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UMBC battles past Vermont 66-64 as Catamounts miss 3 at end

Feb. 22, 2020 9:53 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — K.J. Jackson scored UMBC's last eight points, including a pair of 3-pointers and the Retrievers tripped up Vermont 66-64 Saturday night, snapping the Catamounts' 12-game win streak. Jackson finished with 18 points, making four of five 3-pointers, R.J. Eytle-Rock added eight points...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Sanders' 'summer camp' in Vermont becomes fodder in debate

Feb. 20, 2020 9:33 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Can a socialist own a summer house? That's the question unabashed capitalist billionaire Mike Bloomberg — who himself owns about a dozen homes — posed as he tried to brand Sen. Bernie Sanders a hypocrite in Wednesday night's fiery Democratic presidential primary debate....

Lamb scores 19 to lead Vermont past Binghamton 76-48

Feb. 15, 2020 6:47 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb posted 19 points and eight rebounds as Vermont extended its winning streak to 11 games, easily defeating Binghamton 76-48 on Saturday. Stef Smith had 18 points for Vermont (21-6, 11-1 America East Conference). Ryan Davis added 13 points. Bailey Patella had 10 rebounds....

This Dec. 30, 2019, photo taken by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and released by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows one of seven parrots allegedly smuggled into the United States at Derby Line, Vt. Jafet Rodriguez, of Pennsylvania, was arrested and is due in federal court Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Burlington, Vt., to face charges he smuggled seven parrots into the United States by carrying them across the Quebec-Vermont border at Derby Line. (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)

Man charged with smuggling parrots into the United States

Feb. 13, 2020 3:01 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been charged with smuggling seven parrots into the United States by carrying them across the Quebec-Vermont border. A federal court affidavit alleges that Jafet Rodriguez picked up the birds from a car parked in Canada outside the Haskell Free Library and Opera...

Davis scores 16 to carry Vermont past New Hampshire 74-50

Feb. 12, 2020 9:51 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ryan Davis came off the bench to score 16 points to lead Vermont to a 74-50 win over New Hampshire on Wednesday night, the Catamounts' 10th straight victory. Anthony Lamb had 12 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks for Vermont (20-6, 10-1 America East Conference). Ben Shungu added 12...

2nd Burlington officer resigns over social media scandal

Feb. 11, 2020 10:11 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A deputy Burlington police chief who used a fake social media account is resigning, nearly two months after the former police chief resigned for the same reason. The city reached an agreement with Jan Wright that will be effective on Feb. 21, current Burlington Police Chief Jennifer...

Lamb scores 19 points as Vermont rolls past Maine 77-52

Feb. 5, 2020 9:48 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb posted 19 points as Vermont stretched its winning streak to eight games, defeating Maine 77-52 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith had 14 points for Vermont (18-6, 8-1 America East Conference). Ryan Davis added 13 points and eight rebounds. Everett Duncan had 12 points....

US attorney announces $145M settlement in opioid case

Jan. 27, 2020 8:45 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A San Francisco-based health information technology company will pay $145 million to resolve criminal and civil charges that it helped set up an electronic health records system that encouraged physicians to prescribe opioids to patients who might not need them, federal prosecutors...

Lamb scores 20 as Vermont routs UMass Lowell 92-62

Jan. 25, 2020 10:31 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont rolled past UMass Lowell 92-62 on Saturday night. Ryan Davis had 16 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (15-6, 5-1 America East Conference), which won its fifth straight. Stef Smith added 11 points and Bailey Patella scored 10. The Catamounts...

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,...