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Balanced Vermont hands Hartford 1st AEC loss 74-57

Jan. 18, 2020 4:57 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Robin Duncan scored 11 points off the bench, Everett Duncan added 10 and hot-shooting Vermont knocked off conference leader Hartford 74-57 on Saturday. Vermont (13-6, 3-1 America East Conference) broke away late in the first half to lead 37-27 at the break and didn't slow down,...

Man convicted of child sex abuse sentenced for child porn

Jan. 17, 2020 10:06 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man whose initial 60-day sentence for sexually abusing a child caused an outcry has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Mark Hulett, of Ferrisburgh, was sentenced in federal court on Thursday. In a previous case,...

Olaniyi, Foreman lead Stony Brook to 81-77 win over Vermont

Jan. 8, 2020 9:47 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Elijah Olaniyi had 28 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, Makale Foreman scored 23 points, and Stony Brook scored 17 of the final 22 points to beat Vermont 81-77 on Wednesday night. Andrew Garcia added 14 points, 10 boards and four steals for Stony Brook, which has won four in a...

Judge: Man not competent for trial in 2017 killing of wife

Jan. 3, 2020 2:20 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont judge has ruled that a man charged with killing his wife with a meat cleaver is not competent to stand trial. The legal filing this week agreed with an evaluation by a court-appointed doctor that Aita Gurung cannot stand trial, for now, for the 2017 killing of his wife....

Lamb lifts Vermont past George Washington 76-51

Dec. 31, 2019 4:29 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 23 points as Vermont easily defeated George Washington 76-51 on Tuesday. Stef Smith had 19 points for Vermont (9-5). Robin Duncan added 10 points and nine rebounds, and Everett Duncan had seven rebounds. Lamb hit 4 of 6 3-pointers, and added eight rebounds and three...

Smith scores 20 to carry Vermont past Lipscomb 86-63

Dec. 20, 2019 10:08 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Stef Smith had 20 points as Vermont romped past Lipscomb 86-63 on Friday night. Anthony Lamb had 16 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Vermont (8-5). Everett Duncan added 12 points. Ben Shungu had six rebounds for the hosts. Ahsan Asadullah had 18 points for the Bisons (5-7)....

Miller paces UNC Greensboro past Vermont 54-53

Dec. 18, 2019 10:17 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Isaiah Miller had 11 points and seven rebounds as UNC Greensboro beat Vermont 54-53 on Wednesday night. Michael Hueitt Jr. had 10 points for UNC Greensboro (9-3). James Dickey added nine rebounds. After falling behind 33-30 at the half, UNC Greensboro outscored Vermont 24-20 in the...

FILE - In this April, 10, 2018, file photo, Police Chief Brandon del Pozo speaks during a news conference in Burlington , Vt., The chief told The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, that he used an anonymous Twitter account in July to troll a government critic, and that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to the mayor. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

Fake social accounts bring down police chief — and successor

Dec. 16, 2019 8:38 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Hours after the police chief in Vermont's largest city resigned over using a fake social media account to heckle a critic, the mayor announced that the officer acting as chief revealed she too has used a fake account. Deputy Chief Jan Wright told Burlington's mayor Monday that she...

FILE - In this April, 10, 2018, file photo, Police Chief Brandon del Pozo speaks during a news conference in Burlington , Vt., The chief told The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, that he used an anonymous Twitter account in July to troll a government critic, and that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to the mayor. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

Vermont police chief quits after trolling critic on Twitter

Dec. 16, 2019 4:16 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The police chief in Vermont's largest city has resigned, days after it was revealed publicly that he used an anonymous Twitter account to heckle a critic, the mayor of Burlington announced Monday. Chief Brandon del Pozo submitted his resignation to Mayor Miro Weinberger on Sunday...

FILE - In this April, 10, 2018, file photo, Police Chief Brandon del Pozo speaks during a news conference in Burlington , Vt., The chief told The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, that he used an anonymous Twitter account in July to troll a government critic, and that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to the mayor. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

Police chief admits anonymously trolling critic on Twitter

Dec. 13, 2019 5:45 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The police chief in Vermont's largest city used an anonymous Twitter account to troll a government critic, he admitted this week. Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to the...