Latest Vermont Attorney General's Office News

Vermont officers won't face charges in fatal shooting of man

Sep. 27, 2022 13:50 PM EDT

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Three Vermont police officers will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a person of interest in a suspected homicide who charged at two of the officers with a knife, the offices of the attorney general's office and a county prosecutor announced Tuesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 09, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. September 8, 2022. Editorial: Plenty of blame on CT health insurance increases In the end, the insurance rate increases approved by the state Insurance Department were not as high as had been feared. They will still take a toll on struggling...

Vermont settles abuse and neglect charges with care homes

Sep. 01, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general’s office has reached a settlement with the operator of four residential care homes in the Rutland area over allegations it failed to properly train staff and adequately document and monitor the delivery of services. In its...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Aug. 12, 2022 07:12 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. August 11, 2022. Editorial: Black bears are here to stay. We need to learn to live with them. West Hartford resident Bill Priest said it best: “I was in total shock.” And let’s all be honest with each other, how else would you...

State, feds reach sexual harassment agreement with employer

Jul. 02, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont corporation that operates as a McDonald's restaurant franchisee has been ordered to pay $1.6 million in damages and penalties after authorities said it failed to protect young workers from harm and sexual harassment, the state attorney general’s office announced...