After weeks of pressure from elected officials and the union representing corrections officers, the agency that operates the state prison system has dropped its policy that prevented officers from wearing personal protection equipment while on duty.
MALONE –– A third case of COVID-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in Franklin County, and three Malone Village Police officers are in quarantine because one was in direct contact with one of the infected individuals.
BOMBAY –– Neighbors have stepped up and a daughter has launched a GoFundMe campaign to help a couple whose home on County Route 9 and the greenhouses the owners used to supply plants and flowers to their business were destroyed by fire Saturday night.
The Telegram AKWESASNE –– An Akwesasne man arrested in New York on drug charges in August has been extradited to Canada to face a murder charge.
Victor J. Lazore, 33, was turned over to Akwesasne Mohawk Police by U.S. Marshals on Monday to face a charge of first-degree homicide in connection with the Aug. 11 shooting death of 58-year-old Jeffrey Arquette-Lazore in St. Regis (Kana:takon), in the Canadian portion of the St. Regis Mohaw…
BOMBAY –– U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Massena Border Patrol Station arrested six individuals in connection to a failed smuggling attempt last week –– the third such incident in the area in less than a month.