Week of adventure and New Experience for local kids

07/30/2014 11:18 PM EDT
BENNINGTON -- Local kids have been facing down 2,400-foot zip lines, car crashes, fire truck ladders, and first aid training this week, and they have a day at the shooting range and white water rafting trip left to go before it's done. Their adventures are part of an annual summer camp run by the Bennington Police Department with the help of Bennington County Sheriff's 
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Local boy's ‘wish' granted, spends day with loggers
07/26/2014 09:52 AM EDT - ISLAND POND -- Make-A-Wish Vermont granted the wish of 6-year-old Keegan Brooks by taking him out for a day with Plum Creek Timber loggers in Essex County. Brooks suffers from muscular dystrophy, which severely reduces an individual's life expectancy. During the referral process, the wish grantors at Make-A-Wish met with Brooks and his family to get to know him, his favorite Full Story

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway. Full Story
Police: Injured Comic-Con cosplayer fell at hotel

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police say a costumed teenager who was found bloody and unconscious during Comic-Con was likely the victim of a fall, and the injuries weren't caused by an assault. Full Story