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Family asks police to step up effort to find missing son
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:35:45 -0700

Jonathan Schaff went missing after leaving a Granville bar on January 18.

Dems target Wash County State's Atty seat
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:41:45 -0700

How State's Attorney Tom Kelly dispenses with heavy caseload has become fodder for political campaign.

Orange Co. Voters Have Choices
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:21:08 -0700

Top row, from left: Democrat Patsy French, Republican Charles Russell and Democrat Marjorie Ryerson are candidates for two seats in Orange-Washington-Addison.

Appeals court overturns DWI conviction in fatal crash
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:26:00 -0700

A state appeals court has dismissed the aggravated driving while intoxicated conviction of a Vermont woman who was tried for a July 2012 fatal collision in Hebron.

At Issue: Volunteering in Vermont
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:43:16 -0700

We're getting new insight into the way that people give in Vermont and how it compares to other parts of the country.

Massachusetts Child Rape Suspect Arrested In New York After Crime Spree Spanning Several States
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:46:50 -0700

A Massachusetts-based child rape suspect, who had been on a crime spree across the country, was arrested late Tuesday in New York state, police officials said Wednesday. Gregory Lewis, 26, was arrested near the Vermont border shortly before midnight.

Nine Environmental Groups, NRDC File Lawsuits Challenging NRC Failure To Comply With 2012 Court Ruling On Nuclear ...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:46:00 -0700

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nine environmental groups and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed separate lawsuits today in the D.C. Court of Appeals challenging the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) decision to proceed with an "extended waste storage rule" and a generic environmental impact statement that fail to comply with a 2012 federal court ...

Hartford supervisor wants bells a'ringing on Veterans Day
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

By BILL TOSCANO

Court overturns Vermont woman's DWI conviction
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:45:30 -0700

A New York appeals court has overturned the aggravated driving while intoxicated conviction of a Vermont woman arrested after a fatal crash in upstate New York.

Serial rape suspect arrested after river crash in New York
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:45:33 -0700

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man accused of kidnapping and raping women across several states has been arrested in upstate New York after driving his truck into a river during a police chase, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. Gregory Lewis, 26, is suspected of traveling the United States on a weeks-long violent crime spree after he was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl and he fled ...