• Wardsboro shooter's property searched - 10/26/2016 05:36 PM EDT
    Fire damages vacant building, under investigation

    10/26/2016 07:21 AM EDT
    KEENE, N.H. >> Firefighters in Keene, New Hampshire, are investigating what caused a fire at a vacant, two-story residential building. Firefighters arrived Tuesday afternoon to find heavy fire coming from the back of the building, and more were called in to help. They there's extensive damage to at least 50 percent of the 26-by-60-foot building. 
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    Police: 3 wounded in 2 separate shootings in Rochester
    10/26/2016 07:21 AM EDT - ROCHESTER, N.Y. >> Police in Rochester say they're investigating separate shootings that occurred about three hours apart and left three people with gunshot wounds. Officers say the first shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. Tuesday on Pardee Street. When police arrived they found a 26-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman had been shot in the lower body. Full Story

    Bottled message sent out to sea returned to man's daughter
    10/25/2016 09:13 AM EDT - HAMPTON, N.H. >> A bottled message sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago has been returned to his daughter. WMUR-TV reports the message was discovered by Clint Buffington, of Utah, while he was vacationing in the Turks and Caicos. Buffington says he found a Coke bottle half-buried in the sand. Full Story

    Judge denies reconsideration of Vermont man's sentence
    10/25/2016 07:49 AM EDT - ST. JOHNSBURY, VT. >> A Vermont man charged in the 2010 killing of a 78-year-old grandmother has been denied a reconsideration of a sentence in an unrelated case. The Caledonian Record reports a Caledonia Superior Court judge denied Keith Baird's request for a reconsideration of his 12 ½ to 17 ½ year sentence handed down in March 2015 for violating an abuse prevention order. Full Story

    Burlington School Board's lawyers to review member's conduct
    10/24/2016 07:10 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington School Board has asked its lawyers to review whether any policies were violated by a member's Facebook posts, which the superintendent has called "sexist, racist and ethnocentric." Board chairman Mark Porter told The Burlington Free Press on Sunday that he hopes the review will start Monday. Full Story

    Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally
    10/21/2016 09:06 AM EDT - AMHERST, WIS. >> Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. WSAW-TV reports that investigators say the Monday night conservation group gathering in Amherst had nothing to do with politics. Full Story

    Fire hits NY high school; football team's equipment lost
    10/21/2016 07:24 AM EDT - SCHENECTADY, N.Y. >> An upstate New York high school football team preparing for a playoff game has lost all of its equipment in a fire. Schenectady Police Sgt. Matt Terry tells the Times Union of Albany (http://bit.ly/2ep9dD2 ) that a fire engulfed the field house early Friday at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons. Full Story

    Police probe possible connection in 2 upstate NY slayings
    10/20/2016 07:40 AM EDT - BRUNSWICK, N.Y. >> Police say the slaying of a man in the city of Troy may be connected to the death of a man whose body was found in a creek in a neighboring town. Troy police say 23-year-old Javier Gomez was found dead in his apartment Monday. The Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office says a woman walking her dog spotted a man's body in a dry creek bed the next evening in the town of Full Story

    Police: New York man posing as cop had uniforms, fake badges
    10/19/2016 07:41 AM EDT - CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. >> Authorities say a suburban Buffalo man posing as a police officer had a stockpile of law enforcement equipment that included fake badges and various uniforms. Police in the town of Cheektowaga say an officer responding to a report of a reckless driver encountered 26-year-old Corey Shepard at the scene Monday. Full Story

    Report offers 'lessons learned' from Vermont Yankee
    10/19/2016 07:37 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO — Early in a new report on Vermont Yankee's shutdown, Windham Region officials acknowledge that the closure's full impacts "have yet to be realized and may not necessarily be easy to quantify." Nevertheless, they believe they've got a story to tell. That's the purpose of the report, framed as "lessons learned" both before and after the Vernon nuclear plant's December 2014 Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.