Latest Vermont News

Mystery man brings holiday cheer to Walmart shoppers

Nov. 18, 2018 2:08 PM EST

DERBY, Vt. (AP) — A mystery man is providing cheer to Walmart shoppers in Vermont. The man paid off the entire lot of layaway items at the store in Derby, near the Canadian border. Brownington resident Sandra Cortez tells WCAX-TV she thought it was a rumor. But she learned it was real when she went to the...

Louisville holds off Vermont 86-78 to improve to 3-0

Nov. 16, 2018 11:10 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After scraping to win its opener before cruising to its second victory, Louisville showed enough resolve to deny Vermont from wiping out its big lead. Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 22 points, Ryan McMahon made six critical free throws down the stretch and the Cardinals held off...

Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath

Nov. 16, 2018 6:05 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City and its suburbs and even forced some New Jersey children to stay overnight in their...

The Latest: Avenatti released after domestic violence charge

Nov. 15, 2018 12:25 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Michael Avenatti (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Michael Avenatti has been released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. As he walked out of the police station Wednesday, Avenatti told reporters he "has never struck a...

Michael Avenatti arrested in LA on domestic violence charge

Nov. 14, 2018 10:16 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday and booked on a felony domestic violence charge, Los Angeles police said. The alleged victim in the case had visible injuries, according...

Vermont sets school scoring record in 122-56 win

Nov. 14, 2018 9:29 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Robin Duncan had 18 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists and Vermont broke a 61-year-old school scoring record with a 122-56 drubbing of Division III Lyndon State College on Wednesday night. Vermont's previous high was 116 against Union on Feb. 16, 1957, winning 116-70. Six...

Spokesman: No charges for Bernie Sanders' wife in land deal

Nov. 13, 2018 5:50 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Vermont have closed their investigation into a college land deal involving the wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and decided not to charge her, a spokesman for the couple said Tuesday. Jane Sanders was informed by the U.S. attorney's office that she would not be...

Vick hits 8 3-pointers as No. 2 Kansas beats Vermont 84-68

Nov. 13, 2018 12:24 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Lagerald Vick followed his underwhelming season-opening performance against Michigan State with what Bill Self called the best offensive performance of anybody he's ever coached. Vick went 8 for 8 from outside the 3-point arc. He hit two more deep 2s with his foot on the...

Man City surges clear of United but EPL title race wide open

Nov. 11, 2018 3:57 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — However strong Manchester City looks in its title defense, Pep Guardiola's leaders are facing more competition than anticipated in the Premier League. It's not coming from Manchester United, which was beaten 3-1 by City in the derby on Sunday and is 12 points adrift in eighth...

Gulf grows: Man City 12 pts clear of United with derby win

Nov. 11, 2018 3:23 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The fourth goal in the Manchester derby showed the gulf between the two rivals isn't only widening in their Premier League positions but in technical quality as well. With slickness and finesse, Manchester City strung together a 44-pass move before Ilkay Gundogan completed a 3-1...