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Police: Busts yield crack cocaine, heroin

PLATTSBURGH - Three people were arrested Tuesday in connection with drug trafficking in the City of Plattsburgh, and police reported seizure of narcotics with an estimated street value of $10,000. Plattsburgh City Police charged Cody J. Grenier, 24, of Dannemora and Eryn Devins, 31, of Ellenburg wi

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 21:24:23

Thief makes off with cash during New York-Vermont ferry trip across Lake Champlain

A brazen thief plucked a ferry's cash register as operators transported cars and passengers from Essex, New York, to Charlotte, Vermont, Tuesday afternoon, Vermont State Police in Williston said. More: S. Burlington residents arrested in Charlotte ferry dock robbery The alleged thief struck between

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-21 13:28:18

Fire displaces one in Keeseville

KEESEVILLE - One person was displaced by a fire Tuesday at 46 Grove St. in the hamlet of Keeseville. Carol Baker, the lone resident in Apartment 2, is staying with family members until minor repairs can be made to the residence, Keeseville Volunteer Fire Department First Assistant Chief Grant Brass

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 22:41:54

Plattsburgh medical-marijuana dispensary changing hands

PLATTSBURGH - A New York City-based company will assume operation of Plattsburgh's medical-marijuana dispensary. Curaleaf New York will take over at 345 Cornelia St. on April 5 from Columbia Care, which set up shop in that location two years ago. Columbia Care will open a new medical marijuana disp

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-21 20:41:54

Police warn of phone scam

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Police in Burlington are warning folks about a phone scam. Both Burlington and UVM Police say someone is calling people, claiming they're police and saying that there's a warrant out for the their arrest. They also say the person is told they have to wire money immediately or

WCAX - 2018-03-22 05:33:00

Shelburne Police looking to identify retail theft suspects

SHELBURNE, Vt. - Shelburne Police are looking for your help in identifying retail theft suspects. Police say around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, two females entered Danform Shoes and took items without paying for them. Should anyone have information about the females, please contact Shelburne Police Dep

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 16:51:51

Burlington Police warn of telephone fraud

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Wednesday, Burlington Police Department says it received numerous telephone fraud complaints. According to the complainants, an unknown male was claiming to be the police advising the person on the phone they owed $10,000, and a warrant was out for their arrest. Police say the vi

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-22 02:39:13

Britain’s got talent! Nine-year-old Essex girl blows away Times Square street performers by showing off series of flips during dance battle

A nine-year-old girl blew away street performers by showing off a series of flips during a dance battle in Times Square. Lily Cross was in New York on a trip with Hayley's School of Dance when she was called up to show her skills. Lilly's father, Steve Cross, 39, said: 'It was quite an impromptu thi

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-20 10:41:49

Longtime Anchor Kristin Kelly to leave WCAX News

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Sometimes we have important news to deliver about ourselves and that is the case today. This news is both sad and exciting. Kristin Kelly is preparing to leave us for an opportunity outside television. "It will be hard to leave here. Channel 3 has been a huge part of my life,"


Diversion for Vt. teacher accused of assaulting student

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Diversion for a Williston teacher accused of assaulting a second-grader. Police say it happened at the Trinity Baptist School at the end of January. Investigators say Marleta Eason, 57, of Richmond, grabbed the child's arm in anger. Police say the child had a visible injury a

WCAX - 2018-03-21 01:49:00

You call this spring?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Tuesday may be the first day of spring, but most of you probably woke up this morning and said "What Spring?" Temperatures were in the single digits in many spots and large snow drifts dot the landscape. Photographer Bob Davis hit the streets to hear from people waiting for wi

WCAX - 2018-03-21 02:21:00

Drivers say new parking changes are not enough

Parking used to be monitored from 8 a.m.to 10 a.m.but now it's 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. But it's during the heavily trafficked times that parking can seem scarce. Burlington City officials are saying there is plenty of parking but people who travel into Burlington disagree. "It's kind of stressful for me pe

WCAX - 2018-03-20 15:43:00

Police try to ID fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Do you recognize this woman? South Burlington Police say she used a stolen debit card to make purchases from the Shaw's in South Burlington earlier this month. They say the card was used in two other spots in Chittenden County, as well. If you know who she is, South Burl


Moriah Senior Citizens Club starts season with free meal

MORIAH - Town of Moriah Senior Citizens Club will be starting its monthly meetings at 12:30 p.m. Monday April 9, at the Port Henry Train Station. To begin the year, the club will be providing lunch of michigans, macaroni salad and cake at noon. People are asked to call Patsy at 518-546-8658 to let h

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 17:00:00

Police: 3 arrested in Plattsburgh drug bust

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Three people were arrested in Plattsburgh following an investigation into drug dealing in the area. City police say Chane Davis, 23, and Monquest Stokely, 23, both of Utica, and Darlene Peryea, 52, of Plattsburgh, face charges. Investigators say when they searched Peryea's h


Closer look at the Plattsburgh vs. Plattsburgh lawsuit

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) Questions that arose in December over a revenue-sharing agreement now have the city and town of Plattsburgh facing off in court. Our Kelly O'Brien takes a closer look at what's behind this dispute. The dispute dates back to a 1992 agreement that required the Falcon Seaboard


Enosburg Falls man charged with lewd behavior

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) A worker at a South Burlington residential youth treatment center faces sex-related charges. Police say Earl Katon, 42, aka Earl Baker, worked at Northeastern Family Institute, a nonprofit that provides help to youth with severe mental health issues. They say he bought a


Police: Teacher assaulted 2nd-grade student

WILLISTON, Vt. (WCAX) Police say a teacher at a Williston school assaulted a second-grade student. It happened at the Trinity Baptist School on Jan. 31. Investigators say Marleta Eason, 57, of Richmond, grabbed the child's arm in anger. Police say the child had a visible injury and later got medical


Former bar employee accused of theft

WARRENSBURG - A former Warrensburg woman was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing more than $1,600 from the bar where she worked last fall, police said. Jessica K. Trombley, 30, of Burlington, Vermont, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, in connection with the theft of $1,605


Scare for UVM Men's Basketball team heading back from Middle Tennessee

South Burlington, Vt. - The UVM Men's Basketball team had quite a scare, heading home from their game against Middle Tennessee Wednesday afternoon. As the plane was landing, an emergency indicator light came on alerting the pilot, there was smoke in the baggage compartment. According the Deputy Dire