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Police searching for car thief who may have gun

QUEENSBURY — Police were searching wooded areas around Route 9 for a car thief on Tuesday after a stolen vehicle was found in the parking lot of the Walmart store, minus a handgun that was inside.The vehicle was taken from a street in Lake George early Tuesday, and located by police in the store lot

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 17:13:00

High court rejects bid by ex-Rutland City municipal attorney to overturn prison term - VTDigger

Christopher Sullivan, former city attorney in Rutland, appears in Rutland Superior Court on Thursday for his sentencing in a fatal hit-and-run crash. Pool photo by Robert L. Layman/for the Rutland Herald

VTDIGGER - 2018-10-22 00:34:21

Waterbury man sentenced for arson

Timothy Durkin, 43, pleaded guilty to setting fire to a building known as the "Auction House" at 3579 Waterbury-Stowe Road in Waterbury in October 2017. The blaze destroyed the building.

WCAX - 2018-10-23 12:04:00

Fire at Vermont Country Store warehouse

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) -A structure fire closed Route 7-B Central between Route 103 and U-S Route 7 early Sunday morning.The Rutland Fire department reports it responded to the Vermont Country Store warehouse on Vermont Route 7-B in Clarendon at 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.Crews worked through the night


Suspects found in months-long string of burglaries

Craig and Alicia Wilkins, both 34 years old, are charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property among other charges.

WCAX - 2018-10-22 08:57:00

Two arrested for alleged crack cocaine sales, possession

QUEENSBURY — Two people were arrested Friday in connection with the sale and possession of crack cocaine in Queensbury, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.Georgio A. White, 30, of Albany, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession o

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 19:37:00

A voice for veterans, town hall event to be held in Rutland

Veterans will have a place to make their voices heard in Rutland this November at a “town hall” style event.“It’s really about giving a voice to veterans and what they’ve experienced,” said Tom Rounds, commander of American Legion Post 31.The town hall event will be held Nov. 4 at the Post at 33 Was

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-10-22 20:38:00

Crews battle major Clarendon fire

The fire reportedly started around 11:45 p.m., according to the Rutland City Fire Department, whose crews were released at about 5 a.m.


CEO: Fire won't hamper Vermont Country Store's operations

NORTH CLARENDON — The destruction of a 16,000-square-foot overflow warehouse by fire over the weekend isn’t expected to ruin Christmas for The Vermont Country Store, according to its chief executive.“Right now I think everybody is relieved,” said Jim Hall, chief executive officer of The Vermont Coun

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-10-22 19:33:00

Police Release Autopsy Results from Fatal Limo Crash

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WETM - 2018-10-22 11:30:15

'Draw Rutland' Day makes its debut

People were drawing all over Rutland Saturday.It was not an outbreak of graffiti, but rather "Draw Rutland" Day, an event organized by artist and gallery operator Bill Ramage."I found out from a friend in Wales that they have National Drawing Day," he said. "Every single city provides people with th


Murderer accused of throwing bodily fluids at guard

Lee Woods, 40, was charged with aggravated harassment of an employee, a felony, for an incident last month at the maximum-security prison in Fort Ann. State Police and the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision investigated.


Rutland corporal who resigned was subject of criminal probe - VTDigger

However, it does indicate the alleged actions occurred while Nguyen was off duty and that he had told a sergeant “some details” of the incident five years earlier in 2012, though no probe was conducted at that time.


Family forced from their home following demolition

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Years after a fire burned down the building next door, the city of Albany is deeming a family's home unsafe. And the family had to get out in a matter of hours. The city of Albany was demolishing a house damaged by a fire 18 years ago, when crews noticed a wall it shared with


Cops say woman was on drugs during crash

A Proctor woman was arraigned on Thursday after police said she had crashed her car into a utility pole in Brandon in August while her 3-year-old son was in the car and while she was under the influence of drugs.Tiffanie M. Felix, 30, of Proctor, pleaded not guilty on Thursday in Rutland criminal co


Brewfest hops through downtown Rutland

For one afternoon, drinking in the pit was for a good cause.The downtown parking pit played host to "Pints for Pets," a homebrewing competition sponsored by Hop'N Moose, Saturday afternoon. The event was a fundraiser for the Rutland County Humane Society. The winning beer, as chosen by a panel of ju


Rutland Town sues contractor over rail spur

After hearing no response from Vermont Rail System for almost four months, the Rutland Town Select Board voted unanimously to sue contractors for allegedly building a rail spur over a crucial water main and manhole cover.“We're aware of (the lawsuit), but we're not going to comment on any active lit


One dead after early morning fire

NORTH GRANVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York State Police are investigating a fatal fire in North Granville early Saturday morning. Reports of a structure fire came in shortly after 1:00 a.m. Troopers entered the residence and attempted to locate and rescue a victim trapped in the building. However


UPDATED: One dead in Granville fire

GRANVILLE — A 58-year-old woman died early Saturday when fire heavily damaged her home on Route 22, officials said.Relatives said Kimberly A. Collins died from apparent smoke inhalation during the fire that heavily damaged the home where she lived with her father.Her father, Frederick Collins, said


SeaWolves stun Rutland in OT

BURLINGTON — Burlington/South Burlington poured cold water over Dakota Peters' big night, stopping the Raiders tailback on fourth down from the 2 in overtime and upsetting Rutland High School 33-27 in a Division I regular-season finale Friday night at Buck Hard Field.Peters passed 1,000 yards for th