A jury found Scott E. Denno guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree gang assault after three-hour deliberation on May 8 for the death of Robert M. Rennie, of Keeseville. Acting Supreme Court Justice Richard Meyer sent the jury into deliberations shortly after 10 a.m., and they were back with a verdict shortly after 1 p.m.
The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that construction on a project to make slope repairs this month along Route 73 in the vicinity of Cascade Lakes between Lake Placid and Keene, Essex County, has been postponed.
Essex County Attorney Daniel Manning announced March 18 that the county had signed the contract between the county and Center for Specialty Care out of New York City had signed the contract for the sale of the county-operated care facility.
AuSable Valley takes on Bishop Kearney
Join the Valley News' Keith Lobdell as he calls today's New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class C state semifinal game between the AuSable Valley Lady Patriots and Bishop Kearney Knights. The webcast will start at 2 p.m.
Two New York State Police officers were involved in a high speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot and killed Tuesday, March 5.
An online threat against law enforcement led to the arrest of a 23-year old Mineville resident Feb. 22.
A fire destroyed a two-story home on 169 Edgemont Road Sunday afternoon.
The Essex County Public Health has confirmed another raccoon with rabies in the Village of Keeseville.
New York State Police today released the named of the two people killed in the Jan. 30 fire at 197 Pratt Road in Indian Lake. Both were residents of the mobile home: Anna M. Tracey, 71, and Roy J. Tracey Sr. Autopsies were performed the same day as the fire at the Nathan Littauer Hospital Morgue by Dr. Jungeun Lee. Police are saying they have been “tentatively” identified; positive identification is pending further forensic examination.
More arrests are pending
A year long narcotics investigation by the Essex County Drug Task Force resulted in the arrest of the five Essex County residents and one Clinton County resident relative to their involvement in the illicit drug trade in Essex County.
An early morning fire on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in Indian Lake was fatal for two people.
The Au Sable Forks Fire Department Fire Chief has been arrested for stealing more than $3,000 in department funds.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Tuesday, Jan. 22 unveiled the proposed 2013-14 Executive Budget and Management Plan.
Jobs going to Queensbury
When Hacker Boat Co. received a state grant last month it was hailed as good news for the local economy. That turns out to be wrong.
Burglary, under-age drinking alleged
Police have arrested 29 people in connection with thefts and under-age drinking at a summer residence in Crown Point. An October investigation of a burglary led to a seasonal camp that, state police report, was used for four separate parties allegedly involving under-age drinking.