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  1. Former basketball player arrested in Peru stabbingsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 20 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A former Peru State College basketball player is accused of stabbing three other Peru State athletes during an off-campus altercation. Nemaha County Court clerk magistrate Nancy Hall said 24-year-old Jeffland Neverson, of Brooklyn, New York, was expected to be formally charged later Tuesday morning, but she didn't know the precise charges.

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  2. Authorities probe ties between blasts, devices in two statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 18 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    18, 2016. . In this Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 frame from video provided by Orangetheory Fitness Chelsea, a door shatters after an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York. 2 comments

  3. Fred Hellerman, member of Weavers folk group, dies at 89Read the original story

    Friday Sep 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A member of the influential folk music quartet the Weavers who went on to a lengthy career as a composer, arranger and songwriter has died. Fred Hellerman was 89. The Weavers were formed in 1948 by Hellerman along with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Ronnie Gilbert and helped popularize folk music in the United States with recordings including "Goodnight Irene."

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  4. 9 treated at hospitals after bus crashes in NE PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police in eastern Pennsylvania say nine teens required hospital treatment after a bus rolled onto its side in the Pocono Mountains in the middle of the night. Police say one teen boy was trapped and injured seriously enough that he had to be flown to a hospital in Allentown.

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  5. Lawsuit: NY man stopped by Vt. cops due to raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A black, New York man whose 10-year heroin trafficking sentence was thrown out by the Vermont Supreme Court is suing the town of Bennington and police, claiming he was pulled over and searched because of his race. The Bennington Banner reports that the suit was filed in federal court last week by the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Vermont on behalf of Shamel Alexander.

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  6. Trump's 'Make America Great Again' target of minority satireRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Some minority artists and activists are satirizing the "Make America Great Again" slogan of presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and using their parodies to make statements. A Navajo artist Vanessa Bowen of New Mexico has created a hat that touts "Make America Native Again."

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  7. Rochester, New York City charter schools get grantsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Eight charter schools in Rochester and New York City are getting $500,000 each to share what makes them successful. The schools are to use the grants to disseminate their best practices to school districts, including school leadership structures, professional development programs, disciplinary practices and school calendar changes.

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  8. NY man pleads guilty to sex traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The U.S. Attorney say 32-year-old Diheim Young of Brooklyn, New York pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin and crack cocaine in Rutland, as well as conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking women between Vermont and New York. Prosecutors say he trafficked five women between 2012 and 2015.

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  9. 2 jailed over Confederate flag fight at Charleston's BatteryRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Local media outlets report the South Carolina Secessionist Party was putting on its weekly display Saturday of Southern flags when a woman broke two small Confederate flags off a parked truck and ran away with them. James Bessenger, founder of the party, ran after her.

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  10. Hiker rescued after night on Mt. MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New Hampshire Fish and Game official say a lost New Hampshire hiker was located Monday morning after being stranded overnight on Mount Madison. Officials say 31-year-old Yizong Li of Brooklyn, New York, on Sunday afternoon left his Hudson Valley Hikers group and forged ahead on his own up the Watson Path.

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  11. Hundreds march across New York bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story

    May 7, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Saturday's fourth annual march across the Brooklyn Bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The march started at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn and went to City Hall in lower Manhattan.

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  12. Police ID body of New York man with feet encased in concreteRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say the body of a man who washed ashore in New York City with his arms tied around his back and his feet encased in concrete has been identified as a known gang member with a criminal record. Police on Wednesday identified the victim as 28-year-old Peter Martinez, of Brooklyn.

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  13. Suspected drug dealers arrested in Northern NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Tyrece Franklin, 27, of Brooklyn, New York; Vanessa Babcock, 26, of Ticonderoga; and Jeffrey Johnson, 30, of Albany, New York, all face charges of selling drugs in the Essex County area. New York State Police say the arrests stem from long-term investigations into the sale and use of drugs in the region.

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  14. Body washes up on shore with feet coated in cementRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police are trying to identify the body of a man who washed up along a Brooklyn beach wrapped in plastic bags with his arms tied around his back, his feet in "cement shoes." New York Police Department Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Tuesday the victim had his feet "submerged in poured concrete."

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  15. Brazil police arrest Colombian drug traffickerRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Brazilian police say they have arrested a Colombian man wanted on drug gang charges in his home country and in the U.S. A Federal police statement issued Friday says that Eduardo Fernando Cardoza Giraldo was arrested Thursday in the city of Ribeirao Preto in Sao Paulo state.

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  16. Man mulling plea deal in Newtown victim harassment caseRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A man accused of harassing relatives of a teacher killed in the Newtown school massacre is set to return to court to disclose whether he will accept a plea deal or go to trial. Matthew Mills, of Brooklyn, New York, is accused of approaching a sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Victoria Soto in November and angrily claiming the shootings never took place.

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  17. The Latest: Wintry blast hits the Northeast with snow, windsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    An early spring cold front is bringing snow and gusty winds to the Northeast after the region had one of its mildest winters on record. The National Weather Service says several inches of snow could fall Monday from Buffalo, New York, to Boston.

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  18. Vermont guitar-maker shares his skillsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "I built my first guitar in 1975 and I immediately got the bug because instrument making was kind of the perfect intersection of woodworking and music," Hausmann said. Forty years later, Hausman owns and runs Brattleboro's Whetstone School of Lutherie , one of the only schools of its kind, sharing the art of guitar-making, in the state of Vermont.

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  19. Police searching for suspects after 2 teens shot in BrooklynRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It happened shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, about a block from Clara Barton High School.

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  20. The Latest: Shot NYC police officer in stable conditionRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New York Police Department spokesman Carlos Nieves says on Twitter the officer was shot in the left shoulder and was "conscious, alert and talking." The shooting happened Tuesday evening in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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