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Grant to help bring treatment to addicts in the Adirondacks

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) St. Joseph's Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center and its 13 locations are pretty well known around the North Country. "We treat the disease in terms of we try and educate and inform and offer information for individuals that are going through recovery and their family me

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:20:00

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,"

WCAX - 2018-03-20 01:18:00

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

WCAX - 2018-03-19 19:02:00

Burglar threatens family with gun

BURLINGTON, Vt. Burlington Police are looking for a man who reportedly broke into a woman's home and threatened her family with a gun. Police say the burglar broke into the Pine Street house Saturday night demanding money. The victim convinced him they had none. The man ran away. No one was hurt. If

WCAX - 2018-03-18 16:33:00

Labor Gap series, part 1: Workers are hard to find

Zach Fredenburg, far right, and the students of the Auto Tech class, which will gain space to work on hybrid and electric vehicles if the capital project is approved. Students pictured: Bradley Russ (Saranac Lake), Jeremiah Bell (Tupper Lake), Ray Amell (Saranac Lake), Will Holmlund (Saranac Lake),


Burlington Police issue description of Pine St. burglary suspect

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Burlington Police are still looking for a burglary suspect Sunday. Saturday, Burlington Police Department told Local 22 & Local 44 News a a man entered a woman's Pine Street apartment, showed her a gun and demanded cash. Sunday, police issued a description of the man. Officers are

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-18 22:02:08

Looking into the Labor Gap

We're calling it the Labor Gap. We've seen it ourselves and heard about it from employers all over the Tri-Lakes area, from hotels to sawmills. Employers are competing to hire a smaller pool of workers, sometimes offering higher pay, better benefits, bonuses and a willingness to train. We even hear


South Burlington Police attempting to identify possible fraud suspect

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - South Burlington Police are trying to identify a female from surveillance footage, related to a reported fraud at Shaw's. Police say on March 8, the victim advised his debit card was stolen, and used fraudulently at Shaw's in South Burlington, as well as two other locations i

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 17:37:12

Former NY prison seamstress indicted

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) The former North Country prison seamstress accused of sexual misconduct with an inmate at the Clinton County Correctional Center is due in court next week. Denise Prell was indicted on a felony charge of promoting contraband and 24 misdemeanors. Prell allegedly gave $100 to


Adirondack-inspired welcome center work begins at Northway rest area

The exterior of the Adirondack Welcome Center located northbound on the Northway south of Exit 18 is seen in this computer-generated rendering. The rest area is closed as work is performed and is slated to reopen in the fall. Computerized rendering The Adirondack Welcome Center located northbound on


Fire destroys Keene Valley grocery store

KEENE VALLEY- Firefighters from seven area departments were not able to save Keene Valley Grocery, which was destroyed by fire on Sunday. Store owners Bruce and Carol Reed says they will plan to rebuild. He said the fire got between a double roof on the building, which complicated firefighting effor


Prell indicted by grand jury

PLATTSBURGH - Former Clinton Correctional Facility employee Denise Prell has been indicted on charges alleging inappropriate behavior with an inmate. A Clinton County grand jury found enough evidence to indict Prell for first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony; third-degree sexual abuse, a


New Haven Man Charged With Distribution Of Child Pornography And Assault On A Federal Officer

U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont United States Courthouse and Federal Building Post Office Box 570 (802) 951-6725 Burlington, Vermont, 05401-0570 Fax: (802) 951-6540 PRESS RELEASE BURLINGTON, VERMONT March 16, 2018 New Haven Man Charged With Distribution


He's Accused of Driving the Wrong Way and Killing 5 Teens and Now Wants to Plead Insane

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A man accused of driving the wrong way and causing an interstate crash that killed five teenagers in Vermont in 2016 plans to plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The Burlington Free Press reports Steven Bourgoin's lawyer filed a notice of the defense Thursday. Police say B


Plattsburgh has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining

Plattsburgh, New York, has become the first city in the US to ban cryptocurrency mining in the city for the next 18 months. The city council unanimously voted to impose the ban at a council meeting last night, and the mayor's office states that the purpose of the law is to consider "regulations befo


Police seek driver of car that hit pedestrian in Shelburne

SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) - Police are looking for the driver who hit a pedestrian in the town of Shelburne, Vermont. Police say it was reported that two young girls were crossing Falls Road in the center of town on Thursday afternoon when one of them was struck by a car. The 12-year-old pedestrian was tr


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


Area gets second major storm in 10 days

KAYLA BREEN/STAFF PHOTOSamuel Baldomir, 6, and his brother Jonathan, 10, laugh as they try to dodge a curve down the steep hill at South Platt Street Park in Plattsburgh on Wednesday afternoon. The storm rewarded kids with a snowday and skiers with a late-season treat. About 4 to 8 inches of snow wa


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


Lake Placid students protest gun violence, honor victims

Lake Placid High School senior Jenna Eldred holds a sign she made for Wednesday's protest against gun violence. (Enterprise photo - Griffin Kelly) LAKE PLACID - One hundred and thirty of the roughly 400 students at Lake Placid Middle/High School, plus a few teachers, gathered by the school's flagp