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Police: Mineville tried to pay to have woman killed

SCHROON - Police arrested a Mineville man in connection with an alleged murder-for-hire plot earlier this month. On Nov. 2, Moriah Town Police contacted Lewis-based State Police requesting assistance with a possible conspiracy occurring in the Town of Schroon, State Police Troop B Public Information

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-17 12:30:00

Parts of region to see snow overnight

Northern parts of the region are expected to see their first accumulation of snow early Thursday. Hamilton, Essex and northern Warren counties will likely see snow as a storm moves through overnight Wednesday. The National Weather Service in Albany's forecast shows Indian Lake could see up to 3 or 4

POST-STAR - 2017-11-15 14:27:00

Vermont State Police Log: Man cited for violating conditions of release

ADDISON COUNTY - On Nov. 9 at approximately 4:54 p.m. troopers at the Vermont State Police barracks in New Haven received a call about a possible violation of a relief from abuse order that occurred in Addison County. After speaking with the victim and reviewing the court order, troopers determine

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

New Bremen Solar Farm plan approved, taxation remains unresolved

NEW BREMEN - The New Bremen Solar Farm project has overcome one hurdle, but a larger one involving taxation is still looming even as developers eye sites in the vicinity for other so-called community solar arrays. "Three thousand dollars isn't going to work," Town Supervisor Peter J. Keys told devel

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-16 08:30:00

Vergennes will vote on $500,000 for a new fire truck

VERGENNES - Vergennes residents in March will be asked to support a $500,000 bond to buy a new fire truck, one that will replace what Vergennes Fire Chief Jim Breur told the city council on Tuesday is a heavily used 1994 truck. The council unanimously supported what was the recommendation of a Ver

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Vergennes Police Log: City man found in trunk is cited for heroin possession

VERGENNES - Vergennes police arrested a Vergennes man this past Saturday, Nov. 11, for multiple violations of four separate conditions of release that, according to police, all have been issued by courts since August. Police also cited the man for possession of heroin and ticketed him for possessio

ADDISON INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Absentees don't change Lewis elections; Lehman wins legislative seat

LOWVILLE - Absentee and affidavit votes did not change the outcome of any Lewis County races, including one for legislative District 1. According to unofficial results from the Lewis County Board of Elections, Croghan Town Councilman John V. Lehman, running on Republican, Conservative and independen

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-15 19:53:00

Open houses show split between Jefferson, Lewis counties on wind turbine development near Fort Drum

WATERTOWN - As the community looked toward potential development conflicts with Fort Drum, wind turbines kept coming to the forefront. In Jefferson County, the issue has sparked a coalition among Fort Drum advocates, echoing military concerns about the impact of turbines on aviation and weather rada

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-15 13:15:00

City-County Councilor Jeff Miller ensnared in child-molestation investigation

Miller Jeff Miller, a prominent Republican member of the Indianapolis City-County Council, is entangled in an investigation by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department following a report that someone matching his description molested a 10-year-old girl. An Oct. 20 IMPD incident report lists

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Carson's parent Bon-Ton planning to close 40 stores

Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the struggling parent of retailer Carson's, disclosed Thursday that it plans to close at least 40 stores in 2018. Bon-Ton, which operates 260 department stores under several names across 24 states, has just one store in Indianapolis (Carson's), but that store is the only anchor

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Krull: A man who assaults women has no place in public office

It's wrong regardless of who does it. Groping a woman against her will or without her knowledge is wrong whether a Republican or a Democrat does it. The same goes for pressuring her to have sex if she doesn't want to or trying to force oneself on her. It doesn't matter if it's Al Franken, Roy Moore,

NUVO.NET - 2017-11-17 15:07:00

Packaging firm BoxUp capitalizing on 'unboxing' trend

E-commerce has sparked a growing phenomenon known as "unboxing"-the act of opening a shipment received from an online store. Sounds a little mundane. But search YouTube and you'll find millions of videos showing consumers opening packages and revealing what's carefully layered inside the tissue pape

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

IBJ Movie Night: Winston Churchill pic 'Darkest Hour'

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in 'Darkest Hours," set on the brink of WWII. More info on the film here. I've got tickets to give away for a Dec. 6 screening at Keystone Art Cinema. To have a shot at them, email me at lharry@ibj.com with "Never give in" on the subject line. I'll pick winners

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Plan to develop 211 acres at Fishers airport site takes flight

The amount of land available for commercial development within the city of Fishers is about to increase substantially. A plan created by Fishers officials and approved Friday by the Indianapolis Airport Authority shows how 211 acres at Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport could be transformed into offi

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Carmel's Christkindlmarkt leader already weighing changes for next year

The city of Carmel's German-themed holiday market opens Saturday, and organizers already are thinking about changes that could be made after its inaugural year. The Christkindlmarkt is part of the city's $5 million project to transform the Center Green in front of the Palladium into an ice rink and

IBJ.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

FBI leading coordinated raids around Indianapolis to crack down on guns, drugs, gang activity

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Federal Bureau of Investigation led a series of coordinated raids around Indianapolis Friday. The raids included federal, state and local resources throughout the city. More than a dozen SWAT teams took part in the operation, which focused on tracking down people involved in

FOX 59 - 2017-11-17 14:57:35

Back in the Day: Beaumont Library is historic for at least two reasons

The Beaumont Library, located at the southeast corner of 8th and California Streets in Beaumont, has the distinction of being the longest-operating library in its original building in Riverside County. It is also the lone survivor of the four Carnegie libraries that once graced the landscape of west

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 18:00:51

Green Valley Farms is closing its doors after five decades

Green Valley Farms is closing its doors after serving Yucaipa and the local community for nearly 50 years. New owner Ralph Trejo, who recently purchased the business, said the reason for its closure is the high Workman's Compensation fees for the upcoming year. It is not be feasible to remain open.

NEWSMIRROR.NET - 2017-11-17 02:00:00

Banning motorcycle rider killed in crash with truck on Hwy. 243

A Banning motorcycle rider was killed in a collision with a Ford truck Wednesday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol said. The rider, a 40-year-old man, was heading south on Highway 243 near Highway 74 in the Idyllwild area when his bike crossed into the northbound lane and was hit by the truck

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 23:35:46

Former Redlands firefighter who killed ex-girlfriend's husband sentenced to 25 years

The former Redlands firefighter who admitted he killed his ex-girlfriend's husband will serve 25 years and four months in prison, a Kern County judge has declared. Jonathan Hearn, 27, of Hesperia was sentenced Thursday, Nov. 16, in Kern County Superior Court according to terms of his plea agreement

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-16 18:06:58