All crimes described in police media releases are allegations. Named suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

New York State Police have identified the human remains found in a remote area of Morris. Laura L. Rous, 38 years old of Otego, was found August 2nd. The investigation into the circumstances surrounding her disappearance and death is ongoing, according to a police media release. Authorities have called this case a murder investigation.

39-year-old Adam S. Bright of East Meredith was arrested by state authorities and charges with multiple felonies related to a fatal traffic accident. Stacey M. Stachow, 43 of Meredith, was killed in a head-on crash on Route 23 in Davenport. Among the charges, Bright is accused of vehicular homicide, vehicular assault, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, driving while impaired by drugs, and reckless driving.

Jillian Eckberg, 43 of Oneonta, was sentenced to almost six years in prison for a federal drug trafficking conviction. Eckberg pleaded guilty to trafficking methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl. The sentence was handed down by Chief U.S. District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby of New York’s Northern District.

State troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash on County Highway 42 on August 21 in the town of Maryland. The driver, a 17-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her vehicle was traveling south when for an unknown reason left the highway and hit a tree.

The Faces of the 36 Children Missing From Upstate New York

As of August 2, 2022, there are 36 children missing in Upstate New York. These are those children.

Protecting Your Child's Privacy and Identity - Tips for Parents

Under New York State’s Education Law, if you are a parent of a child in the New York State schools, you have rights regarding the privacy and security of your child’s personal information and data. Here are some ways that you can protect your child.

FOUND! Wreckage from World War 2 Cargo Plane in the Adirondacks

The remains of an American cargo plane that went down back in 1944 was located by some adventurers in 2021. It took almost a year for the wreckage to be found after the plane crashed and wasn't officially memorialized until 1997.

The location of the crash is on a remote part of Blue Ridge Mountain, near the town of Speculator in Hamilton County.