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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Oct. 17-19

    Friday, Oct. 17 6:34 a.m.: An emergency medical call is received from Livingston Avenue. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Rainy days ahead

    Complex weather system will spread rain out for three days over the Berkshires
    Gloom but not much doom from a coastal storm expected to dump 1-2 inches of rain on the Berkshires by the weekend. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Lenox runners have established themselves among best in Western Mass.

    Millionaires running top times ahead of postseason meets
    LENOX -- When they showed up to the Oct. 4 Baystate Invitational in Wrentham, the Lenox Memorial High School cross country teams weren't widely known outside of Western Massachusetts. Full Story
    Berkshire jobless rate ticks up past 6 percent
    PITTSFIELD >> Berkshire County unemployment exceeded the 6 percent threshold in September for the first time in four months. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

    SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
    Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

    STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. Full Story
    (Bebeto Matthews/AP)
    NYC police looking into arrest of subway performer

    NEW YORK (AP) — Musicians rallied around a fellow subway performer whose arrest in a busy station came after a confrontation over whether he needed a permit and was captured on video as straphangers jeered police. Full Story
    (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.