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Gunfight in upstate NY wounds 3, including Vermont deputy

Nov. 20, 2022 18:29 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire on the streets of Saratoga Springs early Sunday morning left at least three people wounded, including an off-duty sheriff’s deputy from Vermont who was shot multiple times by police. The gunfire broke out at 3 a.m. in the historic downtown of the...

Other cold cases checked after man charged in 1989 killings

Oct. 28, 2022 16:32 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — Police are investigating whether an upstate New York man is linked to cold case killings in New York after he was recently charged with the 1989 stabbing deaths of his in-laws in Vermont. Michael Louise was arraigned in Vermont Superior Court in Rutland on...

Vermont murder for hire case suspect pleads not guilty

Oct. 11, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Colorado man who prosecutors say abducted and killed a Vermont man as part of a murder for hire conspiracy pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to a new charge. Jerry Banks, 35, appeared by video conference Tuesday in Vermont U.S. District Court where...

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...

Judge denies release to suspect in Vermont slaying case

Sep. 27, 2022 15:12 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A federal court judge on Tuesday denied a request for pretrial release for one of the men charged in connection with the alleged 2018 abduction and killing of a Vermont man as part of a dispute over a failed oil deal. Berk Eratay, 35, a Turkish citizen who had...