99 NEWS HEADLINES FOR MONDAY, 9/20/10
OWENS SAYS HE STILL EXPECTS A THREE-WAY RACE TO KEEP SEAT--Democratic 23rd Congressional District incumbent Bill Owens says despite the results of last week's GOP primary between Matt Doheny and Doug Hoffman, he plans to be competing with both--Doheny on the Independence line and Hoffman as a Conservative. Doheny remains the apparent victor in the primary, however his margin slimmed last week with data coming in from unreported Oneida County districts. Absentees have yet to be counted; Hoffman will not concede until then--and with a margin of less than 600 votes he may not have to.
STATE POLICE PUBLISH 'FIVE MOST WANTED' LIST--Massena-based State Police have active warrants for 22-year-old Alexander White, 23-year-old Michael Riley, 25-year-old Ian Johns, 40-year-old David Lantry, and 51-year-old Robert Bishop for various crimes. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of these persons is asked to call State Police in Massena, 769-7194 or Canton 379-0012.
NORFOLK MAN CLEARED OF RAPE CHARGE--A St.Lawrence County jury found 20-year-old Daniel Rode, Jr. innocent of Third Degree Rape last Friday. Rode was previously found not guilty of First Degree Rape. The charges alleged relations and forcible relations with a 17-year-old girl when Rode was 18 last May.
HARRISVILLE MAN JAILED ON FELONY DRUNK DRIVING-RELATED COUNTS IN EDWARDS--State Police pulled over a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Herbert Frost early Sunday morning for having an allegedly-loud exhaust and allegedly failing to make a turn signal. Frist allegedly had a BAC of .18%--more than twice the legal limit and a previous conviction making the count a felony. Frost was arraigned and jailed on 5,000 dollars cash bail or 10,000 dollars bail bond.
Evelyn "Jean" Farnsworth--81--Norfolk, Massena. Services 5pm Tuesday at Raymondville Cemetery. Arrangements are with Buck Funeral Home, Norfolk.