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Dad arraigned in 2016 death of daughter injured as baby

May. 25, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A Tennessee man has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder in the 2016 death of his teenaged daughter who Vermont State Police say was originally injured when she was an infant in 2001. Jason Roberts, 44, was arraigned Monday in Orleans County court and...

2 more charged in 2018 kidnapping of Vermont man found dead

May. 25, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two more men have been arrested in connection with the 2018 kidnapping of a man later found shot to death in a snowbank in Barnet, Vermont. Serhat Gumrukcu, 39, of Los Angeles, and Berk Eratay, 35, of Las Vegas, were arrested Tuesday on charges of...

Man charged with threatening to kill judge, attorneys

May. 24, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Chittenden County man has been arraigned on charges accusing him of threatening to kill a state court judge, a defense attorney, and a state prosecutor and to sexually assault the prosecutor, according to the Vermont U.S. attorney's office. The...

Vail Resorts fined $27,000 after Stowe zip line death

May. 23, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Vail Resorts has been fined more than $27,000 for safety violations after a Stowe Mountain Resort employee was thrown from a zip line ride and died last fall. Scott Lewis, 53, of Stowe, hit the anchoring platform that was holding the line and could not be revived...

3 goals in 5-minute recovery wins Premier League for City

May. 22, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City had been here before, losing at home and risking throwing away the title. Would the leaders choke like never before in the Premier League? The prospect of a first-ever changing of the lead on the final day was growing...

Burlington man dies at Bolton swimming hole

May. 22, 2022 09:19 AM EDT

BOLTON, Vt. (AP) — A 21-year-old man died at a swimming hole in Bolton, state police said Saturday. Cody Surprise, of Burlington, jumped from a lock ledge into a pool of water at the Bolton Potholes on Saturday afternoon and didn't resurface, police said. His body was found about...

NBC has all scenarios covered for Championship Sunday

May. 21, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

With the Premier League title race coming down to the final day of matches, NBC is pulling out all the stops in its coverage of Championship Sunday. To ensure the network is covered in case Manchester City or Liverpool win the title, it's top announcing team will be in Manchester and...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 20, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

Bangor Daily News. May 16, 2022. Editorial: New state funding is welcome as browntail moths are expected to terrorize Maine again this year Insects pollinate our crops, they serve as pest control by taking care of other problem insects, they even help clean up waste....

Scott vetoes bills on drug advisory board, criminal records

May. 20, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a bill that would have created a drug use standards advisory board within the state sentencing commission, saying it “places no limits on which drugs can be contemplated for legalization or the amounts." The board would...

More than 300 refugees planned for Vermont city

May. 20, 2022 08:56 AM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont refugee resettlement organization has proposed bringing more than 300 refugees to the city of Rutland in the next three years. Amila Merdzanovic, the Vermont director of the U.S. Committee on Refugees and Immigrants, wrote in an email to the city's...