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Supreme Court rules on civil forfeiture, Washington County reacts

Concerns about civil forfeiture have been raised so widely they were even aired in Washington County, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday on a case that might limit the practice.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Closure of GMC athletics tough for many

POULTNEY — The closure of Green Mountain College athletics disrupts lives. It can seem seismic to young athletes as they scramble to find the next school that is the right fit.


Investigators: Vermont man attempted to meet 12 year old for sex in NY.

FORT ANN, NY (WRGB) Federal investigators say they have arrested a Vermont man, accused of using social media to meet an underage girl for sex in NY. Investigators say 48 year old John Curley was arrested on Tuesday. According to a criminal complaint, he's accused of using an online adult service in


Man accused of choking woman in Hartford

HARTFORD -- A Hartford man was charged with felony strangulation and two misdemeanors after he allegedly choked a woman during a domestic dispute over the weekend, police said.


Washington County supervisors seek mortgage tax increase

FORT EDWARD — The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Friday asking state legislators to approve an increase to the county’s existing mortgage recording tax.


Man jailed after alleged gun threat in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — A gun threat during a child custody dispute at an apartment on Burke Drive late Thursday led to the arrest of a Queensbury man on numerous charges, according to police.


Eagles split doubleheader; girls top Wasps, boys fall

ARLINGTON — As the season comes down to its conclusion, the Arlington girls basketball team is looking for a spark to head into the postseason with some momentum. They used a strong defensive game and just enough scoring to do that on Friday night, holding Woodstock to six first-half points in a 37-


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


State Police Nab Man on Warrant

During a February 18 late-night call on Chelsea St. in Royalton, State Trooper Michael Green discovered that there was a warrant for Scott Brown, 34, of Fair Haven, who was at the scene. Green arrested Brown and processed him at the Hartford Police Department. Brown was lodged and cited to appear in


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Quarry Valley Unified Union School District

As part of the new Greater Rutland County Supervisory Union, the Quarry Valley Unified Union School District, which includes West Rutland, Poultney and Proctor, has proposed a $17,617,200 budget for voters in those towns to consider at town meeting.


Glens Falls woman headed to prison in drug case

QUEENSBURY -- A Glens Falls woman who allowed a crack cocaine dealer to sell from her home was sentenced Wednesday in Warren County Court to up to 3 years in state prison. Angela M. Hooper, 26, pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in connection with a September drug arrest at a home on McDonald Stree


Hobby Lobby to close in March

After about five years, Hobby Lobby is closing its Rutland store. A Hobby Lobby store manager said Tuesday, Feb. 19 that the store will close March 9. The store currently has about 20 employees. The manager said they have been offered jobs at nearby Hobby Lobby stores, but declined to say more.


Hepatitic C pilot program launched in the North Country

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (WCAX) Doctors at Hudson Headwaters Health Network in the North Country are launching a pilot program to help those with Hepatitis C. The program is intended to identify patients infected with Hepatitis C and help those patients overcome traditional barriers to HCV treatment.


Queensbury mom pushes for better drug warnings after son's suicide

After her 15-year-old son's suicide, Kate Belden-Miller of Queensbury learned that a medication he was taking for seasonal allergies could have triggered his deadly action. It's an issue NewsChannel 13's Benita Zahn first uncovered 11 years ago. She's been following it ever since.


Local businesses face off in Real Rutland Feud

Saturday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m.—RUTLAND— The second annual Real Rutland Feud will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre. The Real Rutland Feud pits local businesses against each other in an effort to raise funds for the Real Rutland Regional Marketing Initiative.


Saving the Giants: Restoring, selling the statues of Magic Forest

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - An amusement park that’s been a favorite for generations of Capital Region families has seen its last year. And with the park’s closing, all of its iconic pieces of Americana are being sold off.


Folk duo performs traditional-roots music in Brandon

BRANDON — Richard Ruane and Beth Duquette are a Vermont-based acoustic duo performing original music with a clear traditional-roots influence that is steeped in a tradition of its own time. They are known for their strong, imaginative vocals and harmonies, often compared to classic sibling harmony d


County, town of Lake George looking to get snowmobiles off bike path

LAKE GEORGE — The town is trying to find an alternative route for a popular section of snowmobile trail that lets riders use a one-mile stretch of Warren County Bikeway amid concerns about the trail being closed and damage to the bikeway.