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Tensions flare as elections commissioner issues belated ruling behind closed doors

Essex County officials are fuming over what they say is a perversion of the election process by a public official.

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Joyce Mitchell pleads guilty to aiding inmate escape

The woman accused of smuggling tools to the pair of inmates who escaped from Clinton Correctional has plead guilty to a pair of charges related to the escape.

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Regents approve Paul Smith's College name change

The New York State Board of Regents has signed off on a proposal from Paul Smith’s College to add the name of a prominent donor to their official name.

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Paul Smith's College seeks name change

Paul Smith’s College has announced that it will seek to amend its name with that of a benefactor, Joan Weill.

Morgan cops plea in child porn case

Essex Town Clerk William Morgan has pled guilty to child pornography charges and will be sentenced in September.

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New superintendent, procedures announced at Clinton Correctional

Just one day after a dozen prison staffers were placed on administrative leave, the state has announced a new superintendent and a number of policy changes.

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Sweat captured, authorities eager for answers

Remaining prison escapee David Sweat was shot by a state trooper and taken into custody on Sunday. Authorities are keen for answers.

Autopsy: Matt died from skull fractures, brain injuries

Richard Matt died from severe skull fractures and brain injuries after three gunshots to the head, according to his autopsy report.

Second prison worker charged in breakout

Gene Palmer, an officer at Clinton Correctional who was suspended last week, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the escape of two inmates earlier this month.

UPDATED: Active methamphetamine lab discovered in Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh City Police, along with the Adirondack Drug Task Force, executed an arrest warrant at 64 Margaret St. after discovering an active methamphetamine lab at that location.

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State police confirm that cabin in Owls Head is subject of investigation

Corrections officer on administrative leave

Sixteen days into the search for the escaped convicts, evidence gathered by investigators indicates the two may have spent time in Owls Head, N.Y.

Manhunt probe moves to Franklin County

Authorities are now chasing a “significant” lead in Franklin County near the Owl’s Head and Mountain View area following a possible sighting of the pair of escaped killers.

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Hunt for escaped prisoners heats up in Allegany County

Authorities are mobilizing in Allegany County following a possible sighting of the pair of murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional earlier this month.

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DA confirms Mitchell husband murder plot

Reports that Joyce Mitchell conspired to kill her husband are true, Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said on Wednesday.

DA: Mitchell may face more charges

Joyce Mitchell may face additional charges as the investigation into last week’s prison escape continues, said authorities following the prison staffer’s arraignment this morning.

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