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News stories tagged with "lawrence"

11-Year-old Faces Sexual Assault Charges

An 11-year-old boy will be in St. Lawrence County Family Court Friday to answer charges that he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in her hometown of Lawrence. The boy was arrested as a juvenile delinquent and faces felony charges. The incident lead friends and family of the victim to picket outside the county courthouse Monday morning, calling for stricter laws and harsher treatment for juveniles. Jody Tosti has more on the story.  Go to full article

Voting Machines

It-s been 11 years since the Town of Lawrence spent nearly $15,000 on three new electronic voting machines. It was a big investment, and the town had to foot the bill on its own. Town officials just wanted to replace their 60-year-old pull-lever machines. They had no idea they would be setting an example for future election reform. But after this fall's election debacle, when the nation watched court battles about punch-cards and hanging chads, New York politicians are now looking to make the voting process easier and more accurate. And, they're looking to the North Country for some help. Jody Tosti has more.  Go to full article

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