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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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State police issue warrant for Lewis woman following drug sweep

Following last week's Essex County drug sweeps, state police have issued an active warrant for Lewis resident Bobbie Jo LaMotte.

TiNADA asks public to join their mission

 A local group hoping to help in the fight against drug abuse in the area are ramping up their efforts.

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13 nabbed in Essex County drug sweep

A multi-agency drug sweep netted 13 suspects on felony drug charges across the county this morning. Investigations are ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated, say state police.

Downed tree causes three-car crash in North Elba

A downed tree caused three motor vehicle accidents in Lake Placid last night, injuring one.

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Vergennes top officer highlights K-9 program successes

Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns recently presented his plan to bring in a K-9 unit using leftover funds from 2014 along with budgeted funds for 2015. He said when looking into the possibly of bringing a dog onto the force, Vergennes was the main town he researched.

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83 year-old shot while hunting upgraded to stable

83-year-old Joseph R. Rodriguez of Mineville was shot in the abdomen with a 12 gauge deer slug by another hunter while hunting in an area off Bartlett Pond Road.

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Five years later, Morette family continues to grieve, look for answers

2009 accident claimed life of A.T. Morette

Morette, who was 60 at the time of his death, was an avid runner and community pillar in Ticonderoga. He was allegedly hit by a tractor-trailer truck at around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Route 22 and Shore Airport Road in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2009. The case remains unsolved.

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Essex County Sheriff Department seeks six new correctional officers

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.

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Essex County horse rescuers honored

Local officials and volunteers were honored last week by the New York State Humane Association for their role in rescuing 41 neglected horses from an Essex farm.

Stowaway collared in Willsboro

On Oct. 21, State Police arrested 19-year-old Eric Simon Jalbert of Verdun, Quebec, for stowing away on a train.

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Updated: Peru woman dead following collision with state trooper

A Peru woman is dead following a collision with a New York State trooper this morning in the town of AuSable.

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Ti PD seeks to bring in K9 unit

Chief Mark Johns of the Ticonderoga Police Department has announced the department is making the necessary steps to get a K9 unit on board.

Lewis man arrested for child abuse

On Oct. 18, State Police arrested 30-year-old Robert L. Orr III, of Lewis, for physically abusing a 9-month old infant male.

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