 10 a.m. Monday
BURLINGTON, VT. (WWTI) – The National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory going until 10 a.m. Monday, December 4 for Northern St. Lawrence and Northern Franklin counties. The NWS calls mixed precipitation of ice and snow. Total snow accumulations of one to four inches along with an additional glaze of ice. Travel could be […]
Three women taken to hospital following rollover in Richville
RICHVILLE, New York (WWNY) - Three women were taken to the hospital after their vehicle rolled several times Saturday morning in St. Lawrence County. According to Richville Fire Chief Corie Farr, fire crews responded to the area of 2287 US Route 11 just outside Richville around 10 a.m. and found the car off the road.
Snow, rain or a mix, depending on where you are
WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - Snow and mixed precipitation were falling in parts of the north country early Monday morning. Places in northern St. Lawrence County and the higher elevations of Lewis County were getting mainly snow. Other places were getting rain and mixed precipitation. There’s a winter weather advisory...
Weekly Safety Report: Hit-and-run, Toddler's Death, and Stolen Excavator in St. Lawrence County, New York
This week in St. Lawrence County, New York, there were three incidents that caught attention. First, the police are seeking information regarding a hit-and-run crash in Canton, where two individuals fled the scene after crashing their gray Kia Sedona. Second, a tragic incident occurred in Massena, resulting in the death of a three-year-old boy who was severely beaten. The boy's mother and her boyfriend have been charged with manslaughter. Lastly, the New York State Police are investigating the theft of a trailer and excavator in Canton and are seeking assistance from the public.
Oswego man charged in death of St. Lawrence County man
CANTON, N.Y. (WWTI) – A 20-year-old Oswego man is accused of manslaughter in the death of a 21-year-old Hermon man on October 29. New York State Police charged Jaydion Carrow with first-degree manslaughter in the death of Joshua Guzman on Thursday, November 30. Guzman died as a result of sustained head injuries resulting from alleged physical […]
Cranberry Lake's Legendary Fishing: A Diverse Angling Paradise in Deception Pass State Park
Nestled within the stunning vistas of Deception Pass State Park, Cranberry Lake emerges as an angler's sanctuary, famed for its diverse fish population and tranquil surroundings. The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife has meticulously stocked the lake with Rainbow and Brown Trout, ensuring year-round fishing excitement. As spring unfolds and autumn chills set in, the lake becomes a hotspot for trout enthusiasts, while the summer months beckon bass and perch aficionados.
Heavy snow brings power outages, slippery travel into Monday morning
Snow piled up quickly in the higher terrain Monday morning. Heavy, wet snow caused scattered power outages in Vermont and Northern New York, with rough travel conditions throughout the morning. As of 5:30 a.m., more than 6,000 outages were reported across Vermont and more than 1,100 customers were without power...
Chris Mazdzer set to retire
LAKE PLACID — U.S. luge Olympian Chris Mazdzer spent this past Saturday working on his sled at the USA Luge training facility. “It’s the thing that no one sees,” he said. The four-time Olympian and 2018 luge silver medalist who grew up in Saranac Lake has spent...
SLC Arts gets a 60% increase in grant funding for 2024
JEFFERSON, LEWIS AND ST. LAWRENCE COUNTIES, N.Y. (WWTI) – SLC Arts announced a 60% increase in available grant funding for 2024 through the New York State Council on the Arts Statewide Community Regrants Program. A total of $160,000 in state funds will be distributed by SLC Arts to support project-based arts programming taking place next […]
First Phase of Adirondack Rail Trail Completed: New Recreational Opportunities for Tupper Lake and Lake Placid Residents
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has reported the completion of the Adirondack Rail Trail's first phase. This 34-mile recreational corridor links Tupper Lake and Lake Placid. The trail is being developed in three stages, converting the old railbed into a shared-use path. Once finished, the trail will be open all year, free of charge, for hikers, bikers, skiers, and snowmobile users.
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