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Bennington man broke into Pownal home, police say
Police responded to a home on Niles School Road shortly after noon on Sunday for a report of a burglary. Investigation revealed Kyle W. Winnie, 36, used force to enter the building, states a Vermont State Police press release.
Starline Rhythm Boys to make rare appearance in Bennington
Heart to heart vocals, stinging guitar work and a bone-rattling slap bass began to get a lot of attention for their genuine sound and original brand of entertainment. With it came the same kind of community building events that folks relied on years ago for their social engagements. Fairs, bar room
Four charged in underage sex sting
QUEENSBURY — Four local men were arrested in recent days as local police and the FBI returned to the internet to lure would-be pedophiles with the promise of a sexual encounter with a child, authorities said.Police said one of the suspects was found dead in a motel outside of the region late Tuesday
Two men from sex sting get prison sentences
QUEENSBURY — Two men who were among 12 arrested in June 2017 in a sting seeking people who wanted to have sex with children were sentenced in Warren County Court last week to state prison time.Roger P. Whiting III, 44, of Queensbury, and William K. O'Connell, 46, of Fort Edward, were both sentenced
State police trooper from Chester pleaded guilty in connection to overtime scandal
According to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling, suspended state police trooperGary Herman,of Chester, agreed to plea guilty under a plea agreement with prosecutors.
Bennington woman charged after stealing checks, forging signatures
Sarah M. Jacobs, 28, was charged with seven counts of forgery, seven counts of identity theft, and one count of petit larceny under $900, according to court documents. Jacobs took "six or seven" checks out of a family member's checkbook and cashed them at the Bank of Bennington on different dates, s
Vermont officials warn hunters of chronic waste disease in Quebec
Mark Scott, wildlife director at the agency, said CWD is the "primary threat" to Vermont’s deer herd. State law regulates the importation of deer and elk carcasses from23 states and three Canadian provinces. Violators can receive a fine of up to $1,000 and lose their hunting and fishing licenses for
Woman pleads guilty in local homicide
The remaining co-defendants, Christopher Kondrack and Tamale Harris, still have open cases and have pleaded not guilty.
Pittsfield copes with Florence aftermath
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WRGB) - Overflow from Florence struck the streets of Pittsfield on Tuesday.The water on some of the roads high enough to make it extremely tough and potentially dangerous to navigate around the city.The Pittsfield Police Department is warning drivers to be on the lookout for any u
Police: Man arrested for riding dirt bike through Price Chopper
Officers arrested Traitin Knight, 23, on Monday. Police said on September 1st, Knight entered the Price Chopper on Eastern Avenue while riding a dirt bike. He was wearing a Go Pro, which recorded the entire incident. He later posted it to his Facebook page, according to police.
Southwestern Vermont Health Care Offers Classes, Groups
* Early Intervention Play Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, every Monday, except holidays, Catamount Connections, 504 Main St., Suite 1 in Bennington: Children's Integrated Services and Early Intervention host a play group for children birth to age 3 and their parents and siblings. The play group includes a s
Watervliet man sentenced for drug sales
TROY, N.Y.— A 48-year-old Watervliet man was sentenced to four years in state prison for drug sales, according to Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove.Abelove said, Timothy Walton, was sentenced to four years state incarceration followed by two years post-release supervision after recent
State, local police conduct search near Mill River in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A search is underway by local and State Police near the Mill River in Northampton this evening.While police have not released what they are searching for at this time, police have been combing through the area of Pine Street since our crew arrived to the scene just befo
Court upholds Bennington man's conviction
Jeremy Amidon, 40, who was sentenced to 2 to 4 years in prison on the charge, argued that the trial court should have granted his motion for a mistrial because the judge allowed a reference to his prior incarceration on a different charge and improperly allowed the prosecution to impeach the testimo
Pittsfield Police: Man charged with bank robbery
Police say they arrested Christopher Rock after tracking him from surveillance video, witness accounts, as well as k9 officers.
Citing 'Breakdown In Bennington,' AG Takes Over Investigation Into Racial Harassment Allegations
“We went to law enforcement to gain counsel on and try to seek support with, and what was just happening was nothing, to be quite frank,” Morris saidin an interview on VPR’sVermont Editionlate last month. “It was weeks without an answer. It was weeks without a response. It was a shoulder shrug and a
Police: 5-year-old dies after bike accident in Argyle
Jackson Neigh, 5, died over the weekend from injuries suffered in a bicycle accident at his home in Argyle.Courtesy photo
Police: Woman charged with DWI after Northway crash
Police said the driver, Justine E. Davis, 23, went off the road at the southbound entrance ramp around 1:20 a.m., but was not hurt. Warren County sheriff's officers determined she had been drinking, and that her blood alcohol content was 0.14 percent, the agency said.
Vermont high school football: Week 3 power rankings
There was plenty to absorb from Week 3 of the 2018 Vermont high school football season. And, once again, plenty to consider when writing this week's Varsity Insider power rankings.
Gov. Cuomo calls for Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse to resign
COHOES, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes that Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse should resign due to several allegations of domestic violence.This comes after the Times Union reported new allegations of domestic violence between Morse and his estranged wife Brenda Morse, along with their child.The