OK, it’s actually not videotape, it’s digital phone video. But a very strange story has made its way out of the Home Depot in that fine Jefferson County city:
It all begins last Tuesday morning, when Chad A. Claflin was working at the...
Apr 04, 2007 — St Lawrence County is one of the largest counties east of the Mississippi. Its population is just over 100,000 people, according to recent census data. That's about a tenth of Rhode Island's population. But policing the county still requires driving from one end to the other, constantly. And the challenges in St Lawrence are emblematic of those throughout the North Country. Gary Jarvis knows these challenges intimately. He's spent 39 years in the Sheriff's Department - eight years as Sheriff. He's retiring in December. He talked to Jonathan Brown about what's changed - and what hasn't. Go to full article
Mar 24, 2006 — A violent felon originally from Queensbury was released from state prison in New Hampshire last week. And police in New Hampshire took the unusual step of alerting Warren County law enforcement that he would be returning. Gregory Warner reports on the man police call a 'serious predator', who served 26 years for stabbing a woman 19 times. Go to full article
Sep 02, 2005 — The skyrocketing gas prices are uncharted territory. There are more questions than answers. For example, older mechanical gas pumps aren't calibrated to handle the three dollar-plus prices. On Wednesday, St. Lawrence County's Department of Weights and Measures authorized some stations to sell gas by the half-gallon until they can update the control mechanisms on their pumps. Law enforcement agencies are warning the gas prices could cause more crime. Gas drive-offs are up. And the St. Lawrence County sheriff is warning people to lock their gas tanks, especially bulk tanks on farms. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Sep 11, 2001 — It's primary day in much of the North Country. Voters will decide which candidate will win their party's spot on the November ballot. As Brian Mann reports, Republican district attorneys and a sheriff face stiff challenges. Go to full article