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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

UVM Police warn of phone scam, caller claims they are with UVM Police

BURLINGTON, Vt. - University of Vermont Police are warning about a phone scams where the caller ID shows an incoming call from UVM Police. Police say they have received multiple reports people have been targeted, and issued a campus alert on Wednesday. The phone number says 802-656-3473. Police say

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 17:46:58

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

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

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

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,"


Town takes action against Ferrisburgh dog rescue

FERRISBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) We have an update on a struggling dog rescue organization in Ferrisburgh. We told you Tuesday how Heidi's Haven, an animal rescue run out of a Sheila McGregor's home, was getting complaints from neighbors. They say there's nonstop barking from the 32 dogs inside and that the

WCAX - 2018-03-22 00:49:00

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

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

Ferrisburgh Selectboard to consider at-home dog rescue operation

FERRISBURGH, Vt. (WCAX) An Addison County town is hearing complaints about a resident running a dog rescue out of her home. The echo of dogs barking can be heard several houses down Sand Road in Ferrisburgh. "When I'm sitting in the garage, them dogs-- you can hear him whine trying to get out up he

WCAX - 2018-03-21 01:33:00

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

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


Police: Williston man faces third DUI charge after leaving the scene of crash

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - A Williston man is facing a third DUI charge after police say he left the scene of a crash in South Burlington. Around 9:30 Friday night, South Burlington Police received a report of a truck with a plow that had crashed into a light pole on Lime Kiln Road. Upon arrival, offic


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


Insanity defense filed for driver in Williston quintuple fatal crash

Steven Bourgoin appears in Vermont Superior Court in Burlington on Monday, May 8, 2017. Bourgoin is accused of causing a crash in October of 2016 that left five teenagers dead. GLENN RUSSELL/FREE PRESS Steven D. Bourgoin, a man accused of murder in the deaths of five teenagers intends to plead not


SD Ireland trucks parade up Church Street for the 33rd year

Burlington, Vt. - SD Ireland celebrated Saint Patrick's Day with its annual Cement Truck Parade. Cement trucks made their way up Church Street on Saturday for the 33rd year in a row. The traditional parade is to support cancer research. Proceeds go directly to the research team at the University of


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


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


Vermont may ease car inspection requirements

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Car inspection rules in Vermont could get a little laxer as the state considers making some repairs recommended, but not required. The Burlington Free Press reports that proposed new inspection rules would mean some defects, like a cracked tail light, would not cause the car to