Tue 21-JUN-2016 Early A.M. News Script
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Rescue crews will continue to search this morning for a Lunenburg Vermont teenager who disappeared yesterday while swimming in the Connecticut River. ***MAP***} It happened near Gilman, Vermont. Police say the 15 year old boy was swimming with his sisters and friends when he began to struggle in the swift water .. A passerby noticed one of the other swimmers get caught in the current .. And helped pull them to safety. Officials have not released the boy's name .. As they are working on notifying the family.
One person is dead .. And three are injured in a rollover crash in Enfield New Hampshire. State police say a pickup truck that was towing a car on a trailer went off Interstate 89 last night and rolled over in a grass median. The male driver was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the hospital. . State police have not released the name of the driver, pending notification of his family. The investigation is ongoing.
Police make an arrest in the murder of Celina Cass. The Northern New Hampshire girl was killed 5 years ago ... Now her step father is arrested. At the time .. her stepfather Wendell Noyes and another man -- living in the home -- were questioned by police -- but no one was charged in connection with the case. Until now. Yesterday Noyes was arrested for second degree murder for allegedly killing the 11 year old by submerging her body in the river. He will be arraigned in Berlin, New Hampshire this afternoon.
A family's Burlington home is knocked down after fears it would fall into the river. A month-long saga ends with the destruction of a house that was on the verge of collapsing into the Winooski River. The city of Burlington was worried the home would fall on its own if crews did not take it down.
((Dennis Hill/Attorney for Homeowners 54:34 This was a beautiful home that was well built, and I believe that probably helped save the tenants lives when the major event occurred. 8 54:55 It was their retirement home until they got to an age where they felt like they needed a warmer climate.)) The homeowners attorney, says he will continue to fight the insurance companies denying coverage to his clients.
A big push to clean up Vermont's largest lake is finally in the works. The Environmental Protection Agency says it wants to approve plans with the state to try and eliminate the algae population. Officials say the plans work off of the water quality bill that's been in place since last year. It will require farms to take on new practices so they don't contribute to the pollution. The Department of Agriculture says it will begin briefing farmers on the plans today.
Nice today in wake of cold front. Then trough will swing through on Wed. with a few showers, and cooler, too. Maybe a few showers, mainly south, on Thu. Then back to sunshine and warmer temps Fri. & the weekend. Next chance for showers on Monday.
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