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Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 1:21 PM

BOONVILLE — Never underestimate the will of a person to live.Some had their doubts that 84-year-old Donald Combs of Sauquoit would be found alive after he went missing in the rugged Adirondack wilderness for eight days.But, New York State Forest Ranger Lt. Joel Nowalk never lost hope.“Stay positive,” Nowalk had told a skeptical state police Capt. Francis Coots this week. “If you’re positive, positive events will happen.”And that they did.

Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 11:58 AM

Nearly 170 new state troopers graduated from the New York State Police Academy during a ceremony today in Albany.

Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 11:31 AM

The Glory Days building in downtown Herkimer provided 64-year-old Kurt Myers sanctuary in March 2013 after killing four people in a shooting spree.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 12:40 PM

A Herkimer woman was placed on three years of probation Tuesday for allowing a dozen dogs to become malnourished at her home.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 11:10 AM

The Herkimer County Sheriff's Office Welfare Fraud Unit recently arrested the following women on felony charges of third-degree welfare fraud, third-degree grand larceny and first-degree officering a false instrument for filing:

Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 2:24 PM

A New Hartford judge on Friday dismissed a charge that accused former Frankfort village police Chief Steven Conley of harassing one of the village's officers earlier this year.

Updated Jun 26, 2014 at 8:08 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that police cannot generally search someone's cellphone or smartphone without first getting a warrant.

Updated Jun 17, 2014 at 4:30 PM

It could soon become a crime again to make threats to hurt someone either over the phone or through the Internet.

Updated Jun 10, 2014 at 4:11 PM

Sentencing has been adjourned until July 8 for a Herkimer woman charged in connection to the malnourishment of 12 dogs.

Updated Jun 9, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Authorities have not yet determined if criminal charges will be filed in the death of a 15-month-old Dolgeville girl who was left unattended in a vehicle for more than six hours last week.

Updated Jun 9, 2014 at 8:41 AM

Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact,...

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