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    03/06/2015 08:09 AM EST - MYSTIC, CONN. (AP) >> Amtrak says 299 passengers headed for Boston were stuck on a cold, dark train for more than three hours after it lost power in Connecticut.   Full Story
     
    Late-winter storm continues to batter South, Northeast
    03/06/2015 07:53 AM EST - Clocks are springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country. Full Story

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    03/05/2015 12:04 PM EST - BOSTON (AP) >>A man who became one of the lasting images of the Boston Marathon bombing when he was wheeled away, ashen-faced, his legs severely injured, testified Thursday that he locked eyes with the bomber's older brother before the explosives went off.   Full Story
     
    Police: Man stole beacon light from atop Boston bridge
    03/05/2015 08:14 AM EST - BOSTON (AP) >> Police have charged a homeless man with stealing an aircraft warning beacon from atop Boston's distinctive Leonard P. Full Story

    03/05/2015 08:11 AM EST - LAWRENCE (AP) >> A Lawrence District Court officer has been charged with raping and sexually assaulting a female prisoner while she was in leg shackles.   Full Story
     
     
    03/06/2015 11:18 AM EST - BENNINGTON >> One of the two people accused of robbing Bennington Cinemas at gunpoint in June has appeared in court, pleading not guilty to half a dozen felonies and continuing to be held without bail. Star M. Crandall, 23, of South Burlington, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, grand larceny, two counts of kidnapping, assault and   Full Story
     
    Vermont officials seek more VY decom input
    03/06/2015 10:29 AM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> Attorney General William H. Sorrell, the Department of Public Service, the Agency of Natural Resources, and the Department of Health filed comments today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission regarding Entergy's proposed plans for decommissioning the Vermont Yankee nuclear power facility in Vernon. Full Story

    03/05/2015 08:34 PM EST - POWNAL >> State Police say the owner of a truck dealership and service center wrote a bad check for $9,500 to a Massachusetts woman for a camper. According to Trooper Benjamin Barton, on Jan. 29, Gertrude E. Hooks contacted police to say she had an arrangement with Joseph J. Tornabene, 51, to sell a camper at his business, Tornabene's Auto Sales and Service, off Route 7.   Full Story
     
    Woman accused of threatening family with knives, released without bail
    03/05/2015 08:34 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> A Michaels Drive woman was released on conditions without bail Thursday after being accused in court of threatening her family members with knives and other household objects, and assaulting them numerous times over a period of months. Karen E. Michaels, 50, pleaded not guilty in Vermont Superior Court to two felony counts of first degree aggravated domestic assault with a Full Story

    03/05/2015 08:32 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> The Bennington School District board held its first meeting with its slightly altered post-election lineup on Wednesday. The meeting began with the election of officers, with chair Ken Swierad, who lost his seat on the Mount Anthony Union board to Kevin Goodhue on Tuesday, and vice-chair George Sleeman being unanimously re-elected to their positions.   Full Story
     
     
    03/06/2015 10:30 AM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> Attorney General William H. Sorrell, the Department of Public Service, the Agency of Natural Resources, and the Department of Health filed comments today with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission regarding Entergy's proposed plans for decommissioning the Vermont Yankee nuclear power facility in Vernon.   Full Story
     
    Police Log
    03/05/2015 09:23 PM EST - March 2 • Officers of the Brattleboro Police Department were dispatched to a business on Putney Road and cited Christopher Loseby, 33, of Brattleboro, with unlawful trespass. Full Story

    03/05/2015 09:18 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> The town is moving ahead with a plan to build a 6,500-square-foot skatepark at Living Memorial Park.   Full Story
     
    Cristelli re-elected Town Clerk in Newfane
    03/05/2015 09:17 PM EST - NEWFANE >> Gloria Cristelli was re-elected to the office of Town Clerk, defeating Cina Friend, 286 to 152. Full Story

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    03/05/2015 09:17 PM EST - BRATTLEBORO >> It was their plan from the start to get Hermit Thrush beers into cans, and more widely distribute the popular and unique Belgian inspired brews that Christophe Gagné and Avery Schwenk have been producing in their tiny storefront brewery on High Street.   Full Story
     
     
    Pair pilfer $9,000 worth of underwear from Wyoming store

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a man and woman have stolen more than $9,000 worth of women's undergarments from a department store in Wyoming's capital. Full Story
    Documentary filmmaker Albert Mayles dies at 88

    NEW YORK (AP) — Documentary maker Albert Maysles has died. He was 88. Stacey Farrar, the marketing director of Maysles Films, his production company, said the filmmaker died at his home in New York on Thursday. Full Story
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    Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

    The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.