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Man Shot in Bennington Police Department Lobby
Staff Reports,
02:51PM / Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Bennington, Vt. — Police shot a knife-wielding man in their lobby Tuesday night.

State Police say Gregory Filo, 42, of Bennington was shot in the Police Station lobby after threatening a police officer with a knife. Filo is in stable condition at Albany, N.Y. Medical Center following the incident.

According to State Police, Filo entered the Bennington Police Department lobby at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night with a friend. Filo made stabbing motions with a knife at the friend and dispatchers thought he was telling them his friend was stabbed.

When officers entered the lobby, Filo allegedly then began threatening police. Bennington officers told Filo to drop the knife but

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Superior Court Briefs: April 14 - April 16
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10:59AM / Friday, April 18, 2014
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26, of North Adams had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, conspiracy to violate drug laws and possession of cocaine.

He was released on personal recognizance. The charges stem from a motor vehicle stop in North Adams on February 26, 2014.

, 35, of Becket had not guilty pleas entered on her behalf on five counts of reckless endangerment of a child.

She was released on personal recognizance. The incidents allegedly occurred in Pittsfield between March 1, 2012 and July 16, 2013. The alleged victims are girls ages 4,5,8,13 and 15.

48, of Pittsfield had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on

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Former Ambulance Manager Ordered to Repay $240K
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04:13PM / Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The former general manager of Village Ambulance pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing $240,000 from the service over a five-year period.

Albert Miller, 59, pleaded guilty to a single count of larceny, an ongoing and continuing offense.

He and his wife, Cara Miller, 58, who was the service's office manager at the time, were accused of overpaying their salaries and using the service's credit card.

The couple first entered not-guilty pleas to the charges in February.

On Wednesday, Albert Miller changed his plea to guilty and was placed on three year's probation and ordered to pay the $240,000 back in restitution by Judge Daniel

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Superior Court Briefs: April 8 - April 10
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02:58PM / Friday, April 11, 2014
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24, Stephentown, N.Y. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on two counts of receiving stolen property over $250, two counts of wanton destruction of property and a single count of being present where heroin is kept.

He was released on personal recognizance. Greiter allegedly sold copper that belonged to Iberdrola Renewables between October 26, 2013 and November 12, 2013.



, 34, of Hillsdale, N.Y. had not guilty pleas entered on his behalf on single counts of unarmed robbery and larceny over $250.

He was ordered to be held at the Berkshire County House of Correction on $250,000 bail. Blair is accused of robbing the Stockbridge branch of Lee Bank on March

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North Adams Apartment Fire Displaces 20 People
By Tammy Daniels,
01:31PM / Thursday, April 10, 2014
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — About 20 people were temporarily homeless after a fire broke out early Thursday afternoon on the fourth floor of a Furnace Street apartment building.

Damage was limited to one side the eight-unit building at 132-146 Furnace St.; no was injured.

Fire Chief Stephen Meranti said it was possible the tenants in the four units on the south side of the building could return home by the end of the day, depending on the health inspector's approval.

"It's under investigation right now with the North Adams Police and Fire Departments," he said. The fire marshal's office had not been called so far. "It

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