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Police: Pickup truck sold for salvage without permission
PLATTSBURGH — State Police say a Beekmantown man took two vehicles without permission, selling one of them to a salvage yard.William G. Seaver, 53, had been contacted by the owner of a 1991 Ford F-150 and 1986 Ford Mustang on Bradford Road here about hauling them away but had not been told to actual
District Court logs, Oct. 2-9
Kendra C. Dube, 23, Charles St., North Adams. Released on personal recognizance with potential of bail revocation until 11/8/18 for pretrial conference for assault and battery on a family/household member and reckless endangerment of a child.
Mom hopes cellphone recordings will exonerate son
PLATTSBURGH — Hunter Welch's mother, Tammy, feels sure her son didn't murder Michael Zindler."Somebody's not telling the truth," she said Monday, the strain of the past five days plain on her face.Hunter, 14, is incarcerated at Albany Juvenile Detention Center, where he was taken after arraignment o
Ben Stiller premiers miniseries about ‘Shawskank’ prison escape
During a Q&A after Monday’s world premiere screening of “Dannemora” at Mipcom, Stiller said he sought to evoke the gritty tension of some of his favorite 1970s crime dramas a la “Dog Day Afternoon,” “The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3” and “Straight Time.” The drama starring Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arque
Autopsy: Clinton County man was 'stabbed' in chest
PLATTSBURGH — Michael A. Zindler died of a "stabbing to the left side of the chest," State Police said.Dr. Eric Gorman performed an autopsy on the West Chazy man on Friday at University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital.The pathologist ruled the manner of death a homici
Police say one man is dead after boat overturns
Fire and rescue crews from Williston, Himesburg, Shelburne, and Charlotte are still at the scene. Police do not consider the incident to be suspicious, but a freak accident.
Campaign falls short of goal for new affordable housing
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A housing campaign launched two years ago by Burlington-area nonprofits and state groups has fallen short of its target for new affordable homes.Champlain Housing Trust CEO Brenda Torpy said Wednesday that 191 permanently affordable homes have been built over the past two year
Police: Autopsy shows death by stabbing
PLATTSBURGH — Michael A. Zindler died of a "stabbing to the left side of the chest," State Police say.Dr. Eric Gorman performed an autopsy on the West Chazy man on Friday at University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital.The pathologist ruled the manner of death a homicid
Police: Dog attacks 2 people at housing complex
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Burlington say a dog attacked a 12-year-old girl and a woman at a housing complex.Audra GortontellsWCAX-TV she was in her apartment Saturday night when she heard screams. Gorton ran outside to find a Hawa Awyle being mauled by a dog.Gorton says she yelled at the dog
Cumberland Farms evacuated Saturday after drug deal gone wrong
MANCHESTER, NH– A police confrontation with a Weare man Saturday night suspected of buying drugs led to the evacuation of Cumberland Farms on Hanover Stret, after a bag of what police believe was fentanyl tore open, contaminating the officers, the suspect and the store.
Probable cause may lead to further violations
If you are a regular reader of the“Police Beat”or“For the Record”or similar columns found in most newspapers, you will often find someone arrested for driving while intoxicated, or drug possession, or some other violation and, near the end of the write-up for the violation you find that he/she was a
Dog lost to garage-door tragedy
PHOTO PROVIDEDLukas Gadway holds his pup, Brady. The small dog was killed in September when the electric door on the Gadway family's garage shut on him. Lukas and his mom and dad, Heather and Jamie Gadway, are spreading the word that proper door installation and maintenance is crucial. "That could h
Teen homicide not unknown here
Dilan Clark leaves the Franklin County Courthouse after his arraignment in May 2011. Clark stabbed his mother, Karen Bourdon-Clark, to death in their Constable home that year.P-R File photo
Brushton mayor charged with assault, DWI
BRUSHTON — The mayor of this village of 474 residents was charged late Thursday night with three misdemeanors after he allegedly assaulted a woman.Kevin J. Pentalow, 39, who is also a correction officer, was charged with third-degree assault, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcoho
Classic hotel is reborn in Saranac Lake
Fall in the Adirondack Mountains is a time of generalized confliction. Coming in search of outdoor tranquility, you might find yourself vying for a piece of the 6 million-acre park that more than 10 million visitors have come to enjoy (roughly 137,000 people live here year-round). Here, cabins, lake
Police: Youth stabbed, killed West Chazy man
BLACK BROOK — A 14-year-old is charged with second-degree murder after an apparent stabbing left a man dead here.He faces the charge as a youthful offender.Michael Zindler, 29, of West Chazy was pronounced deceased at University of Vermont Healthcare Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in
N.Y. murder suspect charged in youth court; what happens next?
PLATTSBURGH, N. Y. (WCAX)New York State police have charged a 14-year-old with murder in the stabbing death Thursday of a West Chazy man. So what happens now when someone so young is accused of something so serious?Authorities aren't saying much about what led to the killing or the connection betwee
Massena man faces multiple charges following domestic incident
Orville R. Lowes, 49, was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, fourth-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, according to state police.
Peru ‘Octoberfest’ returns for eighth year
1 of 3Photo providedThe eighth annual Peru Octoberfest Half Marathon, in memory of Robert Hamilton, a beloved businessman who passed away in 2011, returns Oct. 20.
Brushton mayor charged with assaulting woman, driving drunk
BRUSHTON -- The mayor of the Village of Brushton has been charged with assault and drunk driving, according to state police.PentalowOn Thursday, troopers say they charged Kevin J. Pentalow, 39, of Moira, following a report of an assault around 11:58 p.m. on County Route 8 in the village of Brushton.