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Couple charged with manslaughter in infant's drug death

Oct. 05, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont couple has been charged with manslaughter in the May death of their 7-month-old infant who died of a drug overdose. The couple from Barre Town pleaded not guilty on Monday to involuntary manslaughter and cruelty to a child with death resulting. ...

Cops: Fake 911 call helped unravel Vermont murder for hire

Oct. 05, 2022 08:12 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A 911 call that sent Vermont State Police troopers on a search for a nonexistent man claiming to have shot his wife was a big clue that helped detectives unravel an international murder-for-hire plot tied to a potentially lucrative — yet troubled — oil deal. ...

Key suspect in murder-for-hire case pleads not guilty

Oct. 04, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Los Angeles biotech investor pleaded not guilty Tuesday in a transcontinental murder-for-hire conspiracy that led to the 2018 abduction and killing of a Vermont man. Serhat Gumrukcu, a 39-year-old Turkish citizen, appeared in U.S. District Court in...

5 Legionnaires' disease cases, including 1 death, in Vermont

Oct. 04, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department has confirmed five cases of Legionnaire's disease in Franklin County, including one death, but the source of the infection is unknown, it said Tuesday. The cases were reported between Aug. 12 and Aug. 29 and appear to be...

Remains identified as those of girl, 14, missing since 1969

Oct. 04, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Remains found a decade ago have been identified as those of a teenager girl who went missing in northeastern Pennsylvania more than a half-century ago, state police said. State police in Wilkes-Barre said Tuesday that the remains were identified as those of...

Ronaldo spared as Man United humiliated by rampant City

Oct. 02, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — So complete was the humiliation of Erik ten Hag’s first Manchester derby that he chose to protect Cristiano Ronaldo from enduring the shame of being associated with such a performance. A 6-3 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday flattered...

Reality check for United as City wins Manchester derby 6-3

Oct. 02, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Erling Haaland and Phil Foden scored hat tricks Sunday as Erik ten Hag was humiliated in his first Manchester derby. Manchester City destroyed rival Manchester United 6-3 at the Etihad and moved to within a point of Premier League leader Arsenal. ...

Arsenal soaring and Liverpool struggling in EPL

Oct. 01, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

It's looking increasingly like Arsenal is the real deal in the English Premier League. It's also looking like Liverpool hasn't got what it takes to mount another title challenge. Arsenal made it seven wins from eight games to open the season by beating Tottenham 3-1 in...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 30, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

Hearst Connecticut Media. September 23, 2022. Editorial: On Banned Books Week, imagine the world without libraries If you need proof that the pen remains more threatening than the sword, consider that many Americans are more passionate about banning books than they...

Vermont dispensaries to begin selling recreational marijuana

Sep. 30, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

Vermont dispensaries are set to begin selling marijuana for recreational use, though only three will be ready to do so on opening weekend. FLORA Cannabis in Middlebury, Mountain Girl Cannabis in Rutland and CeresMED in Burlington will all open on Saturday. A fourth business has been...